Romancing the Stone

Van Cleef & Arpel's

After a star-studded gala and a stroll through the spectacular exhibit at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum - housed in the Andrew Carnegie Mansion on Fifth Avenue - I sat down with Nicolas Bos, the President and Creative Director of Van Cleef and Arpels in America. We talked about Van Cleef's design philosophy, the influence of the Duchess of Windsor and what Grace Kelly wore for day. And I also got to try on one of their heavenly zip necklaces! One can only dream....