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South Africa’s leading designers add their flair to Steyn City’s City Centre

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South Africa’s leading designers – including design duo Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens, Stephen Falcke, Donald Nxumalo, Buzwe Mabuza, Yvonne O’Brien, Amanda Elliott, Bilala Mabuza and Ayesha Nobanda– are adding their talent to ensure that Steyn City’s soon to be launched City Centre is a destination like no other. Steyn …

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Here’s Why Drake, Jay-Z and LeBron James Prefer Patek Philippe to Rolex

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If you follow celebrity style sites or Instagram accounts, you may have noticed a lot of attention being paid recently to the watches being worn by the likes of Drake, Jay-Z and LeBron James. Significantly, the timepieces sported by these tastemakers, and, increasingly, their imitators, are not Rolexes; they are …

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Africa’s Tallest Building will Feature a 3-Floor Penthouse

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Africa’s tallest building is set to open next month as its developers seek to cash in on security fears and traffic jams by building a high-rise residential and retail complex in the heart of Johannesburg’s financial district. The Leonardo, Johannesburg. Image Courtesy: Architect The Leonardo is a 234-meter (768-foot) skyscraper within …

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Barbados: Caribbean Living Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This

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Where temps don’t dare dip below 70 and the locals are equally as warm, Barbados is the epitome of carefree Caribbean living. The West Indies island claims 60 miles of pristine shoreline and calm, turquoise waters. It’s no wonder the leeward side has been hailed the “Platinum Coast.” Saint Peter’s …

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Why Birkins and investing are more alike than different

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Vast majority of high end bags fail to qualify as investment assets because it depends on emotional appeal rather than rational, disciplined approaches. Birkins however, are an exception according to Stella Lee, writing for UOBAM invest. You hear this phrase all the time. “Buying as an investment”. As much as …

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Tonino Lamborghini Residences Dubai

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Designed as residential oasis with easy connection to the heart of Dubai, Tonino Lamborghini Residences is an urban masterpiece of smart technology, contemporary design and lush green landscapes. The brainchild of the heir of the Lamborghini family, Tonino Lamborghini, has taken inspiration from his family heritage and his vast experience in …

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Kenya’s Luxury Property Market Draws International Investors

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According to Knight Frank, the local luxury segment is the place to be with reports indicating that many high net worth individuals are ditching traditional investment destinations such as London and Paris for the Kenyan pie, despite the purported meltdown of the sector. Vipingo Ridge Golf Resort, Kenya. Image Courtesy: …

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The Hemingways Residences, Watamu, Kenya

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Hemingways Collection has rolled out a five-year Guaranteed Fixed Return offer for owners of the Hemingways Residences in Watamu which are now fully complete and ready for sale. The offer guarantees a return of 7% per annum on the USD purchase price including service charge, for five years, which results in …

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How much should you spend on a Luxury Watch

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There are two questions that, as a watch critic, I hate being asked. The first comes with alarming frequency, and is this: “What’s your favourite watch?” Often, before my hand can hit my face, it’s caveated by, “I’m sure you get that question all the time…” Or, “you probably don’t …

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