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Your New Summer Watch

Sometimes our clients inspire our fashion choices, which is how I came to own my new Sprout sparrow watch. One of our clients has been sporting a perfectly chic, white Swatch all summer. This inspired me to replace the battery on my much-loved, extremely well-worn Swatch with a butterfly face on it.   I loved rediscovering an old favorite and having a cute watch that I could wear to the park with the kids or to SolidCore without worry. Side note: I have been in the bad habit of damaging my nice watches for the last year and was down …

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The Chic Factor – Larsson & Jennings Watches

Those of you who follow me on Instagram know that I like to post insanely gorgeous/expensive watches once in awhile. I am obsessed with crazy beautiful/unattainable watches from Van Cleef & Arpels and Dior that are so precious, they don’t even have prices listed. That said, I was quite intrigued by the Larsson & Jennings brand when I saw it on Liberty of London’s Instagram feed a few months ago. “Now that is a watch I would wear,” I thought. Of course I thought that I couldn’t have one as they called it an exclusive, blah blah blah and unfortunately I …

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The Latest in High Fashion Wearable Tech

Wearable seems to be the new buzzword these days. Every news publication from CNN to Mashable to WWD has been writing about the predicted success of wearable technology. While I’ve already written about Apple’s hot item, the Apple Watch, and I own a Fitbit, I’m most excited to see what designers plan to do with the new technology. Aside: As a dedicated watch wearer, I love the idea of the Apple Watch because it is actually a watch! I had an Apple iPod Nano watch (best Mother’s Day gift ever!) which I absolutely loved, until it broke right after the warranty expired. …

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Fashion News

The Demise of C. Wonder Do you remember the blog post about my love for C. Wonder? On January 6th, J. Christopher Burch announced that C. Wonder would be closing its stores and ceasing operations. The news wasn’t incredibly shocking, as the brand started by opening 32 stores in quick succession, before being forced to close a number of them recently. Not to mention, the brand also began with a contentious lawsuit because C. Wonder bares a striking resemblance to Mr. Burch’s ex-wife’s brand, Tory Burch. That said, they had some really cool stuff and it was a fun retail concept which …

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Wearable Tech Finally Gets Fashionable-The Apple Watch

Most fashion editors and journalists may have an iPhone and iPad on them at all times, but they aren’t usually invited to Apple’s launch events. This year was different. The first hint that something fashionable was brewing at Apple came when the company hired Angela Ahrendts, former CEO of Burberry, as well as Paul Deneve, former CEO of Yves Saint Laurent. After that the Apple watch was pretty much the worst kept secret in fashion and technology put together. The launch of three distinct collections – Apple Watch, Sport and Apple Watch Edition – mimicked the tiered distribution strategy of …