New & Noteworthy

The Ritz-Carlton recently opened its first property in downtown Toronto. At 53 stories, the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto features 267 guest rooms, each with floor-to-ceiling windows featuring panoramic...
British shoemaker Barker Black, established in 1880, recently opened its second U.S. store on North Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles. The new store’s decor highlights the brand’s heritage with...
There’s a special place in the hearts of the BMW faithful for the original M3 coupe. With flared fenders and an outsized rear wing, the petite “E30” M3, sold in the United States from 1988 to 1992,...
Vacheron Constantin’s groundbreaking Quai de l’Ile line-up has added a handsome new face with the Retrograde Annual Calendar. To power its new piece, Vacheron developed the Calibre 2460 QRA movement...
This desktop audio system from British hi-fi staple Meridian comprises two separate components: the $3,000 Audio Core 200 stereo controller and the $6,000-per-pair DSP3200 loudspeakers. The team at...
With only a handful of courses scattered across its parched, garrigue-carpeted landscape, the Mediterranean island of Cyprus is not the first place that comes to mind as a warm-weather golfing...
The semicustom Benetti Class range just got bigger. In January, the Italian builder tested out the Crystal 140, the first hull of its new Crystal Series, which will be delivered to its owner in...
In 2009, Scotch whisky maker the Macallan launched its Masters of Photography Collection, the first release of which comprised bottles with labels showcasing prints from internationally renowned...
Christie’s will sell the Gourdon Collection, considered one of the most important decorative arts sales since the highly publicized Yves Saint Laurent sale in 2009. Amassed over 20 years by collector...
Recently delivered to its owners by Trinity Yachts, the 191-foot Carpe Diem was launched and sea-trialed at the tail end of 2010. This tri-deck aluminum motor yacht sports a Carol Williamson &...
There are few manufacturers as savvy as Porsche when it comes to artfully leveraging its illustrious history and the mystique of its current models in creating limited-production specials. On the...
Simple yet stylish describes Coralie Duchamp’s first signature jewelry collection featuring a series of diamond and gemstone–studded Love Knots. The designer and her husband, Patrick Duchamp, a...
The elegant, 250-pound Magico Q3 loudspeaker is the award-winning company’s latest product to deliver music as recording engineers and artists intended it to sound. The three-way floorstanding...
The first Universal Whisky Experience, a two-day gathering of some of the finest and rare whiskies, connoisseurs, collectors, blenders and distillers, will convene on March 18 and 19 at the Wynn...
More than 30,000 works of art will be on display from 260 exhibitors at The European Fine Art Fair Maastricht , held March 18 to 27 in the Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre in the Netherlands...
Museum Row along the Miracle Mile in Los Angeles is home to the Petersen Automotive Museum, which will host a slew of supercars, both classic and contemporary, from March 5 to October 16 during an...
Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic has recently completed a $40 million renovation. Among its enhancements are 50 three- to eight-bedroom villas, each equipped with amenities such as a private...
The largest collection of Salvador Dalí’s artwork outside of his native Spain was unveiled in January at the new Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla. Built over a two-year period at a cost of $36...
Opulence and effortless speed are lovely, but the real charm of owning a fine motorcar is its supreme exclusivity. And yet, in some neighborhoods, even the most extraordinary vehicles can start to...
Chef Daniel Boulud will host his 14th annual Sunday supper to benefit Citymeals-on-Wheels on March 6 at Daniel on Park Avenue and 65th Street in New York. Boulud and guest Chef Gérald Passédat of Le...
Allied Marine, distributor for Ferretti Group brands in North America, opened its sixth storefront on the Brown & Howard Wharf in Newport, R.I., in January. Open year-round, the new location...
Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa Valley will unveil its two newly refurbished 18-hole PGA championship Robert Trent Jones Jr.–designed golf courses in April. The 6,685-yard South Course has more...
The French luxury house Van Cleef & Arpels is being recognized for its contributions to the history of jewelry, fashion, and art at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York with an expansive exhibit...
Art and nature collide in the recently launched Ginkgo Collection by David Morris. For the last decade, Jeremy Morris, David’s son, took over as the label’s head of design and has produced many...
Hungarian shoe designer Ildikó Gál recently opened her first shop at 790 Madison Avenue in New York, where, for starting around $2,000, those interested can purchase a pair of handmade ready-to-wear...
While it’s lovely to have prodigious power under your right foot, a sumptuous cabin to coddle you, and a 16-speaker audio system to amuse you, sometimes a car’s most desirable amenity is the ability...
The Jerni Collection —considered the world’s largest compilation of high-quality, historically significant, and rare toys—is available for private sale through Sotheby’s until February 28, 2011...
The longest-operating Four Seasons hotel in the world and the brand’s European flagship reopened January 31 after a two-year renovation. Formerly known as Four Seasons London, this 11-story edifice...
When it comes to avian hygiene, the fine-feathered friends on your estate’s grounds could hardly do better than the Audubon Birdbath and Sundial ($6,400). Cast by hand from 110 pounds of silicone...
Rosewood Hotels and Resorts opened its latest location in historic San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, on February 8. It features 67 guestrooms and suites (starting at $295 per room), as well as the...

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