BALISSANDE MAGAZINE

TOP 5 BOAT SHOWS & YACHT FESTIVALS TO ATTEND

Throughout the year, there are many yacht shows and festivals happening around the world. Some happen in smaller cities like Newport, some in larger ones like Miami, and some happen in glamourous locations like Cannes. Whether it is a new yacht design, engine, fender, or marine gadgets -- yacht shows are where you go to … Continue reading TOP 5 BOAT SHOWS & YACHT FESTIVALS TO ATTEND

LUXURY STOCKING STUFFERS FOR 2022

Christmastime comes with many exciting traditions. One tradition is hanging Christmas stockings and filling them on Christmas Eve with small goodies that your loved ones will love. Often, the stockings are filled with sweets and gadgets. In our previous article, we shared some luxurious sweet options. In this article, we will be sharing luxurious tech … Continue reading LUXURY STOCKING STUFFERS FOR 2022

LUXURY STOCKING STUFFERS FOR 2022: FOOD

Christmastime comes with many exciting traditions. One tradition is hanging personalized stockings above a fireplace for each person in a household. Usually, Christmas stockings are filled with knick-knacks on Christmas Eve... sometimes even with gag gifts. But with society turning towards conservation, we want to ask: why? Why continue this practice?Isn't it environmentally as well … Continue reading LUXURY STOCKING STUFFERS FOR 2022: FOOD

THE OLDEST CIGAR MERCHANT IN LONDON

The oldest cigar shop in London is at 19 St James's Street. And their story is one that survived two world wars, smoking bans, a merger, taxation, and a decline in smoking.Their story begins in 1787 when the Lewis family started trading fine tobacco in London's Covent Garden and opened a shop in the 1830s … Continue reading THE OLDEST CIGAR MERCHANT IN LONDON

15 LUXURY HAND SANITIZERS IN THE U.S. AND U.K.

Now that pandemic behaviour is declining, many luxury brands have discontinued their hand sanitizers. This is a problem for those who still want to carry a luxury hand sanitizer or place a few in their homes. If this is you, we have found 15 hand sanitizers that are still being sold. Prices range from $4 … Continue reading 15 LUXURY HAND SANITIZERS IN THE U.S. AND U.K.

TOP 2 WOMEN-ONLY PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUBS IN LONDON

Women-only private members club have been around since the 1880s in London. They are a refuge from children, husbands, brothers, and male colleagues. They are homes away from home where you can chat with remarkeable women in varying professions - women you want to meet and maybe even need to meet. They are also wonderful … Continue reading TOP 2 WOMEN-ONLY PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUBS IN LONDON

ANTONIO GRIMALDI COUTURE COLLECTION | FALL-WINTER 2022/2023

Antonio Grimaldi's 2022/2023 couture collection is stunning! It features strong sculptural lines and striking color-blocks. If you love minimal or geometric art, you will love this show. It is runway art.The architecture of the outfits - the cut, shape and fit - is red carpet perfect. Our favorites are Looks 1, 2, 4, 6, 11 … Continue reading ANTONIO GRIMALDI COUTURE COLLECTION | FALL-WINTER 2022/2023

7 RULES FOR GIVING GIFTS TO EXECUTIVE ASSISTANTS

Gifts are a wonderful way to show appreciation to an executive assistant. They also can demonstrate consideration and care. The right gift can even solidify bonds.Gifts are also useful for retaining assistants. With the amount of responsibilities executive assistants have and the amount of information they are privy to, retention should rank high in importance … Continue reading 7 RULES FOR GIVING GIFTS TO EXECUTIVE ASSISTANTS

DIOR HAUTE COUTURE SHOW | FALL-WINTER 2022/2023

Exquisite, exceptional, enlightening, engaging, extraordinarily elegant... Dior's 2022 haute couture collection was so beautiful it brought tears to our eyes. Where to begin? There's so much to gush over.The collection itself was quite simple with its reserved color palette. Most outfits were actually monochromatic. But the details! The details! The details! They were exquisite!Some examples … Continue reading DIOR HAUTE COUTURE SHOW | FALL-WINTER 2022/2023

8 GIFT IDEAS FOR EXECUTIVE ASSISTANTS

Executive Assistants are the backbone of senior management. They manage both the personal and professional aspects of their executive's universe. And they save their executive hours of work.The amount of responsibilities the average executive assistant has is daunting. And top-level executive assistants are expected to do and be more. They play the role of confidante, … Continue reading 8 GIFT IDEAS FOR EXECUTIVE ASSISTANTS

A LOOK INTO SANLORENZO’S FIRST OPEN YACHT: SP110

For over 60 years, SanLorenzo, one of the world's leading luxury motor yacht manufacturers, has crafted bespoke motor yachts. This year, SanLorenzo entered a new arena, Sports Yachts. Advanced, evolved and revolutionary, SP110 is the first model in SanLorenzo's new open sports-yacht series. It combines sustainability with comfort, performance, and luxury. SP110 offers the best … Continue reading A LOOK INTO SANLORENZO’S FIRST OPEN YACHT: SP110

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PRIVATE JET TOURS AROUND THE WORLD | 2023

National Geographic, a world leader in geography, cartography and exploration, is offering travelers private jet tours to the world's most captivating places and cultures. The tours include airport transfers, private jet transportation, deluxe accommodations, laundry services, $50,000 medical evacuation insurance, physician services, lectures by a team of experts, excursions, plus daily meals, beverages, and activities … Continue reading NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PRIVATE JET TOURS AROUND THE WORLD | 2023

RALPH LAUREN FALL-WINTER 2022/23 SHOW

As always, Ralph Lauren did not disappoint. This fashion show was the epitome of New York sophistication and glamour. And we enjoyed every second of it. The fashion did not scream vintage, but it still brought us back to the 1990s glamour we fell in love with so long ago.The dresses were sexy but elegant. … Continue reading RALPH LAUREN FALL-WINTER 2022/23 SHOW

FRIEZE IS BACK IN LONDON | 2022

DATE: October 12 - 16, 2022LOCATION: The Regent's Park, London Frieze, one of the world’s most influential art fairs, is back in London. And this year, it is bringing together 280+ galleries from 42 countries. The first day, October 12th, is invitation-only. The second day gives preview access. The fair opens to the public on … Continue reading FRIEZE IS BACK IN LONDON | 2022

CHRISTIE’S IS SELLING PAUL ALLEN’S $1 BILLION ART COLLECTION IN NOVEMBER | 2022

From November 9 to 10, Christie's New York will be hosting an auction of more than 150 masterpieces spanning 500 years of art history. "Valued in excess of $1 billion, the sale of the Collection will be the largest and most exceptional art auction in history." And all proceeds will be dedicated to philanthropy.The pieces … Continue reading CHRISTIE’S IS SELLING PAUL ALLEN’S $1 BILLION ART COLLECTION IN NOVEMBER | 2022

MOST EXCLUSIVE WOMEN’S ONLY PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUBS, FOR EXECUTIVES

There are many private members clubs in the United States. Some are ultra-exclusive and some, glamorous. Some are for artists, some business women, and some for university graduates. But very few are like the two we have listed below.Chief and WIE Suite are clubs for women. And not just any women, but female leaders in … Continue reading MOST EXCLUSIVE WOMEN’S ONLY PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUBS, FOR EXECUTIVES