In anticipation of this year’s cricket season, the British fashion designer Paul smith has endowed the cricket ball with his trademark multicolour stripes. The ball has 100% natural cork innards and is wrapped with premium leather. Each finished with his rabbit icon embossed in gold and presented in its own gift box. Buy it at [...]
Modeled by actress Alicia Witt at Christieâ€™s in London, Chapeau dâ€™Amourâ€”the â€œhat of loveâ€â€”was created by celebrity couture designer Louis Mariette in 2004. Made of woven platinum and covered in stunning diamonds, the hat was inspired by ivy and bluebells. Valued at $2.7 million, The Chapeau dâ€˜Amour, is currently the most expensive hat ever created.
China will overtake Italy as the second-biggest market behind the United States for iconic sportscar maker Lamborghini within three to five years, the group’s chief executive said on Wednesday. The Chinese associate luxury more with chauffeur-driven cars than sports cars because of bad road conditions, traffic congestion and driving standards, Stephan Winkelmann told the Reuters [...]
Last monthâ€™s Robb Report has announced that timber magnate Tim Blixseth will accept $75 million for his 5 acre Caribbean island of Emerald Cay, or swap it for a Gulfstream Jet or a luxury New York apartment. Blixseth bought the island half-finished about three years ago, and then completed the construction. He originally planned on [...]
Bentley Motors released a teaser video and image of a new flagship sedan it plans to unveil later summer, possibly at Pebble Beach in August. Known unofficially as the “Grand Bentley,” the car will be “positioned at the very pinnacle of the market â€” representing the height of British luxury motoring,” the company said. This [...]
Luxury groups are turning to films, the Internet and private dinners to attract customers as they search for more cost-effective ways to advertise to fight falling sales, executives told the Reuters Global Luxury Summit. Hermes is increasing its overall marketing budget by just under 10 percent this year to a touch above 100 million euros [...]