TRAVEL DIARY: 10 days in the Middle East – Part 2

A wedding invite in Tel Aviv, Israel was the perfect excuse for Ylang 23’s Alysa Teichman to spend some summer vacation hitting a few high points of the Middle East! These were a few of Alysa’s favorite spots, along with the jewels she would recommend wearing to each place: Part 2: 6 Days in Tel… Read More

TRAVEL DIARY: 10 days in the Middle East – Part 1

An invite to a wedding in Tel Aviv, Israel was the perfect excuse for Ylang 23’s Alysa Teichman to spend some summer vacation hitting a few high points of the Middle East! These were a few of Alysa’s favorite spots, along with the jewels she would recommend wearing to each place:   Part 1: Four… Read More

The Look: Spring’s Tie-Dye Trend Turns Out a Colorful Kaleidoscope of Jewels

The Sixties era of peace and love may be what comes to mind when we hear the word tie-dye, but the traditional method of tie-dye is rooted in the cultures of India, Japan and Africa as early as the 6th century. It was then that priests and wealthy citizens would tie-dye their clothing to show their… Read More

What She Ylangs For: Kimberly Whitman Makes it Personal

Top photo: Whitman wears a Jennifer Meyer Personalized Nameplate Necklace monogrammed with her children’s names. Bottom photo: Whitman wears a Ginette NY Rose Gold Disc Ring. If entertaining and style expert Kimberley Whitman’s most recent coffee table tome Monograms for the Home: The Art of Making Your Mark shows her passion for personalization on bed linens, towels and napkins, we knew she must feel… Read More

The Look: Silver Linings

The Spring fashion runways shined in silver metallics, from slinky dresses at Victoria Beckham to slick suits at Carven. And what better jewelry to wear with the lustrous looks than matching metals? From sterling to white gold, platinum to diamonds, our sparkling styles are spectacular company – think richly detailed Cathy Waterman pendants, Larkspur & Hawk foiled… Read More

The Look: What Jewelry To Wear With A Slip Dress

The silk slip dress, a memorable mainstay of the nineties worn most often by model-of-the-moment Kate Moss, graced several runways this spring season. Balenciaga, Celine, Alexander Wang, Saint Laurent and Burberry are just a few that featured the look, that is anything but boudoir when paired with the appropriate accessories. Think flats or boots – we love… Read More

The Jewels Alysa Teichman Can’t Live Without

Alysa is not only the future of Ylang 23, but her high heeled boots are already on the ground, collaborating and advising in virtually every area of the business. She continues to weave herself into the ‘Family Business’, while finishing her MBA at NYU Stern. We can’t wait to get the full dose of Alysa… Read More

Look Out: Neo-Victorian

This fall the Neo-Victorian trend graces the collections of fashion’s most spectacular couture houses. From Valentino to Givenchy, Alberta Ferretti to Altuzarra, the classics of the Victorian aesthetic — think lace, ruffled blouses, and beaucoup de noir — were juxtaposed with modern sensibilities such as thigh high boots, peek-a-boo slips and spectacular jewels, naturally. Queen Victoria was known for… Read More

Directions // Jetting Around with Ylang 23: Los Angeles

Looking for some direction on where to go, where to stay, and where to play on your next vacation? Take some travel tips from the well-traveled: Ylang23’s Owners, Designers and Friends.  In Summer, the vibe of California calls and that’s where Ylang 23’s owners soak up the sun, shop, brunch, lunch and visit with designers and friends –… Read More