Day: June 9, 2011

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Bel Air Home (6)
News & Trends

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Bel Air Home Listed at Half the Initial Price

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Bel Air mansion is now for sale at almost half its initial price. First listed in January at $28 million (the price was reported to include Gabor’s medical care costs), the luxurious home can now be purchased for only $15 million. It is a lovely 6,393-sq-ft residence, affording views of Los Angeles […]

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Cool Luxury Lists

Cars to Drive in a Lifetime: Alfa Romeo Montreal

When this baby was born, most Alfa Romeos featured four- and six-cylinder engines, making this 2.6-liter V8-powered model that more special. The engine evolved directly from Alfa Romeo’s 2.0-liter racing engine of the time and the car’s design was a faithful representation of the concept that the automaker and Bertone presented at the 1967 World’s […]

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Engine One A One-Off Chopard Timepiece
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Engine One: A One-Off Chopard Timepiece

Chopard has unveiled their latest automotive-inspired creation, the “Engine One”. It’s a one-off piece for the Only Watch charity auction. With an ultra-light titanium oval-shaped case, the watch is designed to resemble a car’s engine block. It is powered by a hand-wound tourbillon movement, L.U.C. Calibre 1TRM. 

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Bonaparte’s Wine Glass to Be Auctioned Off in London
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Bonaparte’s Wine Glass to Be Auctioned Off in London

Interested in owning a piece of history? This exquisite wine glass is thought to have belonged to the famous Napoleon Bonaparte and it can now be part of your precious collection of antiques. On June 15, Bonhams will present this unique glass at their Fine British and European Glass and Paperweights sale in New Bond […]

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First Diamond and Gold Pen by Anita Tan - $1 Million (2)
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First Diamond and Gold Pen by Anita Tan – $1 Million

Anita Tan has recently unveiled her latest creation, called the First Diamond and Gold Pen. Made of gold and adorned with 48 carats of diamonds (1,888 gems), the luxurious writing instrument is priced at €688,000 (approximately $1.01 million). It is a glamorous instrument created specially for women.

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Johnnie Walker to Celebrate the Queen’s Coronation Jubilee
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Johnnie Walker to Celebrate the Queen’s Coronation Jubilee

Grand events must be celebrated in grand style. To honor Queen Elizabeth’s coronation jubilee, Johnnie Walker has created  a limited edition scotch whisky, with the intention of giving the first bottle to the Queen herself. Only 60 bottles will be made and they will only be purchasable at a private sale, to which people can […]

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Phil Pauley Awesome Bullet Superbike (5)
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Phil Pauley’s Awesome Bullet Superbike

Phil Pauley has found a great way to combine the thrills of flight with the pleasure of riding a superbike. He created a unique motorcycle fitted with four small wings, a tail fin and a compact jet engine at the back. When the thruster is turned on, the Bullet (that’s this hybrid machine’s name) lifts […]

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Romanos Resort in Greece A Perfect Luxury Getaway (5)
Luxe Travel

Romanos Resort in Greece: A Perfect Luxury Getaway

Located on an eco-conscious resort development called Costa Navarino, Romanos is a wonderful family-friendly luxury resort in Greece. You can find it in the Messinia region of the country, facing a one-mile-long stretch of beach, near the Ionian Sea.

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Suri Cruise Shoe Collection (2)
Fashion

Suri Cruise Shoe Collection Worth $150,000

How much do you think a five-year-old’s shoe collection can be worth? Well, how about $150,000? Yes, we know that’s a little too much for a child whose feet are still growing at a mind-numbing speed, but hey, when your parents are Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, anything is possible! Just ask incessantly and shed […]

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2012 Audi A7 Sportback (48)
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The New and Improved 2012 Audi A7 Sportback

Audi first unveiled the Sportback concept in 2009 and a year and a half later the automaker proudly presented the production version of the alluring A7 at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. Now the 2012 version of the car has appeared and here is what it has to offer.

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Villa Klaathem by Patkau Architects (16)
Architecture

Villa Klaathem by Patkau Architects

Situated on a 16-acre farm on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada, this single-level home extends 276 feet along a straight line of fir trees. Against this natural backdrop of dark green foliage, the house – clad in fiber-cement panels of a dark charcoal color – is almost invisible.

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