Swarovski-Encrusted HYLA GST Vacuum Cleaner

Swarovski Crystal Encrusted HYLA GST Vacuum Cleaner

By Richie Rich

Posted 4 Oct 2012 8:28 am

Don’t know about you, but I’m considering this thing quite a weird one. We haven’t featured vacuum cleaners yet on Luxatic, but I guess there’s a beginning for everything. The Swarovski Crystal Encrusted HYLA GST Vacuum Cleaner is one hell of an appliance for housewives who respect themselves. Manufactured by HYLA U.S. Gassmann, Inc., this luxury piece is, according to its creator, the most expensive vacuum cleaner of this sort in the world. It has been encrusted by hand with 32,000 genuine Swarovski crystals and boasts with a shiny black appearance, including chrome accents and elegant carbon trim. The designers have spent

The 74 meter RV Pegaso superyacht

RV Pegaso superyacht 1

By Richie Rich

Posted 4 Oct 2012 8:22 am

Science is one of our passions, and when we first saw pictures of the RV Pegaso, we were genuinely stunned. Both a relaxing way of cruising and a state of the art RV – research vehicle in this case -, the RV Pegaso comes with a 14 ton submarine for deep see exploration. Measuring 74 meters in length, the vessel is currently owned by a marine preservationist, experienced diver and nature lover that wishes his identity to stay undisclosed. Although it seems a bit to techy for a superyacht, it is in fact extremely luxurious, like all others. It boasts with a

Panerai Luminor 1950 Rattrapante 8 Days Titanio Special Edition

Panerai Luminor 1950 Rattrapante 8 Days Titanio Special Edition 1

By Richie Rich

Posted 4 Oct 2012 8:17 am

The Atlantic Yacht Club has found a new partner in the Panerai Transat Classique 2012, in the shape of Officine Panerai, an old promoter of classic sailing via Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge. The regatta will reportedly start on the 2nd of December 2012, featuring a high number of classic sailing yachts. To honor the challenge and because they are sponsors of the regatta, Panerai has recently unveiled the special edition Luminor 1950 Rattrapante 8 Days. Boasting with an engraving with the logo of the Panerai Transat Classique 2012 on the caseback and a 47 mm titanium case, this exquisite timepiece will be

Jimmy Choo unveils limited edition minaudière clutches

Jimmy Choo minaudière clutches 1

By Richie Rich

Posted 4 Oct 2012 8:11 am

Jimmy Choo, one of the most renowned luxury accessories brand in the world, has presented an interesting way of separating the good from the evil in the shape of two unique limited edition minaudière clutches. The two editions, the Devil and Angel Panda clutches, both feature in excess of 11,000 hand encrusted Swarovski crystals. They were designed in a very artistic manner by Jimmy Choo and Rob Pruitt. Part of 12 limited editions worldwide, each of these pieces will be individually numbered and signed by Jimmy Choo himself. They are already available for pre-order, while shipping will begin by the beginning of

The VPI Traveler Turntable from VPI Industries

VPI Traveler Turntable 1

By Richie Rich

Posted 4 Oct 2012 8:05 am

Once the most popular musical players in the world, turntables are now extremely valued throughout the masses of enthusiasts and alike. The piece in these images is entirely manufactured in the United States by VPI Industries. The company was started back in the 1970s as a manufacturer of components for record players. It now aims at capturing vinyl heads through the state of the art VPI Traveler Turntable. The machine boasts with a 10 inch removable tonearm, which allows for facile cartridge changing, a stainless steel and aluminum damped platter, a 600 RPM low noise motor for a state of the art

Diddo Velema has created The Cure for Greed

The Cure For Greed by Diddo Velema

By Richie Rich

Posted 4 Oct 2012 7:51 am

Diddo Velema’s latest creation, The Cure for Greed, may genuinely be one of the most curious things I have ever seen. Based in Amsterdam, the conceptual artist has put together an injection kit with two 24 carat gold plated syringes, one 5 ml dose of dollar ink and two gold plated needles whose sole aim is to … cure greed. The ink was literally used on dollar bills, Diddo having chopped a whopping $10,000 worth of US currency to turn them into pulp and then, through the use of different chemical separation procedures, he extracted the pigment from the money. The ink

Relax at the Likuliku Lagoon Resort in Fiji

Likuliku Lagoon Resort in Fiji 1

By Richie Rich

Posted 3 Oct 2012 1:08 pm

Located between Masima Island’s lush hills and the Lagoon of Likuliku, in Fiji, the Likuliku Lagoon Resort is reachable via speedboat, seaplane, catamaran or even helicopter, as it boasts with a private helipad. It can be found 16 miles (25 km) away from Nadi International Airport. A true exotic paradise, this piece of typical Fijian landscape is surrounded by clear blue waters and pristine sandy beaches, while being warmed up by calm breezes. Superb tropical flowers cents can be sensed from practically everywhere on the island, and, if you combine all these with the superb, lush vegetation, you’ll come up with a

The wonderful Lady Kathryn V Superyacht

Lady Kathryn V Superyacht 1

By Richie Rich

Posted 3 Oct 2012 12:42 pm

The 61 meter long Lady Kathryn V has been cruising the seas and oceans of the world for more than one year now. Having been delivered to its generous owners in last year’s July, this superyacht has seen the Bahamas, the Mediterranean, the Baltic and everything along the respective route. The strongest point of this vessel is the contrast between its sleek lines and the lavish interiors. Lady Kathryn came out so well because it was developed by a team consisting of the captain, the yacht broker and the build engineer. Now part of the Lürssen fleet, the exterior was designed by

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