Diane Kordas’ ‘Amulette’ necklace is cast from 18-karat rose gold and finished with a star-shaped stopper – use it to store a drop of your favorite fragrance oil for touchups on-the-go. Set with 0.61 of sparkling pavé diamonds in blackened settings, it’s a truly timeless collector’s piece.
Herb Ritts: L.A. Style traces the life and career of the iconic photographer through a compelling selection of renowned, as well as previously unpublished, photographs and two insightful essays. Herb Ritts (1952–2002) was a Los Angeles-based photographer who established an international reputation for distinctive images of fashion models, nudes, and celebrity portraits. During the 1980s and 1990s, Ritts was sought out by leading fashion designers such as Armani, Gianfranco Ferrè, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Valentino, and Versace, as well as magazine editors from GQ, Interview, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair, among others, to lend glamour to their products and layouts. Largely self-taught, Ritts developed his own style, one that often made use of the California light and landscape and helped to separate his work from his New York-based peers. From the late 1970s until his untimely death from AIDS in 2002, Ritts’s ability to create photographs that successfully bridged the gap between art and commerce was not only a testament to the power of his imagination and technical skill, but also marked the synergistic union between art, popular culture, and business that followed in the wake of the Pop Art movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
The curved top panel of Bottega Veneta’s black leather Beverly bag is inspired by the label’s iconic butterfly motif. Intrecciato-woven panels provide an elegant contrast, while matte-gunmetal hardware ensures an understated finish. Use the multitude of pockets – internal and external – to stay organised through the week.
Denim fabric boot with metallic star-shaped sequin embellishment by Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli for Fall 2016 by Valentino. The boots feature a 3″ covered block heel, square toe, a side zip that eases dress and are Made in Italy.
Featuring three Prismic amethyst rings, the ‘Sum Of All Parts’ ring stack boldly combines an emerald-cut ring, an Infinity Ring and a gemstone and enamel slice ring. An explosion of coloured gemstones, these stacking rings are set in 18 carat yellow gold plated sterling silver and inspired by the juxtaposition of geometric shapes.
Paloma Blue’s collections are inspired by “travel, beach culture and the elegant glamour of the ’70s.” Cut from soft and breezy washed-silk, this ‘Malibu’ playsuit is printed with a geometric pattern in shades of pink, red and azure. It’s finished with slim adjustable straps, pretty embroidered trims and a shirred elasticated waistband for a flexible, slip-on fit.
A panoramic narrative history that will give readers a new understanding of the Rolling Stones, viewed through the impassioned and opinionated lens of the Vanity Fair contributor—and co-creator of HBO’s Vinyl—who was along for the ride as a young reporter on the road with the band in the 1990s
Rich Cohen enters the Stones epic as a young journalist on the road with the band and quickly falls under their sway—privy to the jokes, the camaraderie, the bitchiness, the hard living. Inspired by a lifelong appreciation of the music that borders on obsession, Cohen’s chronicle of the band is informed by the rigorous views of a kid who grew up on the music and for whom the Stones will always be the greatest rock ’n’ roll band of all time.
The story begins at the beginning: the fateful meeting of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards on a train platform in 1961—and goes on to span decades, with a focus on the golden run—from the albums Beggars Banquet (1968) to Exile on Main Street (1972)—when the Stones were prolific and innovative and at the height of their powers. Cohen is equally as good on the low points as the highs, and he puts his finger on the moments that not only defined the Stones as gifted musicians schooled in the blues and arguably the most innovative songwriters of their generation, but as the avatars of so much in our modern culture.
Adorned with faux-pearls and gold-tone hardware, Gucci’s black leather Padlock bag will enrich a host of looks. It has a compact shape that can be worn over the shoulder or across the body using the sliding chain shoulder strap, and secures with a lockable clasp. Wear it to bring a glamorous accent to the label’s eclectic ready-to-wear.
Le Specs brings a touch of freshness and femininity to the classic aviator with flat, mirrored pink lenses. The Prince sunglasses are rimless with light gold-tone metal arms and clear tips, and offer maximum UV protection. Available to Order Now from MatchesFashion.com.
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