The short film “First Film” is Prada‘s latest collaboratin with avant-garde filmmaker Yang Fudong. Featuring young men dressed in Prada menswear, the black & white film portays a timeless, dreamlike realm where anything is possible. The film was shot in Shanghai, according to Prada the film was inspired by the Chinese adage that â€œthe whole … Continued
After last year’s Moscow extravaganza, Chanel’s designer Karl Lagerfeld relocated to Shanghai last week to present his yearly Maison d’Arts collection.
Dior has confirmed that filmmaker David Lynch will follow in Oliver Dahan’s footsteps, directing the label’s next Lady Dior ad. The second ‘episode’ of the campaign, which started with Dahan’s secret agent-inspired chapter earlier this year, was shot in Shanghai this week. Lynch, the maker of US TV series Twin Peaks and movies such as … Continued
A new report has revealed that Beijing has the maximum number of rich people in China. The latest Hurun Report on China’s wealthiest people said that there are 143,000 (yuan-)multimillionaires and 8,800 billionaires in Beijing. In Shanghai, there are 116,000 multimillionaires and 7,000 billionaires, reports the China Daily.
Hurun Report, renowned for its annual China Rich List of tycoons, has recently hosted Shanghai’s Best Presidential Suites Awards. The awards ceremony was held on 15 June, timed to coincide with the opening of the Asia Luxury Travel Market, the regionâ€™s leading showcase for the luxury travel industry. “Before now China’s luxury consumers have had … Continued
Porsche said China may pass Germany as its second-biggest market within three years on rising wages and demand for new Panamera sports sedan. Porsche unveiled the car at the Shanghai auto show in April, the first time it debuted a new model outside of Europe or North America. “All premier manufacturers are showing good results” … Continued
In June, the 209-room PuLi Resort and Spa will offer all the trappings of an urban resort, including 24-hour butler service, bathtubs with views of the Shanghai skyline, an Anantara Spa and an exclusive lounge for guests of The PuLi Club. Prices: from $650 (opening specials will be available until the end of September)
‘ Gucci opens it 28th store in China on the 6 June 2009, to mark the occasion Frida Giannini has created a limited edition “Shanghai Dragon Bag”. A version of the sort after Boston Bag in white with two red Dragons facing each other in a symmetrical fashion and the Gucci signature in the middle, … Continued
The 2009 edition of the China International Luxury Property Show will be held on September 25-27, in Shanghai, supported by LP â€“ Luxury Properties magazine. For the fourth consecutive year, CILPS will present to Chinese elite and wealthiest investors a selection of exclusive properties for sale from all over the world. More than 4,000 high … Continued
Despite a slowing market, luxury home prices in Shanghai are likely to remain stable or grow in the second half of this year mainly due to the scarcity of land downtown, says Asia Property Report.
The immense popularity of the Pershing brand on the Chinese market has been reconfirmed for 2009, too. An awards ceremony was held recently in the elegant setting of the Hotel Pudong Shangri-La in Shanghai, during which Pershing, a Ferretti S.p.A. brand and famous Italian shipyard specialising in the production of luxury yachts, was presented with … Continued
The editorial staff of Asia-Pacific Boating magazine are now accepting nominations for the Asia Boating Awards, to be held on April 17, 2009, in conjunction with the China International Boat Show in Shanghai. Readers of LUXUO are invited to submit their favourite boats, builders, places and personalities in 21 categories on a dedicated website with … Continued
LuxuryMart09, an annual luxury business-to-business event will be held in Shanghai next Thursday (January 15th) and is set to welcome over 50 of the worldâ€™s top luxury brands including Bentley, Princess Yachts, Cartier, Bank of China and Relais & Chateaux. The premier event for luxury brands targeting Chinaâ€™s fast-growing affluent sector, is now in its … Continued
LuxuryMart09, the premier event for luxury brands targeting China’s fast-growing affluent population, is to be held in Shanghai on January 15th 2009. Now in its third year, LuxuryMart09 is expecting to welcome around 250 senior executives from 120 top brands to attend the prestigious B2B matchmaking event at the Pudong Shangri-La. The “luxury brand summit” … Continued
Construction projects are grinding to a halt as financing runs dry elsewhere in the world, but in China’s biggest city, they’re still going strong. Today, Shanghai is scheduled to officially begin work on what will become its tallest skyscraper â€” a 2,073-foot building in the city’s Lujiazui financial center that will tower over the current … Continued
Two visionary hotel concepts, Zendai Hotel Yin – an ultra luxury, boutique-style “city retreat” and Zendai Art Hotel â€“ a 5-star business hotel, will open in Shanghaiâ€™s latest architectural masterpiece, the â€˜Himalayas Centreâ€™ which is due to open in Pudong in spring 2010, in time for the Shanghai World Expo. The Himalayas Centre is located … Continued
As we reported two weeks ago, the highly anticipated KEE Shanghai â€“ the first overseas branch of the famous Hong Kong private members club that counts celebrities and royalty among its habituees – has now opened its doors to Shanghai society. Elegantly located behind the grand stone entrance and cast iron gates of 796 Huai … Continued
The Super Sense Spa, designed by architecture and design studio KUU, a 3-level spa in Shanghai completed in late 2007. An additional floor in steel was added and the staircase leading up lands at several platforms which are for the spaâ€™s complementary purposes such as consultation, beauty treatment, manicure or pedicure. I am amazed at … Continued
One of my favourite place in Hong Kong, KEE Club, is a members only club which has been around circa 2001 and it’s still going strong. When Kee first opened, Paparazzi would be permanently stationed outside of it’s Kee’s doors as VIP celebs, starlets and hong kong socialites would always be there. Today many people … Continued
Shanghai is now the proud host of the highest hotel in the world ! Park Hyatt Shanghai is a sophisticated modern Chinese residence occupying the 79th to 93rd floors of the Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC), otherwise known as “The Vertical Complex City”. Situated in the heart of the Lujiazui business district in Pudong, the … Continued