Shanghai Tang Fixie Bike

Shanghai Tang’s menswear designer, Armele Barbier, and Colossi Cycling’s Jan Kole have built a bike that rides tight and looks classic.

Ferrari Golf Collection

Ferrari has teamed up with Cobra Puma to launch the Ferrari Golf Collection that includes luxury equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories.

Maldives’ first golf course

Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort and Spa in Addu Atoll is due to open the first full-sized golf course in the Maldives on 27 March. The nine-hole course sits on 7.5 hectares of previously undeveloped land. Designed for recreational golfers, most of the holes are par three and average 123 yards.

Swissotel’s new gym room service

Swiss hotel chain Swissotel chain is to offer fitness equipment in guest rooms in its hotels around the world. The chain announced March 12 that as part of its new ‘Vitality’ program being rolled out this year, guests will have the opportunity to order gym equipment to be set up in their rooms, complete with … Continued

Private tennis lesson with Andre Agassi & Steffi Graf

Tennis stars Andre Agassi and his wife, Steffi Graf, are offering a one hour private tennis lesson with them for charity. The duo will give the lesson to the lucky bidder in Las Vegas and the auction is benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The current bid is at $26,000.

Volkswagen GTI Crazy Bob Sled

Volkswagen Accessories has announced the GTI Crazy Bob sled and the traditional wooden folding sled for their Lifestyle range. The GTI Crazy Bob’s design is influenced by the Volkswagen GTI and is made from high quality, cold-resistant plastic. The ergonomic design allows for front and rear footrests within the glide runners. Its light weight makes … Continued

Louis Vuitton Polo Bike

Louis Vuitton has teamed up with polo bike players Hannes Hengst and Grégory Barbier to produce their very own LV Polo Bike.

Top 10 designer bikes

Bicycles are going couture and they are selling fast! Fashion designers like bikes because, unlike cars, they are easy and inexpensive to customize in ways that produce dramatic visual results, becoming “moving billboards” for their work. Here are the top ten bikes for eco-conscious style lovers, selected by the design scouts of

Skipark 360° by C.F. Møller

Sweden’s CF Møller Architects has just signed off on the new and spectacular Skipark 360°- set to be the largest indoor ski resort in the world. The winter park will house the only indoor ski slope to meet the requirements for hosting the World Cup, measuring 700 meters long and with a drop of 160 … Continued

Garia Mansory Edition Carbon Fiber Golf Car

Garia, the Danish manufacturer of luxury golf cars, has recently teamed up with Mansory (a high-end car customization company) to create the Garia Mansory Edition. With carbon fiber body panels and supercar inspired modifications on the exterior, the golf car conveys the values of its creators: craftsmanship, design and luxury. Carbon fiber has been used … Continued

Richard Branson renting out flying submarine

Described as an underwater aircraft, the Necker Nymph comes in tandem with the Necker Belle, Branson’s catamaran on the high seas. But the Nymph allows boaters to get low, flying underneath the water to depths of 30 meters (98 feet). Helmed by a trained pilot, it soars at a speed of 6 knots (7 mph). … Continued

Versace for FC Internazionale

The official Versace clothing of FC Internazionale has been unveiled and celebrated in an event held in Beijing on the 3rd of August 2011. As announced last month, Versace will dress the players and Club managers on all official occasions.

Luxury brands latch on to China’s sporting successes

When Li Na lifted the French Open trophy in March she not only became the first Chinese tennis player to win a Grand Slam singles title, she also sent advertisers scurrying for the telephone. Now, just two months later, Li has been rewarded for her efforts with long-term endorsement contracts worth a collected US$42 million. … Continued

Nike honors Ronaldo with Golden Soccer Shoes

During his visit to Nike headquarters last saturday, Ronaldo received a pair of golden Mercurial in honour of his winning football history and his help in developing the fastest boot on the planet.

Fairmont rolls out BMW bike scheme globally

Luxury hotel chain Fairmont is to roll out BMW bikes to all of its worldwide hotels, it confirmed this week. The bikes program, which was introduced last year at some of the chain’s North American hotels, appears to have proved so popular that it will now be rolled out around the world in time for … Continued

Abu Dhabi’s new sailing village

Abu Dhabi is to construct a new sailing village to boost the Emirate’s appeal to watersports fans, the country’s tourism authorities announced June 13. The new “Destination Village” will be completed in time for the abu dhabi Volvo Ocean Race’s stop in the Emirate, which is currently scheduled for January 1, 2012. While the Volvo … Continued