LBDs are sleek and sexy, but if you’re wearing them right, they’re just backdrops for accessorizing, canvases to be adorned. In honor of New Year’s Eve, don’t merely pull out your usual jewels and bag; there are ways to completely revamp and up your LBD game, and I’m sharing a few of my favorites here. With any of these embellishments, no one will even be looking at your dress!
In case you haven’t noticed, chokers are the biggest trend this holiday season. The neck is an erogenous zone, and there’s something about putting the emphasis there, jewel-wise, that’s at once sexy, strong, and feminine. In leather, the choker feels even more modern right about now.
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.
Mother’s Day is less than a week away! If you’re still looking for a gift, guest author Julia Hagen has rounded up some special pieces your mom is sure to love…
I love rare gemstones as much as the next Snob, but even rarer than Alexandrite or Paraiba tourmaline are the pieces that hold sentimental significance to my life and the people in it. That’s why I just had a Chinchar/Maloney necklace made with my birthstone, as well those of the boy and my hubby.