pursuitist.com Archives - 23 November 2014, Sunday

  • rt @pursuitist Miranda Kerr Gets Joyful with Escada at Sephora Union Square #luxury

    Miranda Kerr Gets Joyful with Escada at Sephora Union Square

    pursuitist.com 21 Nov '14, 3pm

    “I love what the fragrance stands for – it’s about seizing the small opportunities, and finding pleasure and joy in the moments that make up your day,” shared Kerr. “For me, the scent conjures beautiful memories of hand picking a fresh bouquet of flowers. It is enriched with undertone...

  • List of Luxury Travel Deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2014 |

    pursuitist.com 20 Nov '14, 9pm

    on the British Virgin Islands i offering a special Cyber Monday discount valid for travel in Dec. 2014 and Jan. 2015 excluding Dec. 23rd to Jan. 3rd. Book 5 nights in a Garden Suite and receive your 6th and 7th night on a complimentary basis. Meals during the two complimentary nights ...

  • The Overhead Compartment with Peter Jacobson

    The Overhead Compartment with Peter Jacobson

    pursuitist.com 20 Nov '14, 7pm

    My mother-in-law once observed that I fly across the country like I’m taking the cross town bus. And I guess she’s right. For some strange reason, long flights on a regular basis don’t seem to bother me. I’d even call them a talent of mine. When I was working in Australia, I flew back...

  • rt @pursuitist Haute Hotels 2015: Enter 5 for Four Seasons #luxury

    Haute Hotels 2015: Enter 5 for Four Seasons

    pursuitist.com 20 Nov '14, 3pm

    Four Seasons has a banner year planned for 2015. Fresh from openings like Dubai, Russia and Orlando, the property has five new hotels planned for next year. As we told you earlier this month, Hawaii’s O’ahu will get its first Four Seasons when the brand’s Resort O‘ahu at Ko Olina , op...

  • LA Auto Show Preview

    pursuitist.com 20 Nov '14, 3pm

    The LA Auto Show and its companion event the Connected Car Expo, opened to the media yesterday, and I was there with a gaggle of other journalists to get a first hand look at the latest in automotive luxury and technology from just about every global manufacturer. From new product lau...

  • rt @pursuitist You’ll Soon Be Shopping These Stores in the World Trade Center #luxury

    You’ll Soon Be Shopping These Stores in the World Trade Center |

    pursuitist.com 20 Nov '14, 2pm

    Westfield World Trade Center unveiled a partial tenant roster list earlier this week, previewing the range of brands that will be available as part of its approximately 150 stores.

  • Jeff Koons’ Hermès Birkin Bag Artworks Raise $5.5 Million | Pursuitist

    pursuitist.com 20 Nov '14, 2pm

    While a Kelly bag featuring the visage of Grace Kelly and donated by Princess Caroline of Hanover, sold for $600,000, Sofia Coppola’s Birkin fetched $175,000. In all, the lively auction raised over $5.5 million in funds towards the fight against measles, a highly contagious disease th...

  • rt @pursuitist Why walk when you can Citysurf? #luxury

    Why walk when you can Citysurf?

    pursuitist.com 20 Nov '14, 3am

    Hit the thumb-operated accelerator and the Citysurfer can reach a top speed of 15 miles per hour. The lithium-ion battery has an electric range of 10 to 15 miles. You can charge the battery three ways: through conventional power outlet, a 12-volt power supply in an automobile and thro...

  • rt @pursuitist 2015 Festivals to Watch: Digital Graffiti #luxury

    2015 Festivals to Watch: Digital Graffiti

    pursuitist.com 19 Nov '14, 6pm

    Think of it as SXSW meets Art Basel — art lovers can leisurely stroll along the pedestrian paths to view and discuss the latest in art, architecture, and technology with some of the digital artist finalists who have work on display. Take in live interactive art demonstrations, DJ and ...

  • rt @pursuitist Karl Lagerfeld Designs A Lipstick-Shaped Cake #luxury

    Karl Lagerfeld Designs A Lipstick-Shaped Cake

    pursuitist.com 19 Nov '14, 4pm

    , almost everything under the sun has been touched upon by Karl’s magic brush. Just when we were close to stating that Karl Lagerfeld has designed almost everything apart from fashion , the creative genius cooks up a new design. To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Chef Alain Ducass...

  • rt @pursuitist Samsung’s Signature House is THE Place To Go For Holiday Tech #luxury

    Samsung’s Signature House is THE Place To Go For Holiday Tech |

    pursuitist.com 19 Nov '14, 2pm

    The hottest place to shop this holiday season isn’t online or even in a chic brick-and-mortar store. It’s a by-invite-only penthouse on 5th Avenue that has been transformed into the Samsung Signature House for the holiday season. This pop-up showroom brings new meaning to limited edit...

  • rt @pursuitist Sweet Suites: NEW Hotel’s Stunning Penthouse #luxury

    Sweet Suites: NEW Hotel’s Stunning Penthouse |

    pursuitist.com 18 Nov '14, 8pm

    Sweet Suites: NEW Hotel’s Stunning Penthouse By McLean Robbins in Travel One may think of the serene waters of Athens as a summer destination, but we’d head to the NEW Hotel’s Penthouse Suite at any time of the year. While the suite itself isn’t new, the oversized terrace furnishings ...

  • rt @pursuitist Bentley Unveils Grand Convertible in LA #luxury

    Bentley Unveils Grand Convertible in LA

    pursuitist.com 18 Nov '14, 4pm

    Based on the Mulsanne platform, the Grand Convertible is taking dead aim at the Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead. While still technically a concept car, Bentley clearly hopes to get a positive reception to the car at the LA Auto Show this week and at Art Basel in Miami this December. If (...

  • Cartier Bottles Up The Panthère Extrait In Gold |

    pursuitist.com 18 Nov '14, 3pm

    Cartier launched La Panthère in March 2014. The captivating perfume reflects a liberated, passionate woman. Inspired by the heritage of the house, it is a feline floral fragrance born out of radiant, delicate gardenia coming together with velvety notes of musk. To add a touch of the w...

  • rt @pursuitist First Drive: 2015 BMW X6. Sometimes Bigger is Better #luxury

    First Drive: 2015 BMW X6. Sometimes Bigger is Better

    pursuitist.com 18 Nov '14, 2pm

    It’s rare that you drive a car this big, this heavy and this tall and still feel like you can toss it into the corners like a vehicle half its size. Part of this is due to the 51.5/48.5 front/rear weight bias, part to the torque vectoring provided by the xDrive system and part to the ...

  • rt @pursuitist Ford Reveals Shelby GT350 in LA #luxury

    Ford Reveals Shelby GT350 in LA

    pursuitist.com 17 Nov '14, 4pm

    Ford is reintroducing one of its baddest, most capable Mustang models ever, the Shelby GT350, and from what the spec chart says, this should be the best high-performance factory Mustang ever. With a 5.2 Liter naturally-aspirated V8 engine that makes over 500 horsepower, this new Musta...

  • rt @pursuitist This Smart Suitcase Assures You’ll Never Lose Your Luggage Again #luxury

    This Smart Suitcase Assures You'll Never Lose Your Luggage Again

    pursuitist.com 17 Nov '14, 1pm

    This high-tech travel gear, on pre-order and available in August, is the smartest suitcase we’ve ever seen. Introducing BlueSmart , the first super-connected carry-on, and an essential travel companion for wanderlusters in our digital age. Not only does this beauty fit in the overhead...

  • rt @pursuitist Victoria’s Secret Reveals Two Dream Angels Fantasy Bras Worth $2 Million Each #luxury

    Victoria’s Secret Reveals Two Dream Angels Fantasy Bras Worth $2 Million Each -

    pursuitist.com 17 Nov '14, 1pm

    We are back with Alessandra Ambrosio and her current role of Victoria’s Secret Angel to wear the 2014 Dream Angels Fantasy Bras. Each year the largest American retailer of lingerie hosts the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show which stars the latest Fantasy Bra. This year however it is a d...

  • 2015 Lexus GX 460 Review: A Weekend With The Lexus GX

    pursuitist.com 17 Nov '14, 1pm

    This is a Pursuitist hands-on review: a weekend with the 2015 Lexus 460 GX, a tough and luxurious SUV with the latest technology. Watch our video review below: As an owner of a 7 year old Lexus RX, I couldn’t wait to take their latest GX upgrade for a spin. My initial impressions — th...

  • Alessandra Ambrosio Swimwear Collection Unveiled In Los Angeles

    pursuitist.com 17 Nov '14, 12pm

    WWD states that Ambrosio’s newest line is produced in partnership with Los Angeles-based swimwear manufacturer Lunada Bay. An extension of Ambrosio’s spring 2014 apparel capsule for California-based retailer Planet Blue, the new collection comprises of one-piece and two-piece separate...

  • Director Atom Egoyan Receives Tribute at Los Cabos Film Fest Closing Gala

    pursuitist.com 17 Nov '14, 12am

    Celebrated director Atom Egoyan was on hand at the 3rd annual Los Cabos Film Festival not only to premiere his latest suspenseful cinematography, The Captive , to a Latin American audience, but also to receive a prestigious Tribute Award at the event’s culminating ceremony. Introduced...

  • Exciting Trends in Luxury Travel for 2015

    pursuitist.com 11 Nov '14, 8pm

    Luxury travel is about more than sipping martinis beside the pool, it’s the essence of adventure, the spirit of exploration and the chance to indulge in truly unique experiences. Whether it’s absorbing your soul in cultural celebrations, stepping into exotic new lands or drifting acro...

  • Preferred Hotel Group Expands with Five New Member Hotels in London

    pursuitist.com 11 Nov '14, 8pm

    Just when you thought London’s luxury hotel choices couldn’t be more vast, Preferred Hotel Group announces its latest expansion with five new additions to its London portfolio of independent luxury properties: The Stafford London, The Beaumont Hotel, Hotel Xenia, The Bentley London, a...

  • Modern Family Star Inspires Bow Tie and Wedding Package for The Jefferson, DC

    pursuitist.com 11 Nov '14, 3pm

    A modern look for the modern couple. Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband, Justin Mikita, of Tie The Knot , have announced their first-ever partnership with a hotel — The Jefferson, DC. The bow tie designed for the hotel features a unique quill motif in a chic black an...

  • Baccarat Chandeliers Illuminate Rodeo Drive In Beverly Hills, California

    pursuitist.com 11 Nov '14, 3pm

    After Paris and London , Baccarat heads to California, United States to continue its semiquincentennial celebrations. The world-renowned French luxury lifestyle brand Baccarat has teamed up with Gearys Beverly Hills to illuminate Rodeo Drive for the holiday season to mark its 250th an...

  • These are the Ten Most Expensive Homes in the World

    pursuitist.com 10 Nov '14, 1pm

    It’s hard to believe, but yes, another house in London beats the $1.55 billion royal residence, Buckingham Palace, as the most expensive home in the world. And according to a new release by CompareCamp.com , it’s not even all that close! Want to know more about the world’s priciest pa...

  • Cara Delevingne Gets Into The Christmas Spirit For Topshop

    pursuitist.com 10 Nov '14, 1am

    British “It Girl” Cara Delevingne stars in the latest holiday season campaign for London brand Topshop titled “Christmas Cara”, which went live on Thursday. The new seasonal capsule collection will be available online and in all Topshop stores.

  • Best Wines for Thanksgiving

    pursuitist.com 10 Nov '14, 1am

    Everyone, from the casual wine drinker to top sommeliers, has different thoughts about Thanksgiving Day wine pairings. Those who think the most important part of choosing wine is determining what will go with turkey generally gravitate towards middle of the road selections, light reds...

  • Cavalli Caffè Dubai Opens -

    pursuitist.com 08 Nov '14, 4pm

    “The decor of the Cavalli Caffè, Dubai is unique but, like the others, it is inspired by my iconic animal prints. It is a place where good food and the finest pastries blend with fashion. The Cavalli Caffè Dubai is a warm and welcoming place where one can meet friends for breakfast, f...

  • Los Cabos Gets Ready to Roll Out the Red Carpet for its 3rd Int’l Film Festival November 12-16 -

    pursuitist.com 08 Nov '14, 4pm

    The Festival will open on Wednesday, November 12 with “Wild,” starring Reese Witherspoon, who will be in attendance to support the film’s Latin American premiere. On Saturday, November 15th, Rosario Dawson will attend Los Cabos International Film Festival to present the Latin American...