Created by Gabriele Pezzini, Hermès Design Director, this extremely ergonomic travelling companion has exceptional functional and aesthetic qualities. Its brushed anodised aluminium shell, the interior surface of which is reinforced with carbon and Kevlar, provide unparalleled resistance to wear and tear. The luggage is subtly highlighted with two natural cowhide handles – an unmistakable reference to the Hermès travel world. The bag’s technical allure elegantly contrasts with the sensuality of its interior, cased entirely in leather. Its two handles allow for it to be carried horizontally or vertically, whilst its…read more
Luxury goods maker Louis Vuitton team up with tatoo artist Scott Campbell for a cooperation resulting in a series of bags to be released for spring / summer 2011. The bags feature Campbell’s intricate artwork on several designs, including solid leather offerings and the label’s iconic damier print silhouette. You can bet they will be pricey and a big hit, but will they reach the same heights as the graffiti or Murakami ones? Some of these should be great for the frequent traveller.
In about two months, Armani Hotels will open its first hotel located in the world’s tallest building. Armani Hotel Dubai, designed by Giorgio Armani, opens on 18 March. The hotel is built in the newly opened Burj Khalifa, formerly known as Burj Dubai, aims to become the most exclusive hotel in Dubai even eclipsing Burj Al Arab and the mighty Atlantis. The hotel is the first in a series of branded Armani Hotels & Resorts. Sister hotels are also going to open in Milan, Marrakech and in the Egyptian Marassi….read more
The luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton has introduced its exclusive collection in launching its latest Maison at One Central Macau. The new premium shopping location will feature the first-in-the-city ready-to-wear fashion accessories. However, on top of the launches is the new special-order Casino Trunk, which will be exclusively pre-launched at One Central Maison for the opening. This prime location best reflects its proximity to some of the most glamorous gaming and hospitality / resort establishments, the new Maison, the first in the city carrying ready-to-wear, welcomes customers with ultimate luxury…read more
For those gentlemen who love football and fashion this collection of Louis Vuitton will surely please you. The House reveals its autumn-winter 2009 collection that reinvents the Monogram canvas bag in its original Keepall design with intricately quilted hexagon pattern. Inspired by soccer, the Monogram Hexagone Keepall is an exquisite travel bag that is elaborately crafted by sewing together hexagonal pieces of the Monogram canvas to create the patchwork reminiscent of the soccer balls. Louis Vuitton craftsmanship and skillful techniques at its finest. Apart from the its stunning exterior, the…read more
This is the newly released Louis Vuitton Monogram Revelation Keepall in black. The Keepall is a classic of the Louis Vuitton travel bag collection and considered by many to be THE weekend bag. You’ll have no problem to fit it into an airplane’s overhead compartments. The large interior compartment means you’ll never have to leave anything behind. And toiletry spills are no problem either, thanks to the tough canvas lining. Just because it’s large doesn’t mean this Louis will weigh you down. The rounded leather handles and detachable shoulder strap…read more
The Indian city of Mumbai is the cheapest city in the world to live in, while Oslo is the most expensive, according to Swiss Bank UBS. The Bank has examined the cost of living in cities around the world by putting together a basket of 122 goods and services. In Western Europe the basket cost an average of 2 670 U.S. dollars, equivalent to around 20 000 SEK. In Oslo, which ended up in the top, the basket cost $3340, while in Mumbai (Bombay), the world’s cheapest city in the…read more
Louis Vuitton never a company to slow down introduces a new travel bag called The Steamer. Targetted to all fashion aware people who want to travel with style, this bag clocks in at $3590.
Tokyo passes Moscow as the most expensive city in the world for foreigners to live in, according to a survey by Mercer. Consulting firm Mercer has examined prices in 143 cities, and it appears that changes in exchange rates have made cities in the U.S., China and the Middle East much more expensive than last year. The two Japanese cities of Tokyo and Osaka is in the top, mostly because of the strong yen. Tokyo is three times more expensive than the cheapest city in the study South African Johannesburg….read more