The Gift Guide 2018
Festive celebrations at Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
Celebrate the season at Waldorf Astoria Bangkok with its holiday-themed menus and events: festive afternoon tea at Peacock Alley, Christmas buffet at The Brasserie or a set dinner at Bull & Bear, NYE celebrations at The Loft and The Champagne Bar and more. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.orgAdd to Calendar
On the Pulse
Until Friday London jeweller Bentley & Skinner is hosting the Jewels Inspired by Nature exhibition, showcasing 44 stunning enamelled pieces by contemporary Russian designer Ilgiz F influenced by the Art Deco and Art Nouveau periods.
Tod’s has unveiled the first in a new series of collaborations with other designers: Alessandro Dell’Acqua, best known for a lingerie-inspired take on femininity, adds velvet bows and kitten heels to the iconic pebble-soled shoe, among other items.
PRU, Jim Ophorst’s farm-to-table restaurant at Trisara Phuket, which plates delicious meals using the locale’s abundant harvest, has been awarded a Michelin star – the province’s first.
Wilderness Safaris’ six-tent Magashi camp in Rwanda, set to open in March, will offer its guests life-affirming tours on which chances to spot rare wildlife such as the shoebill stork will be in abundance.
Image: Wilderness Safaris
Belgian designer Alice van Cal’s first collection taps into women’s desire for pieces that work hard. Her glowing, precious gem pendants are double layered, with fitments allowing them to be drop earrings when suspended from studs, or a necklace/hand ornament when attached to a chain.
One of the extraordinarily beautiful cocktail rings in Harry Winston’s new Candy collection – 27 one-off pieces modelled on classic shapes but in joyful, imaginative colours and with rare, large stones.
A. Lange & Söhne unveiled its new Datograph Up/Down “Lumen”. With a 41mm platinum case, its semi-transparent dial and luminous displays, this debonaire timepiece is limited to 200 pieces.
Victor’s London customers can now select from a tailored menu of in-flight, altitude-enhanced dishes and champagne and wine pairings, in the jet charter marketplace’s new offering in partnership with On Air Dining and Moët Hennessy.