Last month, the All England Club tested its new retractable roof over the Centre Court at Wimbledon. The addition of this retractable roof has to be one of the biggest changes in Wimbledonâ€™s long history. The Wimbledon Centre Court retractable roof covers roughly a 246 feet area. It takes only about 10 minutes to close.
In anticipation of this year’s cricket season, the British fashion designer Paul smith has endowed the cricket ball with his trademark multicolour stripes. The ball has 100% natural cork innards and is wrapped with premium leather. Each finished with his rabbit icon embossed in gold and presented in its own gift box.
Fendi have just released a bicycle named the Fendi Abici Amante Donna which comes in two versions. One version comes decked out with Fendi’s Selleria leather accessories (a key and bike chain cover, leather gps navigation holder and a detachable Fendi case) which costs $5,900. A more expensive version which comes complete with everything plus … Continued
Prince Harry will be making his first-ever formal visit to the United States later this month to participate in the second annual Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic, taking place on Saturday, May 30th. The Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic will coincide with the 400th anniversary of New York and opening day of the Governors Island … Continued
Sunny days are a good reason to ride a bike that can get you through streets more quickly and flexibly than any other means of transport. What’s more, you’ll be relaxed, you won’t harm the environment, and it’s good for your health. If you want to ride in a chic way, you can try the … Continued
La ReuniÃ³n Antigua Guatemala, Guatemalaâ€™s first golf resort, opened last month. Built on what used to be a coffee plantation outside the colonial town of Antigua (a Unesco World Heritage site), the property is lodged between four volcanoes, at 3,700 feet above sea level, with the Pacific Ocean about 30 minutes away. Twenty-six golf casitas, … Continued
The 19th hole at the Legend Golf and Safari Resort at Entabeni in the Limpopo province in South Africa might be considered one of the most, if not the most difficult hole in the world. One must tee off from the top of a mountain over a lush forest and onto the green which is … Continued
Surf fans and anyone who is in love with the power of the ocean will have to wait approximately three months for being able to use the new table 7′ 2′ ‘ Scuderia Spider 16M, designed by Ferrari. In fact, it will be available worldwide from summer 2009. Inspired by last GT Ferrari model, presented … Continued
Communication agency 72andSunny launches an integrated campaign for Nike Running in Europe: “Men vs. Women.” With Gnarls Barkley crooning through their earbuds, with the “Run (I’m a Natural Disaster)”, some superstar athletes turn on the juice. The women get a hand from world marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe and hip hop dancer Sofia Boutella. The … Continued
Two leading Swiss and Austrian companies have collaborated with the University of Art and Design Lausanne to exhibit original and offbeat snowboards at the 2008 Milan Furniture Fair. Students studying Industrial Design and Visual Communication were able to â€œcustomiseâ€ snowboards manufactured by Nidecker by graphically inlaying Swarovski crystals. The snowboards are made available in varied … Continued
For every women who likes sport, Nike is a good solution to feel free, comfortable, happy and original. And also chic, choosing exclusive collections or limited edition products. Curious Picturesâ€™ Ro Rao created a series of short films for Nike Women, for a campaign, titled â€œBe Transformedâ€ , that is now running in the Asia/Pacific … Continued
Action Asia is one of my favourite magazine – they are actually the Asiaâ€™s first adventure travel magazine – and they have recently held a big party in Hong Kong. The magazine is dedicated to bringing you the very latest on the most unusual and interesting destinations from Asia, and the most exciting things to … Continued
Manchester City are reported to have made a sensational 100 million euro bid for AC Milan’s Brazilian star Kaka. Reports claim that a delegation from Eastlands travelled to Italy on Tuesday to hold talks with their Milan counterparts. City are believed to have tabled a 100million euro offer and would be willing to pay Kaka … Continued
Tennis, anyone? Tiffany & Co. is offering this must have Tennis ball can. The high polish container is made of sterling silver, holds four tennis balls to keep them at “their optimum playing temperature whilst on the court,” and sells for the bargain rate of only $1,500.
Porsche Design have created a sled drawing inspiration from Porsche’s 911 sports car. Built for speed, the sled is made entirely of aluminum allowing it to be extremely light yet rigid. It offers also functionality, thanks to its practical folding mechanism, and it is prepared for even the heaviest holiday dinner with a maximum capacity … Continued
If you guys have a golfer on your list, hereâ€™s a ball that eliminates hooks and slices. The Caesar Featherie is the first dimple-less golf ball. It would be the perfect gift for ladies or beginners, or someone who just loves the game and wants to try something different. The Caesar Featherie golf ball is … Continued
When the triple world champion decides to build the perfect pool table, you can expect something truly outstanding. And when that champion is also a lover of good design, its likely to be a work of art. Which is exactly what Vincent Facquet has created – the worlds most expensive and most beautiful pool tables. … Continued
The appearance on the piste is for many people as important as advanced carving techniques. Having always created accessories for the jet-set travellers, dunhill have joined forces with ski race specialists Speciale to create the ultimate in slope panache and precision. Available in two stylesâ€“ teak or carbon fibre each with a titanium base, and … Continued
Geneva based luxury watchmaker Hublot has now teamed up with Swiss manufacturer Zai, based in the village Disentis in GraubÃ¼nden canton Switzerland, for an exclusive ski called the â€œHublot All Black.â€ The Hublot All Black takes inspiration from two concepts that made the â€œBig Bangâ€ collection a true success story – the black tone on … Continued
It may be the most expensive Canadian ski pass on the books this season. Great Canadian Heli-Skiing have launched a new lift pass costing CDN$100,000 ($80,000). The exorbitantly priced Platinum Heli-Skiing Season Pass provides skiers with unlimited vertical access to some of the worldâ€™s best powder skiing between Golden and Revelstoke. The pass is accompanied … Continued