Chanel adds to ‘Coco Crush’ range with diamond-paved rings and cuffs

Chanel adds to ‘Coco Crush’ range with diamond-paved rings and cuffs

The French luxury brand is expanding its “Coco Crush” jewelry collection — inspired by its legendary quilted motif — with new pieces partially paved with diamond constellations. These latest additions to the line, fronted by Keira Knightley, are due in Chanel Jewelry boutiques this month. Chanel Jewelry unveiled the first creations from its “Coco Crush” […]

04.09.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Luxury house Bulgari to showcase heritage collection as part of exclusive Australian exhibition

Luxury house Bulgari to showcase heritage collection as part of exclusive Australian exhibition

Luxury jewelry brand Bulgari is set to showcase some of its spectacular heritage collection, worn by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Grace Kelly, and Sophia Loren, as part of an exclusive new exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia. The exhibit, titled “Italian Jewels: Bulgari Style,” will run from September 30 to January 29, […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Tiffany & Co. taps ex-Coach creative director for new homewares and accessories line

Tiffany & Co. taps ex-Coach creative director for new homewares and accessories line

Luxury brand Tiffany & Co. has hired American fashion designer Reed Krakoff to create a gifts, home and accessories collection, scheduled to hit shelves in 2017. Krakoff, who is the former executive creative director of Coach, Inc, will collaborate with the well-known jewelry firm on exclusive products that will include handbags, leather accessories, sunglasses, tabletop (including […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Keira Knightley to front Chanel’s jewelry line

Keira Knightley to front Chanel’s jewelry line

British beauty Keira Knightley is the new face of Chanel’s jewelry line “Coco Crush.” The ad campaign, shot by celebrity photography Mario Testino, will be launched in the fall. Other models that have fronted the jewelry line include Sigrid Agren and Jac Jagaciak. Knightley is also the face of the luxury brand’s perfume “Coco Mademoiselle” […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
Siri is the standout star of Apple’s annual developer conference

Siri is the standout star of Apple’s annual developer conference

Speeding up Apple Watch reaction times, and adding more channels and live video feeds to Apple TV will be welcome additions to Apple’s devices, but it is the decision to set Siri, its virtual assistant, free of the iPhone and let it land on the desktop and work with other developers’ apps that is the […]

Hugh Jackman named Montblanc’s US ambassador

Hugh Jackman named Montblanc’s US ambassador

Award-winning Australian actor and stage performer Hugh Jackman will be promoting and representing the European luxury brand in North America. Jackman has been the Maison’s global brand ambassador since 2014 and as the company marks its 110th anniversary, the actor will be turning his attention and his considerable charm to the US where he will […]

Pandora launches Valentine’s Day collection

Pandora launches Valentine’s Day collection

(Relaxnews) – Jewelry brand Pandora has launched its romantic collection for shoppers looking to convey their love with bling this Valentine’s Day. The new collection comprises a series of .925 sterling silver and 14k gold jewelry pieces that are intricately decorated with shimmering stones, shining enamel and hearts. Its star piece is a heart-shaped design […]

19.01.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Valentine's Day ·
Wearables market surge led by Apple, Chinese makers

Wearables market surge led by Apple, Chinese makers

(Washington-AFP) – The global market for wearable tech surged in the third quarter, fueled by the Apple watch and gains from Chinese manufacturers, a market tracker said Thursday. The research firm IDC said some 21.7 million wearables were sold in the past quarter, a jump of 197 percent. Fitness tracker maker Fitbit maintained the top […]

04.12.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Asian appetite for luxury boosts global art and jewel auctions

Asian appetite for luxury boosts global art and jewel auctions

(Geneva-AFP) – They are not in the room rubbing shoulders with traditional wealthy buyers, instead choosing to remain in the shadows, making their multi-million bids by telephone. Asian millionaires and billionaires have this week discretely stolen the show at a range of auctions, dishing out record sums for works of art and precious gemstones put […]

16.11.2015 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Parisian jeweler Mauboussin adds a bejeweled bottle to its perfume line

Parisian jeweler Mauboussin adds a bejeweled bottle to its perfume line

(Relaxnews) – Parisian jewelry house Mauboussin’s latest fragrance, ”Promise me,” is an olfactory tribute to its iconic “Le Premier Jour” ring. The new scent is set to hit retail this month in two formats. Having celebrated happiness with its “À la folie” eau de parfum, the French jeweler Mauboussin has returned to the theme of love […]

02.11.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Goldgenie launches iPhone 6s customized with diamonds

Goldgenie launches iPhone 6s customized with diamonds

(Relaxnews) – Along with gold, rose gold and platinum, a luxury customization service will encrust the latest iPhone 6s with 800 diamonds. It hasn’t even hit the market yet, but Goldgenie is opening pre-orders for its 24K gold, rose gold and platinum iPhone 6s collection August 31. The newest iteration of the iPhone, which is […]

25.08.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Watches: Vacheron Constantin presents trio of ‘Temple of Flora’ timepieces

Watches: Vacheron Constantin presents trio of ‘Temple of Flora’ timepieces

(Relaxnews) – The Swiss watchmaker has added three new models to its “Métiers d’Art Florilège” collection. Their illustrations are reproductions of paintings and engravings in Robert John Thornton’s 1799 botanical masterpiece “Temple of Flora.” Three very limited edition timepieces are available. These three new models are inspired by three plants referenced in the Robert John […]

17.05.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Outrageous chocolate Easter bunny costs $49,000 thanks to diamond eyes

Outrageous chocolate Easter bunny costs $49,000 thanks to diamond eyes

(Relaxnews) – It took a master chocolatier, cocoa from Tanzania and two solitaire diamonds to create what’s being billed as the world’s most extravagant chocolate Easter bunny, worth $49,000 — or, the price of a high-end car. The specs are impressive: The bunny statuette measures 38 cm (about a foot tall) and weighs in at […]

25.03.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Easter, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online, Videos ·
Mystery Apple event planned for March 9, likely on Watch

Mystery Apple event planned for March 9, likely on Watch

(New York-AFP) – Apple sent invitations Thursday for a mystery event due to take place March 9, amid speculation about an imminent launch of its much anticipated Apple Watch. The invitation simply said “Spring Forward,” referring to the fact that clocks will spring forward one hour in the United States the day before for daylight […]

26.02.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Chanel brings a touch of rock ‘n’ roll to new watch line

Chanel brings a touch of rock ‘n’ roll to new watch line

(Relaxnews) – The French brand has presented its new Première Rock watch collection, which combines the sophistication inherent to the Chanel name with a younger, more modern and more rebellious side. Upon first glance, the watches in this new collection resemble Chanel’s classic Première model. But a closer look reveals a number of design details […]

04.02.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Watches & Wonders: women’s watches get technical, black is back, Asia reigns

Watches & Wonders: women’s watches get technical, black is back, Asia reigns

(Relaxnews) – We check out some of the major market trends as Watches & Wonders kicks off. Running September 30 to October 2 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the event sees over ten thousand press and buyers from across Asia converge to explore this year’s models from 13 of the biggest luxury watchmakers. […]

29.09.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Apple Watch tipped for Valentine’s Day debut

Apple Watch tipped for Valentine’s Day debut

(Relaxnews) – It could well 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 new product since the original iPad back […]

Consumers not impressed by the Apple Watch

Consumers not impressed by the Apple Watch

(Relaxnews) – Only one in ten consumers said that they would definitely be buying Apple’s first wearable technology device. That is according to Tolunda QuickSurveys. It polled over 1000 US consumers about their first impressions regarding Apple’s new iPhones and Apple Watch and discovered that while the company’s latest handsets have hit the mark, consumers […]

13.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
The Apple Watch – worth the wait?

The Apple Watch – worth the wait?

(Relaxnews) – After almost two years of speculation, Apple’s first smartwatch, simply called Apple Watch, is finally a reality. And as expected from any device that was developed under the watchful eyes of Jony Ive, it’s as stylish as it is potentially useful. But good looks alone do not guarantee a device is going to […]

10.09.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Apple’s new products and services

Apple’s new products and services

(SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 09, 2014 (AFP)-AFP) – In an ambitious series of launches, technology giant Apple unveiled a range of new products and services at its event on Tuesday. Here is a list: – Big-screen iPhones Apple is stretching the screen size for its iPhones to better compete with devices from Samsung and others. The […]

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