Latest posts by Francesca

Amosu Diamond Blackberry

Sep 29, 2009 / Lifestyle

You wouldn’t expect less from designer Alexander Amosu, than this stunning World’s Most Expensive Diamond-Encrusted Blackberry. It took 350 hours of painstaking craftsmanship in solid 18 carat yellow gold, encrusted with 4,459 brilliant cut diamonds (weighing 28.43 carats). Each phone can be personalized with your name or company logo while featuring a 24-hour global concierge […]


Russian tycoon to buy New Jersey Nets

Sep 26, 2009 / Lifestyle

Billionaire oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia’s richest man well-known as a sports fan, could become the first foreign owner of a major US basketball team after making a bid for the New Jersey Nets. Prokhorov had offered to fund a new $700m stadium for the NBA team in New York and he would then acquire the […]


Is the Leibovitz archive Worth $50 Million?

Sep 07, 2009 / Art Republik

On Tuesday, Annie Leibovitz’s $24 million loan comes due, but she really can’t pay it. Her lender, Art Capital, is planning to sell Leibovitz’s archive and describes it as fine art and intellectual property, as the right to reproduce and sell pictures. One recent court document reveals that Leibovitz’s vintage Rolling Stone material alone was […]


The World’s Most Expensive Tongue

Mar 10, 2009 / Gastronomy

Gennaro Pelliccia is the owner of the the world’s most valuable tongue, insured for £10million ($22 million). He is a coffee taste-tester and an unnamed group of underwriters at Lloyd’s, the world’s oldest and biggest insurance market, will pay out if he, the chief taster at Costa Coffee in the UK, loses his mastery. Mr […]


New Maybach Zeppelin for Ecclestone

Feb 13, 2009 / F1

  Maybach Zeppelin is a new limited-edition variant of the famous luxury car that every driver, who seeks something extra special, knows. Only 100 examples will be produced worldwide, and one of these has a famous owner: Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One boss. At the Geneva Motor Show, this high-class car received a premiere for its […]


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