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A number of prominent fashion designers have created eggs—yes, eggs—for the Fabergé Big Egg Hunt, arriving in New York on April 1. Expect to find fiberglass creations from Carolina Herrera, Diane von Furstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger, and more from a total of 250 designers, artists, and architects displayed across the five boroughs in prominent locations, according to WWD.
While some of the egg designs will be revealed tomorrow at a private event, others will remain a secret until the hunt launches. But Georgina Chapman of Marchesa spilled the beans on her creation. "Our egg is named 'The Rose Palace' after our muse, Marchesa Luisa Casati's residence in Paris. The egg is gilded and encrusted with antique silver crystals and beadwork. Four glass crystal roses are featured as the centerpieces on four panels, and each floral center is unique in its design."
Those seeking out the eggs can track their findings in a forthcoming app and have the chance to win weekly prizes. Some of the eggs will be auctioned off at Sotheby's on April 26, with proceeds benefitting Elephant Family, a fund for conservation efforts of Asian elephants' habitats, and Studio in a School, which brings professional artists into NYC public schools.
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