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The best reinvention success stories happen when you believe in your product enough to know it’s time for a cool change. Such was the case for Italian jeweller FOPE. When Umberto Cazzola founded FOPE in 1929, it was a much different company. Its focus was on crafting stretchable watchbands, using…

Aquazzura and Anissa Kermiche’s perfect Valentine’s date shoe What happens when high heels meet high jewellery? A fabulous collaboration ensues. Luxury footwear brand Aquazzura recently launched a capsule collection co-designed by five fine jewellery designers, one of which was Parisian jeweller Anissa Kermiche. Perfect for a romantic Valentine’s date, Kermiche’s…

Beyond its well-loved travel attractions, Italy is a fine jewellery haven founded in centuries-old family tradition of goldsmithing and gemsetting With a long and illustrious history, Italy as a travel destination can be wildly overwhelming. Surely, the country wasn’t built in a day — ancient mythology, mighty empires, and the…

Ring from the Claude Monet collection FREYWILLE continues to celebrate history, artistry, and luxury with exquisite enamel fine jewellery Much like a painting, enamelwork wonderfully captures the rich, glowing colours and the magical aura of the festive season. And when the creations are as inspired and masterful as those of…

Lady Gaga at the Los Angeles premiere of A Star Is Born wearing Bvlgari jewellery and Givenchy silver gown Lady Gaga on authenticity, compassion, and being ambitious enough to pursue her passions Who would forget the moment Lady Gaga graced the 2010 MTV Video Movie Awards, wearing a dress made…

If a colourful palette doesn’t suit your jewellery taste, tone it down with a pair of Labyrinth earrings from Esvara. Faceted moonstones and diamonds hang gracefully from the piece, with unique tropical wood accents to even out the shine. www.esvaraviva.com

Two months since the official launch of The Bespoke Club, things are a-stirring at the cutting table and in the Personal Shopping Suite of Singapore’s latest fine tailoring home. Tradition and heritage are integrally woven into the fabric of Savile Row suiting, but select houses like The Bespoke Club are…

Singapore has always tried to punch above its weight on the world stage — from aviation and shipping, to food and films. Now it seems to make headways in jewellery, too, with the Singapore Peranakan Diamond Jubilee Brooch, a gift to Queen Elizabeth from President Tony Tan on behalf of…