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Winning Icons Watch Auction

Sold!  The most expensive wristwatch ever purchased was the feature of Phillips Legendary Watches of the 20th Century auction last Thursday evening in New York City.  Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona has years of family history, and the actor actually wore the watch daily for 15 years, even while racing cars.      The standing room only event started promptly at …

Carpus DiemWinning Icons Watch Auction
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Pink Alhambra

‘Tis the month to think pink!  This week’s Wrist Pick is Van Cleef & Arpels pink gold 5 motif vintage alhambra bracelet.   Worn alone or stacked, pink gold pairs beautifully with both silver and yellow gold.   Pictured above with steel Audemars Piguet 15450.   I chose this bracelet as it is an iconic piece yet can be worn during daily activities without …

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4th Annual NYC Meetup

After hosting at the Kimberly rooftop for the past two years, I decided to change the location for this year’s annual meetup in New York City.  The Lotte NY Palace has beautiful courtyard seating in the summer months, with plenty of room for guests to mingle.      With a central NYC location, the Lotte Hotel is on Madison Avenue between …

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Double Clic

Perfectly pink in a pair of Hermes Clic H bracelets.   Hermes narrow rose gold bracelet in salmon, paired with a wide aqua laquered H clic.   I recently purchased the Samourais silk and Rose Azalea jige which compliment these enamels nicely.

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Ladies Pocket Watch

It’s not just for the gents, a pocket watch can make a chic accessory and keep you punctual at the same time (no pun intended!).   This American Waltham pocket watch belonged to my great aunt Edith, and was recently gifted to me by my mother.    To add to the femininity, this watch has a diamond moon & stars …

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Fingerless Fur

Fingerless fur gloves are a luxe accessory to brave the cold weather.    Some of my current favorites are La Fiorentina (brown, pictured above) on sale at Neiman Marcus, and Jocelyn. The blue rabbit fur are a pretty color pop to a neutral outfit,  currently found at Bloomingdales for $70. Pin a Chanel brooch on for a little sparkle, or wear as cuffs, as seen …

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A vintage Audemars Piguet Moonphase timepiece with some edgy accessories for today’s wrist pick.    Audemars Piguet Moonphase Royal Oak worn with Vita Fede mini titan bracelet in matte black/gold from Shopbop, and Valentino Rockstud driving gloves available at Nordstrom.    The AP Moonphase is a 36mm 18k yellow gold case surrounding an ivory dial. Functions include hours, minutes, day, date and moon phase.

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Equateur Strap

Just press and slide for a funky new strap on the Apple watch Hermes.         The Equateur strap is a single tour in printed leather, available at Hermes boutiques and online.   Inspired by Robert Dallet’s wildlife sketches, the Equateur collection features majestic wild animals in their natural settings.  

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Autumn Armcandy

Autumn armcandy for chilly November mornings. Hermes vintage gloves with golden detailing; worn with Chanel multicolored stone bracelet, and Hermes Barenia collier de chien.

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Apple Watch Hermes

A double dose of Hermés for this Wednesday’s wrist pick. Apple watch Hermés double tour in barenia leather paired with a rugged chaine d’ancre bracelet; a low maintenance and functional wrist stack for office and play.

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