Until recently, wireless audio technology was unable to deliver sound quality approaching that of a traditional wired system.
The 167-year-old Swiss watch manufacturer Ulysse Nardin opened its first stand-alone boutique in New York City at the Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park.
The renowned Dutch megayacht designers Frank Laupman and Perry van Oossanen, the naval architects behind the 213-foot multiple-award-winning Heesen-built yacht Galactica Star, have teamed
The New York–born, Paris-based jeweler Joel A.
A 317-year-old violin that was stolen in 2010 from the acclaimed international soloist Min-Jin Kym has been recovered in near-perfect condition and will be sold through the fine-instrument auction
L’Apogée Courchevel, the newest member of the prestigious Oetker Collection of hotels, has opened in the exclusive French ski town of Courchevel 1850.
Beginning this month, the Bombardier Challenger 300 and Cessna Citation X jets in the fleet of the San Francisco–based charter provider XOJet is offering passengers the ability to
The Nayara Springs hot-springs resort opens at the base of Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano.
The 5,620-foot Mount Mackenzie is an ideal place for adventurous skiers.
The Scottish audio-product manufacturer Linn, which is widely known in audiophile circles for its legendary Linn Sondek LP12 turntable, unveiled a top-of-the-line music system.
If Tim McGrane, the director of the Blackhawk Automotive Museum in Danville, Calif., could have anything this holiday season, it would be a sizable acquisition fund—something that would allow the m
Top-end luxury and performance models dominated the Los Angeles Auto Show, with the 2014 Jaguar F-Type Coupe leading the A-list of stars.
Perrelet has added the first chronograph to its well-known Turbine collection that transforms the company’s patented double-rotor movement into a visually arresting turbine-blade
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, DeWitt has redesigned its most popular watch model, the Academia, for a younger customer.
The eponymous owner of Cliff Lede Vineyards in the Stags Leap District of the Napa Valley has an obvious passion for all things cultural.
After 13 years of collecting wine, Yuri Vanetik has focused his sights on what almost all seasoned wine collectors eventually come to prefer: first-growth Bordeaux and Burgundies.
For almost two centuries, Holland & Sherry has supplied Savile Row tailors and their peers around the world with exceptional fabrics, but until recently, the Scottish company never made direct
Earlier this month, flooring manufacturer Carlisle added two new collections, Oyster Bay and Sunapee Lake, to its selection of wide plank floors, which are crafted from the heartwood of large, old
When a demolition crew in 1912 discovered a cache of some 500 jewelry pieces and gems buried in a Cheapside cellar in London, they had no idea they had uncovered one of the greates
For decades, the Argyle mine in northwestern Australia has been the world’s main source for pink diamonds.
Even before he began collecting vintage guitars, George Gruhn demonstrated a knack for spotting exceptional antique instruments.
It wasn’t long ago that Thomas Lecky, head specialist of Christie’s books and manuscripts department in New York, saw collectors adopting a comprehensive strategy—singling out a great author and s
In its 30-year history, Blue Chip Farms—a world-class horse farm in New York’s Hudson Valley—has managed dozens of world-champion horses, including the famed jumping horse Sapphir
The Futaleufú River’s Terminador rapid can be heard surging from a quarter of a mile away.
Welcome as the economic recovery has been by the companies that supply private-aviation products and services—the aircraft makers, fractional-share and jet-card providers, and charter operators—th
The Yeatman hotel in Oporto, Portugal, is cracking open its 25,000-bottle wine cellar for two days—Saturday and Sunday, November 30 and December 1—for guests to taste more than 10
New York City’s former Buckingham Hotel has reopened as the Quin with shiny, design-driven interiors in a prewar building two blocks from Central Park.
Zuccon Superyacht Design, the Italian yacht company, showed a 302-foot concept yacht at the Monaco Yacht Show last month with a steel hull and aluminum construction.
In high school, Graham Thompson wasn’t like most of his friends. He loved film noir (he still does), but it was more than just the memorable performances by James Cagney, Edward G.
The new eyewear company Shauns is offering handmade sunglasses with a humanitarian bent.
Kaleidescape’s media players and servers have long been favorites of audio-video system installers looking to provide their clients with a whole-home solution for playing back mus
On November 10, chef Josiah Citrin will host a seven-course dinner—along with other chefs including Trey Foshee (a cohost of the event) of George’s at the Cove in La Jolla, Calif., and Michael Tus
Every Wednesday, the pastry chef for the Shangri-La Hotel, Paris, will create a dessert inspired by an art exhibit on display in the city to serve during tea (about $68 per person