Elon Musk acquires Twitter; BMW’s new M2 and other news wrap

Arushi Sakhuja 
As the festivities die down, it’s time to catch up on all that has happened in the luxury world. From Piaget’s new jewellery and watch collection to Elon Musk acquiring Twitter, here is a round-up of all the luxury highlights for the week.
Elon musk acquires twitter for $44 billion
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One of the biggest highlights for the week was the news of Elon Musk acquiring social network giant Twitter with a $44 billion deal. Twitter will now operate as a private company. Former CEO Parag Agarwal will now depart from the company.
BMW’s new M2


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German marque BMW has launched the second generation of its smallest performing car the BMW M2. Without compromising on design, the moderately sized car has a more powerful engine and manual transmission with two doors. This is one of the key luxury highlights for the week.
Piaget’s new jewellery line Solstice


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Luxury brand Piaget has launched its latest watch and jewellery line, the Solstice collection. Taking inspiration from classic cocktails, it gives Happy Hour a whole new meaning. Solstice by Piaget pays tribute to enchanted evenings and brilliant moments. The collection features glittering cocktail rings, unique diamond earrings, vibrant timepieces, and a dazzling necklace.
Burberry enters the Minecraft metaverse


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Fashion has a newfound love for the metaverse and with technology gaining importance, the latest brand to jump on the bandwagon is Burberry. The British label has collaborated with the GOAT of gaming, Minecraft, to bring checks and trench coats into The Overworld, and Minecraft motifs into the real world.⁠
⁠A new in-game adventure, Burberry: Freedom to Go Beyond invites players to explore a series of worlds that reference Burberry signatures. The game has building blocks which are rendered in the brand’s iconic Nova check, fields of wheat are populated by deer (a house mascot), and gardens are dotted with hedges-shaped like Burberry’s TB logo.⁠
Mondrian Hotel to open in Singapore
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Singapore is a hub of luxury and making it the latest from there is the opening of the luxury hotel chain Mondrian Hotels in the city. Being the first in Singapore, the hotel will open in the quarter of 2023 and will be located at Duxton.
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