Brides Today June-July 2017 - Page 69

Echoing a sentiment of Parisian chic, these jewels perfectly reproduce the design of a knotted strap. The collection is a tribute to Louis Vuitton’s know-how and gives a feeling of lightness and movement. Parure Sangle necklace. braids of gold The future seems closer home as Nicholas Ghesquière unites sci-fi references with the style of a savvy Parisian for Louis Vuitton’s spring-summer 2017 presentation at their soon-to-be launched flagship in Place Vendôme, Paris. Spotted amongst the laidback yet glammed up pieces were gold accessories shimmering in the form of metallic opulence. A parure of intricately woven jewellery with a modern and graphic twist, the collection pays tribute to the city of love but with Ghesquière’s futuristic twist. Reinterpreting the textile straps from Louis Vuitton’s historical trunks, the jewels from the Parure Sangle collection play on the idea of movement with designs that entwine around a woman’s body. Crafted in copper with a golden finish, these braided pieces mimic a knotted strap but with the laidback cool of a woven beach bag. Meanwhile, for the Parure Coquillages collection, the French maison pays tribute to Parisian architecture through sculptural accessories perfected with a modern satin gold finish. Graphic and contemporary, these stylised accessories are ideal for the bride with an eye on keepsakes. ■ Parure Coquillages cuff. Parure Coquillages hoop earrings. By Akshita Nahar Jain See Where to Buy for detailS 69