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The Most Pretentious Ways To Make Coffee At Home (PHOTOS)

Because apparently some people are okay with spending their life savings on a single kitchen appliance.

It used to be that a coffee maker was just a coffee maker: Multi-cup pot, filter, water, coffee grains. If you had $40 and a nearby department store, all of your caffeine-feind dreams could come true.

But today, things are a bit different. Bugatti makes coffee machines. There are ones that look like a chemistry lab, and ones that cost a small (or large) fortune. The simple world of coffee makers is no longer -- and though some of us think spending would rather spend our life savings on something other than a coffee maker, we all have that friend who likes to argue that the top-of-the-line anything really is 'worth it.' For the sake of that friend, we've found the 10 most pretentious ways to make coffee at home -- guaranteed to break your bank, and annoy everyone who just wants a classic cup of joe.

Bugatti Diva Coffee/Espresso Maker
Bugatti Diva Coffee/Espresso Maker, $1052 on
Starbucks Premium Pour-Over Brewer
Starbucks Premium Pour-Over Brewer, $124.95 on
Technivorm Moccamaster Coffee Maker
Sur La Table
Technivorm Moccamaster Coffee Maker with Thermal Carafe, Polished Silver, $299.95 at Sur La Table
Yama Glass 6-8 Cup Cold Drip Maker
Yama Glass 6-8 Cup Cold Drip Maker, $214.14 on
Jura-Capresso Impressa
Blossom One
Blossom One, $11,000 on (pre-order only)
Francis Francis iperEspresso Machine
Sur La Table
Belgium Luxury Royal Family Balance Syphon Coffee Maker
Jura GIGA 5
Sur La Table
Jura® GIGA 5 Automatic Coffee Center, $5499.95 at Sur La Table
Nespresso Maestria Espresso Machine

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