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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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Soil Cutlery by Vladimir Rachev

By creating cutlery inspired by gardening tools, London-based Vladimir Rachev wants to remind us of the origins of our food. DailyIcon

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David LaChapelle portrays Maybach

Maybach, “The Legendary Automotive Brand for Premium Luxury Cars” is accelerating its commitment to contemporary art. The latest highlight of Maybach’s artistic commitment is its collaboration with David LaChapelle, one of the world’s most prominent photographers. His artistic portrayals of Maybach luxury cars entitled “Exposure of Luxury” and “Berlin Stories” celebrated their world premiere during [...]

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Virgin Galactic unveils SpaceShipTwo

In California yesterday, space tourism company Virgin Galactic unveiled a craft designed to carry passengers on short flights into space. 800 press, future astronauts and VIP guests gathered in the desert for a press conference and to view the roll out of the world’s first commercial spaceline. The design of SpaceShipTwo will be refined during [...]

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