Life & Style

  • Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman Yacht to be Sold

    September 22 2010 11:24 AM

    Michael Ryan, the developer of the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman is reportedly selling his luxury sail boat for $10.3 million, according to online reports. Ryan's 128-ft sailing yacht Tenaz will be exhibited at the Monaco Yacht Show in Europe between September 22 and 25.

  • Watchmaker Hublot’s High Expectation from Asia

    September 22 2010 11:23 AM

    Swiss watch brand Hublot is planning to double up its stores in the promising Asian market especially China. The soccer World Cup time keeper has already plans to open at least 15 stores by next year.

  • Mont Blanc thrives in China

    September 22 2010 11:14 AM

    Till a couple of years ago, the largest market for luxury brand Mont Blanc was the United States. Then in 2008, China sped by and till date remains the pen and watch company's largest market.

  • Rare jewels on auction by Sotheby’s

    September 22 2010 11:01 AM

    Sotheby's Auction House will be auctioning off a set of important jewels from major jewelers by the end of this month. The auction to be held in New York on September 28 will feature pieces from Harry Winston, Cartier, David Webb and Tiffany & Co.

  • It’s a match point

    September 22 2010 11:01 AM

    If you are one of those individuals who likes to drive in style and go to work in style then industrial designer Beau Reid has a unique offer for you.

  • Christmas goodies from Harrods

    September 21 2010 2:37 PM

    Gifting for Christmas just got easier with the new exclusive offering from Harrods. The UK-based store has launched its Christmas Hampers 2010.

  • Hermes launches new brand and boutique in China

    September 21 2010 2:36 PM

    Marking the country's importance as luxury buyer's market, Hermes has introduced a new brand Shang Xia, and opened its first boutique in Shanghai, China.

  • Italian Spirit Maker on Acquisition Spree, Eyes US Mkt

    September 21 2010 2:30 PM

    Italian drinks group Davide Campari Milano SpA went on an acquisition spree and bought Carolans Irish cream liqueur, Frangelico and Irish Mist liqueurs from privately-owned Scottish whisky group William Grant for $ 169 million.

  • Louis Vuitton Is World’s Top Luxury Brand: Survey

    September 21 2010 2:29 PM

    Louis Vuitton tops the list of 100 Best Global Brands, according to Interbrands annual listing. Interbrand, a major brand consultancy firm announced its results this week. A subsidiary of LVMH, Louis Vuitton was ranked 16th among brands of all category.

  • Ultra thin Audio solution for ultra thin TVs from Definitive Technology

    September 21 2010 9:36 AM

    You got your latest slim, top-of-the-line LED backlit television, but when you mount bulky speakers beside it, the whole effect is gone.

  • Highland Park launches vintage Orcadian Limited Edition Series

    September 21 2010 9:36 AM

    The bespoke black glass bottle filled with 40-year-old single malt whiskey is a pleasure to own, especially if it is a limited edition.

  • Holland & Holland is back to basics with tweeds

    September 21 2010 9:34 AM

    Holland & Holland, the classic British men's shooting and country clothing label founded in 1835 by Henry Holland, has reintroduced its signature tweeds this season.

  • Industrial designer Marc Newson creates new Aquariva speedboats

    September 20 2010 3:55 PM

    Bringing in his expertise in concept designing to speedboats Marc Newson has reinterpreted the Riva speedboats to create Aquariva by Marc Newson.

  • Mercedes Benz drives in the E Class Cabriolet

    September 20 2010 3:38 PM

    Mercedes Benz has quietly brought in its E-Class Cabriolet while pushing out the outdated CLK convertible. The E-Class with two variants E350 at $56,850, and E550 at $64,800 are stylish ragtops that are specially designed for those who love a fast ride.

  • Louis Vuitton to shut shop before Christmas

    September 17 2010 10:10 AM

    French luxury brand Louis Vuitton has come up with a unique way of ensuring that their stores are well stacked to handle the Christmas shopping frenzy.

  • Now, Hawaii auctions luxury homes

    September 17 2010 9:24 AM

    Now you can own your very own piece of luxurious Hawaiian paradise. Real Estate Company Concierge Auctions has announced plans to auction a set of super luxury properties in what many consider one of the most beautiful islands in the world.

  • Rare blue diamond from BVLGARI on auction at Christie’s New York

    September 16 2010 1:52 PM

    A two stone ring from Italian luxury jeweler BVLGARI with a rare triangular blue diamond once bought as a token of appreciation is up for sale at Christie's auction in New York in October this year.

  • Porsche zooms in with 911 GT2 RS

    September 16 2010 1:51 PM

    If you are a race car aficionado and love the zip the drive gives then you are the one for the newly introduced Porsche 911 GT2 RS.

  • Armani buys most expensive Greek island

    September 16 2010 1:49 PM

    Beating bidders Bill Gates, and Madonna Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani has paid $190 million to buy one of the most expensive private islands in Greece called Skorpios located in the Ionian sea.

  • Greg Finley: New Face of Michael Wright Collection

    September 14 2010 10:39 AM

    Twenty-five-year old heartthrob Greg Finley, best known for his role on the hit ABC Family teenage drama series The Secret Life of the American Teenager, is the new, fresh face of Michael Wright Collection, a luxury label which is now available online.