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 necklace is guaranteed to be in style forever. [$7, Etsy] Keep reading »
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! Keep reading »
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 cut-out silhouette will give new meaning to your “business casual” looks, or make your weekend wear a bit sharper.
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 rather just wear it and avoid ink- and wax-stained shirts.) We especially love the Etsy seller’s styling advice—buy two to represent your own initial and a special someone’s name.
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 diminutive or too aggressive.
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] Keep reading »