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The Upper Crust

The Upper Crust

Jul 19, 2019

Luxury experiences that define life at its finest


Jalesh Cruises has introduced India’s first premium cruise ship which was christened Karnika in an official naming ceremony recently in Mumbai. The naming ceremony is a maritime practice which is considered a good luck charm for the captain, crew and passengers sailing the ship. The 70,285-ton ship sailed on its maiden voyage from Mumbai to Goa on April 17. Karnika will undertake 15 sailings Mumbai-Goa-Mumbai and Mumbai- High Seas-Mumbai) between April and mid-May 2019 and will undertake its first international sail from Mumbai to Dubai on May 24, 2019. Karnika has been curated to indulge and entertain you in true Indian style. Aboard the Karnika, passengers will have a variety of cuisines, entertainment, adventure and relaxation to choose from. Additionally, the cruise will offer land-based excursions at different ports of call for passengers.

Elegant and Timeless

Some things never go out of style. These exquisite candle stands boasting a purity of 92.5 per cent sterling silver are an example. Crafted by Frazer and Haws, a 150-year-old British heritage brand known for its limited edition original designs, they give a rare touch of contemporary class and elegance to your interiors with their timeless appeal. Be it for gifting, or giving your home a new look this season, or during festive seasons, they are just perfect. All Frazer and Haws products have three unique marks punched on them. The first mark is the ‘Sponsor’s Mark’, indicating the product’s manufacturer. The second is the ‘Standard Mark’, denoting the precious metal content of the alloy from which the item has been made. And the last one is the ‘Date Letter’, which shows the year in which the article was hallmarked.


Family holidays create some of life’s best memories. But Atlantis, The Palm, in Dubai, takes your holidays to another level altogether. The iconic oceanfront luxury resort and hotel stands out as an international holiday hot spot, given its plethora of attractions and unforgettable stay experiences. Be it splashing about in one of the swimming pools, or taking exhilarating rides at the Aquaventure Water Park, or visiting The Lost Chambers Aquarium and The Ambassador Lagoon—two of the most popular underwater attractions and educational marine habitats at Atlantis, The Palm—every moment is guaranteed to create unforgettable memories. You can also visit Dolphin Bay and the Sea Lion Point for some unique marine life experiences, or just take in the beauty of the tropical paradise at Aquaventure beach, while your kids play. Whatever be it, you can be sure of every experience bringing pure leisure and fun for you and your family.


Luxury Swiss leather brand de Sede, known worldwide for its premium leather bags, has forayed into the Indian market with a bag collection intended to up the luxury quotient of the distinctive shopper. The range is handcrafted in Klingnau, Switzerland with high quality, weather-resistant, dirt and water-repellent leather. The collection includes handbags, clutches for men and women, a shopper, a generous weekender and even a diamondstudded luxury bag and a diamondembellished clutch. Priced upwards from `1 lakh, the collection is available at De Sede Studio in New Delhi and reflects stringent quality, maximum attention to detail and perfection of craftsmanship, especially the precise connecting and decorative seams which are considered milestones in seaming techniques.


Imagine being ensconced in unabashed luxury in the heart of South Mumbai. Imagine living in residences that redefine extravagance with their breathtaking interiors and architecture. One Mahalaxmi is one such destination, where dream living comes true. It brings you sumptuous residences that offer breathtaking views of the race course, the golf course and the Arabian Sea, while boasting world-class amenities such as a larger-than-life club house, an Olympic-length swimming pool, a landscape spread over 1,00,000 sq ft and more! Conveniently located at Jacob Circle in Mahalaxmi, you have the city’s other up-market and most happening locations like Malabar Hill, Marine Drive, Nariman Point, the Breach Candy Club and BKC within easy reach. Opus, one of the two towers at One Mahalaxmi, offers 4-bedroom residences that will be up for possession by December 2022.

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