Bauble of the Week

I included these Tory Burch earrings in a recent "Currently Coveting" post and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about the bold ’60s vibe since. They’re a carefree way to add a bit of glamour to even your most casual looks next season. 

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Bauble of the Week

Here’s hoping that March is in like a lion and out like a lamb this year because on March 31, I’m packing away the tights for the season and accessorizing with bright, tropical colors. This pair of earrings by Melanie Auld would be perfect for the transition. They’re nearly three inches long, have a hint of sparkle and come in turquoise, coral or mother of pearl

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Bauble of the Week

No longer reserved for ladies who lunch, pearls are having their moment this spring. Look for modern interpretations of the classic gem, like these ladylike-with-an-edge stud earrings from Nektar De Stagni or this double pearl ring at Anthropologie

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Bauble of the Week

I don’t know about you, but I’m more than ready for warm weather shopping. (The polar vortex and Friday’s freezing rain did me in.) This pair of Miguel Ases earrings is part of Astley Clarke’s end-of-season sale, but the opalite drops are ideal for languid summer days. 

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Bauble of the Week

It’s not often that I’m completely gobsmacked by a piece of jewelry, but just look at these earrings! The moonstone cabochons and diamond pave circles look just like fizzy champagne bubbles. Cheers! 

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All in the Details

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A few weeks ago, Bijuju sent over a care package of baubles and clutches—two of my favorite things! I’ve already worn a necklace here, but I had to dedicate a post to one of the standout pieces from the gift: these earrings

First off, they’re $16. (I know!) And while they’re not exactly understated at 1.4” long, the soft grey hue keeps them professional enough for the work week. (Fortunately I don’t have to adhere to a humdrum dress code, but I’m sure some of you do.)

Without getting too lovey, dovey about the brand, go ahead and give the site a perusal. There are hordes of budget-friendly gems for the holidays—for yourself or to tuck into the stocking of a lucky recipient. 

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Behind the Baubles: LeeMo Designs

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When I raved about LeeMo Designs’ lightweight statement earrings earlier this week, you’ll remember that I featured her acrylic lasercut work. Now I’m excited to highlight the real foundation of her collection: beautiful, meticulously crafted origami earrings. One lucky lady will even win a pair of her own! Enter below to add a pair of the Ayano diamond drop earrings to your jewelry box. 

Shop It: Madoka earrings, $40 // Ayano earrings, $26 // Yuri earrings, $30 // Aki earrings, $36 // Ayano earrings, $26 // Aki earrings, $36

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Review: LeeMo Designs

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Confession time: one of my biggest fears is that the aging process will punish me for wearing doorknocker-size earrings. I really, really do not want to be an old lady with saggy earlobes.* Neither does Leela Morimoto of LeeMo Designs. Her collection of lightweight earrings is fashioned from origami and lasercut acrylic to create beautiful statement pieces without the heft. 

I fell in love with the clear acrylic Oridama earrings. Doesn’t it look like the crystallized pattern of frost on a windowpane? 

Check back later this week to go “Behind the Baubles” with Leela and a chance to win a pair of diamond-shaped origami Ayano earrings. (I’m fond of the blue and white pair.)

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*Instead, I really, really want to grow up to be like Iris Apfel. Have you seen her HSN line

A huge thank you to Leela for sending over the earrings!

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Bauble of the Week

I can’t help but smile when I look at these gobstopper-size earrings from Kenneth Jay Lane. You can find them on Net-A-Porter for $180, but keep an eye on Gilt. They were available late last week for $75. 

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Loving Lately

Lately, I’m loving:

  • The unbelievably gorgeous Anton Heunis earrings I won (squee!) from my-wardrobe.com. The day I professed my love for them, I came across a contest the retailer was hosting to win piece by the designer. Fate? Dumb luck? I don’t care because these babies are mine and they are so much better in person. They’re also huge. I like that.
  • Cocoagraph. Instagram images. On. A. Cookie. 
  • Knowing that my busiest time of the year will be over on October 24. I’m running ragged putting together our annual business expo for the 23rd. There’s a lot to do in an awfully short amount of time. I’m surviving on little sleep, lots of coffee and an unhealthy amount of junk food. Buffalo wings? Pizza? Those too-good-to-be-good-for-you Snyder’s of Hanover buttermilk ranch pretzel pieces? Yes, yes, yes! (Fun Fact: Dave calls me “Stressica” at this time of year.)

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