Tag: Luxury

Most expensive dress revealed

If you only want to wear the finest and most expensive threads, be ready to pay £3.7 million (US$ 5.7 million) for this one of a kind dress by British fashion designer Debbie Wingham. Encrusted with 50 two-carat black diamonds, Wingham’s creation debuted at Ukraine Fashion Week in Kiev recently.

The expensive frock sets the world record for the Most Expensive Dress, according to the World Record Academy. Wingham used semitransparent fabric for the dress, which she herself sew, and decorated it with rare black diamonds on the basque and shrug.

On the fringe of the dress are white diamonds framed in gold, painstakingly hand-stitched by the couturier herself. It took six months for Wingham to finish her 29 lbs. creation which she considers as “an anthem for a beautiful woman who loves life.”

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NYC’s most expensive parking space costs $1 million

The most expensive garage in the world is up for grabs. That is if you have $1 million to spare. The parking space is conveniently located at the posh East 11th St. in Manhattan, New York City.

While average New Yorkers would see the parking spot’s price tag as outrageous (it’s six times the average price of a home in the U.S!), the filthy rich wouldn’t mind spending as much since parking space are rare commodity in chichi Manhattan.

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TAG Heuer releases $6400 smartphone

Luxury Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer has released the LINK smartphone in time for the holiday season. However, only the well-heeled can afford to fill Christmas stockings with this high-tech beauty which has a starting price of $6400!

According to TAG, each LINK smartphone is “carefully constructed using expert watchmaking techniques and technological components.” It comes in full calfskin leather and two “sportier” versions in red or black carbon leather with textured surfaces that are hand stitched in “contrasting red or light grey.”

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CONSUMER REPORTS: Audi A6 Tops Ratings of Midsized Luxury Sedans

YONKERS, NY – The redesigned Audi A6 has been significantly improved and now ties the Infiniti M37 for the top spot in Consumer Reports’ midsized luxury sedans Ratings. The Audi was tested as part of a group of four luxury sedans in the magazine’s January issue.

The Audi achieved an Excellent overall test score of 93, the same as the previously tested M37. The A6’s big jump in score from the 79 of the last A6 tested is the result of an inviting combination of strong acceleration, agile handling, a comfortable ride, and a quiet, well-finished interior.

“The redesigned Audi A6 is an impressive car and a joy to drive,” said David Champion, senior director of Consumer Reports’ Auto Test Center in East Haddam, CT.

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