Luxury

Four Places to Find Awesome Vintage Jewelry

Four Places to Find Awesome Vintage Jewelry

There are so many amazing modern jewelry designers that make large and small piece to complement any outfit. I am a personal fan of Zoe Chicco’s pieces, as well as Nam Cho; but when I want to make a really big statement, I always go for the vintage pieces. The great thing about vintage pieces is that they tend to be unique, even one-of-a-kind. Even if they were mass-produced during their time, it was usually done in smaller batches. They also…

Baunat, Diamonds are forever.

Baunat, Diamonds are forever.

There is something very special in a diamond precious stone. It is the fact that its beauty seems to shine fron within. From all precious materials used in the art of high-jewellry, Diamonds are probably king. Some companies became masters in the way they work with Diamonds. One of the best is Baunat. Baunat, the value of a Diamond is beyond its price When Stefaan Mouradian and Steven Boelen decided to create Baunat, there was one strong idea that united…

Tips for Choosing the Best Day Spa

Tips for Choosing the Best Day Spa

Are you planning on spending a day at the spa? If so, you’re going to want to read all the advice and tips we have below to make sure you have a wonderful experience. Choosing the right day spa doesn’t need to be difficult – even if you want somewhere to relax and maybe take a nap while you wait for your massage appointment. Tips to ensure an enjoyable day spa experience Here’s a few things you can do to…

Nailmatic, when beauty meets generation Y

Nailmatic, when beauty meets generation Y

Discover Nailmatic, a young dynamic nail polish brand that completely found its target: The generation Y or who we call the Millenials. So it is about creativity, nail polish, innovation and high-tech.  Nailmatic, why nail polish ? Because ! The beauty market is one of the most dynamic segments of the luxury overall industry. Fragrances and skincare are traditionally the 2 engines that leaded the way in the segments for several years. Nevertheless due to a heavy competition, market segmentation…

Noël, Joyeuse Obsession by Prada – Printemps Department store.

Noël, Joyeuse Obsession by Prada – Printemps Department store.

The luxury french Department store PRINTEMPS, reveals this week their incoming partnership with PRADA for the next Christmas season. With a different theme every year, we are always impressed by the original parti-pris that the french department store evokes during the holiday season. And this year, the theme is called “Noël, Joyeuse Obsession by Prada”. In french it means, “Christmas, a happy Obsession by Prada”. Le Printemps, Luxury temple in Paris Since 2006, Le Printemps changed a lot, or let’s…

Taschen 4 cities, everything you need to travel with style.

Taschen 4 cities, everything you need to travel with style.

Every year it is always the same story: I am traveling to a certain destination and wonder which travel guide book should I choose. From Lonely Planet to the Louis Vuitton city guides, sometimes we have the feeling there is always something missing. This year you can discover the 4 Cities travel collection by Taschen. It is an original, compact yet complete travel guide collection based on 4 important destinations in the world: Paris, London, Berlin and New York. Each…

Alchimie Forever, Swiss quality for your daily beauty.

Alchimie Forever, Swiss quality for your daily beauty.

Discover Alchimie for Ever, a Swiss skincare company that provides both the best from Dermatology and the best from Nature into a modern range of skincare products. All Swiss made, so you cannot be disappointed. It all started in 2004 on the initiative of Ada Polla, current CEO. Her parents being in the medical industry she had the right background to start a serious business in the beauty area. So the father, Dr. Luigi Polla, acts since the start of…

“Made In Swiss” Reaches The Air

“Made In Swiss” Reaches The Air

The term ‘Made in Swiss’ carries a lot of meaning in terms of quality and class. Now the same Swiss quality is available in the domain of aviation as well. This month, a new SWISS non-stop flight ‘Airbus A340-300’ has been launched that connects Singapore to Switzerland. The airline with its origin in Switzerland makes sure that it fulfills the legacy worthy of the name. The service from SWISS is expected to be top notch and same applies for its performance….

Emporium Chair by Marco Costa. “Cutting” edge design.

Emporium Chair by Marco Costa. “Cutting” edge design.

Design was often made to serve functionality. But some talented designers bring something more. Boca do Lobo always proposes exclusive designs made by inspiring people. Discover the Emporium chair – limited edition – by Marco Costa. You never saw something like it. Marco Costa is a self-taught artist and he finds his inspiration in Surrealism. He transcends design and function into a more intense experience. In hour case here the chair has only 3 legs ! This piece was conceived…

The Ampersand Hotel celebrates summer with style in South Kensington.

The Ampersand Hotel celebrates summer with style in South Kensington.

London 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…

Daft Punk is finally…. BACK!

Daft Punk is finally…. BACK!

Some music groups became legends in time and after a while, others like Daft Punk built their own legend since the first album. Now 20 years after the first album they are back and damn… it is really good. Flashback. The origins of Daft Punk It all started in 1987 when Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Emmanuel de Homem-Christo met in high school in Paris. They started doing some samples and doing music together. In 1991, with Laurent Brancowitz (later the leading guitar…

Baselworld 2013. Antoine Martin Slow Runner.

Baselworld 2013. Antoine Martin Slow Runner.

Switzerland is well known for its innovation and when it comes to Watch Industry, we can find very innovative Brands. At Baselworld we met Antoine Martin, a true luxury Watch manufacturer based in Alpnach. We discovered an amazing innovation called the SLOW RUNNER Collection. And this was one of the great surprises of the tradeshow. This is a world premiere. For the first time, a low frequency wrist watch is presented at Baselworld. 7’200 beats per hour, which means a…

Versace Eros… please don’t!

Versace Eros… please don’t!

Versace Profumi launches Versace Eros, a new fragrance for men. Although we are used to a certain baroque style from the italian brand, here the only thing we could say is: hopeless. It is typically the symbol of how bad the fragrance industry is right now. In 1996, Versace launched The Dreamer, it made its entry into the fragrance industry with respect. In deed all the Versace universe was on it. Great name and great fragrance. We all have in…

Scoring a Professional Image: It’s a Tie!

Scoring a Professional Image: It’s a Tie!

You’re a professional guy. Confident. Successful. You’re about to leave for a business trip that includes everything from presenting a report to “casual” cocktail chats. And you have absolutely no idea what to pack. Hey, you’ve got some fashion smarts. You’re fully aware of the authoritative presence conferred by your business suit, not to mention the psychological benefit to you— you just feel more professional, powerful, in-control. You’re channeling Don Draper (of AMC’s Mad Men), in fact. But how do…

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…

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