Gilty Pleasures: Dazzling Jewels for Holiday Parties



’Tis the season to break out your biggest, best, and most completely dazzling jewels. With chromatic cocktail rings and gleaming diamond bracelets, you’ll be the life—and envy—of every party.

Photographs by Ted Morrison, styling by Brooke Magnaghi

 

 

 

 

 

PRIMP & POLISH
Red lips and fingertips provide a perfect backdrop.  

Fragrance: Cartier La Panthère Eau de Parfum, Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb; lipstick: Chanel; pocket mirror: Boucheron. Ring in 18k gold with pink tourmaline and diamonds, $7,645, Erica Molinari, NYC, 212-741-7098, ericamolinari.com; Jane en Tremblant hair ornament in resin and steel with 22k gold-washed silver and white topaz over foil, $2,900, Larkspur & Hawk at LUXE Intelligence, NYC, 212-398-9700, larkspurandhawk.com; necklace in 18k gold with rock crystal in 22k gold bezels, $5,500, Madhuri Parson, NYC, 917-740-3391, madhuriparson.com; ring in platinum with 18k gold and brownish-pink and colorless diamonds, bracelet in platinum and 18k gold with diamonds, prices on request, David Mor, Great Neck, N.Y., 800-344-7847, brandon@davidmorny.com 

GIFT WRAP
Deciding which brand-new bling to wear… 

Phoenix bracelet in 18k gold with orange sapphires and yellow diamonds, $12,900, Mimi So, NYC, 212-300-8620, mimiso.com; ring in 18k gold with moonstone, tsavorite, and diamonds, $5,500, Temple St. Clair, NYC, 212-219-8664, templestclair.com; ring in 18k gold with pink tourmaline and sapphires, $19,600, V. Tse, Pasadena, Calif., 626-577-9288, angie@victoriatse.com; Starburst earrings in 14k gold with pink tourmaline and green and blue sapphires, $6,200, Madhuri Parson, NYC, 917-740-3391, madhuriparson.com

MYSTERY DATE
Who is she? And did you see those jewels?    

Bella Starburst earrings in 18k gold with white quartz over foil and gray pearls, $5,000, Larkspur & Hawk at LUXE Intelligence, NYC, 212-398-9700, larkspurandhawk.com; ring in 18k gold with pink tourmaline and diamonds, $13,500, Anahita at LUXE Intelligence, NYC, 212-398-9700, anahitajewelry.com

DRINK IT IN
Mix scotch on the rocks with a stack of ice.  

Glass: Baccarat. Hampton cable bracelet in silver with gray diamonds, blue sapphires, and lavender spinel, $4,700, David Yurman, NYC, 212-752-4255, davidyurman.com; bracelet in platinum and 18k yellow gold with emeralds and yellow and colorless diamonds, $124,000, David Mor, Great Neck, N.Y., 800-344-7847, brandon@davidmorny.com; vintage Mauboussin bracelet in platinum and 18k gold with diamonds, price on request, Siegelson, NYC, 212-832-2666, siegelson.com; Three Graces single-double convertible ring in 18k gold with rubellite and diamonds, $40,000, Madstone Design at LUXE Intelligence, NYC, 212-398-9700, madstonedesign.com

LEAVING LADY
On to the next fete! Ah, the life of luxury…  

Hat: H&M; clutch: Badgley Mischka; jumpsuit: Electric Feathers. Necklace in 14k gold with tanzanite and diamonds, $122,398, Le Vian, Great Neck, N.Y., 877-253-8426, levian.com; ring in 14k gold with citrine and diamonds, $2,700, Estenza, San Francisco, 855-378-3692, estenza.com; bracelet in 18k gold with pink spinel and diamonds, $16,350, Bavna, Los Angeles, 213-489-1170, bavna.com; ring in 18k gold with amethyst, $2,500, Goshwara at LUXE Intelligence, NYC, 212-398-9700, goshwara.com