This news is meant only for the most affluent of the society. International lifestyle designer Richard Nilsson, the founder of the extreme luxury and lifestyle company RÃ©sidence SupÃ©rieur, takes the next step in redefining luxury.
On December 8th the Black Card were introduced in an effort to redefine luxury and set a new standard for the luxury lifestyle. The Black Card will be limited to only 50 members worldwide, with an annual membership fee of 200.000 euros.
The holders of the Black Card will get access to the entire RÃ©sidence SupÃ©rieur concept, with the highest standard, quality and service when it comes to properties, cars, private jets, yachts, events, entertainment and the SupÃ©rieur Connoisseur Lifestyle.
We have earlier introduced you to some of the very exclusive cards, including the American Express Black Card, and the diamond-studded Royale MasterCard for Dubai’s elites.
Now, MasterCard and Kazkommertsbank, the second largest bank in Kazakhstan, together are bringing a MasterCard credit card festooned with gold and diamonds.
Known as the “Diamond”, the card has a 0.02-carat gem embedded in its centre and a picture of a peacock for female cardholders and a winged horse for men.
As we reported two weeks ago, the highly anticipated KEE Shanghai – the first overseas branch of the famous Hong Kong private members club that counts celebrities and royalty among its habituees – has now opened its doors to Shanghai society.
Elegantly located behind the grand stone entrance and cast iron gates of 796 Huai Hai Rd, past a beautifully cultivated garden, KEE Shanghai discreetly resides in the striking 1920s heritage maison Twin Villas.
A location it shares with the Richemont Shanghai headquarters, sitting above the flagship stores for China of distinguished brands such as Alfred Dunhill and Vacheron Constantin.
The Lusso Collection portfolio of multi-million dollar residences in the world’s most desirable vacation spots (such as Cabo San Lucas, Aspen, Miami, Hawaii and the Bahamas) has acquired its first European property, a $5 million villa in Tuscany – its first European estate.
Located on the outskirts of picturesque Cortona, La Ripa (picture above) is a 500-year-old, 4,000-sq.-ft. fully-restored stone farmhouse with five bedroom suites, stone fireplaces, terracotta floors and brick archways , enhanced by luxurious modern amenities : the estate’s 27 landscaped acres include a privately situated swimming pool, lush gardens and olive and cypress groves.
The ancient city of Cortona is nearby and Florence and Sienna are about 50 miles away. Cortona has a large number of restaurants, festivals and regular open air markets where you can become a true local.
One of my favourite place in Hong Kong, KEE Club, is a members only club which has been around circa 2001 and it’s still going strong. When Kee first opened, Paparazzi would be permanently stationed outside of it’s Kee’s doors as VIP celebs, starlets and hong kong socialites would always be there.
Today many people consider Kee to be their favorite club because it has the atmosphere of a private house party. The crowd is eclectic and glamourous.
There are celebrities, old money, new money, young trendies, older sophisticates, models, fashion people, Eurotrash, guys in suits, glam gals. It’s the only member’s only club that really feels like a “club”. It’s easy to socialize without pretensions.
One Key is a Travel Card company that provides access to quality, luxury homes across a global portfolio of destinations without a significant outlay of upfront capital or the hassle of whole ownership.
Cards are available by number of nights: The Travel Card offers discerning travelers the option of either 15, 25 or 45 nights, for $34,900, $49,900, or $84,900, respectively, that may be used in any increment to get away with family and friends to homes typically averaging $3 million.
Pricing includes access to One Key Homes, daily housekeeping, and member services.
With the One Key Travel Card members have currently access to a portfolio of over 250 private homes through out Europe, the Caribbean, and North America.