Once you notice it, you start seeing it everywhere. It’s the 1989 BMW 325i buzzing down your street with the top down, piloted by a guy wearing a vintage Armani suit like Richard Gere would have worn in 1991 and blasting a Thundercat song that sounds like it’s from 1986. It’s the billboard promoting John Mayer’s new album with the instruction to “Make every drive a road trip.” (It’s the fact that Mayer’s new album will be released on CD, too.) It’s the return of seltzer with some lime—not purely for sobriety, but not not, either. It’s the rise of
So, you’re in the market for some pearl jewelry, huh? I mean, why else would you be here, learning about pearl jewelry? Right. So! Shall we get into it? Because there’s a good bit to get into.
First off, if you’ve never shopped for pearls before, you should know: they are not cheap. The really high-end ones—the flawless, perfectly round and lustrous ones you’re probably picturing in your head right now—can easily run into the many-thousands-of-dollars range. There’s one example of that on this list, a collaborative necklace from Mikimoto and Comme des Garçons, that is so damn cool that
In the upcoming Paris Fashion Week (June 21-26) Indian designer Vaishali Shadangule is all set to showcase her collection. This will make her the second Indian designer — after Rahul Mishra in 2020 — to partake in the festival, and the first Indian woman.
The 43-year-old designer has had an incredible journey. Founder of the eponymous brand Vaishali S, she started in the year 2001. But her story begins even before that, when she ran away from Vidisha, a town in Madhua Pradesh in 1997. But it took her a while to discover her passion for designing.
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