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Blinging in The Holidays: 2008

Luxury Gifts

Recession? What recession? Despite the credit crunch and soft economy, there's no signs of skimping on luxury in the latest edition of the Neiman Marcus annual Christmas Book. New fantasy gifts for the ultra-rich range from a $60,000 LEGO sculpture to a million-dollar custom-built golf course. Click on to check out some of the posh items on the list.

Recession? What recession? Despite the credit crunch and soft economy, there's no signs of skimping on luxury in the latest edition of the Neiman Marcus annual Christmas Book. New fantasy gifts for the ultra-rich range from a $60,000 LEGO sculpture to a million-dollar custom-built golf course. Click on to check out some of the posh items on the list.

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Titanium Fighter Motorcycle

: $110,000Straight out of a sci-fi movie, this titanium and aluminum framed motorcycle can reach 190 mph. Conferate Motor Company, an American motorcycle manufacturer, has made only 45 of these bikes.

Price: $110,000

Straight out of a sci-fi movie, this titanium and aluminum framed motorcycle can reach 190 mph. Confederate Motor Company, an American motorcycle manufacturer, has made only 45 of these bikes.

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His & Hers Life-Size Lego Sculptures

: $60,000Did you ever want to be immortalized in LEGO bricks? All you have to do is send in a picture of the two of you, and artist Nathan Sawaya will whip together your life-size likeness out of LEGO bricks.

Price: $60,000

Did you and your significant other ever want to be immortalized in LEGO bricks? All you have to do is send in a picture of the two of you, and artist Nathan Sawaya will whip together your life-size likeness out of LEGO bricks.

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Dallas Cowboys End Zone

The receiver of this gift better be a huge Dallas Cowboys fan, because they'll be staring at the Cowboys logo outside their window every morning. For $500,000, they'll get all 530 square yards of the Dallas Cowboys end zone from Texas Stadium when the Cowboys leave it for new digs at the end of the 2008 season. Along with the end zone, they’ll get to go and see the last Cowboys game in Texas Stadium, and the first in the new stadium.

Price: $500,000

The receiver of this gift better be a huge Dallas Cowboys fan, because they'll be staring at the Cowboys logo outside their window every morning. For $500,000, they'll get all 530 square yards of the Dallas Cowboys end zone from Texas Stadium when the Cowboys leave it for new digs at the end of the 2008 season. Along with the end zone, they’ll get to go and see the last Cowboys game in Texas Stadium, and the first in the new stadium.

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Harlem Globetrotters On-Court Experience

: $110,000This gift package includes guaranteed playing time in a U.S. 2008-09 season game with the Harlem Globetrotters, a personalized official uniform and an introduction as a special guest.

Price: $110,000

This gift package includes guaranteed playing time in a U.S. 2008-09 season game with the Harlem Globetrotters, a personalized official uniform and an introduction as a special guest.

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Custom Backyard Golf Course

: Starting at $1,000,000Golf champion Jack Nicklaus designs a plan for a private three-hole golf course. While Nicklaus will stop by to play the first round with you when the course it finished, construction and site preparation costs are not included.

Price: Starting at $1,000,000

Golf champion Jack Nicklaus designs a plan for a private three-hole golf course. Nicklaus will also stop by to play the first round with you when the course is finished. Construction and site preparation costs are not included.

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M-Velope Transformable Structure

: $100,000The M-Velope is a 15-foot high by 14-foot wide by 17-foot functional art creation made with a steel frame. All its hinged wood panel frames open, move, and close. Architect Michael Jantzen is crafting just 10 of these structures for Neiman Marcus.

Price: $100,000

The M-Velope is a 15-foot high by 14-foot wide by 17-foot functional art creation made with a steel frame. All its hinged wood panel frames open, move, and close. Architect Michael Jantzen is crafting just 10 of these structures for Neiman Marcus.

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Thirty-Five Year Collection Of Records

: $275,000This collection is made up of about 18,400 records from every Billboard top 100 rock and pop album that was released from Jan. 1, 1955 to Dec. 31, 1990, including many collectible records from artists like Elvis Presley and Janis Joplin.

Price: $275,000

This collection is made up of about 18,400 records from every Billboard top 100 rock and pop album that was released from Jan. 1, 1955 to Dec. 31, 1990, including many collectible records from artists like Elvis Presley and Janis Joplin.

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Limited-Edition 2009 BMW

: $160,000.00Just 31 of this limited edition 2009 BMW 7 Series Sedans are available for purchase. Besides the car, you get a four night European trip to Munich and the French Riviera, including access to BMW.

Price: $160,000

Just 31 of this limited edition 2009 BMW 7 Series Sedans are available for purchase. Besides the car, you get a four night European trip to Munich and the French Riviera, including access to BMW.

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Medieval And Renaissance-Era Rings

: $25,000-$45,000 Neiman Marcus teamed up with Les Enluminures of Paris to offer these three historic rings. Pictured from left to right is a 16th century Western European ring with a tourmaline set in enameled gold, a 15th century English ring engraved with a dog and a hand-braided gold ring made 11 centuries ago. » »

Price: $25,000-$45,000

Neiman Marcus teamed up with Les Enluminures of Paris to offer these three historic rings. Pictured from left to right is a 16th century Western European ring with a tourmaline set in enameled gold, a 15th century English ring engraved with a dog and a hand-braided gold ring made 11 centuries ago.

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