Tag Archives: Rolex

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 →

Friday Favorites: Fall Birthday Edition

My new desktop – Does anyone else constantly make their desktop background something ridiculous? I feel like I’m forever clicking “save image as” but missing and accidentally making my background a giant grainy picture of some fabulous jewelry piece I’m writing about. Ugh, I need a mousepad. How perfect is this dish? I figure we have a few more weeks of grill-conducive weather in Chicago, these are on the list. I love love love! When Becky does these Treat Yo’ Self features. And this week, everything is pink! Fashion Week is here. I used to get tres tres excited about Fashion Read More →

The Perfect Last Minute Valentine Gifts for Him

You guys, I am SO sorry I’ve been MIA. I caught the gnarliest bug/virus/cough/swine flu that’s been circulating. How I manage to never get sick while taking Chicago Public Transportation but get knocked on my tush as soon as I come into contact with my coworkers escapes me, but it probably has something to do with airplanes, crap food and Veuve brunches at Polo when I’m here. Anyway, with the help of over the counter cough medicine and chicken soup I’m here to help you find perfect last minute Valentine’s Day gift for the man in your life. Whether it’s Read More →

Rolex isn’t the Only Meteorite Watch in Town

“One in a million.” It’s an ideal that most of us strive for yet very few achieve. It’s fair to say, however, that if you’re sporting Richard Mille’s RM-018 Meteorite watch on your wrist, you’ve probably achieved one in a million status. Commissioned in partnership with the historic French jewelry house Boucheron, this is a timepiece that completely satisfies its seven-figure luxury status. Making the Meteorite Watch For starters, this distinguished timepiece has a price tag of exactly that figure, $1 million. This number makes perfect sense when you consider the origins of this limited edition luxury watch, of which Read More →