Life & Style

  • Into the blue with Chanel

    September 24 2010 2:12 PM

    The much talked about male fragrance from Chanel, Bleu de Chanel, which is being promoted through an ad film directed by Martin Scorsese, is the latest sporty fragrance to hit the market.

  • Men’s online jewelry store from Titanium Jewelry

    September 23 2010 11:24 AM

    If you like a nice band or a ring but do not like to hop into a jewelry shop to pick up one then check out the latest from Titanium Jewelry.

  • Sartorial scent from Penhaligon

    September 23 2010 11:23 AM

    Taking inspiration from the workroom scents in Savile Row's Tailoring outfits Penhaligon's head of marketing Emily Maben and master perfumer Bertrand Duchaufour have created a new men's fragrance called Sartorial.

  • Artwork from Lehman Brothers’ to be auctioned by Christie’s

    September 23 2010 10:33 AM

    On September 29, auction house Christie's will auction of some of the finest paintings culled from the bankrupt financial advisors Lehman Brothers' buildings in Europe.

  • Swarovski studded chocolates from Harrods

    September 23 2010 10:32 AM

    Patchi and Harrods have tied up to bring out exclusive chocolates studded with Swarovski crystals. Priced at $10,000 the treats have been exclusively designed by the Lebanese chocolatier.

  • Scintillating Scent

    September 23 2010 10:31 AM

    This one is sure for the connoisseur. A special edition of perfume packed in three exquisite Baccarat Crystal flacons will go on sale at the Roja Dove Haute Parfumerie in Harrods, London's famous luxury store.

  • 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.