After we posted the (faux) diamond-clad Mercedes last weekend, we were shocked to hear that some people thought it was a tad gaudy. So those seeking a more muted statement might find this more to their liking: a BMW covered in chrome.
The Canadian owner of said Beamer, an E46 M3, wasn't just into appearances either: According to Motor Authority, "He added a Flossman GTR-style wide body kit, supercharged the inline six motor to the tune of 600hp and then stacked the boot with an audio system that looks like it came out of a flying saucer." … Read more
Saks Fifth Avenue should be ashamed of itself. As one of the premier purveyors of all things narcissistic, it probably thought it was impressing the world with its $160,000 Saks Special Edition Mercedes. To which we now say, meh.
That's because we've since witnessed this specimen of true excess, a Mercedes SL600 encrusted with diamonds from grille to tailpipe that Luxurylaunches saw at an overseas auto show. (Well, they're not real diamonds. That would be over the top, unlike this understated look.)
Real or not, you've got to admit they got your attention. We'd … Read more
The DC 1011 Carat is clad in 24k gold and has a lens that's ringed with 10 diamonds. True, they're small (.02 carats each), but the road to blingdom is a long one, and you've got to start somewhere.
The more boring among us might want to know that this is also a functioning camera, with 2.5-inch display and 32MB internal memory for photos … Read more
We all know that there's nothing worse than a poseur who doesn't go all the way. So if you go Paris Hilton on us, we always say, make sure you do it right.
And if you're not sure which accoutrements are de rigueur this season, you need only consult an expert site such as Luxurylaunches.com, which will make sure you don't embarrass yourself at the holiday parties. To wit: This diamond-encrusted Motorola Krzr from Austrian designer Peter Aloisson. Pricing for this line isn't known yet, but his last bejeweled creation--the "Diamond Crypto Smartphone&… Read more
Speaking of expensive TVs, how does $130,000 sound? Same here.
Still, you know you wanted to see what it looked like, as did scads of other Digg readers who tagged this Gizmag post over the weekend even though the item came out awhile back on Engadget and elsewhere. And who could blame them? With 160 diamonds and white gold trim, the Yalos Diamond LCD set by Keymat Technologies is worth a second look--and third or fourth. But at 40 inches, it's a bit small for our taste. We're holding out for 52-incher.
(Photo: Keymat Technologies)