The following post was sponsored by the lovely folks at Jewelmint. Thanks, Jewelmint!
Apparently I'm the last to know that you can subscribe to a fashion (or in this case accessory) website and receive monthly accessories. Kind of like those middle-school book clubs we used to have. Remember those? I LOVED those! Anyway, fashion subscriptions do in fact exist, in this case BeachMint which is a VERY cool company with a genius concept and all-around good-peeps making it all happen.
Under the BeachMint umbrella lives JewelMint which immediately drew me in because I am TERRIBLE at shopping for my own accessories, especially jewelry. I haven't bought myself a pair of earrings since the Cold War and although I pride myself on being a great shopper, I am terrible with knowing what jewelry to buy where, when and for how much.
Here's how it works. Subscribe for $29.99 a month and every month you get to choose a new piece of jewelry. OR. If one particular month you're over it, you can skip it. ED: IF YOU'RE OVER IT, PLEASE REMEMBER TO CANCEL WITHIN THE FIRST FIVE DAYS OF THE MONTH OR YOU WILL BE CHARGED AND THAT WOULD SUCK MAJOR. It's kind of like subscribing to an accessory-stylist, ideal for those looking to treat themselves to a monthly some'in-some'in. Which is important if you're like me, struggling with postpartum blahs, in need of a little pretty. (Nothing spruces up a postpartum wardrobe of spandex and more spandex than a great necklace or a cool pair of earrings.)
I digress. After joining Jewelmint and taking their "style quiz" I was recommended a page of great pieces a la my love of Alexa Chung, Isabel Marant and shoes with mohawks. From there I chose my top-five:
(Pieces can be worn separately or together.)
Jewelmint is offering 50% off your first piece with discount code CHILD (from now until November 30th.)
I also have one piece of Jewelmint jewelry (of your choice!) to offer a reader! To win? Tell me about your favorite accessory. Mine, hands down, is my ring. Winner to be chosen next Thursday, November 17th. Good luck! And thank you, Jewelmint, for letting me play dress-up with your jewels. You ladies are fun.
updated: congrats to #260, Steph! And thanks to everyone for participating with your lovely comments!