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Calendar 2019

Apr. 24

Tribeca Film Festival – Action

Now a notable entry on the packed festival calendar, Tribeca aims to foster independent and innovative filmmakers, and supports established names. Expect pioneering features, short films and immersive work. Ends 5 May.

Apr. 25

Art Brussels Returns

There is an emphasis on discovery at this sprightly event that allows the wider world to give lesser-known talents another chance at stardom. Ends 28 April.

May. 08

London Craft Week begins

The fourth edition of the fair once again displays authentic and exceptional craftmanship throughout the UK capital. Find inspiration in the individual skill and passion needed to create these masterpieces. Until 12 May.

May. 09

Korean International Boat Show 2019

The Korea International Exhibition centre is once again hosting a variety of nautical offerings, including a world-class selection of mid-size yachts and boats. Until 12 May.

May. 15

Mille Miglia revs up

The 37th recreated version of the classic endurance race returns, as always limited to historic vehicles from the iconic original contest. 430 participants will race this year from Brescia to Rome and back. Until 18 May.

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By Avril Groom

At the preview for Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale (Geneva May 16) – a Fabergé tiara made for Princess Alexandra of Hanover, 1950s Bulgari Serpenti cuffs, one containing a watch, and a 1940s Cartier bracelet with cabochon emerald.

By Avril Groom

New at Harrods’ fine jewellery department is New York designer Nina Runsdorf’s first boutique, boasting sumptuously subtle old mine and rose cut diamonds, diamond “slices”, iconic flip rings, enamel edgings and imaginative semi-precious stones.

By Avril Groom

1960s and 1970s style feature in the first major Mary Quant exhibition at the V&A, from April 6 to February 2020. Her revolution made “fashion available to everyone” with a farsighted business model offering logos, collaborations and lifestyle products.

Yesterday, at a private event in Singapore, a 47-year old whisky from the Mortlach distillery sold for S$50,000, raising money for Daughters of Tomorrow, a charity to support impoverished women.

By Elisa Vallata

The 40mm case of the new Calatrava Weekly Calendar was inspired by a unique Patek piece from 1955 and features hand-written style typography on the dial.

By Elisa Vallata

The BR 03-92 MA-1, inspired by the iconic US Air Force flight jacket and limited to 999 pieces.

By Avril Groom

Check out pearls with a twist at 65-year-old Japanese brand Tasaki’s new London boutique, where fashion designer and creative director Prabal Gurung and collaborator Melanie Georgacopoulos bring adventure to this traditional gem.

Set upon a 12ha private island in southern Cambodia, this resort of 40 villas - each with a private pool – opened its doors today, hidden among and in harmony with the surrounding jungle.

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Crafting Excellence

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