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2023 Bracelet Trends to Look For

colorful bracelets
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There’s no doubt that fashion is constantly evolving, with new trends emerging all the time. As we get ready to ring-in the New Year, we’re looking ahead to see what new trends will be popular in the world of fashion. One area that’s always changing and evolving is bracelets. Here are some of the top bracelet trends for 2023.

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Eye On Design: Alberto Guardiani’s Lipstick Heel Pumps

lipstick heel shoes photo by gail worley
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Would you pay $400 for a lipstick? No way! How about $400 for high heels? Well, maybe. Luxury footwear brand Alberto Guardiani, founded in 1940 by brothers Luigi and Dino Guardiani, initially manufactured men’s shoes under the Nuova Centauro brand  (which still exists). Alberto, the son of Dino, took over the business in 1972 and the brand is now one of the leading Italian manufactures of shoes and accessories. Two of fashion’s sexiest accessories – red lipstick and black high heels – come together for their remarkable Lipstick Heel Pumps collection.

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Dachshund-Shaped Mini Speaker

mini dog subwoofer photo by gail worley
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If you like music and also wiener dogs, maybe this is something you need to own. Jam out with the help of man’s best friend — the Mini SubWOOFer wireless speaker! Purchase includes:

  • 3″ Dog-shaped wireless speaker
  • Miniature USB cord for charging
  • 32-page illustrated mini “users manual” by author Victoria Potenza

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Eye On Design: Interiors By Allison Eden Studios

allison eden interiors photo by gail worley
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Designer Allison Eden got her start over 25 years ago designing custom glass mosaics for private clients ( you can see an example of her beautiful work on the far left in the above photo). Eden then began applying her colorful, pop art aesthetic to a variety of interior finishes including textiles, wallpapers and carpets to develop one of the most fun and recognizable brands in the industry.

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Three Must Have Jewelry Boxes

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The Childhood Costume Jewelry Collection (Image Source)

As a child, I amassed quite a collection of costume jewelry pieces – mostly cast-offs from my mom’s and grandmother’s collections — which I wore when playing ‘Dress Up’ games with my friends. It didn’t have much real value, but I loved my collection of gaudy baubles, nonetheless.  My first ‘jewelry box’ was just a little cardboard box, where I would return my beads, brooches, and rings once I was done with my play, but I would often open that box just to admire my treasure. Eventually, I inherited a proper jewelry box from my older sister, and while it was rather beat up-looking, I confess I never thought to replace it (sentimental value, I suppose) until I was well into adulthood. Continue reading Three Must Have Jewelry Boxes