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Nestled close to the serene swan river foreshore, ‘the gardens’ begins a new era of conscious sustainable living in one of perth’s most prestigious riverside suburbs. 

Visionary developer Silverstein Properties, Inc., celebrated the topping out of 30 Park Place, Four Seasons Private Residences New York Downtown at 926 feet and 82 stories.  

A little-known neighbour of châteaux Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion in the Pessac-Léognan region of Bordeaux, Les Carmes Haut-Brion is a jewel of a property, positioned on the same bank of gravel (graves) as its more famous namesakes.

2014 – the Year That Was.  2015 – Still Positive, but No Room for Complacency.

The pattern of recent years continues: a turbulent growing season has resulted in a small crop including some excellent wines. Though not uniformly successful, the curate should be overall pretty pleased with his egg. While there was rot in parts, the great majority of wines are proving to be infinitely better than expected given the difficult season.

For a long time we have, here at Berry Bros & Rudd, championed the great sweet wines of the Loire. From Bonnezeaux to Vouvray and Coteaux du Layon to Quarts de Chaume, there are dozens of producers that stand out but very few that have a history that stretches as far back as that of Moulin Touchais. 

Swiss fountain pen maker Manu Propria has launched a new design, the Negoro-Dera. Negoro refers to simple and elegant red lacquer objects that were produced during Japan’s medieval period, between the twelfth and seventeenth centuries.

Alexander McQueen has introduced a new shape for their box bag this season, the new silhouette comes in two sizes - a 16cm small and  19cm medium – and  is crafted in Italy with a luxurious grained goat skin leather.

Solids and voids. Lines and curves. Interior and exterior. While these concerns are very much those of an architect, they undeniably define the Girard-Perregaux Laureato Skeleton.

The Cong Tri Autumn Winter Collection 2016. See the latest designs from leading Vietnamese couture designer Cong Tri.

The place that you always want to visit for your Chinese New Year shopping destination has returned  to bring extraordinary style, decoration and sophistication for this prosperous new year. Galeries Lafayette promises to to deliver an exciting and memorable shopping period as the Chinese New Year is welcomed with a series of fantastic offerings. The Spirit of The Year of the Monkey takes Galeries Lafayette to an exciting new collection of their stylish brands. 

The watches premièred by A. Lange & Söhne at the SIHH in Geneva will be showcased at the brand boutiques around the world.

On May 6th 2017, Chopard continued to support Porsche Motorsport LMP1 team as official timing partner during the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. In the last race before the Le Mans 24-Hours, the Porsche 919 Hybrids finished third and fourth in front of 61,000 spectators.

“As we begin to write a bold new chapter in Rolls-Royce history, I am delighted to present a Bespoke Collection that so elegantly celebrates two of the world’s rarest and most celebrated luxury goods; Phantom Drophead Coupe? and Phantom Coupe?. Phantom Zenith Collection motor cars speak of the marque’s unrelenting commitment to setting and advancing the standard by which all other luxury goods are judged.” Torsten Muller-Otvos, Chief Executive Officer, Rolls- Royce Motor Cars.

In 2012, RIMOWA first became an exhibitor and platinum sponsor at the legendary air show EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. This year, the company celebrated its grand comeback in sensational style! On July 20 2015, it presented a replica of the world’s first all-metal passenger aircraft after years of planning and a fifteen-month construction project.

Land Rover has confirmed the world's first premium compact SUV convertible will go on sale in 2016 by releasing a unique underground testing film.

Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced the newest and edgiest member of the Indian Chief line-up and the first 2016 model — the Indian® Chief Dark Horse®.

What's your mission? Whatever it is, we know accomplishing it takes teamwork, and success depends on the performance of every team member.

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The Dead Rabbit, the celebrated mid-19th century style Irish drinking tavern based in New York, voted No 1 on the World’s Best Bars 2016, will be making its first appearance in London this summer with an exclusive week long pop-up at Claridge’s in Mayfair.

Characterised by the flavour of bergamot orange, Earl Grey has a long history dating back to the 19th century and is still one of the most widely enjoyed black tea blends. From May 15 to June 30, 2017, Café 103 pays tribute to this time-honored favourite with a masterfully crafted Earl Grey Chocolate Afternoon Tea, offering an irresistible tannic-sweet rivalry for the palate.

Executive Pastry Chef Richard Long said, “Earl Grey tea and chocolate both have strong and distinctive flavour profiles and aromas. Looking for the precise balance of ingredients was an experimental work and yet, full of fun. In this special afternoon tea, the uniqueness of both Earl Grey tea and chocolate shines in harmony, without one overpowering the other.”

Hazelnut Financier with Earl Grey Cremeux never fails to impress – a sweet and moist hazelnut financier is plated on a buttery chocolate sable Breton. The marshmallow-soft Earl Grey cremeux on top graces the dessert with a refreshing scent of tea while toning down the overall sweetness. 

A rich layer of Earl Grey ganache sandwiched between two slices of butter cake soaked in Earl Grey tea, a clever balance of tastes, is highlighted in Earl Grey Tea Cake with Milk Chocolate Cream. Topped with Earl Grey cream and explosive candy, the dessert surprises even the most discerning gourmets at the first bite.

Strawberry Yuzu Tart is a feast for the palate as well as the eyes. Fresh strawberry and pistachio bites are beautifully arranged on light and airy vanilla Chantilly cream. The intense flavuor of yuzu curd underneath enlivens the taste buds and freshens up the palate for the next sweet treat. Exclusively available at Café 103 during this limited promotion period, Chocolate Earl Grey ice cream from Tea WG, carrying rich notes of black tea, bergamot and chocolate, is the perfect wrap-up to this elegant afternoon tea experience.

Guests are recommended to enjoy an indulgent afternoon between sips of French Earl Grey tea, a fragrant variation of the great classic and delicately infused with citrus fruits and French blue cornflowers.

Earl Grey Chocolate Afternoon Tea
Date: May 15 to June 30, 2017

Time: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Price: Monday to Friday - HK$378 for one / HK$618 for two

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday - HK$398 for one / HK$638 for two

Venue: Café 103, Level 103, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

Bookings must be made at least two weeks in advance. For reservations and enquiries, please call (852) 2263 2270 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is excited to present its revamped Yoga, Pilates and Fitness programmes at The Oriental Spa. A new ‘Wellness Series’ concept will showcase a breadth of holistic wellness events starting with the city’s first Pool FITMAT class on 18 May.

Marriott International, announces the debut of the Element Hotels brand to Southeast Asia, with the opening of Element Kuala Lumpur. Designed by globally-acclaimed architects Foster+Partners the welcoming, open-planned studios along with the single and multi-room suites are ideal for larger groups and extended stay travellers.


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