Aston Martin Works Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Special Edition Series

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By Boogie

Posted 17 Dec 2014 10:55 pm

Aston Martin Works is celebrating its 60th anniversary with the release of six bespoke vehicles, each with aluminum pistons from a model representing a specific decade. The first is dedicated to the 2005-2015 original Vanquish. All special cars are based on the contemporary Vanquish Super GT in either coupe or volante form. Fitted with a 6.0-liter V12 petrol engine, they can go from a standstill to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds and achieve an impressive top speed of 200 mph. In order to create something truly special to mark a milestone like the diamond jubilee, the British carmaker’s crack design and personalization

The Mondrian South Beach Hotel

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By Boogie

Posted 17 Dec 2014 9:39 pm

Part of the Mondrian family of hotels which also includes establishments in West Hollywood, California, and SoHo, New York, Mondrian South Beach is one of Florida’s premier retreats. The hotel offers not only unparalleled standards of luxury in its spacious and elegant rooms and suites – but also a unique atmosphere, an homage to “Sleeping Beauty’s Castle”, courtesy of Dutch designer Marcel Wanders. Floor-to-ceiling windows in the lobby offer spectacular views of Biscayne Bay, with an equally impressive “floating staircase” also certain to turn heads. At La Savina, guests can sample exquisite dishes inspired by the cuisine of the Balearic Islands, created

The Charming Villa Liberty, in Northwestern Italy

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By Boogie

Posted 17 Dec 2014 8:47 pm

Located in the small Italian town of Varese, about 30 km (19 miles) from Milan, Villa Liberty is a charming property suited for both private and corporate use. Built in the 1920s, it is nevertheless in excellent condition, with the original Art Nouveau finishes still intact and high-end materials such as marble and wood used throughout. The residence offers 8,400 square-feet of living spaces. This includes the ground floor, which can be utilized as a living area, with a sizeable living room, a dining room, a study, a kitchen, and a bathroom; the first floor, with four large bedrooms, and two bathrooms;

Subsee Trimaran Explorer Yacht Concept by Sylvain Viau Design

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By Boogie

Posted 17 Dec 2014 12:40 am

French naval architect and engineer Sylvain Viau has come up with an intriguing yacht concept dubbed Subsee. The project is intended for long trips and is thus perfect for those with leisurely journeys across the oceans in mind. This makes it especially great at reaching remote diving locations safely and comfortably. Subsee’s trimaran configuration is what gives her this great speed and autonomy, which is her main advantage compared to other yachts of this kind. The propulsion setup is based on a diesel-electric system, with gensets integrated into side hulls providing a silent and comfortable cruise. Thus the 69-meter LOA yacht can

The Spirit of St. Barths on Your Wrist: The HYT H1 Sand Barth Timepiece

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By Boogie

Posted 17 Dec 2014 12:07 am

The island of St. Barths is known as a haven for the jet set, and now watch aficionados with deep pockets can carry around a bit of the place on their wrists thanks to this new timepiece by HYT. What makes this item so special is its polyepoxyde case, a material which is seven times lighter than stainless steel and four times as light as titanium, while also being three times sturdier. And this isn’t even the most remarkable thing about it! What’s truly neat about the 48.8mm case is the fact that it’s infused with sand from Anse du Gouverneur beach,

Precious Dragon and Horse Decanters to Be Auctioned for the Environment

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By Boogie

Posted 16 Dec 2014 11:35 pm

Designer Anita Mai Tan has created an intriguing new Eclectic Decanter Collection for Algems. The series comprises two exquisite decanters created around a fantasy theme, using valuable materials such as diamonds and other precious stones. The project was created for a good cause – in more ways than one. First of all, it is a partnership with PE Fuels International, which is an organization associated with the creation of fuel enhancers that reduce GHG (Greenhouse Gas) emissions. Then, both pieces will be auctioned off next year, and the money raised will be used fund a non-profit organization which will work to further

Brabus Unveils New Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Modification

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By Boogie

Posted 16 Dec 2014 10:27 pm

German tuner Brabus has unveiled their latest project, a reworking of the Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG. If you have a distinct feeling of déjà vu, you’re not wrong – this isn’t the first time the company has modified an S63 AMG. Nevertheless, the people at Brabus seem to have thought they could do one better, so they applied a satin gold exterior finish and added a few carbon fiber aftermarket body parts, giving the vehicle a more aggressive (not to mention luxurious) look, without going overboard with the decorative features. Same can be said about the interior, which also has a new 400

Djibouti Palace Kempinski – The Premier Hotel of the Horn of Africa

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By Boogie

Posted 16 Dec 2014 9:11 pm

Part of the world-famous Kempinski chain (the world’s oldest high-end hotel group), Djibouti Palace Kempinski is one of Africa’s premier hotels, an oasis of luxury where you can feel like a real sultan! The retreat is ideally set in the heart of Djibouti City, on the eastern coast of the Horn of Africa where the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean meet. This means that, in addition to the 5-star facilities, the hotel also offers excellent conditions for guests who want to dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Red Sea. Accommodations include multiple rooms and suites, designed as a mix of

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