Monthly Archives: August 2012

D'Arros Island

L’Oreal heiress sells island paradise in Seychelles

Arros Island

Copyright: Vladi Private Islands GmbH

L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, France’s richest woman, has sold a string of private islands in the Seychelles to a firm linked to an ocean conservation foundation.

Bettencourt, 89, bought D’Arros Island along with several neighbouring islets for $18 million in 1998 and recently sold them for $60 million to a Seychelles-registered business, Housing and Habitat Minister Christian Lionnet said.

The stunning islands are located in the Indian Ocean, about 250 kilometres (155 miles) southwest of the main Seychelles island of Mahe.
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Charlotte Casiraghi second Gucci campaign

Charlotte Casiraghi’s second Gucci campaign

Charlotte Casiraghi second Gucci campaign

Italian fashion house Gucci has presented the second “Forever Now” campaign featuring Princess of Monaco Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of Caroline of Monaco.

This new campaign shot in black and white by famous photographers Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin celebrates Gucci’s equestrian heritage.
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John Travolta for Breitling Navitimer Blue Sky

John Travolta unveils Breitling Navitimer Blue Sky

John Travolta for Breitling Navitimer Blue Sky

Breitling global ambassador John Travolta popped into Singapore yesterday to launch Breitling’s limited edition Navitimer Blue Sky.

This particular watch was commissioned specially by Breitling to celebrate the 60th anniversary of aviation’s iconic timepiece, the Navitimer.

First launched in 1952, the Navitimer has been continuously manufactured for almost 60 years, making it the world’s oldest mechanical chronograph still in production.
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bmw i8 concept spyder

BMW To Sell Electric Models Online‎

bmw i8 concept spyder

A report from Bloomberg says that BMW will sell cars over the Web for the first time as the world’s largest maker of luxury vehicles seeks an inexpensive way to reach more buyers to recoup spending on its electric models.

The BMW i3 and i8 electric and hybrid cars that will launch in 2013, respectively 2014 would be the first to sell directly to customers over the Internet.
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