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Parker Pens Make a Great Stocking Stuffer

Dec 22, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Pens: Write this down: These pens are noteworthy.... Read More

Gurkha Cigars Celebrates 20 Years With Ltd Edition Archive 1887

Dec 16, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Leisure: The mantra “quality over quantity” has been infused into all aspects of Gurkha Cigars. This belief and business model has enabled owner Kaizad Hansotia to nurture the Gurkha Cigar brand into the most sought-after smokes on the mark... Read More

Dunhill Chassis Carbon Fiber Leather Luggage

Dec 14, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Leisure: For Spring / Summer 2010 London luxury goods firm Dunhill presents the Chassis leather collection of six elegant and distinctive pieces of luggage for gentlemen.... Read More

Mulholland: $10,000 Plus Luxury Leather Bags

Nov 21, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Leather Goods: Today we are going to discuss the “Big Bag” theory in pursuit of garnering an image fitting a luxury-lifestyle connoisseur. While there is more than one way to package an image, one sure way to bag it is to tote your belonging... Read More

Luxury-Level NY Yankees’ World Series Collectibles

Nov 18, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Sports Collectibles: Here are some instantly classic major-league gifts for baseball aficionados and collectors of sports mementos that are sure to be homeruns –– especially for Yankee fans.... Read More

Belgrave Trust: An Easy Way to Offset Your Carbon Footprint

Oct 14, 2009  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary   |  1 Comment

Eco-Luxury: Did you know that Air travel is the top cause of carbon emissions amongst the affluent, with multiple homes coming in second and yachting rounding in as a close third?... Read More

The Luxe List: Shopping for Luxury Gifts & Gets - October 2009

Oct 12, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Posh Product Picks - This Months Favorite Finds: Finding fabulous gifts for those who seemingly have it all can be a challenge at best -- even if the gift recipient is your self.... Read More

Ingrid Bergman Montblanc Collection

Oct 8, 2009  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Montblanc luxury writing instruments has created a trio of writing instruments that pay homage to Ingrid Bergman, one of the greatest names in entertainment history.... Read More

The Luxe List: Luxury Products for the Home

Oct 8, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern  |  1 Comment

Every haute home has its fair share of fabulous accoutrements -- in relation to style and décor as well as creature comforts and tech tools that facilitate a luxe lifestyle.... Read More

Dunhill Fighter Provenance Fountain Pen

Sep 28, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Leisure: London-based luxury goods firm Alfred Dunhill has made a new addition to its range of meticulously designed, precious Limited Edition writing instruments: the Fighter Provenance Fountain Pen.... Read More

The Luxe List: Shopping for Luxury Gifts & Gets - September 2009

Sep 23, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Posh Product Picks - This Months Favorite Finds: Finding fabulous gifts for those who seemingly have it all can be a challenge at best - even if the gift recipient is yourself. Each month I scour the luxury marketplace to uncover new, innovative an... Read More

Bamford & Sons Debuts Stylish Accessories

Sep 9, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

High-end British style brand Bamford & Sons is launching its first dedicated accessories collection for fall, embodying the passions and heritage of the Bamford family, from the sleek world of exotic and vintage automobiles, to an enduring connection to t... Read More

S.T. Dupont Place Vendôme Lighter & Pen Set

Aug 18, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

S.T. Dupont, makers of the $79,000 white gold and diamond lighter we wrote about recently that's the world's most expensive, have come out with an equally luxurious lighter inspired by classic Parisian architecture.... Read More

Brooks Brothers Alligator & Crocodile Accessories

Aug 17, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Storied menswear brand Brooks Brothers has come out with a stunning range of accessories finished in genuine alligator and crocodile skin, some matching, some complimentary, that go way beyond the usual offering of wallets, belts and loafers.... Read More

The Luxe List: Top Toys for Posh Tots - Part 2

Aug 6, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

If you're one of "those" (as I admittedly am) who start making a holiday list and checking it twice even before the sun sets on the summer season, then this roundup is for you.... Read More

Dunhill Heist Traveler Leather Collection

Aug 4, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

London luxury goods firm Alfred Dunhill is coming out with a stylish new line of men's luggage dubbed the Heist Traveler Leather Collection.... Read More

48 Hour Film Project Tour Is Global Affair

Jul 27, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The 48 Hour Film Project Tour is an experience with a creative plot twist that leaves participants with a thrill, a rush, and a completely produced short film to show for their efforts.... Read More

Tumi Townhouse Alligator Business Accessories

Jul 24, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Building on an established reputation for superior quality, craftsmanship and design, stylish luggage and travel company Tumi introduces two new additions to its exclusive Townhouse collection, the Parliament Brief and Windsor Envelope.... Read More

The Luxe List: Glam Gifts & Gets: This Month's Favorite Finds - July 2009

Jul 21, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Finding fabulous gifts for those who seemingly have it all can be a challenge at best - even if the gift recipient is your self. Each month I scour the luxury marketplace to uncover new, innovative and otherwise exemplary must haves - the best-of-the-best... Read More

S.T. Dupont White Gold & Diamond Champagne Lighter

Jul 15, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Leisure: When it comes to fine gentleman's smoking accessories, its hard to get more luxurious than S.T. Dupont's new Ligne 2 Champagne lighter. The exquisite piece, part of the venerable French firms Prestige Collection, is made of... Read More

The Luxe List: Perry's Beach Butler Brilliance

Jul 13, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

By all accounts celebrating Independence Day on a crowded beach can be daunting at best. That's why for this year's July 4th beach vacation in Santa Monica, I opted for a brilliant "Beach Butler" service... Read More

Tom Fords Dashing & Decadent Alligator Luggage

Jul 10, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Leisure: Tom Ford, master of the most dashing and decadent men's designs, has come out with an ultra-elegant collection of alligator skin luggage along with a pair of matching gloves. The incredibly luxe line of exotic leathergoods is... Read More

Asprey Crocodile Poker Set

Jul 6, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

200-year-old London luxury goods firm Asprey is devoted to the notion that charm, refinement and the subtlety... Read More

Heavy Putter's Mid-Weight Series

Jul 1, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Calling all golfers - Boccieri Golf has just unveiled its Mid-Weight Series Heavy Putter, which will have all of your fellow golfers envious.... Read More

Life Size Kobe Bryant Bobble Head for Sale

Jun 26, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Collectible Bobble-head Dolls: With the Los Angeles Lakers being the NBA's 2008-09 champions and Kobe Bryant being MVP of the Finals and among the greatest basketball players of all time, what could be better than having a life-size Kobe... Read More

Alfred Dunhill Ltd. Edition Surfboard

Jun 23, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Surfboards: London luxury goods firm Alfred Dunhill is continuing its line of limited edition sporting goods with its latest offering, a surfboard. While that might seem out of keeping with the storied company best known for beautiful... Read More

Bottega Veneta's Ultra-Luxe Alligator Luggage

Jun 19, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Leisure: World class Italian luxury goods firm Bottega Veneta has come out with an elegant, extravagant set of alligator luggage for the private jet set. Designed to make the journey itself a pleasure regardless of the final... Read More

Robotic Lawnmower is a Man's Luxury Product

Jun 16, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Robotic lawnmowers: This is a fully automated lawn-care system. The robotic device cuts grass in the same manner as a typical gas -- or electric -- powered lawn mower. A Robomow® lawnmower can be programmed to depart from its base, mow the... Read More

Lightweight Rolling Luggage Bags a Winner

Jun 12, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Luggage: Here's a potential cure for that achy back-breaking feeling that results from carrying multiple pieces of luggage around awkwardly from Train Reaction®. The lightweight rolling-luggage sets are sure to receive plenty of... Read More

$20,000 Makaha Surfboard by Roy Stewart

Jun 2, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Leisure: New Zealander Roy Stewart has elevated the surfboard into the realm of luxury wooden watersports equipment for the elite enthusiast with his latest creation, the $20,000 Makaha. More than 400 individually crafted pieces of... Read More

Private-commissioned Films a Hit in Luxury Market

May 27, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

There is a new genre in filmmaking that is not taking Hollywood by storm. However, it is making quite an impression and leaving its mark as a niche among a select community of filmmakers.... Read More

A Pool Table Fit for Royalty: Isabella

May 14, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Leisure: For almost two hundred years Brunswick Billiards has been procuring the world's finest billiard tables and wood furniture. Their rich history and impeccable attention to detail has carried Brunswick Billiards throughout... Read More

Montblanc and Sotheby's Celebrity Charity Auction

Apr 20, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Charity Auction: On Friday, May 8, Montblanc will host a benefit at Sotheby's in New York to announce the World Exhibition Tour of its photo project honoring the involvement of 12 great actresses and their efforts to support UNICEFs fight... Read More

A Bullet Proof Event

Apr 18, 2009  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

Event Planning: Sometimes I wonder why some galas go as smooth as a sleek velvet jacket, while others seem as chaotic as an 80s sequined jumpsuit.  As most seasoned event planners and savvy socialites know, it"s the behind the scenes work... Read More

The Luxe List: Spring Shopping

Apr 7, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

pring has sprung, so it's out with the old and in with the new. Since this is the season to renew and refresh, I've rounded up some products that will help get you on the right track for the warmer and brighter month's ahead.... Read More

Six-figure Gold-plated Bicycle

Mar 26, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Gold Bicycle: Aurumania has a limited-edition bicycle that is touting as the world's most expensive bicycle. With a price tag of €80,000, or around $108,000, the Gold Bike Crystal Edition model of the CPH Street collection is a... Read More

Glace Perfects the Taste of Cocktails

Mar 25, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Leisure: "Because your spirits deserve the very best" try Glace, a luxury ice provider. Acknowledging a need to cool high end liquor without polluting it with minerals that may affect taste, Glace provides a pure, clean tasteless... Read More

BMW Cruise Bike: A Classy Ride

Mar 24, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Bikes: If you want to get your body moving, are looking for the ultimate in alternative transportation or just enjoy being outdoors, check out the new luxury BMW Cruise Bike. With the technology of the ultimate driving... Read More

Toronto: A City Full of Culture. Rates from $99

Mar 20, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you're looking for a great getaway, consider heading to Toronto and enjoying the Toronto Tourism's Weekend Getaway.... Read More

Dunhill Debuts Elvis Presley Edition Lighter

Mar 16, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Men's Accessories: These days Elvis Presley is remembered as a man of dubious taste, but before he went Vegas, the King exhibited a rather refined aesthetic sense. Long before the sequined jumpsuits the young rock & roll icon harbored a... Read More

Bamford Debuts Barefoot on the Beach in Barbados

Mar 11, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Shopping: Carole Bamford, founder of London-based luxury British outfitter Bamford Ltd., is debuting a new retail venture in sunny Barbados dubbed Barefoot on the Beach. The luxe boutique is a treasure trove of Bamfords naturally luxurious... Read More

BillionaireXchange.com: Luxury Goods Only

Mar 6, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The "$5,000 or More Store" just doesn't roll off the tongue as smoothly as the BillionaireXchange.com. However, that is exactly what is found at this Web site.... Read More

Black Lion Club of Payne-Mason Roars with Luxury

Mar 6, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Payne-Mason Cigarshas rapidly risen to become one of the world's premier cigar manufacturers. While cigar aficionados acknowledge the excellence of the award-winning... Read More

The Luxe List: Art of the Surf

Mar 2, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Surfers will tell you that it is all about the waves. Of course, having a good board with the right aerodynamics doesn't hurt either.... Read More

Gloves Worn by Super Bowl MVP Catch $70,000 for Charity

Feb 19, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury News: The Pittsburgh Post Gazette reported that Pittsburgh Steelers' Santonio Holmes, the MVP of Super Bowl XLIII, raised more than $70,000 for the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America with proceeds raised from the auctioning of... Read More

Girard-Perregaux Debuts New Writing Instruments

Feb 19, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Writing Instruments: Swiss watchmaker Girard-Perregaux, founded in 1791, is introducing its first line of fine writing instruments, based on its iconic Tourbillon with Three Bridges gold timepiece. A prize-winner at the Paris Universal... Read More

Barclays' Black Card for High Rollers Only

Feb 19, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Private Banking Services: The Visa Black Card is not your typical "plastic." It is a very exclusive credit card for those with the wherewithal to live the life fantastic. The Black Card is not even made of plastic; instead it is made from a... Read More

Telescope Puts Focus on Luxury Garden Accents

Feb 5, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Telescopes & Optics: Have you ever considered placing a handmade bronze telescope in the backyard to enhance the outdoor decorum? The garden telescope, which is a recreation of the Porter Garden Telescope with improved optics, is sold... Read More

Avo Cigars: A Life in Tune with Love

Jan 16, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Cigars: Avo Uvezian, the founder of Avo Cigars, is a modern-day renaissance man of extraordinary skills and passions. Mr. Uvezian is a pianist, a composer, and a businessman all rolled into one very unique, inspiring... Read More

The Luxe List: Valentine's Luxe for Less

Jan 9, 2009  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern  |  1 Comment

Shopping: With Valentine's Day just around the corner, many are in a quandary about what to get for all the ones they hold so dear. Amid the recessionary crunch, below is a quick list of affordable gift ideas illustrating that you don't have... Read More

The Parker Fly Select Koa Guitar

Jan 6, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Guitars: Even those who have no idea whatsoever how to play one are likely to covet the latest limited edition creation from master guitar maker Ken Parker: The Parker Fly Select, limited to only 25 signed and numbered pieces, is... Read More

Official 2009 Presidential Inauguration Store Online

Jan 6, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury News: The inauguration of Barack Obama as the America's 44th president creates a unique shopping opportunity for inaugural memorabilia. The Official 2009 Presidential Inauguration Store is online and open for business. The e-store is... Read More

World's First Diamond-Studded Credit Card

Jan 5, 2009  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury News: Live richly, indeed! Qualifying for membership definitely has its privileges. Here's a credit card issued by Eurasian Bank that works on numerous levels splendidly. It's an accessory; it's a status symbol; and it's a... Read More

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