Category: Clothing

Yves Saint Laurent Exhibition in Denver

Yves Saint Laurent Exhibition in Denver

The Denver Art Museum is the only venue in the United States for the internationally acclaimed exhibition Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective. It will be on show at the museum from 25th March to 8th July 2012.  This retrospective of the designer’s 40 years of creativity features a stunning selection of 200 haute couture outfits [...]

Special feature: FB Collection

Special feature: FB Collection

I have recently been lucky enough to acquire a number of items from the FB Collection.  Founded by Harry Brantly and Max Leese in Rio de Janeiro in 2005, this beachwear collection exudes quality and style.  Among the collection are beautiful, brightly-coloured (£85) or patterned (£95) linen beach towels. These towels are so soft and [...]

What to wear on a honeymoon beach getaway

What to wear on a honeymoon beach getaway

When it comes to your honeymoon, it’s always a good idea to prepare way ahead of time. That way once you get there, all you have to worry about is lounging, relaxing and celebrating your recent nuptials. In terms of destination, the majority of today’s honeymooners opt to go to warm and sunny luxury beach [...]

Mott 50 – a stylish solution for “fun in the sun”

Mott 50 – a stylish solution for “fun in the sun”

While basking in the sun is undoubtedly relaxing, today’s smart sunbathers understand the dangers associated with the sun’s rays. But rather than smothering sunscreen all over your body, what if there was an easier way to protect yourself on a warm-weather vacation? Look no further than Mott 50, a stylish new clothing collection that absorbs [...]

Busting the post-holiday blues with Your Holiday Wash

Busting the post-holiday blues with Your Holiday Wash

While the annual holiday is for most of us the highlight of the year, the return home can be a daunting prospect. Not only are we hit with the reality of returning to work but there’s also a host of mundane tasks that need to be tackled. In addition to adjusting our body-clock, processing the holiday [...]

Travel like a celeb – just leave the Hawaiian shirt at home

Travel like a celeb – just leave the Hawaiian shirt at home

Even though most of us will never be ridiculously rich, we can travel and live like famous celebs with just a few tricks and tips. You don’t need to break the bank to rub elbows with the rich and mighty, just get rid of the Hawaiian shirt and other giveaways and get ready to live [...]

Ferrari Paddock Chronograph: a limited edition

Ferrari Paddock Chronograph: a limited edition

If you are a passionate fan of the “Red from Maranello” or if you are looking for a present  for an authentic collector of all the unique objects signed Ferrari, here is the latest exclusive Ferrari Paddock Chronograph. Proposed with an elegant jacquard silk/cotton tie, the male Chronograph has a genuine leather strap in chocolate brown colour with contrasting [...]

Gucci Cruise Collection 2011

Stylish travel has always inspired the House of Gucci since it was founded in 1921, and so this theme is further explored in its latest Cruise Collection for 2011. With an elegant voyage very much in mind, Creative Director Frida Giannini interprets the contemporary female wardrobe with faultless nonchalance, alternating between an edgy chic urban [...]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Craving for Travel: Celebrating Life’s Moments Check out the luxury spas portfolio from Johansens Rollable travel shoes (!) from Spare Pear Boutique chic from Villa Elena, Sicily

Special feature: Shanghai Tang iPod/iPhone app

Special feature: Shanghai Tang iPod/iPhone app

For those who aren’t already familiar, Shanghai Tang is a leading luxury lifestyle brand emerging from China, offering everything from luxury apparel for men, women and children, as well as accessories and homeware. And now, if you own an iPod Touch or iPhone, you can enjoy their latest collection courtesy of their free ‘City Chic’ [...]

More success for the Travelwrap

More success for the Travelwrap

Remember the Travelwrap that we reviewed earlier this year? Well, it sounds like the company is going from strength to strength.  In addition to winning Luxury Gift of the Year (UK) 2008, it’s now a recipient of the prestigious Best Company of the Year, International Women in Business at the 2009 Stevie Awards. Alongside the [...]

The latest desirables from Heathrow

The latest desirables from Heathrow

Whether travelling for business or pleasure, take the time to indulge in some serious retail therapy at Heathrow this Autumn. Catering for your every want and desire, the airport is home to a wide collection of premium brands including Paul Smith, Prada, Harrods, Gucci and Sony – all at airport prices.  Here are their picks [...]

Fashion faux-pas by Rihanna?

Fashion faux-pas by Rihanna?

Don’t you just hate it when you turn up somewhere, only to find someone else is wearing an identical garment?  I wonder how Rihanna felt when she emerged from the Hotel de Rome in Berlin today and found herself being upstaged by the doorman…

The world’s most unusual hotel minibar item?

The world’s most unusual hotel minibar item?

These days it seems it’s not enough to offer just a few drinks and snacks in a hotel minibar.   Hotels are going a step further, offering all manner of items from bikinis (W Retreat & Spa, Maldives) to gourmet dog biscuits (The Loews Hotel, Denver).   But perhaps one of the most unusual items [...]

Special feature: The Travelwrap

Special feature: The Travelwrap

The Travelwrap from The Travelwrap Company arrived at A Luxury Travel Blog HQ this week.  This company offers the perfect travelling companion in the form of their original, contemporary, Scottish-knitted cashmere Travelwraps.  So soft and luxurious,  they are  made from the finest cashmere: the company  spent a long time finding the right mill  to do [...]

W Hotels teams up with Gwen Stefani

W Hotels teams up with Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani isn’t just known for her music.   She’s also a fashion designer and was recently named ‘top celebrity designer’ by In Touch Weekly magazine, ahead of the likes of Justin Timberlake, Victoria Beckham and others. And her eye for design has clearly been noted by W Hotels who have commissioned her to design [...]

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