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It buys a lot, £200,000. In Manchester it gets you a semi in the suburbs, or 50 acres of green and pleasant countryside outside them. By the water? You could always put it down it on a houseboat.

Or maybe you're a bit of a high roller. Super car, maybe? Or one of Liz Taylor's diamond necklaces. One thing you probably wouldn't want to lay down 200 big ones on is a pair of speakers, even if they are "without compromise" (which makes them sound like a pro wrestler) and called Alexandria XLF (again, quite wrestler-y).

And certainly not if they look like props from the Star Wars films which have been rejected for looking too kitsch. Once again, it seems like rich fools and their money are easily parted