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Bruno Grizzo JCK Magazine Cover
Bruno Grizzo for JCK Magazine

As the jewelry editor for JCK Magazine, I pull all the jewelry needed for the original shoots the magazine requires/produces. In the May issue, this includes a story where illustrator Bruno Grizzo was commissioned to create fashion illustrations that incorporated jewelry. I was charged with finding pieces that were (mostly) malleable but also a few statement items. I think the results are really fabulous, and am including some shots, below. Jewelry shown is from Stephen Webster, LJ West Diamonds, Marco Bicego, Baggins Pearls, Artistry Limited, Vivaan and Shy Creations.   ...

Hamilton Shirts bespoke shirting for women
Hamilton Shirts in How To Spend It/The Financial Times

Hamilton Shirts has been the source for bespoke men's shirting for over a century, worn by the likes of Justin Timberlake, Lyle Lovett and a host of statesmen, sportsmen and ranchers. The Houston-based company just introduced a collection of women's shirts, which can be customized in various ways including bust size. I'm not a girl who normally wears button downs but an informal survey of friends revealed that this is indeed a very big issue, and these options are apparently a revelation. Read all about it here....

Doug Meyer Heroes slip case ED5
Doug Meyer’s Heroes book in Elle Decor

When Doug Meyer was tapped to design Flexform’s space at DIFFA’s Dining by Design event in 2015, he knew he wanted to create an installation that reminded guests of the original reason the organization was founded. Meyer, a conceptual artist and designer who, with his brother Gene, creates collections of fabric, wallpaper, rugs and tiles, created three-dimensional hand-made “portraits” of some of the earliest creatives lost to AIDS -- including designers Angela Donghia and Robert Metzger and architect Alan Buchsbaum -- and installed them in the space, along with their obituaries from the New York Times. The installation was later...

Berkeley Hotel London
Berkeley Hotel London in Modern Luxury Publications

The Berkeley Hotel in London has had a bit of a facelift in the form of a several years long renovation, and debuted recently with a new look, a new bar, but the same great interiors and level of service. Read more about it here....

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Dr. David Colbert’s new wellness clinic in WSJ Magazine

Dr. David Colbert, the go-to dermatologist for any number of celebrities, models and especially Victora's Secret Angels (for whom the "runway facial" was created), has opened a wellness clinic in the same Flatiron building that houses his medical practice. NYDG Integral Health and Wellness will provide a host of services from the expected facials and cryotherapy and nutritional consulting, to the less expected orthopedic surgeon and OB-GYN on staff....

JCK March April sterling silver cover
JCK Cover story: silver jewelry

JCK's March/April issue's cover spotlight is on sterling silver jewelry. You can flip through the entire issue, here. The cover features pieces by Ippolita, Michael Aram, Melissa Joy Manning and Ariana Boussard-Reifel. All jewelry pulled by yours truly....

George Yabu, Glen Pushelberg, Yabu Pushelberg, Departures magazine
Yabu Pushelberg profile in Departures

Yabu Pushelberg are the go-to guys for high end hotel design around the globe (think: Four Seasons, Aman, etc). The article is currently only available online to subscribers, but I will post a link when it becomes public....

SCAD style, Rima Suqi, Roberto Faraone Mennella, Amedeo Scognamiglio
In conversation with Amedeo Scognamiglio and Roberto Faraone Mennella at SCAD

I was invited to moderate a conversation between jewelry designers Amedeo Scognamiglio and Roberto Faraone Mennella at Savannah College of Art and Design. It took place in the theatre at the museum there, and was honestly one of the more fun of these types of events that I've ever been involved with. You can see Amedeo's cameo line here and the duo's line of fine jewelry here....

Bite Beauty Lab in Soho NYC
Customized lipstick story in How To Spend It/The FT

This is the solution for anyone who has ever had their favorite shade of lipstick discontinued: the opportunity to have that shade replicated, or another shade custom made for you. Read all about it here....