Chokers: Fall’s Must Have Accessory

Chokers are an accessory that are here to stay for this coming Fall season. Specifically statement chokers. They are a large part of the trend, so you’ll begin to see bolder styles. I personally love chokers because they help pull together layered Fall looks. They also function as a versatile piece that’s an easy add to any wardrobe, on any budget. They can make a statement at a black-tie event paired with a LBD and differentiate your sweater/ leather pants combo at the office. Here’s an idea: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6  Out of…

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Leather & Lace

Leather or in my case, coated denim, and lace is a timeless look. To amp this style up a bit I choose to pair it with my thigh high boots and added in some warmer colors. Lets take a look.. Coat: Miss Guided | Top: HeartLoom | Denim: Paige | Shoes: Pour La Victorie | Bag: Chloe | Roman Numeral Bracelet & X ring: The Peach Box You cannot go wrong with this Miss Guided camel coat. As you all know or could guess, a camel coat is a necessary wardrobe item. I love this waterfall one from Miss Guided,…

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Designer Jewelry Exposed

Some of my favorite pieces of jewelry are made by designers that don’t specialize in jewelry and create pieces with far from fine components. Now that you know and understand a little more about fine jewelry, (if you don’t know what I’m talking about check out these posts, here and here) I’m going to talk about designer jewelry. Fortunately or unfortunately, designer and fine are not interchangeable terms. What do I mean? Lets take a better look.. Hermes bangle One of my VERY favorites is the hermes bangle. First off, if these were solid, genuine 24k gold, you could bet…

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The World is your Oyster

I mean, of course the world is your oyster (duh). But that’s not exactly what this post is about. This Wednesday, I’m going to give you some insight on Pearls. Natural, Cultured and my favorite, Mother of Pearl.. Natural pearls are formed in an oyster’s stomach, when an external irritant, (usually a grain of sand) finds its way inside the shell. Cultured pearls are produced the same way as natural pearls however a pearl farmer would open the shell of the oyster, to insert an irritant such as a grain of sand.  Rolex Day-Date | Inside an Oyster shell Mother of Pearl it’s…

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Carrots, Karats and Carats

Earlier last week, one of my friends was asking me some questions about jewelry. Let me tell you, I was surprised with all that I know. After telling her a number of different things, I decided it would make a great blog post, I mean, who doesn’t love jewelry shopping?! It’s definitely a benefit to know what you’re talking about when you’re looking for your next outstanding piece! So then comes: Carrots, Karats and Carats. Organic Carrots from a farm.. –Carrots are a vegetable and they have NOTHING to do with jewelry. Please kindly cease and desist from typing it this…

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