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.
Herb Harris vividly recalls days from his youth when he would watch, awestruck, as motorcyclists took to the open roads around his junior high school in Midland, Texas.
When the fourth-annual Austrian Alpine Rally set off from the starting line in Vienna on the morning of June 22, 1913, more than a trophy was at stake for Claude Johnson, the managing director of R
Time is best when shared, according to the Swiss watchmaker Montblanc, which has released a limited run of 58 pairs of his-and-hers watches—available only as a set ($103,200)—with
Watches are not the only finely wrought object to possess a history of 18th-century geniuses and 19th-century technical development and industrialization in Switzerland.
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.
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
Together with his business partner, who is also his mom, Arkansas-born event planner Bronson van Wyck has designed everything from the opening night at the San Francisco Opera and the debut party f
New York’s Forbes Gallery is celebrating imaginative jewelry design with Variations on a Theme: 25 Years of Design from the AJDC, an exhibition featuring 40 new jewelry p
For 30 years, David Marshall has been creating jewelry for some of London’s top jewelry houses and special commission designs for private clients—and last month, he opened his first boutique, at 4
Louis Vuitton has opened an expansive, extraordinary installation by James Turrell—the contemporary artist known for his work with light and its interaction with space—in Las Vega
In the world of collectible stamps, or as Robert Scott likes to say, “art you can lick,” the head of Bonhams’ stamp and postal history department explains that there haven’t been any new discoveri
There are only two limitations to creating a dream custom billiards table, says Ron Blatt, the president and CEO of New York’s Blatt Billiards: your wallet and your imagination.
Like Stephen King’s character Ellis Boyd Redding in The Shawshank Redemption, Blue Nelson is “a man who knows how to get things.” He’s made a part-time career out of it, though his regul
When it comes to aircraft design, the crystal ball is not always clear.
As space tourism prepares for takeoff, there’s still time to be among the first explorers.
Rosewood’s CordeValle resort is offering a golf weekend for groups of four to play at two of California’s top courses, followed by a wine tasting and a private barbecue dinner.
The Dutch yacht company Moonen Shipyards has teamed up with the all-star designer Nick Mezas to create a series of smaller motor yachts ranging from 59 to 79 feet.
Graceful, the latest yacht from the Hamburg shipyard Blohm + Voss, will arrive at the end of the year, boasting an indoor pool that measures nearly 50 feet by 10 feet and
One of Puerto Rico’s most successful retail entrepreneurs, Marie Helene Morrow—who established Reinhold Jewelers 30 year ago and now has 13 stores on the island—has opened her first men’s store, f
Salvatore Ferragamo is hosting a month-long pop-up shop inside the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts in Beverly Hills as a tribute to the city of Los Angeles in which th
A person who spends a reported $1.2 billion to build the world’s largest yacht is not likely to settle for second best.
Meridian, the British manufacturer of audio and video components, has devised a new in-car surround-sound concept, for the Jaguar C-X17.
When Tom Sellers was awarded a Michelin star this fall for his Restaurant Story, the 26-year-old became one of the youngest chefs in the United Kingdom to receive the accolade.
Seats are selling out quickly for the Restaurant at Meadowood’s annual Twelve Days of Christmas charitable food-and-wine celebration.