the design is part of a year long celebration of the renowned scottish architect charles rennie mackintosh.
For many, the words ‘car fragrance ’ are more likely to conjure up thoughts of the ubiquitous pine-infused cardboard trees that swing from rear view mirrors rather than luxury scents. Two women hoping to change this assumption are Carrie Hindmarsh and Barbara Behan, who have launched Charabanc – a scented automobile accessory brand inspired by the golden age of travel. The duo, who met while working together at London Creative Agency Network M&C Saatchi – where Behan was marketing strategist and Hindmarsh was CEO – have developed a series of five fragrance -soaked ceramic pastilles encased in handcrafted stenciled-steel and vegetable tanned leather pomander shells.
They say that Dubai is a city where anything is possible, so perhaps the notion of enjoying a classic New York City barbershop experience on a trip to the beach is nothing unusual. At the latest outpost of Akin – a high-end UAE-based barbers – customers can now follow up a dip in the sea with a hair cut, beard trim or straight razor shave. Located in The Beach development in Dubai’s Marina district, the barbershop has a surprisingly small footprint – just 38 sq m in total
With a reputation for creating ethereal and sensorial work, Studio Swine ’s new undertakings are highly anticipated to say the least. The British duo – made up of Alexander Groves and Azusa Murakami – has most recently enjoyed a six-month stint as New Yorkers, having been invited by Mini ’s design incubation space in Brooklyn, A/D/O to be designers in residence.
You can argue that Neneh Cherry put an end to the 1980s.
It may have a valuation of over US $3 billion, but social commerce platform Xiao Hong Shu (RED) is not without its set of growing pains. Should luxury brands consider it as a channel to reach China’s growing base of millennial consumers?
For the second year in a row, Romain Gauthier has used SIHH to update his ladies’ collection. Last year saw the introduction of the very first Romain Gauthier timepiece intended for female collectors with the popular Insight Micro-Rotor being redesigned in two versions with different mother-of-pearl dials.
When was the last time you stepped into a phone booth? If you’re under 30, you might not even be aware that phone booths used to be on nearly every street corner as a means to contact your parents after the football game or call a taxi after dinner. Of course, there are those scenes from the original Superman that might jog your memory.
With exactly 12 hours before its official unveil, the first “official” images of the BMW 7 Series Facelift have just been leaked. It has been a terrible week for the BMW Communications team with all the 7 Series leaks with the refreshed luxury limousine being one of the most leaked models in the recent history. It all started last week with an image from a private VIP event , followed by BMW’s own “release” of the 7 Series and now, the official press photos, courtesy of Carscoops
Nike has launched a pair of laceless basketball trainers that tighten at the touch of a button or swipe of a smartphone. Read more