Lalique is a prestigious brand specializing in the manufacturing of high-quality, beautiful glassware. Sometimes, as seen here, the company is responsible for not only the vessel, but also for the perfume that fills it – and the result is usually very impressive. The new collection is comprised of five exceptional fragrances, in addition to one exclusive edition for Harrods, all bearing names evoking the brand’s celebrated heritage. These perfumes are Fleur Universelle (1900), Terres Aromatiques (1905), Rose Royale (1935), Sculpteur d’ Epices (created for Harrods in 1945), Fruits du Mouvement (1977), and Elegance Animale (1989) – and while they do
Dartz Motorz is a Latvian company which has been supplying “tzars, admirals, generals, and dictators” with high-end armored vehicles since 1869. Their newest release is the Prombron Black Shark, a vehicle straight from Batman’s arsenal. The Black Shark is virtually invulnerable thanks to features such a Kevlar-titanium body, a retina scanner, a fingerprint recognition, in-built cameras, special sirens and lights, and disappearing door handles with electric shock “anti-paparazzi” device, while its armor rating is B7, the highest possible according to CEN ballistic standards. This amazing machine is based on the Mercedes-Benz GL and comes with the luxury SUV’s driver assistance
ISA Yachts has teamed up with Omega Architects and Vas Oossanen Naval Architects to design and build the 44-meter Yara 44 superyacht. Featuring an airy atmosphere, with an abundance of natural light thanks to the full height windows, the ship’s accommodations comprise 5 rooms, including 2 twins, two VIP cabins, and the sumptuous owner’s suite. Remarkably, the aft saloon can be converted from an exterior space into an interior space, using a straightforward sliding and folding glass-door system, allowing the owner to adapt to various weather conditions. Another area everyone on board will certainly enjoy is the aft beach club,
If you want to feel like a Doge in the beautiful city of Venice, the Gritti Palace Hotel is the place to stay. A place where history and culture blend seamlessly with contemporary luxury, the hotel used to be an actual palace and has been recently restored to meet the demands of the most discerning 21st century guests. Lavish features such as marble-tiled floors, stylish gold-trimmed ceilings, a hand-painted piano, and period furnishings transport guest to another time, providing the perfect setting for a truly memorable stay. Travelers can choose from the 82 available rooms and suites, which boast
Prestigious Italian fashion brand Valentino has just unveiled the Maskaviator sunglasses, part of the Fall/Winter 2014-2015 collection. With the unmistakable style and glamour of the 1960s as its inspiration, the sunglasses are available in three elegant colors: Havana, Dark Havana and Red Havana. The material of choice for these highly distinctive pieces is acetate. As part of the collection’s presentation, Valentino creative designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli teamed up with a London street artist to create a very intriguing video. Each frame was painted by hand, creating a moving story board effect. Interestingly enough, the artist did not
In recent years, thanks to improvements in technology and design, caravans have become more and more popular – and the ultra-luxurious Caravisio Caravan is at the forefront of this trend. Recently unveiled during the Motorhome and Caravan Show in Birmigham, this 29.5-foot (9 m) long, 8.2-foot (2.5 m) wide recreational vehicle is equipped with a range of high-end amenities, from remote controlled lights and entertainment systems, to a sizeable cinema and wine cooler compartment. Single beds can be extended to become double beds, while the frosted smart-glass dual-paned sliding door can become fully transparent at the touch of a button.
Raymond Weil is a high-end watchmaker established in 1976 in Geneva, still family-operated to this day, which makes it one of the few independent Swiss luxury watch brands. One of its more recent releases is a three-piece limited edition series based on the acclaimed Freelancer and Maestro models. The first two timepieces comprising this musically-themed collection are special versions of the Freelancer, called the Cello Music Special Edition Watch and the Electro Music Special Edition Watch. The first of these, created together with popular Croatian duo 2Cellos, comes with a 45mm case and features a mechanical movement with chronograph, day
It’s been years since the last Keanu Reeves blockbuster, so one might ask what the Canadian actor has been up to all this time. Knowing his varied interests, the answer could be “lots of things”, but one thing you wouldn’t expect is that he has been making motorcycles. In fact, Reeves is quite a motorcycle enthusiast, so he teamed up with bike builder Gard Hollinger to launch the Arch Motorcycle Company. The first ride to result from this partnership is called the KRGT-1 and it’s a very impressive machine. The custom bike features a powerful V-Twin engine with a capacity