Christofle Spreads Beyond Butter Knives

by Kristopher Fraser Photographed by Olivier Fremont, Eva Jeanbart-Lorenzotti
Friday, October 28, 2016
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“Where do you get your caviar?” A guest in her little black dress and Eastern European accent asks. The well-dressed crowd dinged champagne flutes together cheering each other, as they crowded onto the seventh floor of Bergdorf Goodman, home to the posh BG Restaurant.

Kate Bosworth, who are you wearing?” The actress is present and pretty in a asymmetrical pink jumpsuit. “This is Jil Sander,” she replies sweetly.

Center stage in the room are three models adorned with fine jewels that are a first of their kind. Christofle, the brand which is better known to luxury lovers for its silverware and place settings, took over the BG Restaurant to celebrate the launch of their Idole de Christofle collection. The new collection is the brand’s first diamond and gold collection.

So, on Thursday night, guests gathered to gaze upon their newest venture, Idole de Christofle, a collection of refined diamond and gold jewelry that is red carpet worthy. The models posed in minimalist black and white, emphasizing the jewels they were wearing.

“I’m so delighted to have you here,” a refined man says shaking hands with attendees. Olivier Fremont, ceo of Christofle, is the epitome of a gentleman. Other notable attendees included Misha Nonoo, Sofia Sanchez de Betak, Bettina Prentice, Coco Rocha, Jason Wu, Rebecca MinkoffClaudia Mason, Robert Verdi, BryanboyEva Jeanbart-Lorenzotti, Alex Assouline, Ting CraigJuliette Longuet and Bil Donovan.

The space was transformed by event designer Rebecca Gardner into a jewel box adorned with Christofle products.

The lady behind the new jewelry collection is Olivia Putman, who helped breathe life into the brand’s jewelry offerings. The collection is meant to offer a touch of chic Parisian style and brilliance to any look. Embracing fluid and modern lines while exuding a timeless glamour, Idole de Christofle is the perfect representation of Christofle’s own brand evolution, a celebration of everyday elegance. Now available in white gold finishes with an elegant diamond pavé embellishment, the collection includes a range of rings, necklaces and bracelets.

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