pursuitist.com Archives - 29 May 2015, Friday

  • rt @pursuitist Chanel Spa To Debut At The Ritz, Paris #luxury

    Chanel Spa To Debut At The Ritz, Paris

    pursuitist.com 29 May '15, 2pm

    and other high-on-fashion creations for Chanel. The French fashion house is up to much more than just what can be carried or worn. Chanel announces its first spa “Chanel au Ritz Paris”at the illustrious Ritz Paris. Expected to feature a range of signature treatments using Chanel’s lav...

  • rt @pursuitist Peninsula Hotels Launch New Luxe Wellness Program #luxury

    Peninsula Hotels Launch New Luxe Wellness Program

    pursuitist.com 26 May '15, 3pm

    The Peninsula Bangkok, inaugurated as the program’s global centre of spa and wellness excellence, aims to relax and rejuvenate mind and body, and help visitors to escape the stress of modern living. Highlights of the new Wellness Centre include The Peninsula Sleep Ceremony (exclusivel...

  • Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber List Their Malibu House For $15.45 Million

    pursuitist.com 26 May '15, 2pm

    Cindy Crawford is asking a big sum, not for some modeling assignment, but for her newly designed ocean view home in Malibu. The 49 year old American model along with her husband Rande Gerber has listed their Point Dume property for $15.45 million. The couple had bought the property fo...

  • rt @pursuitist The Overhead Compartment with Joe Weisberg #luxury

    The Overhead Compartment with Joe Weisberg

    pursuitist.com 26 May '15, 12pm

    Oscar Wilde famously said: “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life.” If that is indeed true, perhaps the best example is the hit TV show The Americans. The FX series about two spies posing as American citizens has become wildly popular and is lauded for its authenticity, la...

  • rt @pursuitist A Grand Debut for The World’s Newest Cruise Line, Viking Ocean Cruises #luxury

    A Grand Debut for The World’s Newest Cruise Line, Viking Ocean Cruises -

    pursuitist.com 26 May '15, 12pm

    Viking Star’s arrival marks the first time in 10 years that a Norwegian-flagged passenger cruise ship has chosen Norway’s second-largest city as its homeport. The mayor of Bergen, Trude Drevland, served as ceremonial godmother and offered a blessing of good fortune and safe sailing fo...

  • rt @pursuitist Bag Of The Week – Mulberry’s Mini Cara Delevingne Bag With Rivets #luxury

    Bag Of The Week - Mulberry’s Mini Cara Delevingne Bag With Rivets -

    pursuitist.com 26 May '15, 11am

    Carry one of the world’s next supermodels on your back with Mulberry’s Mini Cara Delevingne Bag with Lion and Heart Rivets. Designed by Cara, the Oxblood Silky Classic Calf edition can be worn in three styles – as a backpack, a shoulder bag or hand-held. A must have for young divas wh...

  • rt @pursuitist Christian Dior Rose des Vents Jewelry Collection #luxury

    Christian Dior Rose des Vents Jewelry Collection

    pursuitist.com 26 May '15, 11am

    Dior Joaillerie’s newest collection Rose des Vents has taken shape after the anecdotes from Christian Dior’s life. It has been inspired by Christian Dior’s travels around the world, his favorite flower and also by the star that became his lucky charm after he had found on the very day...

  • rt @pursuitist The World’s Biggest Hotel With 10,000 Rooms To Open In Saudi Arabia #luxury

    The World’s Biggest Hotel With 10,000 Rooms To Open In Saudi Arabia -

    pursuitist.com 25 May '15, 2pm

    will no longer be considered the quintessential mecca of the largest structures as Saudi Arabia is all set to built the world’s biggest hotel by 2017. Abraj Kudai hotel is planned to be located at the Manafia area in Makkah’s central zone, only 2.2 km south of the Holy Haram in Makkah...

  • rt @pursuitist Fabergé: A Life of Its Own Opens The World Of Fabergé On The Big Screen #luxury

    Fabergé: A Life of Its Own Opens The World Of Fabergé On The Big Screen -

    pursuitist.com 25 May '15, 1pm

    Fabergé is synonymous to luxury as well as the extraordinarily designed eggs! The iconic artist jewelry brand is coming to the big screen with the global launch of its award-winning documentary – Fabergé: A Life of Its Own. Experience the wonder of seeing Fabergé’s exquisite objects i...

  • rt @pursuitist Mean Girls’ Mansion In Canada Can Be Yours For $14.8 Million #luxury

    Mean Girls’ Mansion In Canada Can Be Yours For $14.8 Million -

    pursuitist.com 25 May '15, 12pm

    Mean Girls, was about Regina George, a teenage girl, who lived in a sprawling mansion. The luxurious Canadian mansion featured in the 2004 American teen comedy film is up in the market with Sotheby’s International Realty. Located in the high-profile neighborhood of Toronto, the 20,000...

  • rt @pursuitist Moët Hennessy Raises A Toast As The Exclusive Wine And Spirits Partner For amfAR #luxury

    Moët Hennessy Raises A Toast As The Exclusive Wine And Spirits Partner For amfAR -

    pursuitist.com 25 May '15, 11am

    Moët Hennessy, the wine and spirits division of the LVMH group, is taking pride in announcing its new global partnership with amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, after having supported several of the nonprofit’s events annually since 2008. For the following three years, the world...

  • rt @pursuitist Princess Cruises Debuts 2016-17 Exotics Sailings #luxury

    Princess Cruises Debuts 2016-17 Exotics Sailings

    pursuitist.com 25 May '15, 12am

    Land & Sea Vacations: Princess is offering land and sea vacations in South America for guests aboard Crown Princess and in Asia for voyages starting or ending in Beijing. New for South America the Andes & Argentina Wine Experience will allow guests the opportunity to cross the Andes f...

  • rt @pursuitist Katherine Hepburn’s seaside Connecticut home placed on the market for $14.8 million #luxury

    Katherine Hepburn’s seaside Connecticut home placed on the market for $14.8 million -

    pursuitist.com 24 May '15, 8pm

    Acting legend Katherine Hepburn’s Connecticut seaside estate has been placed on the market for $14.8 million. Hepburn, who died in 2003, grew up in the home, and frequently returned to it throughout her life. The residence sits on 1.47 acres with over 200 feet of waterfront overlookin...

  • rt @pursuitist Rare 1808 Quarter Eagle gold coin fetches record $2.35 million at auction #luxury

    Rare 1808 Quarter Eagle gold coin fetches record $2.35 million at auction

    pursuitist.com 24 May '15, 8pm

    At the end of the day, the Quarter Eagle coin was just a part of the auction. Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s in New York auctioned off 128 rare American coins owned by Pogue, all minted between the 1790s and 1830s, netting a hefty $25.3 million. The auction is just the first o...

  • Paul Walker's "Fast & Furious" Toyota Supra sells for $185,000 at auction

    pursuitist.com 23 May '15, 6pm

    The “Fast and Furious” films have gone on to become one of the most lucrative franchises in the world, grossing nearly $4 billion worldwide. The latest film, “Furious 7,” netted an astounding $1.5 billion. An eighth film is in the works. Tragically, Walker died in late 2013 in an auto...

  • rt @pursuitist Paul McCartney buys NYC Penthouse for $15.5 million #luxury

    Paul McCartney buys NYC Penthouse for $15.5 million

    pursuitist.com 23 May '15, 5pm

    Rock legend Paul McCartney has purchased a New York City penthouse across the street from Central Park. The price is a cool $15.5 million – not too much of an outlay for a man who is reportedly worth over $1 billion.

  • rt @pursuitist This Hotel Wants to Be Your Personal Sneaker Shopper #luxury

    This Hotel Wants to Be Your Personal Sneaker Shopper

    pursuitist.com 22 May '15, 2pm

    Got an itch for rare or hard-to-find kicks? Vaughn Davis, director of guest services at The Dream Downtown hotel in New York’s Meatpacking District — and an avid sneaker collector — wants to be #1 on your speed dial. Using his connections to source sneaks that on average cost $550, Da...

  • rt @pursuitist Julia Roberts places Hawaiian estate on market for $30 million #luxury

    Julia Roberts places Hawaiian estate on market for $30 million

    pursuitist.com 21 May '15, 9pm

    The home was built in 1946, and sports almost 3,800 square feet of living space, including seven bedrooms and four bathrooms. But the real attraction is the estate size and location. There are few beachfront properties this size (two acres) anymore in the area, as most have been sub-d...

  • rt @pursuitist Spirited New Gin & Tonic Tasting Menus at The Terrace Bar, Chesterfield Mayfair London #luxury

    Spirited New Gin & Tonic Tasting Menus at The Terrace Bar, Chesterfield Mayfair London

    pursuitist.com 21 May '15, 9am

    The Chesterfield’s Gin and Tonic Experience offers four different tasting menus. With each, a bespoke tray is presented containing three gins with attributes ranging from floral to citrus to spicy to smooth. Twelve of the most common natural botanicals are featured alongside the gins,...

  • rt @pursuitist Michael Jordan’s Highland Park Estate Is Re-listed For $14.8 Million #luxury

    Michael Jordan's Highland Park Estate Is Re-listed For $14.8 Million

    pursuitist.com 20 May '15, 12pm

    The former American basketball player has relisted the 7.39-acre compound for $14.855 million, featuring a price cut of $1,145,000. This time the estate has come back on the market sporting half the original price of $29 million which it asked for when it was first listed over three y...

  • Trent Reznor places LA home on market for $4.495 million

    pursuitist.com 19 May '15, 6pm

    Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has placed his contemporary home on the market for a whisper under $4.5 million. The home is gated and private with sleek architectural lines, open living spaces and dramatic views.

  • rt @pursuitist The Most Expensive Home In San Francisco Sells For $31 Million #luxury

    The Most Expensive Home In San Francisco Sells For $31 Million

    pursuitist.com 19 May '15, 1pm

    Sold for a whopping $31 million, the mega mansion at 2701 Broadway has been crowned as San Francisco’s most expensive home. Though it had been listed for $39 million, the 16,400-square foot home in California got new owners for lesser price and still made it to the most expensive cate...

  • 23rd Life Ball in Vienna Glitters To Support AIDS

    pursuitist.com 19 May '15, 11am

    Charlize Theron took to stage to appeal for support for her South African AIDS charity organization, Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project. Backed by her partner, Sean Penn, the actress also expressed her support to world-wide fight against HIV. “I’m a virgin Life Baller; this is my...

  • rt @pursuitist Xiaomi Goes West By Selling Accessories In The U.S. #luxury

    Xiaomi Goes West By Selling Accessories In The U.S.

    pursuitist.com 19 May '15, 11am

    The world’s 3rd largest smartphone distributor, Xiaomi designs, develops, and sells smartphones, mobile apps, and consumer electronics. Dubbed as the Apple of China, the Chinese electronics company heads west to sell its accessories in the US and Europe (US, UK, France, and Germany) b...

  • rt @pursuitist The World’s Biggest Apple Store Is Coming To Dubai #luxury

    The World's Biggest Apple Store Is Coming To Dubai

    pursuitist.com 19 May '15, 11am

    Though Apple has not been present physically with its flagship stores in the Emirates, the iPhone maker has a strong grip on the retail market with Apple’s Online Store UAE that opened in 2011. Also Apple products are being sold by its authorized re-sellers across Dubai, including all...

  • rt @pursuitist Drive Like Don Draper in this ’65 Coupe DeVille #luxury

    Drive Like Don Draper in this '65 Coupe DeVille

    pursuitist.com 18 May '15, 9pm

    Located in Cleveland, Ohio, this 1965 Cadillac Coupe DeVille is the same year and exterior color as the one Don drove during the past three seasons of AMC’s groundbreaking series. Unfortunately, it doesn’t have the same red interior. With 83,000 miles on the clock, this Caddy is not q...

  • rt @pursuitist George Harrison’s Maton Electric Guitar sells for $485,000 at auction #luxury

    George Harrison's Maton Electric Guitar sells for $485,000 at auction

    pursuitist.com 18 May '15, 6pm

    Beatlemania will never die. Need proof? A George Harrison stage played Maton Mastersound MS500 electric guitar has sold at auction for a tidy $485,000. The Maton was loaned to Harrison by Barratt’s Music Store when his regular guitar was in for repair in 1963. He played it in concert ...

  • rt @pursuitist Extraordinary Cask Collection: The Glenrothes Single Cask 1968 #luxury

    Extraordinary Cask Collection: The Glenrothes Single Cask 1968

    pursuitist.com 18 May '15, 6pm

    Extraordinary. It’s not just better than average. Or a bit different. In our book, extraordinary is amazing. It’s something that makes you stop and take notice. So when a brand uses the word ‘extraordinary’ in the naming of a product, it had better be ready to live up to our expectati...

  • rt @pursuitist World’s Costliest Cookbook Unveiled At Cannes Film Festival #Cannes2015 #luxury

    World's Costliest Cookbook Unveiled At Cannes Film Festival #Cannes2015

    pursuitist.com 18 May '15, 1pm

    Cannes Film Festival is not only about films anymore as for the first time in its history a cookbook has been launched. Vikas Khanna, one of the hottest chef of America, has unveiled his latest book ‘Utsav – A culinary epic of Indian festivals’ at French Riviera. The award winning Mic...

  • July 4th 100k Wedding Package In Downtown DC

    pursuitist.com 18 May '15, 1pm

    Want to start married life off with a bang? Vow to get married in style with the JW Marriott Washington, DC’s ultimate wedding package. Dubbed the “July 4th Insider Wedding Spectacular,” the $100k wedding takes place in the hotel’s newly-renovated Presidential Suite, which features a ...