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.
Feather jewelry tends to fall in the boho category, but more and more, we’re seeing the look with added polish – and at all price points. The style was big on the Fall runways, so prepare your jewel box for next season with one of these unapologetically bold accessories…
Most jewelers try to design something original using the same old techniques they have always worked with, but Atelier Swarovski and Maison Martin Margiela know that to be truly innovative, you have to break the mold.
When Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry collection went up for auction at Christie’s in late 2011, Bulgari bought up $20 million worth of their creations. Smart move – the value of pieces rapidly appreciated in the actress’ keeping. This summer they will exhibit several of these special gems in honor of the 50th anniversary of Taylor’s film … Continue reading “Elizabeth Taylor’s Bulgari Jewels: Cleopatra’s Collection”
I wore a perforated leather bow tie on a chain to the Luisaviaroma Black and White Party, but it doesn’t have to be formal, not in the least. I can’t wait to wear it with a tee shirt and skirt! Whether you’re wrapping your hair up in satin ribbons or cinching your skirt together, bows … Continue reading “Trending on Bows: Take a Bow”
There are jewels, and then there are JEWELS. Gasp-inducing, heart-thumping, family-heirloom jewels that Liz Taylor would have really appreciated. Tiffany & Co.’s newest Legacy Gemstones clearly fall into the latter category. With a lookbook featuring models worthy of such sparkle (like Doutzen Kroes and Karen Elson), we are talking major carats and hundreds of diamonds. … Continue reading “Tiffany & Co. Legacy Gemstones: I Am Legend”
I’m getting more and more excited for my India trip…only 5 days away! My first stop is Mumbai for my friend’s 1,500-person wedding (apparently that’s how they roll in India!). The 5-day affair requires 10 outfit changes (the invite was too many pages to count and each event on the itinerary has a specific dress … Continue reading “Lizzie Fortunato Jewels”