Tag Archives: Beadwork

Delicate Embroidery at Elie Saab Couture S/S 2013

Every season Elie Saab Haute Couture manages to steal my heart.  This years Paris Couture Week collection was no exception.  Sadly, I was not able to attend the show this time, but I find myself still drooling over the photos of the collection.  The Elie Saab show is always one of my favorites since it […]

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Elie Saab SS 2013 Paris Fashion Week

Elie Saab is always one of my favorite shows of Paris Fashion Week.  You can always be sure that there will be feminine, sparkling pieces walking down the runway.  This season, Saab created a collection titled “Heiress” and showed pieces that she could wear in her everyday life.  Heiress ranged from classic and savvy, in […]

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Chanel Bombay Métiers d’Art Collection

Karl Lagerfeld showed his Bombay collection for Chanel in Paris back in December 2011, and it was a wonderful showcase of artisan craftsmanship.  The theme “Paris-Bombay” was a reminder that Europe’s fashion industry has increasingly turned to India to produce handcrafted pieces.   It has become expensive for the designers to make them in Paris as […]

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On Aura Tout Vu Couture S/S 2012

Bulgarian designers Livia S. Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov showed their designs for On Aura Tout Vu’s Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2012 fashion show in Paris and I was one of the lucky few who got a ticket to the show.  I was excited for this show as soon as I got the invitation.  The card had […]

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Chain Mail Pearl Bracelet Pattern

Pretty and rich with pearls, this bracelet is designed to be eye-catching with any outfit.  This unique, funky statement bracelet is an intermediate project that can be created in an afternoon.  In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make a beaded pearly chain mail bracelet with either sterling silver or silver plated jump rings.  Learning […]

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Georges Hobeika Couture S/S 2012

Haute Couture in Paris means beautiful handcrafted clothes, and Georges Hobeika went above and beyond this at his Spring 2012 Couture show.  I was one of the lucky few who got an invitation to the show at the beautiful Le Meurice hotel.   Flowing chiffon dresses and soft pastel colors showed femininity and sensuality throughout […]

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Studio Rasa New Collections

Rasa Jurenas is a multi award winning hairstylist and make-up artist, including the Canadian Hairstylist of the Year, 2006. She has just released her latest collections titled, “Golden Sun” and “Fashion Crimes,” which feature jewelry by Glimpse Creations! Visit http://www.rasajurenas.com for more information about Studio Rasa. Her latest collection titled “Fashion Crimes” features a couture […]

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New Necklaces!

Have you seen the new long necklace tend!!??? Models on the runways, celebrities and even stars on soap operas are embracing this new chic accessory trend! I have now included a range of these fabulous necklaces in my new “Monet” collection. Each of my necklaces are one of a kind, and handmade in Paris, France. […]

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Sparkling Studio

A busy day in my studio today! There are sparkles and beads everywhere as I am working on custom Swarovski cuff bracelets! I also stopped by my supplier last week and got some beautiful new semi precious stones. Today’s post just offers a little eye candy to help brighten your Monday!

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L’Aiguille en Fete 2011

Lace was the theme at this years L’aiguille En Fete show that I eagerly attended on Saturday. This is my second year going to this needlework trade show, where booths are lined with premium threads, buttons, fabrics and the latest in sewing and embroidery machines. I went to find supplies for my hand embroidery work, […]

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