by Ida Hsiang
Rawr! First and foremost: HAPPY BIRTHDAY to all my fellow Leos! We're fierce and we know it and so does Yochi, the jewelry line that features stylish, unique pieces. Their Lion ring features a ferocious lions head in mid-roar, with a swirling mane and gold-plate. It's the perfect accessory to help show off how proud you are to be the best sign in the zodiac (wink wink) and let your inner lioness shine through! Not a Leo? Not a problem! This ring works for any fierce fashionista and those that love this regal creature. Match it with dark wash skinny jeans and a billowy knit top for a stylishly casual look, or pair it with a black mini and let it be your focal point! At less than $50, this awesome Lion Ring from Yochi is a piece you'll love to wear over and over!Price - $48.00Where to Buy - Max & ChloeWho - Idabone was the first to add the 'YOCHI Lion Ring' to the Hive!
Hallmark's got it's time and place -- like your second cousin's graduation and when your grandmother turns 88. Some of us, however, don't share the innocent emotions and vocabulary of drugstore greeting cards. That's why we should stock up on the genius-desktop publishing creations of Blue Barnhouse, who not only convey your messages in a more light-hearted manner, but that sometimes are just plain crude, like my sense of humor. Christmas cards with Santa refusing autographs and romantic cards with lovers calling one another just a "booty call" are exactly the kind of honesty that is lackick from most gift shops. The Asheville, North Carolina letterpress studio has taken the glitter and pop-up flower idea of the 99 cent greeting card section out and given us a reason to actually keep the little vessels for birthday checks. While not all of their cards are an honest slap-in-the-face, the more cutesy cards still may give you an honest giggle (like the skunk apology card that says "I'm sorry I stink"). If you've already got a stand-out personality, share your true self with your friends and express on paper what you really think about them on their special occasions -- or at least check out this slideshow for a good chuckle!