01 | Christian Dior launches limited editions of three signature scents
There are few print styles as recognisable or beloved as the Toile de Jouy, emblemised by its romantic, intricate patterns teeming with detail and motifs. And in the words of Monsieur Dior himself: “beneath this semblance of disorder, he had created life”.
Three of Dior’s iconic fragrances have now gotten makeovers in the new limited edition Toile de Jouy collection — the fresh Gris Dior with its citrusy notes, the Lucky, with its lily of the valley accords, and the sensual Holy Peony. Each scent smells as delightful as they look, making for a collection perfect for any aesthete’s dresser.
02 | Cartier’s two new Métiers d’Art watches are a sight to behold
When the worlds of art, jewellery, and fine watchmaking combine, they form Cartier’s Métiers d’Art collection — and the new limited edition timepieces that they’ve released have only advanced the movement.
The bold and emblematic panther appears in two forms: in regal straw and gold marquetry and dazzling enamel filigree. With the former, creating a face reminiscent of bas-relief was a never-before-seen undertaking that brought the timepiece to life after over 100 hours, while the enamel filigree watch brings with it a stunning new depth-of-perspective effect. Both are available in a limited edition of 30 numbered timepieces each.
These two watches are the freshest releases to emerge from the new digital Watches & Wonders “fair”, a new initiative run by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie. Stay tuned for our full report to be released tomorrow.
03 | Twin with your tots with Dolce & Gabbana’s new Bambino collection
Fashion lines for kids tend to be tacky and immature — certainly not for Dolce & Gabbana. Inspired by the Sicilian jungle, their new Spring Summer 2020 Bambino accessories line reinterprets the tropics to birth a line of stunningly crafted footwear and bags.
Bright colourways and delicate florals are the order of the day for girls, while boys are treated to crisp colours on bold, contemporary designs. The best part? They’re as comfortable as they are pretty, with comfy soles and breathable designs that energetic young’uns will love.
04 | Peep Longchamp’s new colourways for their on-trend Freeminder sneakers
There are dad shoes, and then there are the Longchamp Freeminders. With their 90s-inspired look and urban appeal, they’ve become of-the-moment styles.
They now come in three new colourways, each with a unique mixed-media look of their own. We’re partial to the Freeminder Fluo in pink, which comes in cowhide, split velvet calfskin and nylon fishnet — though for a more pared-back look, there’s the Freeminder Croco and its crocodile-style cowhide.
05 | Create a personalised skin ritual with Clarins’ new service
We’re all in dire need of a spa day, though with the freshly-extended circuit breaker, it’ll take a few more weeks yet. But French beauty brand Clarins is here to save the day (and your skin) with its new Clarins & Me initiative — just make a booking with their beauty experts, and they’ll guide you through a step-by-step skincare guide over the phone.
To start, you can choose from 5 easy do-it-yourself rituals that range from body contouring, glowing skin essentials, and the revitalising home spa therapy, which utilises products from their new Aromaphytocare range. You can then share your individual skin concerns with your Clarins beauty expert, who will tweak the ritual to fit your needs.
For more info and to make a booking, visit this link.