Tag Archives: women

lucy chadwick.

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first caught wind of curator lucy chadwick about 4 years ago. still crushin’.

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Dad & I sneakily working together to get some of mom’s ring resized so she can finally wear them…

recycling gold.

i posted these pictures on Instagram a little while ago, but never got around to elaborating about them.

i recently purchased two separate, unrelated vintage 14k yellow gold wedding bands: a plain thin one i planned to use as a stacking ring and this heavy (6 grams) man’s wedding ring. i intended to resize the latter and completely smooth out the exterior design. there was a date inside the band, which is very close to when my parents were married. it was my jeweler who noticed the ring was actually two-toned; he also convinced me to keep the original design.

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i know there are a lot of new options, new designers and aesthetics for jewelry available now,  but i find older pieces to have so much character. there’s a story – and if you don’t know the story, there’s mystery. i like to try and save pieces from being melted down when i can, and really admire the artisans and designers who either restore or re-work these old treasures to give them a new life.

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while antique or vintage wedding bands aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, i’ve noticed an increasing trend. there’s certainly an appropriate irony when an antique wedding band, a circle symbolizing eternity and never-ending love, is worn again and again, carrying that same message, instead of being melted into scrap…

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*all images property of gloria c. and imunlisted.wordpress.com

Dior Fall 2014 – Couture.

my favorite looks from Christian Dior‘s Fall 2014 Couture show – Raf Simons continues to deliver…

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*images courtesy of style.com.

60’s illustrations.

since i had to be alive in the 1960‘s for this to be “nostalgia” for me, i’m not quite sure how to define my admiration for these stylish vintage illustrations by andy virgil and robert mcginnis

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 *images from multiple sources.

ralph lauren – resort 2015.

fell in love with nearly every piece from the ralph lauren resort 2015 collection – makes me want to head back to the dominican and get back on that catamaran

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*images property of style.com

madewell.

oh dear, i’m in trouble now.

i’ve already been very good at visiting my favorite stores at the [houston] galleria in moderation, but on what was supposed to be a quick drop to make a return, i discovered that madewell had finally opened their galleria location. crap. in the end, i think i showed considerable restraint, ending up at home with these babies…

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madewell sidewalk skimmer in baystripe.

*images property of gloria c. and imunlisted.wordpress.com

le smoking…

…slippers.

finally some love for the ladies – i recently whet my appetite for some stylish, menswear-inspired but practical footwear by way of rachel roy (via nordstrom).

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navy blue velvet w/ gunmetal toes.

*images property of gloria c. and imunlisted.wordpress.com

daniel wellington.

i’ve always had a penchant for clean-lined men’s watches, so imagine my pleasure finding such beautiful ladies’ pieces from daniel wellington (yes, there are some for the gents too…).

the “classic st. andrews lady” from daniel wellington.

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*images property of danielwellington.com,
g. cheng & imunlisted.wordpress.com, respectively.

nike destroyer.

newest addition to my closet: black/black nike destroyer.

if you haven’t heard about these beauties yet, they’re nike’s take on the classic letterman jacket – a much better take. there are different versions, such as one with a zippered hood; i went for the version below. i’m seeing an overwhelming number of examples of gents in these, but i think the ladies could and should also partake. besides being lightweight, warm, having 4 pockets and looking très badass, they’re also completely customizable – color combinations, patches, the works. (i couldn’t find a live link on nike at the time of this posting, so i used a link to one of nike’s blogs about customized destroyers.)

jacket – leather sleeves = wool vest. voila!

men’s example.

*images source: freshnessmag.com.