- By Dina Mackney on August 4, 2017Read more
It can seem next to impossible to beat the summer heat, especially with temperatures rising to the 100s. So since we can’t beat it, I say join it! Lavish in the sun (or an air conditioned sun room!) and enjoy a cool, crisp grapefruit champagne cocktail to quench your thirst.
- By Dina Mackney on July 6, 2017Read more
If you are like me, packing for a vacation can be quite an endeavor, especially when you are traveling with precious or semi precious gems! For this week’s blog post, I share my tips on the best ways to travel with your jewelry to keep them in mint condition!
- By Dina Mackney on June 22, 2017Read more
No date screams summer louder that the 4th of July!! While we recognize this day as a celebration of America’s independence, we also don’t mind using it as an excuse to get decked out in summer’s best sartorial interpretations of Americana.
- By Dina Mackney on June 8, 2017Read more
With the weather heating up, a week long retreat to a sunny locale is just what the doctor ordered! I recently took a fun vacation with my family to visit our favorite tropical destination, Jamaica. It was a great way to start off the spring to summer transition so I thought I’d share it with you all!
- By Dina Mackney on March 4, 2017Read more
As the month of March shows the first signs of Spring, we look forward to celebrating a fabulous gemstone: Aquamarine! Learn more about March’s birthstone and see some of my favorite spring designs using this multi-faceted and beautiful gem.
- By Dina Mackney on February 6, 2017Read more
Love is in the air! While the Dina Mackney studio prefers to radiate positivity year round, Valentine’s Day makes us all feel just a little more cheery. We have curated a sophisticated, yet sexy look just for the holiday, inspired by our new Black Star Pendant Necklace.
- By Dina Mackney on December 6, 2016Read more
It’s that special time of year again and the Dina Mackney team is ready for the season! We’ve made our lists and are checking them twice as we prepare for an unforgettable holiday. There is nothing we love more than spending precious time with our family and friends; however, decadent jewelry make a very close second! In celebration of the
- By Dina Mackney on November 29, 2016Read more
On the month’s blog I have curated some my favorite NEW Holiday Jewelry designs new on the Dina Mackney Website and show how each style can be worn with items you may already have in your closet!! Happy Holidays!!
- By Dina Mackney on November 14, 2016Read more
In honor of all the fabulous people celebrating birthdays this month, I am giving you yet another look into the glorious world of gems. November is a special month for stones because there are two varieties that symbolize it; they are both true crowd pleasers! They are certainly some of my favorites to work with and I know your loved
- By Dina Mackney on November 2, 2016Read more
Magnetic Bracelets are my current obsession!! I originally designed this option for myself so that I could spruce up a sparse wardrobe with as few pieces as possible. Last season, I started presenting them at Trunk Shows and they were a hit!! Here are some of my favorites now on our website.
- By Dina Mackney on October 23, 2016Read more
While trends certainly come and go, there are a few things in fashion that will always remain relevant: a classic button-up shirt, the little black dress, Manolo Blahnik pumps, and metallic shades for the fall season! There is something about the shine of mixed metals (think 18K gold vermeil, gunmetal, and sterling silver) along with the radiance of stones like
- By Dina Mackney on July 13, 2016Read more
They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend and while I do like to indulge (my fine jewelry line uses quite a few of them!), I’d like to think that the color pink makes a delightful acquaintance. Pink elicits a very reactive response; some women find it to be too “girly” and others can’t get enough of the feminine shade.
- By Dina Mackney on June 24, 2016Read more
Serenity, peace, tranquility: these words are either a self-help mantra (we all need one every now and then!) or nouns used to describe the perfect island escape. In the Dina Mackney studio, we believe they form the foundation of an excellent vacation and what gemstone screams getaway louder than turquoise?! Combined with my signature 18K gold vermeil, turquoise has a captivating effect
- By Dina Mackney on October 12, 2015Read more
In creating my fall 2015 collection for Dina Mackney Designs, one of my main focuses was geometric silhouette. You may have seen me talk about this in my recent interview on Good Morning Dallas discussing fall jewelry trends! I believe that playing with the shape of my pieces is just as important as introducing new colors or metals into
- By Dina Mackney on October 3, 2015Read more
In a sea of dainty and delicate, a Dina Mackney Design is unapologetically bold and dramatic, while also capturing a timeless aesthetic that easily transitions from season to season. With interesting stones, contrasting metals, and distinctive shapes, my designs for Fall 2015 are no different. While on a trip to Dallas, Texas to kick off the fall trunk show season
- By Dina Mackney on August 26, 2015Read more
The month of August is almost to and end and here at the Dina Mackney studio we’re thinking now is a “gem” of a time for a girls weekend! If you’re like us, your summer has been a whirlwind and you need some time to unwind before the back to school rush. What better place to partake in some serious
- By Dina Mackney on May 27, 2015Read more
This season’s all white trend is “white HOT” . Festivities featuring an all white dress code are a summertime staple and the Dina Mackney mother of pearl Athens Necklace will be a timely addition to your party wardrobe.
- By Dina Mackney on November 3, 2014Read more
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- By Dina Mackney on October 30, 2014Read more
This past Tuesday, October 28, was the final Allman Brothers show, hosted at the legendary Beacon Theater in New York. It was a VERY emotional night – the end of an era! I was happy to be there with my brother-in-law, Warren Haynes to take part in their fond farewell.
- By Dina Mackney on October 22, 2014Read more
Everyone has a unique personality that is expressed in similar motifs across all their looks – fashion, accessories, and home. And when it comes to home décor, I think jewelry is a wonderful source of inspiration….as detailed in this Dina Mackney Desgins, Gem Inspired Interiors feature
- By Dina Mackney on October 20, 2014Read more
Next week is my Neiman Marcus Texas Trunk Show extravaganza in Dallas. Neiman Marcus holds a very special place in my heart, as does Dallas, given I’m a native Texan! Customers who make a Dina Mackney purchase of $1000, or more, will receive a gift with purchase .
- By Dina Mackney on September 29, 2014Read more
We have some great news! Dina Mackney Designs is coming to a city near you with a schedule of Trunk Shows and Personal Appearance events for the Fall and Holiday Season. You won’t want to miss the chance to see our new Fine Jewelry Collection in person as we travel across the country!