Of Course This Six-Figure Watch Was Inspired By a Space Captain Cartoon

You can say what you will about the subdued stylings of the Apple Watch, but deep down we're probably all a little glad it perfectly married form and function—a balance that not all watch makers strive for. MB&F has just revealed its latest creation, the HM6 Space Pirate that more than lives up to its moniker, at… » 11/04/14 9:43am 11/04/14 9:43am

X-Rays Of Super Luxury Products Reveal The Tech Behind The Glitz

Every once and awhile I have to get dressed up for a wedding or something. And it's kind of fun, but it always reminds me that I'm just not fancy on the inside. No matter how decked out I am I'm still a jeans and a tshirt person deep down. But hopefully that's not true of luxury tech products that people spend a lot… » 9/08/13 4:40pm 9/08/13 4:40pm

The Most Expensive Hotel Rooms in the World's Most Expensive Cities

In July, Mercer published its current list of the most expensive cities in the world. Curious about the cost of living for expats, we created a collection of the priciest apartments and rentals in these cities. But what about hotels? How much will one night in the world's most expensive towns set you back? » 8/21/13 9:00am 8/21/13 9:00am

Inside the Celestial Workshop That Makes the World's Fastest Yachts

Very few people have ever stepped foot on a boat made by yacht design studio Wally—builder of the fastest yachts on the planet—and even fewer have stepped foot inside their loud, hot workshop in Monte Carlo. British photographer Benedict Redgrove is one of them. Here's what a $33 million yacht looks like before the… » 8/05/13 1:11pm 8/05/13 1:11pm

Watchmaker Girard-Perregaux's Constant Force Escapement Is a Mechanical…

What's great about mechanical watches is that you don't have to understand what all the visible gears and other mechanisms inside actually do to appreciate them, they're still utterly fascinating to watch. But the revolutionary constant force escapement in Girard-Perregaux's new timepiece is worthy of note because… » 4/11/13 11:14am 4/11/13 11:14am

McLellan Jacobs Kayak 1: A Luxury Yacht For One

Globetrotting millionaires can breath a sigh of relief because now when they abandon the comforts of their monstrous yachts for a kayaking day trip, they don't have to leave the luxury or opulence behind. A company called McLellan Jacobs has crafted the Kayak 1, an over-the-top carbon fiber craft finished with teak,… » 3/26/13 2:00pm 3/26/13 2:00pm

The Tiny Music Box On This Watch Plays Sinatra At the Top Of Every Hour

In an effort to further differentiate their high-end products, luxury watchmakers are continuing to move farther away from precious metals and jewels, and focusing more on wacky novelty features. So instead of just chiming at the top of every hour, Ulysse Nardin's Stranger watch plays Frank Sinatra's 1966 hit … » 3/15/13 12:40pm 3/15/13 12:40pm

Your Baby Deserves a Luxurious Leather Carseat With a Sippy Cup Holder

Nothing is too good for your first born child. From a $3,000 Aston Martin-branded stroller, to this hand cut and sewn leather car seat from Maxi-Cosi that will set you back $875. A princely sum that would otherwise sound ridiculous were it not for the adorable tiny integrated cup holder. » 3/05/13 6:40pm 3/05/13 6:40pm

Everything You Should Buy With Your $550 Million Lottery Winnings

As difficult as it may be to come to grips with, the odds of winning the $550 million Powerball jackpot (roughly $368 million after taxes) are just not in your favor. The chances of your numbers being drawn are a 176 million to one long shot. In the long run you'd be far better off investing the money spent on that… » 11/28/12 3:30pm 11/28/12 3:30pm

Is This an Over-the-Top Watch Winder, a Spaceship, Or a Time Machine?

Reminiscent of a NASA zero-gravity trainer, or the giant machine that catapulted Jodie Foster's character across the universe in Contact, this mesmerizing spinning contraption is actually a watch winder from Döttling. For a mere $15,000 it keeps your kinetically wound watch powered and entertains at the same time. » 11/19/12 10:00am 11/19/12 10:00am

Watch Made From Mount Everest Rock Is Still Cheaper Than Climbing It…

You might scoff at spending almost seventeen grand on a relatively boring watch that's crafted from a chunk of rock brought down from Everest's summit. But when you consider an expedition up the world's tallest mountain can cost as much as $83,000, this timepiece actually becomes a slightly more affordable way to… » 8/30/12 4:40pm 8/30/12 4:40pm

You'll Never Run Out Of Deck Space On This Expanding Yacht

It's now pretty common to find motorhomes, and even smaller camping trailers, that transform and expand to increase the amount of living space inside. But the Wider yacht is the first seaborne vessel that features an expanding mid-section to increase its usable deck space, and provide easier access to the water. » 7/17/12 7:40pm 7/17/12 7:40pm