Saturday, July 12, 2008

Ladies Night Luau

This past Friday the Insights Group sponsored a Ladies Night with a Hawaiian theme. I, (Monica, Associate Designer) attended with a few Connectables™ necklaces and a camera. Several of the ladies allowed me to take their picture while trying them on.

One is a double strand of Swarovski™ Crystal Pearls, another four heavy strands of Chinese Turquoise, and the third a five strand Paua Shell Pendant and RainDrop necklaces.

The final effect may not have been "just so" but it was "just fun!"

Friday, June 20, 2008

Celebrating Life's Best Moments

Traci's Wedding - Brighton, MI - September 2007 (with proud Mom, Faye)

Doesn't the expression on their faces say it all?

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Ladies' Night

FROM: Monica – Just So! Associate Designer

Last Friday I had the opportunity to show what Just So! creates in a nice friendly, "Have a nice chat, appetizers, and a glass of wine." atmosphere at InSights Group, a new Business Networking Group and Social Club with innovative venues to meet new customers.

With a full display of Connectables earrings and several styles of Connectables necklaces, I had lots to show and talk about. Formal, layered Swraovski™ Crystal necklaces were as popular as the multi-color sets. One of these was 5 strands of different gemstones - Turquoise, Amethyst, Peridot, Citrine, and White Quartz and enhanced with a large Sterling leaf pendant. Chalcedony was used to make the colorful strands with the larger beads, this is one of my own necklaces.

Instead of just setting up a bunch of booths for the visitors to visit, the set up was more focused on creating conversations & relationships than immediate sales. Of course I enjoyed myself most when the ladies would try some of our different necklaces. "Mom" is wearing 5 strands of Hematite Connectables twisted into a single strand.

One young lady was so sold on our designs that she started showing them to others (especially her Mom). She later picked up a hat from the neighboring table and was dubbed "The Red Hat Girl."

Since the hat still had the sales ticket on it, people stopped her and asked her about it and she would tell them all about my neighbors and Just So! Her Mom, a gutter cover representative, appreciated her efforts too. She went home with the hat!

This was a pretty classy set-up. One of the exhibitors has a Tux Shop and he invited all of the male exhibitors to borrow a tux for the evening. I look forward to their next Ladies’ Night.

Monica – Just So! Associate Designer
Member of InSights Group -

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Homecoming - Brighton, MI

This beautiful robin's egg blue beaded dress needed no necklace, but the perfect dangling earrings. Just So! in every way!

Monday, April 21, 2008

Sue - Wedding in Charlevoix, MI

At her son's wedding, Sue asked for a design that evoked the grandeur of the film "Titanic" ... but she loved the idea of a beautiful crystal necklace collection that could be paired down to one strand for a simple cocktain dress. Sue's grand triple strand set of Swarovski crystal, rondelles and briolettes is a couture ConnectablesTM piece. What we love most is hearing how she enjoys wearing it (one, two or three strands at a time) over and over again, well after the lovely wedding.

Thursday, March 6, 2008

At the "Big Moola Ball"....

The "Big Moola Ball" fundraiser offers casino-type of entertainment and is sponsored by The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce. This year's sold-out event was a smashing success.

Sandra wearing our Ruby Enhancer on a Sterling chain.

Sandra Maki
InSights Group
First Lady
InSights Group

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Sparkling Wedding Moments

For a day as important as a son's wedding, you simply want to soak up all of the memories -- and glow in the confidence that everything is just about perfect. With a subtley sparkly yet chicly understated dress, Ilsa wears our Completely Crystalized Swarovski™ Princess Necklace as the perfect accent of sparkle without any color or distraction from the lines of the dress and its neckline:

As with all of our Connectable™ necklaces, each strand may be worn separately and in combination with other gemstone or crystal necklace strands, but it's at its most impressive when worn as a complete set of three.

Perfection at the Grand Hotel

If there is anyone who's the very image of a "Just So!" woman (elegant, polished, accomplished and fun), it's my great friend, Lori. For many summers, Lori, her husband and their boys have enjoyed family vacations to Macinack Island. Here they are on the beautiful porch of the Grand Hotel:
Lori is wearing a triple strand Heirloom Pearl Connectables™ necklace. She's often remarked that it's the classic necklace every woman should have. While she's bound to be just a little biased, who wouldn't prefer a classic necklace with four impeccable looks to one that doesn't transform to fit the times, events and clothing of your real life?

Autumn Wedding in Florida

How better to treat your bridesmaids than selecting a classic black dress they will wear (and love) not only at the wedding but over and over again?

Here's how: on the evening of the rehearsal dinner, delight and honor your bridesmaids with a collection of beautiful Connectables™ necklaces. This bride (Hi, Peggi!) presented each of her bridesmaids with three detachable strands of rock crystal accented by briolettes of citrine, garnet and colorful mixed carnelian, green garnet and other fall colors. The colors reflected their fall bouquets at the wedding. Best of all, the individual strands of yellow citrine briolettes, reddish garnet briolettes or the fall gemstone mix can be worn alone with suits or for casual or dressy nights out: