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Maison Chopard has recruited the infallible Hilary Rhoda to front their latest Imperiale campaign, inspired by one of four collections launched this year.
Chosen for her timeless beauty, supermodel Hilary Rhoda embodies the elegance of the Maison’s Imperiale woman. Shot by photographer duo Luigi & Iango in a series of campaign images for four collections that will be launched throughout the year, the Imperiale collection combines Chopard’s current contemporary aesthetic with the familiarity of their house codes.
Debuted in the midst of the star-studded Venice International Film Festival, the campaign, along with the capsule collection entitled, The Empress Jewellery Box, showcases five bespoke pieces – a watch, earrings, ring, necklace and tiara, worn by Rhoda on the red carpet on the night of the event.
Alongside the collection the festival screened a preview of Viva Ingrid, a film co-produced by Chopard and directed by Alessandro Rosselini, in homage to his aunt Ingrid Bergman. It comes to no surprise that the Maison would adopt the talents of Rhoda as their charismatic muse in a campaign that embodies the very essence of Hollywood glamour.
From stunning sapphires to ostentatious onyx, Cartier’s Etourdissant High Jewellery collection captures the summer sun in our September cover.
Photographed in the City of Light by our team in our September issue, the new collection comprises of a play-off between sunlight and shadows. Drawing inspiration from the French Riviera, colours of azur blue and rich emerald green come together throughout many a creation. Like rays of sunlight, the collection also plays with rubies, sapphires and a palette of citrus hues. It’s the perfect adornment to add some light to your wintery wardrobe.
Etourdissant Cartier High Jewellery collection.
Diane von Furstenberg proves (once again) why she's the go-to label for the woman who wants to see and do it all.
Glamorously emerging from a chauffeur-driven car, supermodel Karlie Kloss is every inch the sultry secret agent. Dashing around New York City, from dodging cameras and slipping through restaurant kitchens to escaping into lifts, Kloss emodies the modern woman. It is with the help of her Secret Agent bag - a mid-size tote with a zip-off clutch at the front - that she gets her jobs done. 'The DVF Secret Agent bag, and the character Karlie Kloss plays, are really metaphors for the DVF woman,' says von Furstenberg. 'She is a businesswoman, mother, a lover, a friend. She is always on-the-go. Now we have created the ultimate accomplice for every facet of the life she lives fully.' Dressed in DVF's autumn/winter 15 collection, from wrap dresses to slip on shifts, every design is made for moving - including accessories.
MOJEH's edit of DVF's on-the-go dresses from SS15 and AW15 runway.
As temperatures rise and the high humidity of Dubai looms, we’re suffering from a bout of gold fever. From Bulgari’s Diva Collection to Cartier’s Paris Nouvelle Vague, exquisite pieces with the golden touch are mandatory for Eid.
Actress Zoe Saldana wearing De Grisogono
Whether you’re jetting off to cooler climes or lazily soaking up the sun’s rays in Europe, adorning yourself in luxurious creations is the best way to celebrate. Take note from Hollywood actress Zoe Saldana and let a pair of earrings courtesy of Bulgari do all the talking. Glisten with gold this Eid.
From L to R: Bulgari | Cindy Chao | Solange Azagury-Partridge | Gemfields | Daniella Villegas | Christian Dior | De Grisogono | Cartier
Ramadan Kareem! As fasts begin and Iftars are prepared, Prada has revealed their sumptuous collection for the Holy Month.
A spangling mix of metallics, leather and twinkling crystals - the Italian fashion house combines their iconic opulence with comfortable, wearable designs. Shoulder bags created from Lucertola - a precious lizard skin from Indonesia and Asia - offer maturity and elegance, while the youthful metallic crystal-embellished espadrilles add enchantment to the casual footwear style.
Don’t avoid heading outside this summer, keep cool in the Middle East's rays with an oh-so-stylish accessory.
By Jemma Walker
Images courtesy of GoRunway
Covering unwanted frizz, protecting your skin and adding a chic edge to your daily look makes hats your ideal investment this season. There’s a shape to suit every face and you’ll be spoilt by our sartorial-savvy selection. From fedoras and trilbys to panamas and oversized sun hats - whether you’re packing for your vacation or relaxing on your staycation - keep cool even in the hottest months.
1. Saint Laurent | 2. Karl Lagerfeld | 3. Tomas Maier | 4. Rag & Bone
Our June cover shoot – A Deeper Love – featured the new Cartier Paris Nouvelle Vague jewellery collection and now the Parisian designs have come to the Middle East. Launching on Sunday the playful-yet-mysterious jewels combine the youthfulness of pink gold with the brand’s distinctive use of sapphires, pearls and diamonds.
By Jemma Walker
MOJEH Magazine Issue 27, Cartier Cover Shoot
By Jemma Walker
Everyone’s talking about trainers, from street style gurus teaming them with feminine floral dresses to Fashion Week attendees adding a colourful edge to their unique ensemble – it’s the one trend that’s easy to indulge this season. Androgyny may be conquering the catwalk, but with fashion’s favourite footwear available in crisp white, bright pink and every shade in-between - there’s a pair for everyone.
Images courtesy of GoRunway
The phrase 'unisex watches' typically means that a woman can wear a man's watch. Very rarely does that translate to men opting for a woman's design. But innovations are changing this taboo. Replace unisex with duality, watches designed for both sexes without the label. Look to this season's birth of the smartwatch, a technological breakthrough. And consider the size, colour and shape of your timepiece thanks to a new bounty of designs specific to your needs. See our round-up of the timepieces to sport whatever your gender this summer.
By Christopher Prince
Available in both a 38mm and 42mm face
Though many have been quick to criticise the Apple Watch (now available online) this piece of technological engineering has offered what many of it's competitors have failed to do, a gender neutral design. Whilst the differentiation between the face size of the Apple Watch may be subject to standard gender preference - the customisable leather loop band and modern buckle designs lean on a masculine trajectory - like many of Apple's products, the Apple Watch caters to all needs thanks to a plethora of apps specific for the device.
IWC Portofino Midsize Automatic
Available in a 37 mm face
A classic updated for opulent tastes, the Portofino Midsize Automatic was birthed from the original 1984 model, the Portofino Automatic, initially marketed as a pocket-watch style wristwatch. Fresh for summer pursuits the Midsize arrives with a delicate 37mm face as opposed to the bulk of the 40mm Automatic, and is available in four red gold and six stainless steel versions crafted with or without a diamond-set bevel. The development of the Midsize carries the momentum of watchmakers reissuing archival pieces. It's telling that many are downsizing dimensions to fit a new wave of customer - weather that is a woman on the hunt for her favourite men's watch, or a man looking for something a little more streamlined, IWC have certainly catered to such needs.
Clé de Cartier
Available in both a 35 mm and 40mm face
Don't let the hot pink crocodile strap fool you, Cartier's new release named Clé is the Parisian jewellers latest take on gender neutral watch making. The Clé eliminates the bulk of vintage men's watches for a sleek and elegant exterior appropriate for both sexes. Christened from the French word for key - a traditional method of winding a clock, the Clé possesses an innovative rectangular crown complete with sapphire detailing. Available in rose gold or white gold with a black crocodile strap, it's a watch that can transition you from day to night with the utmost ease.
LG Watch Urbane
1.3inch P-OLED techology
One major player in the smartwatch business is the LG Watch Urbane. In direct competition of the Apple Watch, the Urbane offers Android users a premium timepiece elegant enough to be worn on the wrist with little fuss. Featuring a full-circle 1.3inch P-OLED display, a discreet bevel and smaller dimensions than other smartwatches - 11.1m to be exact, the Urbane is LG's answer to technological refinement. The watch is crafted entirely in stainless steel in either rose gold or silver, and includes a stitch leather strap for comfort.
Tiffany & Co. CT60
Available in 34mm to a 40mm face
The CT60 marks the first luxury watch collection from Tiffany & Co. in over 20 years. Tiffany's new initiative to market the CT60 as an unbranded collection bucks the trend for a current wave of female collectors selecting larger watches and men opting for something slightly more discreet than the norm. The CT60 collection offers a chronograph in 18k rose gold, a 3-Hand in stainless steel with a blue soleil dial and a Calendar watch in 18k rose gold with a black alligator strap.
From print-mania handbags to architecturally wondrous heels, which SS15 accessory trend suits your summer?
By Natalie Trevis
Head to Toe
The fashion pack no longer adheres to such outdated commandments as matching shoes to handbags – instead, this season the collections took us one step further. The bold prints of SS15 made an impact when worn head-to-toe but also head-to-handbag. Accessories took a playful turn in the hands of Valentino, Simone Rocha and Tory Burch, with eye-popping printed bags that camouflaged neatly into their matching counterpart outfits. It’s a brave new world of summer print, embellishment and colour, perfect for any summer sojourn.
From L to R: Valentino, Tory Burch, House of Holland, Carven, Simone Rocha and Moschino. Images courtesy of Gorunway.
Alongside chunky resin bangles and asymmetric earrings, another jewellery trend emerged: the stacked chain bracelet. We’ve seen oversized hardware at the neck in recent collections and now the wrist takes centre stage, as links in a variety of materials were stacked with abandon. Gucci’s signature horsebit provided a note of simplicity against a heavily textured collection embracing the everyday luxury of the Seventies, while rustic chainmail provided an antidote to Giorgio Armani’s neutral silks.
From L to R: Alexis Mabille, Dior, Veronique Leroy, Giorgio Armani, Balenciaga and Gucci. Images courtesy of Gorunway.
Sculptural heels added an architectural edge to our spring/summer wardrobe goals, taking on a height and structure that is Frank Gehry-worthy. Louis Vuitton worked the trend into slim fit boots in the lightest of eel skins and with heels shaped into a four-point star. On a sportier note, Alexander Wang played with the proportions of the ubiquitous wedge heel, turning it into a thing of futuristic beauty. Join in and construct your look from the ground up.
From L to R: JW Anderson, Alexander Wang, Acne, Jil Sander, Giambattista Valli and Louis Vuitton. Images courtesy of Gorunway.
Practical, with a nonchalant, slouchy twist: The short-handled bucket bag is back in rotation as one of the most popular handbag silhouettes of the season. Most notably rendered in suede (Loewe and Gucci) and almost always in neutral tones, luxurious fabrics were allowed to prevail (snakeskin in the case of Giorgio Armani). Pleasingly fuss-free and with enough room for all your summer essentials, it’s the ideal carry-on handbag.
From L to R: Nina Ricci, Salvatore Ferragamo, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Tory Burch, Giorgio Armani and Loewe. Images courtesy of Gorunway.
Lace It Up
The gladiator sandal doesn’t slip too far from our thoughts when contemplating summer shoes and SS15 is no exception. Exaggerated this time around, the winding leather bindings of the gladiator reach the knee for added impact. Alexander McQueen took the footwear away from its traditional Greek mythology and towards a dark orientalism inspired by the Japanese geta while Tibi remained at the opposite end of the spectrum, executing the gladiator in a modern minimalist form. Whichever way you wear them, the gladiator sandal is more than just a one-summer romance.
From L to R: Alexander McQueen, Tibi, Valentino, Alberta Ferretti, Isabel Marant and Erdem. Images courtesy of Gorunway.