The level and definition of luxury defers for everyone, mostly it’s more about status symbol than luxury. Goods, services which are not essential but are a statement of your wealth is how luxury is defined. The more expensive a product is it is more luxurious. It’s not only about price, the quality of product also goes hand in hand with it. Custom made, exclusive stuff is what buyer gets after paying premium charges. Presenting a list of some of the most expensive, daily used commodities, products and brands.
Coffee – Hacienda La Esmerald
What’s the one thing that helps us be awake? Obviously coffee/tea depending upon your personal preference . For most of us this hot beverage brewed at home is the stimulant for an energy filled day ahead, but how much would one be ready to spend for the perfect blend? The most expensive coffee available is, Hacienda La Esmerald sold at $131.50 per pound. Grown at 1850 meters above sea level, this coffee is blended to perfection and made available to select few connoisseur through planned auctions.
Perfume – Million Dollar Fragrance bottle by Donna Karan New York
Perfume is the most intense form of memory. – Jean Paul Guerlain .
Originated as early as the Indus civilization (3300 BC – 1300 BC), today perfume is a lifestyle statement for which people don’t hesitate to spend thousands to get the perfect and lasting fragrance. The art of perfumery is done by many brands and made available to consumers at high cost.The most expensive perfume is the Golden Delicious Million Dollar fragrance bottle by Donna Karan New York – DKNY. Priced at $ 1 Million this bottle is said to have adorned with 2,909 precious stones. This bottle sure will be a pride for anyone who owns it.
Bike – Million Dollar Harley Davidson
For any bike lover owning or riding a Harley is a passion. The world’s most expensive bike has to be a Harley. Painted by the renowned artist Jack Armstrong this Harley Davidson is priced at a whooping $1 Million. The bike’s powerful six cylinder engine and frame gives the Harley its value, it really stems from its unique styling and the the model is sure to attract both art and bike fans worldwide.
Jeans – Secret Circus
In the right pair of Jeans, a girl can conquer the world. Imagine that jeans to be encrusted with her best friends The Diamond. The Secret Circus line of jeans has left women drooling all over the world. The design of this jeans is classic enough, but the clincher here are the 15 high quality large diamonds sewn into the back pockets of the jeans. Hand-made in Los Angeles and then flown to England to be embellished with the design that includes 15 diamonds cut by London-based diamond firm Duttson Rocks this pair is a classic piece. At the pricepoint of $1.3 million, this is the first million dollar pair of jeans the world has ever seen.
Television – Stuart Hughes Prestige HD Supreme Rose Edition
The most expensive Television(TV) is created by the artist Stuart Hughes and is being sold at $2.27 Million. The PrestigeHD supreme rose is a 55” HDTV, with a base and outer frame made of 28 kilograms of solid 18ct rose gold. 72 brilliant round cut 1 ct diamond and a mix of dunstone & amethyst adorn the outer frame, while the inner frame is made of hand sewn Alligator skin for this beautiful device. This TV set is meant for those who have a penchant for glamour and bling and not for people looking for the best specifications.
Tequila – Pasion Azteca
How much would a person pay for the one second tequila shot? You may know what the cheapest tequila is at your local bar, but many enjoy their favorite top shelf brand. Pasion Azteca, Platinum Liquor Bottle by Tequila Ley .925 is the most expensive tequila bottle.The bottles resemble a barbed sea shell and are engraved by Alejandro Gomez Oropeza, a Mexican artist. These Tequila bottles are said to be priced at US $ 3.5 million. Now the price itself would be the intoxicating factor.
Watch – Chopard 210 karat
The most expensive watch is Chopard 210 Karat. Manufactured by the Swiss-based luxury watch jewelry company Chopard which was founded in 1860. This diamond studded masterpiece has total 201 carats of diamonds and is priced at $ 26 million.This gaudy timepiece is adorned with three heart-shaped diamonds – a 15-carat pink diamond, a 12-carat blue diamond and an 11-carat white diamond, 163 carats of white and yellow diamonds to bring the total to 201 carats of diamonds. The watch has a spring-loaded mechanism which, when pressed, allows the three heart shapes to mechanically open up to see the time and expose the yellow diamond-studded watch face. Phew !!!! the time is worth watching out for in this one.
Gown – Nightingale of Kuala Lumpur
In 2009, Faisol Abdullah designed the “Nigtingale of Kuala Lumpur” and it was priced at $ 30 million. the silk and taffeta evening gown has a 70 carat pear-shaped diamond at the center of the bodice, topped off with a train sparkling with diamonds. The gown has 750 pieces of diamonds and swarovski crystals studded on a 6m long train. The price sure is exorbitant but worth it. The Malaysian beauty queen and model Kavitha Sidhu was the first to get the honor of wearing this and she sure looked like a princess.
Car – Ferrari 250 GTO
The drive which is a dream for all the lovers has to be a Ferrari. This fastest beauty is a fantasy for most, this also is one of the most expensive car ever sold. The Ferrari 250 GTO produced in 1962 was sold at $38,115,000 to US communications magnate Craig McCaw in 2013. Designed for the Grand Touring Category, GTO stands for Gran Turismo Omologato and only 36 cars were made. This red beauty is so classy and beautiful that it will just leave you awestruck !!!
Painting – Nafea Faa Ipoipo
Beauty lies in the eye of beholder … truly said.
Art is one such form, in which the beauty, at times outlives the artist. Collection of Art pieces is also an expensive hobby of the rich and famous. The most expensive painting being an oil painting by Paul Gauguin created in 1892 named Nafea Faa Ipoipo. The name of oil painting means When Will You Marry? On loan to the kuntsmuseum for half a century, this painting was sold to the Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad Al-Thani, in February 2015 for US $ 300 million. Now that’s a fortune spend on any form of art.
House – Anatilia
The most expensive house Anatilia, owned by our very own business mogul Mukesh Ambani is worth $1 billion.Spread across an area of 400,000- square foot with 27 floors, this home is named after the mythical island in the Atlantic’s. This mansion has 6 dedicated floors for car parking, 3 helipads and independent floors for health and Temple. Reportedly it takes 600 staff members to maintain this mansion and the electricity bill is more than the net worth of some celebrities.
This was just a sneak peak on how the rich and famous spend.
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