A weekly roundup of what you might have missed in the jewelry and luxury world.
Natalie Massanet joins Farfetch as Co Chairman
Natalie Massenet has joined Farfetch. The American fashion entrepreneur announced it on her Instagram profile: Massenet, 51 years and Chairwoman of the British Fashion Council, confirmed its entry into a new role as co-chairman, non-Executive Director of the notorious e-commerce platform, alongside the founder José Neves.
Source: Business of Fashion
Gigi Hadid on the first cover of Vogue Arabia
After debuting digitally last fall, Vogue Arabia is finally launching its printed edition on the Middle Eastern market. The first issue of the Arabic edition of Vogue features Gigi Hadid (an American supermodel that has Palestinian roots through her father, Mohamed Hadid), photographed on the cover by Inez & Vinoodh, wearing a precious embroidered veil. Vogue Arabia is directed by the Saudi princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz.
Photo: Business of Fashion
Kendall Jenner’s look at PFW
In her first front row appearance of Paris Fashion Week, Kendall Jenner arrived in a crimson look from the Off White’s Spring collection. Glossy striped track pants, a tailored blazer, and fitted t-shirt all in the same shade of red, finished with a pair of oversized geometric earrings.
The new Saint Laurent shining boots
At the last Saint Laurent’ show during Paris Fashion Week, models were sent down the catwalk in the most fabulous silver glitter boots. They shimmered with every step and totally elevated the otherwise more subtle collection.
And the Oscar goes to…Swarovski!
Last Sunday, to celebrate the 10 year collaboration with the Academy, Swarovski provided over 300.000 dazzling crystals to create the stage of the venue, something never seen before. Moreover, the brand debuted just at the Oscars with its new high jewellery collection: Atelier Swarovski, an incredibly refined range, inspired by nature. Driven by science and handcrafted in a Parisian atelier, the new range features Swarovski Created Diamonds and crystals and was worn on the red carpet by Emma Roberts of “Scream Queens” and Priyanka Bose of “Lion”.
Source: The Pursuitist
The new De Beer’s mine in Canada starts production
On March 2nd, the newest De Beer’s mine in Canada has begun its production. The diamond mine – the largest to open in more than 13 years – is owned by De Beers Group (with 51% of the stakes) and Mountain Province Diamonds. It is expected to produce over 54 million carats per year.