Grammy Glamour

The 2012 Grammys Awards recently was an event to remember. From the outlandish performances from stars such as Nicki Minaj, and memorable speeches like the one from LL Cool J regarding the late Whitney Houston. Nevertheless, the wardrobes and jewelry worn by the celebrities is always the most crazed about factor of any Red Carpet event.Rihanna

This year an array of dresses and jewelry pieces were outstanding in sparkle and design. One outfit that was very classy and sexy, stood out amongst many was that of singer Rihanna. Sparkling in simple Neil Lane Jewels, Rihanna never looked better. In her simple, sexy black number she paired it with a multitude of simple jewels and looked amazing doing so. The pieces consisted of a diamond and gold snake armlet, thick gold cuff, jazzy gold and diamond rings and diamond and gold triangle earrings. To finish of the stunning look, she added Jacquie Aiche body necklaces, Christian Louboutin shoes and gold Jimmy Choo clutch.

AdeleAnother star, walking away with a total of six awards and major fashion accolades was the big night’s winner, Adele. This outstanding retro diva wore a custom made Giorgio Armani gown covered in sequin ring detailing and classy three-quarter-length sleeves. However the outfit would be nothing without the classy jewelry by Harry Winston. A jaw dropping 12.4 carat diamond platinum micropave ring and sleek megawatt platinum diamond crescent earrings were the essential pieces to add to the stars Old Hollywood glamour Red Carpet look.

These looks can easily be achieved at a more affordable price, and closer to home. Here at Secret Sapphire in Yaletown, we carry an array of bold diamond rings and simple pieces to meet every person’s needs. From Hearts on Fire’s majestic pieces, to Christophe Danhier the gemstones can be worn with any number. With a simple outfit, Margo Morrison and our very own Monica Tsao collection can create a Rihanna-esc ensemble.