Bulgari lit up Shanghai, opening their "125 Years of Classic Italian Design" exhibit at the Aurora Art Museum, a fitting place for the intersection of art and commerce high above Shanghai in the Aurora 21 Century building. More about the museum and the company here. Among those acting as backdrops for zillions in jewelery were Kristen Dunst and Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk.
Kirsten wasn't always at her best:
and it looked as if both of them might have been hitting the Champagne in the green room before their appearance:
Maggie was relaxed and elegant:
and Kirsten wasn't scowling all the time. That looks a bit like British actress Juliet Stevenson behind her.
Eventually it got to ribbon cutting time.
Also livening up the event were Terri Kwan, Yang Mi and singer/TV actress Fan Weiqi.
Even the brightest most expensive baubles don't really compete here--that is quite a dress:
Christine Fan Weiqi broke the string of white, cream and ivory gowns:
Xinhua; Sina; CRI; China Times