Luxury

The hull in Hong Kong. This photo is finished in ‘Thames Metallic’.Image: Azimut Yachts Firmly established as Azimut’s leading dealer in Asia, Marine Italia was last year recognised as the Italian builder’s second most successful distributor globally, behind only US giant MarineMax. Founded in 2015 and co-owned by Directors Paul Grange and Thomas Woo, the
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Image: Christie’s On 21 March, Christie’s announced its plans to offer Andy Warhol’s 1964 ‘Shot Sage Blue Marilyn’ for an estimated US$200 million in New York this May. The silkscreen portrait of the iconic Hollywood actress Marilyn Monroe is expected to become the most expensive 20th-century artwork. According to Christie’s, the artwork is reported by Wall Street Journal to have the largest asking price
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Image: Bell & Ross I am no stranger to gifting myself with watches although the practice is not as feasible as when watches were more accessible, both in terms of price and availability. Still, when Ashok asked me to contribute to this article, I was excited to participate. I proposed two personal choices and hoped
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Image: Concierge Auctions Located on the glitzy 259 Worth Avenue is a penthouse that will grant you unparalleled access to some of the world’s most prestigious luxury brands like Tiffany & Co., Chanel and Gucci. To make things even more appealing, this penthouse sits atop Tiffany’s boutique on Palm Beach. The premium jewellery brand is
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Image: Gucci Perched on the top floor of the new Gucci Gaok (Gucci Traditional Home) flagship store and nestled in vibrant Itaewon is the Italian brand’s fourth Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura restaurant. Set to open on 28 March, Gucci Osteria Seoul will have lunch, dinner and apertivo available. Located within a neighbourhood known for its bustling cosmopolitan
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Palm Beach International Boat Show Benetti is exhibiting the 47m Bachanal (2019) at this year’s Palm Beach International Boat Show (March 24-27), which will feature other superyachts by the Italian builder displayed by different exhibitors. Other Benettis in the provisional line-up of yachts include the 63m 11.11 (2015), 52m Vianne (1995), 44m Barbetta (2009) and 40m Emina (2014). Rosetti Superyachts is showing the RSY
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Image: Ellie Lasthiotaki Greek contemporary artist Ellie Lasthiotaki returns to Gallery1819 for her sixth and latest solo exhibition, Ethereality. Sensed as visual poetry, the exhibition illustrates Lasthiotaki’s personal choice to “see the beauty, passion and empathy of the world we live in.” Ethereal originates from the Greek word for “Ether”, which symbolises the clean sky and weightlessness in
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Image: [email protected] With each passing second, history and victory are written and rewritten over and over, from intense competitions to perilous missions, a thin line straddles success and failure. Panerai strives to be the perfect companion as one embarks on adventure and challenges, typified by their commitment to precision and performance as they reaffirm their
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Image: Aram/Pexels We’ve all got that one friend who tells us the vessel our drinks come in serves no purpose other than to hold our chosen beverages and then educate anyone within earshot that bartenders overcharge us for their overly intricate glassware. Call us pretentious, but the fact remains that each glass was designed for
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Image: Ferretti Group When Ferretti Group’s Cattolica shipyard on Italy’s Adriatic coast launched its first yacht of 2022, it was notable that it was a Ferretti Yachts 780. Hull number 36, no less. In fact, sales of the 24m model are already in the mid-40s, marking impressively consistent demand for a model that originally premiered
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Images: Louis Vuitton This Spring on 4 April, Louis Vuitton’s 200 Trunks, 200 Visionaries: The Exhibition will arrive. Making its first international stop here in sunny Singapore, and following the debut in Asnières at the Maison’s Paris home, the exhibition will be travelling to Beijing, Tokyo, New York and London throughout 2022. The innovative LV200
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Image: Grand Seiko Getting to the end of 2021 itself calls for a celebration, given the grim outlook at the start of the year. I believe it is a sentiment shared by Ashok (Editor-in-Chief WOW Singapore), Ruckdee (Editor-in-Chief WOW Thailand) and Kelvin (Associate Publisher WOW Malaysia) as we navigated various restrictions imposed on us by
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It’s official. After months of search, Los Angeles’ largest home, “The One” has found a new owner. The sprawling 105,000 square-feet property now belongs to Richard Saghian, CEO of fast fashion brand Fashion Nova. Saghian bought the estate at US$141 million, which included a US$15 million auction premium. Originally listed at US$500 million, “The One”
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[embedded content] [embedded content] The Glenrothes has been making whisky quietly and without compromise since 1879, and it is best known for its rich and rounded single malt — handcrafted by a community of whisky makers.  But it all started with two men with a love for whisky and a story to tell.   James Stuart
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Feadship’s Pure concept is controlled from a concealed Command Centre Dutch yard Feadship is Supporting Sponsor of the Dubai International Boat Show and is among exhibitors who gather at a specially-designed section called Superyacht Avenue, not far from Supercar Promenade. Their presentation, honed from Monaco Yacht Show last year, involves a “future yacht”, an 81.75m
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Image: Hirshhorn Musuem This Spring, Yayoi Kusama’s more recent entries into the ongoing “Infinity Mirrored Room” series will be exhibited in Washington, D.C., at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Following that, the artwork will be displayed at New York’s Albright-Knox Art Gallery in 2023, after the expansion of the Albright-Knox campus. The highly anticipated
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Image: Unsplash/Sabrinna Ringquist Let’s face it; the typical jewellery insurance shopping experience is not exactly exciting. Finding an insurance policy that suits your needs can be a tedious process of sifting through pages of fine print dictated by decades-old standards. BriteCo has changed the landscape of jewellery and watch insurance shopping for good. The traditional
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Image: Rokstone Regality and class never get old. Early this February, a 500-year-old mansion in Kingston-upon-Thames was listed for US$17.5 million. Known as “Cedar Court”, the estate is 14,447 sqft with 12 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms and an additional 2-bedroom annex. The three-story Tudor mansion was originally built in the 1480s for a rich salt merchant
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