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John Lewis launches luxury womenswear line Modern Rarity - and it reminds us of Céline

John Lewis has announced that it will be creating its first ever luxury womenswear label aimed at shoppers who want to look more Celine than Balmain. Modern Rarity attempts to reach a more grown up customer who is tired of the throwaway nature of the high street and wants to invest in cool, but …

Rolls-Royce just unveiled the most amazingly ludicrous self-driving luxury vehicle

If you’re wealthy enough to afford a Rolls-Royce, and a chauffeur to ferry you around in it, then the idea of self-driving cars wouldn’t seem that foreign a concept. But like every other car manufacturer, Rolls-Royce seems not to want to get left behind in the rush to build autonomous vehicles.<p>At a …

Flatpacks and free tube travel: how developers are shifting luxury flats

Housebuilders offering incentives such as paying stamp duty on prime properties in attempt to revive waning London market<p>Flatpack furniture, stamp duty payments and three years of free tube travel are among the sweeteners being offered to buyers of luxury flats in London as developers scramble to …

Housing

Rolls-Royce just unveiled the most amazingly ludicrous self-driving luxury vehicle

If you’re wealthy enough to afford a Rolls-Royce, and a chauffeur to ferry you around in it, then the idea of self-driving cars wouldn’t seem that foreign a concept. But like every other car manufacturer, Rolls-Royce seems not to want to get left behind in the rush to build autonomous vehicles.<p>At a …

Rolls-Royce

What to Pack for a Luxurious Beach Vacation

Now that your plane ticket is booked and hotel reserved, the task as to what to pack remains unsolved. But before you think that any accessory or swimsuit will suffice, think again. A luxurious beach vacation involves so much more than shedding layers of clothes and jumping in the ocean. You have …

Beaches

Mercedes Benz's E300 is a luxury car that happens to be high-tech

The Mercedes Benz E-Class has always been fancy. Wood, leather and a sense that you've made some pretty solid life choices are all part of the package. But the automaker has also been on the cutting edge of tech. For example, it added radar-aided adaptive cruise control to its vehicles back in …

Italy's Ferragamo CEO sees no let-up in luxury sector slowdown | Reuters

MILAN (Reuters) - Salvatore Ferragamo (SFER.MI) will focus on boosting profits this year to combat lower growth in the luxury industry as a whole, its outgoing chief executive said on Sunday.<p>People walks past a Salvatore Ferragamo shop in downtown Rome, Italy, February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Tony …

Salvatore Ferragamo

Get Your Rubber On: Luxury Watches with Sporty Watch Straps

You just don’t want to be unprotected. It’s that simple. If one is planning a deep dive or exploring the world, being equipped with a watch that has a good rubber strap is the way to go.<p>It was on this day, April 29, back in 1813 that the first U.S. patent for rubber was issued to J. F. Hummel of …

Watches

The Luxury Collection Introduces Limited Edition Globe-Trotter Luggage With Sofía Sanchez de Betak

Consultant and art director Sofía Sanchez de Betak is a fixture on the fashion scene. Professionally she has worked with luxury brands such as Marni, Estée Lauder, Jimmy Choo, and Ermenegildo Zegna just to name a few. Her personal style has also caught the eyes of the editors at <i>Vogue</i>, which has …

Luxury Lifestyle

Top 10: the best luxury hotels in Rome

An expert guide to the best luxury hotels in Rome, including the top places to stay for rooftop restaurants, Colosseum views, sumptuous spas and lavish bedrooms, in locations including the centro storico and the Piazza di Spagna.<p>The First Luxury Art Hotel Roma<p>When is a hotel not a hotel? When it’s …

The New Luxury: Jean-Claude Biver, Head of LVMH

"Globally I share the point of view that the luxury market is facing a crossroads… Millennials are very keen and very interested in eternity."<p><b>CEO,</b> …

TAG Heuer

Where in the world is the new billionaire luxury homes hotspot?

Chilly Auckland is officially the hottest place for luxury homes.<p>New Zealand’s second city has grabbed the top spot in Christie's International Real Estate's Luxury Defined report due to a huge increase in sales of luxury homes, and how quickly they are being snapped up.<p>There was a 63pc rise in …

New Zealand

2016 Father's Day Gift Guide For Rugged Luxury

Let’s be honest: It’s really tough shopping for Father’s Day. Unless the dad in your life needs a certain tool or golf club or wired thingy, you end up trolling last minute for sweaters or coffee mugs as a way to say, “pop, you rock.” To help up your game, I found a few items I would like if any …

Watches

Best Luxury Ski Hotels in Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt is one of the top ski destinations in Switzerland — and all of Europe — for a good reason. With its extensive ski piste (200 km across its three connected areas), guaranteed snow coverage all around the year, the highest concentration of gourmet restaurants in the Alps and, of course, the …

Skiing

Diving The 'Titanic' And More: The New Face Of Luxury Experiential Travel

My favorite lifestyle advertisement of all time (so far) was from the luxury Italian motor yacht designer Azimut 15 years or so ago. It was an original print ad from a magazine like Showboats International that my best friend cut out, scanned, and emailed to me. I’ve been stalking Azimut’s PR …

Luxury Travel

Look Luxurious During The Day With Renee Caovilla's Sneakers

There was a time, not too long ago, when collecting fun, playful sneakers was a man’s prerogative. Sneakerheads, as they are called, scour the market for the boldest, most audacious combinations, spending mini fortunes on these sportswear staples. To be sure, these shoes are not meant for their …

Shoes

The Best Houston Hotels for a Spa Weekend

There's no better way to prep for the biggest day of your life than enjoying some complete relaxation at one of Houston's most celebrated spas. If you're looking for tranquility, luxury, and rejuvenation, these five spa contenders rank as some of the highest in the area — perfect for a pre-wedding …

2017 Bentley Bentayga: The Fastest, Most Luxurious SUV Yet

When Bentley announced it was launching its first-ever SUV people wondered whether the brand, known for producing some of the most luxurious coupes and sedans in the world, could find the appropriate balance of luxury and performance for SUV buyers? After driving the all-new 2017 Bentley Bentayga …

Bentley Bentayga

Sky-High Luxury: 22 Hours Aboard Emirates Airlines

Sixteen exclusive Bulgari amenity kits. Dom Pérignon vintages paired with canapés of cured duck with saffron poached peach; a walnut baguette with persian feta cheese, fresh fig, and truffle infused honey, and, wild smoked salmon, lemon and cumin cream cheese on norlander bread. No, this was not my …

Framing

These are the most luxurious beds on the planet

"Beds are the true star of a bedroom. They must create instant wow factor and an immediate romantic flavor to the space," says Martyn Lawrence Bullard, a British interior designer.<p>Some would go further to consider their beds as the star of their homes. After all, you spend more than a third of your …

Success

Finding Space, Luxury, and the Comforts of Home in Carnegie Hill

<i>See what other luxuries Carnegie Park has to offer. >></i><p>As if Central Park and a private park weren't enough for outdoor space, Carnegie Park's amenities offer the full package: a swimming pool with an adjacent outdoor terrace, a rooftop terrace, and a children's playroom and outdoor playground. Find …

Swimming Pools

Top 5 Luxury Getaways for 2016’s Long Weekends [SLIDESHOW]

Robb Report<p>Motors<p>Aviation<br>• Cars<br>• Marine<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Car of the Month<p>Travel<p>Destinations<br>• Hotels<br>• Resorts<br>• Spas<p>Style<p>Men’s Fashion<br>• Footwear<br>• Jewelry<br>• Watch …

Vacation Homes

4 Luxurious Spa-Resort Getaways for Your Valentine

Whether you're recovering from a long vacation, making a dramatic life shift or just looking for a Valentine's Day retreat worth remembering, these spas have gained attention as some of the best spa and wellness havens around the country. Grab a robe and some essential oils: These spas are sure to …

Northern California

Donald Trump Hits Washington D.C. with an Extravagant Presidential Suite and New Luxury Hotel

Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C. recently opened dramatically ahead of schedule. With its opening, the Nation’s Capital will now be home to an iconic and historic super-luxury hotel rivaling the best of other international capital cities.<p>The brand new split level Trump Townhouse, with …

Donald Trump

The most luxurious chocolate boxes in the world

Ralph Lauren

BMW just unleashed its second 600-horsepower luxury limo in a week

But BMW isn't resting on its laurels.<p>This week, the Munich-based automaker has released not one, but two 600-horsepower, all-wheel-drive, performance variants of its flagship sedan.<p>At the beginning of week, BMW introduced the B7— a high performance version of the 7-Series modified by German tuning …

Automotive Design

Rolls-Royce ultimate luxury interior: Silk, cherrywood and mother-of-pearl

Rolls-Royce has created Serenity, a one-of-a-kind Phantom with a made-to-order interior, hand-crafted to be the "ultimate luxury."<p>We've seen some pretty jaw-dropping interiors -- the Bugatti 16C Galibier is one notable example -- but Rolls-Royce might just have taken the trophy with a bespoke …

Rolls-Royce

Porter is Luxury Daily’s 2015 Luxury Publisher of the Year

Image courtesy of Porter magazineOnline retailer Net-A-Porter’s magazine Porter is Luxury Daily’s 2015 Luxury Publisher of the Year for its …

Luxury Lifestyle

Tough love: the luxury-minded are plumping for a bold new Bentley SUV

The arrival of a Bentley SUV is at once counter-intuitive and an inevitability. The marque’s current renaissance dates back to the turn of the century and has seen burgeoning global demand. As Bentley has grown, so has its customer base, extending to the kind of far-flung territories that have …