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on 22nd February 2011 | No Comments »
Here’s a sophisticated new watch from Hermes that will be hitting the market later this year- the Grand Arceau Moon Phase.
Known for its saddle/leather goods and uber-expensive silk ties and scarves, Hermes has really stepped up its watch game the past few years.
Available in black or silver dial, the Arceau Grande Lune watch is a complete calendar watch featuring day and month apertures.
Internet users can now travel along the canals of Venice from the comfort of their own homes to prepare their trips, with a new website called veniceconnected.it.
The website is made up of 360-degree HD photographs snapped by a camera mounted on a boat travelling the length and breadth of Venice’s famous canals.
Starbucks Corp. announced this week that it will be providing single-serve coffee to half a million hotels across the US.
The latest deal will see Starbucks coffee delivered via Courtesy Products’ CVI one-cup brewing machine systems in 500,000 luxury hotels.
Starbucks has been making a string of announcements in the last few weeks indicating a strong interest in expanding their reach into the one-cup brewing market, currently dominated by machine-makers Keurig and Tassimo in the US.
on 18th February 2011 | 5 Comments »
Paris Hilton turned 30 and for her birthday, her boyfriend Cy Waits bought her a bright yellow $375k Lexus LFA, TMZ.com reports.
Her new Lexus LFA is built using an advanced, lightweight composite construction and powered by a 552bhp mid-mounted V10 engine.
Boasting firecracker performance, it will reach 62mph in just 3.7 seconds and race on to a top speed beyond 200mph.
on 18th February 2011 | No Comments »
A colossal self-portrait by “pope of pop” Andy Warhol has sold for $17.4 million at Christie’s in London, doubling pre-auction expectations.
The recently discovered 1967 piece, which measures 1.8 metres square, depicts Warhol with a hand to his mouth in what the auction house called “one of the most representative and iconic images of the artist”.
“It has been an incredibly exciting journey to work with a previously unknown work by Andy Warhol, particularly one with such historic importance,” Francis Outred, head of Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s Europe said.
US designer Marc Jacobs‘s CEO Robert Duffy has become a popular Twitter fixture and maybe even a too popular one at that.
With more than 90,000 fans following, the brand is now looking for someone to replace Duffy — via Twitter, of course.
“Were looking for someone to come on and take a job heading our twitter acct and social media. Send something clever for a chance at the job!” he tweeted alongside a Valentine’s Day goodbye picture showing him and Jacobs with puckered lips.