Tag: jewelry

lusting for: lisa eldridge rings

lusting for: lisa eldridge rings

I have been a huge fan of Lisa Eldridge for years – basically everything I know about make-up comes from her! One of her trademarks is the gorgeous gemstone rings she stacks on her fingers and now she’s launched her own collection. It’s absolutely gorgeous […]

gift idea #11: the snow bunny

gift idea #11: the snow bunny

Chances are the snow bunny in your life probably has all the gear she needs to hit the slopes. However, if she’s here in Switzerland, she just might not have the snow! Perhaps your snow bunny would like this gorgeous necklace from Pure Rox in […]

in the news: elizabeth taylor’s jewels on tour

in the news: elizabeth taylor’s jewels on tour

Elizabeth Taylor was almost as famous for her jewels as she was for her acting and now that their owner has left for the big jewelry box in the sky, those jewels need to find new homes. Before they are auctioned off by Christie’s in […]

lusting for: vivienne westwood jewels

lusting for: vivienne westwood jewels

Vivienne Westwood’s newest venture is the ‘Get A Life’ Palladium Jewelry Collection. I’m sure I would’ve loved it anyway but having the gorgeous Christina Hendricks as the face of the brand makes it somewhat irresistible. Some might argue that the jewelry pales in significance next […]

the anthropologist goes fishing

the anthropologist goes fishing

Now that we’re back to work after the holidays and into the new year, I think we all deserve a bit of a distracting treat. Anthropologie’s blog, The Anthropologist, has commissioned an amazing series of photographs for its January feature, continuing its mission of championing […]

lusting for: disheveled by design

lusting for: disheveled by design

One of my new year’s resolutions is to cut back on the amount I spend on clothes. I have a full wardrobe (so full, in fact, that I’m currently selling a lot of my Anthro items on eBay – see the widget in my sidebar) […]

gift idea #17: the bookworm

gift idea #17: the bookworm

As a self-confessed bookworm, I often unwrap a book or ten on Christmas morning. As much as I love receiving books, I also love jewelry so it’s great to find a way to combine the two. If you have a bookworm of your own to […]

gift idea #6: jewels for the girls

gift idea #6: jewels for the girls

My general strategy when buying presents for my close girlfriends is to buy something I would like to receive myself. Given we have fairly similar tastes, it seems to work out pretty well. Necklaces are always a good go-to gift, and I’m very excited that […]

gift idea #3: the charity bracelet

gift idea #3: the charity bracelet

At this time of year, helping those less fortunate is top of mind (take Anthropologie’s book drive, for example). There are also plenty of opportunities to do a two-for-one deal and buy a present for your loved one, knowing some or all of the proceeds […]

lusting for: handmade jewelry

lusting for: handmade jewelry

When I was recently told that the Franklin Mint has started selling jewelry, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Based on what I’d heard of the mail order retailer, tiny statues of Princess Diana and Marilyn Monroe hanging off gold necklaces sprang to my mind. […]

in the news: canturi barbie

in the news: canturi barbie

I’ve been looking at the Barbie poster in the window of Canturi in Queens Plaza for months thinking to myself “how much does it cost and who would buy it?” Well, after last night’s auction at Christie’s New York, we still don’t know who bought […]

lusting for: rainy day accessories

lusting for: rainy day accessories

Apparently the rains are coming back. As I type, the sun is taunting me through my window but I just know that the moment I get up to head outside, the heavens will open and I’ll be drenched yet again. And so I think it’s […]