Luxury spending is growing faster than ever, fueled by pent-up pandemic demand and shifting demographics as younger, more diverse consumers buy into tiny handbag and post-streetwear trends.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Work has begun on the most recent outdoor mural in Oxford.

Artist Anna Murphy has begun the painting of Princess Hoka, a Chickasaw woman who once owned the land that is now the City of Oxford, The Oxford Eagle reported.
An auction buyer has acquired a pair of diamond bracelets that once belonged to Marie Antoinette for $8.34 million.
A diamond bracelet that once belonged to France’s Marie Antoinette and jewels that dangled from a Russian grand duchess are among the featured items going up for auction next week in Geneva.
Before Notre Dame cathedral and with the Seine River lapping near their designer heels, actresses Gillian Anderson and Demi Moore have stepped out in style to attend Chloe’s eco-minded outdoors runway show on the Parisian Left Bank.
NEW YORK (AP) — Elsa Peretti, who went from Halston model and Studio 54 regular in the 1960s and ‘70s to one of the world’s most famous jewelry designers with timeless, fluid Tiffany & Co. collections often inspired by nature, has died.
There’s a tiny oasis on the west coast of Florida where the men wear Tommy Bahama from head to toe and women of a certain age stroll around poolside in tube tops and full jewelry.
NEW YORK (AP) — See your “Friends” on the big screen. Deck out your place with “Friends” decor. Wear your “Friends” as jewelry.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. is launching its first comprehensive jewelry collection for men in October as it seeks to diversify its traditional customer base.
NEW YORK (AP) — Anne Hathaway is signing up for more diaper duty.

The 36-year-old actress announced Wednesday on her Instagram account that she and her husband, actor and jewelry designer Adam Shulman, are expecting their second child.
ROME (AP) — Glamorous jewelry and vintage fashion from the “La Dolce Vita” era are the star attractions of Bulgari’s new exhibition in Rome.
A few repairs, a new coat of paint, sparkly new pulls, and interior flocking turned this piece into a stylish, modern jewelry armoire.
Step in the bathroom, turn on the tap. Step in the shower, turn on the faucet.

Just mundane parts of the daily routine, right?
Plaza jewelry store gets makeover

Diva Diamonds on the Plaza closed Feb. 12 for a “sales floor makeover” with an expected reopening Monday, Feb. 25.
She also dearly loves her two dogs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jewelry with the toxic metal cadmium is showing up on the shelves of national retailers including Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya, according to newly released test results.
CANNES, France (AP) — Spike Lee’s Ku Klux Klan crime drama “BlacKkKlansman” received a rousing, lengthy standing ovation at the 71st Cannes Film Festival.
Mike and Vicki Drzik have a passion for jewelry and a passion for West Michigan.

The couple has been in and around the business of making and selling jewelry for more than 40 years, both professionally and as a hobby, and now they’re bringing their love of the craft to Ludington.
Dynamic duo creates House of Fine Gold jewelry line

The beautiful singer/actress Christina Milian was in town Wednesday promoting the jewelry collection she owns with celebrity jewelry designer George Khalife (George the Jeweler) of Detroit.
LONDON (AP) — Meghan Markle hasn’t said if she will wear a tiara at her upcoming royal wedding, but if she does she’ll be able to choose from one of the world’s most remarkable jewelry collections.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy Awards are the Super Bowl of sparkle, at least to the jewelers vying to adorn all those famous ears, necks and wrists.
LONDON (AP) — Some people have all the luck.

Consider the person who dropped about 10 pounds (about $15) around 30 years ago on what was thought to be a piece of costume jewelry — it turned out to be a 26.27 carat white diamond.
Amid the throes of Mother’s Day gifting season, jewelry designer Andrea Del Bello is hosting a trunk show of her classic collections in downtown Greenwich.
Although gold can help you diversify your investment portfolio, investing in gold comes with some with risks, especially because gold prices tend to fluctuate.
Longtime Greenwich resident Nancy Parmet Cook describes herself as a mother first, but the impulse to push herself as a businesswoman lingered after having children.
Wanderlust, that nagging desire for travel and adventure, serves as a defining characteristic of one of Greenwich Avenue’s newest accessory boutiques.
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — She looks like a successful businesswoman, with her neatly coifed blonde hair, St.
While millions of Americans from coast to coast will be tuning in to find out who takes home an Oscar at tonight’s Academy Awards, Richard Berberian, owner of Elyse Fine Jewelers in Reading, will be watching to see his original jewelry pieces that four nominees will be flashing on the red carpet.
Nothing is more romantic than wearing a precious reminder of your love for someone close to your heart.
It’s not unusual for jewelry to become scattered and tangled on top of bathroom counters, dressers, nightstands, coffee tables and in purses.