Exhibition: Fairy Tales Do Come True

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Hey There Little Red Riding Hood: Cape, late 18th century. The familiar scarlet cloak with an attached hood seems to have been modeled after a style favored by English countrywomen during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Once upon a time there were some beautiful girls named Cinderella, Snow White, Alice, Rapunzel, Dorothy, Sleeping Beauty etc. who charmed their way into our hearts and folklore with fables that continue to mesmerize us. The fables based upon these women’s stories not only have filtered into our collective psyche but have acted as inspirations.

2016 List of Valentine’s Gifts

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Less than two weeks and counting and that list for Valentine’s Day is still growing. The women in your life deserve a tribute on February 14 more than any other day. This year, Jewelistas the world over thirst for a new bauble. Jewelista has assembled some suggestions into this gift guide from our online fine jewelry cache. (Remember Feb. 11 is the last day to shop with us and still get your gift shipped out by Feb. 13) For the Mom: She’s devoted, loving and caring. She makes time for everyone else—seldom for herself. She’s special, so show it. Dazzle her

Gentleman’s Guide to Gifting: Valentine’s

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The big day: Sunday, February 14 is fast approaching. And while that date and the romantic notions surrounding it may not always be top of mind to men, believe us when we tell you women—especially jewelry lovers, our Jewelistas—have been thinking about what sentimental gift you might give them this year. Whether your sweetheart is your Mrs., fiancé, girlfriend, daughter or mother, fine jewelry ranks among the most desired for a Valentine’s Gift. In 2015, the National Retail Federation, the largest retailer trade group, conducted a study of consumers. One in five (21.1%) p

Athleisure For The Win

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Feeling inspired by the casual athletic trend that many women are taking part in cannot be helped. Yoga pants, cascade cardigans, quilted vests, long sleeve tees and also athletic shoes have all, much to our pleasure, become standard day wear. Parts and pieces of this list are also often incorporated into more dressed up looks that take women from work to play. According to The NPD Group, Inc., a global information company, active wear sales increased more than the general apparel market, growing 7% vs. 1% increase in general apparel year-to-date August compared to the same peri

New York Designers Look to Heavens & Earth for SS 2016

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Givenchy SS16 Easy, modern elegance took center stage at New York Fashion Week, calling to mind all things contemplative, from the air and sky to the earth. Designers took inspiration from all things mystical from quiet musings to meditation, a modern nod to the mysticism of the ‘70s. The counterbalance of masculine and feminine started in the Fall 2015 collections, was reflected in elegant lingerie looks straight from the boudoir, noteworthy at Riccardo Tisci’s transformative Givenchy show, held at sunset at the site of 911  – silk satin smoking jackets and tuxedo style

Transitions: How to Take Your Summer Favorites into Fall

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While it may still seem steamy outside, inside our heads we’re beginning to think about fall. In some areas of the country remain hyper-hot; other regions already are experiencing a bit cooler both day and night. How to look smart stepping from summer into early fall? What’s a girl to do? Take your summer favorites and turn them into fall stars. Look at your lacy summer whites and pair them with chic, sophisticated, black. Take some cues from the runway and pair bright color or block colors with a fall neutral– khaki, camel or denim. Pair summer weight cotton, with a weigh