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It’s hard to believe we are in November already, but we happen to have a treasure trove of early holiday gift ideas, from a jewel-toned Louis Vuitton patent leather tote, to a Cartier diamond watch, to an array of very fine, very sparkly jewelry.  If any products catch your eye, come on down to our shop when we open, call us at 503.224.7884, or email hannah@seamstofit.com. (Starting at exactly 10 am customers in person are served first, phone calls are second, and emails third.)  Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram Feed.




LOUIS VUITTON 2007 Monogram Vernis ‘Amarante Brentwood Tote’ – SOLD

The deep wine-color of this sleek tote is named for the Amaranth flower, and is unique to Louis Vuitton’s patent leather palette.  The monogrammed embossed “Vernis” (or patent leather) is perfectly structured, and carries with it, elegant ease.  The juxtaposition of the trademark honey-colored leather shoulder straps adds to its everyday usability and comfort, as the leather is softer on the shoulder than patent would be.  The full zipped top, keeps this tote secure, and is lined in dark brown canvas with two open interior pockets.  In wonderful condition.  Size 16″ [W] x 12″ [H] x 4″ [D], and a shoulder drop of 7.5 inches.  The Monogram Vernis “Amarante Brentwood Tote” originally retailed for $1630, our price is $799. SOLD



JEROME DREYFUSS Black Grained Leather ‘Anatole’ Shoulder Bag – SOLD

Jerome Dreyfuss has been in the Parisian fashion world for at least the past 15 years, and best known for his menswear clothing line, his “named” accessories, and for marrying Isabel Marant (currently one of the trendiest designers from France).  Our featured bag by Jerome is named the “Anatole”.  This bag is comprised of a fine, micro-grained stiff leather which adds to the boxy, trapezoidal structure of the piece.  Defined seams, braided tassel pulls, and brassy hardware add to the unique styling of this practical shoulder bag.  The top is secured by a double zip, trimmed in black suede, and opens to reveal a very large accessible interior body, complete with a zipped pocket, two open pockets, a trademark flashlight, and detachable longer shoulder strap.  Size 11″ [W] x 10″ [H] x 6.5″ [D], with alternating shoulder drops of 7.5 or 12.5 inches.  The “Anatole” retails for $895, and can currently be purchased at Barney’s Warehouse for $629.  Our price is $349. SOLD



VALENTINO ‘Red Rockstud Colorblock Flats, Size 5 1/2 – SOLD

The Rockstud trend by Valentino is out of control!  Be the girl who is in step with the latest and greatest with these red studded “Colorblocked” leather flats.   These pointed toe slip-on shoes are comprised of matte black leather trimmed with a white leather border, and made signature with shiny oxblood red pyramid studs.  Sold with original dust bag.  Italian size 36, fit like a size 5 1/2.  Originally retailing for $795, our price is $279. SOLD


BRUNELLO CUCINELLI Dark Chocolate Leather Platform Loafers, Size 6 1/2 – SOLD

Brand new, with original box and dust bag, these platform loafers are divinely sleek and sophisticated.  A great take on menswear, these professional looking loafers are smooth in their structure, style, and feel.  The pointed toe and pewter-toned monili studded tassels add femininity.  The 2-inch platform meets a 3.25-inch wedge, for slight graduation in height, and these fantastic shoes have a traction rubber sole for stability.  Stand tall in these spectacular loafers during your next business meeting, luncheon with the boss, or be your own boss-lady all day every day!  Size 6 1/2 (European 36 1/2).  Originally retailed for $1795.  Our price is $399. SOLD


BRUNELLO CUCINELLI Dark Brown Pebbled Leather Loafers, Size 7 – SOLD

A great fashion-forward everyday fall shoe, these brand new dark brown pebbled leather loafers are sure to please both your feet and your style.  The 1.5-inch rubber tread sole means these shoes were made for walking, and the classic shape and neutral color with go with any fall outfit, however, these slip-on loafers are made distinctly Brunello with their 1-inch silver monili strap across the vamp.   Brand new, with original box and dust bag.  Fits like a 7 (European 37 1/2).  Originally retailed for $1395.  Our price is $349. SOLD



HERMÈS Black, Orange, Gold and White Silk ‘Grand Apparat’ Scarf -SOLD

This piece was originally designed in 1962 by artist Jacques Eudel.  Titled “Grand Apparat”, meaning “Pomp and Circumstance”, this silk scarf showcases beautiful horses in their best saddles, ribbons, harnesses, and headdresses.  Our version is designed in shades of persimmon and gold on a black background, adding to its richness.  Size 35″ x 35″ square.  Priced at $249. SOLD



PANTHÈRE DECARTIER 18K Yellow Gold and Diamond Watch – SOLD

The “Panthère” collection by Cartier is premier luxury at its finest.  This solid 18k yellow gold bracelet watch is sure to please those with exquisite taste in design, elegance, and branding.  This small model (with a 30 x 22 mm square face) is surrounded by 36 single cut round diamonds, an approximate total weight of 0.32 carats.  This watch has a  Roman numeral face, quartz movement, and blue sapphire crown on the side.  The Panthère de Cartier gold small model with diamonds retails for $23,500.  This solid gold piece was originally with a diamondless frame, and would have retailed for $19,800.  Diamonds were added by the original owner.  With appraisal, we have priced this piece at $5000. SOLD


VAN CLEEF & ARPELS ‘Alhambra’ 18k Yellow Gold and Mother of Pearl Earrings – SOLD

Since 1906, Van Cleef and Arpels has been one of the premier jewelry designers in Paris.  The “Alhambra” collection features their iconic quatrefoil clover shapes, with these particular earrings trimmed in 18k yellow gold beaded milgrain, and filled with mother of pearl.  The “french clip” post keeps these prized 2-inch dangles secure.  Currently for sale on Van Cleef & Arpels website for $6,500.  Our price is $3,500. SOLD


TODD POWNELL 14K Darkened White Gold ‘Inverted Diamond Trio Earrings’ – SOLD

Currently available for purchase from Twist, these unique earrings by designer Todd Pownell are truly edgy elegance at its best.  Known for his interesting setting of “inverted” diamonds, these earrings have three diamonds turned backward, so that the pointed tip is what shines through.  This creates an extremely fine facet, which carries the light immaculately, giving them a sparkle from every direction.  The darkened finely textured 14k white gold bezel around the diamonds adds to the glittering contrast.  Set on 18k yellow gold posts.  These “Inverted Diamond Trio Earrings” are currently retailing for $1,056.  Our price is $599. SOLD



Absolutely stunning, this gorgeous deep wine-colored Pyrope garnet ring is a show-stopper.  The central faceted garnet is 28.24 cts, and is surrounded by a halo 18 diamonds weighing 2.88cts in total.  (Clarity: SI2/I1, Color: H/I/J range.)  Set in a tapered wire gallery of solid 14k yellow gold.  Size 7 3/4.  With appraisal, this piece is valued at $7,775.  Our price is $3,900.  SOLD


RUBY & DIAMOND 18K Yellow Gold Ring, Size 7

Highly crafted and designed, this gorgeous ring is filigree-esque in its pierced scroll motif throughout the 18k yellow gold setting.  Within the charmingly antique setting, there are a scattering of 66 diamonds, with a weight of 0.83 cttw, a clarity range of I1, and G/H in color.  The central emerald step-cut (square) ruby is 2.45cts, and a lovely contrast to the gold color of the ring.  Size 7.  With appraisal, this piece is valued at $3,725.  Our price is $1900.   


SAPPHIRE & DIAMOND 18K White Gold Ring, Size 6 – SOLD

Silver and blue are always such a festive and regal combination, and this ring, with its 18k white gold setting with diamonds and royal blue sapphires shines just so.  The central sapphire is oval faceted, and weights approximately 1.19cts.  The 10 square shaped step cut sapphires (1.00cts) cascade down the sides of the ring, and is framed in 28 round brilliant full cut diamonds.  (Weight: 0.54cts, Clarity: SI-2-I-1, Color: G-H)  This lovely piece is valued at $3,495 with appraisal.  Our price is $1,800. SOLD


DAVID YURMAN Sterling 16-Inch ‘Double Wheat Chain’ Necklace – SOLD

Truly a signature piece, this 16″ “Double Wheat Chain” choker has David Yurman’s name stamped right across the central sterling disc.  This piece is comprised entirely of sterling, save the 18k yellow gold trim along the acorn links surrounding the center circle.  With pouch.  Originally retailing $950, our price is $479. SOLD




DOLCE & GABBANA Black Key Printed Wool/Silk Dress, Size 4

Fitted to perfection, this Dolce and Gabbana dress might just be the key to your next Little Black Dress fix.  Comprised of a finely woven wool/silk combination, and completely lined in gold silk, this piece is as easy to wear as it is easy on the eyes.  The black backdrop maintains its classic look and shape, white the brassy antique skeleton key print adds a bit of calculated whimsy.  Size 4, runs small (Italian 42).  Priced at $399.


CHANEL Black Wool Blend Jacket with Tweed Trim, Size 6 – SOLD

Classicly Chanel, but from the 2008 Fall Collection, this jacket is as timeless as it is signature.  The black textured knit wool blend is met with a fuzzy tweed-inspired trim, woven with a shiny black nylon rope, and completed by cable-trimmed black and pewter buttons.  Four front pockets add to the suiting look.  Fits like a 6, though a French size 40.  Priced at $699. SOLD


CHANEL Muted Magenta Tweed Cashmere Coat, Size 6 – SOLD

Cashmere tweed is the epitome of Chanel’s knits.  This beautifully fitted coat is completely comprised of the finest cashmere, expertly knitted in a colorful blended tweed, bringing a bit of a speckled rainbow through the muted magenta colored fabric.  This piece hits just above the knee, and is entirely silk-lined.  Size 6 (French 38).  Priced at $1,000. SOLD