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The Princess And The Sea


Article first published in Forbes Monaco September/October 2020 issue. How Charlene’s foundation is teaching children to keep their heads above water. MERE MORTALS traveling from Corsica to Nice typically take a 5-hour ferry ride. Unwinding on a deck lounger, with the comforts of  WiFi and food service onboard, the only item on the agenda is breathing in the fresh sea air.…

Business Opportunities In Monaco: Why Start A Luxury Business In The Principality

Business Opportunities In Monaco: Why Start A Luxury Business In The Principality


If you are looking to start a luxury business, there are few places in the world better suited than Monaco. Nearly 15 years ago, I started my boutique marketing agency in the Principality, and I have been enjoying all the advantages that being based in a financially secure and forward-thinking citystate brings ever since. From the countless ​business opportunities in Monaco to its world-leading…

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect


Article first published in Forbes Monaco September/October 2020 issue. PR pros Valentina and Silvia Cangiano supply the narrative for luxury brands in Monaco. Storytelling comes naturally to the Cangiano sisters. Their grandmother, the Sophia Loren of Naples, fled the city’s poverty and social unrest by moving to the north of Italy in the Sixties with her eight children. Grandpa Cangiano…

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Prince Harry And Meghan

Harry And Meghan Reportedly Sign With A-List Agency In Latest Career Move

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are reportedly eyeing lucrative speaking engagements and have signed with New York-based Harry Walker Agency as the now Los Angeles-based couple looks ahead after their split with the British Royal Family. KEY…


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Isabel Kristensen and Princess Margarita

Belles Of The Ball

Designers Isabell Kristensen and Princess Margarita steal the show. Monaco’s only couture designer, Isabell Kristensen, and Princess Margarita, member of the Dutch Royal family, hit the runway together for the Dutch Real…


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Roger Moore

Bond Will Be Back

A global virus epidemic may have spoiled Bond’s premiere plans for April, but it can’t stop the world’s ultimate spy from hitting the big screen this fall. Call it a case of remarkable foreshadowing. Or simply one filmmaker’s destiny,…


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David Shilling

Millionaire Milliner Is Out Of This World—Almost

Hatmaker to the stars, David Shilling is about to become one of the first civilians in history to see the sun rise and set every 90 minutes, making Monaco the 19th nation to send an astronaut to space. Last summer, to mark the 50th anniversary…


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Princess Grace in Monaco

Monaco’s Country Girl

Leaving Hollywood for Prince Charming, Grace Kelly went totally off-script to raise a family and put a tiny Principality on the international cultural map, earning a devoted fan base in her adopted home along the way. She would have…


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A Win For Europe

A Win For Europe

Five Monaco Golfers Help Team Europe Bring Home Augural Cup in St Moritz Celebrity Tournament. As a spinoff to the biannual U.S. Monaco Celebrity Golf Cup golf tournament, founded and organized by chairman Susan Feaster in 2016, the first St.…


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Interior Motives

Interior Motives

Designer Kamyar Moghadam creates exceptional homes one room at a time. Mention the name Moghadam in Monaco, and it’s hard not to think carpets. Not just any carpet, but rather an exclusive collection of the world’s most remarkable…


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State Of Grace

State Of Grace

America’s fascination with Grace Kelly through the eyes of the U.S. Ambassador to Monaco. IN 2018, MONACO JUMPED twenty spots to Number 139 on the list of U.S. top trade partners. The bilateral trade in goods between the two countries…


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The Return Of The Elegant Man

The Return Of The Elegant Man

Fendi opens in Monaco. In February, Fendi opened its doors at One Monte-Carlo, showcasing three floors of contemporary design, vintage furniture and art redolent of a luxurious Roman apartment. The setting is not by coincidence; the label’s…


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CREM

CREM Marks 9 Years

On July 1, the Monaco Foreign Residents Club (CREM) fêted nine years with a cocktail reception at Villa Key Largo in Cap d’Ail. In her welcome speech, president Louisette Azzoaglio Levy-Soussan called CREM the “antechamber…


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Dream Job. Monaco' s Face Of Luxury

Dream Job. Monaco' s Face Of Luxury

Off -roading in a Super Defender in Iceland, swooping into St. Moritz at 3,300 meters on an Airbus Helicopter, or skydiving from an airplane near Monte Carlo, it’s all in a day’s work for Monaco infl uencer Tom Claeren. But you…


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Nadal

The King Of Clay Returns To Rule The Court

NADAL ON WHAT MAKES TENNIS IN MONTE CARLO SPECIAL #1 With 11 wins behind you at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, do you feel more pressure looking for victory number 12 on the clay courts this month? Rafael Nadal: No, my previous wins don’t…


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One Monte-Carlo

People in Glass Houses

The ultra-elite are dropping $250 000 a month to live in Monte Carlo’s newest neighborhood. Here’s why. What do the ultra-rich value most? Perhaps not family or health as much as … dirt. A 2018 report on “Luxury Real…


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Isabell Kristensen

From Monaco With Love

Couture house dresses stars off-the-rock Danish fashion designer Isabell Kristensen remembers distinctly the moment she first met longtime idol Shirley Bassey in 1993. “I walked up to her at a cocktail party in London, took a deep…


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Shirley Bassey

Licensed To Thrill

Dame Shirley leaves a lot of imagination WHO COULD EVER FORGET the 2013 Oscars? Gold spotlights dancing as Dame Shirley Bassey sashays across the stage, leans in to the mic and belts out a commanding “Goldfinger…” And that…


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In the mood: Every three months, colors, fabrics and floral decorations create a Metropole Mood, from the lobby to the restaurant, and even on the staff scarves.

Luxury Attitude

How One Monaco Hotel Is Experiencing a Surge in American Guests. THERE’S SPENDING POWER and then there’s Monaco, where, according to Wealth-X, one out of 56 people has assets totaling at least $30 million. The attitude…


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Report: Sean Connery Dead At The Age Of 90

Report: Sean Connery Dead At The Age Of 90

Tennis' GOAT? Rafael Nadal Vs. Roger Federer, By The Numbers

Tennis' GOAT? Rafael Nadal Vs. Roger Federer, By The Numbers

Rethinking The Future Of Luxury Fashion In Monaco

Rethinking The Future Of Luxury Fashion In Monaco

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Sign Exclusive Netflix Deal

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Sign Exclusive Netflix Deal

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