Archive for July 13th, 2009

LUXE Guides

Luxe guides nyWhether you are travelling or staying put this summer, come in to the shop for a great new addition to our vast assortment of cool items- LUXE CITY GUIDES. We’ve got several cities, including New York City (I love this one, even though I have lived here for ages!). Not familiar with these little fold out gems, here’s the lowdown from the company itself:

For six years LUXE City Guides has quietly changed the face of travel guides, starting from scratch we re-thought the whole concept of why and how we all travel, of what we need when we get there and most importantly, what we don’t. LUXE is now famous for its super-svelte format, and its take no prisoners attitude, avoiding all the padding, photos, graphics and blah of other guides and getting straight to the meat. The result – ultra-smart travel companions stacked with priceless information for the discerning, value-conscious and busy traveller.

In the notoriously fickle worlds of fashion, food and entertainment other guides are hopelessly out of date even by the time they reach the bookstore shelf. LUXE City Guides are not only updated each year, but come with monthly online updates. So by the time you get to your destination, all you need do is relax, because if it’s not in LUXE, you’re not missing anything. Hyper-opinionated, irreverent, bright and fun to read, whether you have a few hours or a few days, LUXE really is all you need. Oh, and you’ll never hear us refer to our readers as tourists. With LUXE you’re a visitor. It’s a big difference.

Luxe Guides LondonLuxe Guides Hong KongLuxe Guides ParisPersonally I love the simple Low Down- they give us restaurants- from “High Falutin'” to “Relaxed” and “Cawfee and Cake” complete with Shopping Itineraries, Tailors, Luxe Loves and Luxe Loathes. I’m a Big Fan. $9- $9.95.

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