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Jean Prouvé‘s iconic table made of a bent steel black lacquered frame supporting an oak top. You can actually find lots of variations for the Compas Table depending on the function they were designed for but this rectangular dinning table is pretty neat! 

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Mary Katrantzou is renowned for her prints – this T-shirt features a photo-real image of mountains and a beautiful flower field. The fine-knit modal and elastane-blend gives this piece ample stretch and softness. Pro tip is to temper the kaleidoscope palette with some skinny jeans.

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The WMNS Air Max 1 SP from Nike are liquid metal looking sneakers with a gold-coated upper and white out-sole. The golden shoes feature detailing on the tongue with “Au” printed on the top, and leather lining with a perforted insole. I guess gold is the only thing with real value to invest in these days!

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(Red) Auction

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Jony Ive (Apple) and Marc Newson have teamed up with Sotheby’s to host an auction for Bono’s Product(RED) Charity. The auction, which takes place on November 23rd, is highlighted by several items hand picked by these two world-famous designers.

Here is our selection: 1. Jaeger-Lecoultre Atmos 561 Clock // 2. Steinway & Sons Parlor Grand Model Piano // 3. Leica Digital Rangefinder Camera (est. worth: $500,000!!!) // 4. Solid Rose Gold earpods by Apple // 5. Valentine Portable Typewriter by Ettore Sottsass // 6. Apple Mac Pro // 7. Bespoke Boots by Christian Louboutin // 8. Dom Pérignon Oenothèque 1966 Magnum in custom RED cooler

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How sensational are those limited edition éclairs from Parisian specialist L’Eclair de Genie??? A Mother Christmas printed caramel éclair? A black-on-black éclair with a galaxy print?? And you have to figure that it is as good as it looks… We bought 4 pieces the other day and they didn’t last more than 5 minutes although we were supposed to keep’em for dinner! Absolutely irresistible! There are two more Christmas creations that you can discover in-store but I dare you to try and resist and no try their permanent collection.

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Sunday Girls: the girls we would like to bring home Sundays and present to the family. This week, I’m afraid I shed a tear with Barbara Fialho in ‘Beauty Body’ by Danny Cardozo. What a body…

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john lobb gloves 2013John Lobb, renown bootmaker, is now launching its first line of accessories this season and one of the highlights of the line is their Twinstich Buckle Glove. Carefully manufactured just like their shoes, the gloves are made from one piece of leather that is completed using a piqué stitch and finished with a buckle, the same buckle found on Lobb’s classic monk straps. Get to to know more about those gloves here.

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My worse nightmare is to get a drop of rain on my pair of John Lobb William. But with autumn and worse, winter, on their way, I’m becoming paranoiac and I don’t wear much of my shoe collection. However, I am wondering if this pair of John Lobb City III could be the solution to all my fears. Indeed, it has a rubber sole and metal eyelets but keeps the legendary 7000 last that I love. Besides, I digg the black grained leather!

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PENTHOUSE IN MINAMI AZABU TOKYO SOthebys 2013 Hype Means Everything amazing living room

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Fully remodeled, spacious, one bedroom unit in the prestigious area of Minami Azabu. The owner purchased this penthouse unit brand new and spent 18 months renovating it to the masterpiece that it is now. Most of the furniture is custom designed by Ceccotti Collezioni, as well as Italian imported stone and wood used for many of the walls, flooring, and doors. The impressive entrance hallway (see below) has walls that open up to a massive shoe storage unit that holds up to 200 pairs of shoes!! The focal point of this amazing home is the courtyard garden. The corridor surrounding it is designed as a lounge space for guests to enjoy the charming seasonal garden… We knew Tokyo was expensive, but spending $16M for a 4,400-Sq Ft one bedroom penthouse…

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What if sending money was as simple as sending an email? Square has a new service called Square Cash (available on iOs and Android) that makes sending money as easy as sending an e-mail, literally. All you do is punch in how much you need to send, type in your friend’s e-mail address, and once you link your debit card number the money is immediately on its way. Your lucky friend doesn’t even need to use the app or sign up for any services either, they just enter their debit card number and the cash is deposited into their account within 1-2 days! Love the concept, way easier than main actor, Pay Pal.

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