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New Fragrance: Cartier de Lune

Cartier have released a new fragrance for women named Cartier De Lune, a “floral fragrance full of moonlight” inspired by the moon and the night sky. Perfumer Mathilde Laurent created this delicate scent with notes of pink pepper, juniper berries, honeysuckle, lily of the valley and some musky/woody base notes. The blue moonstone-tinted glass bottle … Continued

The Cartier Logotype Decor USB Key

Cartier has released this Logotype Decor USB Key which costs $800! This expensive device features a palladium finish, black lacquer, and 4GB capacity.

Cartier iPad 2 Cases

The new Cartier collection of iPad covers, deemed Cartier Les Must, comes in three sophisticated colors (fuchsia, black and camel) in a sheer goatskin finish. They feature an embossed Cartier signature in the front and have a microfiber lining in the interiors. The official name of the cases are Digital Device Holder Compatible With The … Continued

World’s Most Valuable Luxury Brands

Louis Vuitton is the world’s most valuable luxury brand for the sixth consecutive year according to Millward Brown Optimor’s 2011 BrandZ study. The brand, owned by Paris-based LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has a value of $24.3 billion, an increase of 23 percent from 2010. That’s almost as much as the combined values of Hermes, … Continued

2011 Hurun Best of the Best Awards

Luxury-brand awareness is growing among China’s super rich, who recognize 20% more of the lavish brands than they did last year, according to the Hurun Report. The 2011 Best of The Best Survey, which interviewed 401 Chinese mainland millionaires, each with assets of more than 10 million yuan ($1.5 million), said the super rich in … Continued

Cartier’s Snow Panther Winter Tale Campaign

For Christmas, the Cartier panther reveals a selection of precious objects: accessories for Him and for Her, eternal diamonds, and more… The French maker of jewelries and timepieces is promoting their seasonal offerings through their “Winter Tale” campaign which asks consumers to follow a panther cub through a winter wonderland of the luxury brand and … Continued

Royal bracelet breaks auction record

A bracelet owned by Wallis Simpson, whose affair with Edward VIII led to his abdication, has sold for a world record-breaking £4.5m ($7m) at auction. The diamond panther bracelet, was sold by Sotheby’s. It was the most expensive bracelet and most expensive Cartier item to be sold at any auction. It was one of 20 … Continued

Cartier Hong Kong Flagship Store Opening

Cartier, the number one luxury jewelry brand in China, continues to ramp up its presence in the Asian country with the opening of yet another flagship on Friday. The new store, which spans 900 square meters (9,687 square feet), is housed inside the Prince’s Building — an upscale shopping center in Hong Kong. The three-story … Continued

Louis Vuitton, Chanel top China’s most-wanted list

China’s ever increasing economic clout has again been reflected in a survey on consumer tastes in luxury goods which has shown the nation not only knows what goods it wants, it most certainly now has the means by which to buy them. A report released this week by Bain & Company has claimed China is … Continued

Cartier Sues HauteLook.com For $2 Million

Cartier has sued the online retailer HauteLook, accusing it of damaging the luxury goods maker’s brand by selling damaged and second-hand Cartier merchandise. HauteLook is “causing immediate and irreparable harm to the Cartier brand and trademark,” Cartier said in its 36-page complaint filed on Tuesday evening in Manhattan federal court. Cartier claimed that HauteLook has … Continued

Sotheby’s to auction Wallis Simpson’s jewels

Sotheby’s says it is auctioning about 3 million pounds worth of jewelry once owned by Wallis Simpson, the American socialite who became Duchess of Windsor. Britain’s King Edward VIII, who renounced his claim to the British throne in 1936 to marry the divorcee, showered her with gifts of jewellery throughout their courtship and marriage. The … Continued

Video: Calibre de Cartier – Mechanics of passion

The Calibre de Cartier now has its own dedicated website along with a slick movie as well as interesting technical animations. Equipped with the new 1904 MC Manufacture Cartier movement, the Calibre de Cartier watch features a striking silhouette, robust case and innovative design. Both contemporary and refined, this exceptional timepiece heralds a new chapter … Continued

Cartier Roadster S

The renowned French jeweler and watchmaker Cartier has recently unveiled a new interpretation of its legendary Roadster watch. The new components are a straight steel-link bracelet and a black rubber strap, which add up to a timeless design of the watch. The first variation of the Cartier Roadster S watch features a polished steel case. … Continued

Top 10 Posts – Week In Review: April 5-12

In case you missed them the first time around, here are some of LUXUO’s top posts for the week of April 5-12. 1 – Louis Vuitton Parent LVMH to Launch Luxury Hotels Luxury goods giant LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Thursday said it is creating a high-end hotel management business that will be branded Cheval … Continued

Cartier and America exhibition

The Cartier and America exhibition covers the history of the House of Cartier from its early period as the “king of jewelers and jeweler to kings” during the Belle Epoque through to the 1960s and 1970s, when Cartier supplied celebrities with jewels and luxury accessories.

Cartier Wins St. Moritz Polo World Cup on Snow

Team Cartier have won the 26th Cartier Polo World Cup on Snow in St Moritz beating Team Julius Bär in the final. The four teams competing (Cartier, Brioni, Julius Baer and Maserati) gave the 15,000 spectators a spectacular high-goal tournament of the highest calibre. The intense final match ended in a 3-3 tie with Cartier … Continued

Cartier ID One Concept Watch

Cartier revealed the ID One Concept to tell the world that is quite serious about being more than just another “fashion” brand in the world of high watchmaking. Intended to never undergo any repairing and regulation after it’s been manufactured, the Cartier ID is beautifully housed in a Ballon Bleu case.

Cartier Treasures at the Palace Museum in Beijing

Cartier is organizing an exhibition event from September 5 to November 22 at the Palace Museum in Beijing, in a sacred place: the Forbidden City. The exhibition includes more than 350 items, including archives dating from the founding of Cartier to its creations from the 1970s. Partly dedicated to royal jewels, the exhibition will be … Continued

How super rich live in China

A new report has revealed that Beijing has the maximum number of rich people in China. The latest Hurun Report on China’s wealthiest people said that there are 143,000 (yuan-)multimillionaires and 8,800 billionaires in Beijing. In Shanghai, there are 116,000 multimillionaires and 7,000 billionaires, reports the China Daily.