Swiss Premiere of the Ferrari Portofino: the event!

Swiss Premiere of the Ferrari Portofino: the event!

Every time Ferrari presents a new model it is big news. So when Ferrari presented earlier this year the Ferrari Portofino at the Frankfurt Motorshow, all aficionados felt their hearts race. Now, the big moment arrived for the Swiss Premiere. The event took place at the prestigious Swiss Tech Convention Center – EPFL in Lausanne. A especial evening for a very especial brand. With the official start of the new luxury car, Ferrari is aiming to promote this new launch in the Swiss market. Ferrari Portofino, a GT described with sportiness and elegance The Ferrari Portofino is a grand touring sports car produced by the Italian manufacturer Ferrari. It is a two-door hard top convertible. The car is named after Portofino village and also replaces the California T. The Ferrari Portofino was unveiled initially in the village of Portofino in Italy with two exclusive evenings of 7 and 8 September 2017,…

How To Start Living A More Luxurious Life Now

How To Start Living A More Luxurious Life Now

Anyone can have a more luxurious life. All you have to do is work at it and make a few adjustments to the way you’re currently getting by. Don’t let money stop you from indulging once in a while. Pick a few areas of your lifestyle where you want to experience the good life and focus your energy on improving those parts of your existence. Realize that you’re going to have to alter a few of your habits and make changes about how you currently exist to get what you want. See how to start living a more luxurious life now. Save Money If you want to travel to fancy places and wear expensive clothes, then you have to start saving money for it. There’s nothing wrong with working hard for your money and putting it away so that you can spend it at a later date. A luxurious lifestyle…

AQUATIS: too expensive, not interesting and lack of ecological values

AQUATIS: too expensive, not interesting and lack of ecological values

This weekend, LuxuryActivist went to the recently opened Aquatis. After a big buzz around the opening, we wanted to see for ourselves and I must say that it was more than disappointing, it was even shocking. It was old style, super expensive, all the cultural aspect is not well executed, and several ecological values were not respected. Truly a very disappointing experience with a real environmental responsibility. Project Recap, the key numbers Aquatis was a titanic project to get out of the waters. Seventeen years to build the organisation, the structure and to built the place. The entire platform is sit on a 12’000m2 area with a hotel, restaurants, the aquariums and vivariums. The hotel has 143 rooms, three stars quality. The parking has 1’200 places. The visit circuit covers 3’500m2 for a tremendous 2 million liters of fresh water. You will be able to see 10’000 fishes, 100 reptiles…

Victorinox Explorer White Christmas 2017. Let’s celebrate!

Victorinox Explorer White Christmas 2017. Let’s celebrate!

Victorinox dream of Christmas in white. In order to celebrate the holiday season, Victorinox is launching a new limited edition, called Victorinox Explorer White Christmas Limited Edition. For the first time, Victorinox is offering scales with a special, tactile surface structure. Thanks to relief printing techniques, users can feel as well as see printed snowflakes. In total, 15,000 examples of this special edition pocket knife will be made available worldwide, making Christmas 2017 extra special for collectors. The new printing technique will be used in future to add exclusive accents, allowing companies to get their message across using all three dimensions, so to speak: touch & feel! The name is perfect, too: Victorinox Explorer White Christmas. The gift packaging is also white and offers a front and back view of the pocket knife. All in all, it’s a stunning present to find under the Christmas tree. Full review in video: The Victorinox Explorer White…

Puredistance WARSZAWA Perfume, masterpiece.

Puredistance WARSZAWA Perfume, masterpiece.

Puredistance is one of the most exclusive Perfume Houses in the world that offers only Pure Perfume Extrait. We put all our passion and energy into the making of one truly beautiful Master Perfume at a time. Not just another perfume, but a Perfume with a soul and a signature. This year, they are launching WARSZAWA. Inspired by the class and elegance of Polish women and the rich history of the city of Warsaw, WARSZAWA evokes the chic of the golden days of Fashion and Perfume. This perfume has style, warmth – great depth of character – and will make you feel beautiful in a lush way. It will transport you to another world, a dreamy world, where you will feel elated and dizzy – in a good way. Was Jan Ewoud Vos inspired by David Bowie’s song with the same name – Warszawa ? In any case, the new Puredistance fragrance…

Choosing the Right Luxury Car for You

Choosing the Right Luxury Car for You

For some, buying a luxury car is a no-brainer. This is because the cars are guaranteed to be of top quality, and you love the brand and the image that is associated with it. If you are on the fence, however, there are a few key areas that make luxury cars standout and be the best cars on the road. Whether choosing a luxury vehicle for yourself or to raise the profile of your company, you’re investing into a great product that has: 1. Safety Features Luxury cars, on average offer more and better safety features, and the better the safety features that will come with it are as a standard. Your safety is of paramount importance, and these safety features provide better crash test results and are rated more highly by insurance companies. Whether it is for yourself, your family, or your employees, better safety qualifications are always important….

Top 10 preferred luxury cars in Switzerland: Porsche is leading. 

Top 10 preferred luxury cars in Switzerland: Porsche is leading. 

Switzerland is the land of super millionnaires. More than 303 families in Switzerland have a total revenue of more than 100 million CHF. 122 of those families are billionnaires. So the luxury market in Switzerland is quite high. One of the leading segments of this market is luxury cars. Here is the top 10 most preferred luxury cars in Switzerland by number of cars in circulation…

HEOS by Denon – Wireless music everywhere

HEOS by Denon – Wireless music everywhere

Music is part of everyone’s life. When you are a true music aficionado you want to find your music everywhere. At home we use to be glued to the living room or the bedroom because your hi-fi material was placed there. What happens if you are in the dining room, in the kitchen or even in the bathroom? Probably you need either to put your music very loud, or accept to wear headphones. With the development of wireless technologies, the installation of wireless sound systems became easier. While some brands are still struggling to provide the perfect sound with this technology, DENON is mastering wireless quality at the maximum. The brand is strong of its 100 years of history and thanks to the HEOS by DENON technology, it provides one the best quality you can find in the market. DENON, dedicated to the highest quality of music It all started…

Beauty Routine for Men, The Essentials. 

Beauty Routine for Men, The Essentials. 

Very often, men struggle with their beauty routine. Either we have no time for anything more than the basic hygiene or we will take hours treating ourselves. At the end, we do not really know how to handle a beauty routine on a regular basis. Here are 5 key tips to help you manage it. Nothing over the top, only the essentials. 1- Get your skin clean and healthy let’s start from the first step which is your skin. Do not mess around with it as you only have one (ok cells regenerate but you need to treat your skin well in anycase). The basic gesture for every men is to maintain one’s skin clean and healthy. And the solution is to exfoliate your skin twice a week. As we need to shave quite often, if your skin is recovered with loads of dead cells, shaving will not work well…

Why Overseas Nuptials offer a New Level of Luxury

Why Overseas Nuptials offer a New Level of Luxury

Planning a luxury wedding not only generates huge levels of stress between you and your partner, but it can also be seriously damaging to your bank balance. Therefore, couples are increasingly looking to alternate options to celebrate their special day. According to recent statistics, one in five UK couples are now choosing to tie the knot overseas, lured by the prospect of warmer weather and an idyllic backdrop against which they can exchange their vows. Overseas nuptials can offer a new level of luxury to your big day. Not only do most venues offer outstanding levels of service and attention to detail, but you will also come home with a tan. Organizing a wedding abroad is less stressful than you might think. Bespoke service, attention to detail, and even having your own team of wedding specialists such as those at Creative Destination Events on hand, are only some of the…

Victorinox Swiss Army for Her Eau Florale – Fresh and joyful.

Victorinox Swiss Army for Her Eau Florale – Fresh and joyful.

Victorinox is based in the heart of Switzerland and this specific location allows the Swiss brand to be inspired by the surroundings. The Swiss Alps is an amazing scenery with natural outstanding elements as well as a natural elegance. This represents the foundation of an olfactory endless inspiration. Victorinox gathers a short yet sharp collection of fragrances. Earlier this year, the Swiss company launched Victorinox Swiss Army for Her Eau Florale. The Eau Florale variation is a delightful version in which freshness and flowers meet for a very pleasant scent. The olfactory story starts with a sparkling accord of Mandarin, Peach, Blackcurrant and Pink Grapefruit. This freshness pursuits with a delicate femininity made of Peony, Violet and Jasmine. The delicate structure is wrapped with a tender energy represented by Cashmeran wood and White Musks, all gently enliven by cedarwood. “Eau Florale is a novel and tender interpretation of For Her,…

Beauty Rules Were Meant to be Broken

Beauty Rules Were Meant to be Broken

Beauty rules are such an integral part of our lives that we don’t even know who made them in the first place. Some are not even scientifically proven to work, and some we were taught since childhood. Even those routines suggested by professionals may become outdated over time due to the ever-changing trends and advancements in the cosmetic industry. Whether it’s about the piece of clothes or make-up style, beauty rules have never been more challenged than in the past decades with bold attitudes by celebrities like Rihanna and Taylor Swift. These trendsetters sure made we question even the oldest of the rules and reinvent ourselves with new habits and tactics. 1. Don’t go to bed with wet hair This is something your parents probably taught you since you were a little kid. And they did have a point especially in the winter months or when you already have some…

3 Tips For Your Anti-Aging Skin Regimen

3 Tips For Your Anti-Aging Skin Regimen

Youthful, glowing skin can greatly impact your overall appearance and self-confidence. However, as you age, so does your skin. According to the National Institute on Aging, aging skin can affect everyone differently — dryness, wrinkles, age spots, sagging, more visible veins and being less plump being just a few examples. So what can you do to slow down this aging process? Here are three tips to keeping your skin looking healthy and young. 1. Cater to Your Specific Needs Everyone has different skin, and therefore has specific needs they must consider when planning their skin regimen. Whether it’s dark circles, puffy eyes, uneven skin tone, oily t-zone, excessive dryness, sun damage or dark spots, research in depth what you can do to support your skin issues and ensure these factors do not get out of control or contribute to premature aging. On top of your daily regimen of cleansing and moisturizing,…

Single-hand watches, less is more.

Single-hand watches, less is more.

In Watchmaking, time is a serious matter. Hours, minutes and seconds are the pulse of a watch heartbeat. And time never stop. Despite the fact this might sound incredibly strict, some watchmakers brought a different way to measure time thanks to single-handed watches. Single… What? A watch hands are the reason why we look to our watch In watchmaking one key component are the hands of a watch. Without them you cannot see time. They have the function of transmitting the time indication from the movement to the dial in which you have the time marks. Or then it means you have a digital display. And do you know why they turn right around the dial (and not left)? This is because of the first solar clocks. The shadow projected on the clock dial would follow the sun position and so would turn around to the right side. Probably by…

Friday Chronicle #30: What is Luxury? From paganism to consumerism

Friday Chronicle #30: What is Luxury? From paganism to consumerism

Luxury is a very universal concept that has been part of humanity and civilisation for centuries. It is a very complex definition that has been evolving century after century. Luxury has determined and defined kings and conquerors from the masses, it connected humanity with sacred and has developed a multi-billion dollar industry. Here is the eye of the cyclone, let’s take a few minutes to pause and to interest ourselves in the definition of luxury, past, present and future. Luxury, from sacred to paganism and consumerism In a more traditional way, here is how Thesaurus define luxury: We tend to say that luxury is a 17th century definition. Nevertheless we can track luxury from even the paleolithic period. It is an universal phenomenon. During those times, luxury had 2 main roles: The social recognition The link to the sacred  In the first role, luxury was about richness and conquest. Kings…

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