Archive for April, 2013

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

We love our brides! In fact, we consider it a real privilege to provide our clients with a wide range of exquisite bridal jewelry rental options. Every once in a while, however, we have the opportunity to help dress women for other special occasions, such as this year’s Academy Awards, so it’s not that far fetched for us to sit back and imagine how great our pieces would look when paired with our favorite looks from Fashion Week. From New York to London, Milan, and Paris, we’ve picked out the very best evening looks. Enjoy!

There is something electric in the cold winter air of New York City every year during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. From Derek Lam to Zac Posen, fashionista’s reveled in this Sartorialist playground from February 7th – February 14th.

No collection was as romantic as the whimsical Marchesa. Designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig are said to have been inspired by Francisco de Goya’s painting “Portrait of Maria Teresa de Vallabriga on Horseback”.

Certainly any of these gowns could be right out of an eighteenth-century oil painting and would look delectable with the Lockwood Necklace and the Catherine Swarovski Crystal Headband

Marchesa New York I

Catherine Headband - Swarovski Crystals Available for rent $50

Catherine Headband - Swarovski Crystals Available for rent $50

Marchesa New York II

Stunning Diamond Lockwood Necklace - Available for rent $270

Stunning Diamond Lockwood Necklace - Available for rent $270

It seemed that London’s Fashion Week, from February 15th – February 19th, was one big tribute to the rebellious teenager in all of us.

Top Shop Unique set the stage for an eclectic mix of 90s Brit pop. Check out this sequined piece of heaven!

Unique London

Cascading Diamond Blackwell Earrings - Available for rent $180

Cascading Diamond Blackwell Earrings - Available for rent $180

Following London’s Fashion Week, Milan’s shows from February 20th – February 26th, set the stage for high drama.

Saints, kings, and angels appeared in a mosaic style print on the pieces of Dolce & Gabanna.  Our favorite was this wondrously rich cocktail dress, which would look delightful with the Sophia Clutch.

Dolce Milan I

Sophia Clutch - Swarovski Crystals & lamb leather - Available for rent $95

Sophia Clutch - Swarovski Crystals & lamb leather - Available for rent $95

What is it about black and lace that goes so well together? This number takes the “little black dress” to a whole new level, and we think any woman would look radiant with the Bailey Necklace and our Wolfson Earrings.

Gorgeous Bailey Necklace - Available for rent for $250

Gorgeous Bailey Necklace - Available for rent for $250

Dolce Milan II

Diamond Wolfson Chandelier Earrings - Available for rent $130

Diamond Wolfson Chandelier Earrings - Available for rent $130

From February 28th to March 6th, Paris was the place to be, and these are our favorite looks.

If anyone hears of a better job than being the creative director of Alexander McQueen, we’d love to hear about it. Sarah Burton was faced with quite a conflict at this year’s show when the McQueen time slot for Paris Fashion Week fell on the due date of her twin daughters’ births. It was decided that the best way to deal with this dilemma was to keep the show small, with just ten pieces created. Burton did not disappoint. Inspired by ecclesiastical wear referencing religious iconography and the wardrobe of Queen Elizabeth I, this collection was unlike any we have ever seen. We would pair this exquisite McQueen gown with our diamond pearl drop Trueing Earrings.

Alexander McQueen Paris

Trueing Earrings Diamonds & Pearls - Available for rent $140

Trueing Earrings Diamonds & Pearls - Available for rent $140

Hosted under the historic Hôtel National des Invalides, home of the tomb of Napolean I, there is little doubt that this year’s Dior show will go down in the annals of history.

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