Nissan Pathfinder by Marc Ecko
Back in 2006, Nissan teamed up with Marc Ecko, the creative force behind the famous Ecko brand. The result was two special vehicles, the Pathfinder and Armada which Marc designed. Even though most people would consider them a bit tacky by today`s standards, the cars got much attention back in the day. As expected, there were no mechanical changes, but just a wild paint job, inside and out, and several unique details.
Fiat 500 Gucci
The little 500 is a global bestseller, so Fiat was not shy in introducing many special versions. However, one of the most popular was the Gucci-themed one. You could get it as a closed model or convertible with a Gucci-painted roof. As expected, there are no mechanical improvements over the standard model. However, there is a set of Gucci details in the interior, as well as Gucci striping on the outside.
Range Rover Evoque VB
When they introduced the Evoque, car buyers went crazy for its compact size and plush interior, along with all the signature Range Rover features. However, the company wanted to go a step further, so they asked Victoria Beckham to present a special version they called the VB. The Evoque VB was available on selected markets and featured a unique paint scheme, special leather interior and high gloss finish. The combination was popular in the special VB fashion line, which combined prestigious materials with shiny details.
Bugatti Veyron Hermes
One of the most exclusive and expensive designer editions was the Bugatti Veyron that the exclusive French fashion house, Hermes, enhanced. They left the mechanics untouched, preserving the car`s insane 1,001 HP rating. However, they re-did the interior in special leather that matched the paint job. Also, the Hermes edition has special wheels, a few unique details and a price tag of $2.4 million. Also, they only built four of them.
BMW i3 Mr. Porter
Mr. Porter is a high-end shopping chain for the most discriminating customers looking for style and quality. With such a reputation among fashion experts, BMW asked their design team to present a special i3 model. The car is hand-painted in a special dark blue color with several discrete details. It is also available with a special “Essentials Travel Kit” that includes a camera, umbrella, brand-name sunglasses and a bowler hat.
Mini by Paul Smith
The Mini is perfect for fashion designers since the car begs to be customized and turned into a fashion statement. New and old Minis were often chosen for special versions, but the most memorable is the one Paul Smith designed back in the late ’90s. Mr. Smith gave it special details like custom blue paint, wheel arches, and unique rims. as well as a special luxury interior. They built over 1,800, most in blue, but some in the rainbow-like multicolor paint, which is popular with Mini collectors.
These are fashion’s ultimate accessories and the 18 best designer’s cars out there. If you want one of these beauties, you’d better move fast since most are hard to find. With one of these cars, you could be the envy of your neighborhood.