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Villa Leopolda, the most expensive villa in the world, is on the French Riviera

14 September

The most expensive villa in the world is on the French Riviera. More precisely, in Villefranche sur Mer, near Nice! The Villa Léopolda has been sold to the Russian billionaire, Mikhail Prokhorov, for the sum of cca 650 million euros, in 2008. It is considered to be the most expensive villa in the world, after Buckingham Palace on the first place and a house built in India in 2010, on the second place. The Villa Léopolda has known wealth, jet set parties and celebrities The name of The Villa Léopolda takes after the King Leopold II who was an avid buyer of estates on the French Riviera. Making an incredible fortune from brutal exploitation of Congo, he invested a lot in the region. He owned almost all the land in St Jean Cap Ferrat bought for only 1 franc, back in 1902. In 1919 the villa was bought by Thérèse Vitali, Countess de Beauchamp who brought a lot of modifications under the work of the architect Ogden Codman Jr. After this, the villa knew many owners. In the 1959, she sold the villa to Gianni Agnelli, the president of Fiat who turned it into a more festive place for high society parties in the 60s. Fred Astaire was a guest there, royalties, Christina Onassis and so on.

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BVLGARI celebrates special night at the Van Gogh Museum

BVLGARI celebrates special night at the Van Gogh Museum

3 November 2017

BVLGARI celebrated the homecoming of the two stolen masterpieces of Vincent van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam last night. BVLGARI contributed the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Guardia di Finanza to return the masterpieces almost fifteen years ...

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INFINITI unveils a retro prototype at the Concours d’Elégance of the Pebble Beach 2017

INFINITI unveils a retro prototype at the Concours d’Elégance of the Pebble Beach 2017

10 August 2017

At the upcoming Pebble Beach 2017 Elegance Contest, INFINITI will unveil a prototype of a retro style vehicle that combines the ingenuity and thirst for adventure of the pioneers of auto sport with what defines the stylistic language of the brand ...

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TAG Heuer opens its boutique in Monaco

TAG Heuer opens its boutique in Monaco

28 May 2017

It is in the heart of the city of Monaco, in the shopping center Le Métropole, that TAG Heuer inaugurated its brand new boutique, with Bianca Senna, the niece of Ayrton Senna, the chef Juan Arbelaez, a friend of the Brand ...

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Bugatti delivers the first Chiron to its clients

Bugatti delivers the first Chiron to its clients

3 March 2017

This week saw, Bugatti opened its doors for a special occasion: the delivery of the first Chiron to customers. Three copies of the world's most powerful, fastest, most luxurious and most exclusive super-car have left the Molsheim headquarters to find their owner ...

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Supercars, Superyachts and Supership at Top Marques Monaco

Supercars, Superyachts and Supership at Top Marques Monaco

15 February 2017

Top Marques will be among the innovators in the world of luxury with a new record in 2017: the biggest launch in the category of luxury goods! The show will not only have supercars and superyachts but also supership! Luxury lifestyle ...

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David Yurman Hosts First Men’s Collection Exhibition at Milano Moda Uomo

David Yurman Hosts First Men’s Collection Exhibition at Milano Moda Uomo

16 January 2017

David Yurman, America's premier luxury jewelry brand, hosted its first-ever men's collection exhibition that took place during Milano Moda Uomo fashion week, on January 14 and 15, 2017. The exhibition is rendered in collaboration with sculptor, painter and performance artist Anthony ...

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The Russian luxury market is coming back

The Russian luxury market is coming back

15 December 2016

The luxury market in Russia is now estimated at 3.5 billion euros, following a 5 percent increase in sales compared to last year, which represents 1.4 percent of sales of Luxury in the world. Although consumers of Russian luxury goods spend ...

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Tribute to Muhammad Ali in NYC by Tag Heuer

Tribute to Muhammad Ali in NYC by Tag Heuer

26 October 2016

An exceptional evening, the first official tribute since his death. An hommage to the greatest sportsman of the 20th century, with the presence of his wife Lonnie and close friends USD 119'000 raised tonight for the Muhammed Ali Center with the support from TAG Heuer "Float like ...

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