The Modern Memo

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Whether you are shopping for a Christmas gift, Birthday gift or something to bring in the New Year, here's our helping hand to find that perfect jewellery gift this holiday season.
DEMI-FINE JEWELLERY UNDER £100
For the girl who likes the finer things in life...
Gold Vermeil Bambar Stud Earrings £85
BOHEMIAN JEWELS
For the girl in search of something unique...
Gold Vermeil Bella Ball Pendant with Black Spinel £300
A FUN PIECE OF JEWELLERY
Perfect for a fashionista...
Gold Vermeil Enamel Pout Long Earrings £225
BLOW THE BUDGET JEWELS
For the girl who has everything..
Haute Pout 9k Gold and Diamond Ring £595
Happy shopping...
xoxo
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WE LOVE A GOOD POUT
SB LONDON's Pout Collection is a Demi-Fine Jewellery Collection made from 18k Gold Vermeil on Sterling Silver layered with Enamel.  
A jewellery collection that brings out your cheeky side!  
Luscious, lick-able, lusting lips! Call it sweet lips, pucker your lips or whatever you will – we call it POUT!
The Enamel and Gold Pout explosion.  Inspired by all that is youthful, because life should be fun! 
Pout Rings, Earrings, Bracelets and Necklaces are offered in a range of luscious enamel colours.  
Choose from True Red, Ruby Wine, Marsala and Snow White.
XOXO
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OUR HERO PIECE - THE BELLA BALL PENDANT

The Bella Ball collection has been inspired by elements of light & nature, their elegant movement, form and texture, how they reflect positive vibes, bring tranquillity to the soul and display timeless beauty.
The Bella Ball is the circular object at the heart of this intricate and delicate modish collection transforming the concept of harmony into a fashion forward piece of jewellery with a bohemian edge.  The circular ball is etched with triangles and 6- sided stars, turning this simple concept into a significantly striking yet wearable piece.
Triangles represent the 3 elements: earth, wind and fire. The upward facing triangle represents the energy of fire making strength the focal point of this empowering collection. The 6-sided stars signify union between man & women whilst creating symmetry, completing the ball with a magical and astrological feel.
These elements have then been extracted from the Bella Ball to create a full collection compromising of,14k Gold Vermeil stacking rings, delicate bracelets, studs, hoop earrings, pendants and necklaces, complemented with Black Spinel & White Topaz.  
A beautiful collection with cultural heritage at it's heart.
Prices ranging from £60 - £300. 

 

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HALLOWEEN HOLLYWOOD HEROINES
As Halloween get’s more and more attention every year…….we’re no longer shying away from cliché dress up affairs, but embracing them and looking to our strong, stylish Hollywood Heroines for costume inspiration.  
Here are our TOP 5 HHH's and their key accessories!
ANGELINA JOLIE
Accessories: Black horns, a black leather cloak and killer red lipstick
NATALIE PORTMAN
Accessories: A black tutu, a black crystal and plenty of black eyeliner
HELENE BONHAM CARTER
Accessories: Curly red wig, a corset and some lace gloves
GRACE JONES
Accessories: A Balmain blazer, a cigarette, plenty of hairspray and perhaps some diamonds.
UMA THURMAN
Accessories: A black bob fringed wig, a cigarette, a bloody nose and dancing shoes of course!
BE BAD AND BEAUTIFUL THIS HALLOWEEN!
xoxo
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MY MYKONOS

To most, Mykonos is known as the party island of Greece, but when travelling with a young family it is more than that. The island is surrounded by pristine beaches, winding roads lined with stark white Mikonian architecture, whilst the centre is filled with buzzy restaurants and dozens of stylishly curated shops selling high-fashion to locally made products. It has been transformed into a fashionistas paradise. But with few taxis in sight, you might want to hire your own wheels to get around the island.

 

What to do?

After your daily dip in the beautiful blue Aegean Sea, head into Mykonos Town.   Loose yourself in the white washed streets where glamour meets simplicity. Step into Gallery’s displaying local artists work, high-fashion boutiques or stumble upon unique handmade jewels where each creation has it’s own special energy deriving from the stones. One thing is for sure…there is style and inspiration everywhere!

 

I obviously couldn't resist making a purchase! Original Greek leather sandals!

 

 

In need of a bit of culture?

Whether you are an art-lover, a history enthusiast or just want to bring something beautiful home, head to the i-Museum Shop for a dose of culture. Here you get to experience the beauty of ancient greek art through collections of beautifully crafted replicas of objects, from jewellery to sculptures, found at archaeological sites around Greece. Being jewellery obsessed, I fell in love with this jewellery collection, inspired by old drinking vessels.

 

Where to eat & drink?

We are a family of foodies made up of vegetarians & pescatarians and always on the search for the best culinary delights about town. We found great greek salads at almost every corner, but if you fancy something not so traditional, I would highly recommend the following:

Ling Ling by Hakkasan – Chinese

Buddha Bar - Thai

D’ Angelo’s – For Pizza Lovers

Pasta Fresca Barkia – Delicious!

 

Where to stay?

Santa Marina Hotel Resorts & Villas

Located in Ornos Bay, approx. 3km away from Mykonos town, the resort has it’s own secluded private sandy beach and has been recently refurbished.  

I recommend their Deluxe Sea View room!  Breathtaking! 

The hotel is child friendly and has a beautiful play area for children.

This is also where Buddha Bar is located and it even has it’s own helipad!

 

Enjoy! x

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GETTING SHOW READY

Our first blog post about our first showcase. SB LONDON is in full prep mode for IJL2015. (International Jewellery London)

Here are some tips from our Founder & Creative Director, Punam Gudka to make sure you have what you need at the show:

Essentials: iphone, mac book, moleskin notebook with pen, glasses, lipstick and lipliner to perfect the pout.

Go to Shoes: A girl needs options so at every show I bring a pair of strappy killer heeled sandals and for that unpredictable weather, my latest investment, a pair of black heeled leather boots.

Biggest faux pas: Forgetting to put on my SB jewels.

 

 

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