Fashion and Accessories History

Christie’s Is Auctioning Off Jewelry as Art Again and We’re Calling Dibs (For You)

Christies auction house is set to auction off true little works of art that can be worn daily or just gazed at lovingly in your boudoir! What makes jewelry art? Well, I think we all know rarer bijoux examples, often made by hand such as Calder, Line Vautrin, or Louise Nevelson. They are art. However, in my mind…

Facades: Bill Cunningham- A Book Review

For anyone who has a fascination or admiration for one Mr. Bill Cunningham, then I have a book review for consideration. I decided to revisit a vintage book by the name of Facades done in 1978 by Bill Cunningham, introduced by Marty Bronson with model Editta Sherman. This whimsical book, organized by the enduring and iconic late…

Fashion and Accessories History Spotlight: Anne Klein’s Summer of 1971 Sketchbook

Fashion and accessories history is a passion of mine, and when I had the opportunity to acquire two original sketch books by Anne Klein and some of the jewelry from her collection, I jumped at the chance. The facilitator of our access into the world of Anne and the brand, comes via the personal archive…