Bottega Veneta

Italian luxury goods maker Bottega Veneta could not have picked a better location to start making their artisan leather goods than Vicenza, Italy.   Located in the Veneto region of north-eastern of Italy, just 37 miles inland from Venice, and 120 miles east of Milan, Vicenza is the industrial powerhouse of modern day Italy.   […]


From dazzling jewels, bewildering fragrances, cutting edge fashion and now luxury hotels, Bulgari is the epitome of Italian style.   Dating back to 1894, the company was founded by a Greek immigrant to Italy, named Sotirio Voulgaris, opening his first store on the Via Sistina in Rome.   With Italians unable to pronounce his name […]

Be Relax Spa & Lounge

Be Relax came about with the concept of making an airport layover something you would look forward to before your connecting flight rather than a chore you had to undergo.   The idea of putting a health spa in an airport terminal was the brainchild of Frenchman Frederic Briest, when in 2003 during a long […]


When it comes time to demonstrate how much you love someone, a gift from Parisian jeweller Cartier is a time-tested winner in the game of Romance. Be it a diamond engagement ring, or a love bracelet that you need a screwdriver to remove, nothing says I love you more than a gift from Cartier.   […]


Burberry is an English, luxury fashion house with a focus towards ready-to-wear outerwear, and fashion accessories. From the iconic British trench coat to the Haymarket plaid cashmere scarf, Burberry is revered around the world as the archetype of a classic, timeless, style of dressing.   Established in 1856 by Thomas Nicolas Burberry, a former draper’s […]