Atelier Swarovski by Viktor & Rolf may be one of my favorite fashion collaborations yet. The jewelry line’s cuffs, especially the Velvet Triple Rock Cuff (pictured above), are both striking and versatile. Made of soft, wintry velvet and edgy, black Swarovski crystals, the blingin’ cuffs are the harmonious marriage between downtown cool and uptown chic. If only I could get one in time for NYE!
Tiffany & Co.’s Holiday 2014 catalog is an ode to New York in the winter. Nearly every page of bling and baubles is paired with nostalgic illustrations of my favorite places to celebrate the holiday season. Keep reading to see Tiffany’s depictions of my beautiful city dressed up in its festive finest.
Have you heard of the health benefits of red wine? Well, your closet could use a drink too. Whether your preference is Merlot, Burgundy, or Bordeaux, this deep red hue is a warm, rich alternative to boring old black or gray, and just as versatile.
Thanks to Joel Arthur Rosenthal, the passionate jewelry designer behind JAR, the fashion world is a much more dazzling place. For the past 35 years, Rosenthal has diligently studied and collected gemstones, hand crafting fine, one-of-a-kind pieces at his atelier on the Place Vendôme in Paris, and attracting a loyal following of affluent and fashionable clients like Diane von Furstenberg, Elizabeth Taylor, and Jo Carole Lauder.
Now we can all appreciate JAR’s sparkling artistry and zeal by visiting “Jewels by JAR,” the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s magnificent display of more than 400 pieces made by the bling master himself.
JAR’s fascination with flora and fauna shine through the Met’s exhibit, as does his prowess of pavé, and his affinity for mixing precious stones with under-appreciated, natural metals such as titanium, aluminum, and steel. During a press preview for the exhibit earlier this week, curator Jane Adlin touched on the designer’s use of unexpected materials. “JAR mixes fine, perfect gemstones with stones of lesser quality, but the outcome is an extraordinary piece of jewelry.” Each piece is more brilliant than the last.
Making friendship bracelets is a rite of passage for every tween girl, but who’s to say we can’t rock the look long after we’ve forgotten how to weave a chevron braid? Channel your childhood and reach for one of these sweet and sassy wrist bands. If you’re feeling crafty, head to M&J Trimming for all the neon thread you could possibly ever want… and more.
Jewelry designer Pamela Love was born with a creative eye and the gift of laid-back chic. Since beginning her eponymous line of edgy and artistic pieces in 2006, the native New Yorker has catapulted to fame, becoming an international fashion superstar in just a few short years.
As much as I love my job, I often spend summer days at the office daydreaming of bright and sunshiny weekends outside. What’s a hard-working stylephile to do? For me, a simple remedy for the summertime blahs can be as simple as adding some snap to an outfit. Balancing neutral, work-appropriate staples with breezy accessories and pops of Continue reading “Here’s What Happens When You Pair an LBD with Summertime Corals…”→
With a new collaboration between FEED and Links of London, the beautiful, big-hearted Lauren Bush is now feeding the world one bracelet at a time. Each haute friendship bracelet is made up of a colorful cord and gold or silver bead, and pays for the cost of either 50 or 250 meals, or 500 days of drinking water for a person in need. Stylish and charitable, these bracelets are the perfect gift for your family and friends during this holiday season.