10 September, 2018 | This week in luxury, Dolce & Gabbana sets up a pop up store in Johannesburg and One&Only Nyungwe House’s official welcome. While, Automobili Pininfarina announces a hypercar and Mellerio’s breathtaking contemporary necklace.
Mellerio’s fine jewellery
French jewellery house, Mellerio, debuted the the Medici collar necklace earlier this week. The handcrafted white-gold artisan piece is valued at $2.3 million and took 4 500 hours to create. With 15 rubies and more than 5 000 diamonds, the design showcases the brand’s traditional aesthetic while incorporating contemporary technological advances.
A $2 million vision of the future
During Monterey Car Week, Automobili Pininfarina CEO, Michael Perschke presented their vision of the future with a $2 million pure-electric 4-motor PF0 hypercar. The limited edition car is set to launch in 2020, promising an all-electric drivetrain capable of shooting the two-door from 0-62mph in less than two seconds.
Dolce & Gabbana loves Johannesburg
From September to December, Sandton City will be hosting a custom Dolce & Gabbana pop up store. The Italian fashion house is offering their clients a chance to customise their designer pieces. The pop-up store design has an expressive architectural style which mirrors the contemporary vision of the brand.
Go where few have gone before
Set within the rainforest in the dramatic mountainous landscapes of Rwanda’s southwest, One&Only Nyungwe House resort is officially welcoming guests from 1 October 2018. With 23 guest rooms and suites the resort promises a once-in-a-lifetime experience in one of the world’s most exceptional natural locations. Designed to fit harmoniously within the natural surroundings, One&Only Nyungwe House utilises local craftsmanship and aims to conservation and support for local communities.
See last week’s luxury briefing.