Category Archives: Luxury

The New Grande Seconde Skelet-One Tourbillon by Jaquet Droz

Jaquet Droz refines the aesthetic of the Tourbillon Skeleton. The new Grande Seconde Skelet-One Tourbillon by Jaquet Droz breaks away from traditional designs and demonstrates the beauty of open-worked mechanics. Designed for connoisseurs, the Grande Seconde Skelet-One Tourbillon pushes the principle of the skeleton movement to the extreme: a minimum amount of material for the maximum amount of […]

Holiday Weekend Does Little to Slow Manhattan Luxury Market

The leadup to the long holiday weekend did little to dampen the enthusiasm of Manhattan’s moneyed home buyers who continue to push the borough’s luxury property market to record-breaking heights, according to Monday’s Olshan report.  There were 33 contracts signed on big-ticket homes during the week ending Sunday, said Olshan Realty, which defines luxury homes […]

Dive into Embassy Gardens’ new sky pool

The most talked-about amenity in the capital, the sky pool at EcoWorld Ballymore’s Embassy Gardens, has finally opened its waters. Suspended 115 above London’s Nine Elms, the US-made structure links the scheme’s two residential towers at the tenth storey, allowing residents to swim from one building to the next. The experience is intended “to be […]

Billionaire Burger Heiress Serves up Los Angeles Mansion for $16.8 Million

Billionaire burger heiress Lynsi Snyder-Ellingson, whose grandparents founded In-N-Out Burger, put her Mediterranean-inspired, Los Angeles-area mansion back on the market on Monday with a near-$3 million discount. The California compound, now asking $16.8 million, “invites lavish entertaining and luxurious living,” according to the listing with Joseph Chiovare and Ronald Chang of Coldwell Banker Realty. Occupying […]

A Washington Couple Built a Gear Loft to Stash Sports Equipment. Now They Practically Live There

In 2017, Leslie Garrard and Heidi Durham, both 48, decided they were spending enough time in Eastern Washington’s Methow Valley that they wanted a place to store all their sports equipment, including multiple skis, bikes, kayaks and paddle boards. They bought a five-acre lot for $225,000 in Winthrop, Wash. The couple wasn’t ready for a […]

Three Castles For Sale That Will Transport You To Your Very Own Fairy Tale

With the glamour of Bridgerton gracing our screens and a new Cinderella incarnation hitting the cinemas this summer, plenty of enticing images of ourselves roaming around our very own castles will surely be flickering through our minds. Though the thought of living in a castle may seem like something only reserved for a fairy tale, […]

Billionaire Hands Palm Beach, Florida, Another Trophy-Home Deal

One of the latest in a slew of high-end transactions in Florida’s frenzied Palm Beach market changed hands this week in a $21.75 million deal. The coastal enclave has become one of the nation’s top trophy-home markets, with buyers charmed by the location and incentivized by favorable interest rates, the flexibility that working remotely has […]

Quality Over Quantity: The Empowering Women’s Brand Taking It Back To Basics When It Comes To Luxury

With the recent government announcement surrounding the easing of lockdown restrictions in the UK, it looks as though evenings out at our favourite champagne bar or the latest red carpet event could soon be back on the cards – which means an excellent excuse to go all out on overhauling your wardrobe and treating yourself […]