Hairdresser to the stars, star of hairdressers

Rossano Ferretti always wanted to revolutionise the world of hair styling. He already knew he could at 15, when he first went to London, and declared: “My hands can create beauty.” Today, several decades later, the conviction he has in himself and his team is quite remarkable – even for one of the best hairdressers in the world. However, you have to have this level of self-belief if you are going to build a worldwide hairdressing empire for the rich and famous.Read more

Spa specialists: an interview with LV Riviera Spa

Duo Lionel Vinciguerra and Mike Blackmann are a young and dynamic team. in just four years, they have come to manage some of the French riviera’s most prestigious spas such as Èze’s iconic Chèvre d’Or and the Five Seas in Cannes – their first project.Read more

Club Vivanova: prime beef and Malbec in Monaco

This coming Friday brings with it Club Vivanova’s latest gourmet offering in the Principality of Monaco. Taking place at the famous Beefbar Monaco, the region’s fastest-growing network group will host a prime beef and Argentinean Malbec degustation for its international club members and interested individuals.  Read more

Time out for the soul

Magali Mazzei takes her guests on a meaningful journey, with the aim of reconnecting with their own personal higher consciousness levels. She has now found a quiet oasis in the green hinterland of the Côte d'Azur for her multi-day holistic seminars in English, French and German.Read more

Saint Tropez & Harley-Davidson

Calling all motorcycle and fans of rock and roll! The annual Harley-Davidson Motorcycle and Rock Festival will be returning for its 10th year to the Gulf of Saint Tropez with an exceptionally good music line-up promised. The legendary band ‘The Pretenders’ will be reuniting for the first time in eight years to play at the festival, alongside former ACDC band member Chris Slade and the Belgian rock band Triggerfingers. The festival marks the opening of the motor biking season and what better way to celebrate than beneath the Mediterranean sun in the famous town of Saint Tropez?Read more

Club Vivanova: lunch at La Chèvre d'Or

In celebration of the seasonal opening of the emblematic Eden Restaurant at the Château de la Chèvre d’Or in Èze, Club Vivanova and its founder Bradley Mitton will host a gourmet lunch in honour of the event and Russian Easter on 30th April. Read more

Ten years of flowers and perfume in Mouans-Sartoux

Nestled in the green hills behind Cannes, the gardens of the International Museum of Perfume in Mouans-Sartoux have launched for the season. For the gardens, which are now celebrating their 10th anniversary since reopening, 2017 is a year to remember and reflect on the progress and change the gardens have seen in the past decade.Read more

Bal de la Baronne

Save the date! One of the most exclusive and glamourous events of the summer season has just been announced at the Villa Malou and Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. The Monegasque association AIDA has planned a memorable night with Le Bal de la Baronne. The costumed ball fuses Orientalism and Japanese fashion trends that influenced designers from the Belle Époque. The event takes place on 22nd July at the Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat peninsular.Read more

Easter at the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

This Easter week, the Villa Ephrussi de Rothchild will open its doors for a few exclusive days of magic and revelry in the Baroness’s home. There will be two different types of guided tours and a free family-orientated interactive mystery tour: ‘Hunt for the Stolen Painting’.Read more

"Each seed is a poem"

‘Le jardinage est écrit sur la terre’ is Jean-Luc Danneyrolles’ battle cry. For 32 years, this anarchist poet-gardener has been carefully tending the same small piece of earth in Vaucluse, nurturing and guarding the rare strains of ancient and rare vegetables to which he has devoted his life. Read more

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