Sep 23, 2014

Interview with Julia Korol: The Latest Designer Talent Presents at London Fashion Week SS15

Interview with Julia Korol: The Latest Designer Talent Presents at London Fashion Week SS15

Fashion world is hard to break into but leave it to newcomer Julia Korolto push through those heavy doors and manage to get attention of editors at Vogue Italia, L’Officiel, Nylon and others only after one season. A graduate of Central Saint Martins, Julia’s designs are strong in structure, evoke emotion and radiate feminine energy with vibrant patterns. Pursuitist got to pick the brain of this…

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Sep 23, 2014

Jaguar XE by Stella McCartney Unveiled #FEELXE

Jaguar XE by Stella McCartney Unveiled #FEELXE

Ahead of Stella McCartney’s Paris Fashion Week Show on September 29th, England’s iconic automaker Jaguar has joined forces with the designer as the roll-out of the new Jaguar XE continues.

Together, the two British luxury brands have created the FEEL XE Experience; featuring a fleet of luxury Stella McCartney inspired Jaguars draped in her distinctive Superhero print from her Spring 2015…

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Sep 23, 2014

Ritz-Carlton to Unveil New Bal Harbor Property October 2

Ritz-Carlton to Unveil New Bal Harbor Property October 2

 

 

 

Starting next Thursday,  ONE Bal Harbour Resort & Spa will become The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami making it the tenth property in the company’s Florida portfolio.

We love this luxe enclave, and can’t even express our excitement that a Ritz-Carlton will be added to the mix.

The existing hotel is an 18-story glass signature designed tower overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and…

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Sep 23, 2014

Karl Lagerfeld Unveils Choupette-Inspired Accessories And Book

Karl Lagerfeld Unveils Choupette-Inspired Accessories And Book

People love their pets and go to various extent to shower love and attention on them. But Karl Lagerfeld leads the pack of pet-fanatics by designing a capsule collection after his feline petChoupette. Playing the role of the muse for Monster Choupette, his latest collection of accessories, Choupette’s angry cartoonish appearance will be seen on a range of accessories.

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Sep 23, 2014

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

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

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.”

pharrell-williams-ontwerpt-tassen-1780-4617WWD: “Pharrell Williams Collaborates With Moynat… The signer and French leather goods firm have created a capsule range of…

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Sep 22, 2014

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

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

Those shoes are to die for!  And somewhere in stacked heels’ storied past, someone might have…

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.

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Killer Heels: The Art of the High Heel Shoe, runs September 10, 2014…

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Sep 22, 2014

Crushing on the Bedford Post Inn’s New Campagna

Crushing on the Bedford Post Inn’s New Campagna

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.

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An opening is imminent for the estate’s newest fine dining experience, helmed by famed restauranteur Michael White.  White, a James Beard…

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Sep 22, 2014

5 Must-See Wine Destinations

5 Must-See Wine Destinations

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 destinations, many of which are already popular among tourists for other reasons.

Belgium
Known abroad for its craft…

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Sep 22, 2014

Daily Dream Home: A $23 Million Pebble Beach Estate

Daily Dream Home: A $23 Million Pebble Beach Estate

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 million price tag in this Spanish Colonial style villa on a three-acre bluff. 1658 Crespi Lane in Pebble Beach, also…

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Sep 22, 2014

Zaha Hadid Homeware Collection Debuts At Harrods

Zaha Hadid Homeware Collection Debuts At Harrods

Though she started off as an architect, Zaha Hadid’s signature curvaceous touch can be seen, not only on buildings but also, on furniture pieces, fashion wear, footwear, jewelry and the likes. Her neofuturistic designs keep flowing across various spheres to give a distinctive identity to the creations. The Iraqi-British designer’s vision has also touched the homeware collections this season.…

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Sep 22, 2014

Inside Milan’s Armani/Nobu Restaurant

Inside Milan’s Armani/Nobu Restaurant

Italy’s Armani/Nobu restaurant has unveiled its new look following a complete redesign, which is located at the Emporio Armani Store over looking the peaceful and aristocratic neighborhood of Via Pisoni, 1.

The exclusive Milan eatery now features a large bar and smoking area in its 380 metre squared entrance hall, in addition to an extended veranda.

Meanwhile a brand new champagne-colored…

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Sep 22, 2014

Baccarat To Unveil 250th Anniversary Christmas Crystal Collection

Baccarat To Unveil 250th Anniversary Christmas Crystal Collection

You might think it’s too early to be planning your Christmas décor, but luxury crystal house Baccarat is planning ahead.

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,…

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Sep 21, 2014

Last Day! Please Vote For Pursuitist

Last Day! Please Vote For Pursuitist

Today’s the last day to vote! USA Today 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 beyond Christopher, this includes fantastic travel reviews from McLean…

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Sep 21, 2014

Mercedes Releases Marco Polo Glamper

Mercedes Releases Marco Polo Glamper

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 to survive for weeks far away from maddening urbanites, including a kitchenette, complete with two gas burners, a…

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Sep 21, 2014

Absolut Unveiling Andy Warhol Limited Edition Bottle For The Holidays

Absolut Unveiling Andy Warhol Limited Edition Bottle For The Holidays

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.

“We are incredibly excited to launch this unique bottle, the design of which exemplifies our iconic partnership…

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