The stylish Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Paris

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By Richie Rich

Posted 8 Oct 2012 1:44 pm

Found half an hour’s drive away from Paris’ Charles De Gaulle Airport, on the renowned Rue St. Honoré, the Mandarin Oriental is one of the most interesting places to stay at while in the City of Lights and Love, Paris. Stunning tourist attractions like the Tuileries gardens, Musée d’Orsay, the Louvre and Place Vendôme are just a throw of a stick away. The hotel boasts with some of the largest interiors in the entire city of Paris, decked in the typical Parisian way, with art deco details alongside oriental finishes. Comprising a total of 39 suites and 99 exquisite rooms,

The Caterham Superlight R600 is priced at £44,995

Caterham Superlight R600 1

By Richie Rich

Posted 8 Oct 2012 1:34 pm

After the launch of the Superlight R500 around four years ago, Caterham are now presenting their latest race car, the R600. The vehicle is reportedly the fastest Caterham Seven race car ever manufactured. The four wheeler is powered by a 2.0-liter Ford Duratec engine delivering 275 HP (205 kW). It is the first of the Seven series to comprise forced induction technology. Generating a peak torque of 270 Nm (200 lb-ft), the version delivers a 13% higher torque than its predecessor, the Superlight R500. In order to deliver all that power to the wheels, the engine is linked to a

The Thonet is a $69,000 bike made from bent wood

The Thonet bike 1

By Richie Rich

Posted 8 Oct 2012 1:27 pm

When two fabled designers or manufacturers meet, the ideas that come out of their minds are usually quite astonishing. And when we take the renowned manufacture of furniture Thonet and British architect Andy Martin, the story gets a lot more interesting. In fact, they have conceived a bicycle which completely demonstrates Thonet’s expertise in steam bending. The outcome is an elegant two wheeler, simple in design yet extremely good looking. The specialists at Thonet have used their more than 80 years of expertise in steam bending to manufacture the body of this bike. Having used CNC machines for the bending,

Romain Jerome unveils the DeLorean DNA watch

Romain Jerome DeLorean DNA watch 1

By Richie Rich

Posted 8 Oct 2012 1:19 pm

Another timepiece we’re eager to feature – Romain Jerome’s DeLorean DNA wristwatch – is one hell of a stunner. Each piece in Romain Jerome’s DNA collection is a celebration of a fabled event, movie or even human-manufactured items. This particular version was created by Romain Jerome in tight collaboration with specialists from DeLorean Motor Company. The DeLorean DNA timepiece boasts with a brushed stainless steel case, plus an entire plethora of substances and materials used to manufacture the fabled DeLorean car. The dial of this DNA piece has been garnished with the typical Romain Jerome “cross-strut traverses picking up the

New Zero Electric Motorcycles for 2013

2013 Zero Electric Motorcycles 1

By Richie Rich

Posted 8 Oct 2012 1:15 pm

The electric fever has touched the automotive industry in more ways than you could even imagine. The world of motorcycling is currently undergoing a conversion from rumbling, smoky, non-economic engines to environmentally friendly propulsion systems. Now, Zero Motorcycles, one of the most fabled manufacturers of electric two-wheelers, has recently presented their new bikes for 2013. The purposes of their newest creations are more power, higher speed and better fuel efficiency. The vehicles in this brand new series, the Zero MX for dirt tracks, the powerful Zero DS, the Zero XU for beginners, the 2013 Zero FX and the two-seater Zero

The Mummy Mountain Estate in Paradise Valley, Arizona

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By Richie Rich

Posted 8 Oct 2012 1:10 pm

Overlooking the Camelback Mountains and a plethora of city lights, the Mummy Mountain Estate is located atop Mummy Mountain, providing breathtaking views of the Paradise Valley, in Arizona. The residence comprises a total of four bedrooms, every one being garnished with private patio and exquisite bathroom. The most stunning of them all, the master bedroom, boasts with a huge walk in closet, steam shower and a sitting room with fireplace. In addition, the property also comes with a private guest quarters which features a private terrace, full bathroom and a guest suite. Extremely elegant and luxurious, the mansion catches guests’

The world’s most expensive shoe is valued at $500,000

Most expensive diamond shoe 1

By Richie Rich

Posted 8 Oct 2012 1:00 pm

Girls, you’ll find this to your liking – we’re going to feature the world’s most expensive shoe, created by the most successful designer of footwear in New Zealand, Kathryn Wilson, in collaboration with Sarah Hutchings of Orsini Fine Jewelry. Priced at a whopping $500,000, this one of a kind shoe has been embellished with a plethora of bespoke diamonds. In fact, the value of the diamonds set on this superb shoe reaches sums of above half a million dollars, making the court-heeled footwear look absolutely stunning. Sarah Hutchings declares: “Like most women, I have a lifelong love of shoes. Creating

Clark Gable’s 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe

Clark Gable's 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe 1

By Richie Rich

Posted 8 Oct 2012 12:53 pm

One of the most compelling symbols of masculinity and virility in the entire history and also one of Hollywood’s most fabled figures, Clark Gable’s cinematography reign had lasted for around thirty years. He occupies a respectable number seven in a list of the greatest masculine stars to have ever lived. A huge lover of women and cars, Clark Gable has owned a small collection of stunning four wheelers. His 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupé, said to have ferried renowned names like Marilyn Monroe, Vivien Leigh and Ava Gardner, will reportedly be put to sale at Barret-Jackson’s 2013 Scottsdale auction, part

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