Author: José Amorim

Playboy will be nude-free from 2016… noooooooo!

Playboy will be nude-free from 2016… noooooooo!

The shocking announcement of Playboy new CEO to stop nudidity in the magazine was a canon ball in the media landscape. With more than 7 million copies in circulation in the 70’s, today the magazine is around 800’000 copies. Did Online porn kill Playboy.

Microsoft Surface Pro 4, the test by LuxuryActivist.com

Microsoft Surface Pro 4, the test by LuxuryActivist.com

This month I got the new Surface Pro 4 by Microsoft Switzerland and we could test it for one week. Microsoft has been investing for a longtime into the tablet/laptop technology and today Surface might represent the best alternative of all, far beyond the new iPad Pro that just hit the market in November.

Egofacto, you can support French creation to shine – Ulule project

Egofacto, you can support French creation to shine – Ulule project

When was the last time you did something good to support a great initiative. If last time was a longtime a go, here is one amazing opportunity to support a great project. Egofacto is a French Perfume brand created with passion, perseverance and dedication. The French perfume brand Egofacto is expanding into new international markets. Here is its story.. They have started a crowdsourcing project on Ulule.

Flynn Maria Bergmann – “Outside the story” at Kissthedesign gallery in Lausanne

Flynn Maria Bergmann – “Outside the story” at Kissthedesign gallery in Lausanne

This week, Kissthedesign gallery in Lausanne initiated a new ephemeral exhibition around the Swiss artist Flynn Maria Bergmann. The exhibition is called Outside the story. The exhibition also features the artist daughter with Minikiss: Tennessee Lou MacDougall.

Absolut Turns your night Electrik – 2015 Limited Edition.

Absolut Turns your night Electrik – 2015 Limited Edition.

This year, Absolut Vodka launched a new limited edition called Electrik. As a symbol of creativity ans energy, tue iconic bottle of Absolut Vodka gets a electrik blue and silver color. The aim of Absolut is to transform each evening with creativity and freedom. It is now a tradition that every year Absolut creates a surprising and outstanding limited edition with a cutting edge design and look.

La Prairie Skin Caviar Concealer + Foundation SPF15: Luxury and cleverness.

La Prairie Skin Caviar Concealer + Foundation SPF15: Luxury and cleverness.

Instant perfection. This is a daring yet real promise by La Prairie when it comes to skincare. This year, La Prairie put a focus on its iconic line “Skin Caviar”. This fall you might want to discover the new Skin Caviar Concealer + Foundation SPF15.

The JM Weston woman, a true contemporary vision of femininity. 

The JM Weston woman, a true contemporary vision of femininity. 

JM Weston represents the charming Parisian luxury. By bringing back the iconic “Drugstore gang”, the luxury shoes house revamped the idea of fearless youth, almost timeless and that each one of us would like to get some back. By doing this, they cleverly reintroduced the Weston woman. In the sixties, just before the French riots of 1968, this golden youth would be the most elegant and party oriented of all. Called as well the “minets du Drugstore” they definitely became an icon of freedom and personality. The Weston woman is the complete symbol of this heritage. And now, she is here to stay! Women and Mocassins, a story of elegance written in JM Weston DNA Since the sixties, women have found their happiness among JM Weston shoes. It was always this idea to take something masculine and re-use it in a feminine way. So women from all horizons have stolen…

Exclusive interview – Stéphane Décotterd, Swiss Chef at Le Pont de Brent.

Exclusive interview – Stéphane Décotterd, Swiss Chef at Le Pont de Brent.

LuxuryActivist experienced an amazing diner at Le Pont de Brent during the Nespresso Gourmet Weeks. During this experience we could enjoy and experience all the talent of Stéphane Décotterd, one of the most talented Swiss Chefs, today with a 18/20 Gault Millau and 2 stars at the Michelin Guide. He accepted to give an exclusive interview for our webzine and here is more about this amazing and talented Chef.

Aesop Double-Edge Razor, must have for men

Aesop Double-Edge Razor, must have for men

One very specific beauty care strictly reserved for men is Shaving. Aesop proposes a full range of products to help you shave every time you need. This year, Aesop is launching the ultimate razor for men: The Double-Edge Razor. Here are full details about it. This Double-Edge Razor is handmade by skilled English craftsmen.

Le Pont de Brent by Stéphane Décotterd. Passion at all levels – Nespresso Gourmet weeks.

Le Pont de Brent by Stéphane Décotterd. Passion at all levels – Nespresso Gourmet weeks.

Stéphane Décotterd is a Swiss chef super star and his restaurant: Le Pont de Brent. LuxuryActivist experienced this culinary journey thanks to the Nespresso Gourmet weeks and here below the narration of this exquisite adventure.

Luxury news for milleniums, technology changed everything. 

Luxury news for milleniums, technology changed everything. 

The luxury market is supposed to grow every year by 3 to 7% worldwide. This means that it is an industry with a strong appealing to people. There is an ongoing increase of interest for luxury news around the world and the young generations are ultra-connected, super-informed and craving for luxury brands. The luxury market is getting younger While emerging markets like Brazil, India or China have ups and downs, mature markets like the UK or the US are pretty stable or even slightly growing. This generates a strong interest on Luxury news as the luxury customers are more and more keen to discover more about brands, products and services. The younger they are the more informed they want to be. Among the younger customers, there are the Millenniums. They are below 25 years old and some of them have money. Millenniums have more than $US 200 billion to spend…

Killer Photography Tips the Pros Keep Secret

Killer Photography Tips the Pros Keep Secret

Are you hoping to improve your photography skills, whether you’re aspiring to become a professional photographer or you simply want to take better photos for your business site? Or are you a hobbyist who wants to be able to take the most stunning images that you can show off around the house and to your friends and family? Then continue reading for a few killer photography tips that the pros like to keep secret. With these tips, you can take your photography to the next level.

Damien Germanier, Culinary art at the service of your senses. – Nespresso Gourmet Weeks.

Damien Germanier, Culinary art at the service of your senses. – Nespresso Gourmet Weeks.

For Damien Germanier, his heart belongs to Valais. This talented Chef, not only applies his passion to his cooking but he also shares it with others thanks to the creation of cooking classes. Damien Germanier has a precise and detailed cooking. Full review.

Microsoft Office 365 – Product review – Only for Pros.

Microsoft Office 365 – Product review – Only for Pros.

This month I could experience the new Microsoft Office 365. Microsoft designed the Office 365 platform to bring together its existing online services. Read here the full review and product test. The best Office experience on a Mac but for Pros only.

Friday’s chronicle N.18  The cult of “eternal youth” – a today’s mantra.

Friday’s chronicle N.18 The cult of “eternal youth” – a today’s mantra.

What is more powerful and strong than religion, politics and sometimes even love? It is the aim for most individuals to remain young. The desirability to be young forever is a very strong feeling, more powerful and deeply installed in our today’s modern society than anything else. Read more here…