New & Noteworthy

Last week Netherlands-based Feadship launched the 115-foot superyacht Letani for a Far Eastern client, who is also the youngest Feadship yacht owner to date. Letani ’s straight bow, shallow 6-foot...
Having sold Marilyn Monroe’s iconic “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” dress , Prince’s handwritten lyrics to the song “I Hope We Work It Out ,” and countless other Hollywood mementos, Julien’s Auctions...
For many car enthusiasts, the garage is just as important as the house. 1257 Silverado in La Jolla, Calif. features a unique garage that collectors are sure to fancy. A custom elevator leads to the 3...
Great artists have an eye for beauty—whether the human form, a striking landscape, or something imagined completely in the mind. When it comes to some of the world’s most famous artists, however,...
Seasoned diners know that Tokyo’s best restaurants are located either an elevator ride up or walk downstairs from ground level, but almost never on a building’s ground floor. So it should come as no...
Besides making sure what you are wearing adheres to your club’s dress code, what you sport to play a round of golf often receives little thought, and traditional golf gear designs have remained...
London has long been a center for creativity in jewelry design, from the splendor of Graff Diamonds to the playful, tongue-in-cheek creations of Solange Azagury-Partridge. In a city that thrives on...
Kavalan introduced its first single malt to market fewer than 10 years ago, and in that short time the Taiwanese distiller has established itself as one of the world’s leading producers of fine...
English buyers will soon have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live near the Queen herself. London-based developer Northacre is turning a historic building next to Buckingham Palace and the Queen’...
Sotheby’s turned heads when it announced it would auction a 1973 Andy Warhol silkscreen from the artist’s Mao series, based on the portrait of the communist leader Mao Zedong who dominated much of...
A web of waterways dating back to the 9th century weave through Ubud’s terraced rice paddies and verdant mountains, inextricably linking the modern tourist hub to its ancient past. The sacred canals...
Beverly Hills is finally getting a Waldorf Astoria—and it’s going to be as magnificent as you imagine. Located adjacent to the Beverly Hilton on the corner of Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards,...
The Armoury is often the first place menswear aficionados turn to when they want to discover a new brand or to reinvigorate their wardrobe with pieces that are guaranteed to be high quality. The cult...
Researchers believe humans are attracted to shiny objects—whether they it’s a beautiful jewel or a glossy luxury car—because of our primitive need for water. Certainly, looking at yellow gold that...
It has been nearly nine decades since the American businessman Harvey Firestone discovered the pristine stretch of South Florida sand that would become the Surf Club. The iconic member’s club—opened...
Opened in December 2016, Switzerland’s boutique Ultima Gstaad hotel is comprised of 11 suites and six residences that are housed in three wooden chalets. Modeled after traditional Swiss chalets, the...
Although the word “icon” is often overused as a descriptor, there are individuals who embody its definition so thoroughly that they render it redundant. One such person is Richard Petty . More than a...
The 17-year-old, limited-edition Wild Turkey Master’s Keep Bourbon ($150) is proof that barrel location is an important aspect of terroir. In 1996, Eddie Russell, son of Wild Turkey’s master...
The Baselworld watch and jewelry fair is just getting underway, but the women’s watch category has already seen a handful of standout new releases. Chanel and Patek Philippe have both unveiled...
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Palmetto Bluff, a private community in South Carolina’s Lowcountry, has unveiled its second residential development, Moreland Village . Encircled by moss-covered live oak trees and a mystical marsh,...
Now that spring is officially in full swing, it is time to update your wardrobe with the season’s new trends and styles. Exciting as it is to pack away your winter gear, wading through the mass of...
Pappy Van Winkle is one of the most sought-after and collectible American bourbons, with even its new releases regularly commanding four-figure sums on the secondary market. A fortunate few will get...
Neophytes to fine wine often find themselves intimidated by the pretension so commonly paired with the product and, like characters in the fable of the emperor’s new clothes, abandon their personal...
Stanley Bard , the longtime part-owner and manager of Manhattan’s legendary Chelsea Hotel , was the consummate patron of the arts. Known for his generous spirit, allowing artists—among them Leonard...
After a few months of residency at the Smithsonian alongside the legendary Hope Diamond, the so-called Foxfire diamond is hitting the road. The 187-carat gem—which was unearthed in 2015 from beneath...
With its latest astronomical super-complication, Vacheron Constantin reaches for the stars and then some. “As a company we seem to like astronomical complications,” says Christian Selmoni, head of...
One thing is clear: Innovation is once again paramount in Porsche Design’s timepiece division. The new Monobloc Actuator doesn’t look particularly over-the-top at first glance, but the brand has...
Spring is finally here, and in Japan that means one thing: cherry blossoms . The magical pink and white blossoms, known as sakura , are as important in Japanese culture as they are beautiful,...
India continues to be an exciting source for brilliant jewelry. Its talented artisans cut through trends and produce pieces that meld time-honored motifs and modern styles. Here, we highlight five...

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