The proliferation of zany burger toppings came next as an inevitable by-product of the high-end burger fad.
high-end art needs to come with a chain-of-custody that authenticates it; otherwise it's basically worthless.
Mixed in with all of the high-end swag are a slew of utterly bizarre knick-knacks, services, and even cleaning products.
Innovation tends to come from the high-end and the fringes, not from the low end and the center of the market.
The buxom, long-haired blonde claims to have supplied female escorts to high-end clients like former Gov. Eliot Spitzer.
It now broadcasts such shows as Mediterranean Mega Yachts and Boys Toys, about muscle cars and high-end tech gadgets.
But the high-end world of private equity and hedge funds is a cynical one.
“Red is really hard to do cheaply, so [high-end] designers love it,” Atkinson says.
He works for a high-end destination spa company that has a foundation that delivers health help to underserved communities.
“We get $620 billion dollars, very significant, [by] changing the high-end tax rate to 39.6 percent,” she said.