Saturday, April 12, 2014

ACCESSORIES COUNCIL MOTHER'S DAY GIFTS #ACTTOPICKS

BLT Fish: West 17th Street/NYC











The average price spent on a Mother's Day gift is $150.00---an amount that purchases a whole lotta style-as recently revealed at an Accessories Council event-hosted by Fashion&Lifestyle expert Pamela Pekerman (@pamelapekerman) and the AC's Karen Giberson.

First pick-Stella&Dot's colorful- multiple pocket tote-with cleanable lining...
@stelladot


roomy-and in linen with leather like trim…nice beach bag too




Lia Sophia @liasophia-adjustable beaded necklace-wear long or wrapped around arm-as bracelet the company has a massive selection of affordable jewelry. 


@adrienne_landau-fun keychain...


What mom doesn't LOVE a bauble or three? Beginning with the copious offerings from Roman&Sunstone @romansunstone…

affordable glamour-$36 (our pic did not give necklace justice)




















Matterial Fix is a collection of well made modern jewelry that gives back with 10% of every purchase donated to girls' empowerment non-profit-that inspires and instills confidence for tweeners and teens-to lean in. Beginning with the word matter-each collection is inspired by a country-with one charity selected from that area-as recipient.


@matterialfix India and Peru collections available now-next USA.  Nice-inspirational words engraved inside…Courtney Sims-co-founder
X byTroll Beads-massive jewelry offerings-founded in Copenhagen-1976. Here:  build a custom  X-Troll bracelet... or finished selections available




Troll Beads-build your own fun



featherweight-a good thing with dramatic chandelier earrings---by India's Isharya @Isharya a new to us brand of premium designer jewelry brand founded by sister-in-laws Gauri and Radhika Tandon  




very pretty-@FreidaRothman-feminine gold chain with turquoise-a semi-precious stone that is always in style








clip this several ways-for a long or short necklace-this collection is popular at stores like Bloomingdales and Nordstrom's


Isharya-statement ring-we have one of their pyramid rings and get gobs of compliments!


So pretty-Charming Charlie's Petal Bracelet-beaded and stretches to fit -$15!!!!!
Ritani @ritani-acclaimed for their diamond jewelry-this sterling silver/leather bracelet with sparkling diamond $235 is accessible charmer
eye-catching design by Pico Designs-made of wood. @picomeanslittle.Andrea Panico - the founder and Creative Director of Pico Design has industrial design/architectural approach that is simple sophisticated and modern. We have seen her designs in museums.
Isaac Mizrahi-all leather tote---@IssacMizrahiNYC








well lined-multiple compartments-and of course fabulous. After all -it's by Isaac M!!!!


stunning-hand finished silk scarf-wrap several different ways-@Vasimoda
Italian silk-sourced from Lake Como region and to touch it-is to understand how luxury feels, let alone looks. Gorgeous.
we understand the massive smile-her scarfs are stunning -available in signature and "B" square sizes…Vasi Moda creator/founder Vasi Callas
love Olivia + Joy-vegan friendly handbags and wallets. Best sellers at Macy's …on trend-practical and well designed…look like the real deal for fraction of the price. Handbags tally under $100



@oliviaandjoy
fill this up with daily necessities---and ready to go.
Genius-a 3D virtual try-on ---courtesy of  Iristocracy-http://www.iristocracy.com---using electronic's camera-can get a true preview of what the frames will look like. @iristocracy #FrameYourWorld


known for her glam cashmere- Minnie Rose-also makes a versatile cotton ponchos/throws in Spring's shades---@MinnieRoseNYC (http://www.minnierose.com)


Hayden_Harnett upscale leather structured handbag-ladylike but never prim


Barrel shape satchel-equestrian modern-with logo hinge hardwear -  SANDRINE-classic holds an iPad-shoulder strap is removable… with protective feet, inner and outer compartments-this is timeless. $448






breezy and practical-an infinity "Endless Summer Scarf "with a drawstring doubles as a pareo skirt, headscarf, -shoulder wrap (something we always need at the end of a beach day)...with woven in sun protection.


@YourSummerSkin


$49=available in multiple colors


The Stella and Max wallet-is big enough to be a clutch-and is in bright tomato red trimmed with hefty gold metal -is an expensive looker that retails for $48. Looks to cost 3x that price. Seriously. What a winner. 


compartments for everything---and in the coin change inner pocket-we put a lip gloss and small concealer.  All we need space for smartphone…even the keys fit in outer zipped pocket. 


@stellaandmax