Hotels & Lifestyle

The Chic Collection

The luxury travel industry is changing. Gone are the days where a desk-bound worker gives you a generic deal with a few add-ons if you’re lucky. Welcome The Chic Collection, an online exclusive portal providing tailor-made, luxury getaways for the high-net traveller. We give you FOUR of our favourite trips this summer…

Barefoot Chic Enchanted Island The last word in luxury, Enchanted Island in the Seychelles is an exclusive private island resort. The newly created resort, situated just off the coast of Mahe, is constructed in the middle of a designated National Marine Park. Just 5 acres wide there are 10 private villas, each with their own infinity pool jutting above the shore, and palatial waterside terraces with walkways leading directly onto the...

May 04, 2014

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Video | Richard Meier x Massimo Vignelli

On the edge of modernism with the master architect and the genius designer, courtesy of Nowness…

llustrious modernist Richard Meier and multi-disciplinary creator Massimo Vignelli reflect on their respective crafts, city life, and enduring friendship in this mesmeric film by Johnnie Shand Kydd. Shot at the minimalist offices of Richard Meier & Partners on 10th Avenue and West 36th Street by NOWNESS, the two powerhouses discuss their collaboration on the firm’s forthcoming monograph,Richard Meier, Architect Volume 6...

May 02, 2014

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Fashion in Harajuku

Tokyo, a metropolis of creativity and culture, is famed for many things, including its fashion-forward Harajuku neighbourhood. Sophie Cater heads to the area to explore the fashionista’s heaven…

Neon lights, scuttling hoards, beautiful parks, Michelin star restaurants, cherry blossom and technological eccentricities; these are just some of the images that popped into my mind as I embarked on my fleeting two day visit of the Japanese capital. But little would I know, I was going to spend most of the time in a veritable fashion house. Harajuku has been at the forefront of Tokyo’s fashion scene, renowned for its hoards of girls...

April 21, 2014

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A Quick Glimpse at Paradise

Nestled in the Bay of Balaclava is a hotel that is unmatched. FOUR explored the InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort on Mauritius island…

Hotel With 210 rooms and suites, the resort spreads over 13 acres and along a 600m of white sand beach, making it the idyllic setting on the west coast for gorgeous sunsets over the Indian Ocean and the spectacular view on the mountains of Port Louis, the capital city, just 20 minutes away. It’s 15 minutes’ drive from the main tourist region of Grand Baie, and 50 minutes’ drive from Plaisance International Airport, so getting...

April 17, 2014

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