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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 …

Luxury

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

Wooden Clutches - Spring 2014 Going Out Bags

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 no wonder — eye-catching with sleek shapes and luxe accents, these minaudières are architectural but still feel organic. It's the fashion equivalent of …

Fashion

Follow These 4 Easy Rules When Matching Your Prints This Summer

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 now.<p>Print …

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 …

When to Invest in Your First Piece of Jewelry

In celebration of the Amulette de Cartier fine jewelry collection, one editor touches on her personal, historical love affair with fine jewelry, and why she believes, it's the best sartorial investment a woman can make.<p>Some people have memories of watching their mothers put on makeup or spray …

Jewelry

#ELLEloves: Vita Fede's Double Cubo Pearl Earrings

Vita Fede Double Cubo Pearl Earrings<p>$775; vitafede.com<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 an amazing new array …

Jewelry

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 stressful, high-end jewelry brand Ritani is modernizing the way people purchase diamond engagement rings by integrating the online and offline …

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><b>A Textured Top,</b> …

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, …

Michelle Obama Cuts the Ribbon at the Met Costume Institute's New Anna Wintour Costume Center

"Those of us blessed with the opportunity to succeed have an obligation to reach back and take others along with us,” said First Lady <b>Michelle Obama</b> this morning before cutting the ribbon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute’s new <b>Anna Wintour</b> Costume Center, calling the <i>Vogue</i> Editor …

Fashion

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 …

Fashion

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

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 …

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><b>A White Oxford Shirt,</b> …

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 …