Petit Luxe is a new online boutique specializing in luxury and lifestyle essentials for baby, child and women. the petit luxe collection includes designer baby clothes, designer children’s clothes, luxury baby gifts, luxury moses baskets, baby shower gifts, cashmere toys, cashmere baby blankets, layette, baby sleepwear, children’s sleepwear, baby spoons, baby hats, baby books and toys.
Philadelphia’s Kate Spray nabbed the top prize in a national fashion design competition co-sponsored by www.Glam.com and MSN.com called “Be Discovered: Design a Dress.” Here is Kate’s winning design along with a gallery of finalists’ designs and profiles. Finalists’ dresses will be auctioned on eBay beginning Monday, May 5, and proceeds will go to benefit Dress for Success.
Christie's New York will host a Post-War and Contemporary Art sale on May 13 that could see a $400 million day. Christie's expects several records to be set. Highlights include Francis Bacon's 1976 Three Studies for Self -Portrait, estimated at $25 - $35 million; Lucian Freud nude, billed as the most important Freud painting ever offered at auction, also est. $25 - $35 million.
The Spada Codatroncadue is set to go into production. Twenty units of this car will be available for retail. Spada Codatroncadue produces 600 horsepower and can be later upgraded to 700hp . Climbs from 0-60 in 2.7 seconds. £200,000 (~$395,000).
Goldmund, have created a new version of their Epilogue flagship speaker system that is being built specifically for use in the Goldmund Media Room.
Introduced in 1995, the original Epilogue Speaker System met the demands of Goldmund's most discerning audiophile customers seeking a very high-end home theater system. Featuring the same subtle sonic quality found in its predecessor -- the Apologue, while also reproducing realistic theater levels, the Goldmund Epilogue has become an elite speaker system in the audiophile marketplace.
The price of the Goldmund Epilogue Speaker System for use in the Goldmund Media Room is comparable to its freestanding counterpart, starting at $300,000 per stereo pair. Goldmund products range in price from $16,900 for the recently released Eidos 20BD blu-ray player up to $550,000, the entry price for the Goldmund Media Room.
Additional information can be accessed by visiting the Goldmund website at http://www.goldmund.com. The Goldmund Media Room in Los Angeles is available for select demonstrations by appointment.
Schulte Design has unveiled a concept for the Kitchen Workstation. This designer furniture piece combines the cooking and dining experience. It offers you a place to store your laptop and other accessories. Dubbed as ‘Workstation 1,’ this smart creation by Franz-Josef Schulte features a milk glass panel , a paper along with a document tray.
Jaquet Droz has announced Grande Seconde SUW (Sports Utility Watch). The Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SUW features a double dial made of specially treated rubber and has Super-LumiNova skeleton hands in orange. The case is made of stainless steel with a sapphire crystal display and it has a vulcanized rubber strap with a specially designed clasp.
Carrozzeria Touring has unveiled the Maserati Quattroporte Bellagio Fastback. The Carrozzeria Touring Maserati Quattroporte Bellagio Fastback is named after the village on the shores of lake Como and is based on the Maserati Quattroporte. The entire rear end of the vehicle has been remade to give it a fastback design giving it both a sleeker more sport like profile and more space in the trunk. The car is only available by special order directly from Carrozzeria Touring in Milan.
Lydia Courteille's Coral Diamond Flower Ring is spectacular piece featuring many precious gemstones. Set in the 18 karat white gold and black rhodium ring are 42 diamonds (0.90ct), 37 brown diamonds (0.85ct), 116 white sapphires (3.15ct), 180 yellow sapphires (3.15ct), 2 rubies (0.04ct) and 72 brilliant green garnets (1.85ct). The rose centerpiece and flower bead are carved from red coral.
Cirrus has announced The-Jet, a seven-seater single-engine jet that is conceived as an owner-flown aircraft.The-Jet can climb up to more than 7,500 meters (or 25,000 feet), and traverse the skies at 555 km/h (or 345 mph), with a range slightly above 1,600 km (or 1,000 miles). Cirrus is taking US$100,000 for The Jet, with delivery slated for 2011.
With fifteen special events captured on film by the celebrated photographer Jessica Craig-Martin, Be my guest is a detailed, original and practical guide to building a successful theme party written by renowned party-giver Rena Sindi. Invitations, table settings, recipes, cocktails, decorations, music—this book will show you how to make your parties unforgettable. The fifteen theme parties in this book can be adapted to two, two hundred or two thousand people.
Pioneer has announced the HTS-LX70, a new home theater system. The system offers up HTIB simplicity, at a component-level price.
Key features of the Pioneer HTS-LX70:
* Four multidirectional satellite speakers
* 7.06-inch dual-drive subwoofer
* Three HDMI 1.3 inputs
* Onboard decoding for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio
* Illuminated LCD touch-panel remote
* XM and Sirius ready
* Two optical digital audio inputs
* $1,800 list price, available now