>> Sneak Peek: Anna Sheffield for Target —Bing Bang's Anna Sheffield has a Target collection — full of charm necklaces and hoops with mixed metal multi-chains, rings adorned with colored stones, and stud earrings — hitting stores and online Aug. 30. Prices range between $19.99 and $79.99, with most pieces under $40, and Lucky has a first look at the goods. [Lucky Right Now]
My dad's the best. He's always there for me, gives me sound advice, and is cool to hang out with. Last Sunday was Father's Day so it was all about him. We headed to a yummy lobster brunch — only the best for my pops. I asked you to help me find a cute outfit for this special day. I suggested shorts . . .
I started you off with these unique Bing Bang Cherokee Earrings; they're my newest lust. Let's see what you came up with!
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My dad's the best. He's always there for me, gives me sound advice, and is cool to hang out with. This Sunday is Father's Day so it's all about him. We're heading to a yummy lobster brunch — only the best for my pops. Can you help me find a cute outfit for this special day? I'm thinking shorts . . .
I'm starting you off with these unique Bing Bang Cherokee Earrings; they're my newest lust.
Now, you can build outfits by creating a list of clothing items. We have everything you need to build outfits, and you can use your Fab Find bookmarks, too. This is an even better way to put together an entire outfit when completing your Fab Finding missions.
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Want to know one of my all-time favorite jewelry designers? You're looking at her, and her three jewelry collections: Anna Sheffield (fine jewelry), Anna Sheffield Bespoke, and Bing Bang. Now it's all in one tight place, AnnaSheffield.com. As well, there are online exclusives and limited-edition goodies. And Anna's on it — in a few weeks she's launching an iPhone app enabling users to purchase more easily from the site. Most cool? Learn how to pronounce Ah-na's name and hear about her muses via the blog and videos. I'm still obsessing over the arrow two-finger ring ($215), it's too special to ignore, just like Anna.
Here's my big problem: I really want a fresh double ring — I firmly believe double the ring, double the fun. But, as you know, I spend my days typing. Would it be totally dumb for me to purchase the novelty ring even though I can't wear it the majority of the time? Help shine some light, please.
Soon, vamps will not only be trendy on the screen. I'm anticipating gothic jewels in the form of rosaries, crosses, and shark teeth, apparently, to start warding off delicious evil. Twilight's Robert Pattinson recently went gaga over Finn jewelry's pavé diamond shark’s tooth necklace at a photo shoot. The stylist on set was wearing said necklace and Pattinson ended up buying an 18-karat gold version on a leather cord. Other manly men who dig Finn's sharky bling: Liev Schreiber and Brad Pitt.
On the Angels and Demons side of the Hellmouth, Italian jewelry brand Damiani merged with costume designer Daniel Orlandi to create the jewelry for the action film. The special collection of crosses and rosary beads inspired by the film will be crafted with gold, diamonds, onyx, and black enamel. The line, aptly named Angels & Demons, will make an appearance at the upcoming Couture trade show in Las Vegas. Don't get too excited; prices range from $3,440-$8,540. Nobody said it was cheap being Buffy . . .
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Y'all ready for this? First, next up for Target GO International: Bing Bang jewelry designer Anna Sheffield. You may recall Anna already teamed up with Urban Outfitters and Bensoni for a couple jewelry collections, word is she's next on the roster at our favorite cheapo retailer. Sweet. Stay tuned for more details on Anna Sheffield for Target . . .
In equally awesome news, Macy's is jumping on the designer collaboration train. The retail giant tapped Rachel Roy to create an exclusive line dubbed Rachel Rachel Roy. According to the designer, "This line is the younger sister to the Rachel Roy collection. It has the same designer sensibility but with a younger feeling." The line includes clothing and accessories — my eye is already on these colorful lace-up oxford booties. Product will hit stores in August, and a new retail concept is being applied. Roy's sister collection will be displayed in pop-up sections within Macy's with unique fixtures, separate from everything else. Smart — this way, you can't miss it. And you don't want to miss it. By the looks of it, Roy delivered her eclectic ladylike vision to the new endeavor; fur vests, artsy prints, rich embellishments, and playful separates make up the mix.
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The jewelry mastermind behind Bing Bang, Anna Sheffield, has teamed up with hip NY clothing brand Bensoni to create a line of rocker girl baubles to complement its Fall collection. The exclusive line, which debuted at New York Fashion Week, includes a selection of earrings, necklaces, and cuffs made in inky, metallic finishes. My favorite piece has to be this rad cuff. Anna's combination of bronze and teal is genius. The collection will be available come Fall. I'm tingling!
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>> Fall 2009 is jewelry's time to shine, judging by all of the collaborations debuting during Fashion Week. Besides Alexander Wang working with Paris Kain of AbraxasRex on "industrial," "animalistic" pieces, Bensoni commissioned Bing Bang's Anna Sheffield to do candy heart necklaces with pyramid pendants, Jason Wu enlisted Philip Crangi to add a "tough element" to his collection, Gilles Mendel and Subversive's Justin Giunta teamed up for chains and jewels to will appear on and worked into the J.Mendel collection, Eddie Borgo channeled his triangle obsession for Jen Kao, producing a sharp set of baubles — and he also working with Joseph Altuzarra. Not to mention a variety of other partners in jeweldom: Hervé Van der Straeten and Ruffian, Thakoon and Fenton's Dana Lorenz, DanniJo and Trovata, Roxanne Assouline and Brian Reyes . . .
Needless to say, the bijoux will be aplenty this season — especially because those partnerships are a good way to for jewelry designers get pieces out there without spending money — "You'll see a lot of collaborations going on with designers — like Irene Neuwirth is doing jewelry for Richard Chai — so you can see the talent at the same time," says CFDA executive director Steven Kolb.
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Wish lists are genius. My family would be lost without the ones I create for them. Did you know that Shopbop has a wish list feature? As you can see below, mine is already filled with pieces by Alexander Wang, Elizabeth and James, and Bing Bang. Basically stuff I want but would rather have my family get me! Here's how to get in on the fun: sign up for a free Shopbop account and start adding your favorite items. There's a small "Add to Wish List" button on the right bottom corner of every Shopbop item. You can also search for your friend's wish list, either to know what to buy her or to get inspired by her style.