Chanel’s cruise collection: highlights

Celebrities including Vanessa Paradis, Blake Lively, and Rachel Bilson looked on as Karl Lagerfeld showed his annual Croisière collection at the Hotel du Cap in Antibes on the French Riviera on May 9.

French Riviera train for Russia

A new luxury train began running Thursday between Moscow and Nice in the south of France, in a flashback to the tsarist times when Russian aristocrats flocked to the French Riviera. The Russian Railways-operated train will depart from Moscow’s Belorussky station every Thursday afternoon, and arrive in Nice 53 hours later after passing through European … Continued

Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni on holiday

French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Wednesday that his health was good as he has returned to work after his collapse while jogging at the weekend, but acknowledged that he needed a rest. Sarkozy will start a three-week summer holiday this weekend, flying south to a family villa of his wife, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, on the Mediterranean. … Continued

Luxury Hotel of the day: Byblos Saint-Tropez

For over four decades, the Byblos has been the reigning address in Saint-Tropez and is certainly unique in its architecture compared to the hotels of Cannes and Monaco. Created as a Mediterranean village in the heart of Saint-Tropez, the Byblos is an oasis of flower-filled gardens and enchanting patios. Rooms are individually decorated to impart … Continued

French Riviera luxury property prices crash

As we wrote about back in February, Russia’s richest man Mikhail Prokhorov had reportedly agreed to purchase the Villa for $750 million but later backed out of the deal, forfeiting a $55 million deposit. The Telegraph says there have been panic sales by owners desperate for cash. Riviera property sources said that one British owner … Continued

LEAD: Luxury Guide of the French Riviera

Plan your trip to the French Riviera with The LEAD Guide that details a very selective inventory of prestigious and unusual locations (hotels, restaurants, spas, art galleries and art villas, etc) of the French Côte d’Azur. Published by a non-profit student enterprise – affiliated to the CERAM Business School of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France – the … Continued

Résidence Supérieur redefines luxury

This news is meant only for the most affluent of the society. International lifestyle designer Richard Nilsson, the founder of the extreme luxury and lifestyle company Résidence Supérieur, takes the next step in redefining luxury. On December 8th the Black Card were introduced in an effort to redefine luxury and set a new standard for … Continued

Residence Superieur : Live like a Billionaire

Résidence Supérieur is an extreme luxury concept designed by internationally known lifestyle designer Richard Nilsson, located on the French Riviera in Cannes. The concept include super sports cars, private jets, yachts, butlers, chefs, bodyguards and basically any other service you may wish for. Guests can get access to an exclusive car fleet, regularly updated, which … Continued

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 … Continued