Are you an egregiously wealthy and successful person who feels like luxury handbags, cars and clothes aren’t quite enough to express your success?
Maybe you were first to own the new iPhone or iPad, but keep seeing these gadgets in the hands of “normals” as you gaze through the tinted windows in your limousine.
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One way of dealing with ebooks is to run full-speed in the opposite direction: toward the book as luxurious fetish, rather than $9.99 worth of bare-bones words on an electronic screen.
A handful of publishers have decided that the way to make books appealing is to put blood, sweat, and tears into producing a beautiful Read More
Marc Jacobs took over the old Biography Books space last month, and was rumored to be planning a bookstore called “Bookmarc.”
Now Bookmarc-branded stationary supplies are popping up at the Marc Jacobs Accessories store. Colored pencils do not make a bookstore, Marc Jacobs! Although they probably would have made us giddy Read More
Recession or not, when Erin Lima makes the trip from Philadelphia to New York City, “shopping is inevitable.”
“Every time you come here you have to,” she said, while browsing the handbag section of Bergdorf Goodman on Saturday with her husband in tow. “You can’t help yourself.”
The Limas and another couple Read More
You may want to sit down for this one: Michael Shvo, titan of Manhattan luxury marketing, wants you to pick his firm's new tagline.
Curbed reports that Mr. Shvo will give $10,000 to the lucky Svengali who picks the successor for Shvo's current "Exclusive Sales & Marketing" tagline. The Observer confirmed with Curbed on Friday Read More
Saks announced this week that its flagship Fifth Avenue location is vastly expanding its shoe department to encompass the entire eighth floor.
Sorry, evening wear: you've just been trampled by an onslaught of designer pumps!
The extended footwear selection, set to debut in August, will be sooo huge that it will have its own zip Read More
The Observer reported last week that an apartment in the Plaza Hotel had sold for at least $50 million.
Well, The Times reports this morning that an apartment did, indeed, sell at the Plaza for at least $50 million--for $56 million to be exact.
But, here's the problem, as The Times' Josh Barbanel notes:
There are several perks to being the son of a famous Irish folk singer. For example: Donal Clancy, the son of Clancy Brothers’ tenor Liam, has bought a $3.02 million duplex high up at 870 United Nations Plaza. According to deeds filed this afternoon in city records, the seller is photographer and sociologist Read More