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Eco Chic Transit

Swarovskied Low-Rider

— April 7, 2008 — Eco
Bling on the attention! This crystal-covered bike will cause so many double takes, the rider had better be prepared to take responsibility for whiplash! Low-riders are focal points as they are, but imagine the stares you'd get riding around on this Swarovskied one!

So, who would buy this 110,000 crystal covered bike? UK designer Ben Wilson must have imagined his potential customers. I picture someone that adores being the centre of attention, but also cares tremendously about the environment. While they're willing to ditch their gas-guzzling car, they don't want to limit getting around in luxury!

"It is handmade to order, and price is on application, although considering the website tells you to hold your breath, we're guessing that it ain't going to be cheap," Gizmodo says.

Now that's eco chic!

Trend Themes
1. Crystal-covered Vehicles - Customizing eco-friendly vehicles with crystals or jewels to add a luxurious touch
2. Luxury Bike Market - Developing high-end bikes for consumers who want both luxury and sustainability options
3. Green Transportation Alternatives - Creating eco-friendly transportation solutions for those looking to reduce their impact without sacrificing style
Industry Implications
1. Custom Vehicle Manufacturing - Companies developing personalized, eco-luxury transportation options, could tap into a new demographic of consumers looking for sustainable alternatives to traditional luxury vehicles.
2. Sustainable Fashion - Sustainable fashion designers can create matching Swarovski designs making available a wider range of ecological mesmerizing transit options.
3. Eco-friendly Tourism - Developing tourism industry focused on ecological options could appeal to environmentally-conscious consumers who still seek luxury transportation and travel options.
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