It was the start of Milan Fashion Week and I managed to grab my first dose of espresso since arriving in the city the night before. The struggle was indeed real as I tried to shrug off the jet lag and psych myself up for a full day of presentations lined up for me. However, that dreaded feeling quickly turned into excitement as I reached the majestic Bvlgari Hotel Milano. The atmosphere at the hotel lobby was buzzing with invited guests eagerly awaiting to get a first glimpse of the Bvlgari Spring/Summer ’20 Leather Goods and Accessories collection.
Leading up to the presentation, I was offered an opportunity, of which I seized in a heartbeat, to have a one-on-one interview with Bvlgari’s accessories business unit director Mireia Lopez Montoya. While I waited for my turn to have a chat with her, I was taken to preview the pieces from the newest collection.
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Una magnífica carta de amor», así define Bvlgari su última colección de Alta Joyería Magnifica, un lujoso regreso a los valores más auténticos de la orfebrería. A lo largo de 350 piezas, la casa joyera italiana rinde homenaje a Roma, la Ciudad Eterna, cuyo opulento esplendor cristaliza en gemas superlativas, convertidas por sus maestros artesanos en una oda al poder del eterno femenino.
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SINCE ITS LAUNCH, THE B.ZERO1 has SHAPED BVLGARI as A JEWELLERY MAISON BECAUSE of ITS DISTINCTIVE DESIGN. ITS UNFLAGGING POPULARITY, SPIRIT of VERSATILE REINVENTION and ABILITY TO CONSTANTLY INSPIRE all BEAR TESTAMENT to ITS LASTING ALLURE
CONSIDER BVLGARI’S B.ZERO1 THE QUINTESSENTIAL “GLAM ROCK” FINE JEWELLERY LINE WITH ITS INDUSTRIAL, MULTI-BAND DESIGN THAT’S AS BOLD ON ATTITUDE AS IT IS ON ELEGANCE. NOW ITS B.ZERO1 ROCK RANGE SEES THE ADDITION OF ITS MOST PRECIOUS, DIAMOND-EMBELLISHED PIECE YET. TOGETHER WITH THE ROMAN JEWELLER, FEMALE SHOWS HOW – LIKE THE COLOSSEUM THAT INSPIRED IT – THE COLLECTION COMMANDS AND STANDS THE TEST OF TIME NO MATTER THE STYLE.
Belleza en estado puro
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La atemporal gabardina funciona en cualquier momento y lugar. Solo es necesario complementarla con accesorios elegantes y joyas, muchas joyas.
GEMAS CON ALMA DE MUJER
EN CONJUNTO, ESTOS TRAZOS SE REVELAN COMO VERDADERAS OBRAS MAESTRAS DE ALTA JOYERÍA, QUE ENTRAÑAN MENSAJES TAN PERDURABLES COMO LAS GEMAS MISMAS. ASÍ SE CONSOLIDA LA NUEVA COLECCIÓN DE BVLGARI: MAGNIFICA.
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