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Zero-Hour Gift Ideas for All!

Dec 20, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

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

"Netflix" of the Book World: BooksFree.com

Dec 17, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

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

Montecristo Cigars, Platinum Series

Dec 9, 2010  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

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

The Luxe List: Shopping for Luxury Holiday Gifts & Gets 2010 - II

Dec 3, 2010  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Haute Holiday Gift Guide: Finding fabulous holiday gifts for those who seemingly have it all can be a challenge at best.... Read More

David August Launches Exotic Leather Collection Including World’s Most Expensive iPad Case

Dec 2, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  2 Comments

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

The Luxe List: Musical Frog Holds Secret to Smarter Kids

Dec 1, 2010  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

Children's Toys: While there's nothing new about kids loving music, science involving music and the brain proves that learning music early in life enhances brain development.... Read More

Top 10 Movies that Make Men Cry

Nov 29, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

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

How to Host a Holiday Party: Centerpieces, Flatware & More

Nov 18, 2010  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

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

Your Guide to 2010 Designer Holiday Cards & Gift-wrap

Nov 18, 2010  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver

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

The Luxe List: Shopping for Luxury Holiday Gifts & Gets - 2010

Nov 8, 2010  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

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

Toys "R" Us Holiday Hot Toy List Top Picks 2010

Sep 23, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

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

Rolling Orange Dutch Bicycles: Not Just Any Bike

Aug 5, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

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

MLB All-Star Game Mickey Mouse Statues for Sale

Aug 5, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

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

Luxury Sports Collectibles: Pete Rose's Record-setting Baseball Bat for Sale

Jul 15, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

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. ... Read More

Giovanna Bikes: Luxury Biking for Summer

Jun 29, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

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

Nike's Victory Red Driver Hits the Spot

Jun 7, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Leisure: Nike Golf has long been a leader in the sport, favored by pros and amateurs alike. The introduction of the Nike Victory Red (VR) drivers... Read More

Stuart Hughes: World's Most Expensive Game Console

May 20, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

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

Herm?s Leather & Scarf Print Origami Set

May 17, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Accessories: Famed French fashion and luxury goods house Herm?s is offering an eye-catching new origami set paying homage to its iconic scarf designs.... Read More

SMARTT: Six-figure Model Train Layout 'Rails' Luxury

May 13, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Leisure: Would you have guessed that all the photos in the slideshow are models? Look at the extraordinary detail in these amazingly lifelike model-train layouts.... Read More

Wrigleyville Rooftops: VIP Luxury Bleacher Bums!

May 12, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Leisure: Is it going to happen this year? While the Chicago Cubs have not won a World Series in 102 years, attending a Cubs’ game is like going to a party with 40,000 guests.... Read More

Extreme Luxury Toys by Land, Air & Sea

Apr 28, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Leisure: These adventurous modes of transportation are for those who find their luxury in hands-on extreme activities that only a select few dare try.... Read More

Blue Onion Marketplace: Luxury Accessories & Gifts

Apr 13, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Luxury Gifts: Blue Onion Marketplace is an online boutique featuring luxury accessories that are anything but ordinary.... Read More

Rare Herm?s Crocodile Briefcase on Offer for $30,000

Apr 6, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Luggage: A rare and exclusive 20th century gentleman’s Sac ? Depeche crocodile skin briefcase from Herm?s of Paris is on offer from London’s Pullman Gallery for about $30,000.... Read More

Brioni Offers Crocodile Skin Watch Box

Mar 8, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Leisure: The Italian luxury fashion house of Brioni is expanding their offering of select gentlemen’s leather goods with an incredibly stylish new watch box.... Read More

HMR: World’s Most Expensive Cigar at $750 Each

Mar 3, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

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

The $50,000 Dunhill Shagreen Games Chest

Feb 15, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  2 Comments

Luxury Leisure: London luxury goods firm Dunhill has come out with an exquisite gentleman’s games set finished in exotic shagreen for $50,000.... Read More

Polaris 2011 800 Rush Pro Snowmobile

Feb 13, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

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

GiftGenius.com: Brilliant Gift Choices for All Occasions

Feb 12, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Gift Ideas: If you are in search of a source that is platinum when it’s time to buy a special gift, GiftGenius.com could make you an all-star gift-giver with a click of a mouse.... Read More

A-Rod’s 500th Homerun Ball Fetches $103,579

Feb 12, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Collectibles: The ball Alex Rodriguez hit for his 500th homerun in the Major Leagues sold for $103,579 to an anonymous buyer online.... Read More

Smokin’ Valentine’s Day Gift Idea from Gurkha Cigars

Feb 4, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Gift Ideas: We toss out gift ideas for special ladies for Valentine Day’s all day long. What about the special gentlemen out there?... Read More

BOKKS Luxury Gifts Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Jan 29, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Gift Giving: Many struggle to find the perfect gift, turning to clichés year after year. This Valentine’s Day can be different though, thanks to Bokks luxury gift giving services.... Read More

Travel Safety Tips: It's Time for Vacation

Jan 26, 2010  |   Contributor: Greg Keef

Personal Security: Now that you have decided you are going to take that well deserved vacation, there are some very important tasks that need to be looked into.... Read More

Germany’s Playground for Men Lets Boys be Boys

Jan 25, 2010  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Leisure:Some guys never grow up and theme park in Germany celebrates them. Part of a rising trend of “manusement" parks around Europe.... Read More

Gourmet Dog Food: A Perfect Pooch

Jan 14, 2010  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond  |  2 Comments

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

Memoirs of a Real Harem Girl

Jan 7, 2010  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

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

NFL Bronze Bust Collector Card Set a Super Buy

Jan 5, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Sports Collectibles: Are you ready for some football … collectibles?... Read More

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