CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT: Temperley London has raised its glass to Moët & Chandon. The fashion house has designed a limited-edition, Art Deco-inspired tiara in ivory, black, gold or green that will crown the champagne house’s magnum bottle of White Star. The package will retail for $250 at select fine wine retailers in New York and Los Angeles, beginning Sept. 1.
The idea for the headpiece was inspired by Moët’s new “Be Fabulous” campaign, which breaks in national fashion magazines in September and features the tag line, “Every girl deserves a few loyal subjects.”
It is not the first time the champagne house has collaborated with an up-and-coming designer on such a project. Last fall it partnered with Zac Posen, who created “Arm Candy,” a Swarovski crystal-encrusted sleeve that sheathed a mini bottle of Moët Rose.
TUNED IN: Hublot wants to be more than just a pretty face for its customers. The 26-year-old Swiss watch brand, known for its cases inspired by a ship’s porthole and its natural rubber straps, is launching its own TV channel today, during the FT Luxury Summit in Las Vegas. The TV channel, which can be run directly from the brand’s Web site, will broadcast Hublot programs 24/7, including the latest information on its watches and sponsored events. The brand has said it already has hired three independent journalists to cull information for the site, and is working with a Zoug, Switzerland-based international company called WBBS to develop the channel.