Baselworld 2017: Rolex introduces 50th Anniversary Sea-Dweller with a Cyclops Lens

Categories:Jewelry & Watches


Introduced in 1967, Rolex Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller has been one of the most iconic timepieces of the brand. On its 50th anniversary, Rolex is celebrating the momentous occasion by unveiling the latest generation of its Oyster Perpetual Sea-Dweller. The updated Sea-Dweller comes with a larger, 43 mm case and Rolex’s new calibre 3235 movement, as well as a Cyclops lens on the crystal at 3 o’clock to enhance the reading of the date. Equipped with a patented black Cerachrom bezel insert in a virtually scratch-proof and UV-protected ceramic case, the black dial features “Sea-Dweller” in red, a reference to the first model.

Legendary among professional divers, the new Sea-Dweller is waterproof to a depth of 1,220 meters (4,000 feet) and is finished with a solid-link Oyster bracelet in 904L steel. Revealed at the recently concluded Baselworld 2017, the timepiece is priced at $11,350.

comnum(0) tbcount(0) tbcount(182)

Statement Jewels: Let’s Get Graphic

Categories:Jewelry & Watches

Statement Jewels

It’s easy to make jewelry an afterthought – a complement to your outfit instead of the main attraction. But spring is the time to come out of hiding and to bring your biggest and best statement pieces with you! One of my absolute favorite jewelers, Vita Fede, has a Geo Mille necklacewith a graphic honeycomb pattern so delicious, you won’t be able to stop at just one. There’s the asymmetrical, yellow gold-plated original and its bi-color sibling, whose cutouts are all perfectly aligned . Read on to see which other graphic designs get you going! 


Statement Jewels

Pierre Hardy Rose Gold-Plated Cuff: Sometimes it’s nice to stay inside the box – or in this case, boxes! Pierre Hardy’s cube print has been all over his bags this season, but I like it best on this 


Statement Jewels

Lotocoho P-VII Earrings: These sculpturally-crafted silver earrings look more like art installments than jewels, but I like to live in a world where the two are one.



comnum(0) tbcount(0) tbcount(124)

Giuseppe Zanotti Body Harness: Strap Yourself In

Categories:Jewelry & Watches

Giuseppe Zanotti Body Harness: Strap Yourself In

This Giuseppe Zanotti body harness is one of those accessories that you see and want to try out, but are afraid of (was “harness” really the best name for it?). Don’t be scared! We’re going to be seeing a lot more of this look. It’s fun and provocative without veering into dominatrix territory, so it’s easier to wear than you’d think. Pair it with a dress, or take easy separates and turn them into a power look (just make sure the waist is aligned). As tempting as it is, don’t even think of wearing this with Giuseppe’s matching clutch – the behemoth studs will demand enough attention on their own. Overkill would be an understatement. If you’re still not 100% sold on the style, go with BCBG’s Y-shaped harness belt . Besides being a Frugal Snob option, the piece’s lack of hardware makes it easier to pull off – or in this case, strap yourself into!

comnum(0) tbcount(0) tbcount(123)

Vita Fede Double Earrings: Two is Better than One

Categories:Jewelry & Watches

Vita Fede Double Earrings

The design of most earrings focuses solely on the way they appear on the front of your lobes. This is a little lazy, no? If your hair is up, then the back is almost as visible as the front, a fact that Vita Fede’s Cynthia Sakaiacknowledges and designs with in mind! My latest obsession from the label is her Double Cubo earring, a 24k gold-plated brass and Swarovski-encrusted update on the single Cubo earring. Twice as nice, right? She’s also given fans of the Titan something to double up on with these silver-plated brass cones. I’m not the only one taking notice of Cynthia’s talents, either. Elizabeth Banks recently sported the Futturo Cut Out Ring for her Hunger Games: Catching Fire photocall in London. The fanned out design was the perfect complement to her Effie-esque McQueenicon . Put it at the top of your holiday list, but sadly we’ll have to wait for the earrings! They’re due in early 2014. Double Cubo earrings  and Double Titan earrings  to be available on Vita Fede.

Vita Fede Double Earrings

comnum(0) tbcount(0) tbcount(121)

Hair Jewelry: Crowning Glory

Categories:Jewelry & Watches

Hair Jewelry

I once put a museum quality piece of jewelry in my hair, almost prompting my dear friend, jewel artist Cindy Chao, to have a panic attack. She thought I should have worn it on my neck “where it belonged,” but that’s not the way I saw it. Jewelry is just as elegant decorating your head as it is decorating your neck or arm! My argument must have been compelling because she gave in, and since then even designed a headpiece for Salma Hayek. In lieu of accessories that requires a security detail, though, here are a few of my favorite headpieces…

 Part Art Deco, part spider web, this handcrafted jewel is named for the wife of Zeus, basically implying that all who wear it are goddesses. 

Hair jewelry is also a fun accessory on your wedding day! While you could indulge in a tiara, this white cotton version looks much more comfortable and can be worn long past your special day. 

If you prefer a delicate look, Jenny Packham can sprinkle Swarovskis across your locks with this twisted wire headpiece. 

 With the golden curb chain and oversized cabochons, LELET NY’s iteration is a little more casual. 

This Roaring Twenties style comes with an adjustable, pale pink strap, perfect for Snobs who find that their headbands move around in and mess up their hair. 

comnum(0) tbcount(0) tbcount(128)

A Mother’s Love: The Guide to Meaningful and Wearable Gifts You’ll Want to Borrow

Categories:Jewelry & Watches

A Mother's Love

The Amulette de Cartier is a classic introduced to me by my sister. Always the best-dressed Hagen sister, she would match her Lip Smacker to her outfit while I was matching my soccer shorts to, well, nothing. I have since grown out of that phase but I now find her attention to details as something to study as opposed to mock. Take a cue from someone who is always ahead of the crowd and show your love with a Carnelian or Mother of Pearl version, a lovely addition to any long-term jewelry collection. 

A Mother's Love

This 20th-Century Tiffany’s piece is available on 1stdibs. At ¾ of an inch long, it is subtle but still communicates a strong message. Rubies and Diamonds create a checkerboard pattern in an 18k gold setting, hammering home the message that a mother’s love can sometimes be similar to chess. 

A Mother's Love

Another bold statement to consider would be the mother of all Jennifer Fisher Bracelets. A bold bangle in yellow, white or pink gold and emblazoned with Momma in Diamonds would be a surefire way to ensure you are mom’s favorite, and everyone knows it. 

https://www.1stdibs.com/jewelry/necklaces/more-necklaces/important-edwardian-diamond-tiara-necklace/id-j_230944/

With a solid 70’s vibe, this Hornbeam wood and Gold Plated necklace will harken back to a classic Lauren Hutton. Aurelie Bidermann’s Connie Island Necklace is perfect for the Island-bound summer trippers and the back yard sweet-tea-drinking, stay-cation types. This will be one you’ll borrow soon, and borrow often. 

A Mother' Love

When your Mom is the lady that has everything (Watch? She has a person for that. Manolos? She has him on speed dial.), this is the only thing that will cut it. Then again, if she has a Tiara, I am suddenly up for adoption. This “Important Edwardian Diamond Tiara” from around 1910 can be converted into a necklace, for when her dainty neck muscles can’t hold the heft of her bountiful gift. Face it, your mother is a modern day queen. 

comnum(0) tbcount(0) tbcount(135)

Powered by Handbagsenews.com | Clothing | Shoes | Contact: mybrandhome@gmail.com | sitemap