Livia Firth, wife of Mr. Darcy and director of Eco Age, has graced the Green Carpet for many years. Now, she’s unveiling the first piece in a new line, Livia Firth Designs. The limited-edition skull necklace is the work of a small cooperative workshop in Devon, where artisans employ the ancient art of cire perdue (also known as lost-wax casting) to mold the individual elements by hand. I don’t usually like skulls, but this is SEXY:
Petra Hanson is not just any fixer. She’s a fixxologist. She takes your old clothes, metamorphosizes them, and turns them into beautiful butterflies…so to speak. When I visited her in Brooklyn in January, she showed me a beloved old Hermès scarf that she’d attached a ribbed neck and sleeves to and voila: beautiful poncho!