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Australian accessories designer Elke Kramer takes us on a journey through the Far East for spring 2011 in a jewelry collection entitled "The Shake of Ophelia." Collaborating with photographer Chris Morris, the lookbook depicts a 19th century English rose who escapes from the lap of luxury to accompany a traveling spice merchant on an adventure across Africa. With a magical mix of bony, jasper, deep beetroot, bloodstone, and ash in layered, twisted and knotted patterns, Elke'a tasseled earrings and bangles with oversized stones are complimented by Morris' beautifully textured images. Elke's jewelry is available online and in select boutiques like Opening Ceremony, Urban Outfitters, and Collette starting in September 2010.
Call us impatient, but we’ve been shopping for our fall '14 wardrobe since there was still snow on the ground. (Blame the runway schedule, not us.) While it might still be too steamy to wear wool, and donning leather in these temps will bake you silly in an instant, it’s never too early to start putting together a read
One look at your invitation-adorned refrigerator, and it may seem like everyone and their mother opts for summer nuptials. But, some couples do choose to say their vows outside of the June-through-August rush — and that calls for a dress that make seasonal sense.
Here's a style that's perfect for fall and winter read