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The most expensive ZIP codes of 2009

Forbes says that the most expensive zip code for 2009 is 07620, Alpine, New Jersey. The tiny New Jersey town ranked No. 1 with a median price of $4.14 million for one of its luxurious mansions. The affluent borough, with a median household income of $128,287, topped Forbes’ list despite housing prices falling 23 percent [...]

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Gaddafi Orders 250 Luxury Watches from Chopard

Luxury Swiss watch and jewellery maker Chopard has just taken a substantial order from Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. The order was for 250 limited edition watches valued at around 8 million Swiss Francs ($7.5 million). They should each have the likeness of Colonel Gaddafi on them in some form and were ordered to celebrate [...]

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A. Lange & Söhne Is Germany’s Top Luxury Brand

For the second time in a row, the traditional watch manufactory A. Lange & Söhne comes out top of the ranking of German luxury brands, published by the business news magazine “Wirtschaftswoche” in its edition of 17 August 2009.

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F430 Crocodile Leather Interior

This F430’s customisations include a crocodile leather interior. The dash, roll bars, steering wheel, seats, doors and central column are covered in it! No word on who this discerning car owner is or who is responsible for this tasteful customization.

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Mary J Blige Teams-up with Gucci

Mary J Blige and Gucci have teamed up to create a limited edition watch that will benefit Blige’s charity Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now. Last year Gucci teamed up with Rihanna for their tattoo heart collection to benefit UNICEF. The limited edition timepiece is a variation of the much hyped ‘Twirl” watch. It [...]

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Sultan of Brunei spends $24,000 on haircut

Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, the Sultan of Brunei Sultan of Brunei, dropped more than $24,000 on his most recent trim, the Times Online reports. For one of the world’s richest men it is a snip, but at $24,000 it must be the most expensive haircut ever. Worried about catching Swine Flu, the Sultan made sure that [...]

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