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World’s Most Expensive Wingtips

At an astonishing price of $10,000 per pair, Louis Vuitton is offering what are perhaps the world’s most expensive pair of men’s dress shoes for S/S 2010. The wingtip is called the Manhattan Richelieu and is handmade using Blake construction (to make the leather as supple as possible). This pair of Louis Vuitton men’s shoes [...]

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Porsche 918 Spyder Concept

The 2011 Porsche 918 hybrid concept is set to debut tomorrow at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. The 918 hybrid is powered by a 500 HP V8 engine along with two electric motors which supply an additional 218 HP. Porsche claims that it delivers up to 78 miles to the gallon and can travel 16 [...]

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World hotel prices plummeted in 2009

Hotel prices fell by an average of 14 percent globally in 2009, according to figures released March 2 by Hotels.com. Around the world, hotel prices now cost four percent less than they did in 2004, says the most recent edition of the firm’s Hotel Price Index (HPI). Every continent posted a drop in prices, with [...]

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World’s biggest wine brand created in France

In the sun-drenched south of France, the world’s largest vineyard has launched a new, simplified brand called “Pays d’Oc”, creating the number one French wine export to compete against New World brands. Languedoc-Roussillon covers 35 percent (or 260,200 hectares) of all French vineyards, making it the biggest producer worldwide. As of the 2009 vintage, soon [...]

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A toy for every billionaire at Verona luxury fair

Shoppers wondering how to deal with the afterlife found an answer Friday — a cell-phone-equipped golden coffin, one of many items on display at the opening of an international luxury fair in Verona. The coffin was priced at a mere 280,000 euros (381,000 dollars), while a diamond-studded, cancan-style wedding gown in pink chinchilla fur could [...]

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Cullinan Heritage Diamond sells for $35.3 million

Petra Diamonds Limited announced that the 507 carat Cullinan Heritage sold for US $35.3 million, the highest sale price on record for a rough diamond. The diamond was sold on tender in South Africa and was purchased by Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Company . The Cullinan Heritage was recovered in [...]

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