In our weekly series, we bring you the latest in luxury news around the world. This week’s highlights: Greubel Forsey goes for round eight, Czapek creates the perfect size, and Il Sereno lets you swim up to the suite
Tiffany & Co announces Tiffany Forge
The brand’s latest jewelry collection is crafted solely from sterling silver. Embracing individual journeys, the open-link design represents a readiness for life’s twists. Honoring a century-old silver purity standard, the collection reimagines Tiffany Archives designs. Available in high-polished or blackened silver, it includes diverse pieces like necklaces, bracelets, rings, and earrings; now available in stores worldwide.
Beau-Rivage Palace showcases cellar
Lausanne’s five-star hotel invites visitors to experience its renowned wine cellar, housing 3,000 different wines and 60,000 bottles from around the globe. “Soirées Millésimes” features exclusive events at Sandoz Foundation Hotels in Ouchy. Highlights include a luxurious dinner in Beau-Rivage’s Signature Suites with Château Margaux wines, a Pape-Clément red wine masterclass at Café Beau-Rivage, Italian gourmet dinners at Accademia featuring Antinori wines, and a friendly evening at 57 Grill of Château d’Ouchy with Château Les Carmes Haut-Brion wines and Swiss delicacies.
Greubel Forsey unveils its eighth fundamental invention
Technically 20 years in the making, the Tourbillon Cardan certainly pushes the boundaries of contemporary watchmaking. This high-precision timepiece combines a rapid 16-second tourbillon, a unique 30° angle, and innovative mobile rings for optimal performance. The hand-finished masterpiece features a flying appearance, showcasing a novel construction with minimal components. Limited to 55 pieces over 5 years, the Tourbillon Cardan boasts a titanium case, exclusive finishes, and a high-domed sapphire crystal, offering a captivating glimpse into its intricate mechanics.
Czapek unveils Quai des Bergues
The new model in a 40.5mm steel case showcases a newly developed hand-guilloché pattern on the dial. This size bridges the gap between existing options, maintaining stylistic signatures with refined case-side recesses and adjusted lug slopes for a perfect wrist fit. The movement, with a 7-day power reserve, features open-worked bridges. Taking inspiration from H.R. Giger’s biomechanical style, the Double Soleil guilloché pattern resembling sun dogs is offered in Deep Blue or Tuxedo Black.
Blackman Cruz releases retrospective
“Beauty & Mischief” delves into the distinctive design world of Adam Blackman and David Cruz, renowned for their bold and eclectic style. The book explores their 30-year journey in acquiring unique furniture, lighting, and artifacts for the Blackman Cruz showroom. Focusing on rare, dramatic, and playful pieces, the duo’s design ethos ranges from operatic to telenovela, creating captivating environments filled with multi-sensory aesthetics and intriguing provenance.
Il Sereno introduces Darsena Lago Suite
A Swim Up Suite offering an exclusive experience of Lake Como now welcomes guests. Designed by Patricia Urquiola, the suite boasts 186 sqm with a master bedroom, two bathrooms, dining room, wet bar, and a terrace with direct lake access. Guests can enjoy private dips in the cool waters or cruise on the hotel’s Riva yachts. The warm interior features custom details, and an in-room breakfast with delectable dishes adds to the luxurious retreat. The hotel’s design, including a floating walnut staircase, Lobby Bar, and Michelin-starred restaurant, is one for the books.
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Less is more, as seen in the Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda PF Automatic 36mm
Though more diminutive, Parmigiani’s flagship dress watch is also a lot more wearable.
Mind Your Business: Sonu Shivdasani on how he established Soneva as a luxury brand with a conscience
In Mind Your Business, we speak with all the great leaders of the world. Here, we feature Sonu Shivdasani, Soneva’s Guardian of the Culture, on how sustainability and luxury are not mutually exclusive.
Su Kim Hock, one of Penang’s best chefs, on crafting a unique culinary identity and the need to get hands dirty
In this edition of Dished Out, we talk to Su Kim Hock of Au Jardin, Penang, about his culinary journey and belief that the pursuit of greatness is a marathon, not a sprint.