Author: José Amorim

Top 10 Handbags For This Summer, The Instagrammers choice!

Top 10 Handbags For This Summer, The Instagrammers choice!

Spring is done and we are finally but surely entering the summer season, so now the big question is what should we wear this season? Here below you will find a sharp choice inspired by what top instagrammers would choose. #1- The Ipanema Midi by RealTrue Happy to start with this one as it is Swiss-Brazilian, sustainable and ecological responsible. Who said that fashion and luxury cannot align with today’s responsibilities? REALTRUE stands for a business and its products where beauty and sustainability fuse and can ultimately be experienced with enthusiasm and a clear conscience. The Ipanema Midi is made of true Brazilian Pirarucu Fish leather, manufactured in Italy. Great style. Thanks to Eileen for the tip –  @eileenschuch #2 – The Mini Roy Bucket Bag by Chloe Mini Roy bucket bag by Chloe is in smooth calfskin with “little horses” embroidery. Elegant yet relaxed, the Roy line’s mini bucket bag is…

LEGO® TECHNIC BUGATTI CHIRON – The Beast released.

LEGO® TECHNIC BUGATTI CHIRON – The Beast released.

LEGO® is an amazing brand that made many of our childhood dreams come true. LEGO®’s popularity is demonstrated by its wide representation and usage in many forms of cultural works, including books, films and art work. It has even been used in the classroom as a teaching tool. This year, LEGO® TECHNIC is launching a new construction model based on the BUGATTI CHIRON. This is more than a toy, it is a real collaboration between the two iconic brands to bring to both brands fans a dream come true: to build a Bugatti with your own hands. Not sure this will be only for children, dads might also take advantage of this… The LEGO® Technic Bugatti Chiron combines the iconic design tradition of the French luxury car brand with LEGO® Technic elements. The result: an interpreted version of the latest super sports car from Molsheim. The LEGO® Technic Bugatti Chiron on a…

Breaking News: Brigitte Announced An Acoustic Tour For 2019

Breaking News: Brigitte Announced An Acoustic Tour For 2019

Brigitte is definitely our “coup de coeur” in 2018. The French singing female duo reinvented a laid-back type of music, like if California was invited to Paris with more sexiness! It is a women’s talk that will appeal to everyone. In Switzerland we discovered them earlier in the year at their concert in Les Docks in Lausanne. Now, after an amazing concert in the legendary Olympia in Paris, Brigitte announced a special acoustic tour for 2019: two voices and a piano. Ce voyage à vos côtés autour de l’album « Nues » est si intense, si fantastique. Il y a encore de nombreux rendez-vous à partager mais, d’ores et déjà , nous vous avons réservé une surprise pour la suite. Quelque chose d’inédit autour de nos trois albums. Un moment spécial et intime : un concert acoustique, nos deux voix et un piano. On vous dévoilera très bientôt les premières…

The Top 10 Fragrances You Could Wear This Summer: Fresh,Sexy And Classy!

The Top 10 Fragrances You Could Wear This Summer: Fresh,Sexy And Classy!

Summer is almost around the corner and while you are probably finishing your holidays bookings, here is a short list of amazing fragrances you should wear this summer. Summer is the perfect occasion to try something new, fresher for the day and sometimes a bit more intense for the evening. Let’s forget our daily lives and experience a different olfactory journey across my top 10 fragrances you could wear this summer. Top 5 Summer Fragrances For Men Men are generally very loyal to their fragrances. Two main reasons explain this loyalty: If women tell men they smell good, they will keep that scent! And also they are not very efficient to go to a fragrance store and discover a new fragrance. So generally they stick to the one(s) they know. So gentlemen, here is our short list of fragrances you might want to (dare) try this summer. #1 – Dior…

Inside Chanel Destinations. First stop: Deauville

Inside Chanel Destinations. First stop: Deauville

 Like the stars that would form a constellation, certain cities made a lasting impression on Gabrielle Chanel. Deauville, Biarritz and Venice are part of CHANEL’s own astral chart. These destinations were linked to encounters, journeys, love or friendship stories, with some of the most important people in Gabrielle Chanel’s life. Each of these cities inspired the designer in its own way, helping to shape the CHANEL allure: horseracing, architecture and artistic movements down a sunny street, the presentiment of lifestyles to come, on the bridge of a boat or a beach, an instinct for future desires gleaned from simply walking and watching other women on holidays. Inside Chanel Destinations Chapter 22, first stop: Deauville. This first journey takes us back to Deauville in 1912. At this time, the French city is the epicenter of ambition and elegance. It is also one of the most popular seaside resorts in Europe…

The New 2018 Victorinox Classic Limited Edition: Let’s Travel The World!

The New 2018 Victorinox Classic Limited Edition: Let’s Travel The World!

For its seventh edition, Victorinox called out creative minds to design the new Classic limited editions. Once more, the Jovoto platform was requested to gather this new design contest. While in the 6th previous editions the theme was free, this year Victorinox has imposed one single theme: Iconic places of the world. All the creative minds worked quite hard. 878 submissions arrived from a total of 62 countries and only the best 10 were chosen to be part of this 2018 new series. Out of the 878 designs, Victorinox has chosen 30 designs that would then be submitted to an online voting. It happened across Social Media and Victorinox.com. Victorinox fans from all over the world could vote and elected the top 10 designs. The 2018 Classic limited edition is made from this top ten designs. It is amazing to see the power of crowdsourcing and how people get innovative. The…

Eve Sleep, The Mattress Revolution Promising A Perfect Night’s Sleep

Eve Sleep, The Mattress Revolution Promising A Perfect Night’s Sleep

If you think everything was invented in terms of mattress and sleep business, wait until you meet eve Sleep. For a very long time, good mattresses have been sold through expensive stores at massively inflated prices. That is why eve was created. A simple, beautiful mattress, available to everyone at a surprisingly fair price. Eve Sleep, A Modern Story In The Air Of Times Eve Sleep believes that good sleep and great starts are too important to be elitist. For too long, mattresses have been sold through expensive stores at massively inflated prices. So the brand set out to create eve. We had the chance to interview Jas Bagniewski, the company Co-Founder and CEO. You can read the exclusive interview here: https://luxuryactivist.com/Interviews/Jas-Bagniewski The management team at eve spent 12 years between them developing mattresses and selling them all over the world. 70,000 mattresses later, they arrived at the most comfortable mattresses ever made:…

The New Victorinox Alox 2018 Limited Edition: Iconic!

The New Victorinox Alox 2018 Limited Edition: Iconic!

 Since 2015, Victorinox launches a special limited edition for the Alox range. This is pure music to fan’s ears. Each pocket knife will have the year engraved in the back, so you know which year belong each limited edition. While the traditional Swiss Army Knife has the Cellidor scales, the Alox family is about another story. The scales are made in aluminum oxide, generally called Alox. The alox scales are thinner and more resistant to chemicals and daily usage, than the cellidor scales.  However, the Alox forgoes the tweezers and toothpick that the traditional cellidor version includes. What Alox fans like as well on these scales is the work done on the aluminium. The Embossing brings a technical, modern and edgy look to the Swiss Army knife. Younger as well: slim. This year, the Victorinox Alox limited edition wears red berry. This new limited edition has Alox scales, which are punched from…

2018 Cannes Film Festival – The best looks and also the worst… oh boy!

2018 Cannes Film Festival – The best looks and also the worst… oh boy!

This 71st Cannes Film Festival will be an edition to remember. For sure the French film festival will always be a special event. With the glamorous and activist Cate Blanchett as president, we could only see great positions taken. What is not allowed: Selfies, Harvey Weinstein and avant-premières! This year it was once again a sexy year for the Cannes festival with quite daring looks. Here are our best two looks and, oh boy, the two worst ones. Top: Julianne Moore in Givenchy Haute Couture The lady in red(head) walking the red carpet. This was a pure glamorous moment. We would love to see more elegance like this one. Julianne Moore had a very outstanding look and she definitely made her entrance. Top: Diane Kruger in Armani Privé What can we say about Diane Kruger in this amazingly beautiful Armani Privé dress? She is a true princess. It remind us…

Margot Robbie Is The Face Of Coco Neige By Chanel

Margot Robbie Is The Face Of Coco Neige By Chanel

It is official, Margot Robbie becomes a new egerie for CHANEL. Karl Lagerfeld has chosen Academy Award nominated actress Margot Robbie, an ambassador of the House, to become the face of the campaign for CHANEL’s first Coco Neige collection, designed by the couturier for winter 2018/19. What Is CHANEL’s Coco Neige? It is written in the DNA of the luxury French house that innovation and creativity will always be a strong source of inspiration. Gabrielle Chanel has set the foundations of the brand and provides an endless source of guidance to Karl Lagerfeld, the in-house Creative Director. Coco Neige is a specific line dedicated to winter sports, the snow and “après-ski”. The challenge of this collection was to combine technical materials with elegance and style. Each piece explores the ski world with all the CHANEL codes. Material combinations are very interesting as well. There is a true couture work and some…

Cannes Film festival, when stars “reveal” themselves.

Cannes Film festival, when stars “reveal” themselves.

The Cannes Film festival is the place where new stars are born and accomplished stars get the ultimate honors. In any case, stars attend to the French film festival to be seen and in some cases they end up showing off more than they would have thought. Here is our best review on Wardrobe malfunctions at Cannes film festival, since 1955!

The Royal Savoy Lausanne SkyLounge Reopening: Pleasure For The Eyes And The Palate

The Royal Savoy Lausanne SkyLounge Reopening: Pleasure For The Eyes And The Palate

There are places that are unique. In Lausanne (Switzerland) there is one place like these and it is the Royal Savoy Sky Lounge. This week I was invited to the reopening of this fantastic place. Probably one of the best views from Lausanne. You can have both the city and the Leman lake offered to your eyes. But that is not all. The place itself is charming, confidential and a marvel for your palate. A year after its inauguration and a first season that has made it the new sensation of the city, the Sky Lounge Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne welcomes you again. Revisited menu, inventive cocktails, more user-friendly layout, everything is done to transport you to seventh heaven – literally! The Reopening Of The SkyLounge – Great Welcome By The Royal Savoy Lausanne In order to officially quick off the season for the SkyLounge, the Royal Savoy Lausanne…

Probably The Sneakers Of The Summer And A Stan Smith Killer: Axel Arigato

Probably The Sneakers Of The Summer And A Stan Smith Killer: Axel Arigato

Summer is almost here and we are still wondering what we should wear. One thing that you definitely need to have it right is what shoes you should wear, especially sneakers. Stop looking, we just found the brand you need. Discover here below Axel harigato, probably one of the most refreshing sneakers brand for the past 3 years. You might want to buy them all! This brand is what we call a “Stan Smith killer“. Axel Arigato, the story “The idea of Axel Arigato started with us just questioning how and why you make things. The way we work is not traditional and I think that’s one of the reasons why people enter our brand.” – Max Svardh, Creative Director for Axel Arigato Axel Arigato is a contemporary fashion brand injected with counter-cultural references. From the beginning, Axel Arigato has always been about showcasing the imagery the brand was started with and…

Mugler Alien Man – We Are All Alien!

Mugler Alien Man – We Are All Alien!

In 2005, Mugler launched Alien Eau de Parfum. More than a fragrance it was a powerful talisman, a strong message to all women and a protection at the same time. Thirteen years later, Mugler surprises everybody with a masculine version that should captivate all Mugler fans and beyond. After The Goddess, Only A Man Could Do The Work! As for the feminine version, Alien Man brings a strong message to those who will dare wearing it. Alien Man will bring self-confidence, optimism and allow you to have the energy and determination to fulfill your dreams. It is all about strength, confidence and positivism! The new fragrance for men will be launched in May 2018 and will extend the extraordinary world of Alien towards a more masculine scenery and olfactory signature. “Alien Man is inspired by my Fabulous imaginary journeys” – Thierry Mugler The new fragrance brings together the origins of…

The Brasserie du Royal at The Royal Savoy Lausanne- Simplicity Is The Ultimate Luxury

The Brasserie du Royal at The Royal Savoy Lausanne- Simplicity Is The Ultimate Luxury

This week, we were lucky to discover the new seasonal menu of the Brasserie du Royal at the Royal Savoy in Lausanne. This is probable one of our preferred restaurants in town. The expertise of the Alsatian triple Michelin-starred  Chef Marc Haeberlin, complements the skills and experience of the Executive Chef Julien Krauss and the Brasserie team, allowing foodies to discover and enjoy distinctive and creative Brasserie food. Alain Kropf, the Royal Savoy Lausanne General Manager, explained that Simplicity is the ultimate form of elegance and luxury. This is why Marc Haeberlin was chosen to bring his expertise to the Brasserie. His approach of food requires the highest standards in terms of quality and the very good taste for simple ingredients. This is the heart of the Brasserie du Royal. Originally from Alsace region, Julien Krauss started his career among the stars of gastronomy. First at the Vieux Couvent in Alsace, then at the…

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