The most talked about collaborations of Tiffany & Co

Tiffany & Co. and Win have kicked up a storm with the recently announced Air Force 1 Low collaboration. Despite breaking the internet with the initial teaser featuring a Tiffany Blue shoe box, fans were less than thrilled when the $400 USD toys were finally revealed.

Tiffany & Co., often referred to simply as Tiffany’s, is one of the most iconic luxury jewelry brands in the world. Founded in 1837, the jewelry house has been a driving force in setting American standards for luxury goods. On the design front, what makes Tiffany & Co. distinctive has always been her continuous efforts to craft innovative yet luxurious silver and diamond pieces such as the Heart Tag Necklace.

Tiffany’s first collaborative projects can be traced back to the 2000s, from a piece of jewelry with renowned architect Frank Gehry in 2006 to an iconic keychain celebrating SOPH’s 10th anniversary. in 2009. As designer collaborations became increasingly popular throughout 2010 Tiffany & Co. has also tapped into a wider range of collaborative projects with Patek Philippe, for a 100-piece limited edition 5936G Annual Calendar watch, an “Out of Retirement” collection with Dover Street Market, and even a jewelry capsule collection with designer Eddie Borgo , who was the first winner of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Tiffany & Co. Development Grant.

Following LVMH’s acquisition of Tiffany in 2021, Alexandre Arnault, the son of Bernault Arnault, CEO of LVMH was appointed executive vice president of the brand. The 185-year-old Maison has since been propelled into an influx of collaboration opportunities into uncharted territory, spanning streetwear, sports, art and fashion. Read on for a curated look back at some of Tiffany & Co’s most talked about collaborations over the years.

Release date: July 2, 2021

To celebrate Tiffany & Co.’s history of providing major sports trophies, the jewelry brand has partnered with Cat Street Tokyo, one of Japan’s deepest hotspots dedicated to streetwear and youth culture. The capsule was available in extremely limited quantities at an exclusive pop-up store, featuring skateboard decks from American Maple, Gilbert rugby balls, as well as Spalding basketballs and soccer balls, all co-branded and drenched in an iconic Tiffany Blue.

Release date: November 2021

Tiffany & Co. unveiled a four-foot-tall advent calendar with the Equivalent to Pi painting by the late Jean-Michel Basquiat, just two months after appearing in a Tiffany ad alongside Beyoncé and Jay-Z. A collaboration with the estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the limited-edition attendance calendar sold for $150,000 each, with $250,000 of its total proceeds being donated to the nonprofit organization Free Arts NYC.

Release date: November 11, 2021

Perhaps one of the most anticipated crossovers in recent years for the New York jeweler was its collaboration with Supreme. Called “Return to Tiffany®,” the collection draws inspiration from some of Tiffany & Co.’s most iconic jewelry. which were originally released in the 60s. Instantly recognizable motifs such as the Oval Tag, Heart Tag and Heart Knife have been revamped with Tiffany’s and Supreme branding. In addition to jewelry, the collection also included a key ring, as well as a classic white Supreme box logo t-shirt with a hint of Tiffany Blue.

Release date: December 2021

In tribute to the long-standing partnership between the horologer and Tiffany & Co., the Patek Philippe 5711/1A-018 Nautilus watch was released as a limited edition of 170 pieces. Both companies knew each other way back in 1851, when the New York jeweler was licensed to sell Patek Philippe watches in its stores. Commemorating this “special collaboration”, the limited edition watches were exclusive to Tiffany’s New York, Beverly Hills and San Francisco boutiques, while one was auctioned through Phillips New York and sold for $6.5 million.

Release date: N/A

Pharrell teased his collaboration with Tiffany & Co. when she was spotted wearing a pair of almond-shaped sunglasses at the Kenzo Fall/Winter 2022 show in Paris. The multi-hyphenate confirmed that the track is the “first of many things” to be released with the Tiffany label. Netizens were also quick to point out the similarity between Pharrell’s sunglasses and the skeletons of 17th-century Mughal royals auctioned off at Sotheby’s last year. As of press time, no further updates have been officially announced regarding Pharrell and Tiffany & Co.’s collaboration.

Release date: May 2, 2022

Also celebrating Tiffany & Co’s contribution to sporting events throughout the year, this playful collaboration with MSCHF saw a limited production run of 100 handcrafted trophies entitled ‘The Ultimate Participation Trophy’. Made of 900g silver, the trophies were priced at $1,000 each in the spirit of “Those who can’t play, pay!”.

Release date: May 13, 2022

It was first revealed on his album cover Mr Morale & The Bigger Stepper, Kendrick Lamar wore a one-of-a-kind “Crown of Thorns.” Crafted from titanium and pavé diamonds, the custom headpiece was a collaborative project between rapper Dave Free and Tiffany & Co that took a small team of artisans 10 months and over 1,300 hours to complete. The piece was of course, unpurchased and has since been worn in many shows by the artist himself.

Release date: August 1, 2022

Alexandre Arnault caused a stir in the NFT world in April 2022 when the executive revealed via social media his own rose gold and enamel pendant crafted by Tiffany & Co. based on CryptoPunk NFT #3167. Later in the year, Tiffany also announced the availability of custom lockets for CryptoPunks holders in a limited edition “NFTiff” version. Only 250 editions were made, with each piece promised to include at least 30 diamonds or gems to match its original NFT design.

Release date: September – December 2022

From Blue Box, about 3021in the Corroded bronze Tiffany lockDaniel Arsham has designed Tiffany & Co. collectibles. in the characteristic style of “Future Relics”. Blue Box, about 3021 released on September 9, 2022, in a limited edition of 49 sculptures, meanwhile, the Bronze Eroded Tiffany Padlock comes in a batch of 99 pieces and was revealed on December 1, 2022.

Release date: January 6, 2023

Fendi celebrated the 25th anniversary of the signature Baguette bag in September 2022. A few months later, the fashion house also announced its collaboration with Tiffany & Co with the iconic bag made entirely of silver. Meanwhile, a capsule of baguette leather bags bathed in Tiffany Blue was also revealed alongside the statement silver bag. Earlier this year, the highly anticipated Tiffany & Co. capsule. x Fendi Baguette Bag has finally dropped. The official range now includes two medium-sized and two nano-sized Baguette bags in smooth leather or silk satin finish. Additionally, pico-sized baguettes were also offered in three different colorways.

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