So What is a Trunk Show, Anyway?

The term trunk show has been growing increasingly popular the past few years.  I frequently get asked by jewelry customers, family and friends “What is a Trunk Show?” so here is some fun info on the types of trunk shows that are most popular and the types of trunk shows that AmberTortoise Jewelry hosts. What is a Trunk Show? In the fashion and jewelry world, trunk shows are VIP “sneak peek” events. A designer shows up at a venue, often a small boutique, carrying trunks of items from their latest collection – hence the name. A select group of invited attendees will peruse the trunks, talk one-on-one with the designer, and perhaps walk away with a bargain or two. Trunk shows last for a limited time – from a few hours to a couple of days. Often, there will be finger food and beverages, adding to the fun party atmosphere. … [Continue reading]

Friday Find of the Week: Wrap-Around Swimsuit by hisOpal

There is nothing better than spending a day in the pool in the summer- hot sun, cool water, maybe a frozen drink in hand….  but just the thought of putting on a bathing suit can seem terrifying (okay, maybe that’s just me :D), especially after one too many desert indulgences. That’s why I love this wrap-around bathing suit idea by hisOpal.  Wear it bikini-style or cover yourself up- add in some clever twists and ties and it looks stylish and beautiful any way you wear it.  Best of all, it’s only one swimsuit that can produce endless styles. What is the Wrap-Around Swimsuit by hisOpal? Per their Etsy store, Ours is an endeavor in simplistic, functional elegance. This line of wrap around swimwear isn’t just for swimming. It’s designed to make you feel beautiful about yourself. It fits, period. Wear it on the beach, or with heels and a skirt … [Continue reading]

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