Tiffany & Co are one of the big players in the jewellery sphere. Since the LVMH acquisition this year, the brand has been employing various marketing techniques for example their campaign ‘Not Your Mother’s Tiffany’s’ and the April Fool’s joke replacing the iconic blue box with a yellow colour scheme.
Now they have partnered with none other than Beyoncé and JAY-Z for their latest campaign. The campaign as you might guess from the name is about a love story. Reportedly, Beyoncé and Jay-Z stated that “love is the diamond that the jewellery and art decorate.” This sentiment embodies the spirit of the campaign and the cause.
In this shot by Mason Poole, Beyoncé wears a low back dress that draws attention to the signature Tiffany Diamond, one of the largest yellow diamonds in the world that weighs 128.54 carats. The diamond was discovered in South Africa over 140 years ago by Tiffany & Co, founder Charles Lewis Tiffany and was acquired by Tiffany in 1878. The campaign highlights the Tiffany heritage and Jay-Z wears a pair of cufflinks constructed from the ‘Bird on a Rock’ brooch which was made by French designer Jean Schlumberger in 1956.
In line with this partnership there will also be a film released for the campaign on September the 15th which will feature Beyoncé’s rendition of Moon River, a nod to the Holly Golightly era of Tiffany’s. This is shot on a Super 8 camera by JAY-Z himself.
Photo Credits by Mason Poole
The Vice President of product & communications at LMVH says “As a brand that has always stood for love, strength, and self-expression, we could not think of a more iconic couple that better represents Tiffany’s values. We are honoured to have the Carters as part of the Tiffany family.”
Tiffany has also pledged to donate $2 million to Historically Black Colleges and Universities. This marks a new era for Tiffany and a shared vision between the Carters and Tiffany & Co.
Words by Hannah Fenelon