THE LUXURY EXPERIENCE

    

WILD ABOUT HARRY

The “King of Diamonds” has arrived in the Principality. Monaco and Harry Winston: it’s a match made in heaven. With its stunning four-year facelift now complete, the Hôtel de Paris continues to redefine timeless luxury in Monaco. Of all the dazzling diamonds to be discovered at this iconic Monte-Carlo address, it’s the 124 metre-square...

MONTBLANC: IN CONVERSATION WITH ZAIM KAMAL

One of the most dynamic realities in the universe of contemporary luxury. Eclectic, creative but faithful in spirit to the savoir faire of over a hundred years. The underlying thread that continues to run in the Montblanc brand is an exceptional story of success. Fruit of a collective effort, a constant dialogue moving from...

SPA METROPOLE BY GIVENCHY

Givenchy founder, Hubert de Givenchy, believed that: “the secret to elegance is being yourself.” Today, his philosophy radiates throughout the magical realm his eponymous fashion and beauty label has created at the Hôtel Métropole Monte-Carlo. The Spa Métropole by Givenchy is a veritable beauty spot where elegance starts from within. For over 20 years,...

FASHION’S CONQUERED FREEDOM

SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF CREATING CLOTHES, PHOTOGRAPHS AND INCREDIBLE SHOWS. JUST A FEW DAYS AFTER HIS PASSING FORCE ONE MONACO OFFERS ITS TRIBUTE TO KARL LAGERFELD.   If you were to open a book on the history of fashion literature, you should find the name of a new author: Karl Lagerfeld. Karl didn’t write with...

WHEN A MASTERPIECE STEMS FROM ART

Arthur Arbesser, one of the most promising young designers on the international scene, has revolutionised the concept of art and fashion. This is his programmatic manifesto. Arthur Arbesser’s atelier, in a building designed by architect Luigi Caccia Dominioni, says everything about one who has been defined one of the most promising young designers on...

ALL I EVER WANTED IS EVERYTHING

“Nothing is as it seems, because it is exactly what you see.”  The sentence is not of Joseph Klibansky, the rising star of contemporary art, but – more modestly – of the writer, seduced at first sight by an artist who, unlike many of his colleagues, does not choose the path of provocation and shock...

A VIEW WITH A ROOM… – LEGEND HILL MAURITIUS

Mauritius. Home of the legendary Dodo, turquoise seas, and verdant hills. An air of quiet mystery surrounds this island in the middle of the Indian Ocean. With its beaches, lagoons, and reefs, exotic flora and fauna, you’d be forgiven for thinking you had landed in Paradise. They say money can’t buy happiness, but it...

VISIONNAIRE’S ITALIAN FLAIR

The Italian Flair is a new events format that Visionnaire has been organising with its partners in Europe, Asia and America since October 2018 to promote Made in Italy culture and consolidate brand recognition at all latitudes. An important occasion and space for presenting the history and development of the brand to customers, architects,...

VIAREGGIO POLO BEACH CUP – 10th ANNIVERSARY

The tradition of Polo on the beach in Versilia – Italy – returns to its origins, in Viareggio, where 10 years ago one of the major events of this sport on the Tyrrhenian coast came to life. Patrizia Lencioni, the charming founder and promoter of the Viareggio Polo Cup looks delighted at our meeting. The reason...

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...