Barbie continues to take the fashion world by storm and thanks to shoe designer Christian Louboutin, she’s just received a third, red-carpet worthy makeover. Dressed in a satin gown with lilac Anemone Louboutin’s, the Anemone Barbie is ready to attend the Cannes film festival in style. Barbie revealed her first outfit in the Christian Louboutin … Continued
As you probably know the Italian supercar maker has entered the entertainment business by building the Ferrari World Theme Park in Abu Dhabi. Among the twenty or so rides and attractions featured at the park will be the GT roller coaster and this here is the first photograph of the car. Each coaster vehicle in … Continued
A series of retouched photographs for the promotional campaign of the new collection of Christian Louboutin shoes led by photographer Khuong Nguyen. These pictures make you dream and make us plunge into the world of Alice in Wonderland, the Little Mermaid or Snow White.
Veuve Clicquot is unveiling its latest collaboration with Brazilian designers Fernando & Humberto Campana, as well as with French designer Mathieu Lehanneur, at the 2010 Milan Furniture Fair this week. Over the years, Veuve Clicquot has collaborated with some of the biggest names in design, like Andree Putman, Karim Rashid, Pablo Reinoso, Tom Dixon, 5.5 … Continued
Ferrari have released the Ferrari 599 GTO their fastest road car ever based on the 599 GTB Fiorano. The 599 GTO takes its name from the legendary 250 GTO made in the early 1960â€™s and the GTO stands for Gran Turismo Omologato. The car is powered by the same six liter V12 engine as the … Continued
French luxury goods firm Hermes has announced that it will be launching a collection of fine jewelry with accessories designer Pierre Hardy. The 14 piece collection of “haute bijouterie” was inspired by the shape of a horse’s hoof to keep with the fashion house’s equestrian roots. Prices range from $23,675 for a pair of rose … Continued
For $130,000 per week you can cruise the Mediterranean this summer like a bona fide movie star in Johnny Deppâ€™s classic yacht the Vajoliroja. The name Vajoliroja is a combination of Johnnyâ€™s familyâ€™s names. Va for Vanessa, Jo for Johnny, LiRo for his 9 year old daughter Lily Rose and Ja for his son Jack. … Continued
To celebrate its first 150 years at the leading-edge of Swiss design, TAG Heuer has launched an ultra-exclusive gift box. The chest contains a limited-edition Tag Heuer watch, the Grand Carrera Calibre 17 RS2 Chronograph and the company’s first branded phone, the Meridiist. Designed by French master craftsman Fred Pinel, this celebratory gift box will … Continued
The top 10 richest people in the world have a combined worth of 342 billion dollars in 2010, up from 254 billion a year ago. Here are the 20 wealthiest, as announced Wednesday by Forbes magazine in its annual list of the world’s billionaires: 1. Carlos Slim Helu and family. Mexico. Telecoms. 53.5 billion dollars. … Continued
The 2011 Porsche 918 hybrid concept is set to debut tomorrow at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. The 918 hybrid is powered by a 500 HP V8 engine along with two electric motors which supply an additional 218 HP. Porsche claims that it delivers up to 78 miles to the gallon and can travel 16 … Continued
French luxe brand Chanel has released pictures of its transfer tattoo range that will hit international department stores March 1. The tattoo’s tacky seafarer image is long a thing of the past, but getting a brand logo permanently inked onto your skin was so far reserved for rappers and other flamboyant figures in show business. … Continued
Chanel is to begin selling products directly through its website later this year in a landmark decision likely to be followed by rival luxury brands. Chanel will sell only its fragrances online but is looking to extend this to eyewear and accessories. In the past, luxury fashion brands have shied away from selling goods via … Continued
Wang Jing was all smiles as she strolled out of a Cartier boutique in Singapore after blowing close to 5,000 US dollars on a watch and a ring. “It’s something I have always wanted, and besides, the economy isn’t looking too bad at the moment,” the Chinese tourist in her early 30s, in Singapore for … Continued
China has replaced the US to become the world’s second largest luxury goods consumer, only second to Japan, according to a report by World Luxury Association. The report also said Chinese people consume about 27.5 percent of the world’s luxury products. Luxury goods consumers in China are mainly aged between 20 and 40 with a … Continued
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo strips down and flaunts those famous abs of his for the S/S 2010 campaigns for Emporio Armani Menâ€™s Underwear and Armani Jeans. The 24-year-old Portuguese stud, who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the national Portuguese team, replaced David Beckham who has been the spokesmodel for Emporio Armani Menâ€™s Underwear … Continued
Alberto Giacometti’s “L’Homme Qui Marche” set a record for the most expensive piece of art ever sold by auction when it was sold on February 3. The Swiss artist’s characteristic sculpture of an elongated figure in bronze garnered a record-breaking 65 million pounds ($104.3 million) when it went under the hammer at Sotheby’s in London. … Continued
What is the most expensive car in the world? The 1931 Bugatti Royale Kellner Coupe was sold for $8,700,000 in 1987. However, that car and many alike will not be included in this list because it is not available on the market today. DON’T MISS: THE WORLD’S PRICIEST VINTAGE CARS US financial magazine Forbes published February … Continued
Cristiano Ronaldo has been featured in new ads of the Spring/Summer 2010 campaigns for Emporio Armani Men’s Underwear and Armani Jeans. In the new pictures that have been released by the famous clothing line, the 24-year-old athlete is seen taking off his clothes and baring his abs.
This spring, Hermes plans to launch a new brand, called Shang Xia (meaning “topsy-turvy” in Mandarin), in the lucrative Chinese market. It’s an interesting move from Hermes, who generally tends to buy all or part of existing brands. Shang Xia will include ready-to-wear and decorative arts inspired by Chinese culture and traditions of craftsmanship.
Bugatti chose the Dubai Motor Show to conclude its Centenary celebrations by unveiling three special editions of the Veyron supercar. The â€œSang dâ€™Argentâ€ and the Grand Sport â€œSoleil de Nuitâ€ are one-off models while the â€œNocturneâ€ will be limited to five cars only, all of them available exclusively to Middle East customers. The first two … Continued