The fourth edition with the biennial Only Watch charity auction, held Friday in the Hotel Hermitage in Monaco, raised more than €4.5 million ($6 million). Exclusive timepieces by famous and less famous watch manufacturers are being auctioned off for the benefit of researching Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Complete sale results and a reminder of the models … Continued
Only Watch 2011 is just around the corner and here is the video featuring all 40 watches to be auctioned at Only Watch. For this fourth edition of the world renowned charity watch auction, the world’s most prestigious watchmakers have each created a unique timepiece. The unique timepieces will be sold by auction house Antiquorum … Continued
VIP guests from around the world came together in Monaco on September 8th to celebrate the launch of the Montblanc “Collection Princesse Grace de Monaco”. Montblanc pays tribute to Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco and her artistic legacy with their new collection. The Montblanc “Collection Princesse Grace de Monaco” is consisting of three … Continued
Montblanc has created a one-of-a-kind writing instrument for the Monaco royal wedding of Prince Albert II of Monaco and Charlene Wittstock. The unique Montblanc Wedding Pen is inspired by the architectural elements of the Palais Princier and the Principality Flag, embellished with the monogram of the Princely Couple and precious stones. 128 diamonds and 161 … Continued
The principality of Monaco consists of less than two square kilometres of steep and rocky real estate carved out of France’s Mediterranean coast. Known today as a playground for the rich, replete with a casino and an annual car race that roars through its narrow streets, Monaco has been ruled almost continuously by the Grimaldi … Continued
In honor of the upcoming nuptials of Prince Albert of Monaco and Charlene Wittstock, two iconic French pastry houses have created special, limited-edition desserts. Ladurée launched a special box-set of eight macarons, light, airy almond meringue cookies that come in guava and raspberry-aniseed flavors. The guava macaron is perfumed with pink guava from South Africa, … Continued
A hybrid Lexus has been chosen as the official royal wedding car of Prince Albert of Monaco and Charlene Wittstock next month, the automaker has revealed. A customized LS600h Landaulet with a transparent polycarbonate roof has been specially constructed for the occasion to allow guests to get a look at the couple during the event, … Continued
Bell & Ross‘s one-off timepiece for the Only Watch auction features a roulette design built on top of their popular BR 01 watch. This timepiece, done in all 18k pink gold, is a tribute to the country of Monaco which will be hosting the Only Watch auction this upcoming September. The “0″ number on the … Continued
Monaco’s Prince Albert II and Charlene Wittstock, his South African swimming champion fiancee, are to get married in Monte Carlo’s millionaire’s playground in a civil ceremony on July 1 followed by a religious ceremony the following day. Monarchs and heads of state can watch the marriage itself within the palace while 3,500 less privileged guests … Continued
Monaco remains the world’s most expensive residential location, followed by London, according to Knight Frank and Citi Private Bank. According the report’s global index of luxury home prices, $US65,600 per square metre is the average host of a house or apartment in the tiny European microstate. Monaco’s biggest deal last year was the purchase of … Continued
His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco has decided to use a Lexus hybrid car at the occasion of his marriage to Miss Charlene Wittstock.
Hong Kong’s Severn Road, a winding street of mansions and tony apartments, is still the priciest address on the planet. For the second year running, Financial News has determined that properties on Severn Road cost more per square foot than those anywhere else. Properties on Severn Road were valued at US$78,200 a square meter (about … Continued
Luxury watch maker TAG Heuer has unveiled a special re-release of one of their vintage models, the Monaco Vintage Chronograph.
A penthouse flat in Monaco has been sold for â‚¬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
Prince Albert II of Monaco, long one of Europe’s most eligible bachelors, on Wednesday finally announced a long-awaited engagement to South African champion swimmer Charlene Wittstock. A brief statement from the palace in the 52-year-old’s tiny Mediterranean statelet confirmed the engagement, but did not put a date on the eventual wedding, which courtiers will be … Continued
From 9 to 13 July 2010, the Dining Event company, which specializes in culinary events will install their extraordinary ‘pop-up’ restaurant in Monaco. Suspended a hundred feet above the bay of Monaco, fifteen separate dinners will be served during the week by the greatest European chefs. JoÃ«l Robuchon (HÃ´tel MÃ©tropole – Monaco), Marcel Ravin (HÃ´tel … Continued
Gucci has launched a new limited edition collection, available only at the flagship stores of Capri, Monaco and Cannes, strategic locations for tourism and international shopping. This collection is characterized by three distinct colors, which draw inspiration from their corresponding city: Capri Green for Capri, Sporting Red for Monte Carlo and Lilac for Cannes.
Steinmetz, the Geneva Switzerland based diamond company, have signed a deal with McLaren to show off their spectacular jewels. In previous years at Monaco, McLaren’s drivers have had their initials encrusted onto their helmets with diamonds, but Steinmetz have opted for a more hands on approach for the 2010 showpiece event. Hamilton will have the … Continued
Italy is the most expensive place in the world to berth a super-yacht, where it can cost up to â‚¬2,900 a night to moor a 24 metre-plus boat. The Italian resorts of Capri, Porto Cervo and Portofino topped Wealth Bulletinâ€™s annual survey of the most expensive resorts in the world to berth a super-yacht. Experts … Continued
Danish designers Anders Lynge and Soren Bak Hansen continue their series of Garia Golf cars by launching their latest Garia Edition Soleil de Minuit. Designed exclusively for the luxury show Top Marques Monaco 2010, The Garia Soleil de Minuit is the most expensive golf car ever made by a manufacturer. These vehicles are manufactured at … Continued