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The College Prepster in IRELAND

June 30, 2016Column: FeaturedColumn: Jet Set Candy LandColumn: The Musts

Epic itinerary on thecollegeprepster.com. And the photos from the couple’s trip on @Carly & @juliahengel feeds are not to be missed! ✨

✈ The College Prepster from Jet Set Candy’s Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈


The Musts Mini: Africa + the Middle East

October 26, 2015Column: The Musts

Lions and giraffes and pyramids, oh my! Pack your camel-riding pants for desert jaunts, evening threads for after dark adventures in Kenya and sunscreen for bikini-clad days in the Seychelles or Mauritius. Moroccan magic may occur. Enjoy these mini musts for our new luggage tag destinations in Africa and The Middle East!✈ The Musts Mini: Africa + the Middle East from Jet Set Candy’s Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈1. Cairo
Tour the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx, the necropolis of Sakkara and the former capital, Memphis.

2. Doha
For serious designer threads head to The Pearl-Qatar and for local artisan goodies, the open-air market Souq Waqif which lies in the heart of the city.

3. Johannesburg
For some African luxury, lodge yourself in a house or suite at the Royal Malewane.

4. Mauritius
Feeling adventurous? Go kite-surfing, deep-sea fishing or scuba-diving among pristine waters and clear blue skies.

5. Madagascar
Hop on a reef and rainforest tour, go whale watching or relax in your bungalow!

6. Marrakesh
Black leather, leopard skin and polished chrome equals Le Bar Churchill, in the resplendently renovated La Mamounia Hotel.

7. Nairobi
For sumptuous seafood dine at Tamarind. End your day with deep-fried crab claws, garlic jumbo prawns and a cool glass of South African sauvignon blanc.

8. Seychelles
The North Island nature and wildlife conservatory and exclusive resort boasts 11 individual villas with unlimited access to blue waters.


The Musts: Fashion Week Part 2

September 22, 2015Column: The Musts

It’s that time of year again! The industry’s top designers are presenting their upcoming collections in the world’s top fashion-forward destinations. Fashion and travel go together like black and white, denim on denim, and leather and lace. While you’re jet setting from New York to London and from Milan to Paris, celebrate style around the world with JSC’s Fashion Capitals collection.

✈ The Musts: Fashion Week Part 2 from Jet Set Candy’s Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈

Milan Fashion Week
September 23rd–28th

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Pasticceria Marchesi, established in 1824, is one of Milan’s oldest and finest pastry shops. It was recently acquired by Prada, so it’s sure to be a hit with the fashion crowd.

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Who doesn’t love the irreverent, tongue-in-cheek collections produced by Moschino? We certainly can’t wait to see what’s in store.

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Live out your high fashion dreams at L’Atelier Sangalli, the only fully functioning workshop of haute couture open to the public.

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Opera was born in Italy, so a visit to La Scala, one of the world’s leading opera houses, is not to be missed.

Paris Fashion Week
September 29th–October 7th

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Witness Café Polisson, where Nathalie Joly pays tributes to the courtesans, kept women, absinthe drinkers, and ladies of the night from the Belle Epoque (“Beautiful Era”). The show opens the Musee d’Orsay’s first major exhibit on the subject of prostitution.

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Paris is the city of love, so why not stay at Hôtel Amour? Designed by Paris-raised graffiti artist, this location oozes cool.

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If you missed the Savage Beauty exhibition do one better and be the first to see the newest work from Alexander McQueen, which never fails to make waves in the fashion world.

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Step into the twisted mind of David Lynch at Silencio, a member’s club inspired by the club of the same name in Mulholland Drive, designed by David Lynch himself.


The Musts: Fashion Week Part 1

September 3, 2015Column: The Musts

It’s that time of year again! The industry’s top designers are presenting their upcoming collections in the world’s top fashion-forward destinations. Fashion and travel go together like black and white, denim on denim, and leather and lace. While you’re jet setting from New York to London and from Milan to Paris, celebrate style around the world with JSC’s Fashion Capitals collection.

✈ The Musts: Fashion Week Part 1 from Jet Set Candy’s Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈

New York Fashion Week
September 10th–17th

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Thanks to Anna Wintour culture and fashion always meet at the Met. This year’s costume exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass, explores the impact of Chinese aesthetics on Western fashion. It runs through September 7th, so you’ll have to arrive a few days early, but it’s worth it.

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Betsey Johnson always plays by her own set of rules and she’s a constant reminder that fashion can be fun, so her show is guaranteed to be a blast.

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The larger than life displays in the NYC Moschino Boutique create a shopping environment just as vibrant and funky as you would expect. It’s a must stop spot for a SoHo sojourn.

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If you have time to grab more than a quick salad in between fashion shows Forgetmenot is everything you could want in a New York restaurant. It’s an eclectic whole-in-the-wall tavern with amazing food, cheap cocktails, and there’s a good chance you’ll spot a celebrity or two.

London Fashion Week
September 18th– 22nd

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Berkeley is a fashionista’s dream when it comes to afternoon tea. Their delicious Prêt-à-Portea delicacies are inspired by themes from the fashion world that transform along with the seasons.

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Learn about the extremes of footwear from around the globe and throughout history at the Shoes: Pleasure and Pain exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum.

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For a look at something new on the fashion scene check out the highly anticipated accessory line, Hill & Friends, from Emma Hill, Mullberry’s much celebrated former creative director, in collaboration with Georgia Fendley, premiering at London Fashion Week.

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A glamorous night out will be had at The Arts Club, a members only bar that is a favorite of the fashion elite.


The Musts: The Hamptons

August 18, 2015Column: The Musts

The summer is rapidly coming to a close. There’s precious little time left to enjoy the wondrous beauty of the Hamptons, so we’ve put together a list of The Musts for the end of the Hamptons season along with the perfect souvenirs to remember your summer.

A marvelous escape from the city, the Hamptons are a wealth of spectacular beaches, fine restaurants, fabulous shopping, and historic sites that will never leave you bored. Pristine beaches, beautiful waves, fresh seafood, and a-list events are a recipe for the best summer ever.

To make your summer even better end the season at the Hampton Classic Horse Show where you’ll get a chance to shop Jet Set Candy’s travel-inspired jewelry in person! Our booth will be open August 23rd – 30th. See you there!

✈ The Musts: The Hamptons from Jet Set Candy’s Blog, the Charming Jetsetter ✈

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Enjoy a day of relaxing, wellness, sunshine, fishing, and unparalleled majestic sunsets at The Surf Lodge. Stay the night in the hotel or enjoy the easy, dream-like Montauk ambiance while enjoying the restaurant’s clean, fresh seafood caught daily.

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Known for its raw untouched coastline, Montauk is a superb surf destination not to be missed. Celebrate your day spent conquering the waves with a Jet Set Candy Montauk Surfboard charm.

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Take a tour of the 200-year-old Hook Windmill for a look inside a complicated survivor of a remarkably different era. Our Hamptons Hook Windmill Charm  is the perfect souvenir for your visit.

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Spend a luxurious night at The Inn at Windmill Lane, one of the most luxe lodgings in the Hamptons. Choose form a suite or a private cottage with a gourmet kitchen, a wood-burning fireplace, and a steam room.

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Sit under one of the Clam Bar’s yellow umbrellas and  listen to the oldies while you chow down on fresh clams. You’ll want to remember how tasty those clams were with a Jet Set Candy Hamptons Clam Shell Charm.

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Learn what Integral Art is all about at Nova’s Ark, a beautiful sculpture park located on a vast nature preserve.

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Enjoy the scenery on a bike ride through the quiet and shaded roads of the Northwest Woods. It’s a serene antidote to the go-go pace of the Hamptons. Avid bikers will love to keep our Hamptons Classic Bike Charm close to their hearts.

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Taste a delicious selection of wine from Wölffer Estate Vineyard, enhanced by the beautiful setting which you can also greet with an early morning yoga session.

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With the combo of fresh, delectable sea food and an amazing view, Fish Bar can’t be beat. Stop by for dinner to witness a spectacular sunset while you dine.

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End the season at the Hampton Classic Horse Show where you’ll get a chance to shop Jet Set Candy’s travel-inspired jewelry in person from August 23rd – 30th.