Friday, December 18, 2015

date 2

how your date ends

UP Rooftop Lounge the Gulch
Watch  the sunset with your new hotty while sipping 

" tonight we tanqueray "
one of their signature gin cocktails

how it all began

getting bronzed and beautiful at Private Edition in GreenHills

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a sparkly Gucci blouse ( $92)
my favorite go-to loose blouse with the perfect V neck
that looks very sexy on. 

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a short flirty skirt and this one is soft leather
Chelsea & Violet ( $ 32 )

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Alexis Bittar necklace

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Bronze Jimmy Choos that make ankles look lovely
( $ 145 )

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Elizabeth and James silk dusty rose blazer makes the skin glow even more
( $ 92 )

grabbed my favorite Brahmin and ran out.  Uber waiting

applied last minute in the car

Monday, December 14, 2015

pearls pearls pearls.

"Before Berj Zavian, jewelry consultant to Doyle New York, explains how to distinguish between a natural pearl and a cultured one; before he tells you how to select one; before he provides pearl preservation advice; he wants you to put your pearl between your teeth. That's right, between your two front teeth. Berj does it all the time."
Natural vs. cultured—can you tell the difference? Learn more with a whole string of tips from the ROADSHOW's guru of pearls.
"Customers say, 'What is he doing putting dirty pearls in his mouth?' " Berj notes. What he's doing is using his teeth to feel whether a pearl's surface is gritty, meaning it's a natural or a cultured pearl that a clam or oyster has worked on; or slippery, meaning it's a chintzy plastic imitation pearl.
Berj has been testing and playing with pearls for nearly half a century. In the 1950s, Berj designed pearled animal brooches with his father, Carney Zavian. Soon after, a Frenchman taught Berj how to "peel" pearls—the act of rubbing a new finish on a mottled or pocked pearl ("I don't teach that to anyone," says Berj says of his proprietary skill). About a quarter-century ago "a little old German woman" taught him how to string single pearls into full-length necklaces, and since that time, pearls have become the bedrock of his business.
"What can you always give a girl?" Berj asks rhetorically. Answer: "Pearls." So when it comes to pearls of wisdom about these orbed organic wonders, we knew Berj was the one to ask. Here's what he told us."

" cultural Clash...Pearls says Emily Holt are far beyond prim."
Featured in Vogue Aug 2013 pg 104-106.  " Fall is about bucking expectations-streetwise fur, refined grunge for a new generation, and an old classic's new twist" 



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Yurman lariat white and gray pearl bracelet

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Lulu Frost drop costume pearls