Author: LuxuryActivist

Master Parfums, A Pocket Quizz for Fragrance Lovers

Master Parfums, A Pocket Quizz for Fragrance Lovers

Created by Anne-Laure Hennequin, fragrance expert, I got the chance to discover a new Pocket Quiz about fragrances. It is called Master Parfums. One hundred and twenty questions,forty-four cards and four themes to challenge your fragrance knowledge. Behind this very interesting  game, one company: Fragrantly Yours. This company was created by Anne-Laure Hennequin. She is a fragrance expert. After a successful career working  for prestigious companies like Kenzo Parfums, Prada and Puig, Ms Hennequin decided to create her own company in  2017. Driven by Edutainment, she engages and motivates the participants by providing – as well of a multi-cultural expertise of fragrances and selling- self-confidence and passion for their job: essential conditions for increasing sales. With Master Parfums, you will enjoy a journey into the passionate world of fragrances. Four themes for four colors: Rose: History, Literature and Mythology Orange: The Fragrance Behind the scene Blue: The Olfactory Palette Green: Brands, Fragrances and…

Sisleÿa By Sisley 2019 New launches, Fighting Epigenetic!

Sisleÿa By Sisley 2019 New launches, Fighting Epigenetic!

In 2016, Sisley began to explore a third factor influencing the ageing process: epigenetic. All the products in the Sisleÿa L’Intégral Anti-Âge line have since incorporated this new approach, which targets the cell’s lifecycle and combats the visible signs of aging. Here are 3 new interesting launches in 2019 that will help Sisleÿa L’Intégral Anti-Âge Hand Care Anti-Aging Concentrate SPF30 Providing the same care as the face, the new hand care anti-aging Concentrate is a complete anti-aging care that plumps, smooths, hydrates, nourishes and protects while combating dark spots to treat all the visible signs of ageing on the hands and to lavish them. This new formula incorporates the famous trio from Sisleÿa L’intégral anti-âge. These active ingredients help restore optimal cell life. The skin’s micro-relief becomes smoother and fine lines are visibly reduced Persian Acacia extract Lindera extract Yeast and Soy protein complex Other ingredients, directly connected with hand care specifics will complete the formula in order to provide a global solution. The Hexyl…

Buying Fine Goods on Your Luxury Vacation

Buying Fine Goods on Your Luxury Vacation

Travellers with refined tastes do not feel the need to visit the local souvenir shop for snow globes and key chains to bring home after a luxurious vacation. These items are not made to last and have no real connection to the destination beyond the words printed on them. Rather than coming home with a cotton blend t-shirt that will never be worn, angle for a fine good that will bring beauty, joy, and a lasting memory of your trip of a lifetime home with you. Make Room in the Budget Whether you’ve been saving for this once in a lifetime trip for years, financed the trip especially, or have the luxury of travelling this way as part of your annual expenditure, ensure you have room in the budget for at least one meaningful item from your destination. A range of financing options are popular choices with travelers who want to ensure they can make…

Luxury Clothing on a Budget: Yes, It’s Possible

Luxury Clothing on a Budget: Yes, It’s Possible

As of 2019, the luxury apparel industry in the U.S. values at $18.75 Million and has massive growth room based on the market study conducted by Statista. The term “luxury clothing” tends to intimidate a lot of consumers as they automatically think of expensive designer brands that easily cost several thousands of dollars. In truth, luxury clothing is more of a feeling the item gives off with its textures and overall effect. So if you’re on a budget, is it possible to obtain pieces of luxury clothing? It Starts With Your Funds Money always factors into fashion even when you’re the one creating the pieces yourself. A good rule of thumb is to limit clothes budget to around 5% of after-tax income according to Pete Dunn, a financial planner. To see what fashion pieces are practical, it’s good to establish your funding, and in some cases you may want to make use of…

Luxury Essentials for Every Woman’s Wardrobe in 2019

Luxury Essentials for Every Woman’s Wardrobe in 2019

For a truly luxurious wardrobe that is low-effort yet timeless, there are some basic essentials that every woman needs to own. Chances are that you probably own some of these basics already, but if you’re missing any from your current wardrobe setup, then you might be making life harder for yourself. These classic fashion choices will never go out of style, and even as the fashion world prepares for another year of surprises and colors, these luxurious additions to your wardrobe will make getting ready for any occasion much easier and less likely to end up with a frenzy of rushed purchases. The Classic White Shirt Every woman needs to own at least one white shirt, and the crisper, the better. A white shirt will add a touch of class to any outfit that you match it with, and whether that’s your business suit or a jeans and jacket combo,…

VistaJet Launches Wine Service for Passengers

VistaJet Launches Wine Service for Passengers

  Private aviation company VistaJet is launching The VistaJet Wine Program, a service that is designed to enhance the wine drinking experience for passengers on its aircraft as well as at international destinations. The programme comprises a selection of wine-themed events and features. This includes the Signature Wine List, a selection of wines that will perform well at high altitudes. Each of these have been hand-picked by Thomas Flohr, the Founder and Chairman of VistaJet, who is a wine enthusiast with a cellar of over 3,000 bottles. Thomas Flohr said: “Enjoying a glass of wine while in flight should be the same as a glass of wine in a restaurant. But nobody has ever managed to offer this on a global scale. “So, to provide the consistency of service and quality to our members, we have created the first global program that will ensure our guests enjoy the best possible…

Luxury Getaways in Eastern Europe

Luxury Getaways in Eastern Europe

In recent years, Eastern Europe has earned its status as a luxury hotspot for travellers who crave artistic and cultural energy. Travelling in Eastern Europe offers a wide breadth of Mediterranean landscapes and medieval cities, many of which have been well-preserved throughout the centuries. Even better, luxury standards are largely uniform throughout Europe, which means that you can find the same key conveniences in high-end Eastern European accommodation to ensure a glamorous and relaxing trip. Getting to Eastern Europe Most major cities and countries in Eastern Europe are well-connected by airports, especially if you are travelling from within the continent. Some destinations are most easily reachable by train: it is recommended to opt for first class tickets or private compartments for added privacy. For non-EU nationals, it’s generally wise to make arrangements for basic medical necessities and lost or stolen personal items. This is especially important for vacationers bringing or purchasing luxury items, such as…

What Type of Luxury Vehicle Are You?

What Type of Luxury Vehicle Are You?

Most people dream of owning a luxury vehicle, but when the time comes, what will you actually get? If you have the means to get any car you want, will you be disappointed in your choice? The answer is no, if you know which type of luxury vehicle suits your personality. Read on to learn which type of luxury vehicle is the embodiment of your personality. 1. Rockstar/diva The Rockstar or Diva personality type often gets a bad rap. Yes, these people do like to be the center of attention, but they’re also the life of the party. A diva or Rockstar personality is the type to bring a bit of glitter to everything they do. When you’re around this person, everything gets a bit more interesting. On the flipside, this personality does not settle. They demand to be treated with respect and surrounded by luxury.  This personality likes to…

4 Surprisingly Affordable Luxury Vacations

4 Surprisingly Affordable Luxury Vacations

There’s nothing like a spot of luxury vacationing to make you feel like the 1%. Some people seem to be under the impression that you need vast amounts of wealth in order to be able to vacation in luxury, but that simply isn’t true. In the modern age, luxury vacations are becoming the norm rather than the exception, and you don’t need to dip into your savings to be able to afford them. No matter what kind of vacation you’re dreaming of, these four luxury vacation ideas are not only well within reach, they could see you jetting off for the vacation of a lifetime much sooner than you expected. Vacation like European Royalty Most people have dreamed of staying in a castle for their vacation, but the assumption is always that these are going to be very costly. That’s no longer the case, with websites offering a variety of…

Tips for Planning a Winter Wedding

Tips for Planning a Winter Wedding

Winter weddings are popular because of the sparkling snow and winter wonderland feeling that they offer. If you are planning a winter wedding, you will need to plan everything carefully while considering the chill. Here are some tips that will come in handy when planning a winter wedding: Set Your Date Soon In the winter, most people are busy making holiday plans and traveling. For this reason, you need to set your wedding date as soon as possible to ensure that your guests can attend. If you want a small, intimate wedding, you can get away with a December wedding because you will not have to make many plans. However, a large wedding requires more planning time, so you should set a February date. Choose a Suitable Venue You need to select the right location for your winter wedding. If you want an outdoorsy wedding with a rustic feel, you…

3 Major Benefits of Luxury Residential Living

3 Major Benefits of Luxury Residential Living

Luxury residential living is something that many of us aspire to. Whether you’re beginning college and you’re considering Colab apartments for student living in Denver because the dorms just aren’t going to cut it, or you plan to move into a different posh setting, just know that this lifestyle definitely has its benefits. If you plan to relocate, you might want to know what it’s like to live in Denver if you intend to move to this great city. Or maybe you plan to move to New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, or any other big city with wonderful apartments and lots of perks. Guess what? Luxury living benefits are pretty much standard no matter where you finally decide to lay down your roots. So if Denver, NYC, or LA isn’t your cup of tea, you’ll still find the best benefits of luxury residential living no matter where you wind…

How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Monaco

How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Monaco

A New Year’s Eve in Monaco guarantees a night to remember. From glamorous clubbing to festive dinners and fireworks, here are a few Monaco events to pave your way to a sparkling 2019. Take to the skies First of all, if you’re planning to spend New Year’s Eve in Monaco, why not make a celebrity-style entry aboard a helicopter? With the Principality’s helicopter company Monacair, you can enjoy a Monaco airport transfer from Nice airport for a little more than the cost of a taxi and you’ll be chauffeur-driven to your accommodation. If you’re already in Monaco, Monacair is offering a five-minute panoramic flight for just 35 euros per person until 6 January 2019. The tours are available every day except 25 December and 1 January, which means you can seize this opportunity on 31 January. Taking off from Monacair’s base at the sea-facing heliport in Fontvieille, you’ll fly from…

The Ultimate Guide to Having a Luxury Lifestyle in the New Year

The Ultimate Guide to Having a Luxury Lifestyle in the New Year

With the new year fast approaching, many people, including yourself, will have already begun to think about what changes they are going to make in their lives and how to achieve these goals. The new year is a great time to declare a new start for yourself and set resolutions that will have a highly positive impact on your lifestyle. Perhaps you have decided to give up smoking or go to the gym a little bit more? If you can keep one resolution, then why not go the whole way an make the choice to inject more luxury into your life? This might not sound like an obvious resolution at first but given that you only have one life to live, making a commitment to having the best one possible with no compromises suddenly makes a lot of sense. A complete overhaul of your lifestyle doesn’t need to be as scary…

5 Luxury Gift Ideas For That Special Someone

5 Luxury Gift Ideas For That Special Someone

The festive season is fast approaching, which means that now is the ideal time to start shopping for that special someone. There is always a considerable amount of pressure to purchase your partner something that they will love and highly appreciate, no matter if it is the early stages of your relationship or if you have been married for many years. What you buy your partner will depend on their personality and taste, but there are a few luxury options which you can never go wrong with which will certainly make for a unique gift and allow you to enjoy the holidays more in love than ever. 1- Shared Experiences Sometimes, a shared experience can be a better gift to give your loved one than a physical gift. There are all kinds of luxury options to consider, and it will depend on your interests, but a few good choices include:…

Domaine Des Malandes, A Winery Anchored In Tradition And Overflowing Energy

Domaine Des Malandes, A Winery Anchored In Tradition And Overflowing Energy

Domaine des Malandes is a family domaine that exploits 29 hectares of vines in Chablis. Their wines are appreciated for their freshness, finesse and minerality directly from the famous Kimmeridgian, unique subsoil of the Chablis vineyard. France has a fantastic terroir and Chablis is for sure one of the best places in the world for wine. Le Domaine Des Malandes, a Family Passion From Generation to Generation It all started after the Second World War, when André and Gabrielle Tremblay harvested their first grapes in 1949 in their vineyard “Fourchaume”. With great work and passion, they brought the domain up to 7Ha and handed it over to their daughter Lyne Marchive. She started her own winery in Chablis in 1973 and In 30 years she grew the number and the size of her vineyards, extended the winery and modernized the equipment. Lyne Marchive started traveling and exported her wines to Asia,…

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