BIC Cristal turns 60 and to commemorate this, they have designed a dress using BIC pens and
It took 640 hours to sew all the Bic pens onto the extraordinary garment, which is also covered in 2,000 crystals and is worth around £10,000.
dress weighs 8lbs – just over half a stone – but, according to designer Annette Carey, it’s completely wearable.
Swarovski Elements have launched their first range of wallpapers, designed in collaboration with British designer Karen Beauchamp.
The collection features
Swarovski crystals on a backdrop of foil, layers of printed ink, velvety flock – or an opulent combination of all three, as seen in Feather Palace.
There are nine crystal-embedded wallpapers in the range, with two plain wallpapers to match them.
Today, we are touring yet another contemporary masterpiece, this one set on a 0.93 acre parcel in a sought-after Windermere location.
The lakefront home, of over 9,000 square feet, offers high-end finishes and detailing throughout, such as the Calcutta gold marble flooring in the master and
Swarovski crystal insets on the fireplace.
The 4-year-old home was very tastefully designed, influenced by multiple cultures and styles to showcase true harmony.
Swarovski has enlisted multimedia artist Bruno Aveillan to make a cinema spot with them that would conjure Swarovski’s more than 115 year heritage on the big screen.
The video shows a Swarovski model ambling across a crystalline dreamscape and interacting with the brand’s products.
From now through February, the cinema spot will be airing for all to admire on the Swarovski billboards at Times Square and Rockefeller Center in New York.
Bacardi is offering travellers at Sydney Airport the chance to buy one of only four Bombay Sapphire bottles hand-decorated with thousands of
Priced at A$4,000 (US$3,960), each bottle is encrusted with over 10,000 crystals in four different sizes and colours: Aquamarine, Jet, Crystal and Light Colorado Topaz.
Each of the crystallised
bottles of Bombay Sapphire comes with its own white leather case and will be on sale in Terminal 1 of Sydney Airport until 6 January 2011.
In celebration of the festive season,
Swarovski presents the 30-metre high outdoor Crystal Christmas Tree at Statue Square in Central, Hong Kong.
Inspired by urban effervescence, and a landscape dominated by skyscrapers and buildings with a seemingly endless number of windows, the Swarovski Crystal Christmas Tree towers over 30 metres high.
Rhombus-shaped mirrors in silver and gold, reminiscent of window panes, sheath the tree. They are embellished with over 20 million pieces of Swarovski crystals.
For those who need more bling in their lives, Mercedes released these limited edition key fobs garnished with
. Swarovski crystals
A limited edition of 800 of these
will initially be offered to customers in Japan. luxurious keys
The idea for the Swarovski Mercedes keys came internally, amongst the employees of the companyâ€™s Business Innovation Community.
Nearly 8,000 customers across America weighed in on 23 designer shoes in the online
Footwear News Sexy Shoes contest.
The winning pair, by French footwear designer Christian Louboutin, was revealed during a special event on October 14 at the upscale New York department store Saks Fifth Avenue.
took the grand prize for his Swarovski crystal-embellished Maralena mesh peep-toe pumps ($2445). Louboutin
Toy store Hamleys, which is celebrating its 250th anniversary this year, hosted an event to showcase their predictions for this Christmas’ must-have toys.
And this year, Hamleys is offering a small-scale
Mercedes Benz SLS AMG festooned with Crystallized Swarovski Elements. Price: Â£1,500 ($2,250).
has become the highest-ranking dignitary to be photographed in 3D glasses. Queen Elizabeth II
She wore the 3D glasses for a demonstration of film technology during a visit to studios in Toronto, Canada.
The Queen brought her own customised set with
forming the letter Q on the sides. Swarovski crystals
The 84-yearl old Queen got to witness a scene being filmed in 3D, and then immediately watched it played back on a big projection screen.
has created a luxury back cover for the iPhone 4 that is made of 200 year old African Blackwood along with 18K gold detailing. Gresso
The back cover aims to make your iPhone 4 look a little different although it isn’t clear if the wood used is a replacement or cover for the current glass used.
Two versions are being created. The first is for women and contains an Apple logo in 18K gold along with
. This version costs $3500. Swarovski crystals
has trapped a crystal in a perfume bottle for crystal brand Swarovski. Tokujin Yoshioka
The German designer Philipp Plein has collaborated with the famous brand of
. He has designed a new outfit for the legendary bottle. vodka Absolut
The artist has decorated the one-off creation with precious stones and Swarovski crystals to highlight the skull-shaped creation on the bottle.
This collaboration with the arts has garnered 100 bottles to be sold either in his shop or on the web for 100 euros.
For the second consecutive year, designer David Rockwell has created the Academy Award’s set, evoking “classic but modern glamour” for the 82nd Oscars.
A model and renditions that reveal the stage’s various looks were unveiled February 17 in the lobby of the Kodak Theater.
Crystals, mirrors, lights, and action are the key elements in his design.
These stunning shoes called Rosario, from PrettyBallerinas, are encrusted with an exclusiveÂ Swarovski pattern of 3000 sparkly crystals.
There are light weight and very easy to wear like every top quality flat shoes but, at the same time, incredibly glamorous and rich like a jewel sandal.
Electrolux has collaborated with the designer Lukasz Mistletoe to create a limited edition Black & White ErgoRapido vacuum clear all decked with
“Its main feature is the ability to instantly Hoover up any of the 3,730 pieces of Swarovski crushed glass that will fall off the side when the glue starts to degrade.”
Weâ€™ve seen a Ferrari edition version of the two-wheeled, self-balancing Segway. A new luxury model, the Titanium Diamond, is now available.
It has a multi-layered titanium finish and 1,001 Swarovski crystals.
The funky commute was launched just in time for Christmas for those looking for uber-expensive gifts. Only 25 of these special trinkets are offered worldwide.
Dubbed â€œAmerican Iconâ€, the glittering MINI is the work of CrystalArt and itâ€™ll be on display at the upcoming National Stationery Show, May 20-23, at NY Cityâ€™s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
The car features over one-million Swarvoski crystals in 50 different shades of color to represent the 50 states. Each stone was meticulously placed by hand and took four people almost 6 months to complete.
The car depicts Americaâ€™s most revered iconic scenery and symbols including The Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore, The White House, The American Flag and the Eagle, among others.
Sol Kerzner, the flamboyant hotelier, is to launch his new Dubai resort with a party so extravagant that organisers claim it will be seen from space.
The event, for the grand opening of the $1.5 billion Atlantis, The Palm, will have 2,000 VIP guests. Kylie Minogue will perform – her first concert in the Middle East – and the final bill for the four-day beachside celebrations is estimated to exceed $30 million, the London Telegraph
The 1,500 room resort, located on the world’s largest manmade island, the Palm Jumeirah ( which has been built to resemble a palm tree when seen from above) features 16 restaurants including a branch of Nobu, and is partially bankrolled by the Dubai Royal Family.
Philips and Swarovski teamed up in order to complete the “Active Crystals” collection with a polished USB flash drive.
The gizmo can be protected by a user password in order to protect your data in case it gets stolen by one of your stalkers. And, here comes the 4 again. It comes in different flavors: Heart Ware, HeartBeat, Lock In and Lock Out.
Heart Ware and Heart Beat are worn as pendants and open to reveal a USB key with 1GB of memory â€“ thatâ€™s space for around 1000 photos or 250 songs! The Lock In and Lock Out babies attach to a keychain and also flash 1GB innards
The Active Crystals collection is available on Swarovski website and each USB Memory Key retail for $180 .