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Venezia 2015

 

After the New Year revellers have swept up the ticker tape and left the Piazza St Marco. Before the carnival goers arrive in their masked grandeur. Late January is the perfect time to visit Venice for those who are happy to endure cold temperatures in favour of escaping throngs of tourists.

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The Wanderer Returns…

 A new year and, finally, a new blog post!

I must apologise for my absence of late. I’ve missed regularly musing on all things style related. But, it has been with good reason. Over the past two months, I’ve been focusing solely upon the launch of Gemma Redmond Vintage. Click on the ‘Shop’ link at the top of this blog and you’ll find the fruits of my labour (or should that be the ‘jewels’ of my labour). My online boutique is now ‘live’.

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Trend Study – The Single Earring

It works so well on her. A single pearl earring glistening brightly. Why wear two, when one has such impact?Paired with the deep blue turban, the olive green cloak, the slightly parted rose pink lips and that wistful over-the-shoulder glance – she has a look that street style photographers would clamour to snap. Sadly for the image makers, hers is a portrait that cannot be caught through a mechanical lens.

The ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ was painted by Johannes Vermeer in 1665. Despite being created at a time when ‘cavalier’ style was in vogue, the aesthetic of Vermeer’s girl is pertinent to the fashion world this season…because the single earring is trending.

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