As we near the end of another luxurious year, here is a curated list of 10 most expensive things of 2015, or the Christmas wishlist of a billionaire!
- 2015’s Most Expensive Car- Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita
Described as “Diamond On Wheels” on the Koenigsegg website because of the diamond infused carbon fibre body, this supercar is also super rare- there are only 3 CCXR Trevitas worldwide sold at an exorbitant price of $4.8 million each.
- 2015’s Most Expensive Watch- Chopard 201 Carat Watch
Chopard’s 201 Carat watch is priced at $25 million with yellow diamonds making the majority of the body while pink, blue and white heart diamonds adding more color. The watch comes with a special mechanism that opens three heart diamonds to reveal the time.
- 2015’s Most Expensive Chocolate- To’ak Chocolate
The finest and most expensive chocolate bar isn’t from France or Switzerland, but from Ecuador! A 50-gram bar of To’ak chocolate will cost you $260 if you are one of the lucky 574 people to get your hands on it before they run out!
- 2015’s Most Expensive Jewel- Blue Moon Diamond
The 12.03 carat rare Blue Moon Diamond, set in a ring, was bought by a private Hong Kong collector at an auction for a whooping $48.5 million making it the most expensive jewel! The billionaire is said to have bought the one of a kind stone to honor his daughter.
- 2015’s Most Expensive Painting- Pablo Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger
Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger was auctioned at Christies in New York for $179.3 million smashing world records in the art market with its price. The painting was declared sold after intense 11.5 minutes of bidding reported Forbes.
- 2015’s Most Expensive Bag- Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse
Topping the list for the most expensive handbags of the year, the heart shaped Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond purse that features 4517 diamonds, has also made the Guinness World Record for its jaw-dropping price of $3.8 million.
- 2015’s Most Expensive Shoes- Ruby Slippers By House of Harry Winston
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Wizard of Oz, House of Harry Winston launched the most expensive shoe ever- a replica of Dorothy’s iconic red slippers! The only difference between the original pair and Harry Winston’s version are the 4,600 rubies and 50 carat worth of diamonds, making the latter a clear winner in the rare-and-expensive shoe game with a price tag of $3 million (sorry Cinderella!).
- 2015’s Most Expensive House- Palazzo di Amore
Priced at $195 million last year, Palazzo di Amore that spans over 25 acres in the glamorous Beverly Hills. It still stands as America’s most expensive mansion for sale even after a price cut leaving at a staggering $149 million!
- 2015’s Most Expensive Wine- Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Grand Cru
Earlier this month a UK-based website, Wine Searcher, released its annual list of most expensive wines topped by a rare wine from France’s Burgundy vineyard. The average price of a bottle of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Grand Cru is $13,055 and goes up to $40,000!
- 2015’s Most Expensive Christmas Ornament- Tree star by 77 diamonds
So what if you could not have the $11 million Christmas tree, you could still have the world’s most expensive star to top your tree with! Created by 77 Diamonds and sold exclusively by VeryFirstTo for $925,402, this tree topper has been adorned with 281 diamonds and can be worn as a necklace after the holiday season is over; sparkles and practicality rolled into this ornament for your tree as well as yourself!
Be ready to raise your prices 2016!
NYC fashion writer blogging about all things lux. Attending New York University, future Fashionista.