My Favorite Things: January 2018

Hey guys!

I’m so glad to finally be able to make a blog post! I know it’s been ages, but I did take a little trip to Pakistan which I will be making a post about soon 🙂 . Also, right when I came back, my uni started so I was really busy! I just got a little time now to sit down and catch up on my favorite things.

I know it’s the last day of January, but I couldn’t skip out on this month’s my favorite things post, so hope you enjoy!

1. Velvet Shawls

velvet shawlSince I just came back from Pakistan, most of my favorite things are going to be from there 😁. I fell in love with velvet shawls when I was there. Everywhere I went people were selling or buying velvet shawls. It was the most popular winter accessory for the wedding season.

These shawls are absolutely perfect for any occasion. They add a very royal/glamorous feel to any outfit. You can also mix and match these shawls with many different outfits which really helps get the wear out of them.

2. Kalamkari Shawls

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Another beautiful winter accessory I just recently found out about while in Pakistan, kalamkari shawls are a blend of hand painting and embroidery. They are usually very colorful and feature many traditional designs.

I just love the fact that these shawls can be worn many different ways, with traditional clothes as well as my everyday jeans and a shirt. I actually purchased a stole size version of this shawl.

3. David Yurman Chatelaine Ring

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I saw these rings on David Yurman’s Instagram and instantly fell in love! They are so delicate yet they make a statement, but at $950 they are also quite expensive for 18k gold. So instead of trying to save up about $3,000 for these rings, my mom, my sister, and I decided to get them made in Pakistan.

We got them in our birthstones and I am so in love with mine! The jeweler couldn’t get the gem stone in the middle to be as square as the one in the picture, so the rings are a little different because of the rounder stones. You can see how my ring turned out on my Instagram!

4. Samreen Vance Jewelry

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Samreen Vance is another Pakistani jewelry brand but she’s actually based in the U.S.. I fell in love with her jewelry after seeing many Pakistani celebrities wearing her pieces for different events. Even though she’s a bit more expensive than other designers, I think this jewelry would be great to wear to weddings or other big events.

I hope you guys enjoyed my favorite things for this month!

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Em says:

    All these styles are so unique, its so lovely to see!

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