Every woman should have a pearl necklace, especially in Orange Countytheyre practically a conservative staple. And when it comes to nice pearls, Mikimoto is the cream of the crop. Theyre the worlds finest cultured pearls, mastering in the production of both the elusive black and silver lipped varieties. Too bad theyre so friggin expensive. But, oh how fun it can be to try them onand free of charge, too. Thats why all of the countys tight-walleted ladies with an eye for the finer things will be attending the Mikimoto Trunk Show at South Coast Plaza this Friday, where designer Lisa Broggian will present the newest collection of these South Sea pearls set into jewelry direct from Italy (its called the Milano Collectionswoon!) strictly for your viewing enjoyment. The collection includes pendants, earrings, necklaces, rings and bracelets set in 18K yellow, rose or white gold and features precious gems. Go there, try some on and dream about the day youll get to marry that wealthy bachelor wholl buy you a few jewels of your own, at the small price of your dignity.
Sat., June 6, 11 a.m., 2009