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Burrata Caprese

Using the remainder of garden tomatoes in a Burrata Caprese salad. An Italian cheese, Burrata is made up of an outer layer of fresh mozzarella filled with shreds of mozzarella soaked in cream.  It is quite fragile, handle with care.   See below a photo of the Buratta cut, so you can see the inside.    To make the Caprese …

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Etoupe

This Wednesday’s wrist pic features my first Hermés Collier de Chien in etoupe gaucho with PHW.   One of the best neutral colors Hermés produces, Etoupe can be worn all year.   This gaucho CdC is about 8 years old, and has been lovingly worn.   Gaucho is soft to the touch, much like suede.   The Collier de Chien can be dressed …

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NYC annual meetup

It was a beautiful evening last Thursday for the 3rd annual Carpus Diem meetup Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel rooftop.  I had a wonderful time visiting with old friends and new followers.   I never knew meeting other Instagrammers could be so much fun, this tradition will surely continue for many years! Some photos from the evening….   what a …

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Color Mix

Color mixing bold colors for this Tuesday’s fashion post.    Old navy mint green top, Clover Canyon neoprene mini skirt. Accessories are Hermés Bambou Kelly Pochette (check out this pretty jige),  Gianvito Rossi plexi pump in purple suede, see Farfetch.com for more colors on sale.  Gucci cat eye sunglasses.

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Savoie Boot

A Neiman Marcus exclusive is the feature of today’s post. Metallic gold Savoie ankle boot by Gianvito Rossi runs true to size with a 4 inch heel and side zipper. Contact Cindy Ritola at 704 804 0703 for your size, most sizes still available.    A versatile metallic of brushed gold, this boot could be worn with flare skirts, skinny pants and …

Carpus DiemSavoie Boot
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Black and White

Simplicity in black and white.   Zara plumetis shirt (not overly sheer which I prefer) with Topshop Nordstrom Joni black skinny jeans. Accessories are Christian Louboutin PiviChic in black patent (similar style Baretta) ,  Hermés horn pendant, black 42mm Constance belt, & Himalayan birkin.  

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Light rips

Casual Friday in light rips by Gap.    H&M white chiffon blouse worn with Gap 1969 destructed skinny jeans.    Accessories are Chanel fuchsia pink small boy bag in velvet, Christian Louboutin chevron cork pigalle follies (more sizes in 120mm at NAP).   Gucci cat eye sunglasses, newer style in stock at Neiman Marcus.

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End of Summer Wriststack

Starting off September in warm hues for an end of summer wriststack. Hermés clic clac in blue,  Tai crystal bracelet (many online at Neiman Marcus) and Audemars Piguet Royal Oak watch with Moonphase.

Carpus DiemEnd of Summer Wriststack