This Week In Luxury: Go Under The Sea With Tiffany & Co., See The World With Silversea, And More

In our weekly series, we bring you the latest in luxury news from around the world. This week’s highlights: go under the sea with Tiffany & Co.’s Blue Book collection, Glashütte Original pays tribute to the Sixties with Small Second, and more.

Go Under The Sea With Tiffany & Co.’s Summer Blue Book Collection

Since 1845, the Blue Book has been part of the high jewellery brand’s legacy. Its latest iteration is an aquatic-inspired homage to Jean Schlumberger, a legendary French jewellery designer known for his whimsical interpretations of natural forms. Blue Book 2023: Out of the  Blue will also mark the first Blue Book collection designed by Nathalie Verdeille, Tiffany & Co. Chief Artistic Officer of Jewellery and High  Jewellery. The collection will debut in two phases over the course of 2023, with various themes embodying fantastical sea creatures. The summer collection will launch with seven distinct themes: Shell, Coral, Jellyfish,  Pisces, Starfish, Sea Star, and Star Urchin. Our pick is an ethereal and luminescent brooch from the Jellyfish theme that echoes the graceful movement of a jellyfish’s tentacles.

Tiffany & Co.

Silversea Unveils 140-Day World Cruise For 2026, Its Most Diverse Voyage Ever 

The leading ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises has unveiled details on its 140-day World Cruise 2026, ‘The Curious and the Sea’—70 destinations in 37 countries, which is the most ever on a Silversea World Cruise. Following a curated travel experience—including private executive transfers, business class air travel, and a dedicated meet and greet service—world-cruising guests will board Silver Dawn in Fort Lauderdale on 6 January 2026. On board the ultra-luxury ship, guests will enjoy the personalised service of a butler and spacious all-suite accommodations. Highlights include a 28-day deep immersion into French Polynesia and the South Pacific, which includes some of the world’s most remote islands. General sales opened on 22 June, with prices starting at US$74,600 per guest from door-to-door.

Silversea Cruises

Valentino Escape 2023 Transforms Locations Worldwide To Embody The Capsule 

For its Valentino Escape 2023 capsule, the maison has reinterpreted iconic staples, bringing new life to the prints and patterns that contributed to the heritage of the brand on mini dresses and flowing silhouettes. For the collection, it’s all about being bold, fresh, and the life of the party. Now, the same inspirations will culminate in enriching experiences across the globe, where the energy of the capsule will be melded with local culture to create inspiring moments. In Ravello, on the Amalfi Coast, guests will be invited for a stay at Palazzo Avino, an awe-inspiring cliffside hotel where Valentino will also take over its beach club. 


The Anam Mui Ne Debuts On Vietnam’s East Coast

Nestled within lush foliage, The Anam gently cascades towards the azure waters of the East Sea along Mui Ne’s famed honey-hued coastline. The latest luxury resort is an addition to The Anam collection and the only affiliated member in Vietnam of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. Just two hours’ drive from Ho Chi Minh City, its architecture is inspired by the grand French villas in Hanoi and the garden homes of Central Vietnam. Adding to the nostalgia of old-world Indochine charm are numerous oil paintings depicting Vietnamese life in all of its rooms and suites, while the resort’s two saltwater and freshwater swimming pools are the perfect places for a dip. Room rates start from US$135. 

The Anam

Glashütte Original Pays Tribute To The Sixties With Small Second

The Sixties models have been an integral part of the Glashütte Original’s Vintage Collection for years. Whether as a three-hand model or with Panorama Date, as a chronograph or a colourful limited edition, these design classics have won fans around the world, who love the timepieces’ subtle retro look. Now, for the first time, the German manufacturer presents this elegant watch complete with a subsidiary seconds hand showing a sub-dial at six o’clock. The typeface of the indexes and numerals referencing the Swinging Sixties, coupled with a matte green alligator leather strap, gives it a traditional aesthetic. The timepiece is priced at RM68,700.

Glashütte Original

Royal Selangor Extends The Woodland Collection Inspired By The Country Lifestyle

If you’re looking to inject cottage and nature-themed décor into your living space, look no further than Woodland by Royal Selangor, a collection of home and living accessories. With elegant walking sticks, whisky tumblers and more in the series, it is now expanded to include several exquisitely crafted pewter designs. The Woodland Tankard is decorated with a pewter rim, a knurled foot, and a slender leaf-swathed handle that will transport you to a European pub. The Woodland Cheeseboard & Woodland Cheese Knife Trio consists of an elegant rubberwood cheeseboard and three knives with pewter oak leaf embellishments—perfect for serving either soft Brie or semi-hard Parmesans. Woodland is available from 6 July 2023 onwards.

Royal Selangor

The Lodge At Kauri Cliffs New Zealand Is A Golfer’s Paradise

The beauty of New Zealand transcends earthly realms, and The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is a luxury lodge in the Bay of Islands, where you can discover the beauty of panoramic views across the untouched coastline and deep blue ocean. Resting on an unspoilt coastline where high cliffs nestle into three pristine private beaches, Kauri Cliffs is experiential travel at its best. Kauri Cliffs were designed and built by David Harman, and recently underwent a renovation by world-renowned golf course architect Rees Jones. The course’s 15 holes view the Pacific Ocean, six of which are played alongside cliffs that plunge to the sea, resulting in a spectacular views while golfing. On top of that, activities abound with bush walks, mountain biking, and a spa sanctuary hidden within a native forest.

Kauri Cliffs

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