Fashion has found a new favourite game, and it’s mahjong. Many luxury brands have picked up on the trend to create chic new sets of the centuries-old classic. From Ralph Lauren to Louis Vuitton, STYLE presents our picks of the most luxurious mahjong sets to add to your collection. How did mahjong begin, and why is this US ‘refresh’ causing controversy? Aerin Inspired by the timelessly elegant style of its founder Aerin Lauder (granddaughter of Estée), this mahjong set features beautifully engraved cream melamine tiles presented in a stunning shagreen case with brass details and suede interior lining. US$1,250 Berluti Berluti’s expertly crafted mahjong set features wooden playing pieces that are intricately etched in the stylings of Chinese brush-and-stroke calligraphy, and are conveniently cased in a portable clutch made from the brand’s signature Venezia leather so that you can have fun on-the-go. US$7,675 Why a Hermès Birkin might be the most pandemic-proof investment Brunello Cucinelli Presenting a warm palette of cream and brown, Brunello Cucinelli’s mahjong set is made up of fine European walnut wood and marble-inspired synthetic stone. Delicately crafted in the hamlet of Solomeo, Italy, each tile is carved with absolute precision by laser. The set also includes two handcrafted dice. US$7,495. Geoffrey Parker English luxury game maker Geoffrey Parker has partnered with expert craftsman Liu Jun to create a mahjong set like no other. Hand-carved from ox bone and bamboo, the playing pieces are cased in an ostrich leather-bound trunk that comes with compartments for cigars, crystal glasses and decanter. Alternatively, there’s a more portable and cheaper attaché case option. From US$3,765 to US$35,800. Is The Queen’s Gambit the ultimate tribute to 60s style? Hermès Presented in the brand’s iconic orange-brown palette, the Hermès’ Helios mahjong set will add a classy touch to any game. Housed in a box made from solid palisander wood, the printed tiles are crafted from soft calfskin leather, helping to cushion any loud shuffling sounds. US$40,400 Who is Thai billionaire heiress, finance whizz and Hermès lover Nualphan Lamsam? Prada Saffiano leather is the key player in Prada’s mahjong set. Featuring acrylic resin game pieces wrapped in Saffiano leather, the game comes in a black Saffiano leather case with an eye-catching red interior and the Prada’s iconic lettering emblazoned on the front. US$3,845. Ralph Lauren Ralph Lauren Home’s custom-designed Joanna mahjong set offers hand-painted leather tiles set in cherrywood, and comes lovingly wrapped in a cream leather case with brass detailing. US$2,700. 5 luxury accessories to spoil your pet with – like Priyanka Chopra S.T. Dupont Perhaps the world’s most opulent rendition of the age-old game, each of the 144 unique tiles from S.T Dupont’s mahjong set is handcrafted from Tanzanian ruby, with detailed engravings carved in gold vermeil. Encrusted in Burmese rubies and diamonds, the pieces are encased in a custom mahogany wood box with ebony veneer. US$966,650. 5 Hong Kong jewellery designers Lady Gaga and Michelle Obama swear by Tiffany & Co. Encased in the brand’s signature blue, Tiffany &Co.’s first-ever mahjong set includes a leather case that is secured with a lock-and-key closure. The grey suede interior stores engraved tiles, scoring sticks and dice made from American walnut, sterling silver and leather. US$15,000. Are the Louis Vuitton Horizon 2.0 earbuds really worth US$1,180? Louis Vuitton With only 10 sets available across the globe, Louis Vuitton’s limited edition mahjong set is one for the history books. Having released its first rendition of the game over 20 years ago, the French luxury brand’s new take on the Chinese classic features stunning jade playing pieces sheathed in a signature monogrammed leather trunk. US$82,000 Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .