Luxury

Luxury may refer to:

  • Luxury good, an economic good or service for which demand increases more than proportionally as income rises
  • Luxury tax, tax on products not considered essential, such as expensive cars
  • Luxury tax (sports), surcharge put on the aggregate payroll of a sports team to the extent to which it exceeds a predetermined guideline level set by the league
  • Luxury vehicle, expensive automobiles
  • Luxury trains, expensive tourist trains
  • Luxury yacht, expensive privately owned, professionally crewed yacht
  • Luxury real estate, niche real estate market dealing with the highest economic group of property buyers
  • Luxury resort, exclusive vacation facilities
  • Luxury box, term for a special seating section in arenas, stadiums and other sports venues
  • Luxury magazine, magazines devoted to fine craft and luxury goods

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    The child-rearing years are relatively short in our increased life span. It is hard for young women caught between diapers and formulas to believe, but there are years and years of freedom ahead. I regret my impatience to get on with my career. I wish I’d relaxed, allowed myself the luxury of watching the world through my little girl’s eyes.
    Eda Le Shan (20th century)

    We deny your internationalism, because it is a luxury which only the upper classes can afford; the working people are hopelessly bound to their native shores.
    Benito Mussolini (1883–1945)

    Miss Ghote ... hadn’t the slightest intention of sitting passively by and allowing her neighbor the luxury of placing the teapot of her Episcopalian proclivities on her Baptist trivet.
    Alexander Theroux (b. 1940)