pursuitist.com Archives - 30 March 2015, Monday

  • rt @pursuitist These Robots Returned from Space… and Set a Guinness Record #luxury

    These Robots Returned from Space... and Set a Guinness Record

    pursuitist.com 30 Mar '15, 9pm

    Kirobo, the robot astronaut developed under the KIBO ROBOT PROJECT — a joint research project carried out in collaboration with the University of Tokyo’s Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, ROBO GARAGE Co., Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, and the Japan Aerospace Explo...

  • rt @pursuitist Here’s Your Chance to Channel Lauren Bacall #luxury

    Here's Your Chance to Channel Lauren Bacall

    pursuitist.com 30 Mar '15, 2pm

    Bacall, Hollywood legend, passed away at 89 last year, leaving behind an extensive art and jewelry collection. Her estate includes numerous pieces by sculptor Henry Moore, and works by Picasso, Hockney and Miro as well as contemporary prints, modern and contemporary art, English and F...

  • rt @pursuitist Step Inside The Louis Vuitton Villa At Basel #luxury

    Step Inside The Louis Vuitton Villa At Basel

    pursuitist.com 30 Mar '15, 1pm

    Part of the official Baselworld program, Louis Vuitton welcomed guests to a haven removed from the tumult of the fair. Located in the heart of Basel, the Wildt’sche Haus was built in the 18th century by the architect Johann Jacob Fechter. Since the last three years, the palace has bee...

  • rt @pursuitist Breaking News: Lincoln Revives the Continental in New York #luxury

    Breaking News: Lincoln Revives the Continental in New York

    pursuitist.com 30 Mar '15, 6am

    While Cadillac, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus seem happy to slug it out in the high-performance sedan arena, Lincoln is clearly aiming for a more relaxed experience. Ford CEO Mark Fields explains, “The Continental Concept showcases the promise of quiet luxury from Lincoln going forward...

  • rt @pursuitist Tourneau’s Bryant Park Opening Just in Time for Anniversary Bash #luxury

    Tourneau's Bryant Park Opening Just in Time for Anniversary Bash

    pursuitist.com 30 Mar '15, 12am

    The celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony and reception of this third New York store attracted such notable attendees as TONY award winning star Jefferson Mays , Bryant Park Corporation Executive Director Dan Biederman , Tourneau CEO Ira Melnitsky , and Tourneau Senior Vice President of...

  • Cadillac Releases Details of New Engine for Upcoming CT6

    pursuitist.com 28 Mar '15, 2pm

    Delivering 335 horsepower, key features include: • Active fuel management • Start/stop technology • A new aluminum block with increased structure in the bulkheads for superior rigidity • A four-cam phasing system with intermediate park technology that enhances efficiency • All-new, pa...

  • Every Seat a 'Window Seat' on this Windowless Plane

    pursuitist.com 27 Mar '15, 6pm

    Every Seat a ‘Window Seat’ on this Windowless Plane By Kate Michael in Tech , Travel It’s being called “the windowless cabin with a view.” British developers at the Centre for Process Innovation are gearing up to test the world’s first windowless plane — a truly captivating (or potent...

  • rt @pursuitist Louis Vuitton Ruben Toledo Book Makes A Collectible For $9,000 #luxury

    Louis Vuitton Ruben Toledo Book Makes A Collectible For $9,000

    pursuitist.com 26 Mar '15, 4pm

    From highly esteemed Travel Guides to fine books, Louis Vuitton offers a wealth of choices for discerning readers. Topping the collection of books rolled out by the French luxury house is Ruben Toledo Artist’s Edition. A collector’s delight, Louis Vuitton has released an original edit...

  • McLaren Readies a New Sports Model for New York

    pursuitist.com 26 Mar '15, 1pm

    Harvey Briggs is the Automotive Editor and a partner in Pursuitist.com. He has also written for Car and Driver, Winding Road and other publications. His passions run from fast cars, small planes, boats and motorcycles to music, travel, and outdoor sports like skiing, biking, hiking an...

  • rt @pursuitist Maserati Helps You Master the Art of Driving #luxury

    Maserati Helps You Master the Art of Driving

    pursuitist.com 25 Mar '15, 4pm

    If you’re like us, you love driving schools. They give you the opportunity to learn how to better control your high performance car. They let you drive in ways that on public roads would land you in the local hoosegow. They also let you get behind the wheel of some of the world’s best...

  • rt @pursuitist Baume and Mercier Celebrate Shelby Cobra’s 50th In Style #luxury

    Baume and Mercier Celebrate Shelby Cobra's 50th In Style

    pursuitist.com 24 Mar '15, 9pm

    A brash Texan, Carroll Shelby had a long-running feud with the reclusive Enzo Ferrari that began when Shelby was winning European sports car races in the late ‘50s, including the 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans in an Aston Martin. After he was forced to retire from driving due to a chronic h...

  • New Jaguar XF Completes World’s Longest High-Wire -

    pursuitist.com 24 Mar '15, 9pm

    The impossible may have been achieved this morning. Commuters in the heart of London’s business district stopped in their tracks. All eyes looked up to see the all-new Jaguar XF — the third Jaguar to be based on the brand’s new advanced aluminium architecture — as it started across th...

  • Easter Travel Ideas to Embrace the Art of Exploration #traveltuesday

    pursuitist.com 24 Mar '15, 1pm

    It’s hard not to fall in love with Florence at any time of year with its cobbled piazzas, museums soaked to the bone in renaissance beauty, and gorgeous rolling countryside disappearing into a haze over the horizon. Yet Easter is the time when the city blooms like an open rose with br...

  • rt @pursuitist Chanel Méditerranée Collection #luxury

    Chanel Méditerranée Collection -

    pursuitist.com 24 Mar '15, 1pm

    Summer beach vacations may still be months away, but the French luxury brand is already transporting beauty fans to the Mediterranean coast. The latest Chanel makeup line is inspired by the French Riviera of the 1920s, one of Gabrielle Chanel’s favorite destinations. Intense shades, b...

  • rt @pursuitist Chivas Regal Releases its First New Whisky Blend Since 2007 #luxury

    Chivas Regal Releases its First New Whisky Blend Since 2007

    pursuitist.com 15 Mar '15, 4pm

    The U.S. launch of Chivas Regal Extra marks a milestone for the master maker. “We’re dedicated to continuing to bring innovative and quality tastes to our U.S. consumers,” said Cutier. For the moment, the new blend is only available in select markets, namely Los Angeles, New York, Mia...

  • rt @pursuitist Inside the Presidential Suite at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort #luxury

    Inside the Presidential Suite at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

    pursuitist.com 10 Mar '15, 5pm

    During our recent whirlwind tour of magical Walt Disney World, Pursuitist was offered the rare opportunity to take an exclusive look inside the stunning Presidential Suite at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort. Reserved for dignitaries, celebrities, sports figures...

  • rt @pursuitist Karl Lagerfeld Stars In Iconic Movie Posters Of The Karlywood Collection #luxury

    Karl Lagerfeld Stars In Iconic Movie Posters Of The Karlywood‬ Collection -

    pursuitist.com 09 Mar '15, 4pm

    Karlywood poster collection comprises of 20 copies of each print. Numbered and signed by the cartoonist, all posters are available for sale at Karl Lagerfeld Store on 194 bvd St Germain until the end of April. To launch Ms. Cooper’s exhibit, Karl Lagerfeld held an in-store event atten...

  • rt @pursuitist Armani’s First US Residences Primed to Hit Miami in 2018 #luxury

    Armani's First US Residences Primed to Hit Miami in 2018

    pursuitist.com 09 Mar '15, 4pm

    Residences by Armani/Casa , the brand’s first residential development in the United States, has recently announced that they are beginning pre-construction sales on their soon-to-arrive Miami property. The 60-story, 307-residence oceanfront tower in Sunny Isles Beach is being designed...

  • rt @pursuitist Miss Dior Edition d’Exception Dresses Up With A Lace Bow #luxury

    Miss Dior Edition d'Exception Dresses Up With A Lace Bow

    pursuitist.com 09 Mar '15, 3pm

    The house Dior pays homage to this legendary perfume that is characterized by an instant and captivating charm. Miss Dior 2015 edition has not been altered and contains the same concoction of citrus accords of mandarin, Egyptian jasmine, rose, Indonesian patchouli and musk as featured...

  • rt @pursuitist Step Into Jimmy Choo’s Cinderella Slipper For $4,600: Step into Jimmy Choo’s glass slip... #luxury

    Step Into Jimmy Choo's Cinderella Slipper For $4,600

    pursuitist.com 08 Mar '15, 6pm

    Made in Italy with a shimmer leather upper, leather sole and insole, Jimmy Choo’s Cinderella Slipper has precisely 7000 crystals and 46 embroidered stones fixed to the upper. Standing tall on a 4.3 inch heel, it is available to order online for a limited time. Sadly, the Cinderella sh...

  • rt @pursuitist Samsung’s $30,000 Dream Doghouse Comes With A Treadmill, Tablet And More: Why should Ka... #luxury

    Samsung's $30,000 Dream Doghouse Comes With A Treadmill, Tablet And More

    pursuitist.com 08 Mar '15, 6pm

    Why should Karl’s feline pet have all the luxurious comforts when a dog too can be pampered with the ultimate, high-tech, world-class den? Ideal for today’s tech-savvy pet dogs, Samsung Electronics has designed the Dream Doghouse. Sporting a $30,000 tag, this avant-garde kennel comes ...

  • rt @pursuitist First Drive: BMW X6 M. #luxury

    First Drive: BMW X6 M – Broad shoulders. Quick Feet. -

    pursuitist.com 05 Mar '15, 6pm

    I’m coming into turn 12 off the back straight at about 149 miles per hour. The turn which is about 110 degrees requires me to slow to around 40 miles per hour. So I wait as long as my nerves will allow and mash the brake pedal, holding the steering wheel straight to my turn in point. ...

  • An Inside the Changing Industry Exclusive Interview with Fashionista EIC Lauren Indvik

    pursuitist.com 05 Mar '15, 3am

    According to her bio, she’s still figuring out how to dress for cold weather — what a relief to know that the Editor-in-Chief of one of the hottest online fashion sites has her own wardrobe woes!— but even if Fashionista.com EIC Lauren Indvik is feeling a bit frigid this season, she’s...

  • rt @pursuitist Suki Waterhouse Flirts In The New Burberry Kisses Lipstick Collection Campaign #luxury

    Suki Waterhouse Flirts In The New Burberry Kisses Lipstick Collection Campaign

    pursuitist.com 03 Mar '15, 2pm

    Burberry blows out Kisses, a new customizable lip color. Burberry Kisses lipstick collection is designed to give buildable sheer to high coverage with just one shade. The British brand has roped in Suki Waterhouse to be the face of the new Kisses campaign. Designed to feel like second...

  • rt @pursuitist Karl Lagerfeld’s Newspaper The Karl Daily Goes Online #luxury

    Karl Lagerfeld’s Newspaper The Karl Daily Goes Online -

    pursuitist.com 03 Mar '15, 2pm

    WWD reports that catering to the world of fashion, the newspaper is set to go online at the end of March. It will include faux celebrity gossip and interviews with models including Kendall Jenner and Ming Xi. The publication also highlights the catty advice section by guest columnist ...

  • rt @pursuitist Daily Dream Home: Enrique Iglesias’ Former Miami Mansion On For $25 Million #luxury

    Daily Dream Home: Enrique Iglesias' Former Miami Mansion On For $25 Million

    pursuitist.com 02 Mar '15, 2pm

    Architectural details of the home include a gated courtyard in-laid with Keystone bricks and mosaic fountain, arched Moroccan-style windows, travertine flooring, onyx bar with LED lighting and seating for 12, hand crafted wooden ceilings, wooden doors and blinds, and custom sea stone ...

  • rt @pursuitist Aman Opens Third Resort In China, Amandayan #luxury

    Aman Opens Third Resort In China, Amandayan

    pursuitist.com 01 Mar '15, 3pm

    The highlight of the resort? The carefully preserved Wenchang Palace located on the property and set in a traditional courtyard dating back to 1725, with its courtyard of hundred-year-old trees and ornate carvings and colorful paintings along the rooftops and buildings. The Palace was...

  • This Week In Luxury: Apple Watch, Qantas, Aston Martin

    pursuitist.com 01 Mar '15, 12pm

    Susan Kime's career combines publishing, editorial, and PR/Media Relations. She was the Destination Club/Fractional Update Editor for Elite Traveler, and senior club news correspondent for The Robb Report's Vacation Homes. Her work has been published in Stratos, Luxury Living, Europea...

  • rt @pursuitist Fabergé Pearl Egg Marks The 100th Anniversary Of Imperial Eggs #luxury

    Fabergé Pearl Egg Marks The 100th Anniversary Of Imperial Eggs -

    pursuitist.com 01 Mar '15, 12pm

    Valued at $2 million, the Pearl Egg has been made by the House of Fabergé to pay homage to the forthcoming centenary of the last Fabergé Imperial Eggs ever delivered. The company has partnered with the Al-Fardan family, one of the world’s most renowned collectors of pearls, to design ...

  • Lady Gaga Shoots for Shiseido

    pursuitist.com 28 Feb '15, 1am

    According to WWD today , Lady Gaga has gone from being the face of Shiseido’s 2015 New Year’s ad campaign for print media to filming a commercial for the Japanese company, set to air on Japanese television stations in May. This video shows a more casual side of the singer, who, sporti...