The Luxe List
The yacht show season may be sailing for the horizon for another year, but there's still time to bask in the chic riviera style that encompasses these exclusive events. Whether you're looking for a late-summer coastal jaunt, or just hoping to keep a little of that lavish Monte-Carlo style with you, Tempus has found the perfect pieces to extend your days on the Cote d'Azur. Take a look at these must have watches, pearls and cars to help you stay on board. >>
Motoring meets yachting in the new Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet, a striking electric concept car that utilises elements from both industries. Luxurious, intelligent and stylish, with a sporty design, wooden ooring and a sleek cruise liner-inspired body, this vehicle is guaranteed to turn a few heads.
The world’s most complicated wrist-watch, Vacheron Constantin’s Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600 is an innovative feat of engineering. The timepiece boasts 23 complications, most relating to astronomy, including a perpetual calendar with a precision moon phase, solar time indications, a mareoscope with Earth-Moon-Sun alignment, a celestial chart, and more. In short, it blows all other grand compilcations out of the water.
Combing the classic shapes and signature of Ray-Ban’s premium shades and the iconic Ferrari red and yellow, this collaboration is racing to first place in this month’s style stakes. Launched at the Monaco Formula 1, the metal and rubber blends hit stores this month as Ray Ban’s logo also adorns Ferrari’s livery on the track.
Nothing says nautical style like a perfect pearl, as jeweller Victoria Tryon’s Alia collection shows. e sublime pieces were inspired by trips to the Middle East, where Victoria wanted to capture the culture and geometric shapes seen in the region, with plenty of architectural nods woven into the delicate shapes and choice of jewels. Our favourites are the chandelier earrings with dangling strands of pearls (£6,100) and necklace featuring nine delicate strands of pearls connected by two 18-carat white gold and diamond clasps (£3,480).
Combining supercars, luxury timepieces exhibits and exclusive parties, the showcase event returned to Monte-Carlo’s Hotel Hermitage this year from 28 – 30 September. Boasting patronage from Prince Albert II of Monaco, the event has become the fourth largest of the year within the principality – dwarfed only by the Monaco Grand Prix, Rolex Masters Tennis and the Monaco Yacht Show. Our favourites? These sporty Cvstos Eiffel Tourbillon (left) launched this year.