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Stud Earrings: Old Friends, New Friends

Stud earrings are the first pair of earrings most people own. For many—like us—those thicker-than-average, entry-level posts came with free piercing, a celebratory soft pretzel and a trip to Sam Goody.* (It also marked the beginning of our obsession with tiny trinkets for our earlobes.) The understated look of studs never goes out style. In…

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Geometric Jewelry

It’s impossible to talk about 2016 jewelry trends without talking about geometric jewelry, a trend that’s been on our radar for a while now. If you’re just dipping your toes into the trend, here are the current conditions: Geometric jewelry is—like minimalism tends to be—effortlessly cool. Simple and aesthetic, these minimalist designs are wearable works…

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An Important Pearl Service Announcement

With all the weddings, graduations and occasions to eat sheet cake, we’ve been living in our pearls lately. (Pearl studs have become permanent fixtures on our lobes.) They’re summer’s answer to every dress code. But warmer weather leads to increased perspiration, and the acid from sweat can damage a pearl’s luster. Routine cleaning and proper storage…

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This is How Stylists Layer Their Necklaces

Whoever said ‘Rules are made to be broken’ was onto something. Sure, we obey stop signs, we never take an eleventh item through the express checkout lane, and we always unwrap our candy before the movie. But when it comes to accessorizing with necklaces, we toss the rules out like an empty box of Milk…

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Signed, Sealed In Glitter

We’re enamored with the whimsical trend. Sure, the colored freckle makeup trend isn’t for everybody. But whimsical isn’t a style limited to faux freckles and flower crowns. Minimalist arrows, beachy baubles and feather motifs can do a lot to spruce up your summer office sweater. So leave the novelty coffee mug at home—this is how you should be adding fun to your work wear. Nautical     Want to nail the nautical look this spring? The key is to start with one great piece. Think bold stripes, crisp sail white, rope prints, and the nautical icon: anchors. Even if you’re landlocked, you’ll feel like a boating beauty with a seafaring statement ring…

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Is Your Relationship Promise-Ring-Ready?

Your toothbrushes have been co-mingling for some time, and although you’ve acquired real estate for your stuff, you wouldn’t think twice about using his Speed Stick on a stay over. You know he doesn’t like syrup on his pancakes—only butter—he prefers ketchup directly on the fry pile—not on the side and he’s a meticulous, from-the-bottom-up…

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Jewelry Trends for 2016

Now that the confetti has settled and the Moët has run dry—we look to style experts for insight into the trends to rule the current calendar year. AND THIS GEM HITS OUR INBOX: JCK, a trade magazine and industry authority, published its fifth annual list of jewelry predictions—a forecast based on red carpet trends, runway…

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Oh What Fun!

‘Tis the season for warm cookies and fresh powder as far as the eye can see. We’re dreaming of snuggly sweaters, flannel jammies and hot cocoa with piles of marshmallows. It’s our favorite time of year—twinkling lights inspire us to get outdoors. Glitz and glam get louder. And tinsel garland is everything. How do you…

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How to Win Gift-Giving Style Points This Season

Congratulations, you’ve found the perfect gift. Before you reach for the standard-issue gift bag, ask yourself: Isn’t the perfect gift worthy of more than a festive bag and a stick-on bow? Here’s how to elevate your gift-giving style game. Upgrade the box. Our complimentary boxes are beautiful, but they don’t play Tchaikovsky when you open them;…

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