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Beautiful Bangles

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Tribal stretch braceletIf you need to brighten up a simple outfit try adding some chunky decorative bangles to liven things up a bit. I have just been browsing on the Oasis website and found some stunning items that would be great for the summer months. First off I found this Tribal stretch bracelet and its only £8, it would look great accompanied by some smaller wooden bangles and looks more expensive than it actually is.

Escape chunky mosaic bangleI also saw this cute Escape chunky mosaic bangle in red for £10 which would definitely add a bit of colour to your outfit. The bracelets can be worn day or night with a casual or more dressy outfit and are perfect to wear with a short sleeved top so you can really show them off!

For more beautiful bangles at Oasis, visit one of their stores or shop online now if you can’t wait!

Flower Power is Back

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

If you walk around any shopping centre you will see floral designs plastered all over the manikins and dressing room hangers. I can’t quite believe it but is seems flower power has returned. It doesn’t stop at clothing either, many stores have stocked up on flower inspired jewellery too. These three pieces from Topshop will give you a good idea what to expect when you next venture out on a shopping trip.

Floral Jewellery from Topshop

The first (left) is a Vintage Look Flower Necklace costing £10, superb to accompany a plain black dress or simple outfit. The second is an Embossed Flower Bangle (£8), beautifully designed and perfect to wear as a single piece to show off the unique detail.

Last but not least and my personal favourite is a Stone Set Flower Ring (also £8), perfect to add a bit of bling to your finger! Get into your floral prints this spring, they’re going to be huge.

Helena Christensen – the new face of Pilgrim Jewellery

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

pilgrim.JPGThe stunning Helena Christensen has become the new face of Pilgrim Jewellery. Not only that, she has also played a role designing some of the pieces herself.

Pilgrim Jewellery has become one of the worlds fastest growing international fashion jewellery. They have a unique style that attracts people throughout the world regardless of culture – including A-list celebs!! Their collection is huge and has the ability to provide jewellery to allow people to follow fashion without being a victim and gives the opportunity to enhance individual personality.

Take a look at the vast selection from watches to charms from mens pieces to sunglasses, all of which are made to the highest of quality at www.pilgrim.dk. It would appear you cannot buy on line however they have a store finder application and you can find stockists in most major cities.

Erickson Beamon @ Debenhams

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

ebrosecuff.jpgThe flamboyant duo have once again come together to create yet another fab collection of handcrafted jewellery for popular department store Debenhams.

This new range of glitzy dress up decorations will re-create the feeling you once had when you were younger and rummaged through your mums jewellery box to find a shiny piece and having that overwhelming feeling that you have in fact struck gold!!

EB – as the range is known is a designer diffusion line that has recently hit the stores. The stand out costume jewellery will glam up any rock t-shirt or will add the finishing touch to your favourite party frock. Each piece has the added bonus of looking like it has come straight from a couture cabinet at Tiffany but without the hefty price tag.

The collection is so vast it’s hard to choose my favourite pieces, but I think for me this silver coloured diamante rose cuff wins hands down. This piece is the ultimate accessory needed to draw attention to yourself. It’s £65.00 but once on it literally looks a million dollars!!

This is gorgeous designer jewellery that deserves to be worn as though it’s a family heirloom!!

Kew Necklaces

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Triple Loop necklaceNot only did I not know that Kew was the little sister brand of top high street name Jigsaw, I also didn’t know what great and affordable jewellery they have to offer.

I have heard of Kew in the past, but always associated their products to be quite dull and aimed at the older lady, but after checking out their goods on line I’m very much mistaken!

Disc NecklaceFor instance this trendy Triple Loop necklace attracted my attention straight away. Its so original looking and a real statement piece that would look fab with a plain t-shirt. Its a very fashionable green made up of a triple layer of flat beads and can be bought on line or in store for just £18.

This Disc Necklace is also just as stylish but is a little more subtle than that of the Triple Loop. Its gold in colour and is a fine long chain that has delicate discs attached to create a very elegant look! This can also be found on line or in store and can be all yours for just £19.95.

Statement Necklaces

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Mirrored Bib NecklaceBig, Bold and colourful necklaces that really make a statement to even the most simple outfit are very much in this season and going by the pieces I’ve found, big does not have to mean expensive.

If you went looking, I think you would find most high street stores would be big on the statement necklaces and would have many a design for you to choose from. I stuck to one of my favourite high street stores – Topshop, where their freedom collection always manages to come up trumps no matter what you’re after.

Cut Out Shapes NecklaceThis Mirrored Bib necklace is quite expensive for Topshop at £25, but I think most people would agree, its still very reasonable for the size of the piece. The delicate but bold mirrored beads sit on a black strap and would definitely add statement to any outfit, its a hugely striking and eye catching necklace, but with a touch of elegance – I love it!

If your looking for a statement necklace that’s for the more casual look then this Cut Out Shapes necklace does just the job and for a very reasonable £10. The burgundy plastic shapes form into a pointed drop to add shape and style to the necklace. This piece would set off any neckline but I think it would look great with a simple vest top to make the necklace the main focal point.

So sit back and let the necklaces talk girls – the bigger the better!!

Chunky Cuffs

Saturday, October 13th, 2007

Multi Stone WristwearWhen I say chunky cuffs I’m not talking about shirt cuffs, I’m talking about about great fashion statements in the form of a bracelet. They seem to be the must have item out there in celebville with a great metallic cuff seen on Sienna Miller, a punky studded look for Hilary Duff and a more ornate delight spotted on Fergie.

Where can you get your hands on these great accessories I hear you cry, and the answer quite simply is on the high street!!

Amulet Cuff BraceletTo name but a few, one of my favourite high street bargains is this Multi Stone Wristwear from Topshop’s freedom collection. Its big, bold and vibrant and costs just £6. Also from the Freedom collection check out this Amulet Cuff Bracelet for the punky vibe at just £10. Topshop have really embraced the chunky cuff this season so check out the whole collection either on line or in store.

Textured Flower CuffIf you’re more in to ornate jewellery then this Textured Flower Cuff will be perfect with stamped metal flowers and glass stones. Its just £10 and again can be found on line or in store at Accessorize.

M&S GD25 Heart Charm Necklace

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Heart Charm NecklaceOn the 25th of this month, Marks and Spencer launched their latest collection – GD25. Its a collection that features just 25 items and will be around for just 25 days in 25 store locations (as well as online) to celebrate 25 years of fashion guru George Davies.

The collection has everything you need for this seasons look including this irresistible silver Heart Charm Necklace which can be yours for just £29.50. I love the way the adorable charms are scattered all around the three chains. It’s a real catching piece, a true keepsake. It really will add that silver touch to any of the style sensations in the GD25 collection.

To find your nearest GD25 stockist in the hope to find this gorgeous necklace check out www.marksandspencers.com, after all who can resist a little charm??

Lovelinks

Monday, September 10th, 2007

LoveLinksI am actually in love with Lovelinks! Lovelinks is a new jewellery range that everyone is going crazy for and I can see why; it’s gorgeous!

I’ve always loved charm bracelets as they give you the opportunity to design your own piece of jewellery making it more personal and unique. If you too have a passion for jewellery and are fed up of seeing the same bracelet on hundreds of other girls then this new jewellery range is perfect for you, all you have to do is buy a bracelet or a necklace to start adding your own links to! You have the choice of a leather or solid silver strap and prices start from £9.95; bargain!

I must warn you that there are sooo many links to choose from so if looking to purchase your own lovelinks make sure you have plenty of time! All of the links are handmade in Denmark and they are all sterling silver. However some are decorated with 14ct gold and others are covered in beautiful coloured glass. The best news of all is that they are really reasonable; links range from £5 to £52.50 so there is something for everyone. I personally am spoilt for choice!

Dorothy Perkins Latest Offerings

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Red Enamel EarringsI’m just addicted to accessories this season and love to finish off an outfit with fab jewellery, so when I saw Dorothy Perkins latest designs I couldnt believe my luck, especially when I saw the price tag!!!

From what I can see, they have it covered come day or night. For day wear spice up your wardrobe with a range of beaded accessories and chunky jewels in shades of burnt orange, amber brown and red. For my autumn wardrobe I will definitley be getting my hands on these red enamel earrings and for just £4.

Silver Ball NecklaceFor that extra evening glam you can find a great range of metallic accessories in both sparkling silver and cool majestic black. I loved this silver ball necklace for £12 which will make the perfect finishing touch to any outfit.

Check out the rest of the great accessories they have to offer this season at www.dorothyperkins.com or in store with prices that range from as little as £3 to a very affordable £12.