A Night to Remember

On Wednesday, October 8th our Founder and CEO, Janet Goldman, was invited to visit the White House to join Michelle Obama for a Celebration of Design. She was among some of the most esteemed designers in the fashion and jewelry industry, including Diane von Furstenberg, Carolina Herrera, Kara Ross, Alexis Bittar, Cathy Waterman, and many more. The White House is truly spectacular and the event was a once in a lifetime experience. Here are some of our memories from the this incredibly special night!

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Michelle Obama was so warm, friendly and welcoming. She personally greeted all guests with a special receiving line. When it was Janet’s turn, Michelle greeted her with open arms and kissed her twice. She made us feel at home in this truly exquisite place, the White House.

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Of course, Diane von Furstenberg was in attendance. She is the most charming and friendly woman, getting in line with everyone and warmly greeting those around her. She is truly a top class act and was a treat to meet.

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Janet was so excited to rekindle with an old friend, Carolina Herrera.

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Janet and her sister Phyllis with their favorite, Eleanor Roosevelt.

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It was great to spend time with Kara Ross, a fellow jewelry designer.

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Janet was happy to share the experience with another friend in the jewelry industry, Cathy Waterman and her daughter Claire.

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It was great to see an old friend, Alexis Bittar.

Michelle left us with these inspiring words: “When you’re dressed right and feeling great about the way you are, it gives you confidence that shows through”

New York Fashion Week Spring 2015 Recap

We hope everyone enjoyed Fashion Week! We had such an amazing time watching stunning Spring 2015 styles walk down the runway and of course, couldn’t help but pair them with some of our favorite jewels.

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Vivienne Hu Spring 2015

These Suzanne Kalan earrings go perfectly with these sophisticated monochrome looks.

Suzanne Kalan: http://www.fragments.com/fine-jewelry/suzanne-kalan.html/

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Naeem Khan Spring 2015

These Margery Hirschey emerald drop earrings seamlessly complete this green jumpsuit.

Margery Hirschey Earrings: http://www.fragments.com/tacita-earring-1.html?___store=default

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Dennis Basso Spring 2015

These Susan Hanover earrings are a perfect match with the yellow detailing in these pieces.

Susan Hanover Earrings: http://www.fragments.com/sunlight-crown-jewel-earrings-susan-hanover.html?___store=default

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Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2015

We love how this Jane Taylor diamond cuff compliments this red blazer and shorts.

Jane Taylor Cuff: http://www.fragments.com/fine-jewelry/suzanne-kalan.html/

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Ivan Aguilar Spring 2015

Adding a bit of an edge with this Vita Fede cuff and Mizuki earrings is the perfect way to complete these looks.

Vita Fede Cuff: http://www.fragments.com/gunmetal-titan-bracelet.html?___store=default

Mizuki Earrings: http://www.fragments.com/icicle-crescent-diamond-earrings-1.html?___store=default

Our Fine Jewelry Favorites

With the start of fashion week and a shift in wardrobes, we’ve been taking time to appreciate the timeless beauty of some of our fine jewelry favorites. These classic pieces can make a statement with any outfit, during any season. Diamonds, opals, and pearls never go out of style!

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Suzanne Kalan 18k

Suzanne Kalan’s 18k line embodies classic beauty, using an extensive variety of diamonds and opals.

Find more pieces at http://www.fragments.com/fine-jewelry/suzanne-kalan.html#p=all

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Vibe’s

Vibe’s creates amazingly intricate pearl pieces using a range of different colors to fit any look.

Necklace available at  http://www.fragments.com/titania-pearl-necklace-vibes.html?___store=default

Find more pieces at  http://www.fragments.com/fine-jewelry/vibes.html/

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Yeprem takes the classic elegance of diamonds and gives them an edge, creating unique statement pieces. 

We can’t wait to wear these jewels as we watch the shows this week! 

Fragments’ Annual Editors Breakfast 2014

This years Editors Breakfast was a success thanks to all who attended! With the showroom filled with our designer’s newest pieces there was so much to see. To add to the excitement of the day we were also participating in our Couture Take Over on instagram. We had so much fun styling jewelry with everyone and taking pictures!

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One of the highlights of the event were these personalized Fragments jars made by Dani Beckerman! Each guest was able to take one home with them along with their gift bag! 

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We also were excited to share the newly launched Fragments Collection with everyone for the first time, the collection is now available on Fragments.com!

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ENK Show August 2014

We are so thankful to have had yet another successful ENK Show! This past week, 16 of our designers displayed their newest pieces reflecting each of their one-of-a-kind styles. We had an amazing time working with both new and returning buyers who were just as excited about the jewelry as we are!

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One of the highlights of the show was introducing designer Heather Benjamin to the Fragments showroom! Her use of hand carved bone and rare stones makes her collection truly exceptional. Here are just a few pieces from the collection 

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To see more follow @Fragmentsjewel or @heatherbenjaminjewelry on Instagram

 

Color Story: Turquoise Jewelry

One of our favorite trends for summer is turquoise! The unique pop of color can transform a look, bringing it from bland to exciting with just a few accent pieces. Whether it be a small pendant necklace or a large cuff, the color can be found in any form and at any price point to accommodate your personal style. Here are a few of our top picks!

Necklaces

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Floating Turquoise Circle Necklace by Suzanne Kalan

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Orli Necklace by Lena Skadegard

Earrings

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Colton Earrings by Elizabeth Cole

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“Lana” Studs by Katie Diamond

Bracelets 

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Turquoise Diva Bracelet by Huichol

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Sumari Turquoise Bangle by Ashley Pittman 

Rings

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Turquoise Halo Ring by Suzanne Kalan

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Turquoise Bezel Band by Zeira

 

Summer Trends: Layering Necklaces

Layering has quickly become one of this summers hottest trends. Whether it be necklaces, bracelets or rings, we encourage everyone to pile the pieces on to make a unique statement with every outfit! Pieces like this Lena Skadegard necklace make pulling off this trend effortless, all the work is done for you!

 

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You can also get creative by doubling up a long necklace and pairing it with a shorter one like these Mary Louise pieces. 

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We love this trend for its endless options and ability to fit any look and personality!