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July 18, 2024

Luxury news wrap: Rolex x Supreme, Drake’s Godfather Ring and more!

Arushi Sakhuja 
As the month of August drew to a close, it was clear that the luxury sector is showing no signs of slowing down. This week, the very first Indian, Santosh Iyer, was appointed MD & CEO of Mercedes Benz India. Meanwhile, Drake got luxury jewellery designer Alex Moss to design an exclusive Godfather Ring and Supreme and Rolex announced the second edition of their watch collaboration. The tea, is that Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance conglomerate is the mystery buyer of an $80 million villa in Dubai! Scroll on to know more.
Supreme X Rolex could roll out edition 2 after the first one in 2013
Supreme X Rolex
Photo Courtesy: Rolex
Supreme X Rolex
Photo Courtesy: Rolex
After Supreme teased its Fall/Winter 2022 collection, it is believed that Supreme and Rolex are coming up with a Supreme x Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date release for FW22. According to sources, the watch could come in stainless steel construction with a bright red dial marked with Supr in white, inspired by the label’s iconic Box Logo motif. However, not much information has surfaced, but the potential collaboration would follow Supreme’s Friends & Family Rolex Submariner released in Spring/Summer 2013.
Drake’s new possession The Godfather ring 
The God Father Ring
Photo Courtesy: Alex Moss/ Instagram
Drake asked jewellery designer Alex Moss to craft a new extravagant accessory dubbed The Godfather Ring.⁠ Named after its unusually large size, the ring is constructed with 18k white gold and set with VVS natural oval diamonds all over, with a larger stone serving as the centrepiece. ⁠ Aside from the ring, a necklace and bracelet set have also been crafted to complete the fully iced-out look. 
Mukesh Ambani buys $80 million villa in Dubai
Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Photo Courtesy: Palm Jumeirah
Reliance conglomerate is the mystery buyer of an $80 million villa in Dubai, the city’s biggest ever residential property deal. The villa is located in the northern part of the palm-shaped artificial archipelago in Palm Jumeriah. The 10-bedroom property on Palm Jumeirah — with a private spa and pools — is for Ambani’s youngest son, Anant. David and Victoria Beckham as well as Shahrukh Khan are some of the other big names who have villas in the same vicinity. The villa is located in the northern part of the palm-shaped artificial archipelago in Palm Jumeriah.
Bottega Veneta unveils its first campaign under new creative director Matthieu Blazy
Bottega Veneta new collection
Photo Courtesy: Mattieu Blazy/ Instagram
Mattieu Blazy took over as creative director for Bottega Veneta and is finally debuting his new collection.  The new collection features: arresting knitwear, feather-trimmed dresses, thick-soled shoes, and leather blazers, with tank tops and pants to match. ⁠
Being a cross-generational foundation collection⁠, the creations are basic and mainstream with a Blazy touch.
Yeezy to open its first physical store in Atlanta 
Photo Courtesy: Yeezy
Kanye took to Instagram to announce that Yeezy is finally going to be opening stores worldwide. In the note, Kanye explains, “We are going to open a Yeezy store worldwide starting in Atlanta. Who would be best to open it? I’ll buy the land and or building. Then we’re gonna open up in every state and then internationally.” ⁠
Lincoln unveils a new L100 concept vehicle
L100 concept presented a sleek design that is aerodynamic with a transformable space enhanced by a combination of digital technology and elegant touches. The L100 is intended to pay homage to the automaker’s first luxury vehicle, the 1922 Model L.
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