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October 2012

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Nature-Inspired Jewelry by Herve van der Straeten

Oct 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

One of my favorite times of year is Fall. Who can resist the sight of drifting leaves catching the golden, autumn light? So you can imagine my pleasure when I discovered Herve van der Straeten has captured just that image with his new high-end jewelry collection for Spring/Summer 2013.... Read More

F1 King Power Watch by Hublot Marks Return of U.S. Grand Prix

Oct 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

    Think of Formula One and images will probably come to mind of glamorous races in locations like Monaco, Italy and Spain. But while F1 was once a predominantly European series, these days it includes grands prix in... Read More

Edox Raids the Rally with Chronodakar Limited Edition Timepiece

Oct 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

There are few races quite as grueling as the Dakar Rally. Unlike most races or rallies that revolve around one type of vehicle, the Dakar Rally, for which luxury watch brand Edox is an official supplier, includes cars, trucks and motorcycles. In all, over 700 entries strive for glory and the ultimate prize in rally-raid competition.... Read More

Vera Wang's Zale's Bridal Jewelry Collection Expands for Men

Oct 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Now even men can take part in the love fest that is happening over at Zale's with the luxury jewelry collection by designer Vera Wang. The collection of diamond bridal jewelry that the designer created for the store last year has just expanded to include two band styles for men. The bands feature 5/8 and 1/2 carats of diamonds, respectively, set in 14-karat white gold, and "something blue" in the form of sapphires.... Read More

Wear a Piece of the Eiffel Tower with Korbella Jewelry

Oct 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Romantics everywhere rejoice. The very symbol of romance, the Eiffel Tower, has finally been made into luxury jewelry. You’ve probably been waiting for this moment all your life if giving your loved one a diamond necklace has never been enough. You always knew that it would happen, and now, Korbella Jewelry is offering pieces not only inspired by “the strong architectural cues of the Tower,” but also some special pieces that are made from a segment of the antiquated spiral staircase.... Read More

NYC Auction to Offer Top Collectible Timepieces in November

Oct 24, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Collectible timepieces by premium watchmakers such as luxury brands Tiffany, Rolex, Patek Phillipe, and others will make up the 300 fine and unique timepieces to be sold at Heritage Auctions’s New York Fine Timepieces on November 18, 2012. Repeater pocket watches will be plentiful at this auction, which will be held at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion (also known as the Ukrainian Institute of America.)... Read More

An Evening of Ultimate Luxury for San Diego Diamond and Driving Enthusiasts

Oct 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

I’ll bet that if you’re a lover of fancy cars, you’ve also got a passion for luxury jewelry. Why? Because those who are fortunate to live the luxury lifestyle tend to have an eye for all things high-end and top quality. The folks at San Diego-based jewelry brand Charles Koll aren't strangers to that concept— that’s why they’re teaming up with Fisker Automotive for a unique experience that will put diamonds and driving enthusiasts in the same room for an evening of unparalleled luxury.... Read More

City-Inspired Pieces by Italian Jeweler Paolo Costagli

Oct 22, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

To say that Paolo Costagli has a passion for his business would be an understatement. The luxury jewelry designer has over 25 years of experience in the industry, and is continually inspired by his surroundings. Raised and educated in Florence, the Italian designer credits his unique style to the culturally rich and sophisticated environment that he grew up in.... Read More

Jewelry Prodigy Impresses with Second Collection

Oct 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Wilfredo Rosado has been a name to know in luxury jewelry for over 20 years. He was discovered and mentored by Giorgio Armani while he was still a student at NYU, and ever since, the art and fashion world have come together singing his praises. Soon after Armani’s discovery of the young prodigy, Andy Warhol took him under his wing, introduced him to other artists, and helped to mold his vision of street-inspired jewels that Rosado is now so famous for. All of this artsy history combined to turn Rosado’s true passion for creating high-end jewelry into a reality. His latest collection is full of genuinely unique pieces, along with some that are rather common.... Read More

Eric Clapton's Patek Philippe to be Auctioned at Christie's Geneva in November

Oct 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

In the biggest fashion news the luxury watch world has seen in years, one of the rarest timepieces will be up for auction at the upcoming Christie’s in Geneva on November 12. The watch in discussion is a Patek Philippe complicated timepiece made in the most valuable metals whose whereabouts were unknown for the last 25 years.... Read More

Historic Socialites' Personal Jewelry for Sale at New York Exhibit

Oct 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Lovers of all things bejeweled have fashion news headed their way that is sure to perk them right up out of any sort of autumn gloom. A new exhibit featuring vintage jewelry pieces by Fulco di Verdura and Suzanne Belperron is officially open at Verdura’s headquarters in New York City until November 9.... Read More

Ben-Amun Jewelry Enchants Through the Decades

Oct 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Pieces by luxury brand Ben-Amun have long been mainstays in the haute jewelry world. With everything from layered necklaces to embellished pins, Ben-Amun has created statement pieces since the early 1980s, when bold, attention-demanding jewelry first became a trend. Today, the brand gives us more reasons to love it with the release of its collection for fall. In it, we see necklaces, earrings, bracelets and pins that are modernly stylish while also staying true to the aesthetic that has defined the Ben-Amun brand for decades.... Read More

Newest Luxury Watch by Breguet Fit for a Queen

Oct 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The history behind the first luxury watch dates back 200 years, when Abraham-Louis Breguet designed the first model for Queen Caroline Murat of Naples. It’s no surprise that Breguet was considered the leading watchmaker of his day— at the very least, his clientele that included leading public figures and members of European nobility could be a testament to that. Last week, the namesake label that carried on Breguet’s legacy honored its founder at an event that celebrated both the bicentennial of the first wristwatch, as well as the 10th anniversary of the brand’s “Reine de Naples” ladies collection.... Read More

Established Designer Adds Jewelry Line to Namesake Brand

Oct 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Rebecca Minkoff is a designer of luxury clothing, accessories, and all things fabulous. And with the growth of her popular lifestyle brand, her very first jewelry collection is hitting stores this month. Inspired by the downtown girl who always needs to go from work to play, the pieces are versatile and fresh for the modern woman.... Read More

Trend Watch | Scented Jewelry

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

A new collection of luxury jewelry by Lisa Hoffman confirms our suspicion of a growing trend in the accessories industry: fragrance jewelry is on the rise. The founder and president of her namesake beauty brand partnered with jeweler Tom Binns to release a new line of scented pieces. The fact that there’s no clear section for baubles like these in department stores may be confusing to the marketplace because they cross boundaries— but Hoffman has high hopes that her new line will be successful in helping engage fragrance customers with jewelry, and vise versa.... Read More

Fly High with Limited Edition Navitimer Chronograph by Breitling

Oct 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

In the world of luxury watches, there are only a few names that stand out in the business, and for different reasons. With a plethora of niche groups associated with the industry, some timepieces appeal to drivers, others to travelers, and still there’s another sect of watches that are geared towards pilots. Breitling is the frontrunner brand in the aviation category, having been established for over 125 years and in that time producing the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s official watch. With the anniversary of its iconic Navitimer chronograph approaching, Breitling is introducing a new, limited edition watch that celebrates the original with modern updates.... Read More

Diamonds on the Rocks | Jewelry Shop in Paris with a Sparkling Twist

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

We’ve heard of jean bars, we’ve heard of beauty bars, but the next thing to hit the scene just may blow your mind. Luxury jewelry designer Vanessa Tugendhaft recently opened her first store in Paris, but unlike typical boutiques, this one includes a— wait for it— diamond bar. We knew you’d be thrilled.... Read More

Newest Luxury Timepiece by Vacheron Constantin Keeps it Classy

Oct 4, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

When it comes to luxury watches, Vacheron Constantin really knows what they’re doing. The brand’s resumé is more than impressive and hard to deny. Vacheron was established over a century ago, so you could imagine just how much value is put on its historic name. Having just marked its 125th anniversary last year, the luxury watch label has more reason to celebrate with the release of its newest watch, the Patrimony Traditionnelle Self-Winding.... Read More

Lockit Collection is Newest Addition to Louis Vuitton Joaillerie

Oct 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you had a feeling that Louis Vuitton Joaillerie had something new up its sleeve, you were right. The luxury brand is releasing a new 15-piece fine jewelry collection for spring. The Lockit Collection, inspired by the house's padlock theme, will include necklaces, rings and bracelets that will come in 18-karat white, rose and yellow gold— as well as a chunky choker that comes with a working lock and key.... Read More

Transcend Time Zones With Ease in New Chronograph by Girard-Perregaux

Oct 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

A luxury watch is the quintessential statement of success and class; a combination of both function and style. For the man on the move and constant jet-setter, a watch almost becomes a burden with frequent time zone changes requiring regular adjustments.... Read More

Elaborate Cartier Collection Makes its Dazzling Debut in Paris

Oct 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

An astonishing new collection by luxury jewelry brand Cartier made its debut at the 26th Biennale des Antiquaires which was held from September 14-23 in Paris. “Depaysement,” which translates to “Change of Scenery,” is a 148-piece collection that includes four themes that correspond with four different universes and landscapes. Twelve precious objects are included in the dazzling collection, as well as five High Jewellery watches.... Read More

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