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accessories Archives - Page 22 of 24
You KNEW I was going to do this in black, right? ... View the Post
I'm committed to wearing a solid column of garments as an easy and flattering base for a million accessory variations. This week, I'm going to explore the variations possible with a column, using a different neutral each day. ... View the Post
How to find vintage brooches? All of these are currently available on Etsy, and all are of the brand Coro...
search for both "brooch" and "pin", and even "broach", if you can bear to decide up front what your tolerance is for wear and tear: scratched enamel, yellowed rhinestones etc. check the description carefully - some pieces are sold JUST for dismantling and using parts for repair - the are NOT wearable "as is" Make sure that you're choosing brooches of a similar size, if you plan to group them. Unless you want a variety of sizes, in which case - go for it! If you see a design or pattern that you love, be patient, and check all over the internet. Most of these designs were made in a variety of colors, and you ... View the Post
If you don't feel comfortable with big pieces of jewelry, but you still want a sort of "statement", consider tripling up on your jewelry. (for some reason, it works really well with odd numbers).
Tiny brooches, like those shown above, take on a new level of impact when grouped. (these pins are about one inch across). You can do this very effectively with bracelets too. Sometimes, with necklaces. Earrings... could be tricky...
Pins are particularly fun - the variety of designs available is staggering! Were you to suddenly decide that you wanted to find five brooches that looked like feathers, or vegetables, or hearts, or ballerinas - they're out there.
This can be great fun. And some of these ... View the Post
You KNEW there was one more dress waiting somewhere, didn't you? This one is particularly lovely for those among us who can wear belts with confidence. But most of these accessories will work well for any beige dress, of any cut or contour! ... View the Post