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New Essentials for the New Year

Let’s start the new year off properly with exuberant impracticalities. There is no way I can start of a brand spanking new year with timeless black totes and rounded toe pumps. Hell no! Gotta have reckless abandonment now, then when the year starts to weigh down on us, we can go back to pragmatic perfunctory (psst … Continue reading “New Essentials for the New Year”

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Tiny Tags has Giant Heart

There is one necklace you will always find on me, they are little tags with my daughter’s names on them. For me, jewelry has to be sentimental, whether it is something my mom gave me or my engagement ring, otherwise, you will not find me wearing it much. Of course costume jewelry is a whole … Continue reading “Tiny Tags has Giant Heart”

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NET-A-PORTER Sale: What’s In My Shopping Bag!

The best is here now, don’t wait! This is what went in my shopping bag but it’s probably selling out as we speak. But do not fear, there are still a ton of really great bags on sale.

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Trend Alert

Trend Alert: Leg Chains

For those blessed with beautifully skinny thighs, or those with a cardio regimen that earns them, this style is perfect to draw some attention to those gams. Leg chains have been on the party set as well as the festival set this summer…

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Halloween Jewelry

Halloween Jewelry: Trick or Treat

Halloween and costumes go hand-in-hand, but that doesn’t mean your jewelry has to follow suit. Have fun with the holiday’s themes – just do it with pieces that you can also wear outside the month of October! Orange and black, skulls (of the McQueen variety), and creepy crawlies are all on the table. Which will you be sporting for the witching hour?

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Paire Jewelry

Paire Jewelry: Runway to Real Life

I’ve found your next obsession – Paire! The new site sells runway pieces that you can’t find anywhere else, and what better to wear as you’re watching the latest hit the NYFW runways than runway jewelry? I just had to bring a few pieces to NYC. First up was Rodarte’s snake collar ($595) – it’s exclusive to Paire and somehow also on sale.

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Lyralovestar Golden Collection

Lyralovestar Golden Collection: Star Light, Star Bright

High impact jewels with a low impact on your wallet – what’s not to love? With Lyralovestar’s pieces, you could wear something as simple as a white tee or LBD and still make a splashy statement. The brand was started up by celebrity stylist Crystal Streets who dresses the likes of Rihanna and Mariah Carey.

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Anndra Neen Geometric Choker

Anndra Neen Geometric Choker: Secret of My Excess

When it comes to accessories, decadence is back, which to me always seems like a sign of an upswing in the economy. It’s excess all the way, but if you’re like me and not the type to pile on baubles, you need to make your statement in one fell swoop.

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Top 5 Hinged Rings

Top 5 Hinged Rings: Making Moves

A simple cocktail ring is no longer enough to start up a conversation. But a full-finger ring? Well, that’s something no one can miss. The trouble is that not all of these are articulated, limiting your basic movement and turning day-to-day tasks into serious challenges. Enter hinged rings!

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