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Fine Jewelry Do's and Don'ts

Fashion Crimes Podcast

Release Date: 09/03/2021

Designer Spotlight: Tie-Dye With Made By Keeper show art Designer Spotlight: Tie-Dye With Made By Keeper

Fashion Crimes Podcast

You know loves nothing more than hunting down new designers for y’all, and this week, we have a super-fun and super on-trend designer with us on the show: Lindsay of !    This “Designer Spotlight” shines on Made By Keeper, who creates and fashions. If you don’t know what that is – then, helleeerrrr...that is why WE are here! #duh #youarewelcome   Designer Lindsay has been tie-dying everything she could get her hands on since she was a kid – using things like Kool-Aid and avocados, and just about anything with a strong, stainable color. (Her mother must have just...

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  It is the beginning of the new year. And we have been getting a lot of requests for what to wear for this, what to wear for that? What should I do? What should I get? Should I buy something new? Should I wear something I already have? And unfortunately, the number one question get’s is this:   What To Wear To A Funeral?   Listen to the new episode now     This week, your favorite stylist Holly Katz has been watching like it's her job this past week. Like EVERYONE. #DUH   Everyone loves those Girls! Holly loves them, all of her gays love them, Nolan loves...

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  In case you missed the memo: It's cold as ______ (you fill in the blank) in most parts of the country right about now, and if you are like us, you are digging into the back of your closet, looking for ANYTHING warm to wear.    Lucky for you, our very best fairy gaymother and Gal-About-Town, , is back on this week's podcast to share his professional insights on #WinterCoats: what to wear, what will actually keep you warm, and how not to break the bank!   LISTEN TO THE NEW EPISODE !   Don't you dare put a ski parka on over...

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Socks or Sequins? In or Out? This year, THAT is the burning question. But no matter what your plans are for #NewYearsEve, your favorite personal stylist has picked out the perfect outfits for whatever 2022 brings you. Be sure to catch this week's of the #FashionCrimesPodcast to get Holly's #FashionInspiration for going out on the town - or staying in to enjoy a cozy and indulgent night at home. OUT WITH A BANG? So, are you going out? Are you going to someone's house? To a restaurant? Maybe a swanky hotel party? Well, as Holly likes to say: "To sequin or not to sequin?" That is today's other...

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Live from Las Vegas!  Our bestie, Nolan Meader who is sooo busy these days, penciled us in this week to catch us up on his fab new career and give us some tips on wearing fine jewelry.

 

Nolan has been a very busy MAN ABOUT TOWN, but he stops in for a hot minute to update us on his recent influencer events in the Hamptons - and then his very important trip to VEGAS, BABY! for the national jewelry shows. 

 

But first, we discuss his favorite store – AGAIN – which is Frame, who just happens to have released a line for the NY Carlyle Hotel, also his favorite. How much can you spend on a sweatshirt? – I mean, apparently a lot.  But Carlyle Hotel merch is 5-star hotel merch. Not your average douche-y beach resort swag – and believe him, there is a difference!

 

As he is always on the hunt for FABULOUS items for Holly, he found a hot pink Valentino dress one day while shopping with Schmutz (our Doodle Mascot) who proceeds to dump our hosts for the table next to them....obvi they had better petting skills. #rude. Be sure to check our social posts for photos!

 

Next is the Hamptons fashion PR party report– with a ridiculous pre-party sidebar where Nolan got his party outfit swamped at the beach PRIOR to party time while shooting IG content, and possibly after some adult drinks.

 

The next weekend he was back to attend a party for Betsey Johnson Jewelry – where he had the BEST.DAY.EVER.DOT.COM  - and then Julia Haart from “My Unorthodox Life” showed up. So chic!!!

 

Holly was, like, 80% happy for him.

 

And FINALLY – we get the skinny on the Las Vegas Couture and Antique Jewelry Show. From jewelry that will be sold to Nordstrom to the most classic, vintage Henry Winston jewels: It. Was. Next. Level.

 

He reports the hottest trends are in jewelry right now, and that expensive fine jewelry is outrageously popular right now. What should you buy if you are looking for some nice jewelry? He has a very specific point of view on this: what to buy, how to buy.

 

We were up for some much-needed joy this week, as well as some jewelry tips - and we loved hearing him spill the tea from the jewelry shows! We are so lucky to be able to get some hot tips:

 

  • Do your research and invest in pieces that will make you happy!
  • What are the latest trends in jewelry? 
  • Which watches are people wearing these days? 
  • Can you mix costume jewelry with real jewels? Can you mix metals?
  • Don't shun vintage and secondhand jewelry stores, especially if you want to spend a lot of money on something. Look there first before you go to a chain.

 

LINKS DISCUSSED: 

Frame Clothing: https://frame-store.com/pages/search-results?limit=24&q=Carlyle

Betsey Johnson: https://betseyjohnson.com/collections/jewelry

Mask Chains: https://shop.prettyconnected.com/