Of ‘I dos’ and Farewells
NO, I AM NOT GETTING MARRIED. I am, however, bidding you, our dear readers, farewell for now. This will be my last edition as editor of Solitaire and, naturally, putting this issue together has been bittersweet for me. But as with all good things in life, my time at Solitaire must also come to an end.
Exciting times are ahead, however, as the magazine will be taking on a new direction. And I hope you will still give it and the new team the same love and
On a happier note — and more importantly — this is our bridal issue! And as always, we celebrate the modern bride the same way we honour wedding traditions. A symbol of love and status, jewellery has always played an important role in weddings across the globe, and each culture has its own interesting custom. Take a look at our feature on four global brides and their meaningful jewellery traditions.
From edgy yet still feminine ‘wedding pants’ and unconventional engagement rings, to the classic pearls and dainty bridal diamonds, this issue is all about style and design options for the discerning bride.
We also round up all the latest trends from some of the well-known industry experts to keep you in the loop on what’s new and covetable for your wedding bridal jewellery!
Last but not least, if you need an even more exciting inspiration, we bring you the dreamiest bridal ensembles we’ve seen on the Cannes red carpet. I mean, Priyanka Chopra in Chopard jewellery and a Georges Hobeika wedding dress in the arms of her equally gorgeous new husband? Super mood.
Hope you enjoy my last issue! ‘Till we meet again. All the best,
Maripet Ledesma Poso Deputy Editor