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Donna Karan steps down as chief designer

Company releases statement saying co-founder has decided to devote more time to her philanthropic work for Urban Zen Company and Foundation<p>Donna Karan will step down from daily duties as chief designer at her namesake company, Donna Karan International, to devote more time to her philanthropic …

How Technology is Changing Jewelry Design

Something remarkable happened to jewelry design and manufacturing in the past few years – it underwent a technological revolution powered by …

Technology Is Bringing Jewelry Making (And Other Manufacturing) Back to the States

Many jewelry products for sale in the United States are manufactured abroad, mainly because American production became costly. Thus custom jewelry seems to be another example in a long list of items (cars, microchips, apparel and consumer electronics) fabricated overseas so as to take advantage of …

Manufacturing

You Wood: The New Clutch Style For Next-Level Party Girls

Out of the woodwork and into our carts, the wooden clutch is a trend we've noticed tucked under the arms of a few fellow party girls recently. It's …

Design

What Your Watch Says About You

A taxonomy of timepieces and how to wear them<p>It has been said that you can tell a lot about a person by her hands, but you can tell even more about her by her watch. Ask any successful woman and she'll say that in our speeded-up world, time has become the ultimate luxury. We'd like to argue, …

Follow These 4 Easy Rules When Matching Your Prints This Summer

Pinterest<p>Here at <i>Glamour</i>, we're no strangers to stripes, polka dots, or florals. Hey, we love a good print as much as the next. But this spring and summer, we declare more is...well, more. Try combining your prints for a matched set. It's fresh and fun and everything we want to be wearing right …

Clothing

Memorial Day Sale! Ends Tomorrow Midnight

It’s on right now! <b>Memorial Day FLASH SALE</b> is on from now till mid-night tomorrow PST.<p>Sale is open to select residents outside the US.<p><b>Visit the store</b> …

OOTD – Memorial Day Essentials

Super cute & comfy sandals: With all the mingling bound to happen on such a day, remember to keep your feet happy and while you are at it, pick a …

De Grisogono jewellery adds glamour to the Cannes Film Festival at the legendary Eden Roc party

By Maria Doulton in Cannes<p>There is no place in the world like the Cannes Film Festival for spotting celebrities and fabulous jewels. And one of the …

Playing Match Up – Jewelry + Shoes

Some fashionistas may vehemently be against matching anything in their outfit but you and I know that sometimes, matching certain things like …

Wear It To Work – Emeralds pt 2

Comfort and chic is always an enviable look. Stand out in comfort tomorrow at the office, in birthstone color emerald, with pieces that transition …

Inspiration Friday – Create Your Happy Life

Think about this. What if today were the last day of your life, would you want to do what you do? This is a question Steve Jobs asked himself every …

A System for Remembering What you Read

Last year, I read 161 books cover-to-cover. And that doesn't include the ones that I started to read and put down. I learned a lot in the process …

The Power of Fine Jewelry - Investing in Fine Jewelry

Some people have memories of watching their mothers put on makeup or spray perfume. My childhood memories are of my mother frantically running down the stairs while putting her earrings on. It was a skill I found equally admirable and anxiety-inducing. "What if they were to fall off? Or what if she …

Jewelry

#ELLEloves: Vita Fede's Double Cubo Pearl Earrings - ELLE Editor Picks

Vita Fede Double Cubo Pearl Earrings<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>These aren't your grandmother's pearls. In fact, the stone that was once reserved for those who lean towards a preppier or more classic aesthetic is suddenly having a big moment with the downtown-cool fashion crowd—thanks to …

Jewelry

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

What To Wear To Work Tomorrow- #OOTD

<b>Tip: Wear it to work: Patterns + Gemstones</b><p>Sometimes, people assume that work clothes should be blah but, considering you likely spend the majority of …

Get an Inside Look at How an Engagement Ring is Made

With Valentine's Day being today, we expect some of you are hoping to receive that extra special bling. To make the search for a perfect bauble less …

Jewelry

Easy (& Healthy) Apple Pecan Muffins

It has been a while since I have shared a recipe with you, so today I want to share a recipe for one of my favourite breakfast foods… muffins! Now if …

What to Wear to Work Tomorrow: A Textured Top, Pleated A-Line Skirt, and Leather Jacket

If you don't wear a uniform at work, getting dressed for the office can be a daily test of patience. But never fear! Every evening at 10 P.M., we're bringing you simple and chic work-appropriate outfit ideas to answer the perpetual question "what should I wear for the office?"<p>Pinterest<p><b>A Textured</b> …

Clothing

Bracelet DIY – Silk Wrapped Bracelet for Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day next week Sunday and it’s certainly time to start picking up gifts for your mom. I believe Mother’s Day is one of the holidays that …

Great Moments to Gift Diamond Jewelry

April has been such a sweet month. From the feature on styling diamonds, the birthstone of April, by guest blogger Fashion Hysteria to celebrating …

Men’s Fashion ~ Styling the Snowflake Jasper Bracelet

The Snowflake Jasper Bracelet makes a great unisex piece of jewelry. Previously I showed you ways to style this piece for the ladies and this week, …

5 Experts Explain How To Give Your Wardrobe A Good Spring Cleaning

The phone rings. It’s your best friend inviting you, last-minute, to a dress-up event. Whether to go is a no-brainer. What to wear is another story altogether. You know you can lay your hands on a LBD, but where, oh where, are those killer heels you haven’t seen since this time last year? Panic …

Clothing

Gift Buzz – Mother’s Day 2014

The perfect piece to spoil mom this Mother’s Day.<p>Designed for elegance, charm and a heart that loves like no other.<p>Advertisements

Mother's Day

Best Pointy Toe Flats: Step Into Spring With These Bright Shoes

<i>This list was assembled with data provided by Rank & Style.</i><p>When the air gets warmer, we have dreams of prancing around in our floral skirts, structured crop tops and ambitious heels -- and yes, we mean ambitious, because how many times are you actually going to wear those three-inch strappy sandals …

Shoes

What to Wear to Work Tomorrow: A White Oxford Shirt, a Pattern Pencil Skirt, and Lace-Up Heels

If you don't wear a uniform at work, getting dressed for the office can be a daily test of patience. But never fear! Every evening at 10 P.M., we're bringing you simple and chic work-appropriate outfit ideas to answer the perpetual question "what should I wear for the office?"<p>Pinterest<p><b>A White</b> …

Clothing

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie Recipe

<b>Very Good</b><p><b>20 of 23</b> people found this review helpful<p>This recipe is very good when you want to curb those sweet cravings. Plus, it's high in yummy fruit …

Breakfast