Bling bling was further cemented into public consciousness when, in 2003, the Oxford English Dictionary made the word, along with the slang terms "jiggy," "dope," and "phat," official by adding them to the renowned dictionary.
Making for more tabloid fodder, Paris was burglarized five times, the first time in October 2008, by the Bling Ring, a group of Hollywood teenagers that broke into the homes of celebrities and stole their possessions.
There are sets with classic, simple lines when the goal is a more elegant appearance, as well as showy sets with plenty of glitz for those whose fashion philosophy is "the more bling the better."
VH1's 2007 reality series My Big Fat Fabulous Wedding not only took wedding bling to a whole new level but also offered audiences a sneak peak at a future Real Housewife of New Jersey.
A tongue-in-cheek take on Easter, this is for the guy who's not too serious and even likes his bunny to sport some bling (the Easter Bunny on these shorts wears a shiny chain and egg pendant around his neck).
Since Baby Phat purses are meant to define and integrate hip-hop culture into mainstream fashion, it comes as no surprise that these handbags feature wild flagrant designs with a heavy emphasis on "bling".
Things with Bling: Offers western-inspired iced out accessories, including an assortment of pink and green camo purses in belted styles, shoulder bags, and a sleek black bag with black and pink camo trim.
Glitz White Sport Strap: A synergistic amalgamation of style and sport, this model's pink accents and crystal-paved bezel is sure to steal a girl's heart with its ultra-feminine bling appeal.
Accessories for a ghetto fabulous prom dress might include "bling", which is defined as flashy jewelry such as large gold chains, fake diamonds, and other types of jewelry along those lines.
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