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.
The engineering house Callaway is offering an innovative wagon version of the 2014 Corvette Stingray called the AeroWagon; it expects to begin delivery of the modified cars in ear
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
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
Like its sweeping 18th-century-style château, which is inspired by Château de la Marquetterie in the Champagne region of France, Domaine Carneros seeks to integrate the terroir of the lower Napa V
Cigar smokers have cause to be especially joyous this season, for not since the Great Cigar Boom of the 1990s has such an abundance of hand-rolled riches been laid before t
The 4-year-old Oasis Collections offers modern residences throughout South America for long-term rental along with a concierge service, members-only clubhouses, and private drivers.
To follow up her premier 10-piece furnishings collection of two years ago, interior designer Azadeh Shladovsky has released her new DE+ capsule collection, which also consists of 10 pieces (priced
While hunting for antiques, Sylva Yepremian, the jewelry designer behind Sylva & Cie, stumbled on a cache of 19th-century bronze Russian icons.
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
Even before he began collecting vintage guitars, George Gruhn demonstrated a knack for spotting exceptional antique instruments.
Like many people, Graham Arader was profoundly influenced by his college experience.
The Futaleufú River’s Terminador rapid can be heard surging from a quarter of a mile away.
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 annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE), held in May in Geneva, served as the stage for Bombardier to present a new super-midsize jet and for Pilatus, a company t
When Tony Hsieh, the CEO of online retailer Zappos.com, joined the board of directors for JetSuite in 2011, he wondered aloud why the Irvine, Calif.–based private-aviation company’s fleet of Pheno
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 long-awaited Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, arrives on Palm Beach.
Every year in late September, the Principality of Monaco—which, at just less than 500 acres, is the world’s second smallest country by area—hosts many of the world’s largest megayachts.
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.
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
Meridian, the British manufacturer of audio and video components, has devised a new in-car surround-sound concept, for the Jaguar C-X17.
A person who spends a reported $1.2 billion to build the world’s largest yacht is not likely to settle for second best.
After 13 years of heading the kitchen at Marinus, the formal restaurant at the 57-room Bernardus Lodge in Carmel Valley, Calif., chef Cal Stamenov is exploring the wild si
Seats are selling out quickly for the Restaurant at Meadowood’s annual Twelve Days of Christmas charitable food-and-wine celebration.