Monthly Archives: June 2010

Red Carpet Jewelry: Tiara Mad!

I admit: I am a sucker for royal weddings, princes and princesses, and most of all – tiaras! Ever since the wedding of the Crown Princess of Sweden earlier this month, I have been obsessed with tiaras.  I have been … Continue reading

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Men’s watches: Low-key is the key

Even as consumers slowly climb out of the economic morass, the business in men’s luxury watches — which can sell for five figures or more — is moving to low-key looks. Luxury fashion cycles through trends at lightning pace, every … Continue reading

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Telemundo Launches Jewelry Line For Telenovela Fans

Can Telemundo boost the jewelry industry? In a rather unique tie-in, the Spanish-language network is hoping that fans of its prime-time telenovelas will want to buy jewelry worn by their favorite characters.  The line, which is available on the Telemundo jewelry … Continue reading

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Move over, Carrie necklace

The “Carrie” necklace became a big hit with women everywhere since it first appeared in “Sex and the City”.  With the new movie out, a new wave has hit the market, with customers asking for more customized jewelry. I have … Continue reading

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Jewelry Commercials

I found this video on Youtube – and it is hilarious!  When you stop to watch jewelry commercials, some of them DO look a bit lame.

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From the Mailbag: Dior Joallerie Rose Collections Catalog

Throughout his life Christian Dior had a passion for roses. From the moment his parents moved into “Villa Les Rhumbs”, in Normandy, until the day of his passing, roses influenced much of his work. Taking note, Maison Dior has released … Continue reading

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Jewelry Line Raises Awareness And Funds For Gulf Oil Spill

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill has generated plenty of conversation, controversy and compassion. New Orleans-based jewelry designer Mignon Faget has a new line of cause jewelry to raise awareness and funds for the environmental disaster. The new collection, called simply “In … Continue reading

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Red Carpet Jewelry: Sweden’s Royal Wedding

“You DO wear it on your head!  I just LOVE finding new places to wear diamonds.” Oh, the insightful and always wonderful Lorelei Lee, from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.  Truth is, we all have a fascination with tiaras.  Pair them with … Continue reading

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Inspiration: Treasures from the National Gem Collection

During a recent visit to Washington, DC, my partner insisted that we visited the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, the one I usually associate with 5 year-olds due to the dinosaur skeletons.  Little did I know that I was in for … Continue reading

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Red Carpet Jewelry: TONY Awards 2010

The library is open!  Tonight, I’m gonna read a bXXch. I will let the cat out of the bag right off the bat: Katie Holmes???  She always does this!  It drives me crazy.  Enough already, girl!  I know things are … Continue reading

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