Posts Categorized: jewelry

Mixing Gold and Silver Jewelry

How to mix metals, how to wear gold and silver together

Reader Wendy wrote to me a while back asking about style rules concerning mixed metals. At the time I wore silver exclusively – my engagement and wedding rings are white gold – so I had never grappled with this question myself. But I’ve since started incorporating some gold tones into my jewelry wardrobe and tinkered with mixing. So now I believe you can go one of four routes: Don’t care, wear all one or the other, mix intentionally, or include a bridging piece. READ MORE

Reader Request: Building Accessory Collections

How to build your accessory collection like a real fashionista!

Long, long ago, mamaspeak popped this request into the suggestion box:

I would love to see some posts about building shoe and jewelry collections. I’ve gone through the relevant tags that you have and got some great ideas, but I’m starting from very bare-bones and am nervous about buying more shoes/necklaces/etc. that look nice in the store, but don’t seem to match anything, are actually uncomfortable-in-disguise, get very little use, etc. It would be nice to see something about basic items that are good base pieces … READ MORE

This Week I Love …

… April Kawaoka’s amazing jewelry.


Do you have any idea how long these Grown Hooped earrings have been in my Etsy faves? I’m thinking about 2 years now. Other wishlist items always seem to bump them, but my love for them remains strong.

Her other elegantly unique designs have won me over, too.

Peachy Keen, $100 Quietly Grown, $80


Ebb and Flow, $70 Swirly Keen, $80

Which piece is your favorite? How would you wear it?