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Cartier Tank folle watch

Cartier Tank Folle watch

Cartier Tank folle watch

At the Baselworld 2012, Cartier will be presenting the new Tank Folle hand-wound ladies watch, a reincarnation of the legendary Cartier Crash from the late 1960s.

Clearly influenced by Salvador Dali’s “liquid” clocks, the original watch was an homage to one of Cartier of London senior managers who died in a car crash.

His wrist watch was deformed by fire to a degree of melting and some other member of staff took the destroyed timekeeper as a source of inspiration.
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cartier winter tale campaign 2011

Cartier Winter Tale Holiday Campaign 2011

cartier winter tale campaign 2011

Cartier released its Winter Tale video a few weeks ago. One version is found on YouTube and the other at www.cartier.wintertale.com.

The video shows the famous Cartier leopard running, walking and leaping through an icy terrain while products from the jeweler’s holiday collection emerge from under snow or in bubbles and are simply resting against the landscape.

In the YouTube version, consumers can click on the links that appear in the video to search for the “her,” “him” and “all” products.
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Cartier Skeleton Pocket Watch

Cartier Skeleton Pocket Watch – SIHH 2012

Cartier Skeleton Pocket Watch

For each of the past few years at the SIHH show in Geneva, Cartier has unveiled a “grande complication” wristwatch featuring a tourbillon, perpetual calendar and monopusher chronograph.

This year, Cartier has drawn inspiration from Cartier pocket watches produced in the 1930′s to produce the eye-catching piece you see here.

The watch is crafted in white gold, with skeletonized Roman numerals, something that we have also seen the past few years in some of Cartier’s higher end pieces.
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cartier panther ad campaign

Luxury watch superstore to target Chinese in Paris

cartier panther ad campaign

Luxury Swiss retail giant Richemont, owner of such brands as Cartier, Piaget and Jaeger-LeCoultre, is to open the world’s largest shop for luxury watches in Paris.

Business Montres quoted an internal memo saying a three-storey 2,200 square metre (24,000 square foot) shop would open early 2013.

The shop would take over the premises of the landmark Old England shop near the Place Vendome, famous for its luxury watch shops and hugely popular with Middle Eastern and Asian tourists, in particular Chinese.
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Cartier Air MV

Cartier Facebook fans can see new Air video

Cartier Air MV

Cartier have collaborated with French band Air to showcase an exclusive new video from the electro group.

Fans looking to see the video for “How Far Would You Go For Love” need to go to the luxury jewelry house’s Facebook page and select ‘Like‘.

Cartier commissioned the clip as part of its True Love Has a Colour and a Name campaign, which features a series of videos celebrating romance.
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Cartier Cadran Lové

Cartier Cadran Lové Tourbillon Watch

Cartier Cadran Lové

Here’s a first look at the Cartier Cadran Lové Tourbillon watch, a piece that will be officially unveiled in January 2012 at SIHH in Geneva, Switzerland.

This piece builds off of previous innovations and design motifs to result in this interesting looking timepiece.

The Caliber 9458 powering the Cadran Lové Tourbillon is a variant of an already existing tourbillon (the ladies “Alligator Tourbillon”) but the watch itself is decidedly masculine, i.e. with sculpted Roman numerals rather than a pave diamond crocodile.
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18kt Cartier Paris Sunglasses

Having a nice pair of eyewear, is like wearing your favorite pair of shoes. And if a pair of custom made sunglasses is high on your wishlist, then Cartier, Paris should be your first choice.

Exclusively adorned with an exquisite array of 188 collet diamonds, this pair of Cartier sunglasses is boasting in retro style and sheer glamor.

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cartier time art

Cartier Time Art by Tokujin Yoshioka

cartier time art

Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has collaborated with Cartier to bring a traveling exhibition called “Cartier Time Art”.

Cartier Time Art is an exhibition that will take visitors “on a journey to the heart of Cartier watchmaking.”

The exhibition unites the largest number of Cartier timepieces ever displayed in public, from its origins through to the present day.
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Cartier de lune

New Fragrance: Cartier de Lune

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 features a silver-plated metal top, echoing a reflection of the moon on the water.
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Cartier iPad Case Fuchsia

Cartier iPad 2 Cases

Cartier iPad Case Fuchsia

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 iPad The case is priced at $420.
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Louis Vuitton Fashion Show Men

World’s Most Valuable Luxury Brands

Louis Vuitton Fashion Show Men

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, Gucci and Chanel, which ranked second, third and fourth in this year’s luxury-brand standings.
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2011 Hurun Best of the Best Awards

cartier china

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 China are developing more sophisticated tastes in luxury products.

“Chinese entrepreneurs are getting more and more sophisticated, discerning and confident in their personal style, and what they aspire to, as they try to turn new money into old money,” said Rupert Hoogewerf, founder of the Hurun Report.
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cartier snow panther

Cartier’s Snow Panther Winter Tale Campaign

cartier snow panther

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 their exclusive offerings.

The Winter Tale campaign includes a dedicated microsite at wintertale.cartier.com and the a 30-second video spot shown below.
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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 pieces owned by the Duke and Duchess of Windsor to go under the hammer in the sale, which raised a total of £7,975,550 ($12,417,369m).
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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 boutique replaces Cartier’s old store — opened in 1970 — that was located on the ground floor of the same building.
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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 now the fastest-growing consumer of leather goods and jewelry worldwide.

Its overall luxury market has grown 23 per cent this year, meaning it’s on target to reap some 84.3 billion yuan (9.2 billion euro).

But what the world really wants to know is what are the Chinese after. According to this report, Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci are the most lusted-for brands.
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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 sold used Cartier watches despite maintaining on its website that it “never” sells “secondhand merchandise, ever.”
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