1. A Birkin sold in four minutes at auction for $300,168. The matte Himalayan crocodile edition, purchased by a private collector at Christie’s Hong Kong, featured white-gold details and 245 F-color diamonds.
2. Hermès never mass produces its bags. Instead, each one is handmade by a craftsman.
3. The bag takes over ... More
Made of carbon, titanium and white gold and retailing at $100,000, watchmaker Richard Mille’s new RMS05 fountain pen is the most talked-about writing instrument of the moment. Just as Mille’s timepieces have energized horlogerie in the digital era, he has transformed the act of penmanship into a contemplation on the ... More