We’re all familiar with the 12 Days of Christmas but really, who needs all those birds … we might keep the five golden rings though! This holiday season we’re bringing you the 10 Hitchcock Essentials. At Hitchcock Madrona we believe that every woman needs ten essential items in her jewelry box – maybe 11 if you include a fabulous jewelry box!
Each post we’ll bring you a new Essential and some of the best versions of it.
Let’s get started with something big and bold – some of our favorite descriptors around here! The Statement Earring. You know the pair – you design an outfit around them, you put them on for that extra special date night, you’ll put your hair up just to make sure everybody sees how fabulous they are, they make you feel like the best version of yourself.
Vintage brass and chandelier crystal stunners by Xenia Mara Designs.
Lulu Frost never disappoints!
Another amazing pair by Xenia Mara – this time vintage brass and pyrite (most commonly know as Erica’s favorite stone!).
Dannijo rhinestone earrings. Dare to be bold this holiday season!
My outfit is built around (and inspired by) the current spring collection from Dannijo. Danielle and Jody, the deisgners, made a trip to Cuba for this season’s inspiration. Pastel colors punctuate fresh silhouettes which are reminiscent of what I image Cuba is like ….. 1950’s automobiles, pale pink and sea foam green buildings, year round sunshine, and exotic everything!
Cuban lady or accidental tourist?
Kelly Christy straw hat with mauve vintage ribbon trimming is perfect to balance the volume of this skirt and shade me from the sun. This hat is available in two colors (this and black) and is essential for the summer. Moscot “Miltzen” sunglasses in blonde.
Velia Necklace by Dannijo and large white Druzy Ring in rose gold by Hitchcock Madrona. Everyday is a Druzy day in my world.
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Halloween time at Hitchcock Madrona! That means get in a costume that you can’t breath in, perch precariously on a rocky cliff, and wear all the jewels. This year I was transfixed with the imagery of the new Mad Max movie. I am old enough to remember the old movies (although not very clearly) which were brilliant. But, any movie with Grace Jones is automatically in the reference data base that is our minds….
Sister soldiers…..this could easily be Millie and I at closing time the Saturday before Mother’s Day in the boutique.
Do you have a boss like this?!?!? Xenia Mara chains are worn as belts and with more belts worn as belts.
Millie is wearing (amongst a lot of items from our prop closet) our sexy black leather driving gloves. One pair left in store!
Dramatic rhinestone earrings by Dannijo. These are tough yet feminine – the Dannijo sister’s are the masters of a complex design. So talented!
I am wearing two double pointed quartz necklaces by Xenia Mara (shortest necklace and spiky under layer), braided leather and chrome clasp choker by Hitchcock Madrona, Rhinestone necklace by Lulu Frost, and (last but not least) the largest of the steel “bug” collection by Surplus. Of course, a look is never complete without a large Hitchcock Druzy Ring in sterling silver.
Millie’s fur vest is designed by CFAN. Beanie hats by CFAN available in-store now. They are just as fierce as the vest but more wearable on the daily.
Double Hitchcock Cuff! The sterling silver version (available online) is everyday must have for Millie and I. We are naked without it! I have layered mine with a classic Eddie Borgo cone bracelet and his pave pyramid bracelet (both in gunmetal).
The sales warriors are ready for the holiday season! We have on our heavy metal and are geared up for all our holiday collections which will be arriving throughout November.
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Have a MAD Halloween!
Do you ever feel like you’re broken down on the side of the road, just waiting for someone to come along and tow you to safety? That is exactly how we feel waiting for Fall to come along. Enough with the babydoll dresses and billowy blouses. Well, we got impatient waiting for fall and decided to hit the road in search of patchwork, woolen layers, and the men’s coat of our dreams.
Scarves: Hitchcock Madrona; Sunglasses: MOSCOT
Chunky sweaters and oversized coats beg for a contrasting scarf and unexpected, exaggerated layers.
Scarf: Hitchcock Madrona; Earrings: Xenia Mara; Necklaces: Lulu Frost/ Dannijo/ Vintage
This year, we’re heading into fall with looks that pack a serious punch. Instead of easing into fall with a monochromatic attitude, we’re carrying color into our favorite season. From color-blocked hats and bags and festive cashmere, from Kelly Christy, Yestadt Millinery, and Hitchcock Madrona to 70s sexy, and Maleficent approved evil granny finds from our favorites at Dannijo and Lulu Frost we’re making our own fall story.
For our last installment of bridal week we are going on a little impromptu trip…to Vegas! Your wedding your prerogative, right?? We wanted to redefine what it means to be a modern bride by pairing a traditional veil with our favorite vintage Levis. Whether you just can’t stand to wait any longer, or jeans and a white tee are the fanciest clothes you could ever want or need, Vegas isn’t for the faint of heart or those in doubt.
White tulle veil by Kelly Christy
There is something so fun about the irreverence of a Vegas wedding. Las Vegas must be the only place in the US you can get married in a drive thru (or, by an Elvis impersonator). Traditions come in all shapes and sizes!
Rhinestone bib by Dannijo.
It’s your day! Who cares if the family is a little surprised?
Acrylic Dice Clutch by Ashlyn’d. Scarab and Rhinestone Bracelet by Lulu Frost.
Silver Spear Earrings by Mariella Pilato
Go for the dramatic earrings and necklace. More is more in the The Graceland Wedding Chapel and we say go full bling.
This must be my favorite necklace in the store right now. I am obsessed with it’s stylistic ambiguity. There is something very evocative of 1970’s Elvis within the color combination! Is it just me? Bonus! Bridal jewelry that can double as your something blue. Lasting, gorgeous, and a funky nod to tradition. Viva Las Vagas!