John S. Brana seems to be slightly ahead of the curve as he premiers his Muir Woods Collection of nature-inspired jewelry to the public at a feature trunk show hosted by Bloomingdale's – Stanford this October 3 - 4, 2009.
We've searched the web for the best white dresses - purely emblematic of summer time - at various price-points, fits, and retailers. To be honest, we could have had a list of 20+ dresses, so we decided to narrow it down to the best out of five-categories:
Laundry by Design Handmade Belted Coat
Asymmetrical close coat has oversized lapels and black croco-embossed belt. Topseaming, side slit pockets. Also comes with self belt (not shown). Wool/Lyocell/rayon viscose/angora; fully lined. Heather grey; also in black.
Women's XS (0-2), S (4-6), M (8-10), L (12-14), XL (16).
End the paper-or- plastic debate and simultaneously mitigate some of the holiday seasons inevitable gluttony by giving a gift that does some quantifiable good for your hometown. With each sale of Hable Constructions untreated-cotton canvas shopping bags, designed exclusively for Barneys New York (Barneys Co-Op, 236 W. 18th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-593-7800), $10 of the $75 price tag goes to the City of New York to plant trees in public parks. The bags oversize shape and over-the-shoulder straps make it handy for lugging home the ingredients for a seasonal feast and for hauling your gear to the gym to work it off. For more on gifts that contribute to local needs, click ahead.