My December Secret.


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In the heart of Covent Garden, hidden in the arcades between Laduree and Pain Quotidien, surrounded by chocolate shops and street sellers offering cute handcrafts, lies one of my favourite stores in town, CARAT London. Behind the beautiful old glass door, you’ll find hundreds of sparkles, waiting to become yours.

My first thought was “I wonder how many ££££ this ring is”, as being an owner of diamonds myself, I was sure that’s what I was seeing. However, I was left speechless when I discovered the price to be a little over £200. But that’s fine, I don’t feel too bad, since everyone I’ve asked has made the same mistake, assuring me the jewellery I was wearing was covered in rivers of diamonds. Well, actually not, it’s just that we are such lame diamond connoisseurs. That made me realize I should remember this awesome “trick” for my future red carpet appearances…

Whenever I get obsessed with something (and to make it to my category of obsession it has to be a reasonable contrast between quality, aesthetics and price) I just want to share it with everyone. So after annoying my mom for two weeks with my excitement about my new discovery, then my dad and my boyfriend. It’s time to share it with you!


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Pieces featured in this post: 

Vireo ring
Friday ring
Queen Bodica rose gold ring
Ceylon earrings
Parula drops
Xena two finger ring
Phoebe bracelet

  • Amazing outfits. I love your beautiful new jewelry!

    xx Mira

  • irina

    Salut Doina !esti minunata!imi spui te rog rochia de unde e ? pupic

  • Victoria

    Very inspiring 🙂 thank you Doina… You look wonderful as always.

  • Foarte frumoase inelele, perfecte acum cu lansarea partii a lll-a din Hobbitul!

  • Amelia

    Geaca de piele e superba! Poti scrie de unde e?

  • Vanessa

    Carat is pure excellence and sophistication for me!!Great collaboration!

  • Claudia

    Lovely pics,great pieces!

  • Amazing Photos! Cool jewelry!

  • Love all of the outfits! The jewelry is amazing as well!

  • Everything is so beautiful here…love your style Doina!


  • волшебные фотографии!!!

  • Juan

    Beautiful!Gorgeous style.

  • The pieces are definitely gorgeous! I would’ve thought they were mega expensive as well. Each outfit is so gorgeous and I seriously need those pants from look 1. Has anyone ever told you how much you look like Kendall Jenner? 😉



  • Maria

    Doina, ce aparat/lentile folosesti pentru poze?

  • Lumi

    Salut, Doina
    Tu esti in Moldova acum?

  • beautiful pieces!

  • Such lovely pictures as always! Hope you had a lovely Christmas!