HRH Prince of Wales to receive Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award
On Wednesday 23rd November at Apsley House, London, the Montblanc Cultural Foundation will award HRH Prince of Wales with the prestigious UK Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award, in recognition of his long-term and outstanding support and dedication to contemporary arts. In its 20th anniversary year, Montblanc de la Culture will celebrate the journey and success of this international arts patronage in the presence of this year’s winner, HRH Prince of Wales, founder of the award, Lord Douro, CEO of Montblanc International, Lutz Bethge, Brand Ambassador, Eva Green, longstanding friend, Katherine ...
FABERGÉ LAUNCHES FIRST ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN, PHOTOGRAPHED BY MARIO TESTINO
Fabergé, the international jewellery house creating High Jewellery, fine jewellery and precious objects inspired by the genius of Peter Carl Fabergé, launches its first advertising campaign, shot by Mario Testino, and showcasing, in signature dramatic style, jewels from Fabergé’s striking contemporary High Jewellery collections, Les Fabuleuses de Fabergé and Les Saisons Russes, and the new and iconic egg pendant collections, Les Fameux de Fabergé and Les Favorites de Fabergé. The campaign was led by Fabergé’s Managing and Creative Director, Katharina Flohr, who collaborated with Mario Testino, Carine Roitfeld, and producer Camilla Johnson-Hill. This dynamic team had worked together once before, in ...
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Versace’s collection for H&M is full of the pieces that have made the house of Versace legendary. Dominated by colour, print and cut, the brand’s creative director Donatella Versace has gone back to the archives to bring some Versace classics to a whole new audience. Iconic dresses are the focus of the women’s collection, while menswear is centered on sharp tailoring. Also for the first time an H&M designer collaboration will include homeware pieces, reflecting Versace’s influential home designs. All collections will be available in around 300 stores worldwide, as well as on-line, from 17th November. “The collection for H&M is ...
CREWE SETS NEW BENCHMARK IN ENERGY MANAGEMENT
Bentley Motors’ headquarters in Crewe is the first plant in the UK automotive industry – and one of the first companies anywhere - to achieve the new energy management standard, ISO 50001. The accreditation recognises the company’s continuous improvement in energy efficiency, reflecting the long-term commitment of Bentley to reduce its overall environmental impact. The award of the new ISO 50001 benchmark – which has only been in existence for a few months – was the result of a complex audit carried out by independentcertification and verification authority, Lloyds Register Quality Assurance (LRQA). ...
ANTEPRIMA OPENS A NEW BOUTIQUE IN THE HEART OF ROME
ANTEPRIMA announces the opening of its first single-brand store in Rome, at 147 via del Babuino, in the heart of the city. This keenly awaited event is an important milestone for the Italo-Japanese brand. The new boutique is to be opened on Wednesday 9th November 2011 with an exclusive cocktails and dj set event (starting at 6.30 pm)that will also involve the neighbouring Museo Canova Tadolini (at 150, via del Babuino). The opening will be attended by the brand’s Creative Director, the Japanese designer Izumi Ogino, numerous local celebrities and some of the most important Italian actresses of the moment, including ...
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