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The Tradition of style: Susy Dyson’s Cartier bangles

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The Tradition of style: Susy Dyson’s Cartier bangles
The Tradition of style: Susy Dyson’s Cartier bangles


Cartier coloured enamel bangles

Consider Cartier classics and also you in all probability consider Jeanne Toussaint’s panther-themed items or Aldo Cipullo’s 70s signatures, the Love bracelet or the Juste un Clou. However not a lot items like these easy enamel hinged bangles from the Eighties (above).

This threesome (bought singly) is a part of an public sale going down this week of 70s Peruvian mannequin Susy Dyson’s jewelry and equipment. Dyson was a favorite mannequin of Yves Saint Laurent, Armani, Karl Lagerfeld and Issey Miyake, to not point out Helmut Newton. Her private type seen within the accompanying public sale imagery sums up the casual-yet-jet-set glamour of the 70s. Youthful, free-spirited and stylish, it straddles the high-low type and standing that we now settle for as customary.

There’s a sure nostalgia proper now for a spirited 70s-80s pre-digital life-style the place we gobble up tales and photographs – particularly Polaroids! – of the fabulous style and artwork set. As with Joan Didion’s and Karl Lagerfeld’s auctions, we’re invested in objects that inform tales of tradition and character. We would like the item but in addition the historical past of a life nicely lived that comes with it.

Dyson’s vibrant Cartier bangles embody the joie de vivre of the 70s and are bought alongside jewels by Parisian jeweller René Boivin in addition to an Hermès compact and a monogrammed Louis Vuitton jewelry case. The web public sale takes place on Wednesday twelfth July as a part of a sale of Effective Jewelry, Silver, Watches and Objects of Vertu at Dreweatts. Learn extra right here.

WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGES: Cartier bangles/Dreweatts; Susy Dyson/Instagram
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