Celebrating the Leaders of Luxury

Special 25th issue celebrating the leaders of luxury including Bernard Arnault, Ralph Lauren, Richard Branson, Tom Ford, Alain Ducasse, Greg Norman, Laurence Graff, Detlev von Platen, Michael Kowalski, Herve Humler, Thierry Stern, Sue Harmsworth, Michel Rolland, Malcolm Barber, David Zwirner, Carlos Fuente Jr., Paolo Vitelli, Brent Handler, and Richard Landry. Plus, Bentley Continental GT Speed, the world's fastest four-seat convertible hits the road.

Alain Ducasse has redefined what it means to be a great French chef. He was the first one to open...
As this issue of Robb Report went to press, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton—the luxury behemoth...
Brent Handler Pioneered the destination-club concept when he cofounded Exclusive Resorts in 2002...
Like many in the cigar business, Carlos Fuente Jr. traces his lineage to Cuba. In 1912, his...
In the 20 years since David Zwirner opened his first New York City gallery, he has ascended to the...
By the time Detlev von Platen joined Porsche in 1997 (and two years later established its French...
Few athletes have made the transition from winning on the field to winning in the boardroom as...
Born in the South of France and raised on the Ivory Coast, Herve Humler was one of four visionaries...
Laurence Graff began working in the diamond business as a 15-year-old apprentice jeweler in the...
Malcolm Barber is a 43-year veteran of the auction industry and a collector of cars and watches. He...
As the chairman and CEO of Tiffany & Co., Michael Kowalski has led the jewelry house through a...
In the world of fine wine, no name is more pervasive than that of Michel Rolland, the oenologist...
In 1969, while studying business and economics at Italy’s University of Turin, Paolo Vitelli...
For more than 40 years, Ralph Lauren has reimagined classic American icons—the range-riding cowboy...
Sir Richard Branson has rarely played by the book. Known as much for his publicity stunts and...
From his bustling, brick-walled office in West Los Angeles, Richard Landry—the architect behind...
Arguably the world’sleading spa expert, the British-born Sue Harmsworth is the mastermind behind...
One could argue that continuity is the primary element distinguishing Patek Philippe from its Swiss...
Tom Ford has been a high-profile designer for more than 20 years. After successfully reinvigorating...
Opened in January, the Marti Istanbul Hotel is a quiet, contemporary haven at the edge of the...
El Encanto opened in 1918 with a collection of Craftsman-style cottages set on a hilltop...
From the outside, the new Capella Washington D.C., Georgetown, resembles nearly every other...
In March, Oliver Quinn treated his bride-to-be to an evening on the town in San Francisco. The...
The New Falcon 2000S business jet is more agile than the 2000LX—meaning it can take off from and...
Nothing on the surface of the moon is violet or orange or pink or blue. Alan Bean knows better than...
Scotland’s Royal Dornoch Golf Club has long been considered one of the world’s great courses. But...
In 1823, a Scottish chemist named Charles Macintosh developed a process for waterproofing fabric by...
Shawna Cropas, a fashion model turned triple-crown windsurfing champion, peers nervously across...
Sometimes the fanfare created by one’s arrival in an Italian or British exotic is inappropriate for...
When Bentley Motors brought forth the Continental in 1952, it was the world’s fastest four-seat...
Few rivalries in the world of sports match the face-to-face intensity of Russell Coutts versus...
Like ice cubes in a tall summer drink, this season’s brilliant blue accessories refresh any...
At their melting points, certain substances exhibit solid and liquid phases that exist in a state...
Porsche developed the 906—also known as the Carrera 6—to conquer the Group 4 racing class, which...
Napa Valley wine flows more freely than sap through Trevor Traina’s family tree. He and his mother...
Penury and disappointment are seldom the parents of invention. Though each of the individuals in...
An ultrathin ribbon of silicon helps the Girard-Perregaux Constant Escapement ( www.girard-...
Built for comfortable city commuting, but not at the expense of performance or style, the Budnitz...
When a carmaker resurrects the name of a celebrated model, it invites comparisons between the new...
The follow-up to the B120 Wraith, the 2013 Confederate R135 Wraith Combat ( www.confederate.com )...
Designed by the husband-and-wife team of Christopher Roule and Laurin Lucaire, the jewelry in the...
With its silver or black finish and copper accents, the Dan D’Agostino Momentum preamplifier ( www...
Among the multitude of yachts available for charter in the Mediterranean this summer, the Lürssen-...
Scottish themes abound in the nomenclature of Torbreck, the celebrated Australian winery founded in...
Offering all the style of the new Ghibli sport sedan and even more comfort, the Maserati Lounge...
The latest edition of a pen series that previously has celebrated the pop-culture figures Muhammad...