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Henk suitcases, passion for details.

Henk suitcases, passion for details.

The world is about mobility. This means that not only borders are daily crossed by millions of people but also that you need to travel safe with your dearest belongings. Only in the US, there are 450 million business trips every year (source: statista.com).  No matter if it is on a business trip or a personal travel, luggage is a very important topic. If you want to travel with style and still in the most practical way, you want to pay attention to your luggage. Several brands fight for the top 5 leading position but there is one brand that is out of any category and that is Henk. If James Bond would have a preferred travel gear brand, it would be Henk.   Henk, a success story about luxury, details and uniqueness Dissatisfied by the briefcases and hand luggage he used during his frequent trips around the world, a Dutch businessman…

Collectorsquare.com, luxury vintage goes online.

Collectorsquare.com, luxury vintage goes online.

We use to say that true luxury objects tend to gain value in time. A Rolex watch, one of the first Hermes Kelly bags, a Cartier Trinity ring will be representative of its time and become vintage. What also makes the value of these luxury vintage objects is the passion that collectors from all over the world will place on the quest of the perfect object. And despite the fact most of these people are not necessary organized in clubs or associations, especially and it comes to luxury objects, they are hundreds of people around the world. And because if this, we have good luxury news for you. Going online is the only way So in order to find the best offer and the rarest piece for your collection, most of collectors start with a simple task: search online! Google is very often the starting point of acquiring a new…

Victorinox Explorer Damast Limited Edition 2013

Victorinox Explorer Damast Limited Edition 2013

Victorinox, the makers of the original Swiss Army Knife, is launching a new Limited Edition. It is called the Explorer Damast Limited Edition 2013. It is a beautiful tribute to Mr. Carl Elsener Sr. who left us last summer. Carl Elsener Sr. – A Swiss visionary leader The Victorinox family lost its Patriarch. He was an inventor, a visionary leader and a great entrepreneur. His son, current CEO of the company, said about him: “He always used to think with his heart and act with his smile“. He had a strong personality and a big charisma. Carl Elsener Sr. took over his father in the 50’s and since then, he made the Swiss company from Ibach to become the multi-national company that it is today.  He helped to bring the little red wonder to all the people around the world. He had a vision that became reality. Today Victorinox sells…

Keep Up with Luxury News

Keep Up with Luxury News

The world of luxury is a glamorous place with tons of gorgeous items that can help anyone shine in a crowd. Our luxury magazine has all kinds of amazing pieces that can help you stand out from everyone else wearing similar clothes. After all, when certain fashions become popular you are likely to see them everywhere. A luxury blog is something that many people turn to when looking for the hottest new looks out there.  Our Swiss website hosts an online magazine that will keep you up to date on all of the newest accessories hitting the market. Keep up with the international news on what is popular across the globe with our luxury magazine. While another online magazine might keep you up on what is popular in one area of the world, our Swiss website knows that the popularity of fashion in other countries can have a big impact…

Montblanc Patron of Art 2013, Ludovico di Sforza

Montblanc Patron of Art 2013, Ludovico di Sforza

In Arts, the artist is of course the key person but history has shown that Patrons played a key role too in protecting and sponsoring the ones to accomplish magnificence. Every year Montblanc reveals a new edition called Patron of Art. It is supposed to highlight and honor those who allowed artists from all eras, to fulfill their work. In 2013 Montblanc honors Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan. He was one of the most prominent patrons of Italian Renaissance and protector of the great Leonardo Da Vinci. Milan was one of the powerful cities during the 15th century. Together with Venice, Firenze and Savoie, Milan shined during a big part of the Italian Renaissance. The Duc of Milan, Ludovico Sforza, decided that Milan should be the brightest star among stars and for that he invited several Artists, scientists and other enlightened people to come and live in Milan. Leonardo Da…

Luxury watches have no time for the recession

Luxury watches have no time for the recession

With constant news streams reporting on how disposable incomes are down, consumer prices are up, the housing market is flat and the outlook is bleak, you would be forgiven for thinking that sales of luxury items have fallen.  You would be wrong.  In fact, the luxury Swiss watch industry has just released average annual growth figures for the industry in 2011 and they increased an astonishing 19.1 per cent from 2010, and these figures don’t even include Christmas sales.  So why is this industry seemingly recession-proof? Historically, luxury watch sales have fallen during recession as in 2009, ‘only’ SFr13.2 billion compared to SFr18 billion in 2011.  In fact prior to this, in the 1980’s when the Quartz movement fuelled supplies of digital watches, the mechanical timepiece (luxury watch) was almost written off altogether. Customers Fashion trends and consumer habits are evolving, especially in the men’s sector.  Watches are fast-becoming a…

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iPad, more than a name…

iPad, more than a name…

Last dream come true at Apple : THE IPAD. How far can Apple go ? Well quite far actually.