Ricky Martin and Nicki Minaj for MAC Viva Glam

Nicki Minaj has become the latest celebrity to launch her own makeup range for Viva Glam MAC, along with singer Ricky Martin. According to their website: ‘Every cent of the selling price of MAC Viva Glam lipstick and lipglass is donated to the MAC AIDS Fund.’ Nicki’s satin lipstick, “Bright Yellow Pink,” is a creamy, … Continued

Shangri-La Tokyo offers Christmas delights

Even though Christmas is not a traditional Japanese celebration, few places in the world mark December 25 with such gusto as Tokyo. The Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo has announced a WISH.forJapan Christmas package that is available December 10-25. 10 percent of the price, which starts at Y52,000 per night will go to support people affected by … Continued

Brikk Trim Titanium Case for iPhone

Luxury design company Brikk will launch a series of limited edition luxury iPhone cases, profits from which will benefit those in need around the world. The limited edition collection revolves around the theme of “Altruistic Precision” and is launched with the Trim series of luxury titanium cases for the iPhone 4. The luxury cases are … Continued

Only Watch Auction Collects $6 million for Charity

The fourth edition with the biennial Only Watch charity auction, held Friday in the Hotel Hermitage in Monaco, raised more than €4.5 million ($6 million). Exclusive timepieces by famous and less famous watch manufacturers are being auctioned off for the benefit of researching Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Complete sale results and a reminder of the models … Continued

All 40 watches to be auctioned at Only Watch 2011

Only Watch 2011 is just around the corner and here is the video featuring all 40 watches to be auctioned at Only Watch. For this fourth edition of the world renowned charity watch auction, the world’s most prestigious watchmakers have each created a unique timepiece. The unique timepieces will be sold by auction house Antiquorum … Continued

Win a Date with Scarlett Johansson

Among the hundreds of lots on offer at Christie’s September wine auction in Hong Kong, there’s one in particular that will appeal to more than just wine lovers. The winning bid for Lot No. 519 will receive a lunch date with Scarlett Johansson and six bottles of 100-year-old Moët et Chandon champagne packed in a … Continued

Franck Muller Totally Switzerland – Only Watch 2011

Here’s a look at Franck Muller’s contribution for the 2011 ONLY Watch charity auction. The unique watch designed for this occasion is dubbed “Totally Switzerland” and painted in a distinctive vibrant shade of red, characteristic for the Swiss flag. This model is a variation of the Franck Muller Crazy Hours design, which offers an innovative … Continued

Moët & Chandon Celebrate the US OPEN

Moet & Chandon will be the official champagne of the US Open, the largest sporting competition in the world. The sponsorship includes an on-site suite at the US Open, which is held in the Queens borough of New York. The Moët & Chandon luxury suite will not only serve as a celebration station for attending … Continued

Louis Vuitton – Only Watch 2011

French luxury house Louis Vuitton has released a unique Tambour Diver Chronograph for Only Watch 2011 charity. It was designed in collaboration with a young boy afflicted with Duchenne muscular dystrophy named Paul Pettavino. The sporty timepiece is made of black gold, which is white gold that’s been given the old PVD treatment. ‘Only Watch … Continued

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