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"Pharrell Williams' Creative Reign at Louis Vuitton Begins: Rihanna Stars in First Campaign"

June 16, 2023 in Fashion & Style by Julian Everett

In what can only be described as a meeting of iconic talents, the first Louis Vuitton campaign under the creative direction of Pharrell Williams has been unveiled, and it stars none other than Rihanna.

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Nolinkski Hotel Opens in Venice's Historic Stock Exchange Building

Aug. 21, 2023 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

Nestled in the heart of Venice, in the historic stock exchange building erected in 1929, the latest offering from French luxury brand Nolinkski has opened its doors. The building, now a designated historical monument, is reimagined as a hotel radiating the opulence and elegance of a bygone era.

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Rome Cavalieri: A Blend of Nostalgic Grandeur and Modern Art

Aug. 23, 2023 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

Let's chat about the Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Once known as the Hilton, this iconic spot might not scream "modern luxury" to every traveler, and its late modernist façade might not make every architecture enthusiast's heart race. But there's one undeniable charm: its breathtaking view of the Eternal City from atop the Monte Mario hill. A throwback to the unapologetic, old-school opulence of the mid-20th century, it's a trip down luxury lane.

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Cinegramas (1934-1936): A Glimpse into the Silver Age of Cinema Through Its Cover Stars

Aug. 23, 2023 in Models & Actresses Photos by Charlotte Sinclair

The world of film has always had its stars that shine brighter than the rest, and the Spanish weekly magazine "Cinegramas" from Madrid was among the forefront in celebrating these cinematic luminaries during the mid-1930s. By exploring its covers from 1934 to 1936, we are provided a vivid snapshot into the era's defining actors, movies, and the film industry's evolution.

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Nōksu: A Hidden Gem of Fine Korean Dining in NYC's 34th Street-Herald Square Subway Station

Sept. 1, 2023 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

Hey foodies and New York explorers! Ready for the newest hidden treasure in the city's food scene? Nestled right in the 34th Street-Herald Square subway station, there's a restaurant that takes 'hidden gem' to a whole new level. Say hello to Nōksu, a Korean fine dining experience that'll make you rethink the definition of 'subway food.'

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Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp: A High-End Hotel Finally Arrives in the Fashion Capital

Sept. 12, 2023 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

For a city famous for its contributions to design and fashion, Antwerp surprisingly lacked a truly high-end hotel until the opening of Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp last year. This prestigious property, part of The Leading Hotels Of The World, is situated on the grounds of a monastery and apothecary garden whose history traces back to 1238. Comprising five historic buildings in the city center, the hotel is the result of five years of meticulous work.

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A Nostalgic Dive into 1989: Unearthed Celebrity Portraits from Playboy's "20 Questions" Column

Sept. 14, 2023 in Models & Actresses Photos by Charlotte Sinclair

The vintage allure of bygone eras often holds a treasure trove of forgotten masterpieces—whether it be fashion, film, or, in our case today, photography. After sifting through a comprehensive archive of Playboy USA, we stumbled upon a goldmine: the iconic and often overlooked celebrity portraits from Playboy’s long-running "20 Questions" column. The focus of today’s piece is the year 1989—a time marked by big hair, even bigger personalities, and boundary-pushing artistic endeavors. And you’re in for a real treat.

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The Grand Opening of Raffles London at The OWO: Where History Meets Luxury

Sept. 15, 2023 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

Mark your calendars, travel enthusiasts and history buffs! September 29th will witness the unveiling of one of this year’s most anticipated hotel projects: Raffles London at The OWO.

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🌟 Marisa Allasio: The Glamorous Italian Siren of the 50s and 60s

Nov. 11, 2023 in Models & Actresses Photos by Julian Everett

Born Maria Luisa Lucia Allasio on July 14, 1936, in Turin, Italy, Marisa Allasio was the epitome of Italian glamour. Picture this: a brunette bombshell, stepping onto the cinematic scene with her radiant smile and enchanting presence - that's Marisa for you!

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John Lennon Reflects: The Beatles Songbook Unveiled

Feb. 13, 2024 in Arts & Culture by Julian Everett

In an intimate and revealing session, John Lennon delves into the heart and soul of The Beatles' music, offering unprecedented insights into their most iconic songs. Just a week before his tragic passing, Lennon sat down with Playboy to articulate the essence, origins, and lasting impact of the band's work, marking a rare exploration into the musical journey that defined a generation.

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The Shapely Miss Staley: A Channel Charmer in Compatible Color

Feb. 26, 2024 in Models & Actresses Photos by Charlotte Sinclair

Television tidbit, Joan Staley, pauses for a windblown moment outside CBS. At left, she digs for directorial data, above.

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Rita Hayworth: The Silver Screen's Enchantress and Her Unforgettable Escapades

March 14, 2024 in Models & Actresses Photos by Charlotte Sinclair

In the pantheon of Hollywood's golden age, few stars shine as brightly as Rita Hayworth. Known for her fiery red hair, striking beauty, and magnetic screen presence, Hayworth became an emblem of 1940s glamour. But beyond her memorable roles in classics like "Gilda" and "The Lady from Shanghai," Rita's life was a tapestry of fascinating anecdotes, some heartwarming, others bittersweet, all contributing to her enduring legacy.

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Hvilina's Star Chronicle: A Timeless Tribute to Francysk Skaryna

March 31, 2024 in Fashion & Style by Charlotte Sinclair

Belarus proudly presents a new jewel in the realm of horology - the Star Chronicle collection by Hvilina, also affectionately known as "Минута." This exclusive series transcends mere timekeeping to serve as a tangible chronicle of history, paying tribute to the revered 16th-century intellectual, Francysk Skaryna.

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Eve Eden's Starlit Journey: From Trials to Triumph!

April 22, 2024 in Models & Actresses Photos by Charlotte Sinclair

Ladies and gents, grab your popcorn 🍿 and settle in as we trace the star-spangled path of the incomparable Eve Eden, whose life reads like the most riveting of scripts. Born under a sky full of stars, Eve was destined to join them. From her modest beginnings in a sleepy town where the biggest event was the annual pie contest, to the dizzying heights of international fame, Eve's tale is one of sparkle, spirit, and a smidge of sass.

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In a peculiar case of theft, a Spanish court has issued a guilty verdict.

May 14, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

In October 2021, criminals stole 45 bottles of wine worth €1.6 million from the luxurious hotel and three-star Michelin restaurant Atrio in the city of Cáceres, western Spain.

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Michelin Recognizes Mexican Restaurants for the First Time: A Belated Tribute to Great Cuisine?

May 17, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

While we were sleeping, Michelin made history by awarding stars to restaurants in Mexico for the first time. This belated recognition of Mexico’s rich and varied cuisine challenges the mistaken belief that it is limited to tacos and burritos. However, the absence of three-star restaurants across Mexico suggests a lingering French bias among the inspectors. With only two restaurants receiving two stars and 16 earning one, the result seems laughable for such a large and gastronomically diverse country.

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New Hotel La Fantaisie in Paris Offers Tranquil Retreat Amid Olympic Rush

May 22, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Charlotte Sinclair

If you're planning a trip to Paris this summer, make sure to add La Fantaisie to your list of must-visit places. This new hotel, located in the serene 9th arrondissement, promises a tranquil retreat in the bustling city, especially valuable during the upcoming Olympic Games.

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Luxurious Seven Stars Train in Japan Rivals the Orient Express

June 19, 2024 in Travel & Destinations by Julian Everett

The Seven Stars train, traversing the picturesque island of Kyushu, Japan, stands as a worthy competitor to the iconic Orient Express. This luxurious train doesn't merely match the famed historical train in comfort; it arguably surpasses it.

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La Cabane Beach Club in Marbella Rebranded by Dolce & Gabbana

July 1, 2024 in Fashion & Style by Charlotte Sinclair

La Cabane Beach Club in Marbella has undergone a stunning transformation, thanks to the luxurious touch of Dolce & Gabbana. The renowned fashion house has rebranded the club, infusing it with the iconic Blu Mediterraneo print that evokes the serene beauty of the Mediterranean.

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Ann-Margret Olsson: A Journey Through Stardom, Love, and Legends

July 10, 2024 in Models & Actresses Photos by Charlotte Sinclair

Ann-Margret Olsson, often simply known as Ann-Margret, is a name that evokes a sense of glamour, talent, and enduring charm. From her breakthrough in Hollywood to her enchanting performances on stage, she has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry. Let's take a closer look at the life, career, and intriguing stories of this multi-talented icon.

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