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David Millette

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Accessorize Your Watch With Stacking Bracelets [Photo Examples]

Let's face it, no outfit is complete without the perfect accessory or two... or five. Accessorizing has become an art form where you pick pieces that work together to fit your style, but more importantly bring your look to the next level. There's just something about finding the perfect pieces that makes you feel like a star while you walk down the street.

This summer, one of the hottest looks to rock is a watch complimented by stacked bracelets. We LOVE the look but we realize that it can be difficult to pull off if you're not used to wearing a lot of jewelry at the same time. That's probably because along with having to match your outfit, the jewelry you pick has to match your watch and other jewelry as well. 

We've come up with a few tips to accessorize your watch with stacking bracelets, because we know if you try it you'll love it too. We've also used these tips and accessorized some watches of our own. 

Unique Father's Day Gifts He'll Wear Forever

In case you forgot, Father's Day is quickly approaching this year! The good news is that you have plenty of time to pick out a gift that he will genuinely love.

I'll be the first to admit that finding a gift for Father's Day is no easy task. Once I hit the age where hand painted mugs stopped being cute, I moved on to neck ties, golf accessories, and at my lowest point I even gave him a Dunkin Donuts gift card. I was just like every other son who wanted to give their dad something nice but had no clue what would make him happy.

Well this year I'm changing my ways. And, I'm here to give some guidance on gifts that I've found that I know any dad would be excited to receive and show off with pride: a gift that's thoughtful and built to last, that will always let him know how much I appreciate him. So if you're ready to show up your siblings, get ready to make this a Father's Day he will always remember with our favorite gifts for the year:

4 Tips For Creating A Fashionable Stack Of Anniversary Bands

 One of the hottest jewelry trends right now is wearing multiple anniversary bands on one finger to create a stack. If you've ever seen someone pull off the look, you know that it is a fun and trendy way to wear rings. The only downside is that if you don't know how to select a stack of rings that work together, it can look a little disjointed.

Luckily, if you're reading this article you're only a few moments away from learning our tips to selecting the right anniversary bands to make a beautiful stack like the one we created below. So before you buy your next ring, think of how you can pick one that will compliment what you've already got:

6 Pieces of Unique Beach Jewelry You Need For Summer

 Summer is right around the corner and I for one couldn't be any more excited. During this time of year, the days become are longer, the weather gets warmer, and weekend trips to the beach become frequent. 

Whether you want to dress the part when you go to visit the beach, or you just want to be reminded of the beach, beach-theme jewelry is fun, carefree and calming. So if you're the type of person who likes to embrace the summer, read on and take a look at some of the unique beach jewelry that Long's has to offer. Just make sure you remember to take them off if you go in the water!

Spring Trend Alert: Layering Necklaces

You probably have noticed fashionable people who show up to parties wearing several necklaces at one time, an amazing look. These highly accessorized ladies are pulling off a style we call "layering necklaces," and we're here to teach you how to get the look for yourself.

There are countless ways to layer necklaces and look good while doing it. With that said, you can't just throw on a few of your favorite necklaces and automatically transform into the fashionista you saw on Pinterest. 

There are some un-told rules that are crucial to getting this look, but don't worry because we're here to fill you in on how its done with these 7 simple tips. So continue reading this article and soon you'll be ready to look trendy at whatever bar-b-que, cocktail party, or selfie you find yourself in this Spring:

Mother's Day Inspiration: How One Jewelry Designer Keeps Families Together

 Finding a thoughtful gift to give for Mother's Day can be difficult. Chances are, you've already made her a few of your own hand-crafted items in the past. So what options are you really left with to get her something special?

If your mom is like mine, she probably loves jewelry. The only problem is that picking out a piece that will be meaningful to her means doing a lot of research. Well in honor of Mother's Day, (which is on May 10th this year if you haven't started planning for it yet!) I am going to save you from wasting your time searching for a gift. Let me tell you the story behind one of my favorite collections and the effect it has on the people who make it: The Classic Chain Collection by John Hardy.

Continue reading to learn more about this iconic design and how it has been bringing families together since its creation.

Mother and child at John Hardy workshop