A roundup of a the latest from Montblanc, Vacheron Constantin, Nars and more
One to watch
Combining fine art, expert craftsmanship and exceptional mechanics, Vacheron Constantin’s Les Cabinotiers Westminster Sonnerie – Tribute to Johannes Vermeer pocket watch is nothing short of a horological masterpiece. First developed in 2013, the bespoke creation is powered by the new 806-part manual-winding Calibre 3761, regulated by a tourbillon and comprising Grande and Petite Sonnerie Westminster chimes, coupled with a minute repeater. Other unique features include a meticulously engraved case and a miniature enamel painting of Girl with a Pearl Earring.
François Nars’ mission has always been to empower women to experiment and have fun with make-up by teaching them how to enhance their natural beauty and individual characteristics. Now they have even more ways to do just that thanks to the newly launched Air Matte Lip Colour, a weightless blend of silky polymers and micropowders with a creamy and comfortable finish. The buildable and blendable formula comes in six of Nars’ most iconic shades from Surrender (taupe nude) and Morocco (warm cinnamon) to Dragon Girl (vivid red).
Bright young thing
Online luxury destination MatchesFashion has announced the final three designers selected for its Innovators Programme 2021-2022. Maximilian, Nensi Dojaka and S.S.Daley join fellow young global design talents Ahluwalia, Bianca Saunders, Charles Jeffrey, Loverboy, Chopova Lowena, Germanier, Halpern, Harris Reed, Ludovic de Saint Sernin, Stefan Cooke, Thebe Magugu and Wales Bonner. The programme includes the launch of the Innovators’ collections on MatchesFashion and conversations with established designers such as Thom Browne and Donatella Versace.
a powder-based serum designed to be mixed immediately before its first use – to maximise the potency of its ingredients while keeping the formula fresh – Drunk Elephant’s new C-Firma Day Fresh Serum works to firm and brighten the appearance of skin while improving the signs of photoageing. Its powerful antioxidant complex includes 15% l-ascorbic acid, 0.5% ferulic acid, and 1% vitamin E to brighten and firm with the addition of pumpkin ferment extract and sodium hyaluronate crosspolymer to exfoliate and hydrate.
Back in black
the brand’s first complete cross-category collection united by an all-black design theme, the Montblanc UltraBlack Collection was created to showcase every aspect of the Montblanc heritage from leather goods and writing instruments to watches and new smart technologies. Choose from the StarWalker UltraBlack Precious Resin Ballpoint Pen with matte black barrel and cap, the Montblanc 1858 Geosphere UltraBlack Limited Edition timepiece with black dial and distressed stainless steel case, the Montblanc UltraBlack Backpack with embossed leather, and much more.