Hello-Hello, and welcome to a new week.
We are brief today, beginning with a note that this month’s T&C has another story about the ‘Preppy Pack Rat’. From the Town & Country article:
Thomas Cary’s Upper East Side apartment is a preppy paradise, meaning it’s timeless, if not eternal. John Perona’s El Morocco Family Album lies just steps from a Chipp madras blazer out of the 1960s.
This photo accompanies the piece.
Many will note the Lilly ‘go to hell’ blazer Mr. Cary is sporting, as well as other treasures, like the needlepoint pillows. We have previously written about Mr. Cary, most recently in June of 2011. Back to the T&C story:
Cary used to be a buyer for Brooks Brothers but now focuses on the Cary Collection, which he oversees out of his time machine of a one-bedroom apartment. (Companies like Kate Spade and Bergdorf Goodman are steady clients.)
This graphic illustrated the piece.
That is an Asprey watch ($1,800), a Lilly Pulitzer jacket ($750) and a pair of Sulka slippers ($950), all from The Cary Collection.
If visiting Mr. Cary’s website there is no shortage of eye candy.
Yours truly was drawn to some of the Objets from classic nightclubs, like this piece from the iconic Stork Club.
I’m guessing The Consort wouldn’t turn down the Secret Agent’s Aston Martin Action Car.
There are such splendid treasures on Mr. Cary’s site, one can only imagine what seeing the apartment in person must be like.
Our other tidbit is a quick look at last week’s ‘Tiffany Blue Book Ball,’ held at Rockefeller Center last Thursday. More from Women’s Wear Daily:
Tiffany & Co.’s signature blue box got a healthy dose of steroids at Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center on Thursday night for the brand’s Blue Book Ball to toast its new Jazz Age collection tied to Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming film adaptation of “The Great Gatsby.”
There is something fun about a giant Tiffany box. Below we see Sarah Jessica Parker in a vintage Vicky Tiel dress, Gwyneth is wearing Ralph Lauren and Kate Hudson is in a Reem Acra that is pretty darn close to that robin’s egg blue.
Michelle Williams (L) and Doutzen Kroes (R) both dripping in diamonds from Tiffany.
If forced, I could give up my party invite
(what invite???) and simply go for the sparklies.
Below, Kate Hudson, Jessica Biel and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Really, just the gems and I’ll be fine. Give those tickets to some more deserving soul.
On that note, g’bye until next time.