One of my favorite things about having a blog is using it as an excuse for window shopping, online shopping, and the occasional splurge purchase. To be honest, I don’t need an excuse but just saying, it’s research for the blog has such a great air about it. I was proud of myself on Sunday though, after brunch with a friend she wanted to check out the new Vineyard Vines store that had just opened in my neighborhood and I said goodbye at the door – after seeing their holiday catalog I knew if I stepped inside my bank account would not thank me later. Stay tuned for some of my favorite pieces in my holiday gift guides the first week of December though!
In all of my online window shopping lately I have been noticing a big trend with twig / branch jewelry especially as I took a walk from Penn Station to my office down a mile of Broadway past what seems to be every costume jewelry store in the county. When this was followed up by an Etsy eblast I knew, I must be on point with twig jewelry. Here are eight of my favorites: