Do you wear your work? FOF Diane Genre does. A professional appraiser who specializes in Asian art, Diane gravitates "toward traditional Asian-inspired fashion." We spotted her in a kimono-sleeved jacket and stunning jade accessories.
What do you do?
I am a professional appraiser of Asian art
How did you get into that?
I used to collect it.
Where do you live?
Most of the time in New Orleans but I have an apartment here in New York City because I do a lot of work here.
How would you describe your style?
Simple, understated, complimentary to my age.
Do you always wear traditional Asian-inspired pieces?
A lot of times, yes. I like the simplicity of the cuts.
-- Doesn't remember
-- Cole Haan
-- Carlos Falchi.
"It's so lightweight!"
-- "They're imperial jade. I got the stones on my last trip to China and had them made into earrings."
-- Also imperial jade
-- Kate Spade
-- Gold band inset with three family diamonds. "I worked very closely with an atelier in NYC to design this ring."
Images by Katherine McPherson for faboverfifty.com