DRIBBLING DIAMONDS

The art of jewelry-making meets the world of cognac with the stunning Hennessy Paradis x Lorenz Bäumer   The art of jewelry-making is a deeply expressive innovation involving carefully selecting precious gemstones and their skillful arrangement into timeless adornments. Now, combine this art form with the elegant blend of Hennessy’s Paradis cognac, and what you get […]

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BUZZ BEATS

How an orchestra of sound is changing your bubbly.   We are stating the obvious. New Year’s Eve and champagne go hand in hand. When deciding on the best bottle of bubbles this year, however, there’s something you should consider. It’s scientifically proven that a song’s melody can alter the way we taste wine. Now […]

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Glitz & Glam

Old World meets new in the elegant Mr. C Beverly Hills hotel.   Set amid a backdrop of the historic Hollywood sign and blocks from the chic shops on Rodeo Drive, the essence of Hollywood’s Golden Age is alive and well at Mr. C Beverly Hills. One can almost picture Bette Davis hard stepping across […]

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The Cultural Crusader

From Burning Man to Marfa, Miami and Manhattan, Yvonne Force Villareal is an entrepreneur, a gleaming fashionista, philanthropist, and a powerhouse, who has become the go-to guru for all things art.   A force to be reckoned with among a tight-knit community of collectors, to call Yvonne Force Villareal impressive would be an outlandish understatement. […]

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Tick Talk

Geneva Watch Days gave us many novelties that are perfect for gifting. Deciding on one horological holiday present may seem nearly impossible. Instead, I picked three.   DE BETHUNE DB25SQP PERPETUAL CALENDAR At my last NovelaWatch event, we partnered with EsperLuxe, an authorized retailer for De Bethune, who presented some of their latest novelties. One […]

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A Shared Vision

Liz Swig’s collaborations with top art names bring bespoke charm to jewelry.   Before she joined their tribe as a full-on creative, Liz Swig was a renowned patron and art collector who served on the boards of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Creative Time, and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. But her leap […]

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Modern Mission

In his Miami Beach villa, Stephan Weishaupt brings the work of the world’s finest creative minds to life with brio and dash.   Stephan Weishaupt’s immaculate Art Deco villa in Miami Beach isn’t just a gorgeous getaway home. It’s a stage set, a gallery, a workshop—a place where innovative dreams unfold and manifest as reality. […]

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Carat Cachet

A new book from Rizzoli turns the focus on Bulgari’s new garden-inspired collection as it reveals the brand’s audacious approach to high jewelry.   Earlier this year, the grand reveal of Bulgari’s The Garden of Wonders, the brand’s latest collection of high jewelry, elicited audible gasps from the guests gathered at the house’s Place Vendôme […]

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Sunny Mission

As dedicated supporters of Sunshine Kids, the volunteers from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices have been bringing smiles to kids battling cancer since 1991.   When the CEO of Prudential Real Estate (now Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) was vacationing in Aspen in the early 1990s, he saw one of the company’s associates escorting a group of cancer patients […]

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surreally SYNCED

How one Texan’s drive for dreamy frocks is soaring at Maison Schiaparelli.   A few months before the pandemic, Daniel Roseberry, the Texas-born son of an Episcopal priest, was offered the dream role of artistic director at the Maison Schiaparelli. Talk about your “odd timing.” The creator was in his 10th-year tenure with Thom Browne […]

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