High Shine

Claire Lopez Accessories, Bags, Belts, Footwear, Gold, Metallics, Silver Leave a Comment

I remember having a gold metallic bag from Oasis a long, long time ago and getting a lot of stick from a certain friend, who shall remain nameless (Sue Fletcher-Watson) about it’s tackiness. Well, all I can say is that you were wrong because metallics are here to stay and if you are someone who doesn’t like flitting from trend to trend …

Birds of Paradise – the jewels of the season

Claire Lopez Earrings, Jewellery Leave a Comment

Earrings are back and big this season but there is also a lot of other loveliness in the jewellery world. And when the weather is up and down and you are playing the hokey-cokey with your ankles – in, out, in, out – a nice bit of bling can be just the ticket to breathe a bit of life back into your wardrobe. Given the lobes …

Dress to excess

Claire Lopez Gold, Jewellery Leave a Comment

In a season where more is most definitely more, it is hardly surprising that jewellery is anything but understated. It’s gold, gold, gold on the metal front mixed with black or tortoise shell, chokers are back, as are brooches – worn in the hair, and earrings are Pat Butcher- esque. So where best to get yourself the proverbial rings on your fingers and …

Get bling for spring with a new necklace

Claire Lopez Jewellery, Necklaces Leave a Comment

Word of warning: stop reading if you are about to or are currently eating. The single most revolting thing happened to me the other day as I was getting the kids ready for the bath before I headed out to meet some friends. In short, the sequence of events went like this: one child on the loo, the other on the potty. …

To bling or not to bling? That is the question.

Claire Lopez Jewellery 2 Comments

Jewellery, like a puppy, is not just for Christmas, although this Christmas my wish list seems to be entirely jewellery based. But I am an unashamed magpie so I am most definitely in the ‘get decking yourselves out’ camp. That doesn’t mean I want to look more sparkly than the Queen at the state opening of Parliament, but a nice necklace or bracelet can …