When looking around at images to put up here, I saw so much awful blingy gold stuff, which was all about shoving the idea of aspirational luxury and wealth down our throats. Gold can be so chavvy, so tasteless and so boring. Here is my homage to gold as the height of interesting, sophisticated and understated luxury and beauty.
Blanc de chine over gold leaf. The interior of the restaurant "Turandot" on Tverskaya Boulevard, Moscow. Фото: Степанов Михаил
Japan's 'Tunnel of lights'. Gorgeous!