Helix Hotel, 5 Star Hotel to Rise in Abu Dhabi

New York design firm Leeser Architecture have won a competition to design a hotel in the Zayed Bay district of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Called the Helix for its spiraling floors, the hotel is located in the bay and sits partially over the water. The building includes a glass-bottomed swimming pool on the roof, visible eight [...]


Queen Elizabeth Rumoured To Be Buying Private Jet

The Queen is to have her own £3million private jet under plans to cut the royal family’s travel costs. The plane would be used only by the Queen and other royals and would not be shared with ministers. Currently, the royal family uses two planes from 32 Squadron at RAF Northolt but they are more [...]


Zevs In Hong Kong

French urban artist Zevs has a must-see show at art statements gallery, opening in Hong Kong Thursday, July 16th. The artist arrived earlier to create a series of paintings of LV and Chanel dripping logos on lacquer in collaboration with local craftsmen. Additionally, he made a series of ceramics and paintings on metal. All these [...]


Making of Louis Vuitton featuring Madonna

Marc Jacobs takes you behind the scenes of the lattest Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2009-2010 Ad Campaign photoshoot featuring Madonna. Jacobs went with an old Hollywood direction for the campaign, with a Man Ray influence. MJ and Madonna reunited with photographer Steven Meisel, who shot the previous campaign (and the provocative Calvin Klein billboard). “After the [...]


Asprey Crocodile Skin Poker Set

Asprey, the 200-year-old London luxury goods firm is known for creating exclusive British products and designer accessories including games. One of their newest offerings is an exquisite handmade gentleman’s poker set in lustrous black genuine crocodile skin with royal purple Asprey playing cards and ceramic poker chips. This beautiful poker set comes for a cool [...]


Luxury Hotel of the day: Byblos Saint-Tropez

For over four decades, the Byblos has been the reigning address in Saint-Tropez and is certainly unique in its architecture compared to the hotels of Cannes and Monaco. Created as a Mediterranean village in the heart of Saint-Tropez, the Byblos is an oasis of flower-filled gardens and enchanting patios. Rooms are individually decorated to impart [...]

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