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You Should See a Doctor About That Cuff

By La Petite Acadienne

So, you’re wearing an outfit that seems a little…not quite right.

Maybe it’s too sweet, or too blah, or too something. All you know is that your usual kick-ass-itude appears to be crowded out by the sheer”meh”-ness of the whole thing.

What to do?

Get a cuff.

No, I don’t mean “get slapped upside the head”.  This is a non-violent blog.

You think she put up with any crap?

I’m talking about cuffs. Gorgeous, strong, womanly, bold cuffs. A cuff is not for the meek or the  mild. It has presence and verve, and a bit of 1970’s disco-diva awesomeness. It channels Wonder Woman, and who was more unapologetically and stylishly kick-ass than Wonder Woman, I ask you? (None. None more kick-ass.)

A cuff can be a classic piece, depending on the style, but it’s not one of those classic pieces that can sometimes fade into the woodwork. It’s noticeable. And it’s JUST the thing needed to add that strong-woman edge back to your ensemble.

So, whether you’re dressed down in jeans and t-shirt or all dolled up, a well-chosen cuff will let people know that you are Someone To Be Reckoned With.

Look — strong and beautiful cuff bracelets, both simple and ornate!

Don’t you feel stronger already?


La Petite Acadienne

8 Responses to “You Should See a Doctor About That Cuff”

  1. Cat Says:

    I just wrote a jewelry post last week with a little blurb on cuff bracelets! I love them to pieces and I’m thrilled that they seem to be “in” right now. I wear them regardless, but now it’s easier to find them in stores and that makes me very happy.

  2. La Petite Acadienne Says:

    Yes, if you love a certain style of jewelry, it is always good to take advantage of when that style is au courant so that you have a good stash to see you through the leaner shopping times.

  3. Glinda Says:

    I don’t know why, but for some reason, cuffs don’t look all that great on me. They can be purty, though. I tend to go for more delicate wrist jewelry.

  4. raincoaster Says:

    I find them a bit strong for my personal style, but Millicent Rogers, the heiress, designed the most perfect cuffs of moonstone studs on blackened silver. I’d wear those every damn day!

  5. La Petite Acadienne Says:

    @Glinda: That’s why I like that Alexis Bittar cuff — it’s delicate, but has a real impact.

  6. Ann Says:

    Yesterday was one of those days when my ensemble of classic pieces just didn’t quite come together. Your post identified both the problem and the solution nicely. I liked the Kenneth Jay Lane cuff you showed, but ultimately went with his leopard cuff instead. Just what I needed. I’m going to love this blog. Thank you.

  7. La Petite Acadienne Says:

    Delighted to help, Ann!

  8. wickerbasketcase Says:

    I have a copper cuff from that I received as a gift from my soon-to-be hubby. I have worn it every day for almost 2 years. indeed, I can’t leave the house without it. And it was cheap enough to wear without fear. love love love.

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