Monthly Archives: November 2011

hd3 slyde watch

HD3 Slyde Touchscreen Watch

hd3 slyde watch

Designed by Jorg Hysek, the Slyde HD3 is a luxury watch with a high-definition touch-screen that moves vertically and horizontally.

By simply sliding across the watch screen, the user can generate an unlimited variety of timepieces on the wrist – corresponding to any event, desire, or particular moment.

Creating a range of different watches within a single timepiece, is made possible by a range of top-quality virtual modules, all linked exclusively to the concept of time.
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Top 10 chefs to follow on Twitter

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Bon Appetit magazine has released a list of the top 10 chefs to follow on Twitter following a story on how Twitter is narrowing the gap between chefs and their diners.

Fans are tweeting to chefs directly, with some soliciting chef secrets for the best marinara sauce, some taking their beefs online for the Twittersphere to see, and others still hoping for a virtual shoutout and a mention on Twitter with their handle.

Chefs, meanwhile, like Chris Cosentino of Incanto in San Francisco, are posting Twitter-only specials for their regulars.
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Campari Calendar 2012 November

Campari 2012 Calendar

Campari Calendar 2012 November

“It’s the end of the world, baby!” is the title of the latest edition of the iconic Campari calendar unveiled last week in Milan.

Inspired by the Mayan prediction that the world will end on 21 December 2012, the Italian drink company’s calendar features a series of photos where Milla Jovovich is portrayed in different end-of-the-world scenarios.

the powerful images were taken by internationally recognized fashion and advertising French photographer Dimitri Daniloff.
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Paul Smith Mini Accessories

Paul Smith “Mini on Location” Accessories

Paul Smith Mini Accessories

Following Paul Smith’s Limited Edition Mini first ever tour across the USA, later last year, the brand delivers a new set of accessories for AW11.

The new set composed by laptop sleeve, toiletry case and billfold wallet, all featuring the signature car parked under a Welcome to Las Vegas road sign.

The laptop sleeve and toiletry case are suitably lined and made from printed canvas with leather trimmings.
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one tonne gold coin

Australia unveils world’s largest gold coin

one tonne gold coin

Australia has unveiled the world’s largest gold coin, weighing a massive 1,000 kg, to mark the visit of Queen Elizabeth II.

The Perth Mint produced it in time for the Queen’s visit to Western Australia for the Commonwealth heads of government meeting.

The coin has a kangaroo on one side and the Queen’s profile on the other. It is nearly 80 cm in diameter and 12 cm thick.
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Shooting Star superyacht

Bang & Olufsen equipped high speed superyacht

Shooting Star superyacht

Bang & Olufsen, world leader in high end audiovisual components, has teamed with another world class Danish brand on a new superyacht.

B&O has outfitted Skagen’s Danish Yachts’ new 121-ft. AeroCruiser 38 II, dubbed Shooting Star, with a range of custom-made audio and video products.

The yacht features a luxurious and typically Scandinavian influenced interior to complement her amazing entertainment systems, including a private cinema.
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Missoni Target

Missoni wants another low-cost line

Missoni Target

Missoni would like to follow its successful Target collaboration with another lower-cost line, this time on an international scale.

Back in September the Italian fashion house, famed for its signature patterned knitwear, launched a 400-piece line for US department store chain Target.

While a top-of-the-range Missoni gown typically costs over $1,000, many of the Target items were priced under $50, and thrifty fashion fans were eager to snap them up.
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Mini Roadster 2012

Mini unveils 2012 Roadster edition

Mini Roadster 2012

Iconic auto brand Mini has announced the addition of a sixth model to its lineup, the Mini Roadster that will launch alongside the MINI Coupe hardtop in March.

The first open-topped two seater in Mini history, the Roadster is set to go on sale next spring to compete with the likes of the Mazda MX-5.

With a manually-opening soft-top roof, the model is designed to be more free-spirited than the four-seater Mini Convertible, with a sweeped look, lower profile and a steeped rear end, which holds a manually-operated roof.
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ABSOLUT MODE EDITION

Gareth Pugh for Absolut vodka

ABSOLUT MODE EDITION

Gareth Pugh has collaborated with Absolut Vodka to create a stunning work of design with the Absolut Vodka Mode Edition.

“I am excited to be collaborating with such an iconic brand as Absolut. I wanted to transform the silhouette of the bottle”, said the English fashion designer.

“By means of a custom made collar, created using 3-D mapping, we have produced a miniature version of my ‘Stealth Bomber’ arm pieces from my first collections.”
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Van Cleef & Arpels launching Paris jewelry school

ecole van cleef arpels

Accessory aficionadoes can now master the art of jewelry-making thanks to an innovative move by iconic French brand Van Cleef & Arpels.

The Paris-based company will make history in February 2012 by opening its first jewelry school, where students from across the globe can gain unique insight into the world of creating world-class adornments.

Van Cleef & Arpels was founded in 1896 and the brand considers sharing its wealth of knowledge with connoisseurs and professionals alike to be a duty.
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Anndra Neen designers

Anndra Neen wins 2011 Dorchester Fashion Prize

Anndra Neen designers

Anndra Neen has scooped the 2011 Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize thanks to a unique and luxurious collection.

The jewelry and accessories brand, founded in 2009 by sisters Phoebe and Annette Stephens, picked up the award on Saturday, October 29 during a glitzy ceremony at Los Angeles’s Beverly Hills Hotel.

The Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize aims to promote rising design talent, with this year’s victor Anndra Neen receiving $40,000.
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Airbus A320 Prestige charter

The Airbus A320 Prestige by Comlux

Airbus A320 Prestige charter

Comlux, a charter company based in Zurich, unveiled its latest custom-fitted ultra-luxury jet, an Airbus A320 Prestige suitable for up to 19 passengers.

Top-quality, exclusive materials were used throughout, with a natural color palette that echoes the sand and sky of the desert.

The main room offers a VIP lounge with L shaped divan, two club seats and a large dining table for 6 guests.
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Perrier Jouet Fountain Pen

Perrier-Jouët Bicentenaire Fountain Pen

Perrier Jouet Fountain Pen

Italian pen maker Omas brings a fitting tribute to the 200 Year Anniversary of the famous “Maison de Champagne” with the Perrier-Jouët 200 Ans fountain pen.

The pen is made of transparant, green cotton resin with a vermeil overlay on which the special bicentennial logo is engraved and recreated in enamel.

The special clip is made to resemble the Art Nouveau flower, which can also be found on the famous Perrier-Jouët Cuvée Belle Epoque Champagne bottles.
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Feadship Breathe concept

Steve Jobs’ Unfinished Feadship Superyacht

Feadship Breathe concept

Steve Jobs was designing his own Feadship superyacht at the time of his death. The vessel had been in development since 2009.

The design is said to be sleek and minimalist, naturally, with 40-foot-long glass walls and was to be built at Feadship’s facility in the Netherlands.

“Sometimes, word gets out about one of our yachts,” Feadship tells Super Yacht News regarding the report.
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