The Weekend Guide

apple by matt & nat!

Trick or treat?

Apple by Matt & Nat

What: The vegan leather goods maker has partnered with Apple to create ecofriendly MacBook and iPad bags like the jazzy red one shown here ($110-$210).
Why: It’s a match made in progressive hippie heaven.
Where: Online at mattandnat.com.

Awkward Jellyfish

What: Called the tumbleweed of the sea, the newly documented invertebrate species ($20) is crocheted from merino wool and organic cotton. Each organism lacks stingers and the need for water.
Why: Apartment decorations or quiet representatives of oceanic biodiversity. Your call.
Where: Online at etsy.com.

DailyCandy Inspirational Costume Video
Our well-timed sartorial guide to making ironic use of your collection of plaid flannel, leopard print, and plain white tees.
Why: All Hallows’ Eve is closing in, and you’re stumped on how to cloak your identity.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

National Novel Writing Month

What: Break from your busy cat-blogging schedule and pledge to pump out 175 pages of hard copy by Nov. 30.
Why: They say each Great American Novel captures the zeitgeist of its day. How fitting this really is.
Where: Online at nanowrimo.org.

Hamsa Bracelet

What: All proceeds from the simple cotton cord and protective hand charm bracelets ($18) go to Knock Out Abuse, helping victims of domestic violence.
Why: It’s about time you don some real statement jewelry.
Where: Online at jewelryforacause.net.

Photo: Courtesy of Matt & Nat

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