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Tatler Philippines|November 2020
Artistic director Francesca Amfitheatrof looks to the skies to find inspiration for Louis Vuitton’s latest high jewellery
Annie Darling

It’s 9am in New York when Francesca Amfitheatrof logs onto Zoom to speak to me about Louis Vuitton’s new high jewellery collection, Stellar Times. She sits in the living room of her Brooklyn apartment, which she shares with her husband, who accidentally walks into frame during our interview, and their two children, who are nowhere to be seen. “Last night was a full moon,” she tells me. “I really feel its energy.” Expressive and quick-witted, there’s no doubting Amfitheatrof’s a Gemini. “I always make the time to read my horoscope,” she says, adding that she has struggled to adjust to the pandemic’s ‘new normal’. “I miss going to museums, to the cinema, to the theatre and to concerts.”

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