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Costume Jewelry

Costume jewelry is one way to enhance your fashion style. Get tips and information on accessorizing with costume jewelry.

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Does costume jewelry make me look cheap?

Unless you work for royalty or Liz Taylor, chances are the woman at the office Christmas party isn't wearing real diamonds. But can she pull off the fakes? What makes a good piece of costume jewelry and how can you wear your faux sparklers tastefully?


Where can I find costume jewelry?

A diamond may be forever, but costume jewelry is for right now. Where can you find the trendiest costume jewels to adorn your newest outfit?

Does costume jewelry make me look cheap?

Unless you work for royalty or Liz Taylor, chances are the woman at the office Christmas party isn't wearing real diamonds. But can she pull off the fakes? What makes a good piece of costume jewelry and how can you wear your faux sparklers tastefully?