This story first appeared in the July 6, 2011 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Boucheron’s color-drenched Dolce Riviera collection of five sets, inspired by Mediterranean islands and bays — Isola Bella, Capriccioli and Aiguebelle — included lovely transformable pieces. The Byzantine-flavored multistrand Isola Bella necklace, for instance, was strung with pomegranate cabochon rubellite beads, yellow sapphires and emeralds, and featured a detachable floral bracelet.
The house recently refreshed its Place Vendôme flagship, adding decorative bronze grills and new display cabinets with optimized lighting.