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Inventors of the iconic Elysium chair launched its latest product, the limited-edition Elysium-R, at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars London, Rolls-Royce’s flagship dealership in the very heart of the capital. Priced at £38,000, the revolutionary new chair is on display at the showroom until 19 January 2018, with the inventors DavidHugh Ltd. creating a window display to give Mayfair passers-by the chance to see the world’s most technologically advanced chair displayed alongside the all-new Phantom. A Chair that Recalibrates the Senses Elysium-R has a unique floatation mechanism derived from years of PhD research in human kinetics, allowing the user to move silently in zero-gravity conditions. This unrivalled and pioneering level of comfort is completely unique for a chair, making it the ultimate luxury item. Elysium neutralises gravity, implements floatation theory and takes comfort to a whole new level by recalibrating the senses. The Elysium-R is the ultimate version of the widely celebrated…

The entrepreneur and business innovator, Adrian Cheng has made a significant investment in Moda Operandi – the only online luxury fashion retailer to provide consumers access to collections straight from the runway. The injection of capital is led by Cheng through his two investment vehicles, K11 Investment and C Ventures. The latter is a new investment fund launched in October 2017 to build a global ecosystem of Millennial and Generation Z-focused brands and platforms. The investment in Moda Operandi plays into Cheng’s wider vision to unite culture-orientated brands into a powerful portfolio that connects the worlds of fashion, art, and creative media, to service the demands of next-generation consumers. Cheng’s investment comes at a time when the Chinese consumer market is transforming. The emergence of the BAT Generation (the millennial and Gen Z generations shaped by the three Chinese Internet and E-commerce giants, Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent) has created a…

Design-centric, lifestyle brand, stellé presents a range of wireless smart pillars with Amazon Alexa, Amazon’s intuitive voice technology. Created specifically with women in mind, the aesthetically pleasing and technically proficient stellé products offer uncompromising sound quality that bridge the gap between design and technology, perfectly complementing every woman’s personal style and incorporating seamlessly into any home décor. Infusing the latest advances in technology with stellé’s award-winning products, the new smart pillar with Amazon Alexa voice service allows customers the freedom of self-expression while discovering the ease of voice control by asking Alexa to play music, check the traffic, control the smart home and more—over 25,000 skills—all of this with the freedom of connecting multiple units anytime, anywhere, even at the park. With these unbeatable features and countless integrations, stellé’s speakers elevate a connected life through smart technology. The classic stellé smart pillar™ collection consists of five colors: High Gloss White,…

With the Extra APC1, Montegrappa has transformed the act of writing to an iPad into an experience reminiscent of writing with the classic Extra 1930. Extra APC1 is a precious and luxurious case for the Apple Pencil, which ensures functionality, greater comfort and unsurpassed sophistication. This innovative instrument combines technology and craftsmanship with the Italian flair synonymous with mean Montegrappa. In use, the Montegrappa Extra APC1 looks and feels like a traditional pen. The Apple Pencil can be effortlessly inserted into the body of the Extra APC1 after unscrewing the cap from the barrel. To charge the pencil, one simply removes the cap of the Extra APC1, then the tiny cap of the Apple Pencil and inserts the connector into the iPad. Beautifully Detailed Instrument The Extra APC1 is available in Black & White pearlised celluloid and Sterling Silver trim. The details of this beautiful instrument are simply gorgeous. A…

Fashion and virtual reality collide in this beautiful expression of art, water, the ethereal beauty of woman, legend and light in this captivating video created by SOMA Fashion Network designed exclusively for HTC Vive. Dive into this fashion fantasy taking users into an ethereal underwater fantasy land where magical mermaids, sensual dancers and exquisite models glisten through the mystical waters showcasing the latest in swimwear. See how the video was made Legend of Mermaids Mermaids continue to seduce and captivate as they have for centuries; know to sit on a rock and sing, luring sailors to their destruction, they are often confused with sirens. While some mermaids are described as monstrous and ugly, they are typically very beautiful. Legends of half-human, half-fish creatures date back thousands of years. Sightings were made by the early Arabs and the Greek Pliny in 586 A.D. Many medieval sailors claimed to have seen them and such reports…

The most beautiful power bank is made by hand, in England by Uplond. Designed to make you stand out from the crowd in a subtle, stylish, luxurious way that whispers to the world your appreciation of the finest things in life. The design of the B1 went through multiple iterations before reaching its final state. They wanted their power bank to be as light weight, slim and practical as possible and is intended to be highly portable, ready to provide an emergency charge to your smart device on a daily basis. Made to Order and Customized to Your Specifications The materials used for making the B1 are selected you – this is a fully bespoke product, therefore it is never in stock. Manufacturing begins only after an order has been received with an expected lead time of 4-6 weeks. Each order is assigned to a single artisan who will perform…

Legend has taken phone customization to a new level, with its exquisite collection of iPhone 6S models. Masterful craftsmanship and innovative features previously unseen in the luxury smartphone industry have made this company stand out. The standard Classique iPhone 6S model has been revised with illuminated diamond logo, an in-house developed feature for those who love to shine. The logo’s VVS1 grade diamonds are illuminated when the device is on. This unique iPhone is priced at 2950 euros The hand engraved version of the Classique is another representation of the company’s unique approach to customization. This version requires over 30 hours of hand engraving and customer’s own designs can be also implemented. Diamond studded bezel with over 360 VVS1 grade diamonds (10.7 carats with certification of source) is another luxurious option offered by Legend. 24Kt Gold, Rose Gold, Platinum or Black Rhodium plating in 10 micron thickness can be chosen…

PHANTOM is a 100% wireless sound system that integrates revolutionary technologies to process and emit sound, that required 10 years of development and £20 million in R&D. Protected by 88 patents, PHANTOM emits an ultra-dense sound with zero distortion at full power, zero background noise and zero impedance. Devialet, the world’s most awarded start-up for the excellency of its innovations in sound technologies. What is Phantom ? Phantom is a sound center, meaning, a system that receives via Wi-Fi music from your everyday devices (smartphone, tablet, computer, …), it processes the signals and emits sound replacing your speakers. Phantom is considered the best sound system in the world, because it integrates revolutionary technologies to process and emit sound. Phantom emits an ultra-dense sound with physical impact. The result: a uniquely powerful, incredibly distinct sound with no distortion. Phantom would replace your stereo system, docks, home-cinema and even your speakers. It…

Ascetic is a laptop meets briefcase, designed for entrepreneurs on the go. This premium laptop, designed by product designer Andre Fangueiro, provides the modern professional with a new and unique device that no longer requires an additional carrier. The luxurious finish of leather and sleek exterior, in combination with a retro inspired keyboard creates a dialogue between the days of the old typewriter and the future of ever evolving design. Blending these together resulted in a product with which the ambitious may identify themselves with, align with their own ambition & views of life with values and vision of design. Contact:  www.andrefangueiro.com  Mgr vdn Tillaartstraat 37, Veghel, The Netherlands. P: +31 0 641 219 568 E: info@studiolata.com

LUXURY TECHNOLOGY STRUT LAUNCHPORT CASES FOR IPAD The STRUT® LaunchPort, is the world’s first two-piece wireless charging pedestal with inductive charging technology, and the luxury standard for discriminating consumers seeking a convenient, wireless means to charge and use their iPad’s. Due to demand for additional colors for the LaunchPort Case, STRUT has introduced ten additional finish options: Black Carbon, Walnut Burl, Brushed Pewter, Granite, Eastern Walnut, Rose Wood, Cool Wood, Gold Marble, Blue Carbon, Red Carbon, Western Walnut, Brushed Titanium. The Case finishes are the result of an elaborate, multi-step finishing process that produces a beautifully detailed appearance and a gloss finish is then applied over the base and hand-polished. How It Works The LaunchPort Cases simply attaches to the LaunchPort Pedestal via a strong Neodymium magnet that provides a secure mounting solution. The inductive charging circuitry transfers power from the elegant pedestal to the case charging the iPad without cumbersome wires…

The House DE RIGUEUR introduces a unique wireless, embedded, smart & elegant solution to charge a smartphone. The Connected Sleeve by DE RIGUEUR is integrated into handmade leather designed by the brand. It is the perfect combination of a handcrafted French luxury good and a connected object, with a smart challenge: it is both elegant and intelligent. Solutions for a Frustrating Digital Situation The technological world we created changed our lifestyles and generated new problems: the dead-battery situation is one of the principal fears related to our connected environment. It is true that an intensive smartphone user needs multiple daily charges and he is going to be quickly confronted with a wide variety of cables and back-up batteries. Charge your Smartphone in only one Action The Connected Sleeve informs about its charge level with a discreet LED and with a BLE -based application. It replaces existing solutions on the market,…

GUY&MAX are Winners of the EAT LOVE SAVOR Luxury Awards, “Designer to Watch” 2015 GUY&MAX unveil their latest Edition for their Digital Nature collection. Brothers Guy & Max Shepherd have been creating fine jewellery for over a decade using digital and innovative means uncommonly associated with fine jewellery. “A craft evolves in tiny steps, each step a slight alteration in a technique or the way a tool is used, because of this each change is very gradual often unnoticeable, despite the creativity and passion that push it forward. But… once in a while a significant leap is made and a pioneer or group of pioneers uses a totally new technique or skill that will change an industry forever.”​- Max Shepherd Max Shepherd, designer and artist is passionate about the future of jewellery design as well as it’s origins and traditions. So much so, that he refuses to embark upon any…

Savelli, the luxury Maison, launched two limited edition emerald smartphones in collaboration with Gemfields, the world’s leading gemstone company. This limited edition collection is comprised of The Emerald Night, which is set with 400 brilliant-cut emeralds, is limited to 19 pieces. The Emerald Insane is set with 4.5-carat baguette-cut emeralds and 12.5-carat brilliant-cut diamonds, and is limited to just 8 pieces. Smartphones Especially for Women Savelli has created the first luxury smartphones designed especially for women, as an exquisite piece of jewellery crafted from treasured metals and precious gemstones. Each detail in the collection is exceptional, the Savelli collection is recognizable due to its unique and elegant design inspired by the Line of Grace, a timeless concept of beauty and femininity. The entire collection is handmade in Switzerland. Technical Specifications Savelli Emerald Night: 18-carat rose gold set with 400 emeralds “serti neige” (approx. 3 ct) 18-carat rose gold high-tech black ceramic, anthracite satin,…

Legend, is a Finnish luxury company that has launched the release of their prestigiously customized “Tempo” Apple Watch. Legend is the Helsinki-based high-end technology accessories maker notable for being the first company specializing in bespoke services for smartphones. Intricate designs, exclusive features, and unique customization options are the cornerstones of the company. Tempo features a complex hand engraved design on 24 Kt gold, premium grade crocodile leather strap, gold deployment buckle and comes with a luxury presentation box. Intricate, Engraved and Distinctive The intricate hand engravings of Tempo require over 30 hours to engrave and represent the rare art of master grade hand engraving at its finest. The straps are all made of authentic premium grade exotic leathers by experienced leather worker who specializes in watch straps. Select from an array of strap materials, choose crocodile, stingray, ostrich or sharkskin strap with color of preference from variety of leather and…

Luxe Corp, the pioneer luxury Strategy & Management Consultancy company and business services provider to the luxury industry is pleased to announce that the 2015 Club e-Luxe International Summit will be held on Thursday 4th June 2015 at Hotel Shangri La in Paris. The theme of the event is “Smart Luxury : Taking Luxury into the Smart Age”. The Club e-Luxe International Summit will provide luxury companies with advanced digital solutions through in-depth Presentations, Live DEMOs, Panel Debates, CEO Conversations and other interactive sessions by practicing international experts, led by Luxe Corp’s team of expert Luxury Business Analysts. [pullquote]In an official statement, Luxe Corp’s Executive Director Mrs Uché Pézard stated that “This year’s Club e-Luxe International Summit with has the theme of Smart Luxury, will bring a new dimension to digital luxury by placing a spotlight on technology-enhanced products and services. We’re looking forward to sharing the latest digital luxury…