Think Pink!

Katherine Ainsworth

For this week’s challenge, I didn’t go vintage.  I went with a piece that I collected on one of my buying trips to Istanbul (back when I had my jewelry business, gitane NYC).  I love this necklace because it pairs a jewelry staple – pearls – with something more daring, namely a gold metal pendant…

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Day 114: Cruising to Norway

{Oslo harbor}   Since Easter weekend is a 4-day break here in Germany, my fiancée and I decided to try something new: a cruise!  We ‘got our feet wet’ with a quickie: train from Hamburg to Kiel, overnight on the ship from Kiel to Oslo, one night stay in Oslo, then another overnight on the…

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Chanel Couture, re-done

As a fashion enthusiast, I was eager to see the roundups from the recent F/W couture runway shows here in Paris.  Almost without exception, I love the Chanel collections.  Besides being elegant and beautifully done, Chanel often includes Byzantine references, of which I’m a HUGE FAN. This season’s Chanel show was lovely, but I was…

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