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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Oscars - Is The Show Going To The Dogs? Muppets?

We all love that endearing dog from "The Artist"...d
...did you know he was a rescue?


Uggie is a star! he even got his own seat at the Oscar ceremonies and he was loaned not one but two gorgeous custom made, bone-shaped pendants in 18k gold (one complete with black tie and second more casual leather version) by the exclusive 150 yr old Swiss Jewelry House of Chopard!


Following the award show the Oscar version will be auctioned off to benefit the Amanda Foundation, a Los Angeles–based animal rescue group.


According to JCK, the leading source of information in the Jewelry Industry...


“I was completely charmed by Uggie’s role in The Artist,” said Chopard co-president/artistic director Caroline Scheufele in a statement. “Knowing that Uggie is a rescue dog, it inspired me to create a unique piece to benefit an important cause.” Scheufele, who, incidentally, owns seven dogs, designed both collars herself.


Get the whole story here.












In a moment of real fun on the Red Carpet - Miss Piggy & Kermit stopped and talked to Perennial Show Host, Ryan Seacrest...and may I say she is one pampered piggy!!!



Miss Piggy is wearing a dress by Zac Posen, jewelry from Fred Leighton, shoes by Christian Louboutin, handbag from and hair styled by Kim Kimble.  Kermit is wearing a tux from Brooks Brothers.


The DEETS on Miss Piggy’s jewels:


- 1940s gold and diamond, Amethyst ring (70 ctw) –lavender is,  after all, her signature color
1950s platinum and diamond swirl necklace (55 ctw) matching swirl bracelet (40 ctw)


Celebrity hairstylist Kim Kimble (Beyonce, Shakira, Kerry Washington) put the finishing touches on Miss Piggy by adding a diamond and platinum headband (approx. 10 carats) and 1040s clip in the back.


...as reported by Big Shiny Robot, your independent source for Nerd News & Reviews.


Early in on the "Live Tweet" event at #oscarjewelry Fred Leighton proclaimed...


We have one  confirmation... Miss Piggy! What a star! 



When I retweeted this info, Brooks Brothers responded with:


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