Be Like Beyoncé With Limited-edition Tiffany & Co. Collection
If you’ve been following along as she performs in front of sold-out crowds, you’ve noticed the stunning Tiffany & Co. jewels Beyoncé has worn during her Renaissance World Tour. While those are reserved for the queen, the luxury jewelry house is releasing its own limited edition Return to Tiffany x Beyoncé collection inspired by the shows. The bespoke capsule reimagines the brand’s Return to Tiffany motif, combining it with the iconography and vigor of the Renaissance World Tour. Design notes include engravings of the phrase “Welcome to the Renaissance” on the pendant and a silhouette of the disco horse from the Renaissance album cover. The Return to Tiffany x Beyoncé pieces range from $275 to $700 and are for sale in the United States on Saturday at tiffany.com.
Jean-Michel Basquiat Documentary in the Works
Quinn Wilson, Lizzo‘s former creative director, is set to direct a documentary on the late artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Titled King Pleasure, Deadline reports Basquiart’s estate approved the project and has allowed full access to archival material and original works of art. Fans can expect never-before-seen home movies, notebooks, photographs, interviews, and more. Basquiat’s sisters — Lisane Basquiat and Jeanine Heriveaux — will serve as executive producers. The two run the estate with their stepmother, Nora Fitzpatrick.
Arctos Sports Partners Doubles Down with Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment
Arctos Sports Partners has purchased a larger stake in Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, the parent company of the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, according to Sportico. Details of the second transaction were not disclosed, but it’s understood the number is higher compared to last year’s investment. While it remains unclear how big Arctos’ combined stake now totals, NBA and NHL protocols prevent private equity groups from owning more than 20% of a single franchise. Arctos is also a shareholder of Elevate Sports Ventures, the data and consulting organization that HBSE co-founded.
Tupac Shakur’s Custom Ring Rakes in $1M at Auction
A ring Tupac Shakur wore in his last public appearance prior to his death sold for more than $1 million at an auction on Tuesday. Hosted by Sotheby’s, the diamond-encrusted gold band is topped with a gold circlet studded with a cabochon ruby and two pavé-cut diamonds. The words “Pac & Dada 1996” are written, in honor of his engagement to actress and model Kidada Jones. Per Sotheby’s, this purchase takes the top spot as the most valuable hip-hop artifact ever sold at auction. The buyer’s identity has not been revealed.
USWNT Makes History, Draws Over 6 Million in Match vs. Netherlands
The USWNT salvaged a draw in their second match at this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, but the squad still managed to make history on the global stage. FOX, which aired the anticipated contest, revealed on Thursday that 6.43 million people tuned in to watch the reigning champs play against the Netherlands, making it the most-watched Women’s World Cup Group Stage match in US English language television history. After being down 1-0 in the 17th minute, co-captain Lindsey Horan scored a much-needed equalizer in the 62nd minute. The USWNT’s final group stage match is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 1, against Portugal at 3 am ET.
Harry Styles Grows the Bag, Grosses $105M in June
Harry Styles‘ Love on Tour came to a close in Italy on Sunday and the former One Direction member had a pretty successful final month on the road. Per Billboard, Styles landed at No. 1 on its Top Tours chart for June, grossing $105.4 million and selling 967,000 tickets. Styles performed 15 times across various European stadiums last month, selling out the likes of Wembley in London and Stade de France in Paris. This honor makes Styles only the second artist to earn a nine-figure monthly gross behind Bad Bunny, who earned $123.7 million in September 2022 on World’s Hottest Tour.