A wind of change

Here, the art of living is given pride of place. Artists' portraits, contemporary furnishings, decorative items, beauty products and restaurants meet everypossible desire.

Bulgari's flamboyant "Serpenti Cleopatra" watch won the prize for the most beautiful bejewelled watch at Geneva's "Salon Grand Prix d’Horlogerie", just held in Switzerland. A colourful celebration of the serpent, Bulgari's long-established emblem, it is comprised of rose gold, diamonds, topazes, tanzanites, rubellites and amethysts. Elle est commercialisée à plus de 970.000 €. www.bulgari.com

Ligne Roset has re-edited five pieces produced by designer Pierre Paulin in the 1950's. The timeless CM 202 stool, Oyster armchair, Tanis chest, 3080 hanging lamps in aluminium, and Bridge CM 145 armchairs, are as youthful as ever ! (À partir de 340 €, le tabouret). www.ligne-roset.com

The first retrospective in France dedicated to Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970) since that held by the Modern Art Museum of the City of Paris in 1999, this exhibition presents some 115 works from the finest international collections, both private and institutional, in particular Washington's National Gallery of Art, the Tate in London, the Philips Collection, and the collection of the artist's family. Occupying all the rooms of the Foundation, it traces the entire career of this American painter in chronological order. Until April 2nd, 2024. Jusqu’au 2 avril 2024. www.fondationlouisvuitton.com

Such is the title of the retrospective dedicated to the pioneer of portrait photos, Julia Margaret Cameron (1815 - 1879). This British artist received her first camera at the age of 48, in 1863 ! In just 12 years, she produced hundreds of poignant images including portraits of her little niece, Adeline, who was to become famous under the pseudonym of Virginia Woolf. Until January 28th, 2024. Jusqu’au 28 janvier 2024.

A passionate fan of ballet, Brazilian jeweller Cris Porto has designed a ring paying tribute to her favourite choreographer, Maurice Béjart. Symbolizing movement, it demonstrates exceptional expertise as it has no welding point, while its design allows it to adapt to each finger by simply being pressed. Studded with diamonds, it is available in white or yellow gold. 15.900 €. www.crisporto.com.br

Cultivating historic ties with the world of riding, J.M. Weston has made the boots of horsemen in the Republican Guard since 1975 in its production facility in Limoges. Renowned for their quality and technical expertise, Antarès saddles have accompanied the exploits of the greatest international riders for over two decades. Today, the two brands have joined up to propose four unprecedented, top-quality designs. (5.200 € la selle, 550 € le casque, 995 € les bottines et 420 € la ceinture). En vente exclusivement dans les boutiques J.M. Weston de Paris, Lyon, Deauville, Genève, Bruxelles, Londres et Luxembourg.

Just unveiled by Maserati ambassador David Beckham, the first limited edition of the MC20 supercar is designed for high performance on track and road. Celebrating the bold spirit of the trident brand, the MC20 Notte borrows inspiration from the world of racing. Pairing top-notch performance with Italian flair, it is dedicated to collectors of sports cars and fans of the track. www.maserati.com

For year-end festivities, luxury perfumer Alexandre J unveils an opulent and exclusive version of "La Malle". Meticulously designed, this limited edition contains an extraordinary selection of 10 flacons from the "Art Nouveau" collection of fragrances. Highly captivating perfumes. 2.600 €. www.alexandre-j.com

Proposing 14 finishes in different leathers, over 100 colours and multiple options for personalization, Noreve Saint-Tropez offers a wide choice of high-end cases for smartphones, tablets, portable computers and air-pods, as well as superb office accessories, tote bags, covers for cameras... Even sleeves in Kindle reader format. Sophisticated, with impeccable finishes, Noreve proposes lots of ideas for chic gifts. www.noreve.com

"Land of the soul". Such is Mexico, according to Maria Grazia Chiuri, Artistic Director for Dior Femme. Captured by photographer Brigitte Niedermair, silhouettes in the new "Croisière 2024" collection portray Frida Kahlo's audacity, strength and freedom of spirit. www.dior.com

Architecture, sculpture, painting, music, literature, dance, cinema... The most noble forms of man's artistic genius. And thus the seven major arts chosen by Caroline Scheufele, Artistic Director of Chopard, to be presented in the 76 dazzling creations in her new High Jewellery collection. www.chopard.com

As part of the restoration work on the Palais Garnier, the Opéra National de Paris has invited artist JR to adorn the scaffolding hiding the landmark with two successive installations. Called "Mano Habilis", the project is being undertaken in collaboration with the Galerie du 19 M. Production studios for the works are being held until November 5th, by reservation. 19 M. 2, place Skanderberg, Paris 19e. www.le19m.com

In conjunction with the opening of the Maison Gainsbourg to the public, on Rue de Verneuil in Paris, Le Lutetia presents a one-off exhibition of photographs entitled "Gainsbourg - Toujours", paying homage to this icon of French song. www.hotellutetia.com

Louis Vuitton has inaugurated a new series of watches produced in collaboration with renowned independent watchmakers. The first to be revealed is the LVRR-01, an elegant chronograph with a striking mechanism, born of a partnership with the Atelier Akrivia. www.louisvuitton.com - www.akrivia.com

One of the most well-known fashion stylists and journalists on the international scene, French designer Carine Roitfeld has launched her first home collection. Ultra-sophisticated, this line with a total black look is comprised of a candle, a diffuser and a matching match box. The fragrance offers a mysterious blend of patchouli and incense. (125 € le diffuseur) www.carineroitfeld.com

It is Prada's turn to propose an exceptional transformative cream. Pairing natural origin ingredients with spearhead technology, Prada Augmented Skin opens up new perspectives in the world of luxury skincare. (360 €) www.prada.com

Following the success of the first pieces signed Claudia Schiffer for Portuguese manufacturer Bordallo Pinheiro, the former top model presents new pieces of tableware extending the poetic "Cloudy Butterflies" collection. www.bordallopinheiro.com

One of the most precious ingredients used in perfume-making, oud wood has formed part of the compositions created by M. Micallef since the 1990's ! A pioneer in the use of this fascinating ingredient, M. Micallef now unveils "Oud Provocant", a mixed, woody, oriental potion based on an oud both rare and spellbinding. Limited edition of 1,000 pieces. Une édition limitée à 1 000 pièces. (100 ml - 295 €) www.parfumsmicallef.com

Starring Kendal Jenner, the new campaign for the "So Move" line of Messika jewellery conveys glamorous originality. The designs are powerful with lots of impact, and are worn XL. A symbol of self-assertion. www.messika.com

Such is the name of the new collection of furniture by designer Sébastien Coudert-Maugendre. The result of reflection between craftsmanship and new technologies, it brings together 11 craftsmen (wood carver, upholsterer, cabinetmaker, stonemason...) to benefit from each kind of expertise in the creation of exceptional furnishings. www.coudert-maugendre.fr