A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest.
The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL), the highest level of professional football in the United States, culminating a season that begins in the late summer of the previous calendar year.
New York Fashion Week, held in February and September of each year, is a semi-annual series of events (generally lasting 7–9 days) when international fashion collections are shown to buyers, the press and the general public. It consists of numerous branded events, including New York City Fashion Week Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York and MADE Fashion Week, as well as numerous independent fashion productions around town.
The Daytona 500 is a 500-mile-long (805 km) Nascar Sprint Cup Series motor race held annually at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. It is one of the four restrictor plate races on the Sprint Cup schedule. The Daytona 500 is regarded as the most important and prestigious race on the NASCAR calendar, carrying by far the largest purse.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London has sculpted an art aficionado experience for its hotel guests with the help of The Royal Academy of Arts.
The art-themed package was designed to take advantage of the hotel’s prime location within London’s cultural district and will focus on The Royal Academy’s new exhibition, “Painting Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse.”
LVMH-owned Champagne house Moët & Chandon is calling on filmmakers to celebrate its 25th anniversary with the Golden Globes. For the last 25 years, Moët has been the official Champagne of the Golden Globes, positioning the house as the celebratory beverage and furthering its shared mantra of #MoetMoments.
German automaker Mercedes-Benz is taking consumers to “the Paris of South America” in a vintage 450 SLC to highlight its maintained desirability. The automaker has posted a video to Facebook depicting a drive through Buenos Aires, considered the most European of Southern American cities for its architecture and the influence brought by Spanish and Italian immigrants.
Foundation Cartier pour l’art contemporain is furthering the conversation around the COP21 UN Conference on Climate Change with an exhibit at the Palais de Tokyo.
“Exit,” first staged in 2008, consists of a series of statistically-driven maps that study the migration of the world’s population, a subject that is inseparable from that of the altered climate patterns.
The price to purchase New York real estate has never been higher, according to a new report by CityRealty.
The average sales price of condominiums and co-ops set new records for the second consecutive year, with median prices for each exceeding $1 million. Despite the brief scare of a market slowdown when the Dow Jones dipped in August, New York real estate will continue to have high demand.
Department store chain Bloomingdale’s is giving consumers instant gifting help with the help of a knowledgeable robot. The store’s “Gift-Bot” series on Instagram explores what to get for the men, women and children in a consumer’s life based on their personalities and interests.
LVMH-owned Champagne house Krug is tempting consumers with a video series devoted to life’s “Guilty Pleasures.” Released each Sunday beginning Dec. 6, the videos take a look at the points of view of chefs, getting them to reflect on their trade and also spill the secrets of what their own indulgences are.
French leather goods maker Hermès is viewing the earth and sky through an interactive kaleidoscope effort. Part of a promotion for the Terre d’Hermès cologne for men, Hermès asks consumers to “take an image of the earth, add a little sky and shake through a kaleidoscope.”
Department store Saks Fifth Avenue is capitalizing on a current consumer trend by announcing plans for a new storefront. Scheduled to open in spring 2017 in downtown New York, the retailer will be dedicating 16,750-square feet exclusively to men’s products.
Italian apparel and accessories label Berluti is putting its bespoke capabilities in the spotlight through the creation of a custom suit for dancer Benjamin Millepied.
For Mr. Millepied’s return to the stage at L.A. Dance Project’s annual fundraiser Dec. 12, Berluti designer Alessandro Sartori made a suit of wool and elstane, giving him the flexibility needed to perform.
Footwear and accessories label Jimmy Choo is compiling the influential opinions of style bloggers to show off its snow-ready shoes. The brand gathered eight digital influencers in Zurmatt, Switzerland for its “Snow Choos” effort, capturing its cruise collection boots on a powdery mountaintop.
A major trend of the upcoming spring/summer 2016 fashion season is monochromatic marble design, as we’ve seen silhouettes from Nike and adidas receive the rising-in-popularity treatment. Balenciaga, (the brand also known as one of Kanye West’s favorites) has made their contribution to the trend, dropping their latest addition to the coveted sneaker line. Adhering to the new standard, the brand unleashed their all-new, black and white Marble sneaker.
Nirav Modi may have only designed his first piece of jewellery in 2009, but just six years later he has two stores in India and one in Hong Kong, has just opened a boutique with much star-sprinkled fanfare on New York’s Madison Avenue, and chances are he’ll be jangling the keys to a London store in the very near future. A pretty phenomenal empire for a newcomer to the jewellery scene, but it all makes sense when you see his jewels and hear his story.
The gallery is launching a new programme, Pace Art & Technology, which will make its debut in California with a presentation of digital work by TeamLab in February and an immersive installation by Random International in autumn. Both will take place in its Menlo Park space.
Men’s jewelry routinely has masculine themes like skulls, but William Henry takes virility to new levels with offerings featuring dinosaur bones.
Flaunt is a 12-SKU collection made in sterling silver with 18k gold accents that debuts in November. Matt Conable, founder and chief designer, maintains that the pieces will be limited to necklaces and bracelets, and gemstones used include rubies, sapphires, and diamonds, among others.
This innovative Tourbillon construction is integrated in Montblanc’s own in-house developed chronograph calibre that combines all the elements of a traditional chronograph with a contemporary highly performant construction: monopusher with column wheel, efficient and precise vertical coupling, automatic winding and two barrels.
Italian automaker Maserati is driving into the new year with the addition of two new courses for its Master Maserati 2016 program.
The new additions to the driving course program include the SnowMaster Experience Lapland edition and Master Premium. While Maserati offers a number of driving courses for its enthusiasts to enjoy, adding new options will help prevent repeat visitors from tiring of the program.
German automaker Mercedes-Benz has named Dietmar Exler CEO for the United States and NAFTA.
Taking over for Stephen Cannon, who is leaving the company, Mr. Exler was most recently vice president of sales for MBUSA. With previous executive roles, including positions focusing on customer relations and financial services, Mr. Exler is expected to help forge a stronger collaboration between the sales and marketing teams throughout North America.
British automaker Bentley Motors is using its heritage to promote and underscore the evolution of the Continental line.
A short film released by the automaker and posted on YouTube and to social media accounts shows the history of its Continental vehicle, which data back 63 years to the 1952 R-Type Continental.
Italian automaker Ferrari has issued a recall for some of its California T convertibles manufactured this year, citing the possibility of fuel leaks in the vehicles.
According to the notice issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the cars in question have a low pressure fuel line that may not connect properly to the fuel pump feed line, which could create a leak in the engine compartment, potentially leading to a fire.
It is now 2016! The start of a new year which means setting new goals and hopefully new opportunities to build relationships and continue success in the new year.
The holidays were great and one of my favorite things was getting to see the Baccarat Hotel. Their grande salon is absolutely amazing for going out for drinks and drinking out of Baccarat Crystal. Their suites were really over the top and the hotel had an extremely elegant and exclusive feel as soon as you walked through the front door.
We are now getting into award season and whether you are in LA for the Grammys, Golden Globes or the Oscars or across the pond attending the BRIT Awards and BAFTA’s, M Level is very fortunate to have access to all of these events.
I am extremely fond of specialty food items. I really like The Mason Jar Cookie Company. The Dean and Deluca “Snack Box” is also at the top of my list. Since the release of Star Wars it seems like all brands have been on board and I received Star Wars Ice Cream from Ample Hills Creamery.
It is going to start getting cold here in New York, so it is time to tuck away in a cozy corner with a fabulous Hermes blanket to keep the chill away. The new year gives you a chance to reflect on what needs to be put in place and what needs to be accomplished. One of the big projects that M Level will work on this year is SUPER BOWL 50. It is the biggest sporting event in the world.
During the winter time, no matter what city you live in, it is a great to explore the little things your city has to offer. I have found a few little treasures in New York for cosy dinners, brunches and romantic date spots. The NoMad Hotel is a very cool place for a fancy brunch. The Waverly Inn is also a nice spot for just a few friends to grab dinner and if you have it like that and go all out, you need to make a reservations at the Mark Hotel’s Jean Georges for the romantic evening.
Besides spending New Years Eve in St. Barths everything else was pretty quiet. I got to relax and think about the coming year and thanks to my Apple TV gift from Casey, I was able to watch all the movies I wanted.
I am looking forward to the Super Bowl and building new relationships for 2016.
Lautrec’s forward moving approach to cuisine and service keeps the menus fresh and imaginative. Working directly with the resort’s own horticulturalists at Nemacolin’s Holistic Garden and approximately 12 local CSA’s and farmers, Lautrec brings in the very best local and seasonal ingredients. Boasting a 1,200 bottle wine list from the resort’s extensive 21,000 bottle Wine Cellar, our resident Sommelier will provide appropriate recommendations to perfectly pair your meal and libation.
LVMH brands Berluti and Krug Champagne are joining forces to offer consumers “an alliance of elegance.”
The two brands, one an Italian footwear label and the other a Champagne house, may not automatically seem like likely partners, but the collaboration came to be through a shared philosophy.
Saint Barth will again take center stage with exceptionally talented chefs as special guests! They will work in duo with our island chefs from partners establishments. It goes without saying that it will be the “must-be-there” event of the year! French cuisine will be in the spotlight during the second edition of the Taste of St Barth Gourmet Festival!
Caviar House & Prunier is calling on Michelin-starred chefs to help it position its products “Among the Greatest.”
“Among the Greatest” gives consumers a peek into the behind-the-scenes operations of kitchens headed by some of the world’s most famous chefs, complete with preparation tips for a variety of dishes.
St. Regis Hotels and Resorts is ushering in 2016 with the much-awaited debut of its property in Macau.
Owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., the latest St. Regis hotel is located in Cotai Central, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with more than 450 years of history and cultural exchange between China and Europe. With this hotel’s opening, St. Regis will elevate Macau’s luxury hospitality offerings through its dedication to service and experiential touchpoints.
Private aviation brand NetJets has settled a contract with its pilots following a lengthy negotiation.
About three quarters of the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots memberswho voted on Dec. 20 did so in favor of ratification, passing the referendum. With this new agreement in place, the pilots union says it is now looking towards making NetJets more competitive in the private aviation sphere.
The course has a uniqueness to it similar to that of Morfontaine in France or Pine Valley in the United States, with a great routing and unique holes. As with these two great courses, most holes are isolated from the others by dense trees. The par threes at Hirono are especially strong.
The course is also one of the best conditioned I have ever seen. The greens and fairways are in meticulous condition and even the trees throughout the course are manicured from top to bottom like a Japanese garden.
Kūkiʻo Golf and Beach Club is a private, residential equity club located adjacent to the Four Seasons Hotel on the Kona-Kohala coast on the Big Island of Hawaii. Club membership is exclusive only to residents of Kukio, Maniniowali, and our sister property Kaupulehu. In addition to some of the finest luxury real estate in the State of Hawaii, The Kūkiʻo Golf and Beach Club includes a full service clubhouse, spa and ﬁtness facility, dining pavilion, beach bar, 10-hole Tom Fazio-designed Short Course, and Outdoor Pursuits Ocean Sports Program.
The dream of having a car capable of comfortable day-to-day driving and winged sky soaring has been part of the American psyche for generations. Until recently, this ambitious goal has been out of reach. Soon, though, the wealthiest among us will be able to achieve this lofty goal, as SkyRunner is set to unveil its flying car, capable of all-terrain driving and actual flight.
SkyRunner designed the car to appeal to rescue teams and recreational enthusiasts alike with its reflex paraglide wing technology that allows it to transform from car to aircraft in three minutes.
A growing number of companies now offer gold plated and jewel-encrusted iPhones, from Goldgenie, to Perla Penna and Goldstriker, but what makes the Brikk Lux iPhone 6 Secure stand out is not the quality of the gold or platinum used on the handsets, nor how much it has been hand polished. Rather, it’s the fact that the phone comes with integrated voice-calling encryption.
The technology, provided by Kryptall, means that when an owner makes a call, it completely bypasses the standard telephone network.
The TAG TECSLATE 65 is an Interactive Touchscreen Flat Panel Display with an on-board WiFi enabled Windows 7 PC, 200 Channel Digital LCD TV, and White board interactive software. Touch, Move, Scroll, Play, Highlight or Draw your way to new experiences. The Most Intuitive way to communicate and learn.