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Luxe Flash #8

16/11/2014

Luxury is here to stay, crisis or not. Weekly luxury brands team up with famous artists, launch new products or open new hotels. We’d like to share the luxury industries’ news we think is worth sharing here weekly in the new section ‘Luxe Flash’. The Your Ambassadrice team curated the most noteworthy announcements here for you; dream on or start buying, booking or trying!

Liberty Print Advent Calendar

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Christmas is on its way and the countdown can begin in exactly two weeks. Since chocolate advent calendars are so last season, this year it’s all about beautiful make up miniatures and travel-size beauty treats. Here’s how we want to count down to a beautiful Christmas this year: with the beautiful Liberty print advent calendar. It is considered the Rolls Royce of beauty advent calendars, a beautiful box decorated with a snowy view of the iconic Liberty Tudor storefront. Inside you will find 25 presents from some of the biggest beauty brands, such as Diptyque, Trish McEvoy, Dr Sebagh, Omorovicza and more!

Moschino’s New Fragrance

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The Italian brand launched a new fragrance exclusively via Harrolds and online at Moschino. Moschino Toy, the fun unisex scent, was unveiled on the brand’s Instagram account. The fragrance is hidden inside a teddy bear, in order to get to the bottle you have to remove the bear’s head. The cute teddy bear wears a slogan t-shirt saying “This is not a Moschino Toy” and is packaged in a toy box a la Barbie. At the Moschino site a 50 ml bottle/bear is priced at €98.

Pradasphere in Hong Kong

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Earlier this year Prada’s fashion exhibit was hosted by Harrods, this time Pradasphere is situated in Hong Kong on top of Central Ferry Pier 4 on the city’s harbor. The Pradasphere event is set to launch this Tuesday, inviting Hong Kong consumers on an aesthetic journey to explore the Prada universe. The special exhibit displays Prada’s history with archival materials and fashion looks. Moreover, inside the custom-built space visitors will find 60 complete looks from the past 30 years, with emphasis on bags, shoes and materials. There will also be a multimedia timeline of images and videos, showing the brand’s past runway shows, campaigns and special projects. The Pradasphere will be open until the 5th of December.

Luxury Pet Hotel

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Mid-November Singapore’s first luxury pet hotel will open its doors to welcome furry guests. The Wagington is a 27-suite hotel located on Loewen Road in the upmarket embassy district. The hotel can cater to approximately 40 dogs and 12 cats, including daycare and residence. The beloved pooch may be pampered with facials, massages, mudpacks, fur dyeing and teeth cleaning. Moreover the pets can take a dip in the pool, go to the gym or get a pawdicure. Before checking in, the furry guests must be vaccinated and spayed, they must be free of ticks and mites, and must receive a mandatory pre-entry temperament evaluation. The rates of the luxurious experience at the pet hotel start at € 95 per dog per night.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve Twice

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In case you are looking for something special (and luxurious) to do this New Year’s Eve, look no further. How about celebrating NYE first in Sydney and then flying of in the world’s fastest private jet to Los Angeles to do it all over again? PrivateFly, a European private jet booking service, offers a luxurious experience for NYE. The celebration starts in Sydney at the city’s most exclusive party spots. At 2 am the G650 departs from Australia to Los Angeles, the guests may continue the celebration on board in VIP style with music and video entertainment, fine wines, champagne and catering. Due to the world’s fastest private jet and the 19-hour time difference, you will gain eight hours of party time in Los Angeles before the clock strikes midnight. The costs for this luxurious experience start from € 9250 per person.

Sabine de Witte