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Unconventional Brides Will Love This New Collection of Engagement Rings

If you’re not the type of woman who sees herself wearing a traditional princess-cut engagement ring for the rest of her life, then you’re going to love this new capsule collection of modern designs.

Online jeweler Stone & Strand has collaborated with fellow New York City-based fine brand Jemma Wynne and the result is quite unique, which is probably to be expected from Jenny Klatt and Stephanie Wynne Lalin, the duo behind Jemma Wynne. The designers, who are known for their casual but sophisticated designs, wanted to create timeless pieces for the woman who has a distinct sense of style.

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“We focused on using unconventional shapes, such as the hexagon, to create unique settings around a traditional round stone,” they told Beauterage.

By incorporating pointy prongs, delicate pave settings in 18 karat white gold with blackened accents, and their signature open bands, Klatt and Lalin put their unique spin on the classic engagement ring.

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“Our favorite piece is the double row pave hexagon ring. We love how the edgier blackened geometric double pave diamond frame juxtaposes the softer more classic round center. It is definitely the stand-out piece in the collection, and perfect for the bride looking for something unique,” they told us.

The collection will be available at Stone & Strand’s New York City showroom as well as on stoneandstrand.com.

It’s a good time to get engaged, we tell ‘ya.

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Accessories, Fashion,

How to Get Willow Smith’s Punk Rock Look

Punk, jock, femme fatale—this style maverick flirts with every archetype in an inspired mix of silver studs, varsity basics, and slick leather.

Shop the look (clockwise from left): Chanel lambskin, velvet, and grosgrain bag, $5,300; at select Chanel boutiques. Michael Kors embossed leather skirt, $475; michaelkors.com. Golden by Tna for Aritzia cotton sweater, $88; aritzia.com for similar style. Dr. Martens leather boots, $135; shoebuy.com. Armani Exchange leather jacket, $550; armaniexchange.com. Gabriel & Co. diamond and 14kt white gold earrings, $680 (was $330); gabrielny.com for similar style.

Shop the look (clockwise from left): Coach 1941 leather and cotton jacket, $795; coach.com for similar style. Eddie Borgo brass and enamel necklace, $240; eddieborgo.com. L’Agence studded denim jeans, $345; intermixonline.com. MCM Worldwide leather backpack, $1150; mcmworldwide.com. Chanel Hydra Beauty Essence Mist, $90; nordstrom.com.

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Clothing, Fashion,

These Celebs Are Loving the New Esprit by Opening Ceremony Collab

These celebrities love the second collaboration between Esprit and Opening Ceremony just as much as we do. Sport the collection head to toe, or work a T into your everyday look. Either way you’ll be hitting the branded activewear trend that’s all over.

Shop the Esprit by Opening Ceremony collection at Opening Ceremony. The pieces range from $40 to $225, and we want all of them!

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Fashion, Street Style,

13 Candid Kate Middleton Shots That Are Still, Somehow, Flawless

Kate Middleton, for all intents and purposes, is as close to perfect as humans can get. From her shampoo commercial-worthy hair to her wrinkle-free gowns, the Duchess of Cambridge has achieved a level of envy that we thought was only reserved for gods and Ryan Gosling.

But alas, this royal is, in fact, human: Between her use of Band-Aids (gasp!) and her occasionally unpolished toenails, we’ve gotten a glimpse at the woman behind the tiara, and we love her even more for it.

In honor of her upcoming 35th birthday on Monday, we’ve rounded up all the candid duchess moments that still, somehow, look flawless.

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Is there anything this girl can’t do?

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Fashion, Street Style,

Victoria Beckham Teaches Us How to Dress for Work

Oh, the power of a good work outfit. It makes you stand taller, feel more confident, and if you ask me, perform at your highest level. So, what makes the perfect office look?

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Something that’s tailored to your preference, stands out (but not too much), and says, somehow, that you mean business.

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Victoria Beckham’s look while lunching in Paris yesterday? Office ‘fit perfection. Just because you’re sitting at a desk all day does not mean you have to wear all black (although, that can be chic too). Try colorblocking like VB in bright, bold colors to stand out. The fit, albeit baggy and menswear inspired, is flattering and most importantly, comfortable. Colorful and cozy is a winner.

Cheers, Victoria!

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Accessories, Fashion,

You Can Now Wear Mona Lisa on Your Arm, Thanks to Louis Vuitton’s New Collection

Louis Vuitton has a long history of collaborating with the world’s most famed artists, thus its newest collection further explores the brand’s synergy with the art world. The iconic French fashion house’s newest line of bags and accessories features the work of none other than Jeff Koons—for the first part of its collaboration with the American artist.

Titled The Masters Collection, the pieces feature adapted imagery from Koons’s “Gazing Ball” series of paintings: iterations on iconic artworks in hand-painted, large-scale forms. For the assortment, Koons plays with some of the brand’s most popular silhouettes, including the Neverfull, Speedy, and Keepall.

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Paintings from Van Gogh, Da Vinci, Titian, Fragonard, and Rubens were recreated and then rendered on canvas—with the iconic artists’ names embellished on them to boot.

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This is also another first for the brand, as it reworked its timeless logo to bear Koons’s initials. His signature, inflatable rabbit tag is featured on each bag, and inside each design there is a portrait of the original “Master” and a biography.

The Masters Collection hits stores on April 28, so mark your calendars. Like all special Louis Vuitton collections, this will definitely sell out fast.

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Best Iron: Rowenta Steam Care

For those who think irons haven’t advanced past the 20st century, you might be surprised to find out how sophisticated they’ve become. The latest models combine the smoothing capabilities of a steamer with the heat and precision of the classic iron. While there are lots of great options on the market—Panasonic’s Cordless Iron ($90) was a close second—the Rowenta Steam Care Iron rose above the rest for its ease of use and auto-adjust heat technology.

BUY: Rowenta Steam Care Iron, $70; macys.com

The secret? A patented microsteam soleplate that smooths out everything from silk to denim with one smart temperature setting. The precision tip also makes it easy to target those hard-to-reach areas like collars and pockets. And unlike other irons we’ve tried, the built-in water sprayer isn’t spitty at all—it delivers a fine mist that helps dissolve even the most stubborn wrinkles. The iron itself is formidable, so if you’re looking for something lighter and more portable, the brand also recently released a smaller hybrid, the Rowenta Steam ‘N Press ($30). It isn’t as powerful as the Steam Care, but it still offers good quality for its compact size.

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Wins for: Design, Functionality, and Affordability

Noteworthy Features:
• 1600 watt auto-adjust heat technology
• Patented microsteam soleplate for even heat distribution
• 20 minutes of steam time per filling
• 7-foot cord for extended reach
• Automatic shut-off

See the rest of Beauterage‘s 2017 Best of Tech picks here.

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Accessories, Fashion,

Transform Your Entire Wardrobe with One of These Classic Belts

Belts are often overlooked as a staple accessory, but we’re here to say they are one of the main items that should be stocked in your closet. You would be surprised how a simple, classic belt can completely transform a look. If you have a normally loose-fitting top, add a classy waist-belt to instantly cinch it in and define your womanly curves. Or pick your favorite pair of jeans, weave the chic piece of leather through your belt loops and—voilà—you have just what your jeans needed!

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Best Drone: DJI Mavic Pro

We know what you’re thinking: Drones? Really? But we promise camera-packing aircrafts are awesome—even if you’re not a Hollywood producer clocking aerial shots or a real estate agent looking to show the lay of the land. The best way to think of these things is as super-charged GoPros, capable of adding serious drama to your skiing and surfing videos. And the best one on the market for most people right now is the DJI Mavic Pro. The main reason: It’s so freakin’ small.

Of course, there are plenty of tiny drones out there. But most of them are mere toys—flimsy pieces of plastic with crappy cameras that feel like they’d be at home on a decade-old camera phone. The DJI Mavic Pro is purse-level portable (when folded, it’s just eight inches at its longest and weighs about a pound a half), but without sacrificing features or specs. That means a super-sharp 4K camera for video, 12-megapixel stills, and the ability to stream 1080p footage live to your phone or tablet. Not interested in actually piloting this thing? A range of flight modes let the autopilot do the work—it even has the ability to follow you around while you’re mopping up moguls or putting mega miles behind you on the road.

BUY: DJI Mavic Pro, $999; amazon.com

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And just in case you happen to have a friend at the FAA who will turn a blind eye to your shenanigans, this thing has a range of more than four miles and can fly up to 40 mph.

Wins for: Packing a pro-grade drone into a portable, purse-friendly package

Noteworthy features:

  • Its camera features top-notch 4K video resolution and 12-megapixel stills
  • Autopilot modes take the pressure off your driving abilities
  • See what it’s shooting in HD live on your phone
  • Ridiculously compact design

See the rest of Beauterage‘s 2017 Best of Tech picks here.