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Alexis Bittar

The Faithful Shopper: Jet Set Jewels

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.03.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Globetrotting for business or pleasure should be as glamorous as it ever was, even if for safety's sake today we leave our family heirloom diamonds at...

The Solution To Your Gift-Giving Struggles

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.04.2015 | Style

Photo: Jamie Beck of Ann Street Studio Doesn't it feel like you're always buying a gift for someone? You've got loved ones celebrating graduations,...

Alexis Bittar Celebrates 25 Years Of Lucite!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.19.2015 | Style

Alexis Bittar's love affair with Lucite is legendary. The famed jewelry designer has spent a quarter of a century handcrafting baubles with the shatte...

The Alexis Bittar Spring 2015 Campaign Is Awesome

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.09.2015 | Style

With Joan Didion, Joni Mitchell and two of Bob Marley's sons already fronting major fashion campaigns this spring, we can hardly keep up with all thes...

Dana Oliver

Behold, The Beyoncé Of Makeup Brushes | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.23.2014 | Style

If you're still applying your foundation with the same flimsy makeup brushes you've had forever, you're likely due for an upgrade. And have we found t...

The Faithful Shopper: Casual Gems

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.24.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Anyone who knows me knows I love jewelry, from the simple to the stunning. And recently, we've had a slew of new and established jewelers opening arou...

Holiday Bling That Won't Break The Bank

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.18.2014 | Black Voices

'Tis the season for some brand new bling! But we know how stressful buying jewelry for loved ones during the holiday can be. Never fear -- we've r...

My Gay Pride

Alexis Bittar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alexis Bittar

This weekend was a very different Gay Pride Day. You could feel a sense of acceptance that had never occurred... ever. There was a real sense of pride, not coming from a place of anger, where you need to shout that you need to be seen because society wanted you to be closeted for hundreds of years.

The Faithful Shopper: Giving Thanks

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

After Hurricane Sandy, the retail industry quickly began assisting those who have had their homes and lives damaged. Some are boutiques that regularly give to charity and made special donations; others are larger corporations donating more than $1 million.

WATCH: Our Favorite Style Stars Get Groovy For 'Fashion's Night Out' 2012 Video

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.22.2012 | Black Voices

The countdown is on to the world's biggest fashion party. Fashion's Night Out 2012 is only 15 days away and we can hardly contain ourselves. And just ...

40 Fabulous Mother's Day Gifts!

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.04.2012 | Black Voices

Mother's Day is almost here! And as we all know, mother knows best--so she definitely deserves the best. In celebration of our favorite lady we...

PHOTOS: Best Style Moments Of The Week

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.27.2012 | Black Voices

This week was packed with tons of style standouts! The First Lady looked stunning in sapphire at the President's State Of The Union address. We ab...

PHOTOS: Alexis Bittar's Jewelry Fantasyland, Reminisces About The '80s

The Huffington Post | Priya Rao | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Bobby Doherty/AOL Venturing across the Brooklyn Bridge to designer Alexis Bittar's DUMBO studio, visitors are transported to a jewelry candy land -...

PHOTOS: Barbie Models Fall Designer Looks For Charity

Stylelist/The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Barbie has always been a fashion chameleon. So, when the plastic trend maven tried on looks from five different CFDA designers, we weren’t surprised...

Did Kim Kardashian Steal Jewelry Design?

The Cut | By: | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From NY Mag, The Cut: "I saw that Kim's pieces [for her Belle Noel jewelry line] were very similar to mine ... The tricky thing is that we have sen...

Did Kim Copy Another Jeweler's Designs?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.05.2011 | Style

Copycatting another designer's ideas never turns out well.. especially when that designer often lends you nice jewelry. Because as Kim Kardashian l...

Why Are Men Tweezing Their Eyebrows?

Alexis Bittar | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Alexis Bittar

I have struggled to understand how it all started and which dimwit decided that if he plucked his eyebrows to be pencil thin it would look unnoticeable and somehow... hot.

Holiday Gift Guide: Seven Style Statements

Felicia C. Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Felicia C. Sullivan

The frenetic shopping season is upon us. Personally, I'd rather set my hair on fire than hit department stores in the wee hours of the morning. That's why I'm doing all my shopping online.

The St. Regis Comes of Age

Melissa Vale | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Melissa Vale

"21" took on a whole new meaning Wednesday evening, when the venerated hotel held a glamorous fete to celebrate - you guessed it - their 21st property...

The Faithful Shopper: Faith's Favorites -- June Jewels

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Everybody loves a bit of bling, a big bauble, a splash of sparkle, and New York certainly is the center of the jewelry-buying universe.