Audi R8 sports car

Audi has taken the wraps off the sexy R8 sports car. Three years after the unveiling of the Audi Le Mans quattro concept car, the production version will be making its debut at the Paris Motor Show in the guise of the new Audi R8 mid-engined sports model.

It is a fascinating driving machine and the sporty pinnacle of the Audi brand. The mid-mounted 420 bhp V8 FSI engine, quattro permanent four-wheel drive and Audi Space Frame aluminium body form the basis for truly outstanding driving dynamics. The Audi R8 will be available to order from 28 September 2006; first deliveries will be made in the first half of 2007.

R8's official site at http://www.audi.com/R8.

Christian Louboutin Dickensera slingbacks

Christian Louboutin's Dickensera slingbacks priced at $625.00 are a smashing way to introduce a little bit of animal print into your wardrobe. animal print is one of the biggest trends this season, with just a tad bit you can't go wrong

Black ponyskin slingbacks, approximately 110mm high with leopard print fringe. Slingbacks have a ponyskin covered heel and small leather elasticated section at back of ankle.

Burberry London Wool baker boy hat

Burberry London's Wool baker boy hat priced at $160.00 is a great High Summer piece in one of Burberry's signature styles.

Charcoal woolen baker boy style hat with leather strap along rim and button detail. Buttons have Burberry signature embossed.

Roberto Cavalli Animal print bracelet bag

Roberto Cavalli's Animal print bracelet bag priced at $840.00 from net-a-porter is a Gold-and-brown leopard print clutch bag with a gold serpent bracelet as handle. Roberto Cavalli bag has a press stud fastening flap on the front, gold leather piping trim and a spring clasp fastening on bracelet to attach to wrist.

Burberry Prorsum Herringbone scarf

Burberry Prorsum's Herringbone scarf priced at $375.00 is a Black-and-white cashmere blend herringbone with long tassels on each end. Pre-Fall scarf

John Allan's Thick Volumizing Shampoo

John Allan's Thick Volumizing Shampoo is filled with goodies such as Pro-vitamin B5 touted to increase volume while botanical extracts remove buildup -- great for fine or thinning hair $18.00

Marni Wool and cashmere jacquard knit scarf

Marni's Wool and cashmere jacquard knit scarf priced at £160.00 comes in colours such as pale grey, charcoal grey and black and covers the entire scarf. The Marni Wool and cashmere jacquard knit scarf is Long and narrow with a brown fringing detail on both ends.

Marni Cashmere elbow patch sweater

Marni's Cashmere elbow patch sweater priced at £355.00 is a great sweater for a cool evening. The jumper is Charcoal grey has a ribbed round neck, falls loosely to the narrow ribbed hemline that sits just below the hips. All the seams on the jumper are raised.

Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition Black

Nokia's 8800 Sirocco Edition Black is a curvy , luxury handset from Nokia. The Sirocco Edition's signature feature is a thumbprint, which perfectly matches the human hand.

The soundtrack of the Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition was composed by the avant-garde musical pioneer Brian Eno, considered the "father of ambient music."

The Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition draws its name from the powerful desert-born wind that originates in the Sahara when a warm, dry air mass collides with the cooler, maritime air of the Mediterranean.

The Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition also features a complementary Bluetooth headset. This diminutive but distinctive wireless earpiece is also composed of stainless steel, and perfectly matches the nature-inspired Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition.

The Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition is now available in select markets, with an estimated retail price of EUR 1000, before taxes or subsidies.

Technical highlights:

- Exclusive sounds in AAC quality, made by Brian Eno

- Premium User Interface - Look and feel

- 2 Mpx Camera

- High quality stainless steel metal covers for superior durability

zero halliburton's Carbon Fiber attaché

zero halliburton's Carbon Fiber attaché exudes class, style, and sophistication.

Constructed of sturdy carbon fiber weave, this case is lighter in weight than aluminum.

It's offers intelligent interior organization, recessed latches and hidden combination making this the perfect case for showcasing your individuality.

Marc Jacobs Waterford

Designing for Louis Vuitton and his own company, one would think Marc Jacobs would be pressed for time.

The sexy designer is looking to expand his empire. Jacobs will launch the Marc Jacobs Waterford collection of fine china, glassware, flatware, barware, stemware and crystal and glass objects reports WWD

Rinspeed Indy 4S

Porsche Tuner Rinspeed designs for the all wheel drive 911 (type 997) an exclusive optical package.

Carrera 4 or Carrera 4S, Coupe or Convertible: Rinspeed is offering its aerodynamic package Indy for immediate deliveries. The original front skirt is replaced by a complete Rinspeed front skirt which enhnaces the aerodynamic down force. Side skirts let the 997 appear lower and more dynamic. Additionally, a rear skirt with a difusor optic has been developed. The tuner also offers the well established aluminium wheel in the Design C5/1 in 20" for this model range. Wheels of 8.5 x 20" and tires of the maximal width of 245/30-20 can be fitted on the front axle where as the rear takes 11 x 20" wheels with tires of the dimension 305/25-20.

Apart of the aerodynamics package, Rinspeed also offers a wide exhaust program. The possibilities range from oval end pipes to a flow optimized sport exhausts to high performance exhaust systems which include headers, metal catalytic converters and rear mufflers.

Suspension wise Rinspeed opts for sporty lowering springs (approximately 25mm). Alternatively adjustable coil-over suspension kits can be ordered. Both sets are compatible with the original PASM system.

The interior is enhanced by full leather trims, airbag sport steering wheels, aluminum pedals, aluminum foot rests and shift knobs.

albrecht bangert : colani the art of shaping the future

some hail luigi colani as one of the world's coolest designer.

Since graduating from sorbonne 1953, colani with his signature moustache and trademark stogie have been making bio-morphic streamlined products. the world's coolest designer has designed everything from cameras and watches to cars and motorcycles, for companies like BMW, canon, mazda, rosenthal, sony, volkswagen, and zeiss.

this magnificent volume, beautifully produced with hundreds of drawings and photos and containing 300 b/w illustrations and 300 four-color plates, showcases for the first time his wide-ranging oeuvre in the context of international design history.