March 31st, 2015

The Bangles

Georg Jensen When I was growing up, we had a place on St. Croix. Back then, my sisters and I all wore a hook bracelet that was made exclusively on the island. So, you can imagine my delight when I passed the Georg Jensen shop on Madison last week and there, in the window, was a version of our Caribbean bangle.

I snapped the below pic and sent it to my sister (the professor) and she bought one. I love the rose gold, but not sure I want diamonds.  I have been craving silver, lately…

Georg Jensen

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Double-breasted wool jacket

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Long-line twill blazer

BURBERRY

Double-breasted twill blazer

SAINT LAURENT

LouLou suede mules

MARNI

Gold-tone, crystal and horn earrings

J.W. ANDERSON.

Robbed cotton top

BOTTEGA VENETA

Oxidized silver enamel earrings

VALENTINO

The rockstud leather point-toe flats

ISABEL MARANT

Lace-up cotton-blend corset belt

LOEWE

Hammock leather and raffia tote

ISABEL MARANT

Lace-up cotton-blend waist belt

BALENCIAGA

Small textured-leather tote

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  • great nostalgic blast from the past Preston. thanks for sharing

    margaretMarch 31st, 2015  1:17 PM

     
  • LOVE! Especially the rose gold with diamonds.

    A Note On StyleMarch 31st, 2015  1:35 PM

     
  • It reminds me of a Tiffany’s silver with gold accents one that I wore in high school too. I was always fond of it!!! Looks great layered too.

    ErikaMarch 31st, 2015  2:48 PM

     
  • I, too, had the St. Croix version in a few different styles and wore them stacked for many years. My favorite was the one which looked like a horseshoe. They were all silver with a small amount of gold ‘wrapped’ trim. I like this ‘less refined’ version and wonder if they are still made in St. Croix?

    PaulaMarch 31st, 2015  5:24 PM

     
  • I, too, wore the Tiffany version all through college. Pretty sure I still have it. I am going to look for it!

    BetsyMarch 31st, 2015  6:23 PM

     
  • very classic looking! I like them w/o diamonds as well!

    CariMarch 31st, 2015  6:33 PM

     
  • Hi Preston,

    I am so grateful that you were willing to walk back to the Georg Jensen store (in the snow) to take more pics of the bracelets. I’ve stacked mine with my two Cape Cod silver/gold bracelets and they are now my second skin.

    As always, you know what’s right.

    EricaMarch 31st, 2015  9:00 PM

     
  • They’re beautiful. I also prefer without the diamonds and think the silver one is perfect.

    KathyApril 1st, 2015  6:27 AM

     
  • Absolutely love the look…minimal, simple and so elegant!

    AprilApril 2nd, 2015  8:51 AM

     

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