21 Ultimate Gifts 2013

Robb Report's 30th Annual Holiday Guide - including a $12 million pair of rare pink diamonds, a spectacular Soho penthouse with 360-degree views, a depth-defying personal submarine, a 20,000-square-foot custom tree house, a supreme collection of Screaming Eagle wines, the new $1.2 million Galpin Ford GTR1 Supercar and more.

 

Sky Yacht One, a custom private jet based on the new ultralong-range Embraer Lineage 1000E and...
™ THE GIFT A ring by the Turkish jeweler Sevan Bıçakçı featuring a large gemstone carved with a...
™THE GIFT A collection of custom-made beers—some 2,000 bottles—from the Bruery. A two-night stay at...
™THE GIFT Two exceptional pink diamonds from the legendary Argyle mine in Australia, each weighing...
A gentleman’s wardrobe by Salvatore Ferragamo, including a special edition of the handmade Tramezza...
THE GIFT The two-story, 10,000-square-foot Presidential Penthouse in the 46-floor Trump SoHo New...
THE GIFT A five-piece collection of three furnishings and two light fixtures, designed exclusively...
A weekend trip for six to Reims, France, for the ultimate Champagne brunch, served at Krug’s Clos...
THE GIFT A 190-foot high-volume megayacht conceived by Bannenberg & Rowell Design. Starting at...
A safe room designed by Brown Safe Manufacturing that features the latest in high-tech security;...
A set of two bejeweled samurai-style swords, with woodwork by Salter Fine Cutlery and blades of...
An unprecedented collection of Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon from the Napa Valley, comprising...
THE GIFT A mosaic column built for Louis Comfort Tiffany’s showroom. $2 million ™It is tall, slim,...
A 14-night photo safari at Wilderness Collection properties in Botswana, Kenya, the Republic of the...
An 11-day golf trip for six guests to four Ryder Cup courses in the United States, Ireland, and...
THE GIFT The first (serial number 1) Galpin Ford GTR1, a supercar based on the Ford GT sports car...
THE GIFT A one-of-a-kind, triple-complication wristwatch from De Bethune. Travel to Switzerland via...
A one-of-a-kind library of rare spirits and vintage cigars, curated by the creators of the...
A personalized multisport backyard stadium designed by Populous, the firm behind the new Yankee...
THE GIFT A 20,000-square-foot tree house with zip lines, a pool, a lazy river, a helipad, a water-...
THE GIFT One of the first examples of Triton Submarines’ new three-person 36000/3 submersible,...
My lords, ladies, and gentlemen: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, auto manufacturer by appointment to Her...
When the fourth-annual Austrian Alpine Rally set off from the starting line in Vienna on the...
These are glorious days for the suit. The boxy, floppy jackets and loose, pleated trousers of...
BLACK DIAMOND Made for the J.C. Newman Cigar Company by its partner Tabacalera A. Fuente y Cia.,...
CAMACHO COROJO After its recent acquisition by Oettinger Davidoff AG, Camacho undertook a dramatic...
ASHTON SAN CRISTOBAL REVELATION The only new cigar to be introduced by Ashton this year features an...
GRAYCLIFF JOHN HOWARD GRAYSMITH BUCCANEER AND CANNON John Howard Graysmith was a Caribbean pirate...
LA PALINA MR. SAM Hand rolled in Miami’s Little Havana, this 4¾×54 robusto carries the nickname...
The Arturo Fuente 100th Anniversary Destino Siglo ($416–$520; www.cigar​family.com ) is aptly...
From the beginning, nearly 40 years ago—when Porsche introduced the first turbocharged production...
1925 Rolls-Royce Phantom I For an obvious reason, this Phantom I has been dubbed the Round Door...
The word traditional is not the first descriptor that comes to mind when considering the Legacy...
It has been 10 years since chef René Redzepi opened Noma in Copenhagen and touched off a global...
It is safe to say there is nothing else like the Cliffs. The sprawling development of seven...
Going to the movies is a treasured pastime for many American families. But for celebrities and...
Most days on Necker Island pass slowly and without stress. Pink flamingos amble among the mangroves...
The Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana may be best known for its superbly curvaceous women’s...
At the new Canyon Ranch SpaClub at the Omni Homestead resort in Hot Springs, Va., guests may spend...
Earlier this year , on a balmy May evening in London, a soigné crowd assembled at the Royal Opera...
For watchmakers and watch collectors alike, François-Paul Journe is a symbol of the entire...
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S 4Matic wagon is a novelty, but not just because it is a 577 hp...
"I think we’re going to ski that,” I say jokingly to my neighbor in the Eurocopter AS350 AStar. To...
Ancient stone Buddhas and medieval paintings of the Virgin Mary have transcended their religious...
This year marks the 250th anniversary of the House of Hine ( www.hinecognac.com ), which dates to...
One of the most opulent spaces in New York City—the gilded Villard Mansion on Madison Avenue—has...
This era of the butcher-as-artist has produced a new masterpiece: the tomahawk cut. This monumental...
For Robert Young, whose family has farmed the same acreage in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley for...
The Mondavi family’s winemaking legacy began in 1943, when Rosa and Cesare Mondavi purchased the...
During the 1920s, Lima’s cliffside Barranco district found favor with the Peruvian elite, both for...
Abercrombie & Kent has teamed with the private-air travel provider Flexjet to launch Passport...
Agustina Lagos Marmol, the founder of the Italian adventure-travel company Dolomite Mountains,...
Bill Bensley took full advantage of his second chance at Cambodia’s Park Hyatt Siem Reap ( www.park...
In August, Ireland’s K Club Hotel opened Straffan House ( www.straffanhouse.ie ; see “Easy Ryder,”...
Nicaragua is better known for its fine rum and cigars than for its rarefied resorts. But with the...
Much will be made of the Langham Chicago’s ( www.langhamhotels.com ) location in a Ludwig Mies van...
Velvet slippers were invented for entertaining. A plush and comfortable complement to evening wear...
The limited-edition Smythson Mara single-tray jewelry box ( www.smythson.com ) is as eye-catching...
Modern three-piece suits are tailored for every situation. EVENING With a slim cut, Alfred Dunhill...
Gianni Cerutti scoured the textile factories and workshops of northern Italy to obtain the richly...
These cleverly conceived Deakin & Francis cuff links ( www.deakinandfrancis.co.uk ) are...
Like Tom Ford’s red-velvet Orson loafers, the two slipper designs shown here can add flair to a...
The spice routes of Asia inspired the new Tom Ford Atelier d’Orient fragrances ( www.tomford.com...
The third installment in the company’s Gyrotourbillon watch series, the Jaeger-LeCoultre Master...
Angela Cummings was considered one of the great jewelry designers of her era, and when she closed...
The fifth and final release of a pen collection celebrating religions, the Visconti Al-Aqsa ( www...
The pearl, an enduring emblem of grace, is displaying its edgy side in contemporary jewelry designs...
With a deck clad in teak, a leather-and-aluminum-trimmed cockpit, and dual 435 hp Volvo engines...
Shortly before its ballyhooed debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, the production...
At home on the track or on display in a modern-art gallery, the Ecosse Moto Works Founder’s Edition...
Compared to the company’s roughly 5.5-foot-tall, 250-pound flagship Aida speaker, the new Sonus...
The $2,000 Klipsch Stadium music console ( www.klipsch.com ) may look unimposing, but the sound...
It could have taken a radical departure from the company’s design vocabulary, but instead the...
By the time she was 19, Maria Sharapova had won her first of four Grand Slam singles titles and was...
Not all gifts are appreciated. Such was the case with the surprise that Galeazzo Maria Sforza, the...