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Sofitel and Courbet: An exceptional collaboration to celebrate 60 years of responsible luxury

Sofitel and Courbet combine their know-how to create an iconic jewelry collection, embodying French elegance and commitment to eco-responsibility. Sofitel and Courbet: an exceptional collaboration to celebrate 60 years of responsible luxury! A story of passion and commitment For 60 years, Sofitel has embodied excellence in luxury hotels. Founded on values ​​of authenticity and sustainability, the brand has in fact consolidated its commitment to positive impact on the environment and local communities. This year, to celebrate its diamond jubilee, Sofitel is joining forces with Courbet, the first jeweler responsible for Place Vendôme. Together, they create a unique jewelry line, combining luxury and eco-responsibility. Courbet, founded in 2018, is a pioneer in its eco-responsible approach to jewelry. Its jewelry, designed with ethical concerns and cutting-edge technologies, embody the excellence of French know-how. Synthetic diamonds, created in a laboratory, come with the same quality certifications as their mined counterparts. Mounted on 18-carat recycled gold pieces, these jewels meet the strictest quality standards...

Pierre Niney becomes the new ambassador of Maison Boucheron

The famous jewelry house Boucheron welcomes actor Pierre Niney as a new ambassador and Friend of the House. At the age of 34, Pierre Niney no longer has anything to prove on the big screen. His acting talents are displayed in Boîte Noire and, more recently, in Masquerade. In 2015, he was awarded the César for best actor for his incarnation of fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent in the eponymous biopic directed by Jalil Lespert. Last March, far from the spotlight and the storylines, the Lacoste brand chose Pierre Niney as its new global ambassador, entrusting him with the role of face for its next campaign. Today, his many skills and artistic facets have also attracted the attention and admiration of the jewelry house Boucheron. “We appreciate supporting an actor and comedian who likes to think outside the box. We ourselves have a habit of pushing the limits and shaking up the codes of high jewelry. This ability to take risks brings us together,” declared Hélène Poulit-Duquesne, general director of the brand. Pierre Niney joins Maison Boucheron! See this post on…

Audemars Piguet partners with John Mayer to create the latest version of the Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar

A new exclusive collaboration is established in the world of Haute Horlogerie. Audemars Piguet has teamed up with American singer and guitarist, John Mayer, to recreate a limited edition of the Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar. Singer, songwriter, guitarist but also a great watch collector… John Mayer worked hand in hand with the Audemars Piguet teams to design an expressive dial. Thus, he infused his sensitivity into the creation of a distinctive timepiece in 18-carat white gold, brilliantly combining the aesthetic power of the Royal Oak with the refinement of the perpetual calendar. But it is above all in the sparkling new finish of the dial that John Mayer's vision of a crystalline sky is revealed. The relief pattern, composed of irregular shapes reminiscent of crystals, adds a unique depth and shine to the watch, thanks to its sharp angles and facets. So, to achieve this level of detail and complexity, each atom of the stamping die was carefully designed by a metal deposition process called electroforming. “My favorite watches are…

Tag Heuer unveils the ideal watch for golfers

Tag Heuer and the lifestyle brand, Malbon Golf, have joined forces and presented their latest watch creation: the TAG Heuer Connected Caliber E4 Golf Edition watch. Tag Heuer is revolutionizing the playing experience for golfers with its luxury connected watch. In partnership with the ready-to-wear brand Malbon Golf, the exceptional Swiss watchmaker is offering a unique innovation. Thus, the TAG Heuer Connected Caliber E4 Golf Edition watch becomes an ideal caddy on the wrist, precisely measuring each of your shots. Thanks to a redesigned interface, see at a glance the distance of your next shot and choose the most suitable club. With high-resolution 2D maps covering over 40 golf courses worldwide, you can easily control hazards as well as distances, for a smoother playing experience than ever! Every golfer's best friend Made from ultra-light grade 000 titanium, featuring ergonomic black steel push buttons, its sandblasted finish housing, coated with black DLC, embodies durability. Accompanied…

LV Monogram Star: Louis Vuitton offers itself a unique diamond cut in the world

Louis Vuitton reveals the new centerpiece of its “LV Diamonds” jewelry collection: the “LV Monogram Star”. This exceptional diamond draws its inspiration from the Monogram Flower, an emblematic symbol which embodies the most striking identity of the House. Francesca Amfitheatrof, director of jewelry and watches at Louis Vuitton, offers an unexpected new perspective on the historic symbol of the House. Incredible but true ! The Monogram Flower now transforms into a real diamond! A true masterstroke that transforms this emblem, imagined 128 years ago by Georges Vuitton, son of the creator. An impressive first for a symbol so steeped in history and meaning. LV Monogram Star: a 53-faceted diamond The fruit of several years of work, LV Monogram Star is above all a close collaboration between Francesca Amfitheatrof and the Maison's workshops in order to perfectly reinterpret this starry flower haloed by four petals. Thus, several years of research and development were necessary to develop a technique…

NEW: the primer reveals the secrets of a profession of excellence

At INÉDIT, the art of jewelry, centuries-old and refined, is a world where precision meets passion. Where every detail tells a story. This profession, at the crossroads of traditional craftsmanship and technological innovation, requires exceptional know-how and an unfailing devotion to aesthetics and quality. Through this primer, Paris Select invites you to explore the multiple facets of the jewelry profession. From artistic design to technical realization, including the careful selection of gems and the final polishing which reveals the brilliance of each piece. Each letter of this alphabet book reveals a unique aspect of the world of jewelry. Illustrating not only the technical and artistic skills necessary for the profession. But also the passion and commitment that drive those who choose this path. G for Gemmology At INÉDIT, expert gemologists offer professional advice. They detail the essential characteristics of natural and untreated gems. A specificity which represents approximately 10% of the world production of gems. The team is also dedicated to the selection…

Nadine Délépine, the inspiring jewelry designer for your Valentine’s Day gifts

The Nadine Delepine accessories boutique, located in the heart of Saint Germain-des-près, has become an essential destination for those looking to offer gifts made in France for Valentine's Day. Founded by Nadine Délépine, a designer passionate about the world of fashion and jewelry, this boutique stands out for its personalized approach and attention to detail. Refined jewelry, full of poetry As Valentine's Day approaches, the boutique is transforming its window and its interior space to celebrate love and romance. Nadine Délépine offers a special selection of gifts for the occasion, ranging from finely crafted jewelry to exclusive fashion accessories. Each piece is carefully chosen or created to ensure that it is not only beautiful, but also meaningful. In her boutique workshop, Nadine Délépine advocates made in France and embodies the unique quality of handmade. Necklaces, bracelets or earrings? Get advice! Customers can find a variety of original items in this store. Delicate necklaces, stylish bracelets, unique earrings…