With the holidays, and my daughters’ upcoming birthdays on December 23rd and 27th (I know, I failed family planning), I haven’t given much thought to must-haves beyond gifts.
Yet, while working at a Christmas fair I was inspired to revisit the Apple Watch. In September I posted on wanting one from the Hermès collaboration—was invited to Hermès to try some on—then never heard a peep and promptly forgot about it. But, last week I spied a friend wearing one and she raved about it. What really surprised me was that this is a woman I would never imagine wearing a piece of technology on her wrist, let alone herald the watch’s usefulness. Needless to say, I was sold.
After I called my contact at Hermès–who left me a message saying they are having stock issues (or, more likely, I’m just really far down on the list)–I popped into the Apple store on Madison at 74th and bought the watch right then and there.
In the end, I went with a Double Tour with the longer strap (can only be ordered through the store)—it suits me. My friend has the basic Apple Watch below and put on her own strap. Now, that’s chic.
Quant leopard-print calf hair ankle boots
Kellen ribbed cotton-blend tunic
Brixton horsebit-detailed leather collapsible-heel loafers
Eva silk crepe de chine blouse
Crossover velvet flatform sandals
GV3 small textured-leather and suede shoulder bag
Almeria leather wedge espadrilles
Patch-pocket cotton coat
Bilbao mini tote
Ginger embellished two-tone textured-leather pumps