Monthly Archives: April 2012

Private Jets tarmac

Interior Design for Private Jets in China

Private Jets tarmac

As sales of private jets increase in China, interior design companies are looking to cash in.

From bedrooms fit for a prince, to jacuzzis, bars, small theaters, stereo systems and hookups for iPads, interior designs for private jets are taking off in China.

As sales of private jets grow in an emerging market, a small group of interior design companies are beginning to reel in more and more Chinese buyers.
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Kim Jong Un

North Korea elite enjoy good life despite sanctions

Ryugyong Hotel Pyongyang

Nuclear-armed North Korea has been under heavy sanctions for years but there is little sign of any effect on the elite in Pyongyang, who enjoy unfettered access to upmarket cars and consumer goods.

The economy of the isolated North is widely believed to be battered and stuttering, but the luxury shops of the showcase capital tell a different story.
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Abandoned Ferrari Enzo

Ferrari Enzo Abandoned in Dubai

Abandoned Ferrari Enzo

The nine luxury cars that were reportedly up for sale in Dubai have been seized as part of evidence from various crimes and will not be sold.

“The one Ferrari Enzo and the other regular Ferraris are required by Interpol. So, the nine cars are not for sale,” Captain Khalid Al Kamali was quoted as saying.

This comes as a disappointment to the many Brits, Americans, Indians and Russians who reportedly asked to buy the rare Enzo Ferrari.
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Kohler VibrAcoustic Bath

Relaxing baths now with rhythmic mood lighting

Kohler VibrAcoustic Bath

Taking a relaxing bath after a hard day just got a lot more relaxing thanks to the release of a new line of baths from Kohler.

Users of Kohler’s new Underscore VibrAcoustic baths can stream music via a hardware connection or wirelessly via Bluetooth through a touchscreen device mounted on the side of the bath.
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The Top 10 Global Beauty Brands‎ 2012

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A recent report on the world’s strongest beauty labels has highlighted the dominance of legacy brands, with long-running and affordable favorites such as Olay and Avon dominating the top ten.

Valuation firm Brand Finance’s annual ranking of the 50 biggest global beauty brands measures areas including current market value and customer loyalty, with the number one spot going to America’s Olay — which was launched in 1950.
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Bottega Veneta Initials collection

Bottega Veneta Initials Personalization Service

Bottega Veneta Initials collection

Bottega Veneta is the latest fashion house to venture into the realm of personalization, with the launch of a bespoke service allowing shoppers to adorn the latest accessories collection with their initials.

Available through the brand’s e-commerce stores, the service has its own dedicated microsite, where fashionistas can create their personalized piece.

Women can select from a range of small leather goods, shoppers, wallets, cases, and a belt. For men, items include a tote, a cross-body bag, two wallets, and a belt.
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Gucci Campaign Featuring Li Bing Bing

bingbing gucci campaign

Chinese actress Li Bingbing joins Princess of Monaco Charlotte Casiraghi on the list of celebrity models for Gucci. Li will be the face of the luxury label’s accessories ad campaign dedicated to the House’s handbags, fine jewelry, and timepieces.

Conceived by Creative Director Frida Giannini, the portraits, shot in London by Sølve Sundsbø, evoke a strong yet minimal aesthetic true to Gucci’s codes of luxury.
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