There aren’t many style icons as uniquely captivating as the model turned actress, Doutzen Kroes. Born in the rural Dutch village of Eastermar, Kroes grew up with dreams of being a speed skater. She spent most of her time outdoors, enjoying a rustic upbringing and a healthy Frisian lifestyle.
Get your loupes ready, the esteemed high jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels is showing us the birth of their exquisite jewellery, whilst celebrating centuries of refined craftsmanship at the upcoming 'The Art & Science of Gems' exhibition in Singapore.
Rene Lalique is one of those rare artists of such extraordinary vision that he was able to see what future jewellery lovers would be interested in. His distinctive art nouveau designs have survived for many reasons, but perhaps the most significant is the fact they convey the sheer genius of their maker.