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Breguet's New Type XXII Arrives in Time for Baselworld 2013

Jan 31, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart  |  1 Comment

Every year Geneva brightens with the sparkle of diamond jewelry and impressive timepieces for Baselworld. All the leading brands will be exhibiting their products to an expected audience of nearly 100,000, and luxury watch company, Breguet, is ensuring a prompt arrival with the release of an updated edition of its Type XXII stainless steel mechanical chronograph.... Read More

How to Choose an Heirloom Watch

Jan 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Just as family matriarchs sometimes pass down treasured items like engagement rings and other family jewels, one piece that men like to pass down is a high quality timepiece. Passing down a luxury watch is an effective and affectionate way to be remembered, but choosing the right watch can be a process. While there are several factors to consider, remember that this is what makes choosing a legacy piece sentimental and special. Below, Iíve put together some tips to help you choose a great heirloom watch that will be treasured for years to come.... Read More

Revolutionary Jewelry by Up-And-Coming Designer

Jan 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

If youíre looking for a fresh and innovative take on luxury jewelry, look no further than WXYZ by Laura Wass. By employing old-school techniques and the amazing use of industrial resources, the young and budding designer has created a unique and inspiring jewelry collection that includes an array of color, texture, and depth. Used car parts, computer parts, and hand-soldered gunmetal are just a few of the unconvential materials used to create these awe-inspiring, wearable pieces.... Read More

Release Your Inner Animal with Lanvin's Pandora Collection

Jan 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

It must be the Age of the Beast, because several famous designers are incorporating animal imagery into their exclusive collections. French fashion house Lanvin is another brand doing just that with a new luxury jewelry line. Les Bijoux "Pandora" features strong, lion-head pieces caught in the midst of a menacing growl. Not for the fashionably weak, these ornamental charms announce the wearer's fearless presence to the world.... Read More

Breguet's Tourbillon Watch Exhibit Celebrates Cenutries of Horological History

Jan 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Legendary horologist and founder of luxury watch company Breguet, Abraham-Louis Breguet made timekeeping history in 1801 with the invention of a much-needed, but highly complex watch mechanism. Seeing the adverse effect gravity had on reliable timekeeping, he created the tourbillonó an escapement housed within a mobile carriage that performs a complete rotation every couple of minutes. Basically, the regular repetition of the tourbillonís variations offsets those made by gravity. It was a tough assignment for Bregeut to pull off, as it requires a certain durability while nonetheless maintaining its light weight.... Read More

Breitling Releases Iconic Transocean Model for Women

Jan 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  2 Comments

Breitling, the luxury watch brand founded in 1884 in St. Imier, Switzerland, is known for its elegantly masculine timepieces referencing the companyís longstanding ties to navigation and aviation. Its newest models, however, are two versions of its classic Transocean Chronograph scaled for women who want the same sporty style in a more suitable size. The new Transocean Chronograph 38, named for its 38-mm case reduced from the 43-mm menís version, comes in either 18K red gold for $18,160 or stainless steel for $6,350.... Read More

Gemma Redux Redefines Feminine Jewelry

Jan 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

As a self-proclaimed sucker for bold constructions that combine the use of classic stones and solid metals, Rachel Dooley of luxury jewelry brand Gemma Redux has honestly left me a bit weak in the knees. Through the use of gorgeous gems and casted metal stones, each piece has exciting personalityó which gives me the feeling that this love affair is one that will certainly last.... Read More

Repossi to Release First Campaign in Two Years

Jan 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Though we haven't seen any advertisements from luxury jewelry brand Repossi in a while, it doesn't mean the French label hasn't been hard at work. Now we finally get to see the fruits of the label's labor in its first campaign in two years, which features Norwegian model Iselin Steiro. The photographs, which were shot by David Sims, will grace four separate double-page spreads in the February issue of Vogue Paris and the upcoming editions of other high-fashion magazines.... Read More

It's All in the Family With Phillips House Jewelry

Jan 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari  |  2 Comments

Creativity is one of those things that some people are just born withó and that is surely the case for mother-daughter duo Lisa Phillips Frankel and Danielle Frankel. Even mega-mogul Oprah had an ďahaĒ moment with these stunning jewels, which further catapulted this luxury brand and the Frankel women into style stardom.... Read More

Chinese Jewelry Brand Chow Tai Fook Gives VIPs the Star Treatment

Jan 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari  |  1 Comment

Seriously, who isn't a sucker for bold baubles and decadent jewels? This season, lavish statement necklaces have been making their rounds on the runways and luxury brand Chow Tai Fookís latest collection of jaunty jewels is already catching the eyes of style mavens worldwide.... Read More

Brilliant Red Carpet Looks From Stars in Designer Jewelry

Jan 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

We're only two weeks into the new year, but the Red Carpet is already on fire. The stars are stepping onto Red Carpets all across the country in their finest luxury jewelry to attend awards shows, film screenings and partiesó and their wardrobe choices are not disappointing. Here are some of our favorite jewelry choices from the first few weeks of 2013.... Read More

Vintage Jewelry For the Modern Woman From Trumpet & Horn

Jan 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  2 Comments

I think thereís something about vintage luxury jewelry that makes every girl week in the knees. The history, style, and story behind passed-down jewels are what make them extraordinarily special, and thatís just what the folks at Trumpet & Horn are after when theyíre hunting down antique pieces. Whether scouring through estate jewelry or rummaging for a vintage diamond ring, Trumpet & Horn is constantly on the lookout for rare and collectible piecesó and every once in a while, the brand is so inspired by a particular piece that they set out to create their own version.... Read More

Keep Perfect Time with Watch Winders by Wolf Designs

Jan 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

You canít wear your Rolex and Breitling at the same time. Well, you could, but it might be a little excessive to wear more than one luxury watch at once. While sporting your model of choice out on the town, make sure that the rest of your collection is being well-cared-for at home with a luxury watch winder.... Read More

Express Delicate Femininity in Jewelry by Ana Khouri

Jan 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

When we come across a luxury designer like Ana Khouri who clearly loves jewelry and takes her craft seriously, we canít help but be thoroughly impressed. In an age when so much of the market's product comes from bored housewives or confused trust fund babies, Ana Khouri represents a woman who is truly passionate about her art. With a degree in Fine Arts and Gemology studies at GIA, and two others in Jewelry Design from St Martin London and Parsons, Khouri has a wide knowledge of her trade. With her innate ability to combine a variety of different styles and create pieces with unique elegance, we canít help but drool over all of her delicious accessories.... Read More

Elegant Statement Pieces by Anndra Neen

Jan 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Talented sisters and business partners Phoebe and Annette Stephens grew up surrounded by creative family members to fuel their artistic desiresĖ a support system that ultimately helped the design team create their own luxury jewelry line: Anndra Neen.... Read More

Big, Bold and Beautiful | Alexis Bittar Spring 2013 Collection

Jan 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Known for creating some of the most fabulous and contemporary designs in the fashion world, Alexis Bittar is the Brooklyn-born luxury jewelry designer who has been making a major impact on the industry– even gaining himself the title of CFDA Accessory Designer of Year Award in 2010.... Read More

Tiffany & Co. Renews Iconic Partnership With Elsa Peretti

Jan 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Lovers of the classic open heart and bean pendants that are signifiers of the luxury jewelry brand Tiffany & Co. need not worry about earlier rumors that their designer, Elsa Peretti, will be ending her 38-year collaboration with the brand. After Tiffany initially said in May that the 72-year-old designer had expressed interest in "retiring" from their relationship, the two parties have solidified their continuing partnership by signing a deal that will earn Peretti $47.3 million over 20 years. It's a small price for the brand to pay to keep some of its best-selling designs for another two decades, considering Tiffany reported revenues of $3.64 billion in 2011 and Peretti designs are responsible for 10 percent of Tif... Read More

 
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