Christies to auction vintage yet sophisticated luggage

Come May 19, Christie’s will be auctioning very stylish vintage suitcases and hold alls including  a black leather semi-circular Dunhill case (estimated at $1,150 to $1,450), two lovely canvas and leather cream Hermes suitcases (pictured and estimated at $2000 to $3000) and sophisticated Louis Vuitton monogrammed suitcases (estimated $900 to $1150).

Victoria Scott-RichardsChristies to auction vintage yet sophisticated luggage

Vajoliroja luxury cruise yacht: Depp’s dream come true

Designed by Los Angeles designer L M Pagano and built by Proteksan Turquoise in Turkia in 2001, the Vajoliroja luxury cruise yacht is legendary actor, Johnny Depp’s dream come true with the actor himself having redecorated the interior in the “pirate chic” style. According to Depp, the name Vajoliroja ((pronounced along the lines of “The Jolly Roger”) has been formed …

Victoria Scott-RichardsVajoliroja luxury cruise yacht: Depp’s dream come true

Donald Kaufman’s Toys Collection to be auctioned April 16-17

The second round of the Donald Kaufman Collection of vintage toys that took place last September fetched a grand $7.2 million. While last year’s sale consisted of American, European and Japanese toys, this year when the third part of auction house Bertoia’s sale will take place from April 16-17, the 300 toys that will feature consists of those which have …

Victoria Scott-RichardsDonald Kaufman’s Toys Collection to be auctioned April 16-17

‘Seraphim’ Golden Motorcycle: The ultimate blend of vintage innovation

Swedish designer Mikael Lugnegard has launched the “Seraphim”, a golden motorcycle, by combining all the power and hi-fi machinery of choppers to finally complete this luxurious piece of art. Embodying the ultimate blend of vintage innovation, ‘Seraphim’ has not been randomly covered with gold, instead the yellow metal has been beautifully and strategically placed in various parts. Other notable features include …

Victoria Scott-Richards‘Seraphim’ Golden Motorcycle: The ultimate blend of vintage innovation

‘Leaf Dish’ by Tapio Wirkkala is worth $17,000

Finland’s most extraordinary 20th-century designer- craftsman, Tapio Wirkkala used to create some very beautifully tailor made bowls with dark and light strips of plywood and other wood products, between 1951 and 1954. One was creation is a slim laminated plywood platter known as the Leaf Dish – gifted by Wirkkala to Edward Wormley (furniture designer) – that is up for …

Victoria Scott-Richards‘Leaf Dish’ by Tapio Wirkkala is worth $17,000