Monthly Archives: October 2012

Jack Daniels Frank Sinatra

Jack Daniel’s creates special whiskey for Frank Sinatra

Whiskey Jack Daniels Sinatra Select

Jack Daniel’s has created a special tribute bottle for one the brand’s biggest fans, Frank Sinatra, who often referred to his favorite spirit as the ‘Nectar of the Gods.’

On October 23 at the Tax Free World Association meeting in Cannes, France, son Frank Sinatra Jr. helped launch Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select, bottled at 90 proof for a whiskey described as full of oak and spice notes with a smooth vanilla finish.

Throughout his stage career from the 1950s to the 1990s, one of Sinatra’s signature gestures was to offer a toast to his audience with a glass of Jack Daniel’s in his hand.

The one-liter bottle is presented in a specially designed gift box and comes with a book chronicling the crooner’s loyalty to the brand. The premium bottle will be sold at duty free outlets around the world.

Bar Majestic Hotel in Kuala Lumpur

Majestic Hotel reopen its doors in Kuala Lumpur

Bar Majestic Hotel in Kuala Lumpur

The historic Majestic Hotel is set to reopen its doors in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in December this year.

The 300-room hotel, owned by YTL Hotels and located along Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin on a 1.29 hectare site opposite the Kuala Lumpur railway station, will open to guests following a RM250 million ($82.5 million) restoration program.
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Chanel acquires Scottish cashmere firm Barrie

Chanel Spring Summer 2010 Cruise

The Chanel Metiers d’Art show will take place in December at an as yet undisclosed location near the Scottish capital it was revealed Wednesday, following the French luxury brand’s acquisition of Scottish cashmere firm Barrie earlier in the week.

Karl Lagerfeld will be taking Chanel’s pre-fall collecition, known as the Metiers d’Art, to Edinburgh, revealed Wednesday.

Details are scarce for the moment, but a date for the show has been confirmed as Dec. 4, and the fashion extravaganza looks poised to set the Scottish capital alight.

Chanel announced on Tuesday that it had bought the Barrie Knitwear cashmere mill in the Scottish Borders area. The 140-year-old firm had been facing a long spell in administration after the collapse of parent company Dawson International.

Chanel fashion president Bruno Pavlovsky told the BBC: “The acquisition of Barrie business by Chanel is all the more natural as the factory has worked with us for more than 25 years, producing cashmere knitwear including Chanel’s iconic two-tone cashmere cardigans….Through this acquisition, we reaffirm our commitment to traditional expertise and craftsmanship, and our wish to safeguard their future and support their development,” he added.