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Kristen Shirley & Emma Reynolds

Kristen Shirley & Emma Reynolds

A Selection of Colorful High-jewelry Masterpieces

By Kristen Shirley & Emma Reynolds

What sets a beautiful piece of jewelry apart from an exquisite one is its combination of stones, cuts and settings. These colorful high-jewelry masterpieces feature incredible stones, including the Big Three (sapphire, emerald and ruby), paired with mixed cuts, like hand-carved gems, cabochons and pavé stones. Above: Bulgari Cinemagia high-jewelry necklace in 18K pink gold with 82.21 carats tanzanite, 65.21 […]

A Cut Above: Luxury Diamond Jewelery

By Kristen Shirley & Emma Reynolds

Marquise, baguette, round, Asscher, emerald, rose and pear — no matter a diamond’s shape, each offers a unique brilliance. When different cuts are placed together on one piece of incredible high jewelry, they dazzle even more. Above: Anna Hu Salut d’Amour necklace in 18K white gold with 36.52 carats diamond, price on request, by appointment, contact Gina Wu, business operations […]

Men’s Luxury Winter Fashion: Into the Blue

By Kristen Shirley & Emma Reynolds

Sharp navy-blue outerwear makes you stand out among the black and brown hues often designated for winter. Opt for a chic button-up coat, a weatherproof trench or a wool coat with high design. Above: Cerruti 1881 coat, $1,260, leather bomber jacket, $2,170, sweater, $410, pants, $653, boots, $650, cerruti.com Above: Officine Générale Scott coat, $1,395, suede jacket, $1,395, turtleneck, $420, […]

Men’s Winter Fashion: English Countryside Pursuits

By Kristen Shirley & Emma Reynolds

When traversing the English countryside, opt for rich colors, like forest green and brown, and sturdy fabrics, like wool, to protect you from the elements when enjoying your outdoor pursuits. Above: Kent & Curwen Stanton coat, $850, Camberwell East shirt, $215, Williams trousers, $230, Kent & Curwen in London, +44 207 240 6618, kentandcurwen.com Above: Ralph Lauren Glen top coat, […]

Luxury Jewelry Crafted From Alternative Metals

By Kristen Shirley & Emma Reynolds

Not all that glitters is gold. Artists use alternative lightweight and durable metals, such as titanium, aluminum and rhodium, to craft intricate shapes. Add tanzanite, white diamonds and sapphires to create a bewitching sparkle. Above: Vhernier Blue Velvet necklace in blue titanium with a 30.71-carat tanzanite and 13.94 carats diamonds, $246,300, Vhernier in New York, +1 646 343 9551, vhernier.com […]

Bold Black Diamond Jewelry for a Dark Glamour Look

By Kristen Shirley & Emma Reynolds

Black diamonds deliver a bold, avant-garde elegance that other colored diamonds cannot. With a shiny, metallic sheen, the stone stands out that much more in a pavé setting or strands of black-diamond beads. Above: Cadar necklace in 18K yellow gold with 226.6 carats black diamonds and 21.20 carats diamonds, $196,000, Cadar Atelier in New York, by appointment, +1 212 663 […]

The 9 Best Suites in Tokyo

By Kristen Shirley & Emma Reynolds

As the 2020 Summer Olympic Games draw closer, Tokyo is positively buzzing. Hotel renovations are underway, new restaurants are opening and, of course, stadiums are being built for the competitions. Whether you are picking a hotel for an Olympic stay, or hoping to visit before the city is inundated with sports fans, you will find the perfect place in our […]