Coming from California, I'm used to even the fanciest stores maintaining a laid-back feel, and now that I live in the Williamsburg district of Brooklyn, I find the stores have a similar quality. But when I head to Manhattan's Upper...
At 25, I can't help but feel just slightly offended when someone I encounter learns of my age and responds, "What? But you look like you're about 18!" I figure someday I'll thank my parents for passing on their youthful...
Actress Maggie Grace, best known for her turn as Shannon on the ABC show Lost, hits Swiss watch brand Parmigiani's after-party for the Los Angeles premiere of The Jane Austen Book Club. In the film, Grace plays an impetuous 20-year-old...
Like knights on a quest for the Holy Grail, designers relentlessly try to get celebrities to wear their designs, but much like the Holy Grail, the mission can be impossible. Jewelry designer Ryan Ryan proved it can be done, however:...
For all of India's exoticism—the rickshaws, the smell of curry from the streetside food vendors, the women sweeping down the streets in colorful saris—it also has certain qualities that remind me of the good old U.S. of A. During my...
A man with gray hair sashays by me in a purple plaid suit and matching cap. No one blinks, except for me, thinking he might break out into a song and dance number. I soon learn such sights aren't so...
Hearts and teddy bears might have a girlie connotation, but these designers definitely put a grown-up spin on them. Exhibitionist Earrings in 18-karat gold with pink tourmaline. I love these earrings because the pink hearts make them sweet while the...
Chopard "Copacabana" earrings in 18-karat white gold with sapphire and diamond posts, multicolored, pastel sapphire briolettes and tear-shaped opals. Almost as beautiful as the Brazilian beaches from which they get their name, these earrings combine flirty movement and subtle color...
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