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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
On November 9, RH Contemporary Art unveiled a 28,000-square-foot art gallery within a six-story building at 437 West 16th St.
Concurrent with its Contemporary Art and Impressionist & Modern Art sales, Sotheby’s New York will present an expansive collection of jewelry by Alexandre Reza from November 2
For decades, the Argyle mine in northwestern Australia has been the world’s main source for pink diamonds.
Evan Yurman, the trailblazing chief design director for David Yurman, has created a collectible bottle stopper for Patrón Añejo tequila that reflects his edgy design aesthetic, which often pairs m
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.
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.
As space tourism prepares for takeoff, there’s still time to be among the first explorers.
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.
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
The Turkish shipyard Vicem Yachts is one of the few major builders that still produce boats with hulls made entirely from mahogany.
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.
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
Astell&Kern, a subsidiary of the Korean company iRiver, has unveiled its AK120 high-definition mobile music player.
Sonus Faber, Italy’s prominent loudspeaker manufacturer, began delivering its new Olympica line of speakers this month.
Seats are selling out quickly for the Restaurant at Meadowood’s annual Twelve Days of Christmas charitable food-and-wine celebration.
The artisanal condiment maker Kensington & Sons has added a line of mayonnaises to its offerings that surpasses anything one is likely to find on supermarket shelves.