Turin-based Officine GP Design specializes in the customization of motorbikes, and their latest creation is the spectacular MV Agusta One, based on the MV Agusta Brutale 800. The new version retains the classic bike’s unmistakable style, with features like the exposed trellis frame and sculpted seat. Even so, a lot of work has been into the new design in order to make it stand out – and it definitely shows! What makes the One so remarkable is the fact that it is an ideal mix of state-of-the-art technology with good old-fashioned mechanical craftsmanship. How else can you describe a vehicle
Tingalayo is a stunning retreat set on the picturesque Caribbean island of Tortola, the largest of the British Virgin Islands. More than just your regular tropical resort, it is a veritable hamlet consisting of five small buildings mostly made using local materials – and also quite a lot of passion and dedication. The surroundings are simply stunning, as pristine jungle embraces the retreat from one side, while on the other side the magnificent Caribbean Sea stretches far and wide before your eyes. In fact, on a clear day, you could probably see as far as Puerto Rico from your terrace!
World-famous supermodel Naomi Campbell has recently appeared in Burberry’s Spring/Summer 2015 campaign together with Jourdan Dunn. Not long after that, Campbell has also become the image of another London-based fashion brand, and this time it’s for Agent Provocateur’s next Spring/Summer collection. For their latest campaign, the prominent lingerie brand has employed famed German fashion photographer Ellen von Umwerth, known for her work with the likes of Claudia Schiffer and Rihanna. Inspiration for the shooting came from movies like David Lynch’s Lost Highway and Brian De Palma’s Body Double, thrillers which undoubtedly appealed to creative director Sarah Shotton, who has made
It’s always difficult to find great Christmas gifts, even when money is no object. If you’re looking for something really special this year, you can gift yourself a picturesque medieval Italian village and become a duke of sorts – provided you have a few dozen million dollars lying around, that is! Located in the central Italian province of Umbria, the Borgo is 22 miles (35 km) away from Spalato and about 45 miles (72 km) from the region’s capital, Perugia. It is a charming spot, so much so that it has been declared a monument of historical and artistic interest
High-end Swiss watchmaker Hublot and renowned cigar maker Arturo Fuente have collaborated to create a limited edition timepiece called the Arturo Fuente ForbiddenX. Of course, when it comes to the actual manufacturing of the watch it was Hublot who did all the heavy lifting, though the product does bear the unmistakable mark of a cigar company as its dial actually features real tobacco leaves, sent to Switzerland all the way from Santo Domingo. Then, the watchmakers delicately placed the leaves onto the dial using epoxy resin. The watch houses the automatic mechanical chronograph movement HUB 1143 (there’s also a more
More than any other feeling, love needs to be expressed. If you’re one of those people who are more reserved, maybe a glass of champagne will help you loosen up. And then, if the Scream Your Love champagne by Veuve Clicquot is the drink of choice, you can actually use a megaphone to properly tell your significant other how you feel. The Veuve Clicquot Rosé Scream Your Love package includes a bottle of fine Rosé, two flutes (for a more subtle way of communicating), and the waterproof ice bucket, which can also serve as a megaphone. The latter is perhaps
Winter is here, so it’s time to consider getting yourself some cool new toys to use on the snowy trails and slopes. A snowmobile is nice enough, but there are other options as well, which are maybe a bit more sheltered – things like the Equinox Snowcoach. Intended to be connected to a snowmobile, the Snowcoach allows passengers to ride across the landscape enclosed in this carriage-like attachment. Inside there’s enough room to fit two people, with the structure being strong enough to hold up to 350 pounds of weight. Perfectly suited to hit even the roughest roads, the Snowcoach
Set on the banks of the majestic Zambezi River, the Royal Zambezi Lodge is an oasis of luxury in the heart of one of the Africa’s most magnificent unspoiled landscapes. This is the perfect spot for either a tranquil, romantic escape or an unforgettable holiday with the entire family or a group of friends. The sights and sounds of the African wilderness are within reach, but you’ll never feel the lack of any of the modern comforts you’re used to. Among the amenities “borrowed” from contemporary 5-star establishments is an infinity pool overlooking the river, the charming Sausage Tree bar,