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August 2012

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Show Off Your Wild Side With Theo Fennell's Safari 'Arts Collection

Aug 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Are you an animal lover? If so, the latest collection by luxury jewelry designer Theo Fennell was made for you. Founded in 1982, the British jewelry company designs and crafts its own jewelry in London, and was even a contender to be the Queen’s jeweler after Harry Collins left the post in July. Now, the designer known for providing bling to such celebrities as Sir Elton John, David Beckham, and Amanda Holden has a new collection to add to his repertoire that is roaring with glitz and glam.... Read More

Rare 19th Century Jewelry Makes a Bold Comeback

Aug 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

If you're not familiar with Whitby jet jewelry, you're not alone. The somewhat outdated stone hit its peak in popularity during the Victorian era, but is now making fashion news in the form of luxury jewelry by designer Jacqueline Cullen. First made popular by Queen Victoria when she went into mourning after Prince Albert's death in 1861, Whitby jet is making a comeback: it's fierce, bold and looks great next to highlighting precious metals and gems.... Read More

Sparkling Diamond Jewelry with Brazilian Flare by BRUMANI

Aug 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

BRUMANI is the exotic diamond jewelry brand by two hard-working brothers that have a vision of creating one-of-a-kind pieces fit for the different moments of the contemporary woman’s life. A combination of colored gems and strategic alignment create a mirage of fluid movement, as these pieces are meant to embody all the liveliness, spontaneity and joy of the Brazilian culture.... Read More

Costume Jewelry Collection by Nicole Romano References the Past

Aug 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

We’ve seen a huge spike in luxury costume jewelry this season (pun intended) and Nicole Romano follows suit in a fashion that is classic of her line— edgy and hip, yet tasteful. Her jewelry line is already popular among the stars— you’ve probably seen Romano’s collections on Hollywood’s elite, as well as in mainstream media. With the release of her new line for Resort 2013, Romano is giving her loyal celebrity following and we common folk another reason to love her designs.... Read More

Bona Drag Features Gothic Jewelry in Ceremonial Collection

Aug 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

We feel pretty safe saying that the Ceremonial Collection featured at Bona Drag is something you’ve never seen before. Though the luxury collection includes pieces to complete an entire formal look, including weddings gowns, it’s the jewelry that we’re particularly smitten with. Even if gothic-chic isn’t your style, we still think you’ll appreciate these one-of-a kind pieces by a group of established jewelers.... Read More

Eco-Friendly Jewelry by MONIQUE PÉAN Uses Exotic Materials

Aug 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Monique Péan may just have stepped onto the luxury jewelry scene a few years ago, but in that short time she’s already made fashion news, establishing herself as a designer and garnering awards... Read More

Interview with Louis Vuitton Jewelry Designer Lorenz Bäumer

Aug 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Slavica Monczka

“I would love to be seen as an artist who creates sculptures to be worn,” states Lorenz Bäumer, the creator behind Louis Vuitton fine jewelry. In fact, he has been the creator of many fine jewelry pieces for other eminent names such as Chanel, Guerlain and Baccarat. These most reputable houses would only enlist a most proficient jeweler to uphold their reputation, bien sûr! But Lorenz Bäumer has his own great name and salon also, where he describes to me in a recent interview the commonality he shares with Louis Vuitton, his most poetically expressed inspirations, and the one “erotic object” he finds amusing.... Read More

TAG Heuer Watch Label Honors Long-Time Brand Ambassador

Aug 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Luxury watch brand TAG Heuer is known for fronting the faces of famous movie stars and athletes alike. To add to an already successful year, the brand made fashion news when it announced on August 6 a renewal of its association with brand ambassador Shah Rukh Khan, who has already been linked to the brand for nine years. To celebrate the renewal of Khan’s contract, the latest TAG Heuer Carrera 1887 Elegance collection was released, along with a new advertising campaign in India. This event is the most significant product launch for the brand this year.... Read More

Movado Bold Collection Offers Ultimate Usability and Style

Aug 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Luxury watch brand seems like it's always got something up its sleeve— literally. With an astonishing 27 collections in their repertoire and a history that dates back to 1881, each line of watches looks so different that it was hard to pick just one collection that I loved. Ultimately, I found the Bold collection to be a stylish line whose versatile looks will appeal to a number of audiences.... Read More

Eclectic Jewelry With a Punk Rock Spin by Fenton

Aug 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

You may be starting to see fall luxury jewelry lines hit the markets, but there are still some distinguished spring and summer collections to take note of. One of those is Fenton Jewelry. It’s the heart and soul of designer Dana Lorenz, who created the label back in 2006 as a way of putting her pent-up creative energy to use. Today, the line is flourishing at top retailers worldwide, thanks to a little luck and a lot of passion.... Read More

Vintage Costume Jewelry Found in Rachel Zoe Collection

Aug 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

High-profile stylist and designer Rachel Zoe has been all over fashion news in the last few years. From her booming job as a celebrity stylist to her hit reality TV show, followed by designing her own line and then having her first baby, it’s a wonder the fashion icon has enough energy to even fasten a safety pin. But anyone who knows anything about Rachel Zoe knows it would be bananas for her to do otherwise.... Read More

Gold Plated Jewelry Inspired by World Travel

Aug 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you’ve got a thing for bold luxury costume jewelry, Aurélie Bidermann is your girl. Nothing says statement jewelry like her line of exotic pieces, and her Autumn-Winter 2012-13 collection proves that. Full of gold plated jewelry with intricate shapes, eclectic patterns and alluring stones, this collection has a tribal and exotic feel to it that is sure to add striking detail to your outfit for a special fall event.... Read More

Jewelry Auction Will Feature Designs by Late Artists

Aug 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Here's some fashion news that antique jewelry fans will love to hear— an October 1 auction in Los Angeles will feature about 20 pieces of exquisite jewelry by six different designers. The pieces are described as “wearable miniature sculptures,” created by late jewelers who appreciated modernist architecture and design. This group of jewelry is part of the 20th Century Decorative Arts at Bonhams Auction.... Read More

The Abingdon Co. Merges Function with Fashion

Aug 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Chelsea “Abingdon” Welch of luxury watch brand The Abington Co. is living the high life — literally — with a line of watches and accessories for women who are frequent flyers. Among several other projects, most recently Welch and The Abingdon Co. have partnered with the Mercedes-Benz Owner's Club to take part in the United Kingdom's Diamond Jubilee.... Read More

Forevermark Unveils 'Center of My Universe' Collection

Aug 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Carolyn Hsu

They say that “diamonds are a girl’s best friend,” and Forevermark wants to make sure their clients are proud of that. Not only does the luxury diamond brand produce some of the world’s highest quality gems, the company is also leading the way in social responsibility... Read More

Unique Jewelry Inspired by Crystals | Concrete Polish

Aug 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Luxury jewelry brand Concrete Polish was born after designer Angela Monaco spent years trying to find her creative niche in art school. She studied various different mediums at the Maryland Institute College of Art, from printmaking to glassblowing, but ultimately found her match when she started metalsmithing.... Read More

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