Viral Christmas video from WestJet may make you cry

Viral Christmas video from WestJet may make you cry

(Relaxnews) – A  holiday video campaign from a no-frills Canadian carrier has gone viral for making the Christmas wishes of a plane full of unsuspecting flyers come true. Just a day after being uploaded on December 9, the heartwarming video from WestJet has received more than 1.2 million hits on YouTube for pulling off an impressive feat […]

Dior releases ‘Golden Christmas’ video

Dior releases ‘Golden Christmas’ video

(Relaxnews) – Christian Dior has released a new holiday beauty video celebrating the magic of this time of year. Set at “Versailles, the night before Christmas,” the latest beauty film from Christian Diorsees the French luxury brand showing off its Dior Holiday Collection, a collection of warm gold, frozen pearl and pink colors alongside some of […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays, Online, Videos ·
How Americans will be spending the holidays: TripAdvisor

How Americans will be spending the holidays: TripAdvisor

(Relaxnews) – New York and Orlando have emerged as the top US destination for Americans this holiday season. According to a TripAdvisor poll of 14,000 respondents across the US, for the 45 percent who said they plan to hit the road or the skies this month, the most popular domestic destination was the Big Apple, […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Christmas, Destinations, Holidays, New Year's Day, Online ·
Seven ways to battle the holiday bulge

Seven ways to battle the holiday bulge

(Relaxnews) – ‘Tis the season for holiday eating. And that means that most of us will pack on about one to two pounds (.5-1 kilo) this time of year. While that might not sound like much, annual weight gain adds up year after year. But rather than put down the eggnog and fruit cake altogether, […]

09.12.2013 · Filled under: Christmas, Health & Fitness, Holidays, Sports & Recreation ·
Eco-friendly alternative trees for a Green Christmas

Eco-friendly alternative trees for a Green Christmas

(Relaxnews) – Hate fake plastic trees? Opting out of the traditional fir tree this year doesn’t mean you have to be a Scrooge when it comes to design, thanks to a host of chic sustainable alternatives. With materials ranging from cardboard to steel, re-usable Christmas trees have never been so innovative or stylish. British brand Timbatree recently […]

07.12.2013 · Filled under: Christmas, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
‘World’s most expensive’ Christmas wreath unveiled

‘World’s most expensive’ Christmas wreath unveiled

(Relaxnews) – A Christmas wreath featuring over 40 glittering diamonds and rubies was launched this week. Costing a cool $4,645,800 (€3,424,575), the 138.83 carat wreath is made to order and takes just under a week to create. The start of the piece is a 17.49 carat ruby, which is offset by a 3.03 carat yellow […]

06.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online ·
Top iPhone apps: ‘Advent 2013, 25 Christmas apps’

Top iPhone apps: ‘Advent 2013, 25 Christmas apps’

(Relaxnews) – An advent calendar app makes the most of its seasonal opportunity and proves most popular in Europe and Canada, while QuizUp rises in the States over Thanksgiving week, and a new Candy Crush Saga update jolts Japan. Details of these and other top free iPhone applications by country for the week, by number […]

Paris offers shopping passport to visitors over the holidays

Paris offers shopping passport to visitors over the holidays

(Relaxnews) – Visitors to Paris over the holidays are being offered a special shopping passport that can be used at more than 270 stores across the French retail mecca for a 10 percent discount. The Paris City Passport Shopping is being offered to visitors who’ve already spent €80 worth of tourist goods fromparisinfo.com or other Paris Convention and […]

04.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden, Online ·
Holidays: sophisticated fragrance gift sets for him

Holidays: sophisticated fragrance gift sets for him

(Relaxnews) – Each year, honoring a long-standing Christmas tradition, perfume makers present their star fragrances in exceptionally enticing gift sets. In 2013, these brands are emphasizing elegance and masculinity, presenting boxes in black, white and grey containing luxurious male fragrances and skincare products. Tome 1 – La Pureté For Him by Zadig & Voltaire For […]

30.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays, New Year's Day ·
Holiday champagne collections include self-cooling boxes and speakers

Holiday champagne collections include self-cooling boxes and speakers

(Relaxnews) – From elegant stemware, Swarovski crystals and even custom-made speakers, champagne houses have released festive holiday collections that up the ante in elegance and innovative packaging. Luxury champagne house Piper-Heidsieck, for instance, has teamed up with French crystal-maker Baccarat to create a $650 holiday gift featuring two bottles of bubbly and a pair of custom-made flutes. Set […]

Chevrolet hopes to raise the roof with limited edition Corvette drop top

Chevrolet hopes to raise the roof with limited edition Corvette drop top

(Relaxnews) – Announced just in time for Christmas, only 550 examples of the Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible will be built. To make absolutely certain that onlookers know the car is special, each one will be finished in Lime Rock Green paint with a brownstone suede interior, accented with carbon fiber. The dashboard will also […]

28.11.2013 · Filled under: Christmas, Destinations, Holidays, Motoring ·
US consumer watchdog releases toxic toy list

US consumer watchdog releases toxic toy list

(Relaxnews) – Just in time for holiday shopping, the US-based consumer watchdog Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) announced this year’s list of unsafe toys sold in the country. Released Tuesday, the annual “Trouble in Toyland” report reveals the results of laboratory testing on toys for toxic chemicals including lead, cadmium, and phthalates, all of which can have […]

28.11.2013 · Filled under: Christmas, Health & Fitness, Holidays, Home & Garden, New Year's Day ·
No handset is perfect, survey finds

No handset is perfect, survey finds

(Relaxnews) – A new study highlights the biggest frustrations that owners have with the iPhone 5S, Samsung Galaxy SIV, Motorola Moto X and HTC One. The results are based on Fixya users’ experiences with their handsets and issues range from battery life to overheating to screen problems and a lack of expandable storage. To arrive at its […]

Hardest person to buy for? Your significant other, survey says

Hardest person to buy for? Your significant other, survey says

(Relaxnews) – Good news for singletons: an online survey claims that for most people, shopping for their significant other’s gift is the most arduous task on the holiday list. According to a recent survey of 1,000 adults, both men and women describe their significant other as the hardest person to buy a gift for during […]

A Modern Spin on Holiday Classics

A Modern Spin on Holiday Classics

(Family Features) Traditional goodies always add a touch of sweetness to the holidays. Updates to some of your favorite holiday classics help keep family traditions alive while incorporating creative and on-trend ingredients. Everyone knows fruitcakes have long been a holiday tradition, and new and improved versions of this timeless treat are making a festive comeback, […]

Penhaligon’s presents Victorian-inspired holiday gift sets

Penhaligon’s presents Victorian-inspired holiday gift sets

(Relaxnews) – The English perfume house chose Victorian music boxes and mechanical songbirds as the theme for its holiday gift sets this year. Penhaligon’s is offering two versions of the songbird tins: one for women and one for men. Each of these intricately decorated gift tins contains five 5mL bottles of iconic fragrances from the […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays ·
Salvatore Ferragamo announces four new Tuscan Soul fragrances

Salvatore Ferragamo announces four new Tuscan Soul fragrances

(Relaxnews) – The Italian luxury brand has revealed four exclusive new juices, set to hit select stores in time for the holidays. The Tuscan Soul Quintessential Collection by Salvatore Ferragamo takes its cues from the famous Italian region of Tuscany, the home of the Italian luxury label. Bianco di Carrara is inspired by the region’s […]

24.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
Marc Jacobs dresses up two feminine fragrances for the holidays

Marc Jacobs dresses up two feminine fragrances for the holidays

(Relaxnews) – The American designer’s brand is celebrating the magic and wonder of the holidays with two gift sets featuring its iconic fragrances Dot and Honey. The two holiday gift sets expand upon the cheerful colors and eclectic packaging of the Honey and Dot bottles, which evoke honeybees and ladybugs, respectively. Dot is available in […]

24.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays ·
Eric Haze redesigns Kiehl’s products for the holidays

Eric Haze redesigns Kiehl’s products for the holidays

(Relaxnews) – The cosmetics brand has teamed up with the New York-based designer and graffiti artist to revamp its classic packaging with a colorful and edgy style. For a limited edition this season, the traditional yellow and white shades of Kiehl’s packaging will be complemented by more flamboyant designs in red, purple, blue and green. […]

24.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
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