SINGAPORE (Jun 3): At the premiere of Godzilla: King of the Monsters in Los Angeles on May 18, actress Zhang Ziyi wore a pair of exquisite Chopard earrings from the Copacabana Collection. The design incorporates 87.12 carats of drop-shaped blue chalcedony, 206.6 carats of blue sapphire briolettes, 3.22 carats of pear-shaped violet sapphires, and 0.99 carat of diamonds set in 18k white gold.
At the Cannes International Film Festival on May 22, Caroline Scheufele, co-president and artistic director of Chopard, announced that Zhang had been appointed global ambassador of Chopard. The Chinese actress celebrates the 20th anniversary of her career this year. Many will remember Zhang in movies such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Memoirs of a Geisha and Purple Butterfly.
Loro Piana’s Open Walk and Summer Walk shoes were originally made for sailing. Its white soles do not leave marks on the wooden decks of sailing yachts and are a typical feature found on sailors’ shoes. Today’s fashionistas wear them as comfortable, everyday shoes.
Exclusive boutique edition
Blancpain has unveiled the Villeret Quantième Perpétuel model, issued in an 88-piece limited edition. The Villeret collection symbolises classicism and embodies the brand’s values of traditional watchmaking, conveyed through movements with horological complications such as the perpetual calendar. The new timepiece reprises the signature dial layout of Blancpain watches featuring this complication. Displays are driven by a self-winding 5954 movement and indications are smooth and easy to adjust with underlug correctors. The platinum case has a double-stepped bezel. Measuring 40mm in diameter and water-resistant to 30m, the timepiece features an antireflective sapphire crystal protecting a deep blue dial, punctuated by slender white-gold hour markers.
Drift off to the Land of Nod in luxury with Versace’s Medusa head print sleeping mask. Crafted in soft cotton, it offers a soothing touch for a perfect night’s sleep.
Hit the great outdoors
Berluti’s iconic hooded B-Way blouson with elasticated cuffs is light and made of water-repellent nylon. The brand’s trademark Scritto jacquard motif was inspired by 18th century manuscripts and designed by shoemaker Olga Berluti.
Sleek in silver
Panerai has introduced a new version of its iconic Luminor Marina, with a stainless steel case and bracelet and the P.9010 Manufacture automatic mechanical movement. Available in 42mm and 44mm, the timepiece features a new silver-coloured dial with a brushed finish formed of vertical stripes, and large figures covered with white luminous material ensuring visibility at night and underwater. The case, made of AISI 316L stainless steel, features the classic Panerai design, with the “bridge” device that protects the winding crown. The metal bracelet’s links are integrated with the other links without any screws, making it flexible on the wrist.