Van Cleef & Arpels’ Chadstone Boutique Arrives
The French maison opens the doors to its third Australian boutique, and second in Melbourne. Inside the Chadstone luxury precinct, the Paris apartment-inspired space will show off revered Van Cleef & Arpels jewellery collections to a backdrop of linear Art Deco patterns and huge windows and mirrors. The space arrives as the brand celebrates the 50th anniversary of its iconic Alhambra collection.Add to Calendar
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