The Human Hair Jewelry by Melanie Bilenker Is Anything But Macabre

human hair jewelry by melanie bilenker

Artist Melanie Bilenker makes jewelry with human hair, but quite different from the jewelry made with human hair by Kerry Howley we shared with you years back. No, this is a contemporary take on the Victorian tradition of Memorial Hair Jewelry and it’s as far from macabre as you can imagine. Read more

Virgil Abloh’s Color Coded Pop-Up Louis Vuitton Men’s Store

louis vuitton mens temporary residence

As part of the series of Men’s fashion events taking place throughout January in Paris, Virgil Abloh, creative director for Louis Vuitton, has set up a Temporary Residency in the center of Paris along the Seine. Temporary residency is just a more formal way of saying pop-up store but this one not only has some über chic men’s products but it’s color-coded design is a nod to the rainbow runway and fashions at Abloh’s debut show for LV in 2018. Read more

Year of The Rat Watches by The Top Luxury Brands

The Chinese New Year has become an annual artistic endeavor for many of the most expensive and highly respected luxury watch brands. A chance to add to their Métiers d’Art collections, Panerai, Blancpain, Vacheron Constantin, Chopard, Jaquet Droz and Piaget have all released limited edition watches honoring the Chinese Year of The Rat. Read more

Incredible Jewelry Inspired by Marie Antoinette’s Dark Side

I am in awe of the jewelry pieces designed by Lydia Courteille. They are some of the finest and most imaginative wearable art pieces ever made. Read more

Artist Milo Manara for Ulysse Nardin

Watchmakers Ulysse Nardin has launched a collection of 10 new watches in collaboration with celebrated artist Milo Manara. Manara, an Italian comic book writer and artist, is one of the most important international erotic cartoonists and has worked with everyone from Frederico Fellini to Neil Gaiman for DC Comics. Read more

$57K Assassins Creed Origins Utopia Headphones by French Jeweler

While no one NEEDS a 50 000,00 € ($56,868.90 USD) headphone homage to the award-winning video game Assasins Creed: Origins, they do exist exist. And they are not for the subtle. Read more

Ralph Lauren Launches Polo Bear Watches

The Ralph Lauren brand is celebrating its 50th anniversary and has just unveiled the very first watches ever designed by Ralph for his famous Polo brand (RL has several other fancy watch collections for his other brands). The four unisex watches feature four differently dressed teddy bears. Yes, you heard me. Teddy bears. Each clad in different fashion styles inspired by Ralph’s own. And they cost $2,000 each.  Read more

Bucherer Harley-Davidson Blue Edition Is a Bejeweled Bike for Ballers.

Bucherer Harley Davidson Blue Edition

When Swiss watchmaker and jeweler Bucherer decided to add a motorcycle to their iconic Blue Editions**, they didn’t  fool around. The customized Harley Davidson bike has 360 diamonds, gold-plated screws and elements, two safes integrated into the tank, a one-of-a-kind watch from Carl F. Bucherer as well as multiple diamond rings, and a head-turning iridescent blue finish. Read more