Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Blancpain Edition

To celebrate the partnership between Lamborghini and luxury watchmaker Blancpain, the Italian automaker has just announced a new limited edition series of Gallardo LP570-4 Blancpain Edition cars The two marques are also behind the Super Trofeo racing series, which Lamborghini claims is the fastest spec racing series on today’s circuits The car features a revised … Continued

Forbes 400: The Richest People in America

Forbes released its 2010 list of the 400 richest people in America this week, and Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates was in the top spot for the 17th consecutive year. Industrialist Warren Buffett, Chief Executive Officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, has bagged the second place this year with fortunes worth $45 billion. While worth $27 billion … Continued

The world’s best cruise ships

If you’re looking for a perfect cruise experience, your best bet is to choose a small or “boutique” liner. That’s the guidance from the most recent edition of the Berlitz Complete Guide to Cruising and Cruise Ships. It suggests that the 11 best cruise liners in the world are considerably smaller than the massive cruise … Continued

Evian by Issey Miyake Water Bottle

Evian has partnered with fashion designer Issey Miyake – known for his innovative and minimalist style – to unveil its fourth annual limited edition designer bottle. Miyake joins a celebrated line-up who have unveiled designer bottles for the brand since 2008, including Christian Lacroix, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Paul Smith. The new bottle design is … Continued

The World’s Most Expensive Advent Calendar

Porsche Design has just unveiled their latest advent calendar which will be sold for 1 Million USD each and just a single piece per continent will be available. The world’s most expensive advent calendar measures 1.75 meters in height and is made from brushed aluminum with double-coat finish surfaces. The advent calendar conceals 3 special … Continued

Ritz Carlton introduces loyalty program

Luxury hotel chain Ritz-Carlton introduced its new loyalty program September 15, revealing some of the high-end names it has partnered with. Ritz-Carlton Rewards goes “far beyond providing complimentary stays and airline flights,” offering a broad selection of unique travel experiences. Fashion names already confirmed for the program include clothing brand Vera Wang and retailer Neiman … Continued

The most expensive flat in history?

A penthouse flat in Monaco has been sold for €240M (US$304) in one of the most expensive residential property sales to date. La Belle Epoque, a property occupied by Christian and his brother Nick Candy, has been bought by an unnamed Middle Eastern investor. Each suite in the penthouse, the top two floors of a … Continued

How to find a green hotel

Many hotels promise to be green nowadays, but where can travelers find more information to help them choose the most eco-friendly hotel? Online booking site Travelocity believes that travelers actually prefer green hotels. According to its statistics, eco-friendly properties get higher reviews than their non-green counterparts. For many consumers, search sites such as Travelocity, Expedia … Continued

Sokkuan X Absolut Vodka

Absolut Vodka presents the “Absolut Sophie” mirror – a limited edition collectible designed by Singapore-based illustrator Sokkuan. Sokkuan was the winner of “In an Absolut World, Every Drink is an Exceptional Experience” installation during Singapore Design Festival 2009. The dark beauty is executed as a multifaceted mirror boxed in a matching package. Sokkuan was inspired … Continued

Rolls Royce Phantom Shaheen & Baynunah For UAE

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that new Bespoke Phantoms have arrived in Abu Dhabi. The cars are based on two different motifs which are inspired by the city’s rich culture and natural landscape. The two Bespoke Phantoms in question are inspired by Shaheen (a very famous falcon) and by Baynounah (one of the historical places … Continued

The world’s best hotel rooftops

The view from the top of the Jumeirah Beach Hotel has been ranked the best hotel rooftop view in the world by users of price comparison website Trivago. The luxury Dubai hotel, which offers views of the Persian Gulf from a manmade island accessible via a walkway or from the 24th floor “Uptown Bar” in … Continued

Diamond Snoopy

To commemorate Snoopy’s 60th anniversary, Hong Kong’s Fine Jewelry Brand, TSL has made a stunning 207 Carat Diamond Snoopy. The Diamond Snoopy is 5.5 inches tall and is festooned with 9,917 diamonds, 783 black diamonds and 415 rubies. It took 8 months to complete and its proposed retail price is HK$2,888,880 (US$370,380).

Hotel unveils hypoallergenic suite

The Four Seasons Hotel Chicago unveiled its new suites this week, soaring high above the Magnificent Mile. Among the Presidential Suite, the Royal Suite and the Author’s Suite however, was tucked another addition — the Hypoallergenic Suite. Hypoallergenic rooms are standard at many hotels now, but the full-on suite from the Four Seasons is a … Continued

Maybach launches a collection of luxury eyewear

Maybach, the high-end car brand, is adding a new eyewear collection to its range of top-class accessories. Created by German eyewear manufacturer IVKO, the various models which make up the new Maybach Eyewear are built with only the highest-quality materials. The Maybach sunglasses are made from such materials as wood, leather, natural horn, titanium and … Continued

Gisele Bundchen for Roberto Cavalli

To celebrate the brand’s 40th birthday Roberto Cavalli enlisted Gisele Bundchen to star in the brand’s Fall/Winter 2010/11 advertising campaign. Decked from head to toe in lush animal prints, fur and decorative patterns, Gisele is on fire in the five image campaign shot by Mert & Marcus.

Airbus unveils images of “plane of the future”

Airbus has given a glimpse of the future of flight with its Concept Plane, which was showcased at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire today. The images released today illustrate what air transport could look like in 2050 – even 2030 if advancements in existing technologies continue apace. The aircraft is more fuel-efficient and features … Continued

Stella McCartney to design British Olympic kit

Fashion designer Stella McCartney will oversee the design of the athletes’ clothing for the British team at the 2012 London Olympics. She has been appointed creative director for Team GB at the Olympic and Paralympic Games and will help shape the clothing to be made by Adidas. The British Olympic Association said it was the … Continued

The World’s Richest Royals

Thailand’s King Bhumibol remains the world’s richest royal for the third year in a row, despite his country’s riots and turmoil. Royal assets are held under Thailand’s Crown Property Bureau, which benefited from stock market and real estate gains in 2009. As a result, his fortune remains stable at $30 billion, at least for now. … Continued

Gucci And Fendi To Dress Your Kids

Gucci and Fendi are launching their first full children’s collections, entering a sector that has weathered the global downturn better than others. Gucci presented its Gucci Kids line at its historical Firenze boutique during the Pitti Bimbo international childrenswear fair last week. The line, aimed at children from newborn to age eight includes shoes, dresses, … Continued

Salvatore Ferragamo Leather iPad Cases

Joining the growing list of designers to release iPad cases, Salvatore Ferragamo announces they too will offer a collection of iPad cases. The cases come in two full-leather versions and a fabric version, lined with premium leather Fully encasing Apple’s iPad with a unique envelope design, both shell and touchscreen are completely protected by this … Continued