Day: May 16, 2011

Aston Martin DB5 (2)
Cool Luxury Lists

Cars to Drive in a Lifetime: Aston Martin DB5

The two most adored characters in “Goldfinger” and “Thunderball” were James Bond and his amazing Aston Martin DB5. The car had it all: perfect balance, great looks and impressive performance. And we’re not only talking about the movie version.

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Glass House by G Natkevicius & Partners (10)
Architecture

Glass House by G. Natkevicius & Partners

G. Natkevicius & Partners found a completely new way of integrating traditional and contemporary architecture. They created this stunning glass house around a historic yellow brick one and obtained 3,519 square feet of living space for a banker and his family.

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The Aventador LP760-2 from Oakley Design (4)
News & Trends

The Aventador LP760-2 from Oakley Design

Oakley Design didn’t even give us enough time to get used to the new Lamborghini LP700-4 Aventador before coming up with a few tweaks and upgrades for the car. Calling it the Aventador LP760-2, this baby boasts an ECU remap, new air intake piping, titanium exhaust system and improved airbox. All these changes led to […]

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Joe Jonas and His New Audi R8 Spyder (3)
News & Trends

Joe Jonas and His New Audi R8 Spyder

Adding a new car to your collection is always a fun thing to do, especially when it’s a gorgeous black Audi R8 Spyder. Joe Jonas had been spotted last year test driving one of these and it seems that the car proved to be satisfactory enough for him.

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Ibiza Dream House Casa Jondal by Jamie Serra (2)
Architecture

Ibiza Dream House: Casa Jondal by Jamie Serra

Casa Jondal is a beautiful display of traditional Spanish influences and modern design elements. It is a 380-square-meters (4,090-square-feet) residence located in Ibiza, Spain. Its designer, Jamie Serra, imagined it as a contemporary dream house with two different volumes: a common area where the master bedroom is also situated and a secondary volume holding the […]

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Bijan’s Interpretation of the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport
News & Trends

Bijan’s Interpretation of the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport

Fashion designer Bijan Pakzad created some truly amazing supercar designs in his life. Sadly, he recently passed away, leaving some unfinished projects behind. But his last completed work, which he made together with Bugatti, is a splendid automobile that deserves some special attention from us.

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Napoleon Bonaparte Entering Cairo (3)
News & Trends

J.L. Gerome’s Bonaparte Entering Cairo Sculpture at $198,000

This exquisite chryselephantine (statue made of gold and ivory) by Jean-Leon Gerome is actually a 16.5-inch high copy of a larger bronze version. Named “Napoleon Bonaparte Entering Cairo”, the piece was made in 1897.

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Mwanzoleo Residence in Cape Town (14)
Luxe Travel

Mwanzoleo Residence in Cape Town

Spending a luxury vacation in this villa is better than a dream! The rental residence is located in Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa and can accommodate up to 10 people. It’s got five bedrooms and five bathrooms, all decorated with meticulous attention to details and boasting high quality fabrics and materials, plus furniture by […]

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Perena Z-One by Zagato Hits Production (20)
News & Trends

Perena Z-One by Zagato Hits Production

Remember the 2009 Geneva Motor Show? If you do, then you certainly also remember the Perana Z-One by Zagato. With a custom chassis by Lee Noble and a GM LS3 V8 engine with 442 horsepower, the alluring ride is now ready for production.

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Two Princess Diana Dresses Sold for $276,000
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Two Princess Diana Dresses Sold for $276,000

Julien’s auction house announced that two Princess Diana dresses (owned and worn by her) were sold on Sunday in Beverly Hills for a total of $276,000. The first one was a black crepe evening gown bought especially for the princess’ 1992 visit to India, where she went together with her husband Prince Charles. The dress […]

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Tony Lamas El Rey IV 100th Anniversary Boots
Luxury

$50,000 Anniversary Cowboy Boots

For their 100th anniversary, Tony Lama Boots have made a stunning pair of gold and diamond-studded cowboy boots, called the El Ray IV or Kings. This is the fourth pair in a special series and they flaunt 100 diamonds (because it’s the 100th anniversary) and 4.4 ounces of 14-carat gold. They will be on display […]

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