pursuitist.com Archives - 16 September 2014, Tuesday

  • The Maldives: Paradise Found

    The Maldives: Paradise Found

    pursuitist.com 14 Sep '14, 1pm

    Although visitors to the Maldives should enjoy their respite from the real world, the real world invariably intrudes. Travelers should be cognizant of the country’s fragile eco system and its uncertain future. Only bring what you will take back with you. Use only natural products whil...

  • rt @pursuitist Ian Schrager’s New London Edition Hotel Reviewed #luxury

    Ian Schrager's New London Edition Hotel Reviewed

    pursuitist.com 13 Sep '14, 8pm

    The historic landmark that now houses London Edition was once the home of the Berners Hotel. Schrager’s team sought to maintain the traditional charm of the building while adding updated design elements into the mix. The end result transcends time, offering echoes from its past and vi...

  • rt @pursuitist Spuntino – A Gritty New York Diner in the Heart of London #luxury

    Spuntino - A Gritty New York Diner in the Heart of London

    pursuitist.com 13 Sep '14, 6pm

    As patrons wait to sit at one of the coveted 25 spots at the pewter-topped bar, your olfactory sensors kick in, as the tattoo clad waiters, resembling the hipster spawns of Anthony Bourdain and Kat Von D, serve up small plates of truffled egg toast, meatball sliders and decadent mac’n...

  • rt @pursuitist Wedgewood Launches Project Tea Cosy At London Fashion Week #luxury

    Wedgewood Launches Project Tea Cosy At London Fashion Week

    pursuitist.com 13 Sep '14, 4pm

    The designers visited the Wedgwood factory in Barlaston, Stoke on Trent, and were given privileged access to the Wedgwood pattern and china archives. Drawing inspiration from over 250 years’ heritage of craftsmanship and design, they have been asked to apply their own personal aesthet...

  • rt @pursuitist Ferrari To Celebrate 60 Years In The USA With A Limited Edition #luxury

    Ferrari To Celebrate 60 Years In The USA With A Limited Edition

    pursuitist.com 13 Sep '14, 4pm

    A new limited edition Ferrari, specifically designed for the brand’s North American customers, will be unveiled when the supercar company officially celebrates its 60th year of business in the USA. “To celebrate Ferrari’s 60th year in the USA, we have developed a special car of which ...

  • Wine Camp In Sonoma Wine Country

    pursuitist.com 13 Sep '14, 3pm

    For every oenophile who has romanticized about picking grapes under the rays of an early morning, Sonoma sun, with “the sweet fragrance of ripening grapes in the air” the wine camp is billed a hands-on experience that also rewards workers with gastronomic meals amidst miles of vineyar...

  • rt @pursuitist The S Stands for Supercar #luxury

    The S Stands for Supercar

    pursuitist.com 10 Sep '14, 11am

    The new AMG GTS features an all new 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine. There are two unique features of this powerplant. First, its dry-sump design allows it to be mounted lower in the frame lowering the car’s center of gravity which improves handling. Second, the turbochargers are mounted in...

  • rt @pursuitist New York’s Best Central Park Luxury Hotels For 2014 #luxury

    New York's Best Central Park Luxury Hotels For 2014

    pursuitist.com 08 Sep '14, 11am

    It’s easy to indulge your love of exquisite accommodations in New York. Celebrating arts, dining, shopping, entertainment and nature, the Central Park area is a diverse luxury destination that presents unlimited adventures. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fifth Avenue. Thomas Keller’s...

  • Patrick Gilles And Dorothée Boissier Open The Chess Hotel In Paris -

    pursuitist.com 07 Sep '14, 8pm

    The Chess is the name chosen by interior designers Patrick Gilles and Dorothée Boissier for their first hotel, which opened quietly in the French capital this summer. Managed by the Compagnie Hôtelière de Bagatelle, which operates a handful of boutique hotels in Paris including Chanta...

  • rt @pursuitist Burberry and Printemps Promise A Magical Christmas #luxury

    Burberry and Printemps Promise A Magical Christmas

    pursuitist.com 07 Sep '14, 8pm

    Burberry is creating a special seasonal collaboration with French department store Printemps for the holidays on the theme of ‘Noel Voyage Magique’ (‘magical Christmas journey’) extending across campaign materials, décor, special products and a pop-up store. The two fashion institutio...

  • rt @pursuitist Could An Apple-1 Fetch Over $500,000 At Auction? #luxury

    Could An Apple-1 Fetch Over $500,000 At Auction?

    pursuitist.com 07 Sep '14, 12am

    The Apple-1 has earned its place in Silicon Valley lore as the humble beginnings of what became one of the world’s most recognized brands. This particular example comes from the family of John Anderson, founder of the Cincinnati AppleSiders, an early Mac User group. He acquired it cir...

  • French Chef Alain Ducasse Goes Vegetarian

    pursuitist.com 06 Sep '14, 9pm

    Alain Ducasse, the godfather of French gastronomy, has gone against the grain of French culinary tradition by banishing meat from the menu of his restaurant at the famed Paris hotel Plaza Athenee. Ducasse, whose global restaurant empire has notched up multiple Michelin stars, told us ...

  • rt @pursuitist Travel Into Coco Chanel’s World At The Culture Chanel Exhibition #luxury

    Travel Into Coco Chanel’s World At The Culture Chanel Exhibition -

    pursuitist.com 06 Sep '14, 5pm

    A wide range of Coco Chanel’s relics, ranging from an immaculately well-kept robe, to tapestries of Chanel’s original patterns, as well as religious artifacts are put up on display inside the dimly lit interiors. Tracing back the milestones of Gabrielle’s lifestyle, the exhibition ope...

  • rt @pursuitist Jason Wu At New York Fashion Week 2014 #luxury

    Jason Wu At New York Fashion Week 2014

    pursuitist.com 06 Sep '14, 2pm

    At New York Fashion Week 2014, Jason Wu unveiled his Spring-Summer 2015 collection on Friday. The big story off the runway at Jason Wu was that the designer had sold a majority stake in his namesake label, which should lead to a flagship store and plenty more accessories. The big stor...

  • rt @pursuitist Veuve Clicquot Buries Champagne In Baltic Sea For 50 Years #luxury

    Veuve Clicquot Buries Champagne In Baltic Sea For 50 Years

    pursuitist.com 01 Sep '14, 5pm

    Veuve Clicquot has lowered hundreds of bottles of champagne deep into the Baltic Sea in an aging experiment that also commemorates the discovery of shipwrecked bottles in the same area about four years ago. Three hundred regular bottles and 50 magnums of bubbly encaged in a specially ...

  • rt @pursuitist Lexus To Unveil NX in Paris with (Video) #StrikingAngles #luxury

    Lexus To Unveil NX in Paris with Will.i.am (Video) #StrikingAngles

    pursuitist.com 31 Aug '14, 1pm

    The American musician will take part in an exclusive launch event for the new compact crossover in a secret location in Paris on September 24. With the tie-up, announced earlier this month, will.i.am has joined an expanding list of recording artists representing premium car brands, fo...

  • Christian Louboutin Adds More Shades To Its Nail Polish Collection

    pursuitist.com 31 Aug '14, 4am

    Each of the Louibi nail laquer dresses up the nails for $50, while the Loubi Nail Primer and Loubi Nail Gloss Manicure Care Kit is available for $55. Comprising of two bottles, the manicure kit prepares the perfect canvas for a flawless manicure. Loubi Nail Primer creates a protective...

  • rt @pursuitist Karl Lagerfeld Captures Theophilus London For Vibes #luxury

    Karl Lagerfeld Captures Theophilus London For Vibes

    pursuitist.com 30 Aug '14, 4pm

    It’s not just Coco, clothes and cat that comes to mind when you think of Karl Lagerfeld’s expertise. The man is known to dabble in various subjects that do not fall in a straight line with his core profession of being a fashion designer. The creative genius has now teamed up with Amer...

  • rt @pursuitist French Chef Alexandre Gauthier Unveils La Grenouillere Cookbook #luxury

    French Chef Alexandre Gauthier Unveils La Grenouillere Cookbook

    pursuitist.com 30 Aug '14, 3pm

    Award-winning French chef Alexandre Gauthier — who’s been called one of the leading culinary figures of new European cooking — is about to publish his first English-language cookbook, highlighting the cuisine of his Michelin-starred restaurant La Grenouillere. “Alexandre Gauthier: Che...

  • rt @pursuitist Game of Thrones Star Sophie Turner For Karen Millen #luxury

    Game of Thrones Star Sophie Turner For Karen Millen

    pursuitist.com 30 Aug '14, 3pm

    Karen Millen unveils its new autumn/winter 2014 campaign featuring Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner. Making her modeling debut for the fashion brand, the 18-year old British actress portrays Sansa Stark in the HBO dramatic series

  • rt @pursuitist Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Married At Château Miraval – Take A Look Inside #luxury

    Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Married At Château Miraval - Take A Look Inside -

    pursuitist.com 30 Aug '14, 3pm

    “On Saturday 23rd August 2014, in the presence of family and friends, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married in a small chapel in Chateau Miraval in France. It was a non-denominational civil ceremony. It was very much a family affair. All their children took part. Angelina was walk...

  • Inside The $25K Dom Pérignon Hotel Suite At The New York Palace -

    pursuitist.com 30 Aug '14, 1pm

    New York Palace Hotel: The extravagant Champagne Suite was inspired by the exquisite taste of luxury champagne, such as Dom Perignon, sprawling 5,000 square feet over three floors of breathtaking vistas and spectacular décor. Carefully curated art and elements of contemporary opulence...

  • rt @pursuitist What To Look For In A Superyacht #luxury

    What To Look For In A Superyacht

    pursuitist.com 27 Aug '14, 11am

    The person at the helm is of significant importance. A superyacht Captain with a can-do positive attitude, a wealth of knowledge and a little black book of contacts can truly make all the difference when it comes to planning the perfect escape. You want to feel comfortable with your c...

  • rt @pursuitist David Gandy For Henry Poole & Co. #luxury

    David Gandy For Henry Poole & Co.

    pursuitist.com 24 Aug '14, 3pm

    , Founder & Editor of Pursuitist, is an award-winning luxury marketing veteran, writer, a frequent speaker at luxury and interactive marketing conferences and a pioneer in web publishing. He launched Pursuitist as a curated list of the good things in life. As CEO of Parr Interactive ,...

  • rt @pursuitist Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Unveils ‘Pretty Woman’ Package #luxury

    Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Unveils ‘Pretty Woman’ Package - Pursuitist

    pursuitist.com 24 Aug '14, 2am

    Know the lines to the Julia Roberts movie “Pretty Woman” off by heart? The Four Seasons hotel in Beverly Hills has launched a weekend package that allows guests to recreate key moments from the movie. As the primary filming location for the 1990 film, the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire...

  • rt @pursuitist The Best Spa Experiences in Paris #luxury

    The Best Spa Experiences in Paris

    pursuitist.com 23 Aug '14, 8pm

    The City of Light features remarkable spa and beauty experiences. If you’re visiting the French capital, make sure you don’t miss out on some of the best spa treatments in Paris. Spa Le Bristol by La Prairie 112 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris Le Bristol is the only spa in P...

  • rt @pursuitist SkyTeam Lounge at Heathrow Airport Unveils Pop-up Yoga Studio #luxury

    SkyTeam Lounge at Heathrow Airport Unveils Pop-up Yoga Studio

    pursuitist.com 22 Aug '14, 9pm

    London’s Heathrow Airport has become the latest hub to offer harried travelers a new way to take the stress out of flying with the launch of a new yoga studio. Passengers flying with SkyTeam airlines out of Heathrow’s Terminal 4 can partake in a pre-flight yoga class as part of a two-...

  • The Ice Bucket Challenge Is Officially Over Thanks To Patrick Stewart

    The Ice Bucket Challenge Is Officially Over Thanks To Patrick Stewart

    pursuitist.com 22 Aug '14, 5pm

    Actor Patrick Stewart officially ends the Ice Bucket Challenge. We can all stop dumping ice water on our heads, as the star of Star Trek and X-Men wins the challenge. No more nominations, no more wet clothes, just one check for an undisclosed amount of money. Classy. You too can make ...

  • rt @pursuitist GREY GOOSE VX – Vodka Exceptionnelle #luxury

    GREY GOOSE VX - Vodka Exceptionnelle

    pursuitist.com 22 Aug '14, 4pm

    “I am inspired by both the authentic and the innovative – drawing from the best of the past to create something new and meaningful. This is how GREY GOOSE VX came to be,” said Thibault. “I’ve carefully selected only the most precious and exquisite Cognac, and the intricate marriage of...

  • rt @pursuitist Top 5 Luxurious Things You Must Do In Los Cabos #luxury

    Top 5 Luxurious Things You Must Do In Los Cabos

    pursuitist.com 22 Aug '14, 1pm

    Rejuvenate your mind and body, or unwind and relax, with a fitness class or spa treatment of your choice in Los Cabos. Whether you’re looking for the latest in anti-aging treatments, or just want to unwind poolside with a deep-tissue massage, Los Cabos’ top-of-the-line facilities have...