By LISA KLEIN Branded residences are booming worldwide, with top luxury brands such as Fendi, Missoni and Aston Martin infusing their signature styles into an entire building. Developers and architects work closely with each company to create homes like no other, with every detail adhering to the quality and feel of the brand. Below, Rodolfo Miani, partner of the Argentina-based BMA Architects & Associates, discusses the design process behind the Aston Martin Residences in Miami, which will be ready for occupation in 2022.
By LISA KLEIN Pandemic-related delays in the supply chain have caused major shortages in newly made furniture at every price point. Indeed, more luxury consumers are turning to used items to fill their spaces. “Vintage is hot!” said Anna Brockway, cofounder and president of curated online vintage marketplace Chairish.
By LISA KLEIN Attending a major event for a favorite sport is a bucket list item for many, and specialty travel agencies can make it happen and then some. No matter the sport, impossible-to-get tickets, VIP seating, nonstop concierge service and an invite to the most exclusive parties can be had with help from the experts. “Everything we do is on a custom basis,” said Duane Penner, vice president of sales for the U.
By LISA KLEIN The pandemic has ushered in vast changes in daily life, even amongst the affluent, shifting priorities for both home and travel. The well-to-do are starting fresh and centering in on wellness, timelessness and personal touches in their home décor, shopping experiences and downtime. “Everyone wants something completely new and refreshed,” said Rebecca Forster, a Singapore- and London-based designer at Forster & Young Interior Design, during Luxury Portfolio International’s 2021 Affluence Forum.
By LINSEY STONCHUS Millennials and younger generations have grown up inundated by a barrage of ads at every turn in the past decade as smartphones have furthered the messaging overexposure with numerous push notifications and sponsored content in social feeds. As a result, younger generations, and even their older counterparts, have grown increasingly discerning and skeptical towards traditional advertising. They do not want to be spoken to, they want to be spoken with.
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