on 21st October 2010 | 35 Comments »
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.
Louboutin took the grand prize for his Swarovski crystal-embellished Maralena mesh peep-toe pumps ($2445).
on 12th July 2010 | 3 Comments »
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).
Queen Elizabeth II has become the highest-ranking dignitary to be photographed in 3D glasses.
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 Swarovski crystals forming the letter Q on the sides.
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.
Gresso has created a luxury back cover for the iPhone 4 that is made of 200 year old African Blackwood along with 18K gold detailing.
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 Swarovski crystals. This version costs $3500.
on 11th June 2010 | 1 Comment »
Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has trapped a crystal in a perfume bottle for crystal brand Swarovski.
The German designer Philipp Plein has collaborated with the famous brand of vodka Absolut. He has designed a new outfit for the legendary bottle.
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.