The French police have made arrests in connection with last year’s multimillion-dollar robbery at Harry Winston jewelers and recovered some of the stolen rings, necklaces and watches. The robbers, some dressed as women and wearing wigs, had grabbed $118 million worth of loot Dec. 5 at the store on Avenue Montaigne in Paris.
Saudi Arabian princess Maha Al Sudairi, the wife of Saudi Arabia’s interior minister Naif bin Abdulaziz, is a well-known figure in French luxury boutiques. Spending 140,000 Euros on clothing and a further 30,000 a week on dry cleaning is not a big deal for her. She loves Paris – but the cityâ€™s high-end shop owners [...]
A Pablo Picasso sketchbook worth several million dollars has been stolen from a museum in Paris. There is no sign of a break-in at the Picasso Museum in the Marais area of the city, yet the red notebook containing 33 pencil drawings disappeared on Monday night, police said. The sketchbook has been valued at $9.8 [...]
Paris’ famed HÃ´tel de Crillon – one of the finest of the luxury Paris hotels – has been put up for sale by its American owner – Starwood Capital – for about â‚¬300 million ($420 million). Built in 1758 as a government building after being commissioned by Louis XV, “Le Crillon” is situated near the [...]
Located just a short walk from the Trocadero and opposite the Eiffel Tower, the Radisson Blu Le Metropolitan Hotel is Parisâ€™s newest luxury boutique hotel. Conceived by the famous designer Francois Champsaur, the 48-key boutique hotel features ten suites, five with unrestricted Eiffel Tower views. The signature Eiffel Suite is a 430-square-foot one-bedroom suite located [...]
Until May 17th, the luxury chic supermarket of Paris, La Grande Epicerie, hosts 14 photographs by Fulvio Bonavia. The artist amused himself by turning upside down fashion accessories in a gourmet way. The handbag is made in raspberries, the belt with sardines, artichokes on the cap, the ring is full of Bayonne ham and the [...]