LISBON , Portugal – After a relatively quiet 2016, mergers and acquisitions have picked up the pace this year, but is this environment a way to cope with the current luxury market going forward? Commonly, larger conglomerates, such as Kering Group and .
He boasts a fishing cottage in Lisbon ; a palace in Aleppo, Syria; a houseboat on the Nile River in Egypt; a 13th century castle in the Vendée in France; and homes in cities including Paris and Los Angeles. ... Prior to settling down in Portugal for the.
Alfama is the oldest part of Lisbon , having survived the capital's devastating 18th-century earthquake. Its Moorish origins are visible in its maze of narrow alleyways and fountain-filled, cobbled squares. This is Lisbon at its most authentic, the.
In the lead-up to the 2017 Berlinale, Luis Urbano, president of the Portuguese Independent Film Producers Association (APCI), organized an event in Lisbon , attended by eleven film associations that contest the new system. They have presented a legal .
Behind the façade of the former 1920s Tivoli theatre on Lisbon's grand Avenida da Liberade, JNĉQUOI – or je ne sais quoi – is the latest venture from the luxury goods arm of Portugal's Amorim Group. Building on the company's multi-brand Fashion Clinic .
Gone is the bank's name glowing atop a building overlooking the Marques de Pombal square in central Lisbon as well as its logo on t-shirts of players from Portugal's three-biggest soccer teams. Three years after the bank's collapse, many in Portugal.
Classic: To get a sense of how opulent Portuguese interiors can be, stay at Palacio Belmonte ( Christian Louboutin loves it here), located at the foot of the city's famous São Jorge Castle. Some of its towers date back to Roman and Moorish times, and.
This year's FT Business of Luxury Summit will be held in Lisbon , Portugal May 14-16. The program will bring together industry executives, creatives and financiers to examine where the luxury revolution is currently headed, with a focus on how.
Like all its luxury hotels—the Portuguese brand runs two in the Algarve and another new one in Caiscais, a beachfront area just outside Lisbon —Martinhal Chiado is designed for families, featuring a kids club, childcare services until midnight and.
I had arrived two days earlier, stumbling into a lunch event with my suitcase in tow, delighted to have been invited (who can say no to Louboutin ?), but with scant idea of why I was there. Under a cloak of secrecy, we had been flown to Lisbon to.
The boho paradise of Comporta—the seaside stomping ground of designers like Christian Louboutin and Philippe Starck—has long been one of Europe's best-kept secrets. Just a 90-minute drive from Lisbon , the village sits at the foot of the Tróia.
There are heaven-sent times to ride a bicycle in Portugal's Alentejo region, a Belgium-size swath of land southeast of Lisbon where cork orchards, whitewashed towns, rustic food, and ancient stones are plentiful. Spring, for instance, when carpets of .
has purchased a property in Lisbon’s historic Castelo neighbourhood. According to newspaper Correio da Manhã, the star will be neighbours with French fashion designer Christian Louboutin. The newspaper also claims the stunning actress has already.
Christian Louboutin is the latest high-profile designer to step ... According to the SportyHenri.com website, the collaboration, which was unveiled at a July 21 event in Lisbon, Portugal, came about after the famed footwear designer, who has a fishing.