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EcoAkua, preserving the biggest luxury of all: water.

EcoAkua, preserving the biggest luxury of all: water.

In history, there was always something very valuable that would rule the relationships between people or countries. Sometimes it was gold, or spices, since the 70’s it is Oil and lately Lithium. But the biggest luxury of all, that will probably become very exclusive, rare and almost elitist is…. WATER. Discover this month EcoAkua, a Swiss innovative brand that brings to the market a new ecological solution to save our precious liquid. When cutting edge technology protects our mother nature.   Interesting facts about water: it covers 71% of our planet’s surface 96.5% of water is found in seas and oceans Only 2.5% of the Earth’s water is freshwater 1 Billion people in our planet do not have access to safe-water. Experts say that by 2025, 50% of world population will face water-based vulnerability 70% of fresh water used by humans goes on Agriculture. As we can see, water is,…

Swiss Unlimited Energy, a blast of freshness for cool guys.

Swiss Unlimited Energy, a blast of freshness for cool guys.

Victorinox is continuously exploring different directions and try to surprise their customers with new original products. Discover the new men fragrance by the Swiss company called Swiss Unlimited Energy.  It is fresh, young, modern and definitely gives you a burst of energy this summer. After the launch of Swiss Unlimited, a new fragrance line for men, Victorinox continues on the quest of innovative thinking on what do men want. This summer, you can discover this new exciting product, all based in one single and strong idea: ENERGY. According to the brand, Swiss unlimited men’s fragrance Energy will trigger a desire in men to develop all of their potential, that deep, fundamental instinct for challenges and power…a power of seduction that allows for unlimited sensations. The first striking thing is the Fragrance flacon. Inspired by the original Swiss Unlimited flacon, it was completely revisited in order to fit better the concept of…

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 the company as the Dermatologist Chief responsable for all developments and all the tests, a crucial phase. The mother, Dr. Barbara Polla, took over the R&D Department to make sure that all the products are developped in the best qualitative way. So in each Alchimie Forever product you have what Nature and Science have to propose at its best. All the products from Alchimie Forever are manufactured 100% in Switzerland,…

Christopher Raeburn, “Utility-fashion” is a must-have.

Christopher Raeburn, “Utility-fashion” is a must-have.

Discover Christpher Raeburn. He is british, fashion designer and with loads of talent. Some people consider his work as “Utility-Fashion”. He explains that he designs ethically-aware collections, by utilizing re-appropriated military fabrics. He creates garments that are functional, intelligent and meticulously crafted.   Christopher Raeburn was born in Kent, East Sussex in August 13th 1982. Since his younger days, his creative skills were developed as every week, he was encouraged to draw something and then, build it up with his father on weekends.   CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN FIRST STEPS He graduates in 2006 from the prestigious London’s Royal College of Art. During 2 years he did some work as freelance until he set up his own studio in 2008. He got his first notoriety thanks to an exhibition called Camouflage at the Imperial War Museum. In deed Christopher Raeburn was chosen because of his natural passion for military fabrics and the…

Victorinox Black Ceramic knife, black is beautiful.

Victorinox Black Ceramic knife, black is beautiful.

When it comes to blades, Victorinox is a cutting edge brand. Of course the Swiss company is known for the legendary Swiss Army Knife, but they also developed an extreme talented Professional and Household Cutlery. Every year the company with the Cross&Shield surprises us with new products and this winter, discover the new Victorinox Black ceramic line. In deed they launched a while ago a very successful line in White ceramic and now they complete the offer by a very elegant line in black. Made from the purest Zirconium oxide, almost 100%, this knife is almost as hard as diamond. The ultra-pure zirconium oxide powder is compressed at a pressure of 1 500 bar and is sintered in special sinter furnaces at temperatures of 1 500 °C. A blade has extreme strength and is almost as hard as diamond. The ceramic blade is very sharp over a long period and…

Portovino.ch, exclusive wine and Port wine from Portugal

Portovino.ch, exclusive wine and Port wine from Portugal

Discover Portovino.ch, an exclusive online shop for wine and Port wine from Portugal. When passion about such a noble activity as wine is shared, the result is outstanding. LuxuryActivist got an exclusive interview with Rico Brecht, founder of Portovino.ch. Europe has a tremendous history in wine. The French, the Italian and the Spanish wine cultures have spread all around the world. Another important country for wine is Portugal. Worldwide know for its Port wine, Portugal also gathers a collection of amazing red and white wines that are unique. This uniqueness comes not only because of the special climate of the country but also from the passion that entire families put in their vineyard from generation to generation. They are true treasures that today portovino.ch are happy to share with customers all over Switzerland. The first minutes with Rico Brecht are quite striking and reveals immediately his motivation and for what does he stands for:…

Swiss Unlimited Travel Diaries, swiss photo.

Swiss Unlimited Travel Diaries, swiss photo.

Victorinox fragrances launched the second episode of their annual operation called Swiss Unlimited Travel Diaries. This time, they followed a Swiss Artist and Photographer, Joël Tettamanti, in an amazing adventure in USA at an Aircraft Boneyard. As you know, Victorinox is a swiss company famous in the world for the creation of the original Swiss Army knife. And since 1884, the swiss company never stopped innovation. One of the last Product categories to join the brand’s unique territory are Fragrances. In deed, Victorinox Fragrances have been opening a new path for different and timeless fragrances. It started in 1997 with Swiss Army Classic Eau de toilette. It wan the international Fragrance oscar (FiFi award) for best packaging. 12 years after, the swiss fragrance brand got a new perfumery oscar for the latest fragrance for men: Victorinox Swiss Unlimited. This time it was the Oscar for Technological breakthrough of the year….

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Top 5 most viewed posts of the week – june10/2011

Top 5 most viewed posts of the week – june10/2011

Hello,

as usual, here are the top articles of the week. They are the ones most viewed during the past 7 days.
Have a nice weekend.
LA