Why mantiques are the new boys' toys

Melissa Pearce   Inspired by retro drama such as Boardwalk Empire, manly miscellany is creating a clamour.

Powerball win: What $2.4 million means for a Sydneysider

$2.4m Powerball win: forget about the luxury home.

A sweet $2.4 million was scooped by each of the 15 members of a Sydney store syndicate in Powerball's $70 million lotto draw on Thursday night. But what is it really worth?

Two winning tickets in $70 million Powerball

A Queenslander and a syndicate from Sydney have shared the $70m Powerball jackpot.

Esther Han   A mystery Queenslander and a syndicate of 15 people in Greater Western Sydney have catapulted themselves into Australia's millionaires club, after winning $35 million on each ticket of Powerball's division one on Thursday night.


The world’s most prestigious sporting events

Snow polo in the exclusive Swiss ski resort of St Moritz qualifies as the world's most prestigious sporting event. <i>Pictures: Getty Images, Daniel Martinek, Jean Pierre Puigserver, AFP</i>

Craig Tansley   You've probably never heard of the event that attracts more high-rollers than any other.


Which watch fits your personality?


Andrew McUtchen   There are 16 personality types, yet thousands of quality watches. Which suits you?


What’s it like aboard a superyacht?

The luxurious 33-metre Patriot, for sale for just $4 million.

Stephen Lacey   Size counts and opulence impresses at the inaugural Sydney Superyacht Show.


What’s it really like inside the VIP?

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Steve Colquhoun   Does true VIP treatment at a top nightclub live up to its extravagant promise?


The stunning world of private jet travel

Yes, it's a throne. On a Boeing 747. Belonging to Saudi royal Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud.

Rachael Oakes-Ash   Forget the crowds and frustration as you swan from your own lounge to a waiting jet.


Ten top watches for under $2000

Scuderia watch.

Luc Wiesman   Lowering your budget doesn't have to mean cashing in on style.

Top Drop

Scottish pride meets the art of whisky


Hannah Tattersall   For the release of its rarest creation, Glenmorangie forged a unique artistic experience.


World's most complicated hand-made watch for sale

The 1925 Henry Graves Supercomplication pocketwatch.

Peter Farquar   The hand-made 1925 pocketwatch features eye-popping technology.


Vintage themes dominate watch design

Omega MKII Speedmaster.

Melissa Pearce   Set your watch to about 70 years ago if you want to get the cutting-edge retro look.


A watch that's been everywhere, man

The Davosa watch off the coast of Tasmania.

Jeremy Loadman   A watch's year-long journey all over Australia reminds us of a different way to experience time.


Super-skyscrapers: luxury in the sky or slums of the future?


Robert Bevan   Are super-skyscrapers the new wealth symbol, or the slums of the future?


Chinese tycoon invites 1000 impoverished Americans to have lunch with him in New York


Tom Phillips   Billionaire invites 1000 poor Americans to lunch with him in New York's Central Park.


Can you have too much luxury?


Steve Colquhoun   When does too much of a very good thing become bad? The internet is about to find out.


A rare glimpse inside 'Casino Royale'


Julie Zeveloff   Photography is normally not allowed inside Monaco's opulent casino - until now.


The wedding ring that comes with a catch


Alyson Penn   Some might argue they all do, but this one at least has a clever and practical edge to it.


Maserati prepares model avalanche


Steve Colquhoun   The past is in the past as the 100-year-old Italian prepares an unprecedented model onslaught.


Watchmaking a difference


Steve Colquhoun   There may be much more to that luxury timepiece on your wrist than just a pretty face.