Posts tagged "jewelry design"

Wendy Brandes’ Jewelry Reminds Us Of “Game Of Thrones”

We’re obsessed with “Game Of Thrones.” Obsessed! I just finished watching all of seasons one and two in, like, two weeks. And Amelia’s now reading the books. I want to wear their weird medieval gowns, and have handmaidens to do my hair, and oh! The jewelry? So that’s why we’re particularly smitten with jewelry designer…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 17, 2012

Topshop Rips Off Independent Jewelry Designer

In yet another example of a big fashion chain “borrowing” ideas from an independent designer, Topshop recently rolled out a set of “punctuation rings” that look a hell of a lot like the awesome swear ring set by jewelry designer and fashion blogger Wendy Brandes. Wendy posted a response on her blog yesterday that addressed…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 30, 2012

Urban Outfitters Steals Another Indie Artist’s Work … Again

Jewelry artist Stevie Koerner sells her “A World of Love” pendants on Etsy (left). They’re adorable little charms in the shapes of states with hearts cut out of them. Urban Outfitters liked the pendants so much that they decided to copy the charms, almost exactly (right), and call them “I Heart Destination Necklaces.” And they…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 27, 2011

Cat Hair You Can Wear

As the owner of two very large, fluffy cat beasts, I often walk around covered in about a pound and a half of luscious grey and orange cat fur. You’re jealous, I know. Jewelry designer Heidi Abrahamson takes things to the next level, though, and will create custom jewelry from your cat’s fur. Crazy cat…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 11, 2011