pursuitist.com Archives - 06 July 2015, Monday

  • rt @pursuitist Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Exhibition At The Victoria & Albert Museum #luxury

    Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Exhibition At The Victoria & Albert Museum

    pursuitist.com 04 Jul '15, 6pm

    The Victoria & Albert Museum has announced that it will open through the night for the final two weekends of its run in order to meet demand for the sold-out Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition. With only one month to go, and with all pre-bookable tickets already sold out, the...

  • rt @pursuitist Mario Testino To Photograph Princess Charlotte’s Christening #luxury

    Mario Testino To Photograph Princess Charlotte's Christening

    pursuitist.com 04 Jul '15, 6pm

    One of the fashion world’s most sought-after photographers, Mario Testino, has been commissioned to capture Princess Charlotte at her baptism at Kensington Palace. He is the same snapper who took the first official photographs of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge following t...

  • Secret Gardens: 6 Great Farm-to-Table Restaurants

    pursuitist.com 04 Jul '15, 4pm

    Much of the farmland in California’s Sonoma county has been converted to wine growing since it’s profitable and attracts the tourists. Husband and wife team Duskie Estes and John Stewart believe in the diversity of agriculture. In 2001, the duo opened Zazu Restaurant, which is situate...

  • Best English Country Escapes

    pursuitist.com 04 Jul '15, 4pm

    This Arcadian hotel bills itself as “your very own Cotswold countryside retreat” and easily earns this reputation. Its staff are happy to accommodate the needs and whims of their guests, offering meals in its luxurious garden or activities that include horse riding and cycling. Intere...

  • rt @pursuitist BMW Showcases Green Driving Technology #luxury

    BMW Showcases Green Driving Technology

    pursuitist.com 04 Jul '15, 4pm

    From direct water injection systems to hybrids and full hydrogen fuel cell powertrains, BMW is leaving no stone unturned it its search for increased efficiency and reduced pollution. BMW has been testing the feasibility of hydrogen fuel cells as an eventual replacement for the interna...

  • rt @pursuitist Harry Potter Culinary Event At London’s Warner Bros Studios Tour #luxury

    Harry Potter Culinary Event At London's Warner Bros Studios Tour

    pursuitist.com 04 Jul '15, 4pm

    The London outpost of the movie studio will transform into an epicurean destination this summer, serving up “Harry Potter”-themed treats as part of a behind-the-scenes look at the preparation of the Hogwarts feasts. For the first time ever, the Warner Bros Studios Tour will reveal the...

  • rt @pursuitist Buy Ian Fleming’s Bentley #luxury

    Buy Ian Fleming's Bentley

    pursuitist.com 04 Jul '15, 3pm

    A 1953 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback once owned by Ian Fleming could start a bidding war at this year’s Gooding1 Company Pebble Beach auction on August 15. With its displays of incredibly exotic, incredibly expensive classic cars, its fine dining, stunning Californian scenery an...

  • rt @pursuitist Paris Skyline To Boast Of First Skyscraper In 40 Years #luxury

    Paris Skyline To Boast Of First Skyscraper In 40 Years

    pursuitist.com 04 Jul '15, 3pm

    The City of Light is all set to shine with a new addition to its skyline as Paris gears up to welcome its first skyscraper in over 40 years. The Paris city council has approved the rise of “Tour Triangle” in the exhibition site Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles, Paris, Fr...

  • Maserati opens pop up store in Milan

    Maserati opens pop up store in Milan

    pursuitist.com 03 Jul '15, 3pm

    This concept store will feature many of Maserati’s brand partners including Ermenegildo Zegna, Bulgari, La Martina and Dr. Vranjes. The store will also feature a number of other Italian brands like Poltrona Frau, Venini, Frigerio, Unopiù, Caffitaly and Montante. Maserati will also hos...

  • rt @pursuitist Candance Bushnell is “Killing Monica,” Not Carrie #luxury

    Candance Bushnell is "Killing Monica," Not Carrie

    pursuitist.com 02 Jul '15, 9pm

    Candace Bushnell is quick to tell that no, her newest book, “Killing Monica,” is not about Carrie Bradshaw — or Sarah Jessica Parker — although the critics seem to relish in thinking that she’d like to see the demise of her most famous character to-date in what must be either a “mean ...

  • rt @pursuitist Behind the wheel with Tyson Sullivan #luxury

    Behind the wheel with Tyson Sullivan

    pursuitist.com 02 Jul '15, 8pm

    Tyson Sullivan is a Texas-born actor who has been getting rave reviews for his portrayal of Hondo, a villainous white supremacist on the Cinemax series Banshee . While the characters he plays often lean to the dark side, Tyson is as laid-back and easygoing as they get. We caught up wi...

  • rt @pursuitist The Best Raw Bars In New York #luxury

    The Best Raw Bars In New York

    pursuitist.com 02 Jul '15, 5pm

    Mark Kurlansky writes “before the 20th century, when people thought of New York, they thought of oysters.” Though that sentiment along with New York’s oyster population has diminished over the past two centuries with the city’s drastic growth, oysters are currently making a strong com...

  • rt @pursuitist Louis Vuitton’s Series 3 Campaign Stars Alicia Vikander #luxury

    Louis Vuitton's Series 3 Campaign Stars Alicia Vikander

    pursuitist.com 02 Jul '15, 3pm

    WWD reports, that Nicolas Ghesquière, artistic director of women’s collections at Louis Vuitton seeks to represent diverse ages and nationalities in his advertising. He has also cast Liya Kebede, Fernanda Ly and Angel Rutledge for the Teller shots, photographed at the utopian home of ...

  • rt @pursuitist Tiffany Store Marks Its Opening At Selfridges By Recreating A Fifth Avenue In London #luxury

    Tiffany Store Marks Its Opening At Selfridges By Recreating A Fifth Avenue In London

    pursuitist.com 02 Jul '15, 1pm

    Tiffany & Co. has a new address in London as the American luxury jeweler has opened a new boutique in store at Selfridges Oxford Street. One of the world’s most-loved luxury brands will also be available on Selfridges.com. To mark its opening Tiffany also unveils an immersive installa...

  • rt @pursuitist Winona Ryder Poses For Marc Jacobs’ All-Star Fall 2015 Campaign #luxury

    Winona Ryder Poses For Marc Jacobs' All-Star Fall 2015 Campaign

    pursuitist.com 01 Jul '15, 3pm

    The world’s most stylish celebrities are dancing to the tunes of Marc Jacobs as they readily star in his Autumn/Winter 2015 campaign. We have already seen Cher add elegance to Marc Jacobs’ new ad campaign. The latest star to join the league is American actress Winona Ryder. Winona has...

  • rt @pursuitist Breitling watches, jets and a very special Bentley #luxury

    Breitling watches, jets and a very special Bentley

    pursuitist.com 01 Jul '15, 3pm

    In addition to Breitling’s commemorative product, their automotive partner Bentley, also released a limited edition Continental GT Speed, with a paint scheme, accessories and interior design inspired by the Breitling Jets. Designed by their Mulliner division, the colors exactly match ...

  • rt @pursuitist Hermès’ First-Ever Parfumerie To Open In New York #luxury

    Hermès' First-Ever Parfumerie To Open In New York -

    pursuitist.com 01 Jul '15, 1pm

    French perfumier Céline Ellena, the daughter of their in-house perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena, has also devised a new candle for the opening. Called “The Shop Around the Corner,” the fragrance is dedicated to New York and will be available only at the Hermès parfumerie. She spoke about h...

  • rt @pursuitist Kate Moss And Cara Delevingne For My Burberry Eau de Toilette #luxury

    Kate Moss And Cara Delevingne For My Burberry Eau de Toilette

    pursuitist.com 01 Jul '15, 2am

    “The idea was to create a contemporary scent which preserved the elegant quality of My Burberry. On top, the citrus freshness of the bergamot was replaced by the lemon flower to give the Eau de Toilette its brightness. At the heart, the geranium was transformed into a fresh bouquet of...

  • Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak's Former Home Sells For $3.9 Million

    pursuitist.com 30 Jun '15, 4pm

    Not only Apple Computer’s co-founder Steve Wozniak’s name is associated to it but the house also carries signature Apple touch. The former home of Steve Wozniak was originally built in 1986 for him with the help of the same contractors who built Apple’s offices. Wozniak played a big r...

  • rt @pursuitist The Overhead Compartment with Stephanie Szostak #luxury

    The Overhead Compartment with Stephanie Szostak

    pursuitist.com 30 Jun '15, 3pm

    Iron Man 3. Devil Wears Prada. Dinner With Schmucks. Diverse, fascinating, fun films that may have only one thing in common: The stunning Stephanie Szostak. Born and raised in France, Stephanie came to the US to play golf for the College of William and Mary, made her way to NYC, worke...

  • Aman Announces Late 2015 Opening for New Dominican Republic Property

    pursuitist.com 30 Jun '15, 3pm

    , the second Aman property in the Caribbean, has announced a scheduled opening date of late 2015. The property will be located on a dramatic clifftop overlooking the crescent-shaped Playa Grande beach, surrounded by verdant jungle and framed by the island’s dramatic Cordillera Septent...

  • rt @pursuitist Johnny Depp’s Private Village In Plan de la Tour, France Is Up For $26 Million #luxury

    Johnny Depp's Private Village In Plan de la Tour, France Is Up For $26 Million

    pursuitist.com 30 Jun '15, 2pm

    has listed his 37-acre estate for $26 million. The award-winning 52 year old American actor has put the entire estate which includes a complete Provencal village of stone-built houses dating back to over two centuries on sale in Plan de la Tour, France. Located at about 17 miles from ...

  • rt @pursuitist Naomi Campbell Stars In La Perla Made to Measure Atelier Campaign #luxury

    Naomi Campbell Stars In La Perla Made to Measure Atelier Campaign

    pursuitist.com 30 Jun '15, 2pm

    By starring in the new La Perla campaign, Naomi Campbell has made it clear that she is here to stay in the most sensual manner. The 45 year old English model has been in the industry since three decades and still confidently carries the crown of being one of the most sought-after supe...

  • rt @pursuitist Balenciaga Fall Ads Provocative, Powerful with Kate Moss and Lara Stone #luxury

    Balenciaga Fall Ads Provocative, Powerful with Kate Moss and Lara Stone

    pursuitist.com 29 Jun '15, 9pm

    “For me, the fall collection began with the real women of Balenciaga — women who are multifaceted and multidimensional: strong and sensual yet also austere and mysterious,” said Alexander Wang, Balenciaga’s creative director. “I wanted the first image for the campaign to frame Kate an...

  • The Cape, Cabo's First Thompson Hotel, Opens

    pursuitist.com 29 Jun '15, 8pm

    There’s lots to love about Los Cabos – we should know, given that we just returned from a visit and will be sharing coverage over the coming weeks. But today, we bring you exciting news – not only have 85% of the area’s hotels now fully re-opened following last year’s devastating hurr...

  • rt @pursuitist Sneak Peek Inside Hotel Café Royal’s Dome Penthouse #luxury

    Sneak Peek Inside Hotel Café Royal's Dome Penthouse -

    pursuitist.com 29 Jun '15, 4pm

    Rise above the rest of the city to check in to the Dome Penthouse at Hotel Café Royal which has reopened as a luxury 5 star hotel in the heart of central London. The iconic London landmark features 160 contemporary guestrooms, including 49 suites and six signature suites. However its ...

  • Marilyn Monroe’s Grave Marker And Princess Diana’s Dress Auctioned In Beverly Hills

    Marilyn Monroe's Grave Marker And Princess Diana's Dress Auctioned In Beverly Hills

    pursuitist.com 29 Jun '15, 12pm

    Fans and collectors leave no stone unturned and readily empty their bank accounts in order to posses significant items of some of their icons. Marilyn Monroe’s items lead the Hollywood Legends sale at the recent Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills. The most record-breaking sale of the ...

  • rt @pursuitist Donatella Versace Featured In Givenchy Fall Winter 2015 Advertising Campaign #luxury

    Donatella Versace Featured In Givenchy Fall Winter 2015 Advertising Campaign

    pursuitist.com 29 Jun '15, 11am

    Givenchy’s creative director Riccardo Tisci had already made an announcement about Donatella Versace being the new face of FW 15 Givenchy Family Campaign via his Instagram post. The luxury French brand has floated more images of the campaign starring Donatella Versace as the lead. The...

  • rt @pursuitist NYC’s La Nuit en Rosé a Seduction for the Senses #luxury

    NYC's La Nuit en Rosé a Seduction for the Senses -

    pursuitist.com 28 Jun '15, 11pm

    Boasting more than 150 rosé wines and rosé champagnes from 120 wineries in 9 different countries, NYC’s second ever La Nuit en Rosé featured “ten shades of red” ranging from soft blushes from Provence to deep cérises from Tavel, and also included a truffle tasting by Urbani, an indoor...

  • rt @pursuitist Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris Are The World’s Highest Paid Celebrity Couple #luxury

    Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris Are The World's Highest Paid Celebrity Couple

    pursuitist.com 28 Jun '15, 2am

    and Calvin Harris have toppled Beyoncé and Jay Z to be crowned as the world’s highest-earning celebrity couple. The duo have ranked as the highest-paid celebrity couple by Forbes with earnings of over $146 million earned over the last 12 months. Also for the first time, the list will ...