The latest and most talked-about collections.
Audemars PIguet’s collaboration with Ralph & Russo presents a meeting of like minds
Audemars Piguet has teamed up with Ralph & Russo to showcase the watchmaker’s latest Royal Oak models alongside the British fashion label’s spring/summer 2021 prêt-à-porter collection.
White gold Royal Oak Concept Frosted Gold Flying Tourbillon watch, Audemars Piguet
While the collaboration might surprise some (one is famed for edgy timepieces while the other, dreamy gowns), the brands have much in common to make them kindred spirits: Known to guard their independence fiercely, the two family-owned companies place creativity and craftsmanship at the heart of all they do—resulting in a set of visual images that meld horology and fashion into a stunning whole.
Pink gold and diamond 101 Bangle watch, Jaeger-LeCoultre
... The 101 Bangle, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s new high jewellery timepiece featuring the Maison’s remarkable Calibre 101. Weighing barely a gram, the minuscule hand-wound movement measures 14mm long and less than 5mm wide (it’s the world’s smallest mechanical movement). Here, it takes centre stage on an elegant bangle of graduating diamonds and gold.
Song Hye Kyo
From top: Bee My Love gold and diamond ring, $3,430; rose gold and diamond earrings, $3,410, Chaumet
Chaumet’s Bee My Love should be a serious contender for your next jewellery buy and here’s why: The range of petite designs, available in white gold, rose gold and yellow gold with diamond options, not only stacks and layers beautifully with other baubles, but also adds visual interest and texture, thanks to its distinctive hexagonal motif inspired by honeycomb—as shown here by South Korean actress and brand ambassador Song Hye Kyo.
From top: Possession gold and diamond watch, $45,300; gold and diamond open bangle, $8,250, Piaget
ONE GOOD TURN
Piaget celebrates the 30th anniversary of its Possession collection with three new gold open bangles and a 29mm watch to continue the playful story. Friends of the Maison, Olivia Palermo and Shiva Safai have also weighed in with a series of images that show how they wear the collection—with multiple pieces piled on, of course.
The store is called The Value of Time
Ceramic RM 027 Tourbillon Rafael Nadal watch, Richard Mille
Richard Mille Asia has unveiled the world’s first pre-owned Richard Mille store at Ngee Ann City, enabling clients to buy, sell and consign pre-owned Richard Mille timepieces that have gone through authentication before they are put up for sale. Each watch offered at the store also comes with a certificate of authenticity and a 24-month international warranty from Richard Mille.
Alexander McQueen fall/winter 2020
From top: Ceramic Defy 21 Black & White watch, $19,900, Zenith. Titanium Big Bang Sang Bleu II Titanium White watch, $33,000, Hublot. White gold and diamond Ocean Biretrograde Black & White Automatic 36mm watch, Harry Winston
BETWEEN THE LINES
The classic black-and-white combo returns with a vengeance on the fall 2020 runways, with designers from Alexander McQueen to Yohji Yamamoto putting their spin on the fail-proof palette. Add an exclamation mark to your look with one of these timepieces strapped to your wrist.
Platinum and diamond Links earrings, Harry Winston
THEY SHONE BRIGHT
With limited opportunities for public appearances these days, here’s how these Chinese stars went all out to make their red-carpet moments sparkle.
The model-turned-actress chose big impact designs such as Harry Winston’s diamond Links earrings and diamond Crossover ring to guarantee she remained the belle of the ball.
This leading lady and television producer trusted Harry Winston’s diamond Forget-Me-Not earrings and diamond Sunflower necklace to put the finishing touches to her glittering gown.
The I Will Find You a Better Home star took her moment in the spotlight with Harry Winston’s diamond Secret Cluster earrings, diamond solitaire ring and Art Deco timepiece.
From top: Platinum and diamond Secret Combination earrings, Harry Winston
Platinum and diamond Art Deco quartz 950 watch, Harry Winston
The veteran actress-singer was a lesson in femininity in a demure floral frock topped with a pair of Harry Winston diamond Secret Combination ear clips framing her face.