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Project Azzam Ready to Become Largest Luxury Yacht in the World

Jul 31, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

There are so many luxury yachts floating around, each boasting their impressive facilities and size, but we may soon be seeing a vessel who may surpass the rest and take the title of World's Largest Yacht.... Read More

Luxury Headphones Fit for "World's Fastest Man" | Usain Bolt by SOUL Electronics

Jul 30, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

With the 2012 Olympics underway in England, many companies are releasing products (cue the snow globes) in support of the games and Ludacris' luxury headphones line SOUL Electronics has done so without being overly dramatic or flashy. The company partnered with three-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt to release a new set of headphones, the SL300, that promise to cancel surrounding noise so well even the "World's Fastest Man" can train without intrusion.... Read More

Montage Deer Valley Residences | Sprawling Luxury Homes in Utah

Jul 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Love the great outdoors? Then take into consideration the newly built Montage Deer Valley residences, located in Park City, Utah, one of the most famous mountain resort destinations in the world. The newly built luxury residences are open year round, making it a great second (or third, etc) home for couples, families or multiple generations.... Read More

Mosaic Republic Transforms Boring Spaces into Stunning Art Pieces

Jul 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

If you want something a little more lively than your average backsplash, Mosaic Republic can do that. Front hall looking a little dull? Maybe your pool is just a boring blue? Mosaic Republic can transform all those drab spaces into something new with their handcrafted work.... Read More

La Palina Cigars Brings Us the Family-Inspired "Goldie"

Jul 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

For those interested in luxury cigar brands and the stories behind them, La Palina Cigars may be familiar to you. The company first got its start in 1896 in Chicago by Samuel Paley and has since gone through many incarnations over the years, with owners finding lasting careers in radio advertising and undergoing a brief hiatus. Regardless of where the company was, it seemed dedicated to family and tradition...... Read More

Top 5 Standout Furniture Designs

Jul 27, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

It can be incredibly hard to find the right furnishings for your home, often taking months (or even a year), to find a piece of furniture that not only fits the space, but looks amazing in it. We always try to find the best products and design companies to highlight in our articles and now we've narrowed those down to bring you the best of the best.... Read More

Mark Wahlberg's Beverly Hills Estate For Sale

Jul 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Hollywood celebrities tend to have some of the grandest real estate and when one of them goes on the market, we can't wait to not only see how that person was living, but to get a chance to snatch the property up.... Read More

Wider 150 | A Luxury Yacht With Many Surprises

Jul 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Earlier this month the Italian company Wider Yachts revealed even more details about its brand new luxury megayacht, Wider 150, marking a first for the company. Having only gotten started in 2010, Wider is already known for its 42 footer and now with their larger addition, they're sure to pop up on many more radars.... Read More

Stream Music From Your Smartphone to Your Playmaker Speaker

Jul 25, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

We've been telling you about so many luxury speakers lately, what's one more? Especially since this one is able to stream music wirelessly. Bang & Olufsen is making their way into the wireless age and their new Playmaker is definitely helping them get there.... Read More

The Vader House Fits Big Concepts Into a Tiny Space

Jul 25, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Many architects are choosing to work off of preexisting structures, creating a completely new sought-after real estate lot. Maynard Architects, a firm based in Sydney, Australia, took an old Victorian home in Melbourne and transformed it into a modern, open-air home with a geometric flair called the Vader House.... Read More

Seth Parks' Ethereal Hand Blown Glass

Jul 25, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Glass work is one of our favorite home décor choices and Seth Parks Glass has a catalogue of hand blown designs that definitely stand out amongst the rest. We first saw these amazing creations in person at Dwell on Design and you can trust us when we say images just don't do them justice.... Read More

Ferrari Golf Collection's Aerodynamic Driver

Jul 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Ferrari is certainly one of the top luxury car brands and now they've teamed up with Cobra to create top-of-the-line golf gear, because you've always wanted clubs to match your F12berlinetta, right? While the clubs aren't actually released on the market until August 2012, you may want to create your wish list now because we're guessing these drivers and gear are going to go fast.... Read More

Luxury Gothic Manor at 91 Camp Comfort Road

Jul 24, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you want to live in New York City without having to sacrifice space, you may want to consider living only an hour from Manhattan where you can find 72 private acres of luxurious real estate at 91 Camp Comfort Road in Tuxedo Park. At first glance the large home will remind you of a gothic manor resting atop a hill. Where most people think dark and gloomy when they think gothic, this home is a bright, airy building surrounding by trees and overlooking Tuxedo Lake.... Read More

Whitney Houston and Jennifer Lopez Costumes to be Auctioned

Jul 23, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Profiles in History's newest auction has quite the selection of Hollywood memorabilia, offering up everything from Tom Cruise's 1970 Porsche from Risky Business to Michael Keaton's Batman cowl and Michelle Pfeiffer's screen-worn Catwoman suit. With costumes being such an important part of film, it's no surprise that the auction, taking place in Calabasas Hills, CA on July 30-31, has so many iconic ones to choose from.... Read More

Automatic Camera Operator | Capture Every Move With SOLOSHOT

Jul 19, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you've ever been surfing or snowboarding (or skateboarding, windsurfing, motorcycle racing...you get the point) you've probably wondered what you look like while doing it and maybe even wished there was an electronic gadget that could capture your movements without having to rely on a friend's shaky camera style. SOLOSHOT is planning on being there for you in those moments.... Read More

Morpheus Reflects Luxury in Contemporary Chelsea Townhouses

Jul 19, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Morpheus is one of Europe's leading luxury real estate developers, building properties that are ahead of the trends and reflect the company's interest in innovation and creativity. Set in London, the company has supllied more than 50 residential developments in sought-after locations, like Knightsbridge and Kensington, each an example of elegance and sophistication.... Read More

Dynamic Mirror Designs From Glas Italia

Jul 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Glas Italia strives to be the epitome of luxury furnishings, supplying customers with handcrafted glass accents and furniture, all produced in the town of Macherio near Milan, Italy. Founded by the Arosio family, the company frequently pairs up with talented designers to create large-scale designs that blend transparent glass with mirrors.... Read More

Artist Elizabeth Turk Crafts Intricate Marble Sculptures

Jul 18, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Born in 1961 in California, Elizabeth Turk is an artist who does everything from sketches in ink and collages to intricate marble sculptures, which is what she's best known for. She has the amazing ability to take heavy stone and transform it into incredibly detailed patterns that are so thin they shouldn't be able to withstand their own weight, but they somehow do.... Read More

"The World's Biggest Open Yacht" | Mangusta 165

Jul 17, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Overmarine Group Shipyard is pretty well known in the marine world, especially because it's the owner of the Mangusta brand, which gives the world some of the largest luxury yachts. The Mangusta 165 is, according to Overmarine, the biggest open yacht in the world at 163 feet long, blowing size and performance expectations out of the water.... Read More

Focal Promises Big Sound With Their Grande Utopia EM Speaker

Jul 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Luxury electronics brand Focal knows that music is pretty integral to society and getting the right speaker system can make all the difference, which is why they're offering their Grande Utopia EM as the answer to high-end speakers. With a whole line of speakers, the French company thinks of Grande as the ultimate shining example of what design and creativity can accomplish...... Read More

Virgin America Introduces New Uniforms by Banana Republic

Jul 16, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The flying experience in the 60's and 70's was one of high fashion, featuring flight attendants wearing designer dresses and neck scarves, and Virgin America airlines plans on bringing that back. With the help of Banana Republic, the airline has created a new uniform line to bring a sense of luxury style to their flight attendants and crew.... Read More

Japanese Artist Yayoi Kusama Exhibited at Whitney Museum of American Art

Jul 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

World renowned artist Yayoi Kusama has a long career of painting, sculpture, collage, performance art, environmental installations, and collaborations with luxury fashion brands, all working to present her thematic use of psychedelic colors and repetition.... Read More

Luxury Furniture Inspired by Mythology | UNDA Sleepless Design

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The entire look and feel of a room can drastically change depending on what type of home furnishings are used, and hunting for the right pieces can take time. We want to cut that time down for you and introduce you to UNDA | Sleepless Design. The exclusive furniture and lighting company finds inspiration in the beauty of mythology...... Read More

Air France Gets a New Luxury Lounge

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

While airport lounges can be notoriously dreary places to wait for your flight, Air France has introduced a new business class lounge and satellite building at Paris-Charles de Gaul airport, which promises to help get outside of the usual airport rut.... Read More

Peninsula Residence Brings Lake Austin Closer to Home

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Based in Austin, Texas, Bercy Chen Studio LP has been designing and constructing luxury homes since 2001, with a focus on innovative designs that are based on environmentally sustainable business models. The architectural firm collaborates with their clients to ensure a plan is drawn up that is both unique and financially realistic to each particular project. They are also known to take existing structures and make drastic improvements, such as the Peninsula Residence on Lake Austin, originally built in the 1980's.... Read More

GolfSense Gives 3D Renderings to Improve Your Swing

Jul 10, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Golf is one of those sports that divides people down the middle; you seem to either love it and make it your life, or you don't really care it exists at all. For those who fall in the former category, you'll probably want to know about GolfSense, a small luxury gadget that attaches to your glove and helps hone in on your perfect swing. The little device, once synced with a mobile device, can give great 3D renderings of your swing, down to the smallest of details.... Read More

Garmin's GPS Adventure Watch | The fenix

Jul 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Navigation is pretty important and with so many luxury gadgets out there, from smartphone apps to dedicated GPS units, it's pretty hard for us to get lost nowadays. Electronics company Garmin has been at the top of the GPS market for years now, previously focusing most of their attentions on automotive and handheld GPS units, but have now decided to combine GPS with their foray into sport watches. The fenix is a rugged watch that has serious adventurists in mind, bringing accurate readings no matter how dense the forest you're trekking through is.... Read More

Interview With Controversial Celebrity Photographer Tyler Shields

Jul 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Hollywood is synonymous with glitz and glamour, revolving around beautiful people with iconic lives. However, there's also a darkness lying beneath the bright lights of Hollywood and it's filled with meaningless sex, addiction, breakdowns, vicious rumors, loss of privacy, overexposure, and depression. Not many people have publicly delved into that world but with every new generation comes a person who enjoys digging the dirt out from under the mask, reconciling the beauty with the trauma. Photographer Tyler Shields is such a person.... Read More

Classic Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Auctioned For Record Breaking $7.1 Million

Jul 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Rolls-Royce has been one of the world's top luxury car companies since its beginning in 1904, and in 1906 they released the 40/50hp Silver Ghost model. The car soon became one of the finest luxury automobiles in the world, recognized by its ruggedness, quality, power, and reliability. Now, some lucky anonymous buyer is a proud owner of the model, having outbid everyone else at a record-breaking auction put on by Bonhams on June 29, 2012. The classic vehicle sold for $7.1 million, making it the most expensive Rolls-Royce ever sold at an auction.... Read More

Orsos Islands | Your Own Personal Mobile Private Island

Jul 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Usually people have to choose between spending their vacation aboard a luxury yacht or an island resort, but Orsos Islands has plans to combine the two experiences with its all-encompassing design concept. Made to look like a floating island, Orsos Islands blends together the need for privacy with the inviting allure of land-based mother nature.... Read More

Sculpture By Leandro Erlich Challenges Perceptions of Reality

Jul 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Argentinean sculpture artist, Leandro Erlich’s unusual combination of art and architecture take inspiration from the literary influence of Jorge Luis Borges. Like Borges, whose work traverses in the realm of impossibility, Erlich attempts to alter the way we view the world, creating installations that both distort and upend. Erlich also makes mention of... Read More

McLaren Welcomes the MP4-12C Spider to Their Luxury Car Family

Jul 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

While you probably already have the first McLaren MP4-12C model sitting in your driveway, you might want to consider adding the newest convertible version, the 12C Spider, to your luxury car collection. It was just announced that the Spider will be available to order from McLaren dealerships worldwide for delivery in November. It gives customers enough time to slap a big red bow on top and have a Christmas car commercial moment—or maybe you'd rather pick one up because you deserve to treat yourself every now and then.... Read More

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