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The biggest mansion in Alabama is being auctioned — and it could be ‘the buy of a lifetime’

DeCaro Luxury Real Estate AuctionsThe home was last auctioned in 2003 for a reported $3.95 million. It’s famed for its peculiar, guitar-shaped driveway. Birmingham’s most infamous luxury listing is hitting the auction block on Halloween.  Known as “The Guitar House” and touted as Alabama’s biggest estate, 7 Montagel Way is the dream home of Larry House, the […]

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We can finally peek inside the home of the world’s second-richest man

Sotheby’s International RealtyWe can finally gawk at the home of the world’s second-richest man. Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s 20,000-square-foot mansion became one of the most expensive public listings in New York City when it hit the market this spring.  At that time, the landmarked, Beaux-Arts masterpiece was listed with facade photos only. Now, interior photos of the […]

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The 35 most expensive tasting menus on the planet, ranked

Restaurant de L’hotel de villeSwitzerland’s Restaurant de l’Hôtel de Ville ranks No. 11 with a $773 tasting menu. One of the best ways for foodies to truly experience the world’s best restaurants is by ordering a multi-course tasting menu. But it’s not for everyone — these carefully crafted and elaborate meals can sometimes cost as […]

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Forget mega yachts — this mobile private island just upped the ante on billionaire toys

Migaloo SubmariesPart yacht, part private island, Kokomo Ailand is a new model for luxury on the high seas. Yacht design has gotten pretty extravagant in recent years, but nothing compares to Kokomo Ailand. More mobile island than yacht, Kokomo is a floating, semi-submersed vessel with a level of luxury that rivals a four-star resort. According […]

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Extreme close-ups of the ‘flawless’ blue diamond that could sell for a record $55 million

A blue diamond weighing 12.03 carats and described by experts as internally flawless could sell for a record $55 million (47 million euros) when it goes up for auction in November, Sotheby’s said Thursday.  AP Images/Kirsty WigglesworthModel Charlene Bonnithon wears the rare Blue Moon Diamond at Sotheby’s auction rooms in London. The Blue Moon diamond, […]

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America’s most expensive home for sale just got a gigantic price chop

Photography by Marc Angeles/Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Real EstateWelcome to the Palazzo di Amore. When real estate mogul Jeff Greene listed his Beverly Hills mansion in November 2014 for $195 million, it was the most expensive home for sale in the US. Later, he decided to try and rent it $475,000 a month. After nearly a […]

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Waiter divulges ‘nightly grotesquerie’ of working at America’s best restaurant

Flickr/djjewelzA former fine dining waiter is lifting the curtain on New York City’s Eleven Madison Park. See Also Team behind Eleven Madison Park and Nomad announce third New York City restaurant The Top 8 Restaurants In America, According To OpenTable Here’s how we ranked our list of the best restaurants in America A former fine […]

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Fendi Launches New E-Commerce Site

There are a surprising number of high-end luxury design houses that believe it or not, still prefer to do business the old-fashioned way,while  it would seem like a foregone conclusion for a major luxury brand to have an e-commerce site.Nevertheless,this summer you can count one less major luxury brand among them. Fendi,Italian luxury design giant,was […]

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Steven Spielberg is selling his $184 million mega-yacht because he needs a bigger boat

Oceanco YachtYou can charter The Seven Seas, Steven Spielberg’s 282-foot mega-yacht, for $1.2 million a month. Filmmaker Steven Spielberg is in need of a bit more space while traversing the oceans. He’s selling his yacht, The Seven Seas, which he purchased for approximately $184 million, because the 282-foot vessel is just not enough boat for him, according to the Daily […]

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This is the world’s most underrated Rolex

HodinkeeThe Cellini Rolex Prince. The Rolex Prince is not only not terribly well known — even to Rolex aficionados — it’s almost shockingly unknown; in the days we had ours in for review, quite a lot of pretty hard-core watch people saw it, and it was mistaken for … well, mistaken for just about everything […]