Jewelry designer Ali Shenk puts it right out there. Her company is You’re Beautiful, a source for handcrafted jewelry that can’t help but give you a bit of a boost. The vibrant Green Apple Stem Earrings, made of peridot chips, green apple quartz, and sterling silver ($33; shown) are a fun and versatile pick.
Purchases from You’re Beautiful will make you feel good inside and out; proceeds from each purchase are donated to charity. September’s charity is the Joslin Diabetes Center.