Results day gift guide: she’s a star!

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It’s that time of year again – results are pouring in for A Level students all over the UK! Whether they achieved exactly what they wanted, or just missed out, let your loved one know just how proud you are of them for all their hard work over the past year. Celebrate their amazing efforts and perseverance, and let them know just how brightly they shine, with these star-themed gifts…

Big Dipper Little Dipper Alex and Ani Designer Jewelry Jewellery Bracelet Bangle

Big and Little Dipper Set of 2 by Alex and Ani, £50

This Big and Little Dipper set by Alex and Ani symbolises constancy and brilliance. It’s the perfect gift to show your loved one that you will always support them.

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Mantra Jewellery Jewelry Star Sterling Silver Inspirational Exam Results Gifts

Choose to Shine by Mantra, from £15

Tell them just how proud you are of them, and encourage them on their next chapter, with an inspirational piece by Mantra.

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Star Sterling Silver Rose Gold Jewellery Jewelry Designer Exam Results Gifts Necklace Bracelet

Little Star Good Karma by Daisy Jewellery, from £49

These minimalist, precious designs by Daisy London are the perfect treat for your little star.

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Summer gift guide: holiday treats!

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Don’t let the gloomy weather fool you – August is finally here! Those of you lucky enough to be travelling out to the continent (or beyond!) are probably looking forward to glorious weather. We’ve put together our favourite summer holiday treats; the perfect travelling companions for days of sun, sea and sand…

Alex and Ani Bangle Designer Jewellery Jewelry US Bracelet Holiday Travel Vacation Summer Gift

Alex and Ani bangles, from £24

Put together a summer stack, mixing Alex and Ani’s nautical Path of Symbols bangles and enamel Words Are Powerful designs; or channel the Mediterranean sea and Iberian coast with a vivid patterned cuff by the US designer.

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Designer Jewellery Jewelry Necklaces 925 Sterling Silver Rose Gold Travel Holiday Vacation Gifts

Jewellery by Mantra, from £15

Wish someone a bon voyage! with a piece of thoughtful, travel-themed jewellery by Mantra. Each piece comes with its own unique message and a beautiful meaning card.

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Cherish Lockets Dower and Hall 925 Sterling Silver Necklaces Gold Vermeil Holiday Vacation Travel Gifts

Cherish Lockets by Dower and Hall, from £145

Cherish lockets by Dower and Hall are beautiful keepsakes, hand-crafted from hammered 925 sterling silver, or gold vermeil, with sapphire glass casing. Each locket can be personalised with meaningful treasures, making them the perfect piece to commemorate a perfect holiday.

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For more inspiration, shop our full travel gift edit.

Wedding Gift Guide: Bridesmaids Jewellery

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August has finally arrived, and that means we’re in the thick of wedding season! You might be getting ready for your own big day and, if not, there’s a good chance that you’re a member of a bridal party. From celebrating with the bride every step of the way to keep them grounded in their worst bridezilla moments, the role of the bridesmaid is one of the most important in any wedding. We’ve compiled our favourite pieces of jewellery to honour and thank every bridesmaid for their contribution to the special day…

Designer Jewellery Bridesmaid Gifts Sterling Silver Initial Necklaces Personalised

Initial Necklaces by Mantra, £25

Thank each bridesmaid for their individual help with a personal initial necklace from Mantra. There is a personalisation option, so you can add their name or the date of the big day on the reverse of the pendant!

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Designer Jewellery Swarovski Crystal Alex and Ani Bangles Brass Bridesmaid Gifts Jewelry

Alex and Ani Bridesmaid Bangles, £35

Alex and Ani have launched a beautiful bridal range, featuring Swarovski crystal designs with special engravings on the reverse.

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Thomas Sabo Bridesmaid Gifts Love Bridge Engravable Personalised Sterling Silver Freshwater Pearl Bracelet

Thomas Sabo Love Bridge, from £35

Thomas Sabo Love Bridge is an engravable collection inspired by the locks of love on the Pont des Arts in Paris. The perfect keepsake to remember a special day by.

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For more inspiration, shop our bridesmaid edit! 

Summer Style Guide: Wedding Jewellery

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With July coming to a close, it feels like we’re well into Wedding Season. You might be getting married yourself, and there’s a good chance you have been invited to celebrate someone else’s big day. It’s an incredibly exciting time that you will want to commemorate for years to come; and such a special occasion calls for some equally special jewellery! We’ve narrowed down our favourite precious pieces that are perfect for adding classic glamour or luxe sparkle to celebrate a perfect day…

Lily and Rose Wedding Jewellery Designer Swarovski Crystal

Lily and Rose, from £29

Lily and Rose is a beautiful collection from Swedish designer Therese Zetterburg, who uses glittering Swaorvski crystals in all her designs. Inspired by vintage glamour and classic beauty, the chic pastel colour palette makes their pieces perfect for summer weddings.

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Daisy London Wedding Jewellery Designer Sterling Silver

The Vintage collection from Daisy London is a classic collection- inspired by English country gardens and perfect for outdoor events.

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Alex and Ani Wedding Jewellery Designer Swarovski Crystal

Alex and Ani’s Bridal Collection, £35

The Bridal collection by Alex and Ani is delicate and elegant, with a Swarovski crystal adorning every piece. With a special meaning embossed on every piece, it is the perfect keepsake for a special day.

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Mantra Jewellery: Winner of ‘Brand to Watch’ at the 25th Annual Retail Jeweller Awards

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Exciting news! We’re proud to announce that our very own Mantra Jewellery was recently voted the ‘Brand to Watch’ at the 25th annual Retail Jeweller Awards.

We launched Mantra, our first in-house brand, as part of our 10 year anniversary in 2015. Combining beautiful, symbolic designs with thoughtful meaning cards, Mantra is a collection that celebrates the influential power of jewellery: each piece carries its own positive affirmation to inspire the wearer every day.

Jo Stroud, founder of Fabulous Collections and Mantra Jewellery, says: ‘We were absolutely thrilled to win the ‘Brand to Watch’ award last night. We have worked very hard over the last 18 months to create a brand of meaningful jewellery that has the power to change how people feel, and the judges seemed to really recognise this. The feedback from the judges was that they were very impressed with how much we’d achieved already, and couldn’t wait to see what the next few years brings for Mantra.’

As firm believers in the power of positive words and thoughts, we believe pieces from the Mantra collection act as precious, personal, wearable and lasting reminders of a personal mantra.

View the full collection at fabulous.

Graduation Day 2017: Gift Guide!

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For many of you, graduation day is just around the corner – how quickly time at university flies! As well as marking the end of a particular chapter of your life, graduation signals the dawn of something new and exciting as you embark on your journey as a graduate. Imbued with so much meaning, the ceremony itself is one you won’t want to forget. Commemorate that proud and special moment of achievement with the perfect keepsake…

Graduation Cap Sterling Silver Necklace Bee Stud Earrings Key Designer Jewellery Mantra

Mantras from £20

The Mantra collection features meaningful pieces of jewellery on beautiful meaning cards, each with their own mantra. The Graduation Cap Mantra is perfect for encouraging your loved to ‘set the world on fire’.

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Alex and Ani Graduation Cap Bangle Designer Jewellery

Graduation Cap Bangle by Alex and Ani, £24

This graduation bangle by Alex and Ani, featuring a cute cap charm, includes a tag stamped with the year of your ceremony. The perfect personal keepsake.

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The Giving Keys Key Designer Jewellery Necklaces Jewelry

The Giving Keys, from £30

Made from recycled keys, and hand-stamped with motivational phrases, these unique necklaces by The Giving Keys are the perfect way to encourage your loved one to unlock all the opportunities the future has in store for them!

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For more inspiration, shop our graduation gift edit!

 

Behind The Scenes: Fabulous Garden Party 2017

 

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Anna Burkett (L), the manager of the Solihull and Leamington branches of fabulous, with Jo Stroud (R), the owner of fabulous.

Our 11th annual Fabulous Garden Summer Garden Party was a sell-out success! Thank you to the 66  guests who joined us at Mallory Court, the beautiful Relais & Chateau hotel outside Leamington that has been the venue for the event since it started in 2006.

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Les Georgettes

Although there was a spot of rain, even the poor weather could not put a dampener on things. Guests enjoyed a Pimm’s reception, a delicious 3-course lunch in the main-house restaurant, and the chance to browse and buy jewellery from over a dozen different collections.

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Nikki Lissoni

Jo Stroud, the owner of fabulous, gave an informative introductory talk about the brands present before guests were given the opportunity to meet designers and representatives from collections as diverse as ChloBo, Daisy London, Dower and Hall, to Beach Art Glass, Alex and Ani and Nikki Lissoni.

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Mantra Jewellery, our very first in-house brand, proved very popular with customers, and many had their Mantra pieces engraved and personalised on the day.

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Alex and Ani

Thank you to everyone who came for making the event such a success- we look forward to seeing you again next year!

Click through for more photos of the event!