GQ reveals the ultimate gentleman’s drive

Men’s style magazine GQ has teamed up with Citroën to design the “ultimate gentleman’s drive.” The GQbyCITROËN concept is a collaboration between the magazine, the carmaker and a tailor on London’s Savile Row. The exterior of the vehicle was designed by Mark Lloyd, a Citroën designer who was behind the Citroën DS3. Lloyd was working [...]


US online and luxury spending jumps in February

Luxury consumption and e-commerce both jumped in February, according to data released March 3 by MasterCard. After a largely positive January, MasterCard Advisors’ SpendingPulse reported that the rise in US online spending continued in Feb, up 16.7 % year-on-year. Although the severe weather may have contributed to this rise, the firm added that February’s excellent [...]


Louis Vuitton Trophy Auckland

The Louis Vuitton Trophy looks set to leave its controversial birth behind as it charts a course through a succession of four more regattas that bring the series into its own, on the eve of the Trophy’s second stage in Auckland that runs March 7-21. Started in the wake of legal disputes surrounding the 2010 [...]

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11-year-old spends $44 million in Dubai

In just two weeks early last year, an 11-year-old boy from Azerbaijan became the owner of nine waterfront mansions in Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah. His name is Heydar Aliyev. That also happens to be the name of the son of Azerbaijan’s president, Ilham Aliyev. Furthermore, Dubai records show the purchaser’s date of birth to be the [...]


World’s most expensive wallpaper

Artist Mark Evans is known for his incredible leather etchings and his increasing fame has led to an amazing commision. He has been asked by a Russian billionaire to create what will be the world’s most expensive wallpaper. At $23 700 per sq meter the project will cost a total of $2.84 million for Mark [...]


Pagani Zonda Tricolore in Geneva

The Pagani Zonda Tricolore, which was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, is intended to honor the Frecce Tricolori, the Italian air force aerobatics team. The squadron is a demonstration team composed of nine planes and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Based on the exclusive Zonda Cinque, the Tricolore is constructed from a [...]

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