10. 15. 2007
Fantasy Gift - Needless Markup Christmas Book
We would be remiss if we didn't bring our readers some extravagant Christmas indulgence from the fanciful Neiman Marcus Christmas Book.
It was a tough decison between the $35,000 dragon topiary by artist Matthew Larkin -- a steal really considering the gold-leafed horns, claws, teeth, and fins -- and the NM Gem Triton 1000 Submarine which dives to 1,000 feet and comes with a two day instruction package. (Thank goodness, Scout would just smash it up otherwise!) Oh, it's $1,440,000.
In the end, we settled on the Vertu Signature Diamond Phone which works in more than 150 countries. But forget about that - look at those 7.2 carat white and pink diamonds, Muffy! Of course that's 18-kt. rose gold. 24-hour global concierge service? But of course. With only 100 available, you don't risk bumping into someone with the same phone.
A mere $73,000. Take it out of the piggy bank, daaalink...