Selected Jewels – a German firm specialising in the production and retail of exquisite and breath-taking jewellery – is proud to present its latest masterpiece: Vision In White, a spectacular ring handcrafted in 18 carat white gold and crowned with an iridescent 5.04 carat ASSCHER(R)-Cut diamond. A rare and exceptional treasure of nature – perfectly manufactured and brought to light in Germany.
Making its debut at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, Rolls-Royce has just released its one of a kind Pinnacle Travel Phantom. The two-tone special edition Phantom features a custom Silver Sand and Madeira Red paint job as well as a “coachline featuring an abstract motif of a streamlined train traveling at speed.”
Department store Fortnum & Mason is rejuvenating interest in British bone china while celebrating Britain’s heritage as a tea-drinking region with an exclusive teaware range designed by London-based designer Richard Brendon. Mr. Brendon collaborated with creative consultancy Patternity, whose ideology is based on the notion that patterns connect individuals to each other and to nature.
Both Monaco and Miami have soaring real estate prices. The super rich are transforming Miami. If Miami real estate is a bubble, it's still inflating fast. The average sales price for Miami real estate was up 19 percent in the first quarter compared with the same period a year ago, according to a report from Douglas Elliman and Miller Samuel. The median sales price hit $244,000, the highest since the pre-crisis peak in 2008.
The founders of Mont Blanc first gained their fame producing ink pens in 1905 in a district of Hamburg, Germany. They named their company after the highest mountain in the European Union and the Alps, which of course is now reflective of the heights the brand has reached since they began. Since 1905, they have been bought by the Dunhill Company in 1977 where they began expanding the luxury goods they produce to not just pens.
Its direct access to the Grand Canal in Venice makes it a unique location: the Centurion Palace is located alongside the magnificent Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute. What’s more, it is between Punta della Dogana and the Peggy Guggenheim Museum with a view of San Marco. This magnificent hotel is located in the building formerly known as the nineteenth-century Palazzo Genovese, in the oldest part of the lagoon city.
Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz announces the revival of the ultra-luxury limousine brand Maybach. The brand will be used to adorn an exclusive version of the Mercedes S-Class limousine fitted with soft-touch leather and bespoke materials to help lure clients from other high-end brands like Rolls Royce and Bentley.
Italian fashion house Prada SPA (OTCMKTS:PRDSY) announced yesterday that it plans to fuel revenue growth by doubling its menswear business in the next three to five years. The company’s revenue growth rate slowed to 9% during the previous year, largely because of a slowdown in China's luxury market. Now, Prada is eyeing the men’s category, an emerging segment, to boost revenue growth into the double digits.