Black and white are my default colors for accessories and clothing staples. I never regret choosing either one. They’re timeless and versatile. You could say ‘safe’. I choose ‘fabulous’. Don’t get me wrong. I love color and patterns. I just always feel polished, capable and comfortable in black or white. A white cotton shirt, a…Read More
Layered Luxe. Sparkling Silver.
There are times when your LBD needs some extra sparkle. It’s nice to be able to add a touch of elegance and a personal statement with your accessories. That’s exactly what my sister did for the Menlo Charity Horse Show Gala, benefitting the Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired this past August. She…Read More
Bead Beauty. Natural Power.
Beautiful, natural stone beads always make great gifts. This wrap bracelet is made of amazonite. It’s said to encourage truth, courage and self-discovery. I gave this one to my daughter as she completed her first year of university. It comes from paybackgift.com, a retailer who curates handmade jewelry from artists worldwide. Their team is focused…Read More
Glam Bag. Something’s Fishy.
I’ve always wanted a jeweled evening bag. I have since learned there is a particular name for this type of bag. The definition from Wikipedia, “A minaudière is a women’s fashion accessory, generally considered a jewelry piece, intended to substitute for an evening bag.” That suits me just fine. I’m a fan of jewelry and…Read More
Believe. Shine Bright.
Shine bright like a diamond. Rihanna’s words, and good ones at that. Really, wouldn’t it be nice if everyone believed in himself or herself? I think I can. I think I can. Those words belong to the Little Engine that Could. What a great little story for children and relevant at any age. Believing, trying,…Read More
Chakra Balance. Energy Strength.
These amazing 7 stone chakra bracelets are from BackPack Buddha. I purchased them for a circle of friends who were touched and inspired by one we have lost, but who will forever be in our hearts and spirit. Now all I have to do is get some packaging and send them off with love. They…Read More