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In the cellar and in his life, Richard Geoffroy manages to blend contrasts and contradictions into...
Those of us who write about topics of interest to affluent readers might find our labors more...
Kaiser Motors Corp., which built cars in the United States from 1945 until 1955, introduced the...
For more than 30 years, the Manhattan-based architect Peter Marino (212.752.5444, www...
Cartier takes the classic tourbillon on the road with its Ballon Bleu Flying Tourbillon Two Time...
From the late 1940s to the mid 1960s, U.S. automakers built and displayed cars that represented...
Thanks largely to poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Paul Revere is associated foremost with his...
When JetSuite began operating three years ago, it offered economically priced short charter flights...
It is an axiom of collecting that when an artist dies, the value of his or her work increases. This...
If Henry Darger had rented from a different landlord, his life’s work would likely have ended up in...
As he digs through a shoebox filled with spare parts, the genial and relaxed Gregory Bruttin—a...
Vinyl records have long been the gold standard of high-fidelity audio reproduction. With the recent...
In the 1950s, a group of prominent Texans acquired an idyllic stretch of coast near Jamaica’s...
In 19th-century Vienna, anybody who was anybody lived near Hofburg palace, the Habsburg family’s...
Tom Colicchio—the New York chef behind the Craft Restaurants group and Bravo’s Top Chef series—...
The new Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou gives new meaning to the term high design . Opened in July,...
Jupiter is barking. Somewhere within the thick maze of arrowroot leaves that blanket the Republic...
In November, the Italian kitchen manufacturer Minotti Cucine was preparing to celebrate the grand...
Katie Button called herself "the underdog," and it was hard to argue with that. She had been a chef...
MOURAD LAHLOU OF AZIZA, SAN FRANCISCO Nominating Chef: Michael Mina Location: Monarch House, a...
Marking the 120th anniversary of when company founder Kokichi Mikimoto began producing cultured...
To the increasingly bustling sport-sedan party comes the 2013 Lexus GS 350 F ( www.lexus.com ), a...
The designs for the Prouna Geometrica tableware collection ( www.prounausa.com ) are based on...
Built for the sole purpose of maintaining the most accurate time possible, the F.P. Journe...
After the most recent launch of a Hodgdon Custom Tender ( www.hodgdonyachts.com ), the secret is...
An aesthetic redesign, the Ducati Monster Anniversary Edition ( www.ducati.com ) celebrates two...
It has arrived well after its competitors, but the McIntosh McAire desktop wireless music system (...
Among the Americana treasures to be offered at New York’s Winter Antiques Show ( www...
Technology keeps bringing the home-recreation room closer to the golf course. High Definition Golf’...
The Heidsieck name has been intimately associated with Champagne since 1785, when Florens-Louis...
In 1769, during his first voyage around the world, Captain James Cook scribbled in his journal...
After more than a century in the shoe business, the French brand Berluti is setting a fast pace as...
Paris’s Place Vendôme, home to some of the world’s great jewelry and watch houses, will welcome a...
The Los Angeles–based Icon Aircraft plans to begin delivering its $139,000 A5—an amphibious 23-foot...
The title of world’s largest yacht soon will belong to a vessel known by the code name Project...
The Learjet 85, which parent company Bombardier expects to begin delivering in 2013, will be the...
When Quebec’s Verity Audio debuted its $90,000-per-pair flagship Lohengrin speakers more than a...
A 2011 fire that destroyed 8,000 bales of aged tobacco hindered the Arturo Fuente cigar brand’s...
For its inaugural property in Europe, the Hong Kong–based Peninsula Hotels has taken on a century-...
Heesen is well into the construction of the 213-foot, four-deck Project Omnia, which will be the...
Freedom of expression was the right that enabled history’s most inspired automotive designs...
In the days when it was producing the XK120 sports car (1948 through 1954), Jaguar was on the...
Lincoln design director Max Wolff faces a challenge. The American brand once represented the...