On the Pulse
Premiering at Omega’s watch museum in Bienne, Switzerland is the brand’s latest Bond model, Seamaster Diver 007. Built with Daniel Craig’s input, the watch features vintage looks (brown dial, woven metal strap) all in light titanium.
British maison Boodles launches The Secret Garden, a high jewellery collection subtly inspired by the new film of the classic children’s book. It embraces a holistic theme of healing through nature and is available early April.
Fashion iconoclast Rei Kawakubo (Comme des Garçons) and Japanese pearl brand Mikimoto’s collaboration creates seven non-gendered, single-strand designs, which feature smaller (Akoya) or larger (South Sea) pearls, silver chain, pearl swag and Comme des Garçon insignia.
Public couture at Paris’s Musée Rodin – Dior’s Female Divine installation by American feminist artist Judy Chicago contains banners handcrafted by women at an Indian embroidery school.
Jewellery with provenance at Bonhams' London Jewels sale today. Remarkable items include Vita Sackville-West's 1912 Cartier pendant with antique Indian carved emerald and carved rock crystal, and pieces from novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford's collection, gifted by her late husband.