Take advantage of your stay in Venice to enjoy this season's latest offerings.
This month, spending a little time in search of a new accessory, a jewel or a special gift, becomes even more pleasurable. Take advantage of a stroll through the picturesque ‘calli' of Venice to treat yourself to some alluring detail of style. Where® guarantees that you won't leave empty-handed!
BAO BAO ISSEY MIYAKE
The surface of the ‘Platinum Opera' series acts like a mirror by reflecting light. This blue clutch features an assembly of triangular pieces on a cotton fabric background. Its three-dimensional structure evokes a sense of promise for bags of the future. Available at the Oh My Blue boutique in campo San Tomà. www.baobaoisseymiyake.com ohmyblue.com
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE A powdery blend of hawthorn, heliotrope, almond flowers and Tonka beans, ‘La Fenice pour Femme' reveals an enticing Oriental structure. www.themerchantofvenice.com
The new line of eye makeup products comprises a volumizing mascara with a bendable applicator, a cream eyeliner inspired by the artistry of Japanese calligraphy and vibrant eye cream colours with a washi paper-effect finish. www.shiseido.it
This gold necklace with turquoises and diamonds is a part of the innovative ‘Wearable Contemporary Art' collection by Nardi. Since its inception, this time-honored jeweler has been the go-to destination for lovers of ‘haute joaillerie' in Venice. www.nardi-venezia.com
Easy-fit, no-need-to-lace, masculine-style calfskin Derby with contrasting edging and an extra-light rubber sole. Suggested pairings to create a contemporary look? The suits and accessories of the 'Town' collection. it.marinarinaldi.com
Elegant and sophisticated, this soft red cashmere scarf is decorated with a mixture of tonsur-ton oriental patterns. Part of a collection that includes pocket handkerchiefs, ties and socks, this trendy accessory promises to add a splash of colour to all looks. www.etro.com
The emblematic complications, moon phases, and date of this timepiece elegantly reveal themselves on its subtle, selenite-gray colored dial. The white gold 'Master Ultra Thin Moon', with its delicately proportioned case, will appeal to lovers of refined watches. www.jaeger-lecoultre.com
The brand's suede leather lace-up boot, trimmed with a thick ribbed, rubber sole, is the perfect addition to any gentleman's fall wardrobe. Available at the Al Duca d'Aosta boutique, a reference point in Venice for stylish, contemporary clothing and accessories. www.tods.com - www.alducadaosta.com
MICHELE DE FINA
Launched in 2014, ‘Venetian style, Italian quality' is the underlying philosophy of this new Venetian brand. The brand's stylish accessories are entirely handcrafted in Italy using only the finest leathers and fabrics. One such example is this men's calfskin belt featuring a customized solid brass buckle plated in Palladium. www.micheledefina.it ▼THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Housed in a deep blue bottle that conjures up the majesty of the sea, the ‘Venetian Blue' fragrance is part of the men's collection inspired by a Venetian ‘Nobil Homo', a cosmopolitan traveler. Building on the genre's mossy, earthen base and amber facets, it adds a distinctive aquatic and salty note that's feathered with the spice of black pepper and the citrus shine of bergamot and lemon. www.themerchantofvenice.com