Why I Am Putting My Name Out in the Jewellery World to Back Fairtrade Gold

Liz Earle | Posted 02.10.2016 | UK Style
Liz Earle

If we can achieve an ethical and fair provenance for goods as transient as a T-shirt, surely we can also work towards creating a fairer and more transparent journey for the gold that we wear as jewellery - something also worn next to our skin and so often given as a symbol of eternal love. Fairtrade gold gives us that opportunity.

The Vogue Guide to Choosing the Perfect Engagement Ring

Vogue.fr | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Like all good guides, we'll start from the beginning, the beginning being the cut of your diamond, which should be chosen with care. If you're looking for timeless, opt for a princess, round or oval cut, with their softly faceted shapes.

I Definitely Do - Why You Should Only Buy Fairtrade Gold

Harriet Lamb | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK
Harriet Lamb

It is one of the great scandals of our time that in 2014 small-scale miners of such a precious metal should work in appalling, dangerous conditions for less than $1 a day. Because that is the sad truth hidden away deep underground.

Men's Bling Thing: Matter of Time and Taste

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Preetam Kaushik

Men have been wearing jewelry since long, right through the centuries that just passed us by. The ultimate example of 16th cen bling can be seen in Henry VIII's paintings where kings are kind of drowning in pearls and finery, yet look ultra masculine.

See inside Vogue Paris June/July 2014

Vogue.fr | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

"The water is calm and clear, the bodies laid out on the sand sparkle with seaspray. Sun-drenched fantasy? No, it's the summertime. Our special issue brings a completely new approach to savoring the sunny coda that we long for all year", writes Emmanuelle Alt, Vogue Paris editor-in-chief...

Weekend Shopping: Jewellery Gems

Sarah McGiven | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

I love my accessories and am so into jewellery at the moment, particularly stackable stuff - rings, bracelets, layered necklaces - all piled high, the more, the merrier.

Monocles: Trend or Troll? Only Time can Tell

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

Image Source: Wikimedia When New York Times called monocles a 'trend catching up' (read spreading like forest fire), the response to the story was qu...

Chinese Jewellery Designer, Bao Bao Wan's Luxurious London Launch

Sarah McGiven | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

I've never met Bao Bao Wan but everything I've read about her makes me smile. From her go-getting globetrotting and unusual upbringing which saw her sent off to school in America at age nine, to her outstanding eye for luxury jewellery design - her life has been described as 'a 21st century fairytale' but to me that doesn't quite ring true.

Canadian Diamonds Hardly in the Rough!

James Walden | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK Style
James Walden

Canada is often known for its clean environment, respect for nature and the unkempt wilderness. This appreciation for all things natural has manifested itself in a specific outlet - diamonds.

Fashion, Royalty and Travel

Zandra Rhodes | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK Style
Zandra Rhodes

While traveling David Sassoon and I had the chance to discuss his own forthcoming retrospective. David's clients have included... most women in the British Royal Family, including Princess Michael's wedding dress, and particularly Princess Di, for whom he made more than 70 dresses!

Jewellery as Weaponry
A Micro Trend?

Angela Scanlon | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Style
Angela Scanlon

I'm a sucker for a bit of jewellery; a statement neckpiece, a sparkly ring (or ten), a vintage Rolex-that's just how I roll. My clothing goes from excessive to minimalist depending on my mood but my jewellery always tells a story, my story!

Baltic Fashion Gets an International Platform with Kristina Goes West

Sarah McGiven | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Kristina Goes West was founded in 2011 by Lithuanian-born Kristina Armonaitė to provide an international platform for exclusive, handmade designs from the Baltic region.

Weekend Shopping: My Christmas List (Hint, Hint)

Sarah McGiven | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

I'm busy packing for Christmas in New York (woo!) at the mo so this is just a whole bundle of Christmas present fun with loads of stuff from some of my favourite brands and stores - more of a wish list than a shopping one - for you to have a quick nose at and for my friends and family to take 'inspiration' from...Cold, hard cash and Starbucks vouchers also accepted.

Urban Cool - Understated Statement Jewellery from Giles and Brother

Sarah McGiven | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

I find the easiest way to dress up an outfit quick is to add some edgy accessories and Manhattan-based siblings Giles and Brother specialise in my most favourite kind - understated statement jewellery.

Kelly Brook Wears Metallic Dress To Monica Vinader Jewellery Store Opening

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Style

Kelly Brook plus jewellery event (the Monica Vinader Boutique opening) equals super shiny times in London last night....

Faberge Returns With First Authentic Eggs In 90 Years

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 11.09.2011 | UK Style

Fabergé has announced its first series of authentic Fabergé egg pendants in 90 years. The jewellery brand - a name synonymous with luxury and cra...