cloud nine

⟡⟡⟡ COLLAB POST FEATURING  ⟡⟡⟡ PHOTOGRAPHY/JEWELRY: ALLISON B. COOLING MODEL: NIKOLETTA CLOTHING: GENERATION BLISS BOUTIQUE A  soft, angelic palette of vanilla whites, pastel pinks and sky blues compliment the mood of this shoot perfectly. Modeled after my Stardust Sparkler necklace (DIY here!), I’ve used a contemporary mix of steel grey bicones and silvery bugle beads in … Continue Reading

into the wild….

✿ ⁂ COLLAB POST FEATURING  ⁂ ✿ PHOTOGRAPHY/JEWELRY/STYLING: ALLISON B. COOLING MODELS: KARLEE DEWAN & FLÁVIO AGUIRRE CLOTHING: GENERATION BLISS BOUTIQUE ….take a walk on the wild side…. An almost-barren landscape of ghostly trees, weathered prairie grass and spots of speckled snow paint the picture of a mid January landscape. Winter {specifically post – Christmas} in Chicago … Continue Reading

crystal skully

Skulls and bones and the deep mahogany tones of this necklace – complete with fire opal sparkles courtesy Swarovski – mean this might be one of my favorite pieces yet. The inspiration started with this shimmering tiger’s eye skully pendant. Tiger’s eye is one of my most favorite stones, as each stone transforms, depending on … Continue Reading

four looks with mischa

COLLAB POST FEATURING: MODEL: @MISCHABLOOM JEWELRY/PHOTOS: ALLISON B. COOLINGFour looks in one day!! A frenzy of color, sparkle, and more with my model Mischa – all before the sun set! Our first look focused on tropical vibes, bright colors, and a boho feel. Mix layering necklaces (my Evil Eye choker, Crystal Lariat and Tribal Mala) … Continue Reading

looking glass

COLLAB POST FEATURING: PHOTOGRAPHY: DELANE ASHLEY JEWELRY: ALLISON B. COOLINGThe cliffs above Georgia’s rolling hills, dusted with sepia-toned foliage swaying in the wind, provide the perfect backdrop for the season. Featured in this outfit are my Riverstone Wrap Bracelets (make your own here!), Freebird Necklace (make your own here!), and Solaris Convertible Wrap (tutorial coming…). The … Continue Reading

Fall 2016 Collection

  COLLAB POST FEATURING: JEWELRY/STYLING/PHOTOGRAPHY: ALLISON B. COOLING MODELS: MORGAN JACKSON AND TATYANNA ALSTON with the DeAbreau Agency CLOTHING: GENERATION BLISS BOUTIQUE Nestled between emerald ivy leaves, wrought iron scrolls and weathered greystone lies a story. Southern charm is in full swing here, this hideaway garden serving as a fairytale backdrop. Like stepping out of a … Continue Reading

snake charmer

COLLAB POST FEATURING: MODEL: KELSEY BELLOISE PHOTOGRAPHY / JEWELRY : ALLISON B. COOLING WARDROBE: GENERATION BLISS BOUTIQUE snakeskin courtesy of Atlas the Python 🐍 Sssssparkle and jewelssss make up the majority of this mini snake-themed motif. Why not take chunky-cut crystal components and dress them up with the addition of delicately textured Python skin? I think of … Continue Reading

fall trend report: chokers

It’s October already?! I mean, I literally dress the same no matter what season: all black, boots, and loads of jewelry. I’m not a firm believer in winter/summer style, or dressing specifically for any season. However, this fall particularly, I feel is style GOLD. There’s a couple trends in fall style that are just TOO … Continue Reading

Manhattan, Rain or shine

    the {POISON} APPLE // COLLAB POST FEATURING: PHOTOGRAPHY OF ME: DELANE ASHLEY PHOTOGRAPHY JEWELRY/STYLING/SCENERY PHOTOS: ALLISON B. COOLING Pick your poison: whether rain or shine, city-slicker grunge or boho-soul flow, it’s a tale of one city, from two perspectives. TAKE ONE: With the ruby red deliciousness of a freshly-picked apple, this Zara frock surely … Continue Reading

sticks n stones

KIDS THESE DAYS // COLLAB POST FEATURING: JEWELRY/STYLING/PHOTOGRAPHY: ALLISON B. COOLING MODEL: NIKOLETTA CLOTHING: GENERATION BLISS BOUTIQUE Sticks n stones and South Side Chi silos, Nik really hooked us up with this killer shoot location. I always love me some good graffiti; the more colorful, the better. There’s probably hidden obscenities lurking in the drippy backdrops, … Continue Reading