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Gold-coated car to go on sale in Dubai

The distributor of Lexus has announced that it intends to apply 40,000 gold leaves to a Lexus LX570 during the Dubai International Motor Show next week. At the end of the process, the vehicle will be finished off with varnish before being sold, making it the first commercial 24-carat gold car in the UAE. The [...]

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Chanel’s Shanghai fashion show

After last year’s Moscow extravaganza, Chanel’s designer Karl Lagerfeld relocated to Shanghai last week to present his yearly Maison d’Arts collection.

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Le Carré Hermès Book

Hermès has newly released a book about the Carré Hermès, “a source of discovery and enchantment for lovers of Hermes”. The book features around 150 scarves and “describes the life and history of the square of silk which has become legend.” It is available in a limited collector’s edition (prestige version covered with a silk [...]

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1788 Cognac sells for $37000 at Paris auction

A bottle of Vieux Cognac dating back to 1788 — the year before the French Revolution — sold at a Paris auction of wine and spirits for $37,000. Paris’ landmark Tour d’Argent restaurant has cleaned out its cellar, considered one of the best and biggest in the world, putting 18,000 bottles up for auction. The [...]

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Europe hosts world’s biggest boat shows in 2010

The bulk of the biggest boat shows in the world will be held in Europe next year, according to data from the International Federation of Boat Show Organizers. Nine of the ten largest and most influential events are in Europe, with the other in Fort Lauderdale, USA. Below, our guide to the not-to-be-missed events both [...]

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Exclusive luxury dunhill movie

Iconic British luxury brand, Alfred Dunhill, have for the first time in 100 years let the cameras roll in their London workshop showcasing the same manufacturing techniques that has been employed for a century. This initial movie showcases a Tradition Double Document Case (£1,800) being manufactured (by hand) from start to finish. The movie reflects [...]

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