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Wedding Jewelry

I am often asked if Miss Em’s does wedding jewelry.  The answer, YES OF COURSE!  I absolutely love helping brides find the perfect jewelry for their big day.  Whether it’s jewelry for them, their bridesmaids, the mother of the bride (or groom), or even the guests, I am happy to help find the best pieces for you.

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Weddings always bring out the “best” in people and I’m here to help you take one item off your checklist.  I’ll tell you a funny story.  When it came to picking the jewelry for my own wedding, I was incredibly stressed out.  I, as well as family and friends, found it funny that I had helped all sorts of brides pick out their jewelry so easily, but for my own wedding it felt almost impossible.  I was constantly putting pressure on myself that “I own a jewelry business.  My jewelry has to be perfect for my bridesmaids.”  After thinking it more through, I realized that I needed to bring in my sister (for my sanity as well as hers!) She was going to be the one wearing the jewelry, so I might as well have her pick out the jewelry.

My sister and I discussed different options.  We went from jewelry that was big and chunky, to petite and dainty, back to big and chunky and then finally decided on petite and dainty.  I’m sure she was pretty sick of me at this point, but she put on a good face and didn’t kill me. 🙂

Each of my bridesmaids were very different people, so instead of having them all wear the same necklace, earrings and bracelets, I let them all pick their jewelry the day of the wedding.  Each set was placed on a necklace stand and when they all arrived they got to pick out the set they wanted to wear.  I ended up getting a few extra sets, that way someone wasn’t just “stuck” with whatever was left.  My maid of honor, my sister, got to pick first, but after that each girl quickly picked the necklace that was more their style. It was kind of fun seeing the necklaces that each of them picked.  I suddenly realized my anxiety of having the “perfect” jewelry should have never existed!

With all of that said, picking out options for anyone else’s wedding is so fun and easy for me. I put so much pressure on myself to pick out the “perfect” piece, but once I asked for help, it made the entire process so much smoother.  Miss Em’s is here to help you, and to take the stress off of trying to find the perfect jewelry.  We will do that for you and all you have to do is say “yes” to the … jewelry!

Are you or someone you know getting married this year that’s looking for accessories for their wedding?  Contact us today to learn how we can help take stress out of picking out the perfect accessories!

2017 Fashion Color Report

Back in September of 2016 you may have heard about the 2017 Fashion Color Report for Spring of 2017. If you haven’t heard of this, don’t worry! Miss Em’s is here to give you all the information you need about what’s coming up for spring of 2017. We have even pulled some of our gorgeous pieces to help you get ahead of the 2017 spring trends.

Here are the 2017 spring pantone colors reported by Pantone.com.

I’m not going to lie, I’m thrilled to see these bright and bold colors coming back for Spring.  As much as I love fall colors, especially since I am an “autumn” when it comes to my coloring, I love the bright colors and the feeling I get when I’m wearing them.  Seeing “flame’ or the “pink yarrow” in the lineup this year has gotten me giddy with excitement!  These colors constantly remind me of spring, flowers blooming, a breath of fresh air, and they help to bring some life back into our clothes after the drabby months of winter.

When looking at these colors, I wanted to make it a mission to find accessories with the “flame,” “pink yarrow” or the “pale dogwood” colors that we are offering this season.  Check out what we have found so far:

 

Which piece do you see yourself wearing during the spring 2017 season?

Nine Nifty Look for Less Ideas!

(A guest post from our friend Amy Scalia at Cincy Chic and Cbus Chic!)

A few weeks ago, I did a post about hosting a Miss Em’s Virtual Party and how fun it was to see all my different friends buying pieces, and thinking about how differently they’d style them. I had so much fun putting together those looks that I’m doing it again this week! So here are three sets of earrings/necklaces (which are brand NEW arrivals!) that you can buy on MissEms.com and three different ways to style them — casual, business casual, and dressy! Oh, and if you use the code CINCYCHIC at check out, you’ll get an amazing 40% discount from now until December 10th! Enjoy!

  1. Gold and Black Leatherette Necklace & Earring Set $22.00

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2. Light Blue Teardrop Necklace Set $20.00

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3. Gold Oval Long Necklace Set $22.00

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Look for Less: MORE New Arrivals!

(Guest blog by our friend Amy Scalia at Cincy Chic and Cbus Chic)

After doing last week’s post about four fab “Looks for Less,” picking from Miss Em’s newest arrivals, I found even MORE that I had to share! Enjoy! (And click here to start shopping!) 🙂

Blue/Gold Dangle Earrings
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Designer (Gemco) – $4,220

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Beach Charm Bracelet
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Designer (SPG) $106
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Anchor/Pearl Earrings
Miss Em’s
Designer (HSN) $79.90
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Hammered Silver Multi-Strand Necklace
Miss Em’s
Designer (Lizardi) $119
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Look for Less: New Arrivals!

(Guest blog by our friend Amy Scalia at Cincy Chic and Cbus Chic)

I always love doing these Look for Less blogs using Miss Em’s pieces! It always reaffirms why I love shopping with Miss Em’s so much! You can really update your wardrobe with SO many items for the price of just one or two of the designer versions!

Miss Em’s JUST got in some new pieces so I wanted to do another Look for Less post using a few of them! Enjoy (and click here to start shopping!) 🙂

Amber Flower Necklace
Miss Em’s – $24
Designer (Bozena) – $560

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Turquoise Silver Wrap Bracelet
Miss Em’s – $14
Designer (Chan Luu) – $240

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Silver Chunky Swirls Necklace
Miss Em’s – $24
Designer (Terapeak) – $179

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Plaid Scarf
Miss Em’s – $24
Designer (Madewell) – $58

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Boy Scout Fundraiser Dec. 3!

(Guest blog by our friend Amy Scalia at Cincy Chic and Cbus Chic)

Every year, Miss Em’s hosts a fun shopping event that benefits the Boy Scouts of America (BSA)! This year’s event is coming up Saturday Dec. 3, 11am-3pm at 5767 Wolfpen-Pleasant Hill Rd. This is the Milford Trinity United Methodist Church and chartered home of Troop 468. Proceeds from this annual fundraiser will help offset cost of monthly campouts, events, and other misc. expenses such as equipment, propane, troop trailer and cooking supplies. The Scouts and their families appreciate this support and hope to see you on Dec. 3! Click here for more event details!

I chatted with the Troop Leader of Troop 468 (based at Trinity United Methodist Church in Milford OH) to learn more about BSA and how much each troop helps their local communities. Here’s what the Troop Leader had to say about his group: The Boy led Troop is over 50 years old and current has 52 boys on charter with the Boy Scouts of America. The scouts range in ages 10 through 18, as they progress through the ranks in hope of reaching Eagle Scout, the highest scouting rank. We are a service driven troop that participates in many events to help local organizations and its people. Some of which include the following:

  • Milford Miami Ministries – Food Collection and 5K fundraiser support
  • Tender Mercies
  • Senior Saturday (Miami Township) breakfast event
  • Built 22 tables for kids affected by Downs Syndrome
  • Honor Flight
  • Provided 75 summer lunches for Milford Students
  • New Life Furniture drive participation
  • Giving Tree for Holidays
  • Flag Retirements
  • Miami Township Fire Tower
  • Finley Ray Park clean up
  • Trinity United Methodist Clean up Fall and Spring

Check out the event flyer below for more details (or click here), along with pics of fun we’ve had in the past supporting the Boy Scouts! Miss Em’s will have amazing pieces for everyone to choose from — ALL jewelry will be $20 or less! And don’t forget about all the awesome baby and kids items Miss Em’s now carries!

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Miss Em’s Baby Items You’ll Go Ga-Ga For!

(Guest blog by our friend Amy Scalia at Cincy Chic and Cbus Chic)

I went to Miss Em’s Holiday Open House last weekend, and saw SO many cute things! With me being 9 months preggo, I especially loved that she added baby items to her site this year! I got a few things, like a really cute little handprint and footprint set that I can create with our new little one and hang in her new room once she arrives! Yay! Baby’s first craft project is already planned! haha!

I also bought a really cute “Tickle Monster” book (comes with a furry “monster” glove with holes for fingers to do some good tickling!) for my older daughter, which she’s going to just LOVE.

I saw a bunch of other cute things I now wish I had just bought, because I now either want them for one of my girls or I’ve thought of who they’d make the perfect gift for! So, I’ll be headed to the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market this weekend to revisit her!

Click here to visit her new “Baby” page here on the site, and check out the pics below I snapped at her last event to see some of my faves!  If you’re looking for holiday gifts, need a gift for a baby shower coming up, or just want some fun new items for your little one, make sure you check out her website for more items, or stop by the Lawrenceburg Holiday Market November 20th – 22nd to get some wonderful gifts!img_7622 img_7623 img_7624 img_7625 img_7626 img_7627

 

Recap: 2016 Miss Em’s Holiday Bazaar!

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Cate Alston with Cupcakes 4 Cancer

(guest blog post from my friend Amy Scalia at Cincy Chic and Cbus Chic)

News crew covering Cupcakes 4 Cancer

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Wow! What a great weekend! Both days of the 2016 Miss Em’s Holiday Bazaar were packed with lots of shoppers getting ready for the holidays (despite it being 70-75 degrees out! haha!) Below are some pics of some of my favorite things I found — and maaaaaaybe might have bought for myself or as gifts! 🙂

Not only was the event a huge success for Miss Em’s and all the vendors involved, but the event raised $408 for Cupcakes 4 Cancer – a business created by Cate Alston who bakes cupcakes with her mom.They sell cupcakes to raise money to make backpacks filled with fun items for kids who are in the hospital with cancer. A few local news stations came to the event to cover this partnership with them this year, which was exciting! Click here to read one of the station’s stories about it!

What a successful event!

What a successful event!

If you missed this event, or if you attended and want to catch them again before the holidays, Miss Em’s will be at these upcoming events:

Friday, Saturday or Sunday this upcoming weekend at the Cincinnati Holiday Market

OR

Saturday, December 3rd from 11am – 3pm in Milford, Ohio for a fundraiser for the Boy Scout Troop 468. Attached is flyer.

Click here to see our calendar page for a full list of all of our upcoming events.

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Seven Savvy Look for Less Pieces from Miss Em’s

(This is a guest post by our friend Amy Scalia of Cincy Chic and Cbus Chic)

 

I told you last week about how I hosted a Virtual Party with Miss Em’s and now that all of my items have arrived, I’m soooo happy! Not only because I love all the pieces I bought (and it helped donate funds to my friend’s cause) but I also saved a TON off of the designer look-alikes.

I wanted to be prepared with an example of how much I was saving when my Miss Em’s package arrived, so the hubs wouldn’t give me a hard time and I was SHOCKED to see how much I actually was saving! Just to give you an idea of how affordable (yet on-trend) her items are,  below are seven side-by-side comparisons of my favorite pieces and then the designer pieces that look super similar but are MUCH more expensive. Hey, even the husband was impressed, so I know I did well! haha!

You can buy online, host a Virtual Party like I did, or shop in person this weekend at her Holiday Bazaar Nov. 5 & 6. Click here for more info!

1. Miss Em’s Cream Opal Earrings $10.99
Ross-Simons Opal Chandelier Earrings $595

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2. Miss Em’s Geometric Earrings $12.00
Lenox Geometric Dangle Earrings $334.95

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3. Miss Em’s Filigree Tassel Pendant Necklace & Earring Set $18.00
Ben-Amun Y Tassel Necklace $238

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4. Miss Em’s Earring/Necklace set from my virtual party $24
Oscar de la Renta Flower Necklace $690

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5.Miss Em’s Earring/Necklace set from my virtual party $24
Lord & Taylor Tri-Toned Pave Statement Necklace $176

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6. Miss Em’s Flower Bracelet $9.00
Chanel Vintage Caged Camellia cuff $1,885

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7. Miss Em’s scarf from my virtual party $24
Lord & Taylor Plaid Blanket Scarf $129

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Preview of Miss Em’s Holiday Bazaar Nov. 5-6!

(This is a guest post by our friend Amy Scalia of Cincy Chic and Cbus Chic)

I know the big Miss Em’s Holiday Bazaar is coming up on Nov. 5-6 but I had to do some pre-shopping to show you the kinds of things she’d have at the event (hey, it counts as “work” because I’m writing about it now right?) 🙂

Miss Em’s is seriously my favorite place to go for all my inexpensive accessories/costume jewelry, plus she just started selling cute baby items which have been SO perfect for gift giving!

There will be a TON more than just jewelry… there will also be Ohio State decor, jewelry, scarves, purses, children’s gifts, holiday decor and more.  They always have an awesome raffle for all the attendees to enter, too!

The pics in the first collage below are of some of the items I recently got at Miss Em’s (click here to see bigger pics) and how I’ve styled them. The second collage is of items Emily with Miss Em’s assured me she’ll definitely have at the event (she only carries a few of each, so some of the styles I got are already gone!) to give you an idea of what she’ll have there…. not to mention all the other awesome vendors she’ll have! Additional vendors include:

  • Pampered Chef
  • LuLaRoe
  • Scenty
  • Thirty One Gifts
  • Rodan + Fields
  • WildTree
  • Cupcakes 4 Cancer

Cupcakes 4 Cancer is created by a 10 year old girl, Cate Alston, who’s mission is to help kids going through chemo to feel brave, strong, and beautiful. Her goals is to provide 25 kids with fun and entertaining activities. The items that she includes in the backpacks are:

  • 1 Zen Tangle Coloring Book
  • 24 Crayola Colored Pencils
  • Gel Pens
  • Journal
  • EOS lip balm
  • EOS hand lotion
  • Awesome Craft kit
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Fuzzy Socks

The first 150 people to attend the event will get bags filled with great coupons from different companies around Cincinnati. There will be a special coupon in them from Miss Em’s as well.

Click here to get all the details about the upcoming Holiday Bazaar event, and I also included the flyer with info below! Hope to see you there!

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