Made In the Shade
Before you know it, Mr. Sun will be back in all his glory and these styles provide
both fashionable appeal and great practicality. Gold aviator with brown gradient
lenses, and purple mosaic plastic with gray gradient lenses, both $259, both from
SEE Eyewear, 160 S. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham, (248) 723-1900; also at
The Somerset Collection, Troy; and at Ann Arbor and Rochester Hills locations.
Auto Show: Lures & Lore
Great coffee table books always are popular, especially
those with local appeal. "Sirens of Chrome" (Hour Media/
Momentum Books, $24.95) takes readers on a visual joy-
ride through auto show history with dozens of photographs
Stirtez gf ellikOME
of hood ornaments, turn-of-the-century models and god-
desses, and today's sophisticated spokespeople. Written by
Margery Krevsky, cofounder of Productions Plus, a local auto show talent agency.
Metro area Borders bookstores and www.amazon.com .
A sight to behold are these two edgy fashion accessories. Valentino's Taffeta Rosier
Tote in blush, $1,950, is undoubtedly for flower lovers and those who like classic
pieces with unusual styling. The shoe, influenced by 1940s Hollywood glam-
our, is a Charlotte Olympia creation, $995. Both from Tender, 271 W Maple,
Birmingham. (248) 258-0212, www.tenderbirmingham.com
Frame Of Mind
Change your scene at home by adding
just one new piece of art. "L'Horloge"
(The Clock), by Marc Chagall, 1956,
12 1/4" x 9 1/4", $29,500. "Heart Mat-
ters," by Detroiter Dominic Pangborn,
2007, 21" x 16", $3,500. Park West
Gallery, 29469 Northwestern High-
way, Southfield. (800) 521-9654,
Decenber 11 • 2008