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Let us be your eyes into the world of the accessory. The Eye is full of interviews, the history of jewelry, collection features, editorials, visual inspiration, and whatever strikes our accessories filled fantasies. Check out the blogazine series, the anthropology of jewelry and explore the adornment of various cultures. Weekly you’ll also find a jewelry report card, where we choose and shop some of the best jewelry accounts on instagram. From costume jewelry to fine pieces, find out our biggest crushes. Look through the eyes of jewelry designers, stylists, jewelry it girls, Sara our accessories taste maker, and jewelry icons. Follow Sarara on instagram to stay updated on her travels, finds, and articles.

Vintage Trifari Jewelry: Designer Diane Love Speaks about Jewelry as Art and Artifact

By | Designers | Diane Love, Jewelry, Trifari, vintage jewelry,

Feature image, 1970s Diane Love for Trifari Ad with Shekmet necklace and ring/earrings from her collection.   The jewelry designs of Diane Love for Trifari are special for various reasons. Their collaboration led to innovations in costume jewelry and also brought a custom couture, yet historic feel to costume jewelry. Since Diane first began designing jewelry in […]

Verdura, The Jewelry Line that Launched Ships in Search of Sea Shells

By | Fashion and Accessories History |

Someone once said “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know”. Well, in the case of Verdura jewely it is a little bit of both.  Being born a Duke and meeting Coco Chanel most certainly helped Fulco di Verdura, but his art is undeniable.  I enjoy the line even today. Their jewely is a […]

Memoirs Of A Hollywood Costumer: Vintage in Film

By | Bloggers |

    Marsha with Matt Dillon.  Marsha was the wardrobe supervisor for Drugstore Cowboy. Photograph from  Marsha’s collection. rights reserved.   I have always had a love for the costumes created by the master designers of film.  As we get closer to the Oscars I am reminded of their importance. They take us to that […]

Daphne Guinness Fashion Muse, Collector of Soulful Pieces

By | Fashion and Accessories History | Alexander Mcqueen, auction, avant garde, Christian Lacroix vintage 80s, Christies, collector, Daphne Guinness, Fashion, fashion icon, Isabella Blow, Lady Gaga, stylist, vintage inspired, Vogue UK,

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 […]