THE LUXURY EXPERIENCE

    

 

VANESSA VON ZITZEWITZ – DANCING WITH ELEPHANTS

Vanessa von Zitzewitz talks about her work, elephants, art and contrasts.   F.1.M.: What is the idea behind this shoot? V.V.Z.: When I started my career, the photo that really inspired me was from Richard Alvedon, he shot it for Christian Dior in 1955, it is entitled “Dovima with Elephants”. This image is elegant and...

WORLD RUGBY AWARDS

With a propensity to attract the great and the good of the sporting world, Monaco is no stranger to hosting glittering events to celebrate the super-human achievements of those sportsmen and women oft hailed as heroes amongst us armchair athletes. Making a change from the usual haunt of London, the mantle of hosting the...

FERRARI FXX-K EVO : AN INNOVATIVE NEW PACKAGE FOR THE LABORATORY CAR

Mugello, 29 October 2017 – The Finali Mondiali provided the backdrop to the world premiere of the new FXX-K Evo which will be available both as an extremely limited-run model and as an upgrade package for the existing XX cars. This latest arrival marks a significant evolution of the XX programme launched in 2005...

RELAIS SAN MAURIZIO – WELLNESS & MEDICAL SPA

Unique in the Langhe district, the Relais San Maurizio Wellness & Medical Spa (in Santo Stefano Belbo, province of Cuneo) works to counteract the effects of ageing through a combination of wellness and medicine. With our Medical Science Director and his staff, the Medical Spa offers pre-ageing and anti-ageing treatments and solutions with a...

DIAMONDS ARE A YACHT’S BEST FRIEND

Photo : © Costi Moiceanu An industry no stranger to one-upmanship, the Monaco Yacht Show oft has a propensity to large, elaborate displays to attract those well-heeled visitors of Port Hercule to visit their stand and flog their (rather expensive) wares. Yet one step ahead in the class stakes, as is becoming their tradition, My...

BRAM BOGART, ZONZUCHT – VIGO GALLERY, LONDON

(▲ Zonzucht, January 1965 – Home made paint (pigment, oil, glue, watercolour) on artist made board / canvas – 205x265cm) Bram Bogart, 1921–2012, was dedicated to exploring the materiality of paint. Like Burri and Fontana, he challenged and blurred traditional notions of painting and sculpture, building three dimensional paintings comprised of mostly natural ingredients...

NINO CERRUTI – INSIDE THE WARDROBE OF A LEGEND

A brand steeped in history and tradition, a world made not simply of apparel, but of lifestyle, celebrated for the prestige and sophistication that have always characterised his precious collections, each of them veritable works of art.   Nino Cerruti is a forerunner. The man of the future, as his son Julian likes to...

TOUR DE MONACO – PEDDLE POWER, CYCLING FOR CONSERVATION

The arduous hill climbs of the French Riviera are no stranger to the lycra-clad. The straining lungs and aching legs of those brave enough to tackle these inclines are compelled to do so –more often than not – for the reward of an ice-cold glass of Rosé by the sea. Yet for the second...

SALT SPRAYS IN THE FACE OF THOSE WHO WANDER

Photo by Guillaume Plisson and Francisco Martinez for Imperial In a world without boundaries, where compromise does not exist, Project 783 sets the tone for a new breed of super yacht. Mesmerizing and enchanting, this is the epitome of aesthetic refinement. There is a timeless elegance to the way in which her hull carves her...

MONTE-CARLO MUSIC MASTERS – THE REAL “THE VOICE”

At a time of emblematic break through between two millennia, the Monte-Carlo Voice Masters – born from the refined minds of Jean-Marie Fournier and of his wife Chantal – express today the urge of thinking about the deep roots of human art, between technological changes and a widespread return to different forms of spirituality....

NIRAV MODI

Paris capital of Haute Couture? As well! Every year Ville Lumière becomes the centre of the world for the highest of the international high-end jewellery brands. While the French brands are at home in Place Vendôme, though Bulgari and Piaget preferred Italy this summer, numerous important players arrived from distant lands too, confirming the...

SKY’S THE LIMIT – MASERATI GRAN CABRIO MC

The Maserati GranCabrio is one of the most beautiful and luxurious convertibles currently in production: elegant, but exceptionally sporty as well thanks to its remarkable performance. Its elegant lines recall the sexy A6G Spyder from 1950, a car fitted with a racing engine and progenitor of the dynasty of convertibles bearing the Maserati badge.  ...

HORIZONS – BY FZERO PHOTOGRAPHERS

  Photo Fzero Photographers Styling Carolina Galli Hair & Make Up Barbara Corso e Drilona Qevani Models Kaitlin Larsen and Rachele Mori   ▲ top: Chanel // left: Vintage // right: TCN   ▲ Eyewear : Dior   ▲ TCN  

THE LAUREUS WORLD SPORTS AWARDS 2017

It was the turn of Monaco to host this year’s edition of the annual Laureus World Sports Awards, celebrating the achievements of world-class sportsmen and women from the past year. Under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert II and HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco, both Olympian athletes themselves (Bobsleigh and swimming respectively), Monaco was...

TURNING INVESTMENT INTO AN ARTFORM

Véronique de Lavenne, international art advisor in modern and contemporary art, created the company Moving Art, after more than 20 years of professional experience in the art world, as a gallery owner and curator. Moving Art accompanies individuals, business owners and interior designers in their purchases of works of art, guaranteeing quality works. Moving...

WATCH THIS SPACE!

Watches symbolize more than just utility and are an example of taste and character. Finding the perfect watch is a top style priority , and so here is Force One Magazine’s selection of the best watches for 2017. Watches are a reflection of personal style, which one matches yours? GET THE SKELETON OUT OF YOUR CLOSET, AND...

NICK WOOSTER

Nick Wooster is the reigning king of street style, a muse, designer, decorator, retailer, collaborator—he’s done a lot in a lot of different fields. Nick Wooster is a forerunner. The Man from the Future as his millions of followers worldwide love to call him, the man who loves change and who already in the...

PRINCESS RULES THE WAVES

Year on year, Princess Yachts Monaco manage to showcase some of the most beautiful sub-40m yachts at the greatest Superyacht show on earth – The Monaco Yacht Show. Out of the 125+ vessels on display, the award-winning Princess M Class 35m, and recently launched Princess 75MY, are sure to impress the hundreds of thousands...