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Bling My Thing has teamed up with Swarovski to crystallize a “royal” Mini Cooper with more than 300,000 Swarovski touches applied by hand.

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ROYAL BLING: Much has been made about Prince William’s and Kate Middleton’s pre- and post-wedding transportation plans — and everything else about their upcoming nuptials. Now Bling My Thing, a Berlin-based company, has teamed up with Swarovski to crystallize a “royal” Mini Cooper with more than 300,000 Swarovski touches applied by hand. A royal look-alike couple will unveil the wheels Saturday at Westfield, London, where the car with the glittery Union Jack roof and a Swanflower-imprinted chassis will be on display through May 1.

Across the pond in New York, Simon Doonan re-envisoned Jaguar’s 1961 E-Type Reveal Wednesday night for its 50th anniversary party at the IAC Building. “Transformers” star Megan Fox buzzed by but none of the VIPs drove off with the Jag.

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