Category Archives: Luxury Goods

Gucci Presents The Alchemist’s Garden 1921 Eau de Parfum

To celebrate the House’s 100th anniversary, Gucci expands The Alchemist’s Garden collection and presents 1921, a new eau de parfum. The scent pays homage to Florence where Gucci was born a century ago, in 1921. It is created around the distinctive Neroli Flower, blended with the Limone Cedrato fruit from the capital of Italy’s Tuscany region. Bringing richness and intensity […]

This $300,000 Pool Table Wears the Famous Bugatti Badge

The Bugatti Lifestyle collection expands to add a Bugatti Pool Table that reflects the best qualities of the hyper sports cars made in Molsheim. The table is made in partnership with IXO®, designers, and specialists of carbon fiber product construction. Adorned in carbon fiber, the new Pool Table features optional highly advanced gyroscopic self-levelling technology for use on […]

Discover the New Big Bang MP-11 Showcasing Hublot’s Magic Gold Alloy

Hublot unveiled two new editions of its Big Bang MP-11 watch. The Swiss luxury watchmaker houses its MP-11 manufacture calibre in two new exclusive cases, showcasing its scratch-resistant Magic Gold alloy and the transparency of its high-tech synthesis technology Blue Sapphire. Developed and manufactured entirely in Hublot’s workshops, the MP-11 calibre forges an alliance with brand new […]

Does 2021 Mark The Beginning Of A New Era For Luxury?

The luxury goods industry is worth a whopping $380 billion globally, attracting an affluent customer base who are only too happy to invest in the latest status symbol – from the new-season capsule wardrobe by Chanel to the most recent Max Mara fashion must-have. But since the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, things have […]

Vianney Halter Shakes up the Horology World with the $972,000 Watch

Vianney Halter, space and time travel watchmaker, shakes up the horology world with the Deep Space Resonance that features two acoustically synchronized balance wheels. The idea of creating an acoustically resonant double-balance time instrument appeared in 1996, when Vianney Halter started learning to play the piano. When attuning the keys where three harmonic strings overlap, he noticed an […]

Atlantic Escape: A Luxury Guide To The Azores

Nine vividly beautiful islands undeniably distinct from one another, yet all equally painterly in their landscapes, make up the pieces of the North Atlantic jigsaw puzzle that is the Azores. The Portuguese archipelago (located between Lisbon and, perhaps rather unexpectedly, New York) is a place where nature is virtuously unspoilt, and crowds remain relatively few. […]

The 11 Best Bottles of Champagne to Pop This New Year’s Eve

Some eye-popping numbers recently made me pause: Of the 300 million bottles produced in Champagne each year, a full 30 million come from Moët & Chandon; add the house’s LVMH sister brands (Dom Pérignon, Veuve Clicquot, Krug) and you get to about 100 million, a third of the storied region’s bubbly, according to Bill Marci, founder and owner […]

Atlantic City To Auction Off Demolition Of Former Trump Casino

The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City went bankrupt and shut in 2014. Now, the city is auctioning off the chance to dynamite it for charity. The property was one of three Trump-branded casinos that once formed the centrepiece of the world-famous resort city nicknamed “America’s playground”. But as revenues plummeted, Mr Trump […]

Christie’s Achieves $119.3M in Live-Streamed 20th Century Sale

Christie’s achieved US$119.3 million in a cross-continent 20th century sale—a solid result for a live-streamed auction in two cities focused more on saleable commercial works than blockbuster paintings.  That total price was eclipsed earlier in the day by the HK$1.015 billion (US$132 million) achieved in Christie’s Hong Kong sales of modern and contemporary art. The […]

Harrods’ Instagrammable Christmas Window Display Includes A Dolce & Gabbana Leftover Fridge

Representing a store-wide festive season celebration, the famous Brompton Road exhibition windows have been transformed from all corners, guaranteed to fill every customer and passerby with the joy of Christmas. Each window represents a familiar festive ritual, from unwrapping gifts and the Queen’s speech, to a Christmas feast and a party. In Window 19, ‘Unwrap the day with Bottega […]