Posts tagged ‘Fashion’

Lovely Plumes

Posted September 21st, 2010 by Penny Skoufaras. Comments (16).

The feather’s fashion career dates all the way back to the 11th century.  During the Middle Ages, men and women alike of high social standing, would wear feathers to display their status.  Even though long, lush, colourful plumes emerged as a stylish accessory during the 17th century, they did not become popular until the late […]

Cocktail Engagement Rings

Posted July 6th, 2010 by Penny Skoufaras. Comments (95).

Originating in the 1920’s, cocktail rings were a sign of prominence and glamour.  Today, their ornate settings continue to marry vintage style with old fashioned romance. Cocktail rings (or art deco rings for some) are made of  precious metals, and they are adorned with diamonds and other glamorous gems.  Creating a signature piece means that […]