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June 23, 2024

Luxury news wrap: From Chanel’s diner to Bulgari’s new watches

Arushi Sakhuja
Since last, week all industries from automobiles to fashion, beauty and travel were on a high note. Take a look at the key highlights for the week.
Abu Dhabi’s new airport terminal will open in early November
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When it comes to exciting luxury news in the travel sector, Abu Dhabi has big news. The state-of-the-art terminal is among the largest in the world and can accommodate up to 45 million passengers per year. Inside Terminal A there will be 163 retail and food and beverage outlets for you to choose from. The $3 billion terminal named Midfield Terminal Building, is scheduled to begin operations in early November 2023, WAM said in a release. “Covering 742,000 square meters of built-up area, Terminal A is among the largest airport terminals in the world,” they added.
Bulgari’s new timepieces
Bulgari's new timepieces
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Bulgari's new timepieces
Photo Courtesy: Bulgari/ Instagram
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Jeweller of Time introduces six new timepieces, each crafted in a ‘Dual Nature’ creative spirit. The latest additions are the Octo Finissimo CarbonGold Automatic and the Octo Finissimo CarbonGold Perpetual Calendar, two new Serpenti Misteriosi Secret Watches in white and rose gold, as well as the Monte Catene Secret Watch and the Monete Catene Dual Time Secret Watch.
Bang Olufsen X Ferrari’s new collaboration
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The two have teamed up to unveil a daring line of headphones and speakers drenched in the iconic Ferrari red. With a nod to their shared love for precision and potency, the collection turns heads with its audacious flair. The lineup stars the Beosound 2 home speaker, flaunting a polished Ferrari-red aluminium frame and the Prancing Horse emblem. The Beosound Explore, a portable wonder, boasts rugged elegance and up to 27 hours of playtime, perfect for your adventures. The Beoplay H95 headphones offer a blend of Ferrari’s sleek black and B&O’s top-tier audio, letting you zone out for 38 hours straight. Last but not least, the Beoplay EX earbuds in matching red promise 20 hours of wireless tunes. So, whether you’re a gearhead or an audiophile, this collaboration has your senses revved and ready.
Chanel opens a diner Lucky Chance in Brooklyn
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Photo Courtesy: Chanel
Chanel
Photo Courtesy: Chanel
Making it to luxury news this week is Chanel’s new diner, only this time the diner isn’t serving food, instead it serves fragrances. Chanel is taking over a diner in Williamsburg to celebrate its nostalgic Chance fragrance. The brand will deck the space out with a pink- and green-adorned interior, flood it with Chance bottles, and create photo-worthy opps with things like a double-C pink clock to a napkin holder alongside the dining bar with Chanel’s signature logo.  The menu will be the start of your fragrance discovery experience. Your interactive booth time will be dedicated to finding the Chance fragrance that is perfect for you.
Dior’s $500 lipstick

 

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Dior is ushering in a new era of Haute Couture makeup with their latest release, Rouge Premier which is available in 12 universal shades. Enriched with red hibiscus, 24-carat gold and perfumed with a rare ambrette note, it is encased in a ceramic tube handcrafted by the 160-year-old French house Maison Bernardaud and printed in a Toile de Jouy print.
Pushing the frontiers of French luxury and savoir-faire, this eternal Dior object is designed to be treasured and passed down through generations. While the ceramic case will only be sold in a limited batch – only a few thousand were produced globally – lipstick refills will be available indefinitely.
Gucci names Alessio Vannetti Chief Brand Officer
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The Italian luxury brand said Alessio Vannetti is returning as its new executive vice president, and chief brand officer, effective Sept. 4. Vannetti, who was Gucci’s worldwide communications director from 2015 to 2019, has spent several years at Valentino. Now he takes over duties from Susan Chokachi, who is exiting Gucci after 25 years.
Porsche Panamera Turbo S 
Porsche Panamera Turbo S 
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The Turbo E-Hybrid is Porsche’s newest addition to the Cayenne family, and it’s making waves with its impressive performance and sleek design. With a whopping 729 horsepower, this mid-size SUV is the most powerful Cayenne yet. Its twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 engine and electric motor work together to produce 700 ft-Ibs of torque, giving the Turbo E-Hybrid a performance that rivals even the iconic 911. It can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 183 mph.
The E-Hybrid also comes with a larger battery that nearly doubles its capacity, allowing for an electric-only driving range of approximately 30 miles. The car is equipped with adaptive air suspension and Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus, giving the driver complete control over its immense power.
Not only is the Turbo E-Hybrid a powerhouse on the road, but it also boasts a luxurious interior that features cutting-edge technology. With its sleek design and impressive performance, this car is sure to turn heads.
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