This Week In Luxury: Louis Vuitton’s LV The Place Bangkok, Breguet’s New Marine Gem-Set Timepieces, And More

In our weekly series, we bring you the latest in luxury news from around the world. This week’s highlights: The Louis Vuitton ‘LV The Place Bangkok’ is a luxurious playground worth getting on a flight for, Breguet’s Marine collection shines with new gem-set models, and more.

The Louis Vuitton ‘LV The Place Bangkok’ Is A Luxurious Playground Worth Visiting

‘LV The Place Bangkok’ is a 360-concept store that was introduced this year in Gaysorn Amarin, Thailand. The new destination concept, which occupies two floors of the retail complex, consists of a variety of experiences in a single store. Discover an immersive exhibition exploring the Maison’s heritage, a café with a tempting selection of desserts, a store adorned with vibrant touches, and Louis Vuitton’s first restaurant in Southeast Asia, led by celebrated chef Gaggan Anand, the first Indian chef to be awarded two Michelin stars. Reservations for the exhibition, café and restaurant can be booked here.

Louis Vuitton

Breguet’s Marine Collection Shines With New Gem-Set Models

Breguet introduces new gem-set models to its Marine collection, drawing inspiration from the open seas with contemporary dimensions and structures. Among these additions is the Marine 9518 with a bezel containing 50 diamonds. This model highlights Breguet’s notable design elements, including luminescent open-tipped gold hands, a seconds hand tip symbolising ‘B’ for ‘Bravo’ in maritime code, and a wave-shaped crown guard at 3 o’clock. Meanwhile, the Marine Chronograph 5529 is offered in white or rose gold, embellished with 90 baguette-cut diamonds on its bezel. This edition boasts a deep blue dial covered in wave motifs, a chapter ring illuminated by eight baguette-cut diamonds, along with bright Roman numerals and hands for enhanced visibility.


Reynold Poernomo Lands At The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi For A Dessert Masterclass

MasterChef Australia’s Reynold Poernomo is on Malaysian shores to conduct an exclusive dessert masterclass at The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi. Also nicknamed Australia’s Dessert King, he will also be showcasing a brand new dessert, which he says was inspired by the islands of Langkawi. Dessert lovers and participants will enjoy the exceptional dessert, a ‘meet and greet’ and a two-day, one-night stay happening on 23 to 24 June 2024.

The Ritz-Carlton

Dior’s Beach Capsule Includes Paddles And A Hammock

The French fashion house is once again inviting you for some sun, sand and surf by offering you the best in beachwear, collaborating with Parley for the Oceans, an environmental organization. Aside from the brand’s signature grey, you’ll also see aqua green, shades of blue and white on sailor-inspired pinstripe shirts, long cardigans and knitted polo shirts. The collection also carries waterproof capes and the H-Town sandal embellished in the Dior Italique Signature and Dior Oblique motifs.


Piquadro Brings Italian Leather Goods To Malaysia With Two New Boutiques

Brought in by The Melium Group, Italian leather goods brand Piquadro has landed in Malaysia with two standalone boutiques in The Exchange TRX and IOI City Mall. The brand offers premium goods, with every detail crafted by an internal team of Italian designers to accommodate style, functionality, and reliability for business and travel use. Main product collections include Black Square for C-level executives, Blue Square for urban professionals, Harper for creators and remote workers, Brief for aspiring professionals, and the PQL luggage for discerning travellers.


Fendi Unveiled A Complete Family Of Perfumes For The First Time Ever

Fendi has released seven new perfumes in their latest fragrance collection to signify each and every member of this famous fashion family. Perfumer Quentin Bisch, Fanny Bal and Anne Flipo crafted these seven fragrances together with the Maison’s Artistic Directors—Kim Jones, Artistic Director of Couture and Womenswear; Silvia Venturini Fendi, Artistic Director of Accessories and Menswear; and Delfina Delettrez Fendi, Artistic Director of Jewellery. Each bottle of liquid gold is made with a hint of spicy pink pepper from Brazil as well as Sandalwood and Cedarwood for that smoky and warm vibe. Each fragrance is created and inspired by the memories of these family members. From perfumer Quentin Bisch, the Prima Terra is inspired by Kim Jones; Perché No by Silvia Venturini Fendi; Casa Grande by Adele Casagrande; and Sempre Mio by Delfina Delettrez Fendi. From perfumer Anne Flipo, the Dolce Bacio is inspired by Anna Fendi, and La Baguette by the twins Tazio and Dardo Vascellari Delettrez Fendi. Lastly, perfumer Fanny Bal’s creation of Ciao Amore is inspired by Leonetta Luciano Fendi.


Jotun Brings The Wonders Of The Planet Into Living Spaces

Beyond visually appealing spaces, Jotun wishes to create environments that evoke emotions, inspire creativity, and enhance the quality of life. In reflection of this principle, Jotun unveils its Global Collection 2024 and introduces three new exciting themes: Green Peace, Warm and Grounded, and Blue Oasis. Each theme pays tribute to the planet’s diverse landscapes, inviting patrons on a journey around the world. Green Peace explores the colours of the lush rainforests to the tranquil gardens; Warm and Grounded draws inspiration from the warm sands of Middle East deserts; while Blue Oasis captures the serenity of icy landscapes or quiet oceans.


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