Luxury Benelux

By Bella Sovmiz: Definitive exclusive hotel guide Before the EU, there was Benelux. The tri-country state was the original economic union of european states, which was formed after WWII and proved such a success that the members renewed their agreement in the 21 century. For…

Luxury Goes Green!

By Bernadet Bijsterbosch: It is the end of August, and Europe is slowly getting ready for a new season for business. I have my first invitation in my mailbox, a great Chanel event: the opening of a new store on Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona.…

Antinori blends Old and New World Wines

By Shelley Pittman: The story of Italy’s Antinori family history is one filled with tenacity, trials, patience, bumps, triumphs, and has withstood the test of time. In fact, more than two centuries or 26 generations ago in the year 1385. In perspective, they started their…

Europe sets the stage for American Apparel

By Shelley Pittman: From an exclusive tailor shop in Rome in 1945, two men, Gaetano Savini, a well-connected Roman socialite, and Nazareno Fonticoli, a master tailor trained in Savile Row, combined forces to develop what is notably one of Italy’s most famous designer suit brands.…

The price for happiness

On our editor’s team, I am always the one trying to get more art into our magazine. I think art is something so personal and so worth spending a lot of money on. Last week I had to be in Madrid for business, and I…

A miraculous sensation!

The last few weeks I’ve been very busy. It all started with Baselworld in Switzerland, an amazing trade show for the watch and jewellery industry. Since then, I’ve travelled to various countries to see different events, talk to designers and brands, and do business. We…

A quest for perfection in California’s Wine Country

By Shelley Pittman: When he inherited the Champagne House in 1833, the cognoscente Louis Roederer implemented his visionary approach to cultivating his vines, aiming to master each stage of the wines creation. While other Houses purchased their grapes from outside sources, Louis Roederer put his…

Microcredit for Entrepreneurs

EuropeanLife is, of course, all about luxury, but even more, it is about entrepreneurship all over the world. We have a huge network of entrepreneurs, and we always enjoy events where entrepreneurs show their work, their company and their craftsmanship. We are already partners with…