Lunch with Warren Buffett Costs $2.6 Million

The winning bidder for a private lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett has set a new record for the cost of dining with the investor, after pledging $2,626,411 for the meal. The winning bid at the annual charity auction broke the record set last year by a little more than $100. The opening bid started at … Continued

Bottega Veneta Japan Charity Keyring

Bottega Veneta have launched a special keyring for Japan and in particular to help the people struck by the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. Designed by Creative Director Tomas Maier, the keyring is made from a hand-woven intrecciato nappa leather and will be available in a run of only 1,000 pieces. It will be … Continued

MB&F HM-4 Panda for Only Watch 2011

MB&F returns to the Only Watch charity auction in 2011 with another emotionally charged piece – this time in collaboration with Chinese artist Huang Hankang. HM4 Only Watch features a solid gold panda bear riding on top of the HM4 jet, which he controls with reins made of twisted gossamer filaments made of gold. The … Continued

Dsquared2 unveils latest Life Ball Mini

The brothers behind Canadian fashion label Dsquared2 have unveiled a fashion project of a rather different kind, dressing up a Mini Cooper S in aid of charity. Dean and Dan Caten, familiar fixtures on the global fashion circuit, unveiled the exclusive Life Ball Mini 2011 in Vienna, the latest in a series of designers to … Continued

Princess Beatrice’s wedding hat sells for £81,100

The flamboyant hat worn by Princess Beatrice at last month’s royal wedding has been sold for the princely sum of £81,100 on internet auction site eBay. Proceeds from the sale of the hat, designed by Irish milliner Philip Treacy, will be split between two charities: the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, and British charity Children … Continued

Gucci Loves You Bracelet for Japan

Gucci have created a limited edition bracelet to help support the relief efforts in earthquake and tsunami ravaged Japan. Featuring a white-red-white web that recalls the colors of the Japanese flag, the bracelet carries a medal with a message that reads, “Gucci loves you.” The bracelet will go on sale in Gucci stores throughout Japan … Continued

AirAsia opens sales for Branson’s latest stunt

AirAsia has opened ticket sales for a charity flight with Virgin supremo Sir Richard Branson among the cabin crew, set to take off May 1. The Asia-based low-cost carrier announced that tickets for the much-publicized stunt, a result of a Formula 1 bet made between Branson and AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes, will be available from … Continued

Lebron James Partners With Audemars Piguet

Audemars Piguet has just announced the appointment of NBA basketball player LeBron James as the new global brand ambassador. In addition to representing the brand on the international stage, LeBron will collaborate with Audemars Piguet to create a special limited-edition watch. LeBron has decided to donate the proceeds from any future auctions of his timepieces … Continued

Lamborghini Gallardo Singapore Limited Edition

Lamborghini is celebrating its 10 years of presence on the Singapore market with the unveiling of a new special edition Gallardo Singapore Limited Edition. What sets this limited edition Gallardos apart from the regular Raging Bulls are the red stripes on the sides and a Merlion logo that’s labeled on the exterior of each car. … Continued

Tiffany light their Christmas Tree in Hong Kong

Tiffany & Co. have teamed up with Hong Kong charity Mother’s Choice to create Circle of Giving, A Legacy of Light, a series of events to raise money for those in need. Tiffany & Co. will commence the Circle of Giving, A Legacy of Light with a special Tree Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, 23 November, … Continued

Italian giant truffle sold for 105000 euros

A giant white truffle was sold off on Sunday for 105,000 euros (144,000 dollars) at a lavish auction near the town of Alba in northern Italy, organisers said. The truffle, presented at the auction in the medieval Castello di Grinzane in a region of Italy famous for its cuisine, weighed 900 grammes. The price per … Continued

Paul Weller’s MINI Auctioned For Charity

English musician Paul Weller has designed a one-off MINI that will be auctioned for charity this month beginning today (November 11). The car is finished in bold pink and brown stripes with a single silver line running up the bonnet and over the roof. The model is a 2008 MINI Cooper fitted with 17-inch Crown … Continued

Bid on Burberry, Oscar de la Renta and Chanel

In the market for a dazzling designer gown? Bid on a Giorgio Armani Privé evening dress or a festive Dolce & Gabbana cocktail number on Women’s Wear Daily, the esteemed retail, beauty and fashion trade publication, is celebrating its 100th year in circulation with an online charity sale offering designer apparel, handbags and luxury … Continued

Dolce & Gabbana Celebrate Naomi’s Career

Naomi Campbell is teaming up with Dolce & Gabbanna to create a line of t-shirts that celebrate the supermodel’s 25 years in the fashion. The t-shirts come in 14 different styles and feature signature images of Campbell shot by various renowned fashion photographers. They will sell for $200 each. All of the proceeds will go … Continued

Edun’s Bono and Ali Hewson in Louis Vuitton Ad

Bono and and his wife Ali Hewson star in the newest of Louis Vuitton’s “core values” ads shot by Annie Leibovitz. The couple, who were shot in South Africa, wear clothing by Edun, Hewson’s sustainable fashion line. in which LVMH took a 49 percent stake last year. it’s the first time the U2 front man … Continued

World Cup final ball sold for $74,000 on eBay

The ball used in Spain’s World Cup final win over the Netherlands has fetched almost $74,000 in a charity auction on eBay. The famous Jabulani ball was sold for the ‘46664’ HIV/AIDS charity – named after Nelson Mandela’s prisoner number when he was held at Robben Island. The balls used during the World Cup were … Continued

Three MINI Life Ball designer cars previewed

For the 10th consecutive year, MINI is sponsoring Europe’s largest charity event for HIV/AIDS – Life Ball. This time around, the company is auctioning off three specially designed vehicles on July 17th. Francisco Costa of Calvin Klein will be designing the Mini Countryman, Diane von Furstenberg the Mini Hatch and Kenneth Cole the Mini Convertible.

Minogue sisters set to auction Mercedes

Kylie Minogue’s car, which was given to her by her sister Dannii, is to be sold by British auction house Bonhams next month. The black 1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 will be sold as part of the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed sale on July 2. “We are delighted to have been appointed by the Minogue family … Continued

Warren Buffett auctioning off another lunch

As happens every year, lunch with Warren Buffett is being auctioned off on eBay with the proceeds going to charity. Last year Salida Capital Corp, a Toronto-based wealth management firm, won the right to dine with the world’s third-richest person with a $1,680,300 bid. That was below the record $2,110,100 bid in 2008 by Hong … Continued

Bombay Sapphire’s Precious $25K Cocktail Glass

Tonight, Sotheby’s, in conjunction with Bombay Sapphire will hold a charity auction to raise funds for cancer research, at the Palazzo Colonna in Rome. Sotheby’s and Bombay Sapphire’s charity auction will feature 19 exclusive martini glasses, created by the world’s most innovative designers. The main attraction of the auction is the tall “Chalice” cocktail glass … Continued