show in 2002 which reportedly sparked the royal's interest in his bride-to-be fetched 65,000 pounds ($105,000) on Thursday. Including commission, the see-through mesh slip dress designed by Charlotte Todd sold for 78,000 pounds ($126,000). It had been expected to sell for 8,000-10,000...

' People just want to hear great music because we've been inundated with mediocre music on a regular basis that I hate to even turn on the radio because it's the same old people getting played over and over again and just want to hear something with substance. Singers like Natalie...

a certain Lady Gaga, the Daphne Guinness auction at Christie's for The Isabella Blow Foundation turned out to be a roaring success; and that's actually a bit of an understatement. The estimated price for Daphne's 102 lots was originally around £100,00 but her items actually sold for a...

Pursuitist regularly keeps track of awe-worthy auction finds from names like Sotheby's and Christie's. But every time we see a crazy piece of jewelry or a big diamond, we wonder — is this really the best/greatest out there? A new graph fromdadaviztook the guesswork away for us. The "perfect"...

The swimsuit that James Bond Daniel Craig wore in Casino Royale has sold for a staggering £44,450. That works out to about $70,228 CA. The blue La Perla "Grigioperla" swimming trunks were one of the many items from the James Bond films that were up for auction. Dame Judi Dench - who plays M...

Doyle New York auctioned a pair of rare natural pearls for $3,301,000, a world auction record for a pair of natural pearls, at its Important Jewelry sale on April 28th. The drop-shaped pearls were purchased by an anonymous telephone bidder. "The pearls attracted bidders from all over the...

" The sale makes the M the most expensive whisky ever sold at auction, topping a Macallan 64 years old in LALIQUE Cire Perdue sold in New York in 2010 for $460,000. Silvio Denz of LALIQUE said, "This new world record at US $628,000 highlights the uniqueness of the decanter and the...

A bottle of cognac was sold for 1 million yuan (US$156,740) at a recent auction in Shanghai, exceeding the EUR25,000 record set in France in 2009, according to the Guinness Book of World Records The 1858 bottle from the Cognac Croizet was auctioned at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel, a building...

Madonna's iconic black bustier has sold at auction for £45,000. The custom-made piece – created by Los Angeles-based store Trashy Lingerie – was worn with fishnet tights by the singer during her 1987 'Who's That Girl' tour, and went under the hammer in China for way above its pre-sale...

Though it was first reported that the backpack was made of crocodile skin and cost $35,000, it's actually made of alligator skin and costs just $34,000. Just in case you were wondering. And according to Ashley, "It was the first thing that sold off the shelf...During our last economic crisis...

 

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