on 31st March 2012 | No Comments »
The Fondation Cartier, the contemporary art museum of the luxury jewelry house, will present its latest expo, Cartier, Jeweler of the Arts, in Paris beginning April 3.
The exhibition brings together four artworks made by artists including David Lynch and Takeshi Kitano using precious and semi-precious stones no longer deemed suitable for the brand’s jewelry. Preview images of what they came up with here.
on 16th March 2012 | No Comments »
The wealthiest square in Paris was evacuated last Thursday after a huge fire broke out underneath the French capital’s Ritz hotel.
Dozens of people were treated for smoke inhalation and at least 15 luxury cars were destroyed in the blaze in a five-storey underground car park in Place Vendome.
France’s Ministry of Justice was among buildings evacuated, along with numerous jewellery and designer fashion shops.
The latest outpost of W Hotels, the long-awaited W Paris, has thrown open its doors in the French capital as Paris Fashion Week gets underway.
The W Paris offers 91 guest rooms going from €340 per night and overlooking the grandiose Opéra Garnier — Paris’s distinctly more traditional landmark opera house.
on 29th February 2012 | No Comments »
After a first edition hosted by Dita Von Teese at l’Hotel Particulier Montmartre and a stop in London, le Cointreau Privé is coming back to Paris.
Hosted by Fashion designer Alexis Mabille, for 2 months beginning Feb 28 the place will be a revival of the 1920s Parisian craziness and lavishness.
Dubbed “Bancs d’Hiver,” the temporary winter menu at the Hotel Plaza Athénée will serve a multi-course meal themed around seasonal winter ingredients.
The menu includes dishes like cream of chestnut soup, roasted pears, with cream and Savoie biscuits, and raclette, a traditional, hearty French dish that involves melting cheese over boiled potatoes, ham and pickles.
The wintry dining experience is to be served in the hotel’s courtyard which is frozen over every year to serve as a miniature skating rink for guests.
on 15th December 2011 | No Comments »
Hotel chain Starwood has released new details of its soon-to-open luxury property in Paris, set to open on February 14.
The W Paris revealed December 14 that the structure has been conceptualized by the Rockwell Group, the designers behind the W New York.
The hotel has been designed along the theme of light, playing on Paris’s nickname, Rockwell said, combining ‘unexpected materials’ with high-tech touches.