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Thu 05.22
Gold and Turquoise Jewelry

Gold and Turquoise Jewelry: Isle See You in My Dreams

Nothing screams summer on the Greek Isles louder than gold and turquoise jewels (except for me, when I scream, “gold and turquoise jewels!”). Even if you won’t be retreating to Mykonos over the next few months, and will only be lounging by the backyard pool, you can still look like you’re sunning on a yacht in the French Riviera.

Thu 05.09

Elizabeth Taylor’s Bulgari Jewels: Cleopatra’s Collection

When Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry collection went up for auction at Christie’s in late 2011, Bulgari bought up $20 million worth of their creations. Smart move – the value of pieces rapidly appreciated in the actress’ keeping. This summer they will exhibit several of these special gems in honor of the 50th anniversary of Taylor’s film […]

Tue 02.22

Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels

One of the most buzzed about events to take place during New York Fashion Week was the opening of “Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels” at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum (2 East 91st St., NYC). No surprise there…I mean who wouldn’t want to spend an afternoon looking at some serious […]

Wed 09.15

Lulu Frost Silvertone Collage Necklace

This aptly named necklace ($800) is part of Lulu Frost’s collage collection and is fashioned from a mix of vintage chains, vintage rhinestones, and Deco parts from the 1920s. Could there be any more bling on this piece!? This is a fab editorial piece, but it would also go well with a classic cut knee […]

Wed 01.20

67th Golden Globes: Steal Rose Byrne's Vintage Look!

Rose Byrne chose a gorgeous Lanvin gown in the most popular shade of the Golden Globes–purple! I thought the dramatic and deep shade of her gown was the most tasteful of all Sunday night. She paired it with Brian Atwood shoes (poor lovelies never got any airtime under all that fabric!) and a stunning set […]

Tue 01.19

Julia Roberts in Vintage Van Cleef & Arpels at Golden Globes

Julia Roberts tops off a simple black YSL dress with a stunning vintage sautoir from Van Cleef & Arpels. As soon as I saw it, I was fascinated and knew that there was something special about it because it was pretty much her entire look. She wasn’t going to go unnoticed in just a LDB! […]

Wed 07.29

J Crew's Estate Link Bracelet – and my Mother's Insane Collection of Vintage

So I had lunch with my mom the other day, and she was wearing a number of pieces I was drooling over, including a museum-quality cameo and a gold link bracelet. I asked her if it was vintage – and she said yes. (Keep in-mind, that my mother’s business is vintage and estate jewelry). That […]