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Boston Common - 2015 - Issue 2 - Late Spring

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SECOND CHANCES Loyal fans were saddened when Dava Muramatsu shuttered her Newbury Street boutique, Matsu—but she recently reopened it in Sudbury, where she will host its grand opening on May 17. Muramatsu curates singu- lar high-end goods, including exquisite gems from Nymph jewelry, one-of-a-kind clothing, and handmade bags from the French brand Jamin Puech. 92 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, 781-609-2022; davamuramatsu.com GRANDE IDÉE Leave it to Cole Haan to create the defi nitive women's casual shoe, the ZeroGrand, equipped with the new cushioning system Grand.OS. The ZeroGrand slip-on is made with neoprene and mesh, while the ZeroGrand wing ox (PICTURED, $198) comes in black, ironstone, gray jade, and seashell-pink suede. 109 Newbury St., 617-536-7826; colehaan.com How do you make Gucci's famous double "G" logo even more glamorous? Reinvent the classic design (which honors the brand's founder, Guccio Gucci) by inverting it—as Gucci has done for its new Running G collection. Its pieces rendered in 18k yellow gold or white gold with slivers of shimmering diamonds, the new line features necklaces, bracelets, and drop earrings. But it's the rings that are garnering the most attention, including one cast in a striking octagonal shape, stacked to look like two separate rings, and adorned with a subtle sprinkling of diamonds. We love the versatility these pieces offer: Wear them from the office to after-work cocktails at Liquid Art House. The Shops at Prudential Center, 617-247-3000; gucci.com baubles KEY OF G 18k white-gold and diamond Running G ring, Gucci ($1,300). Power pumps make a statement with bold patterns and sky-high heels. // well heeled // SPIKE IT Jimmy Choo ($950). Copley Place, 617-927-9570; jimmychoo.com Stuart Weitzman ($385). Copley Place, 617-266-8699; stuartweitzman.com Brian Atwood ($1,255). Saks Fifth Avenue, The Shops at Prudential Center, 617-262-8500; brianatwood.com Paul Andrew ($645). Saks Fifth Avenue, The Shops at Prudential Center, 617-262-8500; saks.com Gianvito Rossi ($995). Neiman Marcus, Copley Place, 617-536- 3660; neimanmarcus.com Museum Worthy THE RENZO PIANO BUILDING WORKSHOP DESIGNS A HANDBAG TO THE MAX. Founded by the acclaimed Italian architect behind the new Har vard A rt Museums building, the Renzo Piano Building Workshop has teamed up with Italian fashion powerhouse Max Mara to design its new Whitney bag. Ref lecting Piano's archi- tectural aesthetic and playing off the shapes of the new building he designed for New York's Whitney Museum of American Art, the bag is distinguished by its structural detail and unique rib- bing. Add beautiful leather and superb craftsmanship and it takes chic to a new level. Available in black, bordeaux, tan, and a limited-edition light blue reminiscent of the museum's façade, the bag even has a special coating that mimics materials used in the museum. 69 Newbury St., 617-267-9775; maxmara.com inspired! Whitney large slate leather handbag ($1,750). 42 BOSTONCOMMON-MAGAZINE.COM STYLE Spotlight

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