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Visit to Nicolas Felizola’s atelier

In a recent visit to Nicolas Felizola’s atelier in old Coconut Grove to replenish VXV’s stock, we were able to sit for a while and simply take in the beauty that surrounds the name behind the gorgeous creations we have become accustomed to admiring. In a very private setting lies this beautifully decorated home where Felizola works. … Continue reading

Nicolas Felizola – Exquisite!

I recently met this incredibly charming designer; women just want to be around him – including myself! Although his fame and awards are numerous, when you speak to him you see nothing of it, but the confidence of a successful man.  Miami-based Venezuelan Fashion Designer Nicolas Felizola, has been dressing women in his exquisite designs … Continue reading

Carteras de Nicolas Felizola en VaultXV.com

Nicolas Felizola, uno de los disenadores latinoamericanos mas influyentes en el mundo de la moda hoy. Sus disenos visten a las mas hermosas mujeres, tanto en la alfombra roja como en ocasiones especiales y privadas como lo son las bodas, vistiendo a las novias con sus espectaculares disenos romanticos, sensuales, con una gran atencion al … Continue reading

Frida …forever

Frida Kahlo, one of the most influential Mexican painters of the middle 20th century. With delicious sangria and gourmet Mexican snacks served by Betsy Mullins, we stood, as the room was packed, and listened to stupendous lecturer Armando Droulers talk about Frida’s life of love, passion and pain, we couldn’t take our eyes, or ears, … Continue reading

Nicolas Felizola – Exquisite!

  I recently met this incredibly charming designer, women just want to be around him – including myself! Although his fame and awards are numerous, when you speak to him you see nothing of it, but the confidence of a successful man.  Miami-based Venezuelan Fashion Designer Nicolas Felizola, has been dressing women in his exquisite designs … Continue reading

Tom Dixon… genius!

It is a great coincidence that I am listening to my favorite British group Keane as I read about also British designer Tom Dixon, who inevitably catches people’s eye with his  contemporary lighting and furniture pieces.When I think of Tom Dixon I think of his wingback chair, but there is lots more to him. Tom … Continue reading

Meeting Rosie Pope

Well, not actually met her, but discovered her rather as I flipped through channels to accompany my morning coffee, and couldn’t help but to be caught by her beautiful and mischievous smile, style, and self confidence in her show called ‘Pregnant in Heels’. Rosie Pope calls herself a ‘maternity concierge’, getting house calls to help … Continue reading

art jewelry… a small niche

Jewelry has been commonly perceived as a beautiful piece of wearable art. With its infinite possibilities of designs and artists/designers who will awe you at every glance at their spectacular work. It is no longer thought of only with precious metals and gemstones, it is now thought of with a wider eye, the eye of … Continue reading

‘Top-Flight’ Jewelry Designer Art Gorinas

Art’s work is very precise and unique. His experience is invaluable, as he worked restoring antiques and non replicable pieces in his home town, Lithuania, it is visible to the naked eye in all his present work. Art Gorinas was born in Lithuania, Vilnius, the capital. He graduated from the Lithuanian University of Technology, and … Continue reading

Tamra Gentry, the union of fine metalsmithing with the creativity of Fordite and beautiful gemstones.

“I am inspired by color. I have always had strong, visceral reactions to color. Color is my ‘hook’.” “Things like texture, design, and pattern are all secondary to me. It’s not that I deem them any less important in the sensory and creative processes—it’s just that they rarely evoke the response in me that color … Continue reading