Deck yourself out in Blackbird and the Snow's nature-inspired jewelry: Luna Moth necklace, $4,895; Moon Slice necklace, $3,050; Fancy Star ring, $2,925; Bug ring, $1,800; Full Moon ring, $2,270; and Small Full Moon bracelet, $2,605 (all are in 14k yellow gold and contain diamonds and/or moonstones). —Photo courtesy of Kristen Hatgi Sink
Any woman would love to wear a one-of-a-kind, standout piece of jewelry. Boulder-based musician and jeweler Marie-Juliette Bird delivers with Blackbird and the Snow, her modern take on the romantic Victorian aesthetic—an era not frequently tapped by designers this side of the...
January 15 2016, 9:38 AM
This Rafé Alicia clutch transforms your credit card and lip gloss holder into a work of art. ($395, available at Willow in Boulder, willowboulder.com)
There are so many events this time year that we often find ourselves staring at our closets wondering, What am I going to wear? Cue the Groundhog Day feeling. Unless you have an endless supply of evening clothes (or a budget that allows you to shop for a new outfit for...
December 23 2015, 10:00 AM
Mountain Modern Tote in Pendleton wool and duck canvas with English bridle leather straps; $340
—Photo by Kirstin Anne
The holidays are supposed to be a season full of cheer, but sometimes shopping can be downright dreadful. If you’re going the fashion route this season, you’ll really need to zero-in on the recipient's taste and style; otherwise, you risk looking like you’re not paying attention (not good) or...
December 9 2015, 12:45 PM
Denver-based fine jewelry designer Ashley Schenkein can custom design stunners like this 14 karat rose gold ring with 0.63 tcw (total carat weight) diamonds and 2.96 tcw morganite.
—Photo by Heirloomsnaps
"Engagement ring"—the item that strikes fear in the hearts of men and women everywhere. Not because of the commitment it symbolizes, but because of the stress of finding just the right one for that special someone. It's a major decision. After all, it's the ring your significant other will (...
December 4 2015, 10:58 AM
Geometric prints are on-trend this winter. Be part of the in-crowd with this Mara Hoffman dress ($274, available at Goldyn).
Denver’s bizarre weather patterns are starting to tease us with winter, which means it's time to get your cold-weather wardrobe in shape. Here, five must-have items to rock the season in style.
The Geometric Print Dress
Designers seem to be tired of winter's fallback color palette (think...
November 17 2015, 11:19 AM
Sword & Plough Dopp kit, belt, and cuff links
If Colorado had an official state accessory, it’d probably be a bag. Between beloved backpack architects like Osprey and newer master bag crafters like Topo Designs—by our completely unofficial estimates—the number of Colorado bag makers is gaining on microbrewers.
One of the newest additions to...
October 28 2015, 3:52 PM
At Boulder's Art + Soul, you'll find both fine art and jewelry. One of the beautiful pieces currently on display: Alex Sepkus' cut and faceted labradorite necklace with an 18-karat gold Ball clasp, set with 16 diamonds ($5,735).
Art + Soul Celebrates 15th Anniversary
Downtown Boulder got a little chicer in 2000 when Pennsylvania native Debbie Klein opened up her fine art and jewelry gallery Art + Soul. The space quickly became known for its funky yet inviting ambience, as well as for championing both national and local...
October 14 2015, 2:20 PM
You can't go wrong with the Nomos Tangente (priced just under $2,000).
Jeremy Oster of Oster Jewelers and Shaina Williams of Williams Jewelers already gave us their tips (and clued us in to some all-important lingo) for what to look for when buying your first "real" watch. But that's just step one. Now you actually have to find that perfect...
October 8 2015, 2:00 PM