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Terra New York has the edge on the competition for rain gear using 100% waterproof materials on the designs. The dilemma of walking, riding or dodging raindrops while still looking fashionable became the quest of designers, Yurika Nakazono and Marie Saeki. The classic trench took an interesting twist with sheer waterproof materials constructed in highly tailored fashion with double breasted or  drawstring waist band detailing.  The spring 2012 Terra New York collection introduced new chocolate and navy colors in addition to fall 2011′s  nude and smokey grey. This spring the rain won’t stop you from looking every bit of chic in Terra New York.

Joomi Lim jewelry is a collective measure of the enduring wife and husband team, Joomi Lim and Xavier Ricolfi. Each piece is crafted individually for rock royalty like Rhianna, who has rocked  several Joomi Lim originals . Necklaces are adorned with neon hand painted Swarovski crystals laying amidst waves of vibrantly hued fringe in lime, electric blue and fuchsia. The Spring 2012 collection, Sand, Surf and Stunning Ocean was inspired by the seaside featuring hi gloss titanium. The brilliant turquoise color created by the titanium treatment process can only be described as fluidity. One necklace is balance of delicate pearls, industrial chains and hard edge spikes combing all things, Joomi Lim.  Each Joomi Lim necklace, ring and bracelet is a standout piece sure to command onlooker’s attention this spring.

Marc Alary was on hand to discuss a  collaboration he did with Natacha Langerman, a natural color diamonds dealer, one of the very few females within that role.  Marc Alary for Natacha Langerman, began their collective quest about a year ago. Natacha Langerman wanted to work with an artist who would get inspired by her amazing natural color diamonds collection, and would create jewels to emphasize the many color variations that can be found in fancy diamonds. Marc Alary was given creative freedom to craft a very focused collection. Alary’s inspiration comes mostly from art and nature hence the influence of from the painting “Sunflowers” by Van Gogh. One sunflower ring quickly captured my attention with 22 carat yellow gold,  black Rhodium, the stones are pave set in a luxurious array of  yellow, olive, champagne, cognac, and white diamonds. The solitaire ring incorporated chocolate diamonds in an intricate 22 carat yellow gold setting.

 

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