Hello-Hello and happy sunny, breezy, blue-sky-kind-of-day!
We spent the morning away from the Prepatorium and are racing to catch up, so we shall primarily offer what we believe to be called ‘eye candy’ in our little post today. (Do tell us if this usage is improper.)
Because we know you frequently awaken in the middle of the night, unable to sleep because of your concern about the Hope Diamond and how it is faring, we bring you an update:
The company that originally donated the diamond to the Smithsonian, Harry Winston, is going to be resetting the famous (and many believe cursed) stone. There are several design options under consideration, including this:
As well as this….
The Smithsonian is saying, “The Fate of the Hope Diamond is in your hands.”
How can that be? The ultimate decision on which new design Harry Winston will use for resetting the stone is open to a public vote; here is the third design you may select:
Just click here to review the three designs, learn loads more about the 45+ carat stone, and cast your vote.
Next, a little retail news with word that Fornash has opened their new store at Tysons!
Simply one more reason to visit that corner of the globe when in the area. We have long favored the Gecko Bangles from Fornash:
In other retail news, J. Crew is promoting their Long-Live Summer Sale.
We haven’t perused the offerings, but do have one thought to share: if it is at all possible to hold off on purchases, we’re betting Crew does the “Take an extra 20% off sale prices” promotion sometime around the approaching holiday weekend. We have nary a clue other than past experience.
Next, how is this for an Adventure in Argyle?
The Prinz Preppy Photo Album holds forty 4″ x 6″ pictures, and is only $2.99.
If seeking a little Pretty in Pink for your four-legged friends and family members:
Yes, it is the Preppy Puppy Tank from PetCo, described thusly:
“…A cute and sassy tank top that goes anywhere…”
Silly Tilly would like to be “sassy” but sadly (ahem), is a little rotund for such apparel.
We close with a look at Gossip Girl’s ‘Chuck and Blair,’ from ads running in this month’s NYLON Korea.
The ads are actually for ASK clothing (we’re not linking to the site as Google warns it may harm one’s computer), and feature Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick.
For more on the ads, pop over to the NYLON blog.
This concludes today’s preppy mish-mash. Thank you for your patience with our goofy little mess today!