Rami Malek, Maisie Williams and Willow Smith front new Cartier campaign

Rami Malek, Maisie Williams, and Willow Smith all star in a new campaign for Cartier.The trio, alongside Troye Sivan and Jackson Wang, are the new faces of the French luxury brand’s signature Pasha de Cartier watch, which was originally designed by Ger…

Rami Malek, Maisie Williams, and Willow Smith all star in a new campaign for Cartier.

The trio, alongside Troye Sivan and Jackson Wang, are the new faces of the French luxury brand’s signature Pasha de Cartier watch, which was originally designed by Gerald Genta and first launched in the 1980s.

In April, Cartier unveiled a complete redesign of the sporty unisex watch, which is now available in either steel or gold and in 35mm or 41mm sizing, with prices starting at $5,700 (£4,600) and up to $38,500 (£31,100).

Back in February, Bohemian Rhapsody star Rami teased working with Cartier when he rocked a vintage yellow-gold Pasha watch from 1993 to the Oscars.

”We’ve always been committed to engaging diverse people, talented people across various communities but I would say that this is a premiere for us to gather such a diverse and international group of individuals with strong individuality, people who are changemakers in their respective creative fields,” Arnaud Carrez, Cartier’s marketing and communications director, told WWD.

“We’ve always been keen to embrace diversity – when I say diversity it’s always multi-generational diversity, and I think it’s in relation with our creations that cater to a very diverse audience.”

Short films featuring the new faces of the Pasha de Cartier watch will launch in China in July, followed by South Korea in mid-July and globally in September.

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Gwyneth Paltrow shares Goop’s indulgent Mother’s Day gift guide

Gwyneth Paltrow and her Goop team have compiled a Mother’s Day gift guide worth a jaw-dropping $85,000 (£68,300).The comprehensive list was released ahead of the special date, celebrated on 10 May in the U.S., and also features exclusive items with pr…

Gwyneth Paltrow and her Goop team have compiled a Mother’s Day gift guide worth a jaw-dropping $85,000 (£68,300).

The comprehensive list was released ahead of the special date, celebrated on 10 May in the U.S., and also features exclusive items with price tags that have left some fans reeling.

“Giving always feels good, but right now, sending someone a present, large or small, feels particularly so,” the lifestyle brand’s website reads, referring to the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown. “Whether you’re with the mom in question 24/7 or you’re really missing seeing her, these are the presents – and the great organisations to donate to in her name – we’re betting are going to delight, distract, and indulge her.”

The most expensive item on the 37-piece list is a stunning diamond-encrusted white gold $30,800 (£24,700) Cartier watch, with a blue alligator leather strap.

Other luxury products include an infrared sauna, with prices starting at $3,599 (£2,889), an Aerin backgammon set for $2,750 (£2,207), and a baby pink vintage Chanel bag with a price tag of $5,200 (£4,174).

And among the unusual recommendations is a distant energy healing session with therapist Caitlin Marino, an astrological chart reading from Heidi Rose, a Vesper vibrator necklace by Crave, and a 450-piece jigsaw puzzle by Jiggy which features drawings of women’s breasts.

However, it’s not just expensive items that make the list, as Gwyneth has also included some affordable items from her very own Goop Beauty range, such as the G. Tox 5 Salt Detox Body Scrub, $40 (£32), the Rose Quartz Soothing Face Massage Roller, $45 (£36), as well as her Goop Wellness dietary supplement variety pack for $30 (£24).

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Alber Elbaz partnering with Richemont on new fashion venture

Alber Elbaz is teaming with bosses at Richemont on a new fashion venture.The Moroccan-Israeli designer is perhaps best known for his successful stint as creative director of Lanvin, however, he was let go from his role at the French house in late 2015,…

Alber Elbaz is teaming with bosses at Richemont on a new fashion venture.

The Moroccan-Israeli designer is perhaps best known for his successful stint as creative director of Lanvin, however, he was let go from his role at the French house in late 2015, reportedly due to disagreements with the brand’s management.

Elbaz has enjoyed a low profile in the years following his exit from the label, but over the weekend, he confirmed he had signed a deal with executives at Switzerland-based luxury goods company Richemont to begin work on a new brand.

“I am very happy to partner with Richemont and to establish my ‘dream factory’, which will focus on developing solutions for women of our times,” the 58-year-old commented. “I am extremely excited to collaborate with good people, talented and smart individuals and look forward to also having a lot of fun with this new adventure.”

The joint venture is to be called AZfashion. Johann Rupert, chairman of Richemont, described the project as “an innovative and dynamic start-up”.

“Upon hearing Alber Elbaz describe his vision for fashion and the projects it inspires in him, I was again struck by his creativity and insight,” he praised. “His talent and inventiveness, with his sensitivity towards women and their wellbeing, will be of great value to our group and its Maisons. We warmly welcome Alber to Richemont and look forward to an exciting partnership.”

Since his departure from Lanvin, Elbaz has created limited-edition lines for the likes of LeSportsac, Tod’s, Converse, as well as a perfume for Frederic Malle.

Richemont owns a portfolio of leading luxury houses, including jewellery brands Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels, watch labels Baume & Mercier, IWC Schaffhausen, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and Piaget, as well as fashion companies like Alaia, Chloe, and Peter Millar.

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Jean Paul Gaultier slams ‘scandalous’ levels of waste in fashion industry

Jean Paul Gaultier has criticised fashion brands for producing “scandalous” amounts of waste.The French designer has opened up about sustainability in a new interview and claimed that high-end labels and fast-fashion firms are harming the planet by pro…

Jean Paul Gaultier has criticised fashion brands for producing “scandalous” amounts of waste.

The French designer has opened up about sustainability in a new interview and claimed that high-end labels and fast-fashion firms are harming the planet by producing “far too many collections with far too many clothes”.

“Big groups are doing more collections, new collections… with a big amount of clothes. It’s absolutely ridiculous,” he told BBC News. “Some people destroy the clothes, they burn them. It’s scandalous.”

Last year, it emerged that bosses at Burberry had selected to burn unsold clothes, accessories, and perfume worth $36.1 million (£28.6 million) to prevent them from being stolen or sold cheaply.

And it wasn’t the only company who had to dispose of surplus luxury stock. Swiss luxury goods company Richemont, which owns the Cartier and Montblanc brands, bought back $543 million (£430 million) worth of watches over the last two years, with analysts predicting most would be destroyed.

Gaultier also complained that too many companies produced clothes that were “more like advertising” and not designed to be worn.

“It’s not a question of thinking about what people need. It’s thinking about being bigger,” the 67-year-old added. “It’s only a question of power and politics.”

While his designs are not eco-friendly just yet, the fashion veteran promised that his next haute couture show in January “will be all about recycling”.

“Keep your clothes… and after, we can make something new. I will help you do that,” he told his fans.

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Kaya Scodelario is Cartier’s new gem

Maze Runner star Kaya Scodelario has been unveiled as Cartier’s new golden girl. The actress will be the face of the brand’s new Clash de Cartier jewellery line, and she’ll appear in new ads for the collection, which will be exclusively available at C…

Maze Runner star Kaya Scodelario has been unveiled as Cartier’s new golden girl.

The actress will be the face of the brand’s new Clash de Cartier jewellery line, and she’ll appear in new ads for the collection, which will be exclusively available at Cartier’s revamped boutique on Place Vendome in Paris next week (10-14Apr19).

Kaya, who also appeared opposite Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, will star as both an elegant socialite and a leather-clad tomboy in the new campaign.

Arnaud Carrez, the international marketing and communications director at Cartier, is hoping Kara becomes a staple for the brand, joining other non-model celebrities like Sofia Coppola and Jake Gyllenhaal.

“She’s a young talented actress and she has a lot of assertiveness, a lot of interesting character, so we felt she resonates very much with the ‘Clash’ spirit,” he told WWD. “She’s half-Brazilian, half-British, and Cartier being very international, we like this idea of collaborating with multicultural talent.”

Scodelario’s campaign, directed by Gordon von Steiner, will be released online and in cinemas around the globe on 10 April.

The actress is expected to attend a gala dinner in Paris, marking the global launch of the line – the first major jewellery roll-out from Cartier since Cyrille Vigneron took over as chief executive officer in 2016.

There will also be campaign launches in London, Tokyo and Shanghai, according to Carrez.

Meanwhile, Scodelario will next be seen in Netflix ice skating drama Spinning Out.

She has replaced Emma Roberts as an ambitious solo skater who is forced to team up with a bad boy when an injury ends her ice dance dreams.

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Vanessa Hudgens once had her credit card declined at Cartier

Vanessa Hudgens once had her credit card declined while shopping at luxury jeweller Cartier.The Spring Breakers actress is known for her eclectic personal style and ability to pull off just about any fashion or beauty trend. While Vanessa enjoys shoppi…

Vanessa Hudgens once had her credit card declined while shopping at luxury jeweller Cartier.

The Spring Breakers actress is known for her eclectic personal style and ability to pull off just about any fashion or beauty trend.

While Vanessa enjoys shopping for new outfits and accessories, she has now confessed that she had a slightly embarrassing moment a decade ago while trying to splurge on a gift for herself.

“I have not had a credit card denied. Oh wait, yes, I have! Because I tried to spend more money than what’s allowed,” she told InStyle.com. “I think I was at like, Cartier, buying myself a Cartier bracelet probably, like, 10 years ago. And it was more than what my card was going to let me spend. So, I just used another one ’cause it had a higher spend limit. But I only have two cards. My assistant takes care of one, and I have the other one.”

Vanessa went on to share that she doesn’t actually tend to splash out, except on special occasions or as a reward.

In fact, she is now very proud of her bargaining skills.

“When it comes to swap meets, marketplaces, flea markets, I definitely barter and try to get them down as low as I can. I love a bargain and a sale. So, whenever I can get that, I just know that the discomfort of going through it is worth more,” the 29-year-old shared.

During the interview, Vanessa also spoke about the valuable money lessons she has learned over the years and some of her more “irresponsible” purchases, including several Louis Vuitton handbags. Yet, the brunette star insisted that she no longer shops on impulse.

“I love telling my girlfriends when we go shopping, if they see something that they really like, ‘Sleep on it and if you can’t stop thinking about it, come back and get it,'” she smiled.

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Cameron Russell debuts baby son on magazine cover

Cameron Russell has debuted her baby son on the latest edition of U.K. Harper’s Bazaar.The American model kicked off her fashion career in 2003 and has gone on to walk in runway shows for the likes of Chanel, Versace, Prada, Vivienne Westwood and Victo…

Cameron Russell has debuted her baby son on the latest edition of U.K. Harper’s Bazaar.

The American model kicked off her fashion career in 2003 and has gone on to walk in runway shows for the likes of Chanel, Versace, Prada, Vivienne Westwood and Victoria’s Secret.

Cameron has taken some time out of the spotlight since welcoming her son Asa Baker Russell with her filmmaker partner Damani Baker in March (18) but has now shown him off in a brand-new photoshoot.

“So excited to share this September @bazaaruk cover with you this morning! I cannot think of a more perfect way to depict engaging in political work, the work of communal transformation, during this season of immense evolution, than the tenderness of caring for new life,” she captioned a snap of the Harper’s Bazaar cover image on her Instagram page on Friday (02Aug18). “I know many leaders (women, men, and gender expanding, with and without children) who mother — who sustain, who care, and who have infinite optimism. To name just a few … I am grateful for my mom, grandmothers, mother in law, aunts, sisters… and SO many others for showing me the way.”

In the cover image, Cameron poses in a Ralph Lauren dress and Cartier jewellery while clutching little Asa on her chest. Magazine editors also posted two other photos from the shoot on the publication’s Instagram page, with one depicting the 31-year-old holding her baby in the air while standing in a leafy park, and another showing her running in a cream Valentino dress and brown leather riding boots from Hermes. The shoot was styled by Miranda Almond and shot by Will Davidson.

The September issue of U.K. Harper’s Bazaar is due to hit newsstands on Friday.

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Freida Pinto’s new Cartier campaign is aimed at ‘bold and fearless’ women

Actress Freida Pinto hopes her new Cartier campaign inspires women to be “fearless and bold”.The Slumdog Millionaire star is the ambassador for the jewellery line’s new Coloratura collection, which celebrates colour and diversity, and she is proud to b…

Actress Freida Pinto hopes her new Cartier campaign inspires women to be “fearless and bold”.

The Slumdog Millionaire star is the ambassador for the jewellery line’s new Coloratura collection, which celebrates colour and diversity, and she is proud to be the face of such an inspiring initiative.

“Cartier came to me and said that the women that they’ve selected (to be ambassadors) are the women that they also consider to be fearless and bold…,” Freida explained to Harper’s Bazaar UK. “It’s (campaign) not just to sell jewellery, it’s using their platform, because a lot of young girls and women like looking at their jewellery, whether they can buy it or not. It’s aspirational. And I can use that to inspire people.”

Since her break-out role in Danny Boyle’s hit film, Freida has become known as a fashion and beauty icon, but she insists she’s not obsessed with what she wears or how she looks.

“There’s a limit to how much you can be obsessed with the way you look and the way others perceive you,” she added. “There has to be a level of confidence, where you know within you who you are. So I can walk out of my apartment without make-up and it doesn’t matter.

“For me, that is what I perceive as being strong. I like to be put-together, I love fashion, but I also like dressing it down and I love not being on point all the time, or following a trend all the time.

“I like having my own sense of style and making my own statement. I feel as long as it doesn’t border on insecurity or obsession, it’s beautiful to be using fashion as a meaning of expression.”

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Lily Collins inspired by Queen Elizabeth II’s matchy-matchy style

Lily Collins has joked her matching look at the Cartier Queen’s Cup polo match on Sunday (17Jun18) was nearly as chic as Queen Elizabeth II’s ensemble.The Rules Don’t Apply actress was one of the famous faces at the Guards Polo Club in Windsor, England…

Lily Collins has joked her matching look at the Cartier Queen’s Cup polo match on Sunday (17Jun18) was nearly as chic as Queen Elizabeth II’s ensemble.

The Rules Don’t Apply actress was one of the famous faces at the Guards Polo Club in Windsor, England, where The Queen and her husband Prince Philip made an appearance to present trophies to the winners.

Taking to Instagram to share some snaps from the day, Lily said she was following the British monarch’s lead when it came to matching her outfit to her red tea.

“@Cartier Royal Tea Party…my favourite kind. And yes, I perfectly matched my tea with my lipstick and warm blanket. Almost as chic as the Queen’s matching coat and hat…” she wrote.

The Queen, who is known for wearing block colour outfits, looked lovely in a powdered blue hat and coat, with white floral detailing.

Lily also went for summer blooms, wearing a frilly Johanna Ortiz dress and pretty fascinator.

“Thank you to @Cartier for an absolutely beautiful, flower-filled day the #QueensCup! I’ll never forget my first polo match, laughing with these lovely ladies, and being smiled at by Her Royal Majesty. A truly regal experience…” the 29-year-old also wrote on the photo-sharing site, next to a snap of her posing with Martha Hunt, Neelam Gill and Jenna Coleman.

Other guests included fashion designers Henry Holland, Alice Temperley and Christopher Kane, models Alice Dellal and Amber Le Bon as well as British Vogue editor Edward Enninful.

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Annabelle Wallis unveiled as the new face of Panthere de Cartier

Actress Annabelle Wallis has been chosen to front campaigns for the new Panthere de Cartier watch collection.Bosses at the classic timepiece company chose The Mummy star as their new brand ambassador for the new range of wristwatches because they think…

Actress Annabelle Wallis has been chosen to front campaigns for the new Panthere de Cartier watch collection.

Bosses at the classic timepiece company chose The Mummy star as their new brand ambassador for the new range of wristwatches because they think the British beauty possesses a cultured vibe.

“Behind her luminous complexion, blue eyes and gentle manner, the Maison (company) discovered a great strength of character, a fearless spirit and a hunger for self-expression: the soul of a panther, driven and determined to turn convention on its head and get her teeth into something,” Cartier representatives wrote in a statement to Women’s Wear Daily. “Annabelle Wallis embodies the Panthere woman.”

The Panthere de Cartier series of watches debuted in the 1980s and became a staple item for the brand, along with other classic offerings, such as the Tank, Santos de Cartier and Ballon Bleu De Cartier.

Wallis is the latest campaign star pulled from the red carpets of Hollywood after the jewellery company hired leading man Jake Gyllenhaal to front ads for the brand’s Santos de Cartier men’s line last month (Mar18).

Touting the Brokeback Mountain star’s fearlessness, company representatives revealed his courageous nature helped land him a spot in their new celebrity-driven marketing scheme.

“Integrity, dedication and boundless curiosity: Jake Gyllenhaal embodies the Santos de Cartier man. A man who commits utterly and does nothing by halves. A man who defines fearless as honest and true to himself,” Cartier a spokesperson said. “Jake Gyllenhaal reveals a new side to his talent with every film, performing a wide variety of roles. Cartier was drawn to his invincible style and fearless spirit.”

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