Posts Tagged ‘bracelets’

Genius, or Gratuitous?

April 22, 2015

Sometimes someone comes along and invents something so obvious, we wonder why nobody thought of it before. Often they are game changers, but sometimes, they are just another thing to spend money on that we don’t really need.  These are just a few of the latest new products we’ve stumbled upon that fall into that bucket.

Almost every woman I know with long hair either has an elastic hair tie around their wrist, or the tell tale red ridge where said item has left it’s mark.

The husband and wife team behind BitterSweet Jewelry has tackled the hair tie dilemma, by introducing a bracelet with an indented area designed to hold those little elastic bands until you need them. It is a case of form meets function, and allows those little necessities to blend seamlessly into your arm party.

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These bangle style bracelets come in a variety of metals and range from $45-$85 each.

Have you ever been out in a downpour and although you were protected by rainboots, a coat and a hat, your expensive and perishable leather handbag was exposed to the elements and getting drenched? Worry no more, the handbag raincoat is here!
Screen Shot 2015-04-20 at 5.33.50 PMThese waterproof ponchos for your handbag come in a variety of sheer plastic colors, patterns and sizes, and sell for $25 – $30.

Pretty smart, huh? So its time to ask the question:
Are these new products genius, or completely gratuitous?

Let us know in the comments!

Photos; Courtesy of BitterSweet and Handbag Raincoat

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Stack ’em Up

July 16, 2012

This summer, accessories are falling into the category of “more is more”, with armfuls of casual bracelets being the accent of choice.

Bracelets, reminiscent of the summer camp staple the Friendship bracelet, coupled with styles that look like they came from the all-access section of a music festival are all the rage.

Stack ‘em high and let your look soar with the go-to item of the season!

Woven Friendship bracelets with semi- precious stones:

Stack ’em up!

Colorful bungee cords with upscale closures:


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