Diamonds are one of the most sought after gemstones in the world today. Their scintillating beauty and brilliant flashes of colour have been identified as ‘fire’ in ice. Natural cut diamonds are rare gemstones and have acquired quite a price tag in the precious metals and gems market.
When giving gifts, you want your act and gift to be memorable. You don’t want your gift to end up in the recipient’s closet, collecting dust. As much as possible, you want the recipient to show off your gift. You can finally achieve this goal once you decide to give jewellery from jewellers in Australia. Regardless of the age, gender, and style preference of your recipient, there will always be a piece of jewellery that will suit them. But with the number of jewellery gift ideas to choose from, how do you know which ones to pick?
Suits are the symbol of professionalism, and it has been that way for more than a century. Among the styles, the British suits are one of the most popular. In this article, we will tell you all you need to know about British suits.
It is no wonder that silver jewelry is popular among men and women: it is affordable, has different designs to choose from, and is durable enough to last you a long time. If you are in the market for high-quality silver jewelry, check out our list of the things you must consider to ensure that you'll find the right piece for your styling needs.
Stress is a part of life that most of us would rather live without. With our hectic lives and increasingly demanding social calendars, it is necessary that we learn to reduce the effects of stress on our lives before it builds up, becoming toxic to mind, body, and spirit. While things like food, drink, and physical activity are essential to the creation of a healthy lifestyle, there are remedies that we need at times to correct mental and physical imbalances.
Do you dream of one day working on Savile Row? Or taking your menswear business to the next level? Make your dream a reality! Learn how to give your customers more than they expect from Master Tailors at the Savile Row Academy.
The next big trend in menswear was defined during this year's edition of the Oscars. Some of the celebrities arrived dressed in grey tuxedos and paid attention to their outfits. We are really tired of seeing the same outfits at the red carpet - the tuxedo, the bow tie, white shirt, high shine black shoes and the pocket square. It is time for a change!
Aging affects both women and men, but focusing on aging gracefully is not up to women alone. To look good and feel like yourself throughout your life is a huge confidence booster. People respond to power, and to a well-dressed, put together gentlemen. It can get you more clients, it can further your career, and it can help you feel on top of the world no matter whether you are thirty or sixty.
There's something about wearing a well-fitting suit. It lifts your spirits, bolsters your confidence and makes you feel as if you’re ready to do anything, including the hard stuff. The old idiom, “The suit makes the man” holds true even today. Ralph Waldo Emerson said it best when is wrote, “Being perfectly well-dressed gives one a tranquility that no religion can bestow.” The suit is a classic way for a man to show the world that he knows his stuff and he’s someone to be taken seriously. But more than that, the comfort and confidence that a made to order suit gives a man is priceless.
Founded in 2009, Northskull is a men’s jewellery and accessories brand based in London with a focus on creating contemporary pieces that add a stylish element to the attire of the modern man.
Andrew Ramroop is a founder of the Savile Row Academy tailoring school and Master Tailor and Director of Maurice Sedwell, bespoke tailors of Savile Row. He is a true craftsman and one of the world’s finest tailors. He is in fact the only practicing tailor on Savile Row with an OBE from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for services to Bespoke Tailoring and Training.
On the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the watch icon Reverso, the cosmopolitan, athlete and pop artist Prince Hubertus zu Hohenlohe presents two new Reverso models. Designed with an eye for the exceptional, his motifs decorate the reverse side of the legendary watch with its swivel case.
FASHION WORLD TOKYO is Japan’s largest fashion trade show and held twice a year in April and November. The show gathers all kinds of fashion wear, bags, shoes, fashion accessories, fashion jewellery, men’s fashion, textile and OEM/ODM products from around the world. With 850* exhibitors & 28,000* visitors, the next FASHION WORLD TOKYO [2016 NOVEMBER 7th to 9th ] provides the fashion industry with abundant opportunities to expand their business in Japan & Asia.
Savile Row Academy is a tailoring school founded by Andrew Ramroop, Master Tailor and Director of Maurice Sedwell Ltd. The objective of the Academy is to protect, enhance and develop the value of bespoke tailoring by training aspiring tailors to the highest attainable standards.
The designer established a studio in 1970 making men's shirts, quickly attracting a loyal clientele who appreciated the quality fabrics and attention to detail.
Richard James Bespoke will be in residence at The Pierre in New York from Monday 16th May to Friday 20th May. Bespoke manager Steve Powell and one of the head cutters will be present to undertake fittings, consultations and advise on bespoke and made-to-measure tailoring.
The Campaign for Wool supports a programme devised to create appropriate welfare standards for the global sheep flocks - internationally known as the Five Freedoms.
The world’s best–dressed man takes his sartorial eye to salesman Toby Watkins, transforming him into a sharply dressed gentleman.
Cicchini Custom Clothier (Birmingham, Michigan, UK) offers fine fabric, detailed construction and customized fit for men and women - from suits and shirts to shoes and accessories. Find out the beginning of the bespoke tailoring process reviled by the Atelier's Head Tailor, Nino Xhemali.
Thomas William Hiddleston is an English actor, born in Westminster, London, UK, in 1981. He is best known for his role as Loki in Thor (2011), The Avengers (2012), and Thor: The Dark World (2013). On the Red carpet, Tom is always stylish and smiling - equipped with a perfectly fitted suit and a charming smile, which make him even cuter.
It all started in 1920 when Mike Culwell’s grandfather, W.E. Culwell, founded Culwell & Son as a shop that pressed men’s suits. Dallas was a different place back then — the streets weren’t always paved and a good suit from Sears cost some $28. As the city grew, Dallas businessman began demanding better clothing. W.E. responded and the Varsity Shop was born. Here, the businessman of Dallas could find outstanding suits for the then unheard of price of $45.
AMAATRA stepped into conscious being in the summer of 2009 as a curated tribal jewellery platform.
The heat of diamonds, authentic flames of white and yellow gold. Energy, expression, splendor, and great significance. Fire as origin and myth, as creative power. Magnificent jewels designed by company's master goldsmiths that isolate fire, its heat, within small works of art. This is Origen. An avant-garde style with a vintage finish for powerful and sinuous shapes full of strength, culminating in the brilliance of amethysts and prasiolites.
The summer edition of Modefabriek 2015 ( 12 - 13 July 2015) was held in Amsterdam as usual. More than ever before, the internationally popular Modefabriek is mobilising knowledge, tools and inspiration to innovate the fashion industry, particularly retail.
Jane Seymour, Michelle Rodriguez and Sara Sampaio shine with Avakian at the 68th Cannes Film Festival
Three beautiful and famous ladies chose Avakian for the Red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival.
Carrera y Carrera was present at the gala of the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Taylor Swift swept into eight categories, obtaining the Top Artist award among others. The singer, who presented her new music video Bad Blood, wore with style the Tiger ring from the Bestiario Collection in white gold, smoky quartz and diamonds.
From the funky, old rings you might have fished out of a bargain bin to exclusive, designer pieces of jewellery from a time long gone, purchasing vintage items is an investment in both your personal style and the quality of your collection. However, not all vintage is made equal. To avoid scams, low quality, and missed opportunities, here are six things you need to know before you start buying vintage pieces.
Maxi rose prints and naïf children's drawings mixed with 60s silhouettes, pastels and traditional black are the key elements of Dolce & Gabbana Fall-Winter 2015/2016 women's collection, dedicated to mothers and motherhood.
The 57th edition of the Grammy Awards took place last Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Two true stars, Kat Graham and Zendaya Coleman, joined the list of celebrities that choose Carrera y Carrera to dazzle on the red carpet.
For the February edition, the show's two forums, Display and Jewel Case, located at the heart of the show, will present the key directions of a richly inspiring Spring-Summer 2016, through a selection of the best developments and innovations from the exhibitors.
COLLEGE SHOP, London College of Fashion's pop-up retail space, returns for a fourth year to a brand new location: 33 Marshall Street, right in the heart of Carnaby - London's most exciting shopping destination, where over 150 brands of quality and distinction can be found across 13 streets.
As we previously reported London College of Fashion is among the Top 30 Fashion schools in Europe.
Iconic since 1924, Montblanc's Meisterstück celebrates 90 years of achievement.
Timeless, the fountain pen has long become a symbol of the brand values: finest craftsmanship, traditional manufacturing techniques, precious materials, refined aesthetics and best functionality. The Meisterstück ranks among the world's most famous luxury icons. Today, it also continues to assert Montblanc's savoir-faire and vision for the future of luxury writing instruments.
More than 500 guests saw the beautiful fashion spectacle during the 7th edition of the Festival of FASHION and BEAUTY, which was held on 29 June 2014 in Grand Hotel Varna, Bulgaria.
This Festival is one of the biggest and most prestigious fashion forums in Bulgaria, where many Bulgarian and foreign brands show their collections to a specially selected audience. The organizer of the event is Fashion Agency VIP Fashion Group together with the Bulgarian fashion directory.
TOPMAN and Fashion East’s leading designer support scheme MAN returns to London Collections Men in June 2014 to showcase the most exciting new menswear talent. Established in 2005, MAN continues to champion and launch the brightest emerging designers in an unmissable group catwalk show.
Made in France 2014, the only exhibition devoted to high-end apparel and accessories manufacturing, will be showcasing a wealth of French high-end manufacturing expertise, skills, craftsmanship and industrial techniques, and welcoming new sectors and rare skills.
Following the success of Marjan Pejoski's self-titled label, KTZ began as the in-house brand of his and Sasko Bezovski's 'Kokon To Zai' boutiques and has quickly developed outspoken garments that feature symbols inspired by music and traveling.
KTZ presented a remarkable east-meets-west bold and loud womenswear Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection yesterday (18 February 2014) at Somerset House BFC Showspace during the London Fashion Week.
One really well-fitting men's suit made of high quality fabrics can help every man feel more confident and radiate style.
It's elegant, it's beautiful, it's comfortable, it's practical to wear a suit and there is a suit for every occasion.
Different researches show that menswear industry is an excellent business opportunity for fashion designers. How come?
Men want and try to look more and more stylish and fashionable each year. The percentage of gentlemen who state that they are interested in the newest trends is rising - according to one research 37% of guys are interested in learning more about fashion on the web, with 29% reporting that they already read industry news online.
More than 800 guests saw the beautiful fashion spectacle during the sixth edition of the Festival of FASHION and BEAUTY, which was held on 21-22 June 2013 at the Summer Garden of Grand Hotel Varna at the Resort Complex 'St. St. Constantine and Elena'.
Pageant of colors, magnetism, style and sophistication fascinated guests of the fashion forum.
During the first evening of the event, their latest collections presented: 'Amnesia', 'Reflections', 'Vayana collection', 'Rifle' /Tempo Casual/, 'Seven Seconds', 'List', 'Phard' and 'Zu Elements'.
Atelier SIMON will make its fans happy again with the products from the line SIMON jewellery.
The brand recently created its on-line shop for jewelry.
In recognition and gratitude to its customers and fans of the clothing brand SIMON, in 2008 Gergana Simeonova created a jewelry collection from original Swarovski elements in combination with semiprecious stones that are an addition to each of the dresses and outfits of the brand. Now we present the newest jewelry collection of the designer for 2013.
Christopher Ciccone, the younger brother of the pop star Madonna, who is an artist, has launched his first shoe collection.
The collection features rubber, canvas and leather footwear and has been designed for ‘anybody who likes to wear shoes, and where God made weather’, says the 51-year-old designer.
Carrera y Carrera has created jewelry abounding with emotion, ideal for this very special time. You can find a most exquisite assortment of jewelry pieces to accompany you on St. Valentine’s Day, one of the most special occasions of the year.
The spirit of love is converted into jewelry where sentiment and passion, emotions and experiences are entwined within each of the jewelry pieces.
Ex "Spice girls" singer Geri Halliwell partnered with British retailer Next to create a collection of swimwear named Geri by Next, which includes one-pieces, bikinis, and cover-ups in floral and animal print patterns and bright colors like pink, white and blue.
Obviously pleased with her work, 38-year-old Gerry said: “It’s about inspiring confidence with great looking swimwear for all body shapes....
London Jewelry Week was opened with a glitzy launch party on Monday night, showcasing the best of young British designers.
At a glamorous cocktail in Goldsmiths’ Hall, some of the leading Britain’s top jewelry designers showed off their latest creations in silver, gold and diamonds. They said that they hoper London Jewelry Week would become as mainstream a feature on the British social calendar as London Fashion Week.
De GRISOGONO makes the stars of the Cannes Film Festival sparkle
The "Crazy Chic" evening organised by the prestigious watchmaking and jewellery brand, de GRISOGONO, took place on Tuesday 18 May 2010 at the Eden Roc Hotel on Cap d'Antibes, an exclusive location on the Côte d’Azur, and was a true showcase for the stars of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival.
Crystal and cinema work their magic. For the eleventh consecutive year, Swarovski is taking its place at the Hotel Martinez for the fortnight-long Cannes Film Festival. This year, the company is customising its new “Star Collector”, the “Mybag” clutch, for actresses. Only 80 of these eye-catching clutch bags have been created to ensure their exclusivity.
World famous nutritionists have recognized the lemons as the best body cleaning agent. That's why the citrus fruit is included in the diets for detoxicating and weight loss and offers enough nutrients to keep the body energized.
The secret lies in the benefits of lemon on the digestive tract.
Numerous studies have concluded that lemons are cleansing the body from unwanted toxins, increasing vitality and energy, streinghtening the immune system and improving skin and hair conditions.
Following the success of last year’s inaugural Love Ball in Moscow,
Natalia Vodianova has joined forces with Lucy Yeomans, Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar UK, to host The Love Ball London on 23 February 2010. De Beers is proud to be the lead sponsor of this event in aid of the
Naked Heart Foundation.
The centre piece of the auction at the event is The Magic Moment Necklace designed by Natalia and created by De Beers. This one of a kind piece of stunning diamond jewellery will be auctioned alongside bespoke pieces of art by artists such as Jeff Koons, Marc Quinn and Anselm Reyle.
If you are finishing school this year and you are choosing your prom dress now, it is not bad to think whether it should be long or short. Every girl dreams to be irresistible and stunning, but our advice is to weigh all the "for" and "against" about a vision before you choose it.
Short and long dresses have both advantages and disadvantages.
Snake is the base motif in the new jewellery's collection of Barbara Bui, alias Átame ("Bind me").
One of the most interesting jewellery in it is a silver bracelet, engraved with snake's head with illuminated emerald eyes. It is a seduction that no one can give under.
The snake is also a symbol of wisdom, rebirth and renovation, which makes her perfect companion in the first days of the new year.
Missy’s Bloom is a new brand of high costume jewellery, born from skilled hands and launched towards the future.
This line is rigorously Made in Italy, and it challenges the creativity of many stylists and craft model maker, to create vanguard articles of high quality.
Missy's Bloom was born from the 30-year-experience of the society Punto Accessori, experience developed working with the most important stylists in Italy and worldwide: thanks to the mutual exchange of ideas and know-how, the company is now a leading society in the jewellery sector.
In the Palace Museum in Beijing, China was opened the exhibition “Cartier Treasures: King of Jewellers, Jewellers to Kings”.
Featuring precious antiques on an unprecedented scale, the exhibition assembles the essences of the East and West, demonstrating the Palace Museum’s dedication to world art.
This exceptional display is taking place in the Exhibition Hall of the Meridian Gate. Its recent renovation won the Inaugural Heritage Award Jury Commendation for Innovation by UNESCO for the quality of the resources and techniques implemented, all of which were in harmony with the building’s original character.
In September 2009 Montblanc will introduce Montblanc Star Grande Dame line. A new dimension of its Montblanc Star Collection of sophisticated sterling silver jewellery, the three-piece Montblanc Star Grande Dame line - which includes a cocktail ring and two chain necklaces - is uniquely embellished with an inventive star-shaped cabochon-cut natural stone. Montblanc’s master jewellers have originated this new curvaceous handcrafted adornment by sculpting a traditional domed cabochon cut stone in the striking shape of Montblanc’s iconic six-pronged star emblem.
The 27-year-old singer had the snake-themed jewellery designed especially for the 'Sweet Dreams' promo by Bijules designer Jules Kim.
Jules told Life and Style magazine: "I designed a set of four nail rings for her that cost about $36,000.
"I was commissioned to make something unique and special for her. She got a whole set of them. They're all encrusted in diamonds, and each snake has two rubies for eyes."
The 'Crazy in Love' singer has teamed up with her mother Tina Knowles to launch Sasha Fierce for Dereon, which will include shoes, glasses, lingerie, sportswear and jewellery.
Tina will create the clothing and accessories but she insists Beyonce will be very involved with the designs.
She explained to WWD: "She definitely tells me what she likes and what she doesn't. It was her suggestion to line the rips of the jeans with the mesh and lace. It makes the jeans look really different from what's out there."
The Italian fashion house's site www.dandgstore.com will sell clothes,
accessories, beachwear, eyewear and jewellery, which will be available to 31
countries worldwide. Speaking about the website, Stefano Gabbana told WWD.com: "The
boutique is like a game. It's a fun and immediate way to shop, without space
or time limitations. We are confident it will get people even closer to D
and G's dynamic universe."
The news comes just days after the designers - whose celebrity fans include Kylie Minogue, Victoria Beckham and Naomi Campbell - announced they were cutting their prices by up to 20 per cent. Gabbana admitted people were less willing to part with their hard-earned cash during the current economic climate so have slashed the costs of their sought-after designs.
As you can guess, it’s all about diamonds. This well-known, playful song of Marilyn Monroe became a symbol of the eternal striving of women to refinement, richness and luxury. Touching to the magic stone is a unique feeling, the look like goes deep down in one hypnotic and endless beauty. The diamond is considered as a standard of richness, power and prosperity.
The word „diamond” comes from the Greek word “adamas” that means unconquerable, indestructible. The diamond is the hardest natural material in the world.
In the salons of Atelier Simon are already in sale the jewellery of designer Gergana Simeonova, made by Swarovski crystals and precious metals.
The models are in accordance with the latest collection of bridal and formal garments, which can meet the requirements of the most demanding ladies.