pursuitist.com Archives - 09 February 2016, Tuesday

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    Newest Ferrari Will Make Its Debut In Geneva

    pursuitist.com 08 Feb '16, 11pm

    Boasting all-wheel drive, integrated rear wheel steering and 680 horsepower from its naturally aspirated V12 power plant, the 2017 Ferrari GTC4Lusso will carry four people faster and more comfortably than any other car on the planet. Giving away a few details early before its debut at...

  • Ferrari 335 Spider Scaglietti Sets Auction Record

    pursuitist.com 08 Feb '16, 3pm

    Shortly before 7:00 p.m. at the Retromobile Salon in Paris, Artcurial Motorcars presented the iconic 1957 Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti, from the Pierre Bardinon Collection. The room fell silent as the lights were dimmed and the brilliant vintage racer was rolled onto the stage. Matthieu L...

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    $1000 Headphones From Master & Dynamic And Carolyn Rowan

    pursuitist.com 08 Feb '16, 2pm

    The best gift, that promises to please your music-loving loved one this Valentine’s Day, is a pair of stunning limited edition headphones. New York City-based, premium audio company Master & Dynamic has teamed up with American designer Carolyn Rowan to launch the jet black Swarovski c...

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    Fendi Loves Collection Celebrates Valentine's Day

    pursuitist.com 08 Feb '16, 1pm

    Love, specially these days, is in the air and everything under the sun is reflecting it by getting a love-filled make-over. Fendi is marking the season of love by unveiling a special capsule collection, Fendi Loves. Right in time for Valentine’s Day, the new Fendi Loves collection fea...

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    A Hotel Suite & Custom Diamond Jewelry? Sign Us Up

    pursuitist.com 08 Feb '16, 1pm

    hotel is celebrating their 25th year receiving AAA’s prestigious Five Diamond award by offering a an over-the-top package for $10,000. Stay overnight in one of their Park Suites, a private dinner at fine dining restaurant Lacroix’s Chef’s Table with wine pairings, a day of over-the-to...

  • Christian Louboutin Designs Zodiac Collection For Moda Operandi

    pursuitist.com 08 Feb '16, 11am

    Christian Louboutin brings the stars to the feet with the latest Zodiac Collection of limited edition shoes, exclusively designed for Moda Operandi. The Parisian label has unveiled only 45 pairs of starry shoes to commemorate the e-tailer’s fifth anniversary. The celebratory footwear ...

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    Stay, And Cook, In Julia Child's Vacation Home In France

    pursuitist.com 07 Feb '16, 4pm

    Julia Child fans will soon be able to potter about in the cooking legend’s kitchen and sleep under the same roof she did when the chef’s vacation home in France opens to visitors this summer. For nearly three decades, Child and her husband Paul spent their summers at La Pitchoune, or ...

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    Christian Louboutin Designs Fancy Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Watch Collection

    pursuitist.com 05 Feb '16, 6pm

    While watches are designed to adorn wrists and shoes are created for feet, Jaeger-LeCoultre and Christian Louboutin have teamed up to bring the best of both in a commemorative collection of high-fashion, elegant timepieces. To mark the 85th anniversary the iconic Reverso, Jaeger-LeCou...

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    Chanel's Paris Beauty Boutique Offers Free Shaving Service

    pursuitist.com 05 Feb '16, 11am

    French luxury house is wooing Parisian men to indulge in the ‘hair today, gone tomorrow’ experience. Chanel helps dandies to step out of with a clean shaven face as the label’s Parisian beauty outlet, located in the L’Hôtel Herouet building, is offering a free shaving service.

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    Four Seasons Resort Coming To Napa Valley

    pursuitist.com 04 Feb '16, 7pm

    Situated at the northern end of Napa Valley off the famed Silverado Trail, the Calistoga project will feature one and two story residence villas managed by Four Seasons. Each will include multiple master suites, an owner’s wine cellar, as well as indoor and outdoor dining and entertai...

  • What's On Wolfgang Puck's Menu For Oscar Night

    pursuitist.com 04 Feb '16, 2pm

    What do you serve the world’s most powerful celebrities whose taste buds are accustomed to Michelin-grade fare, luxury ingredients and champagne bubbles? On Oscar night, you top chicken pot pie with shaved black truffles and cover chocolate Oscars with 24-karat gold. For the 22nd year...

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    Louis Vuitton's New LV Fifty Five Makes A Timeless Valentine's Gift For Him

    pursuitist.com 04 Feb '16, 12pm

    Inspiration by the legendary aluminium trunks, LV Fifty Five is a versatile and contemporary timepiece with the clean, reflective beauty of classic steel. Boasting several Louis Vuitton signatures inspired by the company’s heritage, history, it makes a statement with the two metal pla...

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    Mulliner Makes Bentley Flying Spur Even More Special

    pursuitist.com 02 Feb '16, 12pm

    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...

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    Pizza Hut's Golden Pizza Celebrates Golden Anniversary Of Super Bowl

    pursuitist.com 02 Feb '16, 12pm

    Dig into the limited-edition Golden Garlic Knots Pizza to mark the Golden Anniversary of the Super Bowl 50 which will be played in the Golden State. Pizza Hut, the world’s largest and most-loved pizza restaurant company, has unveiled a Pizza topped with nearly $100 worth of real, edib...

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    Rolls-Royce Dawn Fetches $750,000 At Auction

    pursuitist.com 01 Feb '16, 10pm

    Some may have thought that Scottsdale, Arizona was the automotive auction capital of the universe this past weekend, but one very special car raked in $750,000 at the Winter Wine Auction in Naples, Florida. The very first Rolls-Royce Dawn built for North America was sold to Julian and...

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    Skip The Engagement Ring; Buy a Birkin Instead

    pursuitist.com 01 Feb '16, 3pm

    Luxury handbag retailer and blog Baghunter recently admitted that they utilized the company’s Bag Bespoke service to customize a rare Hermes Birkin bag as an alternate to an engagement ring. The gentleman requested a custom artwork on the Birkin to include the names of both himself an...

  • Best Luxury Hotels for Adventure

    Best Luxury Hotels for Adventure

    pursuitist.com 01 Feb '16, 1pm

    Open since 2009, this secluded resort has quickly become one of the must-visit locations for an outdoor getaway on the East Coast. Sure, guests have the opportunity to engage in typical outdoor activities like guided nature hikes and bird watching tours, but Primland also offers sport...

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    Dolce & Gabbana's New Bag And T-Shirts Celebrate Gay Marriage

    pursuitist.com 01 Feb '16, 12pm

    Dolce & Gabbana is promoting gay marriage by unveiling handbags and t-shirts that show a family with two fathers and children as well as two mothers holding young kids. Stefano Gabbana, the Italian fashion designer and the co-founder of the Dolce & Gabbana luxury fashion house has sha...

  • Inside Olivia Wilde's Brooklyn Home

    pursuitist.com 31 Jan '16, 9pm

    Actress Olivia Wilde , the star of the HBO series Vinyl from Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger, resides in Brooklyn with her partner, Jason Sudeikis, and their son, Otis. Olivia and Jason previously sold their Meatpacking District apartment for $3.8 million and moved into a much larger,...

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    Porsche Puts More Power Behind The Boxster

    pursuitist.com 31 Jan '16, 3pm

    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...

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    Sneak Peek Inside Make-shift Playroom Of Kim Kardashian's Daughter

    pursuitist.com 30 Jan '16, 5pm

    Kim Kardashian West opened the little luxurious world of her daughter, North West’s closet-cum-playroom. The 35 year old American celebrity has shared the image of her 2 year old daughter’s makeshift playroom that also happens to be her closet on instagram. The picture, captioned, “It...

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    How The New Ford GT Came Be: The Inside Story

    pursuitist.com 28 Jan '16, 3pm

    I was led to the secret design studio deep in the bowels of the building where most of Ford’s cars are conceived. It’s not a glamorous space. In fact, rumor has it, the room itself was built as a bomb shelter during the Cold War. Kept under lock and key behind a heavy metal door the F...

  • Balmain Debuts Kids Collection Inspired By North West

    pursuitist.com 26 Jan '16, 6pm

    The new collection’s first fifty-five designs riff on house classics that Rousteing has shown on the men’s and women’s runways over the past five years. The house’s signature offerings, including Japanese-denim jeans, quilted perfectos, thick cabans, double-breasted coats and white tu...

  • Scotch Whisky Regional Roundup

    Scotch Whisky Regional Roundup

    pursuitist.com 26 Jan '16, 4pm

    Lovers of Scotch whisky know that there are several different regions within Scotland that produce the spirit. The different regions often produce their own, unique flavors. Pursuitist has decided to do a simple rundown of the five different regions, and offer up one Scotch recommenda...

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    Inside Posh New St. Regis Dubai

    pursuitist.com 26 Jan '16, 4pm

    The French beaux-arts architecture and neo-classical interiors of The St. Regis Dubai pay homage The St. Regis New York, the brand’s original hotel, and guests entering The St. Regis Dubai are welcomed by the dazzling sight of a chandelier comprising 1,200 pieces of hand-cut crystals,...

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    The Overhead Compartment with Jay Williams

    pursuitist.com 26 Jan '16, 1pm

    Imagine, you’re a college basketball superstar, the point guard at powerhouse Duke University. Life is good. And it was for Jay Williams, the ultra-talented hoops sensation, a two-time national player of the year who helped lead the Blue Devils to a National Championship. He graduated...

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    Umaid Bhawan Palace Is The World's Best Hotel

    pursuitist.com 26 Jan '16, 1pm

    India is known for its timeless traditions and culturally rich heritage which echoes through the walls of all its glorious monuments and in the stomachs of its guests who crave more and more of the food, warmth and love. Today, all of these things are gracefully woven into one royal e...

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    Tom Brady And Cristiano Ronaldo Design Tag Heuer Connected Watches

    pursuitist.com 26 Jan '16, 12pm

    Tag Heuer is connecting with its fans by unveiling Connected Watches designed exclusively by the watchmaker’s prestigious ambassadors. The most successful traditional watchmaker wins the game by roping in Cristiano Ronaldo, Tom Brady and the likes to the co-design watch faces of Tag H...

  • The Arizona Auctions: All The Million Dollar Cars

    pursuitist.com 26 Jan '16, 12pm

    1953 Ferrari 212 Inter Coupe by Vignale $1,800,000 – $2,200,000 Although Enzo Ferrari built his reputation upon the success of his sports racing cars, it was the financial success of his road cars that his company relied on for continued success in racing. As the company grew, the two...

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    Château de Montifaud Heritage Maurice Vallet Cognac -

    pursuitist.com 25 Jan '16, 6pm

    According to family tradition at Château de Montifaud, whenever a child is born in the Vallet family, part of the cognac distilled from that year’s harvest is set aside in the “Paradis” where the oldest and most precious cognac is kept at the house. The Heritage Maurice Vallet was mad...