LUXURY-LIFESTYLE

 

In The Land of Luxury

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Featured   The word Luxury is almost extinct in our modern, facilitated existence where the Apple Watch is named as a luxury accessory and active influencers in the luxury market are under 20 years old. Where mobile marketing and trendsetters, are the affidavits of style, and where Facebook is the most reliable reference to quality; whe[...]

UMA RETREATS

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A week of fitness doesn’t sound like the most enjoyable escape for most people, however reconsider combining a week of fitness, healthy food, amazing scenery, mountain hiking and the irresistible lure of Lake Como as the backdrop?…Ahhhh! Far more tempting! I had been on the hunt for a fitness retreat, something that was going to offer me a holiday and an en[...]

Q&A WITH AUDEMARS PIGUET’S JOSE TORRENS

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Luxury Lifestyle     WHERE DO YOU CALL HOME? I’m Brazilian, but I’ve also lived in Paris, Hong Kong, Miami, New York and now London. Brazil will always feel like home, but at some point you realise home is where you have your personal things around you! WHAT ARE YOUR FAVOURITE CHILDHOOD MEMORIES? Summer holidays at my grand-pa[...]

The Mean, Lean, Superyacht Machine

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Luxury Lifestyle   A gunmetal paint job emphasises her sleek lines, subtly reinforcing the tremendous aerodynamics and speed of this ocean-piercing behemoth. Silver Fast is her name. And the £57m superyacht was the most talked-about vessel at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show. At the annual yachting bonanza, Silver Fast won the Finest New Y[...]

The Real Sports Managers

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Tara Loader Wilkinson, Editor in Chief at Wealth-X talks about the changes in the sports industry.   There’s a lot of money to be made in football, as demonstrated by the richest football league players, including Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo with fortunes of US$230 million and Argentine forward Lionel Messi with US$180 million. Earnings f[...]

The Bar Cart

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Richard Ellis from Hedonism Wines outlines his tipple tips of the season and how to accessorise them. The Cigar Corner Puffing on a Cuban is not a process to be rushed. It needs a suitable environment, a suitable drink and the right mood. It accessorises well with good news. There’s clearly a great deal that can go wrong, so we asked the boys at Davidoff f[...]

Pride of Britain

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Featured   Written by Brett Gregory-Peake Despite being an Englishman, when pressed, I normally describe my provenance as British. This helps me to side step slurs about England’s lacklustre rugby performance and exercise my ineptitude for accents, the occasional James Bond by Sean Connery impersonation notwithstanding. ‘British’ helps [...]

An Unexpected Luxury at Lalique

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Founded in 1888, over a century ago, Lalique is one of the crown jewels of France’s crystal industry. René Lalique, renowned as the inventor of modern jewellery, then became Master in the art of glassmaking. Over time, his name has become the powerful symbol of a unique expertise, a synonym for luxury, excellence, creativity and an immediately recognizable s[...]