After being present at this year’s FIFA World Cup (remember those redesigned referee boards?), Hublot has now gotten involved in another sport – though admittedly one not quite as popular worldwide. The company has just become the first luxury watchmaker to enter the world of cricket and will be the official timekeeper for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. To mark the occasion, which was celebrated in two separate events in New Delhi, India and Sydney, Australia, the Swiss brand will release a special edition timepiece called the Hublot Classic Fusion Chrono Aerofusion Cricket. The watch is available in one of two
French brand Courvoisier has announced the release of four limited edition cognacs, just in time for the holiday party season. The collection is the work of master blender Patrice Pinet, who used cognac from the Courvoisier Château’s Paradis Cellar, where the rarest, most exquisite spirits are stored. Firstly, there’s the Courvoisier Reserve 1978, housed in a vintage bottle created in the early 20th century. Just ten units will be made available, each priced at £1,100. Secondly, the Courvoisier Heritage De Louis Renard is inspired by an assortment of cognacs created between 1869 and 1914, packaged in Baccarat crystal decanters. Each of the
Part of Ward Village, an exclusive residential development set near one of Honolulu’s beaches, Anaha Tower is one of the Hawaiian capital’s most remarkable constructions. A couple of weeks ago, Ward Village has released no fewer than 12 penthouses in the impressive edifice, offering luxurious amenities, an extensive selection of floor plans, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. The apartments are available in a two-, three-, four-, and or five-bedroom setup, with a maximum living area spanning 6,676 square-feet. Not only are these penthouses comfortable and well-equipped, they also feature large windows and sizeable terraces so you can get a really
Part of the St. Regis family of luxury hotels, the St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca is nestled between the scenic Tramuntana Mountains and the glittering Mediterranean Sea, perfectly placed to offer its guests an unforgettable stay. The resort initially opened in 2002, then went through a rebranding process which also included renovations to the tune of €3 million. As part of this process, famed designer Claudio Carbone decided to use color to great effect in order to create a different atmosphere in different parts of the hotel. Accommodations are divided into four categories (Deluxe Single Rooms, Grand Deluxe Rooms, Family Rooms, and Junior
Introducing the Xhibitionist Event Superyacht by Turkish shipyard Nedship Group. The high-end vessel measures 70 x 19 meters and is specifically designed to host extravagant events on the high seas. It has enough room for a party of up to 350 people, who can enjoy the opulent restaurant- or conference-style spaces, as well as the bar, casino, and nightclub. A helicopter pad can also be installed on the yacht, providing another option for those who want to arrive in style, whatever the occasion may be. This incredible ship is powered solely by electric engines running on generators and batteries. This is not
GoS is a company created through the partnership of bladesmith Johan Gustafsson and watchmaker Patrik Sjögren, who set out to create unique, quintessentially-Scandinavian timepieces. The result is the limited edition Nordic Seasons Gold watch series. Damascus steel is a material famously used in the forging of the best swords in the world for thousands of years and Gustafsson draws on his experience in the field when working on these remarkable timepieces. The case is made using 18-carat gold as well as Damascus steel and is 44mm in diameter, with an n AR-coated sapphire crystal, and it is water resistant to 100 meters.
Audi has finally unveiled the Prologue concept, a design expected to be a sign of the direction the German company will take in the styling department. The classy coupe is slightly shorter than the A8 and comes with a wide single frame grille, flanked by Matrix laser lights and air vents with diamond pattern inserts, which placed lower than the company’s current production models. The vehicle has an aggressive, yet elegant air about it, with its sculpted hood and chiseled body work, while its wide fenders house 22-inch alloy wheels. The usual door handles have been replaced with electromagnetically-operated doors which open
Even by L.A.’s standards, the home we are about to showcase, situated at 1181 North Hillcrest Avenue, is stunningly luxurious. It is the result of a collaboration between Interior Architect Joseph Ferrugio, designer Roman James, and of course the owner, handbag tycoon Bruce Makowsky, and exudes class and elegance from every nook and cranny. The 23,000-square-foot mansion was designed as a spot where the legendary Rat Pack would feel at home if they had lived in the 12st century. It features Bentley leather stitched furniture and walls, a James Bond-inspired bar, a James Dean replica motorbike in the living room, and even