The latest addition to a collection that fuses technical prowess with fanciful visual styling, Van Cleef and Arpels’s Midnight Planetarium Poetic Complication brings the movements of the heavenly bodies to the wrist.
“The first time I saw work on this scale, it was absolutely mind-boggling,” says Stephen Forsey, a cofounder of the boutique watchmaker Greubel Forsey, whose timepieces many collectors regard as near-miraculous feats of micromechanics.
Say “single malt,” and usually the next word to roll off the tongue is “scotch.” However, single malts can be made almost anywhere, with Ireland, Japan, and the United States being three of the most notable producers outside of Scotland.
Precise stitching, flawless crystal, unmarred animal skins, and perfectly dyed silks are just some of the hallmarks of Hermès’s uncompromising designs, which helped earn them a win in this year’s Best of the Best issue.
Pastrovich Studio—a yacht-design firm founded by Stefano Pastrovich, designer of the WallyPower range of vessels from Monaco’s Wally Yachts—recently unveiled a new classification system that places its yachts into one of five categories based on owner lifestyle rather than boat size or layout.
In his quest to create the finest exotic-skin travel bags, the entrepreneur Jason Stalvey tirelessly searches for big, single cuts of alligator skins to create his seamless signature Stalvey carryalls and duffels from a sole gator; other companies are more likely to piece skins together to make a large bag.
Aside from its signature ultra-comfortable driving shoes and handmade leather goods, Tod’s is giving men another reason to visit its Beverly Hills boutique with the J.P. Club, a men’s lounge on the top floor.
The sports concussion crisis has fueled much research assessing concussion through imaging, behavioral evaluation or impact studies, but little to no research has combined these three modalities for a comprehensive examination of the acute effects of head impacts in combat sports. Until now.