Leisure: It's crunch time in the gift-giving season, as Christmas Day is at the end of the week. To all of you still out there shopping mightily in search of that last-minute present, here are three ideas that could get you to the finish line in three easy steps with one for him, one for her, and one for all. Are you ready?... Read More
Leisure: As a lit major, I completely geeked out over the notion of a website that functions for books the way Netflix functions for films. BooksFree and BooksFreeSwap give the gift of literature, without actual ownership.... Read More
Cigars: The Montecristo Platinum Series sets a new standard in hand-made luxury cigars. Rated 90 by Cigar Aficionado and crafted with a select Mexican San Andres Cubano wrapper, these exquisite cigars offer the true connoisseur a rich, sensual smoking experience.... Read More
Exotic Leather Goods: David August, the Costa Mesa, California-based boutique luxury brand that creates custom wardrobes for the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Will Smith, Robert Downey Jr. and various billionaire business tycoons, is introducing a new collection of exotic leather goods including the world’s most expensive iPad case. Crafted of the world’s finest alligator skin hand cut and stitched in Italy by a skilled family of artisans, the collection of five luxe pieces is available in both a glazed and matte finish in over 20 different colors. The entire collection is priced at $37,800 with each piece also available individually.... Read More
Leisure: While big girls may not cry, it has been proven statistically that big boys do! Gentlemen, If your plans include snuggling with your favorite gal while roasting chestnuts over an open fire and watching a few movies on DVD this holiday season, here is list of flicks that are guaranteed to show her your softer side. Conversely, if you prefer not to be seen blubbering like a baby, heed this notice.... Read More
Holiday Tips: The holidays are upon us and if you're planning on entertaining, you have most likely already thought about your tabletop decorations. While your initial thought might be to break out the fine china, crystal stemware, and poinsettias, there are a few other approaches you might want to first explore.... Read More
Luxury Gift-giving: Gifting can be an art form. From the thoughtfully chosen item to the way you choose to package it, every little touch makes the recipient feel that much more special. So, we wanted to ensure that your loved ones — or the boss you are dying to impress — know exactly just how thoughtful you are. Armed with the resources below, you will be sure to knock everyone’s socks off this holiday season…before they even unwrap your present. Just make sure you check out the Holiday Gift Guide
to ensure that what’s inside is equally as impressive.... Read More
Holiday Gift Ideas: Finding fabulous holiday gifts for those who seemingly have it all can be a challenge at best. With this in mind, each season I scour the luxury marketplace to uncover new, innovative and otherwise exemplary must haves — the best-of-the-best across a range of product and price categories. My annual Haute Holiday Gift Lists feature a mix of tasteful, trendy, and high quality goods and services — some extravagant, some practical — that are all sure to please the lucky recipient.... Read More
Holiday Gifts: If you are looking to get a jump on the holiday season and win the hearts of all the children on your list, be the first shopper out there with the Toys 'R' Us 2010 Holiday Hot Toy List. According to the toy store with a global presence backed by more than 60 years of experience at these sort of things, this is 2010's "it" list for toys for children from infancy up to 11 years old.... Read More
Leisure: Bicycle is a popular alternative transportation the world over and Rolling Orange is bringing the most fashionable Dutch bicycles stateside. Located in Brooklyn, Rolling Orange stocks 17 different bikes from three manufacturers, as well as bike accessories to make your ride a little less serviceable and a little more stylish.... Read More
Leisure: Who is the leader of the pack of interesting and outright odd luxury collectibles stemming from the 2010 MLB All Star game? Now batting: Mickey Mouse! These 7.5 feet tall statues of the Mick, in MLB uniforms, are game-used items as seen on TV during the game played in Anaheim, Cal.... Read More
Leisure: The baseball bat used by MLB's disgraced hit king Pete Rose, when he got his last official base hit, is for sale in an online auction at Lelands.com. The auction ends July 9. While sports collectible insiders speculate that the bat used when Rose picked up his record-setting 4,256 hit could fetch more than $1 million, no bid has been made yet on the bat. The reserve on the item is $75,000. A bat used in a game by Babe Ruth, which sold for $1.3 million, is the most expensive of its kind sold by auction to date.
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Leisure: For many, the 4th of July is the true beginning of summer, and what better way to enjoy the summer sun than by cycling around town on a hot new cruiser. For those looking to hit the pavement with something a little off the beaten path, sure to turn heads, there are Giovanna bikes, both sassy and sleek in black and white – matte. ... Read More
Leisure: Wow--Wii, indeed!
If the writers of HBO's hit TV series Entourage would ever send Vince and Turtle out shopping for a Nintendo Wii game console, the unit probably would come from Stuart Hughes. This 22-karat solid gold unit i... Read More
Luxury Cigars: Is there a cigar smoker in your life that deserves to be treated royally? If so, then present his royal highness with the most kingly of cigars of them all, a His Majesty Reserve cigar from Gurkha.... Read More
Luxury Leisure: To all those on the East Coast and the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. being hit with a second major snowstorm in a week, you are the inspiration of this presentation of the brand new Polaris 2011 800 Rush Pro.... Read More
Pets: Three weeks ago I had an epiphany filled with guilt: how could I be savoring the freshest produce, the best organic milk, and the tastiest hormone free meats while Susie, my 5 year old spunky poodle, was eating the same canned dog food day i... Read More
Luxury Leisure: Sex, power and money always make for a good read, but when combined with the first-hand account of a theater-school-dropout-turned-high-priced-working girl, you’ve got yourself one exciting page turner.... Read More
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