February 18, 2019

Cartier’s galaxies collection

Maison Cartier limited edition jewellery collection Les Galaxies de Cartier.

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Gucci Launches “The Alchemist’s Garden”

“The Alchemist’s Garden” is about raw materials and each of the stories magnifies a hero ingredient, be it oud, amber, violet, iris, mimosa, rose or woods.

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Le clip, un bijou de style et d’élégance/Van Cleef & Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpels’ Paris boutique, a new exhibition, Le clip, The Broche.

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Mauboussin on Rue Trivoli in Paris

Tiara for Princess Marie of Denmark – Picture by Mauboussin. Thursday, 13 December 2018, Paris: French jewereller Mauboussin decided to expand its Parisian network with a further boutique on Rue Trivoli, a third in the French capital after the ones on the Champs-Elysées and rue de la Paix. This third boutique is designed with a homely atmosphere, almost as a jewerelly case in light colours to contrast the natural brilliance of the jewels. To open the boutique HRH Princess Marie of Denmark, Countess af Monpezat, made the trip to Paris. One ought to remark that in September 2018 the princess wore a Mauboussin diadem…

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RR sales skyrocketed

CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös – Picture by Rolls Royce Motor Cars Ltd. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars recorded its highest sales in 2018, as opulent US clients buoyed by US tax cuts splashed out on the luxury brand. The BMW-owned luxury nameplate posted annual sales of 4,107, a rise of 22 per cent, after the introduction of its flagship Phantom vehicle and the launch of its first sport utility vehicle, the Cullinan. Its highest-selling model was the Ghost. Ultra-wealthy buyers in the US, spurred by tax cuts, helped its North American sales to reach record levels, accounting for a third of sales. The UK also…

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Longines available at Yvan’s Jewerellers

Yvan’s Jewellers at Galerie de la Reine. Since December 2018 Longines is available in Brussels at the two Yvan’s Jewerellers boutiques located at Galerie du Roi and Galerie de la Reine. Driven by its vision “Elegance is an attitude”, Longines offers a large selection of watches for men and women, with quartz or automatic movement and in different materials. For further information: Yvan’s Jewellers: http://www.yvans.be Longines: https://www.longines.com/watches/the-longines-master-collection/l2-629-4-78-3 ———————————– Picture by Yvan’s Jewerellers

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Porsche launches electric vehicles

The futustic Porsche Taycanis the brand’s first move into general-production electrified cars. In fact, Porsche is investing more than €6 billion ($6.9 billion) through 2022 on electric mobility; by 2025, it says, half of the vehiclesPorsche produces, such as an electric version of the Macan, shall be all-electric or hybrid. Moroever Porsche has joined with such competitors as Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, Daimler AG,and Ford Motor Co.to develop fast-charging infrastructures in Europe. They are using racing such as Formula E as a testing bed to develop technology they may use in those races for electric cars they can sell to…

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East-West Seed leads seed industry on increasing smallholder farmer productivity in South and Southeast Asia

First ever Access to Seeds Index for South and Southeast Asia evaluated 24 leading seed companies in the region on support for Sustainable Development Goals Manila, The Philippines- Thailand-based East-West Seed outperformed global giants Bayer and Syngenta in the first-ever Access to Seeds Index for South and Southeast Asia, which evaluated the efforts of 24 leading seed companies in the region to support growth in the productivity of smallholder farmers, one of the main targets of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In South and Southeast Asia about 350 million people are undernourished, a number that has barely changed in the past two years, according to…

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HUGO BOSS and Porsche align cooperation

Thursday, 8 November 2018, Germany: HUGO BOSS and Porsche – two global players with shared regional roots – will be joining forces in the future. Beginning 2019, their cooperation will centre on the two companies’ involvement in Formula E racing. In its capacity as an official partner to the sport, HUGO BOSS – which already boasts a long tradition of motor sports sponsorship – has been successfully engaged in the electric-powered racing series since the end of 2017. From December 2019, the start of the next championship season, Porsche too will be joining the Formula E circuit with its own works team…

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Chanel ditches fur

5 December 2018, Paris: Chanel became the first luxury fashion maison to ban lizard, crocodile and snake skin altogether. Chanel’s fashion head Bruno Pavlovsky stated for the French press that the house”would no longer use exotic skins in our future creations”. “We use very little in reality in our collections. And as with leather, we continue to work with the food industry and with certified, traceable suppliers”.   For further information:   https://www.chanel.com/fr_FR/ ———————– Chanel boutique, Paris, Picture by Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic Licence

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