Monaco Yacht Show email fraud alert

 January 21, 2019

Official communication by Monaco Yacht Show SAM: Dear exhibitors, partners and visitors , You might have received a fraudulent email named “INVITATION TO MONACO YACHT SHOW” from info@monacoyachtshow.mc. Please DO NOT take that email into account and DO NOT open any file that would be attached to it. This is a spear phishing. The hacker […]

Grace Kelly coin worth €2,000: what makes the coin so valuable?

 January 21, 2019

“The €2 commemorative Grace Kelly coin, created in 2007 in memory of the Princess, is now worth a lot more than two euros.” – reports HelloMonaco.com When the Principality of Monaco’s Museum of Stamps and Coins first brought out the coin 10 years ago, it was sold for a price of €120, which seemed steep […]

Audemars Piguet Revives Its Heritage With a New Collection of Classic Watches

 January 21, 2019

“The luxury brand is returning to its roots with its latest line.” – reports artnet News “If we are writing a new page in the history of the company, it has to be perfect.” With those words, Audemars Piguet’s chief executive, François-Henry Bennahmias, introduced Code 11.59, the Swiss watchmaker’s new collection at a much anticipated […]

Studio Fuksas wins the competition for new Fontvieille’s site

 January 17, 2019

Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas won the contest for the Fontvieille site project to revitalize Fontvieille’s district and port in Principality of Monaco. The project provides answers to major commercial, urban, architectural and ecological issues. The new project directs the building to the outside, towards the horizon, creating links with the surrounding environment and landscape – […]

Artcurial: Horlogerie de collection auction in Monaco

 January 17, 2019

The next Artcurial: Horlogerie de collection auction will be held in Monaco on the 23rd January 2019. The auction catalogue is available online: https://www.artcurial.com/fr/vente-m1055-horlogerie-de-collection The full selection contains 207 exceptional and unique watches.

How Can Luxury Reduce Carbon Emissions?

 January 14, 2019

Our story starts with Jamal Qureshi, who decided to give up his 15 years of experience in international finance and move to Longyearbyen, the northernmost human settlement in the world. His boutique brand Svalbarði Polar Iceberg Water combines business success with a positive impact on the environment and society. Put simply, Svalbarði turns the effects […]

Monaco resident Lewis Hamilton snaps up Manhattan penthouse for a cool $40.7 Million

 January 11, 2019

Formula One Racing Champion Lewis Hamilton snaps up Manhattan penthouse for a cool $40.7 Million just a block away from a luxury apartment he bought in 2017. Formula One racing champion Lewis Hamilton forked out a cool $40 million for a stunning penthouse apartment in Manhattan. The British native, 34, purchased the four bed penthouse […]

13 unusual objects sold at auction in 2018

 December 30, 2018

Whether you’re buying, selling or merely watching the drama unfold, a blockbuster auction is a thrilling thing. And this year has seen an extraordinary number of attention-grabbing auctions take place across the globe. While art and diamond auctions typically dominate the headlines, the market is rich with other more unexpected objects ranging from the sublime […]

Five Essential Natural Diamond Truths

 December 28, 2018

1. Diamonds are older than life on Earth, a true miracle of nature. Long before there was life on Earth, there were diamonds. Most were created one to three billion years ago, and the youngest diamond ever found was over 100 million years old. Originating more than 100 miles beneath the Earth, they were pushed […]

The latest superyacht toys

 December 24, 2018

“A look at this year’s most innovative products that should be on every superyacht’s Christmas wish-list…” – reported by SuperyachtNews The majority of superyacht garages include toy staples such as jet skis, paddleboards and kayaks. However, superyachts are increasingly seeking novelty and taking advantage of the latest technology to take the on-board experience to another level. […]

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