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Few entertainments can match the pomp that Thoroughbred racing affords its spectators, as Jack Smith observes in this month’s article on the Maker’s Mark Mile (see "Spirit of 46," page 141).
Opened in April, the Mullin Automotive Museum (www.mullinautomotivemuseum.com) in Oxnard, Calif., displays near
The hull of the first Royal Falcon Fleet RFF 135 (www.royalfalconfleet.com) arrived in Sweden in April, where it will
This past January marked the 400th anniversary of Galileo’s first observation of Jupiter’s moons, an occasion that inspired Officine Panerai to try an astronomical venture of its own.
Fitted with the same 6-liter V-12 engine that powers Aston Martin’s larger, more expensive cars, the 2011 Aston Martin V12 Vantage (
The Cessna Aircraft Company delivered its first Citation CJ4 (www.cessna.com)—an eight-passenger, twin-turbine light jet—in Apr
Blancpain took a first step toward updating its inventory of complicated movements with the March release of the Blancpain Carrousel Minute Repeater (
"What better way to accessorize a crisp white shirt than with a pair of enchanting cuff links," says Hong Kong jewelry designer Michelle Ong, whose men’s cuff link collection for Carnet
The family-owned Italian outerwear company Allegri has introduced a fall line of jackets made from the designer’s newest fabric innovation, Rain Cashmere (
Graf von Faber-Castell fashioned its Pen of the Year 2010 (www.graf-von-faber-castell.com) using the techniques
In 1981, Deborah and Justin Baldwin purchased 160 acres in the Adelaide hills west of Paso Robles, Calif., intending to produce central coast interpretations of first-growth wines from Bordeaux.
Like the surrounding desert, Armani Hotel Dubai derives much of its appeal from its general absence of things.
When the Staples Center opened in downtown Los Angeles in 1999, ticket holders for the venue’s sporting and entertainment extravaganzas had to venture far afield for a good pre- or post-event meal
Fifty-six years ago, American Porsche distributor Max Hoffman convinced Ferry Porsche to make a bare-bones convertible for the U.S. market.
While the gs and other BMW motorcycles enjoy a large and loyal following, two-wheel enthusiasts are less familiar with the German vehicle maker’s nonmotorized bikes.
The $79,000 Richard Mille RM 028 is an offshoot of the Swiss watchmaker’s RM 025 diver’s timepiece—a highly complicated tourbillon chronograph that, with its half-mil
Since its founding in 1969, Cigarette Racing Team has become synonymous with fast and tough powerboats.
The Scubacraft hybrid water vehicle lends itself to marine research and other practical applications, but this versatile new machine can also serve as the ultimate summer playthin
Though it lacks the brute power of its 503 hp automotive namesake, the Ferrari Surfboard Scuderia Spider is sure to deliver enough thrills to satisfy fans of the prancing horse.
Can-Am—the manufacturer of the outlandish three-wheeled Spyder—in September will release its latest extreme machine: the Can-Am Commander.
Though an inordinate amount of customization goes into designing a megayacht, little personalization is available for a yacht’s most personal tenders: PWCs.
When it debuted 30 years ago, BMW’s GS motorcycle helped spawn a new category of all-terrain travel and adventure bikes.
Most of Europe’s elite golf courses are clustered in the British Isles and, to a lesser extent, the Iberian Peninsula.
When Randy Barnett wanted to replicate the long-discontinued plastic tortoiseshell eyeglass frames that he had been wearing for three decades, he could not find a source capable of creating an acc
During a trip to London in 1992, John Levitties wandered into a stall at one of the city’s antiques markets and came across an early-20th-century silver tea service by the late Archibald Knox.
For most of the 20th century, Switzerland’s Hôtel du Parc was an exclusive retreat for European nobles and other distinguished guests.
Every year, Gail Nissly and her husband, Everett, take an adventurous journey far from their Cincinnati home.
In 1911, Crans-Montana distinguished itself as a ski destination by hosting the first major downhill racing event in the sport’s history.
‘‘The room is like a museum,’’ says 28-year-old Christopher Hache of the recently revamped dining salon at Hôtel de Crillon’s Les Ambassadeurs, the century-old Parisian temple of gastronomy where,
With any investment, timing is everything. Well-honed instincts have played a crucial role in the professional life of Frank Husic, founder and managing partner of Husic Capital Management.
‘‘It’s something of an experiment," says Stefan Ihnen of the latest tourbillon movement released by IWC.
The 33-year-old German hi-fi manufacturer Burmester has gained a faithful following among audiophiles with such products as the recently introduced 089 CD player, which costs nearly $30,000.
Arcadia Yachts arrived at the Düsseldorf International Boat Show in January hoping to draw attention to the new Arcadia 85'.
The name Superleggera (Italian for "superlight") is nothing new to Lamborghini’s baby bull.
Set on a rolling tea plantation on the fringe of Nyungwe National Park, Nyungwe Forest Lodge opened its doors in March as the first true luxury resort in Rwanda.
Daniel Boulud—the French-born chef who built his culinary career and restaurant empire in New York—this May opened Bar Boulud, London, at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park hotel.
1930 Duesenberg J Murphy Disappearing Top Torpedo Convertible Coupe
Colorado’s Ecosse Moto Works (www.ecossemoto.com) builds its new X-9 Titanium 29er bicycle the same way it makes its motorcycles: tailor-mad
During the formative decades of the luxury motorcar, oversize was a virtue. Girth was good, and bigger was even better.
The shooting break, or break de chasse—a two-door estate car with rear liftgates—was typically European, traditionally custom-built, and decidedly de rigueur for country hunts or Champagn
The stunning, sparsely populated Big Sur coast attracts those seeking the most leisurely of California lifestyles—no exception the retired business executive and his wife who four years ago acquir
Since the launch of the original XJ6 in 1968, Jaguar fanciers have regarded the XJ as one of the world’s sexiest sedans.
As the daughter of a sculptor and the granddaughter of an architect, jewelry designer Cindy Chao developed an awareness of the arts at a young age.
The 14th running of the Maker’s Mark Mile is just minutes away, and the moment here at Keeneland—the fabled horse track in Lexington, Ky.—is magic.
In April, financial services entrepreneur Peter Mullin opened the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, Calif., to showcase his collection of more than 100 pre–World War II Bugattis, De