Vintage “The Mummy” poster poised to fetch record $1M at auction

 October 12, 2018

A vintage 1932 poster from Karl Freund’s “The Mummy” is expected to set a world record as the most expensive poster ever sold at auction when it goes under the hammer later this month. The lithographic poster is expected to fetch in the region of $1 million to $1.5 million at a Sotheby’s auction in […]

Black Pearl laboratory for the future

 October 10, 2018

At the Monaco Yacht Show, the team on Black Pearl (2017), recognisable among all the superyachts by her square sails in the image of the past, took advantage of this prestigious international show to present at the Yacht Club de Monaco, of which the owner is a member, this incredible 106.7m (350ft) sailing yacht and […]

Bottle of whisky fetches $1.1 million world record price at auction

 October 09, 2018

A rare bottle of single-malt Scotch was bought for more than $1.1 million in Edinburgh, Scotland, making it the world’s most expensive bottle of whisky to be sold at auction. The winning bid for the 60-year old Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 was made by a private collector from Asia over the phone, auctioneer Bonhams told […]

Monaco Yacht Show 2018 – It’s all about luxury

 October 08, 2018

In this past week, Monaco held another fabulous and successful Monaco Yacht Show, or more commonly referred to as MYS2018. The stage was the Principality of Monaco, the undisputed capital of the rich and famous, where glamour, success, fashion, wealth and even the weather play a part to make any event in the Principality a […]

Security, and how Monaco is leading the way

 October 05, 2018

In todays world, security is fast becoming non-negotiable for the UHNWI (ultra-high-net individual) meaning, what once was a luxury, is now a necessity. Security can cover a wide spectrum in today’s environment, from the traditional services to solutions utilising the latest and most sophisticated technology. For the UHNWI, there are many options to consider, and […]

MYS Insight Report: Owner

 October 03, 2018

“What announcements from Monaco Yacht Show 2018 will impact owners? …” asks For the owners present at the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS), a few days in Port Hercules is an unparalleled opportunity to catch up with their peers. The individuals I spoke with all found the networking events a way to not just meet with […]

MYS Insight Report: Business

 October 03, 2018

“Monaco Yacht Show 2018 proved to be an exciting year for infrastructure developments and business directions…” – reports The Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) has once again come and gone in the blink of an eye, and yet the myriad announcements and topics of conversation revealed during its staging will continue to reverberate throughout the superyacht […]

MYS Insight Report: Fleet

 October 03, 2018

“There were top-calibre vessels aplenty at this year’s show, but which really made an impression?” asks There is simply no show on the international circuit that compares to the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS). Sure, it’s not the largest or the most focused by any stretch, but it delivers a range of quality products, designs, technologies […]

MYS Insight Report: Technology

 October 02, 2018

“In the first of our Monaco Yacht Show reviews, we evaluate what was on the agenda for the industry tech innovators… ” – reports It seems sustainability is all the industry could talk about at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, and let’s be honest, that’s no bad thing. This subject matter comprised much of the […]

Princess in Paris!

 September 30, 2018

Charlene of Monaco cuts a chic figure in black as she joins the style set on the front row of Akris’ Fashion Week show. She’s known for her elegant style and looking picture perfect for royal engagements. So Princess Charlene of Monaco, 40, looked right at home mixing with the fashion crowd as she attended […]

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