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Le Printemps celebrates a very Chanel Christmas

Le Printemps celebrates a very Chanel Christmas

It is official, the luxury french department store Le Printemps revealed his Christmas theme. This year, Chanel will thrill you during the Holiday season in France. The inauguration of the Christmas windows is always a great event as it kicks-of the beginning of one of the busiest commercial periods of the year. Le Printemps in Paris has evolved towards one of the top levels in terms of Luxury and lifestyle in Europe. Sak’s Fifth Avenue in NY and Takashimaya in…

Le Purgatoire Paris – a taste of Paradise?

Le Purgatoire Paris – a taste of Paradise?

This month, there is the opening of a special place in Paris. It is called Le Purgatoire which means Purgatory in french. Well it could look like the doors of hell but finally it is more a taste of paradise that you can get from there. It is a new space, arranged as a Loft at 54, Rue Paradis in Paris – France. I do not need to explain the exquisite play in words between the name and the address. Basically…

IOMA Paris, Intelligent Skincare

IOMA Paris, Intelligent Skincare

Last Month we got an invitation to discover a new skincare brand called IOMA PARIS. They describe themselves as the first real “Evidence-based” skincare brand. According to the brand, IOMA debuts a revolutionary and innovative skincare concept with proven and measured results. Take the guesswork out of the effectiveness of your skincare regimen through use of the most advanced imaging and probe-based technology, combined with targeted and customized skincare regimens, for an entirely customizable treatment program with quantifiable, optimized results. The…

Sisley Eau d’Ikar – the new video

Sisley Eau d’Ikar – the new video

Sisley is launching in October its new masculine fragrance called EAU D’IKAR. Eau d’Ikar gets its inspiration on the myth of Icarus. In greek mythology, the main story told about Icarus is his attempt to escape from Crete by means of wings that his father constructed from feathers and wax. He ignored instructions not to fly too close to the sun, and the melting wax caused him to fall from the sky. For Sisley, Ikar is a name that represents a poetic intention. The…

Martin Grant by Luxury Activist

Martin Grant by Luxury Activist

Couture is most of the time a matter of taste, but when fashion becomes Couture, the world is emphasized, sublimated, highlighted, desired… well, sometimes, we touch god’s creation. Some Couturiers play with colors, others with shapes… some will produce a great entertainment show, others will just highlight the beauty of a curve. Martin Grant is not a showman but after a new collection, the world looks more beautiful. Not over-the-top, just simply perfect. Martin Grant is our Fashion Creator of…

Anne Valérie Hash by luxuryactivist

Anne Valérie Hash by luxuryactivist

Sometimes fashion design touches poetry and according to me that is what makes Anne Valérie Hash a creative talent. Her art is often a pure well cut “sensitiveness”. She is our Fashion creator of the month.

Is Elīna Garanča the new Callas?

Is Elīna Garanča the new Callas?

For all Fans of Opera, only one name is flaming all hearts today: Elīna Garanča.
Some people say she is the new Callas. Does it make sense? Actually it does.

Balmain – New artistic direction with Olivier Rousteing

Balmain – New artistic direction with Olivier Rousteing

Balmain might be one of the most elegant fashion houses of all times. Today we have the appointment of Olivier Rousteing as the new Artistic director of the Fashion House. He will supervise the design and development of the brand’s men’s and women’s ready-to-wear collections.

Hermes Birkin Bag revamped

Hermes Birkin Bag revamped

f there is one mythical bag at Hermès, most of us would think about the Kelly bag. But, there is another one, chic, timeless trendy, for connoisseur. It is the Birkin Bag. And this bag has a story. Today, the Traditional Leather craftman house launches a new look for its Birkin bag. Definitely younger, active and modern. Will it be the next summer IT bag? Pretty sure it will be part of the list.

Karsten Födinger at Palais de Tokyo in Paris.

Karsten Födinger at Palais de Tokyo in Paris.

The German artists sculpts, screws, glues, fixes, straps, wraps all different materials on his master pieces. Shards ofplaster, pieces of concrete left behind on the floor – the discretion of the partsreflects a subtle analysis of space while giving it an unusual character, as unfinished.

Citadium – The temple of StreetStyle in Paris

Citadium – The temple of StreetStyle in Paris

Who already went to Paris and visit Citadium? If you did go to Paris and did not visit Citadium, is because you are not interested in StreetCulture. Because in deed, Citadium IS THE TEMPLE OF STREET in Paris. The first store, or I should say Megastore, opened in 2000 under the creative vision of Printemps Department Sores. A parisian place that mixes the StreetStyle, Skate culture, Rock and sport attitude with a high pitched fashion taste. My friends would say:…

Balenciaga Beauty? The Black & White Experience

Balenciaga Beauty? The Black & White Experience

After the very beautiful and successful launch of Balenciaga Paris, the new Fragrance of Balenciaga, now the brand has “Beauty Ambitions”. They are launching 3 products under a very timeless luxury theme: Black & White.

Paris, not so trendy anymore…

Paris, not so trendy anymore…

GQ magazine published an article about a survey that the famous website askmen.com published about the prefered cities for and by men.

Pergola at Palais de Tokyo in Paris

Pergola at Palais de Tokyo in Paris

1916: Le Corbusier builds a « Villa Turque » (Turkish Villa), the Villa Schwob, flanked by a pergola, in La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland)

Balenciaga and the timeless luxury

Balenciaga and the timeless luxury

If we say Balenciaga is a very chic, timeless brand, we can not agree more.

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