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East Chic from Ben Amun
The designer and founder of the Ben-Amun brand, Isaac Manevitz, combines natural stones, Lucite and Czech glass in his jewellery. His works of art regularly are seen in Vogue, Elle, L’Officiel, Harper’s Bazaar and other prestigious fashion publications and clients include such celebrities as Kate Moss, Blake Lively and Rihanna.
Jubilee Collection of Gems from Pomellato
In honour of its 50th anniversary, Italian jewellery house Pomellato released a new collection of Ritratto, consisting of 50 items. To decorate, the rings and pendants used such unusual stones as agate, azure, amazonite, tiger’s eye, malachite and other opaque gems.
Chaîne d’Ancre – Punk Style from Hermès
French fashion house Hermès has replenished its jewellery collection with Chaîne d’Ancre Punk. To jewellery made of silver (rings, bracelets, earrings), inspired by the punk subculture, models of jewellery of the same form made of pink gold were added. The central motif of the collection is a stylized English pin, which is one of the punk symbols. The author of this design of jewellery is the jewellery designer at the house of Pierre Ardi.
The Dali Katch – Portable Hi-Fi Acoustics
The magnificent new audio system, KATCH, from Dali sets new standards in the field of portable audio. The company has managed to create a system the size of a thick book and weighing just over a kilogram, with an incredibly rich sound that sounds great with both vocals and classics.
The Metaxas Marquis – Futuristic Aesthetics
A talented artist, designer, extraordinary electronic engineer and an unbeatable master of the shocking, Costas Metaxas, really surprised his audience by releasing a headphone amplifier in the form of a skull. All products of this brand are distinguished by cutting-edge design, with the use of 3D technologies in the development and the achievement of the ‘presence effect’ from listening (the so-called “be there”). It is a manual assembly item that uses expensive materials and components.
“Simple Things” from Tiffany
American jewellery-watch brand Tiffany & Co. presented a new collection of accessories for the house, items from which will be an original gift for the New Year. The line includes tin cans, containers, branded colours with the company logo, beverage containers (covered with gold), wooden rulers, sharpeners of various shapes and leather ping-pong rackets. All products, of course, are made of the finest silver, the most expensive wood and the most high-quality leather. The collection can be bought on the company’s website, starting in November.
Christian Louboutin: From India with Love
Designers Christian Louboutin and Sabyasachi Mukherjee presented a joint limited collection of shoes, which included 15 women’s and 4 men’s models. Among them, boots, platform shoes, sneakers for women, loafers and high sneakers for men can be found. This ‘Capsule Collection’ is already on sale this month.
Rose des Vents: For the Anniversary of the Brand Dior
For the 70th anniversary of the French house of Dior, the jeweller of the brand ‘Victoire de Castellan’ created two new pieces of jewellery that added to the collection of Rose des Vents decorations. To create the necklaces, yellow and white gold (18 carats) and precious and semiprecious stones were used. For the bracelet, the designer chose pink and yellow gold, diamonds, mother of pearl, malachite and pink onyx. You can buy this jewellery in boutiques and on the official website of Dior.
Coco Code by Chanel
Designers at Chanel have introduced the Coco Code bracelet watch with a lock, like the legendary 2.55 bag. The clasp under which the dial hides became the main decorative element of the new model, Coco Code. In the vertical position, the clasp closes the dial, turning the watch into a bracelet. Coco Code is presented in three variants, with one diamond on the dial for each day and with a selected rim of precious stones and another model completely covered with diamonds for an evening appearance.
“Fly” in New Runner
Louis Vuitton’s male creative director, Kim Jones, released the first collection of running shoes, New Runner, with the monogram “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez” – the motto of the fashion house, which means “Fly, Sail, Travel.” The model will be available in three colours – black, olive and orange, and will soon appear on the official website of Louis Vuitton.
Versace Released a Capsule Collection of T-shirts
The Italian house Versace released a limited collection of T-shirts, with vintage prints created by Gianni Versace. It included five T-shirts with prints from several collections of 1991 and 1992: Vogue, Pop Art, Trésor de la Mer, Wild Baroque and Native Americans. The collection was released in a limited edition and will be sold in Versace boutiques and on the official website of the brand.
Karl Lagerfeld Created the First Jewellery Collection for Karl Lagerfeld
Designer Karl Lagerfeld, together with Swarovski Group, created their own debut jewellery collection. The collection included chokers in the form of chains, designer rings, bracelets with initials ‘KL’, pendants and earrings with cats, in honour of the Karl’s pet, Shupett.
Air Max in Crystals
Nike released a classic model of the sneaker Air Max 97, strewn with Swarovski crystals. For manufacturing, a special fabric was used, the surface of which is completely covered with crystals and beads. Sneakers are released in two colours – silver and black.
A New Collection of Longboards and Skateboards from Hermès
French House Hermès painted boards of light beech wood with maple veneer, using classic prints of Hermès: Bouclerie Modern, Cavalcadour and Sangles en zigzag. You can buy them right now on the official website of Hermès.
Caviar introduces the iPhone X with Sun Charging
The Russian manufacturer of luxury smartphones, Caviar, introduced the iPhone X, which is charged using a solar panel located on the rear panel. The smartphone has a titanium case with gold trim, which greatly increases the protection of its electronics in comparison with a conventional glass case.
Drone AirDog ADII – Personal Operator of any Extremist
Intelligent drone, AirDog ADII, can autonomously follow its owner, on the arm of whom is fixed a special bracelet, Airleash. AirDog ADII was traditionally conceived as an intelligent ‘personal operator’ for the extreme sportsman, so its main feature is the function of following the owner, thanks to the bracelet-beacon, fixed on his hand.
‘Clever’ Purse Volterman – Neither Steal nor Lose
The miracle-wallet from Volterman Inc. is impossible to lose or forget, due to its special protection from theft and built-in GPS-beacon. The gadget can be used as a power bank to charge your phone, anywhere and anytime. When trying to open the purse away from the owner’s phone, the camera takes a photo of the person and sends the picture to the owner’s e-mail. The novelty will be on sale in December.