The Brand Behind Michelle Obama’s Bling

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Now that we’ve all accepted that First Lady Michelle Obama was an image of perfection at the State Dinner on May 19, it’s time to zoom in on her look.

And of course, I choose to begin with the bling.

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Kim Kardashian to Design Jewelry Collection for bebe

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The Kardashians’ partnership with bebe may last a lot longer than we thought.

Kim Kardashian announced today that she will design a new jewelry line for the fashion retail chain–a story which also broke in “Women’s Wear Daily.”

“I want to make these pieces gorgeous, glamorous and most importantly, affordable! I think you guys are really going to love the collection and I can’t wait to share it with you. I’ll keep you updated!” Kim said.

The singer revealed the new details via her blog, promising to keep fans updated.

The Kardashian sisters also recently launched a jewelry collection with Virgins, Saints & Angels.


Sears, Kmart Launch Gold Buyback Program

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It was only a matter of time before retail stores started to rival those gold buyback programs we see advertised on TV.

Today, Sears Holdings proved it by announcing that all Sears and Kmart fine jewelry counters will offers customers the service.

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Melania Trump Unveils New Jewelry Collection

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The women in Donald Trump’s lives seem to have carved out a neat little niche as jewelry designers.

On the heels of the notable buzz created by Ivanka Trump’s jewelry line, Melania Trump will appear on QVC with her debut collection.

Set for Friday, April 30, 2010 at 9 p.m. ET, the QVC segment will feature Melania Timepieces & Fashion Jewelry, which she’s already been previewing on various networks.

The collection, which was created especially for QVC, incorporates design elements that are indigenous to the three cities that Trump calls home: New York City, Palm Beach and Paris. It includes classic leather watches, statement necklaces and cocktail rings, priced between $30.00 to $200.00. Not bad for a piece of Trump jewelry, right?