People love beverage dispensers and people love wine. Well, Krups combined the two in a really clever design that not only dispenses your wine, it also acts as a chilling chamber so the good stuff is kept…well, good. Able to accommodate two bottles in twin 50-degree pre-set chilling chambers, you can control the temperature between seven and 68 degrees. Each compartment is fitted with an aerator that advances the breathing process, while also vacuum-pressurizing the wine to delay oxidation (5-7 days for white and 7-10 for red). We've never seen a better excuse to go wine shopping!
Last month the penthouse apartment at 250 West Street, which is found in the middle of TriBeCa's landmark historic district, went on the market for $39.5M. With views of the Hudson River (nearly 120 feet of frontage, to be exact), this residence has its own private entrance on Hubert Street — complete with your own personal loading berth and lobby, where you’re an elevator exclusive to the penthouse takes you right up to the 7,250-square-foot home.
Molly Sims grew up in the south, so if there's one thing she knows about, it's entertaining and cooking for all her family and friends. Just because she also happens to be an incredibly famous model and actress doesn’t mean she isn't a great party planner. Actually, with a new book on the way called The Everyday Supermodel, being a new mother and running her own lifestyle blog, Molly is proving that she knows a thing or two about throwing a great holiday party. Here are some of her best tips on how to breathe new life into traditional holidays to create new favorites for family and friends!
Last year e-volo created an all-electric multicopter with 16 propellers, and since has developed a commercial version — the VC200. This emission-free helicopter (which the company calls a volocopter) embarked on its maiden flight in Germany last month and with 18 rotors, the aircraft apparently lifted off the ground with no problems at all — even exceeding e-volo's expectations.
If you're a DJ, you'll want to pay attention to this one. umidi has started a Kickstarter for their new custom DJ controller, which they're calling the "world's first" - probably because they let you design it to your exact needs and will ship to anywhere in the world.
Christie’s online-only opportunities featuring the works of Andy Warhol continues through the holiday season, ending on December 11. The high-end auctioneer kicks off the online shopping season with Andy Warhol at Christie’s: A Christmas Thing, which includes 99 original holiday-themed renderings by the iconic artist.
NetJets is gearing up for their 50th anniversary next year, and to celebrate, they've released a new video that takes you through their impressive history. The short 2.5 minute video is simple in its execution, mainly comprised of a tracking shot and narration.
Personally, I would love to live in a home called Fish House. It makes me think of soothing water elements and of course, mermaids. I've always wanted to live underwater and though that dream may never happen to the full extent that my child self dreamed of, firms like guz architects are out there designing pretty close seconds.
I have written three articles before on passion investing, a type of investing and purchase based on passionate interests as well as a desire to have an investment accrue in value over time. It is an investment of the heart as well as of the
Porsche unveiled two new sports cars. the 918 Spyder and the 911 Turbo S, at the recent Auto Guangzhou show in China, where the theme was "Lead the Trend, Steer the Future.” Since China is the second-largest Porsche market worldwide, with 30,406 cars sold there in the first 10 months of 2013 alone, holding the revealing there seems like a logical decision.
If you've ever had something stolen, or lost, life would have been a lot easier if you had a locating device. LoccaPhone and LoccaMini are small tracking gadgets that can be easily affixed on a pet's collar, your bicycle, dropped in your purse, left in your car, or slipped in your kid's pocket. Whatever you choose to use them for, Locca keeps you connected when you want to be. With a battery life of one month, both versions are equipped with live tracking, Bluetooth, a beeper and LED light, and have a motion and crash sensor. Both are shockproof and waterproof, but only the larger LoccaPhone is capable of WiFi and has a speaker, microphone, and emergency dial buttons (ideal for kids and the elderly). Locca pairs with your smartphone or tablet, and is currently available through Indiegogo for a starting price of $134.
Creamy, sweet, savory and sometimes even spicy, hot chocolate is an indulgent staple of the winter holiday season. We rounded up the most memorable hot chocolate experiences and photo-worthy displays, because in the era of Instagram, you enjoy first with the eyes and then with the other senses.
The Porto, Portugal-based LIKEarchitects is an award-winning firm that specializes in ephemeral-architectural art exhibits with a social conscience. Most recently the firm presented The Andy Warhol Temporary Museum, which took place in a shopping center in Lisbon, Portugal, featuring 1,500 metal paint cans that created the walls of a walk-through maze. Warhol’s artwork was displayed throughout the walkway on the can “walls.”
Once you have perfectly trained your raptor and you're ready to get the bird out in the field, you should get yourself Bespoke Global's $150k Falconry Companion. For a sport that doesn't rely on man-made weapons, the details really matter and you're going to want the best for your falcon. Designed to deliver "ultimate relaxation," this collection was created exclusively for Neiman Marcus Fantasy Gifts 2013.
When Cadillac hit the market with the first Escalade in 1999, there weren't nearly as many luxury SUVs as there are on the road today. But a lot has changed in the past decade and a half, prompting General Motors to go back to the drawing board and come up with the answer you see here.
It's been a decade since JetBlue brought its fresh take on air travel to the American skies. But while you might think of it as a budget carrier, and therefor incongruous with the kind of business, or first-class accommodations to which you've become accustomed, think again. JetBlue recently announced the launch of Mint, its new premium service that aims to provide a refreshing approach to upscale travel.
Thanksgiving break is the kickoff to five weeks of holiday soirées, family gatherings, friendly occasions, and festive excuses to eat. After all, this is the season of food, booze, hospitality, and good cheer. And just because you’re no Chopped wanna-be doesn’t mean your holiday table should be anything less than luxe. We have gourmet finger food recipes, homemade condiments, sweet treats and entertaining inspirations to up your holiday game this year.
Audi of America is ramping up its efforts to build long-term customer loyalty with the millennial crowd with the introduction of a new line of technologically advanced, premium compact automobiles for the entry-level luxury market: the A3 and S3 sedans, and the A3 Cabriolet and A3 Sportback.
If you've ever sat inside a Bentley, you'll know the feeling of not wanting to get out again. But as accommodating as they can be, sooner or later you're going to need a bit more space. Fortunately the British automaker also offers a range of furniture to make your home feel like the interior of a Continental or Mulsanne.
As nice as modern yachts are, sometimes you would rather take your luxury cruise aboard a classic gulet instead. Known for their traditional two-masted or three-masted design, these wooden sailboats can be found all over the Mediterranean and more specifically, off the coast of Turkey.
Kapalua Resort is a luxury development in Maui that spreads across 22,000-acres, featuring a variety of golf courses, restaurants, marine life preserves, wildlife sanctuaries, and of course, gorgeous homes. Within this development rests Kapalua Place, an incredibly secluded and gated enclave that has only eight estates.
Sometimes you find yourself somewhere that's so beautiful, you just can't describe it and your next best bet is to take pictures. But instead of taking multiple photos of the landscape or a panoramic shot with your iPhone (which only works if you have steady hands worthy of a surgeon), you may want to use the 360-degree Bublcam.
Seattle-based luxury outdoors outfitter Filson, in conjunction with American Expedition Vehicles (AEV), recently launched a Jeep, which is reminiscent of a Russian nesting doll. This is a car within a vehicle within an automobile. It is only enigmatic until seen, then it is just mind-boggling — but in a good way.
There's always something happening in the world of private aviation and it can be tough to keep track. To help you out, I scoured the annals of Corporate Jet Investor to bring you an easily digestible review of current events and happenings in the industry, from major aircraft sales to brand new operating leases.
Kids have an amazing capacity for creativity and their drawings are a great insight into their strange minds. Wendy Tsao decided to take her son's drawings and make them into an actual plush toy, or a "softie," and when her son reacted with incredibly excitement upon seeing his sketch come to life, she decided to create a business.
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