LIQUID GOLD FRAGRANCE DU BOIS
Known as “liquid gold” due to its greater value than the actual yellow metal itself, mystical agarwood oil is a dark resin with an intense, woody aroma. It is the signature of Fragrance Du Bois, French master perfumers for five generations, which can be acquired in appropriately luxurious bottles from Fragrance Du Bois boutiques in Doha, Milan, Paris, Zurich and now Geneva on the Rue du Rhône.
FRED BRED IN VERBIER ?
It’s actually the Galerie Kohler in Geneva that is exhibiting the work of the French artist inspired by Pop Art and the atmosphere of flea markets, notably including this joyful canvas reminding us that the Verbier ski season is drawing to a close.
BOUCLE ROLAND ITEN FOR BUGATTI
Known for his mechanical accessories for men, Swiss designer Roland Iten is expanding his collection of patented belt buckles with a model developed in partnership with Bugatti, and which can be personalized to suit any waist size. Entirely hand-crafted by Roland Iten’s master artisans in Geneva, this Bugatti Edition in gold and titanium consists of 102 elements.
CLAUDE MONET AND LES TROIS ROIS
Was the Impressionist painter captivated by the breathtaking view over the Rhine from one of the suites at the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois in Basel ? The hotel’s clients certainly are, especially when, in addition, they enjoy the benefit of the Basel Art Pass, with the possibility of admiring the Beyeler Foundation exhibition that brings together some 50 masterpieces by Monet from the most famous collections in the world. Book on www.lestroisrois.com.
VÉRONIC DICAIRE AT THE KEMPINSKI
Following Las Vegas and Canada, Geneva Beach will be the next stop for performing artist Véronic DiCaire, winner of the Best of Las Vegas 2014 Best Singer and Best Imitator awards. Mingling rock-style and more intimate moments, her show will enchant guests at the dinner show in the Grand Hotel Kempinski on April 29th. General Manager Thierry Lavalley was formerly European director of the Canadian artist’s foundation to which all profits will be donated. For further information, visit fondationveronicdicaire.com.
RDI : FOSSILIZED WOOD WATCH WINDER
Treating oneself to a memory of the world, the better to conquer time. Such is the latest proposal by leading company RDI with its Mémoire winder made of very finely polished petrified wood, which makes every model unique. Only the front made of leather with a glass door and columns made of soft black metal are identical, but even these can be personalized. Order from worldtempus.com/shop.