Editor’s Pick: By Women For Women

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“Designed by women for women.” Not a traditional statement in the jewelry world, but one that should be recognized. Founded by a mother and two daughters, Anita, Myriam and Patricia, Gumuchian is not only owned by women, the entire office is run by women as well. Recently recognized by the Women’s Jewelry Association with the Corporate Hall of Fame award, Gumuchian makes me proud to be involved in an industry that is always growing and evolving. It also makes me excited to see women excelling in what is usually considered to be a male dominated field and provid

Winning in White

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Its summer, hot and sultry and you have an all-important meeting or interview where you’re the center of attention. What to wear? Think white, actually think winning in white. There’s a reason the hue is a top red carpet color. It commands attention (and respect). It’s brilliant on blondes, brunettes and redheads and is flattering against any skin tone. And perhaps, most important, it translates into how one can look cool, calm and collected in any attention getting setting. Designers are in love with the color, knowing its bestselling attributes. The spring

Tennis Anyone?

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As an avid tennis enthusiast like many others, I watched Wimbledon intently and in particular the women’s finals with champion, Serena Williams, and her worthy, young competitor, Spaniard, Gabine Muguruza. In addition to offering superb, world class tennis, both competitors wore eye-catching jewelry, in particular delicate karat gold necklaces, Serena’s, a diamond circlet on a choker length chain, Gabine, a double strand gold chain style. Perhaps, this is the start of a new trend, the tennis necklace, which plays into the athletic attire that many women are wearing as their

French Twist

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It’s time to plan a great escape to a far flung destination. If you like the appeal of rugged coastlines, ancient forts and lush villas, luxury yachts and rustic fishing ports, set your sights on the Cote d’Azure in the south of France. From Nice to Cannes to Cap Ferrat and St. Tropez, each resort town offers its own form of Gallic charm, glamour and entertainment. Plan your escape with the perfect French inspired chic wardrobe in – red white and blue – the colors of the French flag – perfect fare for Americans and Francophiles. These are cities that know how to pl

Celebrating Small Town American Style

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If you’re in your element in a small town and like to get to know a place and its people intimately, then a getaway to a good ole American town might be the perfect venue for a summer vacation.  The draw might be the food – New England clambake, Southern soul food, or lake trout – history – a museum or historical site or town – Charleston S.C., Mackinaw Island, Fredericksburg, Texas -perfect for a family gathering, an alfresco music festival – Newport Jazz, Grand Teton, Wolf Trap – or a combination thereof, all perfect reasons for a summer trip, now’s the time to plan a

Mad Men: The Impact of the Iconic Show and its Birdseye Look at the ‘60s

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And so it ends – the end of SCP, Mad Men and all its characters who have left an indelible mark on American culture.The iconic AMC series, Mad Men, created by Matthew Weiner, has reached a fitting conclusion, with new beginnings, new couplings, and new business ventures figuring into the finale. Don Draper and company have left an indelible mark on American pop culture with its view of the turbulent ‘60s through the lens of an advertising agency.A veritable boon to fashionistas and fashion pundits, Madmen’s reach has extended from making cocktail parties and cocktail rings hip again,