Hotels & Travel

#FOURNEWS | Hotel St-Barth Isle de France Joins Cheval Blanc Collection

Tomorrow will see the unveiling of Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France, a new Maison for the Cheval Blanc collection

Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France, an enduring island favourite was acquired by LVMH in July 2013 and has since been managed by LVMH Hotel Management. Capitalizing on the property’s tremendous assets, it has since been undergoing a series of enhancements before re-openingfor the new season tomorrow. This will be the third Maison in the portfolio, joining Cheval Blanc Randheli in the Maldives, which opened in November 2013 to great acclaim, and Cheval Blanc Courchevel, the 36-room ski-in ski-out Maison in Courchevel 1850. A Cheval Blanc Spa The four treatment room...

October 13, 2014

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Top 5 Trends in Luxury Bags

We spoke to Fashionette, who gave us the top luxury bag trends in A/W14…

Jewel Colours They sparkle just like real diamonds and transform handbags into gorgeous jewels. Be it luminous red, sensual bordeaux or intensive purple – the look is always opulent and appears sensationally elegant! Pastel Pastelremains on trend from season to season. In 2014, the focus is on rosé, beige, stone grey and taupe. Cleverly combine them and they will express confidence in the job, will go harmoniously with soft knitwear and will elegantly underline a soft, rosy winter complexion. Mini Small handbags are bang on trend! Opulent ornaments or details,...

October 04, 2014

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Cutting edge kitchens

Designer Davy Swanenberg’s kitchen design is not only beautiful, practical and efficient, it has also won first prize at the prestigious World Kitchen Design Awards.

Davy Swanenberg had previously already won first prize in the Kitchen Design Contest UK & Europe. The prize is worth $40,000 and the jury, consisting of architects and interior designers, was unanimous in their choice of winner. According to the jury report, the proportions, use of materials and lines were absolutely world-class. In this competition, Swanenberg beat contenders from major countries such as Italy, USA, South America, New Zealand, Australia and Mexico. He said: "We are very pleased that, after having made improvements over many years and always looking for...

October 01, 2014

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VIDEO | World’s most amazing Jewellery & Watches in 60 seconds

Taken in London, Paris, Geneva and Basel, this video by Orama TV includes millions of dollars of luxury pieces…

This is the Jewellery and Watches showreel ofhttp://Orama.tvfrom footage taken in 2014 mainly in London, Paris, Geneva, Basel. These pieces include the following (based on auction prices and estimates) Graff Hallucination Watch - $55 Million0:55 Fabergé Apple Blossom Egg - $30 Million as showcased at Harrod's00:34 The Largest Flawless Diamond - $23.8 Million00:53 Fabergé Lost Imperial Egg - $20 Million00:48 Largest Blue Diamond - $20 Million01:01 Ocean Dream Ring - $5,5 Million00:32 ...and many more To find out more about how to create engaging luxury videos head...

October 01, 2014

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