Bite-size news: This week’s previews
Every week, The Sybarite collates its pick of the hottest luxury lifestyle news into bite-size chunks. In this week’s edition, we cover the upcoming art exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton, Aston Martin’s new powerboat, the new Range Rover watch and Ciroc Vodka’s new tropical flavour.
Shchukin collection visits Paris
Art lovers, take note. From 22 October 2016 – 2- February 2017, Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris will be holding an exhibition showcasing works from the collection of Sergei Shchukin, as part of the France-Russia Year of Cultural Tourism. “Icons of Modern Art. The Shchukin Collection” will showcase 130 works from the renowned patron and collector of French art in the early 20th century.
Aston Martin takes to the seas with first powerboat
Unveiled last week at the Monaco Yacht Show, the Aston Martin AM37 powerboat was the result of two years of research and development. It is the first boat by the British company, which is known for its luxury sports cars and describes the AM37 as a “pure translation of the Aston Martin DNA”.
“It was important to us when considering this project to make sure that the boat design was as beautiful and timeless as our cars,” said chief creative officer Marek Reichman.
The cabin accommodates eight people and comes complete with a toilet, refrigerator and a table that transforms into a bed.
Zenith and Range Rover partner to create first Range Rover watch
Announced at last week’s Paris Motor Show, luxury Swiss watch maker Zenith has partnered with Range Rover, original luxury SUV to create the El Primero Range Rover Special Edition watch.
With a “ceramised” aluminium case, a matching brushed grey dial and practical rubber-coated perforated calfskin straps, El Primero is pure form and function. Self-winding, El Primero 400B calibre still beats at 36,000 vibrations per hour (5 Hz) and offers a 50-hour power reserve.
Circo Vodka launches tropical addition to flavour portfolio
The luxury vodka is five-times distilled and made using the finest French grapes. The new deliciously smooth flavour expertly blends the classic taste of Cîroc with creamy Carabao mango, delivering bright, tropical notes with tangy citrus. The perfect remedy those end-of-summer blues.