Lorde is Living Like a Royal

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Isn't Lorde supposed to be poor? After getting a "tour" of the Shangri-La Hotel, she took to Instagram, as one does, to showcase the glam luxe life she originally defined herself against. Thrive! ... See the Rest

Sunday Real Estate Porn #1: My Neighbor the Billionaire

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Is your front door 150 feet from a billionaire's? Well, not to brag, but mine is. Noam Gottesman is listed on the Forbes 400 list of richest people in America having a net worth of $1.6 billion. He sold his London home, No. 6 Palace Greens, Kensington Gardens (middle right), in 2008, to Indian steel tycoon Lakashmi Mittal for a reported $222 ... See the Rest

The Wraith of Rolls (and a Jealous Old Volvo)

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Do you care about a $600,000 car? Well, me either, in theory. Today, coming home from a morning by the pool at SoHo House (THAT I care about), I was walking through my neighborhood, the Meatpacking District, and encountered a DJ, lots of lookey-loos, and one very expensive car. The new 2014 Rolls-Royce's Wraith in cobalt blue. If cars can be sexy, ... See the Rest

On Elegance

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Andre Leon Talley gave an interview with The Cut and had this to say on the subject of elegance: "My grandmother was a very wonderful lady — she was a maid, but she had extreme elegance and she had Spartan elegance. We did not have a lot of money, we did not have a lot of wardrobe or clothes, so what we had was the best. We did not have a lot, but ... See the Rest

Jolie’s Jewels

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The Style of Jolie jewelry line designed by Angelina Jolie in collaboration with Robert Procop is on display in the South of France this summer with two month-long pop-ups. An array of necklaces, earrings, and bracelets worn by Jolie on the red carpets at movie premieres just hit both the Grand Hotel in Cap Ferrat and Monaco‘s Hotel de Paris for ... See the Rest

House Porn

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Enviable exterior wallpaper by the Italian company Wall & Deco. And the houses seem nice, too. More wall examples here. ... See the Rest

Diamond iPads for sale! Very limited quantities!

Only $19,999! Available exclusively through Mervis Diamond Importers, these "gorgeous diamond studded iPads feature 11.43 carats of diamonds, hand-set in a micro-pavé styling. The diamonds are graded G/H in color and VS2/SI1 in clarity." Luxist has seen it and assures everyone that "the design is understated and classic" (for who? Kimora Lee ... See the Rest

World’s largest yacht has anti-photo shield

Fabulous. Can we install one on Lindsay Lohan, please? According to Luxist: "In addition to the military-grade missile defense system, armor plating, and bullet-proof windows featured on Roman Abramovich's new $1 billion, 557-ft. Eclipse, the Russian oligarch has installed a high-tech anti-photo shield designed to keep the paparazzi at bay. The ... See the Rest