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Sebastien Cassagnol Is The New Executive Chef of the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne

Sebastien Cassagnol Is The New Executive Chef of the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne

Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne just released the fantastic news about its new Executive Chef: Sébastien Cassagnol. At the age of 47, the French Chef with a tremendous international experience takes charge of the Royal Savoy “Brigades”, under the Signature inspiration of Chef Marc Haeberlin. A French Chef With A Worldwide Panorama Sébastien Cassagnol has a very unique profile. Born and raised in France, he started his passion for cuisine at the age of 6 years old while spending a lot of time in his grand-parents’ kitchen. His career is a great path made of excellence, rigor, tradition and creativity. Mr Cassagnol’s cuisine is rich, facetted and respectful of traditions and know-how. He had the opportunity to work around the world and he as able to deploy a very qualitative cuisine. He discovered abroad that there is a very strong and genuine culture for French gastronomy. “Cooking is an art…

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…

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…

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…

Reputation Matters: How to Find the Best Products

Reputation Matters: How to Find the Best Products

How do you know what to look for when purchasing luxurious goods online or in stores? Is it simply the highest price tag or is there more to it? Whether shopping for the best accommodations during your international travels, high-quality body care and makeup, or different appliances for your home, you want to buy from a reliable industry leader. You want to purchase from a company that sells top brand-name products backed by a company guarantee. Before you buy the most expensive item, make sure it’s the best item. Here’s how: Brand-Name Products & Reputation Amway has been a leader in the online retail and e-commerce niche for more than 50 years. The company backs the products it sells, the brands it promotes, and guarantees the quality of all products customers order from the site. Operating in more than 100 countries, consumers from around the world trust the company and…

4 Tips For Setting Up A Luxury Corporate Events Company

4 Tips For Setting Up A Luxury Corporate Events Company

If organising exclusive events in luxe locations for corporate high-flyers sounds fantastic, a career in events planning might be your calling. Add a can-do attitude and lashings of charm and you’ve got a firm foundation for success. But excelling in the events industry is also extremely hard work — so here are four tips for setting up a luxury corporate events company. 1. Find your niche Since you aspire to work with high-end clients, you’ve already selected a specialism. But you can narrow down your niche even further by focusing on trade shows, corporate dining or collaborative charity fundraising events. And you might also forge links with partners for seasonal events — for instance, working with sailing experts like Charter One Yachts means you can charter vessels for exclusive parties during the Yachting Festival de Cannes. A broad knowledge of corporate events provides a foothold in the sector — but filling a gap in the…

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 say it was the renewal of traditions. Among many things: The first one in modern English Gospel and an American preacher acting A French Fashion House did the bride’s dress! By choosing Givenchy, Meghan Markle opted for simplicity, modernity, elegance and style. Since the departure of Riccardo Tisci back in 2017, it is the British designer Claire Waight Keller who is the Creative mind behind Givenchy. She was born in…

Exclusive Interview with Jas Bagniewski, Co-Founder And CEO, Eve Sleep (Sleepeve.ch)

Exclusive Interview with Jas Bagniewski, Co-Founder And CEO, Eve Sleep (Sleepeve.ch)

You could imagine that everything was already invented in the mattress and sleep business. Well, this was true until you meet eve Sleep. Here is an exclusive interview of Jas Bagniewski – Co-Founder and CEO of eve Sleep. The concept of eve Sleep is that everyone should be able to access good sleep. For a very long time, good mattresses have been sold through expensive stores at massively inflated prices. That is why eve was created. A simple, beautiful mattress, available to everyone at a surprisingly fair price. LuxuryActivist got in contact with them and could get the following exclusive interview. LuxuryActivist (LA)- Mr Bagniewski, with your established career in the industry, why did you create your own company rather than working for others? Wouldn’t that be more comfortable? Jas Bagniewski (JB)- I’m an opportunist, and when we realised there was such potential in the industry to build a viable…

How Jewelry Can Add to Any Outfit

How Jewelry Can Add to Any Outfit

If you know anything about style, you’ll be aware of the importance of accessories when it comes to completing an outfit. Choose correctly and you’ll be adding the perfect finishing touches to your look. Leave them out and no matter how chic your wardrobe, you’ll fail to shine as brightly as you should. Jewelry is one of your key accessories, and it can really make or break your outfit, so attention to detail and careful consideration are needed to make sure you select the right piece that will enhance your look for you. Necklaces One of the focal points of your outfit will be what you choose to wear around your neck. Plunging necklines and a hint of cleavage invite the addition of pendants and showier pieces, designed to draw attention to the area. To work well, the length of the chain is of paramount importance. The necklace must lie…

Planning A Luxurious-Looking Wedding On A Budget

Planning A Luxurious-Looking Wedding On A Budget

Planning a wedding on a budget can be a daunting task, and if you do not want all of the decorations or the setting to look cheap, you really have to make an effort and get as creative as possible. We have put together a list of tips and tricks that might be able to assist you in planning the perfect wedding from a visual standpoint, even if you don’t want to ruin your finances for life for the purpose. The right venue Organizing your reception at a restaurant is probably the most boring (and most used) ideas in the world. However, in the past several decades, buffet weddings have become more and more popular. What that means is that you can rent a fascinating venue such as a gallery, a museum, a historical site, or an aquarium (or zoo) and keep your costs minimal. Do consider one of these…

Top tips for hosting your first luxury party

Top tips for hosting your first luxury party

The time may have come for you to host your first party, for either yourself or a friend, and the chances are that you have no idea where to start to make it the most luxurious, magical event possible. Whether you are hosting a get together with friends and family or celebrating a special occasion such as a birthday or engagement, you need to make sure that you set the standard high right from the get-go. So make sure that you send your invitations out in time, choose your guests carefully to get the right mix, make sure that you dress to impress and finally don’t forget the food and décor to ensure you host an amazing event. Send your invites in time No one likes to receive an invite a few days before an event, meaning that they cannot attend. So, when it comes to sending your invites make…

A Guide To Planning A Luxury Vacation With A Difference

A Guide To Planning A Luxury Vacation With A Difference

Every now and again, letting your hair down is necessary. If not, you may find yourself working around the clock and not enjoying the fruits of your labor. It is okay to enjoy some of the finer things in life sometimes such as a luxury holiday after a long working year. Not only can it help renew your love for life, but it is also a great way to relax, see some of the incredible things life has to offer and get some well-needed rest. In this article, you’ll find a few tips on how to plan a luxury vacation with a difference. Research Your Destination The first step to planning a luxury vacation that’s different from any you’ve been on before is to do your research on your dream destination. You should ask questions such as what the weather is like, what the local culture is and where the…

How to start a blog about luxury?

How to start a blog about luxury?

We tend to say there are 152 million bloggers around the world. That seems a lot, especially when you know that every second a new blog is created. Bloggers are a quite recent phenomenon and brands have been using them as a leverage for visibility. In the past 2 to 3 years, brands are not seeking bloggers anymore, they want influencers, meaning people who can drive attention to what they think towards millions of people. The buzz landscape is changing. From a luxury blog to influencers, from online writers to social media celebrities… welcome to the next level of online visibility. Here are some pieces of advice to create your blog about luxury. Luxury Blog: choose your topic well Before starting a blog about luxury, you need to choose your topic and your angle. Probably this piece of advice work for any blog. Make sure you will have great pleasure to…

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…

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…

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