An Unbroken Series of Successful Gestures
The girls, so many girls, dressed in pastel-colored wraps that bared shoulders and the swells of their cleavage, clacked their Louboutin heels up a SoHo staircase one muggy May evening.
At the landing, visibly breathless and sweaty, their eyes lit up. They had entered the penthouse loft of Edward Scott Brady, the boyishly handsome world traveler, former classical cello virtuoso and “retired entrepreneur,” who was throwing a “Welcome Back Bash” to honor his return from his seventh trip around the globe.
It is one of the truisms of the art world that the fine-jewelry market defies recessions. Whether that’s because the very rich don’t even notice downturns, or buyers turn to hard assets in tough times, the demand for baubles is ridiculously undented by economic realities. Since December 2008, a string of jewelry records have been Read More
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Bulgari’s Astrale watch: 18k white gold case, with 92 brilliant cut and pave diamonds, Technological satin strap, White dial, Quartz movement, $26,500.
Van Cleef & Arpels Décolleté timepiece with 11.48 total carat weight on 18k white gold, $198,000.
Harry Winston Ultimate Ribbon Watch, 18k white gold and 9.4 carats of Read More
Kanye West might collaborate on a line of clothing with the Gap, or appear in a Gap commercial, or both! The hip-hop artist was spotted this afternoon in Gap’s corporate NYC offices. [Jezebel]
Cartier has filed suit against Donna Karan, charging the designer with stealing the name of the luxury jewelry maker’s Read More