To many, luxury is defined by elegant supercars, flying in private jets or experiencing luxury vacations. However, this is just the tip of the iceberg, in an ocean full of luxury as far as your eyes can make out. At the helm of this luxury drive stands ‘in your face’ luxury architecture in the form of humongous buildings, towers and skyline dominating skyscrapers. Over the world map, you can scan numerous marvels of modern architecture that have been designed and developed to not only push the boundaries of structural engineering but to bring a sense of awe to all those … Read More
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There is arguably no greater symbol of wealth than an enormous, gleaming, luxurious yacht. Yachts are the ultimate toys for those who have out-earned the modes of common recreation. They offer privacy, extravagance, and comfort tailored to the exact.
In the last decade, the super-rich have entered into a worldwide arms race to build the largest, sleekest, fastest, most over-the-top floating toys a person could imagine. The latest entrant, the gold-plated History Supreme, cost an eye-popping $4.8 billion. The result is a veritable armada of money-soaked super yachts docked in ports across the world.
The yacht was built in … Read More
I heard someone saying that recession has reached the roots of economy and the flow of money has stopped in the market. But the underlying statement proves to be something totally different from what the economists say. The Shawish Jewelry might not believe in the above statement. Otherwise, they could have never done what they did.
It’s all bling-bling and the first of its kind. Switzerland-based Shawish Jewelry has taken diamond jewelry to a whole new level, recently releasing what they claim to be the world’s first all-diamond ring. The company recently launched a new diamond ring at their native … Read More
L’Homme qui marche I (The Walking Man I) is the name of any one of the cast bronze sculptures that comprise six numbered editions plus four artist proofs created by Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti in 1961. On February 3rd 2010, the second edition of the cast of the sculpture became one of the most expensive works of art ever sold at auction, and the most expensive sculpture.
Four views of L’Homme qui marche I were depicted on the 1998 version of the 100 Swiss Franc banknote. The bronze sculpture depicts a lone man in mid-stride with his arms hanging at … Read More
When a house costs around $1 billion, the boundaries are already crossed. It doesn’t matter what the price is, what matters is the comfort, beauty and luxury.
The house we are talking here, belongs to a man who can be rightly called as the uncrowned king of India. He is undoubtedly the most pioneering Indian that the world may have ever seen and hence Mr. Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, Managing Director, Reliance Industries which happens to be India’s biggest conglomerate, needs no introduction. I don’t want to introduce him as a filthy rich man as that would be a huge understatement. … Read More
Luxury is one of those elements that just can’t be defined by putting a specific category to it. Ranging from luxury cars, luxury yachts or luxury pens, those with fat bank balances have the freedom of inking deals with these possessions. For the real connoisseurs of art and luxury itself, fine writing instruments have for a long time been quite an attractive acquisition and hence millions of dollars are spent each year in auctions and private sales, when it comes to most expensive pens.
From one of the finest makers of luxury writing instruments, Italy based Aurora, comes the most … Read More
A painting can only be described by a painter or a lover. But there is no qualification required to buy one. Pablo Picasso is the well recognized painter who all of us know and was fortuned well enough to get the right price tag for his creations. However, the one going with the highest is someone different.
Cezanne’s The Card Players has been sold to Qatar’s royal family for more than $250 million; the highest price ever paid for a work of art. The painting is one of five in a series of post-impressionist works. The other four reside … Read More
Only ten people in the entire world include among their toiletries a flacon of Clive Christian’s Imperial Majesty, a perfume produced in only a very limited edition. Not surprisingly, it has earned a place in the Guinness Book of Records as the most expensive perfume in the world, which costs $215,000 a bottle.
However, perfume is not all you will be receiving. Not only will you get 16.9 ounces of the juice poured into a fit for the queen herself bottle, but also stuck into the 18-carat gold collar is a five-carat diamond! With only five bottles made, you would be … Read More
Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort with 22,500 square metres of indoor ski area and is the world’s third largest indoor ski slope and the first to open in the Middle East. It is a part of the Mall of the Emirates, one of the largest shopping malls in the world, located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was developed by Majid Al Futtaim Properties, which also operates the Mall of the Emirates.
At the Snow Park you won’t meet boredom; go crazy in the tobogganing hills, or in a twin track bobsled ride. Also, a snowball throwing gallery … Read More