It’s not very often you get to look inside the humble abode of prominent celebrities, but one of our generations fashion and style pioneers Pharell Williams did just that. Thanks to the work of Todd Selby, who is a portrait/interior/fashion photographer, we get a rare glimpse into Pharrell’s personal space to view the pieces of art that define what he considers home. Pharrell is wearing a pair of Band of Outsiders for Sperry Top-Sider Dick Shoes ($195), that I think I need to cop. I love the creativity of his pad, I definitely could have a play house set up like this…
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A LIL POSITIVITY: THE OBAMA’S RECEIVE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE
First Lady Michelle Obama along with daughters Sasha and Malia Obama were spotted in front of the White House full of holiday cheer. An after Thanksgiving Day tradition, Mrs. O and her daughters received the 18 1/2-foot Douglas fir that will become the Official White House Christmas Tree. The fir comes from a farm in Lehighton, Pa., belonging to Christopher Botek. This is the second time that a tree from the Botek family farm has become the Official White House Christmas Tree.
2011 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport
In only a few short years the Bugatti has risen to become the new symbol of status among the high rollers. The 2011 Veyron Super Sport is the latest edition to the Bugatti portfolio, and is sure to impress car lovers everywhere. Priced at $2.58 million, this Bugatti coupe is definitely not cheap, but for the cost, this car comes equipped with a 8.0-liter W16 engine capable of producing 1,200 horsepower and reaching 248mph.
OPRAH’S ‘ULTIMATE FAVORITE THINGS PT. 2’
Today, Oprah aired “Oprah’s Ultimate Favorite Things 2010,” the last one ever. This is the last season of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” so you know Oprah held nothing back as she dished out free gifts to her adoring audience. Once you find out what she gave away, you are going to wish you were there. Here’s what she gave away today:
iPad, starting at $499
Scrabble for iPad, $4.99
Ugg Boots, $175
Coach Sofia satchel, $398
Megaschoni embellished tunic and leggings, $298 and leggings, $260
Hope in a jar by Philosophy — 2 ounces $38; 4 ounces $60; 8 ounces $105
Nordstrom lingerie, $500 + another $500 for a guest
Herb savor by Prepara, $29.95
Centerville Pie Company’s Chicken Pie, $20
Garrett’s Special-Limited Favorite Things Tin, $135
Le Creuset Cookware, $599
Miraclebody jeans by Miraclesuit, $110
Sophie Jewelry Box from Potter Barn, $179
Jessica Leigh Diamond Earrings by Dana Rebecca Designs, $1,900
DonorsChoose.org Gift Card, Bing, $100
Williams Sonoma Mini-croissants, $39.95
Talbott Teas, holiday assortment, $150
The Book of Awakening by Mark Nepo, $18.95
Illuminations album by Josh Groban, $12.99
Let It Be Me album by Johnny Mathis, $12
A Volkswagon Beetle, 2012 (available in May, 2011)
DAMN!!! I would have LOVED to be an audience member!!!!
New iPOD Watch?
The project is by a dude named Scott Wilson and they are epic. The bands are called the TikTok and Lunatik multi-touch Watch Kits. The bands are made from premium materials with the Tiktok using a snap in design where you just sit the
LEGO Lamborghini Gallardo LP560
Ready to ride? Get up close to the incredible Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 with this amazingly detailed 1:17 scale LEGO® model with opening doors and engine cover. It’s authentic right down to the engine and the famous Lamborghini rims! Includes instructions for rebuilding into a coupe Gallardo or spyder Gallardo with retractable top. Other information: 1:17 scale model! Includes decals for an even more detailed look! Engine cover and doors open! Retractable top folds into the back! Vehicle dimensions: Length = 10.5″ (26.7cm), Width = 4.5″ (11.4cm), Height = 3″ (7.6cm)
New Shoes: Nike SB Dunk, “Yellow Curb”
Nike SB Dunk Low Premium “Yellow Curb.”
One of the more intriguing features on this shoe is the incorporation of elephant print. This texture is rarely used on Nike SB releases with the “Supreme” Nike SB Dunks being the most notable. Elephant print is smothered in embossed leather and appears on the toe area and heel panel; the latter area also contains a patent leather covering. The shoe’s overall makeup draws inspiration from the slippery curbs that skaters grind on. Other features include mesh on the toe box and grip tape on the side panels.
Hermes Low-Top Sneaker!!
Here are this season’s Hermes Quicker sneaker ($830). Just like there previous offerings, these Quicker sneakers are low-top and use goatskin for the upper and a rubber sole for the bottom. They come in black, burgundy suede, midnight blue suede, and grey/green suede. Which is your favorite?
Mercedes McLaren SLR 999 Encrusted with Gold & Rubies
Swiss car designers Ueli Anliker have taken the Mercedes McLaren SLR 999 and literally upgraded it to gold status. Gold was added to the red body finish, the rims as well as the interior, and to top it off, Anliker threw in ruby stones. With over 11 pounds of gold detail and 600 rubies, this McLaren SLR 999 has an estimated value of ($5.2 million).