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  • Alexis Bittar
    Alexis Bittar's first trunk show in Los Angeles starts Thursday
    One of my favorite jewelry designers is having his first ever sample sale in Los Angles. If you haven’t heard of Alexis Bittar trust me this is appointment shopping. You definitely don’t want to miss out.Alexis Bittar is known for...
  • Laniwai Spa at Disney Aulani
    The Laniwai Spa at Disney Aulani is designed for the entire family to enjoy
    Imagine being in a lush, tropical garden, letting the sunshine warm your body and listening to the sound of the ocean lapping against the Hawaiian shore while you relax in an herbal pool. Think about how incredible it would be to spend an...
  • Sunset over Acapulco Bay
    Las Brisas Acapulco is a vintage value with best views in town
    Located on 40 acres overlooking Acapulco Bay, Las Brisas is vintage Acapulco at its best. Offering killer views unmatched by the competition, it is also known for its world-class dining, private beach club, and hibiscus-laced private pools.Las...
  • Rouge Louboutin
    Christian Louboutin launches nail polish collection
    Beauty and fashion, can you really have one without the other? Christian Louboutin doesn't think so.Louboutin's first nail lacquercollection was launched last week on August 31st.The collection consist of 31 colors and a top and base coat...
  • Lexus IS 350 F Sport
    Lexus IS 350 F Sport: Fun and luxurious
    Lexus remade its IS sedan for 2014, with bolder styling and improved performance. It now has the spindle grille that Lexus is using frequently on its models. There is also a more spacious back seat.The IS has rear or all-wheel drive and two engine...
  • Lexus NX crossover
    First look: 2015 Lexus NX
    NASHVILLE -- Lexus has had years of success building luxury utility vehicles, with one of the most popular being the RX 350.But something was missing.It didn’t have a small crossover to compete in an increasingly popular field that includes...
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    Mexican spirit, Mayan soul, Nizuc Resort and Spa, Cancun, Mexico
    story and photos by Susanna Starr“A Mexican Spirit. A Mayan Soul”To Nizuc's exquisitely expressed description, I would only offer “an experience in beauty.” The location was originally a vacation home for one of the...
  • Lexus IS 250c
    2014 Lexus IS 250c: A fun convertible
    It’s hard to beat getting out on the open road and taking the top down. With the Lexus IS 250c or 350c, you can do just that, in style.This convertible seats four and has a hardtop roof that opens or closes in 21 seconds.Its styling is a bit...
  • LS 460 Lexus 2014
    2014 Lexus LS 460: Big time elegance, power and technology
    Large luxury sedans today usually deliver some impressive combination of elegance, power and technology. This is certainly true of the 2014 Lexus LS 460.While there are a lot of great cars on the market today at all price points, the rich...
  • Infinity pool with Caribbean in background, Nizuc Resort and Spa, Cancun, Mexico
    Nizuc Resort and Spa, a touch of zen luxury in Cancun, Mexico
    story and photos by John LamkinDriving the short ten to fifteen minute distance from Cancun Airport to the resort I was amazed at how beautiful the scenery was. Instead of going through the town of Cancun and down the long, crowded hotel strip...
  • Esencia Estate, luxury and tranquility in Mexico's Riviera Maya
    Esencia Estate, luxury and tranquility in Mexico's Riviera Maya
    story and photos by Susanna StarrRiviera Maya is stunning with its super luxurious hotels built along one of the most beautiful strips of beach on the Yucatecan coastline. But, there was a time, not so very long ago, when all that was to be seen...
  • The Art of Luxury
    Practicing the art of luxury
    In this post-Kardashian era, it is easy to believe that practicing the art of luxury relies strictly on one’s fashion sense, elite travel destinations and the purchasing of expensive and well-known brands. Some may even believe that such a...
  • Feel like a woman again and wear Menage A Deuxx
    Menage a Deuxx: Making Woman feel like Woman Again
    It seems that there’s always a correlation between lingerie and sex. But why can’t there be a correlation between lingerie and feeling like a woman. Have we really drilled it into our heads that much that lingerie is only intended to...
  • The newly renovated La Fonda on the Plaza hotel is a true Santa Fe treasure
    The newly renovated La Fonda on the Plaza hotel is a true Santa Fe treasure
    You know how when you meet someone new and you’re just instantly taken by how smart and successful and creative and fun to be around they are. That’s how I felt when I met Jennifer Kimball a few months ago. Kimball is the chairman of...
  • 2015 Lincoln MKC
    Lincoln gives peek at new MKC crossover
    Lincoln unveiled its brand new MKC small crossover to journalists in Atlanta on Thursday, emphasizing how the vehicle can "engage your senses."The unveiling was held at Buckhead's Mandarin Oriental Hotel, which features a spa that...