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June 2009

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    Only Watch 2009

    Watch lovers take note: The Only Watch 2009 auction will be hitting the block this September in Monaco, and the pieces up for grabs look fantastic. (See the chart above) If…

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    Giverny at H Stern

    Today I thought I’d bring you some gorgeous Monday Eye Candy in the form of H. Stern‘s new Giverny collection. The designs take their inspiration from the city where painter Claude…

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    Jewelia at the Jewelry Information Center

    Last week was the Jewelry Information Center’s (JIC) annual luncheon, and in addition to seeing some beautiful jewelry, a group of fabulous women were also on the afternoon’s agenda. You might…

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    The New and Improved PORTERO

    So, have you checked out our spanking-new look yet? Nice, right? Although the site may look fresh and streamlined, we’ve actually made quite a few major changes to Portero that we…

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    Traveling in Style

    I just spied this insane six-piece set of Bottega Veneta alligator luggage that will run you a mere $157,000. What’s that–you say you’re a bit short? Don’t worry, you can buy…

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    Dads getting shafted?

    I just came across this great editorial on CNN (from Parenting.com) written by a Dad who feels like Father’s Day gifts aren’t as important as those given to Moms. Here’s what…

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    True Blue

    It’s been a very good month for jewelry. Industry insiders are pointing to two big sales (and two big blue diamonds) as a sign that the luxury market is slowly regaining…

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    Burberry & Hermione

    I was actually really excited to see the new Mario Testino-shot Burberry ads featuring actress Emma Watson (Hermione Granger for you Harry Potter Fans). She has clearly grown into a gorgeous…

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    Distinctive Dads

    To go along with today’s new homepage, I thought I’d do a quick roundup of some of Portero’s best buys for all kinds of Dads. Any of these would be a…

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    Art Basel turns 40

    If you are at all enamored with the world of contemporary art, then you’ve no doubt heard of Art Basel, the leading exhibition for of its kind. Held in Basel, Switzerland…