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New York Fashion Week is Still Happening!

New York Fashion Week

The Council of Fashion Designers of America has released it’s official schedule for New York Fashion Week (September 13 – 17, 2020). In most cases, designers will present digital activations which can be in a variety of formats. Enjoy a live-stream video, a lookbook or a hybrid of the two. This year will be unlike any others!

Jason Wu will open New York Fashion Week on Sunday, September 13 at 5pm. There will be a runway show on the rooftop of Spring Studios for 30 socially-distanced guests. Plus, Christian Siriano will stage an outdoor runway show in Connecticut, closing out New York Fashion Week.

Don’t miss out on joining this virtual NY fashion celebration on the new online platform Runway360 and/or the designers’ social channels.

Metropolitan Opera Opening Night Gala

Traditionally held at the end of September, the Metropolitan Opera Opening Night Gala is now scheduled for December 31, 2020 with a special gala performance.

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime virtual private recital of Opera’s most beloved arias by Puccini, Verdi, etc. sung just for you. A leading soprano or tenor from the Metropolitan Opera will perform a captivating concert just for you! In addition, besides this memorable live performance, enjoy a lively Q & A with our featured artist. Perfect for families, friends and your work team.

New York City Wine and Food Festival

New York City Wine and Food Festival is known for exceptional food and wine experiences taking place in the food capital of the world. This star-studded event showcases the talents of the world’s most renowned chefs. In addition, participants include wine and spirits producers, culinary personalities, lifestyle experts and America’s most beloved television chefs.

The Life of Luxury can offer you private virtual culinary experiences. Enjoy time with your favorite celebrity chefs, personalities, mixologists and wine sommeliers in their virtual kitchens!

Speakeasy Magick

Enjoy this unique virtual private magic experience with two stars from “Speakeasy Magick”. It’s an Off-Broadway magic show with a bit of circus and Gypsy caravan! This sold-out show is based in the McKittrick Hotel, home to another successful show Sleep No More. Enjoy spell-binding magic and illusions by the best magicians in NYC.

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A Luxury Experience – Your VIP Pass to New York Fashion Week

New York Fashion Week is an iconic fashion event. Held twice a year – in February and September, the upcoming show will run between September 6 and 12, 2018. Be treated to greater than one hundred shows covering the most famous fashion designers in the world.

Following New York Fashion Week will be events in London, Milan and finally Paris on October 2. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves quite yet. One major news announcemet is mega-superstar Rihanna is coming back to New York City. The plan is for Rihanna to showcase her sexy, lingerie line: Savage x Fenty.

Have you dreamed of attending one of the major fashion shows like New York Fashion Week? You are in luck. It’s definitely one of the most coveted events in the fashion industry. As a result, we want to share a couple of VIP packages for your consideration.

Spring Studios VIP Package
– Invitation to one (1) show
– Access to Hospitality Lounge
(Lite bites and complimentary drinks provided)
– Meet & Greet with Fashion Insider
– Q&A with Fashion Insider
– Dry Hair Styling & Lip Touch Up
– Premium Gift Bag
– Personal On-site Concierge

Cristian Siriano Show
September 8th, 2018 @ 4pm
VIP Package includes:
– Invitation to Christian Siriano (Off-Site)
– Includes VIP After Party (location TBD)

If any of these packages are of interest to you, please feel free to contact us directly with any questions. Plus we can help you proceed with a potential booking. In addition, let us assist with your luxury travel reservations.

The upcoming event will be help at Spring Studios on 50 Varick Street in Brooklyn, New York. Another incredible experience will be Essence magazine honoring catwalk legend – Naomi Campbell. Should be an exciting event!

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Most Expensive Boots in the World – $6M “Cosmic Cowboy Boots” by Artist Jack Armstrong

Do you want to make a fashion statement? Well put on a pair of “Cosmic Cowboy Boots” by artist by Jack Armstrong. You will be showing off the Most Expensive Boots in the World.

As a renowned American artist around the world, Jack Armstrong is the founder of the revolutionary modern art style named “Cosmic Extensionalism.” Jack Armstrong has actually been painting since he was only 5 years old. At that early age, his artistic talent was obvious.

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Years later as an adult, he moves to New York City. There he becomes best friends with Andy Warhol. Warhol too saw the talent first hand. Therefore, Andy Warhol acknowledged Armstrong’s talent by giving him the nickname “The Last Wizard.”

So how would you describe the works of eccentric Jack Armstrong? It’s his own unique and unparalleled Cosmic X style. The style is derived from a combination of extreme textures and colors. As a result, words actually appear throughout each painting. The stunning effect is done by viewing his art at different angles. As a nice twist for those who buy his work, you can actually see his bold signature appear in the middle.

A promise Armstrong made is to create just 100 pieces of art in his lifetime. Therefore, each piece has more meaning and he can focus on quality, rather than quantity. The latter often destroys an artist’s career by over saturating the market.

Now it’s time for Jack Armstrong to wow the world once again. “Cosmic Cowboy Boots” is his latest creation. At a whopping $6 million, it becomes the world’s most expensive boots. Jack already owned a perfect pair of 1968 Tony Lama boots. Tony Lama boots have long been a popular brand of boots. Interestingly, the boot brand is favored by many U.S. Presidents and actually worn by President Harry S. Truman. With his own pair of boots, Armstrong painted them and the result is amazing.

The world’s most expensive boots can be yours for $6 million dollars. It’s obviously not for everybody. But art is often described as a commodity with no ceiling on value. As a result, it’s value and beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.

In 2010, the craze began when Jack Armstrong created “Cosmic Starship”. This custom Harley Davidson V Rod initially sold for $3 million in Marina Del Rey, California at at Bartel’s Harley-Davidson. Since that sale, it’s once again for sale for a staggering $15 million.

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At the Big Boys Toys exhibition, bespoke luxury innovations are available to affluent buyers who live a luxury lifestyle. Items are trendy and a “must have” for those want the best. In 2014 at the Dubai show, Jack Armstrong introduced his “Cosmic Star Cruiser” custom bike for $3 million.

For those interested, the Big Boys Toys (now named Amaze Expo) is scheduled this year in London, from August 17-19, 2018.

Be on the lookout for 2020. Only 2 years away, Jack Armstrong is planning to launch the world’s most expensive automobile. It’s expected to be priced at an eye-popping $100 million.

Do you have something you’ve dreamed of owning?  A piece of art, antique car, fashion product or fine jewelry? Contact us today and use our Shopping Wish List service.

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Photos: Courtesy of Jack Armstrong




Timeless Luxury – Rosebud Heart by Harry Winston

Luxury jewelry definitely can make a fashion statement. Iconic jewelry company Harry Winston has just announced the Rosebud Heart by Harry Winston. It’s a beautiful heart-shaped timepiece that exudes elegance.

Due to its flexibility, the Rosebud Heart can be worn two different ways. First is on a woman’s wrist. Secondly, it can be worn around the neck as a necklace.

Founded in 1932, Harry Winston has a long history of creating beautifully designed pieces of high-end jewelry. The company is now a wholly owned subsidiary of The Swatch Group conglomerate. In 1958, Harry Winston himself actually donated the incredible Hope Diamond to the Smithsonian Institution.

The Rosebud Heart luxury watch for women is made from 18K white gold. It features 86 brilliant-cut diamonds. Due to the quantity of diamonds, the approximate weight of these gorgeous gemstones is 1.27 carats.

The white gold heart is visually stunning. It includes 49 brilliant-cut diamonds. Slicing through the heart is Cupid’s arrow, also adorned with brilliant-cut diamonds. The tips of the arrows were created by clustering diamonds, which is a trademark of the luxury jewelry brand. The arrow body is created with 7 brilliant-cut diamonds with an approximate weight of 0.05 carats. As a result, light reflects from all directions, creating a shimmering masterpiece.

Featuring a white beaded mother-of-pearl dial, the versatile watch diameter is 26mm.  The timepiece utilizes the HW1051 caliber Quartz movement to ensure accurate time. Delivering ultimate precision the quartz movement is truly top notch. The time is displayed in both Hours and minutes. This luxury watch has a water-resistance of 3 bar.

As previously mentioned, the Rosebud Heart by Harry Winston can be worn two ways. Wear it as a traditional watch with a stylish, black satin strap. The heart-shaped timepiece can be worn as a beautiful looking necklace a pendant with the provided 18K white gold chain. Finished with a Harry Winston tag hanging from the clasp set, the white gold link necklace is adorned with a sparkling diamond.

With the holidays coming, choosing that luxury gift for that special woman in your life can be difficult. Your wife, girlfriend or family member would be luck to receive a stunning gift like the Rosebud Heart by Harry Winston.

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Photo: Harry Winston




3 Helpful Fashion and Cigar Tips – Smoke In Style This Winter

The temperatures are dropping and winter is approaching. Sure, we need to dress warmer but that doesn’t mean you have to give up looking your best! We are happy to share 3 helpful fashion and cigar tips from Nat Sherman.

Nat Sherman International was founded way back in 1930. The family business has thrived for three generations. The company’s goal is to drive the authentic tobacco experience. Their products are sold and respected around the world.

Three traditional activities that can still be enjoyed outdoors during fall and winter are fishing, nighttime bonfires and clay shooting. You can still look great while enjoying your favorite activity and a fine cigar from Nat Sherman. Experience a VIP lifestyle.

Michael Herklots is the VP of Retail & Brand Development at tobacconist, Nat Sherman. He has crafted the ideal style and cigar pairings. Enjoy the cool weather and the beauty of the outdoors.

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Nat Sherman Panamericana Julieta Cigars
Fishing
Fishing is a terrific way to spend time with and bond with generations of fathers, grandfathers and sons. It is such a wonderful family adventure. Be sure to dress properly and look your best. In addition, don’t forget that perfect cigar in hand. Make the outing a memory that will last forever.

The Perfect Nat Sherman Cigar:
Michael Herklots VP of Retail & Brand Development at Nat Sherman recommends the Nat Sherman Panamericana Julieta.

What To Wear:
Orvis Clearwater Mesh Fishing Vest that is a great choice for any angler, Kuhl® Radikl™ Pants that boast all the design details for your fishing adventure, Award-winning Patagonia Tractor Wading Boots, and a Barbour® Classic Bedale Jacket for men stand up to cold, wind, and rain, and a Shearling-Lined Ivy Cap with earflaps that bring an extra measure of warmth to
this cap.

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Nat Sherman Metropolitan Connecticut Explorer cigars
Bonfire
When the nights turn cold, it’s best to find the heat. A bonfire party is the perfect solution. Spend quality time with friends and family around a warm fire. A bonfire offers the ideal environment for your party guests to sits around the crackling fire and share good times. You can roast marshmallows, enjoy a nice glass of red wine, as well as a fine cigar. What a way to spend a perfect night outdoors.

The Perfect Nat Sherman Cigar:
Michael Herklots, VP of Retail & Brand Development at Nat Sherman recommends Nat Sherman Metropolitan Connecticut Explorer.

What To Wear:
Hunter Original Rubber Lace-Up Boots, Award-winning Hybridge Lite Jacket Black Label by Canada Goose for a flexible fit with premium down insulation, the Winchester Double Thickness Wool Scarf by Smart Turnout to add a pop of color, and a custom Eastlake Cardigan by Billy Reid.

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Nat Sherman 1930 Corona Grande cigars
Clay Shooting
Many people have never tried clay shooting. It’s a really fun experience. Enjoy an exciting adventure outdoors. A gathering of family and friends will lots of fun participating in this competitive activity. To look your best while clay shooting, check out Michael’s below tips. He shares his best recommended cigar to smoke, in addition to fashion advice to shoot in
style.

The Perfect Nat Sherman Cigar:
Michael Herklots VP of Retail & Brand Development at Nat Sherman recommends the Nat Sherman 1930 Corona Grande.

What To Wear:
Orvis Best-Grade Sporting Clays Gloves that offer unparalleled grip and feel, Laksen Clays Shooting Jacket that is waterproof and breathable, Convertible Dove and Clays Belt that is an Orvis best seller for years and Gokey® Classic Upland Boots that are a classic and made in the USA.

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You can purchase Nat Sherman cigars at the Nat Sherman Townhouse in New York City or on their website – NatSherman.com

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Photos: Nat Sherman




Stunning Lady 8 Flower Watch from Jaquet Droz

Luxury watch brand Jaquet Droz released a new version of its classic Lady 8 Flower watch. This stunning luxury watch is perfect as gift for a loved one or to add to your personal collection.

The elegant Lady 8 Flower watch is the follow-on to the highly successful Lady 8 watch. It was introduced in 2013 and became an instant success and received worldwide praise. It was the initial ladies watch introduced by Jaquet Droz. The number 8 has an important meaning for the watch company. It signifies both infinity and completeness.

This gorgeous, luxury watch features two different, superimposed dials plus soft lines. The Lady 8 Flower watch is decorated with a lovely lotus flower. The watch owner can fold back the flower petals upon request. Now that is cool! The automation feature really is impressive and adds an amazing refinement quality.

Jaquet Droz continues to deliver cutting edge watches that not only offer technological advances, but timeless beauty. The lower dial was created with a mother-of-pearl. Absolutely stunning. The light reflects in dazzling display.

In addition, the luxury watch’s upper dial is spectacular. The lotus flower is found below a sapphire crystal dome. There is a button located at the 2 o’clock position. When pushed, the six lotus flower petals slowly open. What soon appears is either a briolette-cut ruby or sapphire in the flower’s center. The 18-carat white gold petals surround the luscious gemstone.

As you stare in awe at the opened flower, it will soon close up and return to its ready position. Therefore, it’s a fascinating automation feat from Jaquet Droz.

The watch case measures 35mm. The watch comes with a self-winding mechanical movement. You can view the two watch movements through the back of the watch. It comes with a 38 hour power reserve and is water resistant to 3 bar or 30 meters.

There are two colors to choose from. The Lady 8 Flower comes in either white or red gold. As a result, this watch is extremely limited edition. Only 8 pieces are available for each color.

Anybody who is luck enough to own this beautiful, luxury watch is luck. It’s literally a piece of fine art resting upon your wrist.

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Photo: Jaquet Droz




Premier Moon Phase 36mm Luxury Watch by Harry Winston

Luxury watch brand Harry Winston recently introduced their latest, bespoke watch – Premier Moon Phase 36mm. This incredible luxury watch surely makes a fashion statement with its bold, yet stylish look.

Depicting the stunning elegance of the celestial sky, the Premier Moon Phase 36mm watch is ideal for an avid watch collector to that special woman who wants to dress to impress. It makes the perfect gift anytime of the year. An anniversary, birthday or a holiday. Give this jewelry gift of love and sophistication.

By honoring the moon phases, the new Harry Winston watch follows the path of the moon across the watch dial. The moon slowly migrates across the sky from left to right. As it journeys over the horizon, the moon eventually vanishes behind a spectacular, white mother-of-pearl design.

The Premier Moon Phase 36mm watch Case is made from 18K white gold. It measures 36mm which gives it a really nice look, without being overly large on a woman’s wrist.

Exclusive to Harry Winston, HW5201 quartz movement powers this impress luxury watch. You get the high precision that we come to expect from Harry Winston. The movement drives the lunar cycle display, in addition to hours, minutes and date.

The watch dial is dazzling with a three-dimensional appearance. The face cleverly utilizes contrasting colors, a gorgeous mother-of-pearl and perfectly integrated design accents. The look is absolutely stunning.

You will see the date display at the 6 o’clock position, surrounded by a yellow gold border. The face is comprised of two shades of mother-of-pearl. In the center of the watch face is a crescent shape region, where the lunar passage is displayed. It was created with a pearl blue color to represent the night sky. In front is another region that represents daytime. It’s made with a pure white color. This is where the hour and minute hands are located. The contrasting colors are vivid and impressive.

We must talk about the diamonds … of course. The Premier Moon Phase 36mm watch uses a total of 2.58 carats of beautifully chosen diamonds. In total there are 104 diamonds. At both the 12 o’clock and 6 o’clock positions are 18 brilliant-cut diamonds combined. The 3 rows of 3 diamonds make a sparkling square design. At each hour marker is one of 12 total brilliant-cut diamonds. These diamonds outline the watch face perimeter perfectly.

Harry Winsto compliments the date at 6 o’clock with its emerald-shaped logo that is proudly placed at the 12 o’clock location.

The watch strap complements the watch so nicely and is made from white alligator leather, complete with iridescent accents.

Harry Winston continues to introduce the best luxury watches, including the new Premier Moon Phase 36mm model for women. The Life of Luxury can help you locate and purchase the luxury watch of your dreams. Return soon to read more luxury jewelry reviews on our luxury blog

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Stylish, Vitesse Duffel Bag by WaterField Designs

As a trendy and innovative designer and manufacturer of bags and cases, WaterField Designs just introduced its stylish, Vitesse Duffel bag. The luxury company is based in San Francisco and targets the tech-savvy, consumer market. Their high-quality cases and bags are custom-fitted and cover a comprehensive range of products. You will find bags for tablets, smartphones, laptop computers, gaming devices, plus additional digital gear.

The new Vitesse Duffel from WaterField Designs has been designed for multiple uses, including travel, recreation or office use. The new 10.1 oz waxed-canvas and leather duffel bag is professionally hand-crafted.

What we like about this duffel bag is it blends both style and usability. The Vitesse Duffel bag is available in three different colors – Grey, Brown (tan) and Navy (blue). You can easily overstuff the bag to carry your travel, gym or work belongings. You can also simply fold it up or place it inside another bag or suitcase, to be used at a later time.

Vitesse Duffel Bag by WaterField Designs

The bag’s material is made from waxed canvas. It is surprisingly lightweight but offers rugged durability. It weighs only 1.3 pounds (lbs). Whether you’re going on a weekend getaway or heading to the gym for some exercise, the Vitesse Duffel bag is the perfect accessory.

For travelers, it’s always a hassle to know whether your bag can be carried on the plane. No worries here. The duffel bag was designed to comply with international carry-on regulations. Simply place it in the overhead bin or under the plane seat.

The WaterField Designs founder is Gary Waterfield and when asked about their latest bag, he was quoted – “Inspired by the standard WWI soldier bag in both aesthetic and construction—simple but rugged—we upgraded the design with reinforced handles and additional pockets for modern day use. It’s so versatile—in addition to the gym, I take it on photo shoots, weekend excursions and even to the office.”

Once opened, you’ll quickly notice how spacious it is. There’s a large compartment that comes with two hanging zippered pockets ideal for your valuables. The dimensions of the bag are 17.25 x 10.25 x 11 inches. We love the premium leather handles that include non-slip, rubberized grips underneath for improved holding. There is also a removable simple shoulder strap made from naturally-tanned, thick, full-grain, brown leather. Its great when you have heavier loads and can carry the bag cross-body.

Since the bag is made with distressed waxed canvas material, as it ages it will and look more attractive over time.

Unlike most products like this that are made overseas, all products from WaterField Designs both designed and manufactured in San Francisco, California.

So if you are looking for a terrific looking bag that can be used for multiple occasions, consider the new Vitesse Duffel. It is available now for purchase exclusively from the WaterField Designs online store – www.SFbags.com The new bag is priced at $149.

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Photos: WaterField Designs




Pale Cloud: Girls High Fashion Brand is Closing Business

Pale Cloud has been creating high fashion clothing for girls since its beginning in 2010. Sadly, the company just announced it is ceasing operations. Their current Autumn Winter 2015 clothing line will be the last one available.

Pale Cloud has been a highly, respected clothing brand that uses only the most luxurious materials. Their attention to details and high level of quality have earned them numerous accolades in the children’s fashion industry.

The co-founder and Creative Director of Pale Cloud is Marion Reynolds. She has won many design awards and received critical acclaim. The brand has been worn by a long list of both celebrities and royals around the world.

Pale Cloud was first introduced at Pitti Bimbo in Italy. A young girl model, since named “Angry Stella” wore a stunning Dalia Dress. The gorgeous girl’s dress included hundreds of hand sewn silk clouds.

The primary reason given by the company is that the cost to produce its high quality garments has prevented it from obtaining a higher level of growth. Although consumers love their products, the high street prices has been an issue in generating higher sales growth.

For years, you could find their girls clothes in most prestigious department stores and on the covers of the top fashion magazines. Sadly, all this will come to and end very soon.

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In a press release, Pale Cloud thanked all the wonderful and very supportive customer and acquaintances over the last five years of being in business. They have gained many long lasting personal friends and business associates, who have contributed to their success.

As of this publication, there is no work what the Our founders, Marion and Ian Reynolds will be doing in the future, but we all look forward to seeing them soon make a contribution to the world of high fashion.

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Photos: Pale Cloud




Chic Chanel Boy.Friend Watch

The Parisian company Chanel will be releasing their new Boy.Friend watch this coming September 2015. The emotions of Paris, passion, romance, shopping, and luxury make for a beautifully, shaped timepiece that only a Parisian company could dream up.

Chanel is a French high fashion brand that specializes in haute couture, luxury goods and fashion accessories. Designer Coco Chanel wanted to cater to women’s elegance in dress and jewelry for 19th century fashion. Coco Chanel was credited with liberating women from the standards of fashion at the time and creating casual chic garments.

Her creative design was realized in jewelry, handbags, and fragrance. Coco Chanel’s signature scent, Chancel No.5, has become iconic around the world. The Chanel brand products have been personified by fashion models, Hollywood actresses and other celebrities.

The concept for this masculine timepiece was created with the idea about a woman who decides to ‘borrow’ for herself, after a night with her boyfriend.

The inspiration is modeled by Chanel’s eminent No.5 perfume bottle cap. The shape design for the No.5 perfume originated from the aerial view of the Place Vendome in Paris.

The octagon elongated frame that is decorated with diamonds ads an elegant touch. You have the option to choose between 18k beige gold or 18k white gold. The Boy.Friend watch is available with or without decorated diamonds.

The stylish watch’s semi-matte black alligator strap has a gold pin buckle matching the watchcase, a material that is associated with elegance. The Boy.Friend watch is available in two sizes: L that is 34.6mm x 26.7mm, or XL 37mm x 28.6mm. The luxury watch is also waterproof. Currently the Boy.Friend watch is priced between $12,500 – $27,000 USD.

The Boy.Friend watch is chic, and sure to go with every style piece of clothing. It exudes grace, and sophistication. No matter where you choose to be, wearing this accessory will have you feel a part of the Paris elegance while expressing your personal style. The Boy.Friend watch ultimately is the best accessory.

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Photo: Chanel




One Million Dollar Reward for Missing Wizard of Oz Ruby Slippers

The Wizard of Oz is one of the most beloved Hollywood films ever made. But movie buffs were shocked almost ten years ago when the iconic ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland were stolen.

The famous ruby slippers were on display at the Judy Garland Museum, in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Although there have been countless leads on who may have stolen the size 5 1/2 shoes, they have never been found.

Luckily, there are three other pairs in existence, including one pair at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. In addition, you will be able to see Dorothy’s ruby slippers at the The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Museum once it’s finished being constructed. This museum will become the world’s leading movie museum and will be located in Los Angeles.

If you have any information regarding the theft of the ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz, there is now a one million dollar reward. To collect from the anonymous benefactor, you must provide the exact location of the stolen slippers, plus the actual name of the thief’s name or names if more than one were involved.

When the ruby slippers were stolen in August of 2005, they were insured for $1 million. The executive director of the Judy Garland Museum is John Kelsch and he told the Associated Press he believes the shoes are now worth between two and three million dollars.

The Wizard of Oz has release in 1939 and once production finished shooting, the ruby slippers were stored in the MGM wardrobe department. The pair that was donated to the Smithsonian Museum, was found at MGM in 1970 and bought during an auction for just $15,000. What a bargain for such an amazing piece of movie history!

If anybody has information on the missing shoes, you can contact the Grand Rapids Minnesota Police Department. Their phone number is 218-326-3464. Solve the ten year old case, and you could be $1 million richer.

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