Posts tagged "gold"

Must Haves: 10 Gilded Pieces For The Perfect Glistening Touch

We're in love with gold, especially around the holidays ― its warm glow is universally flattering, and just a touch of the metallic shade can take a look from drab to party-ready. We know it's a solid choice for jewelry, but when it comes to clothes and other accessories, it can be difficult to know…
By: Rachel Krause / December 9, 2012

Rich People Dilemma: Where Do I Display My Jean-Paul Gaultier Gold Bar?

My Jean-Paul Gaultier gold bar isn't like the rest of my gold bars. It's emblazoned with designer Jean-Paul Gaultier's name and logo, for chrissakes. That means it cost a premium -- like 10 percent more than the common gold bar, just because it has Gaultier's name on it. So of course I can't put it…
By: Julie Gerstein / January 17, 2012

Gaga A Vision In Diamonte On The Cover Of V Magazine

Gaga in rainbows, Gaga in glitter, and now, Gaga envisioned as a gay butterfly and gothic gold-encrusted fairy on two special covers of V magazine. Is there anything fashion magazine stylists won't do to this woman? [Racked]…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 13, 2011

A Diamond-Encrusted 22-Carat Gold iPad Case For The Nerd Who Has Everything

This is the $190,000 Platinum iPad Supreme Edition designed by a British jeweler. It's both platinum and supreme, you guys. This bling-ed out iPad case is made of solid 22 carat gold and encrusted with 85.5 carats of diamonds. And if you're at this level of conspicuous consumption, you are probably a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 3, 2010

Are Beauty Products With Gold Ingredients (Literally) Worth It?

Unsurprisingly, beauty products and treatments containing gold—whether in flake, powder, or liquid form—cost quite a bit. You can expect to pay about $400 for a fancy face lotion, and as much as a crazy $1,000 per ounce for certain La Prairie products. Consumers of luxury love these beauty aids both for their opulent nature…
By: Leonora Epstein / May 25, 2010

Drink Gold Water, Become Younger, Poorer

You've heard of Goldschläger -- the alcohol with little bits of gold flecks floating around inside -- but now there's a new liquid infused with the pricey precious metal. And that liquid is water. Yes, you read that right. The most simple of beverages just got quite a bit fancier with the creation of new…
By: Bianca Posterli / December 23, 2009

The Golden Days Of Summer

We love laying on the deck of a sailing boat on a hot summer day, but what we love even more is all the gold, nautical-themed accessories that are inspired by it. Go ahead and tie yourself up in (golden) knots.
By: Deborah Findling / August 4, 2009

Buy Gold From A Vending Machine

I don't usually have luck with vending machines because I'm a rather picky person, but if I were in Germany, I know there are 500 machines that would have me happy to make a purchase. TG-Gold-Super-Markt, a German company, has plans to install vending machines that sell gold as if it were chocolate…
By: Annika Harris / June 26, 2009

Crave: The Jenna Bracelet

I’m not exactly clean cut…so when the J.Crew catalog comes for my roommate, I try to pretend like I don’t read it cover to cover when she’s asleep. Seriously, who could resist all that classic cashmere?! But something happened recently, and I’m finally ready to come out of the real closet: J.Crew i…
By: Simcha / October 1, 2008

Fashion Slideshow: Metallic Shoes

When some people see silver shoes, "2001: A Space Odyssey" comes to mind. But when I see them, I think, These will match everything in my closet! Because metallics like silver and gold aren't really colors, you'll be able to wear them with even more of your clothes than a pair of black…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 23, 2008