Birks is Canada’s largest chain of watch and jewelry stores, with nearly 30 points of sale across the country. It also produces its own jewelry lines. For the latest financial year, the group recorded sales of $151 million. This company, founded in Montreal in the 19th century, also has a
Why is Canada not in the top 20 global markets for Swiss watchmakers, despite its high level of development? The potential of the Canadian watch market, in the shadow of its American neighbor, seems far from being reached, particularly in Montreal, a metropolis in the throes of renewal. Several initiatives are aiming
Since 1927, Europa Star magazine is the go-to reference for all things watchmaking. A family business, the magazine remains faithful to the spirit of its founder, the Swiss Hugo Buchser, more than fifty years after his death. Europa Star is broadcast in over 170 countries and puts out five publications
Well known in Switzerland and amongst a very select few in the high-end jewelry world, BEAUREGARD fuses watchmaking and jewelry in an unprecedented fashion. Founded by Montrealer Alexandre Beauregard and based in Geneva, the company offers exceptional Swiss timepieces with bold designs, beautifully set hand-polished stones, among other unique elements.
For the first time ever, Salon de Montreal hosted an international Watch Fair in Montreal on September 27 and 28 2019 at the enchanting Saint-James Club. This unique event allowed the public to meet the creators of the most prestigious watch brands from all over the world, in addition to
From Wednesday, September 25, to Saturday, September 28, 2019, the 29th annual Monaco Yacht Show will once again host the world of international yachting. Galas, business meetings and private events will be held in the glamourous Principality of Monaco. Held in the iconic Port Hercules in the Principality of Monaco, the
With a true passion for aviation, luxurious travel and the jet-set lifestyle, 88 Jets is ready to assist LUXE magazine's travellers in their worldwide needs. The clientele of 88 Jets ranges from high-end entrepreneurs, to world leaders and royals, to global travellers. The founders of 88 Jets, Linda, Michelle and Bas,
The 75th Montréal International Auto Show (MIAS) was held from January 19 to January 28, 2018, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. The theme: “Enter the Revolution.” This year, the MIAS proved again why, since its very beginnings, it has always been the top spot for unveiling automobile revolutions
While Fashion Week was in full swing, LUXE magazine took advantage of a visit to the Big Apple to test the new Lincoln MKZ and share its impressions with readers. Conclusion: appreciated and approved! At LUXE magazine, we think big, which is why we want to showcase high-profile projects in Quebec and
The 32nd annual Palm Beach International Boat Show took place from March 23 to 26 2017 on the beautiful Flagler Drive waterfront in downtown West Palm Beach. One of the 10 top nautical events in the world, this boat show features each year magnificent yachts measuring up to 300 feet
The 2017 Canadian International AutoShow was held in Toronto from February 17 to 26. Once again, car enthusi- asts were delighted by the diverse array of vehicles, including Alfa Romeo, Rolls Royce, Ferrari, BMW and Mercedes, exhibited across over 60,000 square metres at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The event was both the biggest auto
In 2003, Martin Eberhard and Marc Tapenning founded Tesla Motors. Their inspiration: inventor Nikola Tesla. Interested in electricity, he was the first to design an efficient way of using alternating current in an auto and to patent the induction motor in 1888. Inspired by this technology, in 2008 the American
Exclusive report: an incursion into the universe of Montréal’s DAC Jet Internationale, a subsidiary of Groupe DAC Aviation International, which offers an experience unique in North America and Europe. Imagine the feeling. A Rolls Royce is waiting at your door and drops you off two metres from an elegant jet –
Versace. Hermès. Vuitton. Bulgari. All these names remind aficionados of ultra-prestigious brands that exclusiveness has a price. The world of automobiles is no different. LUXE presents its choice of super-performance vehicles. 1st place: Lamborghini Veneno Roadster The Veneno Roadster, launched by Lamborghini to celebrate its 50th anniversary, takes the top spot for extravagance.