Invest in Gems for a Sparkling Future

Posted by - April 15, 2011 - Blog, jewelry

Some discerning buyers love to indulge in a little diamond retail therapy (“The Taylor-Burton diamond? Of course darling!”) But there is more to the world of precious gems than diamonds alone. Sensible investment and a prudent eye for quality can help buyers from every budget to plan a little for the future. The most important elements to consider when buying any precious stones are certainly the four c’s – cut, clarity, carat and colour.

They may well be forever, and that’s certainly true of the investment potential of diamonds. Market values for good quality diamonds rarely fluctuate negatively.

Large emeralds free from inclusions are rarer than diamonds. An inclusion-free emerald can sell for more than its comparative weight in diamonds. Most emeralds on today’s market contain inclusions; in fact, inclusion-free stones of any size are viewed with intense scepticism. Emeralds hold their value well, but if in doubt, opt for larger stones despite inclusions.

Since Kate Middelton slipped that 18-carat sapphire onto her finger, the popularity of sapphire encrusted engagement rings has seen a healthy boost. Although high quality sapphires are rarer than comparative diamonds, the popularity of sapphires tends to wax and wane a little, causing their value to oscillate with trends.

Top quality natural rubies are a true rarity. It’s estimated that somewhere in the region of 80-90% of the rubies flowing through the jewellery industry today are artificially enhanced. Enhanced gems are not frowned upon, however certification must show process evidence.

A Coach Handbag Adds Classic Detail

Posted by - August 1, 2012 - Bags

When it comes to fashion, we all know that the devil is in the details. Any ensemble is immediately enhanced by attention to the accessories: jewelry, belts, handbags, shoes. The accessories also can quickly empty your wallet, so contemporary fashion divas have learned to prioritize. When shopping for your accessories, consider each piece an investment; consider how you will mix and match with other pieces in your wardrobe, as well as which brands will create the biggest buzz. No other investment will give you the kind of return that a classic Coach handbag will.

Coach’s Legacy leather large duffle is a sophisticated, fresh update to the classic Coach silhouette. Stylish, with simple, clean lines and tassel details, this handbag sports a modern look with the iconic Coach foil-stamp logo clearly noticeable: an accessory element that sets your outfit apart from the crowd. Fashioned from glove-tanned leather, this duffle has the luxurious look and feel of classic Coach, growing more beautiful with time as it develops a rich patina. Although available in 6 handsome colors, a true fashionista will choose carnelian, an archetypal bright red representation of the Coach collection for 50 years. A resonance of the power and the passion of the ‘60s, mirroring the red of Jackie Kennedy’s signature lipstick and Andy Warhol’s Campbell soup cans, a carnelian Legacy duffle is a wardrobe investment reflective of the past, the present, and the future of fashion. The enduring nature of this color also ensures that you will be able to incorporate coordinating accessories (or investments!) into your wardrobe, as your paycheck allows (Perhaps a chic Petrina Clog or a sporty, whimsical Callahan High Top is in your future.).

More importantly, modern women do not have to sacrifice practicality and versatility for fashion. This Coach handbag has inside and outside zip pockets, as well as a cell phone compartment, for functionality. The convertible strap allows you to wear it across your body or as a shoulder bag.

An investment in a Coach handbag is a way to feel elegant and turn heads.

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Womens leather lingerie

Posted by - June 23, 2011 - Blog

Lingerie is one of the best things you can buy to surprise your partner with something sexy that will really make the mood strike fast. Practically every man loves to see a woman in some sort of sexy clothing coming over to them. There are a ton of different styles of lingerie clothing and one is sure to hit the spot with your partner. Lingerie can be sexy, kinky or just simple. You can easily find lingerie that will be of your liking no matter what your preference is.

Before you purchase or even view any lingerie pieces you should discuss with your partner what they would like. Sure, it’s nice to surprise them but sometimes it’s better to get the exact lingerie that they fantasize about to really him or her on. There are literally hundreds of different styles so getting a general idea of what they like would at least give you a starting point. Lingerie isn’t exactly cheap, so you don’t want to waste your hard earned money on something that they might not find attractive.

As mentioned, there are tons of different styles. You can find womens leather lingerie, lace lingerie, mesh lingerie and basically sexy clothing in just about any kind of material. Leather is very popular and very sexy but men and women both love lace lingerie as well. Most websites offer bundle deals where you can get a corset, garters and a thong or g-string all for $30 to $50 or more. This is much cheaper than what you would find at a store like Victoria Secret. Stores like that usually charge you $20 or $30 per piece. So, by shopping for lingerie online you are receiving a lot more bang for your buck.

If you are a petite size it is fairly easy to find lingerie in most stores. But if you are a bit bigger it may be a bit more difficult. You can, however, find plus size lingerie online with much more ease. Online retailers have lingerie of all styles, materials and colors in stock for plus size women. There are even retailers that specialize specifically in plus size lingerie. So, you are guaranteed to be able to find something that will be affordable, your size and be something that both you and your partner will love.

Lingerie is designed to spice things up sexually. Most men are very aroused by a woman in even just their bra and panties. Add some flare to that with lace and revealing openings and you’ve got yourself a recipe for a guaranteed turn on. No matter what your size you can find great lingerie at affordable prices online. Not to mention when you order online you get discreet shipping included in most cases. So, you don’t have to worry about walking into a lingerie store and feeling awkward or out of place purchasing sexy clothing. All in all, shopping online makes for a much easier and relaxed experience when you are buying lingerie.

Sperry Top-Sider Women’s Southport Sandal

Posted by - April 18, 2011 - Shoes

Sperry Top-Sider Women’s Southport Sandal will set your style apart with this nautical wedge sandal with breathable, comfortable cotton canvas upper with rope detail. The Fully-cushioned foam footbed along with a Rubber sole with Razor-Cut Wave-Siping™ for wet/dry traction and a 3″ cork-wrapped wedge heel.

Grazie Women’s Prairie Sandal

Posted by - April 18, 2011 - Shoes

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This sandal’s free-spirited fashion complements any outfit with it canvas fabric upper with grommet and buckle details,lightly padded footbed with a 2-3/4″ heel height.

Franco Sarto Women’s Raven Sandal

Posted by - April 18, 2011 - Shoes


This sandal combines formal fashion with flirty appeal with it Patent leather upper Adjustable slingback strap buckle and Lightly cushioned footbed with 2″ heel height.


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