Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho: A Luxury Hotel In The Sky

Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho is the capital city’s first luxury hotel. This hotel was created to give locals and visitors a haven inside the crazy city, a place to unwind and relax in luxury.

The Prince Gallery Tokyo has 250 guestrooms, including 11 premier suites, two bars, two restaurants, and a beautiful skyline spa with a swimming pool. The hotel takes up seven floors of a tower, the Tokyo Garden Terrace located in Chiyoda municipality. The tower houses restaurants, stores, residences, and offices. On the top of the hotel, guests are offered panoramic views of the surrounding gardens and parks, Mount Fuji, Tokyo Tower, Shinjuku city, and the Imperial Palace.

Guests staying at the hotel are greeted with a spectacular view of the Levita lounge, located on the 36th floor. They are greeted with rolling waves of blue light that create an illusion of waterfalls falling from ceiling to the floor. The nearby reception area is clean, light, and modern with gas-burning fireplace and a sculptu…

Inside Sweden’s Luxurious 365 Day Icehotel

Sweden’s Icehotel is the coolest to hit the frosty wonderland. The amazing hotel is open 365 days for everyone to experience the magic of staying in a hotel made of ice and snow, but still operational even on warmer weather condition.

The world’s first 365 days ice hotel is located in Jukkasjarvi, Swedish Lapland, about 200 km north of the Artic Circle. The 2,000 square meter hotel have an ice bar and ice gallery created out of ice and snow by chosen artists from around the world, as well as, luxury suites. The beautifully designed hotel is created out of 30,000 liters of water from Torne River that were transformed into snow and ice.

The 20 luxury deluxe suites were used to be just decorated with frosty decors, but now there are solar panels added to harvest energy during the summer season. The harvested energy was used to help cool the inside of the hotel throughout the warmer months. By the way, one of the luxury deluxe suites is a Victorian Apartment. There is also an Art suite with…

Four Seasons First Luxury Mountain Destination in Europe

Four Seasons fans who love hitting the slopes will soon have a place to lay their head on when the brand opens two luxury hotels in one of the mountains of Europe. Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts has recently announced plans for its first mountain destination, which is scheduled to open in late 2017.

Located in Megeve, France, Four Seasons Hotel and Chalet du Mont d’Arbois will be set in the middle of the snow-capped peaks of the Haute-Savoie Alpine range. The Four Seasons, Megeve will have 55 guests’ rooms in the base of the French Alps Mont d’Arbois, as well as a collection of renovated traditional chalets in the heart of the village, close to the main gondola.

The soon to open Four Seasons Hotel Megeve is 44 miles from the Geneva International Airport. It is going to be the first hotel to offer direct access to the Mont d’Arbois slopes. Skiers looking for direct ski in and out will now have a place to unwind in luxury, courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Megeve and Chalet du Mont …

Modern Perfumes with a Bottle Inspired by Constantin Brancusi

As a perfume enthusiast, I love when as much thought is put into the design of the bottle as the alchemy of the perfume itself. After all, perfumes are meant to be displayed and seen, especially so that you don’t forget to use them like I do. I don’t think that would be a problem with Xinú, a bespoke perfumery line from Mexico whose bottle design was a collaboration between Esrawe Studio, Cadena & Asociados, and Nouvel Studio.

An elegant and minimalist object on any vanity, the bottle for the line was inspired by sculptures of Romanian artist Constantin Brâncuși, geometry in nature, and is formed with two domes placed on top of each other. The top lid is handcrafted with certified woods, a reflection of the essence of the perfume line, which is based on the aromatic and botanical scents of the Americas.

The blown glass container was developed in collaboration with Nouvel Studio and doubles as an incense holder or vase when the bottle eventually empties. Using two bottles, the design…

Fitbit acquires the Vector smartwatch startup, as the wearable giant continues its roll-up

Well this is a relatively fast exit. In March last year a brand new smartwatch brand appeared, hoping to offer something different. Combining the incredible engineering talent in Central Europe’s Romania with the business smarts of London and former executives from Citizen watches, the Vector startup carved out a very credible slot in the “affordable luxury” smartwatch sector.

Only a year later, Vector has been acquired for an undisclosed price by global wearable giant Fitbit. Founder and CTO Andrei Pitis confirmed to TechCrunch that the company was acquired for its software platform and design team. This does not, however, signal a move into the luxury smartwatch sector by Fitbit.

What is does confirm is that Fitbit is continuing its roll-up of talent associated with watches, wearables and fitness devices. In November, Fitbit acquired a pioneer in the smartwatch space, Pebble, with all its engineering talent being sucked into Fitbit. The same fate now awaits Vector, which raised only …

The first V8 four-seater Ferrari GTC4Lusso T makes debut in China

Unmatched sportiness, versatility and daily usability

November 18th, 2016, Guangzhou — Representing a groundbreaking new Ferrari GT concept, Ferrari celebrated the China Premiere of the new GTC4Lusso T at Auto Guangzhou today.

The first ever four-seat creation from the team in Maranello to be powered by the acclaimed V8 power unit, the new GTC4Lusso T offers an even wider variety of driving enthusiasts the opportunity to experience the unbridled thrill of the Prancing Horse. Ferrari performance, elegance, versatility are now compatible with the daily driving needs of four. With the finest in automotive workmanship, the legendary marque has proved Ferrari remains the preeminent super car manufacturer in the world and its most steadfast commitment to the China market. The latest Ferrari to capture the vibrant Italian spirit, while still offering the best-in-class performance that has become the hallmark of the famous brand, now is available in China at the price of RMB 3,588,000.

To furth…

Trophy Home in New York Inspired by Palace of Versailles Listed for $114 Million

Trophy homes were not adversely affected even when the global economy went into a downturn. Now with the real estate market looking up more such homes are coming on the market. A potential record breaker is the opulent 20,000 square foot mansion that boasts of sweeping views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline. The asking price has been set at $114 million. The six level house has been wrapped in a bow for Christmas. The interiors of the mansion have been inspired by Palace of Versailles, the castles of Italy and even a media room based on the owner’s favorite movie-theater in Queens, New York. All the 19 rooms in the mansion including seven bedrooms have been decorated with the finest European imported materials.

 The Mansion Was originally Built in 1883

Apart from the 20,000 square feet of living space the mansion boasts of 2,500 square feet of outdoor space in the form of a three-tiered rooftop deck. The mansion also features a saltwater pool with spa in the basement. Another…