New & Noteworthy

Want to book a charter flight, compare prices, or contact the pilot on your way to the jet? There are apps for that, and they may be changing the charter industry.
With last year’s Monterey Car Week resulting in a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO selling for the highest price ever paid for a car at public auction, everyone entered this year’s sales with uncertainty. But,...
These business aircraft have been selected by the Robb Report Private Aviation Advisory Board as the top models currently in service and in production. They are categorized according to their size...
Originally published in the September/October 2015 issue of Robb Report Home & Style as “ Some Like It Haute ” Between the clothes that fashion designers create and the environments they live in...
Touted as one of the most expensive tastings in the world, the seventh annual Whisky Exchange Whisky Show will offer exceptionally rare spirits paired with an exceptional spirit of giving at the...
The sculptor Elizabeth Turk never takes the easy way out. Her spellbinding marble forms look like they had to have been designed by a computer, and yet, they are not. “There’s no 21st-century funny...
Originally published in the September/October 2015 issue of Robb Report Home & Style as “ Portfolio: BAMO ” Four good friends—Pamela Babey, Michael Booth, Gerry Jue, and David Moulton—were...
For Joshua Bingaman, who grew up in Oklahoma, boots were simply a functional way of life. But, in 2012, after owning a shoe store with his brother in San Francisco and living and working in Istanbul...
On October 22, Sotheby’s New York will present the Creative Genius of Sam Simon—A Lifetime of Memorabilia . A jack-of-all-trades, Simon was the master of many, including writer, producer, cartoonist...
This Labor Day weekend, from September 3 through 6, Italy’s iconic automotive marque Maserati and the haute haberdasher La Martina will show how the posh play when they team up for the USPA Maserati...
Avoid purchasing pitfalls by having your aviation broker or advisor answer these 10 questions…
The quietly confident imprimatur of Tomas Maier reveals itself in his seductive designs for the Bottega Veneta home collection.
The Italian jewelry house Miseno recently released the Miseno Raggi and Ventaglio jewelry collections . The new pieces are crafted from 18-karat white, yellow, or rose gold, with such stones as...
New technologies and lightweight materials let aircraft-cabin designers get creative…
Steeped in a sumptuous heritage, luxury clothier Loro Piana transforms textiles into rarefied indulgences for the finest residences.
An Indian Ocean oasis reopens with new over-the-top suites. Why Go: Just east of Madagascar, the island of Mauritius is surrounded by the turquoise Indian Ocean. Controlled over centuries by the...
The start of the jet age more than 50 years ago came with a slew of celebrity endorsements…
Contemporary shapes, top-notch materials, and a modern attitude invigorate the fashionable home furnishings and accessories of Fendi Casa.
Those searching for the Fountain of Youth may find age-defying rejuvenation in two facials soon to be offered at the more than 16,000-square-foot spa at the Mandarin Oriental, Boston —a Robb Report...
HAECO Private Jet Solutions , part of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company (HAECO), has partnered with an international fashion brand (whose name has not been disclosed) to release a turnkey...
The startup aviation company XTI Aircraft announced this week that it has been developing the XTI TriFan 600 concept , the world’s smallest fixed-wing aircraft capable of vertical takeoff and landing...
During the upcoming Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille , Bonhams will present the first auction of the concours. The Bonhams Chantilly Sale , on Saturday, September 5, 2015, will take place...
The Artist: After studying ancient civilizations and art history at Vassar and graduating from New York’s Parsons School of Design, the jeweler Chris Davies , who is a Los Angeles native, began...
Monterey Car Week is not just a showcase for beautiful classics; in recent years, it has also become the stage for some of the most cutting-edge concept cars. This year, striking examples were on...
As paramount to business as it is complementary to a well-fitting suit, a sleek briefcase is an essential men’s accessory. With this in mind, we have scoured the runways for fall’s best new examples...
Thousands of spectators flocked to the 18th fairway of the Pebble Beach golf course on an unusually hot and sunny day to see this year’s collection of classics at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance...
Thanks to fashion designer Giorgio Armani’s mastery of pure lines, harmonious colors, and timeless sophistication, Armani/Casa brings elegantly understated luxury home.
Jaguar F-Pace crossover SUV scheduled to debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The Jaguar F-Pace is the British marque’s first-ever SUV. Double-wishbone front and integral-link rear...
UPDATE: Bonhams sold Hanyu Ichiro's Card Series of Japanese whiskey and the 52-year-old Karuizawa single malt on August 28 for $489,978 and $118,543, respectively—world-record-setting prices for both...
In the 1950s, the Stillman family and the architect of their home, Marcel Breuer, commissioned a backyard mural from a friend. The geometric design would add some flair to the pool behind their avant...

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