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Dior Glossy Gold Limited Edition Sunglasses

John Galliano marks the fifth anniversary of his top selling Dior Glossy sunglasses collection with a limited edition called Dior Glossy Gold. The Glossy line launched five years ago, inspired by the oversized shapes of the 1970s. The new limited edition glasses stay true to the original model. With its extralarge lenses and curved frame [...]

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One million iPads sold in the US

Apple announced that it had sold more than one million iPads on May 3, just 28 days after the connected tablet device was introduced in the US. “One million iPads in 28 days–that’s less than half of the 74 days it took to achieve this milestone with iPhone,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Demand continues [...]

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Space Invaders Rendered In Fine French Silver

For those that seek retro chic in only its finest forms, luxury French silverware designers Christofle have lent their touch to one of video gaming’s most iconic images: the Space Invader. The first Space Invaders game appeared in 1978, with endless rows of pixelized grimacing aliens marching like an army of robot crabs towards earth’s [...]

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Longtime Hermes luxury group boss dies

Jean-Louis Dumas, who chaired the French luxury goods group Hermes for almost three decades until 2006, has died at the age of 72, his spokesman said on Sunday. He died on Saturday in Paris. Dumas took over in 1978 as head of the illustrious fashion and luxury house, which was founded by his family five [...]

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Jumeirah launches lifestyle brand VENU Hotels

Dubai hotel group Jumeirah is to launch a “contemporary lifestyle” brand globally later this year, the company announced April 28. The new brand, to be named VENU Hotels, will be launched later in 2010, with Jumeirah saying that it is in “advanced stages of negotiations” with developers about properties in the Middle East, Northern Africa, [...]

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US giant launches private-sale travel site

American Express has entered the private-sale travel market with a new website aimed at luxury travelers. The new Vacationist.com is an invitation-only website featuring private sales and exclusive rates to members only. The site launched on April 26 and is a partnership between Travel + Leisure magazine, an American Express publication, and Luxury Link, a [...]

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