Jewelry brands with success stories, understand that just getting caught up in bright, shiny object syndrome only limit them. Instead of trying to do everything with their design at one go, they hone in on the concepts that they are most skilled at. Over the years, their style evolves, jewelry and fashion enthusiasts all over the world eagerly await their new collections from time to time. This nuance of constantly enhancing their evolution as a brand makes sense and stays true to their name.
Jewelry brand Phyllis+Rosie’s exclusive capsule collection for Calypso St. Barth is the perfect answer to layering-up idyllic summertime jewelry pieces. Launched in 2014 by designer Alana Blank, Phyllis+Rosie is a fresh new jewelry design company that pioneers in beautiful and easy-to-wear pieces. The timeless yet edgy aesthetic makes this brand the cool “It girl” of versatile jewelry, sealing its status as the quintessential partner for the high-end, bohemian-luxe Calypso.
It was fishy business at the maison of Van Cleef & Arpels who showed off their Carpe Koi high jewellery bracelet at this year’s launch. Set with 8,000 stones, including diamonds, tourmalines, yellow sapphires and juicy garnets, this one-of-a-kind bejeweled fish wraps around the wrist. The Carpe Koï bracelet combines all of the strengths of the Parisian jewelry—design, craftsmanship, the use rare gems in unique combinations, and magnificent storytelling.
The latest collection by Boucheron, called Bleu de Jodhpur, is a tribute to the Blue City created under the high patronage of the Maharaja Gaj Singh II of Marwar-Jodhpur, the first offering of its kind for the house. Combining traditional Indian techniques and materials with the house’s own heritage, The collection offered up several remarkable pieces, such as the Mendhi brooch-necklace and a reversible necklace of diamond-set Makrana marble—the same as was used to build the Taj Mahal—on one side and crystal inlaid with diamonds and sapphires on the other.
Chopard has the honor and laurel of having recently been made an official haute joaillerie member of the very French, very official Fédération Française de la Couture, joining just eight other high jewelry maisons who can claim such a position. Well deserved too, as the extraordinary Peacock earrings from the Animal World collection prove. Set in white gold and titanium, this feathered pair boasts in full glory, bursts of diamond beads, sapphires and amethysts, with brilliant Paraiba tourmaline drops suspended from their tails. You could wear a potato sac for a dress and still look the part when wearing them, they’re that glamorous.
Chanel makes no bones about its legacy, endlessly reinventing the symbols beloved of Coco Chanel, and the new collection is a sweetly concise riff on the foursome amalgamation of these. Drawing immense inhalation for nature, Les Intemporels de Chanel takes the comet, the lion, the camelia and the ribbon as its inspiration, and sticks to color palette of near uniform black and white, except for a splash of color via two ribbon-inspired cocktail rings sporting a blue and a pink sapphire. But the camelia pieces make the best use of the monochromatic look, with bold black spinels standing out against white diamonds and pearls as they outline the flowers’ petals.
The well known French company, Cartier released a new jewelry collection, with extreme focus on sophistication. The immediate inspiration coming from oriental sources. Collection L’Odyssee de Cartier was envisioned to create motives from Indian, Chinese and African cultures. Ethnic motives were created by the brand by creatively incorporating golden topazes, pearls and orange tourmalines, all throughout its collection.
In addition to its major launch for Fall, the Opéra line, which was unveiled during couture week, Buccellati presented a white gold rigato-engraved cuff with a nearly 114-carat moonstone, one of the last pieces designed by the late Gianmaria Buccellati. The house also showed 50 band rings, all different, with colorful center stones. Meanwhile, the Pegasus-inspired wing-shaped earrings that hook over the ear demonstrated the emerging creative influence of Lucrezia Buccellati, Gianmaria’s granddaughter and the house’s fourth-generation designer.
The 29-piece Secrets by Harry Winston collection packs a few surprises. The flexible and very diverse Secret Combination necklace can be worn seven different ways, for example, while the pieces in the Secret Wonder collection have two faces: one in diamonds, the other in sapphires, diamonds, and aquamarines.
Pre-Autumn 2015,The main inspiration brain wave behind, the magnificent jewelry collection from Pandora. This season’s ode made to nature’s sculptural forms, motifs and contrasting textures is lit up with luminous iridescence, golden glows and monochrome playfulness.
Piaget takes its inspiration from this great diversity for its new high jewelry collection: “Secrets & Lights – A Mythical Journey by Piaget.”The collection was revealed a week ago during the haute couture shows in Paris. The Swiss luxury brand created 94 jewels using an assortment of colorful gems combined with diamonds and gold to once again bring back this cultural mix. However, the most talked about and demanding attention was perhaps two of the most legendary cities along the 4,000-mile trade route: Venice and Samarkand.
We will not blame you, if you come again and again to marvel at these beauties. We promise to keep you updated with more recent collections for you to ogle at.