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Diamond Types: Classification, Cut, and Clarity

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Diamonds are a classic gemstone for any occasion, especially weddings and engagements. A diamond’s  sparkle first attracts our eyes, followed by our hearts. However, there is more to diamonds than sparkle, especially when making a lifetime investment. Generally, the cut, clarity, carat, and color are the parameters to consider when buying diamond jewelry. In this article, we will look at three Cs: Classification, Cut, and Clarity.

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Eye On Design: Jaguar E-Type Roadster

jaguar e type roadster photo by gail worley
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The swooping teardrop shape of this classic roadster contributes to its aerodynamic efficiency. Capable of reaching sixty-two miles per hour in just over fifteen seconds, the E-Type (known in the United States as the XK-E) was the fastest large-production passenger car in the world  when it was introduced in 1961.

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Pink Think of The Day: Pink Metallic Mesh Dress

Pink Metallic Mesh Dress
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I saw this fabulous Pink Metallic Mesh Dress in a shop on Greene Street in SoHo when I was party-hopping during the Open Showrooms evening that closes out the two-week long NYCxDesign event.

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Pink Thing of The Day: KAWS Giant Pink BFF Display in Dior Shop

Dior Pink BFF
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As part of its Spring/Summer 2019 line, Dior has partnered with artist KAWS (aka Brian Donnelly) to use a signature Dior Pink version of the iconic BFF figure in a variety of store promotions and campaigns. I spotted this guy — who is about 8-feet tall, suited up in a sharp Dior suit, with hands, shoes and head made from tufts of pink roses (which are actually paper facsimiles) — in the front window of the Dior shop at the corner of West 14th Street and 9th Avenue in NYC’s Meatpacking District.

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Eye On Design: Crocodile Banquette By Claude LaLanne

Crocodile Banquette Front View
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Claude Lalanne (born 1924) is a French designer known for her eccentric works, which are often animal themed. She also worked with her late husband, Francois-Xavier Lalannne (19272008), under the name Les Lalannes.

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Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Designer Hand Grenade!

Pink LV Hand Grenade
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This Hot Pink Louis Vuitton-branded Hand Grenade is the work of artist Emil Armendariz (AKA Mr. Debonair) who became renowned in the world of contemporary art by mixing luxury brands with firearms and grenades to create unique works of art. Mr. Debonair’s particular mix of war and high fashion creates unique works art in his old-school, handcrafted artistic style. I mean, check out that high-gloss paint job!

Each design is numbered and very limited, and every single grenade is hand painted and signed by the artist. This beauty was spotted at the Fall 2018 Affordable Art Fair in NYC and is priced to own at just $1,200  from the Evan Lurie Gallary of Carmel, Indiana!

Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Lips Candies

Pink Lips Candies
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These luscious, sugary-sweet Lips in various shades of Pink were spotted — while enjoying the Christmas Holidays in California — at Sugarfina Luxury Candy Store in Pasadena!