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Bentley is Paving the Way for the Electric Future of High-Luxury Autos

Apr 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Bentley Motors revealed three hybrid concepts during the Beijing International Automotive Show earlier this month, but — as Bentley isn't content unless they're making the best — these hybrids are unlike any you've seen before. Where many luxury automotive companies make sacrifices to performance to bring weight down and efficiency up when designing with this technology, Bentley's unveiling shows just how luxurious and sexy a hybrid can be.

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Author, Editor and Holisitic Health Coach Alexis Wolfer Talks Natural, Organic Beauty for Earth Day

Apr 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If you’re a fan of JustLuxe beauty articles you’ll know we have an unhealthy obsession with luxury skincare. We can’t help that $500 for a bottle of anti-aging cream sounds like a bargain, especially if it’s keeping those wrinkles at bay, so when the idea of DIY, natural beauty products came across our desks, we couldn’t help but scoff. 

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The Best Eco-Friendly Fashion Brands To Celebrate Earth Day All Year

Apr 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

With Earth Day just around the corner you might be thinking about all the ways you can do your part to help out Mother Nature. Maybe volunteer at a local animal shelter? Pick up litter on the beach? Bike to work and leave the car at home? 

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The Best Vegan, Organic and Eco-Friendly Beauty Buys for Earth Day

Apr 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Personally I’ve never been a fan of beauty that’s organic, natural or eco-friendly—I attribute this to my hippie parents where anything “natural” is immediately associated with the scent of patchouli oil. But now that it’s no longer the ‘60s, and women are looking to find beauty products that are better for them than their paraben-filled counterparts, there’s a decent selection of products that are good for you, good for the earth and don’t smell like hemp. 

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People/Planet/Profit: The Impassioned Identities of Petter Stordalen

Mar 24, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Petter Stordalen is not a name that many Americans know well, except in hotel and hospitality circles. But in Scandinavia, especially in Norway, his name is almost a household word. He has taken the renowned Norwegian hard work ethic to astonishing... Read More

The Edgeland House May Be the Next Best Thing to Living in the Shire

Mar 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

There are quite few of us here at JustLuxe who would jump at the chance to live in J.R.R. Tolkien's dreamt-up Shire, it's not a secret, and that's exactly what the Edgeland House made me think of. 

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The Urban Beehive: Where Science Fiction Design Meets Delicious Honey

Feb 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Having a beehive in an apartment doesn't just sound like a bad idea, it sounds downright frightening — at least it used to. Philips has created what they're calling an urban beehive concept that not only collects rich, fresh bee-made honey, but the unit looks super cool; almost like something out of a Neill Blomkamp flick.

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Bario-Neal Helps Us Go Green with Environmentally-Friendly Jewelry Pieces

Jan 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

We all love jewelry—trendy pieces we can wear when we’re out with friends, glittering gems for date night, simple chains for just grabbing a bite to eat—but how much of what we own is ethically sourced? Do our cocktail rings do more than just adding something shiny to our fingertips? 

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Voxan Motors Unveils "Most Powerful Electric Motorcycle In the World"

Dec 16, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

French motorcycle manufacturer Voxan introduced the Wattman, which it claims is the "most powerful electric motorcycle in the world," at the Paris Motorcycle Show on December 2. The Wattman is a big, beefy hulk of a machine, measuring 7.7 feet long and weighing in at 772 pounds. Its 200-horsepower motor can accelerate  from 0-100mph in 5.9 seconds, with a top speed of 106mph. 

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Sustainable Stamp House Doubles As Category 5 Cyclone Shelter

Nov 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

When Australia-based Charles Wright Architects were approached by a new client to design a carbon neutral home in an "environmentally sensitive site off-grid on the edge of the Far North Queensland (FNQ) beachfront rainforest," the firm embraced the challenge with excitement and the Stamp House is the impressive result. 

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Eco-Friendly e-Tuks Come To The Palm Resort & Spa in Dubai

Oct 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

During the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia on October 1, the new e-Tuk was unveiled to the masses. Already used around the world, the upgraded version of the three-wheeled rickshaw will now be employed at The Palm Resort & Spa in Dubai as transportation around the property in place of the typical golf cart.

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A2B's Sculpted Electric Bike Collection Has Something For Everyone

Oct 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

"We don't build our bikes. We sculpt them."

That's a pretty heavy statement, but Hero Eco's A2B is standing by it with their luxury electric bike. The recent trend of powered bicycles has gone crazy within the past few years [...]... Read More

Would You Carry a Wooden Purse? Tesler + Mendelovitch Think You Might

Sep 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

The impeccable craftsmanship of Tesler + Mendelovitch’s handcrafted wood clutches is enough to make one wonder if the exquisite objects d’ arte are made to wear or to display on a pedestal.... Read More

The Organic Pharmacy Is Proving You Don't Have To Sacrifice Beauty For Health

Sep 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

I have a deep and passionate love of skincare. Never mind that I have more lotions, oils and serums than any one person could use in a lifetime, I’m forever stocking and testing, searching for an elusive holy grail of skin products. I’ve gone through more bottles than I can count, rarely finishing or repurchasing any of them, convinced there’s always something better out there.... Read More

Step Aside TOMS: Julie Bee’s Takes on Eco-Friendly and Fashion Forward Shoes

Aug 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

In a world of eco-jewelry, reworked leathers, organic cotton and recycled tees, we’re easily able to do double duty and save the environment while also looking snazzy. We can rock our conflict-free diamonds and know that from our head to our toes we’re saving the world. Except some of those shoes may not be the cutest, most comfortable or anything you want to be caught dead in.... Read More

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