SUPERMODEL SELFIES

July 29, 2014
SUPERMODEL SELFIES

Daria Werbowy is back with a bang. First, she was announced as the face of Céline and now she’s been snapping selfies for Equipment’s latest campaign. Hidden away at her country house in Ireland, Werbowy channelled her creative talent for a series of intimate portraits.

YOUR DREAM CAR COME TRUE

July 29, 2014  |  Design
YOUR DREAM CAR COME TRUE

Let your imagination come to life as you build your own Ferrari California T. With an online configurator that allows you to design the supercar from inside out, customizable options include door and seat style, rim type, paint color and more. Price starts from €190,000.

IT’S HOTTING UP

July 29, 2014  |  Lifestyle
IT'S HOTTING UP

Get one step closer to owning a luxury yacht with the Hot Tub Boat: an electric boat with a hot tub built into its deck. The Hot Tub Boat is available for purchase ($42,000) or rent, and fits a maximum load of 2,100 lbs of water and six adult bathers. Party in Zaitunay Bay, anyone?

A GASTRONOMIC ROADTRIP IN PARIS

July 29, 2014  |  Paris
A GASTRONOMIC ROADTRIP IN PARIS

Bringing the sunshine of California to the elegant streets of Paris, American chef Andrew Wigger is creating innovative West Coast cuisine infused with the flavors of France. Frame was designed by internationally acclaimed architect, Christophe Pillet and sits just a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower.

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Frame’s stylish restaurant places an emphasis upon freshness.

SUMMER LOVING

July 29, 2014  |  Fashion, For Her
SUMMER LOVING

Master this summer’s style trends in Balenciaga’s peplum culottes and Dior’s printed pumps. Available at Aïshti in the summer sale. Tel. 01.991.111

7 FOR ALL MANKIND COMPETITION STARTS TODAY

July 28, 2014  |  Beirut, Fashion
7 FOR ALL MANKIND COMPETITION STARTS TODAY

Eid Mubarak, everyone! From today onwards, purchase a pair of 7 For All Mankind jeans and be automatically entered into a draw to win another pair. Winners will be chosen on a daily basis from the boutiques in Beirut Souks and Beirut City Center. Competition ends on Sunday, August 3.

A DRINK WITH A DIFFERENCE

July 28, 2014  |  Design
A DRINK WITH A DIFFERENCE

Inspired by the works of Piet Mondriaan and Marge and Homer from The Simpsons, Russian designers Constantin Bolimond and Dmitry Patsukevich created a series of quirky wine bottles that make you giggle without even uncorking it. 

TREND ALERT: GIVE US GOLD

July 28, 2014  |  Fashion, For Her
TREND ALERT: GIVE US GOLD

From sequins to serious chains, gold is looking more glamorous than ever in pre-fall 2014 collections. Trust the Italian designers to lead the way with gorgeous glitz (from left: Moschino, Pucci and Roberto Cavalli).

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Oscar de la Renta was equally entranced by gold’s shimmering, multifaceted appeal, from a demure brocade jacket and full-bodied skirt to an elegant evening gown.

THIS WEEKEND IN: SAO PAULO

July 26, 2014  |  Journey
THIS WEEKEND IN: SAO PAULO

Organized with the Italian Cultural Institute of São Paulo, this exhibition at Museu da Casa Brasileira highlights the evolution of Vespa’s design and technology, showcasing historic models. Runs until August 3. Tel. 55.11.3032.2564

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No matter where you are, a loaf of fresh bread always makes you feel at home. In a cosy house in the trendy Vila Madalena neighborhood, chef Julice Vaz bakes artisanal breads accompanied by scrumptious jams made from native Brazilian fruits and herbs. Swing by Julice Boulangère for the most delicious loafs in town. Tel. 55.11.3097.9144

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The city can be lonely, but Mano is always an obliging companion. The “affectionate sculpture” by Heleno Bernardi promotes sweet dreams by engaging the body’s most ancient memory: the fetal position. Search it out at Dpot. Tel. 55.11.3082.9513

SECOND FILM ABOUT YVES SAINT LAURENT TO BE RELEASED

July 25, 2014  |  Fashion, Movies
SECOND FILM ABOUT YVES SAINT LAURENT TO BE RELEASED

Fashion aficionados are in luck: a second film about legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent will be released soon. Starring Gaspard Ulliel, the film is yet to be officially approved by the designer’s business and romantic partner, Pierre Berge, but it looks beautiful.