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New Brand Spotlight: Alexis Bittar

Alexis Bittar, Alexis Bittar jewelry, costume jewlelry, fashion jewelry, Alexis Bittar jewelry,fashion accessories, Zappos Couture, New Brand SpotlightBrooklyn-born and bred designer Alexis Bittar has been designing jewelry for over 20 years. He began his illustrious career by selling on the streets of New York City in the early 1980s. Bittar sold his handcrafted pieces from a wooden foldout table on St. Mark's Place and in Soho. Shortly after, Bittar's creations were recognized by fashion retailers worldwide, propelling the artist into the world of international museums, department stores, and luxury boutiques alike.

To this day, Bittar's three costume collections are designed in Brooklyn, New York. In 2010, the self-taught designer was lauded by the CFDA, receiving the Accessories Designer of the Year award. In 2013, he received the award for Brand of the Year by the Accessories Council.

Bittar's insatiable thirst for innovation drives him to search the world for unique materials. All of the stones found in Bittar's collections are custom cut and set in his custom designed metalwork, which provide the foundations for his creations.

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1. Alexis Bittar Asymmetrical Rocky Cuff

2. Alexis Bittar Encrusted Stud Earrings

3. Alexis Bittar Fox Ring

The punk youth and urban thread resonates throughout Bittar's collections—often layering juxtaposing eras, such as 1980s and sculptural deco imagery. Bittar's diverse aesthetic and unique point of view enables him to remain at the cutting edge of culture, design, and craftsmanship while abiding by his core beliefs of quality and innovation. Bittar's diverse celebrity following further reflects the designer's reach. He continues to change the world's perception of necklaces, earrings, bracelets, cuffs, and rings by celebrating wearable art. With his designs, Bittar lauds individualism, embracing imperfections, and rejecting the mundane and ordinary.

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3 Scarves, 9 Ways to Wear

The scarf really is an amazing accessory. It adds warmth on cold days, style and coverage on sunny days, and can even keep a bad hair day under wraps!

Below we show you some wonderful ways to wear three popular styles of scarves for any weather. Enjoy!

The Sarong/Pareo Scarf

The Large Square Scarf

The Long/Oblong Scarf

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Fresh Picks: Stylish Tech Accessories

More and more, our favorite tech gadgets—smartphones, tablets, laptops---are fast becoming indispensable in our day-to-day lives. Just try getting through one day without one or all of these, and you just may realize how tied at the hip we are to our modern “toys”.  From work to personal use, they certainly make life easier and the world a more interconnected place.

Make sure your beloved tech gadgets are protected and displayed proudly with tech accessories that show off your personal style!

Here are just a handful of our current faves:

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1. Ted Baker Hollon iPhone® 4/4S Case, 2. Ted Baker Twinksey iPad® Case, 3. Echo Design Echo Touch Ruched Gloves, 4. Kate Spade New York Paris Phone Case,      5. Juicy Couture Leopard 13" Laptop Sleeve, 6. Marc by Marc Jacobs Katya Phone Case

Fashion Tips for Date Night: Getting Attention with the right Accessories

The right accessory can steal attention, is the topic of conversation, or can complete a mediocre outfit, but it doesn't take a huge purse or an oversized necklace to do the trick, sometimes it can be the smallest piece of stunning jewelry, like a cocktail ring, to steal stares. If you need fashionable help on a date night out, select any of these special rings guaranteed to capture your date's full attention.

Andrew Hamilton Crawford makes quality fashion jewelry accessible to every woman and every style. His cocktail rings represent the finest in style and design. His Square Swirl Ring is not only interesting for its unusual shape, but also for its intricate gold leaf inlay. Made of stunning resin, it's clear acrylic finish resembles rippling water. It's also available in three beautiful colors that infuse drama against the metallic detailing. The Andrew Hamilton Crawford Classic Cocktail Ring is also available in two striking pops of color, aqua or pink, against a backdrop of sterling silver with translucent resin and a square-cut crystal center. The result is an opulent ring that is luxurious, playful, and attention-grabbing.

The color purple means royalty and mystery, and it's also the main component of Juicy Couture's Purple Stone Cocktail Ring. The 1 inch wide stone is surrounded by a beautiful gold-plate with faceted glass crystals.

Judith Jack jewelry is known for its hand polished and beautifully finished design. Each high quality piece is individually handcrafted to guarantee impeccable attention to detail. Judith Jack's Orbit Round Cocktail Ring shines with all the signature qualities. This glamorous art deco-inspired cocktail ring is made of sterling silver and feature cubic zirconia stones.