Archive for November, 2013

VERTU ‘Constellation’ Launch, Milan 2011

Vertu launched their first touch phone, “Constellation” in Milan, October 2011. Over 100 of the worlds leading luxury and lifestyle journalists were invited to experience a 360 immersive experience with Vertu, including their Concierge service and brand partners.

Prestigious Chinese Architect Ma Yansong, created a striking and contemporary installation in the grounds of one of the oldest and most prestigious venues in Milan, the Palazzo Serbelloni. Journalists were introduced to the new “Constellation” through a series of product briefings and experienced “life beautifully arranged” , a glimpse through the keyhole of Vertu concierge. Vertu brand partners PSG, Berry Brothers & Rudd and Key Club were brought to life at this exquisite venue alongside Michelin star catering.

The launch culminated in a party for 1,000 people with celebrities Uma Thurman, Tilda Swinton, David Gandy, Clive Owen, Michelle Yeoh and Rosie Huntington Whitely attending.



Alice Through The Looking Glass, the heritage Alice brand with the luxury limited edition ‘Alice’ chessboard , rare books, first editions and contemporary additions launched a pop up shop at Fortnum & Mason in April 2013.

A magical ‘Chess for Children’ event was held in store with proceeds from ticket sales going to impressive charity ‘ Chess In Schools and Communities’.

Children were taught to play chess on a giant chessboard with life size pieces by chess maestro, Jason Kouchak and with the Iris Theatre Group performing key characters from the story; Alice Through The Looking Glass.


To support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Kelly Hoppen MBE re-designed the iconic Arne Jacobsen “Swan Chair along with 18 International Designers (alongside Holly Fulton for Swarovski and Margherita Missoni)

The three chairs were launched at the Gagosian Gallery in London, with Larry Gagosian, Evelyn Lauder and Elizabeth Hurley hosting the event.

All chairs were then flown to New York for an on­line charity auction with all proceeds going to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.