Latest in Luxury: The See-Through Bathtub

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Glass is the new marble for some homeowners searching for the perfect bathtub. Designers say their clients like the aura of luxury that transparent tubs provide. The appeal extends across all ages, from children’s bathrooms to the elegant master baths … Read More

Starwood Capital reinvents luxury (hospitality) through ‘eco glitz’

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1 Hotels, the ‘nature-inspired’ lifestyle brand developed by SH Group, the hotel brand management arm of Starwood Capital Group (not to be confused with hospitality giant Starwood Hotels & Resorts), announced this week the opening of its second hotel, the 1 Hotel Central … Read More

Van Cleef & Arpels targets travelers with two-for-one watch

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French jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels is emphasizing its international appeal in a pair of short videos to promote the Pierre Arpels Heure d’ici & Heure d’ailleurs watch. The watch is designed to display two time zones simultaneously, making it the … Read More

Porsche sales jump 29% in the first 7 months of 2015

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In the first seven months of this year, Porsche delivered 134,717 vehicles globally. This corresponds to an increase of nearly 29 percent compared to the same period in 2014. “The second half of the year started well with the best July in … Read More

Lamborghini shares tour of China on social media for anniversary celebration

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Italian automaker Lamborghini is celebrating 10 years in the Chinese market with a driving tour of the country and a social campaign. “The China Giro” is a themed drive through China’s rural heartland that will allow drivers and fans to … Read More

Luxury brands like Maserati, Ducati plan a comeback trail to India with new strategies

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NEW DELHI: Several international luxury brands, including carmaker Maserati and lingerie label La Perla, are making a return to India with reworked strategies, new partners and more realistic expectations after failing to make a mark in this high potential market … Read More

High life to high tech: How luxury hotels are delivering the ultimate service

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The Peninsula Hotel Hong Kong, that gorgeous grand dame in Tsim Sha Tsui, turns 87 this year; but the latest addition to its array of amenities isn’t anything old school: Guests can soon rock out in their room with a … Read More

US luxury fashion retailer Neiman Marcus files for IPO

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US luxury fashion retailer Neiman Marcus Group Inc. filed with US regulators on Tuesday for an initial public offering, the second time in two years it has unveiled plans to go public, Reuters reported. The 100-year-old retailer – backed by … Read More

Why the Mercedes-Benz 600 Is the Ultimate Luxury Car

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Today, Mercedes-Benz isn’t quite as far up in the ultra-luxury stratosphere it used to be. A well-optioned S-Class runs well into the six-figure range, and the company’s Maybach-badged S600 is one of the finest cars money can buy, but it just doesn’t … Read More

Eco-chic Cambodian resort balances luxury and social responsibility

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Rory Hunter knew he had stumbled upon something special when he and his wife Melita landed on the shores of the remote and untouched islands of the Koh Rong archipelago a few kilometers off mainland Cambodia. It was 2005 and … Read More

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