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Knightley’s Anna Karenina wore £1.25m Chanel gems

Costume designers used £1.25 million worth of Chanel diamonds to create several stunning looks for Keira Knightley’s eponymous heroine in the latest adaptation of ‘Anna Karenina’, vogue.co.uk reports.  As the leading lady is – conveniently – the face of Chanel perfume, Coco Mademoiselle, designers were provided with an amazing array of the French fashion house’s diamonds to choose from when putting together different outfits for Tolstoy’s ill-fated Anna. “Never in my experience on film sets have I seen anyone with such a range of diamonds and pearls,” said the film’s costume designer, Jacqueline Durran. “But I have to say,... Read More

Actress wears $1 million drop earrings to film gala

Salma Hayek has been snapped wearing some of the most expensive jewels at an event in Los Angeles, peoplestylewatch.com reports. The ‘Frida’ delighted fans and photographers alike by posing for photographs on the red carpet before attending the LACMA 2012 Art + Film Gala. Although she was wearing a stunning navy gown, it was Ms Hayek’s accessories that made the headlines. Hayek’s messy up-do displayed to their best advantage a pair of classy sapphire drop earrings, created by renowned jeweller and favourite to the stars, Harry Winston. While simple in design – the midnight blue... Read More

Dark floral designs growing in popularity

The summer’s trend for floral designs looks set to continue into the winter, albeit with some more seasonal alterations, vogue.co.uk reports. Whilst this summer was awash with bright floral colours and vibrant patterns, winter collections look set to display a much more sombre take on the trend, with rainbow-patterns making way for blues, reds and purples. These new designs are said to be less feminine than the bright, summery alternative, but are proving popular among floral enthusiasts looking to make their wardrobe more suitable for cold, grey winters. The darker, edgier... Read More

Swarovski teams up with designer to create special earrings

Swarovski has teamed up with designer Leyla Abdollahi to create a special pair of earrings for its new collection, which took inspiration from ‘ancient mythology and legends’. That’s according to Professionaljeweller.com, which revealed that the drop earrings – which feature three types of stones – will take pride of place in the latest Swarovski collection, entitled ‘Natural Reflection’. The website confirmed: ‘The design features two single earrings that curve around the ear, each slightly different to the other, but designed to be worn as a pair. One has an ear... Read More

Gothic designs back in fashion

Gothic-style fashion could be making a comeback, as black gowns and fashion jewellery see something of an 80s revival, fashionnews13.com reports. Gothic fashion reached a peak during the 1980s thanks to the influence of such black-clad bands as The Cure and Siouxsie and the Banshees. At the turn of the 1990s, however, Gothic wear made way for multi-coloured tie-dye and the dark, lacy attire was retired to only see a short-term boost every Halloween. Now, the look appears to be back on trend, with purples, blacks and dark-greens super-fashionable once more.... Read More

Bride married in five kilograms of gold

A Chinese bride has hit the headlines after showing up to her wedding adorned in over five kilograms of gold jewellery, dailymail.co.uk reports. Liu Cheng, who lives in the Fujian province, donned rings, bracelets and necklaces made of gold for her big day. She was aided by mother Lin Hu, who spent over 60 minutes decorating her child with the collection. Hu gave an insight into the meaning behind the jewellery, telling austriantimes.at: “I wanted to make the day as special as I could for my girl. “I’ve been collecting... Read More