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Friday, December 31, 2010

Gresso iPad Features 200-Year-Old Wood and 18K Gold Apple Logo

Gresso is a well-known name when it comes to luxury products, especially when they’re making tech gadgets look ridiculously pricey. Read More

Three-showerhead Shower by Frattini – Do.Re.Mi

They say three’s a crowd, but we think this three-showerhead shower by Frattini is just right. Dubbed the Do.Re.Mi read more

Stuart Hughes Presents 24ct Gold Apple iPhone 4G

In the world of luxury gadgetry, Stuart Hughes, who stunned the globe with the world’s most expensive mobile phone and is the owner of the world renowned, read more

Ecosse Titanium Series RR Limited Edition

Ecosse is known for making some of the most spectacular motorbikes in the world. And the Titanium Series RR Limited Edition is nothing if not spectacular. Read More

A Peak Inside Ralph Lauren’s Extraordinary Garage

Ralph Lauren’s car collection includes, amongst other vehicles, a Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic, which is worth an estimated $40 million alone. Here we provide a sneak peak inside his extraordinary garage. Read More

Thursday, December 30, 2010

A to Z: The Best of Dining Out on New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas

Planning to ring in the new year with a special meal. The restaurants in Las Vegas has pulled out all the stops with delicious menus, live entertainment and read more

Abandoned Prisons Turned Luxury Hotels

ou know how we see movies like the Shutter Island and wonder what a spooky location the prison is at and how every wall, every walkway and every tree spoke in eerie silence? Read More

Most Expensive Things Sold At Auction 2010

2010 saw a lot of records set in the auction world. The art market was back in a big way. One painting that dazzled the world was Picasso’s Nude, Green Leaves, read more

Leica M9 limited edition silver chrome set on sale for $12,950

After the limited edition Leica M9 wrapped in ostrich leather and the M9 Titanium Limited Edition, we have the new Leica M9 limited edition read more

Beverly Hills Cigar Club champagne and cigar pairings

With New Year’s just around the corner, The Beverly Hills Cigar Club has compiled its Top 5 Champagne and Cigar Pairings: ideal combinations for ringing in 2011. Read More

Lamborghini Sesto Tempo Concept on Market?

The Lamborghini Sesto Tempo concept unveiled at this year’s Paris Motor Show appears to have been put on the market. Read More

A quick look at Alexander McQueen Spring 2011

Spring 2011 bag collections have already started to emerge for preorder on all of the major luxury retail websites, read more

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Azimuth Calendrier Lefty Pilot Watch

Azimuth doesn’t make their own movements (as far as I know), but really likes to heavily modify movements when possible. Read More

Snow Cycle

Based on a mid-century Austrian design, the Snow Cycle ($1,950) is just the thing to liven up your next trip to the slopes. Read More

Louis Vuitton’s most versatile 4motion pair unveiled

Think sunglasses are all about a pair of dark glasses on a sleek frame with the monogram on the side? Read More

Le Bernardin Wins Luxist’s Editors’ Choice Award for Best in Fine Dining

Considered “a legend in fine dining”, Le Bernardin is one of the most influential seafood restaurants in America, if not the entire world read more

Perini Navi Founder’s Personal Sailing Superyacht for Sale

The super-stylish sailing superyacht Elettra, built by famed shipyard Perini Navi in 1987 for the personal use of the firm’s founder Fabio Perini, is being offered for sale by read more

The Dalmore Launches Eos 59-Year-Old Single Malt

Of all the distilleries in Scotland and indeed the World, The Dalmore has emerged as the veritable king of obscenely old whiskies. Read More

John Lennon Tribute Pens by Montblanc

The art of writing by hand has become a thing of the past with the influx of computers. But reviving old tradition with grandeur is Montblan read more

Google Buys Prestigious Manhattan Building

Google said Wednesday that it had purchased an 18-story building in New York to house its more than 2,000-strong workforce in the city. Read More

Burberry Festive Card With Razorlight’s Borrell

Burberry has designed an interactive card for the festive season featuring a Burberry Acoustic performance by Johnny Borrell of UK band Razorlight. Read More

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Perfect Champagne for the Holidays

The Christmas holiday season is always a great time to try new Champagnes. In addition, with New year’s Eve just over a week away, we wanted to introduce you to read more

Zeitwinkel 273° Watch

Funny name, nice watch. New Swiss watch brand Zeitwinkel will debut soon with a series of new timepieces that look to have a lot of influence from A. Lange & Sohne read more

Mulberry’s new flagship in London

The luxury UK brand Mulberry has moved its flagship boutique to 50 New Bond Street, only a few doors down from its previous address. Read More

The Most Expensive Cars

The 1931 Bugatti Royale Kellner Coupe was sold for $8,700,000 in 1987. However, that car and many alike will not be included in this list because it is not available read more

Porsche Design Bobsled

As guys, we are always going to want the biggest, baddest or fastest anything. Women may think this only applies to our big purchases like cars or flat screen TV’s, read more

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Paris Hilton flaunts a customized two-wheeled vehicle at her SuperMartxé VIP launch

When Paris Hilton makes an announcement, she ensures she is heard and seen! For starters, the Hollywood socialite has launched her very own motorcycle racing team – read more

Bond No. 9 Crystallized Chandelier Editions for the holiday season

Bond No.9 is well known for its range of Swarovski-studded, New York-centric perfumes. The latest from the brand for the upcoming holidays are presented in luxurious read more

Cigar Case 150 by Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton created the perfect stylish accessory with the cigar aficionado in mind–Cigar Case 150. Read More

St. Regis New York E-Butler iPad App

The St. Regis New York has created the St. Regis New York E-Butler, an app allowing guests and the public alike access to the hotel’s butlers and concierges. Read More

Monday, December 20, 2010

MonMode…Get Hooked – An Exclusive

The most important thing about Mon Mode is that it truly is unique. Women have experienced trinket “purse hooks,” but this is one that read more

The 1894 silver golf trophy is up for sale

If you are a golf enthusiast, this is a piece that would interest you more than any other entrapment of the material world. Read More

Holiday Gift Ideas From Gucci

The holidays are right around the corner and Italian luxury brand Gucci is wasting no time helping you select the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Read More

Ferragamo Creates Merlion Tie For Singapore

Over the past year Ferragamo has opened three boutiques in Singapore and to mark its close relationship with the city-state, the brand has created a tie read more

Friday, December 17, 2010


Louis Vuitton Spring / Summer 2011 Menswear Pre-Collection offers a handsome assortment of stylish looks for the contemporary male. Read More

Vizio 65 Theater 3D Edge Lit Razor LED LCD HDTV

Looking to add some 3D action to your home theater but don’t want to deal with the heavy, expensive, read more

Horological cufflinks from Bremonts and Breguets

What better thing to gift you love than a well thought of accessories? Right form Gucci, Mendis Luma, Ralph Lauren, Zilli, Villa Milano, Romain Gauthier, or Signature cufflinks. Read More

40 Days & 40 Nights Luxury Package

Innisbrook, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort in Florida, is celebrating its 40th anniversary and is offering a travel program to die for. Read More

Cosmopolitan Opens in Las Vegas

After five years, billions of dollars, foreclosure and a few lawsuits, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is finally ready to test its luck in Las Vegas. Read More

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Swarovski studded Xbox 360 Kinect to play a bling game

If you love playing outdoor games but either don’t have the time and space or if you wish to avoid the paparazzi, you can play on motion sensor read more

Hard Graft 3 Fold Multi-use Bag

How much are you willing to spend for a bag that will last a lifetime? $100? $200? $300? Can you really put a price on a bag handmade in Italy of read more

Diana Yacht Design presents the D-190 superyacht

The Dutch design studio, Diana Yacht Design, has created a series of three beautiful superyachts under the working title “3 Times a Lady”. Read More

Unique $1.5 Million Whisky Experience with The Macallan

The Macallan is offering a unique whisky experience priced at $1.5 million that will pique the interest of whisky aficionados the world over. Read More

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

$1.2 million Ultimo bra sports a diamond studded backstrap

Lingerie is sensual if you have someone special to show it off too right? And if you want a dash of opulence to go with it, get your lovely lass a stunning diamond-encrusted bra as a suggestive Christmas gift this year. Read More

Perfect holiday gift? An Engraved Bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label

If you are looking for the perfect, personalized gift for the scotch-lover in your life, go with an engraved bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label. Read More

La Villa Contenta – Featured Property

Considered by many to be one of the great estates in the world, La Villa Contenta and its priceless furnishings is now available for long-term lease. Read More

La Mamounia Hotel Reopens After $176M Restoration

Marrakech’s legendary La Mamounia hotel has reopened following a US$176 million restoration. Read More

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Premium Mens Footwear from Barker Black

Legendary British premium mens footwear brand Barker Black Ltd, recently opened a new 500 square foot luxury boutique in read more

Celsius X VI II Watch Phone

Most modern watch phones try to cram a phone’s worth of features into a wrist-friendly package. But not this one. Instead, the Celsius X VI II Watch Phone ($300,000) read more

Jan Logan’s 2011 Collection

Aussie jewellery brand Jan Logan recently launched their new line for 2011 at a luncheon in Hong Kong. Angus Logan, Managing Director of the read more

Louis Erard 1931 Chronometer Chrongraph Watch

Shame that you can’t currently find Louis Erard timepieces in the US – all over Switzerland they are available and offer relatively good value propositions for buyers. Read More


The luxurious Shangri-La opens its first European property in Paris on December 17th. The 81-room luxury hotel showcases a read more

Monday, December 13, 2010

DeLaneau Atame Women’s Watches

Swiss DeLaneau timepieces are only for women – though they have designs good enough to make a man wish they used their efforts on more masculine pieces. Read More

Limited edition John Lennon Cashmere Sweaters feature self-portrait and lyrics

John Lennon is an icon in the music industry, but 30 years after his demise, his wife Yoko Ono wants the work to see his artistic side. Read More

St. Regis Bahia Beach Brings True Luxury to Puerto Rico

Accompanying St. Regis’ beautiful new Bahia Beach property in Puerto Rico exclusive resort, the prestigious brand’s first Caribbean hotel, is officially read more

Lamborghini Teams Up with Callaway Golf

Lamborghini has teamed up with Callaway Golf on what the two companies are calling the next generation of carbon fibre. Read More

Mila Kunis and Armani Exchange Host Private Dinner in Hollywood

On Thursday, Dec. 9, Armani Exchange and NYLON magazine held a special event at Cleo restaurant at The Redbury Hotel in Hollywood to celebrate read more

Chivas 18 Year Old by Christian Lacroix

Christian Lacroix and Chivas Regal have extended their partnership with the unveiling the Chivas 18 Year Old by Christian Lacroix. Read More

Friday, December 10, 2010

Crystal Bathroom Faucets – Swarovski Azeta by Webert

Give your bathroom the attention is craves and deserves with these sleek, chic crystal bathroom faucets by Webert. Read More

This season’s must have – the Carlos Falchi metallic croc hobo

What makes Carlos Falchi’s bag so special? Well, besides the fact that it was a part of the 90s “It Bag” culture, an arm read more

The Harrington Commode—no, not that kind of commode

England’s long and storied history has produced one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, various masterful literary works and some equally read more

Sylvester Stallone Inks A Deal With Montegrappa

Sylvester Stallone has been chosen as the brand ambassador for luxury pen manufacturer Montegrappa and has acquired an interest in the brand. Read More

Oceanco Unveils 90-Mtr Project Magnitude

Oceanco has unveiled its latest superyacht concept, the 90-metre Project Magnitude, which is based on the original Y700 Oceanco Series. Read More

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Street Legal Saleen S7 Competition For Sale

We will continue our list of ultra-expensive Christmas gifts with a special vehicle: a street legal Saleen Competition S7 supercar available for sale for read more

New Elysse Nardin Watch – the Executive Lady

Executive gentlemen know that it takes a strong, self-assured woman to hold their attention. The Executive Lady is for the woman read more

Nothing says “Merry Christmas” like vintage Chanel

Fashion people are hard to shop for, and vintage lovers especially so. Walking into a consignment shop or secondhand store and knowing what’s real read more

Charlize Theron Lists Her Malibu Home

Charlize Theron and her ex-partner Stuart Townsend are looking to unload their home in the La Costa Beach area of Malibu, California. Read More

The Michelangelo in New York City

The luxury Michelangelo in New York City is located amidst the shining lights of Manhattan’s Theater District and just steps from some of New York City’s read more

The Swarovski studded collar – the perfect Christmas gift for man’s best friend

The idea of a Swarovski crystal studded dog collar may seem outlandish. And gifting your pet one? Well, heights of indulgence. Read More

It’s in the Box

Where you store your precious jewels is just as important as the diamonds themselves. Smythson’s luxurious leather jewelry boxes read more

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Movies at Home, for $20,000

A proposed service aims to bring movies to homes the same day they hit theaters, a milestone that Hollywood has long anticipated with a mixture of fear and fascination. Read More

Sneak Peek: Four Seasons Resort Vail

Built in the style of an Alpine village, the 121-room Four Seasons Resort Vail opens December 11 at the mouth of Vail Village. Read More

Luxury Caramels by Xocolatl de David

At $12 for a box of four, I’d hesitate to call these Xocolatl de David salted caramels the most expensive caramels in the world. Read More

Thai Condos Offers the World’s First Indoor Boat Garage

For a cool $3.1 million, yacht owners can buy a penthouse condo, complete with a private indoor boat garage, that allows them to step straight from yacht to luxury playpad. Read More

Macallan Whisky’s Masters of Photography

Macallan is one of the finest names in Scotch Whisky. Their premium single malt bottles range from fine to finer all the way up to finest available. Read More

McLaren brings back the SLR for a limited-edition swan song

It’s been a year since the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren was discontinued. 2,000 examples of five different variants of the extravagant supercar read more

Monday, December 6, 2010

Guide to Shopping in London

ome to fashionistas Alexa Chung, Kate Moss and Agnes Dean as well as some of the world’s most renowned designers from Burberry to Stella McCartney, read more

Mad Men Star Christina Hendricks Shows Up for Private Johnnie Walker Tasting Event

Christina Hendricks of AMC hit show “Mad Men” joined a handful of food and beverage industry insiders to sip on Johnnie Walker Scotch and cocktails. Read More

SIHH 2011 Preview: Cartier Tourbillon and Crocodile Geneva Seal

Haute horlogerie and haute joiallerie meet in an extravagant union, presided over by Cartier. The French luxury firm has revealed that read more

BMW pondering special edition 1M Coupe?

BMW will officially unveil the 2012 1 Series M Coupe at the Detroit Auto Show in January, and while we’ve already driven a prototype of this hot new 1 Series, we’re indeed excited to see the production-ready car in person. Read more

Friday, December 3, 2010

David August unveils the world’s most expensive iPad case

Lately, we introduced you to the best Apple iPad cases money can buy, and the latest entrant to the very family read more

Padua Stables – Ocala Horse Farm – Featured Property

Padua farm consists of 763 +/- acres. It is currently being utilized as a Thoroughbred horse farm and breeding center. Amenities of the farm include: ¾ mile dirt track, a 1 mile turf track, read more

Thursday, December 2, 2010

$44 Million Yacht Tops Robb Report’s ‘Ultimate Gifts’

It seems that Robb Report, the glossy chronicle of the filthy rich, has come back down to Earth a bit after last year’s offering of the world’s most expensive read more

Hermes Gloves for your Lady’s fingers

Every lady likes to keep her hands warm in the winter. Consider these gloves the Maserati of gloves. Read More

Prada’s New Mini-Bag Collection

For Christmas, Prada has launched a series of “Mini-Bags” which are mini versions (about 15cm) of the original iconic bags we all know and love. Read More

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Tiffany & Co. Sensational Festive Collection

Tiffany & Co. has unveiled its sensational festive collection, ranging from rare yellow diamonds to sterling silver keepsakes. Read More

Capitone Chair by Nube

Invite a little classic French flair into your home with this capitone chair by Nube. The Sir armchair by designer Carlo Colombo features a traditional read more

The limited edition iPhone 4 Diamond Queen in Titanium is a masterpiece

Stuart Hughes has created some very out-of-the-box and opulent variants of the iPhone. After the gold iPhone 4G, Rose gold iPhone 3GS, gold and diamond read more

Averna Amaro – Italy’s Premier Amaro

As the holidays near, the stress level of many people rise sharply. Do you suffer from Holiday Relationship Stress Disorder, or HRSD ? Read More

The 007 Suite at the Seven Hotel-Paris

For the Bond fans who happen to be in Paris or are planning a trip there, we would like to recommend a stay at the special Suite 007 in the Seven Hotel, Latin Quarter. Read More