Versatile Accessories

Graduation Gifts Ideas

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With school’s reaching their ever-coveted finish, graduation season has arrived. MYJ has selected some graduation gifts for the upcoming grad.

1) A desktop organizer is the perfect gift for any upcoming graduate. With so many papers to keep track of, this modern organizer keeps them at arms length.

http://www.target.com/p/4-shelf-desktop-organizer-black/-/A-655493

2) The timeless MYJ white stretch bracelet set is perfect for those rushed mornings when accessories are the last thing on a student’s mind. They are easy to wear and go with almost everything. You can stack all three or wear one at a time.

http://www.mayyeung.com/Gold-White-Coral-Stretch-Bracelet-Set-3S12S03

3) The beautiful Ted Baker IPad cover is the perfect place to keep an IPad safe from scratches and ready to go.

http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/ted-baker-london-quilted-ipad-case/3262823?origin=keywordsearch&fashionColor=Natural&resultback=4648

Congratulations to our 2012 graduates!

Desktop Organizer

Classic white bracelet set

IPad cover


May’s 10 Accessory Essentials

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Silver Starter Layering Kit – Wear 3 Necklaces 16 Ways!

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Over the last several years, I’ve often been asked by girlfriends and women attending our trunk shows, “How do you layer and what necklaces should I include in creating a layered look?”   Many times the question is followed by the words “It looks too complicated and I don’t think I can duplicate your look.”  After a little coaxing from my sister, I embraced her brilliant idea and designed a Silver Starter Layering Kit that includes 3 necklaces that can be worn 16 different ways.  Photos of the 16 different looks are included to make it simple and fun  to accessorize.

ENJOY and be CREATIVE with layering!

~May

PS – Click here to view a printable version of our Silver Starter Layering Kit Brochure!




Gold Starter Layering Kit – Wear 3 Necklaces 16 Ways!

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Over the last several years, I’ve often been asked by girlfriends and women attending our trunk shows, “How do you layer and what necklaces should I include in creating a layered look?”   Many times the question is followed by the words “It looks too complicated and I don’t think I can duplicate your look.”  After a little coaxing from my sister, I embraced her brilliant idea and designed a Gold Starter Layering Kit that includes 3 necklaces that can be worn 16 different ways.  Photos of the 16 different looks are included to make it simple and fun  to accessorize.

ENJOY and be CREATIVE with layering!

~May

PS – Click here to view a printable version of our Gold Starter Layering Kit Brochure!



Create A Layered Look For Summer

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I am asked quite frequently how to wear multiple necklaces to craft a fun and sophisticated layered look. I truly love to help women accessorize, so I decided to film this short video with Viviana M. Rueda and share my tips on how to wear layered necklaces and achieve versatile looks.

I hope you enjoy viewing our first video and are inspired to creatively layer necklaces in your jewelry wardrobe this summer!


My Tote

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My Tote - Retail Price $28

With Memorial Day weekend and summer vacations upon us, I wanted to share my favorite fashionable and versatile travel tote – My Tote.

I had the pleasure several years ago in meeting the Designer and Co- Founder Laura Thomas Mullen, and since then have gifted her fun and functional totes to my sister and many girlfriends. Her fabrics and patterns are flirty and bright and always bring a smile to my face.

When packing for trips, I use one or two of the Chamberlain Swim Tote (pictured). The totes are lined to resist wetness and are perfect for repacking wet swimsuits. They are also ideal for carrying beauty products, laundry, lingerie, shoes, sunscreen, or even to enclose a gift.

Wishing you and your family a relaxing and festive holiday weekend!


Welcome to May’s Blog

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Welcome to the launch of May Yeung’s Blog!  With the unveiling of our brand new website last month, I’m thrilled to share that I now will be writing about my true “passion points” every week.

In addition to the most recent news about MYJ, I’ll be including helpful, fun, and creative posts about Versatile Accessories, Contemporary Fashion, Modern Home Accessories, Sophisticated Lifestyle, Styling Tips, Inspirations, Philanthropy and finally my Favorite 5.  I have several guest bloggers waiting on the side line to share their stories as well so stay tuned.

As I start the journey of sharing my “passion points”, the following is my favorite quote that was forwarded by a dear friend and which I am fond of staying true to with my individual timeless fashion and home décor style.

Accessories are no longer an afterthought – they’re the main attraction.” – New York Times


White Coral

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White Coral Necklace

Throughout all of the the years that I’ve been designing jewelry, I’ve never worked with white coral until last month.  After one of our suppliers showed me their recent shipment of white coral, I became intrigued with the opaque stone and its texture, shape and origin.

White Coral Bracelet

White coral is naturally porous which gives it a lightweight feel. The color of coral can range from white to shades of red to blue to black, depending on the water in which it grows. Coral is associated with protective qualities, and historically it was given to girls as their first jewelry piece.

This Mother’s Day, we had the pleasure of gifting a white coral necklace (16mm) and matching bracelet with a pave heart charm (pictured) to a handful of celebrity moms.  With white coral being a timeless semi-precious stone and keeping in with tradition, we anticipate the moms will pass their MYJ white coral jewelry one day to their daughters.


FAVORITE 5 – Graduation Gifts

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My FAVORITE 5 Gifts for 2010 Graduates:

Coach Grammercy Patent Mini Skinny Coin Purse and Key Chain: $42.00

MYJ’s Sterling Silver Hammered Bracelet with Dark Gray Freshwater Pearl: $70

Jonathan Adler Office Set: $93.87

Tiffany Blue Purse Pen: $95

Filofax Classic Personal Organizer: $110


MZ Wallace Handbags

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MZ Wallace – The “Jane” Bag in Nutmeg

My obsession with MZ Wallace handbags took place a couple years ago while working a jewelry trunk show at a dear friend’s home. I noticed her carrying a unique black ruched shaped nylon bag, the “Bea” style. What really caught my eye were the bold fuchsia satin lining, beautiful solid hardware and the many functional pockets. It was love at first sight and I knew I had to have one for myself!

I would disclose the number of MZ Wallace bags I now own, but it’s a little embarrassing.  Instead, I’ll share with you my favorite bag style.  It is the “Jane” bag pictured above. I use it daily and it is the ideal size for work. It fits manila folders, binders, magazines, and even my laptop.  With all the pockets, there’s room for your Blackberry/iPhone, iPod, sunglasses, and much more.  Each bag comes with a matching cosmetic case. Many of my girlfriends (9, but who’s counting) now own a MZ Wallace handbag. Quite often when we get together, several of us are happily carrying our functional, stylish, and timeless bags.

MZ Wallace was founded in 2000 by two entrepreneurial and fashion minded women who had a passion for accessories; Monica Zwirner and Lucy Wallace Eustice.