All the right moves
Queen of martial arts Michelle Yeoh reveals her feminine side as she talks jewellery with
best known for her kick-ass moves in action and martial arts movies, former Miss Malaysia and Bond girl Michelle Yeoh is also a regular red-carpet darling. Opting for figure-hugging outfits that play up her petite and toned body to her full advantage, the soon-to-be Mrs Todt (she has hinted at finally tying the knot with long-time beau Jean Todt, president of the Fédération Internationale de l’automobile and former chief executive of Ferrari) believes in the “less is more” approach when it comes to accessorising.
Although this restraint means she is rarely seen in complete jewellery ensembles, Yeoh made an exception with Damiani’s enchanting Peacock set, composed of a large pair of earrings, a cocktail ring and a statement cuff. Yeoh hand-picked these jewellery to go with a fitted black cocktail dress, which she wore to the brand’s Masterpieces gala dinner in Singapore earlier this year. She eventually added the Masterpiece Shirodhara necklace to her ensemble.
Hardly in one country for long, the busy actress recently appeared in the Netflix-produced Marco Polo Season 2 (July 2016), Mechanic: Resurrection (August 2016) co-starring Jason Statham and Jessica Alba, and Morgan (September 2016), directed by Luke Scott and co-starring Kate Mara. How were you introduced to damiani?
I’ve known about Damiani for a long time. I lived in Italy for a while because of Jean. Once in Milan, I walked past a Damiani boutique and thought: