Luxury goods emerge tentatively from long Chinese freeze

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Worries about Chinese growth have bedeviled stock markets as 2016 gets under way but, for the luxury goods sector at least, there has been some better – if not stellar – news from the world’s second largest economy. Burberry Group … Read More

Magnificent Makeover On The ‘Magnificent Mile’ In Chicago

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In a city renowned for its legacy of forward-thinking design and architecture, The Peninsula Chicago continues this tradition with a guest room redesign setting a new standard for luxury accommodation and introducing the brand’s most advanced guest room technology. The … Read More

The wonderful, unexpected return of the luxury coupe

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If you want to win the hearts of cynical car journalists at an auto show, dazzle them with the unveiling of an unexpected luxury coupe concept. Buick, the GM brand that’s struggled with its old-guy image over the past few … Read More

Watch Super Bowl 50 like a Superstar

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An event as monumental as Super Bowl 50 requires an equally epic venue, and the National Football League certainly scored with Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., and its unparalleled presentation of game-changing amenities. When the two as-yet-to-be-determined teams vie … Read More

Bentley, Vertu extend relationship to include bespoke options

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British automaker Bentley Motors is dialing up the “sound and vision” with its latest collaborative smartphone with Vertu. The newest Signature Touch by Vertu is the third smartphone resulting from the partnership between the mobile phone manufacturer and the automaker. … Read More

What to Expect at the Year’s First Luxury Watch Show

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For watch lovers, 2016 doesn’t officially start until next week, when the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) kicks off in Geneva on Monday, Jan. 18. There are 25 brands showing at this year’s show (instead of the usual … Read More

Rare Hermes Birkin handbag reaches six figure territory

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When it comes to luxury, business statistics and economic figures don’t tell the whole story. Yes, 2015 may not have been the best year for luxury brands and most ‘analysts’ are not too optimistic for 2016 either. But then you … Read More

Faimont Monte Carlo, a true urban resort by the sea in Monaco

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With an ideal mix of features – the perfect location along the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, home to Monte Carlo’s only NOBU Restaurant, host of the Nikki Beach concept during summer at its outdoor pool, an state-of-the-art Spa and … Read More

Market turmoil in China: What’s in store for 2016?

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It was a tumultuous start to 2016. As the week began, amid a sudden devaluation of the RMB, the Chinese market plunged 7 percent, triggering a market suspension. Instead of calming nerves, the market suspension – or “circuit breaker” mechanism … Read More

Celebrations Around the World: 2016’s Best International Holiday Destinations

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Everyone has cherished traditions that help make holidays special, but sometimes it’s nice to change things up. Traveling is a great way to have a new experience on a holiday. Around the world, people celebrate many of the same holidays … Read More

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