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Most interesting royal wedding rings

August 2, 2022

Since ancient Egyptian times, wedding rings are a symbol of commitment to your significant other. Through the centuries, royal engagement rings have been fascinating inspirations to many of us. A wedding ring is a symbol of commitment, attachment, love, and affection in a relationship, a pure reminder of how much  your spouse means to you.…

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Benjamin Fitoussi / BenjaminPratt

Benjamin Fitoussi – Integrity is the backbone of a successful business 

July 19, 2022

Benjamin Fitoussi was born and raised in the Principality of Monaco, but it was a challenging career move that introduced him to the fascinating world of high-end real estate. He was hooked, and went on to give birth to one of Monaco’s premium real estate agencies – BENJAMINPRATT REAL ESTATE. French national, Benjamin Fitoussi’s life…

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Zsolt Szemerszky, Monaco Art Structuring

The man behind Art-Secured Lending

June 29, 2022

The average price of a work of fine art sold at auction was only $42,439 in 2019. We approached Zsolt Szemerszky, founder of Monaco Art Structuring to discover the size of the market. “I have to admit that this is definitely an ultra-niche service, especially if one considers the average price of artwork sold at…

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YSL Le Smoking - Mounia Orosemane

Le Smoking, the symbol of confidence and female empowerment

June 15, 2022

French fashion designer, Yves Saint Laurent changed forever women’s fashion when he introduced his iconic Le Smoking tuxedo, inspired by Marlene Dietrich. Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent, known as Yves Saint-Laurent or YSL was a French foremost fashion designer and the founder of the eponymous fashion label YSL. In 1966, Yves Saint Laurent introduced the Le…

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Wine cellar of Hotel de Paris / Les Câves de l'Hôtel de Paris

A hidden wine treasure beneath Monte-Carlo

June 6, 2022

The Principality of Monaco hosts the largest hotel wine cellar in the world, an invaluable heritage of 150 years that is constantly evolving to anticipate the tastes of the times. The largest hotel cellar in the world represents the art of fine wine with a mix of  tradition and modernity, just underneath the flower gardens,…

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De Tomaso P72

De Tomaso P72

May 29, 2022

Meet “Isabelle” and discover one of the greatest love stories in the automotive history. The untold story of Isabelle Haskell marks the start of De Tomaso’s legacy. It is the story of a great romance between Alejandro de Tomaso and his soulmate and business partner, who defied expectations from friends, family, and foes, forging her…

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Monaco casino

Misconceptions about the Principality of Monaco

May 23, 2022

Very few people realise that the living cost in Monaco is not so high, compared to the top ten most expensive cities in the world. It is a common belief that the Principality of Monaco is an offshore country, which is also not true. Monaco has numerous tax and VAT charges, even the EU mobile…

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Triton Submarines

The most exciting water toys for Superyacht owners

May 15, 2022

New-age superyacht water toys are completely rewriting the traditional onboard experiences. Offering unique shared memories, they represent the next evolutionary stage of humankind’s exploration of the marine environment, redefining at the same time how we experience and interact with the ocean. Whether you own or charter a Superyacht, water toys are  essential for  elevating the…

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Bombardier Global 7500 business jet

Why do successful people fly private jets

April 29, 2022

Private jet travel in the past was only available to billionaires and for the rich and famous, but nowadays flight costs are down by 30% to 50%, making them more accessible than ever. Thanks to logical and down-to-earth reasons as well as never before considered benefits such as less exposure to health risks, more people…

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Adele Bloch-Bauer I (1907) by Gustav Klimt

The Secrets of Art Finance

April 21, 2022

The transformation of the wealth management sector, the global art market and the cultural and creative sectors (CCS) are rapidly creating new needs and opportunities at the intersection of art and finance, including one of the most discreet financial services in the world. Art and collectible assets require the same attention as other assets. Talking…

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