Best Trousers for Pear Shaped Gals

October 8, 2009 at 12:57 pm (Hurricane by Jane Jewelry, Pear Shaped Fashion Finds) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Everyone knows about Express and the great fitting “Editor” pants.  They work on all body types and are especially flattering on curvy girls. There is ample room in the buttocks and thigh, the trouser leg is flattering and the slightest bit of stretch makes sure that our shape will be appropriately flattered.

Although they all look great, there are some that are completely constructed of synthetic fabric and that, at least for me, is a big no-no. Ultimately artificial fiber is not breathable and really does not offer any protection from the elements. Every season I investigate options that include cotton, and what a gem we have this time round:

Editor Pants: Express

They are stylish, fashionable and can work amazingly well with any number of pieces that are already in your wardrobe. From a tailored tuxedo top, to a muscle tank to your favorite cardigan and beaten up boots, these pants should and will be worn to death.

Shopping tip- here is a printable coupon to save you at least 25% on your entire Limited Express Purchase.

Bold, structured pants deserves an accessory of equal caliber and the Heavy Metal bracelet will do the trick:

Heavy Metal Bracelet: Hurricane by Jane

This bracelet has been one of my best sellers since I began offering it about a month ago. It will add the perfect amount of zest to compliment your new pant ensemble.

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Featured Jewelry on Shop Intuition

October 4, 2009 at 1:33 pm (Hurricane by Jane Jewelry) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Those in the “know” visit ShopIntuition.com to be a trend maker not a fashion faker. The company founder, Jaye Hersh is a talented, giving and lovely woman and was kind enough to provide me my first break as a jewelry designer.

Now, courtesy of Hurricane by Jane L.L.C. you can purchase the identical jewelry featured at  ShopIntuition.com at wholesale prices. Just click through to buy any of the pieces listed below and know that you are getting the same designer wares and quality of a premier Hollywood boutique, frequented by stars such as Katy Perry, Lauren Conrad and Taylor Swift.

The overall best selling piece for the store and myself through private sales is the Golden Triple Strand Necklace ($48). This necklace is also available in Sterling Silver ($42) and is probably the best necklace to get a fashionable friend as a birthday or holiday gift.

Golden Triple Strand:Hurricane by Jane

The rest of the Shop Intuition collection include the Silver and Gold Multitasker Necklace ($74):

Multitasker Silver and Gold Necklace: Hurricane by Jane

Duotastic Gold and Silver Layering Necklace ($77):

Duotastic Necklace

Crystal Ship Earrings in Gold ($42) also available in Sterling Silver ($41)

Crystal Ship Earrings in Gold: Hurricane by Jane

Floating Leaf Earrings ($42):

Floating Leaf Earrings Silver and Gold: Hurricane by Jane Jewelry

The Duotastic Bracelet ($52):

Duotastic Bracelet: Hurricane by Jane Jewelry

And the Crystal Persuasion Bracelet In Gold ($54) also available in Sterling Silver ($49).

Crystal Persuasion Bracelet: Hurricane by Jane

The great thing about these pieces and the entire Hurricane by Jane collection is that they are all designed to work with each other, kind of like a “Garanimal” line for women of sophisticated taste. If you are interested in buying more then one of the pieces from the Shop Intuition collection or from any other work I have, just feel free to contact me directly though my ETSY boutique and I’ll be happy to work out a deal, especially for you!

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Best Swimsuits for Pear Shaped Lasses

October 1, 2009 at 11:53 am (Hurricane by Jane Jewelry, Pear Shaped Fashion Finds) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Some may question my choice of writing about the best swim wear for Pear Shapely ladies on the first day of October. But if you are like me, I find the task of locating a cute, flattering and well fitting swim suit a year-long task and wanted to give y’all a head start on your 2010 season.

By far the best and easiest shopping experience comes courtesy of the “Build Your Own Bikini Shop” on Newport News. Dozens of combos can be made, so you can pick and choose the fabrics and cuts that work best for your particular figure and taste. My favorite summer selection of this year was built from the “High Contrast” collection.

For this option I selected the Shape fx® Bust-Enhancing Hardcup Top combined with the Shape fx® Concealing Skirted Bottom.

Shape fx® Bust-Enhancing Hardcup Top: Newport News

Shape fx® Concealing Skirted Bottom: Newport News

Yes, I have curves, but my stomach is awesome and deserves to see the light of day! If you feel the same you will be glad to know that these items are now on sale for $19 for the top and $24 for the bottom.

Shopping Tip-The best time to shop for any seasonal item (including winter coats, boots, air conditioners and swim wear) is off season as that is when consumers will benefit from the steepest discounts. As a Pear Shapely lady, I truly do not care if the pattern of my swimsuit follows the latest trend as fit is the number one factor for me. The only downside through shopping at Newport News are the shipping costs as if you do not like the fit you will be responsible for paying both the initial and return shipping charges. With that in mind you should consider:

  • Buying a large selection of swimsuits to justify the costs of shipping
  • Measure yourself with a tape measure and follow the sizing charts posted
  • Be at least 95% sure of the purchase you are going to make
  • Sign up for email blasts from the company as they sometimes will send discounts via email
  • Check out Retail Me Not to see what online discount codes they may have for the site

My main goal of a swim suit is swimming, but it does not mean that a girl cannot properly glam up the look. On that note, Hurricane by Jane offers a great styling piece for two-piece looks called the Crystal Multitaskers in both sterling silver and gold filled.

Crystal Multitasker Sterling Silver: Hurricane by JaneCrystal Multitasker Gold: Hurricane by Jane

Both these pieces are handcrafted by me, feature 28 dangling teardrop briolette crystals and measure a whopping 36″ long. The dainty clasp allows these pieces to be worn in a number of ways including as a waist chain or anklet for the skin bearing months. No need to wait for summer for this purchase as this piece also makes an excellent long necklace, double wrapped neck decor or bracelet either for yourself or for a gift for your loved one.

Please feel free to contact me through my ETSY boutique if you have any questions regarding purchasing pieces from the Multitasker Collections. I am more then happy to customize the length of this and all jewelry I make.

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