Earrings and necklaces dripping with colourful gems will give you a sparkling start to the New Year.
Camelia Paraiba brooch from Chanel enquiries 2810 0978
Bague Attrape-moi by Chaumet HK$79,000Friday, 2 January, 2009, 12:00am
1 Monologo yellow gold band ring with 0.35-carat pave diamonds (HK$26,100), Bulgari.
2 Baby Love necklace in white gold with diamonds and black ceramic (HK$22,800), Cartier.
3 Attrape-Moi Garden Party pendant (HK$197,000), Chaumet.
4 Samson and Delilah skincare kit (HK$780), Aesop.5 Dec 2008 - 12:00am
French fashion house Yves Saint Laurent has launched its Python collection exclusively in Hong Kong. It includes a series of limited-edition tees (right) for men and women, with python embroidery (HK$1,690 to HK$6,350). At all boutiques, including Alexandra House, Central, tel: 2868 0092
Beat a path to trunk show3 Dec 2008 - 12:00am
Whether it's something for you or to give as a gift to the happy couple, Hong Kong offers a wealth of options that add that extra sparkle13 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
This year's event begins with a charity dinner and auction today. Proceeds from the evening will be split between Operation Smile's Hangzhou Charity Hospital and the Red Cross in Chengdu to help victims of the May 12 earthquake.27 May 2008 - 12:00am
1 Chaumet Bee ring in white gold with orange and white diamonds (HK$18.59million). 2 Bulgari cufflinks in yellow gold (HK$11,900). 3 Life of Circle Double Happiness cufflinks (HK$1,680). 4 Jacob & Co. The World is Yours five time-zone watch in rose gold (HK$541,000), King Fook. 5 Emporio Armani drop earrings set with zircons (HK$2,760).7 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
A replica of the tiara presented to Empress Marie-Louise of France in 1811 - just one of the treasures on show in Central at Chaumet of Paris. Jewellery and objects commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte and his family will be displayed at Chaumet's museum, in the St George's Building, to celebrate the first anniversary of the jeweller's flagship store.4 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
Many fine jewellers have been linked to royals and aristocracy over the years, for example Cartier, jeweller of choice for the Duchess of Windsor. For Chaumet, a long and lasting relationship with French emperor Napoleon I established the French house as one of the world's most prestigious jewellers.3 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
French jewellery maker Chaumet hosted a cocktail party to preview its new collection, Attrape- moi ... si tu m'aimes, at the Mandarin Oriental hotel last month.27 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Don't hang back - a beautiful pendant makes a striking piece of jewellery.
Astrale by Bulgari HK$63,000
Double Wing by Garrard HK$99,200
Caresse d'Orchidees by Cartier Enquiries: 2522 2963
Etoile #2 by Mauboussin HK$9,300
Class One by Chaumet HK$115,200
Bond by Asprey HK$21,7509 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
French actress Sophie Marceau lent her glamour to French jeweller Chaumet for its Ice House Street boutique launch last month.15 Dec 2006 - 12:00am
Tiaras aren't just for blue-blooded royals and beauty queens, according to Beatrice de Plinval (right), curator of the Chaumet museum in Paris. The French historian was brought to Hong Kong for a lunch lecture ahead of her plans to set up shop locally.14 Apr 2006 - 12:00am
Renowned French jeweller Chaumet hosted an exclusive dinner at the Island Shangri-La ballroom and invited a select group of big spenders. Chairman Pierre Haquet flew in from Paris and all those who attended marvelled at the watches and jewellery on display - and the sashaying models.3 Nov 1997 - 12:00am
A LL together now . . . 'On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me - one Asprey bracelet . . . two Chaumet brooches . .3 Nov 1994 - 12:00am
LUNCH at the Mandarin Grill with former Hong Kong resident Bruno Stackler, who, it is said, was quite a French charmer during his sojourn here.27 Apr 1994 - 12:00am