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.
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 … Continue reading Elizabeth Taylor’s Bulgari Jewels: Cleopatra’s Collection
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 … Continue reading Lulu Frost Silvertone Collage Necklace
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 … Continue reading 67th Golden Globes: Steal Rose Byrne's Vintage Look!
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! … Continue reading Julia Roberts in Vintage Van Cleef & Arpels at Golden Globes
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 … Continue reading J Crew's Estate Link Bracelet – and my Mother's Insane Collection of Vintage