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Cartier presents Libre
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Cartier presents Libre

Watches Every year, the Cartier Libre collection explores the Maison’s repertoire of signature-shaped watches. A candid look that revisits and shakes up codes, revealing the wealth of inspiration found in Cartier’s watchmaking repertoire of shapes through unique creations. “This collection, a balance between measure and excess, cannot be categorised. Hence its name: Cartier Libre.”Pierre Rainero, Director of Image, Style and HeritageatCartier.     For this third opus of the Cartier Libre collection, the Studio designers have chosen to combine signature shapes from the Cartier watchmaking repertoire with iconic animals from the Maison’s menagerie. Baignoire/Tortue, Tortue/Serpent: a duo of precious watches is thus born, unexpected and enhanced encounters are interpreted though extravagant and highly jewelled creations.     Behind the excessive shapes lies meticulous design. Purity of the line, precise proportions and precious details, Cartier’s unique vision of design is expressed through these watches, questioning the established order of things and making watchmaking and jewellery shine with the same radiance in a twist of madness and freedom. “Because Cartier is above all a jeweller, our creations transcend all categories. They are not just instruments for telling the time, nor are they simply jewellery. They are a third type of object with their own uniqueness. Cartier watches only resemble themselves.” Marie-Laure Cérède, Director of Design for Watchmaking at Cartier.     A strong creative dynamic based on the Maison’s founding values. Cartier has long been committed to continuous improvement, to guarantee responsible procurement and to taking steps to develop the best practices in the industry. Constantly pioneering, the Maison co-founded the Responsible Jewellery Council in 2005, which endeavours to abide by responsible practices, from the mines all the way to the point of sale. A decade on, Cartierrea rms this commitment by collaborating with the industry andrelevant countries’ governments, and by actively participating in the creation of the Coloured Gemstones Working Group, an international entity that seeks to improve the sourcing of coloured stones as well as guaranteeing their provenance and responsible production. Every year, the Cartier Libre collection explores the Maison’s repertoire of signature-shaped watches. A candid look that revisits and shakes up codes, revealing the wealth of inspiration found in Cartier’s watchmaking repertoire of shapes through unique creations. “This collection, a balance between measure and excess, cannot be categorised. Hence its name: Cartier Libre.”Pierre Rainero, Director of Image, Style and HeritageatCartier.     For this third opus of the Cartier Libre collection, the Studio designers have chosen to combine signature shapes from the Cartier watchmaking repertoire with iconic animals from the Maison’s menagerie. Baignoire/Tortue, Tortue/Serpent: a duo of precious watches is thus born, unexpected and enhanced encounters are interpreted though extravagant and highly jewelled creations.     Behind the excessive shapes lies meticulous design. Purity of the line, precise proportions and precious details, Cartier’s unique vision of design is expressed through these watches, questioning the established order of things and making watchmaking and jewellery shine with the same radiance in a twist of madness and freedom. “Because Cartier is above all a jeweller, our creations transcend all categories. They are not just instruments for telling the time, nor are they simply jewellery. They are a third type of object with their own uniqueness. Cartier watches only resemble themselves.” Marie-Laure Cérède, Director of Design for Watchmaking at Cartier.     A strong creative dynamic based on the Maison’s founding values. Cartier has long been committed to continuous improvement, to guarantee responsible procurement and to taking steps to develop the best practices in the industry. Constantly pioneering, the Maison co-founded the Responsible Jewellery Council in 2005, which endeavours to abide by responsible practices, from the mines all the way to the point of sale. A decade on, Cartierrea rms this commitment by collaborating with the industry andrelevant countries’ governments, and by actively participating in the creation of the Coloured Gemstones Working Group, an international entity that seeks to improve the sourcing of coloured stones as well as guaranteeing their provenance and responsible production.

Panthère de Cartier presents the new bracelet
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Panthère de Cartier presents the new bracelet

Jewelry Centrepiece of the La Panthère collection, the panther- head bangle is the highest embodiment of the feline’ssuppleness. A exible bracelet that hugs the wristlike a second skin, magnetic just like the emblematic Panthère de Cartier.     Through this bracelet, with its clean lines and essential design, Cartier cultivates jewellery simplicity, embodied by a bangle made of curved gold, stemming from the head of a sculptural panther with emerald or tsavorite garnet eyes.     A bracelet to mix and match, or pair up, choosing a look that is completely rose gold or yellow gold. Choose from these two versions, diamond paved on the head,or on the head and tail, depending on the model.   Its suppleness stems from the craftsmanship andgold alloys; Cartier explores both the mechanical andintrinsic properties: no internal spring, just a skilfulapproach, an expertise applied to the panther’s design.   A bracelet as close to you as ever, a gift to yourself or for others, one which can be personalised in multiple different ways, with an engraved message, initials, ora date on the inside of the bracelet.   There is also the option to have the Panthère’s red box embossed and personalised with initials or a signi cantdate in a golden tone on the front of the case.     Centrepiece of the La Panthère collection, the panther- head bangle is the highest embodiment of the feline’ssuppleness. A exible bracelet that hugs the wristlike a second skin, magnetic just like the emblematic Panthère de Cartier.     Through this bracelet, with its clean lines and essential design, Cartier cultivates jewellery simplicity, embodied by a bangle made of curved gold, stemming from the head of a sculptural panther with emerald or tsavorite garnet eyes.     A bracelet to mix and match, or pair up, choosing a look that is completely rose gold or yellow gold. Choose from these two versions, diamond paved on the head,or on the head and tail, depending on the model.   Its suppleness stems from the craftsmanship andgold alloys; Cartier explores both the mechanical andintrinsic properties: no internal spring, just a skilfulapproach, an expertise applied to the panther’s design.   A bracelet as close to you as ever, a gift to yourself or for others, one which can be personalised in multiple different ways, with an engraved message, initials, ora date on the inside of the bracelet.   There is also the option to have the Panthère’s red box embossed and personalised with initials or a signi cantdate in a golden tone on the front of the case.    

CHANEL PRESENTS COCO CRUSH THE ENCOUNTERS
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CHANEL PRESENTS COCO CRUSH THE ENCOUNTERS

Jewelry Some encounters you wear forever   A dazzling romance, an inspiring friendship, a heart-stopping design... The many encounters that intersected Gabrielle Chanel’s life nourished her creations and marked her destiny.   Inspired by the repeating lines of the quilted motif, the COCO CRUSH collection embodies these determining encounters—strength and delicacy, simplicity and density, roundness and rigor. Traced in gold, clean-cut incisions crisscross on a soft, rounded surface and recreate the quilted pattern, an emblem of the House since 1955.   In BEIGE GOLD, white gold or yellow gold, all set with diamonds, pieces from the collection are hand-polished to perfectly reflect light.     COCO CRUSH TOI ET MOI rings   CHANEL reinvents the Toi et Moi ring style. Instead of a single ring set with 2 stones, this new design features 2 lines that meet like 2 destinies. Two distinct trajectories that intertwine, symbolizing love and liberation.   The “C” shape of the ring’s profile signifies its allure. The “C” for CRUSH, the “C” for COCO, the “C” for CHANEL.   The small COCO CRUSH TOI ET MOI rings are available in BEIGE GOLD and in white gold and BEIGE GOLD, each set with 2 diamonds. The large ring is available in white gold and BEIGE GOLD set with 8 diamonds.     #COCOCRUSH #CHANELFineJewelry #SomeEncountersYouWearForever Some encounters you wear forever   A dazzling romance, an inspiring friendship, a heart-stopping design... The many encounters that intersected Gabrielle Chanel’s life nourished her creations and marked her destiny.   Inspired by the repeating lines of the quilted motif, the COCO CRUSH collection embodies these determining encounters—strength and delicacy, simplicity and density, roundness and rigor. Traced in gold, clean-cut incisions crisscross on a soft, rounded surface and recreate the quilted pattern, an emblem of the House since 1955.   In BEIGE GOLD, white gold or yellow gold, all set with diamonds, pieces from the collection are hand-polished to perfectly reflect light.     COCO CRUSH TOI ET MOI rings   CHANEL reinvents the Toi et Moi ring style. Instead of a single ring set with 2 stones, this new design features 2 lines that meet like 2 destinies. Two distinct trajectories that intertwine, symbolizing love and liberation.   The “C” shape of the ring’s profile signifies its allure. The “C” for CRUSH, the “C” for COCO, the “C” for CHANEL.   The small COCO CRUSH TOI ET MOI rings are available in BEIGE GOLD and in white gold and BEIGE GOLD, each set with 2 diamonds. The large ring is available in white gold and BEIGE GOLD set with 8 diamonds.     #COCOCRUSH #CHANELFineJewelry #SomeEncountersYouWearForever

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SHOPPING AT TWOJEYS WITH BITCOIN
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SHOPPING AT TWOJEYS WITH BITCOIN

Jewelry THE BRAND FOUNDED BY JOAN MARGARIT AND BIEL JUSTE ALLOWS PAYMENT WITH CRYPTOCURRENCIES ON ITS WEBSITE The world is changing, stores are now e-commerce and companies are start-ups reinventing traditional businesses.  The format in which we shop has evolved over the years, from the peseta to the euro, the credit card or our smartphone. This 2021 we woke up with one of the most relevant news of the millennium, cryptocurrency is the future - not only do we say so, but financial experts have also spoken loud and clear - and TwoJeys takes a step forward and accepts payment with them through its website.     TWOJEYS is the first jewelry e-commerce to accept payment in Bitcoin and Ethereum through the Coinbase platform.     This March the news at TwoJeys has been more than relevant. Just a week ago, the 'TJ Vending Machine' was inaugurated in the Headquarters of the brand, from which you can buy exclusive products of the brand, pre-orders and accessories.   TJ joins the boom and integrates payment with BTC and ETH through the gateway offered by Coinbase. Travel, cars and even houses are just a small part of what you can now buy with them. Today, the speed at which technology and the digital world are advancing is incredibly fast and, probably in the not too distant future, it will be even surprising that e-commerce that do not yet use bitcoin.   Being a young company like TwoJeys has a great advantage because those who know best how to adapt to the new times are the same people who were born and grew up in them.   THE BRAND FOUNDED BY JOAN MARGARIT AND BIEL JUSTE ALLOWS PAYMENT WITH CRYPTOCURRENCIES ON ITS WEBSITE The world is changing, stores are now e-commerce and companies are start-ups reinventing traditional businesses.  The format in which we shop has evolved over the years, from the peseta to the euro, the credit card or our smartphone. This 2021 we woke up with one of the most relevant news of the millennium, cryptocurrency is the future - not only do we say so, but financial experts have also spoken loud and clear - and TwoJeys takes a step forward and accepts payment with them through its website.     TWOJEYS is the first jewelry e-commerce to accept payment in Bitcoin and Ethereum through the Coinbase platform.     This March the news at TwoJeys has been more than relevant. Just a week ago, the 'TJ Vending Machine' was inaugurated in the Headquarters of the brand, from which you can buy exclusive products of the brand, pre-orders and accessories.   TJ joins the boom and integrates payment with BTC and ETH through the gateway offered by Coinbase. Travel, cars and even houses are just a small part of what you can now buy with them. Today, the speed at which technology and the digital world are advancing is incredibly fast and, probably in the not too distant future, it will be even surprising that e-commerce that do not yet use bitcoin.   Being a young company like TwoJeys has a great advantage because those who know best how to adapt to the new times are the same people who were born and grew up in them.  

BVLGARI SERPENTI THROUGH THE EYES OF MARY KATRANTZOU
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BVLGARI SERPENTI THROUGH THE EYES OF MARY KATRANTZOU

Jewelry Fashion designer Mary Katrantzou gives her own take to Bvlgari’s icon of spellbinding metamorphosis for an exclusive capsule collection.     The unstoppable transformative power of Bvlgari’s Serpenti and the unlimited imagination of London-based Greek fashion designer Mary Katrantzou collide in a new chapter of the famed “Serpenti Through the Eyes of” saga.     As the latest designer enlisted by the Roman Jeweller to freely reinterpret its icon Serpenti Forever, Mary Katrantzou, recognized as the “queen of prints” for her exuberant and maximalist creations, infuses her poetic and jubilant style into the mesmerizing sign, rebirthing the serpent with newfound vitality and optimism.     Crafting joy through Haute Couture craftsmanship, vibrant nuances and playful jewellery-inspired touches, the fashion designer introduces three new styles – the Serpenti Metamorphosis bag, the Serpenti Metamorphosis Handle bag and the Serpenti Metamorphosis minaudière - completed by a selection of textiles.     Connecting the snake’s transformative nature with the fascinating metamorphosis of butterflies, Mary Katrantzou brings to life an optimistic message of rebirth, evolution and change. Taking the Serpenti Top Handle shape in Nappa as her canvas, the Greek designer realizes a true Haute Couture masterwork with a spectacular three-dimensional embroidery, visually depicting the transformation of a coiled serpent into a riot of flying butterflies. At the core of this whimsical design, triumphs fiercely the snakehead closure revamped by Mary Katrantzou.     A calibre of craft, each Serpenti Metamorphosis bag takes more than 40 hours of work of a skilled artisan and comes in White Agate, Crystal Rose and Emerald Green for the smaller size, and Black in the larger size, all in very limited quantities.     Drawing on Bvlgari’s audacious jewellery DNA, the Serpenti Metamorphosis Handle bag blends an ultra-soft, incredibly smooth quilted Nappa body with an unprecedent metal top handle, reimagining with dare and distinction an iconic Serpenti heritage design. Epitomizing the concept of metamorphosis down to the last detail, the versatile bag can morph into a vibrant cross-body, by removing the handle and attaching an exquisite golden chain strap. A perfect marriage of jewellery-inspiration and leather goods artistry, the statement piece also flaunts Mary Katrantzou’s very own interpretation of the snakehead closure, topped by pear-shaped gemstone eyes and shining on a range of gem-inspired nuances, from Ivory Opal and Crystal Rose to Aegean Topaz and Carmine Jasper, through Black.     A jewel in its own right, the Serpenti Metamorphosis minaudière focuses on the hypnotic beauty of the iconic snake head, exalting the sensuality of its hexagonal scales and transfixing drop-shaped eyes. Inspired by the iconic Bulgari Serpenti watch, its a Bulgari first to be translated into a minaudière. This object of desire comes in two different styles: a small size in scintillating light gold or gold with long or short double chain strap, to be worn cross body or on the wrist, and a vibrant medium size for hand carry wearability, available with black and white, multicolour or crystal rose enamelled scales.     All bags of the capsule collection are completed with an internal metal tag featuring the“Mary Katrantzou x Bvlgari” signature.     Reiterating the wonders of nature’s metamorphosis, the Mary Katrantzou shows her mastery with show stopping patterns and colour combinations in a selection of textiles, playing on the collision between the butterfly and the snake motif, and ranging from light cashmere and silk foulards to ultra-versatile silk shelleys.   The collection is unveiled through the Campaign lensed by French fashion photographer Hugo Comte and modelled by Russian philanthropist and beauty icon Natalia Vodianova, wearing Haute Couture jumpsuits specially created by Mary Katrantzou for the occasion.   The capsule collection will be available in selected Bvlgari boutiques worldwide and on Bulgari.com from April 15. Online pre-orders will start from March 21st.     THE OMNIA CAPSULE EDITION BY MARY KATRANTZOU   The exciting dialogue between Bvlgari’s and Mary Katrantzou’s bold creative visions also embraces the world of perfumery. Reimagining the Bvlgari Omnia universe as an optimistic and colourful dreamworld, the Greek designer collaborates with Master Perfumer Alberto Morillas on the creation of a new exclusive fragrance and brings joy to the entire Omnia Collection with a dedicated packaging animation. A collaboration exuding with the joyful spirit and vibrant allure of Omnia, the unbridled exuberance of the Roman Maison and Mary Katrantzou’s uplifting and daring creative approach. Fashion designer Mary Katrantzou gives her own take to Bvlgari’s icon of spellbinding metamorphosis for an exclusive capsule collection.     The unstoppable transformative power of Bvlgari’s Serpenti and the unlimited imagination of London-based Greek fashion designer Mary Katrantzou collide in a new chapter of the famed “Serpenti Through the Eyes of” saga.     As the latest designer enlisted by the Roman Jeweller to freely reinterpret its icon Serpenti Forever, Mary Katrantzou, recognized as the “queen of prints” for her exuberant and maximalist creations, infuses her poetic and jubilant style into the mesmerizing sign, rebirthing the serpent with newfound vitality and optimism.     Crafting joy through Haute Couture craftsmanship, vibrant nuances and playful jewellery-inspired touches, the fashion designer introduces three new styles – the Serpenti Metamorphosis bag, the Serpenti Metamorphosis Handle bag and the Serpenti Metamorphosis minaudière - completed by a selection of textiles.     Connecting the snake’s transformative nature with the fascinating metamorphosis of butterflies, Mary Katrantzou brings to life an optimistic message of rebirth, evolution and change. Taking the Serpenti Top Handle shape in Nappa as her canvas, the Greek designer realizes a true Haute Couture masterwork with a spectacular three-dimensional embroidery, visually depicting the transformation of a coiled serpent into a riot of flying butterflies. At the core of this whimsical design, triumphs fiercely the snakehead closure revamped by Mary Katrantzou.     A calibre of craft, each Serpenti Metamorphosis bag takes more than 40 hours of work of a skilled artisan and comes in White Agate, Crystal Rose and Emerald Green for the smaller size, and Black in the larger size, all in very limited quantities.     Drawing on Bvlgari’s audacious jewellery DNA, the Serpenti Metamorphosis Handle bag blends an ultra-soft, incredibly smooth quilted Nappa body with an unprecedent metal top handle, reimagining with dare and distinction an iconic Serpenti heritage design. Epitomizing the concept of metamorphosis down to the last detail, the versatile bag can morph into a vibrant cross-body, by removing the handle and attaching an exquisite golden chain strap. A perfect marriage of jewellery-inspiration and leather goods artistry, the statement piece also flaunts Mary Katrantzou’s very own interpretation of the snakehead closure, topped by pear-shaped gemstone eyes and shining on a range of gem-inspired nuances, from Ivory Opal and Crystal Rose to Aegean Topaz and Carmine Jasper, through Black.     A jewel in its own right, the Serpenti Metamorphosis minaudière focuses on the hypnotic beauty of the iconic snake head, exalting the sensuality of its hexagonal scales and transfixing drop-shaped eyes. Inspired by the iconic Bulgari Serpenti watch, its a Bulgari first to be translated into a minaudière. This object of desire comes in two different styles: a small size in scintillating light gold or gold with long or short double chain strap, to be worn cross body or on the wrist, and a vibrant medium size for hand carry wearability, available with black and white, multicolour or crystal rose enamelled scales.     All bags of the capsule collection are completed with an internal metal tag featuring the“Mary Katrantzou x Bvlgari” signature.     Reiterating the wonders of nature’s metamorphosis, the Mary Katrantzou shows her mastery with show stopping patterns and colour combinations in a selection of textiles, playing on the collision between the butterfly and the snake motif, and ranging from light cashmere and silk foulards to ultra-versatile silk shelleys.   The collection is unveiled through the Campaign lensed by French fashion photographer Hugo Comte and modelled by Russian philanthropist and beauty icon Natalia Vodianova, wearing Haute Couture jumpsuits specially created by Mary Katrantzou for the occasion.   The capsule collection will be available in selected Bvlgari boutiques worldwide and on Bulgari.com from April 15. Online pre-orders will start from March 21st.     THE OMNIA CAPSULE EDITION BY MARY KATRANTZOU   The exciting dialogue between Bvlgari’s and Mary Katrantzou’s bold creative visions also embraces the world of perfumery. Reimagining the Bvlgari Omnia universe as an optimistic and colourful dreamworld, the Greek designer collaborates with Master Perfumer Alberto Morillas on the creation of a new exclusive fragrance and brings joy to the entire Omnia Collection with a dedicated packaging animation. A collaboration exuding with the joyful spirit and vibrant allure of Omnia, the unbridled exuberance of the Roman Maison and Mary Katrantzou’s uplifting and daring creative approach.

Alexander McQueen presents the Spring & Summer 2021 Women’s Wander Boots & Jewellery
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Alexander McQueen presents the Spring & Summer 2021 Women’s Wander Boots & Jewellery

Accessories Three jewellery families feature in the Spring/Summer 2021 collection, all nished in antique silver or gold metal.     The Sculptural jewellery family is inspired by a hybrid of multifaceted shapes and high-shine polished metal. Contemporary asymmetric earrings feature knot details which climb the ears on both sides. Asymmetrical ear cu sets, with hand-cut multiple faceted lines, make for a futuristic look and sculptural rings are moulded by hand.     The Chain jewellery family includes a hand-crafted oversized chain link necklace, bracelet and earrings resulting in a bold design with a mix of contemporary details.     Evening jewellery is highly embellished with greige crystal stones. Double- nger rings, jewelled molten hoops and sculptural ear sets present an aesthetic contrast between the shiny metal and the pavé surface.     The Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2021 collection sees the introduction of the Wander Boots.     Inspired by British punk styling, the leather boots feature a unique exaggerated ared rubber sole with a shiny calf leather upper. Signature details include the Alexander McQueen logo on the tongue and the Alexander McQueen seal logo on the back of the boots. Three jewellery families feature in the Spring/Summer 2021 collection, all nished in antique silver or gold metal.     The Sculptural jewellery family is inspired by a hybrid of multifaceted shapes and high-shine polished metal. Contemporary asymmetric earrings feature knot details which climb the ears on both sides. Asymmetrical ear cu sets, with hand-cut multiple faceted lines, make for a futuristic look and sculptural rings are moulded by hand.     The Chain jewellery family includes a hand-crafted oversized chain link necklace, bracelet and earrings resulting in a bold design with a mix of contemporary details.     Evening jewellery is highly embellished with greige crystal stones. Double- nger rings, jewelled molten hoops and sculptural ear sets present an aesthetic contrast between the shiny metal and the pavé surface.     The Alexander McQueen Spring/Summer 2021 collection sees the introduction of the Wander Boots.     Inspired by British punk styling, the leather boots feature a unique exaggerated ared rubber sole with a shiny calf leather upper. Signature details include the Alexander McQueen logo on the tongue and the Alexander McQueen seal logo on the back of the boots.

 PURE V The emblem of high jewellery by Louis Vuitton
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PURE V The emblem of high jewellery by Louis Vuitton

Jewelry Louis Vuitton conceived PURE V, a superbly elegant high jewellery collection, whose structure adds a contemporary twist to the distinctive V signature for Vuitton. This outstanding stylistic exercise is written on skin in white gold, diamond and onyx letters.     Already reinterpreted in 2014, in the Acte V high jewellery collection, the iconic Louis Vuitton V signature now lends its graphic design to PURE V, a set of 8 utterly precious models. “For this high jewellery collection, I wanted to express the essence of the V”, con des Francesca Am theatrof, Artistic Director for Watches and Jewellery at Louis Vuitton. “I wanted to update it, make it more contemporary. A great source of inspiration was the minimalist Art Deco- inspired V signature that Gaston-Louis Vuitton placed on his luggage in the 1920s-1930s”.   In keeping with the House’s creative streak, Francesca Am theatrof drew the famous initial in an instantly recognisable style. This bold, majestic V signature enhances the architectural silhouette of the models with a play on upstrokes and downstrokes. “In PURE V, the glimpses of skin revealed when you wear the piece are as important as the jewel itself”, remarks the Artistic Director.   “I wanted this minimalistic adaptation to be at once chic, cutting-edge and easy to wear. Because nowadays women look for versatile high jewellery pieces that can be worn with both a black turtle-neck and a tuxedo jacket”.   Another iconic element of this collection is its balance. PURE V is composed of eight jewels equally divided up among necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings, whose guiding principle are the same colours and materials: gold and diamond white, onyx black. The most renowned of precious stones appears in all its glory on a white gold necklace entirely set with brilliants, whose central V features a 2-carat pear-shaped diamond. The bicolour version of the collection is composed of an irresistible Art Deco-inspired choker cadenced by onyx lines while the famous central V pattern is adorned with a triangular diamond.   While the rings and bracelets evoke the black and white pieces of the French Années folles, by alternating a line of baguette diamonds with a line of onyx and triangular diamonds, their ultra-streamlined design, which relies on perfect proportions, is pure 21st century.   Just like the earrings, whose monochromatic diamond circles, at times enlivened by an onyx V, show contemporary chic as they sparkle all the way to the back of the earlobe. With PURE V, Louis Vuitton literally offers unrivalled radiance, spreading at the speed of light.     Louis Vuitton conceived PURE V, a superbly elegant high jewellery collection, whose structure adds a contemporary twist to the distinctive V signature for Vuitton. This outstanding stylistic exercise is written on skin in white gold, diamond and onyx letters.     Already reinterpreted in 2014, in the Acte V high jewellery collection, the iconic Louis Vuitton V signature now lends its graphic design to PURE V, a set of 8 utterly precious models. “For this high jewellery collection, I wanted to express the essence of the V”, con des Francesca Am theatrof, Artistic Director for Watches and Jewellery at Louis Vuitton. “I wanted to update it, make it more contemporary. A great source of inspiration was the minimalist Art Deco- inspired V signature that Gaston-Louis Vuitton placed on his luggage in the 1920s-1930s”.   In keeping with the House’s creative streak, Francesca Am theatrof drew the famous initial in an instantly recognisable style. This bold, majestic V signature enhances the architectural silhouette of the models with a play on upstrokes and downstrokes. “In PURE V, the glimpses of skin revealed when you wear the piece are as important as the jewel itself”, remarks the Artistic Director.   “I wanted this minimalistic adaptation to be at once chic, cutting-edge and easy to wear. Because nowadays women look for versatile high jewellery pieces that can be worn with both a black turtle-neck and a tuxedo jacket”.   Another iconic element of this collection is its balance. PURE V is composed of eight jewels equally divided up among necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings, whose guiding principle are the same colours and materials: gold and diamond white, onyx black. The most renowned of precious stones appears in all its glory on a white gold necklace entirely set with brilliants, whose central V features a 2-carat pear-shaped diamond. The bicolour version of the collection is composed of an irresistible Art Deco-inspired choker cadenced by onyx lines while the famous central V pattern is adorned with a triangular diamond.   While the rings and bracelets evoke the black and white pieces of the French Années folles, by alternating a line of baguette diamonds with a line of onyx and triangular diamonds, their ultra-streamlined design, which relies on perfect proportions, is pure 21st century.   Just like the earrings, whose monochromatic diamond circles, at times enlivened by an onyx V, show contemporary chic as they sparkle all the way to the back of the earlobe. With PURE V, Louis Vuitton literally offers unrivalled radiance, spreading at the speed of light.    

Yannis Sergakis presents "Fête des mères"
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Yannis Sergakis presents "Fête des mères"

Jewelry You may see this girl walking in the Parisian lighted alleys or strolling barefoot on one of the Greek islands known for its hues of blue. She’s merging in a 70’s setting, showing off her elegance, revealed by her simplicity. Not imposing her style, but wearing it in the most nuanced and subtle way. A touch of black here, a touch of white there, exhibiting her very own and unique version of modernity.       Diamonds that work for every day. Delicate, elegant, ethereal, designed to be worn, instead of overshadowing the one wearing them. Pieces that define the concept of discreet luxury and intriguing simplicity; craftsmanship defined by pace and dedication. Each piece is introduced in its own time; when it is perfect and ready to leave the workshop.   Inspiration is drawn from beautiful moments, a book, a stroll, a sweet night, conversations with friends, laughs, the sparkle of a Cycladic wine, islands, emotions. The challenge is how the two eternal symbols, gold and diamonds, can create a design that best captures these emotions every time.     Born literally into precious stones – the lifelong Athenian spent his childhood in the showroom of his diamond trader uncles – Yannis still relishes seeing diamonds sparkle every day.   A love affair first expressed though collecting and trading, much later through designing. Having gone through a full diamond circle, he shifted to launch his own brand, evolving ideas that grew from his background and Greece’s notable heritage in jewellery-making, yet driven by his ability to create pieces with both a sense of past craftsmanship and a contemporary energy.   A testament to his impact is the popularity of the house’s signature Charnières, an early reveal of his point of view in wearable fine jewellery design.   A buy-less advocate, Yannis truly wishes for people to take the time to appreciate and enjoy each single piece that comes into their hands. You may see this girl walking in the Parisian lighted alleys or strolling barefoot on one of the Greek islands known for its hues of blue. She’s merging in a 70’s setting, showing off her elegance, revealed by her simplicity. Not imposing her style, but wearing it in the most nuanced and subtle way. A touch of black here, a touch of white there, exhibiting her very own and unique version of modernity.       Diamonds that work for every day. Delicate, elegant, ethereal, designed to be worn, instead of overshadowing the one wearing them. Pieces that define the concept of discreet luxury and intriguing simplicity; craftsmanship defined by pace and dedication. Each piece is introduced in its own time; when it is perfect and ready to leave the workshop.   Inspiration is drawn from beautiful moments, a book, a stroll, a sweet night, conversations with friends, laughs, the sparkle of a Cycladic wine, islands, emotions. The challenge is how the two eternal symbols, gold and diamonds, can create a design that best captures these emotions every time.     Born literally into precious stones – the lifelong Athenian spent his childhood in the showroom of his diamond trader uncles – Yannis still relishes seeing diamonds sparkle every day.   A love affair first expressed though collecting and trading, much later through designing. Having gone through a full diamond circle, he shifted to launch his own brand, evolving ideas that grew from his background and Greece’s notable heritage in jewellery-making, yet driven by his ability to create pieces with both a sense of past craftsmanship and a contemporary energy.   A testament to his impact is the popularity of the house’s signature Charnières, an early reveal of his point of view in wearable fine jewellery design.   A buy-less advocate, Yannis truly wishes for people to take the time to appreciate and enjoy each single piece that comes into their hands.

PASQUALE BRUNI PRESENTS THE LUCE COLLECTION
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PASQUALE BRUNI PRESENTS THE LUCE COLLECTION

Jewelry “In nature there is always a miracle of light that meets our eyes; that moment is a Namaste of wonder between us and Creation” - Eugenia Bruni     A collection filled with emotion, like the emotion of light reflected on the body, like the glow of the gold that envelops the woman with a seductive and sophisticated allure. The inspiration came one day in Camogli, Liguria. The magic of the sea bathed in sunlight, the feeling of swimming in the light of a sunrise, a sunset or the moon. Feeling this beauty on the skin. Light everywhere.     The miracle of light in nature caught meditating in an inviting trail of shimmers in the sea gave birth to this masterpiece made of rose gold, enchantment and white diamonds.     The reflection of the sun and moon on the water creates living light and the new Luce collection brings every feeling and emotion to your skin.     Recreating this effect entailed the complex challenge of crafting and maintaining a perfectly geometric, raw-cut round shape in each design. An uncompromising shape recreating the light in motion. The main feature is the hemisphere in touch with the skin. The line was designed to always be minimal and defined and not to reveal any point of contact creating a harmonious, seamless effect. The aesthetic result has been achieved thanks to a robust structure that is present, but well-concealed in the hemispheres: when one ends the other begins, with an invisible connection.     The most distinctive and innovate piece is the ‘light in me’ sautoir in which necklace and earrings are united in a continuous trail of light that cloaks the woman in mystery and charm. A trail of secrets in which multiple ways of wearing can be discovered that, as if by magic, dress the woman in a new dream. The small shiny round plates along the chain, which is strictly assembled by hand, also vary in size and are positioned at different intervals to create gradient effects that harmoniously accompany the various styles. The elements with diamonds represent the phases of the moon, from half-moon to full moon, and are revealed in the white light of diamonds mirrored in the intimate glow of rose gold. “In nature there is always a miracle of light that meets our eyes; that moment is a Namaste of wonder between us and Creation” - Eugenia Bruni     A collection filled with emotion, like the emotion of light reflected on the body, like the glow of the gold that envelops the woman with a seductive and sophisticated allure. The inspiration came one day in Camogli, Liguria. The magic of the sea bathed in sunlight, the feeling of swimming in the light of a sunrise, a sunset or the moon. Feeling this beauty on the skin. Light everywhere.     The miracle of light in nature caught meditating in an inviting trail of shimmers in the sea gave birth to this masterpiece made of rose gold, enchantment and white diamonds.     The reflection of the sun and moon on the water creates living light and the new Luce collection brings every feeling and emotion to your skin.     Recreating this effect entailed the complex challenge of crafting and maintaining a perfectly geometric, raw-cut round shape in each design. An uncompromising shape recreating the light in motion. The main feature is the hemisphere in touch with the skin. The line was designed to always be minimal and defined and not to reveal any point of contact creating a harmonious, seamless effect. The aesthetic result has been achieved thanks to a robust structure that is present, but well-concealed in the hemispheres: when one ends the other begins, with an invisible connection.     The most distinctive and innovate piece is the ‘light in me’ sautoir in which necklace and earrings are united in a continuous trail of light that cloaks the woman in mystery and charm. A trail of secrets in which multiple ways of wearing can be discovered that, as if by magic, dress the woman in a new dream. The small shiny round plates along the chain, which is strictly assembled by hand, also vary in size and are positioned at different intervals to create gradient effects that harmoniously accompany the various styles. The elements with diamonds represent the phases of the moon, from half-moon to full moon, and are revealed in the white light of diamonds mirrored in the intimate glow of rose gold.

BVLGARI  presents the Serpenti Viper
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BVLGARI presents the Serpenti Viper

Jewelry A continuous evolution, an unresting transformation, a fascinating metamorphosis.     Forever at the forefront of change and innovation, Bvlgari celebrates its most legendary icon, Serpenti. Just as the snake continuously transforms itself shedding its skin, the Roman luxury jeweler’s evolves its first icon, by introducing a new, contemporary and urban twist.      A symbol of power, seduction, temptation and transformation, the snake is Bvlgari’s audacious emblem. It first appeared in the late 1940s with the outstanding introduction of the sinuous Tubogas bracelet-watches; continuing to grow in visibility and preciousness in the 1960s as it began to appear in jewellery collections and establishing itself as Bvlgari’s distinctive symbol. From the more animalistic versions of the Seventies to past decades’ more geometric and stylized forms, the snake deeply epitomizes Bvlgari’s bold and fierce spirit.      Embracing change and evolution, the brand interprets the iconic signature with contemporary and metropolitan audacity, injecting a new vibe into Serpenti Viper. A result of the jeweler’s unparalleled craftsmanship, delivered by those “intelligent hands” defining its skilled artisans whose knowledge and passion transform creative ideas into incredible artifacts.      With its flexible modular construction featuring the snake’s scales carefully hinged together and inserted one by one, an expression of Bvlgari’s outstanding jewelry know-how, theSerpenti Viper eye-catching pieces wrap around the body like powerful armors.     Serpenti Viper is designed to tempt self-confident and empowered personalities who love to follow their instincts, transform and discover a magnified version of themselves.      Sparkling with precious diamond sets, adding exclusivity to the edgy design available in three gold colors, Serpenti Viper now features an unprecedented wide selection of bracelets, rings, necklaces and earrings. The bracelets and rings, which are key pillars of the Serpenti assortment, become more precious thanks to the double wrapping feature in pink and white gold - a bold second skin for brave women.      Enhancing its audacious attitude, Serpenti Viper also welcomes designs where shining, bright plain gold scales embellished with diamonds enrich the heads and the tails of stylized snakes.     To complete the assortment, Bulgari introduces matching pendants and earrings that embody the spirit of the precious coiling snake empowering those who dare to wear them.     Such a captivating charm also exudes in the stunning Infinite CompositionsHigh Jewelry sets, the most precious takes on Serpenti Viper. In this irresistible interpretation, Bvlgari exalts the sinuosity of the legendary sign and plays with the stylistic versatility of its unmistakable scales adopting a sinusoidal design. An ode to unrivaled artisanal mastery, the necklaces in white and pink gold sensually wrap around the neck thanks to its exquisite three dimensional structure crafted by hinging over its sections, each different from the others and equipped with internal springs to obtain an incredible flexuosity. Pavè diamonds scales shine on the livery, and glossy hardstones inserts, masterfully shaped to fit the rounded profile, boost its desirability through a powerful chromatic contrast.      Serpenti Viper… unleash your senses.  A continuous evolution, an unresting transformation, a fascinating metamorphosis.     Forever at the forefront of change and innovation, Bvlgari celebrates its most legendary icon, Serpenti. Just as the snake continuously transforms itself shedding its skin, the Roman luxury jeweler’s evolves its first icon, by introducing a new, contemporary and urban twist.      A symbol of power, seduction, temptation and transformation, the snake is Bvlgari’s audacious emblem. It first appeared in the late 1940s with the outstanding introduction of the sinuous Tubogas bracelet-watches; continuing to grow in visibility and preciousness in the 1960s as it began to appear in jewellery collections and establishing itself as Bvlgari’s distinctive symbol. From the more animalistic versions of the Seventies to past decades’ more geometric and stylized forms, the snake deeply epitomizes Bvlgari’s bold and fierce spirit.      Embracing change and evolution, the brand interprets the iconic signature with contemporary and metropolitan audacity, injecting a new vibe into Serpenti Viper. A result of the jeweler’s unparalleled craftsmanship, delivered by those “intelligent hands” defining its skilled artisans whose knowledge and passion transform creative ideas into incredible artifacts.      With its flexible modular construction featuring the snake’s scales carefully hinged together and inserted one by one, an expression of Bvlgari’s outstanding jewelry know-how, theSerpenti Viper eye-catching pieces wrap around the body like powerful armors.     Serpenti Viper is designed to tempt self-confident and empowered personalities who love to follow their instincts, transform and discover a magnified version of themselves.      Sparkling with precious diamond sets, adding exclusivity to the edgy design available in three gold colors, Serpenti Viper now features an unprecedented wide selection of bracelets, rings, necklaces and earrings. The bracelets and rings, which are key pillars of the Serpenti assortment, become more precious thanks to the double wrapping feature in pink and white gold - a bold second skin for brave women.      Enhancing its audacious attitude, Serpenti Viper also welcomes designs where shining, bright plain gold scales embellished with diamonds enrich the heads and the tails of stylized snakes.     To complete the assortment, Bulgari introduces matching pendants and earrings that embody the spirit of the precious coiling snake empowering those who dare to wear them.     Such a captivating charm also exudes in the stunning Infinite CompositionsHigh Jewelry sets, the most precious takes on Serpenti Viper. In this irresistible interpretation, Bvlgari exalts the sinuosity of the legendary sign and plays with the stylistic versatility of its unmistakable scales adopting a sinusoidal design. An ode to unrivaled artisanal mastery, the necklaces in white and pink gold sensually wrap around the neck thanks to its exquisite three dimensional structure crafted by hinging over its sections, each different from the others and equipped with internal springs to obtain an incredible flexuosity. Pavè diamonds scales shine on the livery, and glossy hardstones inserts, masterfully shaped to fit the rounded profile, boost its desirability through a powerful chromatic contrast.      Serpenti Viper… unleash your senses. 

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