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 as some sort of fauxhemian going for the antiquated and obsolete because you’re just cool like that. (You still use your VHS and Walkman to look cool so why wouldn’t you use outdated eyewear technology?)
So what say ye, good fellows and ladies, to the monocle look? [The Curiosity Shoppe] Keep reading »
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 this necklace. [$13.50, Niche] Keep reading »
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 piece because it adds just the right amount of color to any outfit.
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] Keep reading »
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?
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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 read that correctly. I sampled the fall collection yesterday, and can also tell you that the quality of PNKElephant jewelry is very high, unlike some of their competitors. The fall collection features military-inspired pieces done in matte silver and gold, but the PNKElephant team assured me that there will be more glitzy jewelry items for holiday. Take a look at this affordable and chic jewelry after the jump. Keep reading »