Olive Loves: Jewelry by Joanna Laura Constantine

Accessories Designer Joanna Laura Constantine grew up in Lebanon and it is plain to see how her native country’s Middle Eastern roots and culture influence and inspire her jewelry designs. From rings and bracelets to earrings and necklaces, all of Joanna’s statement pieces are emblazoned with bold colors and striking stones, crystals and pearls. Retail prices range from $70 to $200 for bracelets, $60 to $150 for rings, $150 to $400 for necklaces and $100 to $200 for earrings.

“In this economy, I want women to feel good about buying new pieces without spending outside of their budgets,” said Joanna Laura Constantine. “I design statement pieces for women who would never sacrifice their sense of style.”


Read my interview with Joanna Laura Constantine to find out what fuels her creatively and get a peek at her Fall 2013 accessories collection.

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Behind-the-Scenes of Caravan Stylist Studio’s Style Night Event

On a recent summer evening, I had the pleasure of attending a “Style Night” event hosted by Caravan Stylist Studio at the Carlton Hotel in New York City. It was a night of jewels, vintage styles and rare finds, thanks in large part to Shopbevel and Wiseling.


Rare and finite fashions from Wiseling

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Olive Loves: KiraKira Jewelry

I recently discovered the beautiful jewelry line, KiraKira, which was created by designer and founder, Suz Somersall in 2007. Ms. Somersall studied jewelry and metal smithing in Italy and Japan. In 2011, Suz moved to New York City, where she partnered with Whitney Blake to grow the company into what it is today.

KiraKira now has three distinct lines, the ‘KiraKira’ collection of fashion jewelry, the ‘Luxe’ collection of luxury and bridal jewelry, and the ‘Suz Somersall’ collection of handbags. KiraKira’s aesthetic is modern but nostalgic, often sourcing inspiration from the nature and architecture of the world’s most exotic locations.


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