On June 27th, 28th, and 29th 2013, over 360,000 of the world’s richest, glitziest and most influential individuals will unite and come together to party, socialise and have an unashamedly fabulous night… But don’t worry, it’s all in the name of charity!
The unique concept, which encourages the world’s societal elite to party their cares away in some of the worlds most luxurious venues does sound rather like any other star-studded event on the surface. However, guests may only attend on the pretense of a donation to charity and the venues generously offer their services and hosting skills for free. Ultimately, all funds raised go direct to a selection of worldwide charities, eliminating all costs to the organisers.
Recreating a Michelin-starred dining experience within the confines of your own home is a notion most without personal chefs would meet with hearty disregard. Although, if you discovered there was indeed a way to enjoy food at home that met the standards presented by the likes of Alain Ducasse and Tom Aikens, for example, it’s probably safe to assume this same whole heartedness that once found solace in disregard, would be displaced into feelings of excitement, curiosity and enthusiasm. Well, prepare yourselves as modern culinary technology has made this the case exactly. Introducing Electrolux Grand Cuisine: the pioneering professional cooking system tailored to suit domesticity and some of the world’s most exquisite homes.
24k gold danced in our champagne flutes as delectable nibbles circulated and glasses clinked in the sun-lit Lugia room at the Mandarin Oriental last Monday. Why so exquisite, one may ask? An eclectic mix of people including fashionistas, financiers, journalists, press and friends had come together to celebrate the launch of The Nth Degree Club Book, the debut coffee table edition from London’s foremost private dining society, The Nth Degree Club.
The newest international luxury apartments are offering more space than ever. Over the last few years there has been a growing demand for city homes which occupy entire floors and multiple levels allowing wealthy buyers to purchase more space without sacrificing the convenience of a city location. Developers have cottoned onto the trend and some of the newest constructions are now offering truly super-sized residences.
Michael Clinton is the President and Marketing Director of Hearst Magazines, is a passionate traveler and photographer. After collecting hundreds of stamps in his passport, where is he headed next? His new title, “The Globetrotter Diaries: Tales, Tips and Tactics for Traveling the 7 Continents” offers insight for travelers of all types
Acknowledged in the Guinness Book of Records for offering the worlds most expensive haircut, Stuart Philips’ £8,000 price tag was soon eclipsed by his £20,000 VIP service, which in turn became insignificant when he embellished Serena Williams’ hair with £1 million worth of diamonds. Today I went to Covent Garden to interview the man himself …and get some of the star treatment in the process.