Trending Timepiece: Blancpain Air Command Titanium
Inspired by a rare, highly sought-after Blancpain chronograph created in the 1950s, the new Air Command fully embraces the spirit of this vintage pilot’s watch. Its flyback chronograph enables pilots to reset the current timing operation and start a new one, while the countdown-type rotating bezel indicates the time remaining until the destination is reached via numerals that run counterclockwise. This sophisticated timepiece also features a tachymeter scale indicating ground speeds along with 30-minute and 12-hour counters.
Trending Collection: Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Breeze Collection
Each year, Van Cleef & Arpels adds to its timeless Diamond Breeze Collection to celebrate the magic of Mother Nature donning her sparkling winter cloak. The Maison has long been inspired by the plant world and by flowers in particular, and this year it demonstrates its creative vision through the Flora collection of bracelets, pendants, earrings and necklaces that delicately capture the ephemeral beauty of nature. Shown here is the Lotus Between the Fingers Ring fashioned in white gold.
Trending Collaboration: Fendi x Rimowa Luggage
When two leading companies in the fields of luxury fashion and high-quality luggage collaborate to apply their respective Italian and German design excellence, the result is a carry-on worthy of those who value style and quality. Their four-wheeled, cabin-sized aluminum suitcase comes in a choice of black or aluminum finishes, each with an FF motif and black Cuoio Romano leather handles. Lightweight yet durable, this stylish carry-on also has a telescoping handle at the top for easy transport.
Trending Collectable: The Rolls-Royce Cellarette
Rolls-Royce has combined its legendary engineering expertise and dedication to creating the ultimate entertaining experience to design a cellarette worthy of celebrating any momentous occasion. The chest’s exterior is handcrafted in rich, Havana leather and the hand-blown crystal glasses inside are illuminated by interior lighting. The chest also includes a humidor crafted from Spanish Cedar complete with a hygrometer gauge, and the lighter and S.T. Dupont cigar cutter are plated in precious metal. A non-smoking version is also offered.
Trending Jewelry: The Rose Dior Collection
As Christian Dior once said, “Fortunately, there are flowers.” In his eyes, the rose was the queen of all blossoms and these elegant blooms brought back memories of one of his favorite places, the family rose garden in Granville, Normandy. Today, Victoire de Castellane, creative director of Christian Dior’s fine jewelry division, honors Monsieur Dior’s love of roses by incorporating them into the heart of her jewelry creations to reflect multifaceted femininity. The Rose Dior Couture collection includes many facets itself, including the Bois de Rose, Rose Dior Bagatelle and Rose Dior Pré Catalan lines. One of the signature elements of the Rose Dior Couture line is a rosebud—in pink or white gold set with a diamond—in bloom to symbolize a promise of future joy. The Bois de Rose collection, now more contemporary than ever, pays tribute to the rose by reinterpreting its every detail.
Trending Concept: Explorer by Lufthansa Technik Design
Thanks to the vision of the designers at Lufthansa Technik, the cabin design for long-haul aircraft just underwent a major overhaul in this exciting new concept. Designed as a personal “flying hotel,” it includes all of the comforts and amenities one would expect from a five-star hotel along with areas customized for dining, fitness or other purposes of the owner’s choosing. A unique ceiling and sidewall projection system can bring an endless variety of breathtaking virtual worlds to life.
Trending Restaurant: SUSHISAMBA Dubai – The Highest Restaurant on Palm Island
After over twenty years of success, the internationally acclaimed SUSHISAMBA restaurant continues its global expansion with a grand debut in Dubai. Located on the 51st floor of the Palm Tower, SUSHISAMBA Dubai is the highest restaurant on Palm Island and the brand’s first Middle East location. Designed by award-winning design firm ICRAVE, the 12,000 square foot venue showcases its signature fare and world-class hospitality amidst dynamic interiors and 360-degree views of the Palm Jumeirah coast and Dubai skyline. SUSHISAMBA Dubai provides a transformative dining experience through its revered culinary creativity, eloquently blending Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisines and cultures.