Tuesday, September 13, 2011

First Fiat 500 in North America Brings in $85,000 at Toronto Charity Auction

October 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fiat would not exactly be considered a luxury automaker, but their spritely 500 hatchback has been winning over premium buyers around the world. Soon it will be on American shores as well – a little sooner than we thought, as it turns out, as the first one has already been sold on the Western banks [...]

Maradona Scores $500,000 For Charity With Hublot

September 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Hublot’s new charity spectacle series involves soccer and “giving.” The first such event was held in New York City where members from the UK’s Manchester United team attempted to kick soccer balls into small targets (I wrote about that here). The accuracy of the kicks defined the amount of money Swiss luxury watch brand Hublot [...]

Chinese Entreprenuer Chen Guangbiao Will Donate His Entire Riches To Charity After Death

September 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Following the footsteps of America’s two biggest philanthropists Warren Buffet and Bill Gates, a famous Chinese entrepreneur Chen Guangbiao had promised to donate his entire fortune to charity after his death. This makes the first in China to reciprocate to the duo’s call for the wealthy to make charity pledges. His wealth is expected to [...]

Chinese Entreprenuer Chen Guangbiao Will Donate Hid Entire Riches To Charity After Death

September 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Following the footsteps of America’s two biggest philanthropists Warren Buffet and Bill Gates, a famous Chinese entrepreneur Chen Guangbiao had promised to donate his entire fortune to charity after his death. This makes the first in China to reciprocate to the duo’s call for the wealthy to make charity pledges. His wealth is expected to [...]

Swarovski Elements asks 22 designers to create LBDs for charity

August 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Swarovski Elements has commissioned 22 famous designers, including Giorgio Armani, Givenchy, Lanvin, Vivienne Westwood, Jean Paul Gaultier, Martin Grant and Sonia Rykiel, to create a Swarovski crystal-studded little black dress each for charity. Each LBD is festooned with a Swarovski design and will be displayed in New York from September. These dresses will be sold [...]

French First Lady Patronises Swarovski Charity Event Against Cancer

August 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

You can’t keep Carla Bruni Sarkozy down and idle. She has never allowed her official position as the French First Lady come in the way of her individual identity and a professional career. She is definitely not satisfied being just the arm candy of her President husband Nicolas Sarkozy. She is seriously pursuing a career [...]

Be Cycle & Fashion. 12 Designers Customize Bikes For Charity.

June 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

above: Kenzo Takada’s custom Peugeot is one of twelve bikes that will be auctioned off in SeptemberIdenium PR agency, web-tv channel The Heart and Sylvie Burger Council have garnered several big names in fashion and design: Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Ylan Anoufa, Gabriella Cortes (founder of Antik Batik), Karim Bonnet, Francois Duris for Peugeot, [...]

Kylie Minogue’s Up For Sale At Bonhams For Charity

June 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

One of the biggest pop star icons in the world, Kylie Minogue is in the headlines again and this time, for all the right reasons. The Australian pop singer has reportedly put up her black 1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 convertible up for auction via the prestigious British auction house, Bonhams. This gorgeous Mercedes will be put [...]

Kylie Minogue’s Mercedes to be Auctioned for Charity

June 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A chic black 1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 convertible (above), which was owned by both Kylie Minogue and her sister Dannii is to be sold by Bonhams as part of the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed sale in the UK on July 2, with part of the proceeds to be donated to charity. The celebrated Australian sisters [...]