Posts tagged "brooches"

Jewelry With Real Green Appeal

We eat plants and live with them in our homes, so why shouldn't we wear them as well? This jewelry designer thought plants were perfectly fashionable, and created wearable planters -- tiny, miniature planters worn on necklaces and brooches that can be filled with the sprout, a succulent, or a flower of your choice. The…
By: Julie Gerstein / July 24, 2011

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Pin On A Pig

My friend Molly has recently become obsessed with miniature pigs. She dreams of having a miniature pet pig named Penelope and walking it around town on a little pig leash. And can you blame her, really? I mean, look at this. Speaking of miniature pigs, check out this adorable vintage brooch. Pin it…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 15, 2011

A Pin That Never Gets Old

Madewell's Draped Chain Brooch is the illegitimate child of the multi-chain necklace and the over-the-top pin. Yet there are so many ways to wear this brooch that it will never get old. We like the idea of it pinned to the back pocket of a pencil skirt or the pocket of a blazer. It would…
By: Annika Harris / August 20, 2010

Quick Tip Of The Day: Temporarily Bejewel A Dress

If your dress or top is looking a little plain, follow Drew Barrymore and First Lady Michelle Obama's lead by spiffing up an outfit with a sparkly brooch. Most of us only think of adding a pin to a jacket lapel, which looks cute, though a little businesslike. But adding a decorative piece…
By: Catherine Strawn / November 5, 2009

Crave: 1928 Jewelry

When you don't have the money to buy a whole new outfit, it's all about the accessories. For example, if you take a simple dress and add a jeweled brooch, you’re suddenly as stylish as Michelle Obama! The gems at 1928 Jewelry look as though you inherited your grandmother’s gorgeous baubles because they’re based o…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 30, 2009

Michelle Obama’s DNC Style FOUND!

Not that style and politics should mix, and we certainly don't think a candidate or a candidate's spouse should be criticized for lacking style, but Catherine and I have both been bowled over by Michelle Obama's nose for fashion over the course of the campaign. And never more so as when we both came into…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 31, 2008