Chatterbox #209 – Luxury products

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Have you ever wished you were rich and could buy anything you ever wanted? In this episode of Chatterbox, Andrew and Morag discuss different types of luxury goods and why people buy them.

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The Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse is made of 18 karat gold and encrusted with 4,500 diamonds. It sold for $3.8 million in 2010, making it the most expensive handbag in the world. Now that’s a luxury good!

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Life changer
  • Top of the line
  • Flashy
  • Old money/new money
  • What strikes me as [something]
  • Conspicuous consumption

Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free

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