Montblanc celebrates Monaco’s Royal Wedding

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

Monaco: 700 years of Grimaldis

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

Fauchon and Ladurée for Monaco’s royal wedding

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

Lexus L600h Landaulet For Monaco Royal Wedding

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 BR 01 Casino

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

Prince of Monaco’s wedding

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 is World’s Most Expensive Home Market

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

Top 10 most expensive streets in the world 2011

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

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

Monaco’s Prince Albert to marry Charlene Wittstock

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

Dinner in the sky Monaco 2010

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. Joël Robuchon (Hôtel Métropole – Monaco), Marcel Ravin (Hôtel … Continued

New Gucci Limited Edition collection

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 creates steering wheels for McLaren

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

World’s top 10 most expensive marinas

Italy is the most expensive place in the world to berth a super-yacht, where it can cost up to €2,900 a night to moor a 24 metre-plus boat. The Italian resorts of Capri, Porto Cervo and Portofino topped Wealth Bulletin’s annual survey of the most expensive resorts in the world to berth a super-yacht. Experts … Continued

The Most Expensive Golf Car Ever Made

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

Dartz unveils Porsche covered in whale skin vinyl

At the 2010 Top Marques Show in Monaco, Dartz unveiled their latest creation, a Porsche covered in something they call whale skin vinyl. Said to be artificial, the unique whale skin vinyl is said to be an authentic copy of the whale penis skin surface…

Salvatore Ferragamo S/S 2010 in Monaco

Shot by Mario Testino, this is the S/S 2010 Salvatore Ferragamo campaign featuring the legendary Claudia Schiffer turned into the iconic Grace Kelly. The ads feature Claudia Schiffer in Salvatore Ferragamo’s glamorous outfits, bags and shoes. The Salvatore Ferragamo ad campaign was appropriately shot in Monaco and features almost all of the cities famous sights … Continued

Gresso’s Grand Monaco flash drives

We’ve earlier reported about Grand Monaco collection of luxury phones. Gresso continued the collection by announcing Grand Monaco USB flash drive edition. F1 fans can pick from any of the two models – Double Security and Classic. Crafted out of tough yet light weight titanium superalloy, the case is further toughened with high-tech ceramic.