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Jewels for the Holidays

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The holidays are just around the corner!  This is the time of year when you can wear your most opulent, glittering jewelry pieces in all together.  I always say you can never really wear too much jewelry.  When I dream about lavish jewels, I automatically think of Queen Elizabeth I.  She definitely knew how to rock multiple pieces at once.  I’ve put together my top jewelry picks for the (more…)

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Happy Thanksgiving

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Have an indulging and jewel-ful Thanksgiving dinner with all of your loved ones!  More importantly, remember to be thankful for all the wonderful things in your life.

Much love…

xo Saretta

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Fashion in Film – Crimson Peak

crimson peak film, horror, gothic romance, guillermo del toro, jessica chastain, lucille sharpe, fashion, style, victorian era

Tomorrow is Halloween and I couldn’t be more excited.  Andres and I will be celebrating with a special showing of the 1931 Dracula film and party at the beautiful, gothic Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.  If you haven’t been there, I recommend you do so, the architecture is stunning; perfect for Halloween!

Speaking of gothic, I recently watched Crimson Peak and I absolutely loved it.  I was blown-away by the (more…)


Louis Moinet and The Memoris Timepiece

Louis Moinet Memoris watch timepiece, history, luxury, chronograph, fashion, style

I’ve always had a fascination with luxury timepieces, both antique and new.  Yes, I know that technically, the Hermes Apple Watch is the “latest and greatest” trend in luxury watches, but I still prefer a traditional timepiece.  For me, it’s much more meaningful to own a piece that is intricately made and had so much love put into bringing all of the hundreds of components together.  Louis Moinet, the independent Swiss watch brand, does this so beautifully.  In the wake of their tenth anniversary, and the (more…)


Jewels on the Runway – Gucci Spring 2016 RTW

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Yesterday was the presentation of the Gucci Spring 2016 RTW collection and I must say I was completely blown away.  I absolutely love what Gucci’s new creative director, Alessandro Michele, has been doing with the collection especially with the jewelry.  There’s been a lot of dreamy lion rings from Gucci that are on my wish list.  Anyway, this collection really spoke to me because of (more…)


Fashion in Film – The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

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This past weekend, Andres and I went to go see the film, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., and I was completely blown away by the fashion in it, so I was really inspired to blog about it.  It was overall a great film and if you haven’t seen it, I highly recommend you do so even if it’s just to see the fashion.  The film takes place in the 1960’s and costume designer, Joanna Johnston, did a spectacular job of interpreting it in the most glamorous way.  She took her inspiration from (more…)

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