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Dive into the history of the world’s most famous jewellers at this new exhibition

While Bottega green may have been fashion’s shade of choice recently, few colours are as iconic as Tiffany Blue. Instantly recognisable for its pale turquoise packaging, Tiffany & Co. has been giving off main character energy in pop culture throughout its 185-year history – from the 1961 film Breakfast At Tiffany’s to Beyoncé and Jay-Z starring in its 2021 ad campaign. Even Harrods changed all 7,500 of its façade lights to the brand’s distinctive blue this week to mark its 150th anniversary in the UK – and today a new exhibition further honours the occasion. Vision & Virtuosity at the Saatchi Gallery delves into the story of one of the world’s oldest luxury jewellers (which started as a mail catalogue back in 1845), featuring more than 400 objects from its vast archives.

The seven-layer exhibition takes visitors on a journey through the brand’s DNA, exploring its heritage and influence through the ages. Highlights include the original script and Audrey Hepburn’s Givenchy dress from Breakfast At Tiffany’s and the interactive Tiffany Love Room showcasing its iconic engagement rings, as well as a suite where you can try them on for yourself. But the star of the show is undoubtedly the famed 128.54 carat Tiffany Diamond which has only been worn four times since it was discovered in 1877 – thanks to some nifty augmented reality, you too can “wear” one of the world’s largest yellow diamonds while at the exhibition. Tickets are free, but only available via the Tiffany & Co. app (iOS and Android) so don’t delay – diamonds may be forever, but this spectacular exhibition won’t be around for long. Until 19 August; free; Duke of York Sq, London, SW3; saatchigallery.com


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Prepare to feel *all* the emotions while watching the film adaptation of this bestselling novel

Tearjerker moments, family reunions and the 80s Birmingham race riots are the focus of new BBC film, My Name Is Leon, based on Kit de Waal’s 2016 novel of the same name. It explores the story of nine-year-old Leon, a mixed-race boy who tries his best to reunite his family after he’s separated from his blonde, blue-eyed, white baby brother, Jake. When their mother struggles to look after her sons amid the breakdown of her relationship and ongoing mental health issues, Leon and Jake are taken into care – before long, Jake is adopted and Leon is left behind.

“What’s so emotional about this adaptation is the fact that you’re seeing life through the innocent eyes of Leon,” says Stylist’s digital entertainment writer Morgan Cormack. “He knows he looks different from his brother but doesn’t quite understand why they would be separated because of that. While I expected to be clutching fistfuls of tissues, it’s an incredibly heartfelt story of identity, life and finding love and family in unlikely places. As Leon discovers elements of his Black culture – music, food, political conversations – that he previously wasn’t aware of, he also finds a maternal figure in Maureen (Monica Dolan) and paternal figures in Tufty (Small Axe’s Malachi Kirby) and Mr Johnson (Sir Lenny Henry). Undoubtedly moving, it also weaves in humour and charm to create an inspiring tale of overcoming hardship.” 9pm tonight, BBC Two and BBC iPlayer 


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