The record, in this case, belongs to a pair of silicon pistols sold at Christie's auction. The pistols made in 1775 by Jacob Walster in Saarbrücken belonged to George Washington, who received them as a token of appreciation from Marquis de Lafayette. In 2002, the Richard Mellon Foundation paid almost two million dollars for them at Christie's auction.
Teilor invites you to discover the splendour of authentic precious stones in its new concept store in the beautiful town of Sofia, in Paradise Center, with an elegant and inovative design, a precious universe made of gold, diamonds and the most beautiful gems. The pieces chosen for the shop window will carry you to a precious universe charged with emotions, femininity and sensuality.
Got a little extra money to spend and put on your wrist? What are the most expensive men's watches of all time? Check out this guide to find out.
The current industry for hip hop jewelry wholesale is fed by a culture that encompasses a way of living of music, vogue and its personal terminology. And it is the music celebrities in particular, which have had the strongest effect to the wholesale jewelry marketplace.
At the world premiere of the 6th Mission: Impossible, a movie whose death-defying action includes gripping scenes set in Paris, British-born global movie star Henry Cavill wore his Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Chronograph in rose gold.
African Australian designer Azulant Akora embraces unconventional angles and unexpected forms, bold colors and regal silhouettes. Emerging onto the Australian fashion scene in 2013 where she was awarded the Australian Wool Fashion Award, Azulant is a designer on the move.
Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, though it is also celebrated widely on other days by many other countries.
'For my Fall 2016 Women's Collection, I was inspired by a woman who dares to be herself. By day, her style is effortless and sophisticated in languid menswear. At night she transforms herself with the bold spirit of a cool rocker imbued with a modern romanticism' - Ralph Lauren
Roberto Cavalli, Hermès and other world famous fashion houses have presented the key trends in menswear accessories. Aesthetics in the details - this is the key characteristic of the season.
The countdown to Christmas started today at the Oxford Street Christmas Lights Switch On Event at Pandora, an anticipated event which is broadcast and seen by millions around the globe.
As a great year of Grand Slam tournaments came to a close yesterday with Djokovic triumphing over a nail-biting four sets against Federer and Flavia Pennetta beating fellow Italian Roberta Vinci in the women’s final of the U.S. Open on Saturday, Goldgenie are celebrating with the one thing they do best… Gold.
Elie Saab Fall-Winter 2015/2016 haute couture collection offers sense of Byzantine, Ancient Greece and Egyptian elegance with its antic gold chaplets, bracelets and earrings.
'The main idea of the collection is to offer you 'endless options'. It is a stimulus for creating your own unique combinations for every occasion. Everyone has their own unique sense of style and they are a reflection of our personality. With this collection you can express your personality through our bracelets and charms. That's what's so fun about my Endless collection. Whatever you dress up or down, you can match the style with whatever you are wearing - and have fun with it'.
Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli presented an all-about-Rome haute couture collection for the upcoming cold season at Piazza di Spagna, Rome. The fairy tale gowns are like a poem about the Eternal City in chiffon, silk, organza, tulle and velvet.
The heat of diamonds, authentic flames of white and yellow gold. Energy, expression, splendor, and great significance. Fire as origin and myth, as creative power. Magnificent jewels designed by company's master goldsmiths that isolate fire, its heat, within small works of art. This is Origen. An avant-garde style with a vintage finish for powerful and sinuous shapes full of strength, culminating in the brilliance of amethysts and prasiolites.
Road to Rio 2016 greets and welcomes the next Olympic Games that will take place in Rio de Janeiro. Their program presents 28 different types of sports for a total of 42 disciplines. The research project on which the Haute Couture collection presented by the 3rd year Koefia Academy students for their Final Work 2015 is based, focuses in fact on the concept of Sport, a theme loved by all international fashion designers.
For what would be glamour if not the art of transforming women into beings of light? In a tribute to Lola-Lola, the mythical character of 'The Blue Angel' movie, this collection tips its hat off to the famous costume makers of the great American cinema and Paramount, Gilbert Adrian, Jean Louis, Orry Kelly.
Tuvana Büyükçınar Demir returned to the Grand Bazaar, where she began her design journey, with a breathtaking fashion show that presented her first haute couture collection - Golden Bazaar - for the Fall-Winter 2015/2016 season.
Authentic sensitivity and delicacy, beauty and pure natural energy. Spirit, meaning, and soul. Transformative and evocative power. Unique jewels that fly from the hands of our master goldsmiths leaving trails of gold, sapphires, and diamonds.
Carrera y Carrera was present at the gala of the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. Taylor Swift swept into eight categories, obtaining the Top Artist award among others. The singer, who presented her new music video Bad Blood, wore with style the Tiger ring from the Bestiario Collection in white gold, smoky quartz and diamonds.
With the Euphoria collection, Jordi Dalmau makes a mod to the early 20th century, creating a perfect symbiosis between the most deviant part with his daring designs and impossible colors, and the most stylish, simple and elegant with his quieter creations.
Carrera y Carrera was the only Spanish Fine Jewelry brand present at the MET Gala 2015, one of the most significant events in the world of international fashion. 'China: Through the Looking Glass' was the chosen theme for the Gala this year. Carrera y Carrera jewels were the perfect complement to this special occasion.
ck Calvin Klein Watch + Jewelry Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Calvin Klein, Inc. and Swatch Group, hosted a special, invitation-only dinner last evening to celebrate the 2015 Calvin Klein Watches + Jewelry at the cultural center, Brasilea Foundation in Basel, Switzerland.
Yesterday, during the Paris Fashion Week, Danish designer Ole Yde presented his brand's Fall-Winter 15/16 collection. YDE is a luxury women's Prêt-à-Porter label based in Copenhagen, offering poetic and feminine style to the ladies. The brand was launched in 2005 and is recognized both for its sophisticated daywear and glamorous eveningwear.
CND, the global leader in professional nail care, unveiled a dynamic collection of expensive nail designs tonight at Libertine’s Fall/Winter 2015 Show at Lincoln Center in New York City. With vague references to mythology and Indian culture, the clothing and nails were an assortment of shimmering, glittering molten artwork. The outcome was a high-impact fashion experience featuring an artistic clash of texture and color.
Collection II explores the themes of time, matter, and light in relation to individual perception. The exhaustive set of designs revolves around visual representations of the idea of time and the creative process itself: the circle, the movement of water and layering as a metaphor for memory.
Johanna Kühl and Alexandra Fischer-Roehler of Kaviar Gauche are placing the focus of their coming collection on gracefully romantic couture with elements from an eveningwear and bridal context. In order to express the concept of a sensual image of woman as a divine creature, the designers were inspired by the female form in Greek mythology. “Les Oreades”, the painting in the Musée D’Orsay by French painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau, exerted a strong fascination on the designers as a source of inspiration for the legends of immortal feminine deities.
Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, better known by his stage name Tinie Tempah, with the help of the Museum of London and Savile Row tailors, Norton & Sons - has designed a gray with accents of blue and gold running through it, Sherlock Holmes inspired, three-piece tweed bespoke suit to wear at the bi-annual menswear shows that start this Friday (January 9, 2015).
Endless Jewelry and Jennifer Lopez are pleased to announce that they have entered into a long-term partnership to introduce a line of bracelets and charms bearing the JENNIFER LOPEZ trademark:
At Dior, when gold and colour collide, they create a chic look with the promise of a beautiful Golden Shock... This winter, the precious metal blends with the bold hues from the runway looks to reveal their intensity, illuminating them with shimmering pearlescence, beautifully enhancing the aura of reds, pinks and browns. A token of femininity and a modern classic, gold heightens colours with its precious radiance.
The name of this collection is inspired by one of the most iconic streets in Seville, Sierpes Street. Located in the center of the Andalusian capital, Sierpes Street partly takes its name from its sinuous shape that mimics the movement of the Manila shawl’s fringe, the star of this collection.
A surplus theme, military chic, placing great emphasis on parkas, army jackets, chinos, bermudas, a denim, clean tie and die section, and a more sophisticated graphic black and white theme, sharply cut, for an evening feel.
This season the reference is to the Spanish invasion of Sicily, which began in the 15th century.
Award-winning veteran couturier Nina Gleyzer will make her fourth appearance at Couture Fashion Week New York with the presentation of her latest collection “Nostalgie: Le Fin Mot”. The collection will be accessorized with head pieces by Natalya Bythewood. The fashion show will be held at 8:00 p.m. on September 6, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square.
Today we are going to take a look at some of the top trends in womenswear for the upcoming cold season. It will offer something for everyone - from romantic fairytale gowns through comfortable sportswear to bold leopard prints.
The royal heron is the true star of this collection. A symbol of grace, this bird was a common decorative element in Manila shawls, adapting to the iconography liked by the women of the period. Embroidered with care with a historic beauty where craftsmanship and luxury were latent.
Iconic since 1924, Montblanc's Meisterstück celebrates 90 years of achievement.
Timeless, the fountain pen has long become a symbol of the brand values: finest craftsmanship, traditional manufacturing techniques, precious materials, refined aesthetics and best functionality. The Meisterstück ranks among the world's most famous luxury icons. Today, it also continues to assert Montblanc's savoir-faire and vision for the future of luxury writing instruments.
The Orchid represents one of the most popular floral motifs in Manila shawls.
Recently, famous movie star ZHOU Chuchu chose to wear jewelry pieces from Spanish top jewelry brand Carrera y Carrera for her appearance in an occasion where she was also the emcee.
She was wearing shining Ruedo diamond earrings and Gardenias diamond ring from Carrera y Carrera and impressed everyone with her glamor and confidence.
For the launch of the Puerto Azul Experience Night Welcome Party, many celebrities chose AVAKIAN (high end jewelry brand) as their jeweller of choice.
Famous model Irina Shayk was also wearing AVAKIAN jewellery for the premiere of 'THE SEARCH' movie.
Sparkling in the light and irresistibly resplendent, they are a sign of eternal luck: precious amulets, worn as jewellery pendants, captivating owners and beholders alike with their magical power.
Last month during the Milan Men's Fashion Week, world famous fashion designer Vivienne Westwood presented her menswear collection for the next cold season.
She is one of the women who use their fame for a cause and this time the message (press note) was:
'Attention: Fracking is the Big Fight...
In February 2014 during the Milan Fashion Week Emilio Pucci's creative director Peter Dundas presented brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection full of swinging fringe dresses, fluffy fur coats and lace up trousers.
'Full force bohemian goddess with a slightly nomadic vibe' - that's how the experts describe the creations.
Following the success of Marjan Pejoski's self-titled label, KTZ began as the in-house brand of his and Sasko Bezovski's 'Kokon To Zai' boutiques and has quickly developed outspoken garments that feature symbols inspired by music and traveling.
KTZ presented a remarkable east-meets-west bold and loud womenswear Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection yesterday (18 February 2014) at Somerset House BFC Showspace during the London Fashion Week.
Having drafted his first design 28 years ago and after showing his 99th collection last season, Hannibal Laguna presents ONE HUNDRED. A collection that encloses the essence that has been characteristic of the brand since its origin. A return to the expression and meaning of classical tailoring as part of its creative process, where the dialogue between the client and author takes place.
In Versace menswear collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 the biker is the new cowboy all in leather and denim.
Versace Man is young, free, liberated, provocative, fearless.
Collection includes strong shouldered single-breasted suits, new Versace print silk shirts, fine-gauge rollneck, golden necklaces with big pendants, chains, studs, Medusa heads, sexy undies paired with leather chaps.
Blumarine's Spring-Summer 2014 collection, presented during the Milan Fashion Week (September 2013) is a 'hidden garden on a summer night', like brand's designer Anna Molinari describes it.
Creations include butterfly lace, white point d'esprit, and fil coupé weave with splashes of coral and gold, which makes it really fresh and cute. But that's not all...
The Sicilian mythology and the classic journey of Ulysses are the main inspirations for the creations of Dolce & Gabbana Spring-Summer 2014 Menswear collection, which include linen weaves, silk net, cotton, a bold print on one item of clothing or another - etchings of temples, antique coins or the faces of a Greek Gods like Zeus and Apollo.
In Varna, Bulgaria, boutique La Sposa is the fashion center where every modern woman can find her dream dress for a special occasion.
Along with the latest bridal collections in the boutique are already available cocktail collections 2014 by LA SPOSA and Holiday Sona.
27 'Miss Universe 2013' contestants took part in the Tony Ward By Atelier Crocus Couture Spring-Summer 2014 fashion show on October 26, 2013 during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia in Moscow.
It was a night of glamor and universal beauty. The collection is called 'Frozen memories' and includes evening and cocktail dresses.
L'Oreal Paris Salon exclusive promotes the perfect combination of Chinese fashion and hair style on L'Oreal Paris Professionnel Hairstyling Show during the Mercedes Benz China Fashion Week. The world's largest cosmetics and beauty company in cooperation with Tony Studio held the Fashionable Hairstyle Theme Show in Beijing fashion center on November 1, 2013.
Elegance and serenity on the presentation of Valentino Spring-Summer 2014 collection on October 1, 2013, during the Paris Fashion Week.
'The collection is a journey amidst elements borrowed from imaginary ethnic groups,' stated the show notes at Valentino. 'Subtle almost imperceptible references are blended in a vertical silhouette with a sleek sense of regality.'
It combines the Italian aristocratic look with Balkan-style ethnic patterns.
In his Fall-Winter 2013/2014 Haute Couture Collection, Jean Paul Gaultier employs richly saturated shades of black, red, and gold along with a dizzying array of big cat prints on coats, jackets, tights, cuffs and scarves.
It's about the powerful woman - bold, daring and impressive - combination of a modern Mata Hari, a Parisian femme fatale, a fashionable Catwoman.
Key ingredients are statement shoulders and tight waists.
Donatella Versace has created Spring-Summer 2013 collection full of gold, pastels, Roman inspired clothes and half nudity. Her inspirations were gladiators, Mister T and Elvis. Versace men's collection 2013 is pure fun and high level of luxury. But it still contains some wearable extravagant garments. Colors, variegation, freshness and a bit of craziness are keywords for Versace Spring-Summer 2013 men's collection.
Catalan fashion giant Pronovias presented its latest 2014 collection 'First Love' on a spectacular show in Barcelona. More than 1 800 VIP guests and brand's customers admired the latest trends, united in three trademarks: Pronovias, Atelier Pronovias and Elie by Elie Saab. On a catwalk with a huge golden tree on it, beautiful Irina Shayk, Ana Veliastina, Valentina Zelyaeva, Janeta Stamp and Kelly Gail presented gorgeous dresses with gold highlights.
Sandals in summer 2013 will be influenced by the spirit of 60s and 70s. Galore of colors, prints, lace and floral patterns, fringe, metallic highlights and decorations! These are the key elements of fashionable summer 2013 sandals. And since combine comfort, practicality and charm, flat sandals are still the most preferred ones, because they guarantee to their owner cosiness during the long evening walks along the beach or through the public parks.
Roksolana Bogutska brand represents the combination of elegant luxury and bold modernity, amazing mixture of Ukrainian ethnic motifs and up-to date fashion trends. It's for elegant, seductive and self-confident ladies. Roksolana Bogutska presented her Fall-Winter 2013/2014 collection during the eight edition of Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland. The event was a big success.
Rusly Tjohnardi Atelier is Indonesian Fashion house crafting beautiful hand-made wedding and evening gowns and cocktail dresses since 2002. Rusly Tjohnardi's new 2013 collection was shown on 10 April during Senayan City Audi Fashion Nation Seventh Edition in Jakarta, Indonesia. Senayan City is one of the most prestigious and high-class malls in Jakarta.
Hollywood celebrities on the red carpet have inspired designers of prom dresses 2013 to offer so many beautiful and sophisticated dresses. Among the key fashion trends are ruffles, sparkle of sequins, sheer fabrics, chiffon and lace.
Take a look at some of the best designer models for your prom 2013.
Strength, personality and good luck are some of the words that describe
this magnificent piece inspired by the Dragon, a symbol of strength and
power, like the woman that will wear this spectacular jewel.
Carrera y Carrera invites you to discover the Dragon Bracelet – a piece belonging to one of the firm’s boldest and most iconic collections, Circulos de Fuego – which coincides with the 2012 Year of the Dragon, its emblematic animal that will bring us new experiences.
Super model Bar Rafaeli has been named the new face of the 2012 Piaget Rose Jewelry Collection. The collection includes watches, cuffs, necklaces, rings and bracelets, as on each of one has a rose.
At Piaget, the rose is first and foremost the expression of a natural environment that is interpreted in a stylized rather than naturalist fashion. For the House of Piaget, the rose is a talisman. A message of eternity and renewed love that pulsates daily. A generous, joyous icon mirroring the rose of which it is the muse: the Yves Piaget rose.
Taking the stage at the 2012 MusiCares benefit gala, honoring Paul McCartney, in Los Angeles, California, a stunning Katy Perry was seen wearing the maxi ring in white gold with diamonds and rock crystal from Gardenias, one of the company’s most romantic collections.
Meanwhile, fashion icon Olivia Palermo selected the leopard pendant in yellow gold and diamonds from Bestiario, one of the boldest and most creative collections from Carrera y Carrera, for a New York premiere.
The designer Amitabh Chandel designed a luxury shirt witch is mach expensive than a Jaguar car. The shirt is handmade and buttoned up with 25 high worth solitaire diamonds and gold. The shirt price is £60,000, but it is not like a lux, because the expensive shirt is just a casual cloth for Indian richs and moguls.
Depending on the individual and his desires, the shirts are modified. Prices start from 600 pounds and go up to 60,000 pounds. The cost depends on the use of gems and diamonds.
Carrera y Carrera has created jewelry abounding with emotion, ideal for this very special time. You can find a most exquisite assortment of jewelry pieces to accompany you on St. Valentine’s Day, one of the most special occasions of the year.
The spirit of love is converted into jewelry where sentiment and passion, emotions and experiences are entwined within each of the jewelry pieces.
Along with metallic tones, the gold color this season is very trendy and is compulsory for the wardrobe of every woman.
Years ago it was worn only at night on parties and dances, but today it is a must have for the woman's toilet, it is even suitable for work clothes. It is not necessary to be dressed entirely in gold color, it combines successfully with black, brown and green.
Carrera y Carrera unveils Mediterráneo, a fresh, youthful, and innovative jewelry collection that tells of the legends of goddesses and nymphs who have dwelt in this tranquil sea through the exquisite craftsmanship of its pieces in yellow gold, white gold, and diamonds.
Epic stories have inspired each one of the lines of Mediterráneo: Actea, the beautiful, vigilant nymph that watched over sailors; Afrodita, the embodiment of tender love on the shores of a calm sea; Calipso, symbol of passion and desire for heroic Odysseus; and finally, Atenea, the magnificent goddess that displayed her splendor across the seas of the world.
Unique diamond collection worth 3 million dollars gathered the VIP society in Varna, Bulgaria. The оccasion was the presentation of the three diamond concepts of one of the world leaders in this branch - Altinbas. Organiser of the event was the fashion agency from Varna VIP Fashion Group.
The top models from VIP Fashion Group Dimi Drumeva, Sneji Kassabova, Irena Ivanova and Reneta Cholakova demonstrated three unique diamond collections named "Antique treasure from the royal treasury", "LOR" - a collection, symbol of the gold time and Classic - investment diamonds.
The Holland brand for wedding and official clothes - Enzoani, represented in Bulgaria from Bridal Fashion, developed a special collection, named Enzoani for Celebrities, for it's best boutiques in the world. The dresses with this label are for the most stylish events - an unique collection where the models are made in single copies.
As faces of the collection were selected - Elena Karakoleva and Paolina Petrakieva. They shooted an exclusive session with some of the models of the Holland company.
Polello is a world’s famous brand in the luxury area of wedding rings and has been working in this fashionable field from long time.
Customers prefer the luxury wedding accessories more than any other brand by its outstanding luxury designs and superb quality.
Now, Polello presents its new collection Eternity 2011.
World-famous furniture brand "Bretz" created a unique living room furniture collection with inlaid Swarovski crystals.
The German brand is known for its splendor and avant-garde style.
Available in several glamorous colors, these flamboyant pieces are handmade and feature leather upholstery.
This is why I love buying accessories from Valentino you can buy one accessory and double it up as another too! This time around, the luxury brand has on offer 22-carat gold pearl belt-cum-necklace with Swarovski crystals.
This new wonderful design is suitable to combine with other Valentino’s accessories like shoes, bags etc. This is luxury belt it is crafted in brushed-gold brass and accented with blue and green Swarovski crystal.
This year, two colors will be synonymous of sex appeal, charm and beauty. Gold and red shades will take over the trends in 2011.
If you want to look dazzling inspire yourself from this gorgeous makeup trend, especially perfect for the spring-summer season. The bright, warm colors like red and golden will help you to create an adorable look, that can be adapted to any occasion and style.
At an astronomical price of $38,000 per pair, Italian luxury leather goods label A. Testoni is offering the world’s most expensive pair of men’s dress shoes.
Testoni, founded in Bologna in 1929 by Amedeo Testoni, painstakingly handcrafts the Moro monk-strap model in the world’s finest exotic alligator skin using the techniques of Norvegese, or Norwegian construction, for durability and added water resistance.
Wear purple lipstick this Fall and you will be on top of the trends. According to various Fall runway makeup trend reports, the plum colors is in for 2010. The purple lip it’s all you need.
Let your mouth be the main course and keep the eyes light. It is important that you choose the right shade – women with golden or darker skin tones can wear a blue-based plum, ant those with fair skin – stick to pinky purples.
London Jewelry Week was opened with a glitzy launch party on Monday night, showcasing the best of young British designers.
At a glamorous cocktail in Goldsmiths’ Hall, some of the leading Britain’s top jewelry designers showed off their latest creations in silver, gold and diamonds. They said that they hoper London Jewelry Week would become as mainstream a feature on the British social calendar as London Fashion Week.
The popular denim pants, or the so-called jeans, have become the embodiment of everyday fashion, but they can also be a symbol of a certain standard.
At the beginning of the new Millennium expensive jeans started coming back into fashion with brands such as PO Jeans, Chip and Pepper, Paper Denim&Cloth, Seven for All Mankind.
Gold and silver dresses and gloves are among the hottest trends for prom dresses 2010. The metallic colors are the newest hit in prom trends this year. This, of course, requires suitable shoes.
We present to you several models of gold and silver shoes, with which you will not be unnoticed. Besides the trendy shoes in silver and gold you can choose shoes in the classic black, which can be used in any toilets. Violet is a very fashionable color for this spring too.
The British mosaic artists and jewel cutters spend weeks carefully recreating photos using a selection of diamonds and precious gemstones.
Each 0.25 carat diamond and stone has a round brilliant cut finish and is hand-set into silver, gold or platinum of the customer's choice.
Portraits start from around 20cm x 20cm and contain at least 2600 stones such as sapphires, amethysts and peridots.
The Spring-Summer collection 2009 of the Italian trend exclusive shoes Marino
Fabiani literally is filled with red colour.
The shoes and sandals from light varnished leather, skillfully decorated with extra gold buckles, stones, varicoloured knitted leather also garnished with cherries and butterflies.
Albena Aleksandrova won for the 3rd time Golden needle prize awarded by the Bulgarian Fashion Academy.
This was the conclusion when the direct electronic voting of the 36 jury members was closed.
The other winners are:
"Zebra" - for the fashion house of the year; Angel Tsvetanov – for the fashion photographer of the year; Kiril Chalakov – for the make-up of the year and the pop singer Irina Florin – for the most successful debut of the 2006th.