Le Bristol to Unveil One of World’s Most Expensive Suites

Paris’s Hotel Le Bristol is about to unveil a $33 million revamp that includes an ultra-luxe penthouse occupying the top floor of the hotel. The 2,583-square-foot, two bedroom suite encompassing the entire eighth floor is set to become one of the most expensive hotel suites in the world. It will feature incredible views of the … Continued

Gwen Stefani is the newest face for L’Oréal Paris

On Janaury 13, L’Oréal Paris announced the latest star to appear in ads for the cosmetic giant: No Doubt front woman Gwen Stefani. “I can’t believe I get to be one of the L’Oréal Paris girls,” the singer told US-based celebrity magazine People. “I love playing dress up, on stage or shooting videos, it’s always … Continued

Ferrari FF

Italian supercar manufacturer Ferrari has just released initial details and images of the 612’s successor, the FF. Set to make its world public debut at the forthcoming auto show in Geneva this March, the all-new Ferrari FF was designed by Pininfarina, showing an entirely new GT sports car concept. The FF is an acronym for … Continued

Prada Spring/Summer 2011 Ad Campaign [video]

The Prada Spring 2011 ad campaign was shot by Steven Meisel and stars Mariacarla Boscono, Arizona Muse, Kinga Razjak, Zuzanna Bijoch and Tati Cotliar. The commerical’s release wasn’t the only big news for Prada this weekend: The brand also staged a fashion show in Beijing.

World’s highest restaurant opens in Dubai

The highest restaurant in the world opened its doors in Dubai January 23, promising “the world’s best dining out experience.” Occupying the 122rd floor of Dubai’s enormous Burj Khalifa tower, At.mosphere is the latest record-breaker from the Emirate, which doesn’t seem to have lost any of its confidence following last year’s economic collapse. Guests can … Continued

Audemars Piguet pays tribute to Schwarzenegger

2011, a new milestone for Governator ? Arnold Schwarzenegger has just finished his term as Governor of California, and should work again with James Cameron … BusinessMontres reports that he might also become an administrator of Audemars Piguet with whom he has a long-established friendship! 2011 marks a new step in the historic partnership between … Continued

Lotus Launches New Luxury Lifestyle Brand

Lotus is going to launch a new luxury lifestyle brand, Lotus Originals, which will offer a range of performance outerwear, luxury knitwear and leather goods that reflect the craftsmanship, heritage and spirit of Lotus. Lotus said it has carefully hand picked the very best suppliers and materials to work with to ensure that quality reflects … Continued

Unusual destinations try to lure tourists

Brave a few “security problems” and trek the mountain ranges of Pakistan, take a vacation in Kuwait where the sand is very hot or risk a bit of heli-skiing in Uzbekistan. If you are a tourist ready to go somewhere a bit different, there is a growing queue of destinations desperate to welcome you; 166 … Continued

Prada latest label to target booming China market

Miuccia Prada has already won plaudits for her spring/summer 2011 collection — simply-cut dresses and suits in a quirky mix of stripes and solids, with bold splashes of orange, violet and electric blue. But by displaying the clothes on a runway in Beijing on Saturday evening, her first catwalk show outside Europe, and adding a … Continued

LaCie introduces luxury USB flash drive by Christofle

LaCie has teamed up with French luxury brand Christofle to produce a silver-plated, pebble-shaped 4GB USB flash drive called “Galet”. The luxury USB flash drive, which sells for $130, is plated with silver and shipped in its own pouch and gift box from LaCie’s Paris factory. The drive includes LaCie’s password-protection software and a matching … Continued

Stella McCartney spring 2011 campaign

A sneak peek at Stella McCartney Spring 2011 Campaign features Joan Smalls & Malgosia Bela posing in the labels pieces lensed by Maert & Marcus. The ads show Bela wearing a collage of blown-up images of McCartney’s Spring fruit print or Smalls wearing a swimsuit-shaped collage of pastel-colored suit lapels.

Megan Fox & Rafael Nadal for Emporio Armani

Tennis star Rafael Nadal’s sexy new Emporio Armani underwear and Emporio Armani jeans ads have arrived. Nadal replaced soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, who starred in the previous Emporio Armani underwear campaign. Megan Fox, who is also the face of Giorgio Armani Cosmetics, is reprising her role in the sultry black-and-white images shot by Mert Alas … Continued

Montblanc meisterstuck iphone case

German manufacturer of writing instruments, watches and luxury accessories Montblanc recently joined the endless list of brands to produce a case for the iPhone.

Vladimir Putin’s 1 billion dollar Palace

RuLeaks, a Russian WikiLeaks type site has posted photos of a lavish mansion alleged to be Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s estate on the Black Sea. The existence of the “Putin palace” on the Black Sea was discussed by the Washington Post’s David Ignatius in an article last year. According to Russian whistleblower Sergey Kolesnikov, the … Continued

Miu Miu SS 2011 Advertising Campaign

The spring/summer 2011 Miu Miu women’s wear campaign evokes the spirit of performance and the stage. Here is a sparkling hall of mirrors, where every facet of a woman’s imagination and desires is revealed through both personality and wardrobe. Textile, colour and cut are as poetic and complex as the characters they convey.

One Hyde Park officially opens in London

The world’s most expensive residential apartments at One Hyde Park have been officially unveiled yesterday in London. Around 350 guests were shown the apartments which reportedly start a £6.5m for one bedroom and go up to £140m for a penthouse. Prices average £6,000 a square foot, and are reportedly the highest ever paid for residential … Continued

Düsseldorf Boat Show returns this weekend

Organizers of Boot Düsseldorf, one of the world’s largest boat shows, have said that demand for space has picked up as the event prepares to open this weekend. An extra three thousand square feet of space have been added to the show this year, which may not sound like a lot but is being seen … Continued

Dior Homme – The Time I Had Some Time Alone

Shot by photographer Willy Vanderperre, the Dior Homme spring 2011 collection is revealed In an austere setting. The model Victor Nylander sports a number of signature Dior Homme by Kris Van Assche styles. To coincide with the movie, a shoot photographed by Karl Lagerfeld and model Baptiste Giabiconi will also be unveiled.

Trash hotel opens in Madrid

Mexican beer brand Corona has launched a new hotel in Madrid, called “Save the Beach hotel” and made entirely of rubbish. It is constructed out of 12 tons of items found littered on Europe’s beaches and is designed to raise awareness of the plight of coastlines and seas around the world. Designed by German artist … Continued