Thursday, October 28, 2010

The Beauty of a Brooch

Jewelry formerly owned by Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor will be auctioned by Sotheby's in London on Nov. 30. The American socialite whom Edward VIII famously gave up the throne of England to marry in 1937 had an exquisite collection jewelry. Some pieces of the collection are expected to bring as much as $2.3 million.
Left to right: Duchess of Windsor; Cartier Flamingo Brooch
circa 1940. Estimated value $1.5 to $2.3 million; Cartier 20th anniversary brooch. Estimated value $154,00 to $231,000.

Start you own unique collection with vintage jewelry. The obvious pieces of jewelry are passe'. Why not liven up your look with a beautiful brooch. Perfect on a coat, suit, hat or scarf.

Art Fish Brooch, $10; Coro Brooch and Earring Set, $ 35. All pieces available at

Monday, October 4, 2010

Fall Pieces We Love

I simply adore these pieces that were recently listed at They are perfect items for fall and ironically they all compliment each other. Add a pencil skirt and some great pumps and you are ready for a fashionable day at the office.

From left to right: 1960's Kassel Brothers Camel Wool Cape; $65; Cricketeer Long Sleeve Burgunday and Army Green Striped Blouse; $15; Vintage Burgundy Suede Belt; $15; Markey Cognac Vintage HandBag; $25. All items available at