Hotels
6 Dec
New York's photography maestros ascend the shores of Miami

Stop me if you’ve heard this one… a super hip art gallery from NYC walks into a chic hotel in to south beach during Art Basel and says… OK so that’s not a joke at all, and yeah we’ve mentioned Morrison Hotel Gallery a few times in the past (e.g. exhibits with Lynn Goldsmith, Jim [...]


4 Dec
Tyler Brûlé & Andrew Tuck's best destinations of the past year

The ultra urbane crew over at Monocle assemble their Travel Top 50, a 12-minute video highlighting their best of 2012. With insights from the Tyler Brûlé and Andrew Tuck helmed magazine, the video handpicks the best hotels, planes, guides, cameras, airports, yachts, restaurants, international lounges and concepts of this past year. While bordering on the [...]


15 Aug
Lightweight and sturdy water-resistant vinylon

Ace has a knack for creating some truly unique products for their boutique hotels. Not only are the brands they collaborate with usually spot on, but the quality of the products is top notch — such as with their Pendleton Wool Blanket or Converse Chuck Taylors. Today they unveil the Ace x Fjällräven Kånken Pack. [...]


2 Aug
LIAS checks into the most expensive hotel in the world

In 1993 William Gibson wrote an infamous critique on Singapore in Wired, entitled “Disneyland With the Death Penalty“. 18 years later, chewing gum is still banned, and his portrayal of a sanitized, technocratic, insipidly consumerist culture still has some truth to it. So what would he make of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel? Whether arriving [...]


23 May
Grey plaid design woven in pure virgin wool

The Ace Hotel New York’s signature plaid blanket is now available for purchase via their online shop for $150. Made exclusively for the Ace NYC by the established wool makers at Pendleton, the blankets are fashioned of pure virgin wool in a unique design specifically created for the New York hotel in Pendleton’s Oregon mills. [...]


13 May
Europe’s flagship W opens in London, but can the transatlantic cool of the brand be translated?

The second edition of our Checking In series, Lost In A Supermarket’s quest to cover all things we hold most dear (see our review of the gleaming new Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Hong Kong). In this review we jump continents from Hong Kong’s Ritz — now the highest hotel in the world — to the W Hotel [...]


Welcome to the inaugural edition of Checking In, the latest series in Lost In A Supermarket’s quest to cover all things we hold most dear. In this hotel review series sure we’d be tempted to just cover the most expensive or exclusive hotels in the world (who wouldn’t), but that will not be our sole [...]


31 Mar
Hotel meets All Star Bosey high top sneakers

The Ace Hotel has teamed up with Converse to create a new colorway of their custom Ace x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Bosey shoes. The original olive-drab canvas version was created exclusively as part of the Ace Hotel New York’s uniform when it opened in 2009, lifting design cues from vintage wading boots Converse [...]

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