Thoughtful gifts for the bridal couple
For a gift that stands out amidst the toasters and the kettles, these elegant keepsakes will strike an intimate chord with the happy couple
SENSATIONAL SCENTS Céline Ellena, artist and daughter of Hermès’ in-house perfumer JeanClaude Ellena, has conceptualised five home scents, in three forms that have been designed by Guillaume Bardet. The first is an origami leather horse; the second are ceramic pebble stones; and the third, facetted Limoges porcelain jars that contain candles (pictured).
SOCIAL GRACES If the bridal couple loves to host, they’ll appreciate the Belle Époque collection by Haviland. This tableware collection features matte platinum arabesque designs on porcelain; a handsome yet traditional gift.
LOVE & PEACE Normandybased silversmith Christofle has developed a coating called SilverEver that slows down the effects of oxidation without impacting the product’s lustre, shine and colour. French artist Clara Halter’s iconic Paix artwork, graces this Christofle vide poche.
GIFT OF TIME As a symbolic memento of their promise to spend a lifetime together, this Rolex Oyster Perpetual duo will be a treasured reminder of the couple’s first step into their new life. The collection is now offered in an additional two dimensions to suit all wrist sizes.
LOVE NOTES Make the process of writing thank-you notes more personal with the Namiki Chinkin fountain pen, which features a lacquered body chiselled and filled with gold dust and gold leaves. Available in four designs inspired by natural motifs found in Japan – namely the Sakura, Matsu, Susuki and Tsuru – each pen is presented in a traditional wooden gift box, with an 18K gold nib and bottled ink.