For years, men’s fashion has played a minor role in the pantheon of luxury retail. Womenswear and accessories have dominated the last half century and the industry has responded; more regular purchasing in women’s attire and accessories has led to larger collections, more innovation, experimentation with design and a marketing focus on women and their lifestyle. Men, though possessing larger incomes and a greater share of wealth, have traditionally bought less into changing f
Facebook founder and COO Mark Zuckerberg is updating his privacy settings. In a move to prevent prying eyes from peeking into his US$7 million Palo Alto residence, the billionaire has bought up four neighboring homes — at the cost of US$30 million — just so that he can demolish them. A city planning application filed on Tuesday has revealed he intends to bulldoze the homes he purchased in 2013. The million-dollar homes will be replaced with smaller, lower-profile abodes that
Looking for something to do? This blog is borrowed from our good friends in Park City, Utah at Jess Reid / Christie's International Real Estate 1. Catch some rays on a rooftop bar at No Name Saloon or Boneyard.
No Name Saloon is a must-see bar in Park City. They are located on Main Street and they have a rooftop bar that offers great views of Main Street. The heated lamps in the winter and summer allow you to enjoy the rooftop deck year round. Boneyard, located on Kearns Bl
Behind the scenes at Sotheby's May Exhibitions Auction house Sotheby’s is making it easier for consumers to bid on art from contemporary and modern masters through eBay’s live auction platform. The Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale on May 10 and the Contemporary Art Day Auction on May 12 will be accessible to eBay’s millions of active buyers, who can sign up to bid live. This opens up museum-quality pieces to a wider international clientele, potentially raising the amount t
Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates has purchased more property on the street of his seasonal residence in Wellington. As first reported by GossipExtra, Gates picked up the vacant lots at 3128 and 3162 Mallet Hill Court in April and the home at 13715 Quarter Horse Trail in May. Both deeds were issued to a trust in the name of attorney Robert Buote, who is well known to represent Gates in his Wellington transactions. In fact, the same Buote-managed Wellington Trust paid $13.5 mil
A large, oceanfront Santa Barbara-area ranch that sparked a local scuffle over its development potential is going on the market for $108 million. Located in Goleta, about 18 miles west of Santa Barbara, Las Varas Ranch encompasses about 1,800 acres, said Kerry Mormann of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, who is listing the property with Anthony Punnett of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Mr. Mormann added that the ranch’s roughly 2 miles of oceanfront make it “pretty unique,” espe