Picks: Hats Off at V&A... Warhol's Watch

While some may argue that the shoes make the outfit, there is a passionate accessories contingent that swoons for sombreros.

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Andy Warhol 15's Fancy Shoe Watch.

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Time Check

Even before he made it big in the art world, Andy Warhol was fascinated by consumerism and imagery. In his early years in New York, the pop artist took illustrator gigs at Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar and styled window displays at Bonwit Teller and I. Miller. So it seems certain that the Wigged One would have blessed Andy Warhol 15, a collection of timepieces featuring his early work, produced under a license from The Andy Warhol Foundation. Among the offerings is the Fancy Shoe watch ($150), which boasts Warhol’s stiletto sketches on a stainless steel face and a custom-designed enamel crown adorned with a banana motif. The watch collection is available to the masses on and Both fashionable and functional, the line is sure to earn its own 15 minutes of fame.

— M.C.


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