New York Fashion Week is the hot topic this week (stay tuned for our trend report), but you’ve also got an intriguing jewelry show in Paris, an auction preview in Los Angeles, and top players in the watch industry gathering for a little chat in London. Plus: Sapphires for breakfast while watching some ladies throw down in their finest jewels might just be the best way to spend a Saturday.
Have a great week, and Shana Tova!
Bijorhca Paris: Sept. 9–10
Shadow ring with tsavorites in 18k yellow gold, €3,150; Diveene
How amazing would it be to nab an exclusive with an emerging French jewelry designer? Bijorhca Paris seems like the perfect venue for forging relationships with créatrices (both fashion and fine) that have yet to break in the United States. Show managers have even created a dedicated fine jewelry area divided into three corridors, visible from the trade show entrance, for easy navigation.
Katherine Domyan jewelry auction preview: Sept. 9–10
Lot 108: Art Deco ruby and diamond bracelet belonging to the estate of Katherine Domyan, Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1940
If you’re in L.A., you have just two more days to preview the forthcoming Katherine Domyan sale at Bonhams at the auction house’s West Hollywood location. The actual bidding starts in New York on Sept. 21, and you can view the very tasty catalog here.
Horology Forum: Sept. 11–12
Actor and Basil Time Piece founder Aldis Hodge will speak at the international Horology Forum in London this week (image via: @dubaiwatchweek)
Dubai Watch Week organizers are hosting its Horology Forum in London this year. Held in collaboration with Christie’s, the two-day symposium will feature numerous panel discussions and talks with leading watch curators, authors, historians, collectors, and brand professionals. Don’t miss Tuesday’s “Cultural Clout: The iBuyer Cult,” which will focus on watch-buying patterns in the digital age, and the impact of resale websites, influencer marketing, online watch publications, and community watch forums.
Look We’re Loving: September Morning
Interior photo by Nicole Honeywill via Unsplash; Arris sapphire and diamond studs, Valani Atelier; Asceno silk satin pajamas, Net-a-Porter; velvet slippers, Birdies; star sapphire, alexandrite, and diamond ring, Omi Privé
And in your downtime, may we suggest…
Bethenny Frankel in Kristen Farrell diamond earrings (image via: @kristenfarrelljewelry)
This is not a drill. Try to catch at least one episode of the three-part Real Housewives of New York City reunion show wherever you watch TV shows if you didn’t get to see at first broadcast. The jewelry was such a treat.
Top: Ring with purple star sapphire, trillion-cut alexandrites, and diamonds in 18k yellow gold, Omi Privé