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Lanvin 2009 Fall/Winter Ad Campaign

Black cats are traditionally held as bad luck, but this Lanvin Autumn/Winter 2009 Femme campaign defies that notion outright. Cats co-star alongside Kristen McMenamy, under the watchful lens of Steven Meisel. With black and white contrasts, Hitchcock-style lighting and Alber Elbaz’s penchant for film noir-esque female characters, the campaign, like the collection, is a culmination [...]

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AsiaSpa Awards 2009

Established in 2005, the AsiaSpa Awards continues to be one of the industry’s most esteemed recognitions in the Asia Pacific region. It aims to set the standards, highlighting innovation and quality. Resorts, companies, organizations and personalities that take home the much-coveted trophy are deemed benchmarks for this fast-growing enterprise. The AsiaSpa Awards have worked hard [...]

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World’s Most Expensive Tea Bag

In 2005, a British jeweller made the world’s most expensive tea bag to celebrate the 75th birthday of PG Tips. The bag was studded with 280 diamonds and worth £7,500. Pete Harbour, spokesman for PG Tips said: “As it’s our 75th birthday, we wanted to do something special to remind people just how much they [...]

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Legs Insured for $144 Million

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo is the newest member of the “celebrity leg insurance” club. Fearing the worst after the Portuguese picked up a knock recently, the Spanish giants have insured his legs for an estimated $144 million. It was definitely a cause of worry for boss Florentino Perez when he heard that Ronaldo had [...]

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Paresa Resort Phuket

Widely thought of as one of the jewels in Thailand’s crown, the island of Phuket offers visitors beautiful white sandy beaches and warm turquoise waters Occupying one of the most breath-taking locations on the island is Paresa, a luxury resort and residential development opening in August 2009. Paresa’s elegant villas are situated on the Andaman [...]

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Milan: a new Hotel for Armani

Set to open in Milan in 2011 is the Armani Hotel, situated in Via Manzoni, one of the most prestigious streets in Milan’s fashion district. The designer’s name will become muse to ninety-five luxurious guest rooms, a gourmet restaurant and Armani Spa. The hotel will occupy floors two to eight of the historic building, which [...]

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