Life & Style

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    Mercedes Benz has quietly brought in its E-Class Cabriolet while pushing out the outdated CLK convertible.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

  • 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.