August 2007

Four, Love

Maria Sharapova, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Serena Williams and Martina Hingis lit up the USTA National Tennis Center at the U.S. Open this week. I'm referring to the jewelry they wore in addition to the fa... read more..

Young celeb offenders offer inspiration

After yet another week of watching and reading about celebrity mishaps, I was inspired to create a concept for a new jewelry line dedicated to the desperate cries of young starlets gone wild. A mini r... read more..

My '80s fashion phobia

As I mentioned in my 10X blog entry "Off the cuff," I'm less than ecstatic about the Fall 2007 return of fashion circa 1980. Throughout the years, as I watched styles from the '60s and '70s recycle, I... read more..

Man watch

Instead of judging a man by the shoes he wears, set your eyes further north and check out his wristwatch. Men's timepieces make definitive style and status statements similar to the way a pair of lace... read more..

Bridal-jewelry jitters

Like Etta James' classic "At Last," I was the most requested at weddings in the '90s, walking down the aisle a total of five times. I had become the poster child for the saying "always a bridesmaid, n... read more..

Cutting-edge cross promotion

An above-average price tag is the only thing Tourneau watches and Honora pearl jewelry seem to have in common with Fage Total yogurt. But that was enough for Fage's advertising agency, Ogilvy New York... read more..

Off the cuff

This summer has been all about bracelets, and although the season is almost over, the trend isn't. After attending the recent "Accessories The Show" in New York City, Women's Wear Daily reporters gave... read more..

Carats in the kitchen

The trend of adding precious metals and gemstones to home design is rapidly growing to the next level. An exclusive pot from premium cookware company Fissler features solid gold handles and 200 diamon... read more..

Design by necessity

An Entrepreneur Magazine article details the evolution of a line of fashionable medical ID tags. It explains how a search to find a jeweler for a friend with an epileptic daughter who refused to wear ... read more..

Oh baby

Since 1990, August has been named the month with the highest number of births more times than any other in the calendar year. So while you're sprinting out of the office on Summer Fridays, remember st... read more..

Gossip rings true

I first read about Paris Hilton becoming the new face of Italian jeweler Damiani on one of the heiress' fan sites. (Disclaimer: The URL is not on my list of bookmarks; I was led there by a news feed.)... read more..
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