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Five Reasons To Buy Your Luxury Watch Pre-owned

Five Reasons To Buy Your Luxury Watch Pre-owned

You could buy a pre-owned watch from the year you were born, the year you got married, or even a retired color or unique style that speaks to you. Discover the excitement of the hunt for that unusual, rare watch find, with the idea that you will have a one-of-a-kind timepiece gracing your arm. Here are 5 reasons to buy your luxury watch pre-owned 1)   Choice Remember that watch you really wanted when you were a teenager, but couldn’t afford? There is a good chance you can find it in the pre-owned market, probably for a reasonable price. The pre-owned watch market is full of rare and discontinued models for smart shoppers looking for bargains. For example, bag this Cartier Roadster for a pretty decent price. From Rolex models studded with precious gems to watches made decades before you were born, the pre-owned luxury watch market offers loads of choice….

The Best Temples to See in Vietnam

The Best Temples to See in Vietnam

There are many reasons why so many people come to Vietnam each year. This is a truly incredible place with an enormous amount to see and do for every type of visitor. Arguably, the best aspect of Vietnam is exploring the breathtaking temples which give you a glimpse into the country’s fascinating ancient past. Here are a few of the best temples to visit during your trip here: Tran Quoc Pagoda Tran Quoc Pagoda is one of the oldest temples in Vietnam dating back to the 6th century. The main pagoda reaches 15 metres high with the surrounding structures including a fascinating museum, an incense burning house and more to explore. Temple of Literature Founded in 1070, this Confucian temple contains the very first university in Vietnam and it is one of the most famous temples in the country. There are 5 impressive courtyards to explore and a great place…

Find Out What To Wear In St.Tropez: 2019 Summer Guide

Find Out What To Wear In St.Tropez: 2019 Summer Guide

Let us guide be your guide for what to wear in St. Tropez 2019 – Look and feel the part this summer. The Cote D’Azur has long been a jet-set destination, and this is perhaps why a classic style has always been in favour here. Yet while it may look majestic, St. Tropez fashion is a lot more attainable than you may think. The key to achieving that effortless French Riviera style is to plan your outfits so they do all the work for you. Here are five looks to bring that coveted je ne sais quoi to your holiday wardrobe, taking you from day to night, from beach to bar, from Les Parcs de Saint Tropez to Les Caves du Roy. Here’s what to wear in St. Tropez in summer 2019 Relaxing Sunbathe in a stylish one-piece. This is a sophisticated choice in a place where everyone shows up…

Five Reasons To Say No To A Smart Meter

Five Reasons To Say No To A Smart Meter

Hailed as technology’s answer to high home energy bills, smart meters are installed in nearly seven million homes in the UK, with every household set to be offered one by 2020. Unfortunately, in addition to being fraught with problems, smart meters have not been the budget saviour they were promised to be. Here are 5 reasons to say no to a smart meter. 1- Smart meters compromise security and privacy Hacking issues arose almost immediately when the smart meter installation effort was announced. Security experts still warn that smart meters can become infected with viruses, spreading it around other devices in your home. Still other experts call out concerns of hacking, warning that the device could be used by terrorists. Of further concern, there are no privacy laws protecting the data on your energy consumption or how the information can be used. 2- Smart meters don’t work in low-signal areas…

Luxury Travel: Getting The Most Out Of Every Experience

Luxury Travel: Getting The Most Out Of Every Experience

For some, when they travel, they will want the finer things in life. This means finding the best locations, top destinations, unforgettable scenery, delicious food, and the finest souvenirs. For travelers to make sure they make the most out of their travel experience, there will be plenty to consider ahead of time, so that the time spent away is not wasted. Cultivating a travel experience to remember is more possible than ever before, thanks to advancements in technology, communication, and the way we connect with the world. Those looking for a luxury travel experience, in particular, can benefit from these advancements, as this article will highlight. Making Use Of Technology Technology is ever-evolving, and the way it can enrich and enhance day to day life is apparent in the lifestyle choices we make every day. However, some may not consider how this technology can impact a traveling experience, and for…

Vitamins & Supplements 101: What You Need to Know

Vitamins & Supplements 101: What You Need to Know

Do you take vitamins and supplements? If you do, you are not alone. Millions of Americans take or have taken supplements and vitamins. And it’s no wonder why. These health aids provide a range of benefits. Whether you are taking supplements to add nutrients to your diet or calcium and vitamin D for bone health, there are a few things you should know.  Who Needs Supplements and Vitamins Most people don’t need to supplement their diets. It’s true. If you are a generally healthy person and consume a wide range of foods including vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, legumes, fish, and lean meats, you likely do not need to supplement your diet. Why? All of these foods provide valuable nutrients. After all, The Dietary Guidelines for Americans states that nutritional needs should be met through your diet. But there are some exceptions. Women who are pregnant can benefit from prenatal…

How Your Car Can Define Your Lifestyle

How Your Car Can Define Your Lifestyle

Does your lifestyle define your car, or does your car define your lifestyle? It can go either way and when you’re looking at new luxury cars, you’re taking control of your lifestyle (for the better). There’s a reason what we drive has always been a symbol of who we are and what we value. Sometimes people even make a point to meet someone where they can see what they drive in order to judge them—a car can tell you a lot about a person, including what they can afford. Is it fair to judge a person by their vehicle? Maybe not, but it regularly happens. This isn’t true just for luxury car owners, either. If someone drives a Prius or an old muscle car that’s been carefully restored, you already have some pre-judgments about them, and you’re likely spot on. A car can tell you something about a person’s morals…

Ways To Spend A Luxurious Vacation In Aspen

Ways To Spend A Luxurious Vacation In Aspen

Aspen is a city that’s brimming with history and culture, and every year plenty flock to visit its snow-capped mountains to visit its finest ski resorts. If you’re looking for a getaway that is high-class in terms of dining, entertainment and accommodation, then Aspen is ready and waiting. Its boutique shops and luxury hotels are the stuff of dreams, as is its jagged mountain scenery. Visit their best luxury spa Remède Aspen Luxury Spa really does have it all in terms of spas. Not only do you have access to all the traditional treatments, but also some cutting-edge treatment technology such as an oxygen lounge, steam caves, and a specialized waterfall. This is the type of spa where you drink champagne while sat in a hot tub, giving yourself a pampering like no other – no thin slices of cucumber and badly made coffee here. Dine at Pinons Eating the…

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…

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