Cartier romances the stone at launch of Destinee

Cartier co-stars Oliver Jackson-Cohen and Michelle Chen

To launch its latest engagement ring Destinee, French jeweller and watchmaker Cartier went to great lengths to put guests in the mood for romance.

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Out of the ordinary: time to look at the latest concept watches

Monaco V4 by Tag Heuer

As technology evolves, so has the way we measure time. Charlie Harris looks at some interesting concept watches.

13 Dec 2012 - 11:32pm

Cartier show, glass act, Winston's way

Cartier show, glass act, Winston's way



13 Dec 2012 - 11:32pm

Cartier's big cat stalks BRIC nations

Cartier is no stranger to big-budget productions, and it's clear which markets the French jewellery house is courting with its latest short film, L'Odyssee de Cartier.

The film, which premiered at private screenings around the world this month, follows a panther who breaks out from his gem-encrusted form inside a Paris museum to undertake a fantastical journey.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

It sounds so complicated

Compared with other watch manufacturers that have been developing their own movements for a century or more, Cartier is still a relatively new kid on the block. However, it has not stopped the brand from presenting some stunning new calibres at the SIHH each year.

14 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

After Cartier's two-day store-opening bash, we definitely like our parties on the rocks

We can't decide whether Cartier was trying to blind us with its luxurious two-night party or the constellation of celebrity guests the French jewellery house booked to celebrate the opening of its flagship store in the Prince's Building at the weekend.

30 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Art chief uses her growing influence to rally donations

Now that Art Review magazine has declared her one of the 100 most influential figures in the contemporary art world, Asia Art Archive's Claire Hsu-Vuchot is having no trouble rallying donations for her organisation's annual fund-raiser this weekend. Not that it's been a problem before.

1 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

In the next issue of STYLE...

It's time for our TIME issue, with pages dedicated to the most stylish watches money can buy. We find out what makes a collector of fine timepieces tick and look at the mechanics of Cartier, one of the world's most luxurious watchmakers. Out December 11

6 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

The changing face of modern times

A new range of distinct watches feature mechanical innovations and designs that will appeal to the most sophisticated among us

A simple twist of a winding crown can transform Cartier's new Triple Santos 100 from one piece of artistic beauty to another.

23 May 2008 - 12:00am

Cartier shows off Marcello handbags at Garden Court

Jeweller Cartier has taken over Pacific Place's Garden Court for the next week with an extravagant display, not of gems or precious stones, but a new handbag design called the Marcello.

Inspired by the late Italian acting legend Marcello Mastroianni, the exhibit focuses on the crafts and canvases used to make the bags.

27 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Simple side of luxury

The brand strives for originality, good movements and designs that are subtle and special so they will last for generations

A major factor that makes Cartier an outstanding luxury brand in the watch industry is its unique simplicity in design - a challenging and difficult task to achieve, according to Maxime Elgue, Cartier managing director (Far East).

25 May 2007 - 12:00am

Charm school

Even though the Year of the Dog looks set to be a good one for most people, a little extra luck never hurts. Cartier's range of lucky charms for 2006 features a selection of symbols and motifs, including a four-leafed clover with diamonds ($18,500) - which features two moveable petals - a horse shoe ($5,300) and a carp ($10,400), a fish considered a symbol of perseverance in China.

19 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Glitter girls

You don't have to be a social anthropologist to know women love two things in life: things that sparkle and sparkling conversation (preferably over a glass of sparkling wine). Combine the two and you have something approaching heaven on Earth.

9 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Aublin keeps watch on Cartier's future

WE know Hong Kong's summer diaspora has officially ended when we spot the French Consul-General back in circulation on the cocktail circuit.

Bumping into Laurent Aublin we engaged him in conversation about his distinct South of France tan, while he seemed more keen to talk to us about Cartier.

27 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

An art of bringing to territory only the best

HONGKONG is sometimes criticised as being devoid of prestigious cultural events. But when they do occur, they are often linked with the equally prestigious name of Cartier.

14 Jul 1993 - 12:00am