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Tips For Hosting The Perfect Dinner Party

Tips For Hosting The Perfect Dinner Party

If you’re hosting a dinner party at your home, then preparation is key to the success of the evening. You’re going to be largely in charge of preparing the food and dietary requirements yourself unless, of course, you’re getting a caterer. The decoration inside your own home, keeping check of invitations, who’s attending, and how all loose ends will come together will make for a slick and well organized enjoyable evening. Hosting in your own home has both pros and cons with one of the largest cons being the clean-up operation after your guests have left and you’re in the wake of a thoroughly enjoyed dinner party. You can consider hiring a cleaner for after your party if you’re planning a large event with a lot of people to feed, with plates and surfaces to be cleaned and tidied away afterward. Personalization Personalization can add a special element to your…

The Importance of Fashion Clothing For Children

The Importance of Fashion Clothing For Children

Fashion plays an important role in today’s society. People of all ages who are willing to express character and personality through clothes are following fashion trends each season. While most people believe fashion is based on eccentric items of clothing, it is not always the case. First of all, it is good to keep in mind the fact that fashion allows individuals to express and define their personality. Furthermore, fashion clothing is a simple way of communicating people’s interests and tastes. Therefore, more and more people should realize the importance of fashion for both adults and children. These days fashion is everywhere. People can see it on TV, on catwalks, in magazines, and on the high street. Your clothing choices are an element which can tell people around you a lot about who you are. Even though the first impression is quite important in some cases, people need to understand…

The Luxury Health and Wellness Routine Every Man Needs

The Luxury Health and Wellness Routine Every Man Needs

It’s no myth that the well-rounded man lives a well-rounded lifestyle. Increasingly, men are investing more in themselves, including their looks and lifestyle, and there’s no longer any taboo or judgment around men’s health and wellness goals. So what are the steps every man should follow for the ultimate luxury health and wellness routine: does it really involve skincare, can you really work hard and play hard and stay looking young, and what does it take to be a silver fox? Keep reading if you want to find out more about the luxury health and wellness products, and procedures, that truly pay back. Maximizing your workout: get out of the gym sometimes Gone are the days where in order to be seen as masculine, you need to be seen pumping weights in the gym. More and more men are opting for strong but lean physiques, rather than a shape that would make…

Learn How to Plan an Amazing Exotic Vacation to Turks and Caicos

Learn How to Plan an Amazing Exotic Vacation to Turks and Caicos

Traveling to exotic places allows you to see things that you may not be able to see anywhere else. When traveling on a luxury vacation, it is important to make the most of your time in the exotic destination. If you are looking for a great place to travel on your next vacation, Turks and Caicos is a great destination to consider. There are many great things to do during your trip and it is the ultimate destination to relax and unwind from a hectic life. The following guide walks you through a few tips to use when you want to travel to Turks and Caicos. Ensure Your Trip to Turks and Caicos Is Enjoyable Many people make the mistake of simply taking a plane to get to Turks and Caicos. This is not overly enjoyable, though. Consider a Marina Del Rey yacht rental instead. You can travel in the…

How to Have a Luxury Lifestyle on a Budget

How to Have a Luxury Lifestyle on a Budget

While you may wish to experience the luxurious side of life, you may not think you have the budget to make it possible. The good news is that there are ways to get a taste of the high life without clearing out your bank account. You just need to be a bit clever and think of less costly ways of indulging. Hire or rent You’ll probably be aware of the fact that limousines and supercars can be hired for special occasions, but you might be surprised to learn about some of the other luxury items it’s possible to rent. Always fancied having a yacht? You might not have the wherewithal to purchase one, but you can rent a night on a luxury yacht and experience the tranquillity and opulence for yourself. If you like the thought of having some diamonds or a Rolex to flash, you can hire expensive jewelry…

The Larvotto Penthouse in Monaco: An Art Lover’s Dream

The Larvotto Penthouse in Monaco: An Art Lover’s Dream

Property in Monaco has always been at a premium, but it has now reached dizzying heights of luxuriousness. A brand new penthouse has recently been added to the property market in the prestigious Principality’s Larvotto Beach locality. Priced at over EUR 30 million, this stunning Larvotto Penthouse is firmly in the ultra-exclusive bracket and boasts an array of stylish features, from a private rooftop pool to contemporary, bespoke furnishings. However, it is the penthouse’s hand-selected art collection that stands out as the most alluring feature. Art fanatics are sure to desire this unique property, which blends the lines between a comfortable home for living and a chic art gallery. Step inside and admire this artistic spectacle, which offers a rare opportunity for Monaco penthouse living. The Art-Filled Penthouse: A Gallery at Home The art on display comes from prominent and talented artists, such as Abbas Akhavan, Chantal Joffe, and Armen…

5 must-buy items for the ultimate luxury pad

5 must-buy items for the ultimate luxury pad

Creature comforts are crucial in any home — but those who appreciate the finer things in life tend to take ambience to the next level. If you’re designing your own elegant residence from scratch, or revamping the interior of an existing property, you’ve got a rare opportunity to create a bespoke design that fits your luxury lifestyle. But with so many fabulous furnishings and glamorous gadgets to choose from, prioritising premium purchases can be tricky. So here are five must-buy items for the ultimate luxury pad. 1. Jacuzzi No niche residence is complete without a cuddle-puddle — Jacuzzi bubbles and sparkling champagne complement each other perfectly. A relaxing hot tub session can be the perfect venue for a romantic rendezvous and larger models are ideal for celebrations with friends and family. If you plan to throw wild parties like a rap star, investing in one of these machines is a must. 2. Pool Private swimming…

SIHH 2018: Cartier Is A Master Of Mystery

SIHH 2018: Cartier Is A Master Of Mystery

With the opening of SIHH this year, Cartier is revealing 2 great timepieces: the Rotonde de Cartier Skeleton Mysterious Double Tourbillon and the Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious Day & Night. These two watches represent a deep understanding of watchmaking with a over-the-top sense of aesthetics. For sure these are quite exceptional watches. The Rotonde de Cartier Skeleton Mysterious Double Tourbillon This watch is built on the base of the one presented back in 2013. Here we have a very striking watch made in a 45mm platinum watch case and a good 12.4mm thick. We have the traditional blue hands and the blue sapphire in the winding crown. Cartier became a true expert in hiding secrets of manufacturing. Here is the video from the one back in 2013:  The principle remains intact. At six o’clock we can see a double axis tourbillon rotating in an aperture without any visible support. All the magic comes…

What Buyers Are Looking for in High End Luxury Real Estate

What Buyers Are Looking for in High End Luxury Real Estate

When it comes to high end luxury real estate, home buyers are precise as to what exactly they are looking for. According to the CEO and President of Better Homes and Gardens, Sherry Chris, prospective high-end luxury home buyers aren’t as concerned with size as one might imagine, but rather, they are looking for all those exotic amenities which are lacking in the average home. As a realtor or homeowner looking to sell your property, here is some of what prospective home buyers are looking for in a luxury property. Top on the List – Outdoor Rooms What the real estate section of bhg.com found when conducting a survey is that outdoor rooms are hot at the moment. These rooms are open to air typically on three sides and come complete with fireplaces, exotic plants and even stone pizza ovens. Luxury homes tend to do the most entertaining outdoors most…

4 ways to break into luxury entrepreneurship

4 ways to break into luxury entrepreneurship

Carving yourself a career in the luxury goods and services sector is no mean feat — especially when you’re up against established brands with hard-earned reputations. But if you like the finer things in life, have excellent taste and the confidence to mix and mingle with anyone, life as a luxury businessperson probably fits you perfectly. So here are four ways to break into luxury entrepreneurship. Leather A number of young entrepreneurs have made their mark in the niche Indian leather market in recent years. Gautam Sinha identified a demand for finely crafted travelling cases and lifestyle products made from leather and similar materials. And his Nappa Dori boutique leather brand now has a loyal following and looks set for further success. The Indian leather industry was worth $17.85 billion in 2015-16 and rival firms The Sole Sisters and The Trunks Company are now competing to grab their share. If you can spot a gap…

The Most Futuristic Luxury Cars on the Road Today

The Most Futuristic Luxury Cars on the Road Today

Luxury cars of the future were once the stuff of science fiction and museum-worthy displays. And the history of futuristic cars stretches back for decades. According to the Smithsonian, the Tucker was acclaimed as the 1940s car of the future. The Tucker Torpedo was unveiled in 1946 as a sedan featuring swooping lines, third centered headlights that swiveled to light the corners and fenders that pivoted. There were also disc brakes and a pop-out windshield to eject during a crash and protect its passengers. But the business model lagged and the Great Depression created a lag in the industry. But what the Tucker was missing was that element of high-end luxury. Today’s futuristic cars are transforming the concept of luxury and are already on the roads making a splash. If you’re ready to catch a glimpse of sci-fi worthy vehicles that are on the road today, here are three of the…

5 Contacts That Every Luxury Brand Should Have

5 Contacts That Every Luxury Brand Should Have

Life as an entrepreneur is never straight forward. You may feel as though you are constantly moving from one challenge to the next. This is especially likely if you are in the early stages of establishing your luxury brand. In a competitive market, it can be difficult to stand out from your competitors and to attract a loyal following. However, even when you have finally achieved success, the challenge is not over. There are still plenty of hurdles that you will have to face and important decisions that you will need to make. That is why you should plan ahead and find services that will help you to stay on top. Below are five contacts that every luxury brand should have. An accountant Once your business begins to bring in an impressive profit, it is even more important that you are effectively managing your finances. That is why you should…

Cryptobanks Are The Next El Dorado, Meet Crypterium.

Cryptobanks Are The Next El Dorado, Meet Crypterium.

In less than ten years, the Crypto-Economy will represent more than USD 10 Trillion. While people talk about BitCoins, this crypto-currency is just one piece of the puzzle. The number of cryptocurrencies available over the internet as of 27 November 2017 is over 1’324 and growing. A new cryptocurrency can be created at any time. By market capitalization, Bitcoin is currently the largest blockchain network, followed by Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple and Litecoin. This new crypto-economy is growing so fast that more and more people wish to use crypto-currency to manage theirs transactions. With such potential, a visionary team created Crypterium, the first true Cryptobank in the world. It is a truly global project, completely decentralized and taking its foundations in the heart of the crypto-economy.  Here is how. Crypto-currency: the evolution of money Traditional banks go bankrupt, money devaluates from one day to another, bank transferts contains taxes, rates and sometimes…

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,…

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