Watch & Jewellery
WATCH: Chaumet's Imperial Splendours Exhibition teaser
Text by Kee | Photos courtesy of Chaumet
Chaumet’s most renowned jewellery creations are gathered in Beijing’s Forbidden City for an exhibition at the Palace Museum

The historic address of the Forbidden City is reason enough to visit Beijing. But if your visit falls between April 11 to July 2, there’s an added reason to plan a day trip to the Palace Museum housed within said premises. That’s because esteemed French jeweller Chaumet has painstakingly amassed over 300 pieces of their greatest hits – including paintings, drawings and objet d’art – for an exhibition, titled Imperial Splendours. Such is the large scale of the exhibition that several prestigious museums are lending their backing to this project, namely Musée du Lourve, Château de Fontainebleau, and the Victoria and Albert Museum of London. And to put this retrospective in perspective, such a gathering of jewels of such pedigree doesn’t happen very often in this lifetime or the next. If you’re speculating about the star-studded line-up of royalty bling, Chaumet has dropped a teaser video (below). Just prepared to be overwhelmed all over again.


AgendaOn June 27, Chaumet celebrated the official opening of its exhibition with an inauguration party held at the Residence of the French ambassador. For this exclusive evening, basked in brilliant lighting and furnished beautifully with various décor design, the iconic ... Read More
AgendaCelebrating milestones are made even more special when there are larger-than-life personalities to help you usher in the occasion too. In the case of Damiani's re-opening of their store in Elements Mall in Kowloon, Hong Kong, the Italian jeweller invited ... Read More
JournalHe has made the most exquisite footwear in the world -- including shoes for those winged lingerie models to strut down the runway in. Now, the renowned English shoemaker is putting one more feather in his cap -- that of ... Read More
Watch & JewelleryIf you’re a big fan of staples and that’s just about what you wear around these days because you hate choices, then accessorising on a daily basis is probably what you classify as a chore too. Thankfully, some of the ... Read More