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Bedazzled! 5 of the Hottest Summer Jewelry Trends

Now’s about the time we could all use some self-care, right? And your style of self-care might be a bubble bath infused with essential oils, or a glass of Cabernet on the patio. But...
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5 Beautiful Mother’s Day Jewelry Gifts You Can Buy Online

Trying to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift can feel a bit like drinking from a firehose, especially when you’re on a budget. Perfume, makeup, bath and body care, spa gift cards…you name it,...
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Spring Jewelry Trends: Which to Wear & Which to Ignore

Fashion designers will have you wearing 12-inch dangling earrings and thick charms this season, but I’m taking a different approach. Frankly, I’m over the heavy jewelry look. I don’t care much that Valentino models...
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High-Tech Style: 5 Pieces That Go Beyond Basics

The modern world is more advanced and tech-savvy than most of us could ever have dreamed. Speaking into a wristwatch a la Dick Tracy is perfectly normal, and virtually attending an event as it...
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How to Shop Mid-Range Jewelry & Brands to Watch

There comes a time in every budget fashionista’s life when she decides to outgrow ultra-cheap jewelry. Of course I love that Forever21 stocks fun, cheap earrings and bracelets…but many of those pieces are short-lived....
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5 Trending Styles Anyone Can Pull Off Right Now

If ever there was an accurate source of trending styles, it’s eBay. The virtual marketplace is a veritable mecca of all things fashion. When you’ve got a hub of style hits and misses, it...
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Pattern Trend: What’s Hot and How to Wear It

If you love patterns, 2018 is YOUR year! And this Fall, the philosophy is the bolder the print the better. If you’re eager to embrace the “more is more” mentality of autumn 2018, read...
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Classy on a Cent: 8 Tricks to Make Clothes Look Expensive

Want to look like a million bucks when you’ve only got 10? Chin up, girl, because it can be done! And it doesn’t have to involve wearing giant cubic zirconia rings to blind and...
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How to Stack Rings Like a Celebrity

Ever notice how JLo frequently sports bling on several fingers? As one of our favorite style icons, Jennifer Lopez truly understands how to stack rings for any occasion. When she is “relaxed Jenny,” her...
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First Date Jitters? Look Drop-Dead Gorgeous with These Tips

What you wear on a date should feel like second skin to you. The more comfortable you are, the better you look. Your clothing and makeup are not something that should make you anxious...
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The Morbid Jewelry Trend That’s on the Rise

Say you compliment a dear friend on the amazing ring she’s just started wearing, and she tells you it’s cremation jewelry. Um, what now? Yep, that’s right — cremation jewelry is a thing and...
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Nickel Free Jewelry on a Budget

Dear Budget Fashionista, I am very sensitive to metallic jewelry (I think it’s a nickel allergy), but I want to wear jewelry. I’m not allergic to gold, but it’s expensive and tends to be...
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How to Wear the Glitter Trend (Without Looking Ridiculous)

The glitter trend is on this season. But this is one trend that’s especially hard to wear — as there’s a high risk of looking like you’re starring in the next big Cirque show....
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Finger Bling: Sporting the Cocktail Ring this Season

A well-placed, oversized ring — aka the cocktail ring — might be just what I need to spice up my look this spring. Sure, the cocktail ring is less talked about today than in...
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The Jewelry Brand Fashion Girls Love for Summer

“It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine… it’s summertime!” ~ Kenny Chesney The summer season is almost here. And summer — with its long, sunny days — is such a...
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The Basics of Jewelry Style

If I had my way I’d wear jewelry, a great pair of heels and nothing else. Jada Pinkett Smith Jewelry trends change from year to year — one season, we’ll see big statement pieces,...
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Staying out of Treble: Music-Inspired Bling Under $50

Ah, music.  From gym playlists to concerts, tunes that let us get our groove on are always good in our book. Whether we’re chatting about Beyonce’s impressive rap skills in her latest song with husband Jay-Z, Future, and DJ...
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Retail Therapy — Etsy Jewelry Shops Edition

Etsy is a mecca of vintage-meets-crafty fabulousness. Like Pinterest, Instagram or Facebook, it sucks me in like a glitter-filled black hole where I spend hours clicking through steampunk couture clothing, retro bubblegum pink telephones...
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5 Steps to Designing Your Own Wedding Ring on a Budget

Oh! How many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring. English actor Colley Cibber commented on the torments of the wedding ring centuries before it became fashionable to design a ring...
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All Ears: How to Make Your Outfits Look More Expensive, Instantly

What if we told you you could look like a million bucks for less than ten? That’s the secret that’s taking over your Instagram feed, and you probably haven’t even noticed. Globe-trotting heiresses and...
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Industry News: Go to Kickstarter for Luxury Jewelry at Lowest Price

Two L.A. businesswomen are using Kickstarter to launch a jewelry brand that promises high-end pieces at a fraction of normal retail prices. The line, called Cy Collection, will feature bracelets, necklaces and earrings. All pieces...
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