Toys of Summer

Radical rides for land and sea, and other sizzling sensations. Ferrari's convertible Scuderia, Lamborghini's latest limited edition, BMW's aluminum superbike & much more. Plus, Grand Openings - outstanding new properties in Germany, Singapore, Prague & Provence.

The sober monochromes of traditional business attire offer men few opportunities to express their...
Billy joel turned 60 in May. The multiplatinum recording artist says that he is an old man now—a...
It may seem somewhat incongruous for a BMW Group–owned company, DesignworksUSA, to have styled the...
For most personal watercraft, buoyancy is a virtue. But the new $100,000 Cayago Magnum sinks by...
The pennant race is still too close to call, and your team is playing on TV. But the weather is...
What the 911 Cabriolet is to summer driving, the new X-Series barbecues could be to summer grilling...
Like other personal-watercraft makers, Sea-Doo voluntarily limits the top speed of its machines to...
With the new Bertram 540 , deep-sea fishing excursions and weekend family getaways no longer have...
In 2007, Canada’s Bombardier Recreational Products caught the attention of motoring enthusiasts...
The new BMW S 1000 RR is a 193 hp bruiser that weighs only 455 pounds, thanks to its aluminum...
The Lamborghini Murciélago LP 650-4 Roadster was conspicuously absent from the Italian marque’s...
Throughout his career as an architect, designer, and artist, Ron Arad has done much to destroy the...
This fall, a handful of Arizona businessmen will board a flight to Chicago, where they will convene...
Janis Provisor’s foray into jewelry design was not an orchestrated career move but a creative...
The recession cast a pall over the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January...
Although provenance is an important factor in determining the value of any commodity, including...
Over the last two decades, complication specialist Christophe Claret has been one of the...
On the One&Only Cape Town’s first official day of operation, I rose before the sun. Parched...
Before there was tiger, before there was Jack, before Ben, Byron, and even Bobby, there was Charles...
Noah’s Ark, arguably the world’s first expedition yacht, was built in Turkey. Yet despite this...
At the new Eau Spa at the Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach, you will find something called a MENu, which,...
The new La Réserve Ramatuelle resort offers a six-day antiaging program that promotes a youthful...
What do you do when your 19th-century Heidelberg villa is too big for your family? You make it even...
The restored British Colonial buildings that mark the entrance to Capella Singapore shield an even...
King Wenceslas II of Bohemia founded Prague’s St. Thomas Monastery in 1285, and the structure,...
All names have their personal and historical associations, but one would be hard-pressed to find a...

FrontRunners: Mod Squad

Dragonette Limited of Los Angeles will exhibit an $18,000 seated nude by sculptor Antoniucci Volti...
Compared to its predecessor, the $30.8 million Falcon 2000LX ( www.dassaultfalcon.com )—a new large...
The 20th-Century French architect and designer Paul Dupré-Lafon created this circa-1935 architect’s...
At a time when most automobile engines were simple 1- or 2-cylinder affairs, French manufacturer de...
"The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint," wrote the French...
Recently, the owner of an older-model Dassault Falcon 900B offered to sell his plane to my company...
Hawker 800XP : The 800XP is one of the best-selling midsize aircraft of all time. Its attributes...
The Morgan Motor Company may be regarded by some as a quaint relic of Britain’s storied automotive...
Several years ago, a British businessman went looking for an older yacht to restore. He loved the...
Inventor Graham Hawkes’ lifelong obsession with underwater flight leads him to create a winged two-...
Ppersonal submersibles are quickly becoming standard tenders in the luxury yachting world. The...
Noah’s Ark, arguably the world’s first expedition yacht, was built in Turkey. Yet despite this...