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Why Dive Watches Are So Cool

Check out my vintage deep sea diving watch collection. Aren’t they sexy? Of course, you probably shouldn’t actually try to scuba in a 40-year-old watch. The seals and stuff that make them waterproof… Continue reading

Another VV Find

When I was about 9 or 10, I really wanted a Tiffany Taylor doll. She was super glam in her lurex body suit and chartreuse overskirt. But the main thing was that with… Continue reading

RIP Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois, the French-born American abstract expressionist sculptor died yesterday in New York at the age of 98. An artist her whole life, she only came to prominence in her 70s. Her work… Continue reading

Expert Advice: Rejuvenate Your Hands

Went to the Clarin‘s Fall launch event on Tuesday. So many cool new products, but more on that later. Lionel de Benetti, Clarin’s head of global research, was there and he made an… Continue reading

Judging A Shirt By Its Label

I found this vintage Céline chain print shirt at the Goodwill on Saturday afternoon. It’s not always easy to date vintage finds, so I’m going to date it using this process of elimination.… Continue reading

All Choked Up

I’ve been thinking about what kind of necklace would look best with my new DVF wrap dress. I’m thinking maybe a choker as long necklaces tend to get lost in my cleavage. Here… Continue reading

Expert Advice: Sun By The Numbers

Ombrelle is celebrating their 20th anniversary this summer. And they want us to know that sun protection has changed a lot in the past two decades. There’s SPFs that go up all the… Continue reading

I Heart Seikos

While none of my watches can claim to be mint specimens, I was feeling like I needed summertime beater — you know, a timepiece that you don’t have to worry about wearing in… Continue reading

The Truth About Vanity Sizing

There was a lot of hullaballoo in the UK last week about the practice of Vanity Sizing. A couple of months ago when we were all up in arms about size 0 to… Continue reading

Bring Back The Dress Clip!

A dress clip is a brooch that uses a hinged clip or two-pronged pin to fasten on to clothing. They were super popular between the 1920s and 1940s because they are extremely versatile.… Continue reading

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