Necessities as accessories (Essdras M. Suarez/Globe Staff) Left to right: Stainless-steel Brie letter opener from Pott, $85 at Bliss Home; Paul Smith billfold ($195) and credit card case ($175) from Neiman Marcus; Alexander McQueen Hero Upright suitcase, $775 at Samsonite Black Label.
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Necessities as accessories

May 20, 2008

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As New York magazine recently pointed out, art has been a better investment than stocks lately - plus it gets you into much cooler parties. So forget luxury logos. Art is the new status symbol. And while few can afford a Rothko on the office wall, business folks are taking artistic license with far less expensive, often portable pieces of ... (Full article: 234 words)

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