, Accessories

  • Dec

    Snapchat Introduces Video-Making Spectacles

    Snap, the owner of Snapchat, has introduced a digital device called Snap Spectacles—oversized sunglasses with a tiny video camera embedded in the frames. They are retailing for $130 and supply may be short for the holiday season. Enthusiasm is high in the tech sector (and the New York Times) for these whimsical fashion glasses that with the tap of a finger shoot video that instantly downloads to the phone app or later to your photo roll. "The most compelling new gadget in years," says the Times.


    Categories: Social Media, Instagram, Accessories, Digital Media

  • Nov

    Beyond Bling Exhibit Dazzles with Modernity

    Need inspiration for your latest jewelry or accessories project? A small gallery at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art featuring about 50 pieces from avant-garde contemporary jewelry designers is bound to spur ideas. Grouped by themes like vegetable, plastic … Read More

  • Nov

    Will.i.am Designs Wearable Head Phones

    Forward thinking music star Will.i.am (who attended FIDM) just kicked wearable tech up a notch with a set of headphones that double as a necklace—just in time for Christmas. The bluetooth headphones, called Buttons, look like giant metallic studs when … Read More

  • Aug

    Retail Explorer: Silver Lake's Hip Fashion Corner

    The corner of Micheltorena and Sunset Boulevard on the eastern edge of Silver Lake has everything an  Angeleno on the prowl for great design needs: a handful of stylish one-of-a-kind design boutiques, a cute hair salon called Hive, and a very cool cof … Read More

  • Jan

    Jewelry Design Alumna's Matterial Fix Line Carried at Bloomingdale's and Lord & Taylor

    Orange County-based designer and Jewelry Design Graduate Courtney Sims founded Matterial Fix with a philanthropic focus (10% of sales are donated directly to help girls around the world.) She has been profiled in Riviera magazine and is now carried at Bloomi … Read More