Friday, 31 May 2013

STYLISH SPARK: SHALA MONROQUE

The very stylish Shala Monroque oozes confidence with her brave and colourful style.
Co-founder and creative director of Garage. 
New York based model, art consultant, unofficial muse to Prada and blogger "Shala's Rabbit Hole"












 






 images via tumblr, vogue, elle & Easy Fashion Paris

Adore!

Jen X

Thursday, 30 May 2013

PROPERTY ENVY: THOM FILICIA'S LAKE HOUSE

 A New York lake house "about to implode" has been beautifully transformed by fab designer, Thom Filicia.
"Ah, this house needs me. And I need this house" 
I couldn't agree with you more Mr Filicia!








 











Ahhhhhhhh, what a heavenly retreat!

You can read the interview with Thom Filicia here

Thank you House Beautiful!

Jen X

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

LATTE ARTIST KAZUKI YAMAMOTO

A toothpick, a spoon and voila!







Kazuki Yamamoto is the talented and creative artist of these designs.
He sure does make a heart look boring!!
Jen X




Tuesday, 28 May 2013

ELIZABETH TAYLOR'S WEDDING DRESS & RED DIAMONDS ANYONE?

Elizabeth Taylor's wedding dress will be auctioned by Christie's next month, details here. 
The dress is expected to fetch up to $70,000.
It was designed by MGM costume designer, Helen Rose who also designed this...

Beautiful gowns for iconic ladies (with teeny tiny waists!)

RARE FANCY RED DIAMONDS....


The 2013 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender opens in August and comprises of 64 coloured diamonds.
 This includes 58 Pink diamonds, 3 Fancy Red diamonds and 3 Blue diamonds.
The diamonds gaining the most attention are the Fancy Reds.
According to Argyle Pink Diamonds manager, Josephine Johnson "Since mining began in 1983 only six diamonds certified as Fancy Red by the Gemmological Institute of America have been presented for sale at the annual tender. To have three of these red diamonds in one tender is a very special moment" 
The largest red diamond available in the tender is the Argyle Phoenix at 1.56 carats (pictured above).
Fancy Diamonds have previously sold for $1 - $2 million per carat.
The tender closes 8th October. 
I can't wait to see the results and hear what part of the world the diamonds call home!
Here's some famous diamonds to make you swoon....
Moussaieff Red Diamond 5.11 carats

Steinmetz Pink Diamond 59.60 carats

 Sun Drop Yellow Diamond 110.3 carats

 Heart of Eternity Blue Diamond 27.64 carats


de Grosogono Green Diamond 25 carats


Spirit of de Grosogono Black Diamond 312.24 carats!!!!!
(images via Google, Christie's, Sotheby's and Getty)

image from Jen Nicholl Instagram

So how do you like your diamonds coloured or white?

Jen X