Looking for something that will surely put sparkles on your beloved pooch’s eyes? You might want to consider I Love Dogs Diamonds’ special diamond encrusted dog collar. Amour Amour, from the I Love Dogs La Collection de Bijoux, is a 52-carat diamond collar featuring three tiers of diamonds in a chandelier design.
The collar, which is studded with 1,600 diamonds, can be on your pet’s precious neck for the special price of $3.2 million.
A 45-year-old owner of an investment firm in Hong Kong recently bought a $4 million-plus super yacht from Spanish yacht builder Astondoa, and then spent nearly 15 percent of the cost on jazzing it up.
The owner outfitted his new 76-feet four-bedroom boat with a jacuzzi, a Ferrari driving seat and interiors designed by celebrity Italian architect Cristanto Gatto, according to brokerage Asia Boating, which conducted the deal.
“Asian clients are moving towards custom designing their boats, rather than buying designs from factories that make huge quantities of yachts every year,” says Baggy Sartape, general manager of the Hong Kong-based Asia Boating. “And they don’t like to hold back on spending.”
Asia’s yacht market, dominated by Chinese buyers, has been growing at a double-digit pace over the past few years; in 2010, sales of super yachts — boats 70 feet or longer — totaled more than $100 million, according to Hong Kong-based yacht dealer Simpson Marine.
Ultra exclusive sound system manufacturer Bang & Olufsen joined forces with Danish Yachts to build the ultimate in yacht luxury. The new AeroCruiser 38 II, also known as the Shooting Star, was completely equipped with state of the art Bang & Olufsen audio and video technology that has now set a bench mark in the international superyacht industry. The installation included the top end latest equipment of the BeoVision 10, a BeoVision 7, a BeoVision 4, a BeoCenter 2 and BeoLab 3 loudspeakers.
The impressive system includes the BeoVox 2 in-wall/in-ceiling loudspeakers which give the user full control over where the sound can be directed towards. And of course with the range of exclusive materials, finishes and overall craftsmanship, there is no doubt that Bang & Olufsen’s journey towards newer and more exciting sound destinations is just beyond that horizon.
Latin American luxury cinema chain Cinepolis opens its first state-of-the-art movie theater on US soil at Del Mar, California. The Del Mar theater is San Diego County’s first luxury theater that cost $8 million to construct. Aside from the movie, patrons are expected to enjoy the high-end ammenities including the plush leather recliner seats. With a press of a button, patrons can order gourmet treats such as teriyaki beef skewers, sushi rolls or a glass of chardonnay.
The eight-screen Del Mar theater is modeled after similar high-end movie houses that Cinepolis operates in affluent areas of Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and other Latin American countries. As early as now, there are already plans for expansion. In fact, the chain intends to open more theater complexes in Southern California particularly in the Los Angeles County area.
Despite the down economy, Cinepolis is taking chances that consumers are willing to pay a hefty premium to watch movies in their theaters. Tickets cost as much as $19.50 in a Cinepolis theater, a pretty cool deal for those who want to experience movie watching at its finest.