The Triangle Will Pierce Paris Skyline

A few months ago, we mentioned potential plans to change the Paris skyline. Now the first project, is moving into more serious planning stages. Indeed, Paris council has unveiled plans for a 50-storey glass pyramid following an official decision in July to break the ban on buildings higher than 37m. Proposals for the Projet Triangle, [...]

Laurent-Perrier Grand Siecle Gift Set

Here’s a rather elegant and understated alternative to some of the more ostentatious champagne accessories and gift sets we’ve reported on in the past. The Grand Siècle Coffret is designed to showcase Laurent-Perrier’s delectable multi-vintage prestige cuvee, Grand Siècle. The cleverly-constructed black case contains a magnum of the good stuff and six hand-blown Baccarat crystal [...]

Summers Macarons at Pierre Herme

Recently, I discovered an incredible pastry-shop in Paris, Pierre Hermé, where you can try some interesting flavored macarons, such as caramel with fleur de sel , passion fruit with chocolate or even rose petal cream. (Macarons are French, meringue-like cookies made with almond flour – sometimes called luxembourgers – while Macaroons are cookies made with [...]

French Luxury Concept Phone

French people are well known for their Luxury taste, and this brand new concept phone is another proof of just that ! MobiFrance has recently partnered up with Sony Ericsson to develop a concept cell called the French Luxury. The FL is designed to commemorate France’s Independence Day (July 14) by bearing a strong resemblance [...]

Plans For Paris Skyline

One of the world’s most beautiful city skylines could be changed dramatically after a ban on high-rise buildings in Paris was scrapped last week. The Paris city council voted Tuesday to consider erecting tall buildings on the rim of this historically low-rise capital. Plans to build towers of up to 220m at six sites in [...]

La Leopolda becomes world’s most expensive house at $500 million

The saga of world’s most expensive house started over at luxuo with Updown Court, the most expensive mansion in the world and the100 Million Dollars Trump’s Palm Beach Mansion. As a matter of fact, one of our reader, who left a comment, was right : some villas on the French Riviera might be even more [...]

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