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The chance that the average person owns a Rolex watch is probably slimmer than 1% — the legendary watchmaker is the crème de la crème of watches, and its pieces are one of the most decadent, luxurious items anyone can buy. So, to be able to design your own and customize every little detail, element, and part is the equivalent of customizing your own island.
For Moda Operandi's latest trunk show, the e-tailer teamed up with vintage watch dealer Bamford Watch Company and tapped a handful of fashion personalities to create their own Rolex watches that will go on sale from now until August 23. From Nina Garcia's $24,800 Yachtmaster beauty to Tommy Ton's $14,400 Explorer knockout, we suspect that this is the kind of flash-sale event for the tippy top of the 1% (both in terms of income bracket and taste level). Click through to shop.
On the East Coast, we have a few choice words — and whines — to describe the November-to-March cold. We also admit that low temps have their perks, specifically in the wardrobe department. Chunky knits! Statement coats! Knee-high boots! Meanwhile, in sunny Los Angeles, "winter" is more like a slightly cooler extension read
Well, that was insanely fun! Tinseltown, R29's annual holiday pop-up bazaar, was in full swing over one all-too-brief weekend — so much so that we're still not over it. From December 13 to 14, we teamed up with the incomparable design mavens at e-zine Sight Unseen to curate up-and-coming brands and take over Openhouse, read