Monday, September 12, 2011

Sea Cloud Cruises Goes Cycling

October 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Next spring, for the first time, Sea Cloud Cruises will initiate something new and beguiling— cycling cruises through Holland and Belgium aboard the River Cloud II. Three eight-day cruises during April are planned with prices starting at $3,340 per person. This will be old-world travel in the slow lane during the day and all the [...]

Vertu Constellation Quest Goes Bling-bling All the Way to $17,300!

October 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Vertu Constellation Quest could just be one of the most expensive ever launched till now. This phone screams “luxury” and boy, does it well! The phone was announced at a glitzy do, which was attended by the likes of Kevin Spacey and Seal. The Vertu Constellation Quest works like a really and really expensive [...]

Volume Goes Up And Down! What Fun!

October 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Humor me for a second here, but I swear to you, the concept of the Vol Portable Speakers is too similar to the Diwali Lanterns available here in India! Have a look at this or this! However I don’t mean to take away the novelty in design of what Carson Leong has done here. In [...]

World’s smallest apartment goes on the market for £43,000

October 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A former porter’s closet, which is being said to be the world’s smallest apartment, has now gone on the market for a cool £43,000 ($68,490 at the time of writing). The central Rome apartment measures a mere five square meters (55 sq ft) and is located on the Piazza di Sant’ Ignazio in the heart [...]

Deep Blue Sea Hat Decked With Australian Opals Goes Under The Auction Hammer

September 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Without reading the headline of this news, I first thought of this hat to be a vertical assortment of blue potpourri. As I further read, I realized this piece of accessory was actually the priciest hat to undergo the auction hammer. Hailed as “Deep Blue Sea”, the spectacular blue hat was created by Australian master [...]

Back to the Future: Blohm + Voss Goes Vintage

September 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Blohm + Vosss is best known for building the world’s top high-tech megayachts, such as Roman Abramovich’s ever-entertaining Eclipse. Now however the famed Hamburg shipyard is turning its attention to something a little more retro. One of their newest projects is the B+V 111 MY/ Vintage, which at 111 metres (364’) will qualify as one [...]

President Obama-signed custom chopper goes on the block

September 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

For the motorcycle enthusiasts who also happen to be big fans of President Barack Obama, Barret-Jackson is auctioning off a custom-designed motorcycle signed by the President of the United States himself. The custom chopper will also bear the signatures of Vice-President Joe Biden and National Security Advisor James Jones. Built by Hardcore Choppers of Sterling, [...]

GOES WITH EVERYTHING

September 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

No words to capture my love for these spotted Alaia ponyhair hiking booties… Worn with a 70's Mongolian lamb fur jacket, Levi's jeans, and a hot pink Comme des Garcons square scarf I stole from my mom. Source: Sea of Shoes ch_client = “kapuk”; ch_width = 550; ch_height = 250; ch_type = “mpu”; ch_sid = [...]

Luxury goes to the four-legged guests at Spa Paws Hotel

September 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

We have lately talked about a number of hotels that offer luxurious accommodations for your furry friends, including the Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotel in Hertfordshire, Pooch Hotel in California and Walt Disney World’s newly opened Best Friends Pet Resort. The newest concept in pet care, pampering and luxury is the Spa Paws Hotel located in [...]

World’s most expensive book goes on sale…again!

September 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

An edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America, which fetched a whopping $8.8 million (£5.7 million) a decade ago, is now up for grabs again at the British auction house Sotheby’s. Valued at between £4 million and £6 million, the rare early 19th-century book highlights 1,000 life-sized illustrations of nearly 500 breeds. Only 119 [...]