In other words: take it if you can afford 🙂 Dont you wanna know some of the most expensive things around the world? take a look:
How much could a pair of shoes cost? Well, the world’s most expensive pair of women’s shoes costs a cool $2 million!
The one-of-a-kind 4½-inch stiletto sandals are studded with 565 platinum-set Kwiat diamonds (which include 55 carats of clear diamonds and one big 5-carat stone).
The ‘Cinderella slippers,’ as Stuart Weitzman, the designer of the fantasy sandals, calls them, were worn by singer Alison Krauss (nominated for best song for the film Cold Mountain) at the 2004 Oscars ceremony.
The Stuart Weitzman-designed $2-million shoes on display in Beverly Hills, California.
If you want London stylist Lee Stafford to cut your hair, make sure you are extra loaded. He calls it a “couture cut”. And the only place where you can get one is his house. Champagne, hors d’oeuvres and a follow-up trim as part of the package.
Your blood may not run blue, but with enough green you can still live near—and like—royalty. Updown Court is currently the most expensive residence in the world, costing about $50 million more than the priciest U.S. home. The brand-new property is totally over the top, with 103 rooms, five swimming pools and 24-carat-gold leafing on the study’s mosaic floor. There’s a squash court, bowling alley, tennis court, 50-seat screening room, heated marble driveway and helipad. All eight of your limousines will fit in the underground garage. Then there are the neighbors, who include the queen (at Windsor Castle) and Elton John. It is listed with Savills and Hamptons International.
To celebrate PG Tips 75th birthday, Boodles jewelers produced this tea bag. It took three months to make and has been hand-crafted using 280 diamonds. Pete Harbour, spokesman for PG Tips has been quoted: “As it’s our 75th birthday, we wanted to do something special to remind people just how much they love the great British cup of tea.”
Most expensive jeans: Over $ 4,000
They wanted to be “the Mercedes-Benz, the Maybach of the denim industry”. And APO jeans have done just that with a pair costing as much as $ 4,000 or more. They offer mens and ladies jeans with Silver Buttons and Rivets at $1,000, 14k White or Yellow Gold Button and Rivets at $1,500, Platinum Button and Rivets at $3,250, and the Diamond Button and Rivets start at $4,000. All Jeans will come with Authenticity Number as well as an Appraisal Sheet from a top Jeweler in the NY diamond district. Of course, you could buy the economy version: they run only $1,000 a pair. APO jeans are constructed from denim woven in India that costs $40 a yard, compared with the $2- to $3-per-yard cost of materials for most designer denim. Buttons and rivets are made with precious metals or, if a customer is willing to shell out $4,000 or more, up to a dozen white diamonds on the main button
And See this:
Price: $10,000 / £5,814
Couture Swarovski Crystal Jeans
Available exclusively at Nieman Marcus
For more information, visit www.escada.com
One of the most complicated watches ever made, it also became the most expensive watch ever sold when it was hammered down for $11 million at Sotheby’s.
The gold pocket watch features 24 complications, (Complications are mechanical functions of the watch other than the hours, minutes and seconds.)
When fully dressed Salman Khan paraded on a red ramp displaying the most expensive tie in the world, the picture was splashed all over the globe. The tie, studded with 261 diamonds of 77 carat each and made of pure silk with 150 grams of gold, is priced at $21 million. It is designed by Satya Paul and the Suashish Diamond group.
The Dreamcast computer game titled Shenmue cost over $20 million to develop. The project took seven years to complete, and was the brainchild of Japanese developer Yu Suzuki, head of Sega’s game-development AM2 division.
The most expensive commercially available wine is the Chateau d’Yquem Sauternes (1787), which costs from $56,000 to $64,000 per bottle, depending on the retailer. The Chateau d’Yquem is a sauterne (golden-colored table or dessert wine) from the Bordeaux region in France. It is classified as a Premier Grand Cru and was favored by Thomas Jefferson, who introduced it to George Washington.
A first edition hardback of Sumo, a book of photographs by Helmut Newton, retails for a record $1,500. The book contains 400 photographs, weighs 30 kg. (66 lb.), and measures 50.8 cm. x 71 cm. (20 in. x 28 in.).