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  • Byredo Is Now Open For business… in Seoul!
    Byredo Is Now Open For business… in Seoul!

    Byredo’s first store in Korea will open in the heart of Seoul’s dynamic and fashionable Dosan Park. This will be the brand’s fifth international opening, following Stockholm, New York, London and Paris. Gangnam Style The new flagship store is located at 12 Dosan-daero in Gangnam-gu. This area is one of the 25 local government districts which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea. Gangnam literally means “South of the River”. Both the Greater Gangnam Area and Gangnam itself are widely known for

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  • The Hottest Color Trends of 2019
    The Hottest Color Trends of 2019

    When it comes to color in fashion, it’s fairly safe to say that all the prime colors make an appearance year after year. It is the shades that make a season, however, which is why you will see various shades that just seem to rule the runway year after year. There will always be pink, for example, but will it be more of a pastel, baby blush pink, or a vibrant millennial pink? The color opportunities are endless, and the reason why all fashion-forward folk should follow what colors are trending a

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  • Victorinox Alox Limited Edition 2019
    Victorinox Alox Limited Edition 2019

    Victorinox pursuits its path of creativity and innovation. In 2019, the Swiss company is launching a new limited edition to the Alox series. It is the fifth consecutive year in which Victorinox extends the range of Alox, this time with a Champagne-gold scales. The new trio is: The small Classic 58mm Midsized Cadet 84mm Large Pioneer 94mm The champagne-gold-hued Alox scales characterize this year’s collection. Stamped from aluminium, embossed and wrapped in a corrosive-resistant anodized oxide co

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  • Most Valuable Artworks in the World
    Most Valuable Artworks in the World

    A Leonardo da Vinci is sold for $450 million at an auction house of New York “Christie’s auctions and private sales.” It is a record-breaking sale because the current record for the auction of artwork is $179.4 million in 2015 for a Picasso. The record-breaking painting is not only famous for its beauty but the sotheby’s rybolovlev case. Salvator Mundi: A Portrayal of Jesus The painting is sold for a sum of $10,000 almost 12 years ago. The painting is a portrayal of Jesus known as Salvator Mundi

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  • Galerie Du Griffon – The New “Window” of Editions Du Griffon in Neuchâtel.
    Galerie Du Griffon – The New “Window” of Editions Du Griffon in Neuchâtel.

    Les Editions du Griffon is opening a new space within its historical location in Neuchâtel. The new “window” is called Galerie du Griffon and will be a versatile place for work, exhibitions and encounters. The official inauguration to the public will take place on November 8th at 6:30pm. For this special occasion, the visitors will be able to attend to the signature of Pierre Yves Gabus autobiographical work “L’homme en Noir ou le roman du renard” at Editions du Griffon. His story reveals little

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  • Le Salon Du Design- 3rd to 4th of November 2018- Second Edition in Geneva
    Le Salon Du Design- 3rd to 4th of November 2018- Second Edition in Geneva

    Next month there will be the second edition of the SALON DU DESIGN in Geneva. The Design fair supports quality mid century design. For the new edition, that will take place on the weekend of 3-4 November 2018 at the Pavillon Sicli, Corine Stübi, co-founder of Kissthedesign Gallery and organiser of the fair, selected around thirty exhibitors from all over Switzerland and Europe. This year, vintage design lovers and picky collectors alike will have the chance to enjoy a wider range of original 20t

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  • Was The 19th Century A True Shift In The History Of Arts & Science?
    Was The 19th Century A True Shift In The History Of Arts & Science?

    If someone would ask me about my preferred moment in Arts, I would answer without any hesitation “THE 19TH CENTURY”. It crystalizes the heritage of the Enlightenment century with the Industrial revolution. Artists became more curious about nature, society and even the human relations. There is this aim to understand the past in order to shape the future. This curiosity initiated an age of exploration that reached all domains in Art. Here is a short recap about the creative minds who have influen

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  • Victorinox Deluxe Tinker Damast Limited Edition 2018
    Victorinox Deluxe Tinker Damast Limited Edition 2018

    When Victorinox invented the Tinker, they offered to the customers a great compact pocket tool with a fantastic Combi-Pliers. Whether you’re simply moving through your day or journeying around the world, the Deluxe Tinker pocket knife is the Officer’s knife for tinkers on the move. You never know what you’ll encounter out there, but you know that you and your Deluxe Tinker will always be ready to build, hack, or fix anything. In the era of the “Do it Yourself”, the Deluxe Tinker is a great addit

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  • 4 Ways To Make Your Small Home Luxurious
    4 Ways To Make Your Small Home Luxurious

    Just because your living space is fairly small that doesn’t mean it can’t be a luxurious space too. In fact, it’s easy to make any space look more luxurious with just a few simple additions (or takeaways), and many of these useful tips cost very little money (if any). Take a look at these easy ways to make your small home luxurious and you’ll see what we mean. Declutter No matter the size of your home, if you have a lot of furniture and general items in it, it’s going to seem smaller and more cr

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  • LEGO® TECHNIC BUGATTI CHIRON – The Beast released.
    LEGO® TECHNIC BUGATTI CHIRON – The Beast released.

    LEGO® is an amazing brand that made many of our childhood dreams come true. LEGO®’s popularity is demonstrated by its wide representation and usage in many forms of cultural works, including books, films and art work. It has even been used in the classroom as a teaching tool. This year, LEGO® TECHNIC is launching a new construction model based on the BUGATTI CHIRON. This is more than a toy, it is a real collaboration between the two iconic brands to bring to both brands fans a dream come true: t

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  • Eve Sleep, The Mattress Revolution Promising A Perfect Night’s Sleep
    Eve Sleep, The Mattress Revolution Promising A Perfect Night’s Sleep

    If you think everything was invented in terms of mattress and sleep business, wait until you meet eve Sleep. For a very long time, good mattresses have been sold through expensive stores at massively inflated prices. That is why eve was created. A simple, beautiful mattress, available to everyone at a surprisingly fair price. Eve Sleep, A Modern Story In The Air Of Times Eve Sleep believes that good sleep and great starts are too important to be elitist. For too long, mattresses have been sold t

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  • The New Victorinox Alox 2018 Limited Edition: Iconic!
    The New Victorinox Alox 2018 Limited Edition: Iconic!

    Since 2015, Victorinox launches a special limited edition for the Alox range. This is pure music to fan’s ears. Each pocket knife will have the year engraved in the back, so you know which year belong each limited edition. While the traditional Swiss Army Knife has the Cellidor scales, the Alox family is about another story. The scales are made in aluminum oxide, generally called Alox. The alox scales are thinner and more resistant to chemicals and daily usage, than the cellidor scales.  Howeve

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  • The New Victorinox Huntsman and Spartan Wood – Beautiful.
    The New Victorinox Huntsman and Spartan Wood – Beautiful.

    This year Victorinox continues its dedication to design and to perpetuate the story of the iconic Swiss Army Knife. A while ago the Swiss brand started a full collection of pocket tools with wood scales. This detail of design was bringing a natural yet very elegant aspect to the pocket tools. Today there are two new models joining the collection: The new Victorinox Huntsman Wood and the new Victorinox Spartan Wood. Beautiful pieces that LuxuryActivist was lucky enough to get and to test. The New

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  • Philippe Cramer, From New York To Geneva, Design is An Art.
    Philippe Cramer, From New York To Geneva, Design is An Art.

    Art Geneva is already finished and we can say it was again a great edition. This year the art fair joined forces with the decorative arts thanks to a collaboration with the PAD (Pavillon des Arts et du Design), However, the art fair continues to build bridges between different disciplines by inviting new designers, such as Philippe Cramer, who, for his first show, presented a retrospective of his work. Philippe Cramer, From New York to Geneva: born for Design. What can we say about this Swiss-Am

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  • The New Victorinox Midnite Manager@Work: High-Tech for Professionals
    The New Victorinox Midnite Manager@Work: High-Tech for Professionals

    This year Victorinox has relaunched its collection around USB keys blended into practical pocket tools. They have always represented the perfect companion for your daily business life, as well as for your special moments when you needed to share documents, images and videos. With the new Victorinox Midnite Manager@work, the Swiss company provides a very clever USB solution with a two ways stick, traditional USB and USB-3. Here is our review about the new Victorinox Midnite Manager@Work. The vers

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  • Living in the lap of luxury  – Property Inspiration
    Living in the lap of luxury – Property Inspiration

    Everyone dreams of living in the top floor penthouse with the city skyline as their view as they sip their morning coffee or enjoy their evening cocktails. But it isn’t very often the chance to look behind the doors of an award winning penthouse and bring that dream a small step closer. In the cosmopolitan hub of London, the wealthy region of Mayfair is home to the recently crowned SBID’s International Design Award’s for ‘residential design over £1M. An incredible piece of interior design fusing

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  • HEOS by Denon – Wireless music everywhere
    HEOS by Denon – Wireless music everywhere

    Music is part of everyone’s life. When you are a true music aficionado you want to find your music everywhere. At home we use to be glued to the living room or the bedroom because your hi-fi material was placed there. What happens if you are in the dining room, in the kitchen or even in the bathroom? Probably you need either to put your music very loud, or accept to wear headphones. With the development of wireless technologies, the installation of wireless sound systems became easier. While som

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  • Victorinox Wine Master, the  unboxing.
    Victorinox Wine Master, the unboxing.

    Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen you have a nice bottle of wine, nothing more annoying than not having a perfect tool to open it. Fine wine deserves a tool that was created with perfection. That is why Victorinox launched this year the new Victorinox Wine Master – the trusted companion for professional sommeliers and amateur gourmets alike. Its viticultural credentials are world-class and do your fine wine the honor it deserves. Here is our unboxing with all details! An extra-long corkscrew with five

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  • How to Decorate Your Home Like a Stylist
    How to Decorate Your Home Like a Stylist

    Reading Time: 3 minutesWe all dream of creating a home that looks straight out of a magazine. Yet, we can sometimes lack the confidence of a professional interior designer. However, achieving a beautiful home doesn’t have to be a challenge. Simply read our tops tips on how to decorate your home like a stylist. Frame Feature Wallpaper Interior designers love nothing more than playing with designs. Instead of covering your walls from top to bottom with feature wallpaper, you could follow the styli

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  • Victorinox Travel Gear Lexicon Hardside – Master of volume
    Victorinox Travel Gear Lexicon Hardside – Master of volume

    Reading Time: 4 minutesVictorinox Travel Gear introduces its most sophisticated rigid hull luggage collection to date and sets new milestones in molding technology and functionality. The Lexicon Global hand luggage maximizes storage space with a volume of up to 34 liters leaving behind all other suitcases in its range of sizes available on the market. And to better meet the challenges of modern business travel, it is equipped with a versatile tool with USB port. LuxuryActivist was lucky enough t

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