Luxurylaunches

Luxurylaunches

Based in Mumbai, Luxurylaunches was founded by Dhiram Shah in 2006 with a simple mission to showcase luxury products, services and trends by highlighting the experience, concisely and briefly. Our editors along with our writers and contributors have created a veritable list of the finer things in life to share with our affluent readers. Over the years Luxurylaunches has steadily grown to become one of the largest affluent lifestyle websites in the world.

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Why are rich Chinese consumers selling their Rolexes? Passing on your luxury watch or Hermès Birkin bag might get you cash quick in China’s struggling economy – but prices are dropping

Far from splurging on luxury, many of China’s wealthiest are selling their coveted Rolexes and Birkin bags to raise cash as the economy falters

Far from splurging on luxury, many of China’s wealthiest are selling their coveted Rolexes and Birkin bags to raise cash as the economy falters

17 Aug 2022 - 2:49PM
The US$45 million penalty! Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov once almost bought the French Riviera’s Villa La Leopolda on King Leopold II of Belgium’s former land, but paid hefty fines instead

Mikhail Prokhorov made a fortune from metals and banking, and was once owner of the NBA team, the Brooklyn Nets, but couldn’t clinch the deal to buy one of the world’s most expensive homes ... yet

Mikhail Prokhorov made a fortune from metals and banking, and was once owner of the NBA team, the Brooklyn Nets, but couldn’t clinch the deal to buy one of the world’s most expensive homes ... yet

5 Aug 2022 - 6:00PM
Meet Kim Kardashian’s low-key childhood bestie, Allison Statter: she’s the college dropout daughter of Irving Azoff, who’s managed J. Lo and Lizzo, and featured in Kim’s Skims and KKW campaigns

Allison Statter may be BFFs with one of the most famous women on the planet (and have a famous talent manager dad), but she’s surprisingly low key …

Allison Statter may be BFFs with one of the most famous women on the planet (and have a famous talent manager dad), but she’s surprisingly low key …

29 Jul 2022 - 12:10AM
Inside Donald and Ivana Trump’s ‘starter’ mansion: they bought the 20,000 sq ft Connecticut home after getting married, then Ivana won it in their divorce settlement before selling it for millions

Fitted with a cinema, tennis courts and pool, Donald and Ivana Trump’s first mansion was not too shabby, going back on sale in 2021

Fitted with a cinema, tennis courts and pool, Donald and Ivana Trump’s first mansion was not too shabby, going back on sale in 2021

24 Jul 2022 - 2:00AM
Supercar Blondie tours Dubai mansion with underwater garage: the YouTuber showed off the US$40 million property and its car collection of LaFerraris, a Ford GT and McLaren Senna worth US$24 million

You’d think car-mad YouTuber Alex Hirschi had seen it all, but a US$40 million mansion in the middle of the ocean with an underwater garage shocked even her …

You’d think car-mad YouTuber Alex Hirschi had seen it all, but a US$40 million mansion in the middle of the ocean with an underwater garage shocked even her …

23 Jul 2022 - 12:10AM
Inside Chris Hemsworth’s superhero-worthy watch collection: the Thor actor dons Rolex, Bulgari, Audemars Piguet, and has two Tag Heuer timepieces – one seen in Netflix’s Spiderhead

Not a mystical hammer, but Chris Hemsworth loves to swing gorgeous timepieces in real life – here’s 5 of them, from Rolex to Bulgari

Not a mystical hammer, but Chris Hemsworth loves to swing gorgeous timepieces in real life – here’s 5 of them, from Rolex to Bulgari

18 Jul 2022 - 5:31PM
Meet Anastasia ‘Stassie’ Karanikolaou, Kylie Jenner’s best friend: she’s a fashion influencer who’s modelled for Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty … but what if that Kardashian fan event never happened?

How Anastasia Karanikolaou became a model, influencer and BFF of Kylie Jenner, even launching a make-up line with the billionaire called Kylie x Stassie

How Anastasia Karanikolaou became a model, influencer and BFF of Kylie Jenner, even launching a make-up line with the billionaire called Kylie x Stassie

17 Jul 2022 - 12:10AM
Inside Ruja Ignatova’s crazy rich life: The Missing Cryptoqueen scammed billions through OneCoin, and splashed out on art, property, Prada and a luxury superyacht

The glam con artist has property in London, Dubai and her native Bulgari, as well as a superyacht – but her whereabouts are unknown

The glam con artist has property in London, Dubai and her native Bulgari, as well as a superyacht – but her whereabouts are unknown

15 Jul 2022 - 1:08PM
Mukesh Ambani’s million-dollar motorcade: Asia’s second richest man owns the most expensive car in India, along with over 70 luxury rides including Bentleys and Rolls-Royces in his ‘Jio Garage’

The second-richest man in Asia after Gautam Adani owns over 70 luxury cars, from Mercedes-Benzs and Land Rovers to India’s most expensive car, his Rolls-Royce Cullinan

The second-richest man in Asia after Gautam Adani owns over 70 luxury cars, from Mercedes-Benzs and Land Rovers to India’s most expensive car, his Rolls-Royce Cullinan

8 Jul 2022 - 8:00AM
Keep your NFT collection on your smartwatch with Tag Heuer’s new Connected Calibre E4 – now you can show off your crypto art investments on your wrist

The groundbreaking Tag Heuer Connected cryptocurrency-enabled timepiece combines a smart customisable dial display with handy proof of ownership

The groundbreaking Tag Heuer Connected cryptocurrency-enabled timepiece combines a smart customisable dial display with handy proof of ownership

25 Jun 2022 - 5:00PM
Takashi Murakami’s NFT apology to fans: launching just before the 2022 crypto market crash, the Japanese contemporary artist saw his Murakami Flowers’ value drop from US$260,000 to a mere US$2,000

The renowned contemporary artist apologised on Twitter for the plummeted value of his NFT artworks – but nevertheless, fans have his back

The renowned contemporary artist apologised on Twitter for the plummeted value of his NFT artworks – but nevertheless, fans have his back

21 Jun 2022 - 12:29PM
Inside tech billionaire Larry Ellison’s US$160 million superyacht Musashi: the Oracle co-founder’s 88-metre, Japanese-style vessel was even featured on Netflix’s The Dropout

Take a peek inside Ellison’s Japanese-style 88-metre-long Feadship superyacht – which is still way smaller than his last boat, the Rising Sun

Take a peek inside Ellison’s Japanese-style 88-metre-long Feadship superyacht – which is still way smaller than his last boat, the Rising Sun

21 Jun 2022 - 5:00AM
Meet Holly Branson, the daughter of Virgin billionaire Richard Branson: the former doctor joined the family business’ philanthropy arm and lives a modest lifestyle

Her dad flew to space but Holly, a former doctor, philanthropist and record-breaking marathon runner, lives a relatively normal life as a mum-of-three in London

Her dad flew to space but Holly, a former doctor, philanthropist and record-breaking marathon runner, lives a relatively normal life as a mum-of-three in London

28 Apr 2022 - 2:00PM
Meet Dasha Zhukova, Russian socialite, art guru and Roman Abramovich’s ex: she’s pals with Ivanka Trump and Oprah Winfrey and has worked in fashion, magazines and property

A woman of many talents, Zhukova has worked in fashion, magazines and property, and boasts celebrity friends from Ivanka Trump to Princess Eugenie

A woman of many talents, Zhukova has worked in fashion, magazines and property, and boasts celebrity friends from Ivanka Trump to Princess Eugenie

25 Apr 2022 - 7:00PM
Inside the luxury life of Khloe Kardashian’s daughter True: from Louis Vuitton purses and matching Dior outfits with her mum, to OTT Disney princess birthdays, this three-year-old has it all

From Louis Vuitton purses and matching Dior outfits with her mum, to OTT Disney princess birthdays, this three year old has it all

From Louis Vuitton purses and matching Dior outfits with her mum, to OTT Disney princess birthdays, this three year old has it all

31 Mar 2022 - 11:24AM
The luxury lives of Kim Kardashian’s kids: from designer bling to epic birthday parties, North, Chicago, Psalm and Saint West might be the luckiest children on earth

From five-star globe-trotting, Balenciaga outfits and LV towels, to furry spider Halloween get-ups and celebrity birthday guests, the four children have everything they could want … and more

From five-star globe-trotting, Balenciaga outfits and LV towels, to furry spider Halloween get-ups and celebrity birthday guests, the four children have everything they could want … and more

12 Mar 2022 - 1:00AM
Down in the Trumps! How Cristiano Ronaldo lost US$10 million on his Trump Tower apartment in New York after being forced to sell it for less than half what he paid

After years of trying to sell his apartment in the toxic former president’s trademark tower, Ronaldo’s lavish Big Apple home has finally sold – but at an eye-watering loss

After years of trying to sell his apartment in the toxic former president’s trademark tower, Ronaldo’s lavish Big Apple home has finally sold – but at an eye-watering loss

8 Mar 2022 - 6:00PM
4 ways Kylie Jenner loves spoiling daughter Stormi, from visits to Disneyland by US$77 million private jet to Nike SB Dunk Low Travis Scott sneakers and designer clothes

Always dolled up in designer duds, Jenner and Travis Scott’s four-year-old daughter is a regular feature on mum’s Instagram – and has even made magazine covers

Always dolled up in designer duds, Jenner and Travis Scott’s four-year-old daughter is a regular feature on mum’s Instagram – and has even made magazine covers

18 Mar 2022 - 12:41PM
Inside the Swiss watch tie-in with Robert Pattinson’s The Batman – 4 things to know about the US$100,000 Kross Studio limited edition timepiece that comes with a Bat Signal spotlight

Kross Studio’s limited edition Batman Tourbillon watch costs a cool US$100,000 and comes with a watch box that doubles as your very own Bat Signal spotlight

Kross Studio’s limited edition Batman Tourbillon watch costs a cool US$100,000 and comes with a watch box that doubles as your very own Bat Signal spotlight

28 Feb 2022 - 5:18PM
Tiffany & Wheels: Supercar Blondie’s Tiffany Edition Mercedes-Benz Brabus G-Wagon custom car is a world first, boasts a Tiffany blue interior – and got delivered to Dubai in a giant blue box

Alexandra Hirschi, aka Supercar Blondie, is no stranger to luxury cars, but her latest acquisition – a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon customised by Brabus – has to be one of her most stylish yet

Alexandra Hirschi, aka Supercar Blondie, is no stranger to luxury cars, but her latest acquisition – a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon customised by Brabus – has to be one of her most stylish yet

27 Feb 2022 - 8:00PM
The 8 richest pets in the world: meet Taylor Swift and Oprah’s celebrity dogs and cats … and Gunther VI, a German shepherd worth US$500 million who lives in Madonna’s old home

Inheritances from celebrity owners and Instagram earnings have seen these pets rake in millions of dollars, with luxury lifestyles to match

Inheritances from celebrity owners and Instagram earnings have seen these pets rake in millions of dollars, with luxury lifestyles to match

26 Feb 2022 - 5:00AM
11 of the most expensive sneakers in history, from Kanye ‘Ye’ West’s Grammy-worn Nike Air Yeezys to Michael Jordan’s game-worn kicks and Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton Air Force Ones

Michael Jordan’s game-worn shoes feature heavily on the list along with the Nike Air Yeezy samples Kanye West wore to the Grammys as well as Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton x Air Force 1s

Michael Jordan’s game-worn shoes feature heavily on the list along with the Nike Air Yeezy samples Kanye West wore to the Grammys as well as Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton x Air Force 1s

24 Feb 2022 - 6:00AM
Is the long wait for a Hermès Birkin finally over? The luxury fashion house is opening 3 new factories in France to create more of its handbags loved by celebrities like Kylie Jenner and Cardi B

Want to get your hands on that US$9,000 Birkin or Kelly bag, but can’t find one? The good news is you might not have to wait much longer …

Want to get your hands on that US$9,000 Birkin or Kelly bag, but can’t find one? The good news is you might not have to wait much longer …

22 Feb 2022 - 5:24PM
Inside Elon Musk’s US$70 million Gulfstream private jet – tracked by a college student’s Twitter bot, the Tesla CEO’s 19-seater G650ER is a favourite of tech billionaires, also used by Jeff Bezos

Famously being tracked by a college student’s Twitter bot, the brand’s biggest business plane has room enough for 19 passengers to choose between cabin areas for working, eating or simply resting

Famously being tracked by a college student’s Twitter bot, the brand’s biggest business plane has room enough for 19 passengers to choose between cabin areas for working, eating or simply resting

19 Feb 2022 - 12:10AM
Take that, haters: Kim Kardashian’s Skims just doubled in value to US$3.2 billion – inspired by Lululemon and Starbucks, the shapewear brand is creating its own retail category

If anyone ever doubted that Kim Kardashian had the brains and business sense to be a successful entrepreneur, she’s just given them their answer – the billionaire Skims founder is truly on a tear

If anyone ever doubted that Kim Kardashian had the brains and business sense to be a successful entrepreneur, she’s just given them their answer – the billionaire Skims founder is truly on a tear

1 Feb 2022 - 1:00AM
How Cristiano Ronaldo lit up Dubai’s Burj Khalifa for Georgina Rodriguez’s 28th birthday – an US$68,000 gift celebrating his girlfriend’s new Netflix reality series I Am Georgina

What do you buy your girlfriend when you’re the richest football on the planet? Georgina Rodriguez’s 28th birthday was marked by a US$68,000 advert on the side of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa – romantic, or tacky?

What do you buy your girlfriend when you’re the richest football on the planet? Georgina Rodriguez’s 28th birthday was marked by a US$68,000 advert on the side of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa – romantic, or tacky?

31 Jan 2022 - 6:00PM
Princess Haya’s crazy rich Dubai life – before her US$728 million divorce settlement, the Jordanian royal owned 400 racehorses, a US$85 million designer wardrobe and hung out with Queen Elizabeth

Racehorses, haute couture, mega-yachts and US$3 million spent on strawberries – the ex-wife of Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed lived a lifestyle that’s almost unbelievable

Racehorses, haute couture, mega-yachts and US$3 million spent on strawberries – the ex-wife of Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed lived a lifestyle that’s almost unbelievable

3 Jan 2022 - 12:30PM
Does Elon Musk really have a doppelgänger in China? The Tesla CEO’s lookalike went viral and even the billionaire himself noticed – but some think it’s fake …

The ‘Chinese Elon Musk’, seen in a viral video standing next to a luxury car, even caught the attention of the Tesla CEO himself – but some netizens think it’s all fake

The ‘Chinese Elon Musk’, seen in a viral video standing next to a luxury car, even caught the attention of the Tesla CEO himself – but some netizens think it’s all fake

2 Jan 2022 - 12:30AM
6 things to know about Ashley Biden, Joe and Jill Biden’s youngest daughter: a lifelong public servant, founder of charitable fashion brand Livelihood, staunch animal rights activist … and a fierce dancer

She’s a lifelong public servant, founder of a charitable fashion brand, staunch animal rights activist – and a fierce dancer

She’s a lifelong public servant, founder of a charitable fashion brand, staunch animal rights activist – and a fierce dancer

29 Dec 2021 - 3:00AM
Why Joe Biden’s granddaughter Naomi is the clap back queen: whether teasing her beloved ‘Pop’ for his Mario Kart skills or putting Tucker Carlson in his place, she’s smart, sassy and fiercely protective

Whether challenging him to a game of Mario Kart or buying him gifts, Naomi Biden was clearly only half joking when she tweeted that ‘anyone who wants to get to Joe Biden will have to get past’ her first

Whether challenging him to a game of Mario Kart or buying him gifts, Naomi Biden was clearly only half joking when she tweeted that ‘anyone who wants to get to Joe Biden will have to get past’ her first

28 Dec 2021 - 4:15AM