The Roger Dubuis “Knights of the Roundtable II”

Knights of the Round Table II (2)Table Ronde

By Adrian

Posted 8 May 2015 6:51 pm

Back in 2013, Swiss watchmaker Roger Dubuis impressed us all with an incredible timepiece inspired from the legend of King Arthur, called the Excalibur Table Ronde and evoking the Knights of the Round table. This year Roger Dubuis has decided to bring the knights back to life once again for a new interpretation of that lovely watch, that’s equally awesome and striking as the first timepiece. The new version of this watch is simply called “Knights of the Roundtable II” and comes with 12 exquisitely engraved and finely sculpted bronze knights replacing the traditional hour-markers.  Every knight is unique in

Robin Li the founder of Baidu

Robin Li the founder of Baidu 00004

By lau

Posted 8 May 2015 12:28 pm

The second richest man in China, after Jack Ma (whose biography we covered here), was born on the 17th of November 1968 in Yangquan, Shanxi Province of China. His parents were working in a factory and Li was the fourth child, with only sisters around. His mother wanted Li to get a good education and he was working hard until he got accepted into Peking University. He studied information management and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1991 after which he moved to USA. He went to the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York to get

Ride the waves in style with the True Wetsuits from Quicksilver

True Wetsuits 1

By Adrian

Posted 7 May 2015 8:02 pm

Combining business with surfing and waterproofing with elegance and style, Quicksilver is trying to revolutionize the world of wetsuits, unveiling a wetsuit that actually looks like a classy two-piece suit, complete with a tie. Dubbed as the True Wetsuit, this amazing suit is made of 22 mm super high-stretch jersey neoprene with a dryflight fabric shirt made from 3M to protect you from water as much as possible. I don’t know how comfortable it’s going to be compared to a normal wetsuit, but I’m surely willing to give it a try one day! The True Wetsuits actually remind me of

Turtle Island Fiji was the paradise setting of “The Blue Lagoon”

Turtle Island Fiji 1

By Adrian

Posted 7 May 2015 7:27 pm

The Blue Lagoon was an extremely popular movie back in the 80s – the amazing story of two cousins who survive a shipwreck on a paradise island somewhere in the pacific ocean. That beautiful island is the Turtle Island Fiji, where you can find a pristine resort nestled right on the shores of the Blue Lagoon with unspoiled beauty and private beaches. Guests could access the Turtle Island Fiji only by seaplane and once they get to the serene waters surrounding the island and land here, they will instantly fall in love with the place and with each other once

A true work of art: the Morgan Plus 8 refined by Vilner

Morgan Plus 8 Vilner 1

By Adrian

Posted 7 May 2015 6:42 pm

The Bulgarian interior refining specialists from Vilner never fail to impress us, and their latest project, based on a lovely Morgan Plus 8, is just another example of how great they really are. They gave this classy sports car a quilted leather treatment which goes extremely well with its retro design, turning the interior of this car into a true work of art. The base car was actually a 35th Anniversary model from 2003, one of only 100 units to be built by Morgan, and it got even even more special thanks to the amazing work by Vilner. This Morgan

Floyd Mayweather receives a Hublot King Power WBC Full Pavé timepiece

Hublot King Power WBC Full Pavé timepiece 1

By Adrian

Posted 7 May 2015 6:21 pm

The winner of the “Fight of the Century”, Floyd Mayweather received from Hublot a very special, emerald-encrusted timepiece, dubbed as the Hublot King Power WBC Full Pavé. Designed to celebrate the brand’s sponsorship for the undefeated champion, this dazzling hot timepiece has a bright green and gold color scheme, reflecting the tones of the WBC belt given to the best boxers in the world. Floyd Mayweather even wore the Hublot name on his boxing shorts in this historic fight against Manny Pacquiao, showing off the full support of the Swiss brand for him. Hublot is his favorite watchmaker and the

Viktor & Rolf celebrates Flowerbomb with 10th Anniversary Set

Viktor & Rolf special edition of perfume Flowerbomb

By Adrian

Posted 7 May 2015 5:59 pm

One of those unique perfumes that you can identify just by catching a passing whiff, the fresh and sweet Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf has been an instant hit ever since it was launched, exactly a decade ago. It’s one of the brand’s most successful perfumes and that’s exactly why Viktor & Rolf has decided to celebrate this scent’s 10th anniversary with a glamorous limited edition set. The Flowerbomb 10th Anniversary Set could be the perfect gift for your significant other, featuring 10 lovely mini perfumes with the same explosive bouquet of fresh and sweet notes. The limited edition set

John Paulson trader extraordinaire

US Open

By lau

Posted 7 May 2015 4:15 am

The billionaire John Alfred Paulson was born on the 14th of December 1955 in Queens, New York as the third child of Alfred and Jacqueline Paulson. The father came from Ecuador with a European and an Ecuadorian parent. After being an orphan from the age of 15 he moved to Los Angeles and enlisted in the army. The mother came from Jewish descent with roots in Lithuania and Romania, moving to New York and meeting Alfred when they were both at UCLA. The Le Havre apartment complex was the home of the young John and after a while they managed

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