de Grisogono Celebrates its 20 Year Anniversary in Cannes [Video]

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May 2013

This year, de Grisogono’s ‘Seduction in Cannes’ party at the Eden Roc, Cap d’Antibes, celebrated the company’s 20th anniversary and was definitely one of the highlights of the Cannes Film Festival.

de Grisogono Celebrates its 20 Year Anniversary in Cannes

To honor this momentous occasion, de Grisogono unveiled a breath-taking 20th Anniversary Collection of High Jewellery. Fawaz Gruosi presented 20 creations which fully epitomize the essence of de Grisogono; fascinating jewellery pieces that tell stories through their different curves, shapes and most radiant stones. Diamonds, sapphires, emeralds are all joined together to achieve audacious, voluminous creations that transpire true craftsmanship, passion and creativity that makes de Grisogono an irreverent brand, breaking all the rules to achieve boldness. The evening has once again reflected the brand’s values - perfection, glamour, passion and of course surprise…

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Left: Fawaz Gruosi & Sharon Stone - Right: Paris Hilton

The celebrated Hotel Du Cap, Eden Roc was the setting of one of the most exclusive events Cannes has ever seen. For the very first time, de Grisogono transformed the hotel’s hidden historical walkway leading onto Cap d’Antibes into a catwalk showcasing the High Jewellery Collection. A spectacular 36-piece orchestra will be seen performing to the backdrop of the sea whilst the models waltz down to their melody.

Each piece in the collection showcases Fawaz Gruosi’s unique and unparalleled vision. This collection, of more than 20 High Jewellery creations, engraved with the designer’s name, symbolizes Fawaz Gruosi’s renowned and unique talent – always pushing the boundaries. Each piece showcases the brand’s virtuosity in unique craftsmanship and design.

After months of seeking the perfect fashion partner for the event, Fawaz Gruosi discovered Juozas Statkevicius - “The only designer that put Lithuania on the fashion map” (Vogue, USA).

de Grisogono Celebrates its 20 Year Anniversary in Cannes

Both designers share a similar vision. Fawaz Gruosi’s creations are not concerned by constraint; his outrageous attention to details reflects his uncompromising devotion to perfection. de Grisogono pieces have been worn, praised and appreciated by royalty, celebrities, fashion icons and stars who have always been loyal followers of the brand. This year they all returned to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of this iconic brand; guests included:

Sharon Stone, Actor - Alec Baldwin, Actor & Hilaria Baldwin - Bianca Balti, Top model - Adriana Karembeu, Celebrity - Ornella Muti, Actor - Haifa Wehbe, Actor - Eva Cavalli, Designer - Denise Rich, Celebrity - Carine Roitfeld, Fashion Icon - Clotilde Courau, Actor - Lawrence Bender, Producer - Goldie Hawn, Actor - Chris Brown, Actor.

Following the cocktail, guests were then escorted to Eden Roc where 500 VIP guests were seated to a private dinner party. The celebration then continued at the Midnight party, where de Grisogono’s chosen talents took center stage; The Gold Singers performed sounds from the past two decades and the much talked about Evdokimov Show from Russia entertained guests with their memorable acts. Red Foo and Party Rockers from LMFAO also ensured that all guests have the ‘Best Night’ in the Cannes Film Festival calendar. DJ Julio Santo Domingo returned to be on the decks until sunrise for those who didn’t want the magic to end…

Source: de Grisogono

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