Marc Jacobs Buying $13 Million NYC Townhouse?

Louis Vuitton designer Marc Jacobs and boyfriend Lorenzo Martone are said to have signed a contract to buy a $13 million townhouse designed by Robert A.M. Stern in New York’s West Village, the Real Estalker reports. The 4,500-sq.-ft. townhouse, located on Bethune St., has private elevator serving all floors, a rear terrace, a roof terrace [...]


JPMorgan Chase To Spend Millions on New Jets

Embattled bank JPMorgan Chase, the recipient of $25 billion in TARP funds, is going ahead with a $138 million plan to buy two new luxury corporate jets and build “the premier corporate aircraft hangar on the eastern seaboard” to house them, ABC News reports. The financial giant’s upgrade includes nearly $120 million for two Gulfstream [...]


Old Japanese Tortoiseshell Box Up For Auction

An 8th-century tortoiseshell vanity box, said to be a gift from the Tang Dynasty palace to Japan’s Emperor Shomu, will be auctioned in Hong Kong and may fetch more than HK$40 million ($5 million). The octagonal box, measuring 35.6 centimeters across and embedded with mother-of-pearl and amber in shapes of flowers, is the highlight of [...]


Simon Cowell now has personal tanning salon at home

The American Idol judge, Simon Cowell, who is known for his extravagant lifestyle, has recently got a personal tanning salon built in his 22 million dollar mansion so he can maintain the perfect bronzed appearance, the London Daily Mail reports. Cowell, who is worth 188 million dollars, bought the property for $12 million nearly two [...]


Kobe Bryant creates Swiss Watches

Nubeo is a company known for jellyfish-shaped watches. In collaboration with the basketball star Kobe Bryant, this luxury watch brand creates a limited-edition line. Composed by high-tech sport watches, the collection’s prices start at about $21,000 and topout at $285,000. The Black Mamba series, in honor of Mr. Bryant’s nickname, will be launched at Baselworld [...]


First Trailer for “Coco, Before Chanel”

To me, Audrey Tautou will always be Amélie. To others, soon, she will be Coco. “Coco Before Chanel,” biopic of celebrated fashion designer Coco Chanel is based on book “L’Irreguliere” (The Nonconformist) by Edmonde Charles-Roux, directed and written by Anne Fontaine and Camille Fontaine. Audrey Tautou stars as Gabrielle Chanel, known as Coco, before she [...]

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