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Top 100 Luxury Trends of 2014

From Poolside Champagne Bars to Glamorously Bejeweled Editorials

— January 11, 2015 — Luxury
Looking at the luxury trends of 2014, it is clear that the 1% are travelling in style. Affluent consumers are enjoying the very best of high-end goods when it comes to travel, homes, transportation and fashion.

This year saw an influx of luxurious travel options, such as luxe airline accommodations, luxury driverless sedans and comfortable luxury airline services. The vessels themselves were fancier then ever, including opulent party yachts, $100 million private jets and even lightweight designer bikes.

Architecture became lavish in location, like panoramic NYC apartments, submerged luxury homes and magical levitating beach houses. Expensive furniture focused more on design than function, as evidenced by carved lava couches, extravagant pet furniture and structural granite storage.

Looking beyond the luxury trends of 2014 to next year's big ideas, Trend Hunter's 2015 trend report contains comprehensive research.
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Spherical Speaker-Enhanced Orbs
Spherical Speaker-Enhanced Orbs
The AudioOrb Lets You Comfortably Relax and Enjoy Your Music
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Understated Luxe Collections
Understated Luxe Collections
Aron Rose Fall 2014 Womenswear is Luxe, but Not Showy
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98
Elegantly Minimalist Jewelry Ads
Elegantly Minimalist Jewelry Ads
The Apart Diamond Spring 2014 Campaign Stars Anja Rubik
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97
Cookie Footwear Collections
Cookie Footwear Collections
The Edible Jimmy Choo Collection Includes Shoe-Shaped Cookies
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96
Glamorously Grayscale Fashion Ads
Glamorously Grayscale Fashion Ads
The Patric Love Spring 2014 Campaign Stars Linda Evangelista
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95
Comfortable Luxury Airline Services
Comfortable Luxury Airline Services
JetBlue Mint Provides Premium Perks for a Lower Cost
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94
Illusionary Chain-Linked Heels
Illusionary Chain-Linked Heels
Casadei's Chain Link-Inspired Collection Boasts Edgy Shine
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93
Geometric Flora-Filled Homes
Geometric Flora-Filled Homes
The Birds Nest Residence Exudes Luxurious Geometric Design
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92
Structural Granite Storage
Structural Granite Storage
The Tela Shelving Design Storage Unit Debuts at Milan Design Week 2014
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91
$1 Million Smartphones
$1 Million Smartphones
Alchemist London's Million Dollar iPhone is Loaded with Gold and Diamonds
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90
Bespoke Pet Purses
Bespoke Pet Purses
Forzieri's 'Pawbag' Bags for Dogs Help Owners Effortlessly Match
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89
Serial Numbered Fruits
Serial Numbered Fruits
Limited Edition Gokusen Bananas are Being Sold in Japan
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88
Pearl Metal Collaboration Kicks
Pearl Metal Collaboration Kicks
Alexander McQueen's Pearl and Metal Block Sandal is a Chic Hybrid
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87
Luxuriously Crafted Smartphones
Luxuriously Crafted Smartphones
The Vertu Aster Promises Luxury and Functionality
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86
Luxurious Lumberjack Tools
Luxurious Lumberjack Tools
This 24k Gold Axe is Intended for the Woodsman Who Has Struck it Rich
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85
Luxurious Lethal Jewelry
Luxurious Lethal Jewelry
The Gas Mask Ring by Jason of Beverly Hills is Darkly Romantic
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84
Chic Ladylike Spring Lookbooks
Chic Ladylike Spring Lookbooks
The Spring 2014 Holt Renfrew Lookbook is Elegant and Contemporary
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83
Luxuriously Star-Studded Sneakers
Luxuriously Star-Studded Sneakers
The Givenchy Pre-Fall 2014 Collection Features the ‘Jordan Pack’
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82
Luxury Halloween Costumes
Luxury Halloween Costumes
MorphCostumes Has Creates a $1.6-Million Morphsuit Out of Diamonds
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81
$12 Million Gold Bassinets
$12 Million Gold Bassinets
The Suommo Dodo Egg-Shaped Luxury Bab Crib is Golden
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80
Limited Edition Luxury Cars
Limited Edition Luxury Cars
The New Aston Martin Super Saloon Will Only be Sold in the Middle East
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79
Shooting Star Yachts
Shooting Star Yachts
Igor Lobanov's Luxury Boat Design is Romantic and Futuristic
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78
Mood Responsive Resorts
Mood Responsive Resorts
The Hotel Encanto in Acapulco is Responsive to Moods and Colors
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77
Opulent Luxury Vaults
Opulent Luxury Vaults
Store Your Valuables in the Connoisseur's Vault
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76
Clock Tower Penthouses
Clock Tower Penthouses
Apartment 16 in Brooklyn's Main Street Sits Inside a Clock Tower
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75
Nautically Knotted Footwear
Nautically Knotted Footwear
The Jimmy Choo Spring/Summer 2014 Line Will Rope You In
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74
Luxury Driveless Sedans
Luxury Driveless Sedans
This Driveless Car is Paving the Road of the Future
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73
Luxury Designer Headphone Collabs
Luxury Designer Headphone Collabs
The Chanel x Monster Headphones Boasts Iconic Quilted Leather
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72
Luxurious Super Train Spas
Luxurious Super Train Spas
Japan's Bullet Trains Will Now Feature Hot Foot Baths
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71
Champagne-Carrying Clutches
Champagne-Carrying Clutches
The Clicquot Clutch Exudes Luxury
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70
Opulent Wearable Technology
Opulent Wearable Technology
Swarovski for Samsung Collection is Meant for Fashion Mavens
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69
Dual Action Smart Guns
Dual Action Smart Guns
The Armatix iP1 Only Fires Within Range of Its Watch Counterpart
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68
Chromatic Globe-Trotting Editorials
Chromatic Globe-Trotting Editorials
The Marie Claire Australia March 2014 Editorial is Captivating
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67
Sky-Piercing Luxury Suites
Sky-Piercing Luxury Suites
Stay High in the Sky at the World's Highest Suite in Abu Dhabi
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66
Glamorously Dark Editorials
Glamorously Dark Editorials
Don't Come Back Here by Aleksandra Zaborowska Stars Model Ania
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65
Magical Levitating Beach Houses
Magical Levitating Beach Houses
This Australian Beach House Appears to Levitate Over the Ocean
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64
Gilded Tooth Accessories
Gilded Tooth Accessories
The Dubai Liberty Dental Clinic's Golden Grill Costs a Whopping $153,000
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63
Fanciful English Tea Editorials
Fanciful English Tea Editorials
The Mulberry Spring/Summer 2014 Campaign is Full of Whimsy
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62
Ultra Lightweight Bikes
Ultra Lightweight Bikes
The S-Works Mclaren Tarmac is 10% Lighter Than the Previous S-Works Tarmac
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61
Fancy Figure-Eight Yachts
Fancy Figure-Eight Yachts
This Heatherwick Studio Boat Wraps the Hull Up into a Continuous Knot
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60
Champagne Delivery Drones
Champagne Delivery Drones
Casa Madrona Sends Champagne to High-Paying Guests by Drone Delivery
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59
$100 Million Private Jets
$100 Million Private Jets
Donald Trump's Custom Boeing 757 is Lavish and Dripping in Gold
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58
Sleek Origami Superyachts
Sleek Origami Superyachts
Vasily Klyukin's Blue Boat is the Equivalent of a Sports Car on Water
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57
Dream-Inducing Daybeds
Dream-Inducing Daybeds
This Madera Teak Daybed Will have You Dozing Off in No Time
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56
Panoramic Luxurious Jets
Panoramic Luxurious Jets
The Spike S-512 Business Jet Offers a Supersonic Wide-Angle View
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55
Ornate Masculine Masks
Ornate Masculine Masks
The Idriss Guelai Atelier Golden Age Collection is Eccentrically Luxurious
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54
Carved Lava Couches
Carved Lava Couches
The Onyx Sofa Combines Raw Volcanic Rock with Advanced Engineered Material
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53
Bulletproof Luxury Cars
Bulletproof Luxury Cars
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Guard Can Withstand a Bomb in Style
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52
Luxurious Lifestyle Hotels
Luxurious Lifestyle Hotels
The New Le Méridien Zhengzhou Hotel is Contemporary and Cultural
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51
Glam Beach Bum Lookbooks
Glam Beach Bum Lookbooks
Jessica Hart Stars in the Louis Vuitton Summer 2014 Collection Campaign
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50
Gilded Mountain Bikes
Gilded Mountain Bikes
The 24K Gold Bike by The House of Solid Gold is Extreme and Extravagant
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49
Relaxing Yacht Concepts
Relaxing Yacht Concepts
Christian Grande's Luxury Boat Concept Stresses Relaxation on the Seas
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48
Cosmic Crescent-Shaped Cribs
Cosmic Crescent-Shaped Cribs
The Cute Baby Crib Just Might Make You Want to Start a Family
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47
Opulent Business Vans
Opulent Business Vans
The Brabus Business Lounge is a Conference Room on Wheels
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46
Multilevel Digitized Homes
Multilevel Digitized Homes
Jordan Iverson Built a Three Stop Elevator for a Three Person Home
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45
Gothic Butterfly Editorials
Gothic Butterfly Editorials
Lina Fox Stars in the CR Fashion Book Spring 2014 Issue
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44
Luxury Armored SUVs
Luxury Armored SUVs
The Prombron Black Shark is Sleek and
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43
Food-Inspired Fashion Shops
Food-Inspired Fashion Shops
Anya Hindmarch's Fashion Pop Up Presents Luxury Goods Like Groceries
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42
Elegant Swan Superyachts
Elegant Swan Superyachts
Vasily Klyukin's White Swan Boat is a Luxury Yacht Design Concept
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41
Comfortable Luxury Cinemas
Comfortable Luxury Cinemas
Bangkok's Embassy Diplomat Screens Makes Movie-Watching Decadent
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40
Drug Jewelry Designs
Drug Jewelry Designs
Cathedral Collection by Damien Hirst is Inspired by His Famous Installations
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39
Poolside Champagne Bars
Poolside Champagne Bars
Moët & Chandon Designed a Luxurious Mobile Champagne Bar
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38
Lightweight Designer Bikes
Lightweight Designer Bikes
Le Flâneur Sportif d’Hermès Comes with a Hefty Price Tag
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37
Handbag-Inspired Sneakers
Handbag-Inspired Sneakers
The En Noir x Buscemi 125mm Sneakers Hit New Levels of Lavish
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36
Minimalist Monochromatic Luggage
Minimalist Monochromatic Luggage
The HAERFEST Collection F is Abstract Art-Inspired
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35
Opulent Glass Yachts
Opulent Glass Yachts
This Luxurious Glass Yacht Offers Stunning, Expansive Views of the Water
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Luxurious Retro Cycles
Luxurious Retro Cycles
The Pininfarina Fuoriserie is a Modernized Vintage Bicycle
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33
Ritzy Modern Recliners
Ritzy Modern Recliners
The Opper Lounge Chair Embodies Rich Materials for Indulgent Elegance
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32
Evil Sorceress Footwear
Evil Sorceress Footwear
Christian Louboutin's Maleficent Shoes Are Wickedly Stylish
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31
Lulling Lux Oceanfront Abodes
Lulling Lux Oceanfront Abodes
This Mexican Beach House is Stunning and Spa-Like
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30
$100,000,000 Luxury Penthouses
$100,000,000 Luxury Penthouses
Introducing the Most Luxurious, Priciest Apartment in NYC
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Bed-Infused Cinematic Seats
Bed-Infused Cinematic Seats
This Unique Cinema Seating Design in London Features Double Beds
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28
Artisan Water Branding
Artisan Water Branding
New Zealand Artesian Luxury Water Bottles Are Stamped with Opulence
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27
Bewitching Elizabethan Era Lookbooks
Bewitching Elizabethan Era Lookbooks
The Alice + Olivia Fall 2014 Line is Inspired by Shakespeare
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26
Couture Basketball Sneakers
Couture Basketball Sneakers
Dank Customs Get a Slam Dunk with These Louis Vuitton Sneakers
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25
Panoramic NYC Apartments
Panoramic NYC Apartments
432 Park Avenue Boasts an $80 Million Penthouse Designed by Deborah Berke
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24
Opulent Party Yachts
Opulent Party Yachts
The Xhibitionist is Designed to Host Massive Celebrations
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Luxurious Functional Firearm Rings
Luxurious Functional Firearm Rings
This Gun Ring Brings the Bang to Classic Beauty
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Clawless Diamond Rings
Clawless Diamond Rings
The Solitaire Ring Has No Setting, Just a Band Beaded with a Single Jewel
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Colorful Luxury Yachts
Colorful Luxury Yachts
Vasily Klyukin Designs High-Class Boats with Flair
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Glamorously Bejeweled Editorials
Glamorously Bejeweled Editorials
Ola Rudnicka Stars in Dior Magazine's Fall Issue
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19
Luxuriously Athletic Menswear
Luxuriously Athletic Menswear
The Nautica Black Sail Fall 2014 Fashions Are Winter-Ready
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18
Luxury Car-Inspired Boats
Luxury Car-Inspired Boats
The Rolls Royce 450EX Yacht Concept is Insanely Sleek and Contemporary
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17
Gliding Electric Vessels
Gliding Electric Vessels
This Personal Quadrofoil Boasts High Speed and Low Noise on the Water
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16
Top-Notch Tadpole Yachts
Top-Notch Tadpole Yachts
The Nimue 490 Has a Long Graceful Body That Curves with the Current
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15
Submerged Luxury Homes
Submerged Luxury Homes
H2OME Offers Luxury Living Space Under the Ocean
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14
Opulent Personal Watercraft
Opulent Personal Watercraft
The Strand Craft V8 Wet Rod Watercraft is Luxuriously Indulgent
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13
Luxurious Treehouse Resorts
Luxurious Treehouse Resorts
The Lion Sands Game Reserve Provides Travellers With Luxury Rooms
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12
Futuristic Electric Aircraft Concepts
Futuristic Electric Aircraft Concepts
The Awwa Sky Whale Airplane Design Launched at CES 2014
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11
Versatile Luxury Yachts
Versatile Luxury Yachts
The Kormaran is a Combination of Three Water Vehicles
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10
Luxuriously Branded Groceries
Luxuriously Branded Groceries
Paddy Mergui Imagines Luxury Brands Sold as Grocery Art
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9
Luxurious Multi-Person Tents
Luxurious Multi-Person Tents
Go Camping in Style with This Deluxe Luxury and Comfortable Tent
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8
Luxe Airline Accommodations
Luxe Airline Accommodations
A Singapore Airlines Suites Class Flight Will Cost You $18,400
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7
High Society Editorials
High Society Editorials
The Harper’s Bazaar China January 2014 Photoshoot is Luxurious
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6
Extravagant Pet Furniture
Extravagant Pet Furniture
The Dogghaus Luxury Dog Beds are Made for Pampered Pets
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5
Elegant Earthy Furnishings
Elegant Earthy Furnishings
Primitive Console Marries Artificial and Organic Material Treatments
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4
Bohemian Chic Fashion Campaigns
Bohemian Chic Fashion Campaigns
The Chloe Spring/Summer 2014 Campaign is Both Sexy and Whimsical
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3
Opulent Opera Styled Campers
Opulent Opera Styled Campers
The Opera Camper Brings Elegance to the Wildnerness
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2
Extravagant Platinum Cases
Extravagant Platinum Cases
These Luxurious iPhone 6 Cases Come with Diamond Embellishments
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Luxury Compact Trailers
Luxury Compact Trailers
The Conqueror Australia UEV 440 Comes with a Flat-Screen Television
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