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April 23, 2024

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Luxury news wrap for the week

This week has been brimming with exciting happenings in the world of luxury. From Bulgari’s colourful A Roman Holi to Breitling unveiling two new stores in India and luxury brand Seletti launching in India, here’s what made it to this week’s luxury news wrap. Scroll on!

Breitling opens two new boutiques in India

Photo Courtesy: Breitling
Photo Courtesy: Breitling
Photo Courtesy: Breitling

Breitling has opened two new boutiques in India, bringing the total number of boutiques to four. The new boutiques are located at Palladium Mall in Chennai and Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad. The Chennai boutique covers an area of 80m2 and features Breitling’s unique design concept of a contemporary urban interpretation of an industrial loft in a dynamic city. The boutique has an eye-catching yellow grid panel at its centre, stamped with a Breitling ‘B’. The boutique showcases Breitling’s Air, Sea, and Land watches with wall-mounted propellers, surfboards, and unique artefacts. The Hyderabad boutique, covering 65m2, offers the same industrial loft experience with an additional Triumph motorcycle in the centre of the boutique. Both boutiques feature vintage decor and artwork combined with contemporary design elements, creating a mid-twentieth-century loft impression. This might be the most exciting piece of news from this week’s luxury news wrap.

 The Gift Studio x Anamika Khanna limited-edition hampers

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An exciting collaboration has made it to this week’s luxury news wrap – The Gift Studio, a premium gifting haven, has joined forces with renowned fashion designer Anamika Khanna to create a limited-edition collection of luxury gift hampers. Curated by Khanna herself, this exquisite selection features the finest sugar-free chocolates, exotic tea blends, and more, all meticulously chosen for their taste and healthfulness. This hamper is the perfect way to explore luxurious delights without compromising on flavour, proving that healthy can be delicious. If you love the outdoors, you’ll want to check out “Leisurely Outdoors by Anamika Khanna”, a unique hamper designed to enhance your al fresco moments. It includes a variety of snacky treats and exotic teas, perfect for enjoying nature or during a cosy staycation. This hamper takes luxury to the next level with exclusive Anamika Khanna designs on mugs, coasters, and a thermos, adding a touch of fashion to your outdoor adventures.

Seletti launched in India exclusively at Strrot

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If you wished you could get your hands on iconic pieces from Seletti, this week’s luxury news wrap has an exciting highlight for you. Strrot has partnered exclusively with Seletti to bring you exquisite collections that are not available anywhere else in India. With its elegant furniture and accessories, Seletti’s offerings are combined with Strrot’s expertise to provide you with a convenient solution to enhance your living spaces. So wmbark on a journey of aesthetic exploration, guided by Seletti and Strrot, and discover a world of beauty, wonder, and endless possibilities. Experience the best of Italian design excellence with Strrot and Seletti.

Bulgari, celebrated the festive spirit of Holi, with A Roman Holi in Mumbai

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Photo Courtesy: Bulgari
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Photo Courtesy: Bulgari

It was a colourful affair in Mumbai with Bulgari’s A Roman Holi event. The evening was a tribute to Bulgari’s love for India and its deep connection to its rich cultural heritage. For this special occasion, Bulgari showcased nine necklaces from its Heritage Collection, each featuring a different gemstone inspired by the Navaratna, a talisman associated with Indian astrology. The collection expressed Maison’s love for coloured gemstones, highlighting rubies, sapphires, emeralds, amethysts, pearls, diamonds, citrines, and peridots. These exceptional creations from the 1980s embody Italian craftsmanship and a daring tribute to colours.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Bulgari’s global ambassador, said, “Bulgari’s Heritage Collection draws inspiration from the Navaratna, uniting the celebrated cultures and traditions of India and Italy on a global stage. Bulgari’s dedication to diversity and its practice of imbibing cultural heritage to craft its legacy has always resonated with me.”  A Roman Holi aims to forge an enduring tie between India and the Maison that will lend to endless creative expressions. “For me, India has been at the forefront of innovation and craftsmanship from the very beginning. Seeing the connection between ideologies from different parts of the world is extremely fascinating,” said Lucia Silvestri, Bulgari Jewellery Creative Director.

Casio celebrates its 50 glorious years with the limited-edition CASIOTRON TRN-50

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In celebration of Casio’s 50th anniversary, the brand unveils the limited-edition Casiotron TRN-50, paying homage to the iconic Casiotron that revolutionized the industry in 1974. Limited to just 4,000 units worldwide, each timepiece boasts a unique engraved serial number, highlighting its exclusivity and appeal to collectors and watch enthusiasts alike. Faithfully reproducing the original design, the TRN-50 features a 39.1mm diameter case and slim profile, capturing the essence of its predecessor. Sporting a textured case, dark blue dial, and stainless-steel construction, the TRN-50 seamlessly blends retro aesthetics with modern technology. Enhanced with Bluetooth connectivity for mobile link functionality, Multi-Band 6, LED backlight, and a range of convenient features, the TRN-50 promises a remarkable user experience. With its nod to the past and innovative updates, the Casiotron TRN-50 commemorates Casio’s enduring legacy in style.

BYD Seal EV launches in India

When it comes to what made it to the luxury news wrap in automobiles, it ought to be the all-new BYD Seal EV. Derived from the design concept of Ocean Aesthetics, with streamlined styling, lower body posture, and a longer wheelbase, it provides a strong sense of electric dynamics and the future of driving. Touted as the future of electronic vehicles, the BYD seal comes packed with cutting-edge CTB technology and a stunning ocean-inspired design. The Seal offers up to 650km of range and DC fast charging in just 26 minutes. Explore its dynamic features, including a 15.6-inch rotating infotainment display and a suite of advanced safety systems.

Arushi Sakhuja


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