Gentleman’s Retreat

Though the Waldorf Astoria marque has only been in Shanghai relatively recently, the structure itself dates back to 1911 when it was known as the Shanghai Club, membership of which was a requisite for achieving proper social standing within the city’s business community. Particularly famous was the Long Bar, over 33 metres long, and where…

A Breath of Fresh Air – Ireland

Among the romantic preconceptions visitors bring to Ireland, it is their expectations of the landscape that are most likely to be fulfilled. An unusual geological richness and the warming effect of the Atlantic produce an astonishing diversity of terrain on this small island, splashed throughout with lakes and primeval bogland. The Wild Atlantic Way is…

Black n’ Gold

Harold Sangouard is an autodidact who always feels the need to create, build, draw, invent, sculpt, or mold things. Founded by Harold, Harow is a French design studio creating products that are the perfect blend between art and design, bringing the former into the latter. The studio has its own intriguing universe, settling the unexpected…

Secret in Opulence

Hermes’ Médor Secrète is draped in white diamonds and studded with pyramids entirely encircling the wrist. Crafted in white gold, the distinctive geometry – a square base and arched sides creating a volume effect – shines amid the surrounding gems. It radiates exquisite opulence with its 10 white diamond-set pyramids; the largest of them conceals…

Tavaru Style

Velaa Private Island has built an exceptional all-in resort for the most demanding international clients, providing maximum comfort for relaxation and sporting activities both on land and in water. And the Tavaru Tower sets them apart in Maldives; it offers the visitors experiences not to be had anywhere else. All elements on the external perimeter are veiled…

Brawl on the Wall is Back!

To say that Brawl on the Wall is one of the highlights of the year would be an understatement. Bringing the glitz and glamour of big ring boxing to the Orient, Brawl on the Wall is an annual black tie event where the great and the glamorous mingle, dazzle and shine. This year, Brawl on the Wall is taking place at…

Golden Dream

Carefully crafted by the European luxury baby products brand Suommo, the Dodo Bassinet baby crib uses 24 karat solid gold as the base material, as well as pillow and bedding of top Pima cotton and silk decorated with gold embroidery. It takes 6 months to build the gold crib priced at £9.96 million, to become one…

Vintage Combination

Bell & Ross’ Vintage WW1 Edición Limitada is indeed a collector’s item dedicated to cigar aficionados. The color scheme of the watch displays shades of brown that immediately evoke the iconic browns of Cuban cigars, and the design of the Arabic numerals covered with gold dust arouse a vintage atmosphere reminiscent of the traditional cigar craftsmanship.…

Ducati: The Impact of Speed and Passion

Starting in 1926, Ducati manufactured radios and typewriters at first, but as factories were destroyed during the war, bosses shifted to the production of bikes. Compared to other motorcycles’ manufacturers, Ducati annually produces very few vehicles, but in terms of performance, they are unparalleled. “Ducati isn’t about fitting market trends, but to push forward a…

Rebellious Queen

The Italian high fashion brand Miu Miu has launched its Queen’s Jewels collection, an interpretation of women’s unique charm with delicate pearls and elegant crystals. The range of jewelry inspired by the magnificence of royal treasures features tiaras, crowns, pendant earrings, and bracelets, all set with seductively shiny pearls and crystals. The new Miu Miu…