Montblanc pen pays tribute to The Little Prince
Available as a fountain pen, rollerball and ballpoint pen, the Meisterstück Le Petit Prince takes its design cues from the beautiful hand-drawn illustrations created by author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Over the last 75 years, an estimated 400 million people have read Le Petit Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s allegorical tale of a young boy who leaves the tiny asteroid he calls home and travels to Earth – but the story is undoubtedly imbued with added resonance when recounted by Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman.
To celebrate the launch of its latest writing instrument, a Meisterstück inspired by the adventures of the little prince, Montblanc organised a high-profile gala dinner in the observatory of One World Trade Center, New York’s tallest building. High above the streets of Manhattan, celebrities such as Charlotte Casiraghi, Milla Jovovich, Rita Ora, Chloë Sevigny and Lucky Blue Smith converged in a space that had been transformed into a magical, childlike universe. But it was Jackman, who read a passage from the book alongside fellow Montblanc ambassador Casiraghi, who stole the show…