Friday Features, January 20th, 2017

Today is a day of new beginnings, and while we may find that new beginnings come with challenges and difficulties, there are always new opportunities to approach, see, listen, and speak with freshness and compassion.  As always, we stand in solidarity with the women of Portland and the world, and if there’s one thing we can guarantee on this new day, is that ladies’ style, fashion, and the desire to feel good through looking good will never end.  We hope these few products after the storm, can bring a ray of sunny satisfaction to the new owner of any of our fabulous features.  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. ONLY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

PURSES

CHANEL Brick Red Leather ‘Small Rock Chain Hobo’ Handbag – SOLD

Circa 2006, this bag is in excellent condition.  The deep red leather brings a great muted toned accent to any season, and the matte gold-tone chain is just the right compliment to this beautifully subdued color.  This small version of the “Rock Chain Hobo” has the signature CC stitched front, and opens to reveal a smaller flip-clasp, frame-top “coin purse” center, with two open pocket sides.  The interior of the secured center is lined in gold satin, and contains an additional zipped pocket.  Size 10.5″ [W] x 9.5″ [H] x 2.5″ [D], and the interior frame-top purse is 6.5″ in height.  Originally this bag retailed $1650, our price is $899. SOLD

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STELLA MCCARTNEY Black Crinkled Faux Patent Leather ‘Beckett’ Shoulder Bag

From the queen of vegan fashion, this unique crinkled faux patent leather “Beckett” shoulder bag is a great accent for any outfit.  Spice up clean suiting lines with a little crinkled edge, or make a jeans and t-shirt day a bit more elevated.  The foil-like faux patent leather folds over and is secured with a gold-tone push-lock signature clasp.  The bag unfolds to a tall 14″, and reveals not only a fabulous gold lining, but also comes with a small black detachable zippered pouch.  Size 13.5″ [W] x 8″ [H] x 6″ [D].  Originally, the “Crinkled Faux Patent Leather Beckett Shoulder Bag” retailed $1290, our price is $399.

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SHOES

GUCCI Black Suede ‘Marmont Fringe Pump’, Size 8 – SOLD

This easy-to-wear short block heel is hardly a “pump”, and for that, we are grateful.  These suede “Marmont” fringed loafer heels are in like-new condition, and are currently being retailed.  The fringed vamp is completed with gold-tone monogrammed hardware on the outer sides, and the block heel is a walkable 2 inches.  Like new, with their box and dust bag.  Size 8 (European 38).  Currently retailing for $750, our price is $249. SOLD

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JEWELRY

VINTAGE 18K TRI-COLORED GOLD and DIAMOND Ring, Size 5.5

This beautifully aged piece is delicate show-stopper.  The band is elegantly carved with scroll and foliate designs engraved into the yellow, rose, and white gold settings, and is trimmed in a fine milgrain detail.  The single center diamond is an old European cut, measuring 4.01 x 4.00 x 2.59mm (approximately), and is estimated to weigh 0.28 cts.  Size 5.5.  With appraisal, this vintage ring is valued at $1300, our price is $799.

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CLOTHING

CHANEL Black Silk Cocktail Dress, Size 2

LBD anyone?  This will be the last one you need.  Chanel does it again, and will not be outdone, with this perfectly feminine silhouette: a mini cocktail dress meets fairy tale fashion.  Classic seams across the bust and waist give this dress a would-be ordinary pattern, however, the four tuliped panels cascading down the front and back sides, add etherial movement, intrigue, and uncommon sex appeal.  A single signature silver button is placed perfectly on the left side of the waist.  Size 2 (French 34).  Priced at $649.

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VINCE Brown Open Front Shearling Jacket, Size L

Super sumptuous, this yummy lambskin shearling has a draped open front, and ribbed wool accents along the underside of the sleeves.  The jacket is a wonderful mix of a winter shearling in an easy fashion-forward cut that may be worn with more than just an Alpine ski outfit.  Size large.  This lambskin shearling originally retailed $1475, our price is $499.

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FRIDAY FEATURES JANUARY 6th 2017

 Welcome to our first blog of 2017!  We have collected an intriguing group of unique jewelry pieces for you to choose from with a few designer accessories to round out the features.  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. ONLY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

PURSES:  

LOUIS VUITTON Murakami 2012 ‘Heartbreaker Crossbody’ – SOLD

Louis Vuitton’s collaboration with Japanese contemporary artist, Takashi Murakami lasted over 10 years and created some of the most dynamic and playful bags Vuitton ever put out. Today we have a brand new small cross body purse in black with Murakami’s signature multi-color logo print. Purse features a flap front with a gold push lock clasp that opens to reveal a blue leather lining. Tan leather strap is adjustable to become the perfect length for any woman. Finished with logo etched hardware and feet on base for protection. Measures 6″ [W] x 6″ [H] x 2″ [D] with a 24″ maximum and 21.5″ minimum strap drop. In brand new condition, sold with original dust bag. Retailed for $1,700, priced at $949. SOLD

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SHOES:

ALEXANDER WANG ‘Kori’ Booties Size 9 – SOLD

These booties are part of Alexander Wang’s fall 2015 collection, and can still be found on the shelves at Barneys.  Be the lucky one to grab them at a fraction of retail and you will be ready to stomp the streets in modern style.  Black leather gets an edgy upgrade with a silver detailed heel cutout on stable 1.5″ chunky heel.  Small panels of elastic form around ankle for comfort and easy removal.  European size 39 1/2, fit like a size 9.  Currently retails for $495, priced at $169. SOLD

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JEWELRY: 

PATRICIA VON MUSULIN Ebony Wood Collection

New York sculptural jewelry designer, Patricia Von Musulin, has been creating organic yet statement pieces for decades.  Her bold and unique pieces grace photo shoots in Vogue and beyond or strut the runway in shows like Carolina Herrera.  Three pieces from her Ebony Collection have walked though our doors for you to choose from.  Each sold separately, details on each listed below.

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PATRICIA VON MUSULIN Ebony Wood and Sterling Dot Ring Size 6 1/4 – SOLD

This domed round ring is crafted out of ebony wood with sterling silver dots inlayed within the full circle.  Entire interior circumference is also lined in sterling for comfort and durability.  Measures 7/8″ wide.  Size 6 1/4.  Retailed for $900, priced at $399. SOLD

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PATRICIA VON MUSULIN Ebony Wood Spiral Ring Size 6 1/2

You won’t need to wear any other jewelry with this beautiful statement ring on your finger.  This elegantly carved piece of ebony wood is designed in a spiral shape that is reminiscent of a flower bud.   Rings sits high on finger, approximately, 1″ with a width of 1 1/2″.  Interior circumference is trimmed in solid sterling.  Retailed $700, priced at $299.

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PATRICIA VON MUSULIN Ebony Wood Cuff – SOLD

A perfect piece for those who love organic, bold jewelry.  This curved arc of ebony wood is a lovely addition to a wrist stacked with silver bangles, or can certainly stand alone.  Measures just under 3/4″ wide with a 6″ circumference and 1″ opening for wrist.  Retailed for $550, priced at $249. SOLD

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18k Light Green Amethyst Ring Size 9

A pale and icey green amethyst shines beautifully in this prong set 18k yellow gold ring.  Band is a simple, thin rounded style, leaving the stone as the highlight.  Stone has a pyramid faceted base that helps reflect the light within from all angles.  Stone measure 12 mm x 14 mm for a strikingly elegant effect.  Size 9.  Retailed for $650, priced at $299.

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SAUNDRA MESSINGER ‘Double Rustic’ Sterling and Diamond Ring Size 6 1/2

Saundra Messinger was one of the first jewelry designers to embrace the organic matte finish on sterling that is widely used in modern pieces.  This ring, currently for sale in retail, is made of hand hammered recycled sterling in two rows resembling branches.  Three connecting bars are dispersed throughout ring, with each accented with a small diamond.  Total carat weight of diamonds is .03 cts.  Size 6 1/2.  Sold with original pouch.  Currently retails for $313, priced at $169.

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SAUNDRA MESSINGER ‘Skinny Minnie’ Sterling and Diamond Ring Size 3 1/2

Another piece from Saundra’s current collection is this sweet and thin slice of recycled hammered sterling with a top trim of tiny diamonds.  Perfect for a pinky, this adorable accent ring has a total carat weight of 0.525 cts.  Size 3 1/2.  Currently retails for $325, priced at $169.

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LAPPONIA By Bjorn Weckstrom ‘Ikarus’ Sterling Ring Size 6 3/4

Finnish sculptor, Bjorn Weckstrom, is the lead designer for Lapponia.  His pieces are always mini works of art, where he designs his sterling to resemble the frosty ice of his homeland.  This ring called ‘Ikarus’ is inspired by the Greek mythological character that tried to fly to the sun on wings made by his father.  A sterling domed  circle represents the heavy wings, with Ikarus himself positioned in the middle holding the semi circles up.  This ring will be a talking piece anywhere you go.  Sterling band is open in back for a minimal amount of size options.  Size 6 1/4.  Priced at $199.

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LAPPONIA by Bjorn Weckstrom ‘Mask of Gonda’ Sterling Ring Size 7 1/4

Another mini sculpture for your finger from Bjorn Weckstrom for Lapponia.  This hand formed sterling piece is an elongated piece with an almost pinched center line.  This 2″ long piece does have an abstract resemblance to a mask, not that any of our fingers have any secrets to hide…. Size 7 1/4.  Currently retails for $268, priced at $139.

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CLOTHING: 

PROENZA SCHOULER Charcoal Wool Coat Size 4

Inspired by menswear, this gorgeous coat has simple and straight lines for a streamline look.  A charcoal wool and cotton blend has been given a soft felting treatment, with an added dimension of a frayed navy wool stripe on base of coat.  Cuffs on sleeves are a dramatic elongated style, perfect for the understated and modern woman.  Size 4.  Retailed approximately $1,400, priced at $429.

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FRIDAY FEATURES DECEMBER 30th 2016

2016 is coming to a close, and we are ringing in the New Year with some exceptional pieces from a few of our favorite designers.  We love a little sparkle and a lot of luxury, and intend the New Year bring us all a bit of glittering 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. ONLY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

PURSES:  

LANVIN Navy and Black ‘For Me’ Leather Double Carry Satchel

This gorgeously supple two-toned leather bag is a perfect carry-all for any season.  The navy leather fold over top is paired with a black leather base, handle and cross-body strap.  The gold-tone hardware has a flip-key clasp set in a tortoise shell resin.  The interior is divided into two sections, with a zippered pocket in the center.  Lined in signature canvas, with additional hidden pockets, both within the canvas lining, and the exterior back side.  Size 14″ [W] x 10″ [H] x 4″ [D].  In beautiful condition, the “For Me” bag is priced at $599.

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BURBERRY 2011 Caramel-Colored ‘Large Barrett’ Purse

A wonderful weekender, this “Large Barrett” bag is a great travel companion.  Rich brown leather comprises the body, and is trimmed with a matte caramel-colored leather.  The cinched top has a snap closure, and opens to reveal a “novacheck” plaid canvas with a zippered pocket.  The exterior has a single buckled pocket on the front, and is completed with a long shoulder strap.  Size 20″ [W] x 15″ [H] x 8″ [D].  Sold with original dust bag.  Retailed for $1,800, priced at $599.

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VALENTINO GARAVANI Black Leather Shoulder Bag With Bow

Femininity meets rebellion with this gorgeous black leather bag by Valentino.  Exposed stitching lends edginess, while the stylized bow along the shoulder strap keeps it girlie and signature.  The magnetic flap top opens to reveal cream canvas lining with a single zippered pocket inside.  With dust bag.  Size 15″ [W] x 9.5 [H] x 3.5″ [D].  Priced at $499.

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VALENTINO GARAVANI Black Beaded Evening Bag

Truly elegant, this small purse brings a big accent to any evening attire.  The frame top bag is completely beaded and has a kiss-lock closure.  The gold-tone mesh chain shoulder strap is segmented by large rectangular faceted black glass “stones”.  Size 10″ [W] x 5.5″ [H].  This beaded clutch retailed approximately $1800, our price is $479.

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VALENTINO GARAVANI ‘Lace Bow Crossbody’ Bag

Sweet and stylish, this lovely little bag is comprised of a taupe patent leather covered in black lace.  The cross-body strap is also patent leather, but in black.  The front of the bag is stylized with a signature bow, and has two zip top openings.  The interior is lined with black satin.  Size 8″ [W] x 8″ [H].  In like new condition.  Priced at $299.

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SHOES

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Black ‘Le Mer 45 Patent Chic’ Heels, Size 6.5

A splendidly simple pump for the holiday weekend, these kitten heels by Christian Louboutin are classic yet modern, sleek yet practical, and perfectly pretty.  The vintage-inspired square toe is complimented by an hourglass heel.  Like new, with box and dust bag.  Size 6.5 (European 37).  Priced at $229.

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JEWELRY

JOHN HARDY Sterling Wide Contour Woven Cuff – SOLD

The artistry of John Hardy’s sterling work is wonderfully showcased in this amazing statement cuff bracelet.  Solid sterling is woven in a contour cuff, measuring 3″ in width, and 2.5″ in circumference.  This incredible piece retailed approximately $1600, our price is $799. SOLD

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ACCESSORIES

HERMÉS Evergreen Silk ‘Carrousel’ by Christian Vauzelles Scarf -SOLD

Deep evergreen silk is printed in a “Carrousel” motif by Christian Vauzelles.  Originally designed in 1984, this piece was purchased shortly thereafter in the late 80’s.  This scarf’s composition was created to honor the artist-embellished horse harnesses and dress for King Louis the 14th by the royal costume designer at the time, Jean Bérain.  In wonderful condition.  Size 35″ square.  Priced at $229. SOLD

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CLOTHING

OSCAR DE LA RENTA Black Knit Dress with Green, Black, and Silver Sequins, Size M-L

Oscar de la Renta is impeccably couture, and we love that this elegant piece is made edgy with a python-inspired sequin front.  The black knit is comprised of wool, silk, and cashmere, and is completely embellished down the anterior with vertically cascading green, black, and silver sequins, that extend into a grid pattern.  Size M-L.  Priced at $499.

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FRIDAY FEATURES DECEMBER 23rd 2016

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It’s Christmas Eve, Eve, and the night before Hanukkah begins, so if you are still looking for a special gift, we have quite a few pieces any girl would love to receive featured in this last minute gift guide.  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. ONLY STARTING AT 10 AM FRIDAY MORNING.

PURSES:  

CHANEL Tomato Red 2013 Quilted Hobo Purse – SOLD

For the lover of luxury handbags on your list. A tomato red quilted hobo with longer chain shoulder strap in Chanel’s durable caviar leather.  This purse will be a great piece to transition into our upcoming Spring season here in Portland.  Quilted caviar leather was used for both front and back of bag with non quilted panels used for sides of bag.  This orange-red leather is accented with antiqued brass hardware on chain strap and CC detail in center of bag.  Full zippered top opens to a red canvas lined interior with one zippered, two open side pockets and a key ring attachment. Sold with original box, dust bag and authenticity card.  Measures 15″ [W] x 13″ [H] x 4.5″ [D] with a 8″ top handle drop and a 21″ shoulder strap.  In like new condition.  Retailed for $3,400, priced at $2,800. SOLD

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LOUIS VUITTON 2014 ‘Palermo GM’ – SOLD

For the Louis Lover in your life, we present this large structured tote in the classic brown monogram, in excellent condition.  This purse features an option to carry by the top handles, or add the removable shoulder strap for a hands free approach.  Both front and back of back have a soft fold pleat in the top center for added dimension.  Gold Louis Vuitton etched hardware finish this bag in designer style.  Top of bag has a full zipper that opens wide to tan canvas lined interior with 2 large slim side pockets.   Measures 13.5″ [W] x 13.5″ [H] x 7.75″ [D] with a 10″ maximum top handle drop and a 17″ maximum shoulder strap drop.  Sold with original dust bag.  Retailed for $1,960, priced at $1,200. SOLD

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BALENCIAGA 2014 ‘Classic Town Crossbody – SOLD

  For the effortlessly chic young woman on your list.  A super supple grained leather is used to create all of Balenciaga’s motp style purses.  This small cross body is currently sold out in most colors in retail stores, but you can get a perfect condition version here today!  Adorned with the classic hardware in burnished silver color, and finished with braiding details along top handles and long fringe along zipper pulls.  Black canvas lined interior with one zippered and one open side pockets.  Sold with original mirror attachment and removable long cross body strap.  Measures 13″ [W] x 9.5″ [H] x 3″ [D} with a 4.5″ top handle and 22″ shoulder strap drop.  In excellent condition, sold with original dust bag.  Currently retails for $1,765, priced at $799. SOLD

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PRADA ‘Saffiano Leather Tote’ – SOLD

For the polished and professional woman on your list.  Prada’s Saffiano leather is one of the most durable fabrics used today.  Built to last a lifetime, this structured tote is in perfect condition with silver metal feet on base to keep it that way.  Top of bag features one snap button closure that opens to a nylon lining with two large zippered pockets.  Measures 15″ [W] x 9″ [H] x 5″ [D] with a 9″ handle drop.  Retailed approximately $1,600, priced at $699. SOLD

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MARSELL Black Leather Large Tote – SOLD

For the bohemian on your list with effortless European style.  3 Italian siblings launched this luxury leather good company out of Italy in 2001.  Their aim is to make products that are modern yet timeless and made of the top notch materials.  This super soft, oversized weekend tote has 3 carrying options: top handles, shoulder straps, or the long cross body style.  Sides of purse also feature a snap button at top by zipper to create an expandable version of this extra large tote.  Lined in taupe canvas with both zippered and slim open side pockets.  Measures 17″[W] x 15″[H] x 6″[D] with a 11.5″ shoulder handle drop and a 27.5″ maximum drop on cross body strap.  Retailed for $1,380, priced at $599. SOLD

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GUCCI ‘Crystal Canvas Boston Satchel’ – SOLD

For the girl on your list who needs a lightweight purse with designer branding.   This compact duffle style tote is crafted out of a shiny coated canvas in the signature ‘Guccisima’ logo print.  Dark brown leather panels trim the center of bag, edges and top handles, for added durability.   Measures 13″ [W] x 9″ [H] x 7″ [D] with a 4″ top handle drop.  Lined in brown canvas with one open side pocket.  In brand new condition, sold with original dust bag.  Retailed for $800, priced at $449. SOLD

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SHOES:

CHANEL Black Leather Moto Boots, Size 7 1/2 – SOLD

For the practical fashionista on your list who still loves luxury.   This pair of boots are perfect for Portland’s fashion scene with a chunky 1″ heel and moto style buckles along out side of leg.  A diagonal zipper runs along inside of leg with a finishing silver CC detail at top of zipper.  French size 38, fit like a size 7 1/2.  Retailed for $1,500, priced at $499. SOLD

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CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN ‘Souris 70’ Size 7 1/2  – SOLD –

For the woman who wants to add a sexy finishing touch to their outfits.  These heels have a little bit of everything.  From a leopard printed pony hair toe and heel cap, to a black lace side panel, then finished with a gunmetal zipper bow on toe and trim on heel.  With a manageable 2 1/2″ kitten heel, she can stay comfy and stylish all night long.  French size 38, fit like a size 7 1/2.  Sold with original dust bag.  Retailed for $665, priced at $299.

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CHANEL 2011 Black and Gold Metallic Pumps Size 8 1/2

For the Cinderella on your list with a classy style with a hint of edge.  Any Chanel freak will die over these classically designed pumps with Coco’s signature tweed.  Black tweed is accented with silver and gold threads in a chain link design.  For extra texture a granulated, almost sand like, material sparkles along the toe cap and 3 1/2″ heel.  Finished with a small gold CC at toe.  French size 39, fit like a size 8 1/2.  Sold with original box.  Retailed for $1,250, priced at $399.

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JEWELRY:

KURTULAN Sterling 24k and Diamond Bracelet – SOLD

 For the lover of fine yet organic jewelry on your list.  This family run jewelry design house based out of Istanbul, creates stunning pieces with high grade 22 0r 24k gold details.  Meltem Kultulan designed this oxidized sterling cuff to resemble a wood grain, then embellished it with 24k open circle designs with  4 diamonds of .04 cts each sprinkled within.  Finished with a push clasp with extra safety clasp on side.  Measures 6 1/2″ in diameter.  Retailed for $500, priced at $279. SOLD

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CHANEL 2007 Mini Crystal CC Stud Earrings – SOLD

For any fashionista who likes a little bling bling on your list.  Chanel jewelry is one of our most requested item, so these perfect crystal encrusted silver toned CC stud earrings won’t last long.  The mini style is perfect for everyday, even with the added sparkle.  From the 207 Cruise collection, these earrings are wonderful for women of all ages.  Measures 1/2″ wide.  Priced at $229. SOLD

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CLOTHING:

RANI ARABELLA Leather/Cashmere and Fur Vest Size S

For the girl on your list who likes to be chic, while simultaneously warm and cozy.  A soft brown leather panel adorns the front of this zip up vest with a tan cashmere knit panel adds dimension to back.  Finished with a dark brown nutria removable fur collar for a cozy touch next to your face.  Size S.  Currently retails for $1,300, priced at $499.

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Friday Features, December 16th, 2016

A treasure trove of jeweled gifts have arrived just in time for the Holidays!  A few luxury handbags and divine seasonal shoes are also springing up this snowy weekend.  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

MARNI Cherry Red Pebbled Leather Shoulder Bag

A perfect color for the season, and in near new condition, this cherry red pebbled leather small tote is a wonderful winter accent.  While this light weight adjustable shoulder bag is the perfect contrast to our snowy white wonderland, it is truly seasonless.  The open top is secured by a single snap, and has an additional front flap with a push-key clasp at the top.  The shoulder strap is adjustable from a 6 to 10-inch shoulder drop.  Size 10.25″ [W] x 12″ [H] x 2″ [D].  Like new, priced at $499.

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BOTTEGA VENETA Walnut Brown Leather Tote with Scalloped Edge – SOLD

A beautiful bag by Bottega, this gorgeous walnut brown leather tote is trimmed in a braided scallop edge with grommets.  The shoulder strap is also uniquely styled with grommet details, and the two top handles are in Bottega’s signature woven leather.  The secure triple-snap top opens to reveal suede lining with and interior zipped pocket.  Size 14.5 [W] x 15.5 [H].  Like new, price at $649. SOLD

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LANVIN Grey Taupe ‘Sugar Medium Suede Chain Bag’

Currently for sale, this stunning and supple bag from Lanvin is as divine as it is practical.  The touchable diamond quilted suede flap bag opens to reveal three accordion divided compartments, with two interior zipped pockets.  The brushed gold-tone double chain strap adds additional elegance.  Size 11″ [W] x 7.5″ [H] x  2″ [D].  Like new, with dust bag.  The medium “Sugar” bag currently retails for $2190, our price is $799.

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SHOES

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Brick Red Suede ‘Ron Ron 85’ Pumps, Size 6

Brand new, with box and dust bag, these red suede heels are the ideal glass slipper for the holidays.  The classic almond toe leads to a walkable near 3.5″ heel (85mm).  Size 6 (European 36.5).  The “Ron Ron 85” pumps retailed for $625, our price is $299.

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CHLOÉ Black Leather ‘Lexie’ Ankle Boot, Size 7.5

Currently for sale, these simple and stylish ankle boots by Chloe are a perfect day-to-day shoe.  The vintage-inspired spat-like stitching along the toe meets modern edge with the double ankle zippers on either side of the boot.  Like new, with box and dust bag.  The “Lexie Ankle Boot” currently retails for $995, our price is $499.

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JEWELRY

JAMIE JOSEPH Citrine, Sterling and 14K Gold Bezel Ring, Size 6.5 – SOLD

Citrine is a stone of clearing and positive energy, and is also the stone of abundance.  This beautifully faceted citrine stone is set in a 14k yellow gold bezel on a sterling setting.  Size 6.5.  This ring currently retails for approximately $600, our price is $349. SOLD

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JAMIE JOSEPH Green Tourmaline, Sterling, and 14K Yellow Gold Bezel Ring, Size 6.5 – SOLD

A thoughtful gift, green tourmaline is a healing stone, and one of self-compassion and joy.  This gorgeous piece is organically faceted, surrounded by a 14k gold bezel, set in sterling.  Size 6.5.  This ring retailed approximately $900, our price is $449. SOLD

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STEPHEN DWECK ‘One Of A Kind’ Sterling and Chrysoprase Bracelet – SOLD

Truly unique, this “one-of-a-kind” bracelet by New York designer, Stephen Dweck is a fantastic example from his “OAK” (One of A Kind) collection.  The half-inch wide “bike chain” sterling link bracelet has a floral carved chrysoprase center with Mr. Dweck’s signature “Adam” beetle crawling across the top.  All “OAK” pieces by Stephen Dweck have Adam the Beetle integrated somewhere in the piece, “representing the brands connection to nature”, and the “designs are a compilation of rare and extraordinary materials that can never be duplicated.”  The bracelet is 7″ in length, and the chain is 0.5″ wide.  Priced at $499. SOLD

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18K Yellow Gold, Diamond, and White Topaz Earrings – SOLD

Modern elegance comes through in this uncommon design.  Nine pavé diamonds cascade down each of the 18k yellow gold articulated, tapered bars (0.18cttw), with a checkerboard-faceted briolette style white topaz dangle (16mm).  With appraisal, these amazing earrings retail approximately $1275, our price is $649. SOLD

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DAVID YURMAN Five Sterling, Diamond, Gold Bezel, and Semi-Precious Stone Pendants, Sold Separately

Need a gift for that special someone in your life this holiday season?  A collector of Yurman?  Or perhaps a well-deserved gift to one’s self, these beautiful pendants by David Yurman are sure to please.  Details for each pendant are featured individually in this blog, and are sold separately.  See below.

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DAVID YURMAN Sterling, 14K Yellow Gold, and Pavé Diamond Pendant – SOLD

A hinged sterling cable hook leads to a row of 4 pavé diamonds to a heart shaped sterling pendant with a 14k yellow gold heart center (30mm [L] from top of the hook x 18mm [W]).  The heart pendant retailed for $795, our price is $399. SOLD

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DAVID YURMAN Sterling, 18K Gold Bezel, Pavé Diamonds, and Blue Chalcedony Pendant – SOLD

A removable hinged sterling cable hook leads to a pavé diamond-encrusted top, with an 18k yellow gold bezel above a rounded blue chalcedony drop.  The blue chalcedony and diamond pendant retailed for $1650, our price is $799. SOLD

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DAVID YURMAN Sterling Silver, 18K Yellow Gold Bezel, Pavé Diamond Pendant

A signature sterling hinged cable trim surrounds an 18k yellow gold bezel around a cluster of pavé diamonds in the center.  The pendant measures 30mm in length from the top of the hinge, but the pendant measures 18mm x 18mm with a 13mm x 12mm diamond center.  The sterling, 18k and diamond pendant retailed $1600, our price is $799.

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DAVID YURMAN Sterling, Pavé Diamond, and Faceted Green Quartz Pendant

This solid sterling pendant measures 18mm [L] x 10mm [W], and is trimmed in pavé diamonds surrounding a beautifully faceted rectangular green quartz center.  This pendant retailed for $1700, our price is $899.

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DAVID YURMAN Sterling, Pavé Diamond, and Citrine Pendant

This solid sterling pendant measures 18mm [L] x 10mm [W], and has a faceted citrine center surrounded by a pavé diamond trim.  This citrine and diamond pendant retailed $1700, our price is $899.

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TIFFANY & CO Frank Gehry ‘Diamond Torque’ 18K White Gold and Pavé Diamond Ring, Size 7.25

Architect, Frank Gehry lended his artistic and structural design to his collaboration with Tiffany & Company, and this architecturally designed ring is a wonderful example of his work with Tiffany.  Solid 18k white gold is fashioned in a twisted square, with three rows of pavé diamonds along the top.  Size 7.25.  With box.  This Frank Gehry ring retailed $2400, our price is $1100.

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18K White Gold and Diamond Necklace

This lovely and delicate 18k white gold necklace is 18″ in length, and is stylized with six diamond-set navette-shaped sections.  Each section is set with 16 small round cut diamonds (1.38cttw).  The brushed gold micro-cabled chain brings modernity to an otherwise classic necklace.  With appraisal, this piece retails $7275.  Our price is $3800.

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FRIDAY FEATURES DECEMBER 9th 2016

Designer handbags have been rolling through the door, so don’t miss these fabulous gifts either for yourself, or for a loved one. 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:

LORO PIANA ‘Bellevue Media’ Tote

Sophisticated and understated, this perfectly slouchy yet structured tote is crafted out of a high grade calfskin, that is wonderfully soft and flexible.  Top of purse is an open style, with one leather strap closure.  Interior features 2 canvas lined open compartments with one center zippered slim pocket, and one side zippered pocket.  Small outer pocket on each side.  Finished with gold hardware.  Measures 14″ [W] x 9″ [H] x 5″ [D] with an 8″ handle drop.  Retails for $4,900, priced at $2,000.

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LOUIS VUITTON ‘Neverfull GM’ Tote – SOLD

One of our most requested handbags is this monogrammed Louis Vuitton Neverfull.  We present the largest style of this open top tote today, perfect for quick weekend trips.  Tote can be cinched with drawstring pulls on sides to create a more compact style when not so full.  Handles have been worn to give a honey colored patina, but overall condition of bag is great.  Interior is lined in striped canvas with one zippered side pocket and gold key fob.  Extra interior pouch originally sold with purse not included. Measures 15.7″ [W] x 13″ [H] x 7.9″ [D] at base, 21.5″ [W] at widest with a 9.25″ handle drop. Sold with original dust bag.  Retails for $1,340, priced at $749. SOLD

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PRADA ‘Sacca 2 Manici’ Shoulder Bag – SOLD

Prada’s nylon bags are such practical pieces for the Portland style and climate.  They are lightweight, durable and easy to clean.  This shoulder bag has the added bonus of leather trim and handles.  Can be hand held with top handles, or go hands free with slightly adjustable shoulder strap.  Interior is lined with logo printed nylon with one zippered and one snap buttoned side pockets.  Finished with brassy gold hardware and protective feet on base.  Measures 16″ [W] x 12.5″ [H] x 5.5″ [D] with a 5.25″ top handle and 13.5″ shoulder strap drop.  In brand new condition, sold with original dust bags and authenticity card.  Retails for $920, priced at $499. SOLD

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GUCCI 2012 Guccisima Canvas Duffle Bag – SOLD

A perfect gift for the jet setter on your list is this large black canvas duffle bag in the signature Guccisima logo print.  Leather panels trim the base corners, and feet are placed on the bottom to make this piece durable.  Interior is lined in black canvas with one slim zippered side pocket.  Measures 23″ [W] x 14″ [H] x 11″ [D] with an adjustable 22″ maximum handle drop.  Retailed for $1,100, priced at $499. SOLD

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SHOES: 

CHANEL Black Almond Toe Low Pumps Size 7

Simple and practical, these low height pumps have a manageable 2 1/2″ heel.  A sleek smooth black leather is accented with a small silver CC detail on outside of heel.  Finished with a lady like almond toe.  French size 37, fit like a size 7.  Priced at $229.

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LANVIN Brown Suede Rhinestone Heels Size 8

An evening shoe we can actually dance all night in!  This pair of dark brown suede heels are from Lanvin’s 2011 season and feature a sparkly rhinestone encrusted 2.25″ heel.  Front of shoe has a black grosgrain flat bow and rounded toe.   French size 38 1/2, fit like a size 8.  Sold with original dust bag.  Priced at $199.

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JEWELRY:

ROBERTO COIN ‘Appassionata’ 18k and Diamond Bracelet

If you need a truly special gift for this Holiday season, we recommend this stunning 18k white and yellow gold woven bracelet encrusted with diamonds, by the highly respected and coveted jewelry designer, Roberto Coin.  This flexible woven bracelet has 5 rows of ribbed yellow and white gold with round brilliant cut diamonds adorning the 2nd and 4th rows of white gold.  White gold clasp is also decorated with diamonds, for a little extra sparkle.  A total of 2.5 carats of diamonds, 157 in total, are used in this piece that measures 7″ in length and 22.3 mm in width (almost 1 inch)  Diamonds have a clarity of SI-1 and a G-H color range.  Roberto Coin’s signature detail of a marquis shaped ruby sits on back of bracelet.  Finished with a push button clasp with extra safety clasp.  Sold with current appraisal valued at $25,000, priced at $12,000.

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CLOTHING:

CHANEL 1997 Black Leather Shirt Size 0-2 – SOLD

How adorable is this lambskin leather short sleeve shirt?  Answer: Incredibly adorable.  From the 1997 Fall collection, this piece features four pockets, two at bust and two at hips, with black and gold CC buttons.  Wear with high waist jeans for a edgy and retro throwback style.  Fully lined in silk.  French size 34, fits like a 0-2.  Priced at $699. SOLD

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PRADA Black Pleated and Leather Trimmed Dress Size 2-4 -SOLD-

Get yourself this retro inspired dress and you will be set for any Holiday party.  A black acetate stretch crepe has an elongated fitted waistband and delicate small pleat details along bust and edges of short sleeves.  The finishing touches are the ultimate in holiday details, shiny gold leather piping along the bust and shoulder and a velvet belt .  Italian size 40, fits like a size 2-4.  Priced at $349. -SOLD-

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BELSTAFF  Brown Wool ‘Polar Coat’ Size 4

Keep warm in this wool coat from Belstaff, a brand that has been perfecting outerwear for a century.   An olive toned brown wool is perfectly tailored with a high buckled collar and belted waistband.  Finished with military inspired pockets and shoulder details.  Fully lined in a steampunk motorcycle printed silk.  Italian size 40, fits like a size 4.  Brand new with tags.  Currently retails for $1,295, priced at $649.

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MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA Faux Curly Lamb and Leather Coat Size 6 – SOLD

Who says outerwear has to be boring?  This cozy emerald green coat from Maison Martin Margiela’s couture collection is a mohair cotton blend, designed to resemble the texture of curly lamb.  Dark navy blue calfskin leather panels along sleeves and side add an extra dimension and edge to this fashionable and functional coat. Size 6.  Retailed for $1,790, priced at $499. SOLD

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CHANEL IDENTIFICATION Red and Blue Tweed Skirt Size 6

Chanel is synonymous with tweed, so don’t miss this iconic skirt from the Fall 2000 Chanel Identification collection.  A red and navy blue wool tweed is cut in an a line shape with gunmetal chain along waistband.  A final CC metal adornment is placed along left hip.  Fully lined in silk.  French size 40, fits like a size 6.  Priced at $249.

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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 – SOLD

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. SOLD

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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 – SOLD

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. SOLD

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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 – SOLD

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. -SOLD

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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 – SOLD

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. SOLD

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CHANEL 2007 Navy and Black Tweed Skirt Suit Size 8 – SOLD

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. -SOLD

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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 – SOLD

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. SOLD

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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 — SOLD

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. SOLD

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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 – SOLD

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. SOLD

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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 – SOLD

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. SOLD

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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 – SOLD

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. SOLD

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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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