Archive for the ‘Accessorize’ Category
Daphne Guinness wears FABERGÉ to the Auction of Daphne Guinness Collection Press Preview at Christie’s, London
Statement accessories are aall a gal needs to pump up a simple look. Speaking of statement pieces, Fabergé is supporting the Preview Party of the Auction of Daphne Guiness, sold to benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation. The auction will take place on June 27, 2012 at Christie’s South Kensington saleroom, 85 Old Brompton Road. In the meantime, Daphne Guiness was spotted wearing a must-have FABERGE diamond, ruby and alexandrite Kokoshnik Bangle and Black Tulip Clip to the Auction of Daphne Guinness Collection Press Preview, sold to benefit the Isabella Blow Foundation, at Christie’s, London on June 21st, 2012.
Kate Bosworth and stylist Cher Coulter expand JewelMint’s scope beyond jewelry and into bags and belts. The 13-piece jewelry and jewelry-inspired accessories collection features limited edition items, where a new collection of luxurious metals, stones and fabrics, is presented each month.
Price point in JewelMint’s Boutique averages from $60-$90. http://www.jewelmint.com/collections/boutique
Nikki James served on the red carpet yesterday at the Tony Awards wearing Jacob & Co. diamonds, and wore this season’s hottest trend –surfer chic– in a Rachel Roy ocean-inspired dress. The look was hot and the jewels were as cold as ice. She donned the must-have, Jacob & Co Triple Leaf Drop Diamond Earrings. Featuring 6.02ct Pave Set White Diamonds in 18K White Gold which retail for $18,800. Her Jacob & Co Large White Gold Cocktail Ring featuring 8.98ct Pave Set White Diamonds and 19.76ct of Blue Caboshon Sapphires were also done in 18K White Gold and retail for $32,400. That Jacob & Co White Gold Bangle Bracelet with Black Rhodium Plating featuring 13.75ct White Round Diamonds done in 18K White Gold on her wrist retails for $49,500. Lastly, the Jacob & Co Bangle Bracelet featuring 31.84ct White Diamonds done in 18K White Gold retails for $79,500. If you do the math, Nikki had on someone’s house, car and maybe even college tuition draping from her body but diamonds are a girls best friend and well worth every cent.
Where to buy:
Jacob & Co.
48 East 57th St New York, NY 10022
Cosmic cutie Vanessa Hudgens was casual chic in the Cross Pendant by Low Luv while out shopping in LA. Low Luv is the creation by supermodel Erin Wasson, who is know for her signature low-key yet edgy personal style. She has channeled her style into collections that exude attitude and are anything but typical. The Cross Pendant retails for $97.50 and is available at www.glamhouse.com. This edgy cross pendant dangles from a 30 inch black leather rope.
Take it from Kim, Vanessa and Demi, the Bone Cross Necklace from Low Luv by Erin Wasson is a favorite staple among the stars.
Easy to layer and bold enough to stand alone, the Low Luv Cross Pendant is a scene stealer. Fashionista Kim Kardashian shows how to dress up her necklace pairing it with a basic white top and wide leg pants. Vanessa’s exudes simplicity pairing the Bone Cross Necklace with black spaghetti top. Demi piles on the jewelry for a casual chic look by layering her Bone Cross Necklace other styles.
Seeking inspiration from symbolism of diverse cultures, Low Luv’s pieces are heavily influenced by Egyptian music and the goddess Nefertiti. The Bone Cross Necklace retails for $115.00 and is available at www.glamhouse.com
HSN and Universal Pictures have partnered to create an innovative multi-channel shopping experience for the Snow White and the Huntsmen movie. Yesterday, The Fashion Reporter had the pleasure of attending their exclusive preview held at the very posh, Tribeca Grand Hotel in New York City. The HSN event will take place on Wednesday, May 30th on all of their platforms including TV, HSN.com as well as HSN mobile so that you can click and tap away from your mobile devices. With the release of the movie set to hit theaters on June 1, 2012, HSN’s offerings of accessories, houseware items, and clothing inspired by the actual movie is guaranteed to be a big hit. Shoppers call look forward to a full range of stunning accessories consisting of rings, cuffs, bangles, chandelier earrings and statement necklaces. We were extremely fascinated with their coasters made from precious stones and chinaware that looked to good to eat from. Enchanted nails will certainly be the way to go with playful colors courtesy of Deborah Lippmann’s Snow White Nail set made specifically for this special collaboration. The clothing capsule collection was designed by the movie’s costume designer Colleen Atwoood who is best known for her remarkable work on Chicago, Alice in Wonderland, Memoirs of a Geisha and most recently, Dark Shadows. Key pieces from the collection including a top with spider wed arms as well as mini dress with beaded spider web prints were our faves and the best part is that they are all transferrable from day to night. HSN is certainly making shopping more convenient, more fashionable and most of all, more affordable. Pieces begin from the Snow White and the Huntsmen collection range from $29.95 – $299.95. With prices this low, we are sure sure items will go quickly so be sure to set you alarms and calendars for May 30, 2012 so that you can be the first to cash in.
This year Chopard will celebrate its 15th anniversary of partnership with the Cannes Film Festival. To mark the occasion, Chopard will debut “Marilyn Forever”, an exhibit of 25 unpublished photos of Marilyn Monroe. The photos were taken by famed fashion photographer Milton H.Greene who regularly shot Monroe. As you may know, Monroe is the official figurehead of the 65th Cannes film festival as 2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of her death. The never before seen prints will bring to life the starlet who was internationally recognized as a fashion icon.
To pay tribute to Monroe’s legendary love for diamonds, Chopard has commissioned a one-of-a-kind diamond necklace that will be unveiled at the festival. The design is a cascade of heart-shaped, briolette-cut and brilliant-cut diamonds totaling over 200 carats. Additionally, the jewelry house created a matching set of earrings.
The Bay welcomed Kim Kardashian, Creative Director of Belle Noel to its flagship store. Having launched the collection a year ago, Belle Noel has flourished in its augural year, quickly gaining momentum amongst the coveted contemporary shopper and is now available for the first time in Canada.
Kim Kardashian, in collaboration with Pascal Mouawad, launched her first foray into the world of jewelry design with “Belle Noel” in January 2011. Belle Noel was designed with Kim’s true aesthetic at the core – amazingly glamorous pieces that are both functional and easy. The line features statement, daytime and evening styles from understated, casual pieces to bold, lavish creations reflecting her myriad influences from her travels around the globe.
Noel is currently available at upper tier department stores, specialty boutiques, and select online stores.