Item of the Day: World’s Most Expensive Handbag


If you are a handbag lover—and you know we are—you’re about to wish you had won the Mega Millions jackpot. Call it the ultimate … [Read more...]

Croco and Diamond Birkin Breaks Record at Christie’s

Hermes Birkin

Hong Kong--Talk about shopping via phone! A customer called in a $222,000 phone bid at yesterday's Christie's auction in Hong … [Read more...]

Besides Jewelry, Elizabeth Taylor Loved Bags, Bags, Bags

A stack of Elizabeth Taylor's Louis Vuitton luggage--each bearing a purple tag reading "Mine!"

New York—Elizabeth Taylor collected more than magnificent jewelry and husbands. She was also quite a collector of … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewelry to Tour World Prior to Auction

Elizabeth Taylor circa 1958

New York—What just may be one of the world’s most famous and expensive private jewelry and art collections, all once owned by the … [Read more...]

Putting a Fashion Foot, or Hand, Forward for Earth Day

2011 Earth Day Sprout Watch, eco-friendly styles constructed from sustainable materials including corn resin, bamboo, mineral crystal, organic cotton, conflict free diamonds and mother of pearl, from Armitron.

Bloomingdale’s SOHO Ecolux Designer Pop-up Shop New York--Spring Ecolux Designer Pop-Up Shop, showcasing 10 contemporary fashion … [Read more...]

Christie’s to Auction off Liz Taylor Jewelry

Elizabeth Taylor

Los Angeles--Elizabeth Taylor collected two things: husbands and jewelry. The latter (and larger collection) is going to be … [Read more...]

Christie’s to Auction Most Expensive Barbie for Breast Cancer Research


New York—For a middle-aged gal with an on-and-off again relationship with her boyfriend, Barbie is doing quite well, thank … [Read more...]

Birkin Bags Hit New Highs at Auction

Christie sold “Blue Abyss” crocodile Birkin from Hermès’ 2010 collection for about $63,874.

London—Maybe it’s acase of frugality fatigue in the extreme, but wealthy collectors have been snapping up rare Hermès Birkins at … [Read more...]