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Top Reasons to Consider Window Tinting in Your Home

Top Reasons to Consider Window Tinting in Your Home

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe design world always seems to be bringing out the latest and hottest trend that people are jumping on, but not all of these are practical or even attractive. For those wishing to create a space that is unique, luxurious, and comfortable, we’ve come across a trend that may just work for you. Window tinting is no longer just for your luxury auto, as it can now be used in your home as well. Ideal for Climate Control While many assume it’s the look of the window tinting that is helping to make this a “trend”, it’s actually very much about the climate control that it offers. For those people who live in areas that experience extreme heat and lots of sunshine, the air conditioner can seem like it’s constantly running. Not everyone enjoys the feel of a/c running all day long, or the fact it gets pretty expensive. This…

Questions to Consider When Choosing an Engagement Ring for Yourself

Questions to Consider When Choosing an Engagement Ring for Yourself

Reading Time: 9 minutesThese days, a lot of people choose their own engagement rings. While this isn’t as traditional as the groom-to-be popping the question with a ring he has chosen, it is, for many couples, a way to ensure that the ring is one the bride will truly love and be happy to wear for the rest of her life, and also to ensure there are no issues around size or other preferences. Whether the couple shop for a ring together or the decision on the ring is left solely to the bride-to-be, picking out the perfect ring can be something of a daunting prospect – after all, this is a piece that will be worn alongside the wedding ring at almost all times, and for the rest of the bride’s life (or at least, that is the intention when the ring is bought). So Much Choice! If you are currently gearing…

Ways to Treat Yourself After a Stressful House Move

Ways to Treat Yourself After a Stressful House Move

Reading Time: 3 minutesMoving isn’t easy, and it certainly isn’t fun. In fact, moving can be one of the most stressful things that you’ll ever do. So after you’ve completed a house move, it’s time to relax and treat yourself. How can you go about doing so? Check out the tips below that will help you unwind in no time at all. Go on a Holiday You’ve bought or rented a new place and gone through all of the trouble of signing the important paperwork, paying the appropriate fees, and moving all of your things into your new place. Now it’s time to book a trip and go on a nice holiday so you can relax all of your cares away. And there are a lot of affordable trips that you can take, even if you’re on a tight budget as a result of your move. For example, you can check out this…

3 New Desserts at the Lausanne Royal Savoy – New Menu.

3 New Desserts at the Lausanne Royal Savoy – New Menu.

Reading Time: 6 minutesDuring a very inspiring morning at the Royal Savoy in Lausanne, we were able to discover 3 new desserts that will complete the new menu for this Spring. It was the opportunity to meet the talents behind this extraordinary cuisine like Julien Krauss (Executive Chef), Adam Bentalha (Brasserie Chef) or Marc Haeberlin (Signature Chef). This morning was actually a “tasting session” in which we would discover and taste 3 new desserts. These new three creation will be part of the new menu to be launched in February 7th. The 3 desserts are revisits to great classics and the talented team at the Royal Savoy found a new way to review these amazing desserts. Between poetry and design, the Royal Savoy customers will be amazed. The following desserts were prepared by Charlotte Marchal operating in the Royal Savoy kitchen. The three new desserts were chosen by being classics. Still, the Royal Savoy team…

Expert Tips on Choosing the Right Art for Your Home

Expert Tips on Choosing the Right Art for Your Home

Reading Time: 5 minutesArt is definitely among the best luxuries to invest in, especially if you’re in the process of creating an ambience or a particular look for your house. A room can be so much livelier and more comfortable with the right pieces or art placed in the right locations. Art doesn’t have to serve a purpose, but that doesn’t mean you can’t introduce a sense of practicality when choosing your pieces. Take a look at the work of top interior designers and you will find beautiful ways of integrating art into your home. If you’re eager to get started with a bit of art shopping, we have a few expert tips on choosing the right pieces to buy that you can follow. Size Matters Even the most beautiful art pieces can still make a room look cluttered. On the other hand, the right pieces can also make a room appear bigger…

Luxury Traveler: Top 3 sunny destinations the holiday season

Luxury Traveler: Top 3 sunny destinations the holiday season

Reading Time: 3 minutesSummer is already behind us and as much as we like indian summers, it is not the same thing. So for that week of holiday you have before christmas here are our top destinations for this fall. 1- Saint Barthélemy, land of eternal sun What can we say about this small island of 25 square kilometers and a total population of 9’000 people? Well, it is the perfect destination in the Antilles archipel where th sun shines all year long. French is the native tongue of the population. English is understood in hotels and restaurants, and a small population of Anglophones have been resident in Gustavia (capital) for many years. Saint Barthélemy or Saint Barth, is a magical destination for your holidays. You will discover a stylish yet relaxed lifestyle, interesting for all Luxury travellers around the world. From the Anse du Grand Colombier to the Anse des Flamands or the Saint…

5 Ways to Turn Any Space Into a Luxury Apartment

5 Ways to Turn Any Space Into a Luxury Apartment

Reading Time: 5 minutesRegardless of what type of budget you may have, the whole concept of turning any space into a luxury apartment is not as expensive as you may assume. By making a few adjustments, you could completely transform the look of your apartment and add a sense of panache and elegance to any room. In this post, we’re going to take a look at several things you can do to transform your space, no matter how small or large it is, into a luxury themed apartment. 1) Lavish Bedroom A lavish bedroom is at the centre of every luxury apartment. In fact, if you have ever been in a VIP suite at a hotel, you more than likely have noticed how the suites always contain a bedroom that is well-designed with matching curtains, pillows and bedding. The first thing you’ll need to do is to ensure that you get a supportive…

The Finishing Touches to the Perfect Superyacht Experience

The Finishing Touches to the Perfect Superyacht Experience

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe most luxurious of pastimes, superyacht charter experiences combine adventurous travel, indulgent relaxation and exhilarating thrills. There is no better way to experience an opulent lifestyle than by chartering a superyacht: friends and families can travel to exotic destinations while enjoying the five star service of a dedicated crew and the onboard features of a luxury vessel, from wellness suites to helipads and sundeck Jacuzzis. These features are complemented by a selection of luxurious finishing touches, which help to etch the yachting experience in one’s memory for eternity. Whether chartering a yacht in the Caribbean this winter or cruising in the Mediterranean, these three handpicked finishing touches are sure to enrich your luxury experience. 3) Caviar Quintessentially luxurious, caviar is a staple of discerning tastes. The consumption of caviar is often associated with the most distinguished of celebrations: for centuries, caviar has been a means of characterising the most elegant…

The Cannes Yachting Festival 2016

The Cannes Yachting Festival 2016

Reading Time: 4 minutesWith its dazzling display of over 630 boats, the latest electronic gadgets, decadent deck fittings and fun new toys, the 2016 Cannes Yachting Festival, which has now drawn to a close for the 39th time, more than cemented the event’s reputation as one of the leading yacht shows in the world. The record-breaking edition was the best to date, with industry professionals converging in Cannes to experience the most innovative advances in the yachting industry. Giving its film festival counterpart a run for its money, this year saw the premier of 191 new models, with visitors from the world over gathering to witness the largest European in-water show (now officially so thanks to a record-breaking number of attending boats). A highly important date in the Mediterranean yachting calendar, guests were treated to a showcase of luxury from the quality of the yachts to the overall atmosphere – the latter of which…

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…

Henk suitcases, passion for details.

Henk suitcases, passion for details.

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe 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…

Add a Touch of Class and Sophistication with these Respected Luxury Appliance Brands

Add a Touch of Class and Sophistication with these Respected Luxury Appliance Brands

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen looking to add a touch of sophistication to your home, ‘quintessence’ is the word and great luxury appliances the way to go. However, if you are wondering where to start, the following list of popular luxury brands should help set you in the right direction: AGA AGA is an abbreviation for Aktiebolaget Gas Accumulator. The company is mostly known for producing magnificent cookers and heat storage stoves, although it also makes ventilation hoods, refrigeration products and dishwashers. That said, the inventor of the Aga cooker was a Swedish by the name, Gustaf Dalen. He was a physicist by profession and the founder of the Aga company. The brand’s products are not only made and designed to last, but also to add that classic ambiance to your kitchen. Miele Miele is a German home and commercial appliance company with an outstanding reputation that is as old as the brand itself. Founded in…

The Ampersand Hotel celebrates summer with style in South Kensington.

The Ampersand Hotel celebrates summer with style in South Kensington.

Reading Time: 2 minutesLondon will always be the symbol of elegance and lifestyle. The Ampersand Hotel is launching a new operation to celebrate Summer with style. Rediscover Hyde Park during a delightful afternoon tea Picnic with Champagne. Or you can also enjoy the pleasure of a horse riding lesson. Check this out. The Ampersand Hotel is an amazing place. A unique concept inspired by South Kensington cultural tradition. It’s design is in complete coherence with other mythical places like the museums of Natural History, Science and Victoria & Albert, as well as the Royal Albert Hall. Check here a video presentation of this elegant and stylish place: AMPERSAND HOTEL FILM from AmpersandHotel on Vimeo. The operation will be available from June 1st to September 30th 2013. The Afternoon tea will be open to Hotel guests but also non-residents. For a slice of rural tranquility, guests can spread out their luxury picnic blanket on the…