Category: Movies & TV

Van Cleef & Arpels: celebrity style

Curator Sarah Coffin talks about the “Bejeweled Lives” section of the exhibit opening this Friday at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels.

How to wear jewelry like a gent

“I’m duding up my shirtfront, putting in the shirt studs, polishing my nails…”

Fred Astaire was steppin’ out. Proper accessories were required. Today, Johnny Depp continues his legacy, while other Hollywood style icons follow Cary Grant’s lead.

Movie classics: three jewel heist films worth watching

Grace Kelly + Cary Grant in To Catch a Thief

Whether it’s fifties Hitchcock or seventies caper movies, jewels (especially diamonds) always make for the best Hollywood-style heist. Three classics that pack glamour, suspense and a nice payoff: To Catch a Thief, Le Cercle Rouge and Flawless.