On view in The Costume Institute’s Anna Wintour Costume Center galleries at The Met Fifth Avenue in New York City, the exhibition looks at how Schreier built a treasure-house of 20th century French and American couture and pret-à-porter as artform rather than just sartorial pleasure.

FROM THE ARCHIVE:  Nadja Swarovski, the company’s creative director and vice-president of international communications, is a striking woman. She is also the great-great-granddaughter of Daniel Swarovski I, the man who founded the crystal company more than a century ago.

Mellerio dits Meller, the last French independent luxury jewellery firm and the oldest jewellery house in the world, is often cited as the “jeweller to queens” for most of the European monarchs over the past four centuries.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Peter Carl Fabergé was commissioned by Czar Alexander III to create the very first jewelled Imperial Easter egg as a 20th-anniversary present to his wife, who was said to have been so enchanted with it that the eggs became an annual tradition to the Russian court.