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A Secluded Residence Near Johannesburg’s Bustling Financial Center

Surrounded by a large garden, the open layout residence offers tranquility<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Johannesburg, South Africa<p><b>Price:</b> ZAR31.999 …

South Africa

Best of the Best Yacht Aurora’s Interior Designer Goes On the Record

Achille Salvagni opens up about his artistic interior.<p>The 164-foot superyacht <i>Aurora</i> from Italian shipyard Rossinavi won this year’s Yacht of the Year …

Yachts

Thirsty Instagram Models Are Driving Luxury Hotels Crazy

What existed before the big bang? If a tree falls in the woods and no-one 'Instagrams' it, did it really happen? Is Tom Cruise a Scientologist? If a …

Social Media

Numarine’s 26XP and 32XP Explorer Yachts Are Scheduled to Debut in Cannes

The Numarine explorer models are headed to the South of France for their time to shine.<p>Numarine, known for creative twists on conventional designs, …

Super Yachts

This Old Plane Is Actually a Luxury Vacation Rental

Oyster.com has all the top picks for luxury resorts in Orlando.<p>Discover the latest London hotels worth checking into.<p>Oyster.com's top picks for …

Luxury Lifestyle

Jimmy Choo’s new Cinderella Collection is Simply Magical!

Home » Fashion » Jimmy Choo’s new Cinderella Collection is Simply Magical!<p>Every woman out there is aware of Jimmy Choo’s iconic Cinderella slippers …

Jimmy Choo

The Model X vs the I-Pace: A luxury electric SUV face-off

It's impossible <i>not</i> to compare the new Jaguar I-Pace with the Model X. They're currently the only members of the EV luxury SUV club. At least for now. BMW and Audi are both working on getting their electrified vehicles to market. But let's look at the differences between --not just two of the best …

Electric SUV

World's Best Home competition final shortlist includes breathtaking romantic Notting Hill townhouse and fairy tale French mansion

These are the stunning houses shortlisted for World's Best Home finals, including a romantic Notting Hill townhouse and fairy tale French mansion.<p>The …

Real Estate

Inspirato CEO on helping you find the perfect vacation home

Brent Handler, Inspirato founder and CEO, speaks about how his company helps people lease, manage and maintain their vacation homes as well as …

Vacation Homes

Downtown Led Manhattan’s Luxury Real Estate Market Last Week

24 luxury contracts were signed across the borough<p>Manhattan’s luxury real estate market is continuing its steady summer pace, powered by downtown …

Real Estate

11 Drop-Dead Gorgeous Family Vacation Rentals You'll Never Want to Leave

On a surface level, it might seem like going on vacation changes a lot when you have young kids, but Kid & Coe founder Zoie Kingsbery Coe says that …

Hudson Valley

Leica Is Getting Into Making Luxury Watches

Luxury Lifestyle

Hermes CEO: Luxury customers want seamless, multi-channel experience

CNBC's Charlotte Reed spoke with Axel Dumas about the luxury retail industry.

Customers

Family-owned Missoni sells 41.2 percent stake for expansion

MILAN (AP) — The family-owned Missoni fashion house announced Friday that Italian investment fund FSI will take a 41.2 percent stake in the firm to help expand the business and help usher the house toward an eventual public listing.<p>Creative director Angela Missoni said the family will retain a 58.8 …

Salvatore Ferragamo

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

Why Daniela Soto-Innes Isn’t Concerned with What Michelin Thinks

And why not worrying about the restaurant guide helped her do her best work.<p>Daniela Soto-Innes has that ability to make you assess how much you’ve …

Food

This Northern California Ranch Is the Picture of Tranquility

And it will cost you a mere $31 million.<p>Sleek city penthouses and urban homes certainly have their place, but there’s something undeniably alluring …

Northern California

Santorini’s Newest Boutique Hotel Is an Intimate, Jet-Set Oasis

Opened in May, Canaves Oia Epitome has just 24 villas and suites, each with its own private pool.<p>Love Santorini but hate its crowds? Now, savvy …

Luxury Lifestyle

New Immunotherapy Treatment Removes All Tumors In Woman With Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer

Research published today in <i>Nature Medicine</i> by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has described a new immunotherapy approach, which led to a complete disappearance of tumors in a woman with advanced metastatic breast cancer who only had months to live.<p>The findings show how …

Cancer

I've been investing in real estate since I was 22 — here's why it's one of the best ways to build wealth

At 22 years old, I accidentally started a business when I persuaded my boyfriend that we should buy a condo together. Little did I know, the small purchase would jump-start an entire real-estate career.<p>Throughout our 20s, we went on to acquire a couple of dozen rentals in the Boston area. Along the …

Real Estate

Entrepreneurs: Here's Why Grit And Determination Exceed Talent And Intelligence Every Time

As a combat veteran and entrepreneur, I have certainly been tested in the areas of determination and perseverance.<p>For my undergraduate education I attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX where I grew up. During the second semester of my freshman year I joined the Phi Gamma Delta …

Motivation

How To Retire On A Luxury Cruise Ship

Ever heard of Mama Lee?<p>No?<p>Well, she’s a household name on Crystal Cruises. Mama Lee Wachstetter, who turns 90 years old this coming May, has retired aboard the Crystal Serenity, and has been living on the luxury cruise ship continuously for the past nine years. Who wouldn’t love that?<p>She’s even …

Luxury Lifestyle

Maybach Ultimate Luxury EV brings its own tea service

If an automaker wants to succeed in China, they need to electrify their cars. The country has strict EV plans and for anyone looking to buy a car in a city like Beijing, going electric means not having to apply for the license lottery to own a car. So it's no wonder that Maybach (the ultra-luxury …

The future of retail is happening right now in China

If you need evidence of the US retail sector’s precarious condition, consider that more than 9,000 stores closed last year, and another 12,000 are on the chopping block this year, according to commercial property firm Cushman & Wakefield.<p>Despite a 4.2% rise in 2017 over the previous year, US retail …

eCommerce

A 21-year old Swedish AI prodigy wants to revolutionize the $6 trillion education industry – here’s why 'Zuck' and Tim Cook are impressed

• Sana Labs is an edtech startup founded by 21-year old Joel Hellermark.<br>• It provides AI platform that individualizes a student’s learning in subjects …

It's time to protect yourself — and your friends — from Facebook

Remember the Marlboro Man? He was a sexy vision of the American west, created by a cigarette corporation to sell a fatal product. People knew this …

Social Media

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Japan

6 Brand Certifications to Make You a Better Social Media Marketer

As new technologies are being introduced in the workplace, the skills needed to make the most of them are changing as well. Playing catch-up has …

13 Items on Amazon People Are Going Absolutely Nuts for Right Now

The best of the best.<p>It’s hard to know when you order something online if what you’ll be getting is the real deal or a cheap whisper of what you were …