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Sat 09.26

Apple Watch Hermès

I have two very serious addictions (as the hubby and the boy will attest to) — one is Hermès and the other is Apple. I am NEVER without something from either of the brands. My iPhone and Apple Watch are literally extensions of my hands, and well, you know my love of all things Hermès!

Mon 09.14
Fashion Week Virgin

Fashion Week Virgin: Awkward but Proud

Not too long ago (less than a week ago, actually), I was stressing the NYC housing market and hustling like any other out-of-towner trying to make it in this city.

Fri 09.04

Top 7 Pearl Accents: Give It a Pearl

These days, you rarely see a woman wearing a strand of pearls (unless that strand is used as a headband à la this Simone Rocha).

Tue 08.04

Top Untraditional Jewels: Talking Body

Rings that just sit on one finger are so passé. A plain, dainty anklet is old news. And what’s a stud earring without an accompanying cuff?! Okay, I’m kidding, but the point is: There’s a genuinely new shift in motion. Jewels have gone the way of the unconventional…

Fri 07.24
Top 5 Exaggerated Hoop Earrings

Top 5 Exaggerated Hoop Earrings: Hoop-Dee-Doo

Some like Grace Coddington treat the hoop earring as a style staple, but the classic gold design has gone bohemian this year thanks to the resurgence of ‘70s trends – and these are just a few of its boldly embellished, strikingly oversized, and brightly decorated ranks…

Mon 07.20
Tanzanite for Day and Night

Tanzanite for Day and Night

Lapis, sapphire, turquoise and topaz are all lovely shades of blue, showcasing Mother Nature’s spectrum. Tanzanite is a unique blue, like midnight sky on a deep blue sea with purple glints that make you want to look deeper and longer.

Thu 07.16
Ana Khouri Jewelry

Ana Khouri Jewelry: The Punk Princess

Ana Khouriicon takes personal expression to another level…another stratosphere, really! Both Tina and I have fawned over the Brazilian designer’s hand cuffs before (they’re not what you’d think), and with each new piece I discover, I find myself more and more intrigued.

Mon 07.13

Safety Pin Jewelry: Pin-Up Girls

One of fashion’s most exciting aspects is the creative spirit of turning the ordinary into something much more, like the everyday, mundane safety pin. It’s not hard to see how they would inspire designers, especially clothing designers who use safety pins daily to drape, cinch and perfect.

Fri 07.03
Rosantica Giovanna Oxidized Gold-Tone Beaded Body Chain

Rosantica Giovanna Oxidized Gold-Tone Beaded Body Chain: Chain of Events

We often think of jewels as accessories, pieces to put on after our outfit is, for the most part, already planned out. This oxidized gold-tone Rosantica body chain, however, is no mere accessory. The bronze, silver, and black beaded topper is what you plan a look around.