THE LUXURY EXPERIENCE

    

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...

QUICK FIRE QUESTIONS WITH STASHA LEWIS

Artist Stasha Lewis was born with creativity running through her veins. The daughter of Jazz drummer Bobby Palos and interior designer Tina Green, her appreciation and love of colour and beauty comes to the fore in her own creations. Known for her vibrant paintings – such as those exhibited in her 2012 show COLOUR...

HOTEL DU CAP-EDEN-ROC – A LEGENDARY 150 YEARS

Situated half way between Antibes and Juan les Pins, the Cap d’Antibes is a promontory scattered with magnificent Belle Époque villas, many of which built by visiting gentry, captivated by this evocative corner of France in the mid-19th century. One of these visitors was a man with the unlikely name of Hippoltye de Villemessant, founder...

PIERRE FROLLA – THE HEART OF THE OCEAN

Someone else who knows about going the extra mile is Monegasque freediver Pierre Frolla, who is travelling to Mauritius this year for the production of his upcoming book, The Heart of the Ocean, with the support of Monte Carlo Travel. A triple world record holder in free immersion, Frolla aims to capture the magic of what...

THE ONLY BETTER EXPERIENCE IS TO STAND ON TOP OF THE PODIUM

The roadworks have begun and soon, the barriers will start to go up. This can only mean one thing: the 2020 Monaco Grand Prix is approaching. But before we know it the streets will be awash with all those who descend upon our Principality to enjoy the most famous race in the entire F1...

THE TWIN BOTTLES – MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

More and more people are raising the alarm about the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans, but incredibly not everyone seems to be listening. That’s why sculptor Helidon Xhixha and photographer Giacomo “Jack” Braglia decided to send their own eco-message in one of the most traditional and romantic of ways… …in extra-large format....

IRINA PETERSON – THE IMPERFECT ACTIVIST

Whether you think a certain Swedish girl is an environmental messiah or political militant, it is impossible to escape the current world narrative; our planet is in need of some serious help. We can’t but feel helpless when natural disaster strikes – take the recent Australian bushfires, for example – yet worryingly it is...

PRECIOUS CANDIES…

Harry Winston is already famous for his extraordinary work with diamonds, and launched a high jewellery collection featuring rings that will bring fun and colour into your life! Experts have been working for over a year on the Winston Candy collection, but it was worth the wait. Inspired by jewellery sketches from the 50s and...

PORTO MONTENEGRO – A HOME LESS ORDINARY

We’re no strangers to seaside living here in Monaco. There’s just something so je ne sais quoi about it. Which is why we have been such fans of the amazing developments over at Porto Montenegro, watching the growth of new – and quite frankly – stunning coastal residences. At first sight, waterfront homes with...

AMADEA: A NEW ICON

No truer word can be said than “a picture speaks a thousand words” when discussing the newest masterpiece from the powerful combination of Imperial Yachts and Lurssen: 106m M/Y AMADEA. It is almost impossible to capture the essence of absolute excellence that the quality of this yacht embodies. From the choice of wood for...

STEAMPUNK! LONDON’S NEW TREND

London, the name alone conjures images of underground style and fashion. The British capital has always been the cradle of dynamism and change over the centuries, with a culture of innovation in continual evolution since Victoria, its figurehead, ascended to the throne at just 17 years of age, opening an epoch of absolutely extraordinary...

PROJECT BLACK SHARK – NEARING COMPLETION

Following the successful keel laying event at the end of February this year, the arrival of the Black Shark’s five-decked 77-metre hull at Nobiskrug’s state-of-the-art shipyard facilities in Rendsburg marked the start of the final stages in the completion of this exciting new custom build. And the event itself, meticulously charted by a few...

PRINCESS GRACE FOUNDATION USA

On Sunday 10th of November, a few days from the date of what would have been her ninetieth birthday, the second Tribute to Princess Grace of Monaco took place at the Princess Grace Theatre, under the High Patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco. The much-loved actress was remembered with a screening of the...

WINTER: IT’S COOKING TIME!

No matter how much time you spend designing and planning your perfect home, there is always one room that receives the most attention; the kitchen. More than a room for food preparation, it is the heart of the home and deserves to be treated as such. Karine Foubet knows this more than anyone. Owner...

READY FOR THE WINTER – POLO CLUB ST-TROPEZ

The summer season has ended in style with magnificent polo tournaments and beautiful evenings, now, it’s time for the winter and its fresh temperatures nevertheless sweet and enjoyable. The Polo Resort & Country Club has made the choice to stay open all year round. Indeed, we wish to create a place for meetings and...

THE HOUSE OF LUXURY AT PARIS FASHION WEEK

It is not all about fashion in Paris, at least not anymore. Every season, we see more and more luxury brands from all around the world moving temporarily their headquarters to Paris to introduce their latest collections to a global audience during the most attended calendar event of the year. Jewellery, as a crucial...