Montigne was built in 2009 by Turkish yard Aegean Yachts, for an experienced yacht owner who hails from Southeast Asia and is available for sale via Simpson Marine. She is the well-executed culmination of the many thoughts and experiences the owner has had when sailing in his other yachts. The sailboat offers charter guests ample … Continued
Suntory has started accepting orders for a limited 150-bottle edition of the “Yamazaki Single Malt 50-Year-Old Whisky” at 1 million yen per bottle.
Arizona Muse is captured by Mark Segal for the Louis Vuitton Cruise 2012 ads.
Luxury car maker Rolls-Royce has developed its first electric-powered vehicle, that goes up to 125 miles fully charged. The one-off Phantom 102EX has been touring the globe to gauge the reactions of Rolls-Royce owners and potential customers to a fully electric-powered car. The 6.75-liter V-12 was replaced by a massive 71-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery housed within the aluminum spaceframe.
Upmarket French leisure group Club Med intends to open a second holiday village in China, in the southern province of Guilin to add to its northern ski resort. Club Med said it had signed a 10-year accord with Chinese group China Pao Shan, owner of the site, with the resort to open next year and … Continued
General Motors-owned brand Cadillac will launch its new flagship sedan at the Los Angeles Auto Show, it announced this week. The brand has now confirmed that the Cadillac XTS, first featured as a concept at last year’s Detroit Motor Show, will officially debut at the LA event. Rumours surrounding the model reached fever pitch when … Continued
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled their 2011 Christmas Collection, offering a variety of items aimed at making your gift selections a little easier. All Christmas offers from the Mercedes -Benz Collection are specially produced for Mercedes -Benz by well-known manufacturers.
Human Made presents a new iPad/Macbook Air case as part of its F/W 2011 Collection. It features a herringbone wool upper and two-button closure system.
Isaac Mizrahi is to launch an eyewear collection, which is set to reach stores in Fall 2012 according to WWD. A licensing deal has been signed with B. Robinson to sell sunwear and eyewear from the Isaac Mizrahi and Isaac Mizrahi New York brands. Sold in department and specialist stores across the globe, B. Robinson … Continued
Cartier have collaborated with French band Air to showcase an exclusive new video from the electro group. Fans looking to see the video for “How Far Would You Go For Love” need to go to the luxury jewelry house’s Facebook page and select ‘Like‘. Cartier commissioned the clip as part of its True Love Has … Continued
The Autumn/Winter 2011 campaign of Hermes is shot by legendary photographer Nick Knight, featuring Alana Zimmer and Isaac Carew. The campaign reinterprets the artisan tradition and hand-craft synonymous with Hermès for the twenty-first century.
An unnamed billionaire has just acquired the 146-metre fast ferry Capricorn, built by Fincantieri in 1999, with plans to convert it to the world’s 4th largest private yacht. The recent sale shall see a complete refurbishment and extension to 152 metre powered by four diesel engines and two gas turbines producing 95,000hp in power. It will … Continued
Emily Blunt is starring in Yves Saint Laurent’s F/W campaign, shot by Patrick Demarchelier, for the fashion house’s iconic Opium fragrance. Blunt, who follows in the footsteps of Kate Moss and Sophie Dahl, will “unveil a fiery, almost reckless woman with magnetic seduction, that nobody or nothing can resist.” The star said that she found … Continued
Major industry players have issued a bubble-bursting forecast warning that retail prices will rise by as much as six percent in the UK alone. Several champagne houses agreed that the rise in grape prices from the Champagne region’s 2011 harvest will be unavoidably passed on to the consumer. Estimates vary between a three to six … Continued
While a fashion show in New York Tuesday night showcased the upcoming Versace for H&M line, a website in China has been claiming to offer the collection online. On November 8 models including Daphne G, Natasha Poly and Lindsay Wixson showcased pieces from the range at a special launch. The upcoming partnership evokes various key styles … Continued
Here’s a first look at the Cartier Cadran Lové Tourbillon watch, a piece that will be officially unveiled in January 2012 at SIHH in Geneva, Switzerland. This piece builds off of previous innovations and design motifs to result in this interesting looking timepiece. The Caliber 9458 powering the Cadran Lové Tourbillon is a variant of … Continued
French luxury products giant PPR said on Tuesday it was acquiring Italian high-end menswear brand Brioni, in line with the restructuring of its business. PPR has “signed an accord with Brioni shareholders to acquire 100 percent of the capital,” it said in a statement, without giving a figure for the deal. PPR head Francois-Henri Pinault … Continued
Tom Ford thinks consumers would be ‘surprised’ by the number of men who secretly wear cosmetics. The designer made a personal appearance at department store Bergdorf Goodman in New York last week for the opening of his in-store Tom Ford Beauty Boutique. The creator revealed in a video interview with style.com that he also expects … Continued
Germany now ranks second behind France as the European country with the most three-starred eateries, after Michelin inspectors handed out a third star to a contemporary restaurant that centers its cuisine on the aromatics of food. In the 2012 edition of the Michelin Guide Germany, La Vie, in Osnabrück has become the ninth restaurant to … Continued
Manolo Blahnik has announced a deal for British department store Liberty to sell his footwear as of spring 2012. The UK currently only has one exclusive outlet at the designer’s store on Old Church Street in London’s exclusive Chelsea neighborhood. Situated on Regent Street in the heart of London’s shopping district since 1875, Liberty boasts … Continued