THE HOT TEN – WINTER 2013

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GOLD-PLATED STAPLES

Marrying function with form, Netherlands-based Studio OOOMS have luxed up the corporate environment with their 14ct-gold-plated staples. With a set of 24 staples costing HK$620, your next finance report will certainly come closer to being worth its weight in gold.

HK$620

www.oooms.nl

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ASTON MARTIN PAPER KNIFE 

Inspired by the Aston Martin DB9 sports car, this elegant sterling-silver paper knife follows the clean lines and fluid structures of the now iconic car. The perfect complement to a power player’s office desk.

HK$11,500

www.grantmacdonald.com

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DIAMOND AND SNAKESKIN PHONE  

The Insane smartphone merges high jewellery with technology. It features 75 baguette-cut white diamonds, each set within an 18ct-white-gold handset with black-ceramic finishes, buttons in white gold, and adorned with white pavé diamonds and a black, rubberised, alligator-leather case.

HK$955,000

www.savelli-geneve.com

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GRAND COMPLICATION WATCH 

Limited to six pieces in the world, this is the most complicated timepiece ever made by renowned German manufacture A. Lange & Söhne. With a grande sonnerie, a perpetual calendar, and a split-second chronograph with flying seconds, the craftsmanship involved in its creation is so time-intense that only one piece is produced per year.

HK$20m

www.alange-soehne.com

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CROCODILE-SKIN UMBRELLA  

Designed by Angelo Galasso for Formula One mogul Flavio Briatore’s luxury brand, Billionaire Italian Couture, the world’s most expensive umbrella is also immensely practical. The crocodile skin is water resistant and incredibly durable.

HK$387,000

www.billionairecouture.com

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GOLD-STAMPED WALLET

The Mint & Co. has been handcrafting fine accessories since 1794. Each one of the British brand’s crocodile-skin wallets took over 160 hours to produce, using the finest African leather. Hand-stitched, silk-lined and hallmarked, it’s a labour of love complete with an 18ct-gold decorative stamp. Available in black and chocolate brown.

HK$310,000

Member news: For access to selected pieces and bespoke designs from Mint & Co contact our membership team at reserveme@thereserve-asia.com 

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MOTHER-OF-PEARL TORTUGA CLUTCH 

This shimmering inlaid mother-of-pearl clutch bag has been handcrafted in designer Emi Jorge’s native Philippines. It’s a standout piece, a bejewelled must-have characterised by its artisanal aesthetic.

HK$13,500

www.couturelab.com

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CRYSTAL CHANDELIER

Designed by Andrée Putman for French luxury house Lalique, this three-tier gold-hued chandelier is equally at home in an opulent mansion as it is in a sleek villa.

HK$699,000

www.lalique.com

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LAQUERED PEN  

Renowned pen makers Caran d’Ache celebrate the Year of the Snake with this 888-piece limited-edition series. Combining the ancient technique of Chinese lacquering with the expertise of the maison in crafting the most exquisite writing tools, it’s a masterpiece of craftsmanship. Two snakes are laser engraved onto the body of the pen and enhanced with brilliant gold touches.

HK$22,000

www.carandache.com

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TRAVEL JEWLLERY BOX

Renowned for his refined knowledge of exotic leathers, Ethan K‘s sumptuous chilli-red jewellery box is as beautiful as the precious pieces it holds. The crocodile-skin exterior and decadently soft suede lining make an inimitable place to treasure your most beautiful gems.

HK$200,000

www.harrods.com

 

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