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. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.