Chaired by the Editor of the Financial Times, Lionel Barber, The FT Business of Luxury Summit will bring together leaders from one of the world’s most successful industries.
This year’s theme is “Beyond Green: Economics, Ethics and Enticement”.
The annual event, now in its fifth year, will be hosted at Monte Carlo’s Salles des Etoiles in June, and will be attended by luxury brands, luxury consultants and brand experts.
Debates are expected to centre around the impact of the economic crisis on the luxury sector and future plans for businesses to become more ethical and environmentally friendly.
Choosing a bamboo home over a conventional home makes a significant difference—it counts as a vote for a paradigm shift to sustainability, requires out of the box thinking, and a passion to live in your values.
Bambou Habitat homes are the first and the only certified bamboo homes in the world, built for any climate.
Graceful bamboo homes are works of art, like a piece of fine furniture and have a handcrafted quality look and feel.
Back in March Nixon surprised us with its “4 x 4” Rubber Player Collection whereby they will introduce 4 Rubber Players in a single colorway to the world.
On the 15th of each month from March to June a new surprise color will be released.
Participating shops will be shipped only 4 Rubber Players each month. Each surprise color will be kept secret.
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Mae Yokoyama, a Masters Jewelery design student at the Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design in Sweden offers you the Lux solar panel collar.
Finished with solar panels, the Lux is a necklace for women that collects energy from the sun during daytime to lighten the LED bulbs, giving an appearance of glittering pearls in the dark.
Not only is this a fashion statement, it also raises the awareness of energy conservation to others.
With news of the forthcoming opening of the Dubai Metro Red Line in September 2009, the bustling gulf metropolis is in the final phase of completing its transformation into one of the leading global cities of the modern era.
Connecting the central business district with both sides of the Dubai Creek, the new metro (with a further Green Line extension planned for 2010) will ease commuter traffic, and undoubtedly benefit property owners who are currently jammed on roads on their daily commutes.
In the long term, it is forecasted that potential Dubai investment will also have to reconsider their policies in view of this new “green factor”.
Mercedes-Benz has launched the new S400 hybrid model: the first series-production Mercedes-Benz passenger car with hybrid drive and the world’s first car with a lithium-ion battery.
“The S400 HYBRID is a major milestone on our road towards emission-free mobility”, says Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of Daimler AG and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Cars.