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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…

La Prairie A Tale of Luxury: Where Precious Materials Meet Infinite Beauty

La Prairie A Tale of Luxury: Where Precious Materials Meet Infinite Beauty

 From the chasms of earth and sea emerge the eternity of platinum, the opulence of gold, the indulgence of caviar and the luminosity of white caviar. Swiss luxury skincare brand La Prairie presents the next chapter of its unique story with a new film. The two-minute video highlights La Prairie’s four rare, precious ingredients used in its signature luxury collections. It underscores not only the Brand’s innovative, pioneering spirit in the world of skincare but also its place in the world of luxury. With this new film, La Prairie takes us into a journey of excellence and eternal beauty. From the indomitable nature of Swiss Alps and Sea, to the contemporary cutting edge technology, La Prairie pictures a dream of luxury, design and state of the art cosmetics. The film illustrates the rare ingredients used by La Prairie: Platinum Gold White Caviar Caviar We do not know if the action…

Two Luxury Home Updates to Enhance Your Life

Two Luxury Home Updates to Enhance Your Life

Your home is the place that your whole life revolves around; it is the place where you can relax, entertain friends and family, live with someone you love, and maybe even raise a family. Aside from the basic functions of your house, it should also be a place where you get to feel like your best self and truly make the most out of the time you have away from the busy rat-race of the working week. To help you to recapture some of the luxury your home has the potential to have, this handy guide will walk you through two essential ways that you can add the glamour back into your home. When your house is looking its best, you will feel like the greatest version of yourself and ready to face anything, which is why it is so vital that you take on board the advice of this guide…

Le Salon Du Design- 3rd to 4th of November 2018- Second Edition in Geneva

Le Salon Du Design- 3rd to 4th of November 2018- Second Edition in Geneva

Next month there will be the second edition of the SALON DU DESIGN in Geneva. The Design fair supports quality mid century design. For the new edition, that will take place on the weekend of 3-4 November 2018 at the Pavillon Sicli, Corine Stübi, co-founder of Kissthedesign Gallery and organiser of the fair, selected around thirty exhibitors from all over Switzerland and Europe. This year, vintage design lovers and picky collectors alike will have the chance to enjoy a wider range of original 20th century pieces, but also to experience a more international shopping thanks to the participation of new Dutch, Italian, German and French exhibitors. For the rst time, the two oors of the Sicli Pavilion will be deco- rated with amazing nds from the 1910’s to 1980’s. The dome of the Pavillon Sicli in Geneva is the ideal place for a quality fair dedicated to 20th century design. Designed…

How to Start Your Own Custom Jewelry Business

How to Start Your Own Custom Jewelry Business

Making your own costume jewelry can be both fun and profitable. Let’s assume that you are interested in costume jewelry, want to try it out as a hobby, and, if people love your stuff, start a part-time or full-time business. Learning All about Costume Jewelry If you’re interested in making costume jewelry, then you’re someone who already has some artistic talent and an eye for fashion. Start by deciding what it is that you want to make. What type of style appeals to you? One way to identify your style is to visit local stores and notice how they use gemstone beads, gold, or cubic zirconia diamonds. Pay attention to the weave and the thickness of the wires. You’ll notice that some strive to grab your attention with lovely sapphire glass while others try to add value by using sterling silver rather than silver-plated brass. Notice all these little things to get…

Why Golf is Such a Luxury Sport

Why Golf is Such a Luxury Sport

Of the many sports on offer around the world, golf is often seen as a luxury sport.  It can also be seen as a ‘rich man’s sport’ but is this really the case now? Why it is a luxury sport Yes, it is true that golf is a luxury sport.  You can spend a lot of money buying golfing clothes, shoes, clubs and other accessories.  You can be up to date with the latest trends and change your golfing wardrobe on a seasonal or yearly basis.  All of this makes it a luxury sport because not everyone can afford these items. Yet at the same time, it can be one that is easy to access.  There are golf courses around the country and many offer deals where you can try the game without having to sign up for a membership.  You can ‘pay as you play’ to try out some…

4 Tips For Setting Up A Luxury Corporate Events Company

4 Tips For Setting Up A Luxury Corporate Events Company

If organising exclusive events in luxe locations for corporate high-flyers sounds fantastic, a career in events planning might be your calling. Add a can-do attitude and lashings of charm and you’ve got a firm foundation for success. But excelling in the events industry is also extremely hard work — so here are four tips for setting up a luxury corporate events company. 1. Find your niche Since you aspire to work with high-end clients, you’ve already selected a specialism. But you can narrow down your niche even further by focusing on trade shows, corporate dining or collaborative charity fundraising events. And you might also forge links with partners for seasonal events — for instance, working with sailing experts like Charter One Yachts means you can charter vessels for exclusive parties during the Yachting Festival de Cannes. A broad knowledge of corporate events provides a foothold in the sector — but filling a gap in the…

Advice For Finding And Purchasing A Luxury Home

Advice For Finding And Purchasing A Luxury Home

Buying a luxury home is an enormous purchase, but it is also a life-changing one, and hopefully, it will be somewhere that will make you very happy for many years to come. Many people dream of owning their very own palatial pad and raising a family, but this does not have to be a fantasy as it is possible to purchase a luxury home without spending millions. As such a large and important purchase, it is important that you take your time to make sure that it is right for you and this can make it quite a stressful situation. Read on for advice for finding the perfect palace and making the big move. Work Out Your Finances First, you need to work out how much money you can afford to spend on the property. There are a few ways that you can improve the resale value of your current…

4 Ways To Make Your Small Home Luxurious

4 Ways To Make Your Small Home Luxurious

Just because your living space is fairly small that doesn’t mean it can’t be a luxurious space too. In fact, it’s easy to make any space look more luxurious with just a few simple additions (or takeaways), and many of these useful tips cost very little money (if any). Take a look at these easy ways to make your small home luxurious and you’ll see what we mean. Declutter No matter the size of your home, if you have a lot of furniture and general items in it, it’s going to seem smaller and more cramped up and that’s definitely not a sign of luxury. This is why decluttering is such a good idea. Once you have removed everything you don’t need (you can store it, take it to Goodwill, or arrange a garage sale if you prefer), you’ll be able to move your furniture around too and that can…

Margot Robbie Is The Face Of Coco Neige By Chanel

Margot Robbie Is The Face Of Coco Neige By Chanel

It is official, Margot Robbie becomes a new egerie for CHANEL. Karl Lagerfeld has chosen Academy Award nominated actress Margot Robbie, an ambassador of the House, to become the face of the campaign for CHANEL’s first Coco Neige collection, designed by the couturier for winter 2018/19. What Is CHANEL’s Coco Neige? It is written in the DNA of the luxury French house that innovation and creativity will always be a strong source of inspiration. Gabrielle Chanel has set the foundations of the brand and provides an endless source of guidance to Karl Lagerfeld, the in-house Creative Director. Coco Neige is a specific line dedicated to winter sports, the snow and “après-ski”. The challenge of this collection was to combine technical materials with elegance and style. Each piece explores the ski world with all the CHANEL codes. Material combinations are very interesting as well. There is a true couture work and some…

Probably The Sneakers Of The Summer And A Stan Smith Killer: Axel Arigato

Probably The Sneakers Of The Summer And A Stan Smith Killer: Axel Arigato

Summer is almost here and we are still wondering what we should wear. One thing that you definitely need to have it right is what shoes you should wear, especially sneakers. Stop looking, we just found the brand you need. Discover here below Axel harigato, probably one of the most refreshing sneakers brand for the past 3 years. You might want to buy them all! This brand is what we call a “Stan Smith killer“. Axel Arigato, the story “The idea of Axel Arigato started with us just questioning how and why you make things. The way we work is not traditional and I think that’s one of the reasons why people enter our brand.” – Max Svardh, Creative Director for Axel Arigato Axel Arigato is a contemporary fashion brand injected with counter-cultural references. From the beginning, Axel Arigato has always been about showcasing the imagery the brand was started with and…

Luxury iPhone X Cases: Our Top 3

Luxury iPhone X Cases: Our Top 3

With more than  30 million iPhone X sold in the last quarter of 2017, Apple still makes the dream machine work. Out of these 30 million, 7 million were sold only in the United States. Overall Apple sold around 77 million iPhones over the holiday season. This is less than usual but thanks to the iPhone X price tag, Apple made more money. So, for all iPhone X users, here is our top 3 most luxury cases. ROXXLYN MARBLE CASE INVISIBLE GREY This is probably the most outstanding iPhone X luxury case you may find. Made of true marble stone extracted from Turkey, this iPhone case by Roxxlyn brings a fantastic blend between luxury, style and design. The inside is made of the best Alcantara leather, that wraps your iPhone X in a perfect soft protection. Hand-made from genuine Invisible Grey marble stone  “Antolini Exclusive Collection”. Transformed to ultra-light and thin…

Bring the Luxury of a 5 Star Hotel Bed to Your Own

Bring the Luxury of a 5 Star Hotel Bed to Your Own

Most people who have to travel a lot on business will agree that one of the very few perks of having to stay away from your home often is the luxury of sleeping in a five-star hotel bed. There is just something about those beds that we can’t seem to find in our own, but that can be changed though. It is possible to bring the luxurious comfort of a hotel bed to your own if you just know how, and we are about to tell you. Go All White A hotel bed is not only about how it feels, but also about how it looks and that cloud-like feeling begins with going all white. Aside from being the first step in creating that 5-star hotel bed you want, white pillowcases and bed sheets are also a lot easier to clean, so there’s that added advantage. The Right Sheets The…

How to Plan a Luxury Garden Party for This Summer

How to Plan a Luxury Garden Party for This Summer

When planning a garden party, it is essential that you know the tips and tricks to help add a touch of class and glamour. Ensuring your guests are well catered for will determine the success of your party. Here are the factors you need to consider when planning a luxury garden party. Setting the Tone The first step in the planning stages of your garden party should be what sort of tone and feel you want for the day. Knowing what would suit your garden and your guests is essential for your party to be an overall success. There are numerous factors you need to consider for your garden, such as its size and layout, so you can plan accordingly and host a party that can accommodate your guests whilst being comfortable at the same time. If you do not have enough seating space for all your guests, it is…

Top tips for hosting your first luxury party

Top tips for hosting your first luxury party

The time may have come for you to host your first party, for either yourself or a friend, and the chances are that you have no idea where to start to make it the most luxurious, magical event possible. Whether you are hosting a get together with friends and family or celebrating a special occasion such as a birthday or engagement, you need to make sure that you set the standard high right from the get-go. So make sure that you send your invitations out in time, choose your guests carefully to get the right mix, make sure that you dress to impress and finally don’t forget the food and décor to ensure you host an amazing event. Send your invites in time No one likes to receive an invite a few days before an event, meaning that they cannot attend. So, when it comes to sending your invites make…

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