Posts tagged "necklaces"

Fashion Quiz: Star Wars Chic?

One of the items pictured here is a $655 crystal-embellished bib necklace designed by Phillip Lim. The other is an Imperial Star Destroyer designed by George Lucas. Can you tell which is which?
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 25, 2010

Cheapskate: PNKElephant Has Jewelry You’ll Want And Can Afford

If you're a lover of costume jewelry, like we are, then you're going to want to bookmark PNKElephant.com. Not only does this accessories site have of-the-moment rings, bracelets, earrings, and necklaces, but it also has really affordable prices. Everything is $30 or less, with many pieces priced between $7 and $10. Yes, you…
By: Annika Harris / October 24, 2010

Art School Confidential

It's not often a girl can pull off purple and yellow in one outfit. Or green and orange. Or red and turquoise. Or ... you get the idea. But you won't have to worry about clashing if all the colors of the rainbow are on one adorable color wheel. This 22k gold pendant hangs from…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 21, 2010

Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Anchors Aweigh!

Each year, for all eternity, fashion magazines proclaim, "The nautical trend is back in a big way!" Models pose in navy blue stripes and sailor hats and Top-Siders under clever headlines like "Anchors Aweigh!" (Sorry I had to.) This endless trend cycle can get a bit tiring, but the bright side? This adorable little anchor…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 12, 2010

And Now, The Meat Necklace

Thank you, Lady Gaga, for the meat craze. Because of you, Bruce Willis appeared this week on the "Late Show with David Letterman" with a hunk of sirloin on his bald dome. And now, designer Onch is selling a "meatlace" for $55!
By: Annika Harris / October 6, 2010

Silver Tie Affair

For rocking the business look, you have two options: dress in a boring skirt suit or play hardball with the boys and go the menswear route. If, that is, you actually know how to tie a tie -- do you? Otherwise, try this cheeky silver necktie necklace by Brooklyn-based jewelry company Metal Sugar. The silver…
By: Leonora Epstein / September 23, 2010

First Impression Necklace

You're all about making your mark. All the better to do it sartorially with a vintage brass letterpress (each from a real letterpress!) necklace with your initial. For those really into multi-purpose pieces, you could press it into an ink pad or into a wax letter seal to leave your personal impression. (Although we'd probably…
By: Leonora Epstein / September 8, 2010

The Happy Medium Necklace

Though few attempt to find it, there is, in fact, a delicate balance between a simple pendant and a statement necklace. This Lee Angel multi-strand necklace with its medium weight baubles and general feeling of pretty lightness hits it on the nose. You can wear it dressy or casual and it will never look too…
By: Lily Q / August 11, 2010

Jane Aldridge’s Cockroach Necklace: Chic Or Eeek?

Clearly, Jane Adridge of Sea of Shoes has never had a roommate who leaves half-eaten bowls of Cocoa Puffs around the apartment for three days. What do you think of her cockroach necklace? Chic or eeeek? [TheyEnvy.us]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 9, 2010

ABC Necklace … Yum?

Behold the chewed gum necklace by Mended Veil. A statement piece if we ever did see one. [Ooga Booga]…
By: Leonora Epstein / July 23, 2010

Your Bloody Silver Necklace

Thanks to "True Blood," "Twilight," and a host of other vampire-themed TV shows, movies and books, there's not a girl out there (OK, there are maybe a few) who doesn't dream of having a romantic liaison with a vampire. Jewelry designers have been inspired by blood-suckers as well. Previously, we've featured a…
By: Susannah Breslin / July 20, 2010

BFF Necklaces For The Brokenhearted?

Aww, we remember when we had a BFF necklace just like this one ... er, actually, upon closer inspection, this Topshop doodad isn't at all about memorializing your everlasting best friend love, but rather about ripping any pleasant sentiments to shreds. So, what, you give this to people you know you're going to break…
By: Leonora Epstein / June 2, 2010

Win This! One Kiss By Cindy Crawford Multi-Gemstone Necklace

While we love to accessorize our outfits, sometimes we get a little lazy and just keep the same necklace on for weeks. But as long as the piece is something like this One Kiss by Cindy Crawford necklace, wearing it for days on end wouldn't be a problem at all. The necklace features various colorful…
By: The Frisky / May 21, 2010

So That’s Why Patricia Field Loves Clover Necklaces

As the stylist for "Sex and the City," Patricia Field has the chance to share her eclectic style with the world through Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, and Samantha, creating trends and obsessions for women all over the world. A perfect example is the infatuation with nameplate necklaces, which, pre-Carrie, were seen as slightly trashy, but…
By: Bianca Posterli / May 20, 2010

Clover Necklaces: The Next Big “Sex And The City”-Inspired Trend

"Sex and the City" has launched scores of fashion trends, from nameplate necklaces to ginormous flower pins, and the second movie, out May 27, will likely cause the same frenzy among women who want to be Carrie Bradshaw. The movie's costume designer, Patricia Field, told MarieClaire.com she thinks clover leaf…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 14, 2010

One Person’s Oral Fixation Is Another Person’s Necklace

Australian jewelry brand Chewed by Tuesday creates precious metal pieces "based on random items that people chew. But aren't meant to chew." Handmade in Melbourne, the first offering by designer Vivienne Gibson is a sterling silver pen cap based on the classic Bic pen's cap. Depending on your taste, the necklace…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 20, 2010

That’s One Crafty Necklace

This groovy Beaded Cluster Necklace reminds us of some kind of Martha Stewart holiday decoration--in the best way possible. But this piece of artwork is way cooler and more functional since we actually get to wear it on our necks. Did we mention how affordable it is? Now that's a good thing.
By: Edo Chorm / March 31, 2010

And The Prize Goes To … The Best Reader Fashion Tip

Last week, we asked you to share your style advice in exchange for an Anna Beck Designs Kecil necklace. Everyone can benefit from a little help in the fashion department, and you guys wrote up some awesome tips that'll help us get dressed in the morning, but bellarose's comment was our favorite: Don't…
By: The Frisky / March 26, 2010

Girls Don’t Like Snails

I don't know what the stylist for this shoot had in mind when she chained a fleet of what appear to be living snails to this model's neck, but the idea of wearing it makes me shudder. [Vice]…
By: Susannah Breslin / March 23, 2010

A Stylish Necklace That Opens Bottles

Warm weather is imminent, we swear, and with it comes one of our favorite pastimes: backyard barbecues. If you're playing host (or want to be a helpful guest), don't make everyone search the area -- or run inside -- for a bottle opener each time they need a new drink. Instead, when you put o…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 22, 2010