The city of Mumbai welcomes a symbol of opulence as Cartier inaugurates its new boutique at the prestigious Jio World Plaza address. As a nod to the longstanding relationship between India and Cartier, the Maison’s Mumbai store is a fusion of traditional elegance and modern luxury, representing a momentous chapter in the iconic brand’s rich history.
Designed by the esteemed Moinard Bétaille agency of Paris, the Mumbai boutique is an architectural masterpiece celebrating the city’s rich heritage. Bruno Moinard and Claire Bétaille, renowned for their long standing partnership with Cartier, have expertly woven elements of local culture into every detail of this space. From the delicate lattice patterns on the towering screens, reminiscent of ancient palace designs, to the harmonious fusion of traditional and modern design, visitors are welcomed into a harmonious oasis of cultural elegance.
As soon as patrons enter the boutique, they are greeted by the panther, a symbol of Cartier’s bold spirit, emerging from a vibrant patina mural, giving an immediate sense of what’s to come. The interiors, bathed in soft lighting, showcase Cartier’s timeless creations in spacious elegance.
Whereas, if you look above, you’ll find a beautifully handcrafted ceiling that pays tribute to the intricate art of jewelry making and the grandeur of Indian palaces. The overall ambiance is both grand and harmonious, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the world of Cartier.
The Mumbai Maison Visual is a stunning representation that embodies Cartier’s presence in India. Designed specifically for the boutique, it features a magnificent panther overlooking the city and the renowned Bandra-Worli Sea Link bridge. This majestic creature symbolizes Cartier’s excitement for new adventures and the endless possibilities that await. Through this captivating display, Cartier’s unique connection with India is celebrated, serving as a constant source of inspiration for all.
For Cartier’s discerning clientele, the VIP Salon offers an exclusive sanctuary where novelties can be appreciated discreetly. The opulent space is adorned in auspicious colors, evoking a sense of elegance reminiscent of intricately carved wooden havelis, creating an atmosphere of good fortune, success, and power.
Gaetan Guillosson, Country Manager of India, adds, “The opening of the new Mumbai boutique signals an important chapter in the legacy of Cartier and India’s story. The boutique has been designed to reflect an intrinsically Indian sense of design by paying homage to local heritage through unifying worlds of architecture, nature, and vibrant colors, creating an ambient space to welcome our clients and best showcase our most desirable creations.”
Cartier’s Mumbai boutique reflects an intrinsically Indian sense of design by paying homage to local heritage through unifying worlds of architecture, nature, and vibrant colors. This results in an inviting atmosphere that flawlessly highlights their most coveted pieces, making it the perfect welcome for their valued clients.