Nate Lowman

$25,000 Converse!

Nate Lowman worked with Los Angeles concept store Just One Eye to design 21 unique Converse All Star shoes. Priced at a cool $25,000 each, the limited edition shoes are lined in Italian calf leather.

Titanic violin auction

Titanic violin sold for world record $1.4 million

The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic to calm passengers as it sank sold at auction for £900,000 ($1.45 million) on Saturday, a world record fee for memorabilia from the doomed liner.

Chateau Margaux 2009 bottle

World’s most expensive wine goes on sale

Fine wine shop Le Clos in Dubai International Airport has put a Balthazar of Château Margaux on sale for $195,000, making it the most expensive single bottle of wine ever to be retailed.

platinum stiletto by House of Borgezie

House of Borgezie creates platinum shoes

For £70,000 ($109,700) you can get your hands on the world’s first pair of stilettos made out of solid platinum.

Ritz Carlton St Louis Lobby Lounge

At $500, you may want to nurse this martini slowly

To celebrate the completion of a $1 million-renovation of their Lobby Lounge and Bar, the Ritz-Carlton St. Louis in Missouri has created a $500 martini they’ve dubbed the Grand XIII.

Luanda Angola

Luanda beats Tokyo as costliest expat city

The Angolan capital Luanda has regained the top spot in an annual survey of the most expensive cities for expatriates, followed by Moscow and Tokyo.

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