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Because iPhones Are Already Tired

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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CALL ME Prada phone Hot on the heels of Dolce & Gabbana's Motorola v3i MotoRazr, Prada announces the release of a new cell phone made by LG. The phone costs €600 and is tricked out with a touch screen and a Prada logo. Every status-hungry Eurotrash bone in our body is absolutely ecstatic right now.

The high tech treat will first be unleashed in Italy (the home of the D&G phone and another by Roberto Cavalli), followed by releases in the U.S., UK, and then Asia.

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The trend for designer appliances is becoming so big worldwide, other designers will have to follow suit or be left in the dust by their entrepreneurial peers.

Borrowing a page from conceptual artists like Tom Sachs, who's created everything from a Prada deathcamp to a Chanel guillotine, and Peter Gronquist, who made a Gucci chainsaw and a Louis Vuitton gun, we started to think of our own dream designer products.

After the jump, two suggestions for future co-branding opportunities as well as a real one already on the market. Can you spot the real one?

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