Monograms are back - and bigger than ever. The stitched or often engraved letters are a personal touch that makes an ordinary item unique to its owner.
Monogrammed cut-out necklaces, a decades-old style, have recently become a worldwide trend. While gold and silver are considered safe buys, new materials like acrylic and tortoise are a fun twist and common choice for women. New mother and pop icon, Beyonce, recently instagrammed a monogrammed necklace with her daughters name "Blue." She was also spotted courtside at a Lakers game wearing a Stella McCartney monogram-embroidered blouse – which, thanks to B, is sold out on the designer’s website.
Even the Obama girls, Sasha and Malia, have monograms. Whyte House Monograms in Bethesda, MD created monograms for the sister’s bedrooms.
If you are hesitant about purchasing monogrammed jewelry, as it tends to be rather pricey, consider monogrammed stitching, patches or stickers. Fashion blogger extraordinaire, Blair Eadie of Atlantic Pacific, is known to sport a monogrammed sweater. She makes it look effortless, and you can too.