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A Luxury Break In The European Destination Of The Year 2014 – Porto

A Luxury Break In The European Destination Of The Year 2014 – Porto

Jamie Ndah samples the very best that the Portuguese city has to offer. Porto, which gave its name to a wine enjoyed all over the world, was again elected Best European Destination in 2014. With its splendid geographical location on the mouth of the river Douro and an architectural heritage of exceptional quality, the historic centre

On Test: Aston Martin DB9 Volante

On Test: Aston Martin DB9 Volante

Luxurious Magazine Editor, Simon Wittenberg, gets behind the wheel of the stunning Aston Martin convertible. The Aston Martin DB9 sports GT first went into production in 2004, a car penned by Ian Callum (now at Jaguar) and Henrik Fisker, who went on to establish his own supercar brand. Available as a coupé or volante (drop-top),

Attila Aszodi - The Man Who Dresses the Rarest Watches in the World

Attila Aszodi - The Man Who Dresses the Rarest Watches in the World

The Attila Aszodi Collection is an exclusive line of bespoke men’s leatherwork. Attila custom crafts the most expensive handmade leather straps for the rarest watches in the world; like a two million dollar Patek Philippe 2499 or the Rolex 6241 Paul Newman Daytona. Attila, with a thirst for workmanship and craft originating from Baden-Baden, Germany,

Stylish Sophistication with a touch of French Flair at the Sofitel So Singapore

Stylish Sophistication with a touch of French Flair at the Sofitel So Singapore

Ong Chin Huat visits the newly opened Sofitel So Singapore located in the heart of city-state’s Central Business District and discovers an on-trend boutique hotel that’s both comfortable and sophisticated and redefines luxury boutique accommodation in the Lion City. Walking into the light-filled and airy lobby of the newly opened Sofitel So Singapore is akin

Going The Distance At The Milestone Hotel

Going The Distance At The Milestone Hotel

Editor, Simon Wittenberg, looks back at a magical stay in the beautiful English country mansion which offers panoramic views stretching over Kensington Palace Gardens in London. The Milestone Hotel is an architecturally-magnificent five-star Grade II listed award-winning member of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection (founded by Bea Tollman who we had the pleasure of having

Luxurious Magazine Meets Malcolm Emery, Executive Chef For Sodexo Prestige

Luxurious Magazine Meets Malcolm Emery, Executive Chef For Sodexo Prestige

The British summer season, along with temperamental weather, brings with it an array of prestigious sporting events including Royal Ascot, Wimbledon tennis and Henley Royal Regatta. As with any high profile event, getting the hospitality just right with exceptional food and drink, is key to making it memorable. Luxurious Magazine caught up with Malcolm Emery,

All ‘Sorted’ At Malmaison Birmingham

All ‘Sorted’ At Malmaison Birmingham

With thirteen self-styled boutique hotels in cities across the UK, Malmaison puts its own stamp on the buildings. And their Birmigham branch is no different. In fact, this former Royal Mail sorting office has been so glamorously converted into a stunning boutique of a place, that its swanky signature Malbar and Brasserie is extremely popular

On Test: Morgan Plus 4

On Test: Morgan Plus 4

Luxurious Magazine Editor, Simon Wittenberg, spends a sun-kissed weekend in the company of a Morgan Plus 4. “What’s that?”, said the Toyota driver who was lined up next to me in stationery traffic. “It’s a Morgan”, I shouted out. “It’s beautiful”, he replied. And he’s right. When people take the time to wind down their

A Cocktail Of Delicious Ingredients At Mayfair’s Trader Vic’s

A Cocktail Of Delicious Ingredients At Mayfair’s Trader Vic’s

  Located on the lower floors of the Hilton Park Lane Hotel in London, Trader Vic's opened its doors in 1963 and remains one of London's favourite Mayfair restaurants and bars. Frequented by celebrities such as Charlie Chaplin and Elton John, it recently underwent a huge refurbishment and its south pacific inspired décor takes inspiration

Piaget Limelight Diamonds: Women’s Jewellery Timepieces Inspired by the Shape of Diamond Solitaires

Piaget Limelight Diamonds: Women’s Jewellery Timepieces Inspired by the Shape of Diamond Solitaires

With their unmatched clarity and beauty, diamonds embody all the preciousness of the moment. Spontaneous, memorable and brilliant: the most exquisitely cut stones evoke the “now”. Piaget presents Limelight Diamonds, a collection of captivating fine jewellery watches that pair the charm of solitaires with the art of fine watchmaking. With a case inspired by the

The Brown + Hudson Ultimate Rich List of Destinations Revealed

The Brown + Hudson Ultimate Rich List of Destinations Revealed

The rich and famous are seeking something truly different when they travel abroad. From Arctic fishing to Amazonian treks, secluded beach retreats to monastic hospitality, Brown + Hudson reveals this year’s ultimate rich list of destinations. Tromsø, NorwayNestled within the Arctic Circle is the small but vibrant Norwegian city of Tromsø, the country’s top luxury

Exploring Studio Grigio at the Intercontinental Davos

Exploring Studio Grigio at the Intercontinental Davos

Intercontinental Davos, one of the region’s most prestigious hotels is the location for Studio Grigio, a 1500 M2 destination taking the entire top floor of the iconic building, re-imagining the notion of gourmet restaurant, private dining, cocktail bar, entertainment lounge and sky terrace by combining them all into one social space. Studio Grigio is the

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Dickie Bannenberg, Company Leader, Bannenberg & Rowell Design

Luxurious Magazine Meets Dickie Bannenberg, Company Leader, Bannenberg & Rowell Design

Bannenberg & Rowell is the most famous name in yacht design. The award-winning interior design and exterior design studio create exacting bespoke design for clients, whether it is luxury yachts, residential projects, aircraft interiors or

Discovering The Delights Of The Venetian Bauers L’Hotel

Discovering The Delights Of The Venetian Bauers L’Hotel

If there is one place you don’t mind getting lost in, it has to be Venice. It’s half the fun. Doing away with the sightseeing map and compass is incredibly liberating and a much better

Chocolate Fit For A King Or Three At Hampton Court Palace

Chocolate Fit For A King Or Three At Hampton Court Palace

Since the humble cocoa bean arrived on our shores in the seventeenth century, Britain has been a nation of chocolate lovers. hether you were rich or poor, young or old, almost everyone likes to indulge

Travel & Leisure

A Luxury Break In The European Destination Of The Year 2014 – Porto

A Luxury Break In The European Destination Of The Year 2014 – Porto

Jamie Ndah samples the very best that the Portuguese city has to offer. Porto, which gave its name to a wine enjoyed all over the world, was again elected Best European Destination in 2014. With its

Cars & Boats

Aston Martin DB9 Volante

On Test: Aston Martin DB9 Volante

Luxurious Magazine Editor, Simon Wittenberg, gets behind the wheel of the stunning Aston Martin convertible. The Aston Martin DB9 sports GT first went into production in 2004, a car penned by Ian Callum (now at

Watches & Jewellery

Attila Aszodi - The Man Who Dresses the Rarest Watches in the World

Attila Aszodi - The Man Who Dresses the Rarest Watches in the World

The Attila Aszodi Collection is an exclusive line of bespoke men’s leatherwork. Attila custom crafts the most expensive handmade leather straps for the rarest watches in the world; like a two million dollar Patek Philippe

Food & Dining

All ‘Sorted’ At Malmaison Birmingham

All ‘Sorted’ At Malmaison Birmingham

With thirteen self-styled boutique hotels in cities across the UK, Malmaison puts its own stamp on the buildings. And their Birmigham branch is no different. In fact, this former Royal Mail sorting office has been

General News

The 100% Pure Belgian Chocolate Bathroom Suite

The 100% Pure Belgian Chocolate Bathroom Suite

Some of us in the past have imagined reclining in a bath full of warm liquid chocolate, a British bathroom design company have put a slight twist on this indulgent fantasy by creating a 100%

Art & Collectables

A Visit To Masterpiece London 2014 By Ian Stevens

A Visit To Masterpiece London 2014 By Ian Stevens

As I drove down the Embankment in London recently I did a double-take as what had been green open fields in front of the Royal Hospital Chelsea had been replaced by a huge stately home!

People & Interviews

Luxurious Magazine Meets Malcolm Emery, Executive Chef For Sodexo Prestige

Luxurious Magazine Meets Malcolm Emery, Executive Chef For Sodexo Prestige

The British summer season, along with temperamental weather, brings with it an array of prestigious sporting events including Royal Ascot, Wimbledon tennis and Henley Royal Regatta. As with any high profile event, getting the hospitality

Wines & Spirits

Luxurious Beverage Of The Month: Graham’s Ne Oublie Port

Luxurious Beverage Of The Month: Graham’s Ne Oublie Port

For August’s Luxurious Beverage of the Month, we turn our focus to Graham’s Ne Oublie port. Andrew James Symington, the great grandfather of the current generation of the Symington family, arrived in Portugal in 1882

Style & Fashion

Christian Dior Re-Opens its Doors at the expanded and enlarged treasure trove boutique in Starhill Gallery in Kuala Lumpur

Christian Dior Re-Opens its Doors at the expanded and enlarged treasure trove boutique in Starhill Gallery in Kuala Lumpur

The Chic and the sleek of Malaysian society turn up at the re-opening party of Christian Dior’s flagship boutique in the swanky Starhill Gallery, reports Ong Chin Huat. The Starhill Gallery Dior Flagship Boutique interior

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