New & Noteworthy

Surrounded by the Indian Ocean on the private island of Vagaru, the Viceroy Maldives opened April 2. Located in the uncharted northern edge of the Maldives archipelago, the 61-bungalow resort ($1,600...
A new five-star Dominican Republic resort, Eden Roc at Cap Cana, opened this month. Situated on 30,000 acres, the boutique hotel is a convenient 20-minute trip from Punta Cana International Airport...
Renowned men’s tailored clothing company Cesare Attolini of Naples has opened its first store outside of Italy, on Madison Avenue at the corner of 67th Street in New York. Within the 2,500-square-...
From April 13 to 15, more than 200 book dealers from around the world will flock to the New York Antiquarian Book Fair , bearing rare and collectible works that range from a first-edition copy of F...
The 429-acre Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club on Cape Cod, Mass. has unveiled 90 renovated guest rooms adjacent to its 100-year-old Victorian mansion. Rooms start at $225 per night. It’s part of a $...
Attention, Francophiles: Travcoa has created an experiential tour of France catering especially to foodies and fashionistas. Available to just 14 guests, the 12-day France Tour d’Élégance...
Chris-Craft builds sport boats favored as both primary vessels and tenders. Not only do they look fast, they are fast. The Corsair 36 is the latest that will surely turn heads, not just because of...
For the last 25 years, legendary electrostatic loudspeaker manufacturer MartinLogan has been refining the hybrid design of its speakers, which typically feature a curved electrostatic panel mated to...
Cheese from Abruzzo, Italy, is rare enough in the United States, but the handmade pecorinos and aged ricottas imported by New Jersey’s Marcelli Formaggi (and sold through its Abruzzo Pantry retail...
Count XOJet among the private-aviation companies that appear to have moved past the economic crisis. Indeed, the San Francisco–based charter provider, which has been in business since 2006, seems to...
Skip the transatlantic crossing and pursue perfect sleep closer to home: Savoir Beds ( www.savoirbeds.com ), the London maker of tailor-made mattresses, has opened stores in New York’s SoHo...
A. Lange & Söhne’s Lange 1 Tourbillon Perpetual Calendar ( www.alange-soehne.com ) might be the German brand’s most discreet high-complication watch. With a hidden tourbillon cage, a large...
Of all the wardrobe essentials, the perfect pair of jeans is, oddly, the most elusive. Few men understand that as well as Scott Morrison, a fashion entrepreneur who has established and sold two...
Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin, which first found success in the mid-1800s manufacturing marine chronometers, celebrated its nautical heritage by collaborating with Italian pen maker Visconti on a...
Like most audiophiles, Angel Guadalajara has always had a love of live music. But as an electronics and acoustic engineer, he has also been obsessed with faithfully reproducing the experience at home...
Craig Sopin assumed the upcoming 100th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic would boost demand for the ocean liner’s memorabilia—even more than did the discovery of the wreck in 1985 or the release...
Tamarind is the longest-running Michelin-starred Indian restaurant in London, having earned its first star in 2001. Now it finally has its first outpost—in Newport Beach, Calif. Navin Khanna, one of...
Ideally, a home—whether modest or magnificent—not only shelters the human body from the elements, but also provides the mind and imagination with refuge from the vulgar encroachments of everyday life...
These beer glasses from Saint-Louis ( www.saint-louis.com ) recall the 425-year-old French manufacturer’s early-19th-century designs. Yet close inspection reveals that the Les Confidents series also...
Carlo Saltarelli has raced, test-ridden, and—through his dealership—sold Ducati motorcycles. He also has collected them, amassing a cache of 100 vintage and rare racing and road bikes over the last...
Western Front | Of all the new properties considered by the editors for Robb Report’s 2012 Ultimate Home award, one exceptional residence—a 22,000-square-foot Italian-style limestone villa in Beverly...
Porschephiles seeking to maximize their four-door fun will welcome the Porsche Panamera GTS ( www.porsche.us ), which is due to arrive in the United States by April and is priced from $110,000. The...
Tense flights, knotty security lines, nagging electronic devices: By the time travelers arrive at a destination, they are less in need of pampering than they are desperate for an antidote to travel...
Gucci has collaborated with the world’s oldest bike maker to create the Bianchi by Gucci bicycle ( www.gucci.com ). Riders can choose between the white steel, single-speed model for $6,200 and the...
A 15-minute drive up Collins Avenue from the lively scene in South Beach, Bal Harbour blossomed in the 1960s with the debut of the now-famous Bal Harbour Shops. The Shops complex remains the heart of...
Long, low, and a little rough around the edges, the Zero Engineering Type 9 soft tail is a stirring antidote to mass-produced motorcycles. Its design combines traditional bobber and chopper elements...
Sipping white-jasmine tea in the Park Hyatt Ningbo Resort and Spa’s lounge, you might think nothing has changed in China. The lounge—housed in a more than 500-year-old Ming dynasty mansion on the...
Fast as the Zenvo ST1 is—"ridiculously fast," says Jesper Jensen, cofounder of Zenvo Automotive, the Danish company that builds the 233 mph supercar—it could be even faster. But Jensen had other...
Growing up in Los Angeles as a child of immigrants, John Paul DeJoria sold greeting cards and delivered newspapers to help support his family. After serving in the United States Navy, he worked...
When a 1932 Packard Twin Six custom convertible sold for $1.1 million last summer during RM Auctions’ St. John’s sale in Michigan, the car’s provenance no doubt influenced its price as much as its...

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