Luxury

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,…

How to Add Luxury to Your Working Life

How to Add Luxury to Your Working Life

Luxury means different things to different people. To some, luxury is a well-made item of clothing or jewelry they can wear with pride, or an expensive watch they can pass down to future generations. To others, it means living closer to nature, taking a boat out on the open water, or simply enjoying a well-cooked meal and a bottle of wine with friends. Whatever it means to you, a luxury lifestyle usually requires monetary input. The surest way to ensure financial freedom is through a prosperous career. However, many people feel they can reap the rewards of your labors because always tied up at the office. If your life is all work and no play, you might want to think about injecting some small luxuries into your working day to achieve a more fulfilling balance. Here’s how. Hire a Personal Assistant A personal assistant can serve all areas of your…

Christmas in the Snow: France or Switzerland?

Christmas in the Snow: France or Switzerland?

For discerning travellers, Christmas spent at a luxury ski chalet offers the chance to experience the ideal festive travelling experience. Envisage a picturesque chalet, nestled beneath powdery pistes; reindeer pulling a sleigh of excitable children along chocolate-box streets; giant evergreen trees, decorated top to bottom with ornamental lights and baubles. Europe’s luxury ski resorts evoke the Christmas spirit quite unlike any other destinations on earth. While there are many appealing destinations across the continent, few ski resorts are as opulent in their allure as those in Switzerland and France. But of the two, which is the best option for your white Christmas in 2017? Do you opt for the high altitude, cosmopolitan atmosphere, and vast resorts of fantastic France? Or would you prefer the traditions, heritage, and unique nature of spectacular Switzerland? France For fans of luxury, the high-brow resorts of France are a winning option. Helicopter transfers to the…

3 Great Sweet 16 Gifts Your Teen Is Sure to Love

3 Great Sweet 16 Gifts Your Teen Is Sure to Love

Believe it or not, that tiny baby you carried home in your arms seemingly last week is now a bright, fun and only occasionally argumentative teenager. With their big birthday around the corner, you’re starting to plan an epic Sweet 16 party and shopping for an unforgettable gift to mark this milestone birthday. With this in mind, check out the following three gift ideas, which any newly minted 16-year-old would be thrilled to receive. Chevrolet Camaro No Sweet 16 gift list would be complete without mentioning a new car. Your son or daughter will probably be getting their license soon after their birthday, and you would love to hand your teen keys to a shiny new vehicle. A great choice is the Chevy Camaro; this sports car looks great, has a powerful engine that can help your new driver get through heavy traffic with ease, and it gets fairly decent gas…

Living in the lap of luxury  – Property Inspiration

Living in the lap of luxury – Property Inspiration

Everyone dreams of living in the top floor penthouse with the city skyline as their view as they sip their morning coffee or enjoy their evening cocktails. But it isn’t very often the chance to look behind the doors of an award winning penthouse and bring that dream a small step closer. In the cosmopolitan hub of London, the wealthy region of Mayfair is home to the recently crowned SBID’s International Design Award’s for ‘residential design over £1M. An incredible piece of interior design fusing art deco styles with the historic architecture of the Grade Two listed penthouse, known as ‘Greybrook House,’ it sheds light on what it takes to provide the best accommodation for the super wealthy. Noticeable as soon as you step in the door way, the pristine marble hall way leads to a sitting room full of bespoke furniture, that is comfortable yet luxurious. A dramatic hanging bronze…

Swiss Premiere of the Ferrari Portofino: the event!

Swiss Premiere of the Ferrari Portofino: the event!

Every time Ferrari presents a new model it is big news. So when Ferrari presented earlier this year the Ferrari Portofino at the Frankfurt Motorshow, all aficionados felt their hearts race. Now, the big moment arrived for the Swiss Premiere. The event took place at the prestigious Swiss Tech Convention Center – EPFL in Lausanne. A especial evening for a very especial brand. With the official start of the new luxury car, Ferrari is aiming to promote this new launch in the Swiss market. Ferrari Portofino, a GT described with sportiness and elegance The Ferrari Portofino is a grand touring sports car produced by the Italian manufacturer Ferrari. It is a two-door hard top convertible. The car is named after Portofino village and also replaces the California T. The Ferrari Portofino was unveiled initially in the village of Portofino in Italy with two exclusive evenings of 7 and 8 September 2017,…

How To Start Living A More Luxurious Life Now

How To Start Living A More Luxurious Life Now

Anyone can have a more luxurious life. All you have to do is work at it and make a few adjustments to the way you’re currently getting by. Don’t let money stop you from indulging once in a while. Pick a few areas of your lifestyle where you want to experience the good life and focus your energy on improving those parts of your existence. Realize that you’re going to have to alter a few of your habits and make changes about how you currently exist to get what you want. See how to start living a more luxurious life now. Save Money If you want to travel to fancy places and wear expensive clothes, then you have to start saving money for it. There’s nothing wrong with working hard for your money and putting it away so that you can spend it at a later date. A luxurious lifestyle…

Victorinox Explorer White Christmas 2017. Let’s celebrate!

Victorinox Explorer White Christmas 2017. Let’s celebrate!

Victorinox dream of Christmas in white. In order to celebrate the holiday season, Victorinox is launching a new limited edition, called Victorinox Explorer White Christmas Limited Edition. For the first time, Victorinox is offering scales with a special, tactile surface structure. Thanks to relief printing techniques, users can feel as well as see printed snowflakes. In total, 15,000 examples of this special edition pocket knife will be made available worldwide, making Christmas 2017 extra special for collectors. The new printing technique will be used in future to add exclusive accents, allowing companies to get their message across using all three dimensions, so to speak: touch & feel! The name is perfect, too: Victorinox Explorer White Christmas. The gift packaging is also white and offers a front and back view of the pocket knife. All in all, it’s a stunning present to find under the Christmas tree. Full review in video: The Victorinox Explorer White…

Puredistance WARSZAWA Perfume, masterpiece.

Puredistance WARSZAWA Perfume, masterpiece.

Puredistance is one of the most exclusive Perfume Houses in the world that offers only Pure Perfume Extrait. We put all our passion and energy into the making of one truly beautiful Master Perfume at a time. Not just another perfume, but a Perfume with a soul and a signature. This year, they are launching WARSZAWA. Inspired by the class and elegance of Polish women and the rich history of the city of Warsaw, WARSZAWA evokes the chic of the golden days of Fashion and Perfume. This perfume has style, warmth – great depth of character – and will make you feel beautiful in a lush way. It will transport you to another world, a dreamy world, where you will feel elated and dizzy – in a good way. Was Jan Ewoud Vos inspired by David Bowie’s song with the same name – Warszawa ? In any case, the new Puredistance fragrance…

Choosing the Right Luxury Car for You

Choosing the Right Luxury Car for You

For some, buying a luxury car is a no-brainer. This is because the cars are guaranteed to be of top quality, and you love the brand and the image that is associated with it. If you are on the fence, however, there are a few key areas that make luxury cars standout and be the best cars on the road. Whether choosing a luxury vehicle for yourself or to raise the profile of your company, you’re investing into a great product that has: 1. Safety Features Luxury cars, on average offer more and better safety features, and the better the safety features that will come with it are as a standard. Your safety is of paramount importance, and these safety features provide better crash test results and are rated more highly by insurance companies. Whether it is for yourself, your family, or your employees, better safety qualifications are always important….

Top 10 preferred luxury cars in Switzerland: Porsche is leading. 

Top 10 preferred luxury cars in Switzerland: Porsche is leading. 

Switzerland is the land of super millionnaires. More than 303 families in Switzerland have a total revenue of more than 100 million CHF. 122 of those families are billionnaires. So the luxury market in Switzerland is quite high. One of the leading segments of this market is luxury cars. Here is the top 10 most preferred luxury cars in Switzerland by number of cars in circulation…

Beauty Routine for Men, The Essentials. 

Beauty Routine for Men, The Essentials. 

Very often, men struggle with their beauty routine. Either we have no time for anything more than the basic hygiene or we will take hours treating ourselves. At the end, we do not really know how to handle a beauty routine on a regular basis. Here are 5 key tips to help you manage it. Nothing over the top, only the essentials. 1- Get your skin clean and healthy let’s start from the first step which is your skin. Do not mess around with it as you only have one (ok cells regenerate but you need to treat your skin well in anycase). The basic gesture for every men is to maintain one’s skin clean and healthy. And the solution is to exfoliate your skin twice a week. As we need to shave quite often, if your skin is recovered with loads of dead cells, shaving will not work well…

Friday Chronicle #30: What is Luxury? From paganism to consumerism

Friday Chronicle #30: What is Luxury? From paganism to consumerism

Luxury is a very universal concept that has been part of humanity and civilisation for centuries. It is a very complex definition that has been evolving century after century. Luxury has determined and defined kings and conquerors from the masses, it connected humanity with sacred and has developed a multi-billion dollar industry. Here is the eye of the cyclone, let’s take a few minutes to pause and to interest ourselves in the definition of luxury, past, present and future. Luxury, from sacred to paganism and consumerism In a more traditional way, here is how Thesaurus define luxury: We tend to say that luxury is a 17th century definition. Nevertheless we can track luxury from even the paleolithic period. It is an universal phenomenon. During those times, luxury had 2 main roles: The social recognition The link to the sacred  In the first role, luxury was about richness and conquest. Kings…

The Most Influential Luxury and Fashion blogs in the world – Top 75.

The Most Influential Luxury and Fashion blogs in the world – Top 75.

Last week, Feedspot.com just released an extensive list of the top 75 most influential luxury and fashion blogs and websites in the world. In order to bring a certain methodology to the ranking, here are the following criteria chosen by the RSS Reader in order to build an objective classification: Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites Quality and consistency of posts. Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review Luxury news and fashion blogs became a very strong medium to share news from premium brands worldwide. News are news, no matter if they are old or fresh. One of the biggest increase in the news business is the one for Luxury news. While the 2008 crisis is still hitting the board, the luxury industry has year after year a solid positive growth, between 4 to 6%. In 2016 the growth was 4%…

The 10 Most Luxurious Destinations in the World

The 10 Most Luxurious Destinations in the World

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a first-time flyer, holidays are a time for luxury. When the stresses and strains of daily life get too much, we all need to take a break – and what better place to unwind than in some of the world’s most idyllic surroundings? However, it isn’t always possible to predict what kind of experience you’re going to have when you travel somewhere new. Adverts can be misleading, and even customer reviews aren’t 100 percent reliable. Looking to plan your next excursion but not sure where to go? Satisfy your wanderlust with one of these ten luxurious destinations from around the world. La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica If you’re looking to experience true geographical wonder, this small town in Costa Rica is the destination for you. With hot springs, natural pools and rainforest trails, the area surrounding the Tabacón River is as luxurious as it…

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