pursuitist.com Archives - 21 October 2014, Tuesday

  • rt @pursuitist Breitling Introduces Limited Edition Watch Honoring General Aviation #luxury

    Breitling Introduces Timepiece Honoring General Aviation

    pursuitist.com 05 Oct '14, 12pm

    Only be 750 examples of this stunning, precision-crafted watch will be made and they are only available to AOPA members. This rare Navitimer can be ordered online at the AOPA website . You don’t need to be a pilot to join AOPA, and the basic membership is just $49 which qualifies you ...

  • rt @pursuitist Wacaco Minipresso: Expresso On The Go #luxury

    Wacaco Minipresso: Expresso On The Go

    pursuitist.com 04 Oct '14, 7pm

    Wacaco Minipresso: Expresso On The Go By Roger Scoble in Tech A non-electric mini espresso maker that operates its semi-automatic piston without the need for nitrous oxide cartridges is turning heads among outdoor enthusiasts everywhere. All it takes is a few pushes of the piston and ...

  • rt @pursuitist Tomas Maier Makes His Madison Avenue Debut #luxury

    Tomas Maier Makes His Madison Avenue Debut

    pursuitist.com 04 Oct '14, 7pm

    Tomas Maier is making his Madison Avenue debut! Of course he already boasts a sweet spot for his Italian luxury Bottega Veneta brand, but this new line is so refreshingly under the radar, you won’t even see an ad campaign about it. In the same building where the German creative has hi...

  • rt @pursuitist The Overhead Compartment With Frank Caliendo #luxury

    The Overhead Compartment With Frank Caliendo

    pursuitist.com 30 Sep '14, 12pm

    FC: I would have to say the funniest thing (that wasn’t funny at the time) would be this: I was traveling back from NYC after doing an appearance on Letterman – I had just landed there earlier in the day, right before the taping – I changed into my suit in the car on the way to the th...

  • rt @pursuitist $20,000 Luxury Tequila Experience At Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita #luxury

    $20,000 Luxury Tequila Experience At Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita

    pursuitist.com 29 Sep '14, 3pm

    Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita has unveiled the ultimate luxury tequila experience for the super-affluent. Priced at a staggering $20,000 for a group of two, The Ultimate Tequila Tour offers tequila aficionados a highly customized way to explore Mexico’s beloved spirit with exclusive ...

  • rt @pursuitist Louis Vuitton Debuts The Book, A Limited Edition Magazine #luxury

    Louis Vuitton Debuts The Book, A Limited Edition Magazine

    pursuitist.com 29 Sep '14, 3pm

    It’s a rage for fashion houses and designers to turn into publishing houses and publishers. While Karl Lagerfeld played the role of the latter with his daily newspaper, Louis Vuitton Fashion Photography album was published by Rizzoli New York recently. The French fashion house has upp...

  • rt @pursuitist Apple Watch To Debut On Valentine’s Day #luxury

    Apple Watch To Debut On Valentine's Day

    pursuitist.com 29 Sep '14, 3pm

    How romantic! It could be a very happy Valentine’s Day for the technophile in love, as mid-February 2015 looks like the date when the Apple Watch is ready to go on sale. That’s according to whispers heard by 9to5 Mac and The Information about the company’s plans for its first entirely...

  • rt @pursuitist The Best Seafood Sandwiches in NYC #luxury

    The Best Seafood Sandwiches in NYC

    pursuitist.com 27 Sep '14, 4pm

    As summer winds down, it’s time to make sure you’ve eaten your fill of one of the season’s greatest pleasures: seafood sandwiches. Whether the seafood in question is oysters, lobster, shrimp, or scallops, be it fried, steamed, sauteed, or broiled, the sweet meat encased in pillowy bre...

  • rt @pursuitist Headlines: Jimmy Choo To Go Public, Apple Sells 10 Million iPhones 6 Models, Pharrell W... #luxury

    Headlines: Jimmy Choo To Go Public, Apple Sells 10 Million iPhones 6 Models, Pharrell Williams...

    pursuitist.com 23 Sep '14, 2pm

    Here are your luxury headlines for Tuesday, September 23rd: NYTimes : “The luxury shoe company Jimmy Choo, which shot to fame on the feet of the stars of “Sex in the City,” said on Tuesday that it planned to pursue an initial public offering later this year in London.” WWD : “Pharrell...

  • rt @pursuitist Foot Fetish: Brooklyn Museum’s New Killer High Heel Exhibit #luxury

    Foot Fetish: Brooklyn Museum's New Killer High Heel Exhibit

    pursuitist.com 22 Sep '14, 9pm

    Impractical footwear? Fashion statement? Power play? A new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum’s first floor Robert E. Blum Gallery takes a look at all things High Heel, from their history… to the enduring effects of those extra inches.

  • rt @pursuitist Crushing on the Bedford Post Inn’s New Campagna #luxury

    Crushing on the Bedford Post Inn's New Campagna

    pursuitist.com 22 Sep '14, 6pm

    Just being Richard Gere’s guest already sounds scrumptious. But if you’re planning a visit to charming Bedford, NY to stay at his eight-room luxury Relais & Chateaux property, the Bedford Post Inn , your dalliance is about to be that much more delicious. An opening is imminent for the...

  • rt @pursuitist 5 Must-See Wine Destinations #luxury

    5 Must-See Wine Destinations

    pursuitist.com 22 Sep '14, 3pm

    When it comes to wine-themed tourism, certain destinations come to mind immediately: France’s Rhone Valley, Australia’s Yarra Valley, California’s Napa Valley. But great wines are also made where you may least expect them. Here’s the lowdown on wine production in five unexpected desti...

  • rt @pursuitist Daily Dream Home: A $23 Million Pebble Beach Estate #luxury

    Daily Dream Home: A $23 Million Pebble Beach Estate

    pursuitist.com 22 Sep '14, 3pm

    17 Mile Drive. Pacific Ocean. Pebble Beach. These are all words we associate with luxury. But when all three are found in a single home that has housed President Gerald Ford, a frequent visitor, and former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan? Mind = blown. Discover just what makes a $23 milli...

  • rt @pursuitist Mercedes Releases Marco Polo Glamper #luxury

    Mercedes Releases Marco Polo Glamper

    pursuitist.com 22 Sep '14, 12pm

    Called the Mercedes Marco Polo, this compact camper van, designed with Westphalia, offers the feeling of an exclusive lounge, doubling up on the idyllic seclusion of a weekend in the wilderness. But don’t let its luxurious interior fool you, this glamper contains everything you need t...

  • rt @pursuitist Baccarat To Unveil 250th Anniversary Christmas Crystal Collection #luxury

    Baccarat To Unveil 250th Anniversary Christmas Crystal Collection

    pursuitist.com 22 Sep '14, 12pm

    The French design house is celebrating its 250th anniversary with a special collection “Christmas in Red”, shining the spotlight on its signature color. French designer Philippe Starck has designed the limited edition “Harcourt Our Fire” candlestick for the collection, featuring a red...

  • rt @pursuitist Last Day! Please Vote For Pursuitist #luxury

    Last Day! Please Vote For

    pursuitist.com 22 Sep '14, 2am

    has nominated Pursuitist Editor In Chief Christopher Parr as one of the top 10 luxury traveler bloggers for 2014. We’re honored by the nomination, and we’re in great company with Luxe In a City, Just Luxe, Kim-Marie Evans and A Luxury Travel Blog and many more. And this honor extends ...

  • rt @pursuitist Absolut Unveiling Andy Warhol Limited Edition Bottle For The Holidays #luxury

    Absolut Unveiling Andy Warhol Limited Edition Bottle For The Holidays

    pursuitist.com 21 Sep '14, 3pm

    Vodka maker Absolut will be launching a limited edition Andy Warhol bottle for the holidays. Nearly 30 years after the high priest of pop culture created an original art piece for the brand, the vodka maker said that it plans to release a tribute bottle inspired by the same painting. ...

  • rt @pursuitist Versace’s New “Unconventional Traveler” Lifestyle Collection #luxury

    Versace's New "Unconventional Traveler" Lifestyle Collection

    pursuitist.com 21 Sep '14, 3pm

    Next year, Versace, the daughter of Santo and Cristiana Versace has plans to launch a lifestyle collection centered on travel. A globe-trotting designer herself, Versace described her plans as “a series of desirable collectables for the unconventional traveler.”

  • 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 ...