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Monday, July 14, 2014

Tweet I’m excited to say that my WENDYB by Wendy Brandes emoji earrings were included in trend-forecasting company WGSN‘s July 2 report! The story, “Emoji jewellery: US emerging trend” by Jaime Cohn-Barr, said, “Fine and fashion emoji icon jewellery ranging from smiley faces and lips to cats and monkeys have an elevated look when created […]

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Tweet About two weeks ago, gorgeous Josette Patterson, who, with her husband Mark, designs the Mark Patterson line of jewelry, emailed to ask if she could interview me for her blog. When she sent me her questions, she began by saying, “I noticed that everyone who interviewed you asked you the same questions about your […]

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Tweet Heaven Has Heels magazine asked me what three things I’d take to a desert island. Here is the answer that was published in the summer 2014 issue. Thanks, Heaven Has Heels, for giving me the space to give my full answer! The desert-island question always makes me think of Desert Island Discs, the long-running […]

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Tweet I love seeing my musician clients wearing the custom jewelry designs I made for them. I already previewed the issue of Inked Magazine with gorgeous singer/songwriter Skylar Grey on the cover. Now the magazine is out and I’ve gotten to see more fabulous photos featuring the double-ax necklace I made for Skylar. How hot […]

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Sunday, May 4, 2014

Tweet The past two weeks have been wild around here! The big news was the announcement that the Columbia Daily Spectator — the undergraduate newspaper of my alma mater, Columbia University — would focus on its website, while reducing its printing schedule from five times a week to once a week. As the chairman of […]

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Tweet If you’ve read my blog for a while — or simply looked at my header — you know that my personal (trademarked!) adage is “Never Is the Next New Thing™.” It started out as a 2010 observation about fashion trends. I wrote: “I used to say, ‘Never say never’ when it comes to fashion, […]

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Friday, April 25, 2014

Tweet People always say, “Be careful what you wish for.” Having read a lot of fantasy and magic-land-type books as a child, I’ve always thought there should be follow-up warning: “Be specific about what you wish for.” A common plot twist in the fantasy genre involves a poor soul who doesn’t word a wish carefully […]

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Tweet It’s Earth Day today! In honor of the occasion — and ahead of World Oceans Day on June 8 — the Los Angeles Times did a feature on jewelry inspired by sea life. My 18K yellow gold turtle locket is included! I’m amused that I’m called an Angeleno in that caption. People who see […]

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Tweet According to the zodiac calendar, Taurus birthdays begin on April 20, making this the perfect month for the official blog debut of my Bull and Bullfighter Maneater ring. Actress Leven Rambin already tweeted a photo of the ring from Elton John’s Oscar party last month. Leven had borrowed it from gorgeous singer/songwriter Skylar Grey, […]

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Tweet A big thanks to Inside Weddings magazine for including my Marie Antoinette earrings in the Spring 2014 feature on purple gemstones. Remember, this is the year of Radiant Orchid! The story says: “Top off spring bridal styles with luxurious violet-hued jewels and gemstones.” I think that’s a great idea. Color livens up a traditional […]

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