The ultimate wedding venue: Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

As one of the most magical settings of the French Riviera, it’s no wonder that the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild has become a favourite among international couples seeking a location beyond reproach. To find out more, Riviera Insider speaks to wedding planner Monica Delevaux of Haute Wedding.Read more

Summer with Club Vivanova

Bradley Mitton, the driven and dynamic founder of Club Vivanova, runs luxury wine events at five-star locations spanning across continental Europe. During the summer, Club Vivanova concentrates their events in the south of France and Monaco, where the rich and famous celebrate in style. Over a glass of his New Zealand Sliding Hill Sauvignon Blanc, Bradley tells us why this is going to be the sexiest summer ever.Read more

You are what you eat: nutrition in accordance with natural laws

Each of us has a certain physical and mental constitution (Dosha), which distinguishes us from others. If we know our own nature, we can consciously influence these energy principles and balance the interaction of the three Doshas: Vata, Pittaand Kapha.Read more

Summer Z.Nights: Zplage at the Martinez

The sun might be going down, but the action has only just begun! During July and August, the Grand Hyatt Martinez’s private beach – Zplage – is hosting a range of non-stop exclusive evenings and entertainment soirées right on the Croisette’s golden sand.Read more

Summer in Valbonne: creativity & community

From open air cinema to festivals, concerts and exhibitions the picturesque town of Valbonne has really turned up the heat on this summer’s activities. Best of all: almost all of the events organised by the mairie are free of charge and open to everyone.Read more

Once upon a time… Arlette Gruss returns to the south of France

The Arlette Gruss circus is one of the most popular circus’ in France and this year, it will spend six weeks touring the French Riviera. The circus was first created in 1985 by Madame Arlette Gruss (1930-2006) and seven generations of Gruss’ have kept the circus running through the years, with each yearly show more exciting and inventive than the last.Read more

#Whatwomenwant

From skincare and food supplements through to casualwear, bikinis and beach accessories, handbags, shoes, evening attire and lingerie, the new concept store LOONA has created a world for women within its Monaco boutique. Read more

A family affair: Balitrand celebrates 95 years in the French Riviera

What began as a small, family run company in post-WWI Cannes has become a multimillion euro business with over 600 employees, 1,000 brands and 28 outlets across the south of France.Read more

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

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