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A specially designed Tailgate Trailer by New York interior designer Brad Ford in collaboration with leather goods brand Moore & Giles is being offered as one of this year's Christmas Fantasy Gifts from Neiman Marcus.
The first Woody tailgate trailer by Brad Ford and Moore & Giles was launched at the 2011 DINING BY DESIGN in New York and auctioned for charity as a part of DIFFA’s “30 for 30” auction featuring 30 exceptional, one-of-a-kind auction packages to commemorate 30 years of fighting HIV/AIDS.
Now, available through the catalog for $150,000, this version is made with aged oak wood (much from reclaimed Bulleit Bourbon casks) instead of the Sapele Mahogany and Ash in the original.
From the description in the 2012 Neiman Marcus Christmas Book:
A chorus of cheers rings out the minute you pull up. Tailgating will never be the same now that your Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Woody-Tailgate Trailer is on the scene. Designed by interior designer Brad Ford, it's impressive on the outside, but what's on the inside truly astounds: sleek leather furnishings and details from Moore & Giles, rich wood finishings (aged oak handcrafted from reclaimed Bulleit Bourbon casks), elegant glassware, and a top-notch entertainment system, including a flat-screen TV, Blu-ray Disc™ player, and a state-of-the-art sound system, plus a one-year supply of Bulleit Bourbon and Bulleit Rye*. You park, open the hatch, and slide out the bar—cocktails anyone?
•Two limited-edition trailers available. (First available for immediate delivery; second available within six months of placing order.)
•Transportation and delivery of trailer is included within the continental United States.
•Created by designer Brad Ford, who has more than 10 years of experience in interior design and was named one of America's Top Young Designers by House Beautiful and recognized as one of the Rising Stars of Interior Design by the International Furnishings and Design Association.
•Moore & Giles, founded in 1933 in Lynchburg, Virginia, is dedicated to designing and developing the most luxurious natural leathers, working with tanneries worldwide and delivering unparalleled quality.
•Entertainment system by Sony® and includes: TV, sound-bar speakers, receiver with touch screen, and smartphone controls.
10% percent of the proceeds from the purchase of the Bulleit Woody Party Trailer will benefit amfAR™, The Foundation for AIDS Research.
*One-year supply of Bulleit Bourbon and Bulleit Rye not to exceed four cases of each, based on FDA average consumption.
BULLEIT WOODY TAILGATE TRAILER, Price $150,000
For more information, call 1-877-9NM-GIFT
Brad Ford talks about the making of the Bulleit Woody Tailgate Trailer:
BULLEIT TO GO (a second gift offering by Bulleit Frontier Whiskey)
Some of the best things in life are best savored in small doses. Case in point: Bulleit Bourbon. Available in a limited-edition of 25, this spirited gift includes a bottle of Bulleit Bourbon signed by founder Tom Bulleit, a Moore & Giles signed-and-numbered pewter flask with a handcrafted American crocodile cover, and a leather-bound edition of The PDT Cocktail Book: The Complete Bartender's Guide from the Celebrated Speakeasy, by Jim Meehan and Chris Gall. All of which come in a beautiful handcrafted box made from reclaimed Bulleit Bourbon casks.
BULLEIT TO GO, Price $1,500
For every purchase, 10% of the proceeds will go to amfAR™, The Foundation for AIDS Research. For more information, call 1-877-9NM-GIFT.
additional images courtesy of followthewoody and charitybuzz.