Gifts

FASHION: GLAMOROUSLY GREEN

March 16, 2015

Beat the pinch on St. Patrick’s Day with these glamorously green finds. Who needs a lucky charm when you have chicer options? WANT: Polish: Night Porter, Nars Vert D’Orient, YSL Top Coat Eclosion, Dior Mint Candy Apple, Essie Turqoise & Caicos, Essie Zermadame, Christian Louboutin Beauty: Épatant Eyeshadow, Chanel Sage Eye Cream, Dolce & Gabbana Fashion: Oversized Embroidered Tulle Gown, DELPOZO Peekaboo Crocodile Tote, Fendi Gathered Floral Dress, Zara …

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HOT OFF THE PRESS: ILLESTEVA + THE MILLENNIAL GENERATION

March 13, 2015

Despite the array of designers in the eyewear market, it is surprisingly difficult to come across one with quality and innovative design. Glasses that are not just “cool,” but also in tune with the emerging trends of the millennial generation remain elusive. In the age of technology, social media and blogs have closed the gap between consumer demands and brand responsiveness. In particular, the ability …

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NOTEWORTHY: VIBE HARSLØF

March 3, 2015

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, Vibe Harsløf brings quality minimalist jewelry to the forefront of fashion. She has been featured on runways in collaboration with other designers yet maintains a very low profile in the fashion world. If anything, it is difficult for most to get their hands on her pieces, but that is only a testament to the quality and originality of her designs that the fashion-conscious …

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TECH: POLAROID PR[Y]NTING PHONE CASE

March 2, 2015

Introducing Prynt, the first polaroid printing phone case.  Many mobile add-ons have attempted to modernize the antique and vintage, but only a rare few have managed to succeed with such elegance as Prynt. Working with both a case and mobile app, Prynt easily plugs into your smartphone and allows the user to print polaroid pictures. The developers have taken every measure to make the device …

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GIFTS: TIMELESS TARTAN

February 26, 2015

Shop authentic Scottish tartan products from the House of Bruar along with these Mademoiselle Meme favorites. WANT: Tartan Tweed Trainer Boots, CHANEL Tartan Tweed Gloves, CHANEL Tartan Tweed Flap Bag, CHANEL Tweed Boy Bag, CHANEL Oversized Tartan Coat, MIU MIU Tartan Cashmere Scarf, Burberry Tartain Rubber Boots, Burberry Tartan Poncho, Burberry Tartan Pocket Square, Brooks Brothers Tartan Coat, Brooks Brothers Tartan Trousers, Brooks Brothers Tartan Bonnet, Brooks Brothers Wool Tartan Kilt, Alexander McQueen Wool Tartan Bomber Jacket, Alexander McQueen Tartan …

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NOTEWORTHY: DANNIJO

February 25, 2015

Ultra glam meets rocker chic, the quintessence of DANNIJO jewelry. Sisters Danielle and Jodie design handmade collections spanning from distressed pearl ear cuffs to chain mail bibs. Having the most sought after designs and a celebrity following, including Beyoncé and Oprah, however, isn’t the best part. DANNIJO champions women’s economic opportunities by using handmade packaging sourced from Africa, one of many ways DANNIJO advocates for female …

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GIFTS: WHAT TO BUY YOURSELF THIS SPRING

February 24, 2015

One of the best parts about fashion is being able to discover new talents that still haven’t had their #trending moment. Rosantica jewelry launched in 2009 out of Milan from Michela Panero. Her pieces are delicate yet ornate, inspired by a fusion of Greek and Roman jewels crafted for modern tastes. Much of her collection is gold plated and incorporates fresh water pearls. Take a moment to …

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MAISON: CRYSTALLIZED

February 24, 2015

Baccarat, the French authority on all things crystal, has been a personal go-to for home decorating and gifting. The Eye Vase in particular has been a piece that I’ve gifted numerous times for housewarming parties. The geometric crafting with patterned undulations throughout makes for a timeless piece in any home. Eye Vase, Baccarat

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