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The Hoodie of the Future

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The Hoodie of the Future

British clothier Vollebak makes garments for today’s superhero.

Platinum may be something you associate with your grandmother's jewelry, but think again. One of the world's strongest, most durable, and rarest metals, platinum, whose previous popularity skipped a couple of generations, is surfacing once again, not only in traditional wedding bands but in exotic jewelry like this African-inspired neckpiece. Handmade platinum necklace ($120,000) with diamonds from Orlando Orlandini for Simon Sobie & Co., 800-647-6243; pair of platinum bracelets ($30,000) with diamonds from Stephen Russell, 212-570-6900; five-row platinum bangle ($50,500) with diamonds from Asprey & Garrard, 800-883-2777; platinum and pavé diamond earrings ($21,500) from Kieselstein-Cord, 888-252-7009; platinum and pavé diamond bracelet ($18,700) from Jeannette Fossas, 800-255-3310; platinum and black-enamel chandelier earrings ($2,400) from Christian Tse, 888-688-1988.

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