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Incredible Vintage Vuitton Collection at Christie’s London

Jul 30, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

News & Trends: On September 28th Christie's in London will offer an incredible collection of vintage Louis Vuitton luggage during its Interiors: Style & Spirit sale. Over 20 original pieces from the famed French luxury goods house dating from the late 19th century to the 1940s will go on the block, including perfectly patinated suitcases, cabin trunks, small trunks, hat boxes and vanity cases. Each timelessly luxurious item tells a different story, with many still sporting vintage travel labels from trips with their original owners on steamships and to exotic locales, while others feature hand-painted monograms and colorful custom st... Read More

Best Designer Sunglasses of Summer 2010

Jul 26, 2010  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

News & Trends: This summer some great trends have emerged in designer eyewear. A fabulous pair of sunglasses can completely change your look from bland to interesting, adding style and personality to an otherwise plain ensemble. Some would even argue that owning a pair of designer shades is just as important as a handbag, shoes or trench - all key items in a fashionista's arsenal. For those of you who already have an array of eyewear, I don't have to tell you that nobody can have too many accessories. So take a look at these five hot lines for ideas on what to add to your collection. John Galliano said it best when he stated, “Sunglasses are the ultimate accessory and alibi. They are status symbols tha... Read More

Belstaff Bests Prince Harry at Asprey World Class Polo Cup

Jul 26, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

News & Trends: England’s Prince Harry is having a less-than-stellar polo season, it seems. After losing out to Nacho Figueras’ Black Watch team at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic in New York last month, he was bested once again by Belstaff during the Asprey World Class Cup at the Hurtwood Park Polo & Country Club in Surrey, UK, on July 17. Harry captained the Asprey team but took the defeat in stride as the prestigious match was held in aid of Sentebale, MapAction and Dolen Cymru, three of the many charities patronized by the philanthropic Prince.... Read More

Pure Entertainment Group: Bespoke Concierge Service Offers Luxury Lifestyle Experiences

Jul 22, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

News & Trends: Leading a luxury lifestyle isn’t always as easy as it looks. That’s why those who are in the know turn to Pure Entertainment Group, a bespoke luxury concierge company...... Read More

Mario Testino Pays Tribute to Kate Moss with Ltd. Edition Book

Jul 19, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

News & Trends: Famed fashion photographer Mario Testino pays tribute to his favorite muse in a luxe new limited edition volume. Kate Moss by Mario Testino, limited to just 1,500 numbered and signed copies from Taschen priced at $500 apiece, follows the iconic supermodel from early days backstage at the fashion shows, to behind-the-scenes glimpses of the ground-breaking editorials she and Testino continue to produce for the world's most respected magazines. Many photographs have been chosen from Testino's private archive and are published here for the first time.... Read More

Madonna for Dolce & Gabbana AW10/11 Campaign

Jul 19, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

News & Trends: The new Dolce & Gabbana campaign shows Madonna to be one red-hot Italian mama in a series shot by photographer Steven Klein for AW10/11.... Read More

Julia Stiles Stoli Original - Would You Have a Drink With You?

Jul 15, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

News & Trends: Would you have a drink with Julia Stiles? Of course you would. But the real question is, would you share a drink with yourself? Stolichnaya Vodka has recently announced actor Julia Stiles as the second Stoli Original to be featured in their multi-platform campaign, Would You Have a Drink With You?... Read More

Hollywood Sign To Become Boutique Hotel?

Jul 15, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

News & Trends: What will they think of next? The iconic Hollywood sign, which, until recently, was in distress, is the site of a new concept super luxury hotel by Danish architect Christian Bay-Jorgensen. ... Read More

The Ultimate in Ferrari Memorabilia: Enzo’s Custom Clothing

Jul 12, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

News & Trends: For Ferrari enthusiasts Enzo FerrariFerrari, who founded the famed marque in 1947, is nothing short of a god. http://www.collectorstudio.com/ Now Collector Studio Motorsport Gallery in Toronto is offering the ultimate in Ferrari memorabilia – a museum quality suit of Enzo’s custom clothes including accessories, priced at $100,000. Of course the man who designed such stylish cars was a dapper dresser. The prize piece of the package is an original Bertazzoni of Modena custom tailored beige houndstooth sport jacket made for the great man in 1972, and worn for the next 10 years, including at the 1972 AutoSport ceremony, and a pair of bespoke Bertazzoni gray flannel pants to match. ... Read More

Victoria Beckham Named Range Rover’s Creative Design Executive

Jul 12, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

News & Trends: Pop-star turned style icon Victoria Beckham is about to add another notch to her design belt, as she has just been announced to be designing the interior of luxury vehicle maker Range Rover.... Read More

Macanudo Premium Cigars Teams up With Playboy Magazine

Jul 6, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

News & Features: As if you need another reason to love Las Vegas, Macanudo®, America's number-one-selling premium cigar brand is teaming up Playboy to offer the opportunity to win an all-expense paid, three-day, two night trip to the Palms Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and the chance to win $2 million. ... Read More

Interview: Jimmy Choo on Being the Tourism Ambassador to Malaysia, Beyonce & More

Jul 1, 2010  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

An Interview with Jimmy Choo: I'm on my way to meet Jimmy Choo wearing the nicest pair of heels that I own. Sadly, they have not been designed by the man himself, but I'm hoping that to one of the world's most renowned footwear creators who has worked with royalty and celebrities, they will at least be acceptable. I totter my way around Bayswater, London, where I will be meeting Choo in his joint-owned chic Maximini Restaurant, which features delicious Malaysian cuisine on the menu. I'm attending an exclusive press event where the 49-year-old will be promoting his home c... Read More

Travel + Leisure Names Best New Hotels 2010

Jul 1, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

News & Trends: Travel + Leisure has named the best new North American hotels of 2010. Here's a look at the most luxurious in the group, all found in the continental United States.... Read More

GOOP Newsletter: Advice from Gwyneth Paltrow:

Jul 1, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

News & Trends: Have you ever wanted to live like a movie star? Maybe like the thin, well-dressed Gwyneth Paltrow? The GOOP newsletter may the ticket to the good life.... Read More

 
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