As I’m writing this, the Golden Globes are on, and I am kicking myself for not having written about my favorite fashions from the show (loved Salma Hayek and Kate Beckinsale), but, as I mentioned in my last post, this month I’m focusing on some small indulgences to kick off the new year. This week, I’ve managed to find some great rings to share with you!
If I could only wear one type of jewelry for the rest of my life, I would, without a doubt, pick rings to wear. Part of it is because I have rather long fingers for someone so short (but it sure made playing the piano and typing a breeze) and because I talk with my hands just about as much as I talk with my mouth. There isn’t really a day that goes by without me wearing something on one of my fingers. As such, I am constantly on the lookout for great rings to wear. I’ve only invested in a few pieces that cost more than $100 since styles change and if I’m going to invest in something, I want it to be something closer to wearable art than a fad, so if I can find a great ring in that sweet spot, it’s more often than not coming home with me.
I’ve become a great fan of discount shopping sites like Rue La La and Gilt.com and most recently I stumbled onto JewelMint (a site featuring designs by Kate Bosworth and British stylist Cher Coulter). The pieces on the site are usually $30 and I’ve been quite impressed with the pieces that they’ve pulled together. Once you register for the site, you can fill out a personality profile and the site will choose pieces for you based on how you answer a few questions. I purchased the Neo Bedrock Duo, which is a twist on 80s bubble rings. The two rings (one gold and one silver) are stackable, or you can wear them separately. I’ve received countless complements on them when I’ve worn them and they have quickly become two of my favorite rings. I also bought the Unlock Love ring, which is a subtle, modern piece of sterling silver. It has just enough pop to get noticed, but isn’t screaming “look at me!” I’ve also got my eye on the Ever Frost ring, which is definitely a “look at me” piece. It’s geometric pattern features white enamel and pave crystals. It’s one of the better statement pieces that I’ve found that doesn’t break the bank. Check out the site for more options and start your collection today!
Another ring that’s on it’s way to my door is the Low Luv Cambodian Coin ring, which I found on sale at Gilt.com. Low Luv is model Erin Wasson‘s jewelry line and I’ve been quite impressed with the pieces that are in the line. Wasson’s jewelry has been described as “low-key and edgy” which is what I gravitate to when I’m looking for jewelry, so it was a bit of a no brainer to purchase something from her collection. I like that the ring can go from tee-shirt and jeans in the day to LBD in the evening. I can’t wait to wear it out!
I hope that your January continues to be a great one and that you are finding little ways to indulge yourself this week. You deserve it!
Until next week (and my next obsession)!
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