Sold: Tribeca’s Skyloft Penthouse for $30 million


The Skyloft Penthouse in NYC’s Tribeca neighborhood has become the most expensive condo ever sold in downtown Manhattan. For $30 million, you get 700 square meters of  individual living space – four bedrooms and bathrooms, 420 sq m terrace from which you can see the Hudson river on one side and the World Financial Center on the other, and much more.

Ad Campaign: We Are Replay Spring 2009


Model Boyd Holbrook was chosen to be in this season’s We Are Replay ad campaign. Photographer Chad Pitman shoots Boyd in the brand’s finest pieces including the wrinkled military jacket that we’re hoping to get our hands on. 

More images from the campaign after the jump.  

The Read: Design Hotels Book Edition 2009


The Design Hotels Book: Edition 2009 features the most attractive international design hotels in the world. The encyclopedia presents 170 luxurious, original and distinctive properties that are setting new standards in high-end hospitality. 

The book contains portraits of each member hotel through stunning photographs of its architecture and interior design in addition to detailed info about its distinguished concept. The book also goes in depth on visionary individuals — designers and hoteliers who are the driving creative forces behind the hotels.

More images from the book after the jump.

Belgium’s science station in Antarctica

For anyone that cares, Belgium's opened a €20 million “zero emissions” polar science station in Antarctica on Sunday, returning to the continent to study climate change 42 years after closing its first base there. The Princess Elisabeth research hub is totally energy-self-sufficient...

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Now Open: Saks Fifth Avenue’s Kiton Shop


Kiton apparel is one of Italy’s finest makers of suits and other luxury goods. Each piece is sewn by hand in Italy and then dished out in small portions to a handful of retailers. Saks has been working on a Kiton shop-in-shop for years and has finally opened its doors to the 2,000-square-foot location. In this economic climate, maybe their timing is not the best, but the product that the Kiton shop offers is unparalleled.

Video: Sports Illustrated Models in 370Z, Danica Patrick not invited


How lucky are those drivers? Actually, how lucky are those cars? Over at Sports Illustrated’s YouTube channel, some of the beautiful ladies from this year’s Swimsuit Issue are taken for a ride of their lives. 

Melissa Haro, Jessica Hart and Damaris Lewis are driven around Las Vegas in the brand new 332-hp 2009 Nissan 370Z. Where’s Danica Patrick? The Indy driver also made an appearance in this year’s Swimsuit Issue but it seems there was no invite on this adventure. 

Watch the video after the jump.

The Combo Harrington by Patrik Ervell



Swedish-born designer Patrik Ervell’s use of a diverse arsenal of fabrics and stripes has led to a collection that has reached new heights. The combo harrington jacket is a classic wardrobe staple with a seersucker twist. This jacket is perfect to layer over your contrast collar buttondowns. It features two front pocket flaps, a hidden zipper and is available in ivory.  

More images after the jump.  

Urban Hardwoods: Furniture made from salvaged wood


All made from salvaged wood in Seattle, Urban Hardwoods’ beautiful pieces range from a timeless coffee table to a versatile headboard that’s sure to compliment any bedroom. They’re set to open a showroom in San Francisco in March. Here’s what they have to say about themselves:

Our goal is fairly straightforward — to be the most progressive, responsible and sustainable wood furniture manufacturer/retailer in America…With every piece we craft, we respect the natural character and imperfections of the tree we use. We let the natural shapes, holes, curves and “live edges” of the tree remain. Our craftsmen work to preserve the tree that once was — and the work-of-art that will be.

Yves Saint Laurent ‘Unisex Edition’ Pop-Up Store


Last week, we brought light to YSL’s S/S 2009 menswear collection that took masculine pieces like trenches and suits and fitted them with unstructured fabrics like silk to bring a new dimension to this year’s line. Stefano Pilati’s “Edition Unisex” shows YSL once again pushing the boundaries of traditional gender paradigms in fashion and challenging contemporary notions of sex and sexuality. 

YSL opened a temporary space in downtown Manhattan for a little under two weeks this month, where clients had the opportunity to peruse the new range.

More images of the pop-up after the jump.  

Limited Edition: Nine Inch Nails Ghost I-IV


Ghosts I – IV is a brand new 36 track instrumental collection by Nine Inch Nails that sprawls takes the band through a different path to success. With almost two hours of new music composed and recorded over an intense ten week period last fall, Ghost I – IV is sure to keep fans interested for a very long time.