Fall Color Therapy at the Grand Opening of Michal Golan’s Studio Boutique  

I love fall for its vibrant colors, crisp air, cozy sweaters and the anticipation of holidays to come.

Lately, I’ve been struggling with severe jet lag and post-travel blues after coming back from a one-week family reunion in Istanbul, Turkey. I have to tell you that it was an absolute joy and tremendous source of inspiration to discover the visual richness of designer Michal Golan.

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Last week, I attended the grand opening of her Boutique Studio located on the edge of Garment District and Hell’s Kitchen. I loved the down-to-earth vibe of the event. (If you are a frequent jewelry shopper or event hopper, you probably know how intimidating some of those places and events can be!) And, of course, it was a pleasure to meet the designer in person, her assistant and some of her family members.

Michal’s inspiration comes from galleries, museums and street style. She also has a deep fascination with archaeology and ancient civilizations, as demonstrated by her use of symbols and hieroglyphics. Her collections include stunning eye-catching hamsa hands, crosses, evil eyes and other religious jewelry within the price range of $38 to $150 that could be a unique budget-friendly gift idea. I also loved her adjustable beaded necklaces, statement earrings, and pendant pins. Designer’s Earth Collection with its warm color palette is one of my favorites. Inspired by ancient Tribal Art, it’s made of African turquoise, carnelian and 24K gold electroplated over brass.

Handcrafted in New York City, each piece Michal Golan jewelry marked with designer’s signature and come with a lovely colorful pouch that will keep your jewels safe. I recommend checking her website for the more detailed design process and care guide. 

My post would not be complete without mentioning the designer’s mosaic artwork and home decor pieces.  From intricately designed vases to miniature jewelry boxes, they surely will liven up your space this holiday season!

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Product Review: Aladdin Harem Pants

 

Hi everyone!

I hope you all doing well and looking forward to celebrating Thanksgiving Day!!

I’ve just received these handcrafted fun knee-length harem pants from One Tribe Apparel. I couldn’t wait to wear them and share my review.

First of all, I absolutely love the attached elastic belt that features a tribal print. I also found that the front pocket is useful for my mobile phone. I don’t have to rummage through my entire “museum-like” purse in order to make a call. The only thing that bothers me a bit is the thin fabric. These pants are probably not the best choice for cold winters. I wish that I could find similar styles in warm, yet light and chic fabrics. Lightweight, silky velvet is the first choice that comes to my mind.

What’s your opinion on these pants? How would you wear them?

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Boots: Vivian

Purse: Marc by Marc Jacobs 

Cardigan: Attic and Barn

Sunglasses: Vintage

Pants:  One Tribe Apparel

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