Our dream babe Marion from the beautiful blog Fringe & Frange sat down & let us into her wander-lusting life recently. Long story short, shes living the dream. From Paris to California she seems to balance a life and love of travel, fashion, design & love pretty perfectly. Grab an espresso & delve into her life for five.
Before we get the good stuff, are you a sunset or sunrise lady?
Sunset! I love to watch the sun going down from my porch with my husband or with some friends while having a drink… It’s the best light, the most magical moment!
Sounds perfect...Sunsets all the way baby! Where abouts do you currently live?
I’m currently living in the suburbs of Paris, France!
Beautiful, I have not yet visited France....YET! What's the best café to hit up on Saturday morning in your neck of the woods?
Season, in le Marais area in Paris. I love to go there for a brunch, it’s delicious!
Followed by your favourite local activity?
Shopping? Ahaha! In Paris we have wonderful little shops, some of them are owned by friends so I’m just going there to spend some times with them with walking my dog Maui.
We know you travel a LOT, like a lot a lot. Stoked for you. Where is your favourite beach you have been to on your travels?
No matter how beautiful were the waters of the Bahamas, Mexico or the Maldives, my favorite beach in the whole world is Surfer’s Beach in Malibu, CA.
What makes it so epic?
The white Pier surrounded by the beautiful houses, the surfers playing in the waves, the Californian sun burning up...
Speaking of travel, ideal long weekend away around Paris?
A trip in the south of France is always a good idea. From Paris you can be in Biarritz in 1h20, and it’s our local french California: sand, waves, cool people, beautiful landscapes… You can drive to Spain and be in a desert (Bardenas) in a few hours. I love it!
Who’s coming with?
My husband and our dog!
What are you taking?
A surfing suit, a camera, a chunky knit for the chilly nights and a pair of shorts and of course, a hat!
Annddd what are you listening to on the way outta town?
I’m listening to mostly alternative music, like Jack Garratt, Mumford & Sons, The Head And The Heart, Otis English, Jimmy Eat World… perfect bands for a roadtrip playlist!
Weird question, but we love food and love to find out other peoples go-to’s (It inspires us to branch out!) What’s your favourite snack, the one that breaks your heart when you find out its not in stock?
I LOVE FOOD TOO! My favorite snack is currently a weird one (but kind of a healthy one): I love celery sticks dipped in peanut butter. Ahhh, so good and so easy to make ! I discovered it a few months ago while I was in Texas and since then I’m always buying this. But in France people do not eat that much of peanut butter so it’s kind of tricky to find the good ones.
Yum I want in! Last but not least, what is one piece of advice that you live by or hold close to your heart?
Always say YES to a new adventure. If it works, you’ll grow. If not, you’ll grow too!
Thanks lady, after getting lost in a daze of Californian sunsets & Paris alleyways I think it's official; If I lived on your side of the world we would be pals! My favourite thing about Marion? Her life motto: "Never Stop Exploring". Amen sister x
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Our necklaces come in a variety of lengths from 18" to 23". Our 18" chain necklace is made from our Fine Chain with the 20" and 23" length chains in our 'Everyday' Chain. These are the same chain design, just slightly heavier in weight for the longer lengths. For a rough guide (as we all have different, amazing bodies) the 23" chain sits around or just above your nipple line...
We're big fans of layering necklaces and I'm pretty sure you are too. All of our chains are adjustable in length by 2" to make sure you can style your layers to perfection and mix them up with other pieces in your jewellery wardrobe.
Although all necklaces are adjustable, for the perfect layered look we suggest that you purchase your necklaces on different length chains. This way you get to see the beauty of both pendants and there's less chance of scratching! We also personally like wearing the smallest pendant on the shorter length and the larger heavier pendants longer. That's just our personal choice though, we're all awesome & individual humans and ultimately you get to decide how you style your pieces!
Below is a little guide of some of our favourite pieces layered and their lengths:
|CHARITY & SALLY T-SHIRT MEASUREMENTS||SMALL (Size 6-10)||MEDIUM (Size 10-14||LARGE (Size 14-16)|
It is important to note that different countries have different sizing methods.
Most of the world goes by number sizing which is the easiest and most accurate.
Because we sell our jewellery all over the world, we have decided to stick with number sizing and have put together the below chart to help you out. The most common size for ladies is a size 7 and size 10 for man. If you are unsure of your size you can measure the inner diameter of one of your own rings and refer to the below measurements.
Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further issues.
Please also note that if you are ordering a wide band ring, its usually a good idea to go up a size.
Size 6 = Ring Sizes L, M, N. Inner Diameter measures 16.5mm
Size 7 = Ring Sizes N, O, P. Inner Diameter measures 17.3mm
Size 8 = Ring Sizes P, Q, R. Inner Diameter measures 18.1mm
Size 9 = Ring Sizes R, S, T. Inner Diameter measures 18.9mm
If you require a ring in a different size in any of the designs offered, please send us an email here and we will see what our clever silversmiths can do for you.
Luna & Rose chain bracelets also have a 2" adjustable chain length with a clasp. Therefore they have two/three size options for you. They sit at a total circumference of approx 16cm & 17.5cm
If you require any other sizes for any of our items, please just let us know and we will see what we can whip up for you! You can contact us here.