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 [...]
For the second time in a row, the traditional watch manufactory A. Lange & SÃ¶hne comes out top of the ranking of German luxury brands, published by the business news magazine â€œWirtschaftswocheâ€ in its edition of 17 August 2009.
This F430â€™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.
Mary J Blige and Gucci have teamed up to create a limited edition watch that will benefit Bligeâ€™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 â€˜Twirlâ€ watch. It [...]
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 worldâ€™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 [...]
A 66 million-year-old skeleton of one of the largest known Tyrannosaurus rex specimens ever discovered will be up for sale at an auction in LasVegas on October 3. The rare skeleton – dubbed ‘Samson’ – is arguably one of the three most complete specimens to have been discovered, auction house Bonhams said. Native to North [...]