This Week In Luxury: Dior’s New It Bag, Visit All 7 Continents On Private Jet, And More

In our weekly series, we bring you the latest in luxury news from around the world. This week’s highlights: The C’est Dior is set to be the new it bag, a private jet experience that allows you to visit all seven continents, Habib’s month-long homage to gemstones, and more.

The C’est Dior is the New It Bag

The latest addition to DIOR’s leather goods collections, the C’est Dior bag sports a bucket bag silhouette, which has already been seen on the arms of K-Pop celebrities such as Blackpink’s Jisoo and Red Velvet’s Yeri. A leather version features the initials of the founding couturier, reinvented in a virtuoso play of reliefs. This exclusive bag comes in three sizes: small, medium, and large, and is available in different shades of cognac, latte, or black. An adjustable chain also allows a hand or shoulder carry, all dressed in the iconic Dior Oblique jacquard fabric. Prices start at RM14,500. 


Habib’s Month-Long Homage to Gemstones

Habib unveils its annual GEMFEST during its month-long event, which shines a spotlight on rare gems, whether it be alluring sapphires or enchanting emeralds. Priced at RM256,280, the exquisite Paraiba tourmaline ring is the crown jewel of the collection. Prized for its intense greenish-blue hues and the incandescent glow emanating from within the stone, only one Paraiba tourmaline is unearthed for every 10,000 diamonds. The masterpiece features a captivating flower motif crafted with 4.63 carats of Paraiba, circled by one-carat round-cut diamonds as part of the petals, and gracefully outlined by 1.73-carat spinels in various shades of pink. 

Habib Jewels

Swiss Duty-Free Shopping in Samnaun

The beautiful alpine village in a remote corner of Switzerland is also a shopper’s paradise. Besides hiking and biking activities, it is also home to the only tax-free resort in the country. Once a hotbed for cross-border contraband, former smugglers used to pack their rucksacks with goods from neighbouring Austria and sell them to the Swiss. Now, visitors can explore more than 50 exclusive shops of perfumes, jewellery, cosmetics, and cosmetic goods. To fully enjoy your retail therapy, book a stay at the Chasa Montana, located at 1,850m with majestic mountain views.


Berluti’s New Sneakers Will Elevate Your Casual Summer Style 

Alongside its SS23 ready-to-wear collection, Berluti debuted its summer capsule including a new edition of its Playtime sneaker in two versions. Throw on a shirt and a pair of jeans, and slip into these luxury sneakers, which will upgrade any summer ensemble. Its latest iteration is made of a textured beige linen and cotton fabric, which comes unlined and complete with fine white calf leather piping details. An off-white rubber sole and Scritto motif provide a colour contrast, with the Scritto achieved through an innovative 3D additive manufacturing process in several layers. The new Playtime is available as a lace-up option as well as a slip-on.


This Private Jet Experience Allows You To Visit All Seven Continents

If you’ve ever wanted to live out the dream of going ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’, you can now raise the bar with the latest guest experience from luxury travel pioneers, White Desert. From 10 to 31 January 2024, the 21-day journey takes globetrotters to 10 hand-picked destinations that span the globe: from the fabled Easter Island in the middle of the Pacific to the icy wilderness of Antarctica. Guests will travel around the world in a VIP-configured Boeing 757-200 set up in a private configuration with 50 lie-flat seats. Prices start at US$178,000 per person with a supplement for an Antarctic extension starting from US$32,000 per person.

White Desert

Glamorous Glamping In New South Wales

If you’re a wanderer looking to switch off and connect with nature without compromising on comfort, head over to the Evamor Valley Glamping Tents. A luxurious glamping experience awaits at the 34-hectare farm property alongside the Cudgegong River in Mudgee. Marlee, Inala, and Jiemba are three new tents situated at the front of the property, offering panoramic views of the Mudgee vines, hills, and the nearby jetty and dam. Lounge on the lush king bed as you take in the sights, step into your private hot tub, and then cuddle up with a loved one before the fire pit under the stars.

Evamor Valley

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