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STYLE | Layering Guide 101

One of the questions I get very regularly... is about layering and combining our jewelry. Clients want the rule book to layering. Should their earrings match their necklace? How many rings is too many? They ask what things they shouldn't do and just how many pieces to wear together. The #BijouBabes often think there's some mysterious way or perfect combination we use to get our jewels layered in our shoots. Here's a little secret...
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Style File | Desiree's Everyday Accessories

From events, to traveling to keeping active, Desiree is a girl on the go! She always looks together no matter what she's up to and here are 4 must-have pieces to get her look and add a little inspiration to your week. Irregular Necklace Teardrops Gold Aura Quartz  Tiny Triangle Studs Tiny Irregular Studs If you love Des' style, you can follow along on her Instagram to see what she's up to! Love The...
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Desiree's Blog | This or That: Wedding Day Jewelry

Jewelry plays a vital role in a wedding and gives the bridal look a flawless finish. The photos that a bride will hang on the wall from her wedding day will consist of smiling newlyweds, showing off the wedding dress, hair, makeup, and jewelry. The decor, flowers, and bridesmaid dresses will be put inside a photo album that will only be taken out about once a year.. on an anniversary. So with that said, why not focus on the wedding jewelry! Check...
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The Bachelorette | Kaitlyn's Aqua Ring

Watching The Bachelorette every season is fun for a lot of reasons, (hello drama!) this year marks the 6th consecutive year we've had our jewelry pulled for filming!!! We were the very first Canadian brand to have our line on this show and we're really grateful and proud of that.  This year we're pumped to watch Vancouver girl Kaitlyn on her journey for love and the first KV Bijou spotting of the season happened last night!...
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Desiree's Blog | Old Hollywood Glam

When Kelsey, from KV Bijou, and I first sat down to design our ‘Desiree for KV Bijou’ jewelry collection together we knew that we wanted every piece to be timeless. There’s something to say about old Hollywood glam and the prestige that surrounded that era. The beautiful draped gowns and glamorous gems and furs have left their mark in the hearts of women all over the world. To get that same elegant look for your wedding, birthday, or...
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Desiree's Blog: Chicago Bridal Market With Desiree For KV Bijou

I had the most incredible time designing a collection of jewelry with Kelsey from KV Bijou for brides to be, but nothing can compare to sharing those designs with others. This past Sunday to Wednesday, we had the privilege of attending the Chicago Bridal Market to share our gems with potential buyers and it was the best feeling to see the excitement from others regarding the quality and style of our designs. Our hope...
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Andi's Ruby Teardrop Ring | As Seen on The Bachelor & Bachelorette

Tonight's episode of The Bachelor includes an appearance by Andi where she's discussing her recent split from ex-fiance Josh. It was pretty heart breaking to watch her wipe away her tears as she talked about her broken engagement. It didn't take long for the tweets to roll in asking where her ring was from!!  Andi wore our Ruby Teardrop ring during her search for love as The Bachelorette (actually on her date with Josh!)...
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Desiree's Blog: My Wedding Jewelry

While designing my jewelry collection with Kelsey from KV Bijou (Desiree for KV Bijou) I knew that the styles we were designing would also be worn on my wedding day. That made the process fun, exciting and also more personal. We both wanted to create a collection that would be perfect for brides to wear on their special day, but also be versatile to wear for other occasions. If you’ve learned anything about me at...
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Desiree's Wedding Look | Style File

Recently, Desiree and Chris Siegfried happily walked down the aisle in an intimate ceremony at the Wayfarer Chapel at Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  US Weekly has the exclusive photos with their 6 page spread (on stands now!!) and having personally witnessed how gorgeous Desiree looked on her big day, we wanted to break down how you can achieve her stylish look. Cover look: Irregular Studs and Irregular Cuff  { The Ceremony }  Style details: For...
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Lately | December Edition

{ Our highlights: }  EVENT: POP UP SHOP with Kelsey & Desiree (forgot this item from our November highlights!) NEW RETAILER: HEMLINE BC TEXAS PRESS: TV : being invited to KOMO NEWS - Des shows the 'Desiree for KV Bijou' Collection on Komo News! PRESS: Seattle Refined article BOARD ROOM MEETINGS: details to come in Feb 2015  CHRISTMAS We got to send jewelry to Victoria Secret model Lily Aldridge!  A look at our lately...
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