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.
Name: Diane Genre
Age: Over 50
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.
Pants— Doesn’t remember
Shoes— Cole Haan
Purse— Carlos Falchi. “It’s so lightweight!”
Earrings— “They’re imperial jade. I got the stones on my last trip to China and had them made into earrings.”
Bracelet— Also imperial jade
Sunglasses— Kate Spade
Ring— 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