TIME TRAVELERS: Cartier, Alfred Dunhill and Montblanc will be among 10 watchmakers to show “Montres et Merveilles,” an exhibition on fine watchmaking in Beijing.

Organized by Compagnie Financière Richemont AG, which owns all three brands, over 600 pieces will be featured to illustrate the history of watchmaking. Situated in the Temple of Tai Miao, the Sept. 21-25 exhibition is a partnership between Richemont and the Beijing City Council, the Chinese Watch Association and The People’s Palace of Culture.

Other Richemont brands exhibiting will be IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, A. Lange & Sohne, Officine Panerai, Vacheron Constantin, Piaget and Baume & Mercier.

FARLEY JOINS JUDITH LEIBER: Terence Farley was named vice president of U.S. wholesale sales for Judith Leiber, replacing Kim Haudenschield, who has left the company. Farley will report to Maggy Siegel, president and chief executive officer. Prior to his appointment, Farley spent eight years as vice president of sales for Echo Design Group.

PICNIC PERFECT: At Hermès’ annual Prix de Diane horse race earlier this month, thoroughbred fillies made their rounds on and off the track. At the event, held at the hippodrome of the Chateau de Chantilly outside of Paris, stylish women parading around the historical grounds set loose their millinery imaginations. The bonnets were a treat to behold, especially when their wearers settled down to feast on picnics of biscuits, berries and champagne.

Among the posh picnickers were Edouard de Rothschild, Madame Carven and an elegant Jean-Louis Dumas-Hermès, sporting a top hat. The Polish-themed festivities included vodka tasting, parades of Polish costumes and vaulting equestrian shows choreographed by Karoline Wajda, daughter of the Polish film director Andrzej Wajda.

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