When amfAR and presenting sponsor Harry Winston throw a party, you know it’ll be a star-studded affair.
Piaget’s Possession collection has just been refreshed with baubles that see coloured stones being introduced into the range for the first time. Spheres of lapis lazuli, onyx, turquoise, malachite and carnelian aerate the sautoirs, chain bracelets and open bangles, while a minimalist diamond-studded torque necklace crowns the new designs. Even better news for Possession lovers: The collection is also now available on Net-a-Porter.
Audemars Piguet returned to Art Basel Hong Kong and showed its commitment to the arts for the fifth consecutive year with a windblown tree sculpture by Chilean artist Sebastian Errazuriz. Entitled Second Nature, the sculpture stands as an emblem of the Swiss watchmaker. As Errazuriz says: “Second Nature should remind the viewer of the basic principles of Audemars Piguet’s watchmaking legacy… The strong base of the tree sculpture is grounded on core values and the deep roots are embedded in history, yet the tips of its branches reach out and are always growing, exploring and searching towards the future.”
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Hold the press! Rihanna has collaborated with Chopard on a capsule collection that marries BadGal Riri’s bold style with the brand’s expertise. Comprising of both haute and fine jewellery designs, the RIHANNA ♥ CHOPARD haute range will be officially debuted at this year’s Festival de Cannes, while the fine jewellery designs (shown here) will see new executions of the brand’s Ice Cube collection, complete with coloured ceramic. “It was a really incredible process and I learned so much!
I can’t wait for everyone to see it,” says the star.
With its offer of seven different models, 49 dials, 800 straps and personalised engraving, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s impressive Atelier Reverso takes the art of customisation to a whole new level by offering Reverso lovers countless possibilities for a truly bespoke timepiece. For 2017, the brand has released three men’s dials into the Atelier collection for its new Reverso Classic Large Duo Small Second watch. Choose from a vibrant electric.
Omega’s relationship with its Speedmaster fans is truly one for the history books.
Earlier this year, the brand offered a 2012-piece collection of Speedmasters for pre-order on Instagram in homage to the #speedytuesday social media phenomenon (the watch sold out after just four hours). Now, Omega’s back with a new campaign featuring a diverse line-up of its diehard fans for a series of portraits, including Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio, actor Eric Christian Olsen and German DJ Robin Schulz. It’s enough to make anyone want to get in on the Speedy action, too.