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The Pride of the Peacock

Friday, June 14th, 2013
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Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance. John Ruskin Peacocks have always symbolized luxury.

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Not Your Mother’s Pearls

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
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All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster’s autobiography ~Federico Fellini Though no longer the ubiquitous confirmation of ladylike status (excluding the likes of

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Fashion Takes Flight

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
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As surely as the spring, feathers are coming, floating back into designer awareness perhaps inspired by their appearance on Downton Abbey, perhaps in anticipation of

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The “Other” Turquoise Jewelry

Sunday, July 1st, 2012
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Most women associate turquoise with American Indian artisan work and/or Ralph Lauren interpretations. Its popularity, however, especially this time of year, extends widely beyond the

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(Fashion) Life is In the Details

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011
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Life, they say, is in the details. Now that you’ve acquired the separates (at Christmas, during Hanukkah, combing the Sales) how do you create a

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Cuffs: The Best Arm Candy

Monday, August 8th, 2011
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Cuffs are emphatic, some more so than others. They make every gesture count, draw the eye to your manicure, take the place of several clanging

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COLOR!

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
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If you’re quiet, you’re not living. You’ve got to be noisy and colorful and lively. Mel Brooks Two thirds of the way through Winter, one

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