Grape Expectations: Purple Takes Over the Red Carpet

Pantone’s Color of the Year, Ultra Violet, is ultrahot on the red carpet Dua Lipa You may recall that in the January/February 2018 issue of JCK we told you malachite would be one of the year’s five hottest gemstones. Clearly, Dua Lipa got the memo. At the Billboard Music Awards, she wore a bold Bulgari Serpenti malachite necklace with her ’80s-style metallic lamé Alexandre Vauthier dress in the year’s hottest hue. Lipa continued her purple reign on stage, where she donned a purple one-piece to perform her single “New Rules.”   ON LIPA (Above) Serpenti High Jewelry necklace in 18k pink gold with malachite and diamond; price on request; Bulgari; 800-BULGARI; UNDER $10,000 Gianna Locket and Mirror Compact in 14k yellow gold with 4.7 ct. emerald, 0.71 ct. t.w. diamonds, and 0.09 ct. fancy greenish-yellow diamond; $9,500; GiGi Ferranti; info@gigiferranti j

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