World’s tallest hotel to be built in Hong Kong

The world’s tallest hotel will open in Hong Kong in 2010 when the Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, welcomes its first guests. The 312-bedroom hotel will occupy floors 102 to 118 on the International Commerce Centre (ICC) — currently taking shape on the Kowloon waterfront spanning 484 meters and 118 storeys when completed by the end of [...]


Burberry to launch makeup line

Burberry, the British fashion label, has told Women’s Wear Daily that it will release a whole new range of beauty products next year. After successful fragrance launches such as The Beat, it seemed like a natural move: “It gives another dimension to the brand,” Philippe Benacin, chairman and managing director of Burberry collaborator Inter Parfums [...]

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Maserati dominating posh car sales in US

Italian luxury sports car manufacturer Maserati is the overwhelming best-seller in the US among niche luxury car brands, according to business magazine Forbes. Maserati is the top-selling brand among cars that sell at least 1,200 models a year in 47 of 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. Three states prefer less flashy English automakers: [...]


Incase for Apple Store, Carrousel du Louvre

Featuring a bold geometric pattern inspired by the Louvre Pyramid, this collection from Incase was designed and created for the November 2009 opening of the Apple Store, Carrousel du Louvre, in Paris, France. The accessories will consist of a limited edition Messenger bag, MacBook Slipcase, and iPhone slider.


Escada sold to Megha Mittal

Megha Mittal will buy the luxury fashion house Escada for an undisclosed price, the company said on Thursday and keep CEO Bruno Saelzer onboard. Escada, an international fashion group for women’s apparel and accessories has 182 own and 225 franchise shops in more than 60 countries. Earlier, in August the iconic fashion house filed for [...]


Prada: The Book

Italian fashion house Prada has released a new book, simply titled “Prada”. The 706-page retrospective tome, looks back at 30 years of innovation in the world of fashion, architecture, art, communications, and cinema. The veritable style bible is teeming with visually arresting photos, comprehensive timelines, and ad campaigns from the past thirty years. The book [...]

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