Boucheron Under the Bridge

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Boucheron Under the Bridge

On Monday night, as part of Boucheron’s year-long celebration of its 150th anniversary, the house held an intimate viewing of Spiegelword¹s Desir show. Held at the South Street Seaport’s Pier 17, it was followed by a casual party hosted by Vanessa Traina and Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld.

blog_boucheron_01.jpgMy jeweler friend Simon Alcantara and I arrived early and had a chance to catch up and enjoy the beautiful views of the Brooklyn Bridge and the waterfalls. We then entered a 100-year-old mirrored tent and the show began. The theatrical story, inspired by Boucheron¹s jewelry and history, was portrayed through jazzy costumes, acrobatic acts and beautiful jewelry imitating the house’s iconic designs.
 
blog_boucheron_02.jpgSitting up close allowed for a great view of the tremendous flexibility of the skilled performers. (Note to self: register for a yoga class tomorrow.) One of my favorite acts—a tribute to Josephine Baker—featured festive twirling hoops and strands of pearls.

All photos by Kristin Somody.

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