dGi Pick - Travel
GoldenEye Hotel & Resort is located in the village of Oracabessa on Jamaica’s north coast. The beautiful resort gives you an intimate, private, luxury experience in a picture-perfect location with a wide range of cottages and villas to choose from. The literary pop culture history is a pretty cool feature as well. The resort is owned by Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records, and served as Ian Fleming’s home where he penned all 14 James Bond novels. Explore more here.
Our good friend and incredibly talented singer/songwriter Niia has just released a video for her Italian cover of Cher/Nancy Sinatra’s “Bang Bang”.
The Misshapes’ Leigh Lezark has teamed up with Surface To Air to create these amazing Killer Heels. Made of the finest vegetal leather and featuring Leigh’s signature engraved at the bottom sole, they’re now available at Surface To Air’s webstore and NYC flagship store, which just opened a few weeks ago. Get your pair before they’re gone!
dGi Pick - Flight
Etihad Airways, the National Airline of United Arab Emirates, has recently introduced their Diamond First Class Suite. If you’re not flying private, flying this elite is the closest you will get. The features are endless, but include a reclining, flatbed, massaging seat, an entertainment system including a 23 inch flatscreen, a private luxury bathroom, and so much more. I don’t want to spoil the surprise, just click here to see it all for yourself through a very impressive virtual tour. Etihad Airways definitely brings a new meaning to (commercial) flying with this one!
This short clip, showing 100 Years of East London Fashion in 100 Seconds, was put together for the opening of Westfield Stratford.
Although it’s something most of us have lived to experience first hand, this graph of the Evolution of Audio Formats from 1980 to 2010 is really interesting. It represents so much about the music industry and definitely has us wondering - what will this graph look like in 2040? LP/EP’s > Cassettes > CD’s > Downloads… what’s next?
dGi Pick - Dining
TG Italiano offers one of the best dining experiences in Budapest. In addition to the delicious food, which takes a more modern angle to traditional italian dishes, the restaurant is incredibly designed, lies in the heart of the city, and has a priceless view of St. Stephen’s Basilica. The sexy, soothing soundtrack highlighted by the likes of Dido and Sade perfect the atmosphere, giving it the dGi seal of approval.
On August 25, 2011 H&M will launch its first ever shop-in-shop on the ground floor of Selfridges in London. The shop will carry the brand’s key fashion collections and accessories for women, and features an exclusive selection curated for the launch by Leigh Lezark of The Misshapes. To celebrate the shop opening, The Misshapes will also be deejaying the launch event, starting at 6:00PM. Be sure to stop by and check out Leigh’s favorite picks and dance to the trio’s deejay set!
Park & Bond
The Gilt Groupe has launched their newest online men’s store, taking a slightly different approach than their typical, discounted Gilt sites. Park & Bond offers a curated selection of some of the worlds best brands and an impressive inventory that is very hard to find in any other single store, even offering unique items like vintage watches and sunglasses. In addition, it acts as a general consultant to men’s fashion and living. The “Advice & How To” column gives you tips such as how to tie the perfect tie or pack a suit in a carry-on. The “Guides” section tells you what you should know about dress shoes, denim, and sunglasses. And there’s more… check it out for yourself here.