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Nobiskrug to build line of 85m Rolls-Royce yachts

U.S.-based Atlantic Yachts has contracted with Rolls-Royce’s Marine division to design and engineer a new line of superyachts dubbed the NVC 85 Y. The 85-metre craft will be built by Germany’s Nobiskrug GmbH while Atlantic’s founder Paul Madden, formerly of Blohm + Voss will oversee the project. “The German built version of the NVC 85 [...]

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Net-à-Porter opens men’s shop

Online designer store Net-à-Porter has finally confirmed the launch of a men’s division: Mr Porter will open in January, but you can already register online. The site will launch for the S/S 2011 season, with an edited line-up which includes global designer labels and niche brands, as well as editorial and style advice. Mr. Porter [...]

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Ferrari Festival of Japan 2010

Over 600 Ferraris converged on Japan’s Fuji Speedway in the shadow of the famed mountain recently for the 2010 Ferrari Festival of Japan. The event was organized by the Japanese branch of the famed auto marque in conjunction with the Corse Clienti department from Italian HQ. Many of the owners took their vehicles to the [...]

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Raza sets record for Indian modern art in London

A painting by leading Indian artist Syed Haider Raza sold for almost 2.4 million pounds in London on Thursday, setting a record for a modern Indian work. “Saurashtra”, dated 1983, was estimated to fetch between 1.3 and 1.8 million pounds, but finally sold for 2,393,250 pounds including buyers’ premium. The painting belonged to a key [...]

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Ground Zero hotel opens — but is it too soon?

The new hotel next to the site of the former World Trade Center in NYC officially opened June 9, although guests won’t have much of a view for a few years. The World Center Hotel is located on the southern edge of the World Trade Centre rectangle and offers views of the new One World [...]

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Chanel J12 Marine Diver

Chanel continues to develop their J12 watch collection. For this summer they are coming out with the J12 Marine Diver – a waterproof watch up to 300 meters. The Watch Case – available in two color variants (black or white) – is made from a high-tech ceramic and the crystal is an AR-coated sapphire. The [...]

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