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If you've ever been unfortunate enough to come into contact with the class ring sales booth at school, then you know it's a mess of gilded gaudiness that strangely comes with a shockingly high price tag. Not that we don't love the idea of commemorating four years of hard work with something sparkly, but if you're going to look at it every day, shouldn't your graduation ring make you more happy than nauseous?
Whether Mom and Dad are in the market for a gift or you're just looking to splurge on yourself before it all goes into rent on your future tiny apartment, there are plenty of sophisticated bands out there to lift your spirits and remind you of the good ol' days
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New York City is almost a mythological place — especially to those newbies who arrive daily with dreams making it big. It's a town that's played muse to countless filmmakers, musicians, designers, start-ups, business moguls, and more. Somehow, though, after living here for years, the luster tends to fade. You must know read
As kids, we each wanted to grow up to be a ballerina, or an astronaut, or a veterinarian-by-day/pop-star-by-night. But now? Maybe you're still chasing that NASA dream. Or, maybe you fantasize about being a high-flying project manager with a corner office. Maybe you want to indulge your passions — for music, food, wine, read