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 […]