Day: November 4, 2011

Queen Victoria’s Bloomers Fetched $15,000 at Auction (1)
Luxury

Queen Victoria’s Bloomers Fetched $15,000 at Auction

At a recent expensive memorabilia auction with items from London’s Old Battersea House, a rather large pair of white silk bloomers was sold for $15,000. For this money you would expect the undergarment to be a luxe Victoria’s Secret creation, when in fact it was a secret that used to belong to Queen Victoria herself! […]

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News & Trends

The Outstanding Detonator Electric Bike

This huge science-fiction electric motorcycle was designed by Daniel Simon, the same man who created the vehicles for Captain America and the Light Cycles for Tron: Legacy. The 11.5-foot bike is powered by a lithium-ion battery that can keep the motor working for 80-100 miles after just one hour of charging. The rider of the […]

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Architecture

The Connecticut Pool House

The Connecticut Pool House is designed by Resolution: 4 Architecture and is situated in Sharon, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA. This 832-square-foot prefab house features a bedroom and a living area with kitchen, separated by a black-steel volume, which contains the bathroom, steam shower, storage, laundry and heat-generating fireplace. The skylight and frosted glass pocket doors […]

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Swarovski-Studded BlackBerry Bold 9900 from Amosu Couture
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Swarovski-Studded BlackBerry Bold 9900 from Amosu Couture

Here is a nice Christmas gift idea from Amosu Couture, the famous luxury brand that specializes in customizing  fashionable handsets and other items of advanced technology. Amosu’s latest high-end creation is the blinged-up BlackBerry Bold 9900, adorned with more than 1,000 Swarovski Crystals. The handset is available in 24-carat gold at £2,699 (approx. $4,300), and […]

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The Superb Kalla Haute Couture a Pampilles Ladies’ Watch
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The Superb Kalla Haute Couture a Pampilles Ladies’ Watch

Kalla Haute Couture a Pampilles is a dazzling Vacheron Constantin creation for women. It is a superb jewelry watch made of 18-carat white gold and adorned with white diamonds totaling 28.70 carats. The delicate jewel draws it inspiration from the 19th century secret watches that were cleverly hidden by a cover that naturally integrated in […]

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Celebrities and Their Luxury Spa Treatments
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Celebrities and Their Luxury Spa Treatments

It’s not difficult to stay young and radiant when you have pots of money at your disposal every day! Cleopatra for instance was a powerful queen, so she afforded to keep her beauty intact over the years, using all sorts of expensive and unusual solutions like turpentine, onion and goose fat facials, or ass milk […]

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Man Plowing Snow with Skis
News & Trends

Limited Edition Aspen Ski Passes for Charitable Purposes

The Aspen Skiing Corporation has announced the existence of several limited edition ski passes for the upcoming Winternational World Cup. Whoever is interested in these special passes should be ready to shell out $25,000 per ticket, in exchange for the possibility to bring along three friends to the event.

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Architecture

The Boutique Hotel Casa do Condo

Casa do Condo, completed by Pedra Liquida studio, is a 19th century bourgeois house turned into a boutique hotel in Porto. Translated the House of Tales, this hotel was to be finished much earlier, but a fatal fire interrupted the renovation in 2009. Now, the Oporto hotel industry has one more luxurious building to boast […]

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Architecture Luxury

Luxurious Triplex for Sale in New York

Just take a look at this funky and modern three story condo in Upper East Side, New York.  Although the building dates back to the 19th century, the 6,500-square foot condo doesn’t even know the world ‘old’. It has four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms and it was renovated by Richard Perry and […]

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News & Trends

Volkswagen Will Unveil the New CC in L.A.

Volkswagen will soon unveil the 2013 CC at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show. The svelte and beautiful car boasts a nice nose job, meaning a lower fascia and a new grille, plus bi-xenon headlamps and LED daytime running lamps. The rear end was also modified and has new tail lamps, similar to those found […]

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Architecture

The Green Street Loft in New York

Completed in 2008 by Slade Architecture, the Green Street Loft is in fact a former industrial/commercial space in New York, turned into a luxurious 3,000 square foot loft. The space is divided into different areas by 8 foot tall freestanding volumes. One of the volumes is an aluminum bookcase built for the owner’s collection of […]

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