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Luxury round up: This week’s headlines

By Arushi Sakhuja

We are back with our weekly luxury round-up as we dig our heels into the second month of 2024. This week we delve into the latest happenings in the world of opulence and extravagance. From fashion spectacles to horology and high-end real estate trends, here’s what made headlines this week.

Gucci to hold Cruise 2025 show in London on May 13

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First up in this weeks luxury round up is the news that Gucci, the epitome of luxury fashion, is gearing up to unveil its Cruise 2025 collection in a grand show slated for May 13 in London, United Kingdom. While the location remains under wraps, the buzz surrounding creative director Sabato De Sarno’s debut cruise collection, after taking the helm of the luxury brand in January last year.⁠

Piaget brings back the iconic Polo 79 Watch

 

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In the world of horology, this week’s luxury round-up is surely exciting for many reasons. Piaget is reintroducing one of its most iconic timepieces, the Polo 79 Watch, for one. The Polo 79, renowned for its seamless yellow gold strips was much loved in the 1980s and worn by renowned personalities such as artist Andy Warhol, tennis legend Bjorn Borg, and Swiss actress Ursula Andress. The new timepiece maintains its distinctive riveted design and solid gold bracelet while receiving contemporary enhancements. Enlarged to 38mm in diameter, it now boasts a fusion of classic style and modern technology. Notably, Piaget has incorporated one of its proprietary automatic mechanical movements, replacing the original battery-powered quartz mechanism, thus ensuring superior performance and sophistication.

Celine Dion’s 87 carat Tiffany necklace

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Photo Courtesy: Tiffany/ Instagram
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Photo Courtesy: Tiffany/ Instagram

The Grammys have finally come to a close, but the buzz is still make round of the  luxury round up. At the 2024 Grammy Awards, music icon Celine Dion adorned herself with the exquisite Tiffany High Jewelry necklace, a radiant display of opulence and grace. Embellished with over 87 carats of diamonds, including a stunning 12-carat center stone, this masterpiece embodies Tiffany’s legacy of unparalleled craftsmanship and artistry. Celine Dion’s elegant ensemble serves as a testament to the enduring allure of high-end jewellery.

Patek Philippe increases watch prices

 

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Yes, it just got even more expensive to own a Patek. Recently, Patek Philippe announced price increases across its coveted timepiece collections.The Swiss luxury watch brand has raised prices across its model lines, bucking an industry trend toward slowing the rate of increases. The price of the 5236 perpetual calendar model in platinum, for example, climbed to £121,100 ($152,803) from £113,330.

Noida and Greater Noida witnessed a noticeable upswing in homebuyer interest in Q4, 2023

The luxury round-up in the real estate sectors points to a notable increase of homes in Delhi NCR. Amidst the dynamic landscape of real estate, Noida and Greater Noida emerge as burgeoning hubs of investment and development. With a surge in homebuyer interest during Q4 2023, fueled by infrastructure and strategic develeopments, these twin cities showcase immense potential for growth. From prominent developers like Nirala World and Ace Group to the promise of the upcoming Jewar international airport, Noida and Greater Noida offer a compelling narrative for investors seeking prime real estate opportunities.

Arushi Sakhuja

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