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Trend Watch: Jeweled Necklines (Plus DIY Tips!)

Posted on February 08, 2016 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

One of the most festive trends of this year involves jeweled, or gem-detail, necklines, and these bedazzled necklines are appearing on dresses, sweaters, and blouses.

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How Does Fashion Trend Forecasting Work?

Posted on September 10, 2015 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

Somehow, all of the major designers seem to be on similar wavelengths.

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Trend Watch: Engagement Rings with Colored Stones

Posted on May 14, 2015 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

We’re living in an exciting era for jewelry. There are endless options for engagement rings, allowing you to express your distinct taste while declaring your love. The diamond solitaire will always be a classic, but nontraditional designs, including colorful stones and unique settings, are on the rise.

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Posted in engagement rings, fashion, gems, jewelry, style, unique engagement rings, untraditional engagement rings, wedding rings

Trend Watch: Animal-Inspired Jewelry

Posted on April 16, 2015 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

The Spring 2015 fashion forecast shows a high chance of clever whimsy in just about all the ways you can imagine. We’re particularly tickled by the playful, animal-inspired pieces appearing in both haute couture and street style.

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DIY Jewelry Hair Pieces

Posted on March 26, 2015 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

For women—and men!—hair is an outlet for self-expression. Whether we like to keep things minimal or try bold and creative styles, there are endless ways to say a little something about ourselves with our hair style. Wearing a hair accessory, for one, can elevate your look instantly—especially if said hair add-on is made with your favorite style of jewelry.

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How Do Mood Rings Work?

Posted on March 19, 2015 by Mary Hood | 2 Comments

mood ringEven though mood rings aren’t able to predict your mood with scientific accuracy, they can give a rough indication of your surface body temperature—and there is some correlation between your emotional state and your body temperature.

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Trend Watch: Geometric Jewelry and Interior Design

Posted on February 04, 2015 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

Geometry-inspired patterns and shapes have been a runaway trend over the past few years. Appearing in jewelry, clothing, and interior design, geometric style has a little something to offer everyone. If you're not sure how to incorporate geometric pieces into your personal style, start small and simple--a cute pair of earrings or a pretty throw pillow are excellent places to start.  

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