The Luxury Briefing

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

 


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