For the first time ever, Auctions America, a company that specializes in the sale of American classics, European sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods and customs, will be taking over Santa Monica’s historic Barker Hanger with its multi-day auction filled weekend with one-of-kind automobiles.
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This week Heritage Auctions will host an uber-exclusive auction featuring a number of extremely exclusive, super-luxurious pieces, including an Hermès Extraordinary Collection 30cm Diamond Matte Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin Bag, a Louis Vuitton Motorcycle Helmet and a rare diamond and white gold Chanel bracelet. To kick off the sale—jewelry on Sept. 22 and other luxury accessories on Sept. 23—Rochelle Gores Fredston co-hosted an intimate preview and cocktail party at Soho House on Sept. 19. Here, the founder of PSLA and chair of the Autumn Party, picks the pieces you need to get your hands on at this week’s auction.
Someone (OK, most everyone) sure thinks that Leonardo DiCaprio is out of this world, so much so that he paid $1 million for the chance to fly into space with the Oscar-nominated actor.
From George Washington and Teddy Roosevelt to Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra, America has had its share of heroes. No star, however, has shone brighter than “The Babe.” George Herman “Babe” Ruth was the first true hero of baseball, and his mammoth home…Read The Full Post
Christie’s Dubai has announced that sales during its second watch auction in Dubai, which took place on 22 March in Jumeirah Emirates Towers, netted at total of $ 3.09 million (AED 11.37 million), over its estimate of $ 2.9 million.
Virgin Galactic has taken philanthropy to new heights…literally. Virgin’s founder, Sir Richard Branson, made available a seat into outer space for today’s “The Pulse of Innovation” benefit for Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute. The seat, which sold at the live auction for $300,000, was offered…Read The Full Post
If you’ve ever dreamed about dating George Clooney, now is your chance to make that dream a reality.
The Oscar winner is offering one lucky fan the chance to not only spend an entire day in his company, but to be his date to the Feb. 3 premiere of his new film, The Monuments Men.
Veteran actor Dustin Hoffman is auctioning off a large collection of his most valuable possessions. The Nye & Co auction will run online until December 17 and features a diverse range of antiques and collectibles from movie paraphernalia (although not from his own cult classics) and luxury…Read The Full Post
The founder of SAC Capital Advisors, Steven Cohen, is auctioning pieces from his personal art collection at the semi-annual auctions at Sotheby’s and Christie’s in New York City on November 13. Cohen’s coveted collection is comprised of works by Andy Warhol, Gerard Richter, Cy Twombly…Read The Full Post
Ever wonder what the most powerful leaders, business execs and celebrities keep on their desks? Well, we’re about to tell you. Our biweekly “What’s on My Desk” feature will take a look inside the offices and at the desks of the world’s most influential power players.