A Luxe List for the Week Ahead

Friday, 25 April 2014 - 8:06pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA
Watches, sunglasses and more, check out what's hot in the world of luxury

Montblanc
Hollywood star Hugh Jackman is the new brand ambassador for Montblanc.  In a new Montblanc global campaign, ‘Crafted for new heights’, Hugh Jackman shares his own stories of inspiration and dedication, a journey driven by his desire to keep breaking new ground. Just like the iconic Montblanc Meisterst├╝ck pen, the award-winning actor is seen preparing for his next big role both on and off the screen, always focused on achieving new heights. His Montblanc pen and watch become his fine lifetime companions, integral to his personal journey.


Raymond Weil
The Nabucco Rivoluzione II exudes power and charisma. Using ceramics on its bezels for the first time, Raymond Weil reinterprets nabucco boldly. It has a 46-hour power reserve and 27 jewels. It can track up to 12 hours via the totalizer at 6 o’clock. The 46mm-diameter case has a combination steel/titanium build, housing black dials accented with contrasting red or yellow hands. A sapphire caseback reveals the caliber RW5010 chronograph movement with a ‘Raymond Weil’ signed rotor.

Swatch
Swatch, recently unveiled their Big Classic collection at Select Citywalk, Delhi, in the presence of film director and writer Imtiaz Ali. Big Classic is everything the name promises.The big, 41 mm diameter watch head offers a wide-open space to show what a classic is all about. The new collection, with prices from Rs 6750 to Rs 8450, takes up the Swiss brand’s renowned flair for colour, and presents models in black and white, petrol blue, eggshell and silver, with classy Swatch bracelets in stainless steel. A range of leathers in trend-wise colours and a mix of traditional and innovative textures; the leather strap models are fitted with a butterfly buckle.

Montegrappa
The Nelson Mandela Pens is a collection of customised NeroUno pens with a motif of triangles in a tribal pattern in rose gold plated trim on the pen cap’s band. The top of the pen’s cap is engraved with the map of South Africa, while the side of the cap features a metal plaque engraved with Mandela’s signature. To forge an indelible link to Nelson Mandela’s homeland, the clip boasts a diamond, mined in South Africa. The collection being offered are a limited edition of 500 sets including pen, cufflinks and watch.
Price: The price starts from Rs 3,19,495 for the set comprising a ball point, cufflink and watch and goes up to Rs 3,49,495 for the set having fountain pen, watch and cufflink model.

Salvatore Ferragamo
Salvatore Ferragamo’s Buckle collection is a new project that embraces the Ferragamo eyewear and timepieces worldwide. The collection is a modern reinterpretation of the concept of Buckle, highlighting the purely aesthetic role and its functional relevance.
The sunglasses are reinvented with the front in the shape of a buckle, turning attention to detail into a hallmark of style. The sunglasses are available in four stylish colours—black and gold, light havana and palladium, dark havana and gold, ivory and gold. The Ferragamo Buckle collection will be on sale from May 2014.

Episode
Time for some high tea with mighty silver? Try this ‘Modern Tea Set’ from Episode, which creates quite an interesting display with sturdy seasoned wood handle and the sleek tip created with an architecturally-inspired shape. It comes with an assortment of tea pot, milk jug, sugar and cream pot.


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