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

The Gentleman’s Guide to Gifting: Pearls

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Whoever singled out diamonds as a girl’s best friend obviously hasn’t seen the latest crop of pearl jewelry. A simple strand of pearl has always been a classic look for women, but the latest styles tend to be more manipulated—combined with other gems, chain, beads etc. for a more dramatic look. The younger and fresher looking the pearl jewelry, the more a woman is likely to enjoy them. They don’t want pearls like grandma had. They want pearls like Emma Watson, Michelle Obama or Sarah Jessica Parker. White pearls are best known but cultured pearls can come in a rainbow of colors, suitabl

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

Road Trip Edge in Sleek Leathers, Tough Girl Boots, Silver Studs & Chains

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J Crew Collection Navy leather jacket As we approach the unofficial end of summer, think out of the box and channel your inner wild child with a fall road trip.  For some it’s a weekend at a horse show, such as The Hampton’s Classic, or a horse show of a different type, the North Texas Fair & Rodeo, or for some, it’s taking a riff on a biker road trip, reliving the counterculture style of Beat poet, Jack Kerouac, and that of the anti-heroes of the ultimate road movie, Easy Rider. The essentials for a road trip up the coast, whether you’re on a motorcycle or not, le

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

A Tropical Heat Wave of Style

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“We’re having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave…” More and more , affluent consumers are heading to exotic locations on their getaways. According to a study released today by Virtuoso, the international travel agency, elite travelers hope to have fun in the sun in places such as French Polynesia, which has had a 91% increase in luxury travelers in one year. Whether you’re in Bali, Boston or Bakersfield, the high heat of summer turns our thoughts to attire that reflects the tropics. Not to mention looks that look cool and keep us cool as well. Carolina Herrer