Thomas Chippendale

Thomas Chippendale

Highly Valued Furnishings SHARE Thomas Chippendale is considered one of the most iconic designers of the 18th century. His career generated a significant amount of high-quality furniture that is still appreciated today for its delicate and ornate design, creating pieces which have become classics. Born in Otley, West Yorkshire in 1718, Chippendale started his career […]

Val Saint Lambert

Val Saint Lambert

Art Glass SHARE Nestled in the heart of Belgium, the glassworks company Val Saint Lambert has been producing some of the world’s finest crystal since its founding in 1826. Established by M. Kemlin, the company takes its name from the secluded Abbey of St. Lambert, which served as a sanctuary for Benedictine monks in the […]

L’Heure du Diamant 

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Luxury Timepieces SHARE Chopard, a renowned Swiss luxury watch and jewellery brand, has always been famous for crafting extraordinary timepieces that stand out in terms of both style and functionality. One of their iconic creations is the L’Heure du Diamant vintage watch, which has captured the hearts of watch collectors and enthusiasts everywhere. The L’Heure […]

Chanel vs Louis Vuitton vs Hermes.

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Designer HandbagsGemstones SHARE The Ultimate Showdown When it comes to luxury handbags, Chanel, Hermes, and Louis Vuitton are three brands that have become synonymous with quality, craftsmanship, and style. Each of these labels has a rich history and a loyal following of fashion-forward shoppers, but how do they compare to each other? In this blog […]

Antiques and rustic items for interior design

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Antiques and rustic items in interior design. Share on facebook Share on twitter Many can remember the first time they heard the term “rustic” in regard to furnishings and interior design. How on earth could old wood, worn leather chairs, and vintage metal accessories possibly be attractive in any home or space? Well turns out […]

Can sneakers be an investment?

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Sneakers Investment or just for fun? Share on facebook Share on twitter Back in the day, sneakers would have never been seen on the runways of New York or Milan, but my have things changed. Now sneakers can be found on runways around the world representing the highest profile designers such as Versace, Chanel, Louis […]

Are luxury brands going green too?

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Are designers going green? It sure seems so. Share on facebook Share on twitter Some of the biggest luxury brands in the world seem to be “going green”. Whether it’s luxury watch brands, designers of fashion, artists, appliance manufactures, or the auto industry, we are seeing more and more green literally.  For example, some of […]

The Rolex Submariner

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The Rolex Submariner A True Divers Watch by design. Created  in 1953, the Rolex Submariner was the first divers’ watch waterproof to 330 feet. It was the second masterpiece in regard to waterproofness, next to the invention of the Oyster which was the world’s first waterproof wristwatch in 1926. The Rolex Submariner is one of […]

Resale designer clothing

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Designer clothing resale. Where to get it and where to sell it? Celebrities, socialites, men and women, young and old,  typically have some sort of designer items in their closets. Celebrities on the way up and socialites don’t care to be photographed in the same thing twice so their wardrobes are often in a constant […]

Wristwatches

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The Wristwatch Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Functionality, image,  investment, or all three? When you think of a watch, you typically think of the function it serves you each day.  It tells you if you are running late for work or picking up the kids, or if you are going to […]