July 2007

South Lyon crime sting

From suit-wearing, Bentley-wielding armed robbers to various smash-and-grabbers caught on surveillance tape and featured on YouTube, it's no surprise this retailer employed a security team capable of ... read more..

Spokesmodel outperforms the Dow

With income totaling $33 million in 2006, Gisele Bündchen was the top-earning supermodel last year, according to Wednesday's article on Thestreet.com. The Brazilian beauty is the campaign face for sev... read more..

Camilla wears the family jewels

The “ice” that Queen Elizabeth II lent Prince Charles’ wife Camilla this past Saturday wasn’t chipped off the cold shoulder she has reportedly given her daughter-in-law in the past. According to the D... read more..

B.B.'s Best: The girlie edition

Hearts and teddy bears might have a girlie connotation, but these designers definitely put a grown-up spin on them. Exhibitionist Earrings in 18-karat gold with pink tourmaline. I love these earrings ... read more..

Safety first

A 10X blog entry from Editor Beth Braverman, "Grills bill to hit state senate," told us about a proposed bill that would take grill-making out of the hands of jewelers and place it in the care of dent... read more..

B.B.'s Best

Chopard "Copacabana" earrings in 18-karat white gold with sapphire and diamond posts, multicolored, pastel sapphire briolettes and tear-shaped opals. Almost as beautiful as the Brazilian beaches from ... read more..

Bad for your brand?

In a recent Reuters’ article, scandal was included in the list of reasons why Spain-based retailer Zara doesn't use celebrities to design or promote its fashion lines. To prove its point, the company ... read more..

A new lease on love

In Egypt, just like in the United States, there's a shortage of men who have the financial means to marry and an abundance of women searching for Mr. Right. But, for Egyptian men, the phrase "financia... read more..

Consumer reactions toward identity theft

Another data breach affecting millions of bank and credit card holders was reported on July 3 by Reuters. Fidelity National Information Services, an electronic-payment processor, revealed that a datab... read more..

High-priced shoe shine

Here are a few sparkly accessories that probably won't fit in a jewelry box, but will look chic on a shoe rack: Laced with 18-karat gold chains instead of plain ol cloth shoestrings, SENI sneakers by ... read more..

Women prefer 'push gifts' that sparkle

Jewelry continues to top the list of preferred "push gifts." While presents such as spa days and cashmere robes sound great, what new mom has time to enjoy either one? She may not be dressed to the ni... read more..
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