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The classic English country escape now includes inventive regional cooking. The leafy back roads leading to the village of Kingham wind through the deepest English countryside—a blur of green hills,...
With stunning views of the hazy blue ocean and lush tropical landscaping, the hilltop estate located at 200 Toyopa Drive embodies the best of living in Pacific Palisades, Calif. A regal wrought iron...
With their jaw-dropping sizes and record-breaking prices at auction, these diamonds shine as some of the most important gems discovered over the past four decades.
In 2009, Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen (friends and creative collaborators since middle school) founded Sprudge.com , an online aggregator that linked to other coffee sites à la DrudgeReport...
More than a year has passed since a devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck near Kathmandu. While the Nepalese capital continues to rebuild, the city’s most luxurious hotel, Dwarika’s ( dwarikas...
Victor Gastou furnishes a 19th-century mansion in Paris with modern decorative art. Behind the stately facade of a house on Paris’s Avenue Foch is an interior of great style and originality. It is...
If you’re already investing in a luxury sports car, why play it safe when it comes to the paint color? According to an article published by Forbes , choosing a yellow car rather than a “safe” option...
These four new jewelry books explore the intricate craftsmanship and inspiration behind some of the planet’s most innovative designers, as well as the history behind the industry’s most beloved...
The loudspeaker is the key ingredient in the high-fidelity reproduction of sound, and it typically commands the most visual attention of a stereo system. Not every speaker design is the same, but...
Emmanuel Babled ’s designs at the new Twenty First Gallery. New York City art ace Renaud Vuaillat has eschewed tradition with the launch of his latest Manhattan outpost. Opened in May on a tree-lined...
A new safari lodge opens up the wilds of Nepal’s Chitwan National Park. The scorching subtropical sun was high and bright when Anjali lumbered her way into the Rapti River. Her giant flat feet slow...
Can eating a certain mix of foods actually make you live longer? Humans are hard wired to seek food diversity, yet too easily fall into meal ruts that leave us missing crucial vitamins, minerals, and...
Born of Puritan roots, Boston has long been a city of hard work and history rather than glitz and glam. But things are quickly changing: Catering to a wave of new residents (the city will see a...
Yachting’s marquis event, the 2016 Monaco Yacht Show will take place in Monte Carlo’s horseshoe-shaped harbor from September 28 through October 1. During those four days, 34,000 yacht lovers, owners...
Whether it has been painstakingly designed for visual appeal or has more to do with aerodynamics and functionality, a car’s silhouette needs to stand out for the right reasons if it’s going to...
Wearable artworks by Alexander Calder . Fans of the U.S. sculptor Alexander Calder, among them socialite Peggy Guggenheim and artist Georgia O’Keeffe, were not content merely to look at his avant-...
In-home galleries by Jim Olson . “An art collection is like a member of the family,” says Jim Olson. “Living with it every day is a very personal and satisfying thing.” The Seattle-based architect...
To the west of the cigar-producing countries of Cuba and the Dominican Republic , on the other side of the Caribbean Sea, lies Honduras, which was at one time the second-largest producer of non-...
Why Go: You can usually spot a Patricia Urquiola –designed room by its chairs. They come in all shapes and sizes with signature rounded lines, appearing soft and sculptural all at once. Find the...
With 10,000 acres of Low Country to develop, Kiawah Partners initiated in the 1970s the idea to design with nature. Carefully, one by one, more than 2,000 homes have since been tucked among cathedral...
A regatta-worthy Rolls-Royce, the Nautical Dawn recently sailed from the British marque’s Bespoke division to safe harbor at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance , where its owner took delivery...
Hotel Arts Barcelona , in collaboration with travel company Cava Emotions, is offering its guests an exclusive and interactive Cava Circuit through the Penedès Region from now through mid-November...
Bomber jackets are not a new style by any means, but the trend that originated from World War II pilots’ uniforms is not going away anytime soon. Every man needs at least one of these staple jackets...
Some of the names to know on London’s most stylish street. Gieves & Hawkes Established: 1771 Location: No. 1 One of the world’s oldest tailoring houses. Creates the uniforms of Her Majesty’s...
Malaysia’s tropical archipelago of Langkawi has been called Bali without the crowds. Sure to attract a new audience is the St. Regis Langkawi ( stregislangkawi.com ), which opened in April on the...
Cabo or Kauai? Mexican and Hawaiian beach resorts have long competed for the affections of vacation-home shoppers from the West Coast and beyond. Here we weigh the benefits of two new communities in...
With a sonic signature as distinct as its namesake car, the Porsche Design 911 Soundbar delivers a powerful performance with a subwoofer made from the rear muffler and tailpipes of an actual Porsche...
A custom car that’s both an homage to the past and herald of the future, the Bristol Bullet has a visual impact nothing short of ballistic. The model (priced at over $300,000) is the first new...
A popular port for superyachts, St. Kitts will soon be an even more desirable destination for boaters. Luxury resort Christophe Harbour is adding an elaborate superyacht marina village to its grounds...
Interior designer Greg Natale puts his style imprint on a striking new property in Australia. The owners of a traditional Queenslander in Brisbane, Australia, approached Sydney’s Greg Natale not only...

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