Although we’re nearing the end of the summer, I’ve only recently noticed this Simon Premium Outlets tv ad: “At Simon Premium Outlets®, there’s always something new to discover. Check out our new Simon Premium Outlets commercial, and visit a property near you for shopping that’s always worth the trip.” I was wondering if maybe Simon had in mind targeting Asian Americans or Asian tourists looking for a good deal, or if this actress was casted […] Continue »
I forgot when I first heard of the fashion designer Vera Wang, but I’ve mostly heard of her name associated with wedding dresses. So it came to my surprise to come across this Zales television commercial for her line Vera Wang Love diamond ring collection! By the way, I think finding the right woman is a whole lot harder than finding the right ring!
“Take home a piece of inner peace” is the slogan to Jizo and Chibi’s jewelry lines. The Chibi jewelry line is representative of a “little one” that is energetic and expressive: it takes on the upside-down approach to life. Pictured above is the Chibi Charm Bracelet ($70.00), one of the simple forms of Chibi. For someone who is more childish at heart, the Chibi would be a better fit compared with the Jizo, which is […] Continue »
Imagine a world where your fashion accessory is your phone, a watch, and just plain cute. With this “Dial” concept design, maybe all this will be possible in the future. The bracelet acts as a rotary dial for your phone, but also projects the time onto your wrist. Maybe someday soon, someone will actually create this.
Spring is here, but that doesn’t stop the weather from throwing in a few cold days here and there. A cold day calls for tea, so warm yourself up with this Green Tea Ring ($12.50). This bling is both cute and quirky, so show off a cheeky bit of warming style.
It’s always amazing to know that our present day world gives us all the opportunity for self-expression, either through how we act or through our fashion. Kirsten Nunez, the creator of Limette, a small jewelry line, produces amazing earrings, necklaces, and rings that are very captivating and unique. The earring pictured above is Gold Dagger Ear Cuff (15.00USD) that allows you to accessorize your ears according to your outfit. The debate about gold and silver […] Continue »
Ever wish you could wear your favorite food? Yeah, me neither but these cute miniature costume accessories might make you think twice. Check out the Half Stack of Pancakes with Strawberry Syrup ring, or even these Sub Sandwiches and Hamburger cufflinks. They are all 100% handmade and reasonably priced at around $15. Check out what other deliciously cute munchies you can add to your jewelry collection.
It’s a new month, and that means it’s time for Goodies Of The Month! (GOTM!). Now, it’s finally April and the season of Spring has sprung upon us. Not everyone celebrates Easter, but here are some seasonable goodies that we found. 1. Shinzi Katoh Congratulations Card: What flower better describes the season than a tulip (assuming, of course, you live in the certain geographic regions that actually have both wildly different seasons and tulips)? Spread […] Continue »
In the land of technology known as Silicon Valley, tiger moms were pushing their cubs to become software engineers, computer programmers, and doctors. While these litters of young people did their best to reconcile personal passion and lucrative career paths, one cub had already figured out his goal. Born left-handed and just one minute before his twin brother, this cub wasn’t a tiger. It was a lion—headstrong and fierce, already knowing from a young age […] Continue »
Sometimes, gold jewelry can be so mundane. Sure it’s shiny, but where’s its sense of humor? With these Gold Skull Earrings ($15), you can now have it all. Measuring just over an inch long, these earrings feature jet-black crystal beads alongside adorable gold skulls. And even if you think skulls are more scary than cute, these earrings are sure to change your mind.
A lot of rings are shiny but there are few that could be described as snarky. This GLaDOS ring ($17.80 – $90.00) is perfect for carrying around everyone’s favorite sarcastic, homicidal robot. Available in materials ranging from plastic to silver, this ring features GLaDOS in all her glory with the words “still alive…” inscribed inside the band. Whether it’s for your significant other or just for yourself, there’s no other way to show your love […] Continue »
Whether you’re single or in a happy relationship, it’s Valentine’s Day. Instead of going for a typical heart necklace, try this Hana Mizuki Pendant ($150) is a unique gift for yourself or someone else. Made of rhodium over sterling silver, this necklace is sure to please.
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