Starstruck: Your November Horoscope

10 28 2013

Fall is here! Happy Birthday Scorpio! What do the stars hold for you this month? Whether it’s long-term or short-lived, Amy Zerner and Monte Farber have the scoop for you. Click through the slideshow above to find what’s in your stars with this month’s horoscope readings.

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Personally Yours: Amedeo’s Custom Cameos

10 24 2013

Fashion is becoming so fast-paced these days. What you see on the runway on Monday flashes across the red carpet on Friday.  As the internet and its ever-captive audience encourages the industry to become more and more available, another trend quietly emerges. Long a keystone component to personal style, customized and bespoke accessories are making …

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David Webb: America’s Quintessential Jeweler

10 2 2013
David Webb Bracelet, 212 872 2570

David Webb is America’s quintessential jeweler . . . and a new, glorious book celebrating the jeweler captures his legacy and importance today.  Author Ruth Peltason unveils Webb’s legacy with 5th/58th. In the first couple of years in business, back in the late 1940s, David Webb was one of those well-known “secrets” available only to …

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Charmed: Annina Vogel’s Bugs, Bees and Butterflys

Vintage jewelry expert Annina Vogel explores the Second British Empire's effect on Victorian jewelry

10 2 2013
Annina Vogel, 212 872 8651

The Victorian era sparked a new zeal for discovery and exploration — the rise of the Second British Empire introduced the East India Company to Asia, Britain’s control of southern Africa, dangerous treks down the Congo River, as well as the incredible career of humanist Charles Darwin. Newly-identified animals and insects found themselves documented in …

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Starstruck: Your October Horoscope

Amy Zerner reads the stars

9 30 2013

Fall is here! Happy Birthday Libra! What do the stars hold for you this month? Whether it’s long-term or short-lived, Amy Zerner and Monte Farber have the scoop for you. Click through the slideshow above to find what’s in your stars with this month’s horoscope readings.

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5F Summer: Clare Vivier’s Vacances D’été en France

8 30 2013
5F Summer: Clare Vivier

My husband is French so every summer we spend time with his family in Paris, the Loire Valley, and on the Atlantic coast of France. I always pack a range of my bags for the journey, starting with my lightweight leather Weekender. I also love to bring a few duffles as well. They are roomy …

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Starstruck: Your September Horoscope

8 30 2013

Hello September! Happy birthday Virgos! What do the stars hold with you “labor” and focus this month? Whether it’s long-term or short-lived, Amy Zerner and Monte Farber have the scoop for you. Click through the slideshow above to find what’s in your stars with this month’s horoscope readings. Meet Amy Zerner & Monte Farber on …

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#BGObsessed Instagram Challenge

8 26 2013
#BGObsessed Map

We take our obsessions seriously. Seriously. Two years ago, inspired by photographer John Clang, we mapped our Shoe Obsessions across the island of Manhattan – from the Top of the Rock to Prada hovering dangerously over the Brooklyn Bridge. We invited you to join us and we excitedly watched all of your obsessions pepper our …

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5F Summer: Khirma Eliazov’s Opulent Adventure

8 8 2013
Khirma Eliazov Opulent Adventure

This week’s 5F Summer follows handbag and accessory designer Khirma Eliazov as she recounts her adventures across Ukraine, Russia and Turkey, and how her trip inspired a world of colors, mystery and creativity for her newest collection. As my international reach expands, I find myself constantly traveling and finding inspiration in new and often unusual …

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Perfectly Angled: Introducing Time’s Arrow

Now available on 5F

8 8 2013
Time's Arrow Leopard Sharktooth Small Shoulder Bag, 212 872 8901

Time’s Arrow designer Christine Park set out to create a great handbag inspired by her mom’s own collection.  The results are spectacular; it’s precise, like origami.  Minimalist outside, incredibly detailed inside (think divided  compartments with zip pocket, card slot and expanded envelop front), Time’s Arrow is just the small crossbody bag we want to carry …

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