REUGE AND THE TROPEZIAN SPIRIT
Characterized by a perpetual reinvention of its art, the leading maker of luxury hand-crafted music boxes revels in issuing limited series in step with various encounters and commemorations. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Byblos hotel in Saint- Tropez, Reuge has created a model inspired by festivities and yachting bearing the colors of the iconic five-star establishment. Reuge.com
MUSICAL MURAL WAVE
Wavrecraft is the brainchild of a passionate young Swiss watchmaker (who graduated with honors from his training course) and sound engineer, Arthur Meier. His unique sculptures materialize the sound wave chosen by the customer (such as a tune or simply the words ‘I love you’) which is then expressed in volume and stylized to create an original and meaningful decoration. Wavecraft.ch
THE YEAR OF THE DOG WITH CARAN D’ACHE
Solidly established in Switzerland for more than a century, the world of Caran d’Ache regularly welcomes exclusive themed models, sometimes created in partnership with famous creative signatures such as those of Peter Marino, Mario Botta, Paul Smith… and even Warner Bros in relation with the movie Justice League. Some exciting highlights are on the horizon in 2018, including a Year of the Dog collection. Carandache.com
THE HEART OF THE MATTER
Ni voilier, nThe tiny mechanical movement beating at the heart of this pendant set with diamonds and precious stones took a full three years to develop in Fleurier. Paul Forrest Co. offers women an exclusive and original piece of jewelry whose soul can also appeal to men ! paulforrestco.com
FLEUR DES ROIS
The age-old art of floral decoration, exclusively richly scented candles created like perfumes by successive generations of chandlers since Louis XIV, or majestic hand-crafted accessories such as cloisonné enamel vases : all these and more are among the refined treasures to browse through and to purchase as gifts in the Fleur des Rois boutique of the Grand Hôtel Les Trois Rois in Basle.
SUPERYACHT CUP DE PALMA
The flagship super-yacht Mediterranean sailing regatta held from June 19th to 23rd 2018 brings together 20 extremely large vessels (including the giant 62-meter Athos) at the Real Club Náutico de Palma. The appeal of this formula for the specially invited participants lies in its subtle blend of exclusivity and conviviality. It will make for spectacular viewing, especially from the five-star St. Régis Mallorca hotel partnering this prestigious annual rendezvous. palmasuperyachtcup.com.