Tag Archives: Jewellery

Color Study: Cobalt

Cobalt has been popping up just about everywhere lately. Peruse an interior design magazine, and you’ll see that “Greek Blue” and “Mediterranean Blue” are being touted as one of the hottest color trends about to take off. Check out the jewelry counter of your favorite department store and you’ll notice a plethora of bright blue resin in the costume section, and highlighted sapphires and lapis beckoning you to the fine jewelry cases. Wander in to your favorite boutique, and you’ll see a sting last stand for summer with blue hued frocks and blouses commanding attention before they make way for Read More →

Another Step for Smart Jewelry: Beacon & Lively Smart Bracelet

A few months ago, the technically functional, yet undeniably chic Ringly finally broke down the barriers between smart jewelry and aesthetically pleasing jewelry. While wearable technology is nothing new – especially not in the realms of fitness and general gadgetry – actually fashionable smart jewelry unfortunately is. And when Ringly ushered in a stylish era where a cocktail ring you’d wear anyway can also improve your tech life, well I was head over heels. Not only did I have a new bauble to add to my perpetual wish list, but I was stoked to see what other smart jewelry designers would Read More →

Jewelry Trends in 2014: What to Expect for the Rest of the Year

If you’re looking for an ideal gift for a special someone’s birthday, anniversary, graduation, wedding, or any other celebration or occasion, jewelry’s a wonderful gift that never goes out of style. However, it too can be influenced by the changing trends, and 2014 has seen a lot of them. If you want to buy a gift that will really make an impact this year, look to these hot trends and shop them now. First of all, colorful jewelry is back in. Before you dive in though, only certain colors have risen to true popularity. Orange will really make an impact Read More →

Quick Roundup – Confetti means TGIF!

Let’s go ahead and squeeze on in here with a quick (quick) wekend round up. because yes, it is Friday at5pm, and yes, some of you are off to nice concerts and hot date nights, but trust me, you’ll thank me tomorrow when you’re all “But what should I wear today?” This. You should wear this. I mean…can it get much better? And as long as you make it to the gym (or bottomless mimosa brunch. Or better yet both), your shirt will tell the truth. Now, as for your accessories. Becky is sharing her favorite picks, all under $300 Read More →

Buying an Engagement Ring vs. Buying a Car

You know something funny? I like to compare purchasing a pre owned luxury watch to buying a car. Just like cars, luxury watches come with a high price tag, especially when you buy them new. And just like cars, watches have a large value depreciation as soon as they leave the authorized dealer. However pre-owned watches already lost that big chunk of change. So purchasing one in excellent condition gets you an investment that will perform just as well as the new one, but that initial depreciation is passed to the new buyer in the form of a lower price. Read More →