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    Deducting Elegance And Reappearing Classic Cartier’s High-end Leather Goods Inherited From The Century-old Aesthetic Essence

    Every style recorded in history cannot be separated from an innovative and visionary leader. Cartier, which has been leading the trend of social aesthetics, this season perfectly interprets the exquisite traditional craftsmanship of high-end leather goods, and pays tribute to the legends of the golden age-Zhen Dusan and Louis Cartier.

    Times fashion promotes the transformation of handbags
     Originated from the social ball of European royals and nobles in the early 16th century, handbags have been closely connected with nobility and elegance since its birth. As early as the budding period of modern fashion history, this delicate object has entered Cartier’s sight. At that time, handbags made by jewellery master Cartier combined aesthetics and practical functions, and were favored by ladies who wanted to break through the traditional costumes. They gave the finishing touch to free and trendy shapes. The Cartier Collection houses a dinner bag made in 1906. It is surrounded by gold silk, with owl decoration on the top and emerald gemstones in its eyes. Its vivid shape and exquisite jewelry setting technology are breathtaking. .
    In the 1820s, just after the end of the First World War, the war overturned the stable state of life in Europe, and new ideas emerged. Women have short hair, dressed in open skirts, and sought to express themselves with bold shapes. The enterprising Cartier is full of fish in an open atmosphere, constantly seeking inspiration from the unknown world, and set its sights on distant India, creating the famous ‘Tutti Frutti’ style. On a ‘fruit bag’ evening bag designed during this period, brightly-colored carved rubies, emeralds, and sapphires complement each other with highly textured natural pearls and ivory enamels. Many gems of very different styles form a strong contrast. Shows a wonderful exotic atmosphere.
     With the pace of history, Cartier has relentlessly explored new areas and has been walking at the forefront of the times. With the end of ‘Roaring 2020’, fashion gradually returned to classic style. In order to comply with the trend of the times, Cartier first set up the S department in charge of accessories (S is the first letter of ‘Silver’ silver) in 1926 to make elegant handbags and other accessories. The legendary designer, Louis Cartier’s muse, Jeanne Toussaint, first settled at No. 13, Heping Street, and was in charge of the accessories department. During her tenure, she led the design of precious handbags for day and evening clothes with unprecedented success, attracting elites in the high society to rush to buy them. American socialite Barbara Hutton once customized a unique jewellery handbag to Zhen Dusang with a lifelike tiger-shaped buckle and jewelry inlaid ‘N’ design for her girlfriend Princess Nina Midivani. Until the 1950s, Cartier handbags were fond of elegant black and exquisite details. The ultimate elegance created by them was interpreted by fashion critics as a complex new style of fashion, like women in Hitchcock movies. The protagonist is generally very recognizable.

    Owl dinner bag; 1906, Cartier Paris; gold, rose-cut diamonds; four emeralds

    ‘Fruit Tips’ Evening Bag; 1930, Cartier, New York

     Tiger snap button dinner bag; 1961, Cartier Paris

     Jean Dusan, circa 1930, when she was the head of Cartier’s accessories department.

    Since the 1970s, fashion has become popular. People wear comfortable tops, pants and miniskirts to the streets, and their styles show a variety of shapes. Cartier keenly captures the changes of the times, and launches the Le Must de Cartier, a more affinity series, including lighters, leather goods, glasses, etc., for the first time introducing the concept of luxury into functional daily necessities. Since then, the classic black has been transformed into a lively Bordeaux wine red, and the shape of the handbag is more modern. For example, in order to meet the comfort needs of modern people, Cartier has designed a smooth “Hunting Bag” to better fit the female body curve. At the same time, the traditional jewellery craftsmanship also has a new vitality in the design of handbags. From the Pasha de Cartier series launched in 2005 to the Marcello de Cartier series in 2007, Cartier’s iconic design elements such as ‘Trinity Tri-color Gold’ and ‘Double C logo’ can be seen everywhere. Cartier’s rich historical treasures provide a steady stream of power for the design of modern accessories.

    Historical heritage inspires creativity
     In the 21st century, Cartier has always stood on the top of the world after the ever-changing trend, but has realized more deeply that the design is rooted in the heritage of the immortal brand.
     In 2014, the Cartier Innovation Workshop in Paris launched the Jeanne Toussaint and Louis Cartier collections. The collection is named after two legendary designers in the history of Cartier-Jean Dusan and Louis Cartier, to pay tribute to these two Cartier souls.
     ‘Eyehole’ buckle, ‘hidden’ buckle and pure handmade chain, these 1930s style details are recreated with a simple and elegant bag shape, making Jeanne Toussaint leather goods full of rich retro colors, but also full of strong modern breath. As the name suggests, this charming dual character is derived from the legendary female Zhen Dusan. From the head of Cartier’s accessories department to the director of the jewelry department, Zhen Dusan has become a symbol of Cartier’s values ​​with his unique spirit, impeccable taste, and commitment to innovation. Dusan’s style is very recognizable. She draws inspiration from animals and plants, visual arts and architecture, delves into various ancient and modern styles from different countries, and digs out from them the spirit and personality characteristics that symbolize female independence. This also earned Zhen Dusan himself the title of ‘Ms. Cheetah’. Its masterpieces such as the famous cheetah, ‘Art Deco’ and the ‘free bird’ of current affairs, have maintained active vitality after 100 years. Jean Dusan loves handbags and said in an interview with ‘Jardins des Modes’, ‘I started designing handbags from the beginning. At the time, this was a new thing. My design was well received.’ Women who love the Jeanne Toussaint series are bound to be like Zhen Dussang. They gather classical temperament and modern spirit, and are a complex of keen intuition and fortitude.

     Jeanne Toussaint women’s bag

     From 1933 to 1970, Jean Dusan was a muse and creator of Cartier style in the 20th century.

     Jeanne Toussaint Tote

     ‘Eyelet’ buckle design details

     Louis Cartier leather goods are sharply cut, with smooth lines, and a simple and capable shape with a diamond-shaped logo inspired by Cartier’s seal, which implies that men need to travel miles, expand their horizons, and ride the waves to be the winner of their life journey. Louis Cartier, the grandson of Louis-Francois Cartier, the founder of Cartier brand, is such a man who likes to travel and is curious about the world. He travels around and constantly draws inspiration from his travels. From the end of the 18th century to the beginning of the 19th century, Louis took charge of Cartier’s Paris office, becoming a talented designer and art explorer who always walks the front of the times in the eyes of Parisians. His dream temperament, extraordinary taste, and pioneering vision laid the foundation for Cartier’s century-old style, and also made Cartier’s global development possible.
     Independence, innovation, retroness and elegance, Louis Cartier and Jeanne Toussaint’s spirit of the times, transcending the trend, and achieving a style miracle that has lasted more than 150 years. It is still on the Cartier premium leather goods Jeanne Toussaint and Louis Cartier Glittering.

    Louis Cartier series men’s bags, from left to right are briefcases, 24-hour handbags, folders, file bags, messenger bags.

     Louis Cartier

     Louis Cartier 24 Hour Handbag

     Diamond logo design

    Superb hand-carved extraordinary quality
     Because of adhering to the spirit of excellence, Cartier, known as ‘the emperor’s jeweler, the jeweler’s emperor’, always pursues perfection, and polishes the details of jewelry craftsmanship to show the elegance of leather goods, giving each piece endless Vitality.
     ‘At Cartier, we have more time to find inspiration and carve details, instead of pursuing new trends every season in order to blindly pursue new trends. We hope that every piece we design can perfectly integrate elegance and modernity. Classic and full of personality, ‘said Marlin Yuson, creative director of Cartier’s leather goods department. The new Jeanne Toussaint and Louis Cartier series, as the pinnacle of the brand’s leather goods, follow the highest standards in terms of materials, workmanship and details.
     Cartier’s premium leather goods have extremely strict quality requirements. From pattern design to leather cutting, the birth of Jeanne Toussaint and Louis Cartier has undergone 330 procedures, including 50 fine parts assembled by hand. All follow the excellent traditional craftsmanship, making each Pieces are perfect. It takes 5 hours to make a natural calfskin leather bag, while rare leather styles take 20 hours. Polishing and polishing metal parts is more time-consuming and labor-intensive, taking an average of 50 hours. At each stage of the bag making process, there is manual participation. Leather craftsmen need 5 years of training to be competent for hand-cut leather. It is worth mentioning that Cartier leather goods are extremely demanding and only use top leather from France, Italy and Spain. And two pieces of top-grade leather about five meters square can make a Louis Cartier handbag. Even the stitches are extremely sophisticated, and the stitches of each Louis Cartier handbag are 15 meters long.

     Leatherworkers need to spend nearly five years to sharpen to master the skill of manual cutting.

     Jeanne Toussaint handbags require 330 processes to complete.

     Two pieces of top-grade leather about five meters square can make a Louis Cartier handbag.

     Cartier can also provide Jeanne Toussaint exclusive leather goods customization service for discerning women. This service makes full use of Cartier’s design advantages in the field of accessories and leather expertise to further strengthen the brand’s personalized concept. Three colors of crocodile skin, three gems, and three metal accessories can be freely chosen according to the customer’s wishes. In addition, customers can also engrav the initials on the delicate built-in makeup mirror. Cartier combines top quality and service with unique design elements, so that each bag is marked with a distinctive personal brand, fully highlighting the high-quality leather custom tradition of taste Zoran.

     Jeanne Toussaint custom crocodile leather handbag

     Jeanne Toussaint special custom blue embossed calfskin handbag

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    Establish A New Model Of Practical Life Aesthetics: Bucherer Plavi Patravi Evotec Calendar Weekly Calendar Watch

    For those who love classic design and value performance, Bucherer Plavi EvoTec Calendar weekly watch is an outstanding timepiece that can meet all the needs of modern life. In addition to its well-known peripheral automatic disk design, the Bucherer-made CFBA1004 caliber equipped with it also has a week display and big date, as well as a rare 53 week calendar display. Great convenience.
       Quite a few people in Europe and the United States are used to planning trips by weekdays. Even in Asia, there are many business people or travelers who are accustomed to the rhythm of American life. In addition to the hours, minutes, seconds, big calendar and week display, this Plavo EvoTec Calendar weekly watch launched by the top Swiss watchmaker Bucherer is also equipped with a practical 53-week week indicator for those who need it. It brings great convenience, and also provides a unique fun for watch lovers.

      The Bellevue EvoTecCalendar weekly watch is available in 18K rose gold or stainless steel, with a diameter of 42.6 mm. Hours, minutes, seconds, weekly calendar, large calendar window and day display. CFB A1004 automatic winding movement.
       At the Baselworld 2009, when Bucherer launched the Plavo EvoTec DayDate watch with a self-winding movement of CFB A1000, it not only marked a new era for the Bucherer watchmaking industry, but also proclaimed Bucherer. The watchmaking concept of ‘Advanced Evolution Technology’. In other words, the CFB A1000 movement was developed at the beginning, considering the technical requirements of the subsequent performance module, so CFB A1001, A1002, A1003, and A1004 have been rapidly developed with a variety of unique and complex performance movement series.

      Plavi EvoTecCalendar weekly calendar watch, stainless steel case, diameter 42.6 mm, hours, minutes, seconds, weekly calendar, large calendar window and day of the week display, CFB A1004 self-winding movement, power reserve 55 hours, waterproof 50 meters .
       The CFB A1004 self-winding movement in the Plavi EvoTecCalendar weekly calendar watch is equipped with the same two-way automatic winding peripheral automatic disk, power suspension device and intelligently adjusted central control system as the brand’s first. The second dial, big date, day of the week, and round 53-week number display, so you do n’t have to scroll through the calendar to see what week it is. And unlike the usual 52 calendar week instructions, the CFB A1004 movement adds a 53 week week indicator to prevent skipping the 53rd calendar week in some years.
       Unlike several previous Plavi EvoTec watches, the Plavi EvoTec weekly watch is especially equipped with a classic round case instead of a pillow case. The case is made of stainless steel or 18K rose gold with a diameter of 42.6 mm. It is not only designed for elegant sports men, but also can be enjoyed by confident and independent women. The dial has a clear design and is available in silver or black.

       Plavi EvoTecCalendar weekly watch, 18K rose gold case, 42.6 mm diameter, hours, minutes, seconds, weekly calendar, large calendar window and day display, CFB A1004 automatic movement, power reserve 55 hours, waterproof 50 meters, calfskin strap.
       Although this watch is equipped with a round case design, it still retains the characteristics of the Plavi EvoTec series-a large date at 11 o’clock, which proves the identity of the Plavi family. The second hand is displayed with a small seconds dial to avoid obstructing the day of the week display and thus ensure that the wearer can clearly read the time. In addition, the black or brown calfskin strap of the watch adds elegance to the Plavi EvoTec Calendar weekly watch.

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    Omega Becomes New Partner At Steinmez Conference Creates Exclusive Omega Speedmaster Watch For Stephen Hawking Science Communication Award Winner

    Friday, May 19, 2017-The Starmus Festival and the famous Swiss watch brand OMEGA held a press conference at the Royal Society of London, UK, announcing a partnership .

    (From left) Prof. Stephen Hawking, Mr. An Shiwen and Prof. Garrick Isrelien at the press conference

    The Steinmesse conference covers science, art, and music, and aims to help the public better understand and appreciate the beauty of science. Since 2011, the conference has invited many outstanding people including astronauts, Nobel Prize winners, science, culture, art and music to perform and lecture.

    Mr. An Shiwen unveils exclusive Omega Speedmaster watch for Stephen Hawking Science Communication Award winner

    Omega has made many scientific and technological achievements in its continuous history of pioneering and innovative watchmaking, including exploration of space and oceans, and revolutionary breakthroughs in anti-magnetic technology and precision.

    (From left) Prof. Claude Nicollier, Prof. Stephen Hawking, Mr. An Shiwen, Prof. Edward Mosor and Prof. Garrick Isrelien at the press conference

    Commenting on the new collaboration, Raynald Aeschlimann, global president and CEO of Omega, said: ‘It is well known that the innovative craftsmanship and complex technology of the watchmaking industry is not easy to understand by the public, as is the scientific field. In this way, Omega attaches great importance to the holding of the Steinmez Conference. It encourages innovation and helps the public understand and value everything related to science. Omega has a long history of technological innovation and promises to always uphold the continuous exploration in this important field. Pioneering spirit. ‘

    Mr. An Shiwen and Professor Stephen Hawking showcase the exclusive Omega Speedmaster watch for the Stephen Hawking Science Communication Award winner

    As a partner of the Steinmez Conference, Omega is proud to help launch the Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication. This award is designed to reward outstanding people who promote public scientific awareness in the three areas of scientific writing, scientific film and music art.

    At the Steinmez Conference on June 20 this year, the three winners will be awarded the new Omega Speedmaster watch made of 18K yellow gold. The back is engraved with the same design as the Stephen Hawking Science Communication Medal, including the pattern of the first human spacewalk by former Soviet astronaut Alexei Leonov, and the Queen ‘Red Special’ guitar by member Brian May.

    Group photo of Professor Stephen Hawking and An Shiwen at the press conference

    Professor Stephen Hawking attended the press conference and expressed his warm congratulations on the cooperation between Omega and the Steinmez Conference: ‘Omega can be our partner and provide exclusive watches for the winners. To this end I am very happy. Thank you Omega for your initiative and for supporting us. ‘

    Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch Exclusively Created for Stephen Hawking Science Communication Award Winner

    The founder of the Steinmez Conference, Professor Garik Israelian, the first Swiss astronaut, and the best friend of the Omega brand, Professor Claude Nicollier, and a well-known Norwegian psychologist and Three distinguished guests including neuroscientist Professor Edvard Moser also attended the press conference on the day.

    Professor Steve G. Isrelian, founder of the Steinmez Conference, said: ‘Our most important goal in organizing the Steinmez Conference is to encourage people to pay attention to science. This is the foundation of everything. I am proud to announce that Omega has become Steinme Partners of the General Assembly and work with us to achieve this goal. ‘

    Professor Claude Nicollier shared more of Omega’s past scientific and technological achievements, and on the scene told his extraordinary experience of working with the brand: ‘I greatly admire the achievements of Professor Stephen Hawking, I and Omega Cooperation also has outstanding scientific value. Therefore, I look forward to the opening of the fourth Steinmez Conference and future cooperation with Omega in high-level science, art and music. ‘

    Omega will pay close attention to the announcement of the award and is eagerly looking forward to the 4th Steinmez Congress to be held in Trondheim, Norway from June 18th to 23rd this year.