Add some bling to your sun-measuring device

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By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Sunday 2 February 2014

It might just look like another piece of bling, but the truth is that this is a bracelet that measuring the sun’s exposure. It’s from the designer behind the Harry Winston and Louis Vuitton brands (Camille Toupet) and keeps track of excessive sun exposure, then tells you when you’ve had enough. Launched at the 2014 […]

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From the LAEM store: Shrinky-dinks make amazing jewelry

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By Alison Shepard in New Fashion on Monday 26 August 2013

Remember Shrinky-dinks? So, imagine taking that same material and having a talented illustrator create one-of-a-kind artwork on it, then fashioning the dinks into jewelry. Ridiculously cool, yes? This is exactly what Krishna Chavda, the artist behind Nanu illustration, does with her completely unique jewelry line. Using custom hand-illustrations such as dinosaurs, feathers, birds (sometimes slightly […]

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From the LAEM store: Vintage Finds equals Modern Accessories

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By Alison Shepard in New Products on Friday 15 March 2013

Every piece in the jewelry line from Gwendelicious Designs pairs vintage odds and ends with a nod to the new. A skeleton key becomes an adjustable ring, reproduced in jewelers bronze to wrap your finger. An original letterpress key gets a polish, a chain, and morphs seamlessly into a pendant. Everyday goodies with a bit […]

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Handmade wood and crochet necklace

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By Maria Niarchos in New Fashion on Friday 9 March 2012

Made completely from natural materials, this crochet and wooden necklace is available on Etsy and delivered to you in a beautiful gift box. Who knew you could do your bit for the environment and satisfy your retail-therapy hunger all in one go?

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Delicious, scented jewelry by Candiware

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By Martin Whelan in New Fashion on Monday 7 November 2011

Take a look at the cutest, most delicious custom jewelry created by Candiware. Her limited-edition pieces blend mouth-watering desserts into beautiful designs that not only look delicious, but also smell good. Yes, she has incorporated scent into some of her pieces, meaning not only can you wear delicious looking vanilla frosted cupcake earrings, but they are also scented with vanilla. With Christmas in the not too distant future, these could make a unique gift idea.

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Howkapow: a new online design shop

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By Monica Davison in Cool Websites on Friday 1 April 2011

Howkapow is a new online design shop which supports emerging designers and illustrators. Everything is pretty lary and colourful, and it’s based in Bristol, not London, for once. It’s run by young husband and wife duo, Cat and Rog How, who have just started a new range of collaborations with young graduates.

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Frida Kahlo revisited by designer Myriam Bottazzi

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By Eve Politanoff in New Fashion on Thursday 10 February 2011

This is a tribute to Frida Kahlo by Italian fashion designer Myriam Bottazzi. The originality of her work has been particularly appreciated by fashion labels such as Valentino, Les Copains, and Martine Sitbon.

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The whimsical world of Naida Begeta

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By Eve Politanoff in New Fashion on Friday 14 January 2011

Beginning with only a few ribbons of fabric, these outfits were sewn by Bosnian designer Naida Begeta, as she was unable to find anything that suited her personal style.

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