Jewellery Week in Las Vegas

Fashion, Fine Jewellery, News

It was a wonderful jewellery week in Las Vegas at JCK and Couture shows. I visited my terrific suppliers and made friends with some new ones. I had a great time with Jaclyn and Anzie Stein from Montreal at the ANZIE booth at Couture. Look out for some great new designs from ANZIE coming soon … Read More

Beyoncé Celebrity Jewellery Style

Fashion, Fine Jewellery, News

One can’t fail to notice the endless images of who wore what to whichever event. Be it music awards – Beyoncé, film awards – Meryl Streep, TV awards – Reese Witherspoon or just paparazzi shots – Meghan Markle we seem to have a guilty pleasure in seeing celebrities both megawatt and not so well known … Read More

Wedding Style

Fashion, Inspiration, Weddings

It’s that time of year when many couples plan their summer weddings and every year seems to have a look and feel all of its own. So what’s new this year for wedding style? I am not a fan of the “What’s hot and what’s not” type of articles that you read in magazines, I have never followed fashion and … Read More

New Year Style

Fashion, Fine Jewellery, Inspiration

What’s your new year style? We are a mere two weeks into this year and we can feast our eyes on award ceremonies and red-carpet galas, a glimmer of sparkle in a dreary, January, aprés Christmas funk. It’s fun to watch for up-and-coming trends that make their way from celebrities and fashionistas and trickle through to what we too will be … Read More

Fall Weddings

Fashion, Weddings

What are the latest trends for fall weddings? The colour palette this year sounds as though it came straight from the dessert trolley! Butterscotch, cream, latte and caramel-coloured wedding gowns are all on-trend for beautiful brides this season, and let’s not forget the entourage; light pink, cotton-candy pink, pastels and mixed and matched pastel shades are the theme for best … Read More

WedLuxe Summer Fall 2015

Fashion, Fine Jewellery, Inspiration, Weddings

WedLuxe Summer Fall 2015 is on newsstands now! Featuring Angela Betteridge Jewellery and Anne Sportun Rose Gold rings. Readers logging in to the webpage link shown on the ad will receive a very special offer on their Anne Sportun ring purchase. Take a look at the WedLuxe website for some fabulous wedding planning inspiration.

Unique or ubiquitous?

Custom Jewellery, Fashion, Inspiration, St. Valentine's Day

Walking around the city at lunch time today I took note of whether most people I saw were unique or ubiquitous. As a woman who likes to march to the beat of her own drum I found it a little sad that my question unique or ubiquitous was overwhelmingly answered by the latter. The standard west coast, wet weather wear … Read More

August – the month of the Peridot birthstone

Fashion, Gifts, Inspiration

I really enjoy August, it feels like the last full month of summer.  The Peridot birthstone reminds me of a wonderful aperitif that I love to drink on a hot summer day – Midori – a Japanese melon liqueur. The colour is so impossibly green and served in a chilled glass it has all the taste and magic of summer.  Get your … Read More

July – the month of the Ruby birthstone

Fashion, Fine Jewellery, Gifts

July is known for its red hot summer days so celebrate with the fiery red Ruby birthstone. I love the heat and passion of Ruby and this beautiful Ruby Wrap Bracelet by Anne Sportun does not disappoint. This fabulous piece wraps around the wrist and drapes and layers with gorgeous 18 karat yellow gold hex beads. … Read More