Potent skin-care ingredients are what differentiate ultra high-end foundations from the rest.

For spring 2016, Victoire de Castellane, creative director of Dior Fine Jewellery, has released a nine-watch collection inspired by the carnival vibrancy of Christian Dior’s birthplace, the seaside village of Granville on France’s Normandy coast.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: The summer of 2006 was the winter of my fragrance discontent. Actually, it was more like despair. Perhaps my mood was unduly influences by Karl Lagerfeld’s utterances about the impending fall fashions: “We live in a dark and romantic and quite tragic world.”