Monthly Archives: May 2014
Happy Plugs have created a special edition of their classic Earbud style in solid gold. These are for the high-end consumer who loves listening to good music in style, The Deluxe Edition headphones can be ordered at a price of 95.000 SEK, $14.500 USD, €11.000. Made from 18 carats solid gold and handcrafted by a goldsmith in Old Town, Stockholm. Not just headphones they’re as well high-end jewellery piece and fashion accessory, with 25 grams of gold used for each pair of earphones, available at colette & Urban outfitters.
American cosmetic company Kiehl’s will be releasing its first nail lacquer this summer to benefit the fight against HIV/AIDS.
The brand’s debut nail polish will be released this July, and the product will come (in true Henry Ford-style) in just one shade, a glossy biker black:
“We’ve had motorcycles [in our stores] for 40-plus years, and we’ve always had that biker-esque image, so we thought black would be great,” Chris Salgardo, president of Kiehl’s, explained to WWD.
The formadehyde-free formula will appear in Kiehl’s stores priced between $15 and $18. It will also arrive in time for the brand’s annual LifeRide motorcycle trip, which has raised funds and awareness for the fight against HIV/AIDS since 2010. Proceeds from the ride and the polish are set to go towards amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research.
A spactacular blue diamond, the largest in its category, fetched a total of $23.79 million at a Christie’s auction in Geneva on Wednesday.
The sale of the 13.22 carat rock known simply as “The Blue” came a day after Sotheby’s sold a 100-carat flawless yellow diamond for $16.3 million.
When the world’s largest orange diamond went under the hammer last November at Christie’s in Geneva, it raked in $35.5 million.