Thursday, 14 November 2019

Bar à Bulles By Ruinart at Beau-Rivage Palace Lausanne

Maison Ruinart is proud to announce the return of the  "Bar à Bulles by Ruinart" nestled on the terrace of the Lobby Lounge of the sumptuous Beau-Rivage Palace. The ideal meeting place to share some cozy time with friends and family this Holiday Season.
The iconic transparent tube, overlooking the lake with its original design, as well as excellent wines offers this year a new menu to the delight of amateurs and connoisseurs of champagne and fine cuisine.
"Bar à Bulles by Ruinart" invites to the discovery and surprise of delicious creations "Finger Chic" as original and as tasty!
To accompany the bubbles, the Beau Rivage Palace has imagined a variation of caviar, heart of salmon or tempura of prawns with sweet and sour sauce. Then, to end on a sweet note, the Beau-Rivage Palace has created some deliciously sweet "Finger Chic" that will delight palates such as a chocolate tangerine pie or a Mont Blanc chestnut-cherry log to mark the beginning of the Holiday season.
Available at the Bar à Bulles by Ruinart  are the R de Ruinart, Ruinart Blanc de Blancs, Ruinart Rosé by the glass and bottle and also the prestigious vintage Dom Ruinart and Dom Ruinart Rosé, by the bottle only. Some cuvées are also served in magnum for the spirit of generosity of the end of the year Holidays.

Opening Times:
From now until 29th February 2020
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 13h to 22h
Friday and Saturday from 14h to 23h
Closed on Monday and Tuesday

Monday, 11 November 2019

My Pliage® Signature are the new eco-friendly personalized totes from Longchamp

For FW 2019, Longchamp is adding a personal touch to the iconic Le Pliage® collection, with the
introduction of My Pliage® Signature. The customizable totes will come in three sizes with a choice of fifteen available colors.
The multitude of color combinations is not the only exciting attribute of the collection. Longchamp is also pleased to present My Pliage® Signature in 100% recycled polyester.This quality eco-friendly fabric was created by reusing plastic products and recycled plastic bottles.
Customization also comes into play as customers are invited to select their choice of leather trim – available in black, brown or white – to accent the color of each bag. The press stud on the flap also comes in a choice of fourteen colors, including white, gold or nickel.
The color-blocked design of the tote is finished with initials, including 2-3 capital letters, printed onto the front of the bag using an eco-friendly water-free transfer printing process. The result – a truly unique version of the signature Le Pliage® style that will become your new favorite bag, wherever your day or travels take you.

Images courtesy of LONGCHAMP

LEVI'S launches a new logo: SERIF

Levi's® whets the appetite for summer 2020 and launches a new logo just in time for Christmas- SERIF! Inspired by the big logos of the 90s, the logo can be found on tees, sweatshirts, jackets and accessories.
Clean, modern and expressive!
All styles with the new SERIF logo are available now at Levi's® stores and online.

Image courtesy of LEVI'S


For the Holiday Season Sephora returns with a new magical universe!.. A Frosted Christmas!
Let yourself be drawn into a "frosted" atmosphere with pretty little penguins on their native ice floe, where the ice landscapes reveal snow-capped peaks and astonishing igloos, bathed in a halo of silver-glittering snow flakes with holographic reflections. .
It is in this unusual landscape that this charming little gang hides its beauty goodies to enchant your end of year celebrations ...
Served on a tray of ice, a whole collection of advent calendars, eye palettes with sparkling shades,  pampering face masks, accessories and wonderful gift sets to make this Holiday Season 2019 a magical one.

Images courtesy of Sephora

NOBIS presents its FW 19 Collection

Taking a page out of nature’s colour book, Nobis embarks on a collection inspired by the very climate it thrives in. This season’s colours are densely pigmented with a rich organic and mineral intensity. Featuring beautiful moss greens, mallard blues, warm greys and inky blacks combined with punches of vermillion intrinsically tied to Canada’s alluring Fall landscape.
The silhouettes this season are the brands most fashion-forward styles to date featuring pieces that are longer, narrower with details designed to accentuate style and fit. There is a deliberate regimental feel in the designs which are evident in the gunflaps and epaulette details in both our men’s and women’s pieces. Pocket shapes are larger and placed higher with elongated waterproof zippers. Fur ruffs hue closer to the body and necklines are more structured. Shimmery taffetas play against matte technical laminates and textured herringbones. Tape webbing details and custom pulls add a more engineered edge ensuring a fine technical balance between fashion and function.
Headline technical attributes include waterproof zippers, seam-sealed construction, Premium Canadian Origin White Duck Down insulation and 10,000mm waterproof, breathable and windproof membrane.
Complementing Nobis’ core collection, this season sees the introduction of the exclusive scuba knit capsule collection. Made with our premium polyamide bonded jersey fabrication the curated collection re-imagines athleisure for the new urban professional. Featuring updated hoody’s with exposed waterproof zippers, oversized cardigans with bonded tape detailing and double banded crew neckline pullovers.

Images courtesy of NOBIS

KURZ Schmuck & Uhren welcomes CHANEL in its offering

KURZ Bijoux & Montres is delighted to announce that CHANEL watchmaking is enriching their portfolio of unique watch brands for watch enthusiasts and connoisseurs. Now available in KURZ stores in Zurich and Basel.
KURZ is committed to renewal and wants to keep up with the times, whatever the field. That's exactly why KURZ now completes its selection of exclusive watches with CHANEL, a luxury brand internationally renown. Come discover how CHANEL watchmaking is making time look through its collections available at KURZ Bijoux & Watches in Zurich and Basel.
In 30 years of watchmaking adventure, CHANEL will have tackled all the professions that contribute to Belle Horlogerie. A watchmaking designed as an object of pleasure, yielding nothing on the technical and artisanal expertise needed to create precious objects, ready to defy time.
The CHANEL J12 ladies' watch has been awarded this year's Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix.

Images courtesy of KURZ 

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Starbucks launches the Phantom Frappuccino for Halloween

Ready for a spooky Halloween surprise of a special kind? Watch out! In the darkness lurks the eerily palatable because this year Starbucks fans can look forward to a spooky good Frappuccino special creation.
The raven-black and 100 % vegan Phantom Frappuccino will be available exclusively at all Starbucks Coffee Houses in Switzerland from October 26th to 31st, guaranteed to leave you with goosebumps - but only for six days and as long as stocks last.

The deep black culinary seduction

The Phantom Frappuccino may look dark and scary, but refreshingly tropical and light in taste. In the darkness of Phantom Frappuccino®, the sweet (or sour?) Taste of Halloween awaits. But those who dares, can enjoy a creepy good taste of the 100 percent vegan coconut drink. Because beneath the darkness awaits the mysterious fruit-stirring mango-pineapple twist. The creepy shimmering lime-green topping makes the Frappuccino a phantom-tastic brew.

Sustainable enjoyment - bring tumblers and get a discount

Refill your own Tumbler with a hand-made drink at Starbucks Coffee House and get a discount of 0.80 cents per drink. Of course you can also use Tumbler and Reusable Cups that are not purchased at a Starbucks Coffee House.