WHAT: Bijoux De Famille Pink Maharani Leather and Brass Necklace…WHY: According to Gandhi, “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” Obviously Gandhi was not familiar with Bijoux De Famille. This gold plated leather, brass, and crystal necklace is not reserved for Bank of India and is meant to be worn as a show-stopper. Guaranteed by the central government and The Daily’s seal of stylish approval…AVAILABLE: $597, Luisaviaroma.com…
“I guess 5 o’clock in America is happy hour,” declared Alber Elbaz before the start of his Lanvin pre-fall show at the Bowery Hotel. Yes, there were cocktails, but the presentation was plenty civilized. “This isn’t about Marilyn Monroe moving to India and having an acid trip,” he explained. Demure dresses made from black and navy scuba were accented with ruffled collars and a smattering of gemstone brooches. Knee-grazing bourgeois coats were kept minimal and clean or given rich texture with belted patchwork fur and tweed. (Matching Russian fur ushanka included.) High-waisted skirts and tapered wool pants paired easily with expertly tailored wool flannel suitcoats beckoning business women everywhere. But what anchored the opulence and gave the collection a youthful air were the warm ribbed tights, relaxed thermal long johns (worn with heels, of course), and printed silk scarves wrapped casually around a low ponytail.