2011 Luxury & Style News Archive (635)

  • Min Jiang at Kensington Royal Garden Hotel

    The Kensington Royal Garden Hotel may seem an unlikely setting for a temple of Chinese gastronomy. But ascend ten floors from the elegant lobby and you arrive at Min Jiang, one of the capital's best...

  • Week Commencing 05 September 2011

    Back in the 1980s Christy Turlington was part of a new generation of supermodels, alongside the likes of Linda Evangelista, Kate Moss, and Cindy Crawford, to take the fashion world by storm.

  • Emporio Armani Campaign Video Inspired By Cinema

    A new video promoting Emporio Armani’s Autumn Winter 2011/12 Collection was inspired by Giorgio Armani’s love of the silver screen.

  • Week Commencing 29 August 2011

    With the Monaco Yacht Show now a mere three weeks away, attention is slowly diverting towards the high-profile annual event taking place in the French principality – one of the most important trade...

  • Bentley To Launch Second-Generation Continental GTC

    Amongst the myriad of stunning cars on display at last weekend’s Pebble Beach Concourse d’Elegance in California was the second-generation Continental GTC convertible from British marque Bentley.

  • Eterniti Motors Set To Emerge From The Shadows

    An enigmatic new British car-maker, which has pledged to launch one the most luxurious SUVs onto the market, could reveal its first creation at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month, according to...

  • 1957 Ferrari Sells For World Record $16.4 Million

    A new world record for the most expensive car sold publicly was set at Bebble Beach, California last weekend, with a 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa going at auction for $16.4 million (including buyer’s...

  • Armani Takes To the Streets for Eyewear Campaign

    The Giorgio Armani Eyewear 2011/12 advertising campaign features everyday people on the streets of some of the world’s major cities, all wearing distinctive Armani glasses.

  • Victor Vows To Transform Private Jet Travel

    A new private aviation company has pledged to radically alter the affordability and accessibility of private jet travel.

  • Christopher Ward Releases Limited Edition Timepiece

    One of the watch industry’s newest arrivals of recent years, Christopher Ward, has created a new timepiece limited to just 200 pieces worldwide.

  • Luxury Hotel to Open in Outer Space

    A commercial Space Station set to launch into orbit by 2016 will double as a luxury hotel for six months of the year, a Russian aerospace company has announced.

  • Michael Reslan Boutique Offers Luxury Atelier Service

    Since opening his first dedicated store last year, a lavish penthouse boutique high above New York’s Fifth Avenue, Michael Reslan has gone from strength to strength.

  • French Saloon Wins 2011 Pebble Beach Concours...

    A French-made 1930s streamlined saloon was the overall winner at the prestigious 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance that took place in Monterey County, California this past weekend.

  • Electric Cadillac Set for Production Line

    Luxury American marquee Cadillac has announced that its innovative concept car, the Cadillac Converj, is to go into production, called the Cadillac ELR.

  • Sibarth Villa Rentals: Luxurious Villas in the...

    Scattered across the chic and laidback Caribbean island of St Barth’s are some of the world’s most luxurious villa apartments courtesy of Sibarth Villa Rentals.

  • Drambuie Launches £3,500 Whisky Collection

    Scottish liqueur brand Drambuie has unveiled a new whisky collection billed as its most exclusive edition yet.

  • ‘Pulse’ Cables Edge Closer to Audio...

    Vertere Acoustics, innovator in high-end audio, has launched a new range of analogue interconnect and speaker cables, designed to create the highest quality reproduction of music.

  • Week Commencing 22 August 2011

    It may translate directly as ‘competition of elegance’, but in my experience the handful of Concours d'Elegance events that take place throughout the world each year are always held in a spirit of...

  • Bang & Olufsen’s BeoSound 8 “More Than...

    Launched in May 2010, the BeoSound 8 speaker dock for iDevices has grown to become the best selling audio product in Bang & Olufsen's distinguished 86-year history.

  • New Spire Boat to Debut at Monaco Yacht Show

    Powerboat specialist Spire Boat is to showcase its stunning new 9.5-metre concept, the Mugler Spire Boat tender, at next month’s Monaco Yacht Show.