Tag Archives: Fashion

How to Choose Your Wedding Jewelry

Choosing your wedding jewelry is definitely one of the most fun aspects of choosing your wedding ensemble. Once you’ve selected the perfect dress you can start to visualize what type of jewelry you want to wear. Because bridal style is so much more than the one-note style it once was, you can use your wedding day accessories to express your personal style. Whether you opt for boho bridal jeweled headdresses, classic pearls, or glamorous diamonds, you have options ladies! But, if you’re overwhelmed with decisions, don’t know where to start, or have snapped up every piece of bridal jewelry you’ve Read More →

Friday Faves: Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! It’s time to put on your cleverest (or in my case, warmest) costumes and shake down your neighbors for candy! If you’re too old for that and feel uncomfortable asking fellow adults for free candy, get thee to one of the many Halloween parties on your social calendar and request mini bottles of Fireball instead. A little anti-freeze never hurt, and hey, if you’re in Chicago you might need it! It works that way, yes? #Science. I hope you’re crafting one of my cocktails from Thirsty Thursday, namely the cool creepy zombie brain grenadine concoction. You only have Read More →

Color Study: Malachite

Is there any stone more enchanting than malachite? It’s having a bold, big come back in interior design, thanks to lots of Art Deco and Hollywood Regency influences merging to please the more is more school. And in jewelry, malachite is a stunning vintage touch. It’s hard to find pieces that aren’t prohibitively expensive at auction, and luckily many fashion and accessory designers are reinterpreting the earthy green shades, waves and swirls of malachite. It’s the ideal way to incorporate some jewel tones that aren’t in the red family to your autumnal wardrobe, thanks to malachites layered and moody feel. Read More →

What is Travel Jewelry?

There are few things in this world more exciting than traveling. The thought of beautiful, far off places is exciting. The time starts drawing near and you spend hours laying out outfits for every possible scenario that may arise. You put special thought into each piece you will wear, especially the jewelry that you know will only make each outfit more perfect. However, there are risks involved in taking expensive jewelry when you travel. Everyone has jewelry that is precious to them. Pieces that are not only made from precious stones and metals, but that have sentimental value to you. Read More →

Resort 2014: Balenciaga Jewelry

The house of Balenciaga 2014 resort jewelry collection from Alexander Wang is all about clean lines. For those who adore simplicity, this black and white line will be something to yearn for. The details of this collection make the line what it is: there are clean cuts, draping elements, fisherman hats done in the bucket style as well as chain handle totes, sandals with plastic fringes details and even gold anklets. The jewelry collection itself is home to spiral hoops, tube necklaces and bangles. The pieces in this new resort line from Balenciaga show the metal’s versatility and relevance. It Read More →