Their first collaboration dates back to 2012 when Moncler and Rimowa had created together a travel kit. The two brands this year reunited for a new project. A case in two different sizes in brushed aluminum with Moncler logo. This is a new version of the Rimowa’s iconic suitcase Topas Stealth and a collection of duvet accessories that includes a shoe bag, a transparent cosmetic bag and a quilted cosmetic bag. The collection is already on sale on Moncler’s e-store.
There are more than 50 journalists, writers and personalities from the arts and letters taking their pens to offer an eclectic selection of addresses in 15 cities worldwide. Mixture of classical , avant-garde or route buissonniers , these guides offer globetrotters a comprehensive overview of addresses through the personal vision of the guests, local character or famous personality of each city. To celebrate this new edition of City Guides in their new version , a box of luxury lacquered wood […]
For the fourth consecutive year, the famous London hotel Claridge’s attracts fashion houses to design a traditional Christmas tree for their lobby. Claridge’s earlier collaborated with Lanvin and John Galliano, and this year Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana got the opportunity to bring the Christmas’s spirit. Sketch of the project has already seen the light. The tree created by Dolce & Gabbana will be a fluffy tree , decorated in a traditional Sicilian style, with lots of puppets and handmade glass baubles […]
Opened in 1993, as a second property in Europe, the Four Seasons Hotel Milano celebrated its first twenty years on September 12. In the historic cloister of Via Gesu for the occasion magnificently staged by Vincenzo Dascanio playing on the theme of the four seasons, in honor of the name of the brand, the general manager Finizzola Vincent and the hotel manager Carlo Stragiotto, with all the staff of the hotel , welcomed guests, friends and many familiar faces, including […]
Auction house Fisher Auction Company held an auction for the sell of Gianni Versace’s mansion ,Casa Casuarina, bought by the designer in 1992. The winning bidder was the company VM South Beach,who own the Hotel Victor next door on Ocean Drive, and got the villa for the sum of $ 41,500,000 (the initial value of the lot was $ 25.5 million). At the end of the auction company representative said that the villa in the future will become a hotel under […]
The London EDITION Hotel was launched officially last Saturday during London Fashion Week in the heart of London. The known hotelier Ian Schrager and Marriot International Group have been selected the central London’s Fitzrovia. A historic building with 173 rooms, including suites and a penthouse, designed by Schrager and architectural studio Yabu Pushelberg. With 173 rooms, a restaurant, two bars, an event space, meeting rooms and an inviting lobby, the hotel offers a dynamic social hub where guests and visitors […]
In the middle of the week when temperatures are still high in the thermometers there is one place where everyone would like to be : the beach. I selected six of the most unusual of them, so you can enjoy a comfortable, if not, then at least a pretty gallery of pictures. 1. Panjin Red Beach , China Sand is probably the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about beach. However, this is not the case with the Panjin Red Beach […]
How do you spend your summer holidays? Hope you are all good and enjoying summer in the perfect company because at the end it doesn’t matter where you are but with who you are. Well I have to say I’m pretty lucky and I’m enjoying my summer holidays in the beautiful Greece with the perfect company… Now I just left Mykonos and heading to Santorini. The Greek islands are just amazing… Nature, night life,relax everything you want…. Oh, I forgot […]
Galvanized by the success of the Mykonos first edition, Hublot joins again with its Greek partner and friend, Flamme Hellas and Gofas to celebrate the beauty of the island of Mykonos through two new limited series. Even more valuable than previous models, the Classic Fusion Mykonos come complete with a chronograph clock face design featuring the famous windmills that populate these enchanting island. Boosted by a touch of platinum, this 18K rose gold case shines with incomparable brilliance as cherished by the warmth of a sunset, bringing […]
This summer Hermès calls upon all his female fans to join Hermès in a more olfactory form of escapism: their luxe, leather-coated limited edition pocket sprays. Four new pocket spray in a special format – a kind of mini-version of Hermès bags.The range features Bleu galice, Rose crevette, Vert canopée and Jaune soufre,they complemented the already existing range of sprays, including Marron Epsom chocolat and Orange Hermès.The four new colors are available exclusively at Hermès boutiques. 10ml bottle plus refill, €203; 75ml bottle plus refill, €223 Related articles […]
Philip Treacy teamed up with a travel agency to create a collection of limited edition sunhats for women and children that will be gifted to guests at the new Sensatori resort in Turkey. “Sometimes packing a great hat is the last thing you’d consider – but it’s a key item for practical reasons, to protect from the sun, as well as for decorative purposes . Hats are about escapism and so are holidays and hotels – it’s about having an […]
The Maison Chanel knows not to change a winning project: in fact, it opened its boutique éphémere at the Hôtel La Mistralée in Saint-Tropez for the fourth year in a row. The French fashion house’s temporary store will house the women’s Spring Summer 2013 and accessories collections, and the Métiers d’Art 2012-2013 Paris-Edimbourg collection. source vogue.it
Louis Vuitton presents Nomades Objets: 13 designers reinvent the art of travel by Louis Vuitton creating a series of folding furniture and travel accessories that pay homage to the tradition of the Special Orders of the House. The series of Objets Nomades currently includes 16 items (but the collection is expected to grow). A mixture of pieces of folding furniture and travel accessories, all in noble materials (Nomade leather, leather Haute Maroquinerie, metal and precious woods used for the workshops from Louis […]
The hotel has teamed fashion designer Jimmy Choo for a sumptuous array of afternoon tea snacks. Available at the MO Bar from April 2 to May 2, the bite-size cakes and sandwiches take inspiration from the American designer’s S/S 2013 collection. The smoked salmon cucumber sandwich for example, is made to resemble the pyramid studs that adorn the Cayla clutch, while the white chocolate “bag” pays tribute to Choo’s signature leopard print designs.
Worried that you’ve put off making New Year’s plans and now it’s too late? Not to fret, these six getaways are memorable and—perhaps more importantly—available options to book now. St. Petersburg, Russia Dr. Zhivago, Anna Karenina, snow-kissed eighteenth-century buildings, fabulous museums, extraordinary ballet and opera—St. Petersburg in winter is as romantic as it gets. And for New Year’s, two magical hotels in this Venice of the North have some great packages that are still available. At the magnificently restored, 130-year-oldGrand Hotel […]
St. Ermin’s Hotel has just recently underwent major refurbishment to the fine cost of $48 million and was recently voted the most top secret luxury location in London, UK. Nestled in the heart of the Westminster district, St. Ermin’s Hotel harbors the rich and famous—and occasionally the royal as well. This upscale hotel is close to Parliament, roaming city parks, the shopping district of Knightsbridge, stunning Buckingham Palace and the Thames. In the heart of London’s history and luxury, the […]
There’s nothing quite like getting a hint of summer in December — at the chicest art festival stateside, no less. See how the ladies at Miami Art Basel handle styling in the winter heat. Photos credit:Diego Zuko
PREMIER FIFTH AVENUE LUXURY RETAILER’S LEGENDARY WINDOWS SET THE STAGE FOR SEVERAL DISTINCT ENVIRONMENTS ABOUT BERGORF GOODMAN Bergdorf Goodman, founded by master tailors Edwin Goodman and Herman Bergdorf, is located on the corner of New York’s Fifth Avenue and 58th Street, the former site of the Cornelius Vanderbilt mansion. Bergdorf Goodman: The pinnacle of style, service, and imagination, since 1901.
French fashion designer Thierry Gillier has been forced to apologise for saying the new luxury hotel he plans to open in Paris “won’t be open to Chinese tourists” The future location of the Zadig & Voltaire Hotel on Rue de Grenelle. Thierry Gillier, founder of label Zadig and Voltaire, sparked fury on Chinese social networking sites after making the controversial statement in an interview with magazine Women’s Wear Daily.In the original article, he […]
In 1909, Bon Marché in Paris kick-started the trend for Christmas windows, and since then, stores the world over have celebrated the festive season with extravagant displays of fashion fantasy. Bon Marché The Bon Marché Rive Gauche is celebrating Christmas in black and gold for its 160th anniversary. The store’s huge windows in rue de Sèvres are showcasing enchanting scenes of famous Left Bank monuments, with musical birds, etc. For children, the department store has ‘Histoires de Noël’, a string […]
From department stores to designer boutiques, see pictures of the best Christmas window displays of 2012 TIFFANY & CO Tiffany & Co‘s London Bond Street store wins the prize for the most Christmassy of Christmas windows so far, with its traditional themed displays that portray romance and the idea of spending the festive holidays at home. This snowy house comes complete with a wreath adorned door in Tiffany blue and one of the store’s signature jewellery box atop the steps.Another […]
By Ann Binlot Art Basel Miami Beach isn’t just about the art. Every year, a number of fashion names descend on Miami to join in the festivities. And with a plethora of well-dressed celebrities, socialites, gallerists, and models in town, it makes perfect sense. A Night of Fashion On December 5, the Art Basel Miami Beach fashion games begin when Interview magazine and Laure Heriard Dubreuil, co-founder of the hip luxe Miami boutique the Webster, host a special viewing of […]
In its first decade, Art Basel Miami Beach grew from an experimental spin-off of its Swiss namesake to become this country’s most important contemporary art sales platform—and a great excuse for a party. Pictured: “Piano Chair,” 2011 (digital animation) by Robin Rhode — Courtesy of Lehmann Maupin ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 2012 WHEN: December 6–9 WHERE: Miami Beach Convention Center HIGHLIGHTS: Entering its 11th year, ABMB’s four-day show brings together top collectors, curators, critics, and more than 260 galleries showcasing […]
By Amanda Kaiser Carla Sozzani’s influential multi-brand boutique 10 Corso Como will open its first store in China in the fall of next year. The Italian retailer said Tuesday that it has inked a deal with China’s Trendy International Group to open a nearly 27,000-square-foot store in Shanghai on Nanjing West Road. “Partnering with Trendy International Group, 10 Corso Como is embarking on its first venture into the world’s second largest luxury market, Greater China. With its first store in […]
By Samantha Conti LONDON — Seeking to capitalize on the high-spending Far Eastern tourist, Condé Nast International plans to launch Condé Nast Traveler in China. Jonathan Newhouse, chairman and chief executive of Condé Nast International, said in a statement Tuesday the group will partner with Women of China Media, a top journalistic agency in China, to publish the magazine and create branded digital products. Yan Xiao has been named editorial director of Condé Nast Traveler and Ella Wong will become […]
Text by Alexandra Marshall Of the heavyweight Italian fashion houses, none have locked up Milan, the industry’s capital, like Giorgio Armani. The designer’s mega-ads for Emporio Armani and Armani Jeans have plastered the busy intersection of vias Broletto and dell’Orso since 1980; he co-owns the city’s basketball team—called, naturally, EA7 Emporio Armani; and it is also here, on Via Manzoni, that he has his flagship, a veritable department store featuring capsule lines of Armani chocolates, flowers, and books. Now comes Armani […]
Something Lovely’s Started A feast for the senses. A creative cocktail of sophistication and playfulness. A hotel with style, luxury and service. From the minds of Sam Nazarian, Philippe Starck, Chef José Andrés and Lenny Kravitz, a surreal boutique luxury hotel journey through Miami, Latin America, Asia and the Mediterranean. Once you experience it, you know. This is SLS Hotel South Beach.
Written by Rob Hill By the 50′s, Capri had become a byword for glamor and a magnet for the international jet set: the likes of Jacqueline Kennedy and Truman Capote mixed and mingled with Italy’s beautiful people on their annual vacations. The island’s inherent fashion-consciousness is, these days, exemplified by the myriad designer boutiques from Prada to Armani and Dolce & Gabbana that line the streets of Capri Town offering slick, shiny contrasts to its pebble- strewn bays and sandy […]
Brazil is known for producing many beautiful wonders: Gisele, Alessandra, empanadas, and, of course, the pristine beaches of Noronha and Pernambuco to name just a few. You can add the Kenoa Exclusive Beach Spa & Resort to this delicious list.Inspired by nature’s own primitive forms and calming essences, team Kenoa and Architect Osvaldo Tenorio, joined forces to create the design & architecture of Kenoa – Exclusive Beach Spa & Resort. The project comes with its own genetic code, translated through various references, […]
The Duchess of Cambridge is showing off her talents as a photographer, publishing a selection of pictures from her recent trip to Borneo on her and her husband’s official website, dukeandduchessofcambridge.org. Kate snapped the grand scale of the jungle, as well as some of its orangutan inhabitants, during a visit to the Danum Valley Research Station last September. The visit took place during the royals’ Diamond Jubilee tour through South East Asia and the South Pacific. Other images — in color and […]
We live tough times… I don’t have to tell it it’s enough to open the TV to listen,to the radio or to read the news online… All the same… No matter it’s europe, america,asia or australia…. taxes that rise , the euro crisis ,politics in crisis,people without jobs,strikes in every country… These are the times we live.But there’s something nobody can’t take us the right to dream. The right to dream at a country that gave us so much and it […]