Now that spring has finally arrived and we can enjoy some real life blooms, my son has been in our garden picking them for me everyday (how can I bring myself to tell his beaming little face that they’re planted there for a reason?)! And while nothing beats those flowers, they have inspired me to make even more room for florals in my closet…
I’ve giving huge props to Lupita Nyong’o this morning (and pretty much every other morning, but this one in particular!). Last night she was the coolest chick at the MTV Movie Awards, proving the actress knows how to dress for a fun event like this just as well as she dressed for the Oscars.
As a protégé of both Giorgio Armani and Andy Warhol, fine jewelry designer Wilfredo Rosado knows a thing or two about “transforming street style into high fashion.” Look no further than the Metropolis earrings below, a classic teardrop shape outfitted with a multitude of diamonds, rubies, and pink and yellow sapphires.
For the Lanvin Spring 2014 collection, it was all about hearts and stars, but these are not the petite kinds of hearts and stars you see on so many dainty jewels today. They’re mega oversized (though believe it or not, these are smaller than the pieces that initially went down the Parisian runway!).
I’m all about adorning the ear this season! Next to flawless makeup, there’s no better way to brighten your face, and the latest way I plan to do this is with the help of the House of Shaun Leane. The goldsmith has apprenticed in traditional craftsmanship since the age of 15, perfecting the art of creating high-end fine jewelry.
Every season, you should buy a few key pieces that will be your new statement jewels. For me, there’s no other place to look than Paire.US. The online boutique carries runway pieces that you cannot find anywhere else – and trust me when I make that statement, I mean it. Once you’ve acquired your major jewels, you can gradually fill in the blanks with other fun pieces that aren’t so striking.
As someone who can’t wear earrings (even platinum studs irritate me), I’m completely on board for the ear cuff trend. Sure, you could say it’s my only option, but really, there’s no compromise involved. If anything, the cool factor goes way up when a piece encompasses the entire ear, rather than just the lobe.
In my twenties I got my belly button pierced. I know, I know – what a cliché! There was just something rebellious about having it done that attracted me. When I got pregnant, I figured it was time to take it out, and there’s been a little scar there ever since, a memento of my carefree days. I’m not thinking of having it redone, but I have been thinking about a double piercing for my ears.