Just like the song sung by Julie Andrews ‘Favourite things’ from timeless classic movie and bestseller ‘Sounds of Music’, everyone has their favorite thing, it could be something as simple as ‘Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens or
Brown paper packages tied up with strings’ as it was with Fraulein Maria’s case or something as functional as any top tech IT device(speaking for myself, lol). Some ‘favourite things’ stand out from some ‘favourite things’ in terms cost and luxury. Haute Esthetics showcases 17 of world most expensive things that could also be anyone’s favorite thing.
Aqua di Cristalo-World’s Most Expensive Bottled Water: $60,000Man’s one basic need is water; however, this water comes in class and luxury with a price tag of $60,000 translating it to be the world’s most expensive bottled water. Thanks to water bottle from Fernando Altamirano which contains water from the springs of France and Fiji Islands, with gold dust and glacier water from Iceland.
Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 1992-World’s Most Expensive Wine: ($500,000)
The Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 1992 has the title of the world’s most expensive wine, with a price tag of half a million dollars ($500,000). The bottle of luxury wine holds up to 6 liters and had the last auction of $ 500,000 at a Napa Valley wine auction.
Diamond Sterling World’s Most Expensive Tequila: $3,500,000.00
Hacienda La Capilla, a Mexican distillery introduced, ‘The Diamond Sterling’ in a luxurious bottle also designed by Fernando Altamirano.The bottle is made of 2.3kg of platinum as well as 4,000 diamonds worth 328 carats. Goes for a colossal sum of $3.5 million, thereby making it the world’s most expensive tequila.
World’s Most Expensive Cake:$1,300,000.00
When something edible consist of real, non-edible precious stones, then it is safe to say that luxury has become a religion. Dallas Gold and Silver Exchange in collaboration with Delicious Cakes came up with what has been tagged ‘the world’s most expensive cake’ at a price tag of $1.3 million. This magnificent luxury dessert is emblazoned with sapphires, along with diamonds worth 1,200 carats and the cake itself weighs about 160 pounds.
World Most Expensive Houses
Updown Court- England : $160,000,000.00
The real estate market has been one of the foremost components of luxury lifestyle, with a long list of luxury homes all across the globe. However, the Updown Court in Windlesham, England is by far one of the most astounding luxury house there is and with a price tag of $160 million, this magnificent residence has now become the World’s Most Expensive House, owned by the crown prince of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The neighbors of this gorgeous castle type house include Duchess of York, Sir Elton John among other high profile names.
Antillia – India : $1,000,000,000.00
Named after the mythical Antillia island of Atlantis, the residence of India’s most wealthy businessman, Mukesh Ambani and his family, Antillia, is the world’s most expensive house valued at staggering $1 billion. This incredible luxury house boasts of 1 helipad and an air traffic control facility, along with a spa, yoga studio, small theatre that can accommodate 50 people, thereby redefining luxury in an all-new fashion.
DARTZ SUV – World’s Most Expensive SUV: $200,000.00
This high-performance tank-like SUV that comes with heavy steel plated doors and 3-inch windows, from DARTZ is what I call the safe and Lux SUV. The armor on the skin of the DARTZ SUV is more than capable of resisting small arms fire, assault rifle shots such as that of an AK-47 and can even come through an RPG (rocket-propelled grenade) barrage unscathed. Known to be the world’s most expensive SUV with a price tag of $200,000. This machine SUV is powered by an 8.1 liter Vortec V8 engine with a maximum speed of 110 mph. Three words that best describe this SUV are CLASS, LUX, and FUNCTIONALITY.
Aston Martin Super Sport – World’s Most Expensive Car: $9,600,000.00
Powered by a twin-turbo 5.4-liter V8 engine with 900 bhp and featuring carbon fiber bodywork, gullwing doors as well as carbon ceramic brakes, the all-new luxurious Aston Martin Super Sport has now taken the spot of the World’s Most Expensive Car. This queen of luxury cars comes with a price tag of an incredible $9.6 million and has been designed by Star Electric Cars France (SECF). Aston Martin has decided to make only eight models of the Super Sport and that too each of them in different colors.
World’s Most Expensive Sports Car:$2,500,000.00
Bugatti Veyron, a sports car in a class of its own costs about $2.5 million; this makes it the world’s most expensive sports car.
1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic – World’s Most Expensive Vintage Car:$40,000,000.00
The 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic, that is said to be the world’s most expensive vintage car after being sold for $40 million finally made an appearance at the Mullin Automotive Museum, California in August last year. The 57SC Atlantic luxury car has been beautifully preserved and is in excellent working condition, thus becoming the crown jewel of its owner, an anonymous car collector, with an obvious amount of money saved for such masterpieces.
Icon Sheene – World’s Most Expensive Bike:
Designed as a tribute to the legendary Barry Sheene, the all-new luxurious Icon Sheene superbike is the World’s Most Expensive Bike with a price tag of $181,618. Icon Sheene is powered by a 1400cc high-end sports engine, jutting out 250 bhp with a top speed of 200 mph. This incredible masterpiece took about five years to be brought from the drawing onto the production lines.
Apple iPhone 4G Framed by Stuart Hughes – World’s Most Expensive iPhone: $8,000,000.00
There seems to be no end to luxury mobile phones floating around on the market today. However, a device as compelling as Apple iPhone 4G can be a marvelous addition to your luxury collection, that is if you are willing to spend $8 million on the world’s most expensive iPhone by famed designer Stuart Hughes. This gorgeous iPhone 4G comes packed in a splendid granite box and the phone itself is covered in over 500 diamonds amounting to an astounding 500 carats.
World’s Most Expensive iPad:$188,894.00
The most cherished tablet device of today’s consumers, Apple iPad after setting a record sales in a month has now achieved yet another milestone, courtesy, Katherine Hughes, wife of the legendary luxury designer Stuart Hughes. Mrs. Hughes has designed a glittering new Apple iPad, that is said to be the world’s most expensive iPad. This incredible luxury tablet comes with 25.5 cts of ‘I’F’ Flawless diamonds, a 22ct Apple logo and is made entirely from 22ct gold while carrying a price tag of $188,894
MacBook Air ‘Supreme Fire Edition’ – World’s Most Expensive Apple MacBook: $340,000.00
Another innovation from U.K based designer, Stuart Hughes, who is known for his exquisite transformation of conventional gadgets into luxury masterpieces, came out with the MacBook Air ‘Supreme Fire Edition’. This new MacBook is at the moment, world’s most expensive MacBook and has of 25.5 cts of ‘I’F’ Flawless diamond, while the apple logo of the laptop is embellished with 24 ct gold. With 53 gems, this stunning luxury laptop carries a price tag of $340,000.
PrestigeHD Supreme Rose – World’s Most Expensive TV:
PrestigeHD Supreme Rose, an HDTV also from designer Stuart Hughes, is termed the world’s most expensive TV. PrestigeHD Supreme Rose Edition comes with a 55-inch screen and the frame of this marvelous television is made in 28 kilograms 18ct rose gold along with 72 flawless 1ct IF diamonds and carries a price tag of an insane $2.25 million.
Clive Christian No.1 for Men – World’s Most Expensive Perfume: $650
When you speak of perfumes and fragrance, luxury becomes a given and the same has been proven by Clive Christian No.1 for Men, a perfume designed especially for men. This exquisite luxury fragrance carries with it a number of rare and exotic ingredients, thereby taking its price tag to $650 a bottle and elevating this men’s perfume to the status of the world’s most expensive perfume.
Most Expensive Men’s Dress Shoes: $38,000
Luxury footwear in the recent times has caught up with the rest of the luxury industry and has quickly established itself as one of the most integral mechanics of the luxury vertical. One of the foremost luxury leather goods companies, A. Testoni, has introduced an all-new line of men’s dress shoes, which is the Moro monk-strap model. This exquisite luxury shoe line is made entirely of exotic alligator skin and is water resistant as well. Furthermore, the Moro monk-strap model also comes with a gold and diamond buckle, thus making it world’s most expensive men’s dress shoes with a price tag of $38,000 per pair.
World’s Most Expensive Designer Suit $900,000
Men’s fashion and luxury clothing are evolving in leaps and bounds as more and more luxurious clothing items are being added to the fray each day. Each of them has its own uniqueness and one such piece of luxury clothing is a designer suit created by the famed artist, Stuart Hughes now being hailed as the world’s most expensive designer suit carrying a price tag of a whopping $900,000. To maintain the exclusivity of this luxurious men’s suit, Stuart has created only three pieces and the entire suit takes more than 600 hours to create with the inclusion of 500 sparkling diamonds.