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Fall is Here, with Rebel Designs

17 Nov

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Fall has me thinking about extra layers and accessories.

It’s that time of year where the weather flips the switch to fall, the leaves begin to change and your wardrobe calls for a gentle makeover.

I love the fall mornings that start off with the fog of a coastal marine layer and break out into a gorgeous, crisp and sunny afternoon.

That’s why I’m loving Rebel Designs this month.

The designers at Rebel take their inspiration from the rough, yet refined grit of New York City, where the changing of leaves beckons the approach of fall.

Their jewelry is just like the layers of our favorite fall outfits.  Warm base layers with stylish flare accessorizing your entrance into colder temps.

The mix of crystal and leather is the perfect complement to fall—the sparkle of crystal mixed with the deep warmth of leather.

I just purchased a new pair of taupe leather booties that I’m absolutely crazy about.  With a medium-height heal, they can so easily be dressed up or down.  I love pairing them with skinny jeans in a deep, dark denim and throwing on a long cable knit sweater over top.  If I’m feeling some color, I add a light scarf to complete the lookI love any of the Rebel Design cuffs with this look.  When I’m feeling the need for a little extra flare on a rainy morning coffee date, I especially love the Vintage Leather Cuff with the Round Crystal Disk.

This look is great for a mid-morning brunch with friends and so simply transformed into an outfit for a night out on the town—no need to change your jewelry.  Shed the sweater, replace with a deep rust blouse and light, caramel-brown leather jacket—keep your jewelry—and you’re ready for a hip night out on the town.

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RUSH by Denis and Charles Eva Multi-Strand Bracelet

2 Sep

While long necklaces have had our heart lately, it’s time to let a fun bracelet take the spotlight. The layered arm bling trend is still very much happening, so today we bring the Eva Multi-Strand Bracelet into action.

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This bracelet features 11 strands of bronze, charcoal, gold chain, and crystal. My favorite feature is the mix of metallics. This bracelet allows us to mix our metals and color palettes while choosing our outfit and additional accessories.

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The mix of red-ish brown jeans with a black top make this bracelet work. The bronze tones of this bracelet are also the perfect gateway to wear this piece all fall long.

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For today’s featured bracelet and more layered bling, check out Sweet Bling here.

Vibrant Beads: The Blue Druzy Toggle Necklace

5 Aug

Vibrant Beads– This modern style gives your long strand necklaces a fun flare with some added shine. Today we show off another Timothy John favorite to mix up your accessories while still having the appeal of a classic long necklace.

The Blue Druzy Toggle Necklace features a blue pendant with crystal and sodalite stones. With gold detailing, this piece can be dressed up or down. For today, my everyday denim button up and beaded tank complete this casual look.

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For today’s featured necklace and more bright beaded selections, check out Sweet Bling here.

Spikes & Studs: The Best 3 Spike Jewelry Pieces

14 Jul

Spikes and studs are still making quite a statement in fashion. This trend is seen mostly with accessories, including studded heels, flats, bags, and clutches. Also very popular with spikes and studs is jewelry. Spikes add a punk like element to fashion, styled to look sleek or edgy. In today’s fashion, spikes are much more mainstream meaning any girl can take on  this trend to add a flare to her own personal style. With Sweet Bling, it is possible to wear unique designs  at an affordable price. To tackle this trend, Sweet Bling has pulled a few spike pieces that vary in intensity, color, and styling.

1. Spike and Bling Necklace: Gold spike and clear crystal necklace. The small spikes and neutral palette make this a perfect piece to try out the spike trend with a variety of looks.

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2. Aideen Spike and Jewel Necklace: Emerald and citrine colored jewels rock this edgy necklace by Jamierocks. Spikes and chain are in worn gold while the vibrant jewels rule this necklace.

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3. Spike and Chain Earrings: A simple gold spike hangs from black chain with glimmers of gold. These earrings add a subtle edge to complete a look.

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For today’s featured pieces and more spike selections, check out Sweet Bling here.

Layering Your Bling: The Best 3 Bracelets to Stack

16 Jun

No longer are the days of choosing just one bracelet to accessorize. It’s now all about layering on the bling. To make this trend easy to achieve, having a few bracelets that can be layered with various outfits is key.

1. Chunky Stretch Link Bracelet  ($18) This piece provides a staple to your jewelry wardrobe to pair with endless looks. It makes the perfect base for layering with its versatility and simplicity. This matte gold piece is also special by its secret stretch feature. While looking like links, this bracelet has the ability to slightly stretch, making it easy to throw on.

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2. Ivory Leather Crystal Wrap Bracelet  ($32) This wrap with a buckle closure is another neutral, but has some added bling. While the first piece is more of a classic, this piece has a very modern take on a bracelet. Wear solo with distressed denim or layered like we have pictured.

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3. Crystal Stretch Bracelet Set of 3  ($38) To top off today’s layered bracelets, this set is delicate and soft, adding some subtle shine. The layering doesn’t stop here, also check out this set in silver.

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With a combination of texture, neutrals, and sparkle, layering bracelets can be fun and simple! Today our top 3 bracelets to stack are worn with a bold and bright kimono.

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For today’s featured pieces and many more bracelets to layer, check out Sweet Bling here.

Roxanna Jewel Necklace and Earrings by Jamierocks with Soft White Blouse

2 Jun

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Today we style some new favorites– the Jamierocks Roxanna Jewel Necklace and Earrings. These favorites feature some of the best from the 2014 color palette trends. This blue, light green, and yellow combination on three layers also glistens beautifully in the sun as we enter summer fashion.

 

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This lovely combo of color can worn with various summer shades. However, today we let the jewelry do the talking by pairing with a soft and flowy sheer white blouse. And of course to keep the styling simple, a little tousled hair.

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Today’s featured pieces are the Roxanna Jewel Necklace and the Roxanna Jewel Earrings by Jamierocks. Check out Jamierocks and more from Sweet Bling here.

Spring 2014 Trending Colors in Fashion

31 Mar

This spring, we’re seeing metallics, classic black and white, and soft pastels mixed with loud colors and prints. This does not mean you have to go out and buy a whole new wardrobe. But by updating your jewelry collection, you can tie together any look while being on trend. What this spring will also prove is that accessories are happening in a very big way. With the help of Pantone’s Fashion Color Report Spring 2014, we will show you how to bling out your wardrobe this spring:

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Placid Blue: Camilla Bloom Necklace

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Violet Tulip: Lavender Bella Earrings

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Hemlock: Mint Sasha Earrings & Mint Mixed Stone Necklace

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Paloma: Jenny Earrings & Crystal Sunburst Necklace

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Sand: Matte Bronze Leather Crystal Wrap Bracelet & Sunset Floral Necklace

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Fressia: Lemon Drop Sasha Earrings & Laurel Statement Necklace

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Cayenne: Pink and Orange Starburst Necklace

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Celosia Orange: Tangerine Amalfi Earrings & Peach Coral Tiara Earrings

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Radiant Orchid: Chunky Purple Necklace

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Dazzling Blue: Blue Jewel Hoops & Electric Blue Wrap Bracelet

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Metallics: Pave Crystal EarringsLink Collar Necklace

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For many more styles in trending, classic, and unique colors, check out Sweet Bling here.

By Rae Backens