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The “Bar à Bulles” By Ruinart At The Beau-Rivage Palace In Lausanne – Now Open For The Season

The “Bar à Bulles” By Ruinart At The Beau-Rivage Palace In Lausanne – Now Open For The Season

Lausanne is a beautiful place to be in Winter. The magnificence of the natural landscape, the closeness of ski slopes and the exquisite choice of unique places make the Swiss city a great destination for an evening, a weekend or more. The Beau-Rivage Palace is a luxury destination and a place one-in-a-kind. For the third time, a “Bar à Bulles” by Ruinart opens on the Lobby Lounge terrace for the winter season. The iconic transparent tube offers an outstanding environment…

Victorinox Opens A New Brand Store In Lausanne

Victorinox Opens A New Brand Store In Lausanne

Victorinox is the symbol of Swiss ingenuity since 1884. Decade after decade, the Swiss brand remains truthful to its core values of quality, functionality and iconic design. This month, Victorinox opened a new brand store in the heart of Lausanne. It is the second store in “Suisse Romande”, the French-speaking area of Switzerland. Lausanne And Rue De Bourg, The Place To Be. The municipality Lausanne has a population of about 140,000, making it the fourth largest city in Switzerland, with the…

Royal Wedding Nails – How To Look Like A Princess On Your Big Day.

Royal Wedding Nails – How To Look Like A Princess On Your Big Day.

It’s finally summer, which means we’re officially in wedding season! Recently we’ve seen the much-anticipated wedding of Prince Harry to his gorgeous American bride Meghan Markle. While we all looked on in awe (and a little jealousy) at Meghan’s elegant dress, and her natural, understated hair and makeup, I was also keen for a glance at her nails! In keeping with royal protocol and tradition, Meghan opted for a classic nude polish with purple undertones.  She looked flawless and exemplified the…

2019 Monaco Grand Prix highlights, on and off the track

2019 Monaco Grand Prix highlights, on and off the track

Jetsetters, celebrities and VIPs were out in force to watch the race action and party at the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix. Highlights were many – on and off the track – but Lewis Hamilton certainly wrote a new page in the history of motorsport by clinching his third Monaco Grand Prix win after a very tense race. Monaco’s homegrown talent Charles Leclerc had a difficult weekend, first in the qualifying session, where a misjudgement by the Ferrari team resulted in…

Cannes Film festival, when stars “reveal” themselves.

Cannes Film festival, when stars “reveal” themselves.

The Cannes Film festival is the place where new stars are born and accomplished stars get the ultimate honors. In any case, stars attend to the French film festival to be seen and in some cases they end up showing off more than they would have thought. Here is our best review on Wardrobe malfunctions at Cannes film festival, since 1955!

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….

The Royal Wedding: A Closer Look Into That Givenchy Dress!

The Royal Wedding: A Closer Look Into That Givenchy Dress!

It just take Google 0.74 seconds to find 90.2 million results about the Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. It was probably the news of the month and there was so many things already said about it. At LuxuryActivist we decided to focus on just one single thing: the Givenchy dress! French Style Meets British Talent: Givenchy by Clare Waight Keller As we noticed, this British Royal wedding was different from all the previous one. Experts tend to…

2018 Cannes Film Festival – The best looks and also the worst… oh boy!

2018 Cannes Film Festival – The best looks and also the worst… oh boy!

This 71st Cannes Film Festival will be an edition to remember. For sure the French film festival will always be a special event. With the glamorous and activist Cate Blanchett as president, we could only see great positions taken. What is not allowed: Selfies, Harvey Weinstein and avant-premières! This year it was once again a sexy year for the Cannes festival with quite daring looks. Here are our best two looks and, oh boy, the two worst ones. Top: Julianne…

2018 Cannes Film Festival: what you should know about this year’s edition.

2018 Cannes Film Festival: what you should know about this year’s edition.

In one month time the 2018 Cannes Film festival will start and this year and one big novelty is that there will be no selfies allowed during the photocall on redcarpet. Thierry Frémaud, General manager of the festival, believes that celebrities should take advantage of the professional photographers present. He also declared that a selfie is a ridiculous and grotesque activity. We already know that there will be no Kardashians / Jenner this year at Cannes…. 🙂 More seriously, here…

Oscars 2018, what do you need to know about this 90th ceremony

Oscars 2018, what do you need to know about this 90th ceremony

We tend to say that the Oscars is the Super-bowl of Culture. In any case winning an Oscar is probably the highest achievement accomplished by an actor, director, or any related professional to the cinema industry. Here is everything you should know. 2018 Oscars winners Here is the full list of the Oscars winners for this year. As we can see the great winners are The Shape of Water and Dunkirk. Best Picture: “The Shape of Water” Director: Guillermo del…

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…

Fine Luxury at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2017

Fine Luxury at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2017

The Cannes Yachting Festival 2017 Dubbed ‘the international rendezvous,’ the international Cannes Yachting Festival is a truly luxurious affair, with all manner of indulgent commodities on display in the Côte d’Azur’s most glamorous destination. Europe’s largest in-water boat show celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2017 and so, despite unfavourable weather conditions, the latest edition of the event was one of the biggest celebrations yet. As well as a grand selection of 600 luxury yachts, including 108 vessels making their world…

British Grand Prix 2017 Guide

British Grand Prix 2017 Guide

Britain is gearing up for this year’s Grand Prix at Silverstone, the home of British motorsport.  The big race day is on 16th July 2017 and it can’t come a moment too soon for F1 fans, who are looking forward to another exciting weekend of high-octane action. Few sporting occasions match the intensity, glamour and drama of an F1 race and you can make the most of it with a supercar hire. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or it is your…

The Montreux Jazz Festival, key numbers.

The Montreux Jazz Festival, key numbers.

Every year summer is pulsing around Lake Geneva in Switzerland thanks to the Montreux Jazz Festival. This very special Festival was founded in 1967 by Claude Nobs, Géo Voumard and René Langel with considerable help from Ahmet and Nesuhi Ertegün of Atlantic Records. The festival was first held at Montreux Casino. It lasted for three days and featured almost exclusively jazz artists. The highlights of this era were Miles Davis, Keith Jarrett, Jack DeJohnette, Bill Evans, Soft Machine, Weather Report, The…

The Monaco Grand Prix 2017: An Action Packed Weekend

The Monaco Grand Prix 2017: An Action Packed Weekend

The 2017 Formula One World Championship season is fully underway, with the sixth fixture having taken place in Monaco from 25th-28th May 2017. Undoubtedly the highlight of the annual 20-race calendar, this year’s race didn’t disappoint. The sun was out in full force and the mood was jubilant. Some spectators had taken the opportunity to rent a luxury car in Monaco to make the most of the weekend and discover some more of the beautiful Riviera after the festivities finished….

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