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Marc Jacobs USB Hub

If you are a retro-gadget lover, then check out the new USB hub from Marc Jacobs. Each “mixtape” features crudely drawn artwork and includes three USB ports.

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Legendary Ginza district loses some of its lustre

All along what has for decades been Japan’s most fashionable and up-market shopping street, the luxury brands are moving out to be replaced by cheap chic. As the country struggles to raise itself out of the global economic downturn, companies such as LV and Gucci are downsizing or leaving Ginza, their former properties quickly snapped [...]

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China goes gourmet with foie gras

China’s ever-growing taste for luxury goods is extending into the culinary world — and that’s good news for Jean-Marie Vallier, who runs a duck farm and foie gras factory outside Beijing. Two years ago, French group Euralis — the world leader in foie gras production — invested 2.7 million dollars in the facilities, aimed at [...]

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Club Med to open ski village in China

Upmarket French leisure group Club Med said Thursday it will open a Club Med ski village in China, its first venture into the huge and booming Chinese leisure market, in November. Club Med reached agreement with Melco China Resorts to run the ski village at the Mountain Yabuli resort, developed by MCR since 2008 in [...]

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Are the days of business class luxury over?

There has been a severe drop in the number of people flying premium, business or first, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), prompting some to ask whether the days of champagne and free toiletries are behind us. For most travelers, reclining into a leather seat and sipping champagne at 35,000 ft is the [...]

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Cigarette Racing Inspired By AMG 46′ Rider

Speed boat makers Cigarette Racing have partnered with Mercedes tuning division AMG to release a speed boat together inspired by the new Mercedes SLS AMG.

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