In the 1920’s, Cartier’s ring Trinity in pink, white and yellow gold became a huge success and is still one of the big sellers. One of the celebrities that made it so popular was the French writer and filmmaker Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) who usually wore two of them on his pinky finger.
by Johanna Waering
In the boardroom
Frederique Constant launched the Slimline Moonphase Manufacture last year in Basel and on this year’s Basel Fair they are showing some new models like this one, with a midnight navy blue dial and 42-hour power reserve.
This cozy cotton sweater from Hope is perfect together with a couple of chinos and and a shirt on a nice spring day or on a chilly summer evening.
App. 363 USD.
To celebrate its 25th anniversary Victorinox is launching a limited and numbered
titanium edition of a diving watch in the Dive Master collection, the 500 pieces have a powered chronograph movement with automatic winding.
light it up
A beautiful lamp is the perfect accessory for your home. The table lamp Volume from Lightyears is a result of a coorporation with the danish duo GamFratesi, who got their inspiration from the buttons on an original stereo amplifier from the 1980s. The lamp comes in different colors and will be released in August this year.
The big leather bag from Alexander McQueen’s spring and summer collection is the perfect every day bag with room for everything you need. App. 1,600 USD.
Astronomy in the case
Since their return to the business, watchmakers Lange & Söhne in Saxony have introduced twelve models with moon phase, but none as extravagant as this year’s model. The movement in the Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase has a 72-hour power reserve. The case is offered in yellow or rose gold as well as platinum.
A day in the sun
Sunglasses are more trendy than ever as an accessory. With different colors and shapes it’s easy to create exciting looks. These blue beauties are from Dolce & Gabbana.
App. 300 USD on Synsam.
Tradition & innovation
The Villeret collection fron Blancpain, named after the birthplace of the Manufacture, captures the principle of giving absolute priority to authenticity and respect for tradition. Here we have a new self-winding three-hand watch with date display, featuring a Grand Feu enamel dial.
Complete your party outfit with this elegant handkerchief from Tiger Of Sweden. It is made of silk and is decorated with an abstract pattern designed by the Swedish illustrator Jakob Krajcik. App. 63 USD.
a sense of fashion
ACNE has released a lot of fashionable news for the spring and summer. These Oxford shoes are made of calfskin with a nappa finish. Looks great with either a suit or a pair of jeans. App. 504 USD.
Gentlemen Only Intense from Givenchy is the updated version of last year’s Gentlemen Only. This new fragrance is made for the classy man and gives a mixed scent of green tangerine, birch leaves, leather, cedar, tonka bean, amber and more.