Author: LuxuryActivist

10 Exclusive Luxury Watches for Women Worth Buying

10 Exclusive Luxury Watches for Women Worth Buying

Many women have a craze of wearing a classy watch on their left or right hand. An awesome looking watch is a unique way for women to complement their apparel, adding style, class, and grace to their appearance. An attractive watch expresses a woman’s bold personality, at the same time highlighting her inner beauty and femininity. Let’s explore the top luxury watches for women that they can buy online this winter! 1# Ballon Blanc de Cartier: Cartier is the top-most luxurious watch that is designed with Swiss quartz movement of high quality. The Ballon Blanc dial is adorned with deep-lacquered white pearl along with blue sword-shaped hands and Cartier trademark railroad design. Its thin and small case is accessible in 18-karat white gold or rose with colorless [IF, VVS1] solitaire diamonds on the bezel. 2# Blancpain Women Jour Nuit: Blancpain owns a striking design which is a thin yet large…

Why Luxury Student Accommodation is the Way to Go

Why Luxury Student Accommodation is the Way to Go

When people think of student accommodation, they often imagine one room with a wardrobe and not much space. While student accommodation can vary from place to place, there is a newer type of student house that is nothing like you would imagine. Luxury student apartments are now becoming more prevalent in and around universities. They offer a higher specification and more facilities than traditional accommodation. Here are some of the reasons you might choose a luxury apartment. Better Locations Often, student accommodation is located in cheaper areas of a city, and that is not often beneficial to its occupants. As a student, you want to be as close to your university as possible, and luxury apartments are usually located in prime locations that make attending lectures much easier, and saves on commuting costs because you are often within walking distance. Tighter Security Although the security for student accommodation, in general,…

How to Add Luxury to Your Working Life

How to Add Luxury to Your Working Life

Luxury means different things to different people. To some, luxury is a well-made item of clothing or jewelry they can wear with pride, or an expensive watch they can pass down to future generations. To others, it means living closer to nature, taking a boat out on the open water, or simply enjoying a well-cooked meal and a bottle of wine with friends. Whatever it means to you, a luxury lifestyle usually requires monetary input. The surest way to ensure financial freedom is through a prosperous career. However, many people feel they can reap the rewards of your labors because always tied up at the office. If your life is all work and no play, you might want to think about injecting some small luxuries into your working day to achieve a more fulfilling balance. Here’s how. Hire a Personal Assistant A personal assistant can serve all areas of your…

Christmas in the Snow: France or Switzerland?

Christmas in the Snow: France or Switzerland?

For discerning travellers, Christmas spent at a luxury ski chalet offers the chance to experience the ideal festive travelling experience. Envisage a picturesque chalet, nestled beneath powdery pistes; reindeer pulling a sleigh of excitable children along chocolate-box streets; giant evergreen trees, decorated top to bottom with ornamental lights and baubles. Europe’s luxury ski resorts evoke the Christmas spirit quite unlike any other destinations on earth. While there are many appealing destinations across the continent, few ski resorts are as opulent in their allure as those in Switzerland and France. But of the two, which is the best option for your white Christmas in 2017? Do you opt for the high altitude, cosmopolitan atmosphere, and vast resorts of fantastic France? Or would you prefer the traditions, heritage, and unique nature of spectacular Switzerland? France For fans of luxury, the high-brow resorts of France are a winning option. Helicopter transfers to the…

3 Great Sweet 16 Gifts Your Teen Is Sure to Love

3 Great Sweet 16 Gifts Your Teen Is Sure to Love

Believe it or not, that tiny baby you carried home in your arms seemingly last week is now a bright, fun and only occasionally argumentative teenager. With their big birthday around the corner, you’re starting to plan an epic Sweet 16 party and shopping for an unforgettable gift to mark this milestone birthday. With this in mind, check out the following three gift ideas, which any newly minted 16-year-old would be thrilled to receive. Chevrolet Camaro No Sweet 16 gift list would be complete without mentioning a new car. Your son or daughter will probably be getting their license soon after their birthday, and you would love to hand your teen keys to a shiny new vehicle. A great choice is the Chevy Camaro; this sports car looks great, has a powerful engine that can help your new driver get through heavy traffic with ease, and it gets fairly decent gas…

Living in the lap of luxury  – Property Inspiration

Living in the lap of luxury – Property Inspiration

Everyone dreams of living in the top floor penthouse with the city skyline as their view as they sip their morning coffee or enjoy their evening cocktails. But it isn’t very often the chance to look behind the doors of an award winning penthouse and bring that dream a small step closer. In the cosmopolitan hub of London, the wealthy region of Mayfair is home to the recently crowned SBID’s International Design Award’s for ‘residential design over £1M. An incredible piece of interior design fusing art deco styles with the historic architecture of the Grade Two listed penthouse, known as ‘Greybrook House,’ it sheds light on what it takes to provide the best accommodation for the super wealthy. Noticeable as soon as you step in the door way, the pristine marble hall way leads to a sitting room full of bespoke furniture, that is comfortable yet luxurious. A dramatic hanging bronze…

Some Quick Tips for Buying Skull Jewelry

Some Quick Tips for Buying Skull Jewelry

Wearing jewelry is a significant part of a lifestyle and has been there for ages now. As the choices differ from person to person, so do the types of jewelry. But most of the accessories lover would want to have something unique in their collection. Following the recent trends, skull rings for ladies and other jewelry in the similar category are greatly in demand. Regardless of punk style, soft grunge, biker, preppy or tattoo, skull jewelry are an evergreen fashion to follow and flaunt wherever you go. There are plenty of them such as shoes, bags, bracelets, earrings, belts and much more but one thing that is loved by all is the skull ring. Skull ring more popular among those daring and passionate individuals who ride bullets or similar heavy engine motorbikes and want to wear skulls fearlessly. If you are lured to buy extraordinary looking jewelry pieces, then you should…

How To Express Yourself Through Fashion

How To Express Yourself Through Fashion

Your clothes are one way to show the world what you stand for and who you are. There’s no denying the impact fashion has on your mindset, mood and confidence. Embrace the amount of choices that are out there for getting ready each day. Remember that clothing is more than simply a way to cover yourself. It’s used to make a fashion statement, and many people turn it into a career. You’re not the only one who struggles to make sense of it all and that’s why it’s important to know all of the ways it can help you feel more vibrant. See how to express yourself through fashion. Dress for You Although you probably page through magazines and see models online who you think look great and want to mimic, keep in mind that your wardrobe is all about you. Pick out garments you think are fashionable and that you…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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,…

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