July 2009

A favorite retailer closes

Exhausted enough from JA New York show week to feel a bit like crying on bad news. One of my favorite independent retailers has closed its doors for good. Since I was three, living in Yellowstone Nati... read more..

Style snaps from JA New York

At the JA New York Summer Show, jewelry designers continued to experiment with silver and also offered new takes on old favorites, especially diminutive versions of bestsellers. Stacking and layering ... read more..

Star Sighting: Rachel Bilson

A few months ago, actress Rachel Bilson’s home in Los Angeles was broken into, with thieves making off with a trove of designer clothing, jewelry, shoes and handbags estimated in the hundreds of thous... read more..

Less media, more sightholders

So I found out yesterday that we’ve lost two more industry publications. Cygnus Business Media announced Monday it was "suspending" publication of four titles and that, unfortunately, happened to incl... read more..

Wedding bells are ringing all over the place

I'm off to New Hope, Pa., to attend the wedding of a dear friend, one of my housemates from my mostly memorable days at Ohio University. This wedding is just one of the many I have been involved with ... read more..

My life in diamonds

Last Thursday, I trekked my happy, east-side self over to Manhattan’s west side for the Diamond Information Center’s annual diamond jewelry showcase extravaganza. There were many pieces I wanted to ta... read more..
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