Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Starting to love Kate Middleton...

I think we may have a winner here ladies and gentlemen...William looks to have chosen a style icon in the making.  Twenty-nine year old Kate is choosing well-tailored,  figure flattering classic styles that fit a princess to be.

Here is the lovely couple visiting Scotland. Kate is wearing a suit by the Italian designer, Luisa Spangoli. This designer was relatively unknown outside of Italy until this suit made such a splash.  Red looks great on her.

And how cute is Kate in this Burberry trench coat celebrating National Pancake Day last week in the United Kingdom.

For their engagement photo, Kate chose a designer she wears often - Issa.  The blue dress fits perfectly and compliments her blue eyes and her engagement ring that was first worn by Princess Diana.

Kate, I am starting to love your style and cannot wait to see your wedding dress on April 29.  You are setting a good example for women your age and of any age.  Nice!

Have a Violet's Day.

Monday, March 7, 2011

The Watch Collections from Ralph Lauren- Telling Time Beautifully

I am a huge fan of a beautiful watch.  This weekend I was with Mr. Bond at Polo on Michigan Ave and featured at the store, were some very beautiful watches.

The Stirrup Collection

The Slim Classique Collection 

The Sporting Collection
If you cannot make it to a Polo store, check out the whole collection at  http://www.ralphlaurenwatches.com/en/Watch.

Now, we know from the Bond movies, that James Bond likes the Omega brand of watches (and who doesn't?). But even my Mr. Bond liked the Sporting collection at Polo.  The men and womens' styles were classic and yet the perfect size....hmmmm...is it appropriate to ask for a St Patrick's Day gift I wonder?  Even if I am not Irish???

Have a Violet's Day.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Happy Birthday Mr. Bond - Daniel Craig

Today is Bond's birthday. 

Ok, I admit I do not know the true birthday of the fictional character James Bond..but today is Daniel Craig's 43rd birthday. 

So, here is a gift for all of us Bond fans...

I will admit to having a little movie crush on the guy - and truly, just on Daniel's portrayal of Mr. Bond.

Although Daniel is a great actor and I have enjoyed some of his other movies like The Golden Compass, it is the fantasy settings (especially in Casino Royale) and way Daniel plays Bond as more caring and romantic (than former Bond's who just wanted to keep score of the women) that I like. Of course, the man can wear a suit....and that never hurts either!

Have a Violet's Day!