THE LUXURY EXPERIENCE

    

LE CHALET ZANNIER

Megève is special place, where people seem to have agreed to welcome visitors with elegance, kindness and sincerity. The Chalet Zannier, with its particular structure and the unmistakable atmosphere, is certainly unique: it’ s truly “a special place in a special place”. Three chalets combined, only 12 rooms, a wellness center, a lounge bar and a...

THE STAN LEE STORY BY TASCHEN

STAN LEE, whose passing on November 12th 2018 will be mourned by millions, was the embodiment of an old-fashioned American archetype: the likeable, industrious hustler, whose enthusiasm for self-advancement was uncorrupted by callousness or cynicism. He was an entrepreneur and an opportunist, a showman, a creative dynamo, and a visionary. More than any other...

PORTO MONTENEGRO COMING OF AGE

Since 2008, Porto Montenegro has offered a life less ordinary for visitors looking to discover luxury in authentic surroundings. But today, this exclusive setting is increasingly being chosen to host events to remember, or even as a place to call home. The scene is idyllic. “Imagine you’re cruising the calm, sparkling waters of Boka...

LARDINI: SARTORIAL DEMOCRACY

The brand represents the prowess of a sartorial tradition that sinks its roots in an extraordinary know-how made of history, territory, courage, Made in Italy and passion for quality. These are the features that have made Lardini into one of the most important clothing companies both at home and abroad. The exclusive dimension: the...

THE GRAND BALL OF PRINCES AND PRINCESSES – A PERFECT MATCH

Monaco promises to radiate romance on Valentine’s Day as it plays host to The Grand Ball of Princes and Princesses at the Hôtel de Paris. The charitable event, which reflects the glamour and elegance of the principality, is the highlight of the winter social calendar. Celebrate your favourite fairytale come to life this winter...

MASTERLY REFLECTIONS WITH ENZO CALDARELLI

Demiurge, untiring creative and tenacious globetrotter, Enzo Caldarelli is a solitary free-thinker, a visionary master of his own time. With his latest initiative, the socio-cultural project Ethics and Aesthetics, Caldarelli works with numerous international personalities to develop a path of self-awareness on truth and falsity. A lover of nature and the arts,...

PIERRE CASIRAGHI TO SAIL UNDER THE RICHARD MILLE BANNER

At just barely thirty years old, the reigning passion of this entrepreneur and son of the Princess de Monaco is sailing. The brand’s first ever navigator partner, the young royal brings together his two identities in sponsoring ‘Sail for a Cause’. In short, a personality that could not but appeal to Richard Mille. This...

PORTO MONTENEGRO – THE PEPPER IN MY GIN & TONIC

“Hello, I’m Sasha, your tour guide. Our transport is just arriving.”  It’s a pleasant 33 degrees, and the cooling sea breeze is very much welcome. The sun has bathed the stonework of Porto Montenegro in a warm, golden glow. The sea is calm, sparkling with every gentle ripple of the waves. There’s a steady footfall...

NO TAX HAVEN IS AN ISLAND

“No man is an island, entire of itself” said John Donne, “every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.” The poet was not to know how true these words would ring as global governance and compliance standards continue to extend their reach and force even the most far-flung jurisdictions...

RUSH – MANGUSTA 50M BY IMPERIAL YACHTS

RUSH is perhaps one of THE most iconic fast Mediterranean superyacht of her generation. Part of the Mangusta 165′ range from Overmarine shipyard and hull n°5 of this series, RUSH was delivered in 2010 by Imperial who acted as Owner’s Representative and Build Supervisor during the whole construction. Finalist of the World Superyacht Awards...

JACQUEMUS – A NOMAD FREE AND HAPPY

He’s the most emerged of the emerging French designers with a keen eye on the ‘eighties, but for his brand he chose his mother’s maiden name, after she suddenly and sadly passed away. The new brand brings together t-shirts and sneakers with super-feminine dresses with a surreal feel. “My name’s Simon, I love blue...

IN CONVERSATION WITH ANNA HU

She’s the first Asian Haute Joaillerie designer to be included on the official Parisian Haute Couture calendar. A few days ago at the Ritz Hotel in Place Vendôme, Anna Hu revealed her new creations to the international public, dedicating this interview especially to our readers. Accepted this year as an official member of the...

MY YACHT GROUP & BLOCKCHAIN ROYALE USA

4th My Yacht® Group Concours & BlockChain Royale® USA Debut Create Buzz during Monterey Motoring Week, Raise Funds for the Blue Angels Foundation Monterey CA, August 26th, 2018 – Setting itself apart from the melée of automotive houses and tents spread across the Monterey Peninsula and beyond,  My Yacht® Group (MYG) once again welcomed...

MY FAMILY AND OTHER ENTERPRISES

The role of the family constitution in future-proofing a family business and preserving family values. What is a family business? The answer is that a family business exists when family members are the dominant owners of a business and family issues have the ability to influence the outcome of the decision making process. Family...

THE RENAISSANCE OF MONTENEGRO

On a recent trip to Montenegro I was asked to fill out a form which asked: “What is the purpose of your trip? Business or leisure?” Up until a few years ago, it was easy to choose which box to tick. The choice of Montenegro as holiday destination may still seem to hold a...

TERRE BLANCHE – EUROPE’S FINEST RESORT

Located in the eastern side of Provence, at a one-hour drive from Monaco, Terre Blanche spreads out over 300 hectares of lush nature, facing the hilltop medieval villages of Le Pays de Fayence. As a member of the Leading Hotels of the World and a European Tour Destination, this peaceful luxury destination prides itself...

MAISON VITALE 1913

Just a few days after the launch of his latest high-end jewellery collection, “Merveilles des Océans”, Alberto Vitale, heir of a family that has worked in the jewellery trade for over a hundred years, tells us some of the secrets and virtues of the brand that bears his name. With a heartfelt conviction: that listening...

THE F WORD !!!! IL FASCINO FERRARI BY TASCHEN

No success story exists without a man’s vision, without courage, without bravado. An adventure like that of the most dreamed car in the world would not have been possible without these elements. But above all it would not have been possible without the passion, the fatigue, the sweat, the dirt of the oil and...

NICE ULTIMED – REGATTA IN MEDITERRANEAN STYLE

One of the advantages of living on the French Riviera is that you can enjoy a different event every day. So when you receive an invite from Richard Mille to follow a unique regatta in Nice you simply can’t refuse! Especially as it was in a helicopter flying over the starting line… So of...