Win these Moissanite Darling 2ct Round Stud Earrings in White Gold, c/o of Forever Brilliant & What’s Haute!

Moissanite Darling 2ctw Round Stud Earrings in White Gold

A few months ago, I attended an editor breakfast/preview of a new line of gem-quality Moissanite® jewelry created by Charles & Colvard, who manufactures Moissanite® (a gem that was originally found in meteorites) and sets it in white gold and platinum. Did you know Moissanite®has 10 percent more brilliance than diamonds?! Don’t believe me? Well, […] Read More »

Haute buy: Erica Weiner Magicicada Earrings

Erica Weiner Magicicada Earrings

Instagram has become a huge source for fashion inspiration for me, and a way to stalk shop my next haute purchase feature. My friend Sarah (of StyleIT Online) recently posted a #selfie wearing the cutest Erica Weiner Magicicada Earrings. Now in real life, most bugs scare the ‘ish outta me, but in my fashion life, I’m all […] Read More »

Haute buy: Vita Fede Titan Bracelets

Vita Fede Titan & Mini Titan Bracelets in silver, gold and rose gold

We can’t resist a good arm candy party, especially when the bracelet stack includes one of these part-pretty, part-edgy bracelets. Vita Fede first came on the scene years ago with its popular ‘Lagina’ leather bracelet, with the large Balenciaga bag-style gold and silver hardware. That was our first love from the brand – now we’re […] Read More »

Haute buy: J.Crew Flower Lattice Necklace

J.Crew Flower Lattice Necklace

Spring has arrived, thought the flowers have yet to bloom. No need to wait – with this spring’s floral trend, you can pick up some ready-to-wear blooms right away! J.Crew‘s lovely Flower Lattice Necklace is a beautiful bouquet of hand-cut faceted reconstituted stones and sparkling Czech glass paired with a brass chain. The glass and […] Read More »

The complete Kate Young for Target (#KateYoungTarget) lookbook is here!

Kate Young for Target collection look 32 shoes

We recently shared a sneak peek of the Kate Young for Target collection and now the complete lookbook is here! The limited-edition collection features women’s apparel (some lovely special occasion dresses) and accessories including handbags, shoes and jewelry. Prices range from $29.99 to $89.99 for apparel and $14.99 to $49.99 for jewelry, handbags and shoes, […] Read More »

Sculptural shoes, Oscar fashion, runway reviews and more on this week’s Shopping & Goodies

Emilio Pucci 150mm dragon resin and calfskin wedges

This week we’re obsessing over one magnificent, sculptural shoe by Emilio Pucci, fashion from the Oscars red carpet, Stacy Igel‘s edgy Fall 2013 Boy Meets Girl collection and a personal style contest where you can win a trip to your dream fashion destination! Get your shopping & goodies fix by clicking on the links below: Couture In The City answers […] Read More »

Line we love: TNEMNRODA jewelry and accessories

Beyonce in TNEMNRODA

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. My new source for discovering haute designers is Instagram! With everyone showcasing their personal style and inspiration pics on the social network, it’s the quickest way for me to discover new products and their designers. One of my latest finds is jewelry/accessory line, TNEMNRODA. Pronounced […] Read More »

Cynthia Rowley’s ‘Flask Bangle’ encourages fashionable drinking

Cynthia Rowley Flask Bangle

Sex and the City pretty much ushered in the era of creative cocktailing (Cosmopolitans, anyone?) and now that it’s over, fashionistas must find another stylish way to get there drink on. Enter Cynthia Rowley’s ‘Flask Bangle’. The multi-functional accessory made its debut at Rowley’s Spring 2013 fashion presentation. Ad it’s exactly what you think it […] Read More »

Haute buy: Holst + Lee Secret Garden Bracelet

Haute buy - Holst + Lee Secret Garden Bracelet

We’re really digging the resurgence of colorful friendship bracelets; this time around in different shapes than the standard braided versions. We’re talking wrapped, mixed threads paired with gold beads and embossed magnetic closures, like in this Secret Garden Bracelet by Holst + Lee jewelry. Stack several alongside other bracelets for your own arm candy fiesta! […] Read More »

Haute buy: ASOS Spike Stretch Bracelet

ASOS Spike Stretch Bracelet

While everyone else is obsessed with adorning their wrists with friendship bracelets, we’re all over edgier options, like this Spike Stretch Bracelet. It fits perfectly with other pieces of arm candy, like said friendship bracelets or other bangles, or just wear it on it’s own for a punk-chic look. Spike Stretch Bracelet, $13.92, ASOS Ehmonie […] Read More »

Anna Dello Russo’s ‘over-the-top accessories collection’ for H&M includes gilded gold & turquoise clutches, strappy sandals and animal bangles


When we first heard that Anna Dello Russo would be designing an ‘over-the-top accessories collection‘ for H&M, we immediately thought, “Well, this is absolutely worth lining up for. Just tell us when and where and we’ll be there, credit cards ready!” The past few H&M collaborations have had us salivating but unfortunately we missed out […] Read More »

Get her haute look: Rihanna in Alexander Wang Botanical Ombre Jeans and Joan Mule Pumps, plus a Vlieger & Vandam Handcuffs clutch

Vlieger & Vandam Handcuffs Clutch

Rihanna’s been rockin’ the denim-on-denim trend a bit lately. She was spotted this weekend having dinner with her girlfriends at Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica, California, then later out at Las Palmas nightclub in Hollywood. She wore a denim shirt knotted in the front with these Alexander Wang Botanical Ombre Jeans from the Spring collection. […] Read More »

Emerging designer line we love: LA Vintage Tribe

LA Vintage Tribe - feather earrings

At age 18, most teenagers are just beginning to think about what they want to do when they ‘grow up’. Not Tianna Jenkins. This 18-year-old from Louisiana, by way of Texas, has already chosen her intended profession: jewelry designer. After forming a line with three business partners several years ago, she recently moved back to […] Read More »