Tag Archives: Luxury

What’s Another Word For Luxury?

A lot of people have different ways to describe something like the word luxury. There are a lot of luxury synonyms, that could change the feeling of whatever you are writing about depending on the word you use. The word luxury has different meanings and definitions, however, the word itself is thought-provoking. Luxury is like an abstract painting when you hear the word, you only think about what you consider luxury. Everyone thinks about their ‘luxury’ differently. It’s like the definition of the word ‘success’, everyone’s version of success is different. Their personal success is not yours. Their luxury is[Read More]

Stone Tile Debuts New Showroom and Laminam Product Line

Last night was the unveiling of the new showroom for Stone Tile International and the Canadian debut of one of their new products, Laminam, and it was a big launch. The showroom was packed to the brim with professionals in the design industry just waiting to see Stone Tile’s new collection. The showroom was beautifully design, we were there early, so we got a chance to walk through the whole maze of beautiful wood, tiles, trims and more! And it’s a big showroom. Once the party got up and running, a third of the whole showroom was turned into a night club[Read More]

LXRY 360: Day Four At WMCFW

CLAUDETTE BY CLAUDETTE FLOYD & HELMER The brand goes beyond its elegant dresses in developing the expansion of its collection, while adding a ready-to-wear line which includes various styles of pants, jackets, coats and skirts. HELMER: By democratizing and opening a mass market, the luxury brands can no longer provide the unique and exclusive. dish with 20 years of experience with breasts larger houses Haute Couture, Helmer offers to the cosmopolitan who wants to stand out with subtlety. — Martin Hui (@Martin_Hui) March 20, 2014 Can we talk about this Claudette Floyd dress? I’m in love here. pic.twitter.com/cH9xktL9OK — emely[Read More]

How To Knock Off A Luxury Bag

The headline might have grabbed your attention, the same way it grabbed ours. This is a brilliant ad because it actually showcases the Saddleback Leather bags and what makes them different from cheap knockoffs. A must see. Luxury brands take note. Enjoy! [Image source]

Q&A With Nargues & Maryam Mansouri of Mansouri Living

The Perry Condominiums, a Toronto-based real estate project that brought a luxury as standard feeling for the residents who are lucky to live there. Small touches and emphasizes on experiences in addition to high-level security, privacy, concierge services and amenities all included within a beautiful development. Related Story: Luxury As Standard: The Perry Condos Brings Boutique Style Living To The Annex We had the absolute pleasure of interviewing Nargues and Maryam Mansouri of Mansouri Living, who are new to the game, but not in anyway new to the real estate industry. With decades of knowledge of real estate development, architecture and marketing, they[Read More]

The Ultimate Luxury Escape: The Return Of Necker Island

[C]lose your eyes and picture yourself amidst the panoramic ocean views of the Caribbean’s turquoise waters and coral reefs along a sandy white beach, a view so stunning in itself that will become even more amazing as I tell you the exclusivity of your surroundings are envisioned on a private island. Now imagine yourself on this private island with up to thirty of your closest friends and family members staying at a luxury retreat sipping champagne in a Jacuzzi watching the sunset along those captivating panoramic ocean views. What a “great” escape don’t you think? If you are imagining correctly,[Read More]

A Brief History Of Watch Complications

Do you know the history of your timepiece? Watches have been around for hundreds of years, where small intricate metal pieces make up one complicated and beautiful object of machinery. On the face of a watch it could be something so basic, so sleek, but behind the casing, it’s something completely different. Enjoy scrolling through this infographic on the brief history of watch complications: Source

Innis & Gunn Introduces Limited Edition Beers For The Summer

I had the pleasure of trying 5 different types of beer all from the Scottish beer maker, Innis & Gunn. Innis & Gunn is something different. They brew and mature their beers with hints of oak, so it’s really quite flavourful. With the new line of strong, bold flavours, they have also sweetened the lineup with new Melville’s Craft Lagers. Some nice alternatives to the original line up. Innis & Gunn’s Latest Limited Edition Beers Melville’s Ginger Craft Beer The Melville’s Ginger Craft Beer has a sharp taste, smooth feeling, but with an edge in the back of your throat. The[Read More]

Montblanc Brings History With Patron of Art Edition Fountain Pens

[M]ontblanc is a renowned German manufacturer known for their luxury crafted writing instruments, watches, jewelry and leather goods. The internationally recognized trademark – identified by a six pointed star with rounded edges -represents the largest peak in the Alps from above. Any Montblanc piece holds a prestige seldom attainable and desired by most but what brings an even greater importance and exclusivity are their limited edition collections. Among the greatest is the Patron of the Art Series of fountain pens. This tribute and celebration of historical art leaders not only conveys historical significance but also as works of art. The[Read More]

Mulberry Brings Luxury English Fashion Into Canadian Market

[I]conic British lifestyle brand, Mulberry is making its way to Canadian customers; a welcomed release, after years of only being able to purchase their famed leather bags at Holt Renfrew locations. Their first ever Canadian retail location is set to join the ranks alongside many newly joined luxury brands and will stand next to the renowned brand Cartier in Yorkdales new luxury wing. Canadian shoppers can anticipate the same quality and craftsmanship of their handbags applied to the rest of their accessories and ready-to-wear items. Their spring collection sports classic silhouettes paired with on-trend influences brought on with the definitive[Read More]

The 2013 Audi S7 Brings Power & Balance To The Canadian Streets

Starting at $87,300.00 Work / Life balance is one thing but it seems that at times you will find yourself between the power and balance spectrum. With design in mind and sportiness tied in first, the 2013 Audi S7 has the exact solution, with balance of power and agility that brings a mix of strong engineering with lightweight construction. All that power typically comes along with bumps in the road, but with the car’s adaptive air suspension, you will never have to worry about that again! So just how much power is involved? 420 Horsepower brings the car to 100 km/h[Read More]

The Mobiado Grand Touch Executive Smart Phone

How fashionable is your phone? With the smartphone market growth over the years and competition getting fierce, the need for individuality is becoming more prominent, even in smartphones. Most companies have turned to design and aesthetics with their phones, with some phones copying other phone’s designs. Mobiado aims to be different and unique, and fly over the competition while they compete against each other. They wanted to incorporate a different type of phone, an extravagant phone. Enter the Mobiado Grand Touch Executive Smart Phone The Mobiado Grand Touch Executive SmartPhone brings smartphone fashion to the next level, by creating a phone that[Read More]

The Fastest 4-Seater Convertible in the World

[W]hich car can bring the whole luxury standard up and then exceed it? The New Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible. Bentley’s legendary stride in the luxury car market has not only raised the bar, it has surpassed it, became bored, and started it’s own city. The Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible is now the fastest 4-seater convertible in the world, with a top speed of 325 km/h. What does it need to bring that car to such amazing speed? The muscular twin-turbocharged, 6.0 litre W-12 engine, capable of 616 bhp. It’s fanatic, yet it’s what you secretly  want in a[Read More]

The Ritz-Carlton Montréal Hotel and Residence

Location: 1228 Sherbrooke Street West, Montréal, Quebec [I]n the city defined as “Canada’s Cultural Capital”, with a French-inspired joie de vivre lifestyle, Montréal passionately merges heritage with a flourishing arts scene and some of the world’s most renowned boutique hotels. It is easy for one to be mesmerized in the heart of Montréal’s Golden Square Mile amidst a très-chic shopping district with fine art galleries, scrumptious Quebecois dining, sporting events and many other cultural attractions. Adding to the old meets new elegance of the area is the luxury hotel; The Ritz-Carlton Montréal. With $200 million worth of restoration, the hotel is sure[Read More]

2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupé to bring power and performance to the M lineup

We have come a long way from the classic BMW sports cars like the vintage BMW M1. The style, the smooth performance, the even weight distribution, and controllable power, but there is a new M in town, hoping to live up to the same name the M mark has established over the last 30+ years. Next summer, the new 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupé will join the BMW M5, M6 Coupé and the rest of the M family, to make a grand Canadian debut and we cannot wait. But what’s the difference? Why should we even listen and pay attention? Well if[Read More]