Event category archives: The Luxe List

  • 3 of the Cutest Items from Gucci's New Back to School Collection

  • The latest items from Gucci's Rabbits and Snakes Back to School Collection is every fashion mom's dream. Little garments, shoes and bags made for your precious mini-me's are now available for the upcoming school year. As discussed in our previous article, Gucci's new Ready to Wear collections are taking a spin on the fantastical. Adult clothing focuses on pieces inspired by the sci-fi films of the[...]
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  • A Sneak Peek Into the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum’s 1927 The Return to Italy Exhibit

  • To celebrate the 90th year of designer Salvatore Ferragamo’s return to Italy from a 12-year stint in the United States, the Musueo Salvatore Ferragamo in Florence, Italy has just launched a new exhibit featuring the twentieth century visual history of the famed artist entitled 1927 Return to Italy. Opening last May at the Palazzo Spini Feroni, the showcase is curated by Carlo Sisi. Inspired by Fer[...]
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  • 11 of the Most Expensive Costumes Made for a Hollywood Film

  • GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES (1953) Bright pink gown created by William Travilla, $310,000 One of three gowns worn by blonde bombshell Marilyn Monroe appear on this list. The first being the bright pink gown with an oversized ribbon the actress wore during the filming of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes in 1953. The dress has raised in value not only because of its part in creating an icon, but because of t[...]
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  • 3 Items We're Obsessed with from Tod's Latest Fall-Winter 2017 Collection

  • Tod's latest Fall-Winter 2017 collection is inspired by the outdoor spirit of winter. This season, the finest of Tod's Italian leather  is accompanied by suedes, quilted details, fur and tassels. We share 3 items from Tod's that we are fully on board with... An updated version of Tod's Sella bag in suede leather brings classic aristocratic sensibilities to the modern women. The Italian stit[...]
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  • 3 Reasons We're Excited for MaArTEA at The Peninsula Manila

  • The Peninsula Manila transforms their Afternoon Tea treats into edible art inspired by the scents, colors, and textures of Philippine-made treasures from MaArte Fair 2017. Executive Pastry Chef Xavier Castello heads his team for the special MaArTEA Afternoon Tea which will run all throughout the month of August, in collaboration of the annual fair that celebrates Philippine artistry. The fair [...]
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  • Crowning Glories: 16 of the Most Beautiful and Expensive Royal Crown Jewels

  • A list of the most expensive and beautiful Crown Jewels worn by the royal families of England, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands and Denmark. ENGLAND The Grand Duchess Vladimir Tiara Year Made: 1874 by Bolin, the Russian Court Jeweler The Grand Duchess Vladimir (Maria Pavlovna, wife of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich) was the aunt of the last Tsar of Russia, Tsar Nicholas II (murdered in cold[...]
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  • 3 of Made Nice Supper Club's Most Delicious and Instagramable Dishes

  • “It’s simple; we wanted things made nice,” explains Toby Panlilio, one of four young proprietors of Made Nice Supper Club. He recently partnered with colleges friends Wren Go, Raul Fores and Jack and Gabbi Flores in Greatful Group, a food concept company. Their first project is Made Nice, a culmination of the owners’ background in food training from Enderun or culinary institutes in New York. T[...]
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  • Fukudaya: An Osaka Food Market in the Middle of Manila

  • The quiet atmosphere and open air courtyard at the Arya Residences in the Fort is the unexpected location for Fukudaya, a Japanese restaurant usually at full capacity for lunch and dinner. Guests of the busy restaurant are usually regulars. The menu highlights dishes that introduce new ingredients used in creating traditional Japanese dishes. The space is dimly lit with wooden fixtures and carving[...]
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  • 30 Statement Furniture Pieces Inspired by Places

  • 30 statement furniture pieces that remind us of locations from around the world ranging from the gardens of Versailles, New York kitchens from Nancy Meyer movies, Martha's Vineyard, and a stately manor in Avington Park. LEO'S OYSTER BAR San Francisco With the current trend of palm motifs not going away anytime soon, The Groussay Vert Buis wallpaper print from MAISON CHRISTIAN LACROIX is[...]
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  • 10 of the Most Expensive Jewelry Pieces in Hollywood Films

  • Diamond necklaces, rare rubies, pearl strands, and over sized sapphires that truly show Hollywood's love affair with jewelry, beauty and all things grand. SATINE’S DIAMOND NECKLACE FROM THE DUKE By Stefano Canturi for Moulin Rouge! (2001)    In the film Moulin Rouge!, Nicole Kidman plays Satine, the star courtesan of the infamous French nightclub who is used as a pawn in getting the powerfu[...]
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  • Where to Eat When in Hong Kong: A Guide to Michelin Eats

  • MOTT 32 Tucked in the basement of the Standard Chartered Bank Building, located in Hong Kong’s business district is Mott 32, a Michelin-star awarded restaurant known for offering guests a unique dining experience. A spiral staircase covered in mirrors leads up to a contemporary space designed by Joyce Wang. Elements of traditional Chinese design like abacus lights, silkscreened walls, antique[...]
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  • 3 Reasons Why Raffles Hotels' Queen Victoria Afternoon Tea is a Truly Royal Experience

  • After the success of Raffles Hotel’s Royal Afternoon Tea Series with the theme Queen Marie Antoinette, the luxury hotel is set to launch its second featuring Great Britain’s longest reigning monarch Queen Victoria. Starting at August 1 and running until November 30 at the Writer’s Bar, we site three reasons why afternoon tea at the Raffles Hotel is a truly royal experience: We Love Homages to H[...]
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