Posts tagged "necklaces"

Shopping Guide: 12 Totally Springy Accessories

While it might not quite be spring weather, that doesn't mean you can't get warm up your cold weather wardrobe with a few colorful accessories. Bright scarves, necklaces, earrings and belts can help take your outfits from wintery to warm. Check out these cute key pieces!
By: Julie Gerstein / February 28, 2012

Hang Don Draper By The Neck

We've got another month and a half to go until season five of "Mad Men" starts on March 25, and fans can't wait to find out where things stand with Don Draper, his family, and everyone else at Sterling Cooper Draper Price. We found just the thing to wear to a premiere party -- thi…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 7, 2012

5 New Places To Hang Your Necklaces

I'm something of a necklace fiend, and all my prized possessions are currently hanging on a few nails in my bedroom. I actually like the simplicity of this setup, but I'm trying not to put any more holes in the wall and I'm always open to new organizing ideas, so I scoured the internet for…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 19, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: Lace Necklaces

Lace is showing up everywhere right now -- dresses, tights, gloves, skirts -- but I'm especially loving the way it's being used in necklaces. The look of a dainty piece of lace skimming the collarbone is so striking and feminine. Here are 10 lace necklaces handmade by Etsy artists, and trust me: they'll look equally…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 21, 2011

Craft Time: DIY Necklaces That Don’t Look DIYed

Candy necklaces are OK, I guess, but if you're looking for a more sophisticated jewelry project, look no further. We've rounded up 6 DIY necklaces that look so good your friends won't believe you made them. Click through to check 'em out...
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 8, 2011

Shopping Guide: 11 Powerful Crystal & Stone Necklaces (Plus, What They Mean!)

You might not know this about me, but I’m a little bit into crystals. At the beginning of the year, I bought a green aventurine stone, and I never take it off. I suppose these things are only as meaningful as you allow them to be, but in my case, my aventurine crystal—which is meant…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 22, 2011

Shopping Guide: Long & Lovely Necklaces

Long necklaces are a magical part of the jewelry kingdom. They're great for layering with other necklaces, look striking on their own, and -- fun fact! -- the long vertical line they create can actually have a slimming effect. Add one to a little black dress, for example, and oh man will you look like…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 17, 2011

Boys Will Make Passes At Girls Who Wear These Glasses

Who are you calling "Four Eyes"? Kate Spade's tiny glasses pendant on a gold-plated necklace is a quirky way to show friends that you're a smartypants. Or, at least, one stylish chica. With specs this cute, you'll be begging for astigmatism!
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 12, 2011

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

The Necklace Who Lived

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" hits theaters in less than two weeks. Sob! Must the saga come to an end?! This awesome lightning bolt necklace is the perfect accessory for a midnight screening, and unlike, say, a floor-length Gryffindor robe, it's subtle enough to wear to work the day after. Plus, it'll…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 7, 2011

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Floating Leaves

A nearly invisible thread connects the two leaf pendants on this necklace, which makes it look like they're floating on your collarbone. The result is a gorgeous and unique piece of jewelry, although it might cause strangers to stare at your chest (not super enjoyable). And possibly start rumors that you're a witch (always enjoyable).
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 26, 2011

Hey Baby, What’s Your Sign?

"What's your sign?" is one of the lamest pickup lines ever -- but we still love learning about our horoscopes. The fun Starlet Jewelry by Hot in Hollywood Horoscope Pendant has a pave-encrusted astrology symbol on the front and key traits of that sign engraved on back. Cute style is in the cosmos.
By: Annika Harris / June 15, 2011

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Paris Je T’aime

Think of all the cool things you could put in this gorgeous locket: a photo of your lover, a photo of your dog, a cute little poem, a tiny cheat sheet for your French quiz ... the possibilities are endless! [$8, Urban Rose]…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 21, 2010

We Love It When You Say Yes

This super cute necklace has just the right amount of cheekiness to make it right up there on the wants list. We love the laser-cut black acrylic; the sans serif font and drippy bits are simple and bold at the same time. And at 30 percent off, this accessory is at a price that make…
By: Carrie Morrissey / December 17, 2010

A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rosette Necklace

Gardening is cyclical, so when fashion mirrors nature, shouldn't it too follow in a cycle? That's the theme behind this awesome Etsy find—a rosette necklace made from recycled T-shirts by CreativityIsMessy. Best of all, it's made to order, so choose your rose color (lavender, pink, and charcoal are some nice options) and then select a…
By: Leonora Epstein / December 14, 2010

Do Not Want: The Potato Chip Necklace

Isn't the goal normally to keep food off your person? We're not harshing on all food-related fashion, but it's just that this potato chip necklace looks almost too real, and potentially freaky. Like: "Oh hey ... did you realize you have a whole potato chip inexplicably stuck to your chest?" [The Curiosity Shoppe]…
By: Leonora Epstein / December 3, 2010

Would You Wear: The Monocle Necklace?

Here's the type of thing that we'd put on one of our "things we'd like to bring back" lists ... if we were doing "Things We'd Like To Bring Back, The 19th Century Version." Of course, right off the bat, anyone who wears a monocle glass around their neck is going to be labeled…
By: Leonora Epstein / December 2, 2010

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: If The Dress Fits …

This necklace in the form of a dress is the perfect accessory for fashion design students, or seamstresses, or sewing hobbyists, or people who like to wear dresses, or people who like to construct dress forms. What I'm trying to say is that pretty much everyone in the world has a reason to wear thi…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 23, 2010

This Songbird Necklace Will Get You Singing

We're always on the lookout for affordable, seemingly one-of-a-kind jewelry. Zedena Designs delivers on both with its handmade pieces. We're particularly taken with the Damask Songbird on Brass necklace, which features a songbird enameled in a damask pattern and a hand-antiqued brass chain complete with Zedena Designs' signature heart-shaped clasp. It'll quickly become your favorite…
By: Annika Harris / November 3, 2010

A Necklace For The Girl Who Likes To Swing

MarKhed designed this very adorable girl-on-a-swing necklace. She grabs the chain that hangs around your neck, and when you move, she does her thing. It's the perfect look for the swing dancer fashionista who likes retro things. [$70, Etsy]…
By: Susannah Breslin / October 27, 2010