Sunday, August 21, 2011

Necklace Length Guide

Necklace Length Guide

Here is a guide to finding the right size necklace to wear. Consider your outfit and neckline of the outfit to pick out the right style necklace to wear.

There are six traditional lengths of necklaces.

The shortest being the Collar Length which are any where from 12 to 13 inches long and fit snugly around the neck.

Choker length necklaces are 14 to 16 inches long and fall right at the lower neck area.

The Princess length is 17 to 19 inches long and is a very popular length for pendants.

The Matinee length is 20 to 24 inches long and falls around the bust area.

The Opera length is 28-34 inches long. It's versatile because you can double it up and will look like a two strand necklace.

The Rope length necklace is over 45 inches long, very long and can be worn multi ways & can also be worn as a multi wrapped bracelet.

Gothic Victorian Rock Necklaces by Vamp

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Gothic Victorian Rock Jewelry by Vamp Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets

Gothic Victorian Rock Jewelry by Vamp Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets

Latest video creation for my handcrafted Gothic Victorian Rock Jewelry by Vamp - in chokers, necklaces, bracelets and dangle earrings. Visit my websites and Artfire studio to browse and shop!

Mystic Rock Boutique
Vamps Jewelry Boutique
Vamp on Artfire

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Fashion Trend 2012

Enameled Asian Red Disc Dangle Earrings by Vamp (Click link to buy)

Fashion Trend 2012

No it's not to early to look ahead to what's on the horizon for fashion trends. This Fall seventies fashion still remains high on the list with wide leg pants, flares, bohemian inspired looks. Also biker and punk styles will be in.

Looking ahead to 2012

Hit the vintage stores & charity shops and start looking for fashion trend pieces before the trend hits the streets.

Trends and things to be on the look out for:

Oriental stuff: exotic silks, vintage kimonos, oriental inspired floral prints.

Roaring 20s/Flapper: Drop waist dresses & tops, anything with beading & fringe, wide leg pants, fur trims, masculine inspired suiting, sporty tunics. Think The Great Gatsby, Clara Bow, Coco Chanel, Jazz, flapper headbands, short bobs for hair styles.

Mod/60s: Mini dresses, skirts, dresses, sheath dresses in an a-line and babydoll style, lace dresses, peter pan collars, fur chubbys.

Lastly classic fashions that never go out of style are:

Diamond Stud Earrings
The Fabulous Pump Shoe
Cashmere Shawl
Cardigan Sweater
Boot Cut Jeans
The Little Black Dress
Sheath Dress
Tote Bag
Trench Coat

If you see any bargains on these grab them quick!

Hot jewelry styles now - Steampunk, Vintage, Victorian, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco.

Flora & Fauna - flowers, roses, insects like dragonflies, butterflies, bees, lady bugs.

Oceanic & Nautical theme jewelry - octopus, starfish, seashells, fish.

Animals - felines, animal print other trends geometric, circles, bold pieces, colorful beads, mixed metals, copper, bronze, brass, silver/steel.

To see all of my jewelry designs please visit my studio at Artfire Vamps Jewelry or visit my websites: Vamps Jewelry Boutique or Mystic Rock Boutique