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No Doubt “Settle Down” Video – A Triumphant Bollywood Inspired Return

With the video premiere of its new single, “Settle Down,” it’s clear that despite a ten year hiatus, No Doubt hasn’t lost a bit of the energy that made Gwen Stefani and her boys a household name. Pulling together No Doubt’s signature images like oranges, punk rock attire and even Gwen Stefani’s Harajuku girls into one neon-infused party, director Sophie Muller reminds us why we fell in love with this band – and especially Gwen Stefani – to begin with.

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One aspect of the video we especially love is the fact that both visually and musically it is bursting with Eastern influences. At the start of the video, each member of the band pulls up in his or her own truck, and of the four, it is bassist Tony Kanal’s truck that really struck an Indian-inspired chord (a nod to his Indian heritage, of course). Did you see the colorful tassels hanging inside his truck? They instantly reminded us of the embellishments that designers sew onto lenghas and blouses. We also loved the marigold wreath he had hanging from his rearview mirror.

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Fashion-wise, Gwen’s Indian-inspired print pants take center stage throughout the video. Not only do they feature classic Indian colors and patterns, but they also have intricate mirror work that’s similar to the artisan techniques used in Rajasthan.

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In true Stefani fashion, Gwen pairs the pants with her signature “bra strap out” top and, of course, some ridiculous accessories. Her layered watch and bangle look is something we anticipate becoming a huge summer trend. Want to recreate it? Try pairing a neon watch by Nixon with Luxemi’s Gold Coin and Crystal Bracelet Set.

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This isn’t the first time we’ve seen Gwen mix Eastern and Western influences (often with that iconic pop of neon). At Berlin Fashion Week 2011, Gwen wore a black and white saree-inspired draped gown on the L.A.M.B. runway with her son, Kingston. And way back in the days of Tragic Kingdom, Gwen rocked bindis in music videos and photo shoots, and even on Red Carpets.

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For your viewing pleasure, her is No Doubt’s Settle Down video in all its Indian-inspired glory.


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Ebony Magazine July 2012 Issue –Kelly Rowland Rocks Luxemi Earrings + Bracelets!

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Luxemi has loved Kelly Rowland ever since her Destiny’s Child days, so we were thrilled when the R&B superstar rocked our accessories on the July 2012 cover of Ebony Magazine. Want to emulate Kelly’s summer accessory style? Here’s how to get the Ebony Magazine look.

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For the cover shot, Kelly is wearing a gorgeous 1950s-inspired Dolce & Gabbana midriff top and high-waisted skirt (one of the designer crop-top looks we raved about last week in our midriff post). But our favorite part of Kelly’s cover look is the way she stacked Luxemi’s Kundan Bangles with Bright Gold Finish, Thick Kundan Bangle with Antique Finish, and Gold Coin and Crystal Bracelet Set to give her Western look some Eastern shine.

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On the Ebony July 2012 table of contents page, you’ll see Kelly doing justice to another of Luxemi’s favorite pieces: our Bronze and Crystal Ovular Earrings. The singer looks tribal chic in a cream-colored fringe dress, standing alongside Trey Songz. We love how our dangling earrings pick up the bronze details in Kelly’s dress and add an Indian twist on her tribal vibe.

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Kelly Rowland isn’t the only fashion icon we’ve seen wearing stacked enamel bracelets or tribal looks this summer. Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon and Sarah Jessica Parker are all enamored with the enamel bangle trend, and we’ve seen Rihanna and other trendsetters going tribal for Summer 2012.

Miss our posts on the enamel and tribal trends, or want to emulate Kelly Rowland’s Ebony Magazine cover look? Be sure to check out the Luxe Report for more Summer 2012 styles and tips on infusing Indian flair into your wardrobe.

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Spring & Summer Trend – Enamel Bracelets with Indian Flair

We can’t think of a more vibrant way to celebrate your signature style than with eclectic, brightly colored enamel bracelets. And here’s the good news, Luxe fans: there are plenty of ways to infuse a little Indian sensibility into the iconic Hermes or Tiffany enamel bracelet, just in time for summer.

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When it comes to spring and summer trends, nothing quite stacks up to enamel bracelets. Known for their sleek, modern shape and, of course, their out-of-this-world hues, Hermes bracelets have quickly become a celeb favorite.

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We’ve recently spotted Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon and Kim Kardashian wearing Hermes bangles in every color under the sun, but the star who wears the look best is Nicole Richie. We love how she pairs eclectic bracelets with a turquoise knit top and headband to take her Boho chic look to the next level. Our favorite of her bracelets? Definitely the orange Hermes piece (which is even more fashion-forward considering Tangerine Tango is the Pantone color of the year).

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Although brands from Kate Spade and Chloe to Alexander McQueen have released funky enamel bracelets for spring 2012 (McQueen’s black and silver skull cuff is one of the most memorable we’ve seen), Tiffany & Co.’s iconic Jean Schlumberger bracelet is the crème de la creme.

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The legendary designer has been crafting jewel-toned gold and enamel bracelets for years, with stars like Sarah Jessica Parker and Anne Hathaway using the bracelets as brightly colored accents day or night. Talk about versatility!

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Want a Tiffany Schlumberger bracelet for less? Luxemi’s Gold and Green Enamel Elephant Bracelet is the perfect pick.

With their funky color and quirky shapes, enamel bracelets are the perfect signature pieces to let your personality shine. Want to indulge in your artsy side? Luxemi’s Multicolor Enamel Peacock Bracelet is the perfect pick.

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With gorgeous jewel tones, Meenakari enamel work and a chic peacock motif, this accessory will add instant glam to any solid-colored saree or salwar. To amp up the impact, try layering it with this crystal-studded Faux Pearl, Enamel and Crystal Bracelet that has Chanel written all over it.

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Looking for an enamel bracelet with a unique, high-impact shape? Luxemi loves this Gold Plated Bracelet with a Kundan Enamel Center, which has a stunning flower centerpiece that reminds us of the Hermes bracelet’s iconic H motif. Pair that with the peacock bracelet and this whimsical Gold Bracelet with Multicolor Enamel and Crystals, and you’ll definitely achieve the eclectic bracelet look trending for spring and summer.

Luxemi loves how an artsy enamel bracelet can take any look from plain to polished. Need a pop of color to elevate your favorite saree? Let one of our funky enamel bracelets do the trick!

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