Category Archives: Jewelry

Trinkets, baubles, ice, frosting…whatever you prefer to refer to fine jewelry as, there is certainly no shortage of bling in South Beach. Some of the world’s best and most respected brands and designers glint in the Florida sun on our streets, turning heads and melting hearts.
If you are heading to South Beach, know that it is a perfect opportunity to showcase your finest treasures without seeming gaudy.
In fact, prepare to compare your jewels with those around you-you can find inspiration and may discover designers in the area that are just your type!
This is our jewelry section, because what is a luxury blog without a bit of bling?

Bugatti Lifestyle Boutique: The Collections Get a Home

Dangerous curves are ahead for Bugatti, just not the type they are known for! With the launch of the Bugatti Lifestyle Boutique, the brand enters the fashion realm in style. The Bugatti family has a rich history encompassing many forms of art–so a move into high-end clothing should be seamless. The display shelves inside the store are comprised of carbon fiber and aluminum as a nod to the luxury vehicle components used in the fleet. The shape of the shelves resembles a spoiler.  Bugatti Lifestyle Boutique drives the brand home and directly into the closet. Many automotive brands also offer … Continue reading

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Those Rare Aston Martin One-77 Cars Inspired a Luxury Jewelry Line

There are just 77 examples of the glorious Aston Martin One-77 car in the world. They are so pristine and amazing that they have inspired a line of luxury jewelry by John Calleija. Take the time to enjoy each stunning piece of Aston Martin jewelry and reflect a bit on the jewel that is the Aston Martin One-77 exotic sports car. John Calleija is one of the most creative and well-respected jewelers in the industry. For him to set his sights on the Aston Martin One-77 certainly speaks volumes of the car, and the resulting jewelry collection is equally desirable. … Continue reading

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Dempsey Racing & Porsche Design Attempt to Stop Time with Track-Inspired Watch

Patrick Dempsey has long possessed the ability to make time stop for women, now the celebrity racer is trying to do the same for men with a special track-inspired timepiece. Dempsey Racing & Porsche Design house have joined forces to create a limited edition watch. Buyers should time themselves saying the rather consuming name: The Porsche Design Dempsey Racing Limited Edition Chronograph watch. It is a blended expression of both upscale style and the sport of racing. The Porsche Design Dempsey Racing Limited Edition Chronograph timepiece at a glance: The excitement starts with the automotive-style brushed titanium case embracing a … Continue reading

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The Most Wanted Lamborghini Tonino Spyder Watch

Each year brings a new lineup of luxury cars, and their upscale luxury watch counterparts. This year, the Tonino Lamborghini Spyder watch is stealing the show at the Doha Jewelry and Watches Exhibition. The striking Tonino Spyder watch is offered in ten themes and it looks like a challenge to choose just one. The exotic Lamborghini Tonino Spyder watch comes in ten different color themes, models numbered 1100-1121. Can you choose a favorite? The 1100 orange and black model is pictured above. The Lamborghini Tonino Spyder watch at a glance: The bezel and crown are stainless steel polished PVD. The case … Continue reading

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The Most Expensive: $318,000 Hublot Ferrari Watch

Hublot has created a limited edition Ferrari watch that costs more than most of the  actual cars. For the bargain price of $318,000, brand fans can wrap the MP-05 LaFerrari watch around their wrists. Compared to the million-dollar-plus LaFerrari supercar, the Hublot Ferrari watch seems like a bargain. The watch that costs more than a Ferrari car Hublot designed the MP-05 LaFerrari watch to show appreciation for its association with the Ferrari brand. The watch is quite complex, much like a Ferrari. It features 637 individual components, a tourbillon, and can function for 50 days with no power. The watch … Continue reading

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Ralph Lauren Bugatti Inspired Watch

For those who may have missed it, the Ralph Lauren men’s watch collection includes a very special edition, one inspired by his 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Gangloff drop head coupe. There are many luxury watches inspired by exotic sports cars, but this one continues to stand out. The Bugatti inspired watch designed by Ralph Lauren is fantastic The watch features the same wood that lines the dash of the rare classic car, can you spot more inspirations? It was the interior cabin of the Bugatti that inspired Lauren’s racy watch. The interior is classic yet sporty, ideal trimmings for an … Continue reading

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Vitesse Inspires Timepiece

Supercars often inspire elegant timepieces, so it is no surprise that there is a new Bugatti watch bending time! Swiss luxury watchmaker Parmigiani Fleurier fashioned the Bugatti driving watch below, mirroring the new Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse hyper machine. Wear the Bugatti Veyron Vitesse…like a boss. The Grand Sport Vitesse made its jaw-dropping debut at Pebble Beach this year, prompting Parmigiani to mark the occasion with the elegant watch. This year marked the 62nd annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, where exotic and classic cars, items and celebrities lined every square inch of the manicured California property. Ralph Lauren released a watch inspired … Continue reading

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Bulgari Octo Maserati Timepiece Shows Off in South Beach

Ferrari may have Hublot, but Maserati has paired with Bulgari jewelers to craft an elegant timepiece— Bulgari Octo Maserati. It is nothing new for an exotic carmaker to team up with a high-end jeweler, so it comes as little surprise to see that Maserati paired with Bulgari to fashion the enviable watch. What is rather surprising, however, is the lack of the Maserati logo plastered to the dial! It is located discreetly on the transparent caseback.

Bulgari Octo Maserati

I suppose when you are as noted and known as Maserati–there is little need to advertise on a watch! But those in the know—well..they know!

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Hublot Watch With 1,282 Diamonds

Hublot’s newest luxury timepiece is also its most expensive, laden with a staggering 1,282 diamonds and a $5 million-dollar price tag! Only a very select and exclusive audience will be permitted to view this watch, as it will be watched with airtight security in Basel, Switzerland during the world’s largest watch event– Baselworld.

Hublot $5 Million

For $5 million one could buy several Bugatti Veyrons! Unreal!

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More Expensive: A Hermes Handbag or Brand New Ferrari?

Would you prefer a new handbag or a brand-spanking-new Ferrari, if given the option? If you chose the Ferrari, you may be shocked to learn that for the price of 5 or 6 new Ferrari 458 Italia cars, you can get one $1.9 million-dollar Hermes handbag. Gulp.

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The million-plus Hermes handbag

Hermes creates some of the most luxurious and coveted items on earth, but the 4 new designs unleashed are expensive, even for them! The miniature totes are crafted from gold and then bedazzled with thousands of precious stones…think of it as the ultimate unnecessary accessory.

These million-dollar mini-bags are designed to be essentially a piece of flair—worn around the wrist as a sort-of bracelet. Designer Pierre Hardy spent two years perfecting these designer bags, the Kelly and the Birkin, and each will only be produced 3 times.

Ferrari 458

The hot Ferrari 458 Italia bleeds less money than the Hermes handbag

Who will the buyers be? According to Hermes CEO Patrick Thomas,
 “I have no idea. But maybe they will have two bodyguards!”

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