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Unique 90-Foot Domino Yacht Hybrid Heads to Miami Auction at a Shockingly Low Price

Dec 2, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

First debuting at the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show in 2008 when it was pegged the “Belle of the Ball,” the Domino yacht looks more like a floating luxury home than it does a boat. The 90-foot hybrid vessel is 42 feet wide, features three decks encompassed by glass and steel, has a VIP lounge and a theater, and could be yours very soon. Platinum Luxury Auctions will be auctioning off the unique design in Miami on December 11, starting at the surprisingly low price of just $1.85 million.

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Fashion Designers Create Star Wars-Inspired Collection for Force 4 Fashion Charity

Nov 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

For the holiday season Bloomingdales and Disney are teaming up for a charity initiative named Force 4 Fashion. The long anticipated sequel to the original Star Wars trilogy will not hit theatres until December 18, but today the department store will unveil their The Force Awakens-themed windows at the store’s Third Avenue flagship.

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Don't Miss Your Only Chance to Own the Very First Rolls-Royce Dawn in North America

Nov 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

If you’re feeling lucky and charitable, you should take a chance and bid on the new Rolls-Royce Dawn at the 2016 Naples Winter Wine Festival, taking place January 29-31, 2016. The winner will not only have contributed to a good cause, but will also become the first North American customer to own the luxury car.

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Will This Massive Louise Bourgeois Spider Set a New Record for a Female Artist Sale?

Oct 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Christie’s upcoming Post-War and Contemporary Evening auction just may set a new record for a work by a female artist. The piece in the spotlight is Spider (1997) by Louise Bourgeois, which is Lot 10 in the November 10 sale in New York. According to ARTnews, though the estimated price isn’t listed on the auction site, the massive creepy crawler is expected to bring in at least $25 million and possibly even as much as $35M.

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Bid on 14-Nights Aboard the World’s Largest Privately-Owned Yacht at the Naples Winter Wine Fest

Oct 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Naples Winter Wine Festival is coming up fast and now that the tickets are officially on sale, you should grab some. Taking place at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Florida on January 29-31, the festival not only offers tons of wine and gourmet food, it also holds one of the world’s best charity wine auctions and raises money for the Naples Children & Education Foundation.

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Christie's Expects to Get Over $100M for Defining Modigliani Nude

Oct 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The current sales record for a work by Amedeo Modigliani is $70.7 million, but Christie’s is hoping to smash that at The Artist’s Muse: A Curate Evening Sale of 20th Century Art on November 9. The specific work that is expected to do the trick is Nu couché (Reclining Nude), which was painted in 1917-18 and is estimated to fetch at least $100M at the New York auction.

“This is quite simply one of the most important paintings I have handled in my long career at Christie’s,” says Jussi Pylkkänen, Christie’s Global President and Chief Auctioneer. “There are a very small number of masterpieces that we dream of handling: this magnificent Modigliani has always been one of them.”

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One-of-a-Kind Amadeo Fleurier Lady Bovet Designed Exclusively for Only Watch Charity

Aug 4, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

As lovers of quality timepieces, we can’t help but want to collect all the luxury watches that come across our desks, but the latest piece from Bovet 1822 is undoubtedly one of our favorites—and just our luck, it might be one of the hardest to obtain.

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Win A Pampered Afternoon of Manicures, Makeovers & Munchies With Kris Jenner

Aug 3, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If you’ve ever dreamed about rubbing shoulders with the Kardashian/Jenner clan, now is your chance. If Only is currently holding their Live Like a Kardashian auction, where you can bid to spend the day shopping and dining with momager Kris Jenner.

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Think Your Rolex is Pricey? These are the Most Expensive Watches Ever Sold at Auction

Jul 13, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If we made a list of the most expensive watches ever we could have a list that consisted of special-made pieces, antique pocket watches and one-off, diamond-encrusted timepieces that cost as much as a private island.

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Win Two Tickets to Marc Jacobs' S/S 16 Runway Show and Help Save Nepal

May 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If there’s a way to enjoy fashion and give back, we are all for it—which is why we’re tempted to bid on the latest offering over at Charitybuzz. Right now two tickets to Marc Jacobs’ Spring/Summer 2016 show during New York Fashion Week are up for auction.

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The Don Stott Collection: A 50 Year Love Affair With Burgundy Wines

May 13, 2015  |   Contributor: Alexander Westgarth

It’s not often that a wine auction captures the public’s attention with equal parts drama, history and significance: drama due to its depth and maturity; history from its long and careful acquisition process; and significance because of its unique, distinguished and utterly stunning offerings.

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Warning: Don't Look at This $13.8M Bahamian Estate Unless You're Ready to Pack Up and Move In

Apr 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

That’s it, we’re moving to Grand Bahama Island and 20 Princess Isle is the winning ticket. Previously offered for $13.8 million, the gorgeous beachfront estate is heading to auction without reserve on May 14 in NYC and we don’t think it’s going to have a hard time being snatched up. The fully-furnished Caribbean home not only has a Victoria’s Secret connection, it also features a .28-acre canal lot with water 100 feet deep that is just begging for a boathouse. 

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Win IWC Schaffhausen's Tribeca Film Festival Special-Edition Timepiece and an Invite to the Cinema Gala Dinner

Apr 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

For fans of film and horology, the latest offering from Swiss luxury watch brand IWC Schaffhausen may be the perfect addition to your growing timepiece collection. Partnering with the event for the third year in a row, the label is once again the Official Festival-Time Partner of the Tribeca Film Festival and has designed a unique piece to be auctioned off at Christie’s online, with proceeds supporting the Tribeca Film Institute.

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Will the Exclusive Rancho Santa Fe's Casa Del Sol Break Auction Records?

Feb 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It’s no secret that San Diego is one of the best places to live, with year-round sunshine and a relaxed SoCal atmosphere, but some of the city’s hottest neighborhoods are kept hush-hush—like the renowned Rancho Santa Fe. Heading to auction without reserve on February 26 is Casa Del Sol, a sprawling family compound that spans over eight acres. If you want to live in your very own resort spa, one that can rival that of The Four Seasons, you may want to watch the above video and mark your calendar. 

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Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker and More Design Fendi 3Baguettes for Charity

Jan 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If you’ve always wanted to own a Rihanna-styled Fendi bag, now is your chance. The Italian brand just announced that they will be partnering with five fashion icons—Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel Feinstein, Jourdan Dunn and Leandra Medine—to each design a bag for the storefront of their newest flagship on Madison Avenue.

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