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LORENZO SERAFINI – COOL ATTITUDE

Lorenzo Serafini, creative director of Philosophy by Lorenzo Serafini for the Aeffe group, talks about the society we live in, revealing aspects of his life both personal and professional and laying bare the more human side of his character. You get an inkling of Lorenzo Serafini’s Italian dream from a couple of essential phrases...

PARADISO NICOLE ET PIERRE- GOURMET DELIGHTS ON THE CROISETTE!

At Paradiso Nicole et Pierre, savour specialities from Nice, Italy and the Mediterranean. To the backdrop of a sun-drenched decor created by Italian architects Vudafieri-Saverino Partners, the brand-new restaurant at the Majestic showcases an inventive gourmet menu designed by two truly remarkable chefs, Nicole Rubi and Pierre Gagnaire.  Here, you can enjoy dishes such...

SPACE AGE MOVEMENT

Meeting a collector is always a great opportunity to learn something. Only a true collector can give you and inside view as to how and why every item in their collection was made, and the story of who made it. This is the story of some of the world’s most coveted electric guitars, made...

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT

Assetly Investment Partners: Leading the global energy transition mandate through clean energy investments. There is growing awareness of the negative impacts of climate change on the planet, hence the urge for an energy transition from fossil fuels to low-carbon options on a worldwide scale has never been more pressing. Sustainability is among the biggest...

THE LADY OF MONACO

There must have been something in the water during the early 1990s. It was the decade of Campbell. Crawford. Evangelista. Moss. The Original Supermodels. Hedonism reigned supreme under the guise of the avant-garde and opulence never seemed more at hand. It was also the decade of the Lady Moura; the Original Superyacht. And this...

CARLO RAMPAZZI- THE MAN WHO DECLARED WAR ON BEIGE

Destined to work in a bank in his home district of Canton Ticino, Carlo Rampazzi instead embarked on a creative path that in forty-five years led him to break every rule of design and decoration, with a single creed: to express his own personality.. and help us to do the same. Ok, I confess:...

RECONNECT AT THE HOTEL METROPOLE

Following weeks of lockdown Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo are finally reopening their doors on June 19th.   As we’ve all come to realise, spending time with loved ones is precious, so why not do it in the luxury surrounds of the Carré d’Or’s most famous hotel. With their new Happy Days offer just in time for...

WINSTON IN BLOOM

Just as the sunshine illuminates the kaleidoscopic colours of spring and summer flowers, so too has Harry Winston and his team of expert craftsmen illuminated the beauty of nature with his latest collections.  Vibrant and whimsical, collections Spring Awakening and Summer Dream feature stunning high-end jewellery pieces inspired by Harry Winston’s favourite flowers. Like...

DREAMBOULE – LOVE IS LIQUID

To fearlessly show our feelings and carry the sweetest dreams on our fingers, so they’re a visible source of inspiration, for ourselves and others. Dreamboule isn’t simply high jewellery taken to the highest degree, but veritable declaration of independence. Born in Milan, Beniamino Crocco spent his infancy breathing the atmosphere of high watchmaking, driven...

LILY OF THE VALLEY – SIMPLICITY IS LUXURY

Just when you thought you’d seen everything luxury hotels have to offer, when you start thinking there are no surprises left in the world. That’s when you find something that makes you think again. The road is narrow, easy bends following on one after another with nothing you could really call a road sign as...

CHATEAU LE CAGNARD – SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL!

The Chateau Le Cagnard, which means “the sun of Provence”, may not be the largest hotel in the world but it is definitely one of the most magical places you’ll ever visit. Dating back to the 13th century, Le Cagnard is steeped in history and will transport you back in time. Located in the...

MARCO CRAIG – VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Guest at Denis Curti’s Still Gallery, the artist resumes his dialogue on the concept of image and its perception. At the core of his performance photography, the concept of restoring uniqueness to objects or items of clothing used by sportsmen. A surprising approach to appreciating the structure and emotive soul of a contemporary aesthete....

DAVID HOCKNEY – MY WINDOW

Britain’s beloved David Hockney has a career of breaking taboos and leading the avant-garde – to the point of being recognized as the most influential artist of all time. He is inarguably one of the most successful, and certainly one of the most famous living artists. And in his eighties, Hockney is still very...

HIGH JEWELLERY – FREE EXPRESSION IN PARIS

High jewellery houses present their new women’s collection at January’s Paris Fashion Week. In the precious conspiracy of these sensational pieces we undoubtedly find a shared desire: to raise the expression of femininity to a new level of freedom. Interpreted in the particular style and taste of each Maison in an ever-changing approach, exploring...

LE MANS CLASSIC – NOSTALGIA AND AESTHETICS

A Petrolhead’s Paradise, or I Love The Smell of Gasoline in the Morning and the Doppler scream of a fine-tuned flat-12 as it streaks past into the dawn mist of the Mulsanne Straight. Le Mans. The name alone conjures images ranging from moustachioed Bentley Boys in immaculately oil-stained white overalls to latter day superstars...

ME – BY ANTONELLO TRIO

Fashion Editor Alberto Corrado   Stylist Fabio Pravato Model Kate Nemtsava @ Fashion Model Management Make up Fabio Lococo  Hair Matteo Bartolini @ Freelancer using Paul Mitchell Photo assistant Federico Pagani  Digital assistant Marco Pistolesi Cover picture: left: Silk cape with bead and sequin embroidery over cotton trousers  Alberta Ferretti / Natural straw maxi hat ...

PURE STYLE TECHNIQUE

Essential contrasts and unbroken extensions into collage, texture and nuance. This is the peerless revolution of rigour from the inimitable Daniel Lee, an architecture of style for apparel and accessories that gives a new dimension to concept of dress. Yet another way of being, at our best. Vitality and motion. Dream and substance. Decision...

BECOME A MODERN MEDICI

It’s a dream many of us have, standing back to appreciate a newly-hung Damien Hirst on our living room wall while a Jeff Koons sculpture is lit up in the corner. Yet the reality of being a modern collector (of major) artworks is often an anonymous purchase made at auction, before those pieces are...

MARES OF THE MER – LONGINES ATHINA ONASSIS HORSE SHOW

The Longines Global Champions Tour will make a triumphant return to Ramatuelle’s famous Pampelonne Beach this May, bringing with it all the excitement and drama of the annual Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show, a jewel in the international showjumping crown. Under the continued auspices of world-renowned rider Athina Onassis herself – this 7th edition...

SAINT LAURENT – FEMININE SINGULAR

For some designers, muses of style still exist. Anthony Vaccarello has the capacity to identify them, bringing them to light to bear witness to everything new and modern in the legendary house of Saint Laurent. If until a few years ago the spirit of the times was dictated by changes in clothing, these days...