Gift guide: A blue Christmas
For Catherine, of course, it was that famed sapphire, once worn by Princess Diana. But we've found royal blue a popular shade all over this year.
Copies of the famous engagement ring abound, among them this 8-carat oval faux sapphire surrounded by CZs; $29.99 at avon.com.
Even watches go royal blue, with this Modern Camper design; $55 at timex.com.
Emulate the royals' love for wearing things on their head with this satin band adorned with Swarovski star, $58 at Henri Bendel.
Glitzy Oscar de la Renta sapphire crystal and brushed brass long necklace can be doubled up for maximum ummmph; $995 at Oscar de la Renta, Americana Manhasset. (Oct. 27, 2011)
Fur trimmed blue suede boots will add true wow factor; $495 at alice + olivia, Americana Manhasset. (Oct. 27, 2011)
Clusters of blue and green feathers mixed with emerald green beads are perfect for queens of drama; $225 at Intermix, Americana Manhasset. (Oct. 27, 2011)
Add a bit of color with this slim blue belt in pony hair; $44, Ann Taylor stores or anntaylor.com. (Oct. 27, 2011)
Princess Catherine loves her skinny jeans and what could be better than these in royal blue ones by Rag and Bone; $176 at Scoop, Wheatley Plaza, Greenvale. (Oct. 27, 2011)
For wannabe duchesses with mere mortal bank accounts, this fun tote kinda looks like that pricey famous bag you've always coveted; $86 at Lester's, Greenvale and Huntington Station.
If your guy prefers trucks to limos, he might cherish this bowl; $225 at Maison24, Bridgehampton.
For your swanky gent, cufflinks of quartz-cut lapis set in sterling silver by Stephen Webster; $595 at London Jewelers, Americana Manhasset. (Oct. 27, 2011)
Vintage bracelet in varying shades of blue, $395 at My Inheritance, Huntington. (Nov. 3, 2011)
Stand out from the crowd in Charter Club's long-sleeved cashmere crewneck; $109 at select Macy's and macys.com.
We know who the real “King” is, and if there’s a little Elvis in someone you know, give him a blue suede chukka boot; $198 at select Cole Haan stores or colehaan.com.
Platform stilettos by ZigiSoho; $100 at Linda's g2g, Port Washington.
Top anything, including basic black, with this cropped fur jacket; $698 at alice + olivia, Americana Manhasset. (Oct. 27, 2011)
Classic double-wrapped leather bracelet is done up in royal blue with silver hardware; $520 at Hermes, Americana Manhasset. (Oct. 27, 2011)