Chain and Pendant Necklace
Spring is almost here, and I’m ready for that sun to shine! Next season is all about piling on your mega-big iconic shaped pendants. Designers like Michele Scholnick, Lanvin, Baleciaga and Max Mara are all embracing this look into their collection. To get a head start, learn how to make this simple and beautiful gold chain necklace with two rare and unique pendants. In just 3 Easy Steps!
I got my inspiration from Gossip Girl, I just love the way they dress always very classy, and glamorous. I can definitely picture Serena wearing this with one of her many fabulous outfits!
- Attach one pendant to one end of the chain.
- Attach second pendant to the other end of the chain
- Make a knot on desired location
In Gossip Girl’s “Summer, Kind of WOnderful” episode for the second season, Serena van der Woodsen wore a silver ribbon as a headband to the white party. One option to get this look is by using a metallic silver mesh ribbon. I used about 5 yards and just wrapped multiple layers and then tied a knot in the back. You can call 1.800.9.MJTRIM and ask for item number 36876. It comes in 18 different colors. I used the size 6mm in white.
It’s Gossip Girl time again! Last time I showed you how to recreate the red and white striped headband that Blair Waldorf wore in the episode “All About My Brother”. This time, I recreated the headband she wore in the episode “Women on The Verge”. I used 50mm Double Face Silk Ribbon in silver and a Rhinestone Appliqué. To make it, you can view the instructions in my previous Gossip Girl Blog . They are very easy to follow.
Gossip Girl’s Season Premiere is on Monday, September 1 8/7c, so let’s get ready for more drama and lots of accessories!
This blog is for all of you who follow Gossip Girl every week for wardrobe inspiration. If you’re not familiar with the TV series, it is based on the lives of some high school students from the Upper East Side of New York City. The show pretty much resembles a catwalk full of designer clothes. The main characters, Blair Waldrof, Serena van der Woodsen and Jen Humphrey wear brands such as Gucci, Balenciaga, Chanel and many more in every episode. I can’t promise you that I can teach you how to copy the pattern to a Chanel suit or how to reproduce the latest It-bag. However, I can give you tips of how to get a similar look and create accessories that match the ones Upper East Side socialites wear in this hit TV Series.
Let’s start with Blair Waldrof. Her signature style is preppy and classic. You can get her look by wearing school girl uniform inspirations, plaids, peter pan collars, pearl necklaces and knee-high socks. One of her signature accessories are headbands.
In the episode “All About My Brother” she wore a red and white striped ribbon headband with a double bow on the side. I recreated this headband and it was easier than you can imagine. The first step is to make ribbon loops; you can use fabric glue or your sewing machine. For this headband I did a 4″ and a 5″ loop and then I sew it in the center. Then put one on top of the other and wrap another loop around them and glue it (or sew it) at the bottom. For the headband I used a 17″ piece of ribbon, but I recommend you measure your head before you cut it, otherwise you take the risk of having a headband too tight or too loose. Attach a 3″ of elastic to the two ends and glue the bow you made before on the side of it. Just wear it with the right outfit and you’ll get the look of Blair Waldorf.