MR x Bauble Bar

by Leandra Medine
May 16, 2012
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Bauble Bar bracelets, Theyskens’ Theory mermaid dress

This week in seamless collaboration nations, I build a big fat slew of arm parties for the folks at Bauble Bar and suggest that you, the reader, ponder the notion of purchase. By that I most certainly mean: drop it like it’s hot. At $50 a set, you receive five bracelets hand-picked by my freaky ass and then wear them all together until the mass covered by the bracelets in question on your wrist is officially one shade lighter than the rest of your arm. It makes for a beautiful and irrevocable print. The relationship with Bauble Bar started in part due to a Wall Street Journal video on layering bracelets that I volunteered my marginal expertise for about a month ago and then continued to cultivate itself through everyone’s favorite, Instagram, see: crystal bars. While I have your attention, let’s also open the floor to discuss the evolution of the arm party and whether or not it’s appropriate that we maybe, just maybe, shelf it for a short while. The terminology, not the sentiment. Never the sentiment. Okay now, your turn, discuss and shop.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12463023121697072678 Tinacious Me
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00200817566554453809 Natasha Fatah

    Love all your baubles and jewels!

    xoox
    ~Natasha Fatah~
    ~Natasha Fatah~

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07585882466695145340 Young at Heart

    ooooh those really are utterly divine…..loving the metaly one…too cute!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12803597155110452257 KERRIN

    booyah another colab. so excited x

  • http://seaandswank.com/ seaandswank.com

    Love all the colors!

    Sea and Swank

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03201766713620454961 RHODA

    i love the bright bracelets!

    http://www.styleandshades.blogspot.com

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  • http://www.khiaissue.com Khia

    Good collab! Love the bracelets!
    Xo

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07743445436045229956 Elise and Margot

    lovely arm party collab :-)

    x For Happy Days

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13540865440171331174 Ally

    This is amazing! Purchased my arm party IMMEDIATELY after I saw this… coulnd't be more excited to receive a package. GO MR!

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00658307537388232224 Natali

    Beautiful arm party! :)

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08784047289138430006 Miss K

    Love the different colours!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14953770862228544859 Thrill Of The Chaise

    I want to see more of that dress. You can't just throw around the word 'mermaid' like that.

    Kate

    http://www.thrillofthechaise.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09803565489576232959 Katie Fritz

    Just bought mine! Can't wait!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06841237588940938787 Lydia

    I'm wearing a very similar arm party today and I thought of you when I put it on this morning!! Is that creepy?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17014961322037779576 shuzluva

    Just purchased my AP from BB. So excited to see it!

  • Esther

    Love it! Love it so much I just ordered one for myself!

  • Anonymous

    I'd love to purchase, but sadly, they only ship to US..

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18359692445710227141 Collections

    This is so much fun! Love it.

    Collections

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07174997920203448023 Kasey

    I have enough points in my Bauble Bar Vault to get an arm party for free! YESSSSSSSSSSSS

  • http://www.nattypaint.com Natty Paint

    Love the background! Are those beads?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12996439089392762909 Su.
  • http://justlikesushi.creatorsofdesire.com Joy. / justlikesushi.com

    Again, love, love, love it! I think you're the only one who can rock a great arm party!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08110600737650176838 Katie

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00614086015924381093 Clara

    What's the name of this kind of knots? Thank You.
    C.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08245580357801830864 TK

    US only? so sad :(

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08110600737650176838 Katie

    never shelf the arm party! nuff said.

    latrdays.blogspot.ca

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02903640722114840583 My Style

    love the bracelets! cute colors!

    xoxo
    Mady

    thegirlfromthemirrir.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04061177077305996826 Gita

    Ever since I discovered your blog, I'm kinda obsessing over arm parties. My arms are having parties 24/7. I say arm, you say party.

    xx
    http://gita-oddsandends.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05226243830970581304 monkeyshines ♥

    beautiful pieces!

    Bises,
    monkeyshines
    http://monkeyshines-monkeyshines.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04772427568529899866 McKenzie

    So cute! I love having a stack of bracelets on my arm, it works with so much!

    http://currentlylovingblog.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00895152914452877928 Ms.Fashionista

    I got an email about the collab and almost died! Took you enough time to finally create your own arm party haha. I love the different colors all put together. Unique but still simple.

    http://www.alifeinthefashionlane.blogspot.com

    xo

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17850634239551807303 Gabrielle @ LookSharpSconnie

    I'm a wee bit torn by your question.

    On the one hand, I've always hated dainty jewelry – and really loved bunches of obnoxiously chunky stuff. So on that proverbial hand, I kind of like the term itself for its ability to kind of outwardly joke at that notion. It's also a fun idea, like you're always celebrating something.

    But you don't need the term to accomplish the aesthetic (as you mentioned), and I do see its downsides. Besides being pretty over-used, it kind of negates the importance of each individual piece – which doesn't necessarily have to be a fault of the "sentiment", but does go hand in hand (lots of hands here) with the collective term.

    Then again, I'm trying to think of how to refer to the "mass" without ignoring the individual. I think the issue may be more a fault of the English language than anything.

    Anyhowwwwwwwwww
    In conclusion, all in all, in sum, as such – all that above text really proves is that I like to talk.

    -Gabrielle

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02173453161137562316 Jannine Frend

    yay to the armparty, especially for summer!
    i hate it when its cold because everything gets jammed under sweaters, jackets and other warm-giving-garments. and not only that, it goes unnoticed.
    soooooo, yes. that.
    XO Jannine
    http://fashionistArg.blogspot.com

  • http://servinupstyle.blogspot.com Hannah

    Okay, I'm going to have to go ahead and order one. This is a great collaboration, and one that I can actually afford as a mere teenager! That dress looks beautiful, by the way.

    -Hannah

    servinupstyle.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02174013063564755743 patricia

    A FRIEND OF MINE DOES SOME SIMILAR…SO I GOT THEM FOR FREE!!!!
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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16288432619173575521 Creativity&Chocolate
  • http://sjpreads.blogspot.com/ spalmer_60640

    Just ordered a set. What a great pick-me-up for a Wednesday afternoon. I put down that I have a Petite wrist. I hope I'm right – well, it's Petite for Chicago and the Midwest. :) I can't wait to wear my Arm Party for work when I give presentations – that will jazz up a Power Point for sure!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15665249858890317095 The_Unemployed_Stylist

    Was in the process of ordering a set for myself and 3 friends. Unfortunately they don't ship to Canada!!! Tisk tisk!

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  • http://theautumnissue.com Karissa

    What a fun collab! Love the neon bracelets. Back to that dress though…mermaid? Theyskens'? You are officially a tease.

    http://theautumnissue.com

  • http://thebasisnyc.com/ thebasisnyc.com

    I absolutely love the bright neon colors and how well the contrast the tones down beaded bangle! Great mix!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12495190923842060385 C.Pierre

    I love these bracelets…could do with adding these to refresh my collection especially the yellow one.

    Lush!

    http://www.chloepierreldn.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00871124968347245332 Irina Bugai

    Wonderful! Love them all!
    http://violetcatstyle.blogspot.com/

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17721437861295306613 Mirelle

    love the Hamsa ;)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12186901125870069099 Sharon

    I want to order a set so bad!

    But I live in the Netherlands and the webshop only ships within the US :(

    http://style-chameleon.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06001002763919156436 Allison Sharp

    Just ordered two arm parties to be sent to Australia! Wooo Hooo! Thank god I have friends in the US that can send them along to me… can't wait to see what you come up with! You rock!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01204052275819356588 Fashion Recession

    Loving all these bracelets!!

    All<3Lola

    http://www.fashionrecession.blogspot.com

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  • http://www.capuchino-beauty.com/ Capuchino Beauty

    Loving the summer colors. Bright, cute and fit for stacking! ~CBeauty..
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    BTW, I'm loving your blog! <3

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13141167982326852808 Matter Of Style

    I'm a new convert to the cult of arm parties and I guess it's your fault. I just DIY-ed my new arm friends, 5 in 10 minutes, if you fancy see the marathon here's the link:
    http://matterofstyle.blogspot.it/2012/05/build-your-arm-party-how-to-make-5.html

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13957298256265442155 Andrea

    loving the arm candy! I just made my own friendship bracelet recently on my site and am now becoming obsessed with making more :)

    xo Andrea
    http://uskar-vor-inspire.blogspot.ca/

  • http://www.skincloud.com/men-fragrance/ aaroh

    I love these bracelets. Wonderful collection.

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    Mmmm … lovely bright colors!

  • http://www.splendidlittlethrills.blogspot.com/ Splendid Little Thrills

    I agree with the previous comment. We must see the full extent of that killer dress. Love the AP, but you’re a little tease only giving us a glimpse of that dress!!!!

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  • maryjose

    MR X BAUBLE BAR always king

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