Luxury lingerie

Victoria's Secret lowers price of fantasy bra

Victoria's Secret has cut the price of its one-of-a-kind diamond-encrusted bra for the second year in a row.

For richer, not poorer: Erica Baxter debuts on BRW Young Rich list

Erica Baxter

Daisy Dumas It's a roll-call of the nation's brightest young entrepreneurs, tech whizzes and sporting heroes. And one high-profile, soon-to-be-single mother.


Top playgrounds of the super-rich named

Cannes, on the French Riviera.

Julie Zeveloff Loving the lifestyle of the rich and famous? Here's where to hang out.

Olympic fever

Superyachts flock to London


East London may be a far cry from Monaco or St Tropez, but the international rich are gliding into the capital's poorest area for the Olympic Games on what looks like a gathering fleet of...

Business jets

Come fly with me

Vas Nikolovski joint CEO of Business Jet Travel shows off some of the corporate planes available.

Philip Wen Vas Nikolovski is keen to 'dispel the myth' that charter jet travel is a luxury reserved just for the rich and famous.

Titanic II

Clive's quest to rule the waves

Clive Palmer, Titanic 2

In 2016 Titanic II is set to embark on her maiden voyage, but how will it rate against its namesake, and its modern-day rivals? Joanna Hall investigates.

Urban jungle

When the sky is not the limit

Milan's Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest), designed by Boeri Studio.

Judy Barouch Is it possible to combine the convenience of apartment city-living with the benefits of a house in the 'burbs: greenery at your doorstep, a pool out the back?

Digging deep

Where the most charitable Australians live

Charity tin

Adele Ferguson Melburnians living in Middle Park spend the most on charity - but if measured as a percentage of their incomes, Australia's most generous live elsewhere.


Blue beauty: diamond fetches record $10.4m


A flawless deep-blue diamond sold at auction on Wednesday night for 10.27 million Swiss francs ($10.


Blow your dough before the apocalypse

Illustration: Matthew Absalom-Wong

He who dies with riches in the bank when the so-called apocalypse strikes, still dies. Here's 10 ways to go out with an almighty bang.

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Time is money


Stephen Lacey Luxury watch sales are booming in Australia as $650,000 timepiece finds a home.

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Luxury pens

Coming to town - the pen worth $1.7 million

The Caran d'Ache pen.

LOUISE SCHWARTZKOFF This time-honoured practice is regaining favour as people aspire to correspondence with the personal touch.

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Career choice

It's a snow job


Falls Creek ski instructor Tony Wright has more than 60 snow seasons under his belt, and doesn't plan on skipping a winter any time soon.

Celebrity properties

Billion-dollar Mel's property empire


Sally Howes Mel Gibson's private life has taken a beating of late but his massive property portfolio has fared a little better. Just.

Hot property

Wolseley Road is world's ninth priciest


Jonathan Chancellor Wolseley Road, Point Piper, has been named the ninth-priciest street in the world.

Big ships

Aussies take to cruising in luxury

Queen Elizabeth

A record number of Australians will be living it up onboard Cunard's luxury superliners Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2 this year.

Spring racing

Brands flock to Birdcage


Melissa Kent and Jo Casamento Forget the global financial crisis, hedonism will return at this year's Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Lotto windfall

Mystery lottery winner hasn't claimed $25m jackpot yet


Glenda Kwek The winner of the $25 million Oz Lotto jackpot remains a mystery, NSW Lotteries say.

Private Sydney

Doing a reno - Murdochs plan $11.6m facelift

Andrew Hornery dinkus

Andrew Hornery THEY are yet to spend a night in their splendid $26 million Bellevue Hill compound, but Lachlan and Sarah Murdoch have already upset the neighbours with their $11.6 million renovation plans.

Faking it

Rich pickings on a slim budget

Generic pic of man pouring champagne into a flute.

Stephen Lacey Champagne on a beer budget: how to fake a large six-figure-salary without maxing out your credit card.

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