Upper-class theaters coming to U.S.

A new deluxe movie cinema is set to open this October in suburban Chicago, one of 50 multiplexes set for construction in the U.S. over the next five years. These new theaters will offer plush reserved reclining armchair seats with footrests, a lounge and bar serving cocktails and appetizer, and upscale food and beverage offerings with seat-side waiter service. You’ll …

The 2008 Neiman Marcus Christmas Book

The Dow Jones has sunk below 10,000, Wall Street is in turmoil and big banks are disappearing. But that hasn’t stopped Neiman Marcus from mailing its much-anticipated annual Christmas Book catalog this week. From high-end cars to custom sculptures, The 82nd edition of this world-renowned book is full of fantasy gifts. The most expensive item this year is the Three …

World’s Most Expensive Piano

Jon Kuhn, a leading glass artist, has teamed up with the Bösendorfer to jazz up this musical instrument with his trademark glass work. The Kuhn-Bösendorfer model, sports more than 200 geometric patterns. Each of them is put together with 100-500 pieces of lead crystal glass which comes in varied shapes and sizes. This classy-glassy edition is as grand as the …

World’s Most Expensive Wedding Bouquet

The bouquet, called “Thien hoa bach ngoc” (Thousands of flowers, hundreds of gemstones) was created by craftsmen from DOJI Gems & Trade JSC and LyLy Flower Supermarket in Hanoi. It consists of white roses, white lilies, white orchids, moonflowers, the root of a 100-year-old ficus, several kinds of stones, paints, feathers and gemstones, including 90 two-carat red ruby facets, nine …

Most expensive Olympic games ever

The Olympics opening ceremonies in Beijing was probably the most amazing opening of a ceremony, or opening of anything, that we have ever seen! Some 15,000 performers and 30,000 fireworks launched most expensive Games on record! The Beijing Olympic games is set to be the most expensive ever held, with total costs around 295 billion yuan ($43.13 billion) – a …

World’s Most Expensive Female Artist

South African born artist Marlene Dumas set a new record this month for the most expensive living female artist, when her painting The Visitor, fetched £3.1 million ($6.2million) at a Sotheby’s auction. Dumas’s painting was sold at the Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale held in London on the 1st of July. The £3,177,250 million bid for the painting surpasses Dumas’ …