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Luxist Giveaway: Element Case Vapor Pro iPhone 4 Case

According to Element Case, the Vapor Pro is the most expensive non-designer iPhone 4 case available. This version is masculine looking and made in aluminum. Rather than snapping on to the iPhone 4, it is screwed on (with a supplied tool). Show More Summary

Cuvee Ventures And Cuvee Escapes: Combining Return On Investment And Return On Life

The Cuvée Escapes Residence, Lanai Cuvée Ventures and Cuvée Escapes appears to have lived, since 2005, a well-funded, quiet, under-the-radar yet lively existence within ultra high net worth and wealth management communities. "One third of our investors are private wealth or money managers. Show More Summary

The Stafford London's Royal Wedding Viewing Party

Don't have an invitation to the Royal Wedding this April, but still want to celebrate along with Prince William and Kate? The five-star Stafford London by Kempinski hotel is staging a Royal Wedding viewing party on April 29 which might be the next best thing. Show More Summary

Classic Cars, Fine Wine & Cool Design: The Duncan Quinn Appellation Rally

Dashing designer Duncan Quinn, known for his roguish take on Savile Row style, is hosting the ultimate gentleman's getaway on Saturday, March 26 for those who appreciate classic cars, fine wine and gourmet meals as much as razor-sharp threads. Show More Summary

Richie Sambora and Nikki Lund's WTB Fall 2011 at NY Fashion Week (exclusive with Video)

Musician Richie Sambora and musician/designer Nikki Lund debuted their White Trash Beautiful Fall 2011 Collection for the first time during NY Fashion Week. Sambora, the longtime lead guitarist for Bon Jovi and Lund, who has an extensive background in fashion design (and also in music, with the band "Secret Mind") started WTB in 2009. Show More Summary

Le Meurice: Can a Luxury Paris Hotel Be Surreal?

Of all the art movements to use as inspiration in hotel décor, I'm not sure surrealism would be my first choice. (If I woke up in the morning to the sight of a melting alarm clock, I think I'd summon an ambulance.) So although I'd long...Show More Summary

Petra Nemcova Honors Vivienne Tam at NY Fashion Week Fall 2011

Czech Republic-born Supermodel Petra Nemcova honored Vivienne Tam at her Fall 2011 Collection show at NY Fashion Week this afternoon by wearing an elegant Chinese-themed dress designed by Tam. The dress is symbolic in red, which is the...Show More Summary

The $40,000 Lobster Press at the Regent Grand Hotel Bordeaux

It's never too early to start thinking about outfitting your beach house, so might I suggest that The Regent Grand Hotel in Bordeaux, France, offers an idea worth copying. If you love to eat those delightful sea crustaceans, and whoShow More Summary

The $85,000 Custom Diamond & Alligator Guitar

Rock Royalty, a new Nashville-based luxury design house that manufactures one-of-a-kind, custom guitars, is offering the ultimate in rock star decadence: an $85,000 custom alligator skin, diamond and sterling silver Fender Telecaster. Show More Summary

Hermes Showcases Craft In New Exhibit

Luxury brand Hermès is known for its craftsmanship. It is one of the reasons that we awarded it the Luxist Awards' Editors' Choice Award for Best in Accessories last year and the reason that the Birkin bag has become one of the world's most coveted luxury posessions. Show More Summary

The Classicist: Barbour Launches the Ltd. Edition Steve McQueen Collection

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Two icons of authentic sporting style come together in classic British outerwear brand Barbour's cool new limited edition collection designed in homage to the great Steve McQueen, set to launch this fall. In celebration...Show More Summary

Unexpected Treasures: The Case of the Morgan Silver Dollar

Coins are some of the most easily passed down collectibles. They are small, often easily stored and immediately cherished as something of value which means they don't end up forgotten in an attic. Luxist reader Jerome sent us some photos of United States coins that he reports belonged to his late mother. Show More Summary

Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Horological TimeWriter Table Clock

During 2011's SIHH event, Montblanc has a few "stars" of the show, but one of them was certainly this limited edition table clock made in cooperation with German clock maker Erwin Sattler. The clock is officially called the Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec Horological TimeWriter Table Clock. Show More Summary

Patricia Kluge: Billionaire's Ex-Wife Faces Foreclosure

Patricia Kluge, the 1980s society queen and ex-wife of billionaire media mogul John Kluge, has fallen on some hard times. Kluge was famously awarded the largest divorce settlement in history (a reported $1.6 million a week) but she seems...Show More Summary

Red-carpet Maestro Bibhu Mohapatra

"She is really smart, educated, with a passion for fine clothes." That's the way 37-year-old fashion designer Bibhu Mohapatra describes his typical customer. Credit his luxurious red-carpet ball gowns for heightening the fashion world's recognition of Bibhu's exquisitely refined sensibility. Show More Summary

The Classicist: Inside the Embassies & Historic Mansions of Paris

Very rarely do any of Paris' remaining private palaces come on the market; when they do the properties invariably rank among the world's most expensive, such as the 1912 mansion built for the Duchesse de Montmorency recently listed at $140 million that we told you about back in November. Show More Summary

What Happened to Patricia Kluge's Fortune?

Patricia Kluge, the 1980s society queen and ex-wife of billionaire media mogul John Kluge, has fallen on some hard times. Kluge was famously awarded the largest divorce settlement in history (a reported $1.6 million a week) but she seems...Show More Summary

Early Works by Edward Hopper Exhibited at Mark Murray Fine Paintings in New York

In conjunction with the Whitney Museum of Art's acclaimed Edward Hopper exhibition, Mark Murray Fine Paintings on Manhattan's Upper East Side is holding an exhibition of original works of art by the groundbreaking Ashcan School artist. Show More Summary

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