Personally, I love this trend. However, some of the new golf sparklers are way, way over-the-top, even for my pimped-out predilections. Allow me to present exibit A:
Just your average, everyday diamond encrusted golf bag, complete with matching bejeweled head covers. OK. See what I mean by over-the-top? It's part of Belding Golf Bag's, Private Collection line which includes other models with discriptive names like "Glitter Ball" and "Gay Paris".
Like iced out hip-hop grills, I find this golf bag fascinating... but it probably wont be sharing a golf cart with me any time soon.
So, lets move on to the arena of more "wearable" golf bling, shall we? My absolute fav is the Mettlemark line of uber-elegant pendants and hat clips. The designs are minimalist. Stunning in their simplicity. All are made of precious metals, gemstones, diamonds or enamels...and each piece is so functional. Both the hat clips and the pendants incorporate a strong magnet that holds one of the interchangable ball marks in place. In case Nick is reading this, I
For more whimsical, but equally icy ball markers, check out Bonjoc. This is where the Swarovsky crystals come in. Tons of them, in every color imaginable. The shapes are awesome too. The 2007 line includes every thing from hearts to flowers to little yellow ducks. They also offer some adorable snap on markers...little bejeweled enamale flowers...that attach to your glove. Sweet. I want
Now, anyone who knows me knows my middle name is Tiffany. Actually that's a lie, but I am a Tiffany's girl. Through and through. So of course I fell for this golf charm...and I'm happy to report one is being attached to my charm bracelet at this very moment. I don't wear my charm bracelet on the golf course - my swing is bad enough without the jingling distraction it would provide - but it's one of my favorite pieces of jewelry and I've been able to find lot's of cute golf charms.
Now what about the bling thing for golf guys? Well, there's some evidence that it's starting to happen. Tragically hip (in a good way) Swedish haberdasher J.Liniberg's white leather "slater pro belt" with its sculptured silver or gold tone buckle can make any guy look like