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Creating a Luxury Christmas Break

Creating a Luxury Christmas Break

Everyone has different ideas and expectations when it comes to Christmas. While some see it as a magical time of the year, for others it may be about bonding with family. Another thing that Christmas can be is luxury if you want it to be. There are many activities you can do in this respect whether it be fine dining or indulging in high-end self-care. It’s also possible that you do so without having to put a dent in your pockets if you plan ahead and think about it. See how you can create a luxury Christmas break below. Go to a Warm Destination While some people are inclined to stay in their city during Christmas holidays, others are open to traveling out. For those who are amongst the latter, think about going somewhere with sunshine during the Christmas break. A nice destination to consider is Orlando, Florida. It’s a…

Three Of The Best Diving Tenders & Toys – Monaco Yacht Show 2018

Three Of The Best Diving Tenders & Toys – Monaco Yacht Show 2018

The Monaco Yacht Show is the place to showcase new and exciting yachtie technologies, and with diving an established yachting hobby it’s no surprise that this year’s show was filled with tools to help us dive better. After all, when you buy or charter a luxury yacht, it’s not just the boat that you want – it’s the entire lifestyle. And for anyone who’d like to up their watersports game, a little help from gadgets can go a long way. With that in mind, we trawled Port Hercules to bring you three of the best diving tenders & toys Monaco Yacht Show 2018 had to offer. Discover our favourite new diving tenders & toys – Monaco Yacht Show 2018 delivered some amazing finds… 1. An underwater scooter to thrust you into the deep The SEABOB is a diver’s best friend, propelling you to great depths with minimal effort. Crafted from…

Luxury Women’s Outerwear That’ll Keep You Snug and Stylish

Luxury Women’s Outerwear That’ll Keep You Snug and Stylish

As winter is just around the corner, it is vital to start thinking of ways to keep yourself warm once temperatures plummet. It means looking beyond cozy sweaters and thinking of the different outer garments that will help to keep the cold at bay. To ensure you feel both comfortable and chic during the colder months, here are the luxury women’s outwear options that will keep you both snug and stylish. Find the Perfect Coat If you want to wrap up warm this winter, the first purchase you will need to make is a stylish coat. If you want to invest in a coat that will stand the test of time, so you can wear it with confidence for many years to come, you should pick up a classic design that will complement almost every garment in your closet, such as a trench, duffel, or peacoat. View the many different styles…

BYREDO ELEVENTH HOUR, WHEN EVERYTHING COMES TO AN EDGE – FRAGRANCE REVIEW.

BYREDO ELEVENTH HOUR, WHEN EVERYTHING COMES TO AN EDGE – FRAGRANCE REVIEW.

If there is one fragrance that you need to know this month, it is ELEVENTH HOUR by BYREDO. The Swedish born brand launched another wonder, that you will crave for in case your nose come across it. More than a fragrance, it is an original creation with a contemporary olfactory structure. No chance this Eau de Parfum will leave you with a heart of stone. BYREDO, more than just a brand When Ben Gorham founded BYREDO in 2006, his dream was stronger than any difficulty encountered when you build a new beauty brand. His creative mind was filled with ideas and scents brought back from his travels. When he went to India, his mother hometown, the shock of smells was a strong trigger for his imagination and BYREDO was born. Many people ask me what does it means BYREDO. Generally we say the name stands for “By Redolence”, which means…

The Three Most Astonishing Pearl Stories

The Three Most Astonishing Pearl Stories

  By Heather Carlson of www.PearlsOnly.com The pearl is one of the most valuable jewels in the world to this day. Known as the Queen of Gems, it is a symbol of elegance, wealth, and social status that is hard to replicate. Because some of these treasures are incredibly valuable, they gain global fame. In this article, we will discuss three of their stories. 1- La Peregrina Few jewels represent old Hollywood glamour as beautifully as the La Peregrina pearl does. Also known as the King Philip II pearl, it should not be confused with the equally famous La Pelegrina. The latter was offered by King Philip IV to his daughter Maria Theresa with the occasion of her 1660 wedding with Louis XIV, the renowned Roi Soleil or Sun King. What makes La Peregrina stand out even when compared with its paronym counterpart is its rich and tumultuous history that…

The World’s Most Romantic Drives

The World’s Most Romantic Drives

Those of us who really like to drive will automatically seek out the roads that deliver the best thrills. What’s important here is that combination of driver and machine working in perfect harmony; the sweep of the road, the shifting of gears. Certainly any road is better if it also offers nice scenery but that’s not always a priority. The trouble is, it’s not all that romantic is it? There are times in our lives when personal relationships take priority. We meet someone, we fall in love and look forward to that first holiday away together. A romantic tryst on the road to who knows where? It’s Better By Car We could fly to new destinations but the driver within knows that the best way to get the most out of a holiday is to go your own way and take the car. Better still, make the occasion even more special…

Our Top 5 European Road Trips

Our Top 5 European Road Trips

Europe. It’s a familiar continent yet it offers a wide and varied number of cultures. Turn a corner and there’ll always be something new to discover. Whether it’s castles or cathedrals, scenic beauty or gritty realism, Europe offers something for everyone. Travelling by road is by far the best way to see all these European treasures be it in your own car or a classic car or even from behind the wheel of a supercar rental. Driving gives us the option to stop where we please thanks to a wealth of hotels, gîtes and pensions. Driving for pleasure is a wonderful way to spend a holiday and it’s always good to seek out those special routes. Some are very well known but there are others on the list that offers up new vistas and surprises. Route Napoleon This historic drive was originally taken in 1815 by the eponymous French Emperor, although he…

A Career in Fashion Modeling

A Career in Fashion Modeling

A Career As a Fashion Model. Many people the world over are fans of the fashion scene. There are so many people who enjoy flipping through glossy fashion magazines on a regular basis. They subscribe to these widely known publications for many reasons as well. They like to check out all of the latest looks hitting runways in New York City, Milan, Italy, Paris, France and beyond. They like to see all of the latest offerings that are available through prominent designers, too. There are many individuals who have simple penchants for fashion. There are others who are particularly keen on the field. Some people love fashion so much that they actually try to pursue careers as models. Aspiring designers often work on their fashion design portfolio options. Aspiring models, on the other hand, often work hard on taking the best pictures possible. Going After a Modeling Career in the Modern…

A Man on the Move: How to Vacation in Luxury This Summer

A Man on the Move: How to Vacation in Luxury This Summer

When going on your yearly vacation away from the busy, professional life you lead, you will not want to go cheap and miss out on the most luxury you get all summer long. This is the one time in the year you can properly let go off the stresses of your everyday life and recline back, enjoying the sun whilst reading a great book or off having adventures in a country you have never visited before. When you work so hard, you deserve to treat yourself to something wonderful and have a vacation filled with luxury. This guide will give you some starting points on how to book the best holiday you possibly can and line up a once in a lifetime, extravagant and indulgent time abroad. No expenses spared Before anything else, you need to sort out where you want to go and, out of those places, where will…

Four Tips for Creating a Luxury Home

Four Tips for Creating a Luxury Home

Luxury homes are showcased in magazines, featured in tv specials, and coveted by most around the world. They are the best, the biggest, and the epitome of human design and elegance. The lie here, however, is that they are only for the elite. You can transform any property into a luxury home by simply focusing on the key characteristics that traditional luxury homes share. Make these four changes, and you can enjoy a truly luxurious home whether you own a detached property or a small apartment: Soundproof Your Home When you think about the most luxurious homes in the world, one of the common characteristics that they share is solitude. Even the multi-million homes in the downtown heart of cities are penthouses, minimizing neighbor interaction and giving their owners some of the best views over the city. To mimic this trait in your own home you will need to emphasize…

How to Start Your Own Custom Jewelry Business

How to Start Your Own Custom Jewelry Business

Making your own costume jewelry can be both fun and profitable. Let’s assume that you are interested in costume jewelry, want to try it out as a hobby, and, if people love your stuff, start a part-time or full-time business. Learning All about Costume Jewelry If you’re interested in making costume jewelry, then you’re someone who already has some artistic talent and an eye for fashion. Start by deciding what it is that you want to make. What type of style appeals to you? One way to identify your style is to visit local stores and notice how they use gemstone beads, gold, or cubic zirconia diamonds. Pay attention to the weave and the thickness of the wires. You’ll notice that some strive to grab your attention with lovely sapphire glass while others try to add value by using sterling silver rather than silver-plated brass. Notice all these little things to get…

Learn How You Can Dress To Impress Using These Tips

Learn How You Can Dress To Impress Using These Tips

To exude luxury, you not only need the right mindset and attitude, but you also have to know how to dress yourself appropriately. Your goal should be to always look put together, even if you’re staying in with a few friends for the night. You not only want to know what fashions are popular, but also create a sense of your own style that you can rock. Accept that it’ll take a little extra effort on your part to get it right. However, your hard work will be well worth it when you see how great you look and notice how awesome you feel. Do your Homework Take your time to learn more about fashion and what’s trending before you go spending any of your hard-earned money on clothes. Follow industry bloggers, page through magazines and look at images to get a better idea of what you may want to wear…

4 Unexpected Luxurious Destinations You Must Visit

4 Unexpected Luxurious Destinations You Must Visit

The world is full to the brim with jaw-droppingly beautiful destinations that are just waiting for you to discover and explore. Rather than visiting popular locations that attract tourists in their droves, consider more unique cities and towns that will provide you with a trip of a lifetime, while proving you are a seasoned traveller. If you are in need of some travel inspiration for your next big adventure, here are four unexpected luxurious destinations you must visit at least once. 1- South Korea Don’t allow South Korea’s northern neighbor to stop you from visiting this stunning country, which offers breath-taking national parks, islands, and mountains. For example, you can visit temples, hot springs and jagged rock formations at Seoraksan National Park, which is the country’s third highest mountain. You can also relax on the many beautiful beaches or embark on a lava tube tour at Jeju Island, while passionate skiers should…

Update Your Wardrobe Without Breaking Bank

Update Your Wardrobe Without Breaking Bank

Fashion trends change often and can be costly for the average American. You can dress stylish and fashionable without going into debt! Here is how you can update your wardrobe, save money, and enjoy fashion trends on your schedule. Define Your Personal Style The first rule about fashion is that it should be something that defines your own personal style. Even a “jeans and tee shirt” type of person can be fashionable while wearing what they love the most. If you are unsure of what your personal style is, you can learn it quickly. Reviewing your current wardrobe is a perfect start. Take note of the colors you wear the most and you can learn what your personal color palette is. Reviewing your wardrobe also tells you a lot about what types of clothing you gravitate towards, such as maxi skirts or sweaters. If you want pieces to update your…

How To Enhance Your Current Lifestyle

How To Enhance Your Current Lifestyle

In order to live your life without regrets, it is important that you are always striving for more. Of course, you should make the most of what you already have, but there is no shame in setting yourself ambitious goals and doing everything in your power to reach them. If you are unsure as to how you can enhance your current lifestyle, you should pay close attention to the following seven suggestions. Hopefully, they will inspire you to make subtle alterations to your everyday life. You might be surprised by just how big an impact the smallest of changes can make. Experiment with different work out plans If you already exercise on a regular basis, it is essential that you experiment with different work out plans. This is a great opportunity for you to find a work out that meets all your requirements. It might be that you are struggling…

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