On the Pulse
Stunning jewellery going under the hammer at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva in May: three near-identical 1939 cuffs by Van Cleef & Arpels, and two articulated starfish pins exquisitely crafted by Réné Boivin.
Long-established Canadian jewellery brand Birks launches in Europe in May with an “accessible” range, Pétale, including gold vermeil, silver and diamonds. More pieces will follow.
The first branch of Sushi Saito outside Japan just opened on the top floor of the Four Seasons Hong Kong, offering an authentic Edomae sushi experience and stunning views of the city skyline.
Audemars Piguet has just opened its first AP House, in Hong Kong – a contemporary private apartment space designed as an authentic home away from home for lovers of the watchmaker.
Ahead of International Women’s Day, Prada’s Miu Miu collection at Paris Fashion Week recalled a time when females had fewer choices. PVC trenches, sheath dresses, mohair sweaters, bobby socks and beehives had a late-1950s vibe.
Sonia Rykiel’s artistic director Julie de Libran put on a show of rebellious late-1960s spirit at Paris Fashion Week. Knit stripes and checks, cord trouser suits, and more, were backed by Bananarama live.
Named for one of F1's greats, the McLaren Senna - limited to 500 hand-assembled cars - will be on display at the Geneva International Motor Show next week.
Offering limited-edition collections, IWC Schaffhausen’s debut Australian boutique, decked out in classy dark wood, takes residence on Melbourne’s coveted 360 Collins Street.