Should Men Wear Jewelry? The Dos and Don’ts

Should Men Wear Jewelry? The Dos and Don’ts

Hey everyone! Today I want to focus on a topic that seems sort of taboo?men?s jewelry. While many people will tell you that jewelry is reserved just for women, this is not the case. A strong, stylish man can wear jewelry the same way a woman can, only his selections will be much different. Men?s jewelry should be more subtle and sleek. Here are some tips to guide men in their jewelry selections for any occasion. Watches for the Win The watch is a universally accepted men?s accessory, and should be the anchor of any outfit. A man should invest in a few solid timepieces that he can wear on different occasions, such as a sports watch for the gym, an everyday watch, and a nice watch for more formal events. As a woman, I love a man who takes the time to incorporate a nice watch into his daily look. It shows responsibility and class all in one! For all the ladies reading this post, watches are the perfect gift for your guy as well. Help him out by picking a watch that you think embodies his personality, whether that means a skeleton watch, an oversized gold watch, or a more understated silver piece. Cufflinks are Classy Cufflinks are a great accessory that all men should own. They are…

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It’s Time for Fall Jewelry Fashion!

It’s Time for Fall Jewelry Fashion!

This Thursday marks the official beginning of fall! This is very exciting news because with fall comes new fashion, and specifically, new jewelry trends. I love the changing of the seasons, because it gives us the opportunity to completely overhaul our look. Every season, I incorporate something new into my jewelry wardrobe that complements my favorite, will-wear-them-forever pieces. I mentioned chokers in my last post, and I have been loving them for both casual and more elegant occasions. Here are some other interesting trends from New York Fashion Week that will be popular in the coming months. Interesting Earrings While this trend seems a little unorthodox, mismatched earrings are fall?s newest fad. Both celebrities on the red carpet and models on the runway are trying it out. With thi look, earrings should still coordinate in style or color, but should not be identical. I haven’t decided if I’ll be trying this trend out or not, as it is a little out there. However, if you have a bold style and decide to give it a go, comment below and let me know how it goes! A Punch of Punk Punk fashion has made a revival for the first time since the ?90s. Safety pins, unusual piercings, and ear cuffs have all been present on the runway recently. While I?m not…

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4 Ways to Style Your Jewelry Like a Celebrity

4 Ways to Style Your Jewelry Like a Celebrity

As many of you may already know, the Emmy awards are this Sunday. What does that mean in my world? Fashion! I love watching awards shows just to see what each celebrity will wear on the red carpet. Of course, my eyes go straight to the jewelry! The jewelry that?s worn with a gown or a suit can make or break the entire look. Thankfully, many celebrities have amazing stylists to do all the work for them. But I want to let you all in on some helpful ways you can bring the celeb red carpet look home. 1. Cuff It Up Cuff bracelets are very trendy today, and celebrities are repeatedly bringing this trend to the red carpet. Cuffs make a statement, and there are so many ways to wear?them. While some celebs go with one simple cuff to complete their look, others will stack multiple chunky cuffs on their?arms. I love wearing a statement cuff bracelet over a tight, long-sleeve dress or top. However you choose to wear them, cuffs are a great way to get noticed and get in touch with your celebrity style! 2. Get Your Neckline Noticed Attention grabbing necklaces have always been in style both on and off the red carpet, but today?s celebrity trends up the ante. Many celebs are wearing long, flashy…

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Vacation Time! Jewelry Tips and Essentials for Traveling

Vacation Time! Jewelry Tips and Essentials for Traveling

I love to travel. Whether it’s a road trip to a sunny Florida beach, a weekend away in a city I’ve never been to, or an extended stay in a more exotic locale, I enjoy exploring and experiencing new things. From trying the local cuisine to visiting the cultural hot spots, there’s always something new to discover. And getting there can be fun, too! It’s so exciting to jump in a car or board an airplane and know that you’ll soon be in a completely different place. Because I know how important it is to remain fashionable while away, today I?m going to give you some pointers on traveling with your jewelry. What you should take, what you should leave at home, what you should pair together–I?m going to cover it all. Packing for vacation can be a pain. What clothes and shoes you take depend on factors like weather and your planned activities, so you have some guidance there. But deciding what jewelry to bring with you can be a challenging task. While you want to look as fabulous as possible during your time of relaxation and fun, you also don?t want to risk losing your most valuable jewelry. When packing for your trip, my first bit of advice is to leave your expensive and/or sentimental jewelry at home!…

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Future Fianc?s – Customizing Your Engagement Ring

Future Fianc?s – Customizing Your Engagement Ring

Hey everyone, Bridal season is in full swing, and while I?ve already talked about jewelry style for the wedding guest, now it?s time to talk about the main attraction?the bride! For just about any woman, the actual wedding day is the most important bridal moment. But the engagement takes top priority, too. Where a woman gets engaged (public or private space), how it happens (flash mob or dinner at a favorite restaurant), and the people involved (20 friends or just the couple) are major factors. And obviously the ring itself is a significant part of that moment and beyond. A woman?s engagement ring will likely be the most expensive piece of jewelry she ever owns. Along with the sentimental value that?s attached to it, finding the perfect ring to match your personal style?or to nudge?your significant other in the right direction?is crucial. Now I know that for a lot of ladies, engagement ring daydreaming starts on Pinterest early in a relationship, or even before there actually is a relationship. No judgment here! You deserve the best and most beautiful engagement ring, and it takes time to hone in on what fits that vision for you. There are so many different factors that are combined to create your ideal ring, such as the center stone size and cut, the setting, and…

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