The World's Most Expensive Bed

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The World's Most Expensive Bed

And in the 'let them eat cake category,' we have British designer Stuart Hughes' latest creation, a bed called the Baldacchino Supreme. It's hand crafted of chestnut, ash and cherry wood and draped with Italian silk, but that's not what results in the hefty price tag. Oh, no. The cost comes from its frosting of 24ct gold. One hundred and seven kg of the stuff

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THIS is what a 28 million dollar chair looks like:

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THIS is what a 28 million dollar chair looks like:

 

Sold today a Christie's was Yves Saint Laurent's 'Dragons' armchair, circa 1917-1919. Its estimated price was $2,587,711 to $3,881,567, but in the end it went for 25 million more. The chair is just one of the items that belonged to Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Berge. All told, 733 pieces went on the auction block and brought in an astounding $262 million in the auction's first night. Among the other items sold was a work by Henri...

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The World’s Most Expensive House: $2 BILLION

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The World’s Most Expensive House: $2 BILLION

Mukesh Ambani, head of the Mumbai-based petrochemical Reliance Industries, is building a 22-story personal skyscraper dubbed 'Antilla' for himself and his family. Being one of the richest men in the world, he can afford such extravagances.

 

The ‘house’ stands 550' and has 400,000 square feet of living space. According to the website Born Rich, ‘the stately home staunchly follows the principles of Vaastu, an Indian version of Feng...

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For Rent: Only $300K a Month

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Villa Marbella, Spain

Recently, Business Week reported on how the really rich spend as much money for temporary rentals as regular folk spend for entire houses. The report suggests that the willingness of affluent leasers to fork over so much dough is do to the need of interim housing while their mansions are remodeled. Others, like Oprah Winfrey and Robert De Niro, who have been known to drop 40 grand a day for a slice of heaven on Nygard Cay (Bahamas), just want a...

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For Sale: The Most Expensive Home in the U.S.

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For Sale: The Most Expensive Home in the U.S.

It should come as no surprise that the most expensive home on the market today, located on the north end of Palm Beach, FL, is owned by none other than Donald Trump. Purchased back int ‘05 for 80 million, the uber land developer has invested an additional 25 mil imbuing the French Regency-style Palace-By-The-Sea with his Donald-ness, minus the gilt obsession of his Trump Tower crib, by the look of the video tour of the home.

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