The new Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible

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By Richie Rich

Posted 3 Jan 2013 4:41 pm

We absolutely love leaks and we’ve got a really cool one for you today – we’ve recently come across the first pictures of the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible which seem to have leaked ahead of its supposed debut at the North American International Auto Show – or so we’ve heard. It’s quite a stunner, this car, a particular good-looker for such a class. It boasts with a prominent front fascia, a set of 21-inch alloy wheels and a sports-tuned suspension system. The interior is equally luxurious and elegant, while the tips of the exhaust system have received some

Van Perckens Nr.8 Champagne Cooler priced at $726,500

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By Richie Rich

Posted 3 Jan 2013 4:31 pm

In case you haven’t heard this yet, last year, during March, the world’s most expensive bottle of champagne – a Nebuchadnezzar of Armand de Brignac Midas – was bought by an English businessman for a staggering $315,000. It’s a real bargain compared to what we have for you here – a Van Perckens Nr. 8 Champagne Cooler is currently listed for sale at a whopping €550,000, or $726,500 in American money. The cooler was crafted from no less than 7 kilograms of solid 20-carat gold. The manufacturer has combined crystal, traditional Dutch craftsmanship and precious metals to create a pure

Lakeside Grandeur in Greenwich, Connecticut, for sale

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By Richie Rich

Posted 3 Jan 2013 4:26 pm

This magnificent mansion, located at 42 Mooreland Road, Greenwich, Connecticut, 6 miles north of town, is the pinnacle of a stunning four and a half acre land overlooking a clear fresh water lake. Built in Italianate styles, the residence brings back memories of past times, when high quality and intricate detailing knew uttermost importance. Accessible via a half-moon driveway and cul-de-sac, with two ornamental iron entry gates, the estate is stalwartly boasting with French doors and humongous mahogany windows. The design of the home was carefully planned by the owners together with the acclaimed architect Boris Baranovich, during three years

All In Poker Table by Akke Functional Art

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By Richie Rich

Posted 3 Jan 2013 4:16 pm

You’ve probably heard of him, and of his contemporary furniture design studio, Akke Functional Art, immediately after he launched the Pingtuated Equilibripong retro table, a project which was supposed to serve as a reincarnation of the old world charm into a pink-pong set. We’re talking about the famous designer Axel Yberg, who has recently manufactured the most expensive poker table in the world – the “All in”. The exquisite poker table has reportedly taken around 600 hours of manly hard work and features a surface superbly crafted from 15 species of exotic woods and a base crafted from gold-painted plumbing

The all new Bravo 88 from Burvenich Yacht Design

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By Richie Rich

Posted 3 Jan 2013 4:09 pm

Today’s luxury cruiser, as chosen by us, is the brand new Bravo 88, a magnificent motor yacht unrivaled by any other in its class. It boasts with a stunningly classic hull design and can reach top speeds in excess of 25 knots. A true epitome of luxury, the Bravo 88 joins an incredibly durable composite structure with hard-to-match lightness. This ensures high maneuverability, great comfort and the reach of high cruising speeds in matters of seconds. It was designed this way by the acclaimed M. G. Burvenich Yacht Design, boasting with a hard-topped flybridge and an informal dining area within

Porsche Design P’9981 Blackberry Matte Black

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By Richie Rich

Posted 3 Jan 2013 3:58 pm

We’ve always cared for the enthusiasts of smartphones, therefore here is another state of the art piece which we’ve recently crossed paths with. This P’9981 Blackberry Matte Black smartphone was refined by the design and luxury division of one of the world’s most famous automotive brands, Porsche Design. The P’9981 Blackberry is built upon a forged stainless steel frame, with rich, original leather backing, a 2.8-inch 640 x 480 touchscreen, Porsche Design’s User Interface, new operating system, additional, new hardware and the traditional QWERTY keyboard. In addition, this stunning black smartphone comes with a 1.2 GHz microprocessor and a microSD

Rare bottle of Bowmore Oldest Whisky sold for $160,000

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By Richie Rich

Posted 3 Jan 2013 3:44 pm

It has recently come to our ears that an exceptionally rare bottle of Bowmore’s oldest whisky, and at the same time the oldest Islay Single Malt ever produced for sale, has been sold to an unknown figure for a massive $160,000 at the Bowmore Distillery on Islay, following two failed attempts to auction it. The proceeds that resulted from the sale will be directed towards 5 different Scottish charities. The first ever recorded distillery on Islay, and one of the oldest throughout Scotland, Bowmore was reportedly founded back in 1779. It is currently owned by Morrison Bowmore Distillers Ltd., a

The charming Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria in Sorrento, Italy

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By Richie Rich

Posted 28 Dec 2012 7:59 pm

Located among the superb cliffs of the Amalfi coast, merely an hour’s drive away from Naples, Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria is an exceptional destination, with gorgeously decorated rooms, the one and only Italian charm, tasty Neapolitan foods, exquisite wines, nicely trimmed gardens with lemon and orange trees, and breathtaking panoramas over the Vesuvius and the bay of Naples. This five-star masterful hotel boasts with a unique charm and elegant style throughout. If you’re looking forward to visiting the local attractions, the Herculaneum, Naples and Pompeii, Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria is the most perfect place to start your journey from. Guests

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