8.09.2012

CURRENTLY CRAVING: Jene Despain Jewelry


I'm going through a major necklace faze at the moment. From bold statement pieces to delicate everyday chains, I just can't get enough. And there is nothing better than finding necklaces that are versatile enough to wear from day-to-night.

As a former New York City resident {during my early PR days} I've always had a love for all things that represent the city. Upon being introduced to new-to-me deisgner, Jene Despain, I knew that I had to share her incredible pieces. 

What makes every piece from Jene Despain's jewelry collection so unique is that they each represent a bit of New York City. And if you look really closely, it will become a bit more ovious on the famous landmarks and city staples that clearly inspires each collection. A few of my favorite picks from Jene Despain Jewelry are:

1. Spikes and Leather Necklace - Although this is one of the few pieces not directly inspired by a particular New York City landmark, this necklace {to me} truly captures the city when it comes to style. Powerful and brilliant, the spikes + leather combination brings together two key styles that never go out of fashion. Wear it with an equally bold blouse for a standout look. 

2. Rockefeller Collor with Amethyst Swarovski - As one of the most prestigious complexes on Manhattan Island, there is no mistaking the Rockefeller Center. I remember walking past this bulding in awe during my first weeks living in the city. And I feel the same way about this necklace, which truly encompasses the building's power and beauty. For a bold look, pair this necklace from the Roaring 10's Collection with a peplum top to make a statement. 

3. Barclay Necklace - Based on the design of the iconic Barclay-Vesey builidng {a.k.a the first art-deco skyscraper in New York City}, this necklace from the Roaring 10's Collection mixes large and small chains for a tough, yet sophisticated look. Perfect for accesorizing a simple t-shirt or dressing up a cocktail dress. 

4. Astoria Necklace with Oynx - Inspired by the infamous Manhattan landmark, the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, this delicate necklace is part of the Roaring 10's Collection. Besides being inspired by my favorite landmark in the city, I love how simple and chic this necklace is with the hint of oynx stones. How perfect is this for an everyday look layered with other delicate pieces?

Jene Despain Jewelry Discount: 
As a special gift, Jene Despain has offered an exclusive discount to Everyday Chic's readers.
If you like my top picks, enjoy 30% off at check with the code: CHICSTYLE30. 
For other jewels you may set your eyes on, take 15% off with code: LOVEJDS

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So, what are your favorite pieces?


6 comments:

  1. These are all so pretty!

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    1. Thanks, Lisa! Definitely take advantage of the great discount. Available though the month of August. xo

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  2. 30% is a pretty good deal! thanks for hooking that up, kat...and i like that the deal is all month long. great job on this post! xo

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    1. Thanks, Kim! I'll be sharing a few more piece in the next few weeks that also will be 30% off + 15% off the entire site.

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  3. Such pretty pieces. I love them.

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    1. Thanks, Lisa! The necklaces are my favorite. Definitely want the Astoria!

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