Most expensive accessories for men
A man is known by what he wears and how he carries himself. For the one with extra cash, customization matter and the importance of accessories to complement the overall appeal is paramount. This list provides details of the most expensive men’s accessories, and what makes them special:
1) Hublot Bassel World 2011 Bing Bang Watch
Price: $2.8 million
The Hublot Bassel World 2011 Turbillon watch was created especially for the event, and was known for having being laid with 637 pieces of Baguette diamonds. Completed just a day in advance of the event, this watch, needed the work of 45 craftsmen who worked towards carving the diamonds including its rose’ cut diamond on the crown of the timepiece.
2) Gucci Diamond Belt
Gucci in collaboration with designer Stuart Hughes and Goldstiker created a website named Republica, where it featured the most exclusive items of personal use, including this diamond & platinum belt. The buckle of the belt uses 250 grams of platinum and 30 carat worth of diamonds, to create the logo of Gucci. The belt was commissioned by an unnamed client of the Republica website.
3) Satya Paul Gold & Diamond Necktie
Price: $ 223,000
Created in Satya Paul Design Studio in joint collaboration with the Suashish Diamond Group, this silk necktie with crafted diamonds and gold threadwork was first modeled by Indian Actor Salman Khan. As mentioned, the tie was created with a pure silk base, 150 gms of gold thread work, and studded with 261 diamonds weighing a total of 77 carats.
4) Zaffiro shaving razor
Price: $ 100,000
The uber-rich and media celebrities are known for their exclusive personal accessories and the latest to be looked at in that regard is the Zaffiro shaving razor. The body of the razor is made from Iridium, a substance 10 times rarer than Platinum, is known to be found mainly in meteorites and finds use in spacecraft engines for the durability. The shaving blades have been made from Sapphire, which could possibly last a person’s lifetime without a change. The width of each blade is known to be 5000 times smaller than the width of a human hair.
5) Montecristi Panama Hat
Price: $ 100,000
This exclusive one-off head hear was created out Tequila Straw, a rare fabric woven only in select areas of Equador. Commissioned by Brent Black, this rare headgear was more of a tribute to the fine art of weaving, mastered by the Montecristi weavers who created the special fabric.
6) Name: Diamond Studded iPhone Wallet
Price: $ 96,900
This iPhone wallet was specially created in only 3 pieces, by designer Davide De Nizza in joint collaboration with artist Stuart Hughes and launched as a part of the Tamara range. Materials used in it include python skin, nubuck, croco slow brown, 46 grams of 18K gold and a total of 35 finely cut diamonds.
7) Name: Ligne 2 Champaign Lighter
For those who like lighting up in style, S.T. Dupont designed this limited edition lighter as a part of the Prestige collection of products. This lighter is made of 18K solid white gold and 468 individually handcrafted diamonds. Other options in the exclusive series include lighters made with precious metals such as rose gold and also yellow gold.
8) Billionaire Couture Crocodile skin umbrella
Price: $ 50,000
This keeping away the rains, Billionaire Couture ( a brand created by Flavio Briatore & Angelo Galasso) launched this water resistant crocodile skin umbrella. Each of these umbrella have been created with careful selection of the leather and contains detailed handwork from craftsmen.
9) Testoni dress shoes
Price: $ 38,000
For those who like to walk in style, getting a pair of these Testoni shoes just might be the perfect choice. Created by Testoni, a design house founded in 1929 by Amelleo Testoni, each pair of these shoes is made from the finest quality of alligator leather using the special Norvegese process for superior water resistance and durability. Also, to get the perfect feel, it take close to 200 operations on each pair for constructing and deconstructing the shoes.
10) Henk Suitcase
Price: $ 22, 093
Created by Dutch designer Henk Van De Meeve, this lightweight suitcase has a solid carbon fibre body which is similar to the one used for Formula One cars racing cars. Though compact in structure, it is said to have 500 individual parts including 22 moving parts. Materials used to create this briefcase include Italian burl, Madagascar Ebony, horse hair, Magnesium, Aluminum and Titanium. For safe keep, it has a liquid crystal polymer anti-theft cord, and only 5 editions were made.
11) Yozu shirt cufflinks
Price: $ 9195 a pair
Atelier Yozu, a name known for creating luxury personal gifts, created these hand crafted cufflinks for those men who wear formal clothing more often. These cufflinks are made from a single bar of ivory of a mammoth. Other materials used to create the ornamental designs include 18K yellow gold, white gold or platinum based on the customer’s choice. Also, specially guilloche enameling can be done after special request.