December 2014 Notebook

FRAME OF MIND

Horst: Photographer of Style, an exhibit currently at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, is a retrospective of legendary fashion photographer Horst P. Horst’s approximately 60-year career. His extraordinary photographs, drawings, notebooks, scrapbooks and letters will be on display through January 4. vam.ac.uk —L.B.

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CASE STUDY

Style meets function with the Tiara Vacationer Jewelry Case from PurseN, which has a fan club including Rita Wilson and Chelsea Handler. The origami-inspired accessory boasts multiple pockets and six removable pouches, and is available in several prints and colors including black rosettes (seen here), leopard and lace. pursen.net —C.H.

 

FLIGHTS OF FANCY

Collect mementos from travel adventures with the new Jet Set Candy jewelry collection. The line includes over 100 whimsical charms—representing six continents and 33 countries—including charm bracelets and necklaces, cuffs and rings crafted in sterling silver, 14-karat vermeil and solid gold. myjetsetcandy.com —L.B.

 

ALL DOLLED UP

The Dollup Case by Nikki Hynek is perfect for the busy woman who would never forgo glamour. Featuring a unique fold-down mirror with a docking station, cosmetic accessory holders and a customizable magnetic palette, this makeup clutch is perfectly chic and compact. dollupbeauty.com —L.B.

 

Coco’s World

See legendary designer Coco Chanel through the lens of photographer Douglas Kirkland in Coco Chanel: Three Weeks/1962 (Glitterati Inc., 2014). Sent on assignment to photograph the style icon, Kirkland ended up living with Chanel for three weeks, and snapped never-before-seen photos of the woman who changed the world of fashion. —L.B.

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