New & Noteworthy

Notable Belgian furniture maker Massant will debut its new outdoor furniture collection at Lars Bolander on East 59th Street in August. The Garden Collection comprises 40 pieces ($1,400 to $12,680),...
Sabi Sabi’s South African game lodge Earth Lodge has been renovated in a style that celebrates its natural surroundings, both in style and by adding several new activities for its guests. The new...
For those accustomed to being driven rather than doing the driving themselves, the Rolls-Royce Phantom (particularly the grander-than-grand Extended Wheelbase model) is the ultimate conveyance. But...
Contemporary English shoemaker Harrys of London, known for its super-soft loafers, and venerable Savile Row tailor Gieves & Hawkes , maker of traditional tailored clothing and military uniforms,...
In 1998, the Kilpatrick Hills, Scotland–based distillery Auchentoshan, created its annual Auchentoshan Single Malt Lowland Scotch Whisky, Scotland’s only triple-distilled single-malt Scotch for more...
When Richard Frinier was creating his new trilogy of outdoor furniture designs for Brown Jordan, the tireless Long Beach, Calif.–based designer wondered what life would be like if he could simply sit...
Jeff Bridgman Antiques of York County, Penn., which specializes in antique flags, is showcasing a host of rare Civil War flags to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. From...
Former New York Yankee and avid watch collector Reggie Jackson has partnered with watchmaker Franck Muller to design a limited-edition series of timepieces featuring the sleek Yankee pinstripes on...
Aside from the occasional appearance as a spy-movie prop, the personal jetpack is a technology that never took off. But these long-anticipated recreational flyers have finally become a reality—if you...
Ernesto Perez-Carrillo was a familiar name and face in all those past La Gloria Cubana promotional materials from General Cigar, as he was the one who revamped and popularized the brand after his...
The newest addition to Leica’s camera lineup, the V-Lux 30, may not offer all the fit and finish of the venerable German manufacturer’s highly sought-after M9 Titanium . It does, however, make...
It’s not every day that a bona fide concept car — particularly a splendiferous flight of fancy like the Jaguar C-X75 —makes the leap to the production line, but in this case it is happening...
The sole supply of Ospina Coffee Co.’s latest blend, Ospina Dynasty Coffee, Premier Grand Cru, Grand Reserve—a mere 100 pounds available for the year — went up for grabs in late May. After five years...
Nomad Tanzania’s latest luxury campsite opened in the Tanzanian Serengeti on June 27. Lamai Serengeti has 12 tents, split between two separate camps, each with its own veranda ($740 per person per...
In the 11 years since Loro Piana introduced its World Wool Record Challenge Cup competition aimed at rewarding merino sheep breeders who cultivate the world’s finest wools, the Italian fabric and...
Comlux , a charter company based in Zurich, unveiled its latest custom-fitted ultra-luxury jet, an Airbus A320 Prestige. The 200-seat airliner has been reconfigured to hold just 19 passengers. The...
There’s a new way to experience truffle season at Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan. Guests who stay for three nights from October 1 to November 30 can opt for a unique Truffle Hunting Package and go...
The work of renowned artist René Lalique is being celebrated with the opening of the Lalique Museum on July 1 in Wingen-sur-Moder, France, the former site of Lalique’s glass factory in the Alsace...
The Japanese company INAX is pioneering new toilet concepts that transform the utilitarian fixture into a self-cleaning spa-like experience. Its new Regio and Satis integrated toilet designs, which...
On 13,000 acres in Wyoming’s North Platte River Valley, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, a new getaway spot for outdoor-lovers, opens on June 16. The expansive property accommodates...
Cheese is a world unto itself. Cheese U Boot Camp, a three-day course ($495) offered by the venerable cheesemonger Murray’s, lets you jump in with combat-booted feet. Students taste fresh ricotta,...
Modern-day BMW owners may know the number 328 only because it’s branded in chrome on the back of modern-day 3 Series models to designate the smallest engine. True Bimmer fans, however, know that this...
It’s one thing to see beauty in nontraditional or unlikely settings. It’s another thing to capture that beauty and reveal it to those who might otherwise look right past it. The late American...
The Dominican Republic produces the greatest number of non-Cuban cigars made today, and the company that started it all was La Aurora, which was founded by Eduardo León Jimenes in 1903, when he...
Breguet’s latest jeweled Marine Chronograph Tourbillon breaks the traditional pattern set by this most prominent maker of the complication. The marque’s Marine case is its most bulky and bold, and...
The hard-to-reach Pacaya Samiria Reserve, located in the Amazon River basin in Peru, is home to the endangered pink Amazon dolphin, the three-toed sloth, the jaguar, and now the M/V Aria , a luxury...
Dassault Falcon , based in Geneva, unveiled the Falcon 2000S with the goal of creating a full-size Falcon with a mid size price ideally suited for an eight-hour flight. With a target price of under $...
After a six-week closure caused by the recent tsunami in Japan, the Four Seasons reopened its resort on the Kailua-Kona coast of Hawaii Island last month. To celebrate, the Four Seasons Resort...
Ah, lobster—so delicious, grown men and women will willingly don a bib to eat one. Gain culinary mastery over the delectable crustacean in A Lobster Primer: Hands-On Cooking & Wine Pairing ($125...
On June 1, Singita Game Reserves launched Singita Explore , a year-round mobile safari camp for groups of two to 12 guests. Accompanied by a guide, a chef, and a camp host, the party is able to...

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