New & Noteworthy

Brazilian jeweler H. Stern, known for its colorful gemstone pieces, has collaborated with legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer on a collection of jewelry that reflects the artist’s curvaceous...
On October 19, the Four Seasons opened a location in the heart of Denver’s art and business district. The hotel has 239 rooms and suites as well as 102 private residential units that are decorated in...
The BMW X6 M might just be the most misunderstood vehicle on the road today. Judges at last year’s Robb Report Car of the Year event placed the high-performance sports-activity coupe (as BMW refers...
Hot on the heels of the August launch of Nobiskrug’s Jamaica Bay, the sublime 223-foot (68-meter) Sycara V debuted to the world at the Monaco Yacht Show in September. Its sturdy exterior houses an...
From its unconventional split-lid box with side hinge to its dual-toned wrapper—in addition to having its band on the opposite end from where one would expect it to be—the La Gloria Cubana Artesanos...
Ever since George Esquivel launched his signature footwear label more than a decade ago, the Orange County, California–based bespoke shoemaker has crafted everything from exotic-skin brogues with...
Germany’s Extra Aircraft is best known in the U.S. for high-end aerobatic sport planes, but the company is trying to change that with a ramped-up effort to market its six-seat Spirit 500 turboprop in...
It is customary for businesses to celebrate milestones in intervals of 5 or 10 years, but for Craig Leavitt, Stephen Weaver, and Len Revelli, the 33rd anniversary of their design firm, LeavittWeaver...
The Waikiki Edition, which opens October 15 in Honolulu, is hotelier Ian Schrager’s first venture with Marriott International. Artist and surfer Herbie Fletcher designed the hotel’s reception decor,...
The Nobu empire is once again extending its reach, this time into the landlocked recesses of Central Europe. The newly opened Nobu Budapest marks celebrity chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa’s 22nd eponymous...
Daniel Hellman and Eric Chang launched their signature custom-furniture line four years ago with the singular elegant and innovative Z pedestal table that won them numerous accolades and a...
Cessna’s Citation Mustang is popular with owner/pilots transitioning into a jet for the first time, and to help ease that step up, Cessna now offers mentor pilots to act as coaches. The “Ease Into...
The historic Savoy hotel reopened in London on October 10 after being closed for a three-year renovation. The Fairmont-managed hotel added 38 new suites with sweeping views of the River Thames and...
Audemars Piguet looks skyward and contemplates time from a celestial point of view with the extremely limited Special Edition Millenary Astrologia Perpetual Calendar for women ($100,200). As the...
When the Tomasso brothers open Scultura III , their third annual New York exhibit on October 21, they expect to draw new collectors and to educate them on some of the world’s most notable and...
The Siglo Limited Reserve Maduro was one of the last cigars to be blended by the late Frank Llaneza, and is a fitting tribute to the man who pioneered planting Cuban seed tobaccos in Honduras. This...
The Infiniti G37 is already a serious contender in the world of premium performance coupes, but the Japanese automaker is ready to make a name for itself in this extremely competitive market segment—...
Since the iPad has become an essential electronic tool for many businesspeople, designer Domenico Vacca has created a stylish alligator iPad case available in 25 vibrant shades. “We have received...
Debuting at September’s Cannes Boat Show, the Delfino 93 relaunched Italian yachtbuilder Benetti’s Delfino line, a throwback to the sixties. The 1969 Genoa Trade Fair initially acted as stage to the...
On October 20, Christie’s will offer the BVLGARI Blue, a 10.95-carat triangular-cut fancy vivid blue diamond set alongside a 9.87-carat white diamond in a ring, and it’s likely to make auction...
New York’s Pace Gallery, once again independent after its April split from longtime partner the Wildenstein Gallery, reflects upon its past and reaffirms its future with 50 Years at Pace, a multi-...
When selecting a pro-am tournament, you should consider the obvious (quality of course, strength of field) and the not-so obvious (three rather than four amateurs per pro, walking and caddies, tee...
My approach shot to the 15th hole at Mayakoba’s El Camaleón course has caught the greenside bunker. It is not my first time in the sand today. I have been struggling, and now I need to get up and...
Under a patch of land in the remote wilderness of Western Australia, geologic conditions produced just the right amount of nitrogen and heat to create pure and exceptionally clear yellow diamonds...
With new-model offerings in the four-door coupe segment from nearly every luxury automaker this year, this relatively new automotive market share appears to be bursting at the seams. Now Audi has...
Gianni Versace’s lavish Casa Casuarina in South Beach, Florida, has been reborn again under the auspices of Miami restaurateur and events visionary Barton G. Weiss. The Villa By Barton G. reclaims...
Longtime friends Andrew Butterfield, a lauded art dealer, and Fabrizio Moretti, owner of Moretti Fine Art , share the desire to bring Italian sculpture to the public’s attention. The two have teamed...
The new 900LX replaces the 900EX in Dassault’s line of Falcon business jets, offering the same quiet and spacious cabin—almost 40 feet long—as the EX, but with expanded range. The 900LX can fly...
For nearly two decades Tracy Glover has been turning out kaleidoscopic Venetian-glass masterpieces in the form of light fixtures, vases, curtain rods, and other decorative accessories for private...
Most of us think of Italy’s Tuscany as a place to indulge our appetites with abandon, but at Castel Monastero near Sienna, delicious food is not at odds with health and wellness. This season, the...

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