In typical me style, we are off to Vietnam in just 2 days time and are still yet to book a something…anything…For our 10 day trip. If you know me, I’m quite confident that this will not surprise you. After a little last minute stress and a quick flick through the pages of air b n b, my anxiety has been put at bay. The accommodation on offer, served up by local Vietnamese hosts is next to nothing I’ve seen before. Team this with my love of Caffeine and Rice Paper Rolls and I couldn’t be more excited to jump on a plane and hit the streets of Vietnam later this week! With the launch of our new ‘Bon Voyage’ travel collection later this month, It felt only natural to get you Chica’s in the mood for a little travel adventure for yourself. Check out these super cute Air B n B’s located throughout Vietnam that I have found on my research - Did I mention they are all under $100?
While we’re not usually the biggest fans of apartment style housing (Give me grass any day!) this little slice of Saigon happiness has got me thinking otherwise. The private balcony that overlooks District 1’s busy alleyways is an attraction in itself. This apartment has been fitted out with the a very fine eye for detail and design, and no doubt will have you heading home and re-thinking your own home décor! Why we love this place? Location couldn’t be better and…..did we mention the outdoor shower? Talk about city living done well!
Price per night: $67
While you may forget that you’re actually in one of South East Asia’s largest Cities and not in Sydney CBD, the killer views looking out across the Mekong Delta will bring you back to a bustling reality. While the apartment has been beautifully set up with all the mod-cons, the views from this apartment are really something to write home about. Loose your day getting lost watching the hustle and bustle of a city of 8.5 million people work their way up and down the river. It’s not hard to see why we love this place! They're also located a short 10 minute taxi ride to downtown District 1 area.
Price Per Night: $88
I don’t know about you but when I was booking for Vietnam I didn’t think Icould be staying in something as cute (and as lush) as this for $80! Located in the small resort town of Mui Ne, 4.5 hours from Ho Chi Minh city, these Bungalows are situated 100m back from the Gold sand beach. They are also located only 2 minutes from the fresh fruit and vege market and 10 minutes to the local night life rave scene. There’s 3 of these cute as shit Bungalows so grab your pals and book a week away in Vietnamese paradise! Why we love this place? Location to the beach and outrageous amounts of Grass to play on - tick.
Price per night: $72
Book a night or 2 here and you’ll probably be extending your trip to stay in stunning Saigon for longer that you had expected. The romance of the city starts here, entering the old colonial building through a shopping arcade downstairs before climbing up a set of rickety stairs to reach the character-filled apartment. Large white walls, minimalist art on the walls and large leafy plants make this place as homely as you may well find on Air B n B. Centrally located next to the famous Ben Thanh Market, this beautiful apartment serves perfectly for a romantic escape to the lively city of Saigon. Why we love this place? It’s the perfect slice of holiday luxe mashed together with the history of the beautiful city of Saigon.
Price per night: $67
Live like a (stylish) local in this super cute homestay located right in the hustle and bustle of Lacito in the Northern Vietnamese city of Hanoi. The Old Quarter was one of my absolute favourite areas in the whole of Vietnam on my last visit, so the location of this beautiful homestay right in the heart of this area has me sold! (And stoked not to have to go back to the outrageous party hostel of yester-uear that lured me in with cheap rooms and free drinks many moons ago!) Local street carts serving up Ice-Cold Vietnamese Coffee, beef noodles and fresh Pho are right on their doorstep making the location of this uber chic homestay perfectly suited to those coming to the country for a Street-Food Culinary experience (and who isn’t lets be honest!) $1 Pho anyone?
Price per night: $44
Although some of these listings may be seem to be lacking the ‘Authentic’ Vietnamese architecture or local vibe that one might expect on heading to South East Asia, all these homes are in fact proudly hosted by local Vietnamese folk who all seem too eager to lend a helping hand throughout your stay as well.
So folks, there’s still plenty of time. Who’s booking flights and coming with us this week!?Liked this? Read up on these 4 epic Air BnB's we found on the beautiful island of Isla Mujeres in Mexico. Or how about a vacation to South Bali? These beach front properties will have you booking flights in no time!
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As a small brand like Luna & Rose, we know how important it is to support each other and empower other businesses we love, trust and believe in! Today, we want to show you our favourite Black Owned Fashion Sustainable Brands, a way for you to discover new resources, while taking care of our planet.
As we’re doing our best to keep ourselves educated and updated on the Black Lives Matter movement, one of our favourite ways to do so is to listen to podcasts. We’ve been loving learning from teachers, historians, and just regular people experiencing racism and issues we don’t even know about.
As we’re launchingour new Signet Rings, why not take the time to learn more about this timeless piece of jewellery?
First and foremost, signet rings represent a wide range of personalized ring, usually representing family symbols, signs, monograms and more. They were used to represent someone’s identity and they were traditionally used to sign into melted wax. How amazing is that?! A unique representation of someone’s signature right on their finger. In that sense, signet rings were extremely meaningful.
Luna & Rose 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:
|SALLY T-SHIRT MEASUREMENTS||SMALL (Size 6-10)||MEDIUM (Size 10-14||LARGE (Size 14-16)|
|CLASSIC 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 email@example.com 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 4 = Ring Size H 1/2. Inner Diameter measures 14.9mm (Recommended Pinky Size)
Size 5 = Ring Size J 1/2. Diameter measures 15.7mm (Recommended Pinky Size)
Size 6 = Ring Sizes L, M, Inner Diameter measures 16.5mm
Size 7 = Ring Sizes N, O, Inner Diameter measures 17.3mm
Size 8 = Ring Sizes P, Q, Inner Diameter measures 18.1mm
Size 9 = Ring Sizes R, S, Inner Diameter measures 18.9mm (Recommended Male Size)
Size 10 = Ring Sizes T 1/2. Inner Diameter measures 19.8mm (Recommended Male Size)
Size 11 = Ring Sizes V 1/2. Inner Diameter measures 20.6mm (Recommended Male Size)
Size 12 = Ring Sizes X 1/2. Inner Diameter measures 21.3mm (Recommended large Male Size)
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.