No surprise here: USA Today reports that following Kate Middleton‘s engagement, jewelers have been “flooded” with requests for replicas of the sapphire and diamond ring that once belonged to Princess Diana. Of course, most of these orders are for cheaper knock-offs as some jewelers estimate that the piece is worth at least half a million dollars.
So do we think boyfriends are actually going to be proposing with these copycat rings? Or that women are wearing them for themselves as fashion statements? [USA Today] Keep reading »
The butterfly has really gotten a bad rap when it comes to the fashion choices it inspires. Most often it’s relegated to tramp stamps and plastic tween jewelry, but why? It’s a beautiful creature with magnificent colors and I think we should embrace the more mature side of butterfly style. After the jump, a selection of gorgeous butterfly accessories appropriate for those of us who have already gone through puberty. [Monarch Hair Clips, $10, Which Goose Etsy Shop] Keep reading »
Well, it’s about time: Lisa Loeb is known for her iconic cat eyeglasses, and now she’s helping other women define their look with her new line of glasses, Lisa Loeb Eyewear Collection by Classique. The “Stay” singer’s frames are a fit for any face shape and are appropriate for work, school or play. There are classic styles, like the Hello Lisa, and embellished options that have etching and rhinestones on the handles, like the Lucky Me. The prices seem to be comparable, or even less in some instances, as other designer frames. Now if only she had a tutorial on how to get the sexy librarian vibe, we’d all be set. [Lisa Loeb Eyewear] Keep reading »
Style blogger Jacci is the very cute lady behind the fashion blog Being Perfect is Hard. “My blog is pretty much a mashup of the things flying around in my head. It focuses on anything I like or that makes me happy,” she says. “I include things that make me go ‘WOW!,’ things that are unobtainable to me, people that inspire me, usually style or artistic-wise, outfits that I myself have put together, friends, cats, music videos.”
Jacci, who lives in Philadelphia, also strives to represent the city’s unique style. “We do have stuff going on, and I think the world should know about it.”
After the jump, some of the super-cool stuff Jacci’s into right now. Keep reading »
Daydreaming isn’t often encouraged in our fast-paced world. But when you think about it, where would we be as a society without daydreaming? We’d have a lot less inventions, fiction, art, and introspection, that’s where. The Drapey Rêve Tee from J.Crew reminds us to dream a little dream while we’re awake, braving the world. Not only does it have the French word for “dream” scrolled across it, but it’s also striped and has sequins. What a très chic dream!