[uhp-steyt fan-see] - adjective

1. not exorbitant or extravagent by city standards, however in a rural setting (like upstate new york) it is in fact, quite fancy.

2. a wonderful blog dedicated to art, design and other things that are indeed upstate fancy.





Leather Journal - $38

The leather journals from Baghy's Journals are handmade and one of a kind. I wish I had one of these myself.

Cotton leggings - $46

These cotton leggings from Bobelly are a must have. Made from soy & organic cotton, available in so many colors.


Pocket Scarf - $39

An extra long scarf from Idea2Lifestyle. The bright colors will brighten up the snowiest of days.

Sweater Brooch - $15

Upcycled from a wool sweater the beautiful flower pins from The June Bride will look great on a bag or winter coat.


Pinwheel Shirt - $30

Who doesn't like a cozy comfortable t-shirt this time of year. Handprinted apparel goodness from KimmChi.

Bella Twilight Mittens - $35

Inspired by the Twilight movie, these mittens knitted by Knits Crochet and More are sure to make her smile.


Ruffled Linen Bag - $68

This handmade bag from ruta design is both sturdy and beautiful. A no brainer for the bag lover.

Natural Diamond Ring - $645

Wow her with something really special this year. These handcrafted rings from Onestone New York will leave her in tears. Promise.


The Beez Neez - $95

From cut paper genius julienne, these framed paper art pieces will definitely have her jumping for joy.

Lola Hairpiece - $65

Simple and elegant the hairpieces from Miss Ruby Sue will look great dressed up or down. Another one on my personal list.


Structured Mini - $23

Independent Reign makes these sparkly mini bags that are just spectacular. I would definitely consider these to be Upstate Fancy.

Bear Index Sticker - $4

Imported from Seoul by Nothing Elegant these stickers will come in handy once the kids start hitting the books again.


Lotus Maryjane - $68

Handmade shoes from Hydra Heart. These little flats are absolutely stunning and best of all their vegan.

Alphabet Pillow - $65

These made to order pillows from Hilary Cosgrove are made from upcycled suit jackets. A very cool personalized gift.


Stationary Sampler - $26

Arglye Whale's illustrations will keep you smiling. Their boxed stationery set is the perfect sentiment for the letter writer on your list.

Magpie Necklace - $27

A little bit feminine a little bit goth, the necklaces from Adorapop are perfect for that hard to please teen. Trust me.