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,…

Puredistance, A True Exclusive And Luxury Fragrance House Worth Knowing.

Puredistance, A True Exclusive And Luxury Fragrance House Worth Knowing.

When you think everything was done and there is not much left to do in the perfumery market, you realize that some fragrance houses do not see it this way. When you stay true to your commitment to creation and do not get influenced by trends, you start building an unique universe and only beautiful creations can come from it. Puredistance is an amazing Fragrance house that since 2007 has been astonishing us with true daring creations. The luxury level is at its maximum and we can only congratulate and follow closely Jan Ewoud Vos, the founder and the creative spirit behind Puredistance. Puredistance, State Of The Art in Perfumery Creation Puredistance was founded in 2008 by Jan Ewoud Vos in the Netherlands. Their main offices are in the city of Groningen. Installed in a historical building, Mr Ewoud Vos gathered a team of creative people who will give the…

Moon phases in watch-making: measuring life with time.

Moon phases in watch-making: measuring life with time.

Watchmaking is a beautiful blend of technical mastery and poetry. Watchmakers are often considered as artists and from their ingenuity comes marvelous creations that keep your time. Some of the watches can do much more. What we usually call complications, bring an added value to the measure of time. This month, our watch blog decided to talk about a very interesting and one of the oldest complications in watch-making: the Moon Phases. Moon Phases and the measurement of life The lunar phase or phase of the moon is the shape of the illuminated (sunlit) portion of the Moon as seen by an observer on Earth. The lunar phases change cyclically as the Moon orbits the Earth, according to the changing positions of the Moon and Sun relative to the Earth. The Moon’s rotation is tidally locked by the Earth’s gravity, therefore the same lunar surface always faces Earth. This face…

Verbier Festival – Celebrating 25 Years At The Top With An Anniversary Art Book.

Verbier Festival – Celebrating 25 Years At The Top With An Anniversary Art Book.

The Verbier Festival is a classical music festival which encourages encounters and sharing between great musicians and young aspiring artists from around the world. With its different orchestral programmes, the Festival strives towards excellence in music education. The audience is invited to live a special experience at the heart of the Swiss Alps by attending prestigious concerts, witnessing unique encounters and participating in a wide range of free activities. Every summer, the best artists meet in Switzerland, in the heart of Swiss Alps, to share their passion for music. In order to celebrate its first quarter of a century, the Verbier Festival publishes a magnificent book displaying pictures taken every summer by the talented photographers who have followed the festival in Verbier. Inside the beautiful book, you can find the genesis of the festival as well as highlights memorable concerts backstage moments Amazing encounters the Festival community Michèle Larivière and Julian Sykes…

Plan a Luxurious and Fun Log Cabin Holiday in Europe

Plan a Luxurious and Fun Log Cabin Holiday in Europe

If you’re planning a holiday close to nature, log cabin retreats are spot on. Not only are they cozy and comfortable, they are also made from renewable and natural materials. Combine these advantages with the beauty and serenity of the area plus the convenience and amenities of a luxuriously furnished timber home and you’re all set to enjoy one of the most amazing breaks you’ve ever had. Here’s a list of places to go for astounding log cabin holidays in Europe. Stay at the Val d’Herens, Switzerland Switzerland is known for its exquisite nature with lots of mountains, valleys and forests. It’s also renowned for its alpine resorts. An incredible place for a log cabin vacation is Val d’Herens, a valley at the canton of Valais. Surrounded by mountains, it is a popular starting point for expeditions.  La Dent Blanches and la Dent d’Herens are two peaks that are over 4,000 meters. Alpine history…

Friday Chronicle # 32: Eight Fragrances Considered As True “UFOs” In Terms Of Creativity Worth Knowing.

Friday Chronicle # 32: Eight Fragrances Considered As True “UFOs” In Terms Of Creativity Worth Knowing.

The history of perfumery saw millions of fragrances launches. In the past 15 years, there has been between 400 and 1000 fragrances launched every year. Out of all these launches probably only one or two would still be around after 5 years. Some fragrances are commercial hits not made to last, others became market leaders and a few were literally creative UFOs. These outstanding fragrances came out from unique creative universes and met their audiences across the years and for some, even decades. They are truly inspiring and became olfactory references to the market. Kouros by Yves Saint Laurent – 1981 When Mr Yves Saint Laurent went to Greece, he was fascinated by the majestic beauty of the landscape and impressed by the elegant masculinity of greek men statues. “I had been fascinated by the blue of the sea, the sky, the intense freshness which emanated from this universe dedicated…

Dressing To Impress: Why Some Fashion Rules Should Not Be Broken

Dressing To Impress: Why Some Fashion Rules Should Not Be Broken

Dress codes can be a controversial subject; in a recent survey, 22% of adults argued that work place rules on clothing limited their self expression.  On the other hand, dress codes are said to improve discipline in schools, discourage bullying based on perceived income differences, and generally set the tone for what is expected by an employer or authority figure.  In luxury establishments, dress codes offer much the same. Rather than seeing them as stuffy or restrictive, view them as setting the parameters for what’s acceptable; and then go and have fun applying your own style to it. Be a gracious guest With the world’s most luxurious hotels going to considerable expense (most notably $3 billion for Abu Dhabi’s Emirates Palace) to build, lavishly furnish and delight their guests, it is perhaps only fair that you dress to show your appreciation of their beauty.  In any luxury environment, adhering to the dress code signifies your…

Most Valuable Artworks in the World

Most Valuable Artworks in the World

A Leonardo da Vinci is sold for $450 million at an auction house of New York “Christie’s auctions and private sales.” It is a record-breaking sale because the current record for the auction of artwork is $179.4 million in 2015 for a Picasso. The record-breaking painting is not only famous for its beauty but the sotheby’s rybolovlev case. Salvator Mundi: A Portrayal of Jesus The painting is sold for a sum of $10,000 almost 12 years ago. The painting is a portrayal of Jesus known as Salvator Mundi. Experts believed that a follower of Da Vinci had painted the portrait. Some critics still have doubts on the authorship of the work, but a majority of researchers trust its authenticity. The uncertainty didn’t affect the bidding period of 19 minutes. During this duration, the painting climbed from a pre-sale guaranteed bud of $100 million. Salvator Mundi is painted by old masters…