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18 Sep
For when your Colombian Gold demands African Gold

French luxury brand Watch Life With Curiosity likes to layer the impractically lavish onto the otherwise practical. So if you’re really want your coffee with creme de la creme, why not carry it in a tumbler coated in crocodile carcass? If you’re already grumbling about paying $5 to Starbucks for their liquid crack, then you just [...]


Kormaran has had the vision of a recreational boat that is more like an autobot. The convertible boat is to be quick-moving like a monohull, but stable like a catamaran or trimaran, while also converting into a sunning deck. But that’s not all. Take this little carbon fiber canoe-ski into flight mode, which cuts water resistance [...]


The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 ”Guard” Edition is an armored luxury sedan concentrating on safety and comfort, boasting armored steel in the body cavities and polycarbonate coating with special laminate on all glass windows. Clearly, the S-Guard is built for those who might have a reason to worry about their protection — or who live in dangerous locales. [...]


Houston, Texas-based modifiers of obscene horsepower, Hennessey, fill their corporate coffers supercharging Corvette and Cadillac engines to the point of absurdity. But they are best known for their Bugatti-killing Venom hypercar. Hennessey and Bugatti, in fact, have gone back to the lab many times in the past 10 years to squeeze out a bit more power [...]


31 Jul
A nuclearized city terrorizer you can cuddle

So the latest spin on Godzilla may not quite be worth its weight in gold (although it is a pretty penny, for sure), but it is down for the teddy-cuddle in the face of even more threatening monsters under the bed. Steiff, makers of toys since 1902 has now teamed up with Godzilla, maker of  menace [...]


French luxury line Hermès, inspired by the lacquering techniques of the ancient Orient and the style of Persian miniature horses, apply the intricate modern French lacquering process to these limited edition watches. First miniature pieces are applied to the base of the Arceau Cheval d’Oriente watches, then the pigments lacquered in, layer by layer with [...]


22 Jul
Change out your shoelaces for a golden doorknocker

Versace has done the sneaker again, once again pulling zero points in subtlety and nothing but net when it comes to overt decadence. Having already proven their fondness for a shoe in the black and gold, this Versace Medusa high-top sneaker is another rendition of the black and gold, but also comes in a an [...]


What do you do when a million-dollar Goldzilla crashes your town? Either crack out your diamond King Kong or get the hell out of the dodge on your million-dollar bike. Japanese luxury jewelers Ginza Tanaka have apparently gotten bored with wedding bands and moved on to everyone’s favorite nuked up  — and now flossed out — lizard. [...]

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