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This Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Reverso timepiece lets you keep up with multiple time zones at once thanks to an ingenious second face, crafted from 18 carat rose gold. The 18 carat rose gold casing might be ultra thin, but the silver face can be flipped over to reveal a second jet-black face on the reverse. Gone are the days of confusing time differences, thanks to the Duoface system, which was created by the Jaeger-LeCoultre artisan watchmakers in 1994, the wearer can keep check on multiple time zones at once with a simple flip of the face. A masterpiece of the Swiss house’s precision and technical prowess, this latest model is a mere 9.14mm thin, making it as delicately elegant as it is imaginative.


Thanks to a light dusting of fine, white diamonds, this line of minimalist white gold cuffs brings delicate geometric patterns to the wrists. These Pure cuffs from AS29, pick up on all the bold geometrics of the Spring/Summer 2013-2014 runways, this line of minimalist diamond and white gold bracelets are great for the wrist.


Tiffany Yellow Diamonds are extraordinary by every measure. They are exquisitely hand cut and their magnificent colour is constant throughout the stone. It is a necklace of 29 oval yellow diamonds and 18 round brilliant white diamonds in 18k gold. It is 18.5 inches long. If you fancy Intense Yellow diamonds, then this is yours. The carat total weight is 39.31; white diamonds, carat total weight 5.35. This Oval Fancy Intense Yellow diamond necklace comes in platinum with white diamonds. It is priced at N190, 800, 000 ($1,200,000).


This Alexander McQueen sleeveless, drop-waist, jacquard dress is from Sarah Burton’s Cruise 2013 collection. We’d pair it with nude, patent leather wedges; deep red nails and lips; a sleek ponytail; a Chanel 2.55 bag; and, of course, sunglasses—the perfect, conspicuously chic, don’t-look-at-me-paparazzi outfit to stroll through LAX. Priced at N476, 205 ($2,995) it is available online at Net-a-Porter.


Jean Schlumberger’s designs mirror his passion for the forms and colours of the natural world around him. Splendid blue ancolie flowers with their stately unfurled petals are the inspiration for these fantastic ear clips of 88 gleaming sapphires. Ear clips in 18k gold and platinum with sapphires and diamonds. Round sapphires, carat total weight is 14.16; round brilliant diamonds, carat total weight .07. this Jean Schlumberger Ancolie ear clips of sapphires and diamonds in 18k gold is priced at N7,950, 00 ($50,000). 


Château de Montguéret 2011 Saumur Loire Valley, France is perfect when combined with smoked salmon. Saumur is better known for red, but the whites can be remarkably good. This is made from chenin blanc augmented with a splash of chardonnay and is a fabulous bottle. Honey and beeswax give the impression of richness, before crunchy pear, grapefruit and razor-sharp acidity kick in to leave the palate refreshed.