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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Peacock Crush

I have always been fascinated by Peacocks, and I love decorating with peacock feathers and buying peacock printed plates, fabrics, fashion accessories, paper, clothes etc. You can find just about anything in peacock design. Here is my list of Peacock items to crush for. If you feel inspired and want to buy or create something Peacock yourself.

Shop great deals on Peacock feathers on etsy or ebay buy 100 feathers for just 20€!

Gorgeous chairs by Capellini around 4,500

Decorate your room with these Peacock wall stickers available on-line at Yeda for 9€ (various colours)

Or if you want something less temporary and just want to paint your nails, try this seasons newest colours from Yves Saint Laurent Vernis! Gorgeous! Available in Sephora stores now.

You can bring in amazing colour to a room with this crytal clear and vibrant photograph of a peacock feather by wipiz 65 or 89

This dinning ware set is as exotique as they come to staying tasteful. Eat your heart out with these beautiful peacock inspired dishes by Robert Haviland & C. Parlon, available at Le Bon Marché.

Infos : 01 44 39 80 00 - Assiette plate, 95 € ; assiette à dessert, 82 € ; assiette à pain, Assiettes Syracuse en porcelaine, décor or et turquoise, design Arielle de Brichambaut 55

And then, we like to save the dream for last. And the french do make that very easy with this exquisite creation from this limited series collection called Animutants by Boucheron, of course!
Happy tailing!

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Woven Jewelry Trend

If we were to pick one trend in jewelry for this spring/summer it would be one of these woven jewelry pieces. Take a look at some of our favorite selections below + plus a do it yourself guide.


Do Brazil gold-gilded braided bracelet

'Do Brazil' Gold chain bracelets by Aurélie Bidermann. We love seeing the combination of materials that you would rarely see placed together like this gold chain braided with colourful cotton. A fresh new and understated way to wear gold!

These unique and original creations by FunkyLobez are sure to brighten up this season.

Seaweed - Handmade Thread Earrings by FunkyLobez

FunkyLobez offer a selection of vibrant handmade thread and metal earrings. You can even customize your own pair with different metal finishings, colours, and semi-precious stones! Sold all over the world with affordable world-wide shipping, go to Etsy and grab hold of these funky fashion earrings.

UK designer Peter Jensen plays with this necklace version of crocheted chain. Can be purchased on-line from Cancan, a must shop for edgy, young international designers. Paris, France.


Hibiscus necklace

When money is no object, finding the hidden kingdom is easy with these blinged up diamond tibetan shamballa bracelets seen on the likes of Jay-Z and the Crown Princess Mary is a fan. The up-and-coming Danish designers behind these shamballa jewels is Mads and Mik. Can be purchased on-line from chez Colette. The one below has just sold out :(


White gold and white diamonds bracelet

If you are interested in crafting your own pieces here's a great guide by Mary Hettmansperger that shows you some basics in plaiting, coiling, knotting, looping & twining with various fibers & metals.