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The British monarch's longtime dresser is revealing the tricks of her royal trade.
Angela Kelly, Queen Elizabeth's longtime dresser and right-hand woman, offers royal watchers a rare look behind the curtain in her new book, The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe.As others have claimed before her, Kelly writes that despite ...
 
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Toasty topaz and citrine will give your jewelry box a seasonal boost.
Fall might officially start in September, but there's something about the 11th month of the year that feels especially autumnal. The crisp breezes, the leaves turning, the omnipresent urge to curl up in front of a fire.Perhaps that's why the birthstones for ...
 
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Queen Victoria was the first monarch to purchase Patek Philippe watches and started a trend among royals shortly after.
It’s a little known fact that Patek Philippe got its start with wristwatches through a woman named Madame Goscinska, who bought References No. 63, No. 64, and No. 65 in 1839. Back then, wristwatches were reserved for women who wore them as ...
 
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The new HBO miniseries starring Helen Mirren recreates some of the Empress's famous jewels, which she used to cement her authority as an enlightened despot.
The Empress of Russia, who ruled during a Golden Age (1762-1796), believed great jewels were as important as a great army. One legend has it that she would put on extra emeralds before entering particularly difficult meetings with her generals.The other tale ...
 
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Manila’s top jewelers talk to us about what it takes to repurpose cherished heirlooms.
In French, the bijoux de remploi is the ingenious art of finding ‘diamonds in the rough’ among one’s vintage treasures and making them completely new. The metamorphosis is often quite striking when heirloom baubles get primped and preened into contemporary classics that ...
 
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From fabulous vintage-inspired diamonds to statement-making gemstones, here are contemporary alternatives for declaring your modern love.
With weddings as one of the oldest traditions in society, it’s no wonder that people subscribe to what that tradition entails—perhaps even down to the engagement ring’s design. One often thinks of a single stone on a simple band, with more extravagant ...
 
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The stunning 128.5-carat yellow diamond was discovered in 1877.
Tiffany & Co. is 180 years old. With a long, illustrious heritage, there are many tales to tell. It is these stories that are told in Vision & Virtuosity, a two-month-long immersive exhibition in Shanghai, with priceless jewelry pieces from its collection ...
 
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The Russian royal was one of Cartier's greatest patrons.
In the early 20th century, Grand Duchess Vladimir of Russia was Car­tier’s biggest client. As a token of their friendship, legend has it that in 1912 ­Louis Cartier designed and gave her an elegant oval timepiece that would still resonate years later. But it’s ...
 
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A new generation of designers is creating jewels specifically for the face, and fashion is paying attention.
A lot of jewelry comes through the T&C offices (like, a lot). But, when 92Y announced that “emerging facial jewelry artist” Claudia Lepik would be their artist in residence, it seemed to be part of a larger trend sweeping the spring 2020 collections walking right now.Just in ...
 
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The Queen's granddaughter announced her engagement to boyfriend Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi today.
Bring out your fascinators and your morning suits, because there's another royal wedding on the horizon. Princess Beatrice is engaged to her boyfriend Edoardo "Edo" Mapelli Mozzi. The two have known each other for years but began dating roughly a year ago. They announced their engagement ...
 
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She chose to go without her signature accessory for the day's events.
The Duchess of Sussex only touched down in South Africa this morning, but she's already getting good use out of her tour wardrobe; Meghan appears to have worn three different outfits on her first day in Cape Town.Shortly after her arrival, Meghan was photographed ...
 
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It turns out that most of these emblematic charmers are jewelry timepieces.
Jewelry has a long history that can be traced back to ancient periods when the form of adornment was used to protect people from danger or symbolize status or rank. Fine jewelry as we know it, for its sartorial purposes, may be ...
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