In this week’s edition of Brand New, we’re looking at the latest releases from Valentino Eyewear, Eckhaus Latta Shoes, Ruinart Champagne, and more.
Since announcing its agreement with Switzerland-based Akoni Group for the design and distribution of its debut eyewear collection, Valentino is releasing three new eyewear styles that reflect the brand’s commitment to luxury materials, classic form, and innovative production techniques. The collection is available now in select boutiques, online, and in exclusive eyewear retailers internationally.
New York-based SHW Jewelry has just released a collection, “Naktis,” featuring 14K gold and lab grown diamonds. The highlight of the collection, featuring these diamonds with a 14K gold band, is the delicately crafted Bodu ring. This design embodies the brand’s commitment to sustainably and affordably produced gems.
Ruinart has just released its highly anticipated Dom Ruinart 2010, a prestigious cuvée matured in Ruinart’s chalk cellars for 11 years. With this champagne, Ruinart pushed the aging process to unlock the wine’s full richness, complexity, and depth, replacing metal crown caps with cork and extending the time during which the bottles age on the lees. The fresh and masterful result is sure to abide on the nose as well as the palate.
The Australian eyewear brand Oscar x Frank has unveiled its Duomo sunglasses in a cream color. This model features a classic cat-eye frame in fine Italian acetate which is fully handcrafted in-house, within the Oscar x Frank Design Lab. Italian Viscottica Cosmotec hinges and rubber-coated screws only add to this unique meld of sturdy endurance and luxurious perfection.
Monacelli Press has released Hamptons Modern: Contemporary Living on the East End by the author David Sokol. This book showcases eighteen residences from some of the most illustrious designers of the prestigious and glamorous summer region, combining well-researched text with photographs which illuminate the region’s respect for artistic modernism, the environment, and history.
Eckhaus Latta has released its shoe collection, building upon previous collaborations with UGG and Camper and first seen on the Fall/Winter 2022 runway. The pieces, all made in Portugal and featuring bright, bold pinks and greens and classic blacks and ivories alike, bear some familiar named and iconic silhouettes, like the Mike boot and the Zoe clog.
The New York-based fine jewelry and accessory brand Deborah Pagani has just released the newest addition to its “Hair Objet” line, the Pearl DP Pin. The first embellished version of the brand’s signature hairpin, this modern yet timeless piece is embedded with glistening white pearls, available in both gold and silver. Designed with brides and bridesmaids in mind, this hairpin is sure to add elegance to any hairstyle.
Cartier’s newest Les Rivieres Insouciance perfume evokes the Seine River in the height of summer, where the waters slide and sparkle in the glinting light of the sun. The sweet and airy Insouciance features fresh, cool yet warm notes of irises and violets, transporting the wearer and all who smell it to the pristine yet easy perfection of the Seine.