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Abu Dhabi's Oasis Eco Resort: All the Sustainability & No Fun?

May 20, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sure, the new Oasis Eco Resort in Abu Dhabi looks cool, but what the heck are you supposed to do there for fun? The proposed development in the Liwa region of the United Arab Emirates is slated to open in 2020 and is being touted as “one of the greenest resorts in the world.” Designed by London-based Baharash Architecture, it will include sustainable features such as a zero-emission zone, wastewater recycling and a completely solar-paneled energy system.

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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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5 Under-the-Radar, Eco-Friendly Hotels We Love

May 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

Just because earth day is only 24 hours, doesn’t mean you should run right out and fuel up your private jet without a care in the world tomorrow. But if you must, you can take solace in knowing that your luxury hotel of choice may have already adopted some pretty unassuming ways to care for both you and the environment during your stay. 

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Morgan EV3 Could Be the Ultimate Electric Toy

Mar 25, 2016  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Innovation can come from the places you would least expect. Take the new Morgan EV3, for example. It looks as old-school as they come, but its decidedly vintage form hides a thoroughly modern powertrain. And the surprising combination of old and new makes the EV3 look like the most fun you could have on three wheels.

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Aston Martin Finally Enters the All-Electric Race

Feb 22, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Aston Martin is the latest auto marque to announce a move into all-electric vehicles. The company recently revealed a new deal with Chinese tech company LeEco (they finance Faraday Future) for the production of the Aston Martin RapidE electric vehicle concept. According to an Aston press release, the companies hope to create an entire next-generation range of electric cars.

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Morgan Invests Millions to Put Cutting Edge Tech in Wooden Cars

Feb 2, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Morgan Motor Company is bringing more technology to their range of classic-style automobiles. According to Condé Nast, the company is investing $8.6 million in designing hybrid and electric versions of their entire preexisting range. Though the British brand still uses ash wood body frames in many of their handmade models, this won't be the first time they have experimented with forward-thinking design. 

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Lowline Lab Opens Experimental Subterranean Park in the Lower East Side

Nov 4, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

A New York City warehouse seems like an unlikely place for a park, but that’s just what you’ll find at Lowline Lab. The building is a prototype for a proposed project that will turn one of the Lower East Side’s abandoned trolley stations into NYC’s first subterranean park.

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Get a VIP & Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Upcoming 2015 LA Auto Show

Nov 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

It’s time to start your engines for the first major North American auto show of the season. The Los Angeles Auto Show is speeding around the corner toward its busy schedule of unveilings, vintage collections and concept cars on November 20-29. 

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6 Simple Ways to Own a Luxury Yacht and Be Environmentally Conscious

Oct 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Legacy Building Solutions

As concerns about climate change continue to reverberate around the globe, every industry, lifestyle and person stands to be affected, regardless of political persuasion and socio-economic status. With dangerous storms and rising sea levels becoming more commonplace, yacht owners are finding themselves increasingly curious about the methods in which they, too, can participate in making more environmentally-friendly choices. 

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The $300k Tesla Model X is Here and It Is Everything We Have Always Wanted From an SUV

Sep 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Tesla has been teasing their Model X for a while and now the world’s first luxury electric SUV is officially here. CEO Elon Musk took the stage in Fremont, California at Tesla’s manufacturing plant to unveil the new production model, saying, “It’s important to show that any type of car can go electric. We did it with the sports car, the sedan, and, now, we’re going to show it with an SUV.” 

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Watch Out Tesla! Porsche and Audi Are Coming for You with All-New Electric Concepts

Sep 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Tesla has been sitting pretty at the top of the all-electric game for a while now, but they’ve never really been on the same playing field as luxury brands like Audi and Porsche. That’s all about to change though, now that the Audi E-Tron Quattro Concept SUV and the Porsche Mission E have been announced. 

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The Newly-Opened 1 Hotel South Beach is One of the Most Eco-Friendly Properties in Florida

Sep 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Plans for the uber eco-friendly 1 Hotel South Beach were first announced back in 2006 by Starwood Capital Group, but when the economic crisis hit in 2008, it was put on hiatus. Finally this past spring, after seven long years and a $270 million renovation, the hotel officially opened and by the looks of it, they absolutely nailed it. 

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

Apr 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Now that Earth Day is here, 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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Angie Harmon Partners with Red Earth to Offer Up Eco-Friendly & Socially-Conscious Collection

Apr 20, 2015  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Actress Angie Harmon’s new Red Earth collaboration is no ordinary jewelry line. Her edgy, socially-conscious collection combines chic designs, unconventional materials and artisan craftsmanship that takes skull and bone baubles to a sophisticated new level.

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Casa Las Tortugas: Mexico's Hidden Gem is a Welcomed Break From the Crowds

Mar 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you ask an avid traveler whether they prefer the high-touristy destinations or the ones off the map, they’ll usually choose the latter. It’s exciting to visit a place that is untouched, especially if you really want your vacation to be an actual break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Sitting off the north coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, the 26-mile-long Holbox Island is one such destination.

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