Fashion arrives at the runways like autumnal leaves and brings the latest tendencies from veteran designing houses with their ready-to-wear collections that range from the unpredictable and intricate to the classic.
Patek Philippe Ref. 5320G Perpetual Calendar
Patek Philippe, celebrating a successful 178-year long history, has redefined the concept of perpetual calendar with the new Ref. 5320G model. It automatically indicates months with 28, 30, and 31 days, and recognizes February 29th each leap year.
Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante
The new Breitling Navitimer Rattrapante is considered one of the most important releases of Baselworld 2017 due to the skill in which the chronograph is assembled, and the Swiss watchmaker has been a leading innovator in this field since its foundation in 1884.
The greatest treasure of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay lies in its population—3,458,828 people that came to be as a result of a prodigious ethnic mixture of different cultures. The contemporary Uruguayan is open, communicative, vibrant, determined, musical, poetic and philosophical, always willing to help.
Andaz, from the Hyatt franchise lifestyle, launched the project of the high-end resort Andaz Mayakoba in the Riviera Maya in 2016. It is part of the Mayakoba Ecotourism Complex, which means that it is surrounded by the wonders of the sea—the turquoise waters and delicate white sand—along with vast tropical gardens, mangles and a lagoon.
Sofitel Montevideo Casino Carrasco & Spa
Luxury, comfort, and the thrill of gambling dwell inside these French-style lodgings located only 30 minutes away from Montevideo’s historical district. We might say that Sofitel has awoken a sleeping giant, a place where guests can immerse themselves in the charms of a decade past.
Only a few minutes from Punta del Este and located on a spectacular landscape of plains that extends towards the horizon, we find one of the most singular hotels in the region. Estancia Vik Jose Ignacio is a 4,000-acre property where modern art and traditional architecture have found a perfect balance.
What was once known as the Four Seasons Hotel in Uruguay has now roared back to life as an ultra-exclusive resort at the shore of Rio de la Plata; a place surrounded by pine and eucalyptus trees, as well as a sprawling vineyard.
Chef Gabriel Coquel is the mastermind of this unique restaurant. Tandory is the end-product of a dream, where Asian, Latin, and Mediterranean cuisines fuse to the satisfaction of experienced palates in search of a variety of flavors and aromas.
The aroma coming from the grill—key element of Uruguayan cuisine—welcomes costumers inside this sophisticated and refined eatery, named Best of Montevideo in 2010, and which won the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence five years in a row. It is the Francis restaurant, distinguished by its romantic and warm atmosphere.
In 2000, Juan and Elisa Bouza began an adventure that would lead them to restore a historic winery built in 1942. Ever since, Bodega Bouza has consolidated as one of most award-winning Uruguayan wine producers in the world.
The Italian shipyard CRN partnered with Zuccon International Project and Winch Design to create the Cloud 9, a 74-meter super vessel with the perfect combination of engineering expertise and cutting-edge design.
Italian shipyard Monte Carlo Yachts produced the 86 yacht combining the experience, production capacities and support of French group Bénéteau with Italian tradition and design. This is why their vessels are unique, capable of meeting the global demand for functionality and responsibility in luxury goods.
Fusion Is the New Trend in the Automotive Universe
The contemporary automotive universe is characterized by a fusion of trends ranging from classic cars—which will always be the collectors’ choice—to a world with no limits that encompasses self-driving vehicles, augmented reality, 3D printing, artificial intelligence, or flying cars. In this issue, we feature three cars that exemplify this condition.
The new version of the Continental GT was presented at the recent 2017 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. The title “Super Formed” does not allude to its superiority in design, but to the assembling technique used for the body.
Ferrari has left California and moved on to Portofino. We are not referring to the locations, but to the 8-cylinder sports cars on its production line. Both cars are convertible with a retractable hardtop, but the new Portofino shows several improvements.
“The most beautiful car in the world” were the words uttered by Enzo Ferrari the first time he saw the Jaguar E-Type at its launch on March 1961. It was clear that this car had a revolutionary design, since it was produced from 1961 to 1975. It proved so revolutionary that it is one of six cars permanently exhibited at MoMA in New York.
The architecture of a city reveals its identity to a world that remains observant and harbors relentless expectation of any sign of surging expressive and creative cultures.
From July to November, in the Uruguayan coasts, the miracle of southern right whale sightings takes place each year. They arrive looking for the protection of the warm, tranquil waters of the south to reproduce, nurse and take care of their calves.
La Cumparsita celebrated its 100-year anniversary on April 29, 2017. In Uruguay—where Gerardo “Becho” Matos Rodriguez composed it—it is a symbol of identity, proclaimed in 1998 as “Cultural and Popular Hymn of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay.” UNESCO recognized its universal significance and incorporated it in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009.
Poetry is the song of the soul. Those who write verses summarize their feelings in a magical space. Mario Benedetti gave the Spanish-American world a close—intimate perhaps—contact with poetry.