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Playing on Bulgari’s enduring serpent motif, the brand’s new Serpenti 18-karat rose gold earrings are a playful blend of craftsmanship and creativity. The shape evokes the body of a snake assembled from small gold beads, with 1.74-carat pavé-set diamonds adorning the head and tail, and black onyx eyes. $34,800 for pair. bulgari.com
Walk This Way
New Zealand-based accessories designer Deadly Ponies has released its first full collection of footwear. Available now in store and online, the collection echoes the brand’s commitment to material excellence, with designs including boots, mules and slides crafted from soft suedes, calf leather and textural shearling. From $449. deadlyponies.com
The brainchild of Aussie fashion export Yasmin Sewell, Vyrao is a “high-vibration” fragrance brand that blends scent with wellbeing. The six-product vegan perfume range (alongside candles and incense sticks) seeks to recalibrate the wearer’s energy, and each bottle is charged with a Herkimer diamond crystal. Vyrao’s The Sixth formulation promotes mindfulness and features a calming blend of apple and patchouli (to amplify positivity), juniper and fir balsam (said to balance the nervous system), and angelica and fennel (for diffusing negativity). $327. mecca.com.au
The Big Dry
Luxury Antipodean towelling brand Baina’s latest collection, Collection 05, offers a plush interpretation of the humble stripe motif. Ethically produced in Portugal and crafted from 100 per cent organic cotton, each hand, bath and pool towel and bath mat is informed by colour theory and explores monochromatic pairings of ink and sky, and butter and maroon. From $49. shopbaina.com
Luxury watchmaker Ulysse Nardin has expanded its Diver x Skeleton suite with the addition of a white colourway, offset by elegant shades of grey. The ultra-contemporary design is encased in a sleek white-hued 44mm sandblasted and satin-finished titanium case, with a silicium pallet, escapement wheel and balance spring. $41,200. ulysse-nardin.com
Inspired by the legendary Bathurst 12 Hour endurance race and Bentley’s Continental GT3 racer, Bentley Sydney has collaborated with the brand’s personalisation division, Mulliner, on a pair of exclusive Continental GT S models, released in Apple Green and Silver Tempest colourways. Echoing their track race counterpart, the models offer drivers a performance feel with a 4.0-litre V8 engine, anti-roll control system and luxurious leather interiors. Price on request. bentleymotors.com
Luxury hospitality company Aman has expanded its growing portfolio with the introduction of Essential Skin. Supporting the natural skin barrier while encouraging deep hydration and protection from daily environmental stressors, the five-product functional skincare range has been developed and produced in Japan. It includes a Replenishing Face Serum and Illuminating Eye Cream (pictured), and heroes two unique ingredients: ancient purple rice bran extract (supporting the production of collagen), and indigo extract (famed for its antioxidant potential). From approximately $150. shop.aman.com
This is an extract from an article that appears in print in our seventh edition, Page 136 of Winning Magazine with the headline: “Live Well”. Subscribe to Winning Magazine today.