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Erica Cerulo, one half of the duo behind Of a Kind, has made a successful business selling unique designs by emerging talents and interviewing them for their stories. Now, explains via The Hairpin why it is so expensive to buy from designers-on-the-rise, and why it's worth it. In the article, she says: "An investment piece doesn't have to be a black blazer—it can be a super-sick ring made by a baller emerging designer who is all about craftsmanship and somehow manages to keep those creative juices flowing while running a business that involves mind-numbing things like bookkeeping, package-tracking, and invoicing." Sold. Soft Veda leather jacket, come to mama. [Hairpin]