Category Archives: Celebrities

South Beach isn’t famous for just having a beach- it is famous because it is saturated with the famous celebrities, and the best restaurants, shopping and dining you can imagine.
Yes, South Beach is the Los Angeles of the east coast, complete with red carpet teasers, high-profile residents and luxury lining every corner. The streets of South Beach and Miami are lined with palm trees and celebrities. The plethora of upscale nightclubs, pristine beaches and celebrity-owned restaurants make Miami the prime hot-spot to see and be seen, and to celeb-spot.
This is the section of our luxury blog where we fill fans in on the best celeb-owned restaurants to try out, and where to hang out to see the “who’s who” of today.

Missing James Dean Porsche to be Recovered?

Most know the tragic tale of Hollywood legend James Dean and his untimely death behind the wheel of his beloved Porsche 550 Spyder back in 1955. Since that time, numerous stories about the car being cursed continue to fascinate—along with the mystery of where the Porsche ended up when it disappeared somewhere between Florida and California during transport in the early 1960s. It seems someone has come forward claiming to know exactly where the car has been hidden all of these years. Has the missing wreckage of James Dean’s Porsche 550 been discovered? The person who has come forward claims … Continue reading

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Far Out: Janis Joplin Porsche Goes to Auction

While hippie music legend Janis Joplin May have squalled lyrics asking, “Lord won’t you buy me a Mercedes-Benz”, when it came time to purchase, she went for a popular Porsche. The Porsche was the car of that era for celebrities and musicians, with such curb appeal that even the self-proclaimed anti-materialistic Joplin could not resist her charms. That psychedelic Janis Joplin Porsche is now up for auction at the RM Sotheby’s “Driven by Disruption” sale coming in December 2015.  Janis Joplin’s Porsche is expected to net around $400,000 when it changes hands at the sale. The 1965 Porsche 356C Cabriolet was … Continue reading

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Available Aston Martin Bond Edition Eases Pain of Forbidden DB10 Car

The special edition Aston Martin DB10 may not be available, but the brand is releasing another 007-inspired model for mass consumption: Meet the fully loaded Aston Martin Bond Edition DB9 GT. No, it is not the same as the DB10, but it comes with a complimentary Omega watch and even has some of the decadent features from the exclusive Aston Martin One-77 model. Photo ©Aston Martin The Aston Martin DB10 was crafted specifically to wow fans for the latest James Bond movie installment called “Spectre”, which came out this weekend following many months of buildup. The Aston Martin DB9 GT … Continue reading

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Imagine Lifestyles Takes Fantasy Fest 2015 by the Horns…With Horsepower

Fantasy Fest 2015 in trendy Philadelphia was a home run yet again this year, with Imagine Lifestyles Luxury Rentals front and center for all of the action. What is the fastest way to attract everyone within earshot to your booth? There is no megaphone required when you have two Lamborghini cars to rev up at the same time. It is the most exhilaration one can have in the presence of local vendors, exotic dancer booths and the standard cute beer stand girls. While the Lamborghinis were not open for rides that day–the plastic shark designed to toss riders off like … Continue reading

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Steve McQueen Modified Porsche Boasts Kill Switch For Rear Lights

The last Porsche owned by legendary Steve McQueen is officially for sale, and it boasts a rather James Bond style feature: a kill switch on the dash to turn off the rear lights. The star added this modification to several of the vehicles in his fleet, and it does not require a genius to understand the purpose. The 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo will hit the auction block August 13th, 2015 in Monterey, California. It is expected to change hands for over a million USD. The Steve McQueen Porsche 930 Turbo at a glance: The actor and avid automotive enthusiast ordered … Continue reading

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‘Hey Jude’ Was Originally Created in an Aston Martin DB6

There is a very special Aston Martin DB6 in existence, and it is not likely to ever be offered for sale. The car was owned by Paul McCartney, which is great, but it has an extra claim to fame: It is said that McCartney first chimed out the monumental hit “Hey Jude” into a reel-to-reel recorder in the car en route to visit John Lennon’s son, Julian. McCartney was apparently driving the Aston Martin DB6 to visit Julian when this catchy tune crossed his mind, and he decided to record a bit of it to play around with later. The … Continue reading

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Look for the Next-Gen Audi R8 in New ‘Avengers’ Movie

The next-gen Audi R8 will be gracing the silver screen in the next ‘Avengers’ film, Avengers: Age of Ultron. It would seem that Tony Stark has a passion for the model and it will provide plenty of eye-candy among the action! The 2016 Audi R8 will be flanked by other new family members in the movie, including the 2015 Audi TTS and the Audi A3 cabriolet. The Audi R8 and the much-loved Marvel series have quite a cute history, with the original R8 hitting the screen way back in 2008 for the first ‘Iron Man’. According to Loren Angelo, director … Continue reading

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Presenters Shed Top Gear Label, Continue Careers

Fans of the hit series ‘Top Gear’ have ridden shotgun with the cast along a rather bumpy road lately, amid the controversy that has ended with the cast parting ways with the show. There is no need to fret, however, as the rambunctious lads seem to be continuing their careers sans the Top Gear label. Where will we see Jeremy Clarkson next? Why the international tour of live auto shows, of course! The former presenters of Top Gear: Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond. The well-loved series ‘Top Gear’ was cancelled following an altercation between Clarkson and one of … Continue reading

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‘Furious 7’ Lykan Hypersport Skyscraper Action Could Work Because Science

Fans of the Fast and Furious franchise were treated to quite a few seemingly unbelievable stunts in ‘Furious 7’, including the Lykan Hypersport jumping from skyscrapers and landing in…other skyscrapers! But could the $3.4 million dollar hypercar actually pull that stunt off in real life? Science says perhaps! The clip above details the Lykan Hypersport and offers a glimpse of the action: Physics professor Lee Loveridge of Pierce College has mentioned that the death-defying skyscraper stunt in the film could possibly be the most plausible in terms of what is actually possible. By analyzing the actual measurements of the Etihad … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Audi

For those who have not noticed, Audi is positioning itself as the car for the young affluent types. One would have to be blind not to see the spicy Audi R8 supercar serving as the ride of choice of frontrunners like Iron Man and Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades of Grey erotic thriller. Exotic meets erotic meets superhero? Tie me up…err…sign me up! Audi appears to like the domination approach, taking over the headlines and jockeying for that special spot as the top choice for wealthy youth. Check out the Audi commercial below, designed to coincide with the premier … Continue reading

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