Friday Features, December 2nd, 2016

 ‘Tis the season for glitz, glamour, and gifts!  From beautifully embellished clothing from Oscar de la Renta and Chanel, to classic jewelry pieces from John Hardy and David Yurman, we have been inundated with holiday happiness.  If any products catch your eye, call us at 503.224.7884, or email hannah@seamstofit.com. (Customers in person and phone calls are always first served at or after 10am PST, emails second.)  Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram feed. Make sure you follow us so you are up to date with other amazing pieces at http://instagram.com/seamstofit.

ANY FEATURED PRODUCT CAN BE PLACED ON HOLD THROUGH THE END OF THE DAY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

PURSES

3.1 PHILLIP LIM Black Leather ‘Large Soleil’ Bucket Bag – SOLD

Simply sleek, this chic yet practical bag by Phillip Lim is currently for sale in fine retail stores, and this piece is in brand new condition.  The leather bucket bag is structured, yet open, and has a drawstring top closure.  The “Large Soleil” also includes an attached zippered pouch inside.  Like new, with dust bag.  Size 12″ [W] x 12.5″ [H] x 5.5″ [D].  Currently retailing for $1050, our price is $499. SOLD

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SHOES

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Black Suede ‘Guerriere 120’ Ankle Boot, Size 7.5 – SOLD

This signature “red bottom bootie” is sure to lift any outfit to a sophisticated edge.  The suede softens an otherwise structured square-toe platform ankle boot, wrapped with three leather buckled straps.  The heel height is near 5″ (120mm), but is eased by a hidden platform, making them a 4-inch heel.  In wonderful condition, with box, dust bags, and extra heel caps.  Size 7.5 (European 38.5).  The “Guerriere 120” retailed $1495, our price is $399. SOLD

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YVES SAINT LAURENT Blue Suede ‘Tribute 80’ Pump, Size 10.5

Yves Saint Laurent’s Tributes are a superb silhouette, and these brand new navy suede “Tribute 80″ heels are pump perfection.  The hidden platform turns these 4.5-inch heels into a walkable 80mm (3.25”), and would elevate any power suit, holiday party dress, or go great with skinny jeans and a leather jacket.  Brand new, with box and dust bag.  Fits like a 10.5, but is a European 42.  The “Tribute 80” pumps retail $795, our price is $349.

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JEWELRY

JOHN HARDY Sterling Silver ‘Twisted Chain’ Bracelet with 18K Gold Clasp

From John Hardy’s current collection, this “Twisted Chain” is made of two braided sterling silver strands “twisted” together, and is finished with an 18K gold-plated eteched push-button clasp.  The length is 7.25″, and is 5mm in width.  Complete with pouch and polishing cloth.  The “Twisted Chain” bracelet retails for $595, and our price is $299.

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DAVID YURMAN Sterling, 14K Gold, and Diamond ‘Metro Cable Diamond Huggie Hoops’ – SOLD

Classic, signature, and contemporary, these lovely sterling silver cable omega clip pierced earrings have added luxury with 14k yellow gold plating and three round cut diamonds in the center of each earring.  These beautiful accents speak David Yurman from a distance, and their mixed metals make them easy to wear.  The “huggie hoops” are 1.5cm in length, and 0.5cm in width.  Priced at $329. SOLD

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DAVID YURMAN Sterling Cable ‘Acorn’ Huggies with Sterling, 14k, Diamond and Onyx Enhancers – SOLD

Truly elegant and versatile, these sterling silver cable omega clip pierced huggie hoops are enhanced and made “acorn” in their design with sterling, 14k, diamond encrusted onyx drops.  The earrings may be worn with or without the enhancement, to meet any occasion. The cable huggies alone are 13mm in length, and are 3cm long with enhancers attached. These beauties retailed $700, our price is $329. SOLD

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JOHN HARDY 18″ Sterling Silver ‘Classic Chain’ Necklace – SOLD

While this signature style has been a John Hardy classic for quite some time, the message behind his “Classic Chain Collection” is timely and made with love: it is a “symbol of eternal human connection and community bond”.  This particular piece is 18″ in length,  11mm in width, and is comprised entirely of sterling silver, with an etched push-button clasp.  With box and polishing cloth.  The current version of this piece is priced at $1895, our price is $699. SOLD

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CLOTHING

OSCAR DE LA RENTA White Tweed Skirt Suit with Sequin and Ribbon Trim, Size 8

Like golden snow falling on an already dusted landscape, this stunning two-piece is etherically elegant.  The cotton blend ribbed tweed is given light with subtle gold thread woven throughout, and the sprinkling of gold and pearl sequins and beads that cascade along the pleated ribbon trim.  The jacket is open along the front, and both pieces are lined with silk.  Size 8.  Priced at $599.

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OSCAR DE LA RENTA Black Sequin to Silver Metal Beaded Skirt, Size 8

Escher meets architecture with this show-stopping, jaw-dropping stunner of a skirt.  Completely hand-crafted with black square sequins gradually leading down to tarnished silver metal square beads in a modern grid pattern; couture perfection.  Lined in silk.  Size 8.  Brand new, with tags, this piece originally retailed for $5200.  Our price is $799.

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CHANEL Black Wool Dress and Jacket with Raw Silk Trim, Size 6-8

From Chanel’s 2004 collection, this beautiful two-piece is just as gorgeous worn together, as they are separated.  A simple sleeveless black knee-length wool dress is made complete with a striking matching blazer.  Both pieces are finished with raw silk trim, and the jacket is designed with a gathered silk bustline, meeting jeweled corset-like buttons, with two front hip pockets.  Size 6-8 (Chanel size 40).  Priced at $1200.

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CHANEL Natural Lambskin Shearling Skirt With Pale Yellow Feather Hem, Size 8

Flirt with luxury in this supple ecru lambskin shearling skirt, made fun with 8-inches of pale yellow turkey feathers along the hem.  Winter meets glamour and whimsy with this amazing skirt from Chanel’s Fall of 2000 Collection.  Size 8 (Chanel 42).  Brand new, with tags, this piece originally retailed $4140.  Priced at $799.

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CHANEL Natural Lambskin Shearling Coat with Pale Yellow Feather Shawl Collar, Size 8

And now for the pièce de résistance: A natural lambskin shearling coat with a full feathered shawl collar.  True glamour, true couture, truly and only Chanel.  The juxtaposition of light and movement from the turkey feather shawl collar, meeting a divinely crafted, grid-seamed shearling coat, to the mother-of-pearl signature buttons, gives this piece cross-continental appeal from the European Alps to Hollywood Glam.  Size 8 (Chanel 40).  From the Fall of 2000 Collection, this piece is still new with tags.  Originally this fabulous coat retailed for $8000.  Our price is $2000.

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Small Business Saturday Features

 We hope all of you had a lovely Thanksgiving with your loved ones!  We are back here for a special Small Business Saturday feature that is full of our favorite designer, CHANEL!  If any products catch your eye, call us at 503.224.7884, or email hannah@seamstofit.com. (Customers in person and phone calls are always first served at or after 10am PST, emails second.)  Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram feed. Make sure you follow us so you are up to date with other amazing pieces at http://instagram.com/seamstofit.

ANY FEATURED PRODUCT CAN BE PLACED ON HOLD THROUGH THE END OF THE DAY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

PURSES:

CHANEL 2008 “Quilted Lambskin Bijoux Chain Around Accordion Bag” – SOLD

This compact purse from Chanel’s 2008 collection is a perfect example of smart design in a small package.  Purse is slim in design, but when front flap is opened,  accordion style pockets reveal more room than expected.  Front flap is a quilted lambskin, while rest of purse is crafted out of a smooth lambskin leather.  A silver flat chain trims the bottom edge of both front and back of purse and is used to create the chain strap.  Purse can be worn with chain doubled fitting right under shoulder, or use as a single chain to have purse hit at hip height.  Each interior pocket is lined in burgundy leather with one zippered side pocket.  Measures 8.5″ [W] x 7″ [H] x 3″ [D] with a 10″ double chain strap drop and 17″ single chain strap drop.  Priced at $1,600. SOLD

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CHANEL “2007 Rock and Chain XL Vinyl Flap Bag” – SOLD

Bags this size are often too heavy to begin with, let alone fill with all your essentials, but this lightweight vinyl material leaves you plenty of extra weight for all you might need to carry.   Vinyl creates a crinkled effect in this slouchy style that can be used even for a weekender tote.  All the iconic Chanel details are included in this tote, a stitched CC front flap, quilted details on sides and a chain and leather double strap.  Interior is lined in a champagne satin with one zippered side pocket, two open sides pockets and a key ring.  Measures 17.5″ [W] x 11.5″ [H] x 6.5″ [D] with a 15″ handle drop.  Retailed for $2,850, priced at $1,800. SOLD

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GUCCI “Interlocking Icon Drawstring Hobo”

A classic hobo never goes out of style, and this version from Gucci has all the right details to give it a luxe personality.  A rich brown leather is embossed in the iconic Guccisima logo pattern, while a gold interlocking GG buckled adorns the side of the adjustable shoulder strap.  A drawstring top closure is finished with gold hardware and fringe tassels on tips.  Interior is lined in brown canvas with a zippered side pocket and two small open side pockets. Sold with original dust bag.  Measures 19″ [W] x 15″ [H] x 5″ [D] with a 10″ handle drop.  Retailed $1,400, priced at $699.

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SHOES:

CHANEL Black Quilted Flats Size 9 – SOLD

Simply chic!  These black quilted leather flats are an iconic example of Coco’s ladylike and classic style.  Finished with a stitched CC on toe cap and a leather bow along front of grosgrain ribbon trim.  Lined in burgundy leather.  French size 40, fit like a size 9.  Priced at $299. SOLD

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JEWELRY: 

Grete Prytz Kittlesen for J. Torstrup Norway “Hole Punch Cuff” – SOLD

This is a true vintage gem, that has an incredibly modern feel.  Designed by Grete Prytz Kittlesen, a Norwegian designer who was part of the 1950’s Scandinavian Design Movement, and has often been called the “Queen of Scandinavian Design”.   Her enamel designs in home goods and art installations are highly respected.  This cuff was a collaboration with another Norwegian design group, multi generational family company, J. Torstrup, well know for their sterling pieces.   The duo created this unique sterling cuff in the 1960’s with blue enamel details along the hole punch design, and a slight gold wash finish within the grid etched sterling area.  Cuff measures 6 3/4″ inches in circumference and 1 3/4″ in width.  Priced at $699. SOLD

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JAMIE JOSEPH Rutilated Quartz Ring Size 5 3/4 – SOLD

Jamie Joseph has a wonderful eye for choosing stones that show the natural beauty of organic stones.  This oval cabachon shaped clear rutilated quartz stone is set in a 14k yellow gold band with a hand hammered sterling band.  Stone measures 3/4″ x 1/2″.  Size 5 3/4.  Sold with original ring pouch.  Retailed approximately $650, Priced at $329. SOLD

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Jamie Joseph Clear Quartz Ring Size 6 3/4 – SOLD

Another stunning example of Jamie Joseph’s rings is this triangle shaped domed cabochon clear quartz ring.  Stone has natural striations within to give added dimension.  Trimmed in Jamie’s signature 14k yellow gold and hand hammered sterling band.  Stone measures 3/4″ x 3/4″.  Size 6 3/4. Sold with original ring pouch.  Retailed approximately, $650, priced at $329. SOLD

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ACCESSORIES:

HERMES “Fleurs Des Pres Mousseline” by Sandra Laroche – SOLD

A rare find is this extra large silk chiffon (mousseline) scarf with a spiral of exquisite meadow flowers.  The chiffon fabric scarves are not created as often as the typical screen printed solid silk versions, so don’t miss out on this unique piece.  A much larger size than typical too, measuring 55″ square, compared to the 35″ square, this scarf is a stunning and delicate evening accent.  A soft olive base is accented with a brown trim and taupe, purple, pink and teal floral print. Retailed approximately, $900, priced at $399. SOLD

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CLOTHING:

BURBERRY Leather Jacket Size 2 – SOLD

Need a leather jacket with a little femininity?  Look no further than this classic moto style piece with a ruched, defined waistband and slightly flared waist.  Jacket is finished with snap buttons in front, pockets at bust and epaulets along shoulders.  Fully lined in silk.  Size 2.   Priced at $399. SOLD

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CHANEL 2001 Nordic Printed Cardigan Size 6 – SOLD

Leave it to the masters at Chanel to integrate the CC design into a traditional Nordic print.  This ever so cozy cashmere cardigan features a diagonally placed design that offsets the solid black top panel.  Striped panels adorn the waistband and cuffs, while a tiny pocket sits along the left hip.  Finished with black CC etched buttons and a deep v neck.  Be sure to check out the matching shell featured next on the blog.  French size 40, fits like a size 6.  Priced at $299. SOLD

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CHANEL 2001 Nordic Printed Cashmere Shell with Applique Size 6

Not all cashmere shells are created equal.  This adorable piece can be worn with the matching cardigan featured before, but has enough personality to be paired alone with a high waist skirt, or layered with a white cotton blouse underneath.  Chanel’s interpretation on the Nordic print covers this sleeveless piece with mixed metallic diamond shaped paillettes and faux pearls placed along v neck collar.  Striped panels finish waistband and collar on this slightly cropped piece.  French size 40, fits like a size 6.  Priced at $199.

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CHANEL 2007 Navy and Black Tweed Skirt Suit Size 8

Chanel tweed suits are making a huge comeback in the European street style world.  Often young fashionistas are wearing them as separates, or to pair them with funky footwear to modernize the look, while the traditional full ladylike look is still a staple for the more classic styled women.  This navy and black tweed set is composed of a cotton acrylic blend with raw silk trim along each seam and silver metallic thread for a sparkling finish.  Jacket is a longer length piece that will mix easily as a separate over dresses or with skinny jeans.  Buttons along front and 3/4 sleeve cuffs are a black and pale teal enamel with faux pearl center.  Skirt is a classic pencil cut with slim pockets along front hips.  Each piece is fully lined in silk.  French size 40, fits like a size 8.  Priced at $1,200.

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CHANEL 2007 Black and Gold Tweed Skirt Suit Size 8-10

Another stunning example of the Chanel tweed suit is this black skirt ensemble with gold metallic threading throughout.  Each seam is adorned with small bows that create a festive finish.  Jacket is waist length with bracelet length sleeves, skirt is a classic pencil with slim pockets at front of hips.  Composed of the same cotton acrylic blend as the previous suit and the same black, teal and pearl buttons.  Both pieces are fully lined in silk.  French size 40, fits like a size 8-10.  Priced at $1,100.

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CHANEL 2007 Navy and Black Tweed Jacket Size 10-12 – SOLD

The last, but certainly not least of our Chanel selection today is this drop waist navy and black tweed belted jacket.   A deep v neck cut is finished with double breasted CC buttons low on hips and a tweed belt to define waist.  Crafted out of a wool and mohair blend, this tweed has a soft and fuzzy texture.  Finished with navy CC buttons on sleeve cuffs and four pockets along front.  Fully lined in silk with chain detail along bottom lining. Sold with Chanel etched belt and original Chanel black velvet hangar.  French size 46, fits like a size 10-12.  Priced at $899. SOLD

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Friday Features, November 18th, 2017

TGIF – Thanksgiving it’s Friday!  With less than a week away from the beginning of the holidays, these fabulous features are sure to please in this celebratory winter season.  If any products catch your eye, call us at 503.224.7884, or email hannah@seamstofit.com. (Customers in person and phone calls are always first served at or after 10am PST, emails second.)  Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram feed. Make sure you follow us so you are up to date with other amazing pieces at http://instagram.com/seamstofit.

ANY FEATURED PRODUCT CAN BE PLACED ON HOLD THROUGH THE END OF THE DAY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

PURSES

CHANEL 2005 Anniversary ‘Reissued 2.55 Double Flap Bag 227’

Created in 2005 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the “2.55 Double Flap” purse, this gorgeous piece is an exact replica of the first 2.55 bag, originally created in 1955 for Coco herself.  Comprised of distressed diamond-quilted calfskin with a gold toned “Mademoiselle turnlock clasp” and delicate triple-link chain strap.  The interior reveals the namesake, “Double Flap” as it is compartmentalized into two separate spaces.  There are a total of 6 pockets, two book-ending the piece front and back, two interior open pockets in the innermost space (lined in a divine burgundy dyed leather), and two pockets (one zipped) inside the exterior flap.  The “2.55 Double Flap Bag” ranges in size from 224-228, and this piece is on the larger side, sized at 277.  (Measuring 12.25″ [W] x 7.5″ [H] x 3″ [D].)  Chanel is certainly a name to be reckoned with, and the original 1955 price of $220 to today’s retail price of $5000, is certainly testimony to the brand’s elite longevity.  Our price is $3000.

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PROENZA SCHOULER Black Leather ‘PS1 Large Crossbody Wallet’ – SOLD

Brand new, this sleek “wallet on a chain” has the look of a larger vintage schoolbag, yet carries a modern edginess in its smaller, crossbody design.  Despite its size, the “PS1″ has quite a bit of arranged storage for your essential daily needs, with multiple pockets and card holder inside.  The foldover snap top is additionally secured by the two belted straps on the front, and the gunmetal crossbody chain can be removed to convert to a clutch.  Size 7.5″[W] x 6″[H] x 1” [D].  New, with box, this piece retails for $785.  Our price is $549.  SOLD

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VALENTINO GARAVANI Gold and Silver Sequin Evening Bag

Uniquely feminine, this lovely two-toned evening bag is a truly divine addition to any holiday outfit this season.  A short silver leather handle meets a gold satin coin purse, draped down the front in layers of folded silk covered in cascading silver and gold sequins.  The coin purse measures 6″ [W] x 5.5″ [H], and the draped front hangs 11″ from the top of the bag.  Priced at $399.

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SHOES

STELLA MCCARTNEY Electric Blue Velvet Pumps, Size 7.5 – SOLD

A showstopping accent to any outfit, be the girl who rocks the holiday party season with these amazing electric blue velvet pumps by Stella McCartney.  Trimmed in distressed silver metal, with a navy lucite meets gunmetal heel.  Size 7.5 (European 38).  Like new, with box.  Priced at $189. SOLD

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CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Black and Grey Stripped Suede ‘Simple Pump 70’, Size 8 – SOLD

A grey simple suede pump meets understated edge with alternating black suede stripped appliques, in a walkable short heeled (70mm) pump.  These heels are professional yet edgy, refined yet playful, and are truly versatile.  Size 8 (European 38.5).  Priced at $229. SOLD

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ACCESSORIES

HERMÉS ‘Equateur’ Silk Scarf by Robert Dallet – SOLD

A gorgeous and lively motif, the “Equateur” design by artist Roger Dallet is a fantastical rendition of the flora and fauna of the equatorial jungles.  A rich currant wine border surrounds a magical display of tropical birds, monkeys, wild cats and deer carefully winding their way through a beautiful emerald and mint green jungle.  Size 35″ square.  A collectible design, our price is $229. SOLD

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JEWELRY

JAMIE JOSEPH Chrysoprase, Sterling and 14K Yellow Gold Ring, Size 7 – SOLD

We love Jamie Joseph’s organic designs and talented eye for gemstones, and this piece is no exception.  Set in sterling silver, with a 14k yellow gold bezel, the center is filled with an oblong faceted chrysoprase chalcedony stone.  While the gorgeous “green ray” of color attracts us first, Chrysoprase is also the stone of “Divine Truth, and promotes joy and happiness, while healing the heart of energies of depression and anxiety.”  With original jewelry pouch, this piece retailed $990.  Our price is $499. SOLD

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BVLGARI 18K White Gold ‘B Zero 1’ Ring, Size 4

Currently for sale on Bvlgari’s website, this 18k solid white gold ring is from their “B Zero 1″ collection.  The fused triple band is made signature on either side of the ring, and is simple and stylish.  This piece is accompanied by a sterling 16” box chain for necklace option.  The 3-band “B Zero 1” ring retails for $2100, our price is $1100.

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CLOTHING

MARNI Brown Herringbone Striped Wool Blend Coat with Fur Trimmed Collar and Tweed Ribbon Applique, Size 2-4

This 1940’s inspired herringbone striped wool blend coat has alternating tones of brown with subtle red pinstripes throughout.  Vintage meets Marni in design with the drop shoulder and boxier shape, and is trimmed with a brown fur collar, with black and navy tweed ribbon applique down the right side, with basket-like bobbles sew in.  Size 2-4 (Italian 38).  Priced at $499.

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MAISON RABIH KAYROUZ Black Weighted Viscose Dress with Ribboned Skirting, Size 4-SOLD

Lebanese designer, Rabih Kayrouz, began his career working for Christian Dior and Chanel, established his own fashion house in Paris in 2008, and has since become know for his formal and bridal wear.  This little black dress is design perfection, and lends a bit of sass to formality.  Comprised of a heavy viscose, it is finely ribbed with a key hole sequence down the back of the spine.  The skirt is expertly crafted in a folded ribbon design, completely lined in silk.  Size 4 (French 38).  Retailing approximately $2000, our price is $399-SOLD

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RAG & BONE ‘Fawn Melange’ Wool Blend ‘Marlowe Parka’ with Shearling Fur Trim, Size S

Brand new, with tags, this stylish wool blend fawn-colored coat will surely keep you warm this winter.  Cream shearling fur lines the hood, and is removable for versatility in look and temperature.  There are two large welt pockets lining the torso, with two hip pockets, black sweater cuffs, with a zipper/snapped front for additional security out in cold weather.  Size S.  Brand new, the “Marlowe Parka” retailed approximately $1000, our price is $429.

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JEAN PAUL GAULTIER FEMME Black Wool Double-Breasted Long Pea Coat, Size 8

A pea coat designed for the feminine form, this finely ribbed wool coat is double-breasted with black ceramic anchor buttons, and finished with a black patent leather belt.  Lined in a royal purple silk, this coat looks as good as it feels.  Size 8.  Priced at $479.

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CHANEL Grey Wool/Silk Henley Sweater, Size 8-10 – SOLD

Simple yet fashionable, this light-weight grey wool/silk blend sweater is made signature with three branded turn-key buttons down the front.  Size 8-10 (French 42).  Priced at $279. SOLD

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THE ROW Black and Navy Shift Dress with Beaded Center Trim, Size 12

A simple silhouette meets architectural design.  Cap sleeved, black finely ribbed acetate/viscose blend main, is complimented with a navy satin-like center, framed in black beading, reminiscent of an Empire State hourglass.  The dress is lined in silk, and is made unique with two hidden side zippers that unzip high into the waist, to create an open tunic look if preferred.  Size 12.  Priced at $499.

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FRIDAY FEATURES NOVEMBER 11th 2016

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 Seams to Fit is proud to announce that we have been certified as a B CORP business honoring our impact in the community and fair treatment of employees.  We are the first consignment store in the world to receive this honor, so we are beaming with pride!  Distracting ourselves with gorgeous fashion and embracing our consignment community has been a healing factor this week.  If any products catch your eye, call us at 503.224.7884, or email hannah@seamstofit.com. (Customers in person and phone calls are always first served at or after 10am PST, emails second.)  Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram feed. Make sure you follow us so you are up to date with other amazing pieces at http://instagram.com/seamstofit.

ANY FEATURED PRODUCT CAN BE PLACED ON HOLD THROUGH THE END OF THE DAY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

 

PURSES:

BOTTEGA VENETA Black Woven Leather Oversized Clutch – SOLD

An ideal clutch should be large enough to hold your essentials, as well as comfortable in the hand.  This oversized clutch meets both of these criteria, especially in its luxuriously soft intrecciato woven leather. Interior is lined in leather with one zippered side pocket and snap button front clasp.  Sold with original mirror.  Measures 14″ [W] x 8.5″ [H].  Retailed approximately $1,000, priced at $399. SOLD

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SHOES: 

DOLCE & GABBANA Lace and Rhinestone “Bellucci” Heels Size 8 – SOLD

While preparing yourself for a formal evening out, don’t just throw on your everyday black heels.  Continue the glamour all the way to your toes in these amazing lace and rhinestone detailed heels.  Black floral lace is lined in nude mesh and toe is embellished with a dazzling clear and gunmetal rhinestone flower.  Finished with a manageable 2 1/2″ heel.  European size 38 1/2, fit like a size 8.  In brand new condition, sold with original box and dust bags.  Retailed for $895, priced at $399. SOLD

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JEWELRY:

18k White Gold and Diamond Tennis Bracelet

Your wrist will never feel as glamorous as it does when it is adorned in this 5.0 total carat tennis bracelet set in 18k white gold.  Each link has a group of four prong set .03 carat diamonds that link together in a flexible line.  With that many faceted diamonds, 154 in total, the sparkle is truly radiant.  Diamonds have a SI-I clarity range and a of G-I color scale.  Measures 7″ in total length and finished with a lock and fold safety clasp.  Sold with current appraisal valued at $9,000, priced at $4,500.

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DAVID YURMAN “Starburst Necklace with Iolite and Blue Topaz” – SOLD

Layering necklaces can get complicated in making sure the lengths and style work together, so why not simplify the process with a ready to go mix of four chains, each very individual, but as a set become something uniquely special. Two 1.7 mm fine chains are spaced with faceted blue topaz and iolite stones in alternating clusters. One 3 mm solid sterling wheat chain adds a dimension to the other more delicate chains. Lastly, the longest chain is a 1.7 mm box chain that is spaced with small and medium sized starburst sterling beads. Measures 18″ at longest length. Currently retails for $1,550, priced at $849. SOLD

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Robert Lee Morris Citrine and Rock Crystal Quartz Necklace

This gorgeous piece from Robert Lee Morris’ 2004 “Candy Couture” line is a simple piece that makes a statement.  A polished oblong citrine stone with 18k yellow gold finial caps is the star of this piece, with faceted Rock Crystal Quartz stones along this 16″ long necklace.  Rock Crystal Quartz has a highly reflective crystal quality that picks up the light that hits is, this piece mainly reflects in a light icy blue tone.  Finished is a 18k yellow gold toggle clasp.  Sold with protective box and current appraisal valued at $1,500.  Priced at $799.

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CLOTHING:

CHANEL 2008 Cashmere Knit Dress Size 2-4 – SOLD

Feel warm, cozy, and glamorous in this thick knit cashmere dress from Coco’s namesake brand.   Designed to be worn as a fitted dress, this shape is emphasized with a thick ribbed knit waistband.  The finishing details really add a feminine personality with the mesh ribbon ruffle that adorns the collar and bottom hem.  Small silver lion etched button adds a little fierceness at waist.  French size 36, fits like a size 2-4.  Priced at $799. SOLD

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ROBERTO CAVALLI Shearling, Calf Hair and Curly Lamb Patchwork Coat Size S

When Luxury meets Goth.  This patchwork detailed coat is a true work of art that mixes styles perfectly.  A black shearling base is accented with panels of shiny black calf hair and curly lamb fur to create an hourglass shape.  Each edge is trimmed in a long fur that adds a finishing dramatic factor.  Hook and eye clasps close coat down front.  Size S.  Retailed approximately $3,500, priced at $899.

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CHANEL 2003 Black Knit Pullover Size 6 – SOLD

Strike your own pose and celebrate all females in this loose knit viscose pullover that depicts women in various powerful stances.  From the Spring 2003 collection, this v neck style sweater can be worn pulled down, or gather up the ribbed waistband for a slouchy cool style.  French size 40, fits like a size 6.  Brand new with tags.  Retailed for $720, priced at $349. SOLD

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CHANEL Alpaca Linen Blend Sweater Size S-M

The wavy texture of this alpaca and linen blend sweater creates a dimension in the sheer knit of this long sleeve piece.   A draped funnel collar can be worn high around neck, or pulled loose along collar.  Small Chanel button is the final detail along the waistband.   French size 42, fits like a size 6-8.  Priced at $299.

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CHANEL Black and Navy Tweed Cashmere Coat Size 8 – SOLD

A simple and chic coat that will work with all your fall outfits.  This soft black and navy cashmere tweed coat has sleek lines and a single button closure at front.  Small black CC detail add a subtle branding on cuffs.  French size 40, fits like a size 8.  Priced at $899. SOLD

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YVES SAINT LAURENT Wool Trench with Curly Lamb Collar Size 8

The cold winter days are ahead of us, and this furry high collar coat will keep even the most bitter wind out of your face.  A double breasted wool trench style, this classic piece will last a lifetime.  Curly lamb along collar is completely removable for those not so cold moments. Finished with pockets at hips and belt at waist.  French size 40, fits like a size 8.  Priced at $549.

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ACNE STUDIOS “Alden Jacquard” Coat Size M – SOLD

With the sea of black fall clothing seems to present, this turquoise and navy jacquard jacket is a breath of fresh air.  An over sized style, this wool and alpaca blended piece from Pre-Fall 2016, is like wrapping yourself in a cozy blanket.  Finished with drop shoulders and large patch style pockets at low hips.  Size M.  Retailed for $1,050, priced at $349. SOLD

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OSCAR DE LA RENTA Pink Sequin Knit Gown Size M-L

Mesmerize the whole city when you wear this full length pink knit dress that is entirely covered in sequins.  A deep v neck adds extra sex appeal to this body hugging long sleeve style. Crafted out of a cotton and silk knit this dress from the 2014 Resort collection is a show stopper.  Marked a size L, fits like a size 10.  Brand new with tags.  Priced at $599.

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Friday Features, November 4th, 2016

Fall continues to bring us material happiness, with couture tweeds, leopard dyed calf hair, and holiday glitter and sequins.  If any products catch your eye, call us at 503.224.7884, or email hannah@seamstofit.com. (Customers in person and phone calls are always first served at or after 10am PST, emails second.)  Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram feed. Make sure you follow us so you are up to date with other amazing pieces at http://instagram.com/seamstofit.

ANY FEATURED PRODUCT CAN BE PLACED ON HOLD THROUGH THE END OF THE DAY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

PURSES

GUCCI Mulberry Red ‘Jumbo Babouska Tote’

Travel in style with this large mulberry red leather carry-all tote from Gucci’s “Babouska” collection.  Dense rich red leather leads to a darker, more structured pebbled leather flap top, which is completely secured by a full wrap-around belt.  Matte gold and pewter colored studding trim the piece, adding to its luxurious look.  Unbuckled, the bag opens to reveal a roomy nylon lined interior with a large zipper pocket.  Complete with signature gold and embroidered heart charms, and dust bag.  In brand new condition.  Size 17.5″ [W] x 11.25″ [H] x 6″ [D].  The “Jumbo Babouska Tote” retailed $3500, our price is $1800.

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JIMMY CHOO Metallic Bronze ‘Rachel’ Shoulder Bag – SOLD

This gorgeous shoulder bag by Jimmy Choo is unique in its dark bronze metallic pebbled leather, yet glitters in the light, bringing this rich autumnal color to life.  Lightweight and lined in suede, this purse adds an air of mysterious sparkle to the season.  The flap top is secured by a flip-key clasp, and the belted shoulder strap adds to its branded design.  The interior is open with one zipper pocket inside.  Like new, size 14″ [W] x 9.5″ [H] x 4″ [D].  The “Rachel” retailed for $1095, our price is $499. SOLD

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MICHAEL KORS COLLECTION Black Leather and Python Foldover Convertible Clutch

Sleek and supple, this lovely convertible clutch by Michael Kors Collection is an elegant everyday bag.  This piece can be worn on the shoulder, cross-body, or held as a clutch.  The fold over python flap lifts to reveal three individual compartments, all lined in tan suede.  The back pocket is magnetically closed, while the flap secures the front two compartmentalized sections.  Gold-tone hardware completes its fine finish.  In new condition, size 12″ [W] x 9″ [H].  This bag retailed $1100, our price is $499.

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VALENTINO GARAVANI Black and Tan Leopard Print ‘Rockstud Mini Flap Crossbody’ Bag – SOLD

Edge to perfection.  From gold-tone pyramid studded leather trim and shoulder strap, to black and tan leopard print calf hair, this tiny crossbody bag totally rocks.  The flap key closure keeps this piece secure, and opens to reveal cream canvas with a single slide pocket.  In new condition, with dust bag.  Size 7.5″ [W] x 4″ [H] x 2.75″ [D].  The “Rockstud Mini Flap Crossbody” bag retailed $1845, our price is $799. SOLD

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PRADA Charcoal Ombre Leather Double Zip Clutch – SOLD

An exceptional hand-held companion, or superb pouch for a larger purse, this blackened charcoal to elephant grey ombre pebbled leather clutch is a perfectly petite addition to your daily compartmentalized needs.  The two-tone zip top is mimicked along the base with a double-zip trimmed accent.  The exterior has a discreet hand hold on the front, making this piece truly clutchable.  Like new, size 7″ [W] x 5″ [H] x 3″ [D].  Priced at $349. SOLD

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SHOES

BRUNELLO CUCINELLI Chamois Tan Distressed Leather Heeled Bootie, Size 8

Brunello Cucinelli’s glorious palette is neutral yet modern, and these ankle boots are a perfect example.  The distressed chamois-colored leather is accented by a more camel-colored pebbled leather layered upper, with soft grey wool/cashmere laces, and a sable brown stacked 3.5″ heel.  While the laces are for fashionable contrast, a full zipper at the back of the ankle gives these booties ease.  In wonderful condition, with box.  Size 8 (European 38).  Priced at $399.

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BRUNELLO CUCINELLI Saddle Brown Leather Ankle Boots, Size 8 – SOLD

Another gorgeous pair of ankle boots by Brunello.  These happen to be a rich saddle brown leather, with smokey grey wool/cashmere stretch sides, a 4.5″ charcoal stacked heel, and a rubber tread sole.  Like new, with dust bag.  Size 8 (European 38).  Priced at $449. SOLD

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DOLCE & GABBANA Leopard Print Calf Hair Flat Boots, Size 8.5

Wildly gorgeous, these tall flat boots by Dolce and Gabbana are in near new condition, complete with box and dust bag.  The stove-pipe leopard print dyed calf hair meets a chocolate brown lizard leather trim at the top of the calf for a texturally intriguing look.  Size 8.5 (European 39).  These beauties retailed for $1525, our price is $599.

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ACCESSORIES

ALEXANDER McQUEEN Olive and Goldenrod Wool Skull Scarf – SOLD

A perfect lusciously luxurious accent for fall, this dark olive green and goldenrod wool twill large shawl will not only keep you warm and cozy, but will also lift any outfit to an elevated edge.  A single charcoal felted signature skull embellishes one side, and both ends are trimmed in golden fringe.  Size 80″ [L] x 28″ [W].  Retailed over $600, our price is $199. SOLD

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CLOTHING

ELIE SAAB Golden Peach Silk Chiffon Gold Sequin Dress, Size 2 – SOLD

Lebanese designer, Elie Saab, is know for his opulent runway and red carpet looks.  No stranger to haute couture elegance, this piece by Mr. Saab is no exception.  The beautiful etheric golden peach gathered silk chiffon is dripping in fine golden sequins and beads.  The gold tone chain at the neckline, serves as shoulder straps, and also has a built-in branded necklace that drapes through the sexy keyhole split at the back.  The look is completed with a thin, perfectly matched leather belt.  Size 2 (European 36).  Priced at $899. SOLD

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CHANEL Aubergine and Pumpkin Spice Striped Crochet Wool Blend Crochet Tweed Tunic, Size 6 – SOLD

Fun and fabulous, this playful tunic by Chanel is completely crocheted tweed, with interchanging aubergine and pumpkin spice colored stripes.  Silver and gold threads are woven throughout, giving this piece light and dimension.  Tweed fashioned buttons line the fringe trim.  Pair with daring leather leggings or even a skinny jean, and be the delight of any room you enter.  Size 6 (French 38).  Priced at $799. SOLD

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HERVE LEGER Black ‘Saray Pointelle Bondage Top’, Size S

Sexy, sassy, and seductive, this black “bondage top” is signature Herve in its fitted material and design.  The “pointelle” woven upper is marvelously complex, and adds elevated interest and appeal to the overall look.  Completely zipped up the back with a gold tone exposed zipper finishes the corseted design.  Size S.  The “Saray Pointelle Bondage Top” retailed $795, our price is $249.

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URBAN ZEN By DONNA KARAN Black Lambskin Shearling Jacket, Size S

Urban Zen is a globally conscious line by Donna Karan, in which she continues to strive for balanced perfection in design, but also a thoughtful approach to “raise awareness and inspire change in the areas of well-being, preservation of cultures, and empowering children.”  This amazing jacket by the same line is truly a work of practical art.  Black lambskin shearling is draped with a shawl collar, and is accented by cashmere/silk knit lined sleeves.  Size S.  This jacket originally retailed approximately $4000, our price is $799.

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CHANEL Black Full-Length Mohair/Nylon Knit Dress, Size 8

This brand new (with tags) vintage piece from Chanel’s 1999 collection is simply divine.  The full-length grid knit fine crochet mohair/nylon blend is completely sheer, with slightly belled sleeves, and drop waist.  Fits like an 8 (French 42).  Originally priced at $1760, our price is $749.

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FRIDAY FEATURES OCTOBER 28th 2016

This fall season continues in its opulence of textures and designs.  We have a wide variety of fall treasures to offer this week including some favorite brands like Chanel, Louis and Hermes.  If any products catch your eye, call us at 503.224.7884, or email hannah@seamstofit.com. (Customers in person and phone calls are always first served at or after 10am PST, emails second.)  Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram feed. Make sure you follow us so you are up to date with other amazing pieces at http://instagram.com/seamstofit.

PURSES:

LOUIS VUITTON “Epi Pont Neuf GM”  – SOLD

This purse is a powerfully sleek handbag for a professional woman.  Shiny black Epi leather is used to create this structured satchel with multiple compartments.  The center main zippered compartment opens to a suede lined interior with one zippered side pocket.  On both sides of zippered compartment are slim open pockets also lined in suede.  Finished with a logo etched push lock top clasp and silver metal feet on base.   Measures 15″ [W] x 10.5″ [H] x 5″ [D] with a 5″ handle drop.  Sold with original dust bag and cleaning cloth.  In excellent, like new condition.  Retailed for $3,100, priced at $2,000. SOLD

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LOUIS VUITTON “Neverfull MM”-SOLD

Almost weekly we hear the request for a Louis Vuitton Neverfull, and this week you are all lucky one consignor decided to part with her gently used version.  While this is their medium sized version of the tote, it is still large enough for all your daily essentials, and then some.  Finished with cinched straps on sides, a hook clasp for top opening and a striped canvas interior.  Handles have been worn to give the color more of the honeyed patina rather than the brand new light tan color and original attached inside pouch is not included.  Sold with original dust bag.  Measures 12.5″ [W] x 11.5 [H] x 5.5″ [D] with a 10″ handle drop.  Retails for $1,250, priced at $599-SOLD

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SHOES: 

CHANEL Black Patent and Satin Platform Heels Size 10

Evening heels with some attitude!  These patent platform heels have all the right details for a chic statement.  A curved front 1.5″ platform and satin toe strap create the front features, while a gold granulated buckle and CC on back of 5 1/2″ heel help the shoe shine from all directions.  Sold with original dust bag.  French size 40 1/2, fit like a size 10.  Priced at $249.

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ACCESSORIES:

HERMES “Turandot” Scarf by Natusuno Hidaka-SOLD

One of the most sought after designs, some have even called this the Holy Grail of Hermes scarves.  First issued in 2002, this scarf tells a magical Chinese fairy tale of the love story of  Price Calaf and Princess Turandot, one of the Seven Beauties of  12th century  Persian poet Nizami’s epic work. Princess Turandot was known to be a cold but beautiful princess, who demanded her suitors to solve her riddles or face death in order to marry her.  Only Prince Calaf was able to answer her questions correctly, and after much stubborn fighting on the princess’ side, their marriage was sealed.  Natusuno Hidaka is Hermes’ only Japanese designers and her attention to the details of the flora and fauna she includes in each print makes her pieces extremely collectible.  This slate blue background has vibrant pops of oranges, greens, reds and blues throughout.  Measures 35″ square.  Priced at $399-SOLDdscn0004dscn0005dscn0008dscn0006dscn0009

SMYTHSON of BOND STREET Burgandy Portfolio

British designer Smythson have been making some of the best quality leather pieces for over 125 years.  This oversized clutch can be used for a night out, or to organize papers and hold a small tablet within a briefcase.  A rich two toned burgundy leather has a dark smooth main panel with a lighter pebbled leather top panel.  Slim pockets are placed on front and back of pouch, with a striped canvas lined center zippered compartment.  Measures 12″ [W] x 9″ [H].  Brand new, retails for $1,175, priced at $449.

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STELLA McCARTNEY “Falabella Flap Wallet” – SOLD

Stella’s Falabella collection is a very popular design and we love it even more in this black and silver color scheme.  Crafted out of a shimmery black faux deerskin sustainable material  and trimmed in silver metallic threads and gunmetal chain along edges.  Wallet folds open to reveal one side filled with 5 credit card slots and 2 slim bill sized pockets.  Opposite side has open pocket and zippered coin pouch as well as a few slim organizing pockets.  Measures 7″ [W] x 3.75″ [H].  Brand new, sold in original box. Currently retails for $445, priced at $249. SOLD

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BOTTEGA VENETA Wallet/Wristlet

A little chain goes a long way.  This wallet can be used either as a wristlet, or can attach to any key ring inside of purses.  Crafted out of a partially woven black leather , this wallet has a wonderful mix of luxurious textures.  Wallet folds open to reveal one side of 6 credit card slots and opposite side with zippered coin pocket, with slim bill sized pockets on each side.  Measures 7.25″ [W] x 3.5″ [H].  Brand new, sold in original box.  Retailed approximately $700, priced at $299.

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JEWELRY:

18k Diamond and Akoya Pearl Earrings

These classic earrings have a lustrous 10.5mm Akoya pearl beneath a .20 carat round brilliant cut diamond.  Both stones are mounted on a tapered and curved 18k yellow gold bar link with a post back.  Earring measures 1.25″ in total length.  Sold with original Packous appraisal valued at $3,850.  Priced at $1,800.

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ROBERTO COIN 18k Rose Gold Diamond Hoop Earrings – SOLD

Roberto Coin is well known for his simple and classic fine jewelry collection.  A brilliant 18k rose gold shines extra bright with loads of pave diamonds lined along front edge and inside edge of back of earrings, creating a uniquely mesmerizing sparkle.   Total carat weight is at 1.4 carats.  These large sized diamond hoops measure 1.75″ diameter for a bold statement.   A final touch, is Roberto Coin’s signature ruby, which is placed at the back tip of hoop. Sold with box and original receipt from 2010.  Retailed for $3,100, priced at $1,700. SOLD

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14K and Citrine Calla Lily Ring Size 7 – SOLD

We love the organic Calla Lily setting for this unique citrine ring set in 14k yellow gold.  A curved lily stem serves as the band with a highly faceted citrine stone inside lily flower where a typically bright yellow spadix naturally resides.  Citrine is a large briolette cut stone measuring 4.5 carats.  Size 7.  Sold with current appraisal valued at $1,500.  Priced at $749. SOLD

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CLOTHING:

CHANEL Black and Navy Sequin Tweed Jacket Size 2-4 – SOLD

This classic evening jacket from the Fall 2002 collection is a muted navy and black cotton wool tweed with sequins in a linear grid like design.  A modern lapel is designed to lay high along neck instead of traditional folded style.  Finished with black CC button along front.  Lined in silk with a chain detail along waistband.  French size 36, fits like a size 2-4.  Priced at $899. SOLD

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PROENZA SCHOULER Black Silk Sac Dress Size 2-4

The shape of this voluminous sac style silk dress is everything a modern fashionista wants.  Meant to be worn as a layering piece, this dress is cut low underarms to show your own bralette style top underneath.  Pair with skinny tuxedo pants and maybe a little glitz for a carefree yet uber chic ensemble.  Bottom of dress is deigned in tiered fold pleats with gunmetal bar beads within each fold.  Size 2, but fits over sized.  Priced at $349.

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KIKI de MONTPARNASSE Silk and Lace Gown Size 6 – SOLD

French lingerie designer Kiki de Montparnasse creates only a limited amount of evening dresses.  This boudoir inspired black silk gown features multiple sexy elements.  A Grecian inspired cage style top has lace inserts in front and sides with pleated silk panels along bust.  Back of top continues the cage style with 4 vertical and 2 horizontal strips along a low cut back.  Each side of skirt has a high slit to reveal a lot of leg.  Wear this on your next date night and you might not even leave the house.  Retailed approximately, $2,000, priced at $399. SOLD

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CHANEL Silk Vest Size 6 – SOLD

With the resurgence of high waisted jeans, we can imagine this slightly cropped silk top paired with just that for a youthful and modern take on a traditional vest.  From the Fall 2003 collection, this satin silk vest is very simply cut with black CC buttons along front.  French size 44, fits like a size 6.  Priced at $299. SOLD

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In Carnation Leather Coat Size 6

Istanbul based leather design house In-Carnation creates gorgeous and rugged leather pieces that are very popular in Japan and Europe.  Relatively unknown to the US market, be one of the few Americans rocking this amazing brand.  This full leather coat has a marble like design in a charcoal and olive color combination.  Leather is created out of very thin strips that each lay perfectly on top of each other for a very subtle texture.  Collar is a double layered style for a dramatic neckline.  Shoulder and back seam are finished with thick thread stitch.  Size 6.   Retailed approximately, $2,500, priced at $599.

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JASON WU Cranberry Cotton Beaded Coat Size 6

When Michelle Obama first wore a white one shouldered Jason Wu dress to her first inaugural ball in 2009, she vaulted the career of the extremely talented but unknown designer.  Bring a little of Michelle’s style into your own closet with this cranberry colored belted trench coat with heavily embellished shoulders and back.  Each patch of embellishments feature both heavy thread and beading details in a floral motif.  Black satin finishes each edge of cotton twill in a polished style.  Size 6.  Priced at $499.

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Friday Features, October 21st, 2016

Happy Fall Friday!  We love this season for its yummy use of cashmere, tweeds, wool knits, exotic skins, and outerwear!  If any products catch your eye, call us at 503.224.7884, or email hannah@seamstofit.com. (Customers in person and phone calls are always first served at or after 10am PST, emails second.)  Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram feed. Make sure you follow us so you are up to date with other amazing pieces at http://instagram.com/seamstofit.

ANY FEATURED PRODUCT CAN BE PLACED ON HOLD THROUGH THE END OF THE DAY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

PURSES

CHLOÉ Black Leather and Rust-Colored Python ‘Alice’ Tote

Sophistication meets edge with this gorgeous “Alice” tote by Chloé.  Black matte leather is perfectly tailored and contrasted by a rich rust orange python skin center.  The front of the bag has two black leather pockets, one hidden behind the signature flap front snap pocket, and the back has a mirrored design, but the black accent pocket is in python.  Gold hardware finishes the piece, and is secured by a full gold zip top.  The interior is quite roomy, lined in canvas, and has an additional triple pocket inside, one zipped, and two open.  Size 18″ [W] x 11″ [H] x 7″ [D].  The leather and snakeskin “Alice” tote retailed $3795, our price is $1000.

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PRADA Black Nylon Shoulder Bag With Leather Trim

In like new condition, this light-weight, practical yet sleek bag by Prada is a perfect day-to-day companion.  Nylon canvas comprises the body of the bag, and the top sides are stitched down to create a trapezoidal shape.  Black leather shoulder straps continue down both sides of the purse to the base, and are lined with black silk cord trim.  Size 16″ [W] x 11″ [H] x 5″ [D].  This nylon shoulder bag retailed $1180, our price is $499.

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SHOES

MIU MIU Black and Grey Wool Bow Ankle Boots, Size 5

From the 2011-12 fall/winter collection, these architecturally divine ankle boots are in like new condition.  Grey wool comprise the body of the boot, while a black felted wool covers the peep toe vamp, and is stylized by a black felt bow on the outer sides of the shoe.  Interior ankle zippers make them easily accessible, and the curved heel adds intrigue and sex appeal.  Size 5 (European 35.5).  Like new, priced at $299.

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MISSONI Purple, Black, Grey, and Peach Signature Knit Pumps with Dark Teal Patent Heel and Black Patent Criss-Cross Straps, Size 6

Not only do these nearly new pumps look like Missoni from a distance, up close the details speak to the playfulness of the Italian fashion house.  The crosshatch knit shoe is in a muted yet colorful palette, and is contrasted not only in texture but color with the dark teal patent heel, and the sexy vintage-inspired criss-cross black patent leather straps that cover the open vamp.  Size 6 (European 36).  Like new, with box, these conservatively whimsical heels retailed $800.  Priced at $299.

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CHANEL Black Patent Cap Toe Flats, Size 8 – SOLD

Always in style, and for every season, these black patent leather cap toe flats by Chanel are sure to please any outfit.  Black grosgrain ribbon trim the shoe, giving it textural contrast and comfort.  A signature stitched heel adds to the coveted branding.  Size 8 (European 38.5).  Priced at $279. SOLD

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JEWELRY

GURHAN Sterling and 24K Gold Plated Willow Fringe Necklace

Gurhan is know for his amazing 24K gold jewelry, but this piece is made grounded and more casual in sterling.  Hammered willow leaf fringe dangles in segments throughout the 40-inch sterling chain, and has sporadic leaves plated in 24K gold.  Originally retailed for approximately $1300, our price is $649.

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PLATINUM AND DIAMOND NECKLACE

This stunning solitaire diamond pendant necklace is set in platinum with snake-style coil 18″ chain.  The round brilliant cut diamond is approximately 1.00 carat in size, and stands alone in its simple elegance.  A perfect piece of treasure sitting just above your heart.  This piece is accompanied by an appraisal, valuing the necklace at $7500.  Our price is $4000.

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CLOTHING

DOLCE & GABBANA Grey Quilted Nylon Bomber Jacket with Black Leather Trim, Size 4 – SOLD

Stay warm this winter without compromising style or figure with this slate grey quilted nylon bomber jacket.  Black lambskin leather accents the zipper front and welt pockets.  The collar provides added protection without loosing its cool, with continued quilting and leather snap neckline.  Size 4 (Italian 40).  Priced at $399. SOLD

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CHANEL Black Ribbed Cashmere Mini Dress, Size 6 – SOLD

Mod meets modern in this delicious cashmere mini dress by Chanel.  Belled sleeves and an artistically knotted back add unique accents to an otherwise simple black dress.  Pair this piece with tall leather boots and call it complete.  Sleek yet touchable, with a little sexy edge.  Size 6 (French 38).  Priced at 499. SOLD

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CHANEL Black with White Speckled Tweed Jacket, Size 6 – SOLD

This vintage Chanel jacket (circa 1995) is in impeccable condition.  Black tweed is given life with the white speckled illusion of falling snow or a starry night.  Four front buttoned pockets complete this tailored look.  This wool blend blazer is lined in silk, with signature buttons.  Fits like a 6 (French 40).  Priced at $799. SOLD

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CHANEL Navy Full-Length Wool Coat, Size 6 – SOLD

Another vintage treasure from Chanel (circa 1997), this full-length navy boiled wool coat is immaculate.  High fashion from a distance, this piece is finished to perfection in its subtle seaming, structural shoulder and waist, full zip front, with red zig zag yarn trimmed pockets at the hip.  Fits like a 6 (French 40).  Priced at $899. SOLD

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ETRO Goldenrod, Moss Green, and Charcoal Printed Wool Blend Coat, Size 8

Reminiscent of topography and tapestry, this uniquely printed wool blend coat is artistic yet grounded with earth tones.  The Alhambra mosaic-like print is mapped through the ridges of the overall pattern, and is finished with square faceted black buttons.  Size 8 (Italian 44).  Priced at 449.

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PRADA Black Embellished Wool Pea Coat, Size 8

This double-breasted pea coat brings what used to be nautical suiting to a whole new level of evening wear.  Heavy black wool is given elegance with the dark Venetian-esque black and gunmetal sequin appliqué through the collar, cuffs, and pocket trim.  Size 8 (Italian 44).  Priced at $499.

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CHANEL Black Full-Length Wool Coat with Pocket Harness, Size 8 – SOLD

This simple full-length boiled wool coat by Chanel has added complexity with a separate double pocketed pouch harness.  The coat is already elevated with perfected seams at the waist and signature pewter buttons, but add the pocket harness and take this piece to a whole new level!  To be worn together or separately, the harness is also made of matching boiled wool, and wraps around the neck and waist, securing itself with a square buckled front, and both pockets are zipped.  Size 8 (French 40).  Priced at $899. SOLD

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FRIDAY FEATURES OCTOBER 14th 2016

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 Coco Chanel is famously quoted saying “A girl should be two things, classy and fabulous!”  Our selection of products today all exude this ethos in their simply elegant designs.  We even have a handful of pieces from Coco’s namesake brand.  If any products catch your eye, call us at 503.224.7884, or email hannah@seamstofit.com. (Customers in person and phone calls are always first served at or after 10am PST, emails second.)  Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram feed. Make sure you follow us so you are up to date with other amazing pieces at http://instagram.com/seamstofit.

ANY FEATURED PRODUCT CAN BE PLACED ON HOLD THROUGH THE END OF THE DAY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

SHOES:

DOLCE & GABBANA Mulberry Leather Boots Size 7

We love the rich berry toned reds that compliment fall ensembles, and this deep mulberry hued leather is spot on.  A knee high flat boot is adorned with brass buckles along the ankles and at the knee.  Finished with a rounded toe and an interior zipper.  Sold with original box and dust bag.  Italian size 37, fit like a size 7.  Retailed for $900, priced at $299.

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OFFICINE CREATIVE Hand Made Loafers Size 7

There is nothing like a pair of shoes that have been hand made from start to finish.  The cobblers at Italian brand Officine Creative believe that the time and expertise involved in crafting a pair of shoes is “A unique expression of Italian creativity and regard for fine quality.”  These polished loafers are a rich caramel brown leather with a stacked wood kitten heel.  Finished with an almond shaped toe and a tapered cutout along tongue of shoe.  Brand new, sold with original box.  Italian size 37, fit like a size 7.  Retailed for $550, priced at $279.

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PRADA Satin Bow Toe Chunky Heels Size 8 – SOLD

The chunky heel has made an incredible comeback in fashion as of late, and no one does it better than Miuccia Prada.  Her modern take on a sweet satin heel includes a curved 2″ wide heel and a small silver platform in front.  Classic design details like a criss-cross ankle strap and a flat bow toe strap finish these 4″ heels perfectly.  In like new condition.  Italian size 38, fit like a size 8.  Retailed approximately $700, priced at $249. SOLD

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ACCESSORIES:

MIU MIU Rhinestone “Raisor” Sunglasses – SOLD

We all have a little inner glamorous kitty inside of us, don’t we?  These avant garde sunglasses from Miu Miu will bring that personality right in full view.  A black frame is accented with rhinestones and small gunmetal beads, while bottom is cut off in a oh so unique way.  Even the sides of these glasses do not disappoint.  Arms are designed with a cream base with patches of black, brown and metallic gold for a modern take on the classic tortoise design.  In brand new condition.  Sold with extra, but not original case.  Retailed for $245, priced at $119. SOLD

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JEWELRY:

14k Double Bangle with Diamonds – SOLD

This simple 14k yellow gold hinged bangle consists of two 4.5mm hollow bands that are soldered together in a cross over design.  Each band has four .015 ct round cut diamonds that are flush set within bands.  Diamonds have a SI clarity and a H/I color rating.  Measures 6 3/4″ in diameter.  Sold with current appraisal valuing bracelet at $1,775, priced at $899. SOLD

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CLOTHING: 

BRUNELLO CUCINELLI Taupe Wool/Cashmere Hooded Coat Size 4

Brunello Cucinelli’s brand has a philosophy book to explain their ethos, and it starts with a simple quote from Dostoevsky “Beauty will save the world”  Every piece this Italian designer creates is a masterful representation of what can be created when luxurious quality and beauty is your main goal.  This taupe colored wool/cashmere hooded coat is a perfect layer for your fall here in Portland or the streets of Italy.  Cut at an angled wrap so your hips are not confined.  Finished with a satin lining and a cinched hood.  Italian size 40, fits like a size 4.  Priced at $479.

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JIL SANDER Silver Wool Blend Coat Size 6

Minimalist designer, Jil Sander creates timeless pieces that don’t overpower, but instead compliments the woman that wears them.   This wool blend coat is created out of silver threads tightly woven for a sleek effect.  The tailoring is simple but creates a defined waistband and a small simple lapel. Finished with pockets at the hips and a satin lining. German size 34, fits like a size 4-6.  Priced at $399.

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DONNA KARAN ‘Sleeveless Turtleneck Collage Dress’ Size 6

We here at Seams to Fit are firm believers in Donna Karan’s designs.  She always makes pieces that women will feel confident and comfortable wearing.  From her Winter 2013 collection, this dress is a piece of textile art. Patches of black shorn fur looking viscose are mixed with a dark brown chenille, charcoal wool jersey and black mesh panels, creating an hourglass illusion.  Finished with a high collar and slit in back of pencil skirt.  Retailed for $2,695, priced at $599.

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CHANEL IDENTIFICATION Charcoal Wool and Camel Hair Skirt Size 6 – SOLD

The Chanel Identification line was created in the late 1990’s and went through 2001.   This brand created pieces that were a bit trendier than their Ready to Wear collections.  Despite the trendy philosophy of this line, we think this charcoal knit skirt is down right classic.  A blend of camel hair and wool, this skirt features 3-D seams that create a grid pattern.  Cut in a slight A line and finished with an elastic waistband and small CHANEL embossed leather patch at left front hip.  From the Fall 2000 collection.  French size 40, fits like a size 6.  Brand new with tags.  Retailed for $795, priced at $399. SOLD

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CHANEL Charcoal and Blue Cashmere Sweater Size 6-SOLD

Not all cashmere is created equal. This fine gauged knit from Chanel’s Fall 2000 collection is one of the softest we have ever felt.  A charcoal grey base is accentuated with dusty blue line details.  A V design is placed perfectly along top of arm and is replicated in the split detail on cuff.  Finished with a wide boat neck collar and small leather CHANEL embossed patch on left hip.   French size 40, fits like a size 6.  Priced at $299-SOLD

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CHANEL Navy Wool Jacket with Raspberry Crewel Detail Size 8

Despite being almost 20 years old, this jacket is in impeccable condition.  From the Fall 1997 Collection this navy blue boiled wool jacket is accented by a fuzzy raspberry colored crewel detail along the collar and pockets.  Closes with zippered front and finished with gunmetal CHANEL etched buttons and a silk lining.  French size 40, fits like a size 8.  Priced at $399.

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CHANEL Two Piece Black Lace Dress Size 8

Black lace is one of Chanel’s go to fabrics.  This floral designed lace sheath dress included small black sequins within lace.  Edges of sleeves and collar have a contrasting lace that has a smaller floral design.  Inside slip is a full viscose knit with an extra silk lining for full coverage.  This sleeveless dress from the 2000 Travel Line is finished with a small CC button on back of collar.  French size 42, fits like a size 8.  Brand new with tags.  Retailed for $2,850, priced at $899.

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CHANEL Black Lace Coat Size 8 – SOLD

Another stunning lace piece from Chanel, this lingerie inspired jacket is a crafted fully out of a lightweight black floral lace.  Lays open in front with raw edges for a perfect delicate layer.  Sleeves have a slight bell cut for an added boudoir effect.  From the Spring 2001 season.  French size 42, fits like a size 8.  Brand new with tags.  Retailed for $3,065, priced at $599. SOLD

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VALENTINO Black Shift Dress with Lace Back Size 8

A little black dress with a feminine twist.  This off the shoulder viscose stretch knit has a bow along the left shoulder strap for an elegant and sophisticated touch.  Back of dress features a panel of black lace on top half for 360 degree fashion.  Marked a size large, fits like a size 8.  Brand new with tags.  Retailed for $2,590, priced at $699.

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CHANEL Black Satin Full Length Coat Size 8 – SOLD

Your next evening outfit is now complete with this amazing full length silk coat.  From the Fall 2001 Collection, this satin finished piece with a voluminous skirt will add just the right amount of dramatic elegance to your ensemble.  Black CC detailed buttons adorn the double breasted front while a small belt helps define the back waistline.  French size 40, fits like a size 8.  Priced at $749. SOLD

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YVES SAINT LAURENT Leopard Printed Trench Coat Size 8 – SOLD

Don’t let the rain get you down this fall.  Layering up for the elements can be fun, especially with this leopard printed trench coat from iconic French designer Yves Saint Laurent.  This double breasted poly trench is finished with black patent piping along seam edges for a fantastic final touch.  French size 40, fits like a size 8.  Brand new with tags.  Retailed for $3,400, priced at $699. SOLD

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OSCAR DE LA RENTA Gold and Charcoal Wool/Alpaca Dress Size 10

This dress creates an illusion of sprinkling gold snow falling within a black night sky, an impeccable ombre interpretation.  Created out of a thick wool and alpaca blend, this dress is warm, cozy and equally fabulous.  From his Fall 2012 runway collection, you will be in a perfect winter show stopper!  Marked a size large, fits like a size 10. Brand new with tags.  Retailed for $1,990, priced at $649.

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Friday Features, October 7th, 2016

Summer styles may be colorful, but are a little tame.   Fall, however, brings us supple leathers, studded trim, leopard print calf hair, and chains!  This Friday is sure to please the edgy girl in all of us.  If any products catch your eye, call us at 503.224.7884, or email hannah@seamstofit.com. (Customers in person and phone calls are always first served at or after 10am PST, emails second.)  Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram feed. Make sure you follow us so you are up to date with other amazing pieces at http://instagram.com/seamstofit.

ANY FEATURED PRODUCT CAN BE PLACED ON HOLD THROUGH THE END OF THE DAY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

PURSES

CHANEL Black ‘Lambskin and Chain Hobo’ – SOLD

Usually a hobo style shoulder bag is the epitome of ease and practicality, with its accessible open top and slouchy spacious body.  This lambskin hobo from Chanel’s 2008 collection, however, ups the ante and brings luxurious edge to an otherwise common style.  This piece has large signature stitching comprising the front of the bag, a double link chain gun metal shoulder strap, snap closure, with quilted interior, and one zipped and two open pockets inside.  Size 17.5″ [W] x 16″ [H] x 3″ [D].  Priced at $2000. SOLD

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PRADA Black ‘Deerskin Tote’ – SOLD

Supple and touchable, this deerskin tote from Prada is truly elite.  This soft pebbled deerskin bag opens like an accordion for three large compartmentalized spaces.  The two that bookend are open with snap closures, and the two-tone zipper down the middle of the bag opens to reveal a secure center space, that is completed by a lock and key.  Lined in pale pink leather, the interior is easy to see, and the additional pockets inside add to its overall practicality.  Size 16″ [W] x 11″ [H] x 6″ [D].  Like new, with dust bag.  The “Deerskin Tote” retails for $2800, our price is $1400. SOLD

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FENDI Caramel Brown and Black Patent Leather ‘Big B Bag’ – SOLD

In wonderful condition, this bag from Fendi’s 2006 collection still has quite a lot of style and happiness to give.  Large stylized buckles in black patent leather accent the warm caramel-colored leather body of the bag.  Signature brass hardware intersect the buckled front, which folds over and meets a snap closure, with a double shoulder strap of brass chains and two-toned leathers.  The bag opens to reveal canvas lined interior with one open pocket.  Size 13″ [W] x 8.5″ [H] x 3″ [D].  The “Big B Bag” by Fendi originally retailed $2030.  Our price is $499. SOLD

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SHOES

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Black and Tan Leopard Print Calf Hair ‘Lady Claude 120’ Heels, Size 5

Sassy and sexy, these gorgeous “Lady Claude 120″ heels are flirty feminine perfection.  Black leopard spots printed atop a tan to brown ombre calf hair, makes these pumps a modern fall fit.  A Louboutin Red patent trimmed peep toe lends itself to Christian’s trademark color, and balances the shoe from heel to toe.  Size 5 (European 35.5) with a 4.5” heel.  With box and dust bag.  The “Lady Claude 120” retailed for $898.  Our price is $279.

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SAINT LAURENT Black ‘Studded Leather Sandal’, Size 5.5

Brand new, these edgy strappy studded sandals from Saint Laurent are not only avant-garde, but also a powerful statement shoe.  The leather criss-crosses up the vamp to a double wrapped ankle strap with two buckles, and is completely covered with flat brass button studs.  Brand new, with box and dust bag.  Size 5.5 (European 36) with a 4″ heel.  They retailed $1295, our price is $399.

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VALENTINO GARAVANI Black Leather Pumps with Gold Pyramid Ridged Stiletto Heel, Size 6 – SOLD

These pointed toe pumps are deceivingly traditional from the front, with a feminine wave-like cut along the sides of the vamp, but don’t be fooled, these shoes are fierce as they walk away with their gold metal pyramid ridged stiletto heel.  Size 6 (European 36) with a 4″ heel.  Priced at $289. SOLD

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ALAÏA Dark Brown and Black Leopard Print Calf Hair Ankle Boot, Size 7.5  – SOLD

Azzedine Alaïa was born in Tunisia, but is the pride of modern exotic French design, where he launched his brand in the 1970’s after gaining education and expertise from Christian Dior, Guy Laroche, and Thierry Mugler.  Alaïa’s designs are elegant perfection that bring excitement, allure, and individuality to the wearer of his wickedly refined aesthetic.  Sculpturally excellent, texturally luxurious, and dangerously female, these rich brown and black leopard print calf hair ankle boots are no exception.  Size 7.5 (European 38) with 4.5″ heel.  In wonderful condition, with box and dust bags.  Priced at $249.  SOLD

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MIU MIU Black Leather Flats with Silver Pyramid Studded Trim, Size 8

Not ready to take on the fall in sky-high heels, but still want a little attitude this season?  These flats are the perfect alternative.  The pointed toe mimics the silver pyramid studded trim, making these shoes edgy yet refined.  Size 8 (European 38.5).  With box and dust bag.  Priced at $229.

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ACCESSORIES

LOUIS VUITTON Black ‘Taiga’ Leather Card Holder/Bill Fold Wallet – SOLD

Brand new, this petite wallet by Louis Vuitton is made to hold credit and business cards, and can be a great gift for either the special him or her in your life.  Comprised of Louis Vuitton’s “Taiga” leather, with a total of 6 interior compartment, and one exterior slide pocket on the back side.  Brand new, with box.  Priced at $249. SOLD

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JEWELRY

ISABEL MARANT ‘Town Brass & Agate Cabachon’ Choker Necklace

This 16″ brass choker is reminiscent of Isabel’s beginning as a designer, and would have certainly complimented her wardrobe of re-purposed military coats and adopted dad sweaters. Three strands of brass box chains attach to nine larger brass center links with three black agate stones.  With pouch.  This piece originally retailed $240, our price is $119.

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JAMIE JOSEPH Oxidized Sterling, 14K Gold, and Pyrite Cabochon Necklace – SOLD

We usually know Jamie Joseph for her organically designed rings set in sterling, always with a gold bezel, and a perfectly picked semi-precious stone.  This brings all of those elements of her design into this long mixed-metal necklace.  Twenty-eight inches of blackened sterling intermixed with 14K gold chains meet a large round cabochon pyrite pendant, and several small cube charms fall along the length of the piece.  This necklace retailed approximately $850, our price is $449. SOLD

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DAVID YURMAN Sterling ‘Cable Classics Bracelet with Black Diamonds, 7mm’ – SOLD

A classic piece from David Yurman, and still currently available on his website, this 7mm sterling cable cuff has 3 rows of black pavé diamonds in the center.  Dark elegance.  This piece retails for $695, our price is $349. SOLD

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DAVID YURMAN 36″ Sterling ‘Quatrefoil Chain Necklace’ – SOLD

Thirty-six inches of box chain sterling is intermittently segmented by a variety of “quatrefoil” shapes, which vary in both size and design.  Currently retailing $650, our price is $329. SOLD

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DAVID YURMAN 72″ Sterling Box Chain Necklace – SOLD

Drape yourself in seventy-two inches of box chain sterling with this lengthy piece by David Yurman.  A small 14k gold signature charm dangles next to the clasp.  A classic piece made unique with its very versatile length, this chain currently retails for $650.  Priced at $329. SOLD

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CLOTHING

DRIES VAN NOTEN Dark Navy Cotton Top with Double Layered Peplum Belt, Size 4

Dries Van Noten always seems to bring the normal to unique, and this top does just that.  A very simple long sleeve cotton crew-neck top, with a zipper down the back, is made uncommon with a detachable double layered peplum belt.  Size 4 (European 40).  New, with tags, this piece retailed $845.  Our price is $329.

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BRUNELLO CUCINELLI Slate Blue Cashmere/Silk Sweater-Dress, Size L

Luxurious from a distance, this slate blue drop cap sleeve turtleneck sweater-dress sparkles with subtle sequins, and is comprised of the finest cashmere/silk knit blend.  Size Large.  Priced at $429.

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FRIDAY FEATURES SEPTEMBER 30th

Designer handbags and killer heels are the highlights this week, some from collections still available in retail stores today.   If any products catch your eye, call us at 503.224.7884, or email hannah@seamstofit.com. (Customers in person and phone calls are always first served at or after 10am PST, emails second.)  Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram feed. Make sure you follow us so you are up to date with other amazing pieces at http://instagram.com/seamstofit.

ANY FEATURED PRODUCT CAN BE PLACED ON HOLD THROUGH THE END OF THE DAY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

PURSES:

LOUIS VUITTON “Lock It PM” –  SOLD

This sleek and lovely purse was created in the end of 2015, and you can find this style currently in the stores today.  Crafted out of a fine grained Taurillon leather in a neutral taupe/grey color, this streamlined purse will go with any outfit, especially since there is a removable cross body strap.  Top of purse has a full zipper with lock and key closure.  Interior is lined in taupe suede and includes one zippered side pocket and two open slim pockets.   Sold with original dust bag.  Measures 10 3/4″ [W] x 10″ [H] x 5″ [D] with a 4 1/2″ top handle and 25″ maximum shoulder strap drop.  Currently retails for $3,650, priced at $2,000. SOLD

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DOLCE & GABBANA “Miss Loop Bowler” – SOLD

This bag is just screaming for some fall weather outfits.  A dark espresso brown suede is accented with pebbled leather strips and silver hardware.  Logo etched details on hardware and tag add just the right amount of branding.  Can be worn using top handles or with removable chain detailed shoulder strap.  Interior is lined in brown canvas with one zippered side pocket.  Sold with original dust bag and authenticity card.  Measures 16″ [W] x 14″ [H] x 6″ [D] with a 5 1/2″ top handle and 14″ shoulder strap drop.  Retailed for $1995, priced at $799. SOLD

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GUCCI Large Brown Guccisima Hobo – SOLD

Large enough for any woman on the go, this brown Guccisima printed canvas is a great grab and run style bag.  Dark brown leather trims bottom corners, top edge and handle with brass studs and horse bit style buckles along handle.  Top of purse is open, but fits securely under arm.  Interior is lined with brown canvas and has one zippered side pocket. Sold with original dust bag.  Measures 17″ [W] x 14″ [H] x 6″ [D] with an 11″ handle drop.  Retailed approximately $1,500, priced at $599.  SOLD

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GUCCI Large Black Guccisima Horsebit Hobo – SOLD

Some bags can really weigh you down, but this minimally detailed canvas hobo is lightweight and can handle all your daily essentials.  Signature black Guccisima print covers this large hobo, with equestrian detailing within horse bit style hardware on strap and whip stitch along edge of open top purse.  Interior is lined in black canvas with one deep zippered side pocket.   Sold with original dust bag.  Measures 17″ [W] x 14″ [H] x 4 1/2″ [D] with a 7″ handle drop.  Retailed approximately $1,300, priced at $549. SOLD

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ALEXANDER WANG “Lia Crossbody” – SOLD

Alexander Wang’s studded purses have been popular for a few years now, and this season, he released the Lia cross body, a sleek and structured purse with a rock and roll attitude.  A flap front opening reveals a satin lined interior with a zippered pocket and open side section.  Back of purse has slim open pocket with a subtle geometric design.  Sold with original dust bag.  Measures 9″ [W] x 8″ [H] x 3″ [D] with a 22″ maximum shoulder strap drop.  Currently retails for $795, priced at $399. SOLD

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SHOES:

BRUNELLO CUCINELLI Olive and Sage “Texan Taste” Booties Size 7 1/2 – SOLD

The color of these boots is a much more rich green than the picture depicts, adding a soft but unexpected neutral to your fall wardrobe.  Sage green leather is used for top panel, with a distressed dark olive leather panel along bottom of boot.  Wear with skinny jeans tucked in and a chunky sweater for a rugged and cozy look.  Italian size 37, fit like a size 7 1/2.  Retailed approximately $1, 500, priced at $399. SOLD

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CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN “Demi You Glitter Pumps” Size 9 – SOLD

Who wouldn’t want a glitter party for their feet?  These simple peep toe pumps are covered in a black metallic glitter to keep your outfit shining from the bottom up.  Finished with a manageable 3 1/2″ heel.  Sold with original dust bag.  French size 39 1/2, fit like a size 9.  Priced at $279. SOLD

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CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN “Harvanana” Red Suede Smoking Slipper Size 9 1/2 – SOLD

Originally designed for Louboutin’s mens collection, these highly embellished smoking slippers are fit for a lady too.  A rich cranberry suede is decorated with gold embroidery designed to to look like a family crest for the House of Louboutin.  Patent toe caps are covered in pyramid studding.  Sold with original dustbag.  French size 40, fits like a size 9 1/2.  Retailed for $899, priced at $249. SOLD

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CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN “Equestria” Booties Size 9 1/2 – SOLD

We imagine Lady Gaga would be proud to see you walking through the streets of Portland in these sky high stiletto booties.   The angles of every aspect of these booties are daring and exquisite, truly works of art.  A silver mirrored metal heel and a wrap around ankle buckle finish these boots in modern style.  With a 6 1/2″ heel with a 2″ front platform.  Sold with original dust bags.  French size 40, fit like a size 9 1/2.  Retailed for $1,895, priced at $699. SOLD

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LOUIS VUITTON Black Suede Bow and Peep Toe Booties Size 9 1/2 – SOLD

A perfectly, but not overtly feminine bootie!  These platform suede heels have a flat bow atop peep toe and a gold metal logo detail on heel.  These will pair amazingly with dresses and tights all fall long.  Finished with a 5 1/4″ heel and a 1 1/2″ front platform.  Sold with original dustbag.  French size 40, fit like a size 9 1/2.  Retailed for $1,210, priced at $399. SOLD

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VALENTINO Bow Back Over the Knee Boots Size 9 1/2 – SOLD

From the Fall 2016 collection, be the lucky fashionista to get these on trend boots at a fraction of retail.  A soft black leather is used in these over the knee boots, keeping the panel covering your knee flexible.  Adorable leather bows adorn the full back seam, for a flirty and feminine finish.  Italian size 39 1/2, fit like a size 9 1/2.  Currently retailing for $1,695, priced at $699. SOLD

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CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN “Maggie” Pumps Size 10 – SOLD

Another beauty from master shoe designer Christian Louboutin.  These sleek patent and suede platform pumps are amplified with a silver chain mail style toe cap.  Finished with a 5 1/2″ heels and a 1 3/4″ front platform.  Sold with original dust bags.  French size 41, fit like a size 10.  Retailed for $995, priced at $299. SOLD

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JEWELRY: 

DAVID YURMAN “Hampton Cable Diamond Ring” Size 6 3/4

Classic Yurman in a sterling thick band, with diagonal Hampton cable details. Center cable is an oxidized granulated sterling piece with diamond encrusting.  Ring measures 3/4″ at its widest for a full knuckle design.  Sold with original Yurman pouch. Size 6 3/4.  Retailed for $2,600, priced at $1,100.

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JOHN HARDY Sterling Dot Necklace

Layering multiple necklaces is easy when you have a simple long piece like this to start the stack.  Sterling circle links are spaced with solid small dot links.  Measures 35″ in total length.  Brand new, retailed for $995, priced at $499.

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JAMIE JOSEPH Green Vessonite Ring Size 6 1/2 – SOLD

We have never come across this gem stone here at STF before, but we certainly love learning something new, especially when Jamie Joseph’s expert eye hand picked it.  A finely faceted teardrop dome shaped rich olive toned stone is trimmed with her signature 14k bezel and solid sterling band.  Don’t miss this one, we sell Jamie’s pieces almost instantly.  Sold with original Twist ring box.  Size 6 1/2. Retailed for $850, priced at $429. SOLD

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CLOTHING:

VICTORIA BECKHAM Navy and Black Mesh Paneled Silk Dress Size 8

Victoria Beckham designs modern dresses that are as flattering as they are fashionable.  A navy blue stretchy silk was used to create this body hugging style with black mesh panels in all the right places.  Bust is finished in a sweetheart style with full mesh coverage along collar.  Short sleeve with a knee length skirt cut.  Size 8.  Retailed approximately $2,000, priced at $449.

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BURBERRY Cotton and Leather Trench Coat Size 12  – SOLD –

Leather detailing for fall is one of the many reasons this is our favorite season for fashion.  This cotton stretch mid length trench is finished with full leather sleeves and quilted leather panels along inside lining and under collar. Dark gunmetal zippers adorn hip pockets and cuffs of sleeves for an edgy take on a traditional classic.  Size 12.  Retailed approximately $2,000, priced at $499.  – SOLD –

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