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Spring/Summer 2016 Luxury: Must-Have Accessories for Women

When it comes to making a statement, you can’t go wrong with accessories. We’re happy to share some beautiful and striking luxury accessories that’ll make your spring and summer wardrobe stand out in unique and luxe style. Feast your eyes on some must-have, luxury spring/summer accessories for women from PONO by Joan Goodman, Suzi RoherStarling Jewelry, Dara Senders Jewelry, and Joanna Maxham.

PONO by Joan Goodman

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When it comes to statement jewelry, no one does it like the PONO by Joan Goodman collection. This season is filled with eye-catching patterns, modern shapes, architectural-inspired silhouettes, and of course color. There are so many favorite pieces to behold and so many amazing accessories for women from PONO. We love the dual, and triple-hued Paper Chain Chokers (the ebony and sailor….both featured above are gorgeous), the earthy tones of the Bamboo Island Choker, and the unique shape of the Opaline Feather Necklace are beyond mesmerizing.

Suzi Roher Scarves

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The Silvia and Christina scarves all contain original art and photography that beautifully dissolves into obscured forms, and exquisitely layered colors when it is worn as you can see in the Girl with the Pearl Earring scarf. The unique coloring combined with the incredibly high-quality fabrics make these Suzi Roher scarves a must have.

Suzi Roher Belts

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Looking for a stylish, eclectic, handmade belt? Whether you’re looking for a classic or cutting-edge belt, these stylish accessories will add the perfect final touch to your look. The Suzi Roher belts invite the wearer to embrace things that make them and their style unique. Each belt is lovingly crafted in the European atelier tradition for superb fit in the best fashion.

Starling Jewelry

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If a bold statement is not your style and you prefer a more subtle stylish statement, look no further than the timeless and affordable fine jewelry from Starling Jewelry. These delicate pieces are made by hand with reclaimed or recycled gold and gemstones from repurposed or vintage jewelry acquired from trusted gem dealers. This classic, seasonless range of everyday jewelry complements everything in your wardrobe and can be worn alone or stacked with each other.

Dara Senders Jewelry

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Another jewelry brand offering minimal yet eye-catching pieces is the Dara Senders Jewelry collection. The highly feminine brand focuses on handmade accessories, such as hair ties and headbands, bracelets, and necklaces, using only the finest precious and semiprecious materials including, fresh water pearls, agate, quartz crystal, and Swarovski crystals. We particularly love the raw edges, metallic and iridescent tones and textures of the Allison Necklace.

Joanna Maxham

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If you’re looking for a handbag that will seamlessly take you from season to season, the fine leather handbags and accessories from Joanna Maxham may be just what you’re looking for. This luxury bag collection boasts chic and wearable styles that combine an understate color palette and effortless style. Modern shapes, feminine and sophisticated details and statement closures are key factors in these stylish accessories for women.

Whether you’re purchasing for yourself or buying as a gift, these wonderful luxury accessories for women are a must for any stylish fashion lover.

Accessorize Yourself in Luxury

Accessories are to fashion what makeup is to the face, they enhance your look, so naturally we always want to surround ourselves with the most wonderful accessories…..we’re sure you feel the same as well, and of course, nothing beats draping yourself in luxury accessories. Today we share some of our favorite items from such luxury accessory brands in jewelry, handbags, belts, and scarves. Are you ready to accessorize yourself in luxury from Vram Jewelry, Soltek by Marie Odile, PONO by Joan Goodman, Glass Handbags, Suzi Roher, and Joanna Maxham? Then let the tantalization begin with these Fall/Winter offerings!

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We can’t begin to tell you how much we love this luxury jewelry brand, PONO truly holds a special place in our hearts. Of course, this is no surprise because you can’t help but fall in love at first sight. Their Fall/winter 2015 collection boasts statement pieces that celebrate those who love to stand out. It’s filled with rich seasonal hues, bold jewelry shapes and as always, all are incredibly lightweight. If you’re looking for jewelry pieces to add some “wow” to your look, you should get to know PONO.

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Though we are not in the market yet, we couldn’t help but be mesmerized by the stunning engagement and bridal jewelry from Vram. The covetably timeless collection will set your heart aflutter and not just because they are exquisitely handcrafted. Vram offers classic and modern silhouettes that you’d want to own and wear beyond wedding season.

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Need a handbag that will last a lifetime and make you the envy of everyone? We recommend the timeless classics from Soltek by Marie Odile. From the luxurious skins to the elegant and stylish silhouettes, you can always expect a compliment when wearing a Soltek. This season, we are mad for the embossed Stingray envelope bag, the cheetah printed pony hair bag with gold chain strap, and the royal blue and white bucket bag with fringe. So divine.

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While handbags and jewelry are a given, sometimes a cool and edgy belt or standout scarf is needed to top your overall look. Luckily you can get both from Suzi Roher. We are in the midst of scarf season and fashionistas are taking note to stand out. Suzi Roher’ scarves are wearable art…literally, as each boasts astounding artwork that more than catches the eye. Don’t be surprised if it becomes a conversation piece. Her belts add the perfect amount of edge to any look. You can rock a belt made from watch faces, funky wide belts with vintage closure, or even something that look a bit futuristic. the possibilities are endless with this collection.

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You already know that all Glass Handbags come with a patented built-in lighting system, so today we fawn over the luxurious fabrications available for fall/Winter, including embossed hair calf leather,  embossed lizard, cow leather in rich glorious colors, and patent chrome leather. We wish we could show you all of what we saw and drooled over from Glass Handbags but we’d be here all night.

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One thought came to mind when previewing the Joanna Maxham Fall/Winter 2015 handbag collection – CHIC! The line offers classic shapes with standout details – the extra long tassel, color blocking, mixed fabrications, bold hardware, and modern updates. No matter the season, these bags will take you far.

Take our advice, visit the websites for all these amazing luxury brands, and get to know them and the other products they have available. They are a great place to begin to accessorize yourself in luxury.

Mother’s Day Gift Guide | Momma on the Move

Can you believe next month is already Mother’s Day? A mother’s work is endless, she has to be all things and be everywhere, seemingly all at once. Today we’re celebrating moms who always seem to be on the move with some wonderful Mother’s Day gift ideas from Suzi Roher, Glass Handbags, PONO Jewelry, and Soltek Design, to make her day easier, and of course, a bit more chic.

Mother's Day Gifts for the Mom on the Move

GLASS HANDBAG BOSS LADY SATCHEL

Mom is the boss, and every boss heeds a fab bag….and sometimes she needs to find something in her purse in dim lit areas. That’s where the very chic, very cool Glass Handbag Boss Lady Handbag comes in. The Crocodile embossed leather satchel boasts six interior and exterior pockets, double top handles with a 7” drop, a zip-top with magnetic closure, and a patented built-in lighting system which helps mom find anything in her purse, day or night.

SUZI ROHER BELTS W/ CELLPHONE CASES

Every busy individual needs multitasking essentials, and no one is busier than mom. Wow her with a modern utilitarian belt that features a fabulous removable cell phone case, as well as a bluetooth syncable watch to receive phone alerts for emails, notifications, texts, music control, etc; or an Italian lamb contoured belt, with a quilted side, and the other studded, boasting a quilted cell phone case roomy enough to house a phone (G5 Apple size), your credit cards, some cash, and most eyeglasses.

PONO ANA RESIN CHOKER

Highlight the elegance of your mom with a clear, jade, bluebell, tomato, or matte black-colored Italian resin choker. This timeless statement pairs very well with white t-shirts or an evening dress; it is sure to make an impact wherever it is worn.

SOLTEK CORTE LIMITED EDITION FIGARO MAKEUP BAG

Is mom travelling for business or on a well deserved trip, or maybe she just loves her beauty essentials to look good while sh’e going about on her busy day. Gift her with a unique, red, full grain leather cosmetic bag. Keep your beauty products, brushes, and toiletries looking chic, safe and secure.

We hope these have given you an idea of possible gifts for yourself  (if you’re a mother), or for the special mom, wife, sister, etc in your life. 

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas: All Dressed Up in Luxe Love

Valentine’s Day is less than a month away and while we, of course, want to be wrapped in the loving arms of our sweetheart, we absolutely want to get all dressed up in love….literally! We’re head over heels in love with these luxurious fashion accessories from Ora Delphine’s Hearts Collection and Suzi Roher. Ladies, if you’re looking to treat yourself, and gentlemen, if you’re looking for something to bring a smile to your special lady, these two accessory brands offer lovely, high-end, accessory Valentine’s Day gift ideas which allow the wearer to take LOVE with them everywhere they go.
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  1. Ora Delphine’s Hearts Collection Kiss Pouch, $159.00
  2. Ora Delphine’s Hearts Collection Heartbreaker Crossbody, $285.00
  3. Suzi Roher Christina “Love In” Silk Scarves, $290.00
  4. Suzi Roher Love Cinch Belt, $650.00
  5. Suzi Roher Love Crystal Belt, $595.00
  6. Ora Delphine’s Hearts Collection Heart and Tassel Charm/Keychain, $55.00

Whether you want to seal it with a kiss, wear your heart on your sleeve…..rather, your shoulder or handbag, these genuine leather pieces from Ora Delphine, which are available to ship January 30th, are sure to be a big hit thanks to its sophisticated style and functionality. We love the Suzi Roher original art and photography scarves and Swarovski crystal-embellished belts because you will literally be surrounding yourself with love every time you wear them. It’s love hugging you around the waist and upper body.

There’s more to come for those looking for more Valentine’s Day gift ideas. We want to know, what’s on your wishlist for valentine’s Day?

Spring Ahead | A Sneak Peek into Hot Accessories for Spring 2015

Today we’re jumping far ahead to Spring 2015 to highlight some of our favorite accessories and accessory brands whose pieces we’re looking forward to seeing. Whether you’re looking for your next hot handbag or small accessories to add the perfect finishing touch to your look, you’d do well to begin your search with Glass Handbags, Pono Jewelry, Anne Touraine, Joanna Maxham, and Suzi Roher. Below are a few of our favorite pieces from each collection.

Glass Handbags

The Glass Handbag is a new step forward in merging technology with the modern woman’s request for style in a package. Its “brilliantly” crafted with an inbuilt soft-glow light to illuminate the contents in the night. All you style-craving ladies reading this will love the range (satchels, clutches, shoulder bags, cross-body) shapes (tear drop, diamond, tote) and textures (croco, lamb skin, vegan, ruby, emerald, gold dust and Mustard pebble). Check out www.glasshandbag.com for more information.

PONO Jewelry

Pono by Joan Goodman has delivered on its promise of quality, design and consciousness once again with some stunning pieces. Resin, horn, crystal and shell are some of the materials she uses. If you like bold, swirling necklaces that catch the eye, PONO has laid out an amazing selection. We love the mix of patterns and colors, and how deceptively light they are.

Anne Touraine Scarves

Even if you thought that you had a great scarf collection, you’ll be excused for not knowing how much Anne Touraine loves her collection and all the knowledge that goes with it. Ladies, she’s got a book that shows how many different ways there are to tie a scarf. You can get sassy, elegant, discrete, naughty or even get super creative and tie it to your shoes to spice up your look. Her twill silk scarves have a distinct stamp of generosity woven with style. Prints are rich with detail or eye catching abstractions.

Joanna Maxham

If you have a well defined way about your life and tolerate no fluff, then Joanna Maxham’s handbag collection adds chic substance to your lifestyle, with no side effects. We find her purses, satchels, and clutches as being very precise in their design, as well as modern, yet classic in their silhouettes and color palette.

Suzi Roher

Suzi Roher’s factory is in Canada where they are made under her careful eye. We stumbled upon her scarves and belts, which were very trendy to say the least. We were awed by her jazzy scarf prints, which included images of Campbell’s chicken soup, vintage photographs, and book images. Her marriage of technology into her accessories with timepieces showcased on belts left an distinct impression with us. Authentic in her expression, we find her wild at heart designs very inspiring for daily use.

Contributing Writer/Photos – Sid Katoley

Edited by Glasgow Skinner