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5 Jewellery Style Icons Who Should Inspire You

Who’s your ultimate fashion idol, the woman who inspires you with her style? We picked five of today’s (and yesterday’s) tastemakers that inspire us, women who are our jewellery style icons. Iris Apfel Iris Apfel has become one of the most recognised jewellery style icons. Bold, colourful and chunky jewellery is at the heart of her signature style. She says that “she’s rather happy than stylish“,…

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Choosing Necklaces With Necklines

Choosing a right length and type of necklace for different necklines can be tricky. Here you can find the most common necklines for dresses and tops to help you to design your piece. There are really no rules but we want you to wear accessories that look good on you and fit your personal style. Hopefully these suggestions will help you choose your necklace style for…

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Six Ways To Accessorise Your Festival Style

We’ve been very much inspired by fashion images that have been flooding the internet during this year’s Coachella music and festival in California. The festival season is only starting here in the UK, so it’s a perfect time to start thinking about your own festival season look. We put together a couple of ideas to inspire you on the jewellery front. The design platform is…

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Floral Patterns In Jewellery Design

The flower beads have been a hit on our site this spring so I decided to dedicate a post to floral inspiration. ‘Floral’ is also one of the key SS2015 fashion trends. It’s hard to match the catwalk extravaganza in everyday outfits but it’s great for inspiration.   Roses Roses must be one of the most beautiful flowers so why not celebrate them in your…

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8 Ways To Design A Chunky Necklace

You may associate bubblegum beads with kid’s jewellery, but now that big chunky statement necklaces are in fashion it’s time to give them a second chance! In this post I share ideas on how to design a chunky necklace using bubble gum beads and how to style them. Bubblegum beads are a versatile and trendy material right now. It lends itself to both colourful and funky…

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How To Choose Jewellery For A Monochrome Look

Everyone’s wearing monochrome! The Glamour magazine claims it’s “the overwhelming winner for fashion trend of the season in celebrity’s wardrobes”. ELLE says “white top and black pants is one of the 9 best everyday fashion trends”. Surprisingly, you don’t see people accessorising the trend. We took on the challenge and helped Kelly and Michaela combine black and white outfits with great necklaces. 1) Kelly – every day…

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What To Wear To That New Year’s Party

The party season is upon us and it will end with the finale on New Year’s Eve. The expectations are high. Will it be glamorous? Who will be there? Is there going to be romance? But the biggest question of all is – what shall I wear?! Michaela asked Mink&Stone to help her with what to wear to New Year’s party. She has a gorgeous…

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What To Wear With A Little Black Dress

The party season is upon us. Panic, I have nothing to wear! You know the feeling when you look into your wardrobe full of clothes but don’t seem to find anything to wear to the special occasion. I’ve had that feeling time and time again. Granted, sometimes you have to go shopping for a special piece, but most often you could just ‘spice up’ the…

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Five Key Rules To Necklace Layering

How to create a layered look One of the best things about designing jewellery online is that you can create a set of necklaces or bracelets and make them exactly as you like. And I’m not just saying that, I’m genuinely and personally really excited about this. I’ve created a couple of sets of layered necklaces for your inspiration. Here’s couple of tips for necklace layering:…

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