Nokia sells Vertu to EQT VI

Mobile handset firm Nokia today said it will sell its luxury mobile brand Vertu to private equity firm EQT VI for an undisclosed amount.

Richard Nicoll mobile phone-charging handbag

One of the most talked about pieces from the ongoing London Fashion Week is a Richard Nicoll handbag that can power a cell phone. Nicoll unveiled the elegant white tote — which was designed in collaboration with phone company Vodafone — at his presentation February 19. Designed to charge Blackberries, iPhones and androids while on … Continued

Jil Sander Windows Phone by LG

South Korean mobile phone maker LG Electronics is bringing German’s fashion design brand Jil Sander into their newest device, the LG E906. Conceived by Jil Sander Corporate Design, the sleek and slim device carries the brand’s signature electric blue. With its technical platform provided by LG Electronics, the phone runs the next version of Microsoft’s … Continued

Dior Mother-of-Pearl Touch Phone

While there are iPhones and Blackberries encrusted in gold, platinum and diamonds Dior has decided this is exactly where they should enter the market with a new phone The Dior Touch Phone runs on Android and it’s made from the finest materials, such as: sapphire crystal, steel, gold, diamond and mother-of-pearl.

Dior Mobile Phone

Dior presents their latest mobile phone – a sleek looking touch screen phone with custom ringtones and menu, 3G, camera, mineral glass, MP3 player, WI-FI and Bluetooth connectivity. Price: €3,300 ($4,800).

Kenzo to launch cell phone accessories

Storied Japanese label Kenzo is the latest high-end retailer to launch a line of stylish phone accessories, following in the footsteps of Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Gucci and Hermès. As fashionistas increasingly demand designer cases for their iPhones and BlackBerries, luxury houses are cashing in on the trend. French manufacturer ModeLabs is partnering with Kenzo to … Continued

Gresso – Another Million-Dollar Cell Phone

Luxury phone maker Gresso introduces its new Luxor Series, which features the Luxor Las Vegas and the Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot. The Jackpot version flaunts a million dollar price tag along with 180g of solid pure gold, 45.5 k black diamonds and rare African Blackwood. The Keyboard is also another innovation from the company, every … Continued

Bellperre unveils new ultra slim luxury handset

Luxury mobile phone maker Bellperre has developed an Italian design-inspired handset that the company says is priced for the masses. Crafted from metal, sapphire crystal and leather, the quadband device known only as the “Bellperre” comes with a 2.2 inch display, a 5 megapixel camera, GPS, accelerometer, FM radio, email and support for up to … Continued

Personalize your own Gresso phone for $2,200

Gresso, the Russian manufactured of luxury candybar phones, has announced that it now allows customers to personalize their phones. The company says there are “almost 40 combinations available” – customers can choose the case model, keyboard design, and the type of leather decoration. Moreover, a personalized text can be engraved on your phone. Creating your … Continued

Celsius X-VI-II: The $275,000 Mechanical Cell Phone

Imagine a cellphone crafted with the same horological insidiousness of churning gears, analogue dials and mechanical parts as a Swiss watch. That’s the idea behind the Celsius X-VI-II’s mechanical cellphone. The phone is made with 547 mechanical parts, and it features a tourbillon in its hinge. The unique combination uses a patented Remontage Papillon mechanism … Continued

The Puma Phone

Sport lifestyle clothing label Puma is turning high-tech consumerism into a world of connected, eco-friendly and heavily branded communication experiences with its first entry into the world of mobile communications — the Puma phone.

Chantal Thomass launches cell phone accessories

French lingerie designer Chantal Thomass presented her first collection of mobile phone accessories in Paris amid fashion’s growing fascination with tech gadgets. Thomass’ range includes glossy and rubber iPhone covers as well as velvet and vinyl cases, all in her signature black-and-pink, featuring lingerie themes such as lacing and bows.

Versace to launch cell phone

Italian fashion house Versace in May will introduce its first mobile phone, entering a blossoming new high-price category for luxury fashion brands. Versace created the phone with ModeLabs, a French company that also makes phones for fashion house Christian Dior and watchmaker Tag Heuer. True to Versace style, the bespoke phone will feature premium materials … Continued

TAG Heuer MERIDIIST Automobili Lamborghini

TAG Heuer has announced the release of a new phone, dubbed TAG Heuer MERIDIIST Automobili Lamborghini. The phone is crafted from titanium and crystals with a top coat of stainless steel. The keyboard features the bull logo for Lamborghini while the back of the device is engraved with the phone’s limited edition number.

Christian Dior second generation phone

Christian Dior announces the release of the second generation of their luxury phone line just in time for the holidays. The new luxury phone line will be launched in December 2009 and will feature gold plated and black PVD-coated handsets with sapphire crystals. The two models are the Zelie with red casing which costs around … Continued

Pantech debuts new luxury phone for S.T. Dupont

The French company S.T. DuPont has decided to enter the mobile market by making a cell phone in collaboration with Pantech. Of course, a luxury model like the Pantech Sky Dupont IM-U510LE is less about the features and more about appearance. The handset has gold-plated edges and it features a 3 inch touchscreen display, 2G-only … Continued