Louis Vuitton – Art for baby

Louis Vuitton and Yana Peel hosted an “Art for Baby” opening reception on 18th January 2011 at Espace Louis Vuitton Hong Kong. The “Art for Baby” exhibition brought together in celebration of the Asia launch of the highly-acclaimed book by the same name. It showcases the 20th century’s most prolific painters from America, Europe and … Continued

Alexander Olch x Colette

Cult American film maker Alexander Olch and designer of ties, bow ties and other essential accessories is opening his first pop-up shop at Colette. To help kick things off, the designer has created three pieces in true colette fashion as they feature the prominent use of white and blue. The range will be available at … Continued

Estate of the Day: 133 Pelican Drive

Situated at the tip of Avalons prestiguous Pelican Drive is a waterfront home unparalleled on Seven Mile Island. Don Zacker Architects designed this Nantucket masterpiece in 2001 to capture the endless, unobstructed water views as well as the astounding sunsets. Influenced by trips to the island Nantucket, a simplistic yet elegant design can be admired … Continued

Valentine’s Day Hotel Packages

If you’re looking to whisk a loved one away this Valentine’s Day (February 14), several luxury hotels are offering special deals to tempt you. Moevenpick is offering a full-on month of romance at all of its Middle East and Asian properties between February 1-28, which includes 50% off a second night, a romantic welcome gift … Continued

The €500,000 Fiat 500C

Commissioned by a mysterious Chinese client, Italian styling house Fenice Milano has teamed up with exclusive gadget designers Stuart Hughes to create the 500,000 Euro ‘Fiat 500C La Dolce Vita Gold and Diamonds 200hp’. The interior of the Fenice Fiat 500 Convertible Abarth has been decked out with teak inserts, special leather and diamonds. The … Continued

Scottish B&B voted best in the world

Traveler review site TripAdvisor has named a bed & breakfast (B&B) in a remote Scottish village as the best B&B in the world. The Old Manse in Invermoriston, a village that sits on the banks of the famous Loch Ness, topped TripAdvisor’s list of the best B&Bs. Described by TripAdvisor users as “like staying in … Continued

Lady Gaga makes music for Thierry Mugler

Lady Gaga has announced her plans to debut new music from her upcoming Born This Way today at a Paris fashion show by Thierry Mugler. “I’m the musical director for the MUGLER fashion show,” she said on Twitter. “I’m remixing/previewing a record on Born This Way, tailored for the show + garments.” She did not … Continued

Cruise line plans world’s most spacious ship

German cruise line Hapag-Lloyd has announced plans to build the world’s most spacious cruise ship, due to debut in 2013. The Europa 2, which will launch in spring 2013, is set to use an all new design which offers the largest amount of space per passenger on a cruise ship. Despite being eleven decks tall, … Continued

Armani Will Design Monaco’s Royal Wedding Dress

Charlene Wittstock has chosen Giorgio Armani to design her dress for her wedding to Monaco’s Prince Albert II. “Yes, I want to declare, I will make the wedding dress,” Armani confirmed to reporters after his fashion show in Milan on Sunday. Former Olympic swimmer Charlene attended Armani’s shows in Italy in 2008 and 2009 and … Continued

Chanel S/S 2011 Ad Campaign

First look at the Chanel Spring/Summer 2011 ad campaign featuring models Freja Beha Erichsen and Baptiste Giabiconi, shot by Karl Lagerfeld.

Prague hotel tops world’s ten best

A Prague hotel has been voted the best in the world by users of the hotel review site TripAdvisor, according to data released January 19. The Golden Well (U Zlate Studne) hotel in the Czech capital topped the list from TripAdvisor for the second year running — last time it was recognized as the best … Continued

Tag Heuer Carrera MP4-12C

Swiss watch maker Tag Heuer have released a new watch, the MP4-12C is inspired by the McLaren MP4-12C road supercar. The dial has a carbon-fibre style pattern with a large central window, which allows you to see the Chronograph and date functions at work. The layout is dominated by a large Orange zero at the … Continued

2011 cruise trends: unexplored routes, river cruising…

A survey from The Cruise Line International Association which represents the world’s cruise lines has identified some of the seaborne trends expected to dominate 2011. The CLIA said that it believes that more people will cruise this year than in 2010, and will be taking to previously unexplored routes. Members of the group said that … Continued

Pubs honoured in 100th British Michelin guide

The Michelin restaurant guide for Great Britain and Ireland celebrated its 100th birthday Tuesday by highlighting the culinary excellence of the country’s “gastro-pubs”, or pubs with fine food. French female chef Helene Darroze (below) gained two stars in the 2011 edition of the famed foodies’ guide, less than a year after she lost a second … Continued

Loyalty programs for independent hotels

Independent hotel loyalty program Voilà announced that it has landed in the US January 11, setting the scene for increased competition in a new market that allows guests to earn points for staying in non-chain hotels. Voilà, which allows consumers to earn loyalty points at some 250 independent four and five star hotels in Europe, … Continued

Jaeger LeCoultre – Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea

The Memovox Deep Sea, the first Jaeger-LeCoultre diver’s watch, represents a milestone instrument in the history of the brand. Following the success of of the re-editions of the Memovox Tribute to Polaris 1965 and the Memovox Tribute to Polaris 1968 unveiled in 2008, Jaeger-LeCoultre has now recreated the 1959 Memovox Deep Sea. The 1959 model … Continued

Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines joins airline elite

Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines has become the seventh airline in the world to win a five-star rating from airline reviewer Skytrax. The prestigious ranking is awarded by Skytrax and is the highest rating an airline can achieve, signifying a “truly consistent and high quality of Product and Service.” Hainan Airlines was the first mainland Chinese … Continued

World’s oldest Heidsieck bottles found in shipwreck

Champagne experts have discovered what are believed to be the oldest existing bottles of Heidsieck champagne, salvaged from a shipwreck in the waters south of Aaland, a Finnish-controlled archipelago of 6,500 islands in the Baltic sea. Divers stumbled across a cargo of around 150 champagne bottles last July in a two-masted schooner which had run … Continued

Scarlett Johansson, Moët & Chandon 2011 Campaign

Moet & Chandon Champagne has unveiled their new campaign featuring Scarlett Johansson, who has been the brand’s celebrity ambassador since March 2009. For the 2011 Moët & Chandon Ad Campaign, British photographer Tim Walker photographed Johansson at Trianon in Epernay, North East of Paris last Fall. Wearing a strapless pearl blue/grey dress, Scarlett is surrounded … Continued

Citroen DS3 by Orla Kiely Collection

Citroen DS3 by Orla Kiely Collection is the name of the latest collaboration-project between Citroen and the world-famous designer Orla Kiely. Citroen DS3 by Orla Kiely Collection is limited to 500 units and features the designer’s iconic style inside and out. Available in four body colors and four different roof designs – featuring Orla’s signature … Continued