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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.

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Frugal Snob: Custom Ryan Porter Bracelets

Custom usually means expensive, but not so with Krysten Kauder’s new line Ryan Porter bracelets. In fact I ordered the above bracelets for about $20! Admittedly the bracelets don’t look expensive, but the point isn’t for them to look expensive – the point is for them to help express your personality in a fun, quirky way that, at least for me, brings back childhood memories.

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Game of Thrones Jewels: Fire and Ice

Game of Thrones is the best TV show ever produced. It’s crazy to think that a production with such a grand, massive scale is made just for the silver screen. Even with that, I can’t get enough. I’ve had to start reading the books to get my fix. And it will definitely take a while … Continue reading “Game of Thrones Jewels: Fire and Ice”

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Same Sky Shopping Event at Saks Fifth Avenue!

Saks Fifth Avenue in NYC will be hosting a shopping event with Same Sky Jewelry this weekend! Stop by for cool cocktails and even cooler summer accessories. Founder Francine LeFrak and special guest Miss USA Nana Meriwether (pictured above!) will both be there to promote the company’s important cause – empowering survivors of the Rwanda … Continue reading “Same Sky Shopping Event at Saks Fifth Avenue!”

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Natalia Brilli Long Beads Bow Necklace: Tie the Tie

Tying a big bow on a simple beaded necklace takes it from basic to basically incredible without really doing anything at all. Ribbons are just a nice feminine touch on the chunky beads. You can wear Natalia Brilli‘s necklaces tight for the multi-strand look or loose for a Roaring ‘20s flapper vibe. This is even … Continue reading “Natalia Brilli Long Beads Bow Necklace: Tie the Tie”

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday on Sweepstreet: Sweep Up the Deals!

It’s the post-Thanksgiving shopping mayhem. But let’s be real – who wants to deal with all of those rowdy crowds?? The best way to save safely is from the comfort of your own home! Here are some sweet Black Friday AND Cyber Monday deals. From midnight on Friday through all of Saturday, David Yurman jewels … Continue reading “Black Friday/Cyber Monday on Sweepstreet: Sweep Up the Deals!”

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Adia Kibur Beaded Twist Necklace: Reasonably Chic

To be honest, I’m not one to drop a lot of loot on jewelry in this time of my life. I’m a 20-something, single and use most of my disposable income on shoes, bags and traveling the world in search of Prince Harry. Though I love jewelry with all my heart, sometimes it’s hard to … Continue reading “Adia Kibur Beaded Twist Necklace: Reasonably Chic”

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Sachin + Babi "Venezia" Necklace: Something to Remember You By

I love an accessory that does all the work for you. A necklace like Sachin and Babi‘s “Venezia” has your outfit covered simply because it becomes the outfit. Pack on the ethnic flair and wow the senses with this lengthy chain of mixed textures, shapes, stones and materials: frayed chiffon knots, bugle beads, woven leather, … Continue reading “Sachin + Babi "Venezia" Necklace: Something to Remember You By”

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Oscar de la Renta Embellished Beaded Drop Earrings: The New Statement Earring

Natalie Portman’s Tiffany beaded tassel earrings are Oscar night’s most memorable accessories (oh, could it be because she won?). They offset her radiant skin and complimented her monochrome plum ensemble. This Oscar de la Renta pair translates to us regular folk, as black beads are more versatile than rubies and the pair is actually priced … Continue reading “Oscar de la Renta Embellished Beaded Drop Earrings: The New Statement Earring”

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