A Brilliant Valentine's Day Gift

Resident Magazine reports: On Valentine’s Day happy hearts everywhere turn to thoughts of love. People shower affection on partners, parents, friends, children, teachers, and even pets! They spend over a billion dollars on candy confections and send millions of cards. Most of all, it is a favored time for popping the question. Since the ring has to be just right for that special person, here are some beautiful ideas for proposal or “I love you” Valentine’s Day rings

 L’Armoire Platinum & Tanzanite Ring ($32,000)

L’Armoire Platinum & Tanzanite Ring ($32,000)

Browse the latest in luxury accent and gift collections, from European and New York-based designers at L’Armoire. The store also holds an exquisite collection of estate jewelry, handbags, scarves, and hats including this 7.74 carat Gem Tanzanite Ring with total diamond weight of .80 carats of heart-shaped diamonds – the impeccable choice to bring a smile to her face and a “yes” to her lips.

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Highlighting Norman Norell

New York’s almost-forgotten fashion designer

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0n the big screen, Norell’s designed clothing for the 1962 film “That Touch of Mink” and 1963’s “The Wheeler Dealers.”

“A lot of what he did is as relevant now as then,” said Diane Roth, owner of L’Armoire in New Canaan, Connecticut. She’s received about a dozen inquiries about pieces by Norell last year. Roth sells high-end clothing and accessories, and carries vintage garments.

“The modern designers, if you look at their designs with the big buttons and the four pockets, that’s very Norman Norell,” Roth said.

Designer Donna Karan’s 1985 collection “Seven Easy Pieces” reflected a Norell influence.

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4 pro tips for sale shopping

Know when to pounce. Most sales start at 40 percent off original prices and go as low as 70 to 75 percent off for final markdowns, said Diane Lloyde Roth, personal stylist and owner of luxury boutique L’Armoire, who also works with ultra-high-net-worth New York-area clients.

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 Celebrity stylist Brad Goreski says to focus on wardrobe building blocks, like coats or dresses, when sale shopping. (Getty Images)

Celebrity stylist Brad Goreski says to focus on wardrobe building blocks, like coats or dresses, when sale shopping. (Getty Images)