Model: Sara Sampaio; Photographer: Rowan Papier; Fashion Stylist: Mimi Cuttrell; Manicurist: Jini Lim @ See Management using Chanel; Hair Stylist: Nicolas Eldin; Makeup Artist: Tatyana Makarova.
Chanel’s New High Jewelry Collection emphasises the LION, this gorgeous big cat and the choice is not accidental. Born on 19th of August under the sign of Leo herself, Gabrielle Chanel, made a slight obsession about the beautiful creatures, attracted by their strength, power, authority and fascinating personality. Mademoiselle Chanel’s “L’Esprit du Lion” jewelry line includes 53 gorgeous pieces from necklaces, chokers to earrings and rings adorned with precious stones like sapphires and diamonds, all as an ode to the Lion […]
Silk dress, hat and gloves, embroidered with sequins, all the Dolce & Gabbana; gold ring with diamonds, David Yurman; gold-plated rings with Swarovski crystals, Swarovski. Dress of tulle and lace embroidered with sequins, leather sandals, and a whip, all Roberto Cavalli; necklace in white gold with diamonds, Chaumet; platinum and white gold ring with diamonds, Harry Winston. Silk jacket with feathers, MaryMe-JimmyPaul; corset made of tulle silk and lace, silk panties, all Chantal Thomass; metallic leather shoes, Christian Louboutin; Bals […]
Graff confirms his presence at Biennale des Antiquaries, and, if after the 55 million ‘Hallucination‘ watch presented at Baselworld you would think that the brand can’t surprise us again with another loud premiere this year, well, you are wrong. Therefore, an exquisite new brooch will be on display – the most expensive in the world at this moment – entitled The Royal Star of Paris, and indeed, it is a truly unique one. The first violin is played by a colossal […]
Chanel never ceases to amaze us, and now, being involved in the Biennale des Antiquaires, in Paris, for the fifth time – the biggest jewellery event where all the greatest artists and houses showcase their finest pieces of jewellery – the brand saved for this exhibition several outstanding jewels from the summer collection of the unique ‘Café Society’ collection, which we saw in a previous post. This mini collection, created especially for the event, includes necklaces, rings and brooches, with […]
After a pause of 30 years, Diane von Furstenberg has announced the return into the jewellery business, in collaboration with Haskell Jewels – with the launch of a new affordable fashion accessories collection – necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets – having a price range between $68 and $628, ready to hit the stores in February 2015. “We were in business together 30 years ago, and now we’re back. I still am doing fine jewelry, but people ask me for costume jewelry. They want to […]
Louis Vuitton strikes again, and this time our heart is taken by the luxury house’s Petite Malle necklaces, spotted at Nicolas Ghesquiere‘s first show as creative director for Louis Vuitton, for the Fall/Winter 2014.15 season. The tiny pendant trunks, in yellow gold and extremely detailed, resemble the high jewellery craftsmanship. Now available in stores.
The world’s most fashionable all night party – Vogue Fashion’s Night Out 2014 – is about to happen for its sixth time. A luxury fest from Manhattan to Moscow and everywhere in between, the one event that brings together designers, models, celebrities and, of course, shoppers. Everyone is invited and, with specially created events, great deals, exclusive designs and merchandise, you’ll have trouble keeping your credit card in your wallet. A global celebration of shopping taking place in 16 countries, each […]
For this Fall, Fendi surprises us with a different kind of luxury accessory – the engagement classical diamond ring got a new interpretation at Fendi, and attached to it we see an incredible iridescent quartz crystal, shining in three shades. The effect is simply stunning, and for the girls who want to have a particular engagement ring, or simply want to make a scene, the rainbow quartz comes in handy, as for those supporters of fashion minimalism, the white and blue versions are more […]
The new Chanel fine jewellery collection – Café Society – that we saw in a previous post, has also a look book, lensed by Sarah Moon. The fashion house entrusted the legendary photographer, a master of styling with nearly half a century of experience, to bring out the mood of the twenties, the bohemian atmosphere, the aristocracy of those times – populated by manifestos, disputes and scandals – a time when Gabrielle Chanel became one of the leading force in […]
Café Society – a new collection of high jewellery from Chanel, dedicated to the artistic, rich and famous 1920s. A tribute paid to poets, musicians, aristocrats,bourgeoisie and socialites of those times. Being one of the most anticipated collection of the Fashion Week, the Chanel Haute Joaillerie ‘Café Society’ collection kept all the recognizable elements of the house – the star, the camellia flower, the feather – and the large rare stones, in the capable hands of jewellers transformed into real masterpieces. The […]
Laurenz Bäumer, the Louis Vuitton‘s artistic director for fine jewellery, joined the French fashion house in 2009, and before that, besides designing for his eponymous collection, he has been the creator of many fine jewellery pieces for other glorious names such as Chanel, Guerlain and Baccarat. Working for other houses is “ a marriage where you take what you have in common and you make the best of it ” says Bäumer. Before you – the fifth collection of high jewellery from […]
In the latest Gucci collection of fashion accessories we notice a line of massive necklaces – Frida Giannini chose to leave behind the screaming-bright contrasting colour combinations and went for a more gradual blend of shades that play with the light in a more discreet way – realised in metal, with dark grey and pearl effect glass, these pieces of jewellery have the characteristic Gucci logo, adorned with Swarovski crystals. Worn with a simple plain white top, or a cocktail dress, […]
Taiwan-born Cindy Chao – famous and luxurious jewellery artist – closed a precious collaboration with our loved Sarah Jessica Parker, that will serve to the New York City Ballet. She is very popular for her butterfly brooches – masterpieces created from rare gems of the highest quality, that find their owners through leading auction houses. This year, Chao overcame herself, in creating another butterfly with the participation of SJP – Ballerina Butterfly. The gain from the sale of the brooch […]
Nature is an endless source of inspiration, and the magnificent sea world – crabs, shrimps and lobsters – is translated into fascinating jewellery in white and yellow gold, adorned with rubies, emeralds and diamonds. See the selection below and chose your favourite piece.
Coins turned into a chic fashion accessory, one that the most prestigious designers interpreted in numerous ways, pieces that can be worn on a daily basis with simple black or white tank tops, for these pieces are beautifully intricate on their own that a clean outfit will simply be emphasised by a pair of gold-plated clip earrings from Dolce & Gabbana, or Versace‘s necklace loaded with Swarovski crystals, Oscar de la Renta‘s gold-plated bracelet made of antique Greek coins. 15 most beautiful […]
Wolf & Moon is a London-based jewellery label, created by the british designer Hannah Davis. These accessories, all of them handmade, are realised in a combination of tehnicques and materials – a spectacular conjunction of colours, crystals, plexiglass and wood. A breath of fresh air among the popular jewellery. If at the beginning they could be found only at the Sunday market in London now they can be bought in almost all European countries. Online you find them at Wolf […]
At last we saw the Chanel Cruise 2014/2015 show in Dubai, where clothes and accessories from the collection of 2015 were meant to complement not only the traditional pearl strings and plastic bracelets , but also the fine jewelry. They were luxury watches and brooches, diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires and…. pearls – check out the so beautiful pieces of jewellery from the Chanel 2015 Resort.
Atelier Swarovski took a new step, and launched a new collection, only this time we talk about couture high jewellery, precious metals and instead of the well-known crystals we have real gems. American jeweller Matthew Campbell Laurenza, who already worked with Swarovski in the past years, created a capsule collection, sold exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman, inspired by a magical garden – floral motifs and exotic insects moved into the high jewellery collection. The line has massive cocktail rings, bug bracelets and […]
Perfect for an equestrian enthusiast as well as for lovers of fine jewellery, Hermès brings to us a new collection entitled ” Galop “, containing a necklace, a ring and a bracelet. The main decorative motif is the sculptural portrait of horses and Hermès luxury division shows the world a precious collection of white and pink gold pieces while the horse head is covered with diamonds. The launch of the collection coincides with the opening of the house’s first boutique […]
Jewelry designer Bibi van der Velden, graduate of Academy of Arts of Hague, Amsterdam and Florence, presents her new mammoth ivory-fossil line – The Mammoth Collection. It is not the first season that jewellers use it as material to create the most stunning pieces of luxury – framed in gold or silver, decorated with tiny diamonds, emeralds and pearls she reproduces miniature sculptures of prehistoric animals, as well as the material they are made of – 40,000 year old woolly mammoth tusk […]
Get in the mood for summer, for the ocean blue, refreshing cocktails and non the less, a glamorous look. Here are some of the coolest accessories so you won’t feel like a “fish out of water“, an under the sea life translated into our world!
The new Delfina Delettrez collection of jewellery explores simple beauty of precious coloured stones and is entitled Gold Vein. For the Autumn/Fall 2014-2015 season she suggests rings, headbands and earrings made of thin strips of gold. The collection has everything that we love so much all at Delfina Delettrez, – the effect of hanging in the air stones, playing with color and the recognizable humor bordering on surrealism. The collection will be in storesin early October.
Young Australian fine jewellery designer Daniel Philip Belevich has created a capsule collection inspired by “Maleficient” – directed by double-Oscar winning director Robert Stromberg, the movie stars Angelina Jolie in the main role, as the Mistress of the Evil at the hear of Disney’s most charismatic cartoon, Sleeping Beauty. “Working with Disney is like a dream come true, ” said Belevitch. “It is an honour for me to have been given this opportunity so early in the brand’s history. The Maleficent […]
Massive and fragile, minimalist and complex, realised in plastic, metal and gemstones, the summer jewellery of the most famous fashion houses don’t look less exciting than real jewels. Here are 30 of the most fashionable pieces of jewellery covering necklaces, bracelets, earrings, pendants and clips.
Chaumet high jewellery house added three new rings to the Chaumet Liens Collection. The centre stones are exceptional : a 3.41 carats yellow diamond, a 5.29 carats sapphire stone in an amazing orange-pink colour, called Padparadscha and a 6.42 carats dark green emerald. The large centre stones are held together by delicately twinkling diamond-encrusted setting, with the signature crossed ribbon.
The prettiest dress in the world – after the bride gets this task out of her mind – needs to be combined with super special accessories that identify a specific style and synthesize the personality of the bride. Brides should devote some time to make the decision as their role is essential and there are options for all tastes and situations. For example, when choosing jewelry, we can put aside the superstitions and let the pearls go back to the […]
Africa – a continuous source of inspiration for jewellery makers. The nostalgia for this continent strikes those with a true passion for jewels with souls. The vastness of the teritory, the variety of tribes and the existence of so many cultures represent an endless source of creation for the designers. Maintaining a modern note here are some extraordinary pieces with simple geometric shapes and amulets.
Fawaz Gruosi, founder and jeweller of de Grisogono, designed the first Allegra piece 11 years ago and this collection was dedicated to his daughter. The line includes earrings, bracelets, pendants and rings. This year the collection was completed by a brand new watch presented during the Baselworld exhibition. It is more than just a watch, it is a piece of jewellery – the bezel is encrusted with coloured sapphires, emeralds and diamonds in various forms and proportions. The belt is […]
Everything Karl Lagerfeld does put his mind and hands on turns out brilliant! According to him, it would seem that anyone needs to have a bag in form of a basket for food and packages of milk, cans as bracelets, jewellery boxes shaped as an egg carton. And it seems simplistic and even a bit crazy if proposed by someone else. But decorated with one of the most recognizable logos in the world – the crossed “C” – they immediately transformed […]
At Baseworld fair the Italian fashion house Versace has presented a new line of precious watches – V-Signature. These gold watches contain all the brand’s recognizable decorative techniques and are inspired by the latest collection of fashion accessories reflecting the house’s iconic style. Made in rose gold, with Medusa portrait on the dial, double patent leather bracelet, the hours on the dial are diamonds and there is another version where the diamonds are in the centre of the dial – they […]
Van Cleef & Arpels chose Chinese models Du Juan and Bonnie Chen for the shoot of the Spring/Summer 2014 jewellery line. Photographed by Richard Ramos, the new collection entitled Pierres de Caractère Collection celebrates elegance and luxury, as Van Cleef & Arpels got us used to. Models: Du Juand and Bonnie Chen; Photographed by Richard Ramos; Stylist Denise Ho.
Timeless pieces of jewellery – inspired by the movements of the snake, symbol of knowledge and eternity since the Roman times – here are six simple and elegant bracelets, in gold, silver and diamonds. They talk for themselves!
Atelier Swarovski invited Dutch duo Viktor & Rolf to create a fall collection of jewellery. The creative couple, consisting of Viktor Horsting and Rolf Chop, thought about two lines of jewellery: Velvet Rock and Frozen Crystal. Earrings , rings and bracelets from the Velvet Rock line, in shining stones contrasting with the grey velvet will be shown for the first time at the Viktor & Rolf ready-to-wear show this Saturday, in Paris. “Their creative vision [pushed] us beyond our comfort […]