How to Achieve the Luxury Lifestyle You’ve Dreamed Of

How to Achieve the Luxury Lifestyle You’ve Dreamed Of

Reading Time: 3 minutesHave you been dreaming of someday being able to live a luxurious lifestyle like the rich and famous? Well, anything is possible when you put your mind to it and you have the dedication and determination to see your plans through. But in addition to persistence, you also need to have the right strategy in place, so continue reading to learn a few tips that will help you achieve the luxury lifestyle that you have always dreamed of enjoying. Get a Higher Level Degree The right education can make a world of difference in your ability to earn a high income that will create and support your luxury lifestyle. If you are not the type of person who would like a job in the medical field or in the legal field, as a couple of examples, why not enter the exciting world of business instead? After all, business offers you…

Must-Read Article On The Most Beautiful Flowers In The World

Must-Read Article On The Most Beautiful Flowers In The World

Reading Time: 4 minutesFlowers are considered to be one of the sweetest creation of God and this is the reason why they are the center point of every occasion conducted by humans. Flowers have always been at the heart of any occasion whether it is a wedding or a formal get-to-gather. Flowers take the decoration for any occasion to the next level. Today with the emergence of a large number of flower suppliers, one can easily have their desired flowers delivered right at their doorsteps. Moyses Flowers are one of the most reputed suppliers of flowers in London. The flower delivery by moysesflowers.co.uk is the best and most reliable one around London. So a question for you. If you were asked to pick the prettiest flowers in the world, which all would you pick? Definitely, it is very hard to pick a few flowers among so many wonderful flowers in the world. Here are some flowers…

7 Ways to Make Your Home Feel More Spacious

7 Ways to Make Your Home Feel More Spacious

Reading Time: 4 minutesHave you ever been in a small room that looks and feels more open than a room twice its size? If you’ve experienced this phenomena, you’re aware of just how pivotal something as simple as the arrangement of furniture can be when trying to make the most out of a given space. Whether your dining room is too cramped or you’re looking for a way to free up walking space in the hallways and bedrooms, the general consensus seems to be that more space is better. With that said, let’s take a look at seven ways you can make your home feel more spacious today: 1. Arrange Furniture Around a Center Piece Feng shui experts frequently recommend centering furniture around an object like a coffee table or ottoman. The less spacious alternative to this would be to arrange seats around multiple objects, like two different tables, or having the couches…

Art in Switzerland: the most expected art exhibitions to come.

Art in Switzerland: the most expected art exhibitions to come.

Reading Time: 6 minutesSwitzerland has an amazing network of cultural places and museums. It is probably one of the most rich countries in terms of art diversity. You can see exhibitions in Switzerland that probably you might not be able to see them elsewhere. Why is that? Probably the perfect blend between financial means (making things happening), culture expertise (to know what to do) and a strong aim to maintain a strong cultural activity. Here is our Swiss Blog post of the month about the most expected art exhibitions in Switzerland for this new season. Kunsthaus Zürich in 2016: Alberto Giacometti, Beyond bronze. From 28 October 2016 – 15 January 2017. Fifty years on from the death of Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966), the major temporary exhibition ‘Alberto Giacometti – Beyond Bronze. Masterworks in Plaster and Other Materials’ illuminates the fundamental aspects of this world-famous Swiss artist’s oeuvre and technique. It is a different Giacometti that you will…

Hautlence Playground Labyrinth by colette – Time to disconnect

Hautlence Playground Labyrinth by colette – Time to disconnect

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe great thing about collaborations is that 1+1= 3. This means that when the partnership is good, the end result is more than simply an addition of efforts. This is the case with the amazing partnership between Hautlence and Colette. In one side we have a beautiful watch-making statement. In the other hand, Colette is the temple of trends and naturally all it-products are there. So the combination between these two brands bring something even more outstanding. It is not only about the product, it is a state of mind, a manifesto against the down-sides of modern society. Please welcome the new Hautlence Playground Labyrinth Limited Edition by Colette. Now it is definitely the time to disconnect. The Playground Labyrinth, daring is the only way Sometimes we feel that everything was already invented. All watch complications were created and basically the game is done. Until you realize that there is always…

Luxury Family Holidays – Best Tips

Luxury Family Holidays – Best Tips

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhen you are used to live a stylish life, you enjoy the best places, the best services and experiences. When you travel, you want to have the very best because generally you deserve it. Then one day you decide to have children and your life starts changing. Here are some good tips to allow you to keep your luxury lifestyle, now with children. This will be a regular theme on Luxury Activist as many readers are asking for tips. With Children, you realize many things. It gives you another perspective. When it comes to travel and holidays, you realize that you cannot do as you used to do before: No preparation Last minute offers Easy organization during travel One thing very important as well is the choice of hotels. While you and your companion would always choose the very best luxury hotels, confidential addresses and quite intimate atmosphere, this was…

Cannes Yachting Festival 2016: Bigger and Better than Ever

Cannes Yachting Festival 2016: Bigger and Better than Ever

Reading Time: 4 minutesCannes is famous for its internationally renowned festivals that draw visitors to its glamorous harbour. The Cannes Yachting Festival 2016 will be no exception. As one of the largest in-water boat shows in Europe, it’s a hugely important event for the yachting industry. This year is the 39th edition and more than 550 superyachts are expected to fill up the majestic Bay of Cannes, including more than 100 premieres of the finest new vessels. All manner of yachts will be on display, ranging from 6m tenders to 52m superyachts of the highest quality. The event takes place from 6th to 11th September 2016. Both Le Vieux Port and Port Pierre Canto, located at either end of the famous Croisette of Cannes, attract many visitors, exhibitors, owners and buyers. The majority of yachts will be available for sea trials for potential buyers, giving enthusiastic visitors a chance to take the helm…

Kenzo World – the new fragrance with a blast!

Kenzo World – the new fragrance with a blast!

Reading Time: 4 minutesIf you think you already saw everything in a fragrance advertising, wait until you watch the tv ad for the new Kenzo fragrance. It is a completely counter-culture approach against the establishment. This is for sure the it-launch of this fall. Directed by Spike Jonze, this new film tells the story of a young woman who definitely has more than enough of her life. She is completely annihilated by her day to day do’s and don’ts. From a traditional scenery of a socialite environment, there is a “too-much-is-enough” blast. For this daring project only the inventive mind behind Being John Malkovich could nail it. Spike Jonze became a video clip expert by directing music clips for the Beasties Boys, REM, Puff Daddy, Björk or Lady Gaga and Kayne West. It is modern, elegant and with a high dose of daring. Actress and dancer Margaret Qualley performs an unforgettable choreography imagined by…

3 Interior Design Ideas for a Luxury Feeling

3 Interior Design Ideas for a Luxury Feeling

Reading Time: 4 minutesYou know where you are coming from and generally you might know where you are going to. But more important is where you are right now. The way you live and what surrounds you are important points for your inner-balance. This month, our luxury news is dedicated to Interior Design. Here are 3 interior design ideas that will provide you a feeling of luxury in your home or office. 1- Furniture, less is more. When it comes to Interior Design, one thing more important than furniture is how much furniture do you place in a room. Ideally you should make sure you do not have too much things that would block circulation and even not fitting together. Choose your furniture wisely but above all, always keep the feeling that something is missing. This will mean that you have enough. Free spaces highlight the existing furniture and will provide you a…

Ali Mahdavi takes Aubade to the next level of glamour.

Ali Mahdavi takes Aubade to the next level of glamour.

Reading Time: 5 minutesThis season, Ali Mahdavi gives an extra layer of glamour to Aubade. The sexy lingerie brand renews its famous “lessons in seduction” through the lens of talented photographer and artist Ali Mahdavi. Responsible for shooting a series of “Lessons in Seduction”, Ali Mahdavi writes a new chapter of the Aubade saga Aubade, a great success story of seduction Created in 1875 by Doctor Bernard, a corset specialist, the Aubade brand was founded in 1958, when panties and girdles were essential elements of women’s lingerie collections. No longer bound by the requirement to provide physical support, Aubade writes the first chapters of its story by offering sensual and glamorous products: lingerie becomes a real weapon of seduction. For Aubade, the 90’s is the decade when its cult products are launched: the Bahia, the calendar… The 1990s also represent another keystone for Aubade: the launch of the first Lesson in Seduction. This is a real turning…

Magritte, art revolution and surrealism

Magritte, art revolution and surrealism

Reading Time: 5 minutesLast month Luxuryactivist team went to Magritte museum in Brussels – Belgium. It is the biggest collection in the world for Magritte work with more than 150 paintings but also with several documents and belongings of the artist. We visited the permanent collection and if you are visiting Brussels for a day or a weekend, do not hesitate to visit the Magritte Museum. The Magritte Museum is located in an old neoclassical building from the late eighteenth century and part of an architectural ensemble built after the fire of Coudenberg palace in 1731. Over the centuries, the owners have succeeded to transform it into a hotel, jewelry and finally a museum. Place Royale and the surrounding buildings are historical testimony of Belgium under the “Ancien Régime” and its independence. It is on this spot that was held the enthronement ceremony of Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg, King of the Belgians, 21…

Friday Chronicles #24: The Duty free business and how to send fragrances to hell

Friday Chronicles #24: The Duty free business and how to send fragrances to hell

Reading Time: 7 minutesThe fragrance industry is a a strong segment of the luxury business. In the world, it represents USD 36.6 billion which is 16.8% of te total luxury market. One dynamic area of business in fragrances is the Duty Free activity. People travels more and more and the Duty Free activity increases exponentially year after year. From a very exclusive offer to the mass-market of fragrances, today’s Duty Free experience is overwhelming, aggressive, discount oriented and based on the race for new launches. Welcome to fragrance hell! The economic crisis since 2009 dragged the Fragrance market to the darkest sides of cheapness Since 2009 the economic crises pushed several fragrance brands to review their strategy. Launches were reviewed and each dollar invested was spent carefully. There are very low risk-takers and all the launches seem to adopt a safe mode:  Pink and Gold for women Blue and grey for men Floral…

How to Create the Perfect Office Space Using Photography

How to Create the Perfect Office Space Using Photography

Reading Time: 4 minutesAccording to the American Time Use Survey, the average person spends 8.9 hours per day at work. There’s no reason to spend these hours staring at bland walls each day when office artwork has the power to reduce stress, and increase one’s creativity and productivity. Wall art can transform a boring, dull workspace into one that is beautiful and calming. Best of all, this can be done simply and affordably using your own photography to decorate in a way that is unique and high-end. Professional Photography Tips You may already have some great photos, which can be converted to canvas wall hangings. Sometimes a simple photo, such as a family photo, can be edited to appear more artistic. Using editing software, you can add a filter or reduce the photo to black and white. It’s likely you will need to take some new photos to truly create artful office space,…

Top Global Cities for Chinese tourists

Top Global Cities for Chinese tourists

Reading Time: 3 minutesChine is a massive country, not only in terms of population but also in terms of tourism. According to China Tourism Research Institute, China had 120 million outbound visitors in 2015 and they spent 104.5 billion US doallars, increases of 12% and 16.7% compared with 2014. The main driving forces for the increases included personal income rise, favorable policies, and appreciation of RMB. However, because of the earthquakes in Indonesia and Nepal as well as MERS in South Korea, the growth rate of outbound tourism was gradually declining. Here are the top Global cities for Chinese tourists. source: https://www.theatlas.com/charts/rkXyFoUP Listed above are the top destination cities for Chinese tourists. For now, the most popular cities remain relatively close to home. As the Chinese middle class grows, they will increasingly begin to venture abroad and shape global demand for air travel. With the sustainable growth of China’s economy, the further implementation of the Reform and…

Fashion Tips for the Business Professional

Fashion Tips for the Business Professional

Reading Time: 4 minutesAnyone looking to carve a name for himself or herself in the world of business knows just how important it is to dress the part. No, you don’t need to sport a $5,000 Rolex, if you can find one for that price, but you do need to look and act professional. That may be one area you’ve neglected if you studied for your Masters in Business Administration online. After all, when working towards your online MBA who’s going to see you in your slippers and house clothes? Before venturing out into the world of business professionals, take a few moments to review some good fashion tips to help you look like the professional you know you are. To Suit or Not to Suit – That is the Question There was a day when no self-respecting business professional would leave the house without a suit and tie. While there are still…