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Tiffany & Co. Toast 175 Years with Real Breakfast at Tiffany's

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Although there are a variety of brilliant fine jewelers in today's market, few can say that they've led the industry for 175 years. Founded on September 18, 1837, Tiffany & Co. has set the standard for what diamond jewelry should look like, and how it should make you feel. After over a century, there's still something incredibly thrilling about receiving that little blue box, thanks to memorable Hollywood salutes from legendary starlets like Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) and Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961).

In anticipation of their anniversary this fall and just in time for wedding season, Tiffany & Co. group director Michael Howard invited us over to the Rodeo Drive boutique for a real-life Breakfast at Tiffany's moment. The event highlighted the famous Tiffany Setting, which was designed by Charles Lewis Tiffany in 1886 and features six platinum prongs that lift the diamond off the band. Howard tells us that, after all these years, this is still one of the world's most requested engagement ring styles.

Take a peek at our event snaps and stay tuned for deets on their big September birthday bash.
· Tiffany & Co. [Official Site]
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