pursuitist.com Archives - 17 December 2012, Monday

  • Christian Louboutin Christmas Trees: Studio XAG has created fabulous red-soled Christmas ... #luxury

    Christian Louboutin Christmas Trees

    pursuitist.com 16 Dec '12, 10pm

    has created fabulous red-soled Christmas Trees inspired by Christian Louboutin’s classic Pigalle spike-heeled pumps. The festive Christian Louboutin Christmas Trees are featured in the windows and interiors of the Christian Louboutin boutiques in New York, Paris and Geneva.

  • Original 1966 Batmobile Heads to Auction: The original 1966 Batmobile is expected to go u... #luxury

    Original 1966 Batmobile Heads to Auction

    pursuitist.com 16 Dec '12, 10pm

    The original 1966 Batmobile is expected to go under the hammer on January 19, the Barrett-Jackson auto auction house said Thursday. The iconic vehicle, which was featured in the Batman TV series as well as the movie adaptation starring Adam West, is capable of a quick 180-degree “bat-...

  • Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2013 Campaign by Daniel Buren and Steven Meisel: For its spring 2013 campaign pho... #luxury

    Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2013 Campaign by Daniel Buren and Steven Meisel |

    pursuitist.com 16 Dec '12, 9pm

    For its spring 2013 campaign photographed by Steven Meisel, Louis Vuitton enlisted artist Daniel Buren to recreate a similar checkered set as seen in the label’s runway presentation this October. Creative director Marc Jacobs casted pairs of lookalike models to coincide with the repet...

  • rt @Pursuitist PPR to acquire Jeweler Qeelin: Via the Wall Street Journal: PPR is acquiring Chinese fine... #luxury

    PPR to acquire Jeweler Qeelin

    pursuitist.com 10 Dec '12, 4am

    PPR is acquiring Chinese fine-jewelry maker Qeelin Ltd., the French company’s first Asian label, highlighting the powerful role China is playing in the luxury world. China is “already an absolutely immense market, it will become even more so,” said François-Henri Pinault, chief execut...

  • Kate Upton In Carine Roitfeld’s CR Fashion Book by Bruce Weber: Kate Upton has been selec... #luxury

    Kate Upton In Carine Roitfeld’s CR Fashion Book by Bruce Weber |

    pursuitist.com 10 Dec '12, 12am

    Kate Upton has been selected to grace January front cover of British Vogue, capping off a year in which she has been championed as the ‘healthy’ face of the modelling industry. 2012 has been one rollercoaster of a year for 20-year-old Kate Upton, but 2013 has already started well for ...

  • Fifty Shades of Grey Workout: If you haven’t gotten enough of Fifty Shades of Grey spinof... #luxury

    Fifty Shades of Grey Workout

    pursuitist.com 10 Dec '12, 12am

    If you haven’t gotten enough of Fifty Shades of Grey spinoff insanity, here is another: a workout dubbed Fifty Shapes of Grey that culls its exercises directly from sex scenes in the erotic bestseller. The goal? To get you toned and flexible enough to reenact the scenes in your own be...

  • The world’s most expensive Christmas dinner: A rare breed turkey wrapped in 50-carat gold leaf, a bottle... #luxury

    The world’s most expensive Christmas dinner |

    pursuitist.com 09 Dec '12, 7pm

    A rare breed turkey wrapped in 50-carat gold leaf, a bottle of champagne that predates World War I and the world’s most expensive fish eggs are part of a meal that’s being described as the most expensive Christmas dinner in the world. For $200,450, London chef Ben Spalding, currently ...

  • Marion Cotillard designs her own Lady Dior handbag

    Marion Cotillard designs her own Lady Dior handbag

    pursuitist.com 04 Dec '12, 1am

    After trying on couture designs, sharing her experiences as a brand ambassador and singing a special song for Dior, Cotillard takes on the role of designer in this instalment, making sketches and notes, and seeking inspiration to create an ultra-sophisticated personal Lady Dior bag.

  • The world's first caviar vending machine opens in LA: #LA #caviar #luxury #foodie

    Caviar Vending Machine Opens In LA

    pursuitist.com 25 Nov '12, 6pm

    CBSLA.com reposts that a caviar vending machine, the world’s first, has been unveiled at the Burbank Towne Center mall. The touch-screen contraption boasts ‘a large selection of the world’s finest selection of caviar.’ It also sells truffles, escargot, bottarga, blinis, oils, Mother o...

  • Pudsey Bears for Children In Need by Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Prada & Gucci

    Pudsey Bears for Children In Need by Burberry, Louis Vuitton, Prada & Gucci

    pursuitist.com 28 Oct '12, 3pm

    Leading luxury brands Louis Vuitton, Prada, Burberry, Vivienne Westwood, Vogue, GQ, Gucci, Sibling, Victoria Beckham, Paul Smith, Versace, Balenciaga and many others have made a 24-inch Pudsey Bear for Children In Need. Curated by LOVE Magazine editor Katie Grand, each brand designed ...

  • Kate Moss in Louis Vuitton Yayoi Kusama

    Kate Moss in Louis Vuitton Yayoi Kusama

    pursuitist.com 28 Oct '12, 3pm

    Sonia Sieff photographs supermodel Kate Moss for the latest cover story of Jalouse Magazine. Kate shines in Louis Vuitton Yayoi Kusama, and also also wears her own collection for Fred, Chanel and Vivienne Westwood Red Label.

  • Kristen Stewart in Louis Vuitton at ‘Twilight Saga’ red-carpet premiere

    Kristen Stewart in Louis Vuitton at ‘Twilight Saga’ red-carpet premiere | Pursuitist

    pursuitist.com 27 Oct '12, 7pm

    Kristen Stewart made her first red-carpet appearance for “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2″ in Tokyo last week, wearing an urban shorts outfit from Louis Vuitton’s Spring 2013 collection. The 22-year-old actress looked stunning in the black and white long-sleved checkered rompe...

  • Tambour Diving II Chronograph by Louis Vuitton

    Tambour Diving II Chronograph by Louis Vuitton

    pursuitist.com 21 Oct '12, 3pm

    The new watch has everything that is needed in a diving chronograph. It has a solid rubber-overmolded steel case which has beautiful ceramic unidirectional rotating bezel. It also possesses a luminescent display with a sapphire glass featuring anti-reflective characteristics. With a r...

  • Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy to open Maldives resort:

    Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy to open Maldives resort |

    pursuitist.com 19 Sep '12, 1pm

    Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy LVMH will open a resort hotel in the Maldives in 2013. The resort will consist of 46 luxury villas and the property is currently under construction on the island of Randheli in Noonu Atoll. “Maldives has (also) become the birthplace of tourism innovation,” ...

  • Louis Vuitton and Yayoi Kusama exploring polka dot – defined design

    Louis Vuitton and Yayoi Kusama exploring polka dot – defined design

    pursuitist.com 31 Aug '12, 8pm

    Mirroring the collection, the store provides visitors with a fairytale-like space. Large perforated lamps float over the display volumes, captured in a polka dot dance that resembles optical illusions. Designed to display a simple combination of white and red, the concept store showca...

  • Bogart and Bacall’s Son to Sail on Restored African Queen

    Bogart and Bacall’s Son to Sail on Restored African Queen

    pursuitist.com 12 Apr '12, 2am

    The son of actor Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall will follow in his father’s wake by taking a ride on the African Queen to help relaunch the newly restored riverboat that co-starred in the classic movie by that name. Stephen Bogart will board the 100-year-old steamboat on Thursday a...

  • Daily Dream Home – Areopagus Residence

    Daily Dream Home – Areopagus Residence

    pursuitist.com 11 Apr '12, 6pm

    Spreading its exquisite interiors over 750 square meters, the beautifully designed dwelling welcomes natural light inside through a cleverly designed system of windows. Capturing views of distant San Jose through a fascinating semi-outdoor living space featuring a 16 meter retractable...

  • Beautiful classic design displaying a futuristic shape – the Pallone

    Beautiful classic design displaying a futuristic shape – the Pallone

    pursuitist.com 11 Apr '12, 6pm

    Inspired by comic books in an elegant, subtle way, this amazing design dating back to 1989 and awarded Best Dutch Furniture Design that year, the Pallone chair is produced again – in limited edition – by Leolux for their 75th anniversary. Complete with an optional matching footstool, ...

  • Toshiba to release 13-inch tablet

    Toshiba to release 13-inch tablet

    pursuitist.com 10 Apr '12, 4pm

    Toshiba is moving forward into the tablet wars with three new additions to their Excite tablet line, including a 13.3 screen version. The Excite 13 will be the largest tablet on the market. Toshiba will also release 10.1-inch and 7.7-inch versions. The Excite 13.3, despite its size, w...

  • Katniss Everdeen Barbie Doll

    Katniss Everdeen Barbie Doll

    pursuitist.com 10 Apr '12, 3pm

    The Barbie/Katniss will, thankfully, not show off Katniss in her reaping dress. Instead, it will be the gritty Katniss that will be on display, complete with her single long braid. She’ll be wearing the outfit she wore during the games, including a miniature mockingjay pin. She’ll als...

  • The $300,000 ‘Rolls-Royce’ Piano:

    The $300,000 ‘Rolls-Royce’ Piano

    pursuitist.com 10 Apr '12, 8am

    Unveiled at Deji Square in Nanjing, East Chinas Jiangsu province, girl plays a piano with the same bright red paint and a design mirroring that of a Ferrari, however, it is being dubbed ‘The Rolls-Royce Piano.’ Makes sense, right? The cost of the ‘Rolls-Royce’ piano is $302,980…

  • Highly Customizable EXTreMe Sofa Collection by Mauro Lipparini

    Highly Customizable EXTreMe Sofa Collection by Mauro Lipparini

    pursuitist.com 09 Apr '12, 6pm

    Finding the perfect sofa for your home is a long, sinuous process. The material, color and shape should match your interior design and also create a focal point in the room. To make your decision easier, we present you the EXTreMe Sofa, designed by Mauro Lipparini . Commissioned by ma...

  • Daily Dream Home – Penthouse by Fabio Gianoli

    Daily Dream Home – Penthouse by Fabio Gianoli

    pursuitist.com 09 Apr '12, 6pm

    Contrasting with the white background, some key details and furniture items compose a carefully designed space, while the use of creatively placed lighting creates an elegant atmosphere. Inviting and forceful, this space arrangement fascinates with a fluid passing from one dedicated s...

  • Raf Simon named Dior Creative Director

    Raf Simons named Dior Creative Director

    pursuitist.com 09 Apr '12, 6pm

    Dior has confirmed that Raf Simons has been named creative director at the house, taking the place of John Galliano — who was fired due to his anti-Semitic rant. Simons told the New York Times this afternoon: ‘The first time I heard about the Dior position, I thought “this feels right...

  • Chok Edge 3D chocolate printer

    Chok Edge 3D chocolate printer

    pursuitist.com 09 Apr '12, 1pm

    Lead scientist Dr Liang Hao, from the University of Exeter, founded the Choc Edge company to commercialise the device after interest from retailers. 3D printing using plastic, wood and metal is already widely used by industry to create objects ranging from jewellery and footwear to hu...

  • Gilt Groupe Founders Chart Their Meteoric Rise In New Book

    Gilt Groupe Founders Chart Their Meteoric Rise In New Book

    pursuitist.com 08 Apr '12, 2pm

    Gilt Groupe is one of the most important players in the flash sale game. These brief sales changed the world of online retail, bringing the excitement of bargain hunting to the luxury arena. Now the field is crowded with options but it wasn’t too long ago that people wondered if luxur...

  • Daily Dream Home – Psicomagia Residence via @zite

    Daily Dream Home – Psicomagia Residence

    pursuitist.com 08 Apr '12, 2pm

    Punta Del Este, Uruguay is the location where the owners of the Psicomagia Residence chose to live their lives in a contemporary setting. By building their dream home, the owners can now enjoy views over the Punta Piedras beach from their glazed living room or the surrounding neighbor...

  • High-Tech Kitchen Design With Integrated Samsung Galaxy Tablet

    High-Tech Kitchen Design With Integrated Samsung Galaxy Tablet

    pursuitist.com 08 Apr '12, 2pm

    Toncelli Kitchens display beautiful designs enriched by craftsmanship and Tuscan design. The Italian company collaborated with Experientia to create a stunning kitchen for the next generation cooks. Captured in a minimalist design, the advanced technology integrating a Samsung Galaxy ...

  • “@Flipbooks: Amazing Art Deco House For Sale In Park City, #Utah At $2.8 Million (Pursuitist) rt @Peepsqueak

    Amazing Art Deco House For Sale In Park City At $2.8 Million

    pursuitist.com 04 Apr '12, 10pm

    , the 4,840 square foot house has an abundance of beautifully designed features. The reason this house is so appealing arises from the interesting blend of Art Deco lines and modernity with Craftsman details, especially in the abundance of decorated glass. Check out the pattern on thi...

  • Batman Moneyclip from ThinkGeek

    Batman Moneyclip from ThinkGeek

    pursuitist.com 04 Apr '12, 3pm

    This nifty moneyclip is a tiny batarang that folds protectively over your cash, keeping it from flying away. Die-cast, sheathed in a ninja-like matte black rubberized coating and with a magnetized grip, this is the stealthiest and most effective batarang money clip on the face of the ...