BCBG's latest accessories look book is deemed "The Age of Decadence." As Samantha said in Sex and the City 2, "Can you hear the decadence calling?" After flipping through these images, you definitely will. It's all perfectly styled, a mix of glam and grunge, lots of layers, tons of bling, and sky-high heels. Even if you don't buy any of the pieces, it's worth soaking in for inspiration. One of my favorite pairings is this fringe leather belt with majorly stacked rings; more is way more it appears.
Jewelry with the eye motif is often used for protection from the proverbial evil eye. But these Ambush Eye Got Ballz Rings ($251 each) will provide protection on another level. Just check out those massive red bloodshot veins — they're sure to freak out any passerby! Leave it to Lady Gaga to rock it out hard-core. Price aside, are these double eyeball rings freaky or fabulous?
Sometimes an outfit doesn't call for a statement necklace or even grandiose earrings — but it can always use a ring! I was recently on a ring hunt when it struck me: there are endless eclectic styles that would serve as great conversation starters. Wouldn't you want to chat it up with someone who has chic twin skulls or a massive coral on her finger? If you're on my wavelength, enter to find 15 eclectic rings that will make your hand rock.
Kerry Washington kept it coming this week with yet another scintillating statement piece. This time, it was her Kara by Kara Ross triple rock ring that caught our discerning fashion eye. Not only does it add a fresh touch to her Zac Posen dress, the three stones are connected so you don't have deal with stacking them yourself. Quite genius if you ask us.
Compared to nontraditional types, these stylishly traditional rings encompass a chic, simple, and timeless quality. Perfect for all you elegant, understated beauties. We picked out our 10 faves — ranging from classic round cuts to the more modern princess cut — for you to lust over. Enjoy!
Whether you're the nontraditional type or a classic gal, we suggest you peruse ManikaJewelry.com. This SF-based store stocks the crème de la crème of rings made in gold, silver, and even blackened steel (our fave). Even better, a majority of its designers use reclaimed — thus sustainable — metals to create their masterpieces. Manika's bridal rings section displays a wide arrangement, but don't forget to check out the regular rings for even more beautiful wonders.
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Before the launch of her company in 1987, jewelry designer Solange Azagury-Partridge had her hands full with a personal project — designing her own engagement ring. Now, she's back at it for the rest of us, launching her first 30-piece bridal jewelry line this May.
Tough Love, with prices ranging from $1,500 to $226,000, celebrates the engagement ring as an eclectic statement piece. "You shouldn’t mess around too much with wedding rings. It’s with the engagement rings that you have more fun," she said. So, she did just that, mixing traditional elements like a diamond solitaire with sculpted hands. Another memorable piece, named Till Death Us Do Part, is a reincarnation of her classic Bones ring, but now includes a diamond in its center. Beyond cool.
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Let's kick off wedding season with one of the most important components of a wedding: the engagement ring! One little (or big) rock represents so much, and will stay on your finger for the rest of time. For you off-kilter girls, I went on a mad hunt for the most fabulously nontraditional engagement rings out there. I found 15 standouts that I will definitely consult when my time comes. Click on through . . .
Last week, I celebrated the amazing weather and attended a friend's rooftop Morocco-style night. We drank wine, ate some yummy Mediterranean appetizers, and admired the stars above. I asked you to help me put together an outfit that's exotic, colorful, and easy to move in. Sure enough, we belly-danced into the wee hours of the night.
I started you off with these 5-Piece Pink Coral Rings from Target ($20) to get you inspired. Let's see my favorite looks!
The weather has been so nice lately; I feel bad letting it slip away. So I'm heading to my friend's rooftop to have a Morocco-style night. Wine, Mediterranean appetizers, and star-gazing are on the horizon. Can you help me put together an outfit that's exotic, colorful, and easy to move in? You know, in case we break into some belly-dancing.
I'll start you off with these 5-Piece Pink Coral Rings from Target ($20) to get you inspired.
Let's go Fab Finding. Be sure to come back and tell me your Fab Finds are up, or just tag your Fab Finds with Rooftop Night. Now, you can build outfits by creating your very own widget 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. Learn what a Fab Find is and how to make one. And here's a detailed explanation of bookmarks from GeekSugar.
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