Medals, buttons, embroideries, aiguillettes… Claire Choisne, Creative Director of Maison Boucheron, revisits the couture heritage of Frédéric Boucheron, taking inspiration from ceremonial attire. She takes a new approach to the concept of ceremonial ornaments, metamorphosing them through the ingenious application of rock crystal and diamonds. This precious deconstruction brings to light 24 High Jewelry pieces that open the way to a new vision of couture.
like a queen
Histoire de Style High Jewelry Collection January 2023
When Princess Elizabeth turned eighteen in 1944, she received a Boucheron aquamarine and diamond double clip brooch. She would continue to wear these sentimental designs throughout her reign. In 2020, Claire Choisne, Creative Director of Boucheron, decided to take inspiration from this unique piece to create a High Jewelry collection reinterpreting the famous Art Deco design through eighteen contemporary new designs. “Like a Queen” draws inspiration from an icon whose style transcended decades.
Histoire de Style High Jewelry Collection January 2022
In 1928, Boucheron was commissioned the largest special order in the history of Place Vendôme. In 2022, Creative Director Claire Choisne pays homage to this treasure by creating the “New Maharajahs” Collection, writing a new page of Boucheron’s History of Style.
Histoire de Style High Jewelry Collection January 2021
This year, creative director Claire Choisne delved into Maison Boucheron’s Art deco archives. She extracted the spirit, the line, the radical simplicity of a time when style was all about atttitude. As a perfect echo to modern-day women and men.
Histoire de Style High Jewelry Collection January 2020
The Question Mark necklace made its appearance at Boucheron in 1879 for the first time in the history of Parisian High Jewelry. Its stylistic approach, featuring asymmetry and curved lines, is reinforced by a totally new technical achievement in jewelry: the total absence of a clasp. The concept allows women to put their jewelry on with no assistance if they wish. In a tribute to this creative freedom and its social symbolism, this necklace has become a true signature of the Maison Boucheron.