Tag Archives: Jewellery

Luxury Watches

Have you sat down to really think about the most expensive luxury watches from all the major brands? Why not? It’s a nice exercise in meditation and French pronunciation. Or at least the practice of picking one’s jaw up off the floor because these prices. They are bananas, but the watches, they are gorgeous. And powerful, and manufactured by luxury houses whose history spans centuries. Early watchmakers performed feats of engineering that laid the entire foundation for our modern watchmaking process- even with all of our new technology, the greatest leaps and bounds were made centuries ago in small Valle Joux Read More →

Friday Faves

You guys…I am so sorry for the sparse posting this week! I wish I could blame it on the epic episode of Scandal last night, but I can’t. And I only said that to fulfill my goal of working scandal into every post in the future in perpetuity. But seriously, I’ve been busy cooking up some major stuff for RLJ for the holiday season. I can’t say anything yet, but our Cyber Monday plan is…insane. Your eyes will pop out of your head. In a good way. And before we even kick off the holiday shopping season, we’re celebrating those Read More →

Apple Watch Vs…

Whenever I’m thinking about buying something new (or, honestly  even when I’m thinking about Pinning something new to my wish list board) I love to read comparison reviews. I blame a healthy addiction to Consumer Reports as a child and a minor obsession with spreadsheets and graphics. But seriously – I want to know whether the Fitbit or Up is right for me. Whether the Totally MM is that much smaller than the GM (this was, of course, before Louis Vuitton BROKE MY HEART and discontinued the Totally GM.) I definitely want to know which organic CC cream has the most coverage. Read More →

Color Study: Malachite

Is there any stone more enchanting than malachite? It’s having a bold, big come back in interior design, thanks to lots of Art Deco and Hollywood Regency influences merging to please the more is more school. And in jewelry, malachite is a stunning vintage touch. It’s hard to find pieces that aren’t prohibitively expensive at auction, and luckily many fashion and accessory designers are reinterpreting the earthy green shades, waves and swirls of malachite. It’s the ideal way to incorporate some jewel tones that aren’t in the red family to your autumnal wardrobe, thanks to malachites layered and moody feel. Read More →

Final Recap: Baltimore Summer Antiques Show

Alright, I’m just about ready to wrap up with the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show, considering it happened a month ago. I still have a few more hilarious Dozen questions with Designers & Diamonds to share, but I wanted to show off the gorgeous pieces from a few vendors I wasn’t able to chat with. This show is truly gorgeous, it’s right on the bay(?) of Baltimore, and in summer time it was perfect. The convention center itself looks a lot like Batman’s lair from the outside, but Palm Beach Show Group, as always, transforms the inside of the convention center Read More →