Why are these high-fashion phones still around? Who uses them? I've never once seen one in the wild. Only once have I ever even heard of one in the wild and that was when my friend Adam Curry said that he was going to buy his teenage daughter a Samsung Armani. He hardly counts. He is a high-profile guy. Mere mortals do not … Read more
When I first heard Versace was working on a luxury cell phone, I couldn't help but have a feeling of deja vu. It's not just because other fashion houses have jumped on the phone bandwagon (remember the Dolce & Gabana Razr and the LG Prada?), but because I swear I've heard of Versace working on a phone before.
It turns out I was right. Versace did work on a Versace-branded Samsung E500 Versus back in 2006, which is positively ancient by today's standards.
But it seems this new version of a Versace phone promises to be … Read more
What? What's this you say? You don't have a private jet? Well, then. If you did, you'd probably be interested in knowing that TAG Aircraft Interiors ("Your Palazzo in the Sky") has teamed up with Italian design house Versace to create custom interiors for the private plans of the uber-rich. This way, you don't have to worry about whether or not the colors of the seat cushions go well with the paint job on the interior of your in-flight hot tub. You'll have Versace's experts to do all that dirty work for … Read more
In case you missed it a few weeks ago, Lamborghini launched its Murcielago LP640 in a Versace edition.
The central console, roof panel, seats, lower dash and inside of its doors are all covered in full-grain napa leather using the Greek fret motif (concentric rectangles) that Versace has made famous.
The car was shown at the Paris Auto Show in Isis White, and at Milan Fashion Week in Aldebaran black. The car, which will be produced in a limited edition of 10, will come with a series of Versace Couture (handmade) accessories, according to Lamborghini. (I'm assuming luggage.)
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