Art de la table

Luxe et Second Empire

Le style Second Empire, dit aussi style Napoléon III, est un style né en France sous le Second Empire, sous l'impulsion de l'empereur Napoléon III et de l'impératrice Eugénie. Il connaît un grand succès auprès de la bourgeoisie française entre les années 1860 et les années 1880. L'empereur Napoléon III souhaitant s'entourer d'une cour fastueuse, [...]

Luxe et Second Empire 2016-12-13T11:11:51+00:00

Alain Ducasse : la cuisine de terroir revisitée

Alain Ducasse est un chef cuisinier français incontournable. Il affectionne la gastronomie du Sud-Ouest d'où il est originaire, mais aussi la cuisine méditerranéenne. Il favorise la cuisine du terroir et s'adapte à l'évolution des goûts. Il a été à plusieurs reprises consacré chef trois étoiles au guide Michelin. Il possède plus de 20 établissements en [...]

Alain Ducasse : la cuisine de terroir revisitée 2016-12-06T22:12:14+00:00

Forks, knives and dainty mouthfuls

With the fine dining etiquette, there are many rules that must be followed but let us take a closer look at the cutlery on the table. With the different cultures in the world, the fine dining etiquette is not always known to those who have never heard of it. For first-timers having a meal in [...]

Forks, knives and dainty mouthfuls 2016-12-14T10:27:56+00:00

Kyoto Kitcho

For those who appreciate a good meal, here’s the worlds most expensive restaurant in the world. Now to relish from this unique experience at these three Michelin starred restaurant, it wouldn’t catch you by surprise if I told you that the ingredients on the menu have made an 8,000 kilometer trip, or that the view from [...]

Kyoto Kitcho 2016-12-15T02:10:55+00:00

French Gastronomie

  French cuisine is known for being probably the best ever (even if we all love some Italian delicacies, pizza of course). Therefor, French chefs and businessmen have exported the famous cuisine and recipes all over to world, to share with the world how good frog’s legs can be. From Tokyo to L.A, French restaurants [...]

French Gastronomie 2016-12-14T19:57:49+00:00

Sur les traces du Champagne rouge

  Installée à Bouzy depuis quatre siècles, la famille Brice ne produit du champagne que depuis 1994. Cette propriété est tenue par Jean-Paul Brice, et ses deux fils, Jean-René et Rémy qui s'évertuent à toujours rechercher l'excellence dans leurs cuvées. Le vignoble de BOUZY de 380ha est situé dans la Montagne de Reims et bénéficie [...]

Sur les traces du Champagne rouge 2016-12-10T16:08:02+00:00

Rooftops Parisiens

Petit coin de verdure, vue imprenable sur les toits de paris ou lieux secrets, découvrez le top 5     des plus beaux, atypiques rooftops Parisiens   Piscine Molitor La très huppée piscine jouxte le bois de Boulogne, entre le stade Roland-Garros et le parc des Princes. Sa terrasse de 500 m2 domine le bassin central et [...]

Rooftops Parisiens 2016-12-10T16:11:19+00:00

The « café des deux moulins » bar

The "café des deux moulins" bar It is a well known cafe of the neighborhood and its inhabitants. Located in Montmartre, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, this place became emblematic thanks to the film "Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain", released in 2001 and directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. In this film, the main actress (Audrey [...]

The « café des deux moulins » bar 2016-12-15T11:54:45+00:00

Escapade de luxe en Provence, Château de Berne

Le Château de Berne Niché au cœur de la Provence, dans le Var à Lorgues, le Château de Berne est un lieu incontournable pour les amoureux du luxe. Château datant du 18ème siècle, il s’articule aujourd’hui autour de deux grands thèmes : la Provence et le vin. Un domaine au calme où l’on peut retrouver 121 [...]

Escapade de luxe en Provence, Château de Berne 2016-12-04T12:15:22+00:00

La Bastide de Gordes : petit dernier dans le cercle très fermé des Palaces français

La distinction « Palace » est décernée aux hôtels 5 étoiles présentant des caractéristiques exceptionnelles en rapport avec leur situation géographique, leur intérêt historique, esthétique ou patrimonial, ainsi qu’aux services offerts. Aujourd’hui, il existe 23 Palaces en France.   La Bastide mérite entièrement sa nouvelle dénomination. Ancienne bâtisse seigneuriale, bâtie sur des remparts du XIIème siècle à [...]

La Bastide de Gordes : petit dernier dans le cercle très fermé des Palaces français 2016-12-06T19:00:40+00:00

Une malle à cigares de luxe signée Pinel & Pinel

  Pinel & Pinel, artisan spécialisé dans la création de malles et valises sur-mesure, a conçu une malle à cigares somptueuse et unique au monde qui se positionne sur le marché du luxe comme la solution spécifique aux besoins modernes. Outre le fait qu’elle soit magnifique en cuir et bois et proposée en 60 coloris, [...]

Une malle à cigares de luxe signée Pinel & Pinel 2016-12-10T16:12:26+00:00

Sun Island Resort & Spa Hotel Maldives

This Luxury Hotel is situated in Maldives Islands (Maamigili) and has 9 restaurants, spa center, golf area, orchid garden, natural park, tennis courts on its territory. First visiting this place I was very excited and inspired by the atmosphere around me. Crystal blue pure water, white sand, hot sun, beautiful nature, high-level service – this [...]

Sun Island Resort & Spa Hotel Maldives 2016-12-12T12:27:28+00:00

La truffe, le « diamant noir » de la gastronomie

La truffe est un champignon qui pousse sous terres, sans racine ni attaches. On la trouve généralement près d’arbres comme le chêne, le noisetier, le tilleul ou encore le saule. Connue depuis l’Antiquité, la truffe a d’abord été un produit très consommé au 19ème siècle car il était très facile de s’en procurer. Aujourd’hui, la [...]

La truffe, le « diamant noir » de la gastronomie 2016-12-04T11:50:34+00:00

Amazing Thailand Luxury « Phuket »

Thailand offers amazing high-end luxury tourism and travelling options .It put the best experiences in the Kingdom all in one place. From the finest luxury hotel and travel experiences to exclusive destination , from resort ,spa and luxury cruises for a family vacation to a romantic getaway , the finest restaurant and shopping malls that [...]

Amazing Thailand Luxury « Phuket » 2015-12-11T00:05:59+00:00

Luxe et Gastronomie : ces restaurants parisiens qui ont les plus belles vues de Paris

Il est vrai qu'à New York il n'est pas rare de souper tout en admirant une magnifique skyline. Rassurez-vous, vous n'avez pas besoin d'aller aussi loin pour souper avec vue. Restons à Paris admirer beauté de notre belle capitale tout en ravissant nos papilles. Restons au centre de Paris pour découvrir quelques adresses assez incroyables [...]

Luxe et Gastronomie : ces restaurants parisiens qui ont les plus belles vues de Paris 2016-01-11T19:42:09+00:00

How to behave for a high class dinner?

When you are starving and want a quick bite, you go to McDonald’s or a diner. When you want an upscale dining experience, you go to an expensive restaurant. And there is a few rules that you have to follow to no be seen as a freak. A few facts : how to hold a [...]

How to behave for a high class dinner? 2015-12-09T23:04:30+00:00

Lalique and the fragrances

René Lalique (1860-1945) was at first a jewelry designer. He used to work a lot with glass. This home designer turned himself into a real artist, exhibiting his pieces of art all over the world. But, how did Lalique become a reference in the perfume industry? Portrait of a family company. René Lalique died in [...]

Lalique and the fragrances 2015-12-07T21:26:42+00:00

Les 3 meilleurs bars clandestins de New-York

Bars clandestins de new York dit "speakeasies"! Pour pouvoir expliquer ce phénomène très en vogue il est essentiel d'en raconter une. Outre la page d'histoire: Il s'agissait au temps de la prohibition d'une question de survie. Lors du 18eme amendement de constitution des états-unis interdit en 1919 la production, la vente et la consommation d'alcool. [...]

Les 3 meilleurs bars clandestins de New-York 2016-01-13T21:57:24+00:00

Lafayette Gallery: revenues down in July

The decline in Galeries Lafayette, which worsened during the summer and early September, reached 20 percent compared to the same period last year. While sales in July have slightly increased the figures, the month of August was much calmer ... and September was difficult, said the CEO Nicolas Houzé. Tourists from China, Taiwan and the [...]

Lafayette Gallery: revenues down in July 2016-12-14T15:30:07+00:00

A cocktail at Bristol Hotel

For one of our project we had to experiment a place. My team and I have decided to experiment the Bristol’s bar. In the menu you can find different propositions of cocktails specially created for the place. In deed, this bar is famous for the originality of its cocktails it proposes. Every cocktail costs 26€. [...]

A cocktail at Bristol Hotel 2015-12-09T11:57:21+00:00

Printemps Haussmann : le pôle maison

Le Printemps Haussmann est lancé en 1865. Le Printemps de la Maison et de la Beauté sont regroupés et comprennent 11 étages. On y retrouve toutes les tendances ainsi que de nombreuses marques prestigieuses comme Guy-Degrenne et Cristel pour l’art de la table, ou encore des marques design comme Kartell pour la décoration. Le Printemps [...]

Printemps Haussmann : le pôle maison 2016-01-13T21:58:56+00:00

The Taste and Characteristics of Bordeaux Wine

The Bordeaux region is one of the most well-known wine regions in France, especially famous for its dry, medium body red wines. Besides that, the high quality white wines are also produced in this region. The secret of this authentic wine is its magical Bordeaux Blend, where the key grapes are Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot [...]

The Taste and Characteristics of Bordeaux Wine 2015-12-10T14:47:16+00:00

The creation of champagne

Europeans, though, once considered the bubbling beverage a product of poor winemaking. When around the 15th century temperatures in the continent dropped it disrupted the wine making process that was already in progress. The cold temporarily halted fermentation, but with the return of spring the spirits began to ferment again. This produced an excess of [...]

The creation of champagne 2015-12-10T02:09:39+00:00

How to perform when you work in luxury field

What do we need to pay attention to when we work in the luxury field? Need to know much about company’s history, culture, mission and vision, fully understand is the first step. Second, since luxury industry places great emphasis on the temperament that the staff with, including the wearing, attitude and the courtesy. Do not [...]

How to perform when you work in luxury field 2015-12-09T19:34:13+00:00

The History of Champagne – Dom Pérignon

Since the earliest days of Christianity till the 17th century the wine production in Champagne region was dedicated to still red and rosé wines. Thanks to the specifics of the soil and climate in this area, the sparkle in the wine appears in a natural way during the fermentation process. At 16th-15th century the “bubbles” [...]

The History of Champagne – Dom Pérignon 2015-12-10T14:57:51+00:00

Introduction of Cartier Fondation

Nowadays, most of luxury brands have their own foundations, sponsoring the development of contemporary art rather than selling the products of brand. Cartier is the pioneer of this approach. In 1980, Alain Dominique Perrin, president of Cartier International foresaw that contemporary art will be an important way of conveying the situation and thought of contemporary [...]

Introduction of Cartier Fondation 2015-12-10T16:16:00+00:00

L’histoire du palace Georges V

À la fin des années 1920, l’hôtel aujourd’hui mythique est né dans l’esprit de l’américain Joel Hillman. Ce sont les mains d’André Terrail et de Georges Wybo qui ont permit à cette idée de voir le jour, ainsi qu’aux 31 millions de dollars investis. C’est dans le très chic quartier des Champs-Élysées, que le palace [...]

L’histoire du palace Georges V 2016-01-13T22:01:08+00:00

Artists in the luxury universe

Today, as with everything, the luxury brand needs to justify its price and continuously enhance its value. An artistic imprint adds value, whether it is an artist creating some accents for a line of using an iconic artist’s influence and inspiration in creating something unique and valuable.   Montegrappa Salvador Dalí Surrealista The first pen [...]

Artists in the luxury universe 2015-12-10T01:56:25+00:00

Luxury furnishing fabrics, a sector un-known by the public

Luxury fabrics sector is not well known by the public. First of all because it represents luxurious products not as accessible as fashion for example and reserved for people with means. The second reason is due to culture, because for a very long time, fabrics and especially luxury fabrics were reserved to high-class people or [...]

Luxury furnishing fabrics, a sector un-known by the public 2015-12-09T20:10:38+00:00

The right way to use the luxury brand

According to the research, the consumer age of buying luxury goods is declining recently, there are more people who buy luxury goods just for show-off or follow some blogs, celebrities. Although everyone has the desire for buying luxury goods, yet using in the right way can make it become the maximum effect.   In my opinion, [...]

The right way to use the luxury brand 2015-12-09T19:35:48+00:00