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, North America’s tallest peak, 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.
Grey Goose and Baccarat crystal are packing the tools for the perfect martini in a sleek aluminum carrying case for the holidays.
A former Hertz parking garage now offers some of Greenwich Village’s most desirable condos.
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
Trove has added a new design to its bold collection of 22 modern wallcoverings.
The actor Elizabeth Taylor had a longtime love affair with Bulgari jewelry, which prompted the Italian jewelry house to create a one-of-kind pair of earrings out of 18-karat gold,
The much-anticipated mid-engine Alfa Romeo 4C, which heralds the storied Italian marque’s return to the United States, will come in the second quarter of 2014 rather than late thi
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.
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
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Just as the phylloxera outbreak of the 1860s caused the French to switch from wine to Cognac with their meals, a few years ago some Parisians again began having a glass or two of eau-de-vie with t
This is my Lamborghini," says William Ballentine Jr. Such pronouncements are not entirely unheard of among vineyard owners in Napa Valley.
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
In addition to being well-respected and versatile actresses, Renée Zellweger, Reese Witherspoon, and Jennifer Hudson all share two things in common.
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More than 3,000 furnishings and accessories from the Lanesborough hotel in London will hit the auction block starting December 9 in a five-day sale led by Pro Auction, based in Ba
Like many people, Graham Arader was profoundly influenced by his college experience.
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
As a follow-up to his $1.3 million Dragon surfboard, Roy Stuart has launched his newest creation, the Hotkurl
When it comes to aircraft design, the crystal ball is not always clear.
Jet manufacturers unveiled a series of competitive new products, advanced technologies, and updated designs last month in Las Vegas at the annual conference of the National Business Aviation Assoc
Whale-shark sightings and empty surf breaks are among the draws at Maalifushi by Como, the first resort to open in the Maldives’ remote Thaa Atoll.
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.
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.
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
This season’s topcoat is all about strong lines—belted waists that create a powerful silhouette, and textural fabrics and fur trims that make you want to bundle up on a blustery night.
The grooves in the surface of vinyl records provide the minute sonic details that audio purists demand, but they are extremely sensitive to vibrations, which will blur the
In Hasselblad’s second notable launch of the year, the Swedish camera manufacturer has unveiled a 20.2-megapixel point-and-shoot unit called the Stellar.
The celebrated chefs Mario Batali, Dario Cecchini, and Roberto Caporuscio are among those participating in the four-day La Cucina Italiana Food and Wine Festival in Las Vegas.
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