Monthly Archives: June 2012

Louis Vuitton The Art of Packing

Louis Vuitton Teaches You How To Pack

Louis Vuitton The Art of Packing

Louis Vuitton has launched “The Art of Packing,” a branded video designed to help travellers optimise their luggage space.

LV is showing the functionality of its Alzer, Pégase and Keepall suitcases and items that are necessary to bring on a trip such in this interactive experience.

The experience allows you to interact with the items and follow the folding instructions step by step, or simply play the video below and watch the process.
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orsos island

Own A Floating Island for $6.5 Million

orsos island

An Austrian firm has come up what it hopes is the next big thing for the mega-rich: a man-made, floating island with a list price of 5.2 million euros ($6.5 million)

Measuring 20 by 37 metres (66 by 121 feet), the “Orsos Island” has no engine but can be anchored anywhere its owners choose and then towed to another location the other side of the world if they so wish, Hungarian-born Gabor Orsos said.

Boasting 1,000 square metres of living space, the Orsos island was designed to combine the best of mainland real estate and a super yacht at a reduced cost.
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2013 Mini Clubvan back

MINI Clubvan

2013 Mini Clubvan back

The new MINI Clubvan which was unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show is now confirmed for production and will be available in the market in autumn 2012.

The car is described by MINI as the world’s first premium compact delivery van. The model is aimed at customers with small businesses that are looking out for a small utility vehicle.

The exterior dimensions of the Clubvan are exactly the same as those of the Mini Clubman—155.9 inches long, 66.3 inches wide and 56.1 inches tall.
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Almaz re-entry capsule

On sale now: Tickets to the moon at $150 million

Almaz re-entry capsule

British space company Excalibur Almaz has announced its readiness to send tourists on a much-coveted trip to the Moon as early as in 2015.

The first 800,000km round trip in a converted Soviet-era spacecraft would cost potential clients around $150 million.

“We’re ready to sell the tickets,” Art Dula, founder and chief executive of the Isle of Man-based company, told a space tourism meeting in London on Tuesday.
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Harrods Louis Vuitton Store

Harrods Opens Its Own Louis Vuitton Store

Harrods Louis Vuitton Store

Luxury department store Harrods has just opened a new Louis Vuitton store situated in The Central Hall on the Ground Floor.

The impressive space houses a wide selection of luggage and scarves, in addition to areas devoted to exotic skins and a much-increased selection of handbags and accessories.
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Cock and Bull Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst Brands a London Restaurant

Cock and Bull Damien Hirst

Internationally renowned British artist Damien Hirst has created an art piece for a London restaurant in which a whole Hereford cow and cockerel are preserved in formaldehyde in a steel and glass tank, smack dab in the middle of the dining room.

Called “Cock and Bull,” the showpiece towers four meters above diners at Tramshed which —  surprise — serves only steak and whole roasted chicken.
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YSL Logo

Yves Saint Laurent changes name

YSL Logo

Hedi Slimane’s first big move as creative director of Yves Saint Laurent will be to change the brand’s name to Saint Laurent Paris.

Founded in 1962 by late creator Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Bergé, it is reported that the label’s rebranding is part of new creative director Hedi Slimane‘s makeover of the fashion house.
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Louis Vuitton Fall 2012 Campaign

Louis Vuitton’s fall 2012 campaign + Making Of Video

Louis Vuitton Fall 2012 Campaign

Update: French luxury accessories label Louis Vuitton has released a behind-the-scenes video for its new Fall/Winter 2012-2013 campaign.

Louis Vuitton’s fall 2012 campaign takes direction from the runway show with an image set onboard a train featuring new faces photographed by Steven Meisel.

“We wanted to continue the journey we started with the fashion show — the glamour of travel and the romance of going somewhere,” Marc Jacobs explained.
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David Gandy Dolce and Gabbana Watches

Dolce & Gabbana launches men’s watch collection‎

David Gandy Dolce and Gabbana Watches

Reveal­ing their new time­pieces col­lec­tion for men, Ital­ian fash­ion house Dolce & Gab­bana enlists three of its favorite male muses.

The label turns to David Gandy, Adam Senn and Enrique Pala­cios, who are lensed by fashion photographer Mar­i­ano Vivanco in con­fi­dent and pow­er­ful por­traits.

Their Timepieces Collection features a total of 52 watches that include two different collections, retro watches and captivating chrono watches.
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2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed

Bentley Continental GT Speed

2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed

Bentley is introducing a new performance flagship, its fastest production model ever, the Continental GT Speed coupe.

The new performance flagship packs 625 PS (616 bhp / 460 kW) at 6000rpm and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque from its 6.0-liter 48-valve, four-cam, twin turbocharged W12 engine.

With power transfered down to the pavement via a newly revised ZF eight-speed automatic transmission, the 0-60 mph sprint takes 4.0 seconds (0-100 km/h in 4.2s) and on to a top speed of 205 mph (329 km/h).
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