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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Opens as World’s Tallest Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong officially opened its doors to guests yesterday, March 29. Located on the top of Hong Kong’s giant building, the 1,600 read more

Beachfront Villa in Cyprus

This amazing Limassol beachfront property in Amathus, Cyprus has been recently listed for sale for $35.3 million, making it the most expensive read more

The Cox Valley View Ranch

This Athens showplace, formerly owned by the famous Texas oilman, Ed Cox Sr., offers an opportunity to own one of Texas’ most famous ranches. Read More

Limited Edition McQueen Mustang to be made

The Limited Edition 1968 Steve McQueenTM Signature Mustang is now being produced in limited numbers by Gateway Classic Mustang read more

1950′s Copenhagen Spitfire Chair

Restoration Hardware makes some cool furniture and this 1950′s styled is near the top of the list, of course I have yet to sit in one. Read More

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

750hp Lamborghini LP 640 Murcielago

Lamborghini is currently working to develop a successor for the Murcielago (the vehicle uses the unofficial Jota name), but tuners are still keen read more

2011 Porsche 911 Limited Edition Gelderland

Porsche Centrum Gelderland (that’s in the Netherlands) is celebrating five years of its history with the unveiling of a special edition 911, appropriately called read more

World’s Largest Sailing Superyacht Set for Launch

Last October reported that Turkey-based Dream Ship Victory had signed a contract on a new 141-metre sailing superyacht, destined to become the read more

PiCycle Electric Bike

This is the bike for me. I love to bike but dread going uphill. That’s exactly what the PiCycle Electric Bike can provide. Powered by a 48 volt brushless DC motor read more

Luxury Toys for Men

Us guys love our toys. As the expression goes “he who dies with the most toys wins.” So what are the world’s top luxury toys for men? Read More

Sunday, March 27, 2011

French Castle for sale in Colleyville Texas

It’s not unusual for an upscale home to feature a tennis court- It is however a bit unusual for an upscale home to feature an adjacent read more

William Grant & Sons puts two rare Glenfiddich 50-year-old bottles on sale

At the “Master of Spirits” gala event organized by DFS and Changi Airport Group, the leading independent distiller William Grant & Sons proudly presented two rare read more

TAG Heuer Mikrotimer Flying 1000 Concept Watch

I have heard of a lot of things being a “concept” before they entered production but I have to say this is the first concept watch I have ever heard of. Read More

Sale of Luxury Doomsday Bunkers Soar

A devastating earthquake strikes Japan. A massive tsunami kills thousands. Fears of a nuclear meltdown run rampant. Bloodshed and violence escalate in Libya. Read More

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Hublot $3 Million Big Bang Watch

It actually costs only 2 million euros – but that is close enough to 3 Million dollars to call it that right? This year Hublot makes another big bang with this read more

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Jimmy Choo 24:7 Spring/Summer Collections

We are getting lots of new luxury items and accessories from Jimmy Choo this spring. Here is a glimpse of the new Spring/Summer collections. Read More

OMEGA to be the Official Timekeeper for 2012 Olympics

For the 25th time, OMEGA will reprise its celebrated role as the Official Timekeeper for the London 2012 Olympic Games. As the 500 day countdown read more

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Rolex Projext X Stealth Watches

Got a thing for high-end watches, but endlessly lusting after a military -spec style timepiece? Then take a look at these Rolex Projext X Stealth Watches read more

Beverly Wilshire Hotel Celebrates 50 Years

Monday, March 21, 2011, the ubiquitous Beverly Wilshire—home of many milestones, including Vivian and Edward’s miraculous love affair in Pretty Woman read more

Stuart Hughes’ Gold iPad2: $8 Million & Change

Stuart Hughes continues to top himself. His latest masterpiece is a custom rendition of Apple’s new iPad2. Dubbed the iPad2 Gold History Edition, this bespoke beauty read more

Hollywood Collectibles to Hit the Auction Block

It might be the most incredible Hollywood auction I’ve ever seen — featuring the Dude’s sweater from “The BIg Lebowski,” Stallone’s gloves from “Rocky,” and read more

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

First Series of Luxury Football Tables Now Available for Order

11 is a luxury football table for discerning lovers of the world’s favourite game. After a full year of careful planning and development it has now gone into limited production. Read More

Gucci 3-D Glasses

Someone at Gucci clearly has their finger on the pulse. With the rising popularity of 3-D in film, and for a house whose reputation in eyewear is already read more

Mel Gibson’s Malibu Estate Hits the Market

I guess when you have a year like Mel Gibson has had relocating and laying low might not be the worst idea ever. Perhaps that is one reason why read more

Inspirato is Refining Luxury Travel

Discerning travelers are finding new ways to indulge in luxury without breaking the bank. Inspirato is the latest super innovation in luxury travel read more

Monday, March 21, 2011

Rare 1957 Maserati Mille Miglia

A 1957 Mille Miglia Maserati 200Si with custom coachwork by Carrozzeria Fantuzzi, is being offered for sale by Kidston in Geneva for about read more

Steve McQueen’s Husqvarna Motorcycle Up for Auction

The Husqvarna 400CR motorcycle pictured on the cover of Sports Illustrated in August 1971 ridden by Steve McQueen, aka The King of read more

Sha Wellness Clinic in Southern Spain

The ultimate luxury is optimal health, having the vitality and wellbeing of our whole selves to enjoy our true potential. The award-winning SHA Wellness Clinic read more

Michael Jackson’s Riding Helmet Worn on Tour Available at Auction

Want to own a piece of music history from the King of Pop? This incredible Swarovski lochrosen stone crystal studded black velvet riding helmet was worn by Michael Jackson during read more

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Emily Maynard’s Stunning Neil Lane Engagement Ring

Their relationship maybe be rocky, but Emily Maynard’s engagement ring is certainly the picture perfect rock! Bachelor Brad Womack proposed to read more

Kate Middleton Dress Sells for Over $125,000

The lingerie-inspired dress that a young Kate Middleton wore almost a decade ago sold at auction today for more than $125,000 read more

The Ulysse Nardin Chairman Smartphone

Probably the most expensive Android smartphone in the world, the Ulysse Nardin Chairman, will be premiered in the next weeks at BaselWorld read more

Christian Louboutin Open Lips 120 Snakeskin Pumps

I know my wife would love these – Christian Louboutin Open Lips 120 Snakeskin Pumps. These shoes deliver haute exotic style in the cool hue of read more

MTM Audi R8 V10 Biturbo

The efforts of exotic auto tuners often take a back seat, so to speak, at the Geneva Motor Show when there are a number of big name debuts in read more

Classic 1965 Shelby GT 350 Replica Pool Table

The classic 1965 Shelby GT 350 replica pool table makes for a perfect gift for the auto enthusiast in your life. A true collector’s piece, each table is read more

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Steven Spielberg’s New $200 Million Megayacht

Famed director Steven Spielberg was recently spotted in St. Barth’s and St. Maarten on his new $200 million megayacht, the Seven Seas read more

Luxury Playhouses by SmartPlayhouse

SmartPlayhouse obviously knows what modern adults want in their backyards: architecture. SmartPlayhouse’s products are authentic designer pieces inspired by read more

Friday, March 18, 2011

Odyssey Unveils $161k Diamond-Encrusted Putter

Odyssey Golf have unveiled a stunning one-off 2-Ball putter encrusted with rubies and diamonds to be sold in world-renowned department store Harrods. Read More

Rick Owens Organza-trimmed leather wedge sandals

Not sure what to think of these but it could be my Y chromosome. However, for those that like a nice wedge sandle, Rick Owen has introduced his latest creation at a price of read more

$275,000 Ferrari Opus at the 2011 Melbourne Grand Prix

A one-of-a-kind $275,000 Ferrari will debut at the 2011 Melbourne Grand Prix on March 27, but it’s probably not exactly what you have in mind. Read More

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Dunhill SS 2011 Men’s Shoes

Taking a leaf out of the dandified world of 1930s menswear, Alfred Dunhill’s Spring-Summer 2011 Footwear collection features shoes that are read more

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Audi R8 Hyper Black Edition by Anderson

The German tuners from Anderson have unveiled their newest upgrade program for the Audi R8 which was dubbed as the Hyper Black Edition. Read More

Dennis Quaid’s California Equestrian Estate For Sale

Hollywood actor, Dennis Quaid has listed his Pacific Palisades 2-acre equestrian home on the market for $16.9 million. Read More

Ultra-Modern Fire Pit by Cal Flame

Cal Spas, the world leader in stylish home resort products, has now announced the launch of its new, highly anticipated Cal Flame products at the read more

Reclaimed Beauty Combined with Modern Architecture

Featuring exceptional bright interiors and a wonderful panorama of San Francisco, California, the residence known as Potrero House was transformed from read more

The Most Expensive Dog in the World

Think spending a few hundred dollars for the family pet seems outrageous? How about even a few thousand? Some people have even been known to spend more on their pets than their read more

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Kate Middleton’s Parents to Pay six-Figure Sum to Royal Wedding

What will Kate Middleton's parents contribute to the Royal Wedding? If I am not mistaken the parents of the bride pay for all wedding expenses less the cost of booze and read more

Glenlivet 70 Year Old Whiskey

There’s aged whiskey, and then there’s the Glenlivet 70 Year Old Whiskey (£13,000; roughly $21,000). The second release in Gordon & MacPhail’s read more

Live the high life in New York City with the iVIP iPhone App.

Following footsteps of big brother London, New York City is all set to put its luxurious self on the Apple iTunes store with the a premium lifestyle app for the read more

Live the high life in New York City with the iVIP iPhone App.

Following footsteps of big brother London, New York City is all set to put its luxurious self on the Apple iTunes store with the a premium lifestyle app for the read more

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo by Trussardi

Italian fashion house Trussardi celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion has teamed up with BMW for a special edition 5 Series Gran Turismo. Read More

Monday, March 14, 2011

Mondrian SoHo Hotel in Downtown Manhattan

The Mondrian SoHo, which is the Morgans Hotel Group’s third Mondrian and debut hotel property in downtown Manhattan. The Mondrian SoHo recently read more

Lamborghini Gallardo Tricolore Edition

As promised, Lamborghini is launching a new special edition of its Gallardo supercar to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Italian unification. Read More

Donate to Japan Here

Friday morning we woke up to news that a massive 8.9 earthquake had hit off the coast of Japan. If that wasn't enough, a powerful and destructive tsunami. Click here to read more and find a list of reputable donation locations

Trenner & Friedl Unveils $130K Duke Loudspeaker

Trenner & Friedl recently unveiled its Duke loudspeaker, an extraordinary piece of audio kit priced at $130,000. Read More

Sunday, March 13, 2011

2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe

Here it is, the new BMW 6 series coupe. Using an unusual formula for introducing a new or updated model, BMW decided to release the convertible version previous to read more

Diamond version of the Mona Lisa

A diamond version of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”, the most viewed painting in the world, created with 100 000 carats of colorful read more

Christian Louboutin ‘Daffodil 160′ Calf Hair Platform Pumps

Christian Louboutin ‘Daffodil 160′ calf hair platform pumps make a very haute style statement, flaunting tons of exotic flair. Read More

Mauro Lecchi DIAMOND 44 For Sale

The awe-inspiring team of Italian yachtbuilder Mauro Lecchi and exotic auto customizer Fenice Milano has already resulted in one eye-popping superyacht read more

World’s Most Expensive Poker Set

Geoffrey Parker, London-based maker of the finest games on the globe, is offering the world’s most expensive poker set for read more

Friday, March 11, 2011

Founder of Dwell Magazine Reveals Her Mesmerising Family Home

Lara Hedberg Deam, the founder of architecture and design magazine Dwell is the owner of this magnificent home located in Mill Valley, California. Read More

1955 Ferrari 375 MM Berlinetta Could Fetch $5 Million at Auction

This unique Ferrari, s/n 0490 AM, was the last 375 MM ever built and reportedly the last Ferrari to carry the ‘Mille Miglia’ tag and is set to be sold by read more

Chanel Mademoiselle Ad Campaign Starring Blake Lively (w/video)

Chanel’s Mademoiselle handbags spring 2011 ad campaign has made its official debut — featuring Blake Lively, the new face of Chanel. Read More

Royal Crown Derby Commemorative Titanic Tableware

Titanic was built to be an international showcase for British engineering, craftsmanship and design. Royal Crown Derby was chosen to provide read more

Steve McQueen’s Porsche 911S Heading to Auction

RM Auctions announced that McQueen’s 1970 Porsche 911S, the car used in the opener to his cult classic racing film Le Mans, will be auctioned this read more

Dornbracht Deque Faucet

Beauty and industrial-design style come together in the Dornbracht Deque Faucet. Created by Sieger Design, Deque is a collection ideal for lovers of minimalism read more

Cristal 1999 Jeroboam vintage champagne

When you think about doing something special for your loved one, you do not think about money and if you are able to cater to the most luxurious of read more

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Unrestored Shelby Cobra Auction Price Outperforms Gold Market Five Fold

Auctions America by RM posted $17,248,846 in total sales at its annual ‘Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale’ auction event this weekend. The top seller, read more

Comic Introducing Spider-Man Sells for $1.1 Million

Spider-Man is a superhero icon. He has been featured in such media as film, television, books, cartoons, and especially where he got his start; read more

The Ultimate Hollywood Hills Bachelor Pad for sale

This spectacular home from the Hollywood Hills might be the ultimate bachelor pad and has just been listed for sale for “just” $7.5 Million. This amazing 6,532 sq ft home has read more

Video: Kate Winslet’s Sexy Lipstick Ad

Lancôme’s new L’Absolu Nu lipstick is getting a seriously sexy boost with a new ad featuring Kate Winslet. The Oscar-winning actress spends a full

Charlie Sheen buys $25K Barbie foosball table

Charlie Sheen was indeed right when he said, “I’m really starting to lose my mind” in an interview with Life & Style magazine. After being in the news for all his crazy acts, read more

Celebrity Homes You Can Buy Right Now-For a Discount

House prices continue to fall in many parts of the United States and celebrity homes are no exception. The following is a list of examples that may appeal to you, read more

Porsche 911 by Singer Vehicle Design

Singer has been so kind as to serve up a load of heart-stopping photos of its very first production 911. You may want to set aside a little personal time for this one. Read More

Lamborghini Gallardo Now Available for Lease

Want to get your hands on a new Lamborghini, but can’t afford the six figures it takes to put one in your driveway? The exotic Italian automaker is now offering a leasing program. Read More

Mansory Zapico Custom Carbon Fiber

The Mansory Zapico Custom Carbon Fiber is an extraordinary bike from Mansory, the auto-tuner typically known for producing lavish read more

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Cindy for Jantzen 2011-A Glimpse of Japanese Styles

This summer can grab your attention not less or more. Recently, Jantzen – an American swimwear brand incorporated with Thai Supermodel read more

Swarovski crystals for iPad and iPhone

Following the Japanese Deco Den style of fashioning crystal mosaics, these new crystal back covers for iPad and iPhones stand out in elegance, and belong to the Swarovski read more

Michael Jordan’s Mercedes SLR 722 Up For Grabs

You are looking at a very rare 2007 Mercedes Benz SLR 722 in mint condition. This was the one and only Michael Jordan’s 722 with title signed by him! Read More

Limited Edition Lalique Jewelry Boxes by David Linley

David Linley is well known for creating some of the most lavish bespoke luxury furniture, gifts and collectible items, with his latest offerings read more

Ducati reveals Multistrada 1200S Pikes Peak Special Edition

To celebrate Greg Tracy’s win at the Pikes Peak Hill Climb last year, Ducati is releasing a commemorative special edition of its Multistrada 1200S for the read more

Hedonist Yacht

Hedonism is all about pursuing the pleasures of life, and it would definitely be pleasurable to sail away aboard the Hedonist Yacht ($TBA). This 63-foot vessel screams read more

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Alfa Romeo 4C Coming to United States

Alfa Romeo says the production version of the 4C rear-wheel-drive coupe will be a sold around the world, including the United States. Read More

Condos and Apartments at Manhattan’s New MiMA Tower

Related Companies, the creator of Time Warner Center has announced a new condo and apartment tower in the middle of Manhattan read more

Trump to Offer St. Patrick’s Day Skyboxes

On Saturday, March 12, Trump International Hotel & Tower® Chicago will celebrate the Chi-rish, St. Patrick’s Day festival. Located on the hotel’s read more

Charlie Sheen Buys Beverly Hills Home for Ex Wife

Charlie Sheen has been in the news for mostly the wrong reasons. He has been in courts with his ex wives for divorce settlements and read more

Christina Aguilera Selling ‘Osbourne’ Home

Christina Aguilera has quietly put her home on the market — the home she bought from Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne — for read more

Monday, March 7, 2011

Most Exotic Cars of the Geneva Auto Show

You have seen many of these vehicles already on the pages of Lets it is time to look back at the Geneva Auto Show with many of the read more

Adam Cornish’s Wood Hammock

If Herman Miller ever designed a hammock to cater to the diverse ways laptop owners like to work in, then this award-winning read more

Maison Martin Margiela x Cutler and Gross Sunglasses

Avant garde French fashion label Maison Martin Margiela has teamed up with London-based luxury eyewear manufacturer Cutler and Gross on its first read more

S.T. Dupont Gold & Diamond Samurai Set

The semicustom Benetti Class range just got bigger. In January, the Italian builder tested out the Crystal 140, the first hull of its new Crystal Series, which will be delivered read more

S.T. Dupont Gold & Diamond Samurai Set

S.T. Dupont, founded in Paris in 1872, has come out with a new ultra-luxe limited edition lighter and fountain pen set designed in homage to the storied military read more

Bugatti Belt Buckle

Roland Iten has teamed up with Bugatti Automobiles and together the two companies have produced a beautiful belt buckle. Read More

Kim Kardashian’s Million-Dollar Lollipop

Last weekend the bling was on the red carpet in Los Angeles. This weekend, the flashiest diamond-covered item on display might have been the $1 million diamond-encrusted read more

Saturday, March 5, 2011

1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Weymann Sports Saloon At Auction Today!

Reportedly the last model designed by Henry Royce himself is going up for auction at the upcoming Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia sale. Read More

Georgia’s Most Lavish Foreclosed Mansion

The once $50 million estate for sale in Forsyth County, Georgia is in foreclosure has now had yet another price cut down to a new low of read more

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Masterpiece

Presenting one of the most exquisite custom-built estates in West Michigan, this Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home is the gem of the Grand Rapids read more

Prestigious Golf Course Estate

Prestigious golf course community estate. 6 Acres of well manicured landscaping allows for a tranquil setting to relax read more

One of a kind 1930′s Crystal Carafe of Louis XIII

Its time to celebrate the coming of spring with some of the finest spirits ever! After a successful tie-up with Rémy Cointreau Global Travel Retail, Louis XIII is all set to put read more

Four Seasons Marrakech Set to Open This Summer

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is set to open its newest property this summer, the Four Seasons Hotel Marrakech. The luxe hotel situated in read more

Barker Black Shoes Spring/Summer 2011 New Releases

English shoe brand Barker Black has released a new line of footwear for the Spring/Summer 2011 season in new styles and colors. The line will consist of read more

Stuart Hughes’ PrestigeHD Diamond & Gold TV’s

Stuart Hughes is the company responsible for bringing you the world’s most expensive game console — a Wii containing 2,500 grams of solid 22ct gold with read more

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Limited Edition Breitling for Bentley Timepiece

Breitling for Bentley has unveiled yet another watch as part of its ‘tribute to sporting qualities’. The Breitling Calibre 27B is chronometer-certified and read more

The Duncan Quinn Appellation Rally – A Mix of Classic Cars, Fine Wine & Cool Design

Dashing designer Duncan Quinn, known for his roguish take on Savile Row style, is hosting the ultimate gentleman’s getaway on Saturday, March 26 for those who read more

A Diamond So Rare It Really Is PRICELESS

The Cora Sun-Drop is among the most stunning diamonds in the world, so rare that it is almost impossibe to determine its value. Which is why read more

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Luxury ice for your premium beverage selections

It’s branded as the world’s best cocktail ice and blends in perfectly with the premium quality spirits. Gläce Luxury Ice is the world’s leading premium read more

Frontgate Viking Grill

They say a dog is a mans best friend but his grill ranks very close depending on who (or when) you ask. Spring is nearly here, and with it comes the official start of read more

Hit the slopes in style driving the Koenigsegg Agera R

The Koenigsegg Agera R is just your normal, everyday exotic that can carry some winter stuff and still do 186 mph. Read More

2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Debuts in Geneva

At long last the Lamborghini Murcièlago LP-640 replacement has been officially been shown to the public. At first look it is unmistakably read more

2011 Audi R8 5.2L V-10 Convertible For Sale

The Audi R8 is a beautiful car. The Audi R8 Convertible is super model beautiful. Combine that with the power of the 5.2L v-10 and you have just about the read more

Luxury Estate in Valdosta Georgia

It is impossible to describe this home that was reconstructed in 2007. New roof,kitchens(both indoor and outdoor)exquisite distressed heart pine flooring through read more