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Crissy Couture Steals the Show at the 2018 Mahogany Showcase

On March 24th, fashion designer Crystal Woodard hosted the 2018 Mahogany Showcase. Models wore a variety of garments and formal wear created by her. The event includes a group of designers that call themselves Designers with a Cause. It was established by Dutch RicLamar to showcase Mahogany fashion trends. 2018 Mahogany Showcase Designers with a … Continue reading Crissy Couture Steals the Show at the 2018 Mahogany Showcase

April 16, 2018

Pearl Jeweler Mikimoto Launches New Collections to Celebrate 125 Years as Pearl Fashion Icon

The key to elegance is always known to be simplicity. In an instant, a single strand of pearls or graceful pearl stud can easily elevate your ensemble to new heights. Luxury Japanese pearl jeweler Mikimoto has both classic and contemporary takes on pearls. And, to celebrate 125 years in business, the brand is launching some … Continue reading Pearl Jeweler Mikimoto Launches New Collections to Celebrate 125 Years as Pearl Fashion Icon

April 15, 2018

5 Gorgeous Accessories to Elevate the Look of Your Wedding Gown

After choosing the perfect wedding gown, your next major quest is to find accessories that can elevate your looks and beauty. This is the time, and naturally so, when you have a keen eye for enhancing your elegance and sophistication with style. Therefore, selecting the right accessories for your wedding dress is extremely important for … Continue reading 5 Gorgeous Accessories to Elevate the Look of Your Wedding Gown

April 12, 2018

Fashion Trends: The Revival of the Magnificent Timeless Pearl

It’s official. Pearls have gone through some major transformations in the fashion industry. Recently, Vogue announced to the world that the timeless pearl has made a return with some modern twists for the fashionista in you. Don’t believe us? Then, check out all the pearls donning international catwalks these days. You’ll find stylish models gliding … Continue reading Fashion Trends: The Revival of the Magnificent Timeless Pearl

April 9, 2018

Men’s Wedding Bands: The Choice Between White Gold & Sterling Silver

The origin of wedding bands can be traced back to the ancient Egyptian era where women were offered circular rings made of papyrus reeds that represented a bond of never-ending love. Similarly, men used to give women valuable rings crafted from silver and gold in the Roman Empire. Today, men’s wedding bands are symbolic of … Continue reading Men’s Wedding Bands: The Choice Between White Gold & Sterling Silver

February 13, 2018

Pearls: The Big Change

The fact that so-called “average” people can purchase pearls with relative ease is the result of a major change in the pearl industry which greatly impacted the jewelry-loving masses. But what, exactly caused this change which made pearls affordable to the average purchaser? The answer is both an economic and environmental one. Economically speaking, there … Continue reading Pearls: The Big Change

January 27, 2016

Pearls and Pompey

The popularity of the pearl in ancient Rome can arguably be traced to a single man – Pompey. Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus (29 September 106 BC – 28 September 48 BC), known in English as Pompey, came from a wealthy Italian family and went on to become a well-known political and military leader in the Roman … Continue reading Pearls and Pompey

November 10, 2015

BE A RARE BIRD OF FASHION: COMBINE FALL LAYERS WITH LAYERS OF PEARLS

A pearl among designers and the original ‘rare bird of fashion,’ Iris Apfel, incorporated pearl jewelry and pearl accessories into her iconic flamboyant styles.   She set the bar high for fun and unrestricted self-expression in fashion. “STYLE IS ATTITUDE; IT’S NOT WHAT YOU WEAR, IT’S THE WAY THAT YOU WEAR IT” – this was the … Continue reading BE A RARE BIRD OF FASHION: COMBINE FALL LAYERS WITH LAYERS OF PEARLS

October 14, 2015

MODERN PEARLS FOR MODERN BRIDES

Pearls can still be cool even for modern brides. Today’s bride wants to be beautiful, and yet update the classic bridal silhouette. Pearls are always chic and on-trend for every bride, even the modern bride who wants to be a bit more fashion forward in her choice of pearl jewelry and pearl accessories.  Pearl jewelry … Continue reading MODERN PEARLS FOR MODERN BRIDES

September 24, 2015

KEEPING PEARLS SAFE

If you haven’t heard it before, you should know that when it comes to wearing pearls safely, the old adage “last on, first off” applies.  Cosmetics, fragrances, hair products and the like can all be damaging to pearls.  Therefore, you should wait until you are completely dressed and ready before putting on your pearls. And … Continue reading KEEPING PEARLS SAFE

September 7, 2015