Life & Style

  • 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    Mercedes Benz has quietly brought in its E-Class Cabriolet while pushing out the outdated CLK convertible.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.

  • One Tough Cookie: Custom Cookie Creations

    September 14 2010 10:34 AM

    Gail Dosik was in the fashion industry for 20 years before she decided what she really wanted to do was bake. Luckily she did, because One Tough Cookie has become a favorite treat.

  • Dragons of Walton Street: London Georgian Dolls’ House

    September 14 2010 10:27 AM

    It's something every little girl dreams of owning - and now, thanks to a London company, the humble dolls' house is being brought into the 21st century with modern designs.

  • Military looks command attention in NY's fashions

    September 14 2010 8:35 AM

    Call it urban warrior, military chic or even drab fab.

  • Perrelet's Diamond Flower Prestige Edition Watches

    September 13 2010 4:58 PM

    Perrelet's multi-award-winning Diamond Flower Prestige Edition watches combine the simple elegance of a diamond bracelet with artisan jewelry-making, the mystique of the lotus flower, and the sophistication of Swiss timepiece technology.

  • Fashion's night out expands party to lure shoppers

    September 13 2010 12:04 PM

    Clothing retailers and big-name fashion designers around the world joined together on Friday at festive promotional events aimed at enticing recession-weary shoppers to go on a spending spree.

  • Jerry Hall’s private art collection goes for auction

    September 13 2010 9:39 AM

    U.S. model and Rolling Stone Mick Jagger's ex-partner is selling several pieces from her private art collection including a portrait by Lucian Freud, a step she has taken to let go her past.

  • D&C shot ad with Monica Belluci for their luxury drink

    September 13 2010 9:38 AM

    Italian fashion designer duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have teamed up with Bacardi's vermouth brand Martini to launch their alcohol brand Martini Gold.

  • Inter Parfums signs new agreement for US distribution

    September 13 2010 9:35 AM

    Inter Parfums Inc.'s recently launched U.S. subsidiary Inter Parfums Luxury Brands and French subsidiary Inter Parfums S.A. will be responsible for the development and distribution of Burberry (perfumes and cosmetics), Lanvin, Mont Blanc and Jimmy Choo brands from January 1 next year.

  • PrivateConnect service for British Airways Executive Club Members

    September 10 2010 7:08 PM

    You can now travel by a private jet even if you are yet to own one, courtesy British Airways. The airline has launched a new offer for its elite members.

  • Swiss retailer ties up with Lanvin for Sales season

    September 10 2010 2:35 PM

    Swiss cloth Hennes & Mauritz manufacturer has roped in exclusive Paris Fashion group Lanvin to design a collection for its autumn sale. The exclusive Paris fashion group Lanvin would design a collection for the world's third biggest clothing retailer to go on sale in the autumn.

  • Luxury Biz takes the Silk Route

    September 10 2010 2:31 PM

    The luxury market which has so far been dominated by the West is facing stiff competition from China. Top global luxury brands like Burberry and Coach are trying to affirm supremacy in market by pouring funds in multi-billion dollars and function on their own instead of running on a franchise basis.

  • Keira Knightley Set to U.S. Her Home

    September 10 2010 2:20 PM

    The sultry British actress Keira Knightely reportedly has left her home country to settle in U.S. According to recent Companies House paper works, Knightley has been listed as the director of her firm Ponder Rights where her country of residence is mentioned as U.S.