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Beverly Hills Luxury Mansion for Sale at $135 Million

Sky high prices for luxury homes in Beverly Hills, California is nothing new. But recently, a new luxury real estate listing appeared for an eye popping $135 million. It’s a luxury mansion formerly owned by comedian Danny Thomas.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the luxury mansion sits on 2-1/2 acres of land and is part of Trousdale Estates in Southern California.

The luxury home is approximately 18,000 square-foot in size and features eight bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. The homes’ architectural design was Moorish inspired. Viewing some of the photos and you know that the next owner will be living in ultimate, VIP style.

Due to it’s location, this luxury mansion provides 360 degree views of the entire Los Angeles area. The incredible view from the home’s expansive balcony (see photo below) is stunning. Due its elevation, you will have privacy not found in other parts of Beverly Hills.

The luxury home is being listed by real estate agent Aaron Kirman, who is president of Aaroe Estates, part of the John Aaroe Group. When asked to describe the lavish interior, Kirman was quoted, “The décor has a specific market, but the market that likes it, loves it. There is a market for people who love ornate detail.”

Danny Thomas luxury mansion interior

Although we don’t know the name of the current owner, he or she undertook an incredible renovation project and peeled back the home’s interior down to the studs, before remodeling it to its current, lavish state.

The home next door sold last year for a lofty $70 million. That luxury estate was purchased by the founder of Minecraft, Markus “Notch” Persson. Beverly Hills living is definitely a VIP lifestyle.

According to public records, Danny Thomas purchased the Trousdale Estates property way back in the late 1960s. The mansion was then built in 1970. Danny Thomas died form heart failure on February 6, 1991 at the age of 79. After Danny Thomas’ widow passed away in 2000, their children – including actress Marlo Thomas, then sold the property. Public records hsow the sale value was $15 million.

Danny Thomas luxury mansion balcony

The property includes a beautiful swimming pool to relax, soak in that year-round SoCal sunshine and enjoy the panoramic, local views. Inside you’ll find large archways throughout the house, plus $2.5 million of chandeliers purchased by Jacques Garcia, who is a well known French architect and interior designer.

You can hold incredible social gatherings and parties in the indoor ballroom. Don’t worry but not having enough parking. There is space for up to 20 vehicles.

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Three Key Tips to Financial Retirement Success

No matter if you have millions of dollars saved up for retirement or very little, many of us worry about our retirement years. There are keys to retirement success but nothing is simply black and white.

Each one of us needs to assess our own situation, make changes along the way and be flexible when unexpected setbacks arise. For those with a financial advisor, it’s wrong to just step back and hope he or she is doing the right thing managing your investments.

You have a lifetime of earnings and hopefully a large savings, it’s easy to get comfortable and expect a financially secure retirement, particularly if you believe you are working with a reliable, financial advisor. Well don’t be so sure.

Bryan S. Slovon is both founder and CEO of Stuart Financial Group in Greenbelt, Maryland and he encourages each of us to take charge of our financial well being to ensure a financial retirement success.

Slovan says, “Life is rarely that simple or black-and-white and, unfortunately, neither is the financial realm. It’s worth reflecting on where your advisor is coming from,. If they are not fully independent – as in not working for a large institution – their advice may be biased toward sales.”

He continues, “Further complicating matters are various professionals in the financial industry. Whether or not a professional means well, the fact remains that many are actually trying to sell products.”

Slovon offers three key tips for financial wellness and hopes it leads to financial retirement success for us all.

1) Audit your current and future expenses; spell out your plan. If you don’t have a plan for your money then you’re just hoping for things to work out. You can do better than that, even though changes in your plan will likely occur at some point. The most basic aspect of a financial plan includes understanding your current budget, which could be compared to expenses expected in the future. The more technical side of things, such as how to save on taxes and make your money go further, would benefit from analysis by a truly independent financial advisor.

2) Listen to your doctor – so to speak. If you want to enjoy your golden years, good health is arguably the most important step – and it’s cost-effective. He states, “More specifically, doctors often tell patients that they can be of service only in as much as patients are doing their part for good health. A healthy diet, exercise, regular doctor’s visits, etc. are necessary. These things help provide good health. A similar kind of vigilance is required if you want to fully enjoy your money in retirement.”

3) Focus on your taxes, and perhaps tax-favored investments. An important part of understanding your budget, and making it work better for you, is getting reliable professional analysis on your tax situation. You may be paying much more than is necessary. If you are expecting to retire in the near future, you may especially benefit from analysis of your tax budget.

Slovon continues, “Most of us give our lives to our work and families our entire adult lives. If you’re nearing or in retirement, it’s time to focus on you. That means you’ll need at least some professional financial help. However, you are the best person to oversee your own economic fate.”

In closing he says, “Perhaps the arithmetic of personal wealth should be much simpler, but like it or not, the rules of economics are riddled with fine print, unexpected or inadequately explained conditions, and loopholes.”

So as you can see, it’s ultimately each of us who needs to be our own best financial advocate. Although you may need a team of professionals such as a CPA, financial advisor, lawyer, etc…, don’t forget to stay involved all along the way. You know the saying, “You snooze, you lose.” Make sure that doesn’t apply to you and stay on the right path for your own personal well-being and financial retirement success.

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BUBEN & ZORWEG Offers Billionaire-Style Interior Design

This year, luxury brand BUBEN & ZORWEG is celebrating two decades in the worldwide luxury business. They are aware that their clients are very concerned about secrecy and the importance to protect their valuable, personal belongings.

BUBEN & ZORWEG shared a few recent projects for their ultra wealthy clients. In Europe, they installed three 580kg, 2 metre high X-007 safes under the floor of their client’s palatial home. The three safes and floor openings resembled a trap door, accessible from the stage of the in-home theatre. Like something out of the James Bond movie, the entire safe system rises from the floor utilizing a double lift system. The great reveal displays a stunning, 360 degree bullet-proof glass showcase.

For another BUBEN & ZORWEG client with a home in the One Hyde Park apartment block of London wanted the installation to be top secret. This building is known to be popular with international billionaires, so the owner wanted reassurance no one – including the company’s installation team, would discover either the floor or apartment number. To live a VIP lifestyle, one must often be careful about disclosing too much personal information.

Another customer wanted a high security fence installed outside his luxury villa. In addition, two high-security, double-lock doors were installed that lead up to the room where his safes are located.

As you can tell, security and privacy are key desires of the affluent. What the desire from BUBEN & ZORWEG is perfect hand craftsmanship, along with German engineering technology to design and install high-end security systems.

The BUBEN & ZORWEG director Christian Zörweg was quoted, “We love creating extravagant, timeless objects of beauty, embodying the decadent lifestyles of the world’s richest men. At BUBEN&ZORWEG, both luxury and security are in the details.”

BUBEN & ZORWEG proudly develops bespoke objects and interiors to showcase watches, jewelry and other pricey collectibles in private residences and palaces round the world, plus yachts and businesses.

If you need to install the best in security safes, then BUBEN & ZORWEG is your choice. The Life of Luxury is proud to share the latest news in the luxury industry. Please return to follow our luxury blog and stay on top of what’s hot.

Photo: BUBEN & ZORWEG




DST 1031 Exchange Property – Three Reasons to Consider It

Owning rental properties can be very frustrating. Many real estate investors are sick and tired of the hassle of dealing with tenants, trash, toilets and numerous other frustrations that owning and managing apartments, homes and commercial properties bring.

Many real estate investors are now searching for a 1031 exchange property so they can leave the numerous headaches of property management behind them.

Property prices are definitely up and continue to rise, especially in highly desirable markets like New York and California. With higher selling prices comes the issue of capital gains. So investors are looking for a viable replacement property so they can possible use the section 1031 exchange to defer their pending capital gains taxes.

Dwight Kay is the founder and CEO of Kay Properties and Investments, LLC (KPI). The company’s website is www.kpi1031.com Dwight say, “Many of our clients had previously never heard of DST properties and how they can be used as 1031 exchange replacement properties.”

One intriguing option that 1031 exchange investors should be aware of is utilizing a Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) 1031 replacement property. But don’t worry, this program is not just for properties located in the state of Delaware. Mr. Kay explains his firm’s clients and properties cover all 50 states.

Dwight continues, “Whether it be, for example, a Costco in Utah, a Walgreens in New Jersey, a CVS in Florida, or a 300 unit multifamily apartment property in Texas, our clients are able to invest from as little as $100,000 to over $5,000,000 via a 1031 exchange into our Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) properties.

Now curious what DST 1031 replacement property is? A 1031 exchange allows a person to defer their capital-gains taxes on a property sale, if they actually reinvest the proceeds in what is called a “like-kind” property. These properties can include apartment buildings, vacant land, farmland, office buildings and warehouses, plus other types of properties. A key issue is the seller only has 45 days to identify what property they are going to exchange into.

Kay believes in diversification. He says many real estate investors that he deals with are at a point in their life where they want to diversify their real estate holdings. He said, “Although diversification does not guarantee profit or guarantee against loss, they realize having a large portion of their net worth in a sin.”

If you are looking to sell a property and maybe diversify your holdings, a DST 1031 exchange property replacement property may be worth looking into. Contact us and we can help put you in touch with a real estate or financial professional in your area. Come back to follow our luxury blog and read about luxury real estate or other industry topics.




Live Your Life The Way You Want. How?

Ever heard of the 4% rule? That’s when you take 4% out of your savings during the first year of your retirement. Then each following year, take that same amount plus an adjustment for inflation. The goal is to live off that amount for a minimum of three decades and live your life the way you want.

But that simple 4% rule may not be such a good guideline anymore. Although it was created back in the 1990’s by William Bengen, who was a California financial planner, it has morphed over the years by other analysts adding their own, personal spin.

Dave Lopez is a financial advisor and mathematics and computer science major. Lopez utilizes his analytical skills to solve retirement challenges. He was quoted, “Unfortunately, the kind of money retirees want to spend each year for a comfortable lifestyle tends to be about $60,000, which means someone’s nest egg would have to be $1.5 million for that rate of withdrawal to sustain for 25 years.”

So the real issue is that millions of retirees won’t have the income they really desire during retirement. The frustration grows and causes many to think they need to work forever just to survive or live your life the way you want.

As the founder of ILG Financial, Mr. Lopez offers his thoughts for alternate game plan to help you navigate the retirement years so you can live your life comfortably.

• Consider retiring early and working the job you’ve always wanted. The model frequently followed by retired government workers can be replicated by millions of other retirees. You don’t need a $1.5 million nest egg when you combine Social Security with a smaller withdrawal amount and a fun job earning $20,000 a year. Retirees can be creative in how they earn this “fun money.”

• Remember, Social Security is a welfare program. Before President Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act in 1935, seniors worked. America was an agrarian culture, and many who were in their 60s and 70s usually continued duties on the family farm, albeit handling lighter tasks. Social Security is essentially a Socialist idea. A response to the Great Depression, its purpose was to move out older workers in favor of employing younger Americans, but times have changed.

• No pension? – Create your own. The days of working 30 years for a single company and collecting a sizeable pension are mostly over. This means retirees need to get creative and rely on other sources of income, including IRAs and strategies for annuities – effectively creating their own “pension.” Annuities are contracts with insurance companies. The contracts, which can be funded with either a lump sum or through regular payments, are designed as financial vehicles for retirement purposes. The money used to fund the contract grows tax-deferred. Unlike other tax advantaged retirement programs, there are no contribution limits on annuities.

• Consider lifestyle changes. Through the distribution years, you should consider moving to a place where the cost of living is cheaper than major metropolitan areas. Simply put, you’ll want your money to go further. Take a play from younger folks who are cutting their cable in favor of only Wi-Fi access. Learn how to cook delicious meals on a budget. For many, learning how to make one’s money work better for them, rather than working for their money, is a preferable lifestyle.

• You don’t have to remain stuck in your “earning” job. “The U.S. government is the biggest employer in the world, and I work with many of its employees,” he says. “They usually have high-stress jobs and usually want to retire as early as possible and, while leaning on their pension, start working on their own terms as government contractors.”

Lopez adds, “Of course, there are additional sources of income during retirement, such as social security, but the program may not survive the coming decades. And, there are additional costs of retirement, including legacy interests and the likelihood of needing long-term medical care.”

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Do You Desire A Life of Luxury? New Luxury Survey Tells All

So what do Americans desire? Most of us dream of extravagant things and living a life of luxury, with unlimited wealth to do as we please. Method Fitness conducted a recent, luxury survey of 1,000 people in the U.S. to better understand their ultimate luxuries.

Although it’s no surprise that we all want to enjoy luxury goods and services, the luxury survey also identifies most people don’t feel they will ever attain their dream items. An example, is over half the respondents think have a personal trainer is a luxury, but just 36% feel they can afford one at some point.

We hear that today’s younger generation is less concerned with wealth and name-brand luxury products, but the luxury survey showed otherwise. Between the age of 18 and 24, 60% or people stated they would buy luxury items. That percentage drops with age. For the over 55 year category, just 36% said they would purchase a luxury item. Older people realize material goods are not what’s important in life as they age.

David Guzman is the CEO of Method Fitness, which is a personal training supplier company. He was quoted, “Most folks just want a taste of what it feels like to be pampered, to be catered to, to feel important.”

Below are the interesting results of the luxury survey. Do the results match your wish list?

Top 10 Ultimate Luxuries:
1. Rolls Royce
2. Personal Chef
3. Beachfront Home in Hawaii
4. Rolex watch
5. Tiffany diamonds / jewelry
6. Personal driver
7. Bentley
8. Mansion in Beverly Hills
9. Porsche
10. Jaguar
11. Cartier diamonds / watch / jewelry
12. Beachfront home / condo in Malibu
13. Home in the South of France
14. Louis Vuitton handbag / luggage
15. Personal trainer (in home or while traveling)
16. Prada bag/luggage
17. Any diamond
18. Harry Winston diamonds/jewelry
19. Louis Vuitton shoes
20. Van Cleef & Arpels diamonds/jewelry

When naming their ultimate luxuries, American men put a Rolls Royce at the top of the list, while women opted for a personal chef, according to a national survey of 1,000 people conducted by personal training supplier Methodfitness.com.

Although viewing the list of luxury desirables, not surprisingly there are differences between men and women, both in brands as well as priority order. Some luxury items like owning a Rolls Royce, having a personal chef or driver, wearing a Rolex watch and purchasing beach front property in Hawaii are on both gender lists.

Here is the breakdown between men and women:

Top 10 Luxuries For Men:
1. Rolls Royce
2. Rolex watch
3. Beachfront Home in Hawaii
4. Tiffany diamonds / jewelry
5. Bentley
6. Porsche
7. Mansion in Beverly Hills
8. Personal Chef
9. Personal driver
10. Cartier diamonds / watch / jewelry

Top 10 Luxuries For Women:
1. Personal Chef
2. Rolls Royce
3. Beachfront Home in Hawaii
4. Personal driver
5. Tiffany diamonds / jewelry
6. Rolex watch
7. Bentley
8. Mansion in Beverly Hills
9. Jaguar
10. Porsche

Women have long been categorized as “big spenders” but men said they would spend on average $45,000 on a single luxury item. But the average for women is less than half that – at only $20,000.

When asked what luxury means to them, one respondent said “Luxury in my world is all the bills are paid at once.” Another reply was “It means I’ve made it financially. I’m rich.” Of course some people could care less about a VIP lifestyle and traveling around the world. About 25% state they could care less about adding extravagance to their lives.

43% of answers to the luxury say they treat themselves to luxury items. About 25% say they have received luxury gifts before.

David Guzman states, “We see these things in store windows and in magazines, worn by celebrities and the rich and famous in movies and on television. And despite dreaming, we think it’s not possible. But with hard work, many of these things are within our reach.”

Living a good life means different things to different people. Remember to be happy with who you are and be grateful for what you have. Isn’t that what life should be all about?

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Photo: Rolls Royce Phantom




New Lamborghini SUV Planned for 2018 – Urus

Italian car manufacturer Lamborghini, announced its new luxury SUV – Urus. The Lamborghini SUV is likely to become both the fastest and most expensive trucks anywhere in the world.

Joining a more crowded field of luxury SUV’s, the Lamborghini SUV will compete against the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, Maserati Levante and Bentley Bentayga, plus who knows what other luxury SUV models will available in 2018.

The Lamborghini SUV was originally displayed based on the Urus concept back in 2012 at the Beijing Motor Show (see photo above). Lamborghini appears to be targeting the fast-growing, SUV segment, plus offering another buying option for its own clientele. The two primary Lamborghini car models currently offered are the Huracán and Aventador coupes.

Lamborghini will be expanding its Italian, Sant’Agata Bolognese factory to handle the SUV production. Current plant size of 80,000 square meters will be growing to about 150,000 square meters, as reported by Lamborghini. Over the lifecycle of the new Lamborghini SUV, hundreds of millions of Euros will be invested in the factory expansion. The plant growth will also require about 500 new employees to be hired, which will help the local economy in Italy.

Stephan Winkelmann is the Automobili Lamborghini President and CEO and was quoted, “This is a proud moment for everybody in Lamborghini. The introduction of a third model line endorses the stable and sustainable growth of the company and signifies for us the beginning of a new era. The new SUV will be made in Sant’Agata Bolognese, demonstrating our commitment to safeguarding the values of ‘Made in Italy’ worldwide.”

The Lamborghini Urus isn’t the first SUV from the Italian luxury car maker. It produced the LM002 model between 1986 and 1993. It was a blend of an off-road vehicle and luxury supercar.

Lamborghini expects to sell about 3,000 Urus models a year, and relying on the growing number of millionaires in the U.S., China, Middle East, Europe and Russia to fuel the demand.

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Picasso Painting Sells for Record $179M at Christie’s Art Auction

A world record was set last week when a Pablo Picasso painting from 1955 sold for a a staggering $179.4M! The previous record was $142.4M for a painting titled “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” by British painter Francis Bacon. That prized painting was sold in a 2013 art auction by Christie’s in New York City.

The final auction bid price for the Picasso painting was $179,365,000. For now, the painting buyer has decided to remain anonymous.

The Picasso painting was titled, “Women of Algiers (Version O).” The painting was part of the 15-piece collection by Pablo Picasso, he created between 1954 and 1955. Each piece was assigned a letter, thus “Version O” for the “Women of Algiers” painting. The art was previously owned Victor and Sally Ganz, who are well known American collectors.

Many art experts feel prices for high art prices like the Picasso painting will continue to rise. It’s a result of the huge investment value, combined with art collectors, both established and new, who desire the best art pieces from the most famous artists.

To back up the spike in fine art art auction prices, in 2014 Christie’s has stated their global sales of impressionist and modern art totaled an eye popping $1.2 billion. That value was 19 percent higher than in 2013.

The Picasso painting wasn’t the only world record broken that night. A prized sculpture from Alberto Giacometti sold for $141.3 million, this becoming the most expensive sculpture ever sold.

Have you desired to own a great piece of art to display in your home or add to your prized art collection? Contact us as we have many contacts with private sellers of fine art or can keep you posted on upcoming art auctions. Keep up with the latest luxury art news by reading this popular luxury blog.




218 mph Porsche 918 Spyder Chasing a Koenigsegg Agera R on Autobahn

The Porsche 918 Spyder is an incredible supercar that’s powered by a 887 HP, 4.6 liter V8 engine. For most places in the world, taking a Spyder car out to test its top speed is only a dream. Too much traffic, speed limits and so on make driving a supercar like this fast very frustrating.

But in Germany, it’s different. The German Autobahn road system is very well maintained and better yet – no speed limits!

Christian von Koenigsegg is a Swedish entrepreneur who developed the Koenigsegg Agera R supercar (photo above). This extremely fast car was built for speed. The stylish Agera R was made between 2011 and 2014. Only 18 production cars were ever built.

On a stretch of the Audobahn in Germany, a Koenigsegg Agera R is racing along. A Porsche 918 Spyder is in hot pursuit. This video was filmed showing the Porsche 918 Spyder reach about 350 km/h, which translates to an incredible 217.48 mph.

Below are facts about both supercars:

Koenigsegg Agera R
Horsepower: 1,140
Torque: 885 lb-ft
Top Speed: 273 mph (theoretical)
0-62 mph: 2.8 seconds

Porsche 918 Spyder
Horsepower: 887
Torque: 944 lb-ft
Top Speed: 214 mph (according to Porsche)
0-60 mph: 2.5 seconds

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Photo: Koenigsegg /William Barber




The Power and Popularity of Instagram – Top 25 Accounts

Instagram is a hugely popular mobile photo-sharing app, but it’s more than just a way to share “selfie” photos. It’s also a social network. With Twitter, your followers can read real-time text updates from your account. With Instagram, you share photo updates.

But having a lot of followers isn’t what you want. It’s important to have people that engage with your account – like your photos, comment on them and share with other followers.

Be make sure to utilize popular hashtags to share your photos across related categories. Find relevant hashtags to use and don’t add to many. Your followers will realize you are spamming and possibly never return again. Using the right hashtags is a key strategy to pull users into your account. By next following you, it then generates a repeat advertising opportunity.

Last year, Instagram became the single “most important” social network” for teenagers, surpassing both Facebook and Twitter.

But Instagram isn’t just for teens to share photos of themselves with pouty lips or smizing. Celebrities, advertisers and most businesses including top luxury brands have jumped on the Instagram bandwagon. It doesn’t take a genius to realize the power of Instagram and its social media reach. Advertisers are going straight to this popular app and selling directly to their followers.

The attraction of luxury companies with Instagram is the increased brand interaction with their readership. A devoted customer base is key for the leading luxury brands. It also helps that beautiful photos of luxury travel destinations, fashion, cars, jewelry and more are very popular to look at.

So whether you are just trying to gain followers for your own personal satisfaction, or trying to build and spread the word about your company’s brand, Instagram can be a very powerful media channel.

So who has the most Instagram followers? You may be surprised. According to Social Blade (socialblade.com) – here is the list of the Top 25 Instagram accounts showing their huge number of followers.

Rank # Account Followers
1 instagram 54,883,495
2 beyonce 26,727,228
3 kimkardashian 26,708,126
4 arianagrande 25,595,481
5 selenagomez 23,777,548
6 justinbieber 23,035,271
7 taylorswift 22,265,893
8 kendalljenner 19,753,709
9 kyliejenner 18,065,419
10 khloekardashian 17,933,198
11 mileycyrus 16,186,877
12 nickiminaj 16,179,523
13 neymarjr 15,625,513
14 badgalriri 15,489,400
15 katyperry 14,982,008
16 kourtneykardash 14,562,573
17 natgeo 12,706,527
18 cristiano 12,586,638
19 nike 12,369,956
20 kevinhart4real 11,744,629
21 jlo 11,544,763
22 ddlovato 11,548,575
23 9gag 10,968,940
24 victoriassecret 10,672,215
25 harrystyles 10,473,635

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Luxurious Bellperre Touch Smartphone

Bellperre is the first luxury phone manufacturer in the world that makes each luxury phone based only upon a customer order.

Bellperre just announced they are introducing the world’s most refined luxury smartphone collection. It’s the Ultra Slim luxury smartphone, named Bellperre Touch. The new Bellperre Touch features the world’s largest surface of sapphire crystal glass ever used on a handset, in addition to utilizing the largest piece of leather on a single handset.

The new smartphone from Bellperre is also the world’s first to integrate “Touch Through Leather” technology. The Bellperre Touch frame is manufactured using corrosion-resistant, solid 316L stainless steel. This particular steel is the high-quality material used the finest luxury watch brands. The 316L stainless steel’s structure produces the ideal polished finish.

The new Bellperre smartphone features premier damage-resistance ratings and can withstand a wide range of challenging environments. The smartphone offers a perfectly polished, solid piece of sapphire crystal. The result is a crystal that delivers strength, is scratch-resistance, and has optical perfection.

Each Bellperre Touch smartphone is custom created with hand-bound in leather that’s procured from the best tanneries in the world. There are two leather options available – buffalo leather and alligator skin. These fine exotic leathers are available in 73 luxurious colors. The rare and exotic American alligator skin features a soft texture with clean, smooth scales.

Pricing for the new Bellperre Touch smartphone begins at around €2.600 for the 316L Steel, Buffalo leather version. The 316L Steel, Alligator Skin version is priced around €3.000.

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Photo: Bellperre