Trends We Love: Triangular Earrings!

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It may still be warm out, but we’re so ready for Fall! The crisp air, turning leaves, the scent of fresh pumpkin pie… we really love the season. According to Vogue (French Vogue, no less) one of the biggest trends for Fall accessories will be triangular earrings. We couldn’t agree more! Check out some of our fave triangular earrings- click each image to shop the collection!

For edgy ensembles, pair a ripped pair of jeans, architectural heels and a vintage band t-shirt with the Flare Earrings.

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Shop the Flare Earrings

 

For everyday shine, pair your favorite comfy pieces (or your classic work attire) with the Monica Earrings, which are super lightweight.

Shop the Monica Earrings

Shop the Monica Earrings

 

Finally, evoke the warrior princess in you with the Artemis Earrings! Dress them up or down with ease.

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Shop the Artemis Earrings

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Teen Choice Awards 2014: Looks We Actually Loved

Shay Mitchell vamps up her surprisingly demure lace set with a dark lip. Noted.

Shay Mitchell vamps up her surprisingly demure lace set with a dark lip. Noted.

Last night the 2014 Teen Choice Awards aired on Fox and millions of teens and tweens tuned in, excited to see their favorite stars walk the blue carpet. Surfboard shaped awards were doled out between performances but we were only paying attention to the fashion. Because crop tops and metallics are actually much more interesting to us than the Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, et al. But, again, the fashion was fun.

Below we’ve chosen the looks we actually loved and have stored in our mental banks for near-future style inspiration:

Aisha Dee's white dress looks so comfy- perfect for Celine slip ons and brunch.

Aisha Dee’s white dress looks so comfy- perfect for Celine slip ons and brunch.

Another comfy look, Italia Ricci rocks a one piece we'd love to own.

Another comfy look, Italia Ricci rocks a one piece we’d love to own.

Janel Parrish brought in Fall appropriate jewel tones-  we love the dark palette.

Janel Parrish brought in Fall appropriate jewel tones- we love the dark palette (ignore the shoes).

We love Jordin Sparks' high waisted set- perfect for the days we skip the crunches.

We love Jordin Sparks’ high waisted set- perfect for the days we skip the crunches.

For the Teen Choice Awards, Selena Gomez was a snooze but IRL? We'd wear that in a heart beat.

For the Teen Choice Awards, Selena Gomez was a snooze but IRL? We’d wear that in a heart beat.

 

Trends We Love: Mismatched Earrings

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Feeling fashion forward? Head over to ceciliagonzales.com and then call or email to order your very own custom set of Heritage or Eclipse collection earrings!

Custom mismatched earrings, as shown above, available via email: info@ceciliagonzales.com // (305) 945-7770
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F/W 14 Pieces Available Now! [Look Book]

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The newest Heritage and Eclipse pieces are finally here and perfect for the transition from sultry summer through the cooled down fall and into the chilly months of winter. Gypsy-esque details give an air of wanderlust so travel to your heart’s content! Geometrical lines play off of fluid, organic shapes to create a truly magical collection that transcends seasons and remains timeless.

Shop the new pieces here and manifest your perfect wonderland.

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Extra special thanks to our model, Aimee C, and styling from FirstStreetFashion.com!

5 Ways to Wear A White Tee

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Pair a loose fitting, worn tee with baggy denim cuffed at the ankle and chic heels for a rough yet refined look!

The white T-Shirt is quite arguably one of the very best ways to show off layers of necklaces (aside from a seductive bare neck/chest combo!) However, the white T-Shirt can also get a little, for lack of a better word, boring. Enter: this post! We’ve scoured the web (and thought back to our own past outings) to show you how to wear your crisp whites, worn in favorites, and everything in between in fresh new ways!

So, scroll down and don’t forget to load up on necklaces to layer over your newfound fashion sense!

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Pair a basic yet luxe feeling top with sleek leather shorts and pile on the gold chains for the perfect balance of streamlined glamour. Gold accessories up the ante.

Go bold- Wear a bandeau top OVER your tee!

Go bold- Wear a bandeau top OVER your tee!

OK so that last look is a little out there, but hey! It’s summer yet we still have places to go that aren’t the pool or beach, so take that bikini with you. We think this looks calls for an extravagant choker. The jewelry must match your apparent bravado.

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Want something dressier? Throw that basic shirt on with a high waisted, floor length skirt and your highest heels, put hands on hips and feel the drama like never before.

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Need a summer suit for work that can easily transition to happy hour? Put an untucked gauzy tee under a cream-colored, wide leg suit with cool asymmetrical details and look fashion forward on the outside yet feel supremely comfortable on the inside. Pair with a sleek layered necklace and a decidedly messy updo.

All in all, with the right amount of confidence, your favorite white tee can become a fashionable staple in a whole new way. The clean lines and neutral color make it the easiest way to dress anything up or down, with the right accessories.

Met Gala 2014: Standout Looks!

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual charity gala came and went like a whirlwind, and the stars really brought their A-game! Designers showed comradery by supporting their peers (i.e. Marc Jacobs wearing Saint Laurent.) Actors and musicians wowed in custom creations, some walking the carpet with the designers. However, the Victoria’s Secret models seemed to prove who does it best, wearing surprisingly stunning Top Shop and classic silhouettes (like Karlie Kloss in De La Renta, opera gloves and all.)

Being that this is THE fashion event of the year for Manhattan and, really, the fashion world, we appreciate over-the-top glamour. We loved seeing new silhouettes and color pairings, separates, and lots of volume. The Olsen Twins donned vintage Chanel, which was an unexpected twist that still offered lots of drama. Speaking of drama, we couldn’t keep our eyes off of Zac Posen’s room-filling gowns. Are favorites are Dita Von Teese’s neoprene nude and red fishtail gown and Liu Wen’s ocean waves.

Check out our favorites below. Images via NYT.

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Layer Initial Bangles For Spring With 25% OFF!

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It’s officially Spring! Flowers are blooming, days are longer, and everything is starting fresh. Keeping with the times, we’re rolling out a new design too! Our newest addition to the Cecilia Gonzales Jewelry family are the Initial Bangles! Available in Gold and Black Oxidized brass with earthy gemstones and personalized initial tags, the bracelets are fun, stackable, and add the perfect amount of shine to your Spring and Summer looks. We absolutely love how lightweight and comfy they are, plus when you wear a few they make beautiful music together-literally!

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With Festival Season in full force, we say, stack your arms high with bangles and get ready for lots of fun in the sun. It’s even easier since we’re taking 25% OFF as an introduction to the collection! For just $20 a pop, you can layer and layer to your heart’s desire!

SNAG YOUR INITIAL BANGLES HERE

(Your friends might get jealous- They’ve got a week to catch up!)

The 25% OFF sale is only going on until 3/28

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Track down your favorite music festival (Ultra, Lollapalooza, Coachella, to name a few) and start planning your looks! To us, this is one of the most fun times for personal styling. The weather is about to be absolutely perfect- warm during the day and just a bit cool at night- perfect for layering flowy tops and dresses, denim shorts, fringe pieces, headbands, sunglasses, and of course great jewelry!

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Stack a few of our Initial Bangles in gold and oxidized black brass with thin bracelets, golden chains, and colorful jewels for the ultimate boho-chic style! Effortlessly cool and comfy is the way to go this festival Season!

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New Leather Necklaces + Festival Style Inspiration!

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Ah March is upon us. This means that Spring is right around the corner. And what does Spring bring besides April showers and May flowers? Music Festivals! SXSW in Austin, Coachella in California, Winter Music Conference and Ultra in Miami- there’s so much to see and hear, and so many fashion choices to be made!

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Festival fashion is always such a fun project to plan out. Fringe, tie dye, cut off denim shorts, Native American and South American styles mixing with vintage designer and so much more- it’s a time where people are free to be as stylish as they want (take celebrities wearing high end fashion to their VIP tents) and as laid back as you feel (like plush cartoon inspired onesies.) Either way, jewelry plays a HUGE factor. It’s fun, it’s personal and it, well it’s jewelry! That’s always a good thing.

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Just in time for the budding Festival Season, we’ve introduced our newest addition- Leather Necklaces! The comfortable necklaces are made of super soft deer leather lace in various earth tones, and accented with golden and antique brass tubes. The necklaces are adjustable for longer or shorter length, and can be layered for amazing day to night time style.

Browse our selection of Leather  Necklaces here and find your favorite!

See below for amazing Festival Style inspiration and get ready for some fun in the sun!

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Take 50% OFF Hand Stamped Bar Necklaces This Week Only!

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Our Words To Live By Bar Necklaces are now 50% Off for one week only- This is the only time they will be on sale ALL YEAR, so it’s a pretty special occasion! The delicate and meaningful necklaces are the perfect layering piece with pizazz. Wear one alone or layer them for a truly unique look.

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Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift or something special for yourself, these Words To Live By Bar Necklaces are the perfect choice. Made of Sterling Silver or 14K Gold Fill, these gorgeous pieces are stamped by hand with a custom quote, making for a heartfelt and personalized treasure.

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Easily styled up or down, the Words To Live By Necklaces are fun and memorable and add an elegant edge to your everyday style. Try pairing one or two with a couple longer chain necklaces for a boho-chic look!

Sale ends March 5th, 2014 and once it’s over, it’s over! Take advantage of this amazing sale and stock up on these lovely necklaces before it’s too late.

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Get THE Celebrity Approved Necklace by Cecilia Gonzales Jewelry!

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In this day and age of fast fashion and faster media coverage, there’s always some new “trend” or “it- accessory.” It’s reassuring to see that in the midst of crazy fads and crazier celerities, one classic piece will always remain a chic choice for the fashionable set.

“The look of the moment? A delicate bar necklace that can be worn with any outfit, for any occasion. ” – WhoWhatWear

Enter: the Bar necklace. Loved for it’s simplicity and grace, this delicate design is easily layered, yet looks fabulous on it’s own. A delicate chain and perhaps something to set it apart (like custom engraving) add just the right amount of flare.

Below are our coveted bar necklaces. Choose from hand stamped pieces or more demure styles: Click each photo for more info and to purchase online.

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See how today’s chicest celebs wear their Bar necklaces for inspiration!

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Order your favorite here!

Cecilia Gonzales Jewelry Spring 2014 Collections Are Here!

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Our brand new collections are now available!

Our Heritage Collection, comprised of classic pieces and best sellers, are joined by fresh new pieces, adding even more of the Cecilia Gonzales flare to the line. The Eclipse Collection, more delicate and whimsical, is full of magical new additions ready to be loved for a lifetime. We are so proud of the new designs, and are excited to share them with you all.

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Browse the new collections here. Find your favorite piece to love

http://www.ceciliagonzales.com

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