2011 Luxury & Style News Archive (635)

  • Box Lounger and Sofa Offers Privacy from a Noisy World

    Finnish design company Loook Industries have created a Box Sofa and Lounger designed as a solution to the growing need for privacy in open spaces.

  • The $820,000 Arabian-Inspired Rifle

    Swedish gun and rifle maker VO Vapen have created a limited-edition handmade hunting rifle billed as the most expensive rifle in the world.

  • Carven Opens its First Store in Paris

    French fashion house Carven opened its first retail boutique this week, located in the chic Parisian district of German des Pres.

  • Iconic Beverly Hills Hotel Celebrates 50 Years

    A historic Beverly Hills hotel made famous by its roll-call of A-list guests, not to mention the movie ‘Pretty Woman’, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with a range of special services.

  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Car Up For Auction

    The iconic, four-wheeled star of the movie Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is to be sold at a Hollywood auction, with a pre sale estimate of up to $2 million.

  • Old Timer, New Collection: Hanhart at BaselWorld

    One of the longest-standing participants at the BaselWorld watch and jewellery fair, taking place in Switzerland right now, is watch brand Hanhart.

  • World’s Biggest Rolls-Royce Showroom Opens in UAE

    Luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce has opened its largest showroom in the world in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

  • Showering with the Fishes by Cesana

    With bathrooms increasingly used for relaxation as well as practicality, luxury bathroom brand Cesana have created a unique shower enclosure that can be fitted with an aquarium.

  • Week commencing 28 March 2011

    By the time I arrive at the Basel Exhibition Centre tomorrow morning, I fully expect things to be in full swing. The BaselWorld watch and jewellery show opened last Thursday and such is the...

  • Darmaki Sets Foot Into Fashion World

    Amongst the new collections on display during Paris Fashion Week earlier this month was a debut range from luxury footwear maker Darmaki.

  • Frey Wille Opens New York Boutique

    Austrian Jewellery maker Frey Wille has opened its first store in New York City.

  • Wash and Go Wild in Tropical Fantasy Shower

    RMS Co., makers of hydrotherapy tubs and showers, have launched two unique entertainment systems ideal for yacht owners wanting to add a party flavour to their vessel.

  • Watch World Predicted To Go Back In Time

    As luxury watchmakers line up to parade their latest timepieces at the BaselWorld trade show, one industry expert is forecasting a return to designs from the early-to-mid 20th century in the coming...

  • Hybrid Porsche Supercar Ready for Order

    Porsche have begun taking orders for the highly anticipated 918 Spyder, which boasts an innovative plug-in hybrid drive – but customers will have to sit tight for at least two years before delivery.

  • Rolex Unveil Five New Timepieces At Baselworld

    The world’s leading watchmakers are jostling for position at this year’s BASELWORLD event which kicked off in earnest today, and one of the brands with the biggest presence on opening day is Rolex.

  • Mansory Add Power to Modified Ferrari

    Amid the glittering new launches at the recent Geneva Motor Show was the unveiling of a modified Ferrari called the Mansory Siracusa.

  • New Edition to the Istanbul Skyline

    Lifestyle hotel brand EDITION is to make its European debut with a new opening in the Turkish city of Istanbul.

  • Recline Personal from Technogym

    As public awareness surrounding physical fitness increases, Technogym’s Recline Personal has introduced an entirely new style of exercise – presenting an exercise machine for those who like to take...

  • Limited Edition Headphones From Ultrasone

    German headphone manufacturer Ultrasone have launched a special edition model containing luxurious materials including Zebrano wood and Ethiopian sheepskin leather.

  • GPS Ski Goggles from Zeal Optics

    Superyacht owners scrambling for vacation ideas out of the summer season may be tempted to hit the slopes by a pioneering set of ski goggles.