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November 2012

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Achieve High-Tech Sophistication in the T-Touch Classic by Tissot

Nov 30, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Tissot has long been regarded as a leader in the luxury watch industry. Having introduced both the first mass-produced pocket watch and the first pocket watch with two time zones in 1853, the Swiss watchmaker has been at the front of the pack since literally the beginning of time. Today, little has changed, as the brand continues to push boundaries with its innovative T-Touch Classic for men.... Read More

Ti Sento Milano Gets You In Touch With Your Sterling Side

Nov 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Luxury jewelry brand, Ti Sento Milano, may have started in Amsterdam but with a name that literally translates to “I feel you” in Italian, these designs prove to be just as romantic as the country their title comes from. Having been founded only eight years ago, they have already made a huge impact in the European market, winning the prestigious award for Retail Jewelry Brand of the Year in the United Kingdom in 2010.... Read More

Upcoming NYC Auction Features Key Pieces by Luxury Brands

Nov 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

It may be a newcomer for luxury jewelry auction houses, but Fortuna is already making a name for itself. Just a year after being founded, the auction house, which is one of only two that focuses solely on jewelry, will hold its second auction tomorrow in New York City.... Read More

Ring In The New Year Wearing TomTom Jewelry

Nov 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and chances are you are now one of the many frantically trying to get your holiday plans in order. If you are like the rest of us fashion fanatics then it is not just the gift giving and cooking that has you overwhelmed, but also coming up with the perfect New Years Eve ensemble. While the actual activity is important, what you wear to welcome in the New Year is far more crucial. This clearly vexing problem has been greatly relieved by luxury jewelry brand TomTom and their bold and effortlessly cool collection.... Read More

Officine Autodromo Races Back in Time with New Monoposto Timepiece

Nov 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

There are any of a number of ways an established watchmaker can make its luxury timepieces more alluring to those of us who see the natural connection between watches and cars. He can craft dials out of carbon fiber, straps of rubber with tire-tread patterns, and bezels out of the same ceramics used for racing brakes. He can sponsor motor racing series or forge relationships with celebrated automakers. But every once in a while, a watchmaker comes along who quite simply has octane pumping through his veins. Officine Autodromo is one such watchmaker.... Read More

AERIN Adds Collaborative Jewelry Line to Rapidly Growing Brand

Nov 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Remember those girls in high school who just seemed to have it all? Well we’re having flashbacks to our envious teenage years, as luxury beauty mogul Aerin Lauder expands her namesake franchise with yet another sector. Having just launched her brand with a beauty line last year, Aerin LLC has already grown to include home décor and footwear in the last few months— and now the super entrepreneur is introducing her clientele with a brand new line of jewelry.... Read More

Officine Panerai Offering Exclusive Versions of a Classic for the Holidays

Nov 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Officine Panerai, the exclusive Richemont-owned luxury watch brand with an interesting military pedigree founded in Florence, Italy in 1860, is betting big on red gold this holiday season. The alloy consists of 18k gold, copper and other metals ideal for use in hâute horlogerie— and just in time for high-end gift giving, Panerai is offering its consumers two new versions of its famed Radiomir model finished in elegant red gold.... Read More

3 Up-And-Coming Jewelry Designers You Need to Know About

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

We already know the big names in the luxury jewelry industry— Cartier, BVLGARI, and David Yurman are just a few of the leaders in designer duds. But while these brands are dazzlingly glamorous, they're extremely popular and mainstream. We love when a classic lock bracelet catches our eye, but there's nothing worse than worrying if you'll show up to a high-end party wearing the same statement piece as someone else. The truth is, there are so many young eager labels on the market that are producing the same quality pieces as some of your favorite household brand names. Below, we put together three of the most unique up-and-comers out there that you need to know about now.... Read More

Make a Statement in Handcrafted Italian Jewelry by Iosselliani

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you’re into fine Italian jewelry like us, you’ll be happy to know that luxury jewelry brand Iosselliani is as Italian is it gets. Founded by Paolo Giacomelli and Roberta Paolucci in 2005, Iosselliani was created as a way to produce jewelry with an artistic quality that is also rooted in the foundations of traditial Italian jewelry aesthetics. The brand produces seasonal collections, and its most recent line for autumn may be the label’s most impressive yet.... Read More

Eco-Friendly Jewelry With an Indie Twist

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Luxury brand Mociun can best be described as a collection of aesthetically pleasing prints, jewelry, and garments. Its founder, Caitlin Mociun, strives to use recycled, organic and alternative materials, and the result is a stunning line of “arts and crafts,” as Mociun puts it. The New York City-based brand includes an impressive jewelry collection that is both understated and eye-catching, and we just have to share it with you.... Read More

Rocker Chic Jewelry by NYC-Based BRVTVS

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

When it comes to buying luxury jewelry, we’re into pieces that we know can be worn over and over again. While big, bold statement pieces are a treat to have in our jewelry box, there are only so many times— and so many variations— in which you can wear them before people start wondering if it’s the only accessory you own. When it comes to wearability and versatility, BRVTVS is one label that should become one of your go-to’s.... Read More

Top Celebrities Sparkle in Designer Jewelry

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

With the multiple awards ceremonies, film premieres, and plain old parties happening in Hollywood this season, the stars are stepping out looking their finest. While many people may only focus on the designer suits and gowns that celebrities wear, we're firm believers that it's the luxury jewelry that completes a high fashion look. Here, we put together some of Hollywood's finest and their gems of choice that they wore to events over the last two weeks.... Read More

Rock Originality With White Winters Jewelry

Nov 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

What do you think of when hear the word “pinky ring?” If the image of John Travolta in Pulp Fiction just popped into your mind, then you, my friend, are not alone. But thanks to the rise of luxury jewelry brand White Winters, this seemingly out-of-date fashion statement that over the years has become a favorite for the Tony Soprano wannabes of the world has just experienced a much need revival.... Read More

Historic Royal Diamond Sells At Christie's Geneva For A Record $18.8 Million

Nov 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

They say that a man should spend three month's salary on an engagement ring, so who do you have to date to win over one of the world’s most famous and historic diamonds, the Archduke Joseph? Well seeing as this jaw-dropping, 76.02 carat D color (the most colorless variety of diamond) Internally Flawless Golconda diamond just made history at Christie’s Geneva by selling for $18.8 million we are thinking your only option is a prince (sorry ladies, Bill Gates is already taken.)... Read More

Get the Royal Treatment in Exotic Jewelry from Collaborative Collection

Nov 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Ever wanted to travel to India, but didn’t know just how you would get there? Thanks to a new collaboration between fashion designer Manish Arora and luxury jewelry brand Amrapali, now you can experience a little bit of the Indian culture without stepping foot in an airport. By combining Arora’s signature vision and Amrapali’s finesse in fine jewelry, the two labels came together to produce an exotic line of baubles that just may inspire your next trip abroad.... Read More

Lagerfeld Plans Strategic Debut of New Luxury Watch Collection

Nov 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The latest from Karl Lagerfeld has us wondering if there's any sector of the fashion world that the designer hasn't dabbled in. His new collection of luxury watches, produced with Fossil Inc., will include seven core styles. The Karl Zip is a truly innovative design, whose zipper allows it to transform into several widths. Models will also be available with stainless steel bracelets, metallic leathers, pyramid-shaped studs and bold chains— and in true Karl fashion, the designer's signature profile will be featured on the crown. The collection will debut Feb. 28 to coincide with Paris Fashion Week and Lagerfeld's "world of Karl" store opening on Paris's Boulevard Saint-Germain.... Read More

Historic Watchmaker's Personal Patek Philippe in Geneva Auction

Nov 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

An ultra-rare Patek Philippe wristwatch formerly owned by the master luxury watch maker who created it will be offered for sale during Antiquorum's Geneva auction on November 11. The coveted piece with reference number 1463 with an asthmometer dial, thought to be the only example of its kind finished in steel, was completed by Jacques Golay circa 1950. During this time, he was working as a régleur in the atelier of Fils de Victorin-Piguet, part of the Patek Philippe group of companies. The timepiece carries a conservative pre-sale estimate of up to $160,000, but may well fetch much more due to its rarity and provenance.... Read More

The Inner Workings Of Grieb & Benzinger Watches

Nov 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

For centuries the watch has been a luxurious wardrobe staple; a subtle way to showcase your personal style and exquisite taste, all the while combining function with fashion. So when did luxury watches become so ostentatious? Just because it may be embellished with a ridiculous amount of diamonds and may practically be the size of a small child doesn’t necessarily make it a quality piece. As with so much in life, true beauty lies on the inside, and The Blue Whirlwind collection by Grieb & Benzinger simply drives this point home.... Read More

See Stars and Stripes with Stampd' LA's Patriotic Timepiece

Nov 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The latest creation by L.A.-based luxury brand Stampd' LA is a limited-edition Datejust Rolex watch that features a minimalist design and sleek stainless steel case. The clean inner bezel sports an American flag motif with subtle stars and stripes, and a quote by Baltasar Gracian that reads, "TIME AND I AGAINST ANY TWO." One of the brand's underlying themes, "MADE TO MAKE IT," is also present. Only 10 of these 18k white gold watches will be available for purchase on November 9 for $15,000.... Read More

Pippa Small Jewellery Inspires With Humanitarian Efforts

Nov 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Pieces from luxury jewelry brand Pippa Small Jewellery may be stunning to look at, but it’s the designer’s motivation behind her brand that makes them even more inspiring and beautiful. Looking at the pieces, one is at once in awe of the sheer quality, size, and design of the stones— all of which are semi-precious and set in 14-22k gold. But when learning that these gorgeous gems are all ethically produced with fair-trade practices, it makes us commend the designer even more.... Read More

International Jewelry Fair to be Held Aboard Miami Megayacht

Nov 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Artists from over eight countries will come together December 4-9 to present an innovative collection of jewelry design at the first International Contemporary Jewelry Fair (ICJF.) The inaugural event will be held aboard the 228-foot megayacht SeaFair in Miami as part of Art Basel Miami Beach, and will feature several luxury jewelry pieces by designers, major brands, and artisans alike. This is only the first Miami event to be held on the SeaFair, but its location in the city’s new designated Arts & Entertainment District will provide a luxurious and inspiring space for several other fairs this season.... Read More

This Season's Designer Jewelry Dazzles on Our Favorite Starlets

Nov 2, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

With the multiple awards ceremonies, film premieres, and plain old parties happening in Hollywood this season, the stars are stepping out looking their finest. While many people may only focus on the designer suits and gowns that celebrities wear, we're firm believers that it's the luxury jewelry that completes a high fashion look. Here, we put together some of Hollywood's finest and their gems of choice.... Read More

A Red Carpet-Inspired Jewelry Collection for the Holidays

Nov 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

If you’re anything like the rest of us, you spend all Red Carpet Awards Season “ooh”-ing and “ahh”-ing over the fancy, shiny baubles dangling from our favorite celebrities’ ears, necks and wrists. Neil Lane is responsible for many of those dripping diamond dazzlers, and the luxury jewelry designer has just announced that he is adding a red carpet-inspired holiday collection to his ever-growing namesake brand.... Read More

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