ASK MS. ELITOU: How can I incorporate pearls into my festival outfit?

“Hi Ms. Elitou!

I am twenty-two years old and I am extremely excited for all the upcoming festivals this summer, so to the point that I am planning my style. I am really into the crop top style and I have fell in love with this tie dyed top so I am hoping that you can help me create a look that will not only include the above mentioned, but also trendy styles that are “in” today! I must also mention I am a huge fan of pearls but I have no idea how to make it all work without being a fashion faux pas. Do you have any style advice?” read more

PEARL FASHION: Oscar de la Renta’s Faux Pearl-Embroidered Knit Top at

Do you have a love for the finer things? If so, this beautiful white Faux Pearl-Embroidered Knit Top by Oscar de la Renta is definitely a fashion inspiration.

The top which can be purchased at, features a multiple stand line of faux-pearls and two crystal brooches on the front which creates the amazing illusion of a necklace.

The silk/cotton/polyester blend is bound to make this shirt not only your best top in your closet but the most comfortable as well.

The top retails for $1,890.00 at read more

PEARL BEAUTY: Hello Glossy (@helloglossy) Creates Pearl and Tweed Nails with Inspiration from Flare Magazine

Everyone loves a great nail art job and we have found just that!

Natacha Medeiros, owner of blog, Hello Glossy created fabulous nail art with pearls! Natacha created the nails as a special request from Flare Magazine, who asked her to create a nail look using their May 2014 cover as inspiration.

“I recently got contacted by Flare (ahhhh!), one of my fav mags, to do some nails inspired by one of their recent covers, so naturally I jumped at the opportunity. I chose to emulate their most recent, May cover featuring Eva Mendes in some pretty pink tweed, silver accents and pearls with a beigy-peach backdrop. Can you tell I did just that? I hope my nails look like tweed. And I especially hope they evoke the cover! My mani will be on sometime soon (so exciting!), so I’ll defs link back once they’re up!” Natacha stated. read more

PEARL FASHION: Vintage Wedding Dress Inspiration with Pearl Accessories

Looking for a little vintage wedding dress inspiration? We thought so! We hope we delivered with this beautiful couture vintage dress by designer, Max Chaoul.

This simply vintage dress is the “Sophia” which is a strapless column gown with a bodice of alternating strips of satin and sequin embroidered mesh.

We think this dress would look amazing with layers of pearls just like the image above for a glamorous look.

For details about this dress and others, check out Max Chaoul.

What do you think of this dress? Would you wear? read more

DIY: Alexander McQueen Inspiration Pearls with @iamdonatella

It’s that time again when we deliver you with the best of Do-It-Yourself guides that are done with pearls.

As a pearl lover, I thought that this was an amazing idea from the blog, Inspiration and Realization.

For those of you that are into abstract art garnished with pearls. Take a chance at this fun craft that is sure to gain a few admirers.

All you will need is:

– a tank top (I used an old Gap basic t-shirt)
– beads and pearls (4 different sizes)
– small piece of lace
– needle and thread read more