Posts Categorized: jewelry

Balancing Earrings with Hairstyles

Shown above are my favorite earrings from Infrared Studios. They’re big monsters, as you can see, and I’ve worn them tons since I nabbed them back in November of 2010. The earrings are quite visible in both photos, but it’s a trick. A trick, I tell you! If I hadn’t jammed my hair behind my ear for the photo on the left, you’d hardly have known I was wearing earrings at all.

See? In the outfit shot from that day, you can just barely see some curved metal objects peeking through the hair curtains. These earrings played a very different role in my accessorization life back when I had longer locks. read more

This Week I Love …

… hoop earrings.

OK, you caught me. I love hoop earrings EVERY week. My face is fairly rectangular so relatively large rounded earrings work well for me. I’ve got quite the little arsenal of hoops in my collection! But no two pairs are alike, and I adore the variety available in hoops.

Argento Vivo Large Hammered Hoop Earrings – $58

Swirly Keen hoops by April Kawaoka – $80

Alexis Bittar Miss Havisham Orbiting Hoops– $225

Filigree Round Hoop Earrings – $25 read more

This Week I Love …

Michelle Chang‘s jewelry.

A few months ago, I decided I wanted one of those super sexy snake bangles that show up on toned celeb arms every so often. I totally wimped out on actually BUYING said bangle, but not before undertaking an exhaustive search. And I did, indeed, find the snake bangle of my dreams in Michelle’s shop:

Snake Bracelet in Sterling Silver with Diamonds, $168

Get a load of that beauty, will ya? Long since sold, but haunts my dreams. Maybe one day I’ll commission one from her. Or maybe I’ll spring for one of her other amazing creations: read more