2012 Luxury & Style News Archive (620)

  • Faberge Purchased by Gemfields for £113 million

    Iconic Russian jewellery house Faberge have been bought by Gemfields, the British miner of coloured precious stones, in a deal worth £113 million, reports suggest.

  • Fusiontables Create All-in-One Dining and Billiards...

    Haven’t got room for a dining table AND a billiards table at home? Belgian design company Fusiontables have created the ultimate solution – a table that serves as both.

  • The Worldtimer Wrist Watch by Alpina

    Earlier this year, Swiss watchmakers Alpina launched a new limited edition timepiece featuring a rotating ring inscribed with the names of 24 cities, representing all the world’s major time zones.

  • Hennessey to Launch $1.25m Venom GT2 Supercar

    American tuning house Hennessey are to launch the second generation of its Venom GT supercar, anticipated to be able to reach top speeds of 287mph.

  • Vogue Documentary to Air on HBO

    A new documentary revealing an inside look at the world of Vogue, the highly influential fashion magazine, is to air on HBO in December.

  • BMW Designs Luxury Gondola

    Carmakers are often experimenting by turning their design techniques to other vehicles and machinery, but none before have created a luxury ski gondola – until now.

  • The Cognoscenti Offers Luxury Trips Across Scotland for...

    The Cognoscenti, a new luxury brand based in Scotland, is offering exclusive road trips and hotel stays for car enthusiasts.

  • Audi Open Largest Dealership in Dubai

    German luxury car makers Audi have opened their largest ever dealership in Dubai – with a helping hand from American entertainer Jennifer Lopez.

  • Samsung Bendable Phones Set for Production

    Electronics brand Samsung could be selling smartphones with bendable screens by next summer, according to reports.

  • Hublot Create Zebra-Themed Timepiece

    Swiss watch brand Hublot have created a new limited edition zebra-themed addition to its Big Bang Series of timepieces.

  • Week Commencing 26 November 2012

    Ferrari are one of the great luxury brands of the past century. Founded by the legendary Enzo Ferrari in 1929, the iconic car company has grown to become standard bearers in the field of luxury...

  • Chrysler 2013 SRT Viper Set for Production

    The Chrysler 2013 SRT Viper grabbed plenty of attention when it was showcased at the New York Motor Show last April, and now the new model is set to enter production, with a starting price of $99,390.

  • SLH Targeting Chinese Market

    Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), an online directory for boutique hotels, has identified China as a key target market in its next phase of development over the coming years.

  • Ferrari Named Best International Luxury Brand

    Italian luxury sports car makers Ferrari have landed the title of Best International Luxury Brand at an awards ceremony held by the Walpole Association, an exclusive membership club for luxury brands.

  • Mercedes to Present SUV Concept at LA Auto Show

    German luxury car brand is to showcase its new futuristic SUV concept, the Ener-G-Force, at next week’s Los Angeles Auto Show.

  • Ralph Lauren Releases New Vintage Collection

    American fashion house Ralph Lauren has launched The Western Collection - a new vintage range featuring popular pieces from the brand’s archives.

  • Bugatti could Unveil “World’s Fastest...

    Supercar makers Bugatti may be set to launch the world’s fastest car next year, the company have revealed.

  • Patek Philippe Creates 5936G Annual Calendar

    Swiss watch brand Patek Philippe has created a new limited edition timepiece to mark the fifth anniversary of its boutique store in New York.

  • BMW Electric Car Concepts Tour New York

    Two of BMW’s most innovative electric car concept models were grabbing attention in New York last week as part of a global promotional tour.

  • The C-Explorer 5 Submarine by U-Boat Worx

    Amongst the array of stunning vessels on display at the Monaco Yacht Show in September was a new submersible created by Dutch submarine manufacturer U-Boat Worx.

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