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Chopin to Auction World’s Largest Bottle of Vodka

Chopin, the small-batch ultra-premium potato vodka from Poland named in honor of the famed composer, has created the world’s largest bottle of vodka. The 200-liter bottle was made to mark the 200th anniversary of the iconic Polish composer’s birth. It was unveiled last week at the Santa Barbara (CA) International Film Festival. It was signed [...]

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Lamborghini Celebrates 4,000 Murcielagos

The 4,000th Murcielago was recently completed at the Sant’Agata Bolognese factory where Lamborghini celebrated the occasion. Lamborghini only made 2,900 models of the previous V12 model, the Diablo, over eleven years of production. The lightweight 670-hp Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce, carrying series number 4,000, will be delivered to the company’s showroom in Hangzhou. The [...]

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Hotels turn into fashion hubs

Fashion brands launching their own hotels and the latter playing host to fashionable events are old news. However, the link between the two industries has never been more evident, with W Hotels now becoming the first ones to hire a fashion director. According to the WSJ, Amanda Ross will be responsible for staff uniforms and [...]

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Luxury brands turn to Asia for salvation

Wang Jing was all smiles as she strolled out of a Cartier boutique in Singapore after blowing close to 5,000 US dollars on a watch and a ring. “It’s something I have always wanted, and besides, the economy isn’t looking too bad at the moment,” the Chinese tourist in her early 30s, in Singapore for [...]

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Hainan : Big plans ahead for the ‘Chinese Hawaii’

The Chinese Government has started to roll out plans to turn the southern island of Hainan into what is being called a “global destination” and the private sector has been quick to rally to the cause. New resorts, visa-free entry to tourists from more countries, duty-free shopping for everyone and the possibility of more sports-betting [...]

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