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Visiting the swimming pigs at Pig Beach, Bahamas is one of the exceptional wildlife experiences of the yachting world and a must-do on a Bahamas yacht charter, as some of the celebrity Instagram images featured below, show. There’s nothing quite like the excitement of seeing the pigs launch themselves from the white sandy beach into the water and paddle out to the tender to approach you. The water is so crystal clear that you can see their trotters paddling furiously below as the pigs hold their snouts above the surface. No-one quite knows how the adorable snuffly residents of Pig Beach came to the uninhabited island of Big Major Cay in the first place. Some say that they were left there by sailors or pirates who planned to return to eat them later, while others believe that the pigs swam ashore from a nearby shipwreck – thereby getting their swimming…

For those suffering from sleep disruptions like insomnia, the search for a good nights sleep may cause them to try a number of solutions in their quest for great slumber. The Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort offers an option. The luxurious, five-star Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, has launched a new series of magnesium-based Mineral Therapies Marine Treatments by Thalion to help guests increase their melatonin levels and get their sleep cycle back on track. Sleep is Paramount to a Healthier Lifestyle Studies show that one in three adults in the UK are affected by insomnia and that high-quality sleep is the single biggest contributor to living a healthier lifestyle. When adults fall below the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep a night, they can suffer from memory loss, have trouble concentrating and even become at risk to high blood pressure and heart disease. Sleep…

EAT LOVE SAVOR Loves… It gives us great pleasure to announce that we shall be introducing you lovely followers, to our many loves. The introductions come to you via social media and you will find even more on our online magazine and in our print magazine. What does EAT LOVE SAVOR love? EAT LOVE SAVOR Loves… True Luxury Fads, fashions and trends will come and go, but that which is true, is eternal. Nothing can replace the timeless, elegant, quality, time-honoured traditions and the core values and pillars of luxury. There are incredible people that with great dedication to excellence, who are carrying on the tradition of taking the time to create things that are made to last, made with care and deep appreciation. It is especially important today to contrast the excessive manufacturing and consumption of fast goods, with messages and representations of permanence and respect for the process…

La Promeneuse Another pretty and functional Trvdon decorative object: La Promeneuse, designed to diffuse the Cire Trudon fragrances. After placing a cameo in the ceramic dish, place and light a night-light beneath it. The heat from the candle will melt the cameo and release the heavenly fragrance and distribute it rapidly into the air. There are 4 scented cameos  to choose from (Abd El Kader, Ernesto, Odalisque et Solis Rex) plus 4 night lights are included. https://trudon.com

Rosan Diamond has altered our customary conceptions about credit cards and transformed them into pieces of art. Working with various payment systems and using innovative technologies, the company offers two premium collections: the cards of the Luxury Collection, made from plastic with inlays of precious and semi-precious stones, are of interest to banks and exclusive clubs. In the Art Collection, each card is a unique art object while at the same time a complete and functional payment instrument. Rosan Diamond uses gold along with precious and semi-precious stones, the company’s jewelers create true masterpieces inspired by our global cultural heritage. The lapidary credit cards of Rosan Diamond’s Art Collection are a golden encyclopedia of history and art in which epochs, civilizations, legends, and myths come to life. Here, antiquity enchants with its magnificence. The craftsmen of Scythia fascinate with their “savage style.” The vibrance of Cretan – Minoan frescoes amaze.…

“Ahh, the wide almond groves in full white flower Stunning in the morning sun. Old naked Winter in his garb of grays and browns has run. Forsythia blooms come and go in the blink of a yellow Eye, Then, suddenly, mysteriously, Green erupts; and we sigh.” –  Michael P. Garofalo, Cuttings Luxury Moment Style Edit Oh how the coming of Spring awakens the soul. The appearance of flowers, fresh greenery and the bursting abundance that Spring brings. The sweet scent of flowers drifts on the spring breeze. The days get longer and the warm sunshine returns. Imagine the day is a quintessentially perfect spring experience, and you’re off to enjoy a fabulous spring lunch. Pictured from top to bottom, left to right: Fortnum & Mason Enchanted Bloom, 28 Stems: This beautiful bouquet is made up of a mix of pastel garden roses, hand-tied with mint, lavender flowers and Senecio. The…

It was a chance meeting in the mid-1950’s that led to the beginning of one of Britain’s best loved and most revered flower shop – Pulbrook & Gould. Society hostess, Lady Pulbrook and Constance Spry-trained florist, Rosamund Gould, founded a business in 1956 that electrified the establishment with its creative floral designs and set the pace for the future of the industry and continues to do so to this day. However, the story of Pulbrook & Gould is a quintessentially British one, springing from humble origins based firmly in the gardens of old England, before blooming into a brand with branches touching the furthest corners of the globe. From Country Garden to Sloane Street Marriage for Susan, to the renowned Sir Eustace Pulbrook, then Chairman of Lloyds, was a social whirl, with friendships and connections made all over the UK, Europe and the USA. Following his unexpected death, Lady Pulbrook…

Portugal known for many things — Port Wine, Tapas, Fado music, ceramic tiles, but it has also become known for its exceptional sleep product, the Persono luxury mattress. Opened in 2003, Persono is a company created by a team whose sole purpose is to manufacture a mattress masterpiece. Persono offers mattress collections that have been developed to optimize comfort, all meeting the needs of the most demanding customers. As Persono’s logo states, “The mattress dimensions are what you choose — nothing is standard: the only standard is you.” The Persono mission is defined by one essential: helping the consumer sleep well. Their products are handmade, using the most advanced materials that are completely made to measure. Though Persono began its journey in Portugal, its luxury brand has now moved worldwide. The mattresses have been exhibited at the Brussels Furniture Fair, IMM Cologne, Maison & Object and Mueble Zaragoza. Mattresses Fit…

Live supercar show Top Marques Monaco is moving up a gear this year with a sensational line-up of vehicles confirmed for its 15th anniversary edition including brand-new supercars, rare classic cars and a million-dollar motorbike. This year’s Top Marques Monaco, being held from April 19th to 22nd, will mark the important milestone with a stunning showcase of some of the world’s most exclusive cars inside & outside the Grimaldi Forum, including an unprecedented number of test drives in Monaco. Organisers of the annual supercar show are keen to keep elements of this anniversary edition under wraps until the opening day, but have revealed the following: 30+ supercars will be available for test drives on the F1 circuit including the brand new ZENVO, drivable for the first time during the show & high performance tuners by Moldavian customizing company ALANDI PERFORMANCE Visitors will be able to get up close to the…

Lily Backgammon Board by Alexandra Llewellyn An elegant and tasteful floral game board designed by Alexandra Llewellyn, a London based British designer who creates beautiful and expressive backgammon boards and custom-made games tables and games, all made in the UK. Adding personality, distinction and beauty to games and game tables. Details of this set: Inside – Dark zebrano backgammon board with photographic cala lily playing surface, finished with hand-applied lacquer. Outside – Dark zebrano with brass sliding fastenings and hinges. Playing pieces – Weighted brass playing pieces inlaid with mother of pearl and black glass on one side and leather on the other (45mm x 11mm), doubling die is laurel burr (46mm x 46mm), dice cups are rosewood and lined with inside lips to ensure fair and random rolls of the precision laser cut dice.  Dimensions – 60cm x 77cm x 5cm / 23.5″ x 30″ x 2″ when open.…

From the masterful craftsmen at Grant Macdonald comes dinner service, ‘The Paragon Collection’ The design of this luxurious tableware is a modern classic that would easily grace a contemporary or a traditional setting, the gold adds richness and warmth which is very luxurious. The Paragon is a shining example and the largest flawless diamond in the world is known as ‘The Paragon’, its named inspired by the diamond shapes and precious materials, the diamond pattern found int he design, so it was thought to be the perfect name for this new collection. The china is English fine bone china made in Stoke-on-Trent, the historic home of British pottery. It is decorated with 24 carat gold and the finishing touches are applied by hand. The Paragon Collection Crystal Adding glimmer to your luxury table is The Paragon crystal. This crystal is hand blown and engraved in Somerset by skilled craftspeople.  The…

The MODE Collection by fine jeweller ORTAEA is a playful, fashionable and versatile range of diamond jewels, designed to accompany you in style from day to evening. Characterised by contemporary design, MODE offers classic diamond jewellery each with Ortaea’s signature twist. Founder Mita draws on her fascination for history, mythology and astronomy and her curiosity about the expansive mystery of the Cosmos and each Ortaea piece is imbued with this spirit and energy. Based on her love of the hoop earring, a style she regularly wears herself, through MODE Mita continues to re-invent the hoop theme with various, innovative versions of the earring. Mita’s exquisite diamond encrusted earrings set in 18KT yellow gold offer an effortlessly chic take on the classic hoop. The edgier Sliders are another striking ear adornment and with a chain of white pear cut diamonds set in 18KT gold, they shine like a constellation of stars…

The evolution, then the process, of re-imagining one thing into another can be a lengthy process. And when it comes to the creation of a new hotel based on the foundations of an established one, the process can be even more complex on multiple levels. The levels often involve repurposing, redevelopment, and rebranding combined. The renowned Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, opened in 1996, is a recent example. Its process of redevelopment began in 2015, and now by March of 2018, will officially be recreated into a new entity: the new Park MGM Las Vegas. Recently, we saw what had been done and what was planned. Most of the hotel’s 2,700 rooms have been renovated. And, the property’s 290 guestrooms on its upper floors will be rebranded as the NoMad Las Vegas. This project will be completed by the end of 2018. NoMad is a boutique brand, whose original hotel is…

Private Members Club, Albert’s, have announced that from January until end of March they will have two dinner tables per night available for non-members. Get a taste of the club but don’t wait too long to reserve. The exclusive tables will be available on a first-come first-serve basis and offer the perfect opportunity for prospective members to trial the Club’s unique dinner-dance concept. Albert’s provides the ultimate entertainment in the Royal Borough, with these limited tables sure to be snapped up. Launched by Some of the Biggest Names in London’s Prestigious Nightclubs Albert’s launched in September 2016 after four of the biggest names from London’s most prestigious nightclubs have come together to play host to London’s latest and most memorable dinner and dance experience. Together, Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers, with over 60 years of experience between them and the club committee includes Simon Astaire, Alistar…