When we think of diamonds, we often think of aristocracy. And indeed, the 101-year-old Italian jeweler Buccellati found an ambassador with a modern royal pedigree in Beatrice Borromeo. The journalist and documentary filmmaker is the daughter of the Italian Countess Donna Paola Marzotto and Count Carlo Ferdinando Borromeo and wife of Pierre Casiraghi, the youngest son of Monaco’s Princess Caroline and Grace Kelly’s grandson.
Buccellati’s latest campaign for its Hawaii, Macri, Ramage, and High Jewelry collections is a collaboration between Lucrezia Buccellati, the fourth-generation co-creative of the house, and Borromeo. Shot by Josh Olins in Rome, where Borromeo once lived, the black-and-white images are all glamour, elegance, and effortlessness.
Ahead, Borromeo chats with BAZAAR.com about playing dress-up with her mother’s jewelry box, her fondness for the Eternal City, and wearing