Through his music acclaimed Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi added his voice to the eight million people from across the world demanding protection for the Arctic. Einaudi performed one of his own compositions on a floating platform in the middle of the Ocean, against the backdrop of the Wahlenbergbreen glacier (in Svalbard, Norway).
We can trust Zach Condon, the child faced (now hirsute) genius behind Beirut to transport us somewhere when we have itchy feet. His debut album Gulag Orkestar took us through a rose-tinted Eastern Europe while the follow up, The Flying Club Cup had us waltzing in Parisian cafes. With ‘Gibralter‘, the first track off new album No No No the feeling of Gypsy blues and French chanson has given way to pop laden piano with glimmers of cynicism (and a mountain of trash).
Joining the likes of Cavalli, Versace, Ralph Lauren and Chanel; Gucci is the latest luxury designer label crossing into haute cuisine. In its first ever incarnation as a full-service restaurant, 1921 Gucci Cafe, (named for the year of the house’s founding), is now serving modern Italian fare to Shanghai shoppers. READ MORE