N°1 : IT’S HOT IN MYKONOS
Guess what ? Éléonor spent the evening with George Clooney –
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the ocean-inspired Seamaster collection, Omega took place in Mykonos with press and its dear ambassadors as :
Naomie Harris, Victor Vescovo, Blair Tuke et Peter Burling and…George Clooney ! During the official dinner, Éléonor had the chance to spend a privileged moment with him. You know what ? George is moving to France with his wife, his kids and a donkey.. and it’s not a joke!
May have asked : why Mykonos ? As simple at it was, it made sense to Omega as for the very origin of its name to go back to its Promise land. The name “Omega” was chosen because of its symbolism. Being the last letter of the Greek alphabet, it signifies ultimate accomplishment, perfection, and achievement. By adopting the name Omega, the brand aimed to convey its pursuit of precision and excellence in watchmaking. The 75th anniversary of the Seamaster collection marks another milestone for the brand. If we go back in history for a sec, in 1894, Louis Brandt’s sons, Louis-Paul and César, took over the family business. Under their leadership, the company underwent significant development and innovations. One of their notable achievements was the introduction of the revolutionary “Omega” Caliber in 1894, which marked the birth of the Omega brand. If you have 15 minutes..listen to the watch the full story here
N°2 : TIMELESS CLASSIC NEVER GET OUT OF STYLE
The new Cartier London New Bond Street
This year, artisans at the Maison have taken its original design one step further to explore the case’s potential whilst honouring the original aesthetic. To bring this watch to life, the artisans opted for a platinum case. True to Cartier watches, the new Cartier Crash displays many of the Maison’s watchmaking codes: Roman numerals, sword-shaped blued-steel hands and a ruby cabochon, set in a beaded crown.
Why do we have an absolute crush on the Crash ?
Not to mention it’s funky shape that makes it so singular, or because of the story about a car accident that completely distorted the original case of the fact that it was inspired by Dali.. all stories that never got verified…is probably why we live it so much. If you pay close attention to detail you will notice that the dial, has remained as faithful as possible to the original 1967 Cartier Crash. The platinum Cartier Crash features a special engraving on the reverse and is adorned by a grey calfskin strap.The new edition will be available from July 2023 exclusively at Cartier New Bond Street, so it’s time to get on the list (if it’s not already too late)..
N°3 : LET’S DANCE
Audemars Piguet x Mark Ronson
Audemars Piguet invites the London guitarist and AP ambassador Mark Ronson to create an exclusive, collaborative show for the closing night of the Montreux Jazz Festival, on July 15th. Audemars Piguet is the official partner of the Music festival since 2019. Book your tickets here ! Or listen to Ronson’s AP playlist
N°4 : WHO RUNS THE WORLD ?
Valérie Messika received the French Légion d’honneur
Valérie Messika, artistic director and founder of the Messika, received the award of the French Legion d’honneur during a ceremony at the ‘Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain’ in Paris. But what is that exactly ? “Légion d’honneur rewards outstanding merit acquired on behalf of the Nation, either in a civilian capacity or under arms”.
Alain Dominique Perrin, Executive Director of Compagnie Financière Richemont and President of the Fondation Cartier, handed over Valérie Messika with the Légion d’honneur. Congratulations Valérie !
N°5 : MORE IS MORE AND WE LOVE THAT !
Elie Top unveils his new marvels
The genius French jewelry desginer Elie Top (formerly of Lanvin and now known for his eponymous brand) just launch a new collection. Adding more precious color stones to its iconic rings as Heaume or Bouclier which are his signature. MORE IS MORE is inspired by eighteenth-century France and the Italian renaissance. FYI, Some pieces are already sold out..
N°6 : CRUSH OF THE WEEK
From NYC to Switzerland
The new Tiffany HardWear watch collection draws inspiration from the iconic links of the iconic HardWear jewelry collection and the spirit and energy of New York City. 5 new pieces, handcrafted in Switzerland, each watch features the iconic gauge links and brilliant diamonds where the dials are protected by a faceted crystal or aquamarine.
N°7 : SPOTTED : A BIG STAR AT MESSIKA PRESS DAY
Cardi B plays diva during Paris Fashion Week
Hosted by Valérie Messika, American singer Cardi B attended the annual presentation of Haute Joaillerie at the Hotel de Crillon , during Couture week in Paris.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of her High Jewelry collection, Valérie took inspiration from the bold, free-spirited energy of the most legendary nightclubs of all time in the seventies.
Cardi B, singer and friend of the house made her debut with never-before-seen pieces from the Messika Midnight Sun collection, wearing the magnificent Ultimate Party choker featuring a massive 20.04-carat pear-cut yellow diamond and a 9.07-carat cushion-cut diamond. For his exceptional set, Valérie Messika
thought about Liza Minnelli and Diana Ross, who left their mark on the history of the seventies, and imagined contrasting duos of diamonds in exceptional colors.
N°8 : EMBRACING UNIQUE MATERIALS
Colorful ceramic arrives at FoundRae
Beyond traditional materials, jewelry trends have expanded beyond traditional materials to embrace unique and unconventional elements. In this new collection, most brands have opted for environmentally conscious, bio-compatible, harmless to human and nature.
FoundRae’s ceramic is extremely brilliant, highly resistant and don’t fade. The brand chose to remplace enamel with ceramic to make its pieces easy to wear and long-lasting for its customers. Ceramic add a contemporary twist to your everyday look and showcase your fashion-forward mindset…
N°9 : WHO SAID GENEVA WAS BORING ?
Mark your agendas : Geneva Watch Days 2023
The official inauguration, in partnership with the Canton and City of Geneva, will kick off the festivities Tuesday, August 29th. Then, from Wednesday, August 30th, the pavilion will open to the public daily until Saturday, September 2nd, where visitors can discover the participating brands’ latest novelties including Bvlgari, De Bethune, MB&F, Jacob & Co and 30 other brands.
Free guided tours are available every afternoon for anyone interested in gaining additional insight into the world of fine watches. These tours will begin at the pavilion and travel to various brands’ boutiques and showrooms, where guests will receive a warm welcome. On Saturday, September 2nd, the GWD will open its doors to the public with free admission, educational activities, and celebrations. To know more about the event
N°10 : PURSUIT OF THE MOST EXCEPTIONAL GEMSTONE
Tiffany Muzo Emerald
Last week, Tiffany & Co. announces that the House has acquired an extraordinary gemstone: an emerald of over 10 total carats. Sourced directly from Muzo Emerald Colombia, where the world’s finest emeralds are unearthed, the rare ‘Tiffany Muzo Emerald’ is named after its source, the renowned Muzo mines, located 60 miles northwest of Bogotá.