When you think of statement jewelry, some of the first things that come to mind are large pieces, bright color combos, and unusual shapes. Bibi van der Velden knows that it’s what jewels are made of that sends the true statement, though. The NYC born, London and Netherlands bred designer crafts her pieces with rare materials like Chinese jade, Italian coral, and oh yeah – 40,000-year-old Mammoth tooth dug up from the Siberian tundra!
The Punk Shop section of Moda Operandi is my new obsession. I’m dying to see the MET’s “Punk: Chaos to Couture” exhibition (running from May 9th – August 14th) – these jewels will have to get me through until then. I would never get a tattoo like the VBH Black Diamond Tattoo Band ($8,250), but […]
We’re letting it all hang low this summer. Earrings, that is (everything else has to be up, so stop flaking out on spin class – okay, I’m just talking to myself now)! With a maxi dress and simple flats, these casual drops are just the things. I don’t mean ornate chandeliers. Long earrings are fun […]
It’s starting to seem like winter will never go away. Poor Punxsutawney Phil has been in some hot water lately over his false prediction, but I say let’s just make the best of it! In honor of the chilly temps, I’m ready to load up on some frosted jewels. An icy spring calls for equally […]
There’s something about spring that brings out the boho in everyone. It’s a fresh new start, the sun is shining, and you just feel free. Now is the best time of year to try out a new style, and the one I’m eyeing is the finger bracelet. It seems like they’re everywhere and mostly at […]
My friend and jeweler extraordinaire Dana Lorenz has teamed up with Plukka to release a five-piece limited edition collection worthy of a rock goddess. I’ve always loved Dana’s statement-making fashion jewels, but now using diamonds, biker chains, studs, and spikes, her pieces have never looked more luxe. Made to order collection available at Plukka. Sapphire […]