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Yasmine Sabri Wore a Strapless Red Nicolas Jebran Gown for Her Afternoon With Deepika Padukone and Rami Malek in Madrid

Yasmine Sabri Wore a Strapless Red Nicolas Jebran Gown for Her Afternoon With Deepika Padukone and Rami Malek in Madrid

Photo: Instagram.com/sharifftanyous
Madrid is once again witnessing global star power as Cartier invites friends of the house over to celebrate its new high jewelry collection. Representing the region is Yasmine Sabri—the jeweler’s first Middle Eastern ambassador—with two stunning looks by an Arab designer in tow. The Egyptian actor’s first pick for the occasion was designed by Lebanese couturier Nicolas Jebran, whose form-flattering and dazzling pieces have long found a fan in Sabri.

Pictured mingling with fellow Cartier ambassadors and acclaimed actors Deepika Padukone, Rami Malek, and Annabelle Wallis, Sabri wore a bright red dress from the Beirut-based fashion house. The figure-hugging number came with a statement off-shoulder neckline in a zig-zag pattern, ruched detailing on the bodice, and a side slit. A sparkling ruby and diamond necklace, and earrings by Cartier were naturally the ideal choice of jewelry to go with her look.

During her Madrid trip, the former Vogue Arabia cover star was also seen arriving for lunch wearing another Nicolas Jebran creation, styled by Carole Bou Khaled. The couture gown came in a fuchsia pink hue, with full sleeves,and a floor-grazing hem, while Jebran’s signature silhouette and all-over pink studs elevated the piece. Her makeup for the day, courtesy of Lebanese artist Shariff Tanyous, featured a neutral glam with defined lashes and a nude lip. Overall, the perfect pick for a summer afternoon in Spain.
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Eid al-Fitr 2022 Gift Guide: 11 Thoughtful Picks for Your Loved Ones

Eid al-Fitr 2022 Gift Guide: 11 Thoughtful Picks for Your Loved Ones

Vogue Arabia, January 2022. Photo: Paul Farnham
With Eid Al-Fitr 2022 coming up after a reflective month of Ramadan, it calls for the continued spirit of giving. Welcome your loved ones with a beautiful bouquet of flowers from Forever Rose London or Flowers.ae, and a selection of delectable desserts from Brix. Nothing says Eid like an elegant outfit and what better way to complete that than with Dior’s blush-toned bag and Kurt Geiger’s matte pink heels, which come with a sparkling finish?
Diptyque embraces the Oud scent reminiscent of households on a refreshing Eid day, while Cartier keeps in mind those with a love for Arabic coffee with a collection of cups laced with gold and its signature motif, the panther. Semsem brings out its elegant pieces of clothing to satisfy your kaftan needs this Eid, especially with their olive green draped number, which can easily be paired with Miu Miu’s dazzling princess-like heels for an Eid night out with family.

Below, take a closer look at 11 Eid al-Fitr gifts that are ideal for your family and friends.
Capsule collection, Christian Dior
Photo: Courtesy of Dior
Penthère de Cartier cups, Cartier
Photo: Courtesy of Cartier
Flower of Eternity necklace, Mouawad
Photo: Courtesy of Mouawad
Capsule collection, Off-White
Photo: Courtesy of Off-white
Bouquet, Flowers.ae
Photo: Courtesy of Flowers.ae
Capsule collection, Kurt Geiger
Photo: Courtesy of Kurt Geiger
Floral centerpiece, Forever Rose London
Photo: Courtesy of Forever Rose London
Kaftan, Semsem
Photo: Courtesy of Semsem
Capsule collection, Miu Miu
Photo: Courtesy of Miu Miu
Oud candle, Diptyque
Photo: Courtesy of Ounass
Limited-edition three-tier gift box, Brix
Photo: Courtesy of Brix
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Everything to Know About Cartier’s First High Jewelry Exhibition Presented in Diriyah

Everything to Know About Cartier’s First High Jewelry Exhibition Presented in Diriyah

Cartier and Saudi Arabia have had a long-standing history of collaborations. For the newest chapter in the partnership, Cartier presents Al Thara wa Althuraya, its first-ever high jewelry collection, in the Unesco World Heritage Site of Diriyah. An homage to the deep-rooted relationship between Cartier and the Kingdom, the exhibition proudly showcased 40 breathtaking jewelry pieces, some for the first time ever in an exclusive showing from the Cartier Collection, and 200 signature and classic creations from the maison.
Boréale necklace and bracelet, Cartier. Vogue Arabia, April 2022. Photo: Philipp Jelenska
Bleuets necklace in platinum with sapphire beads, sapphires, and diamonds, Cartier. Vogue Arabia, April 2022. Photo: Philipp Jelenska
The presentation included the exquisite Essaouira collection comprising a 4.17ct white gold necklace, adorned with fluted emerald and chalcedony beads, cabochon-and princess-cut sapphires, square-shaped emerald, onyx, turquoise, and all set with 324 brilliant-cut diamonds. The piece was paired with a ring, bracelet, and earrings with similar gems for a beguiling look. Also part of the showcase was the Solenia collection with a necklace inspired by begonia—a delicate pink-hued flower known for its asymmetrical petals—featuring 18.57ct diamonds. It was coupled with a pair of pendant earrings with the same stunning gems and the stunning addition of purple spinels.
Essaouira earrings, necklace, bracelet, and ring in white gold with chalcedony beads, sapphires, emeralds, and diamonds, Cartier. Vogue Arabia, April 2022. Photo: Philipp Jelenska
Solenia earrings and necklace in platinum with tourmaline, spinels, and pink and white diamonds, Cartier. Vogue Arabia, April 2022. Photo: Philipp Jelenska
Other highlights include the Kalanchoe and Bleuet necklace, and the Boréale collection. The Kalanchoe necklace and earrings are both made of white gold, cabochon-cut light opal from Brazil, brilliant-cut diamonds, rectangular-shaped pink spinels, and green tourmaline beads for a perfect pairing. The floral palette of pink and green are reminiscent of a succulent plant, the main point of inspiration for the high jewelry collection. The Bleuet necklace is crafted using platinum, with brilliant-cut diamonds and sapphire beads and drops evoking a dark azure dream and can be worn past the décolletage for full-on extravagance or for a more subdued look to the collarbones that is just as elegant.
Yellow Emoi earrings and necklace in white gold with yellow sapphires and diamonds, Cartier. Vogue Arabia, April 2022. Photo: Philipp Jelenska
Kalanchoe necklace and ring in white gold with opal, pink spinels, tourmalines beads, and diamonds, Cartier. Vogue Arabia, April 2022. Photo: Philipp Jelenska
Like days of pale blue winter skies and white clouds, the Boréale collection evokes polar grandeur with its matching necklace and bracelet of light blue beads and diamonds. Honorable mention goes to the Yellow Emoi collection, which embodies sunshine and vitality in a white gold-curated necklace and matching pendant earrings embellished with bright yellow sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds.
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Videography: Kais DahoulMusic: Taim DahoulStyle: Mohammad Hazem RezqHair: Mona AliMakeup: Hessa AlajajiProduction: Danica ZivkovicLocal producer: Mustafa AlamasiPhotography assistant: Bader AlyousifStyle assistant: Shaimaa HabbalModel: Sophie Al Shehry at Women 360 Management NY

Fatima AlBanawi and Friends of Cartier Celebrate the Spirit of Togetherness This Ramadan

Fatima AlBanawi and Friends of Cartier Celebrate the Spirit of Togetherness This Ramadan

Every year, with the onset of the Holy Month of Ramadan, we are reminded of the core beliefs that we often neglect. In a short poetic film titled ‘Togetherness is a Jewel’, Cartier is celebrating these very beliefs of togetherness, generosity, sharing, and spending cherished time with those nearest to our hearts.
The film features Saudi actor and filmmaker Fatima AlBanawi reciting the special poem she wrote for the campaign as a tribute to the occasion. To her captivating voice, other friends of the maison such as Abdulla Al Kaabi, Ramla Ali, and Moath Alofi are pictured walking solo in vast desert landscapes before uniting to celebrate together, “like stars around a crescent moon”—an allegory to coming from different pathways to spend time with loved ones in celebration of the spiritual month.
“As Fatima Al-Banawi says so beautifully, this is an important and precious time to come together, to celebrate, and to share treasured moments with loved ones,” says Sophie Doireau, chief executive officer of Cartier for the Middle East, India, and Africa. “Her poem, brought to life by our friends of the maison, serves as a reminder that we are better together, working as one, towards a shared commitment to communities.”
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The Hidden Secrets Behind Your Favorite Fashion Labels

The Hidden Secrets Behind Your Favorite Fashion Labels

Chanel’s 2021/22 Métiers D’art Collection
Ever wondered what were the stories behind the most iconic designs in the world? For years, people have been wearing classic items without really knowing how they came to be, and what exactly their picks mean historically. Some brands, you may have noticed, have developed a clear identity for their most iconic products, in which the source of inspiration can be deciphered easily. Take, for instance, Versace, a fashion house which looks to Medusa for its unmissable logo. Medusa, first found in Greek mythology, made people fall in love with her with no way back. Similarly, Gianni Versace hoped that his creations would have the same effect on the people who wore his clothes.
What’s interesting to note is that the fashion world includes several labels which carry hidden identities and narratives that aren’t known to the public. Coco Chanel’s ‘Premiere’ watch is a great example, as are Celine’s famous ‘Triomphe’ handbags, Fendi’s ‘FF’ logo, and Cartier’s’ ‘Pathere Vendome Armbanduhr’ watch. Lets take a closer, detailed look at what makes these items so special.

Chanel
Photo: Instagram.com/chanel
Art critic Jean-Louis Froment, once stated, “Gabrielle Chanel was a paradox—she extracted beautiful elements from what seemed like a depressed and unhappy stage of her life. Her identity is a mixture of happiness and sadness. I think the paradox in her life gave birth to the contrast of black and white color in her design.” Coco Chanel’s paradoxical nature certainly seems to have come into play when she created the ‘Premiere’ watch. The unconventional design was inspired by Place Vendome, the iconic square in the heart of Paris, where her apartment and atelier were located. This spot was the first and last thing she saw every day for as long as she lived.
Celine
Photo: Instagram.com/celine
While Chanel was inspired by a recurring sight, Céline Vipiana was placed in a slightly different situation. While having her car break down in Paris—right in front of Arc De Triomphe—definitely wasn’t on her schedule, fate did strike the designer at the right time. According to reports, Vipiana was so inspired by the chains surrounding the iconic monument, the double links, which represent two Cs, soon became part of Celine’s house emblem. It’s safe to say that accidents happen for a reason, and sometimes the reason might just be revolutionary.
Cartier
Photo: Instagram.com/cartier
The final hidden secret is Cartier. Louis-Francois Cartiers’ inspiration came from an unorthodox point of view. Serving in the military as a tank driver affected his entire design aesthetic.
The famous Cartier ‘Tank’ watch may not have come into existence if Louis-Francois Cartiers hadn’t served in the military as a tank driver. This iconic watch was inspired by the outer structure of the tank, while the strap of the watch mimics the track and links that can be found under the vehicle.
What’s more, Cartier’s second most-loved timepiece, the ‘Pathere Vendome Armbanduhr’, took its inspiration from the two-man FT-17 tanks employed on the Western Front. “The design is said to mirror a bird’s eye view of the Tank’s small cockpit,” a source reveals.
Fendi
Photo: Instagram.com/fendi
Ever wondered why Fendi’s logo features two Fs? In 1965, Karl Lagerfeld was appointed as the new creative director for the fashion house, and was asked to add a ‘modern touch’ to the brand’s logo. Keeping that in mind, Lagerfeld was able to sketch the ‘FF’ logo in exactly 3 seconds, which stood for ‘Fourrure Folle’, or in other words, ‘fun furs’. While today, the fashion industry no longer supports the usage of fur, at that time, it was a medium that was very much in demand, and Lagerfeld helped push the brand to become one of the top manufacturers.
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Why Cartier’s Latest High Jewelry Collection Will Appeal to Your Sixth Sense

Why Cartier’s Latest High Jewelry Collection Will Appeal to Your Sixth Sense

Tigre Cascade necklace in white gold with obsidian, emerald, onyx, and diamonds, Tigre Cascade ring in white gold with obsidian, emerald, onyx, and diamonds, Cartier; dress, Taller Marmo; shoes, Jimmy Choo; hat, scarf, stylist’s own. Photographed by Nima Benati
In an adept balancing act between the future and the past, Cartier‘s Sixième Sens high jewelry collection has reimagined iconic house styles in new techniques. Aiming to appeal to your sixth sense, the collection of necklaces and rings combines vivid 1,000-year-old stones in unusual textures and colors, and features geometric ornamentations, contrasting textures, and other visual patterns that exhibit optical illusions.
Alaxoa earrings in platinum with emeralds, emerald beads, and diamonds, Alaxoa necklace in platinum with emeralds, emerald beads, and diamonds, Cartier; dress, Blumarine; hat, Bonfilio; gloves, scarf, stylist’s own. Photographed by Nima Benati
The Meride necklace in diamond, onyx, and rock crystal creates a hypnotic checkerboard pattern, while the Alaxoa necklace’s emerald beads and diamonds are carefully arranged to caress the skin. Meanwhile, the Parhelia ring is a nod to Cartier’s classic peacock motif with a 21.51ct sapphire cabochon surrounded by five semi-circles of radiant diamonds and emeralds that fan out from each side of the center stone. It can also be worn as a brooch, enabling quick multifunctionality. A touch of black lacquer creates shadow effects to reinforce the impression of movement in the ring.
Pixelage necklace in yellow gold with topaz, onyx, and yellow, orange, and white diamonds, Cartier; dress, Michael Kors Collection; scarf, stylist’s own. Photographed by Nima Benati
Described by Cartier as a “stylized play on the feline’s coat,” the Pixelage necklace, true to its name, reflects another consistent theme in the collection: pixelation. Adopting digital imagery as a new way to interpret the classic house motif of a panther’s fur, the spots on the piece are created in a puzzle of polished topaz, onyx, and white and colored diamonds.
Sharkara necklace in white gold with pink tourmalines, sapphires, and diamonds, Cartier; dress, Taller Marmo; gloves, stylist’s own. Photographed by Nima Benati
With variations of the same tone unlike most of the other pieces of the collection, the Sharkara necklace brings together tourmalines and colored sapphires in rosy hues, illuminated by bright orange garnets and diamonds and balancing a geometry of straight lines, curves, squares, and spheres. The collection also celebrates the diamond with the Coruscant necklace, which features six different cuts (kite, octagonal, emerald, triangle, baguette, and brilliant), each reflecting light from a different angle. Three stones stand out from the rest: a 3ct kite, a 1.62ct octagon, and a 1.54ct emerald-shaped diamond.
Udyana necklace in platinum with rubies, emeralds, sapphires, and diamonds, Cartier; coat, A. Teodoro; hat, Bonfilio; scarf, stylist’s own. Photographed by Nima Benati
After a long absence of in-person presentations, Cartier unveiled the high jewelry collection at an exclusive event in Lake Como, Italy. Attending guests included Egyptian actor Yasmine Sabri, Lebanese actor Nadine Labaki, and Saudi filmmaker Fatima Al Banawi.
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Style: Gaia Fraschini Makeup: Greta Agazzi Production: Danica ZivkovicSenior fashion market editor: Amine Jreissati Model: Rawdah Mohamed Style assistant: Greta TedeschiPhotography assistants: Luca Trelancia, Massimo Fusardi

8 Gleaming Green Dresses to Channel Yasmine Sabri in Lake Como, Italy

8 Gleaming Green Dresses to Channel Yasmine Sabri in Lake Como, Italy

Yasmine Sabri in Nicolas Jebran. Photo: Courtesy of Cartier
Fresh, leafy, lush, verdant. These are some of the words that come to mind when you think of the color green. Associated with peace, fertility and growth, or even the current raging trend of cottagecore that has got the internet in a chokehold, this earthy, versatile tone revitalizes your wardrobe with a pop of color like no other, and is the go-to shade to grab as Egyptian actor and former Vogue Arabia cover star Yasmine Sabri proved during her recent appearance in Lake Como, Italy. To celebrate Cartier’s new high jewelry collection, Sixième Sens par Cartier, the star opted for an off-the-shoulder emerald gown by Lebanese designer Nicolas Jebran.
While there are plenty of colors making a comeback this year, green is simply too hard to ignore. You can spot it in the spring collections of designers including Bottega Veneta, The Attico, and Balenciaga in a range of shades from Kelly green to bold, electric hues.
But, how familiar does reaching out for a deep emerald green gown sound right before heading out for sunset drinks or fancy brunch? Whether it’s a high-octane sweetheart neck you need to sport, an asymmetrically sleeved pullover, or a glittery backless midi, our favorite brands Dolce and Gabbana, Tom Ford and regional designer Zuhair Murad have got our backs for every social emergency out there.
We’re here to create a fashion epiphany with the greatness of a good old green dress, by presenting eight of our favorite ones inspired by Sabri’s stunning look. Shop from our edit below to make a sartorial impact of a lifetime.
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Meet the Designer Behind the Iconic Cartier Watches Loved by Bella Hadid and Princess Diana

Meet the Designer Behind the Iconic Cartier Watches Loved by Bella Hadid and Princess Diana

Creative director of watchmaking Marie-Laure Cérède tells Vogue what makes her tick as she unveils her new designs for the 174-year-old brand.
Bella Hadid. Photo: Getty
A surprising fact about Marie-Laure Cérède, Cartier’s creative director of watchmaking, is that she never wears her wristwatch set to the right time. “It’s a creative statement,” she tells Vogue. “I don’t want my Cartier watch to tell me the time. My time is busy, and this is an object of grace and beauty.” Her words echo that of artist Andy Warhol, who was rarely seen without his Cartier Tank, of which he once said: “I don’t wear a Tank watch to tell the time. Actually, I never even wind it. I wear a Tank because it is the watch to wear.”
Watches created by the 174-year-old maison, which first began as a jeweler, have long adorned the wrists of the stylish and influential, from Princess Diana (Tank Solo) and Michelle Obama (Tank Française) to Dua Lipa and Bella Hadid (both Panthère de Cartier fans). And Cérède is charged with building on that legacy, which can be traced back to 1904 – when Louis Cartier first created a watch with a leather strap for Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont.
At the Watches and Wonders trade show (7 to 13 April) in Geneva, Switzerland, Cartier unveiled several new designs including the particularly innovative and achingly chic SolarBeat Tank Must (the maison’s first solar-powered watch), complete with non-animal leather strap. We caught up with Cérède over Zoom during this year’s digital event to find out what makes her tick.
Dua Lipa. Photo: Getty
What initiated your fascination with horology and watch design?
“I like watchmaking because there is a complexity to it. You need to express your creativity, but there are technical constraints; you have to respect the movement, the technical requirements of the material, all the while freeing your way of thinking. I find this tension between savoir-faire and creation really interesting.”
Do you remember who gave you your first watch?
“Me! Not long after I joined Cartier, there was a staff sale, which made things much more affordable [laughs]. I bought a Tank Divan, which has a beautiful horizontal case.”
What’s the most important aspect of your job?
“On the one hand, we have the unrivalled treasure of the archives, and on the other, we have to build the vocabulary of tomorrow. Cartier was a jeweller before it was a watchmaker, so we need to make watches with the same audacity as jewellery. This connection with the past, of mastering the heritage, is very important.”
Michelle Obama. Photo: Getty
And how do you do that – honour the maison’s heritage as you take it into its next chapter?
“Looking at the archives and being inspired by them is part of our daily lives. But we don’t stop there – whenever we launch an Icon [a collection that brings together Cartier’s most enduring designs], we look at how we can improve it, from the technical components to the sustainability standards. For instance, for the Tank Must we inserted a photovoltaic movement [a panel that converts sunlight to electrical energy] and equipped it with a non-leather strap.
“For the new Cloche designs [of which there are six], we looked at every version that had ever been made since it became a wristwatch over one hundred years ago and rotated its bell-shaped case 90 degrees, so you can set it on a nightstand or desk. We decided to equip some of the versions with a Roman numerals skeleton movement.”
Where do you go to find inspiration?
“I grew up in Gabon, Central Africa, so I’m drawn to nature’s colours, especially exotic flora and fauna such as porcelain rose and bougainvillaea, as well as gems – fine stones such as Paraiba tourmaline with its neon-blue hues, which reminds me of a lagoon, and watermelon tourmaline.
“I love contemporary furniture and decor for its noble and living materials – woodwork, natural stone and handmade fabrics. I often go to auctions of Italian furniture and seek out pieces by Tobia Scarpa, Gae Aulenti, Driade and Pulpo. And the central philosophy of wabi-sabi – ‘beauty lies in imperfection’ – really resonates with me.
“Beautiful writing also inspires me. For example What I Loved by Siri Hustvedt [Sceptre, 2003], The Lovers by Alice Ferney [Atlantic, 2003], Sur les Chemins Noirs by Sylvain Tesson [Gallimard, 2016] and Disturbance by Philippe Lançon [Europa Editions, 2019].
“And contemporary art. I particularly enjoy the Taglialatella Galleries, with its works by the likes of Kouka, Lucas Ribeyron and Ivan Messac.”
Princess Diana. Photo: Getty
What makes a watch design truly great?
“It’s easy to make something beautiful. What is not easy is to remove all the decorative details, and keep only the essentials. I always tell my team that a Cartier creation should be a signature in a single stroke. It’s all about emotion.”
Do you have any muses?
“I have more passions than I have muses. To think in terms of muse could limit my creativity.”
You’ve worked for Cartier since 2002, in which time smartphones have become an integral part of our lives – how has technology impacted your job?
“Today, the function of a watch is not only to tell the time. We have so many things – a smartphone, as you say – to tell us the time. So a Cartier watch is a way to assert your aesthetic identity; it’s a declaration of beauty, self-expression and uniqueness rather than simply an instrument to tell the time.”
Your work revolves around time – how do you manage your own time effectively and find a healthy work/life balance?
“Although I’m a mother of three kids, I have no trouble with the work/life balance because my work is a passion and part of myself. It’s quite natural for my kids to see me as a mother and a creative person – it’s quite fluid. Creative people always think about creation, there isn’t a moment to create and a moment to not create. Sometimes you see something in your own time and you form a new idea.”
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Originally published on Vogue.co.uk

Everything You Need to Know About Cartier’s Newly Renovated Flagship Boutique in Dubai

Everything You Need to Know About Cartier’s Newly Renovated Flagship Boutique in Dubai

Cartier’s new flagship boutique. Photo: Courtesy of Cartier
Cartier has opened the doors to its newly renovated flagship boutique at The Dubai Mall. Allowing visitors to be immersed in a world of opulence, the boutique’s new design celebrates the culture and landscape of the region by drawing its inspiration from an oasis at the center of the desert, while never steering away from the maison‘s luxurious heritage. The design essentially pays homage to the extravagance derived from the arts and heritage of the Arab world. To mark the reopening, the boutique currently houses 30 iconic Cartier heritage pieces that will be exhibited to the public for the first time in the Middle East.
Here’s everything you need to know about the new Cartier boutique.
Scroll tiara, 1910. Photo: Courtesy of Cartier
1. One of the historic pieces featured in this boutique is a Scroll Tiara (1910) worn by Elisabeth Queen of Belgians. Another piece stemming from royalty is a Panthere clip brooch created in 1949 and sold to the Duke of Windsor. The ever so extravagant Crocodile Necklace from 1975, specially ordered and worn by Mexican actress Maria Felix will also be out for display at the boutique.
Crocodile necklace. Photo: Courtesy of Cartier
2. The Dubai Mall Grand Atrium boutique will be home to the first Cartier cafe in the region, offering visitors a glimpse into the maison‘s hospitality.
3. If you wish to customize and personalize your creations, there will be a client service bar adhering to your needs.
4. The deluxe interior of the boutique designed by French architect Laura Gonazalez weaves in nuances of the maison‘s DNA with precious metals and patterns across the flooring and a mosaic floor made of three colors of glass tiles inspired by a Cartier bracelet.
5. The boutique is home to an area dedicated to bridal shopping. With blush-toned walls and seats to match, the wedding salon ensures brides-to-be can peruse jewelry in utmost comfort.
The bridal salon. Photo: Courtesy of Cartier
The exhibition will be open to the public from March 21 until April 5. If you wish to visit, register here: cartier-events.com
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Yasmine Sabri Ventures into the Blue with Cartier Confidence

Yasmine Sabri Ventures into the Blue with Cartier Confidence

Film still: Jhenyfy Muller

Where blue skies meet majestic seas, that’s where you will find Yasmine Sabri lathered in Cartier’s exquisite high jewelry. Once upon a time, this Egyptian model and actor made history as the first Middle Eastern woman to partner with the storied maison, and today she continues to boast her audacious nature with utmost Panthère spirit.

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As Sabri fiercely makes her way through the deep blues of the unknown, Cartier’s noble stones and bold colors coat her with true feline confidence. She is bold as she independently navigates a world of unchained surroundings with a striking feminine temperament – similar to that of a tenacious wild cat.
Ever since the early 1900s, the panther has become a true emblem of Cartier. It all started when Louis Cartier commissioned George Barbier’s Lady With a Panther portrait as the invitation to his jewelry exhibition. More than a century later, the majestic wild cat continues to dazzle within Cartier’s jewelry, dressing women worldwide with fierce femininity and avant garde allure. Today, the elegant feline has found herself in the Middle East, embodied by the remarkable Yasmine Sabri.
Necklace magnitude collection white gold, one 36.18ct pear-shaped sapphire from Ceylon, one 5.53ct natural pearl, sapphire beads, emerald eyes, onyx, pear-shaped diamonds, rose- and brilliant-cut diamonds; high jewelry Visible Hour L’aventureuse watch, quartz movement. Rhodiumized 18ct white gold case and bracelet set with 108 cabochon sapphires, 24 rose-cut diamonds totaling 1.32ct, 668 brilliant-cut diamonds totaling 7.74ct, emerald eyes, onyx spots and nose, rhodiumized yellow gold swordshaped hands, Cartier. Photo: Greg Swales

Sky-high or ocean deep, Sabri dazzles in Cartier’s high jewelry collections. The Resonance De Cartier collection unites the worlds of jewelry and craftsmanship with a unique interplay of emeralds, sapphires, rubies, and brilliant-cut diamonds. Louis Cartier’s unique Tutti Frutti style embellishes the collection with asymmetric detail, marvelously conveying the uncertainty of nature in full bloom.
Resonance to Cartier necklace/brooch platinum, one 59.20ct carved pear-shaped sapphire from Burma, sapphire and ruby beads, carved sapphires and emeralds, cabochon-cut rubies, brilliant-cut diamonds. The center stone can be worn as a brooch; Resonance de Cartier earrings platinum, sapphire beads, carved emeralds and sapphires, cabochon-cut rubies, brilliant-cut diamonds, Cartier. Photo: Greg Swales

As the sun shines on Sabri’s journey, she reflects the striking yellow-gold shades of the Sur Naturel collection with fine savoir-faire. Her effortless demeanor persists as the L’Aventureuse watch wraps her wrist with carefree elegance, ultimately exposing the emerald eyes of the daring panther within.
Resonance de Cartier necklace/brooch platinum, one 59.20ct carved pear-shaped sapphire from Burma, sapphire and ruby beads, carved sapphires and emeralds, cabochon-cut rubies, brilliant-cut diamonds. The center stone can be worn as a brooch; Resonance De Cartier earrings platinum, sapphire beads, carved emeralds and sapphires, cabochon-cut rubies, brilliant-cut diamonds, Cartier. Photo: Greg Swales

In this world of blue, Sabri does not move unnoticed – our Middle Eastern Panthère is unchained and she wants the world to know it.
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Photography: Greg SwalesDirector: Greg SwalesDP and editor: Jhenyfy MullerStyle: Jessica DaolioHair: Adam Garland Makeup: Michel Kiwarkis Creative direction and production: Camilla Fitz-Patrick Digital technician: Giorgio LattanziAssistant: Jey Jeyendran 

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