Chopard and Rihanna invite Bruno Mars to SPACE party

Melvyn Teillol-Foo

Caroline Scheufele and Rihanna invite Bruno Mars to SPACE party at Cannes Film Festival

Cannes, 19th May 2017

Cannes Harbour

Every year, the Chopard soirée is THE place to be and be seen at the Cannes Film Festival.

This year was no different in the electric light orchestra at Port Pierre Canto (where 90m superyachts have a home), with Bruno Mars, thrilling more than 600 guests – especially superstar Rihanna – who attended the CHOPARD SPACE party.

Bruno Mars

The theme was “Galactic with a touch of diamond!” dress code.

The dresses sparkled almost as brightly as the jewellery.

The futuristic décor was specially designed and built for the occasion so that Chopard could electrify its guests at one of the Festival’s hottest soirée.

Will Smith

Julianne Moore, Will Smith, Kendall Jenner, Isabelle Huppert, Eva Herzigova, Rossy de Palma, Paz Vega, Clotilde Courau, Araya Hargate, Sara Sampaio, Tina Kunakey, Phoebe Dahl, Bella Hadid, Thylane Blondeau and Latifa Arfaoui attended.

Kendall Jenner in Chopard Jewellery


Chopard co-president Caroline Scheufele said on this occasion: “The Cannes Festival is a must for Chopard. Each year, I seek to dazzle my guests by offering them an original and unforgettable evening.”

Chopard co-presidents Karl-Friedrich and Caroline Scheufele






Red Carpet bracelet Ref.859755-9001 open


Red Carpet bracelet Ref.859755-9001 closed

Cuff bracelet composed of amethyst beads totaling 188cts and set with topazs (10.6cts), rubies, tanzanites, purple sapphires, red and pink spinels, Paraiba tourmalines and a beautiful black opal of 14cts.
Ref. 859755-9001

As per Standard Operating Procedure, during dinner served in a space shuttle, fashion models paraded past, adorned in the latest Red Carpet creations from Chopard and wearing clothes by Elie Saab, before being joined for the grand finale by supermodels Arizona Muse, Winnie Harlow, Isabeli Fontana and Petra Nemcova.

Guests then found themselves teleported into space.

Red Carpet bracelet Ref.859874-9001

Cuff bracelet in 18ct white gold and titanium featuring arabesques motifs set with pear-shaped emerald cabochons totaling over 56cts, Paraïba tourmalines, blue and pink sapphires, amethysts, tsavorites, tanzanites, apatites and diamonds.
Ref. 859874-9001


Cathy Guetta

Upon their arrival, they were welcomed by Cathy Guetta, queen of Paris and Ibiza night life, recruited by SPACE Commander Caroline Scheufele, to ensure a good time.


Red Carpet bracelet Ref.859883-9001

Cuff bracelet in 18ct white gold and titanium featuring arabesques motifs set with amethysts, rubellites, blue and purple sapphires and lazulites.
Ref. 859883-9001


Bruno Mars

The highlight of the evening was when Bruno Mars, accompanied by a DJ, set the Chopard SPACE evening on fire by singing ‘Treasure’, ‘That’s what I like’, ‘Chunky’ and ‘Locked out of Heaven’.

Rihanna ♥ Chopard

Pop superstar Rihanna – who had marked her first ever appearance at the Cannes Festival by climbing the steps previously whilst adorned in creations from the Rihanna Chopard collection, designed in cooperation with Caroline Scheufele – graced the soirée with her presence.

RIHANNA ♥ CHOPARD Haute Joaillerie collection earrings


RIHANNA ♥ CHOPARD Haute Joaillerie collection


Rihanna (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain)

Rihanna wore a 1950s-inspired black silk gown and overcoat by British designers Ralph & Russo. She accessorized it with an enormous Chopard diamond choker and matching  diamond earrings.

Rihanna and Caroline Scheufele launch Rihanna ♥ Chopard Collection


AlphaLuxe previously reported on the sneak preview of Rihanna Chopard Collection



Author’s Biography: Melvyn Teillol-Foo (MTF)

Dr Melvyn Teillol-Foo is a contributor on AlphaLuxe web-zine.
He is also a moderator on horology discussion fora. He blends his scientific medical objectivity from the pharmaceutical industry with purist passion, in his musings about watches, travel, wine, food and other epicurean delights.
His travelogue ‘Lazing’ and feasting ‘Grazing’ series of articles have now passed into “mythic legend” on the original ‘’ website. Those were the halcyon days when he was “rich and famous” that he remembers with bittersweet fondness.

Dr Teillol-Foo is a quoted enthusiast on the watch industry, appearing in feature articles and interviews by Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune, Sunday Times (London), Chronos (Japan), Citizen Hedonist (France) and other publications. He has authored articles for magazines like International Watch (iW) – both U.S. & Chinese editions, ICON (Singapore), August Man (Singapore), Comfort (China) and The Watch (Hong Kong).

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