Tag: Alexander Mcqueen

Sunday Jewelry Report Card: Tactile Offerings From Charolette Garnett

  What if there was jewelry that excited the senses and calmed the anxious fingers?  Well, there is, enter Charolette Garnett. Her instagram and jewelry are the focus of our A++ Sunday jewelry report card rating this week. Just looking at her work, which I stumbled upon via instagram, has me a notch calmer. Not…

Shaun Leane Maker of McQueen’s Armor. Auction and Sale Highlights from His Collection.

Classically trained goldsmith Shaun Leane and Alexander McQueen made magic together. I have long admired the fantasy that they created together. The pieces made by Shaun are stunning, oversized, full of whimsy, pain, and pays homage to the idea of armor.   As Alexander McQueen once said, “I especially like the accessory for its sadomasochistic…

Daphne Guinness Fashion Muse, Collector of Soulful Pieces

The museum at FIT, in NYC, featured an exhibit about the life of Daphine, which ended in January 2012. As they discussed, she was born to the brewery heir Johnathan Guinness in 1967 but came into her own after her divorce: “In 1987, at the age of nineteen, Daphne married Spyros Niarchos, who was twelve…