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Tiffany & Co. Tiffany & Co. has transformed a CryptoPunks NFT (#3167) into a rose gold-and-enamel pendant.

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Davidoff 2022 marks the 4th year that Davidoff unveiled a spin on their Winston Churchill brand.

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Fawaz Gruosi The creative polymath Fawaz Gruosi revealed his latest high jewellery creations.

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Aston Martin x Airbus The special edition helicopter, ACH130, has four bespoke designs created by the automaker.

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Porsche Design Pure 50Y Limi­­ted Edition is devoted to the 50th anniversary of Porsche Design.

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P.44 26/ Bowmore x Aston Martin A time machine, half Bowmore, half Aston Martin, travels in two directions at the same time. 32/ Valentino ` Every look of the Pink PP Collection was pink, a vivid tone of fuchsia, or it was black. 34/ Van Cleef & Arpels In the new watch the hours are counted by the number of flo­ wers that unfurl every hour. 38/ Panerai x Brabus The Panerai watch is a blend of Italian design, Swiss technology and passion for the sea.

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50/ Cannes Film Festival After two years of disruption, the Cannes Film Festival returns for its 75th edition. 96/ Five Stars Events This time “Women of Monaco Lunch” was held in collaboration with Hortman Clinics Dubai.

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ISSUE 2022



The Art of Time

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ime. Nothing is longer, since it is the measure of eternity. Nothing is shorter, since it is insufficient for the accomplishment of our projects. Nothing more slow to him that expects, nothing more rapid to him that enjoys. In greatness it expends to infinity, in small­ ness it is infinitely divisible. All men neg­ lect it, all regret the loss of it; noting can be done without it. It consigns to oblivion whatever is unworthy of being transmitted to posterity’, wrote Voltaire about time. It is difficult to add to the words of one of the greatest thinkers in history, and per­ haps needless. But one correction I shall dare. Unworthy is transmitted to posterity, alas, and is being imprinted on our cul­ ture, history and art, as well as mistakes and guilt for the past that is passed down for generations. We often don’t appreci­ ate time, our own and others’, forgetting its fleeting, ephemeral nature. Our desire to glimpse the future, to correct the erst­ while mistakes, to revisit a special moment captured in memory – haunts our human imagination, and the sheer abundance of stories dedicated to mastering the power of time makes the proof. However, in or­ der to make the right decision, one doesn’t require a miracle, I found. So long as one has the present and the chance to live it in dignity, appreciating each moment, one has more than enough resource to accom­ plish any project, however ambitious. Our pages are dedicated to glorifying time, captured in the fine art of watchmaking.

They say that the truly happy ones seldom keep an eye on time. But keeping an eye on the dial of a luxury watch wor­ thy of being transmitted to posterity – isn’t it a kind of hap­ piness in its own right? To wear an exquisitely accomplished time piece from the best masters such as the incredibly ta­ lented team of Jacob & Co. who execute the vision of their charismatic designer Jacob Arabo – is both a luxury and a privilege, worthy of the precious time spent, but certainly never lost. When beauty becomes a feeling, it ignites hope and confidence in a brighter future ahead. And may it be prosperous to us all.

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VALUES

Christian Dior hrough the poetic imagery by Maria Grazia Chiuri, the Dior Fall 2022 collection opens a dialogue between the history of Dior and the contemporary world. She has up­ dated the classic messenger bag by adding signature Dior details for a relaxed and modern look. Fully em­ broidered with the yellow and black

Balenciaga

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he clever bag marks another victory for Creative Director of Balenciaga, Demna Gvasalia, the mind behind a long list of viral de­ signs. Made in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen, the double-duty ac­ cessory features a hardshell body that opens at the back to reveal a hidden compartment big enough to stash your phone, wallet and keys. Each of

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Tiffany & Co.

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DRESS UP YOUR MUSIC the 20 bags are milled from a block of solid aluminum before being pearlblas­­­ted, anodized and hand-polished over the course of several days to achieve a satin finish. Here function­ ality is added and button controls to the top of the bag and no detail is missed. The speaker bag creates some­ thing that’s halfway between a boom­ box and a Couture object.

Check’n’Dior motif, channeling the collection’s punk spirit, the small style is enhanced by a ‘CHRISTIAN DIOR PARIS’ signature flap, as well as sportswear-inspired ‘CD’ buckles in ruthenium-finish metal. The com­ pact bag is equipped with an adjus­ table and removable shoulder strap and is an ideal urban companion.

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THE ONE-OFF PENDANT

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iffany & Co. has transformed a Crypto­ Punks NFT (#3167) into a rose gold-andenamel pendant for its owner, the brand’s Vice President Alexandre Arnault. The piece mirrors the CryptoPunk in the 29-year-old Twitter pro­ file picture. Its 3D glasses are rendered with a baguette-cut sapphire and Mozambique ruby, and a yellow diamond takes the place of its ear­ ring. Both the Tiffany & Co. name and the NFT’s number are engraved on the reverse. Plenty of Cryptopunk holders have also expressed that they would love to have their own NFTs turned into jewellery by Tiffany & Co.

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Fawaz Gruosi THE REPTILIAN RING

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he creative polymath Fawaz Gru­ osi revealed his latest high jewel­ lery creations. Known for his deeply imaginative aesthetics and unique use of colour and gemstones, the je­ wellery master showcased pieces that combine beauty, colour and perso­ nality. The collection features full je­ wellery range, each of which has been

developed to perfection where ances­ tral techniques meet the latest tech­ nology. Among the most remarkable artworks of the collection is the repti­ lian ring with­­a 15.04-carat squarecut Colombian emerald, set on a ruby body. “I want to create jewellery that’s as emotional for the wearer as for the viewer,” said Fawaz Gruosi. WWW.FAWAZGRUOSI.COM

Bvlgari LE GEMME AMBERO

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Ralph Lauren THE POLO SHIRT'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY

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n 1972, Ralph Lauren began tra­ding traditional tennis shirts as “Polo shirts”. They were part of his original Polo line. It was a bid to reproduce the classic knitted pique cotton ten­ nis shirt of days gone by. To celebrate the golden anniversary of its most iconic piece, the Ralph Lauren brand launched the book, which documents the ever-present style and cultural

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importance of the Ralph Lauren Polo shirt through historic imagery and personal stories. It is set to be pub­ lished by Rizzoli International. With a range of twenty-four colours and decorated with the iconic polo-player motif the shirt has remained the most popular product of the brand for fifty years - and as Lauren predicted, “it gets better with age”.

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vlgari’s Le Gemme Ambero eau de parfum is a tribute to the Phoenician god Melkart, a revered paragon of masculinity from the Spa­ nish Levant who carried an amber shield as a symbol of power. The oldest natural treasure on Earth, a gemstone “wrought by the sun”, glows with vibrant energy. The warm sweet-woody fragrance interprets the richness and sensuality of amber through an earthy and animalic vetiver root heart, gently warmed with a spiced accord of incense, ginger and saffron. New inspiring fragrance is designed both for men and women with a profound feeling of refinement.



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Beau Lake ELEGANCE ON THE WAVES

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he call of the water inspires and guides everything Beau Lake does. Drawing on classic layout and modern production they master­ ly design and manufacture luxury products with one purpose: to en­ hance your waterside experience. The weekend racer, The Rapid, is made of carbon fibre and Macassar ebony

wood. Its length, shape, piercing nose design and flat bottom makes this board ultra fast and justifies its name. The Rapid. Also it is named after the lake on the western shore of Cabonga Reservoir in the Outaouais region of Quebec. The company believes that water is a luxury. Protecting it and sharing it is their greatest calling. WWW.BEAULAKE.COM

Porsche Design PURE 50Y LIMITED EDITION he new eau de toilette Porsche Design Pure 50Y Limited Edition is devoted to the 50th anniversary of Porsche Design. The shape of the flacon is inspired by Porsche Design’s DNA and features clear lines and precise curves. It is made of black glass, while the specially-designed logo in silver underlines the exclusivity of this limi­ ted edition. Porsche Design Pure is an elegant aromatic creation within the fragrance fami­ ly “Fougère”. It opens with the notes of ozone accords as well as grapefruit and pink pepper. Cashmeran, lavandin and clary sage develop in the mineral translucent heart. The base notes are mineral amber, vetiver and patchouli.

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Persol FOR THE SUN

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esigned and crafted in Italy, Per­ sol (derived from the Italian “per il sole” meaning “for the sun”) is a favourite among tastemakers and ce­ lebrities for its impeccable fit and in­ credible clarity. The sunglasses from the new collection are made in acetate in cognac colour. They are equipped with premium glasses that, thanks to their purity and natural transparency,

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provide improved visual clarity. Bar­ berini, the prestigious manufacturer of glasses, is the guarantee of an ir­ reproachable quality. The sleek look, elegant colour and resolutely vintage style of this accessory that enhances an outfit with optimal protection will beautifully distinguish you from the crowd. Emphasize your personality with the best products.

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Indomptables De Cartier UNEXPECTED ENCOUNTERS

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artier has presented its new jewellery and watchmaking col­ lection, Indomptables De Cartier, which makes unexpected encounters between animals. Essentially, the concept is tête-à-tête-inspired jewel­ lery. This collection is characterised by the ultra-realistic design that em­ phasises the depth of every detail. It

features spectacular pieces, bearing the naturalist hallmark of the Mai­ son. While the heads of the animal stay true to the image we have of them, their bodies are transformed and the giraffe and tiger exchange their fur. The white-gold bracelet is set with 1203 brilliant-cut diamonds, the emerald and onyx gemstones.

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Davidoff WINSTON CHURCHILL LIMITED EDITION 2022

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hatever the task, whatever the hour, Winston Churchill knew the right cigar can be a trusted com­ panion. 2022 marks the 4th year that Davidoff unveiled a spin on their prized Winston Churchill brand, pa­ ying tribute to the statesman and cigar aficionado with a regal smoking expe­ rience to match his refined taste. The

Davidoff Winston Churchill Limited Edition 2022 cigar is rolled in a shapely 5⅞” x 61 double perfecto format for the first time from any Winston Churchill cigar. For the recipe a mélange of to­ baccos of the original Davidoff Win­ ston Churchill and the darker Davidoff Winston Churchill The Late Hour ci­ gars have been chosen. WWW.DAVIDOFF.COM

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VIVIENNE MUSIC BOX

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nspired by Gaston Louis Vuitton’s love for collecting toys, Vivienne, the iconic mascot, has captured hearts in the fashion world. She is named after Louis Vuitton’s signature VVN leather, a light-coloured beige leather that gains a dark patina over time. This Vivienne Mu­ sic Box makes a charming, yet functional objet d’art which is a limited edition collectibles. This feminine piece is covered in durable leather and opens with a melodious tune to reveal a dancing Vivienne figurine. Reinforced corners and the trunk’s-lock on the front of the box reference the House’s luggage-making heritage.

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ASTON MARTIN X AIRBUS TAKES TO THE SKIES IN STYLE

AIRBUS WITH ASTON MARTIN WINGS

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ston Martin has teamed up with Airbus to produce its first helicopter, which is intended to fill a niche in the British firm’s ever-expanding range of lu­­ xury products. It’s essentially a re-trimmed version of the Airbus ACH130 lightweight single-rotor passenger heli­ copter, which draws on Aston Martin’s range of sports cars for styling inspiration with the air of confidence and quali­ ty. Beneath the ACH130’s sleek exterior there is a powerful engine: the Arriel 2D that provides up to 952 shaft horse­ power at take-off. It hits maximum cruising speed at 134 knots, about 154.204 mph. and has a range of 643 kilome­

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ters, almost 400 miles. Corporate helicopter will carry up to six passengers and stay in the air for up to about four hours on a full tank of fuel. The special edition helicopter has four different interior and exterior bespoke designs created by the automaker. The plaque on the instrument panel has the companies’ logos, registration and edition number. Owners can also request to have their names printed on the panel, as well. As Aston Martin’s VP and CCO Marek Reichman said: “We don’t build cars that are necessary or needed – we build cars that are desired. And, like our cars, this is tar­ geted at the sector of society which can afford that desire.”

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LUXURY SPIRIT

BOWMORE X ASTON MARTIN ARC-52 WHISKY

A marriage of two-cask styles

REDEFINING PERSPECTIVES & PERCEPTIONS The striking creation celebrates the very definition of balance; a point in time where past meets present; where function meets style and where character is intensified.

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n amazing duo of Bowmore and Aston Martin launched their latest collaborative whisky - the Bow­ more ARC-52. It is a marriage of single malt matured for a remarkable 52 years in a sherry butt and an American oak ex-Bourbon hogshead. This exceptionally rare Bowmore is a true masterpiece of balance; showcasing the master­ ful skill and commitment to consider cask maturation and management at Bowmore Distillery. A time machine, half Bowmore, half Aston Martin, travels in two directions at the same time. The spirit pushes the limits of maturation whilst the decanter showcases a cutting-edge design and technolo­ gy. From the meticulously engineered bespoke magnetic key,

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which releases the aluminum top to the individually handblown glass, this is a design on a different scale. The decan­ ter is the symbol of a shared journey to reveal the depths of beauty and design, exploring the unknown. On the nose, the Scotch is creamy and fruity with notes of vanilla and custard cream alongside peach, pear, kumquat, mandarin, and a hint of guava with herbal notes of fresh mint and eucalyptus. The palate is sweet, fruity and citric with flavors of green grapes and peach melba, clementine, lime zest but also nutty notes of almond and hazelnuts, tobacco leaves with a slightly peaty ashy and buttery character. The finish is herbal and medicinal with exotic fruits, praline and butterscotch notes.


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THEATRICAL ODE TO TOYS

Thom Browne’s show in New York City

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oments before Thom Browne’s fall 2022 show in New York City began, you could see models backstage with the labeled signs marked “toy” for some of them while the more reserved looks donned the word “adult.” The dichotomy made sense, especially when Browne himself explained that the wonderful world he’d created repre­ sented the spaces in between imaginative, dreamlike states of opposition. Browne

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cited the Island of Misfit Toys from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer as his overall inspiration - which could be seen in all the elements of the show. Five-hundred teddy bears wearing Thom Browne’s iconic suits sat in little chairs at the Pavilion inside Javits Center, where the show took place. “I always feel like New York is the Island of Toys and everybody comes here to find themselves or create themselves,” Browne said. The archetypes of fashion history and

their influence on American culture were omnipresent. The designer chose to take a break from his normal Paris Fashion Week schedule, and instead presented fall 2022 in New York City, to coincide with the second part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala. After all, Browne remains one of the handful of designers who still respects the theatre of a fashion show. “I wanted that to be the story,” Thom Browne stated.


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BALMAIN

The Balmain army wore their armour for the Fall-Winter 2022-2023 show by Olivier Rousteing.

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almain’s Creative Director Olivier Rousteing cast his show as a “collective push-back against lies, hatred and aggression.” Celebrities such as Serena Williams, Madelaine Petsch, Adriana Lima and others looked on as a battalion of dancers resembling soldiers in helmet-style hats put on a performance in the Le Marais venue to start the show. A quote from “The Little Prince” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was written as the backdrop: “It is much more difficult to judge yourself than to judge others.” Such a beginning gave the audience much to reflect. And while not inspired by the tragic events in Eastern Europe this collection seemed somehow fitting in the light of what is happening. The designer showed his solidarity for the people affected with a personal message before the show and on his social media account. In his collection, Balmain plays with the dichotomy between sharp, masculine looks and soft, feminine features. Shimmering gold armoured breastplates, shields and stiff gilets featured in the collection that used light colours such as white, cream and pastel as a contrast to represent honesty or truth. Lace was used alongside metal and neoprene to further this point of contrast. The designer shows pieces in classic Balmain shapes, combining the brand’s codes with pieces that appear futuristic. Rousteing highlighted the outerwear, the house is known for, sending plenty of oversized fur coats, biker jackets and chic blazers down the runway. The finale featured a selection of evening dresses and designs that had some of the motifs and codes first presented on the runway in 1945 by Pierre Balmain when creating his elegant Parisian fashion house. The Creative Director put his own twist on the designs but highlighted how these timeless elements are still very relevant today. Young French talented Olivier Rousteing holds the reins, and has injected the house with youth, opulence and a highoctane glamour loved by supermodels.


The Balmain army Balmain clothes are created not only for a beautiful look. They are for the spiritual uplift, joy in order to make a dream a reality. “I just want women to feel great at Balmain,” says Olivier Rousteing. It is because of this unique sensation that we all want to be part of the Balmain army.


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VALENTINO

Every look of the Valentino Pink PP Collection Fall-Winter 2022-2023 was pink, a vivid tone of fuchsia, or it was black.

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reative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli adopted an extreme colour strategy for Valentino. Stripping the palette down to a single hue, relentlessly, he does more with less, maximizing expressive possibilities in the apparent lack of possibilities. Pink is rampant everywhere, in a total estrangement that includes the set and that is reiterated by the occasional total black and total white intermissions. Pink as a manifestation of the unconscious and a liberation from the need for realism. The accumulation of pink elements is such as to eliminate the visual shock to bring out, together, the unique character of the person, expressed by the face and the eyes, and the work on the pieces of clothing: the signs that shape them into a silhouette, the textures that give them consistency, the decorations that are part of the construction. The subtraction is, in fact, amplification, magnifying both the humans and the clothing. A variety of bodies, attitudes, and physicalities, enhanced by the monochromatic palette, bring such a vision to life. The pink went on for the silhouettes, meted out from head to toe (shod in either extremely high platform shoes, or chunky sneakers), in everything from tiny bubble dresses to long, narrow tabards, to crinoline bells; from sweeping opera coats to tailored suits and overcoats. It was also to become the “hero” for a grand finale of ostrich feathers, stately capes, and embroidery. Piccioli pairs lace tops or twisted tulle with pants as tribute to modernity, and a black silhouette beautifully is an inseparable part of the of this year fall fashion. Oversized garments remain a popular motif amongst pieces, with relaxed fit trousers paired with mesh tank tops and a hooded, floor-length puff jacket. The utilitarian look is rounded out by collared box-cut jackets, T-shirts and lengthy peacoats. The theme of comfort is prevalent in the collection, as seen presented in hoodies and shearling bomber jackets. The house’s traditionally formal silhouettes underwent contemporary reimagination that made pieces versatile in fit for more special and even casual occasions.


Creative Director’s concept Pierpaolo Piccioli claimed he’d selec­ ted pink - rather than Valentino red, or any other colour, to “subvert” its cultural meanings, its associations with girlishness, or punk, or its original one which limited its use to men (presumably to kings, cardinals, and popes in the renaissance).


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LUXURY WATCH

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS BUTTERFLIES FLUTTER IN A MYRIAD OF COLOURS Founded in Paris in 1906 Van Cleef & Arpels is known for creating theaters for the wrist. Due to the brilliant mastery its masterpieces seem to come alive.

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t is noteworthy that the world-famous brand’s latest 38 mm Lady Ar­ pels Heures Florales and Lady Arpels Heures Florales Cerisier stage a horological innovation first with their most complicated dials to date. It is set within an 18-karat rose- or white-gold case set with 244 dia­ monds weighing approximately 1.90 carats. The watches show the passing of time via the opening and closing of flowers. Instead of operating around the circumference of the dial, they bloom in a seemingly random pattern in a series of three different cycles. The hours are counted by the number of flo­wers that unfurl every hour. Since the dial is devoted entirely to the jewellery masterpiece, a lateral glass window is placed on the side of the case to read the minutes. The numbers are engraved directly into the sap­ phire-crystal glass. A red line indicator on a rotating wheel moves between 0 and 60 before returning to the start of a new hour. A special system con­ trols the speed of the flower movement. They are slow to close and quick to pop open - a cycle that takes up to four seconds. It may look like a simple performance, but the complex movement involved about five years of re­ search and development. Over the decades Van Cleef & Arpels established across the world a reputation as the excellence of the High Jewellery Mai­ son. And today it remains faithful to highly distinctive style characterised by poetry, refinement, creativity, artistry and sensibility.

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LIMITLESS INSPIRATION Whether inspired by nature, couture, dance or imagination, Van Cleef & Arpels offers the world a gateway to a timeless universe of beauty and harmony.

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Richard Mille BUBBA WATSON’S PINK DREAM Tailored for ultra performance

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he RM 38-02 Tour­ billon Bubba Wat­ son is the fourth watch of the collection bea­ ring the name of a multiple major champion golfer. It is produced in a numbered limi­ ted edition of 50 pieces. Watson, who’s been an ambassador for the Swiss watchmaker since 2011, has asked the brand to create a bright pink watch for years. The eye-cat­ ching hue is the same colour as his sig­ nature driver, which he’s been using for most of his professional career. And now the pink watch is finally on his wrist. Golf is an excellent testing ground for Mille’s watches. Considering that a golf ball today undergoes an ac­ c­eleration of up to 50,000 g’s, it was critical to ensure that the RM 38-02 could withstand shocks of no less than 10,000 g’s. These were all just a part of the considerations when designing the RM 38-02 - but not the only one! The first watch ever to bear the Ri­chard­Mille’s name, literally and figuratively launched the millennium: the year was 2001, and the model marked

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the beginning of a new era in watchmaking. To­ day, the collection, which is more than eighty models, points resolutely towards the future, whilst holding steadfast to the time-honored traditions of fine watchmaking. Richard Mille’s success is a product of three crucial elements: the best of cutting edge inno­ vative technology, a strong artistic and architectural dimension, and watches de­ signed to be robust and easy to use, yet also highly sophisticated. Each piece is finished and assembled by hand, reflecting the very best in Haute Horlogerie. Diminutive marvels of technology, painstakingly produced in limited quantities, Richard Mille timepieces are designed specifically for those with a true appreciation of fine watchmaking. This world’s famous brand has one foot in the 19th century - because they are faithful to the great Swiss tradition of horology, with extremely complex movements assembled and finished by hand - and the other foot in the 21st century reflecting innovative solutions. And this is one of Richard Mille’s secrets to success.


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ULTRA HIGHEND LUXURY The novelty features utterly innovative design that would break the prevailing classicism.

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PANERAI X BRABUS Submersible S Brabus Blue Shadow Edition (PAM01241) Panerai and Brabus boost their partnership with a bold new edition of the watch at the 2022 Palma International Boat Show. Truly, it is well said that there are no limits to perfection.

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Brand for male exclusively ELEGANT SPORTS AND PARAMILITARY CLASSICS The Panerai watches are a natural blend of Italian design, Swiss tech­ nology and passion for the sea. The brand also demonstrates its willing­ ness to question watchmaking norms and to be highly creative. The all-new Panerai’s Submersible S BRABUS Blue Shadow Edition’s unique design is a culmination of the best that the world of premium horology have to offer, drawing inspiration from the signature design cues of the BRABUS Shadow series of boats. Matching them the watch new model impresses with an array of blue and grey tones.

duct of three years of development and includes a GMT function, an AM/PM indicator and a three-day power reserve. In addition, the pa­ tented polarized date display offers a view of the date indication only through the opening at 3 o’clock, without revealing the rest of the date wheel or concealing the wor­ kings of the movement. Water-re­ sistant to 30 bar the Submersible S BRABUS Blue Shadow Edition features two straps, a bi-material option combining black rubber and leather, and the second one in deep blue rubber. The watch is strictly limited to only 200 pieces worldwide. WWW.PANERAI.COM

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nited by deeply rooted legacies as well as a shared strong passion for marine high-performance, expert Italian watchmaker Panerai continues the partnership with world renowned luxury mobility brand BRABUS in the creation of their second exclu­ sive timepiece - The Panerai Sub­ mersible S BRABUS Blue Shadow Edition. This dive watch combines the best of both respective brands in its design and functionality. Breakthrough technology is pre­ sent both inside and out. The watch contains the new P.4001/S caliber, a skeletonized movement based on the P.4000 caliber. It is the pro­

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Writing is an Art High Artistry The First Ascent of The Mont Blanc

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ach edition of this brand is an artisanal work of art. To honour the courageous pioneering of the first as­ cent to the Mont Blanc summit, Montblanc created the High Artistry The First Ascent of the Mont Blanc Limited Edition 333, which is based on the Meisterstück 149 shape. The rhodium-coated Au 750 solid gold skeleton is tracing the shape of the Mer de Glace glacier near Chamonix. Based on the legend that this glacier resembles a giant monster hugging the northern slope of the Mont Blanc, the overlay engraving depicts a monster. Visible beneath the overlay, the translucent glacial blue lacquer recalls the icy blue colour shades of a glacier. The rhodium-coated Au 750 solid gold cap top is crowned by the Montblanc emblem. This sym­ bol of both the Maison Montblanc and the summit of the ­highest­mountain in Western Europe are embedded in po­ lished black onyx. In memory of the triumphant first ascent to the summit of Western Europe’s highest mountain by Bal­

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mat and Paccard, the gold cap ring is engraved with the date­­ ‘8 Août 1786’. The handcrafted nib is embossed with an edelweiss flower. The High Artistry The First Ascent of the Mont Blanc Limited Edition 5 is honored to the same to­ pic. The fountain pen unites precious metals and gemstones with skilled marquetry work in a symphony of subtle tri­ butes to the history of alpinism on the Mont Blanc mas­ sif. The ma­­jesty of the mountain itself winds around the cap in an artisan marquetry work that using a colour pa­ lette of seventeen different shades and materials. The clip is a miniature replica of the two most essential tools used by the first climbers to reach the summit of Mont Blanc in 1786: the alpenstock and axe. In reference to the geo­ logical wonders of the Alps, the cap top is crowned with a smoky quartz that opens to reveal the treasure within: a skeletonised ‘Mont Blanc massif’ set with an approx.­­2 ct. diamond above an engraving of the Montblanc emblem.

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Just as climbers strived to scale Mont Blanc in the 18th century, Montblanc’s Artisan Atelier masters take their craft to new heights with these High Artistry editions.


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A tribute to pioneers Each of great achievements begins with a brave pioneer attempting something that has never been done before.

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3 ULTRA THIN WATCHES 2022 EXCLUSIVITY & ORIGINALITY

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aliber minimization has always been the biggest challenge for all watchmakers and hunting for superlatives has permanently been an integral part of the watch industry. Whe­ t­her it is the most expensive, the fastest beating or the hardest watch in the world, watch brands just love to outdo each other in various disciplines – much to the delight of all of us watch fans out here. However, the undisputed supreme disci­ pline is and forever will be the height (or flatness

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for that matter). This is where you can see what a watch manufacturer is truly made of and whether it is – quite literally – capable of reinventing the (balance) wheel, instead of just finding ways to add even more diamonds to a case. Among the most prestigious brands Bvlgari enjoys the win­ ner’s laurels and offers the unprecedented solution. Once again, this renowned watchmaking brand has managed to make the hearts of enthusiasts of the extraordinary timepieces beat stronger and faster.

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If you’re a gentleman who prefers his ultra-thin watch to be runway ready, then this list provides clarity on what micro-engineering is capable of these days. These are the timepieces where elegance meets watchmaking mastery.


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OCTO FINISSIMO ULTRA

Records are made to be broken! In just one decade, the unique Octo collection has set a new standard in the world of Haute Horlogerie with its technical prowess, iconic octagonal shape and unmistakable monochrome style. Now Bvlgaria has achieved its eighth world record with the Octo Finissimo Ultra. Made in a limited series of just ten watches, this remarkable timepiece embodies the Bvlgari mindset and its incomparable ability to continually innovate and redefine the codes of Haute Horlogerie. The world’s thinnest watch, this extraordinary creation is just 1.8 mm thick. Each of the ten owners will receive an exclusive NFT artwork, guaranteeing the authenticity of the watch and the link to its owner. The very best designed for the bests. WWW.BULGARI.COM

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The Altiplano Ultimate Concept was developed entirely in-house by Piaget’s dedicated Research and Innovation division. The idea was to create a watch not formed by multiple layers, but from a previously untried fusion of re-scaled components, combining the case and movement into a whole. Piaget embarked on a journey of miniaturisation that resulted in the filing of no fewer than five patents and that led to this 2mm-thin hand-wound watch. The Altiplano Ultimate Concept, therefore, continues the Maison’s great tradition in the art of ultra-thin watchmaking. The timepiece is extensively customisable. Buyers may specify the colour of the bridge and dial, the finish of the hands and the main plate, and select straps they prefer.

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AUDEMARS PIGUET ROYAL OAK RD#3

Audemars Piguet’s extra thin automatic flying tourbillon represents a breakthrough and is catalogued as a research and development timepiece. The brand’s latest ode to ‘50 years of the Royal Oak’ embraces a simple aesthetic that belies its many ambitious mechanical complexities 50 years on from the Royal Oak’s debut, Audemars Piguet is bringing an automatic flying tourbillon movement to the classic 39 mm Royal Oak “Jumbo” case for the very first time. The new Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD#3, measuring 3.4 mm thick, combines traits of many fan-favorite Royal Oak iterations into a “greatest hits” design compilation, while pointing the way for the series with an allnew ultra-thin selfwinding flying tourbillon movement. WWW.AUDEMARSPIGUET.COM

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Tiffany & Co. BLUE BOOK 2022 Tiffany & Co. has introduced its New Blue Book 2022: BOTANICA Collection with Hollywood star Gal Gadot. If you need further indication that summer has indeed arrived, turn to Tiffany & Co.’s latest collection and you will be amply rewarded.

Heritage and Innovation

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Floral-inspired jewellery has never looked more empowering. It is so bold and desirable. Christened Botanica, this collection is a celebration of heritage and innovation where the timeless beauty of flora manifests through the eyes of Tiffany & Co.’s most illustrious creators. From the opulent interpretations of Jean Schlumberger to the exotic touches associated with G. Paulding Farnham for more than a century, the collection’s transformable design is a nod to today’s lifestyles.

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The transformable designs of the dandelion-inspired necklace, sport a mechanism that allows it to be worn in five different ways through two interchangeable pendants, a baguette diamond choker and a long diamond chain.

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According to Alexandre Arnault, executive vice president of Tiffany & Co., Gal Gadot is more than a House ambassador. She epitomises the effortless glamour, sheer sophistication and sense of modernity that Blue Book represents.

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Motifs of legendary Jean Schlumberger’s have been a source of wonder at Tiffany & Co. for nearly two centuries. The designer’s creations are reimagined with unexpected gemstone combinations. Brought to life for the first time from a sketch that the designer once considered for the Tiffany Diamond, Jean Schlumberger’s Fleurage bracelet is set with a mesmerising cushion-cut aquamarine of over 48 carats, art­ fully framed by diamond flower petals.

Botanica’s three-part collection drops throughout the year to represent Spring, Summer and Autumn. One of the themes of the collection is to capture the spirit of the seasons in vibrant blooms. The palette of unenhanced emeralds and sapphires, perfectly matched aquamarine suites, fancy in­ tense yellow and blue diamonds, and more, replicates the jewel tones of a botanical garden. The stunning collection showcases the world’s finest diamonds and coloured gemstones.

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Today, Tiffany & Co. continues its long-standing relationship with both tradition and modernity telling the multi-layered story of America’s oldest luxury jeweller, which is underpinned by the brand’s core values of vision and virtuosity.

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Shine bright like a diamond born from the sun. To enjoy yellow diamonds is a privileged opportunity. This is the proposal to all women, behind all magnificent Tif­ fany & Co. jewellery, including their earrings in 18k white and yellow gold with fancy intense yellow and white diamonds. These earrings are another example of the professionalism of the company’s specialists and boundless imagination.

Each rebellious bloom is part of a garden of jewels and a display of the House’s extraordinary savoirfaire. Another highlight of the Botanica collection is the orchid; sculptural and remarkably realistic. Tiffany & Co. took inspi­ ration from G. Paulding Farnham’s orchid brooches created in 1889. The transformable brooch featured platinum floral petals and stem in rose and brilliant cut diamonds, and was accentuated with brush strokes of 18k yellow gold. WWW.TIFFANY.COM

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CANNES FESTIVAL

Palme d’Or: Even more glamour, more initiatives, continuing success, and the most solar personalities.

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fter two years of Covid disruption, the Cannes Film Festival returns for its 75th anniversary. During all these years, the Cannes Film Fes­ tival has been one of the biggest media events in the world. Being the privileged venue of both film dis­ coveries and encounters, the Festival reflects the dual nature of cinema: art and industry. The Festival de Cannes is happy to welcome new partner arrange­ ments this year: exceptional media coverage, with a creation by France Télévisions, a Campari-coloured lounge at the heart of the Palais des Festivals, and a fleet of 100% electric BMWs to ferry festival-goers to the red carpet. The Festival also celebrates 25 years of partnership with two faithful partners: Chopard and L’Oréal Pa­ ris. The holy grail of the Cannes Film Festival is indeed the Palme d’Or, carved by the prestigious Chopard House, which, on the occasion of the double anniver­ sary, has created a new interpretation of it. Two leaves of the branch are studded with diamonds: 75 on the first leaf (corresponding to the age of the festival), and 25 on the second (in honour of Cannes’ partnership with Chopard). The diamonds are sourced from sup­ pliers certified by the Responsible Jewellery Council. The base of the award is not made of rock crystal as in previous years, but of rose quartz, which in Greek my­ thology was considered to be the stone of Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty.

OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF LUXURY INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 2022: DIANA KOPAIHORA.

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OMAR SY

EDGAR RAMÍREZ

IDRIS ELBA

JAVIER BARDEM

JAKE GYLLENHAAL

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“I did something really worthwhile for culture and I made people happy.” Vincent Lindon

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or 12 days, the seaside city thrills to the passions of the 7th art. The show doesn’t only take place on the big screen at the Cannes Film Festival! There is also the walk up the steps, which are covered with the red carpet that film personalities tread before each screening. It is a privilege to walk up them. The evening screenings, which are emblematic, attract a throng of photographers and swarms of fans who closely watch the arrival of every star. After 11 days of this exceptional event, the Jury of the 75th Festival de Cannes, announced its winners’ list from the 21 films presented in Competition this year. The panel is chaired by French actor Vincent Lindon, who is accompanied by Iranian director Asghar Far­ hadi, British-American actress and director Rebecca Hall, French director Ladj Ly, American director Jeff Nichols, Indian actress Deepika Padukone, Swedish actress Noomi Rapace, Norwegian director Joachim Trier and Italian actress and director Jasmine Trin­ ca. As noted by Vincent Lindon, “These nine people from different cultures and of different nationalities have one thing in common: a joy at being here. Nine people who were delighted to serve the thing they’re passionate about. It was such an intensely enjoyable experience. I feel as though we are all going home say­ ing to ourselves: ‘I did something really worthwhile for culture and I made people happy.’” The jury awarded the Palme d’Or to Ruben Ostlund’s painting The Triangle of Sorrow. Zara Amir Ebrahimi (Holy Spider) won Best Actress and Song Kang-Ho (The Broker) won Best Actor. The Grand Prix went to the films, Stars at Noon and Close. Park Chan-wook won Best Director for The Decision to Quit, and Tariq Saleh’s Boy from Heaven won Best Screenplay. The winner in the Un Certain Regard category was the French drama The Worst. The honorary Palme d’Or was awarded to American actors Tom Cruise and Forest Whitaker. Alongside the official selection are other categories such as Quinzaine des Réalisateurs, La Semaine de la Critique and above all, the Marché du Film.

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LEONIE HANNE

JENNIFER LYNN CONNELLY

CARLA BRUNI

BELLA HADID

ALINA BAIKOVA

ANNE HATHAWAY

NAOMI CAMPBELL

FRIDA AASEN


SUPERSTAR LINE UP: LANDING ON THE RED CARPET IN CANNES QUICKLY BECAME THE FOCUS OF ATTENTION.

If the Festival is associated with glamour, it’s also because of the famed parties on La Croisette.

T CANNES FILM FESTIVAL WINNERS ANNOUNCED – LIVE.

OLIVIA DEJONGE, JERRY SCHILLING, TOM HANKS, AUSTIN BUTLER, DIRECTOR BAZ LUHRMANN, PRISCILLA PRESLEY, ALTON MASON, NATASHA BASSETT, AND PRODUCER PATRICK MCCORMICK ATTEND THE ELVIS PREMIERE.

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he Film Festival in Cannes is famous not only for movies, red carpet, evening dresses and tuxedos. It always hosts the best events and parties with movie stars, celebrities, show business stars, athletes and the richest people of our planet in attendance. Over the years, these events have become unmissable for the stars, who take the opportunity to combine charity with pleasure – like the amfAR’s Ci­ nema Against AIDS Gala. The 21st annual event held at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc raised a record $35 mil­ lion for the campaign against AIDS. Or the Global Gift Foundation, supported by actress Eva Longoria, which raises funds for underprivileged children. Among the most popular events and parties of the Cannes Film Festival one should also mention: Mo­ vies Afterparty, which takes place with the actors from the film after each premiere; Chopard Party is one of the most memorable and luxurious parties; also, the Calvin Klein Party, Louis Vuitton Fashion Show, Dom Perignon Party… and more: the Fashion TV Party at Majestic Barrière Hotel, Paul Allen’s Yacht Party (organised by Paul Allen, co-owner of Microsoft, on his mega yacht Octopus), and so on. The list goes on forever…


JASMINE TOOKES

LÉA SEYDOUX

ANDRE LEMMERS AND ADRIANA LIMA

IZABEL GOULART

KATHERINE LANGFORD

EVA LONGORI

CANDICE SWANEPOEL

ELSA HOSK

MÉLANIE LAURENT


Celebrating Asian Excellence 6pm, Friday 23 September 2022 Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London

£3.5m raised for good causes since inception, with a net worth of £45 billion in the room

Organised by

Limited tickets available. Book now at asianachieversawards.com or contact Smita at team@asianachieversawards.com


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Jacob & Co. “Inspired by the Impossible”

The driving force behind Jacob & Co. is creativity. The breadth of Jacob & Co.'s offering showcases the brand's insatiable need to produce amazing pieces that the world has never seen before.

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ounded by Jacob Arabo in 1986, Jacob & Co. cre­ ates exquisite jewellery and revolutionary timepieces that have captivated celebrities and notables from the watchmaking world and dazzled on fashion’s red carpets and cover shoots. “I have to create,” says Mr. Arabo. “My dream has always been to invent things that were not done before. For the brand, it’s about making the impossible a reality.” Jacob & Co.’s mission is to create beautiful, dynamic and unique pieces of watchmaking and jewellery art. With a unique talent for creating de­ signs that are as innovative as they are spectacular, the

company has grown into one of the most recognised luxury brands in timepieces and jewellery. At the heart of the company is passion, drive and the creative force of Mr. Arabo. With a respect for traditional craftsman­ ship and artistry and an ability to envision and realise exquisite jewellery and unique timepieces, he makes a truly extraordinary reality through the alchemy of edge and elegance. “I want to be remembered as a trailblazer,” Mr. Arabo shares. “I am not a technician or an engineer, but I am not afraid to invest and develop. I am fearless when it comes to making my vision a reality.”

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JACOB & CO. ASTRONOMIA CASINO DOUBLE AXIS TOURBILLON

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uxury watches are no longer just about telling the time. A case in point, acclaimed timepiece and diamond jewellery house Jacob & Co.’s newest release, the Astronomia Casino, which features a fully-operational miniature roulette wheel be­ neath the sapphire crystal domed case of the watch. Its wheel, rendered in an array of green, red and black enamel on an 18K rose gold base, is set in motion by a button at the 7 o’clock posi­ tion. This exceptional timepiece, the latest in Jacob & Co.’s sig­ nature Astronomia collection of celestial-themed timepieces, can be personalised with a mother-of-pearl insert placed by Jacob & Co. craftsmen on the owner’s lucky number. An aventurine circle on the watch base reminds the wearer of the Astronomia collection’s celestial origins. Never before has there been a highcomplication timepiece with a spinning roulette wheel, allowing owners to play their favorite game of chance at any time. Though it is simple to use and enjoy, the technical solutions required to make it work seamlessly took more than a year to develop.

MOVEMENT: CALIBER: Manufacture Jacob & Co., manual winding JCAM36. DIAMETER: 41.4 mm mm;; HEIGHT: 20.5 mm mm.. COMPONENTS: 390; MATERIAL: Titanium. JEWELS: 42. SYSTEM: Manual movement, double axis tourbillon. FINISHING: Plate and bridges: Hand angled and polished, flank draw, circular graining, polished sink; polished screws. POWER RESERVE: 60 hours hours.. FREQUENCY: 21,600 Vib/h Vib/h (3 Hz Hz). FUNCTIONS: • DOUBLE AXIS TOURBILLON CAGE: 1st axis: Full revolution in 60 sec; 2nd axis: Full revolution in 10 min. • MOVEMENT: Full revolution in 10 min around a central axis. • 1 carat, exclusive Jacob Cut® Cut® diamond: 288 facets, rotating on itself in 30 sec. • Magnesium lacquered blue globe, rotating on itself in 30 sec. • “Roulette” animation on demand (pusher at 8 o’clock). CASE: DIAMETER: 47 mm mm;; HEIGHT: 24 mm mm.. MATERIAL: 18K rose gold; Sapphire apertures on sides.

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INVISIBLE SETTING

JACOB & CO. BRILLIANT MYSTERY BAGUETTE

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ith the Brilliant Mystery Baguette collection, Jacob & Co. captures the magic and plays with transparency. This true work of art is an epitome of fem­ ininity and beauty. The dazzling timepiece is the perfect expression of the brand’s jewellery expertise. Delicately crafted, the fully set case and dial conceal the mecha­ nism – hence the mystery. The Brilliant Mystery Baguette features a round-shape case – a typical characteristic of the Brilliant Ladies Collection - with a breathta­ king diamond baguette invisible setting. The exclusive collection unites hundreds of exceptional gems with a dial that mystifies and delights. It revolutionises the more than 200-year-old tradition of mystery dials; a concept first invented by a watchmaker who was also a magician and illusionist. The sparkling case of the Brilliant Mystery Baguette has been in­ visibly set with 172 Baguette Diamonds, and its bezel with 40 Baguette Diamonds. The centre of the dial is invisibly set with 51 Baguette Rubies. Seemingly suspended in space, the time is exquisitely unveiled by black triangle hands. The hours and minutes are counted off a mysterious dial, a subtle feature that maximises the bril­ liance and scintillation of the diamonds. The Brilliant Mystery Baguette dial houses a Swiss quartz movement and the time can be set with a corrector located on the case back. This exquisite timepiece is fitted with a satin bracelet and a baguette white-diamonds-set buckle. This refined timepiece will captivate you at first sight. Resolutely feminine, the Brilliant Mystery Baguette is an elegant and beautiful evening watch that will ravish jewellery and horology lovers. The watch is limited to only eighteen pieces.

MOVEMENT: Swiss quartz ETA caliber E01.701; Diameter: 47⁄8 i.e., 11 mm; 5 jewels. FUNCTIONS: Hours and minutes. CASE: 38 mm; Thickness: 10.15 mm; Polished 18K white gold set with 172 baguette white diamonds 16.90ct; Bezel set with 40 baguette white diamonds 1.45ct; Case back: Time setting by a corrector; Crystal: Sapphire with antireflective treatment. DIAL AND HANDS: Dial: Centre set with

51 baguette rubies 2.45ct; Hands: Hours and minutes indicated by two floating black triangles. STRAP & CLASP: Satin strap, 18K white gold tang buckle set with 28 baguette white diamonds 0.90ct. TOTAL CARAT WEIGHT: 240 baguette white diamonds 19.25ct and 51 baguette rubies 2.45ct. REMARKS: Water resistant to 30 metres; 2-year warranty.

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Ever since the first automobiles competed for the fastest times, watches and cars have been inexorably linked. Car aficionados love watches, revelling in the mechanical precision, beauty and performance of both. In 2019, Bugatti and Jacob & Co. signed a multi-year partnership to create unique, never-seen-before timepieces. These watches are true to the spirit of both companies, while taking watchmaking to impossible heights.

To inaugurate this partnership led by performance, two timepieces were created. These watches, based on the Twin Turbo Furious and the Epic X Chrono, were directly inspired by the unique design and spirit of Bugatti hypercars. This year, Jacob & Co. and Bugatti are introducing new watches in the Twin Turbo Furious collection, and a completely new line – the Bugatti Chiron.

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t started with an idea conceived by Jacob & Co. together with Bugatti – how to reproduce the visceral sensation of the iconic Bugatti 16-cylinder engine in a timepiece. After almost a full year of development, the answer is here in the form of the Bugatti Chiron Tourbillon. Everything is designed to honour the Chiron in a time­ piece. The case is inspired by the flowing lines of the Chiron and the movement, or “engine block”, intended to duplicate the Bugatti en­ gine, which is placed under a massive sapphire crystal, on display for all to see. Here’s where it gets interesting: push the right-hand crown of the timepiece and the engine comes to life – the crankshaft turns and the pistons pump up and down, just like a true internal com­ bustion engine. Two “turbochar­gers” (down from four in the actual Chiron engine) on the side of the engine block spin while the engine runs, adding to the visual impact. Incredible to see and unbelievably complicated to realise (the movement comprises 578 components), the Bugatti Chiron Tourbillon timepiece has achieved something no one has ever even attempted before – to seamlessly marry engines and watches. The ground-breaking Bugatti Chiron Tourbillon comes in a number of variations, including bespoke versions.

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JACOB & CO. “GOTHAM CITY” Jacob & Co. has revealed its new Gotham City luxury watch, the first offering in a previously announced multi-year partnership with Warner Bros. A 45.5 mm watch filled with details and high-quality materials worthy of Bruce Wayne, the Gotham City timepiece is available now in extremely limited quantities – only 72 pieces exist. Jacob & Co. created a series of 36 pieces in black DLC titanium (inspired by Batman) and another 36 in 18K rose gold (inspired by Batman’s secret identity, Bruce Wayne), retail of which begins at $220,000. Fitted with a hyper-complicated movement with twin, fly­ ing, sequential, high-speed, triple-axis tourbillons, the Gotham City is a tribute to Batman’s crime fighting tech and the glamorous lifestyle of Bruce Wayne. The back of the watch is twofold, depending on which ver­ sion one considers. The black DLC model is covered with a signature drawing. On the rose gold version, the case back is made of traditional transparent sapphire and therefore opens a new perspective on the Gotham City’s mechanical nature and advanced design.

By design, the Gotham City is both a watch and a metaphor. Inspired by the latest iterations of DC’s Batman franchise, the Gotham City is dark, angular, pointy, edgy and muscular. The case is made of black DLC titanium. DLC is a technology that covers the metal with an array of carbon atoms mimicking that of the perfect cubic crystal structure that provides the diamond with extreme resistance to wear. As a result, the 45.5 mm case is immune to scratch­ ing and is as light as the Batwing. The calibre comprises 382 components, the most striking of which may be that bat-bridge, but the most complex being the tourbillons. Each one of them rotates along three different axes. Each axis drives a separate cage. The first outermost axis makes a full turn in 24 seconds, the second in 48 seconds and the third – closest to the 3 Hz balance wheel – in 180 seconds. With powerful twin barrels, calibre JCFM10 is able to achieve a 48-hour power reserve. The energy left in the tank is shown on a power reserve indicator, located at 6 o’clock, between the tourbillons.

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A BEACON OF HOPE

JACOB & CO. THE ASTRONOMIA FLEURS DE JARDIN RAINBOW

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ong seen as a beacon of hope at the end of a storm, rainbows have prevailed throughout histo­ ry as the universal symbol for optimism. Look to the future and see a rainbow with Jacob & Co.’s latest take on the Astronomia Fleurs de Jardin now in Rainbow. Designed to recreate a garden on your wrist, this breathtaking timepiece features the colours of the rainbow and draws its power from a delicate butterfly tourbillon movement. The tourbillon, time display and upper level multicoloured sapphire flowers all travel clockwise around the dial, while

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the mother-of-pearl base set with rainbow sapphire flowers moves counterclockwise. The 18K rose gold case features a bezel and inner ring set with rainbow sapphires, and atop the movement there is an incre­­ dible 288-facet Jacob Cut grass-green tsavorite. Intro­ duced in 2019, the Fleurs de Jardin transformed the way people viewed feminine horology. Incorporating the techniques learned with the Astronomia and the Astronomia Solar, Jacob & Co. created its first true high complication specifically designed for women. In 2019, the Fleurs de Jardin was officially pre-se­


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lected from hundreds of wo­ men’s timepieces for inclusion in the Ladies Complication category of the GPHG: the “Oscars” of watchmaking. This selection underscores the Fleurs de Jardin’s importance in horology. The major chal­ lenge that arises when crafting a rainbow watch is sourcing gemstones of the right colour. With exceptional craftsman­ ship at the forefront, the team of designers at Jacob & Co. are masters in sourcing and selecting stones. The 42.5 mm 18K rose gold bezel of the Rainbow is set with 40 rainbow sapphires, while the inner ring features 48 rainbow sapphires. On

top of the movement there is a beautiful green, 288-facet Jacob Cut tsavorite, while the frame carrying 11 flo­ wers with kite-shaped mul­ ticoloured sapphires rotates clockwise around the dial once every 10 minutes. The flying tour­­­­­­­­billon and the time display also rotate clockwise in 10 minutes. The motherof-pearl base set with rainbow sapphire flowers rotates coun­ terclockwise in 10 minutes. There are tales of hidden treasure at the end of rainbow, but with this new watch of incredible beauty, Fleurs de Jardin from Jacob & Co., there is no need to look fur­ ther than your wrist.

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Legendary movement Hidden below the delicate beauty lies the legendary timepiece workmanship which Jacob & Co. is famous for, including the vertical Astronomia double-axis flying tourbillon movement, which makes a full clockwise revolution in ten minutes around the central axis. The patented Differential Gears System allows the time display to maintain the 12/6 o’clock position regardless of where its rotation place is.

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THE TOP OF THE LINE

Jacob & Co. Epic X Chrono Rose Gold Chronographs are very popular because they offer a very accessible complication whose standard layout is very attractive. The Epic X Chrono is purpose-built, so it has a technical, sporty style with the chronograph pushers on the side of the case, the balanced bi-compax dial, and the view into the movement through the mineral crystal dial. The Swiss Made automatic column-wheel chrono­ graph movement is considered to be the top of the line, as it is sophisti­ cated and highly reliable. Controlled by two pushers (start/stop and reset), the seconds are counted by the cen­ tral chronograph hand and the mi­ nutes are clocked by the right-hand subdial.

Every Epic X is a statement piece: a bold combination of traditional and high-tech materials, exclusive and highly refined calibers and a truly Epic aesthetic that is immediately recognisable and yet remarkably versatile. The 47 mm carbon fibre case of the Epic X Chrono has a bold design, creating an X shape with the prominent lugs and then running through the case and the architectural structures within the movement. The case features an antireflective sapphire crystal, a forged carbon bezel and ceramic pushers, a screwdown crown and an inner rotating bezel, controlled by the push-down crown at 10 o’clock. Water resistant to

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200 metres, the Epic X Chrono is a true sports watch that makes a strong statement and is designed to take anything and everything you can throw at it. The Epic X Chrono has a bi-compax layout, with the right subdial for the chronograph minutes and the left subdial for the running seconds. Skeletonized hands with SuperLumiNova luminescent tips indicate the time in tandem with a rotating inner timing bezel on the Epic X Chrono, adjusted via the crown at the 10 o’clock position. Fascinating engineering solutions and true dedication to the highest standards of functionality and wearing comfort are reflected in these smallest of details. WWW.JACOBANDCO.COM


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Rolls-Royce The new, limited Boat Tail The 2022 Rolls Royce Boat Tail model – the second in a series of just three cars has been revealed ahead of its appearance at Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este.

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he entirely handmade Rolls­ Royce Boat Tail models feature impressive designs ordered by customers whose fa­ mily business comes from the pearl industry. The car “creates a very personal and emotionally resonant tribute to the client’s father”. The body panels are made from vast, single sheets of aluminium to cre­ ate the distinctive outline inspired by the racing yachts of the early 20th century. At the onset of the commissioning process, the client presented Rolls-Royce Coachbuild Designers with a selection of four pearl shells, chosen from his pri­ vate collection for their unique colour and complexity. The shells provided inspiration for the exteri­ or colour, which is one of the most complex bespoke finishes ever cre­ ated by Rolls-Royce. The founda­ tion of the colour is a shimmering

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blend of oyster and soft rose, with large white and bronze mica flakes adding a unique pearlescent quali­ ty that changes subtly under diffe­ rent light conditions. The rear deck, which houses Boat Tail’s unique “butterfly-design” hosting suite, is swathed in Royal Walnut ve­ neer, inlaid with rose gold-plated pinstripes with a satin-brushed fi­ nish. From the front, the Pantheon Grille, milled from a single, solid billet of aluminium, is graced with a Spirit of Ecstasy fashioned in rose gold. The interior is a beautifully curated combination of perfectly matched cognac and oyster-co­ loured­leathers and Royal Walnut veneer, with rose gold and motherof-pearl accents throughout. The centrepiece of the dashboard is a timepiece made from mother-ofpearl, chosen and supplied by the client from his own collection.


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A wooden deck has been added to the rear of the car, hiding a bespoke hosting suite, with a unique “butterfly design” dining set and umbrella. Every Rolls-Royce Coachbuild commission is, of course, very special, but in this case, there is a deeper feeling.

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CITROËN DS FALLEN FROM THE SKY

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fter 18 years of secret development as the suc­ cessor to the Traction Avant, the DS 19 was in­ troduced on October 6, 1955 at the Paris Motor Show. In the first 15 minutes of the show, 743 orders were taken, and orders for the first day totaled 12,000. During the 10 days of the show, the DS took in 80,000 deposits; a record that had stood for over 60 years, until it was eclipsed by the Tesla Model 3 which received 180,000 first day deposits in March 2016. The incredible novel­ ty of that time earned the nickname “Flying Saucer” (or “Star of the show”). The Citroën DS was produced from

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1955 to 1975. To France still deep in reconstruction after the devastation of World War II, and also building its identity in the post-colonial world, the DS was a symbol of French ingenuity. In 1963, Citroën presented a DS as a sculpture, upright like a rocket, on a rotating platform (AutoRAI, Amsterdam). It also posited the nation’s rele­ vance in the Space Age. Structuralist philosopher Roland Barthes, in an essay about the car, said that it looked as if it had “fallen from the sky”. The car featured a novel hy­ dropneumatic suspension including an automatic leve­ ling system and variable ground clearance, developed

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When it was established in the 1955 auto show, the DS clearly stood out and its aerodynamic lines attracted attention. Its profile as a “drop of water”, designed by Flaminio Bertoni, distinguished it from the other vehicles.


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in-house by Paul Magès. This suspension allowed the DS to travel quickly on the poor road surfaces common in France. The central part of the hydraulic system was the high-pres­ sure pump, which maintained a pressure of between 130 and 150 bar in two accumulators. These accumulators were very similar in construction to the suspension spheres. One was dedicated to the front brakes, and the other ran the other­­­hydraulic systems. (On the simpler ID models, the front brakes operated from the main accumulator.) Thus, in case of a hydraulic failure, the first indication would be that the steering became heavy, followed by the gearbox not working; only later the brakes would fail. Two different hydraulic pumps were used. The DS used a se­vencylinder axial piston pump driven off two belts and deli­

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vering 175 bar of pressure. The DS 21 for model year 1965 featured five main bearing engines with power of 109 hp. It received a substantial increase in power with the introduc­ tion of Bosch electronic fuel injection for 1970, making the DS one of the first mass-market cars to use electronic fuel injection. Power of the carbureted version also increased slightly at the same time, owing to the employment of lar­ ger inlet valves. In September 1971 Citroën introduced a 3-speed fully automatic Borg-Warner 35 transmission gear­ box, on the DS 21. The fully automatic transmission DS was never sold in the US market where this type of transmission gained market share so quickly that it became the majority of the market by this time. The car remained iconic through the whole history of the company.

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ROLLS-ROYCE Phantom Series II Rolls-Royce products, independent of the manufactured year, enjoy a great deal of reputation, ultimately becoming perfect expressions of good taste, beauty and luxury. The Phantom model takes the top position in this regard. 2023 Rolls-Royce Phantom Series II of timeless elegance demonstrates subtle updates for the flagship model.

Even more perfected In creating the new expression, Rolls-Royce de­ signers and engineers have been guided by the requests of clients, who have implored Rolls­ Royce not to make any major changes to an al­ ready-iconic motor car. The most obvious and important feature to be retained is Phantom’s commanding presence. This has been further en­ hanced by a new polished horizontal line between the daytime running lights above the Pantheon Grille. This gives Phantom a new and assertive modernity, reflecting its driver-focused character. A subtle geometric change to the Pantheon Grille makes the “RR” Badge of Honour and Spirit of Ecstasy mascot more prominent when viewed from the front. The grille itself is now illumina­ ted, a feature debuted and popularised in Ghost. The headlights are graced with intricate laser-cut bezel starlights, creating a visual connection with the Starlight Headliner inside, and adding further surprise and delight to Phantom’s night-time presence. Phantom’s side profile retains Rolls­ Royce’s signature short front and long rear over­ hang, long wheelbase and broad c-pillar, the latter giving greater privacy for occupants. The silhou­ ette of the new masterpiece preserves the elegant key lines running from the Spirit of Ecstasy to the tapering rear tail, another hallmark of the brand. The “split-belt” line begins at the front fender and curves gently towards the rear door, emphasising the long dash-to-axle proportions of the car, be­ fore falling gently towards the lantern-like rear

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lamps. The heavily undercut “waft line” creates a strong shadow, visually signalling the unequalled “Magic Carpet Ride” of the marque. The side pro­ file is further enhanced with a suite of new wheels. A 3D, milled, stainless steel wheel with triangu­ lar facets is available to commission in a fully or part-polished finish. Phantom may be graced with a truly elegant disc wheel, recalling the ro­ mance of 1920’s Rolls-Royce motor cars. This disc wheel is produced in both polished stainless steel and black lacquer, perfectly encapsulating the sense of flight on land. Responding to Phan­ tom clients who previously requested a darkened chrome grille surround, black bonnet reins, wind­ screen surround and side frame finishers, these may now be commissioned. This aesthetics now enables Rolls-Royce to transform Phantom into the lightest of light or the darkest of dark appear­ ances. Phantom’s sumptuous interior remains al­ most unaltered: the steering wheel has been made slightly thicker, providing a more connected and immediate point of contact for the owner-driver. Now, Phantom includes the debut of “Rolls-Royce Connected”, which enables the owner to send an address directly to the motor car from Whispers, the Rolls-Royce private-members’ Application, providing seamless navigation to an event, restau­ rant, dealership or even the Home of Rolls-Royce itself. ‘Rolls-Royce Connected’ also displays the motor car location, security status and current “health” condition on Whispers.


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To mark the introduction of Phantom Series II and to illustrate Rolls-Royce’s Bespoke capability, the marque has created a new Bespoke masterpiece, Phantom Pla­ tino, named after the silver-white finish of the coveted and precious metal, platinum. Its tone-on-tone interi­ or is achieved by combining two differing fabrics; one created in an Italian mill for its durable yet luxurious appearance, the other derived from bamboo fibres, se­ lected for its lustrous finish. Both materials share an original repeating pattern based on an abstract inter­

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pretation of the Spirit of Ecstasy. In the silken textile, the design is smaller and woven into the fabric to cre­ ate a more visually stimulating finish. It also appears in Phantom’s Gallery, right in the occupant line of sight, and on key touchpoints such as the armrest and centre console. The bamboo fabric is embroidered with lar­­­­ ger icons, presenting a tufted appearance commonly found in interior design. This more resilient material is placed on the lower elements of the interior where they will need to withstand most contact.


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The surround of Phantom’s dashboard timepiece is made from a 3D printed ceramic, a truly contemporary execution of a traditional material. Set into an iced finish woodset, the tonal properties of the interior takes Phantom to a beautiful and unsurpassed level of opulence.

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2023 BMW I7 ALL-ELECTRIC EXECUTIVE

Built for the luminaries Designed with next-level style and substance, the i7 is undeniably alluring from the inside out. The expressive aesthetic and latest technology not only ensure you’re a complete comfort, but transform every drive into an executive lounge.

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A luxurious statement

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The rear taillight and bumper design signify a powerful pre­sence from start to finish.

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isionary design of 2023 BMW i7 serves a purpose. It expresses who you are and has the power to set ideas into motion. Your day – and your impact on the world around you – starts here. BMW took on a holistic approach that encapsulates every drivetrain into one design. BMW has created the new 7 Series to be wider, taller, and longer than its predecessor, allowing for more passenger and cargo space. The first-ever BMW i7 makes a striking impression, with a new illuminated kidney grille and headlight design. Crystal head­ lights are precisely crafted with the most exclusive crystal glass – making a luxurious statement while illuminating your path. A clean, modern, and refined aesthetic is reflected in the flush window design – enhancing aerodynamics and eliminating undesired noise. The rear taillight and bumper design signify

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a powerful presence from start to finish. The interior of the i7 is crafted with your busy lifestyle in mind – setting the tone for every drive. A man on the back of the i7 Sedan watches a program on the 31 BMW Theater Screen. With it, he will expe­ rience cinematic bliss: 5G connectivity via Personal eSim, up to 8K resolution, Amazon Fire TV compatibility and integrated with the Sedan’s high-end sound system. Indulge in the luxury rear seating package with ventilated, heated and massage com­ fort seats – perfect for revitalizing during long trips. Feel con­ nected with an all-new curved display and a dashboard design, which feature the BMW Interaction Bar. This faceted glass bar provides both ambient and dynamic illumination – integra­ ting controls for air vents, the glove compartment, etc. A lar­ ger Panoramic Sky Lounge LED Roof dazzles with its graphic


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tered, and safe through every situa­ design, brighter light intensity, tion. The soft and pleasantly warm dynamic LED control, and cus­ eel of this sumptuously refined tomizable colors. The i7 also stands natural material comes together out with its radiant presence. Ad­ with the standard glass applica­ vanced technology adapts to your tions for selected controls, the op­ preferences with every drive and tional open-pore fine wood of the gets you there in style. A luxurious interior trim strip, and the stainless entry awaits you with a stunning steel speaker covers to create a lu­ exterior light welcome experience. xurious sense of wellbeing. The i7 Another cool option is the auto­ has a dual-motor, all-wheeldrive matic opening & closing doors. To setup with a combined output of open or close the front and rear 536 hp and 549 lb-ft of torque. The doors, passengers touch the flush Meticulous magnificence front motor produces 255 hp, and door handles or the buttons in the the rear generates a peak output of BMW Interaction Bar at the front With the iDrive 8 Operating System on 308 hp. The i7 accelerates from a side of the cabin or the rear door the all-new curved display, you’ll expestandstill to 60 mph in 4,5 seconds trim. The opening and closing se­ rience a next-level personalization and and has an electronically-limited quence can also be activated using customizable layouts. top speed of 149 mph. the key fob. Plan less, live more: the The motors are of the electrically cockpit of the i7 is the nexus of all excited synchronous variety, not fixed permanent magnet and the most seamlessly advanced technology – including the la­ are produced without the need for any rare earth metals. The test iDrive 8 Operating System, with wireless Apple CarPlay™ & result of 10 minutes of DC Fast Charging is up to ~80 mi. Ac­ Android Auto™, Intelligent Personal Assistant, and adjustable tual charge speed can vary depending on parameters such as My Modes settings. With the iDrive 8 Operating System on the battery state of charge when charging is initiated, battery tem­ all-new curved display, you’ll experience next-level personali­ perature and maximum charging rate of the charging supply. zation and customizable layouts. When you’re on the road, the The future of BMW is now. Driving Assistance Professional Package keeps you calm, cen­

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LÜRSSEN ALICE – a Lürssen innovative concept experience

Tomorrow’s wonderland The German yacht builder Lürssen has earned an international reputation as the specialist in exclusive, bespoke yachts of outstanding engineering mastery.

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he privately run company was founded in 1875 and remains solely in the hands of the fourth generation of the Lürssen family. Innovation has always been one of the most important driving forces in the company’s history. In 1886 Lürssen built the first motorboat of the world together with Gottlieb Daimler. It is, therefore, not surprising that Lürssen is now also building the first Lürssen yacht with fuel cell technology for a pioneering and technology driven client. The fuel

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cell flanks the conventional generators and represents a giant step towards launching an emission free Lürssen yacht. This innovative technology makes it possible to anchor emission-free for 15 days or cruise 1000 miles at slow speed. Lürssen remains very discreet when it comes to yachts under construction or its clients. To promote the sustainable technology of the future, Lürssen has developed an innovative, climate-neutral yacht model called ALICE, which shows what a Lürssen yacht might


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ALICE Length overall: 98 m / 321’5’’ Beam overall: 17 m / 55’8’’ Builder: Lürssen Exterior Designer: Lürssen Interior Designer: Dasha Moranova Designs

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Set your course ALICE is an emergence into a new era. Right now she remains a model, but one that paves the way. ALICE is a fraction of reality in movement.

logies, such as waste heat recovery look like in the future. ALICE is an utilisations, recover heat emissions emergence into a new era. Right for use within the HVAC system, now she remains a model, but one for both heating and cooling-pur­ that paves the way. ALICE is a frac­ poses. This is complemented by tion of reality in movement. mirrored glass windows around The yacht concept of tomorrow’s the owner’s deck where reflecting wonderland is driven by state-ofthe heat serves for thermal insu­ the-art design as well as honest and lation and reduces energy load of heartfelt ecological responsibility. the air conditioning systems. Parks and ponds transform the Lürssen has always been dri­ yacht’s deck into a natural para­ ving developments in the field of dise, which when combined with yachting. When it comes to cli­ the living walls in the interior, cre­ mate protection and treating our ate a unique ecosystem on board. environment responsibly, Lürssen Nature’s crisp perfume surrounds State-of-the-art design serves as a role model. With their ALICE in its own atmosphere, knowhow and capacity for inno­ and teak is replaced by fast-gro­ The yacht concept of tomorrow’s wonderland vation, Lürssen does everything wing and lightweight organically is driven by state-of-the-art design as well as to preserve our planet for future farmed wood that meets the high honest and heartfelt ecological responsibility. generations. Sustainable Yach­ standards for yachts with the same Nature’s crisp perfume surrounds ALICE in its ting clearly makes the difference. exquisite look and feel. ALICE is own atmosphere. ­ALICE makes the difference. climate-neutral. An emission-free The model will be on steady dis­ fuel cell generates electrical energy play at the Miniatur Wunderland based on hydrogen reformed from in Hamburg in 2022. The Miniatur Wunderland is the world’s green methanol. The fuel cell replaces the conventional diesel largest model railway and one of the most popular and most generators on board. For higher speed and energy demands, visited attractions not only in Germany but also in Europe. an additional methanol engine is added. Energy saving techno­

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lectric cars will likely be the future for many buyers within the next few years. But many people’s first experience with an electric vehicle might not be a car, but possibly an electric bicycle. According to market research, the e-bike segment is expected to have reached $47.68 billion by 2026. If you’re fortunate, you might be amongst the few speeding past traffic upon something as sleek and luxurious as an n+ Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team eBike soon. This is the eBike you have been see­king­­ for. The EQ Formula E Team eBike has a huge 65Nm of torque, mid drive power unit and automatic constant vari­ able transmission which delivers world class performance, handling and agility you would expect from a Formula E

racing team. Sophistication, luxury, and innovation come hand-in-hand to deliver the n+ Mercedes-Benz EQ For­ mula E Team eBike that is packed with POWER. Riding a bike has never been easier, especially when you’re sup­ ported with a strong battery and motor. n+ Mercedes EQ Formula E Team comes with a two-year comprehensive warranty, takes 3.5 hours to fully charge, Kendra Puncture Resistant tires, and an aluminium 6061 frame. The eBike has a 100-mile range and a top speed of 20 mph. Don’t forget you can add accessories to the Mercedes electric ebikes to make them your own. So whether you’re taking a quick trip to the store or going on an intense bike ride, the new eBike is sure to give you an unforgettable experience.

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aeger-LeCoultre’s Atmos clock collection has served as the ultimate showcase for its métiers d’art ta­lents for decades. This one-of-a-kind masterpiece was created for Homo Faber (Latin for “Man the Maker”), an exhibition celebrating hand craftsmanship. It was held on San Giorgio Maggiore Island in Venice. In the centre of attention of this year’s edition is Japan, which inspired Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Regulateur Sakura (Cherry Blossom), one of 15 pieces in the exhibition. The clock is bordered by a duo of enameled panels that took 200 hours to create and constitutes the largest enamel work

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Jaeger-LeCoultre has ever undertaken. Each panel was hand-painted over a black grand feu enamel background. The cherry blossom theme was chosen because it’s an important Japanese motif, and has become a universal metaphor for spring, a symbol of renewal and a remin­ der of the fleeting nature of life and of time itself. Among other things the Regulateur Cherry Blossom is powered with a moon phase indication that will take 3,821 years to diverge from astronomical reality by one day. In ­other­­ words, it will not need to be adjusted in your lifetime, or in the lifetimes of a long line of your descendants.

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ccording to Silvio Denz, Chairman and CEO, Lalique S.A. their collaboration with Zaha Ha­ did began in 2014 with the creation of outstan­ ding artworks, which marked the inception of the Crys­ tal Architecture collection. This collection was born of a passion for beauty, a quest for excellence, and the will to combine the expertise of Lalique’s master-glassmakers with the creativity and rare talent of an architect and de­ signer of world renown. Zaha Hadid, Founder of Zaha Hadid Architects, was a renowned for major accom­ plishments like the Rosenthal Contemporary Art Centre

in Cincinnati and the Canton Opera in China. She was the first woman to receive the Pritzker Prize in 2004, the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for Architecture. The part­ nership between this prodigious architect and Lalique Art produced three exceptional creations: the Visio and Ma­ nifesto vases, and the Fontana bowl. Fontana is made of crystal, but with its wave motif on the surface the material looks as if it is in motion. Its imposing shape and finely detailed surface contrast with an impression of fluidity and lightness. Now The Crystal Architecture by Zaha Ha­ did & Lalique collection is also available in fuchsia crystal.

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he Macallan has revealed the latest iteration in its celebrated Distil Your World series in the form of an exclusive single malt whisky that has been crafted to capture the inimitable essence of New York City. Launched in partnership with the Roca brothers (of the three-Michelin-starred El Celler de Can Roca restau­ rant), the creation of Distil Your World New York saw The Macallan’s whisky maker Polly Logan head to the Big Apple with Joan Roca to truly get under the city’s skin. A statement from The Macallan notes that the collabo­ ration is meant to embody and celebrate New York as a

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dynamic metropolis of art, creativity and visionary talent. The whisky is a combination of six European and Ame­ rican oak casks, with Logan building on The Macallan’s signature apple notes (which were conveniently appro­ priate for a liquid inspired by the Big Apple) with the big, bold flavours of classic American candy, peanut brittle, chocolate, and pecans. Just 1,000 bottles are available, with each housed in a presentation box, engraved with an aerial map of the city. The box also contains a book showcasing the different inspirations behind the single malt, and its creation, alongside New York photography.

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aximilian Büsser’s passion for all sci-fi things is well-known and permeates almost every creation issuing from MB&F. The similari­ ties between music boxes and mechanical watchmaking have always fascinated Büsser, and the MusicMachine Reloaded combined MB&F’s design codes with Reuge’s high-end music box talents to produce a “music box for today“. One big change is that the entire body is now made of anodized aluminium, in contrast to the wood of the original with Reuge’s. MusicMachine 1 Reloaded features two 72-note movements, which offer techni­

cal precision combined with the richest and purest of sounds available. The movement is luxuriously created with a satin-finished and polished base-plate so as to play with the lights. Like the original MusicMachine 1, it maintains its spaceship anatomy with dual propellers and sleek pontoons of landing gear, and each cylinder plays three tunes lasting 35 seconds each (Star Wars theme, “Imperial March” from The Empire Strikes Back and Star Trek theme on the left cylinder; Pink Floyd “Another Brick in the Wall”, Deep Purple “Smoke on the Water” and John Lennon “Imagine” on the right).

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THE ELYSIUM. A FIVE-STAR RESORT ON THE COAST OF PAPHOS, CYPRUS WHERE LEISURE MEETS PLEASURE Boasting the advantages of a Mediterranean island like Cyprus, the Elysium is a multi-awarded, five-star deluxe hotel with a world-class Spa which offers an entirely unique experience to leisure and business visitors to Paphos, Cyprus.

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ituated next to the ancient Tombs of the Kings, the Ely­ sium is ‘A sanctuary for the body and soul’. The hotel offers a harmonious blend of luxury, tranquillity and seclusion; colonnades, mosaics, waterfalls and pools form an elegance echoed by a discreet and gracious welcome. Journey through time and discover hidden delights and timeless treasures... A variety of accommodation is offered ranging from Deluxe Bedrooms with balconies to Cyprian Maisonettes, Royal Luxury Studios and Royal Garden Vil­ las with private pools making the resort ideal for families and couples of all ages. The Elysium promises you an enti­ cing dining experience in some of the best, award-winning restaurants in the Paphos district. The hotel’s restaurants aim to create exceptional culinary moments that tantalise the palate. The Elysium is also the ultimate event destina­ tion at the heart of the Mediterranean. From grand gala dinners and private parties to product launches, fashion shows, incentive travels, top-level conferences, high-stake meetings or roundtable discussions, the five-star Elysium event experience secures everything you may possibly need to create and enjoy unforgettable events, surpassed only by the Hotel’s unrivalled signature of excellence. The hotel is the site where leisure meets pleasure. The fully equipped fit­ ness centre and the friendly, knowledgeable staff guide you through the extensive timetable and exercise list to ensure you find exactly what you are looking for to enhance your health and improve your fitness levels. The outdoor, indoor pools as well as Royal Pool are some of the most idyllic, elegant and sophisticated places to enjoy on the island. For the more energetic, there are two floodlit tennis courts.

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ROBERTO COSTA: IL TEATRO DELLA CARNE THE LATEST MACELLAIO RC RESTAURANT: SIMPLICITY MAKES DIFFERENCE A story that Macellaio RC brings to the table with every dish they serve, a story made by people, people who work in respect of traditions, traditions that they follow and use to create their unique and impressive menus that today can offer a wide variety of different breeds from all over the world, thanks to the knowledge of experienced Chef of the restaurant and the connections acquired along the years.

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ust around the corner from the touristy and famous Picca­ dilly Circus, the most theatrical street in London that is il­ luminated every evening by the harmonious flashing lights of the huge theatre signs, and filled with long rows of people in elegant dresses just waiting to walk that red carpet and sit in the velvet armchair in front of some of London’s finest musical per­ formances. Just below the sign of one of Sir Cameron Mackin­ tosh’s longest-running shows - “Les Miserable”- is the entrance to the latest Macellaio RC restaurant opened by the renowned restaurateur Roberto Costa, also called “Il Teatro della Carne.” The wide windows that allow you to see the big loins of meat dry-ageing in controlled temperature cellars and regularly photographed by curious passengers, immediately hint at who is the main actor here and, as soon as you manage to stop your mouth from watering and step inside the venue, you realise what you can find in this specta­ cular venue. The Carrara marble chimney that hangs from the ceiling in the centre of the restaurant and accentuates the play of light reflected in the mirrors around it, caps the stylish charcoal grill where expe­ rienced chefs cook large cuts of meat that perfume the room. Just behind them is the butchery, which, embedded into the counter that wraps around the entire central area of the restau­ rant, displays large chunks of meat from all over the world as if they were jewels in a display window. The show can be pleasant­ ly enjoyed from one of the two floors on which the restaurant is arranged, thanks to the balcony of tables that looks down from top to bottom, or, from one of the luxurious leather stools placed in front of the marvellous marble counter that allows, not only to be mesmerized by the harmonious flames of the grill but also to taste original and creative cocktails or sip some of the world’s finest wines, as well as a very unique collection of special labels that Roberto is exclusively importing from small realities in Ita­ ly. But Il Teatro della Carne is only the latest of Roberto Costa’s

creations, who, with great entrepreneurial spirit and passion for good quality food, has opened six branded Macellaio RC restau­ rants in the world’s most cosmopolitan capital since 2012, all of which have been studied and designed down to the smallest de­ tail to always guarantee a one-of-a-kind experience. The South Kensington one was the first, and it has recently been renovated ready for its 10th anniversary celebration that will take place this November, followed by the great success of Clerkenwell in the beautiful residential street of Exmouth Market, where Rober­ to, in addition to meat, was the first to start maturing fish and, introduced the Macellaio’s menu to the running tuna with 2-3 weeks of dry-ageing. A few years later he had the opportunity to open his third site in the new complex of the Union Street Arches in Southwark where he introduced two new elements of his beloved Genoese cuisine (his homeland): “Pissa” and the “focaccia al formaggio”, which immediately entered into the top favourite list of many busi­ nessmen who, working in huge skyscra­ pers surrounding the area, immediately chose Macellaio for their lunch break. In the following years, there were the ope­ nings of Northcote road - Battersea and Store street - Fitzrovia, two wonderful gems that once again Roberto has taken care of in every detail, gaining the respect and love of his neighbours. Attention to the product, clear structured management, motivation and training are the foundations of Roberto’s philosophy and vision, who is keen on pointing out once again that “Quality, if managed, does not cost much more than mediocrity.” A lover of wine and good food, all of Macellaio’s menus, which vary from place to place, are mouth-watering, simple but never mundane, designed to accompany conversational dinners, moments among friends or important business meetings. They are based on cooking excel­ lent, real and high-quality products, so you can savour their true taste to discover the land where they come from. EDITION |

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CRAZY PIZZA KNIGHTSBRIDGE HIGH-ENERGY ITALIAN DINING EXPERIENCE Signature design details

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razy Pizza Knightsbridge is located on the sought-af­ ter Hans Crescent, just opposite Harrods with its sister venue nestled in Marylebone Village. The sleek and stylish London dining destination, Crazy Pizza, conveys a lively spin on the quintessential Italian staple. Once inside, signature design details including iconic film star portraits eating pizza, polished marble and golden accents are paired with pizza spinning chefs and live music, setting the scene for a non-stop high-energy Italian dining experience. Crazy Piz­ za embraces the authentic Italian spirit with a delicious menu

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featuring mouth-watering dishes including nutritious salads, home-made mozzarella and the signature pizzas known for their exquisitely thin crust as well as the all-time favourite tiramisu. Enjoy a selection of Italian beer, cocktails, cham­ pagne and an extensive wine list that appeals to all wine en­ thusiasts. The restaurant is a beautiful balance of the sophisti­ cation and standing out. Its fun side is not so much hinted at but seen across the walls. Photographs of pizza-lo­ving celeb­ rities, DJ’s playing at weekends, draw in the most elegant of crowds and continue to be in demand 7 days a week.



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FIVE STARS EVENTS WOMEN OF MONACO LUNCH

XEROFF PERFUME

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he 4th edition of the “Women of Monaco Lunch” was held in the garden of the world renowned Hôtel Hermitage Mon­ te-Carlo, on 14th of June 2022. Organized by Sandrine Knoell, at the head of her Five Stars Events Agency, the event has gathered 50 wonderful women of different ages, nationalities and interests. As per tradition the lunch was supported by the Fondation Prin­ cesse Grace and raised 12 000 euros thanks to all the Ladies that were presents. This successful 4th edition of the “Women of Monaco Lunch” was held in collaboration with Hortman Clinics Dubai, famous for of­ fering an array of premium medicinal wellness services, as well as Xeroff perfume, an Italian luxury perfume house already present in Monaco. Each table featured the name of Xeroff’s most popular fragrances, as well as samples for the guests to try. The talented stylist Victoria Torlonia debuted her summer collec­ tion with an exquisite fashion show, her creations take the inspira­ tion from strong and dynamic women, her collection is versatile, and decorated with fine laces precious stone and embroideries. Five Stars Events Agency would also like to be thankful for their participation: LUXURY International Magazine, Fashion TV, the Salon Cool Bay Monaco, Mariella Aprosio Flowers and Sunkiss ra­ dio with Peter Mackley.

VICTORIA TORLONIA AND SANDRINE KNOELL

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SANDRINE KNOELL, LUCA ANGELANTONI AND IVANA ILIC-LABIA

MAGDALENA WALID, SANDRINE KNOELL, OXANA GIRKO, MOUNA AYOUB AND CRISTINA VALCUANDE

DIANA RELLO AND PAMELA HACHEM

REFINED ENTERTAINMENT

FASHION SHOW BY VICTORIA TORLONIA

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DIANA ARAMA THE ART OF NETWORKING The Lady of Mayfair – weaving links, creating synergies, staging amazing events, creating business opportunities for her clients… also an entrepreneur, a manager, a mother, an influencer as well as an exceptional initiator of unique atmospheres, successful fund-raising venues, tailor-made professional and business networking meetings.

The Interview by Sandrine L. Mehr

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iana, just a few words to describe your job? It’s essentially a business matchmaking, you know. The art of making the right people meet their ideal business partners and facilitate the best pos­ sible agreement for my clients. The Art of Deal of Facili­ tation. The art to find the best business conditions and the best business partners to achieve the best possible deal. Exactly like the matchmakers of yore! Yes, if I had to des­ cribe my job, it would be like that. Absolutely.

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Do you focus on one particular asset class or specific business area? I decided from the outset that I didn’t want to concen­ trate on one class of assets only but also to take a real multi-assets approach. A true all-assets class perspective: real estate but also private equity, commodities, hedge funds. Having said that Tech is the king nowadays. I am now working with a Foodtech company Supermeal, as they are expanding into the London market, a Prop­


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tech ENTRALON, delivering innovative property ser­ vices worldwide and with a Longevity Financial Club - a purpose-driven group of top tier industry professionals, discussing investments in Longevity, Longevity Finance, Insurtech and innovations in Fintech. There are strong teams and leaders behind these businesses as well as very exciting new investment opportunities and we have al­ ready had a lot of interest. What can you provide to your clients that a wealth manager or any other “classical” financial institution or merchant bank cannot? My clients are all over the world. They also travel all over the world. I connect them. What they want is a secure and stable environment that is in the same time safe and

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SPACE FOR A BETTER WORLD THE AIM HIGHER GALA

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stronauts came from around the world to cele­ brate the Moon landings and lead us to more epic adventures all over the planet Earth. At a time when peace on Earth is in doubt, the space community re­ minds us that we are all humans living on the same planet. Eleven astronauts from around the world, along with an audience of high profile space enthusiasts, gathered to­ gether at the London Science Museum on May 3, 2022 to benefit the non-profit Space for a Better World. The evening culminated with the “Space Oscars” honoring the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 16 Mission, while showca­­ sing and promoting how space benefits life on Earth. The black tie gala was hosted by TV presenter Dallas Camp­ bell and virtually by BBC star and physicist Professor Brian Cox. The gala was produced by an all-female production

team based primarily in the USA. The program highlighted the benefits of space missions, including how satellite data is used to analyze the health of the planet and help scien­ tists monitor climate change. The Space Icon Award was presented to General Charlie Duke, the 10th man to walk on the Moon, mostly famous as the Capcom for Apollo 11 when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made the first lunar landing in July of 1969. The Pioneer Award was presented to Poppy Northcutt, the first woman to work in NASA’s Mission Control. The Inspiration Award was presented to the entire Inspiration4 Crew including billionaire Jared Isaacman and other SpaceX: astronauts Dr. Sian Proctor, Hayley Arceneaux and Chris Sembroski. “There is a major awareness gap between most of the world and what’s going on in the space industry,” said Christina

GENERAL CHARLIE DUKE ACCEPTS THE ICON AWARD PRESENTED BY UK ASTRONAUT TIM PEAKE. (PHOTO BY HAYDON PERRIOR)

PORTRAIT OF UK ASTRONAUT TIM PEAKE BY HIS SPACECRAFT. (PHOTO BY MATT PORTEOUS)

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GENERAL CHARLIE DUKE HOLDS UP THE ICON AWARD. (PHOTO BY MATT CHUNG)

CHRISTINA KORP EXPLAINS THE MISSION OF SPACE FOR A BETTER WORLD. (PHOTO BY HAYDON PERRIOR)

PORTRAIT OF NASA ASTRONAUT AND APOLLO 16 MOONWALKER CHARLIE DUKE. (PHOTO BY MATT PORTEOUS)


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Korp, former manager of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin and Founder the Maldives. In December of 2022 you can join an astronaut of Space for a Better World. “At a time with so much crisis and at Kennedy Space Center on a Zero Gravity flight taking off from and lan­ding on the Space Shut­ young pe­ople­worried about cli­ mate and their future on Earth, tle Runway followed by an intimate it’s imperative to bridge the gap private dinner with other flyers and about the ways space is a po­ a real Moonwalker – Apollo 16 as­ werful and important tool to tronaut, Charlie Duke. In January help solve the world’s biggest of 2024 will be a once in a lifetime problems.” “One of the best incredible luxury trip to Antarc­ ways to inspire people to take tica with an astronaut aboard MY better care of our planet is to Le­­ gend – an exclusive luxury ice take them up close to see some breaker for only 16 guests that will of the most beautiful places on take you up close to see firsthand Earth”, said Christina. penguins, whales, seals, and other Luxury icebreaker MY Legend in As a part of the ongoing out­ exotic wildlife. The trip will be do­ Antarctica in December of 2021 during cumented by royal photographer reach through Space for a Better a trip with NASA astronaut Nicole Stott. Matt Porteous, who works with World, astronauts will be the (Photo by Roie Galitz) Prince William and Princess Kate. guides on upcoming trips to Other trips with astronauts in 2023 the Maldives, Kennedy Space will include an exclusive trip to Center Florida, and Antarcti­ ca. From August­­­12-20, NASA ­­ astronaut Nicole Stott will be Bhutan, one of the most exotic places on Earth. To learn more leading a space art camp for families at the COMO Resort in go to www.spaceforabetterworld.com.

ASTRONAUTS ON STAGE AT THE AIM HIGHER GALA. (PHOTO BY HAYDON PERRIOR)

FOUNDER OF SPACE FOR A BETTER WORLD, CHRISTINA KORP, POSES IN FRONT A LUNAR LANDER WITH INSPIRATION4 ASTRONAUTS. (PHOTO BY DAVE GILES)

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ASTRONAUT CHAT IN THE IMAX THEATER INCLUDED NAOKO YAMAZAKI, SOYEON YI, SIAN PROCTOR, SUSAN KILRAIN, NICOLE STOTT, POPPY NORTHCUTT AND CHARLIE DUKE. (PHOTO BY MATT PORTEOUS)

ASTRONAUTS CHARLIE DUKE AND NICOLE STOTT FLY IN ZERO GRAVITY WITH CHRISTINA KORP. (PHOTO BY SHANNA LOCKWOOD)

PORTRAIT OF THE INSPIRATION4 CREW SPACEX ASTRONAUTS. (PHOTO BY MATT PORTEOUS)

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THE PARLIAMENTARY SOCIETY FOR ARTS HEADING AN OFFICIAL CELEBRATION FOR HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN ELIZABETH II DURING THE PLATINUM JUBILEE

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er Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Ju­ bilee, seventy years of service. On the 4th of June 2022 the Parliamentary Society for Arts, Fashion & Sports held a celebration of the event followed by an award cere­ mony for various figures in the Arts, Education, Charity, Law, and Innovation. The celebration was concurred by 220 guests including members of UK & European Royal Family, Members of Parliament, Scientists, CEOS, MBE, OBEs and artists around the world. Award ceremony, pre­ sided over the Parliamentary Society Chairwoman Rebeca Riofrio, took place at the iconic Royal Horseguard place. Аwards for outstanding activity and merit were presented to a large number of figures, including: For their support to the advancement of Arts in the United Kingdom and services given to the Parliamentary Society of Arts the certificate of “Patron of the Arts”, Trophy, and a Medal of Honour awarded: Principal Medal to Othman Al Omeir, acclaimed Journalist and Editor-in-Chief of Various Publications including ELAPH newspaper and How to Spend It – Financial Times Magazine Arabic followed by Carlos Gonzalez of Charles Crown Financial and Fouzia

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Bouzian of Your Health First Clinic in Harley Street. Ho­ nour Certificates - Patron of the Arts & Honour Medals were presented to: Malan Breton, Amy Lam Poon, Tyne O’Connell, Patricia Giraldo, Olga Balakleets and ­others. Excellence Certificate & Outstanding Achievement Medals were awarded to: Lady Colin Campbell, Tony Hudgwell, Paula Hudgwell, Natalia Kapchuk and others. Among the Artists Honours and Recognitions are Fer­ nando Montano, Yasmine Naghdi, Katerina Mina, Luis Chapas, John Galland, Julian Galland, Aidan Mikdad, Ped­­ro Cedeno. Within the framework of the celebration, a competition of children and adult works inspired by the image of Her Majesty was held in advance and more than 120 people took part in it. The winners were awarded in the nominations “children” and “adults”. Special thanks to Olga Balakleets for bringing such an amazing talent to this event - thanks to Malan Breton, Elvijs Pliugis for their unconditional support and advise - thanks to our media partner Kam Murali of DK Pixels UK and his professional team for the amazing quality of Photography and Video imagery, our journalist media partner Complitaly and LUXURY International Magazine, London One Radio.


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THE FERRARI WOMEN'S CLUB A DAY OF SPEED AND EXCELLENCE AT BAL HARBOUR SHOPS

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he Ferrari Women’s Club hosted an incredible evening of speed and elegance at Bal Harbour Shops. Guests were treated with a night of timeless Italian luxury at ­BRIONI Store, while they were enjo­ying ca­viar and rosé tastings by Oro Caviar and Bodvár Rosé. The stylish occasion was organized by luxury PR guru Nick Betancourt. Media partner of the ama­zing event was LUXURY International Magazine.

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