There are two types of people in the world: those who wrote off Juicy around the same time they got rid of their Uggs, and those who look like they’re vying for a spot on “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” or “Jersey Shore.” Or at least, that’s what we thought. The maker of the iconic velour tracksuit has steered itself in a new and appealing direction—you may have heard that they recently hired Erin Fetherston to design and consult for the brand—and you can already see some fresh style through the new jewelry offerings. Some of these pieces seem to take inspiration from Dior’s floral cluster designs, which is a good thing because we can’t afford Dior anyhow. As for JC, we’re loving the vintage-looking enameled flowers found on showy cocktail rings and delicate chains. Some other highlights include interwoven fabric and chain necklaces, messy cluster jewelry à la Tom Binns, and delicate hoop earrings draped with trinkets. Check out a few more of our favorite pieces after the jump! [JuicyCouture.com] Keep reading »
When it comes to fashion, I adore the subversive. Black leather and studs, gun print dresses, safety pins, you name it — I’ve worn it and loved it. So it’s perhaps hypocritical of me, but I have to draw the line at this “cheeky” pharmaceutical trend. Keep reading »
As a matter of fact, there is something tackier than wearing a Disney Princess wedding gown: a “Twilight” engagement ring.
Author Stephenie Meyer has teamed up with Infinite Jewelry Co. to co-design a trinket based on the engagement ring that vampire Edward Cullen gives Bella Swan in the latest “Eclipse” movie. The rings are available in 14K yellow or white gold with an oval face set with 13 glittery gems. Middle school girls can get the $35 knockoff ring and we big girls can have the real diamond version — called “Bella’s Genuine Engagement Ring” — for a cool $1,979.
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Apparently, a diamond isn’t forever. De Beers, one of the biggest names in diamond mining, just announced that the company would slow production so they basically don’t rape the world’s natural resources. Explains Gareth Penny, managing director for De Beers, “Diamonds are a treasure of nature that should be properly protected, because there will be less to sell. The reality is that supply cannot keep up, and that will become very accentuated over the next 15 years.” Keep reading »
Eat you heart out, Mobama: Thakoon has launched a gorgeous jewelry collection, which gives the pearl a modern (and pointy) update. [JalouGallery.com] Keep reading »