Day: May 24, 2011

Auburn 851 Boattail Speedster (51)
Cool Luxury Lists

Cars to Drive in a Lifetime: Auburn 851 “Boattail” Speedster

There were a few grand American automakers which were strong enough to survive the Depression, but Auburn was not one of them. Among the last most alluring luxury models that the manufacturer created during the 1930s was the 851 “Boattail” Speedster. Launched in 1935, the car flaunted a unique design by famed automobile designer Gordon […]

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Finca Bellavista jungle tree house community
Luxe Travel

Six Extreme Destinations for Wealthy Adventurers

Make your travel experiences really count: choose the places that will give you the best possible memories. Our suggestion: challenge the limits! Whether it’s your own limits that you test in freezing temperatures, or the limits of our world in a spacecraft, the satisfaction that comes with these experiences is tremendous. So pack your bags […]

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Swarovski Corset Created for Triumph’s 125th Anniversary
Fashion

Swarovski Corset Created for Triumph’s 125th Anniversary

It all started in 1889, when two families, Spiesshofer and Braun, started a new corsetry business in a barn in Heubach, Germany. They called it Triumph and had a staff of only 6. Today the brand is known worldwide and it has over 40,000 staff in 120 de countries. To celebrate these past 125 years […]

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Superyacht Diamond Charter Yacht (12)
Luxury

Superyacht Diamond Charter Yacht

With enough space to accommodate 12 guests and a professional crew of 16, Superyacht Diamond by Abeking & Rasmussen is available for charter at $420,000 per week. It is a 187’ 11”-long vessel from 1998 that has recently been refitted to meet the needs of every luxury aficionado. Upgrades include better communication system and audio-visual […]

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Superb Triplex Penthouse in Johannesburg (12)
Architecture

Superb Triplex Penthouse in Johannesburg

This outstanding luxury triplex penthouse in Johannesburg, South Africa, is like an oasis of tranquility in a large busy city. It was created by Cape Town-based Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA) and boasts elegant contemporary interiors by OKHA Interiors.

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Recycled Metal Sculpture of Captain Jack Sparrow for Sale (4)
News & Trends

Recycled Metal Sculpture of Captain Jack Sparrow for Sale

Need a new garden sculpture? How about a 9-feet-tall metal Captain Jack Sparrow? Created by the Bangkok-based Kreatworks Studio of Krittayakorn Chaijit, the metal sculpture weighs a thousand pounds and it is made of recycled car and other machine parts.

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TrakRok Trike by Alexei Mikhailov (8)
News & Trends

Get Wild with the TrakRok Trike by Alexei Mikhailov

Perfect for any terrain conditions, the TrakRok trike concept by designer Alexei Mikhailov boasts an advanced traction system that’s similar to those found in snowmobiles. Actually, the sturdy vehicle is designed to easily work on snow, just like it does on mud.

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David and Victoria Malibu Oceanfront Home for the Summer (6)
News & Trends

David and Victoria’s Malibu Oceanfront Home for the Summer

David and Victoria Beckham have decided to spend their last few moths in the U.S. in a lavish way. Together with their three sons (and a daughter on the way) they will spend the summer in a luxury mansion in Malibu, California. With seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, marble walls, floor-to-ceiling windows, a gym, gorgeous tropical […]

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Ferrari Superamerica 45 (4)
News & Trends

One-Off Ferrari Superamerica 45 at Villa d’Este

Ferrari Superamerica 45 is a one-off special edition car, based on the standard Ferrari 599. Its custom body was made according to the specifications of real estate magnate Peter Kalikow with a rotating hard top. Instead of the expected Superamerica glass roof, this ride received a carbon fiber one with an integrated rear screen.

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The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2011 Names its Winners (1)
News & Trends

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este: And The Winner Is…

This year’s Villa d’Este event was particularly special. It had three new elements that brought it “into new territory while preserving its character”, as President of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este and Director of BMW Group Classic, Karl Baumer said. First of all, this year RM Auctions held a special sale on Saturday evening, gathering […]

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