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Holiday Sparkles 2017



Time to Sparkle & Have Good Cheer



Ralph Lauren




The time has come to chose a few sugar plum accessories to punch up any outfit with a bit of ornamental shine. Take a simple outfit and add a fur scarf, faux diamonds, embellished clutch or a velvet top for a red carpet moment. Let the glorious warm hues of the holidays burnish the hearts and minds with family and friends as one makes an entrance from soiree to soiree.  Ah, the festive air season is aswirl once again.  Stand out, walk tall and smile.  After-all, this is your moment,  your movie and your life. Live it well, my friend. 


Fur-Tipped Scarves



Keira Knightley in Anna Karenina (2012)




Fabulous Fur against the skin is not only warm but also luxuriant and eye fetching. 





Love Token Genuine Rabbit Fur Scarf





Ted Baker London Faux Fur Pom Scarf





"If you look for perfection, you'll never be content." - Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina


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Star Light Star Bright









Jewels Anyone?  Yes, a bauble here or there is charmingly wearable during the holiday celebrations. 

The Necklace 





Kendra Scott Rayne Stone Tassel Pendant - Several Hues




Kendra Scott Kelsie Station Necklace - Several Hues


The Classic





David Yurman Albion Pendant and Diamonds - Several Hues



The Ring



Nadri Cubic Zirconia Pave Band Ring



David Yurman Crossover Wide Ring with Diamonds


The Bracelet - Sparklers






Nadri Pave Crystal Bangle



The Earring





Nordstrom Precious Metal Plated 2ct tw Cubic Zirconia Earrings




Kendra Scott Elle Filigree Drop Earrings




Nadri Cubic Zirconia Drop Earrings




David Yurman Albion Earrings with Diamonds


"Its's not that diamonds are a girl's best friend, but it is your best friends who are your diamonds.  It's your best friends who are supremely resilient, made under pressure and of astonishing value.  They're everlasting; they can cut glass if they need too." - Gina Barreca


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Jewel-Encrusted Clutch




Jennifer Lopez - Golden Globes 2016


The Glitz Clutch is a must for evening events.  Pick one that is gleams during the holidays.  A little bling is jovial and memorable. 





Whiting & Davis Crystal Mesh Clutch

Badgley Mischka Drama Velvet Clutch


"The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud." - Coco Chanel


Enjoy yourself this season!  Happy Holidays! 

Kim Hardwick - Forever Chic Style







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