LVMH Annual Report

LVMH 2018 . LV MH s t o r i e s

In its seasonal collection launched at the end of 2018, Loewe explores the different facets of Mackintosh’s body of work, paying deserving homage to the wealth and breadth of its singular aesthetic. The comprehensive range of accesso- ries and ready-to-wear inspired by Mackintosh includes dresses, knits and shirts that evoke the spirit of Scotland using rich cashmeres, silks and mohairs in sand- and rust-colored tones. Remaining true to its heritage and leatherworking expertise, the collection’s accessories showcase the most sophisticated leather craftsmanship techniques employed to reproduce the sinuous lines and distinctive motifs so characteristic of Mackintosh’s work. A singular collection that pays homage to a singular artist.

Loewe explores the different facets of Mackintosh’s body of work, paying deserving homage to the wealth and breadth of its singular aesthetic.

B V L G A R I Fiorever : A d iamond as a symbol of Roman pass ion T he brand’s Fiorever collection – a play on the Italian word “fiore” (flower) and the English word “forever” – is a new Bvlgari icon in full bloom. With its distinctive design of four- to eight-petaled flowers, sculpted in an eternal sparkle of precious diamonds, it joins the Maison’s other emblematic collections, such as B.Zero1, Diva, Bvlgari Bvlgari and Serpenti. The creations in the Fiorever collection are all designed around a

central diamond. Each is a masterpiece of sophis- ticated jewelry craftsmanship with delicately pavéed quivering petals mounted using the iconic “Tremblant” technique which is synonymous with Bvlgari’s excellence in high jewelry. Fiorever ’s dazzling flowers comprise four outer petals, which in turn enclose four inner petals, in a subtle refer- ence to the figure 8, the symbol of infinity. Infinite, like the creativity and expertise of the Maison’s jewelers, who can reinvent a classic motif over and over again. Fiorever draws its inspiration from the first-century BC Roman frescoes that decorated Pompei’s villas and featured four-petaled flowers. But the flower

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