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Michigan Avenue - 2017 - Issue 1 - Spring - Giuliana Rancic

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PHOTOGRAPHY BY BRIAN STABLYK/GETTY IMAGES (BACKGROUND); COURTESY OF GRAFF (BOMBE EARRINGS); COURTESY OF KATO PHOTOGRAPHY (ROSE SOLEIL COLLECTION); COURTESY OF PATEK PHILIPPE (WATCH) Bring the baubles! Spring '17 on Oak Street means (CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT) sapphire and diamond Bombe earrings at Graff (price on request); luxe timepieces like the new Patek Philippe Ref. 5230G Men's World Time in white gold with charcoal gray lacquered dial ($47,630), available at Razny Jewelers; and stunning AMT Jewelry pieces from local designer Alecia Tank Bern, like the Rose Soleil Drops ($8,310) and Rose Soleil Ring ($1,700), available at Marshall Pierce. More than ever, the Gold Coast is living up to its name, as Oak Street and its environs beckon with some of the city's most premier jewelry destinations—includ- ing these three must-shop spots for spring. Room for luxury. The Razny family is Chicago- area jewelry royalty; the latest gem in their crown is a sprawling new European- style space that recently opened on Oak Street and devotes three stories and 7,500-plus square feet to two of the world's most renowned timepiece brands. "When you're selling luxury at the level of Patek Philippe and Rolex, the relationship becomes a friendship," says Stan Razny of the boutique's event-ready second-floor lounge and private show- rooms. 109 E. Oak St., 312-663-8500; Fresh spring color. Twinkling pieces from new collections at Graff Diamonds make a statement as winter melts away. "The whimsy of the floral Peony collection, the ultra-chic pear-shape hoops, and, of course, the glamorous bombe earrings— there's something for every- one," director Eve Rogers says. 103 E. Oak St., 312- 604-1000; Hand-crafted elegance. The organic drops, posts and pendants that make up AMT Jewelry's Rose Soleil collec- tion at Oak Street-adjacent Marshall Pierce & Company were inspired by romance: Local designer Alecia Bern looked to earrings she created for her own 2014 wedding to guide each piece. Says Bern, "[The collection is] really elegant and wearable." 960 N. Michigan Ave., 312-642- 4299; . WITH A MAJOR NEW WATCH BOUTIQUE AND SEVERAL NOTEWORTHY NEW COLLECTIONS, ALL THAT GLITTERS FOR 2017 IS ON OAK STREET. BY GWENDOLYN PURDOM SPRING BLING Jewelry pieces Jewelry pieces from local designer from local designer Alecia Tank Bern, Alecia Tank Bern, like the Rose Soleil like the Rose Soleil Drops ($8,310) and Drops ($8,310) and Rose Soleil Ring Rose Soleil Ring ($1,700), available ($1,700), available at Marshall Pierce. at Marshall Pierce. 82 MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM STYLE JEWELS & GEMS

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