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O b j e t F a b e r g é h a s announced a collaboration with Game of Thrones to celebrate the epic HBO series' 10th anniversary. Fabergé head designer Liisa Tallgren worked with Emmy- and Golden Globe- winning costume designer Michele Clapton to create a heritage piece of art commemorating George R.R. Martin's extraordinary story. The one- of-a-kind bespoke objet is inspired by Daenerys Targaryen's dragon eggs — and in true GOT fashion, more details will be released as the unveiling OBJET D'EGG gets closer. Note that no dragons were harmed in the making of this objet. Inquiries, THE BEACH A s summer approaches, we feel the inevitable call of the ocean. The salt breeze, the sand at our feet, the feeling of wide-open spaces … Louis Vuitton recaptures that feeling with its latest fragrance, On the Beach. The idea isn't new; for ages, fragrance makers have sought to quench our need for the beach with scents that remind us of the real thing. Even Seinfeld saw Kramer pitching the idea to Calvin Klein. Kramer was turned down, but many scents would follow. Vuitton lures us towards the sands with their latest effort, created by Jacques Cavallier Belletrud at the Vuitton T ime never stops, and neither does Tom Ford. One of the hardest working brands in fashion has released its latest fragrance, Soleil Brûlant, the third in the Soleil franchise, which celebrates the summer season. Called the boldest version of Soleil by Mr. Ford himself, the fragrance was inspired by the blazing sun and an invitation to an uninhibited summer. We're ready to jump aboard. Mandarin and bergamot notes combine with spicy peppercorn for a little freshness here, a little heat there … That's right, Mr. Ford is cooking up the good stuff. Warm, fresh, and a bit smoky, the fragrance is housed in a golden metallic flacon. $350 for 50ml, $895 for 250ml, at the Tom Ford boutique. GOLDEN SUN B ottega Veneta's online zine examines our world through an artist's lens. An exploration of media, it's conceived as an alternative way to engage with collaborators and audiences by mixing photography, video, and art to dazzle our senses. The sensory journey spans our modern landscape, with each page's scene following a short but distinct path. In Issue 01, we find a group racing across building tops in parkour. Oversaturated imagery of gardenscapes and topiaries. Three-dimensional jewelry that twists and turns. A marble sculpture of a shoe. Graphic lettering. It's a mixtape for the mind — a spark for the imagination. Issuedbybottega will publish four times a year. MIXTAPE atelier in Grasse, France. A combination of yuzu, neroli, and aromatic herbs, the fragrance evokes the freshness of citrus, sun, and sand. Finishing off the experience is the artwork on the flacon by L.A. artist Alex Israel, whose works have graced LACMA, the Guggenheim NY, and Centre Pompidou, among others. And if the scent isn't quite enough, hit the waves with another Vuitton/Israel collaboration: a limited- edition surfboard. The hand- painted board uses the same gradient effect as Untitled (Flat) and sports the collaborative signature on the back. Fragrance, $265 for 110ml, $390 for 200ml; surfboard, price upon request, at the Louis Vuitton boutique,

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