Archive: August, 2011

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31 August 2011 2:32 | Comments Off | Posted by

5 Things I Cannot Live Without… Temple St. Clair


Jewelry designer Temple St. Clair made a mark in the accessory industry with her rock crystal amulets that managed to blend both heirloom quality and modernity. She founded her eponymous jewelry line in Florence where she studied art. Her signature pieces are those necklaces and rings that use generous size gemstones in majestic colors. Here, [...]


30 August 2011 3:24 | Comments Off | Posted by

Fashion Dunhill Channels The Look Of The Duke Of Windsor For Fall 2011

Dunhill fall/winter 2011

There is a palpable change in menswear. In the past couple of seasons, men’s fashion has been moving away from the skinny silhouette towards a more traditional and classic shape. Tom Ford can be credited for this classic revival. Embracing the same idea of classic dressing is Dunhill whose fall/winter 2011 collection is all about [...]


28 August 2011 22:08 | Comments Off | Posted by

Lifestyle Inspiration Board Of The Week: Black And White

Is there anything more elegant or graphic than the contrast of black and white?

To be pedantic about it, they are non-colors really. Black is the presence of all colors and white is the absence of any. Yet, the combination of black and white endures, and it is perhaps one of the most stylish and elegant themes in design. Truman Capote employed the theme for his grand Black & [...]


26 August 2011 4:38 | Comments Off | Posted by

Lifestyle Exclusive Book Preview: Traditional Now: Interiors By David Kleinberg

Traditional Now: Interiors By David Kleinberg

Several weeks ago, Style Intel wrote about new design books set for released this September. One of those books was Traditional Now: Interiors By David Kleinberg. The book is on pre-order right now on Amazon pending its release on September 27. But you don’t have to wait that long to see what’s in this lush [...]


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24 August 2011 1:35 | 1 comment | Posted by

5 Things I Cannot Live Without… Fiona Kotur of Kotur


  Fiona Kotur, the minaudiere revivalist, started her thriving handbag empire, Kotur, from the living room of her home in Hong Kong. What started as a small collection of evening bags made from bolts of vintage Chinese brocade fabric has developed into a full-blown line of evening and day bags that have been seen on [...]