New & Noteworthy

The fashion-conscious Italian mosaic firm Sicis has teamed up with famed French couturier Christian Lacroix to produce a new line of furniture that highlights the designer’s signature affinity for...
The Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is offering guests exclusive access to one of its three presidential suites overlooking the Las Vegas Strip with a new getaway package called “The Suitest Thing.” The...
Classé’s handsome CP-800 stereo preamp/processor follows a recent industry trend to combine preamp, high-resolution digital processing, and support for computer and Apple product interfaces in a...
One of the most iconic yet elusive pot-still Irish whiskeys has been the multiple –award-winning Redbreast 12-year-old, along with its even more evasive cousin, Redbreast 15-year-old. This triple-...
Glenmorangie, the most popular single malt in Scotland, pioneered the “finishing” of its bourbon- and sherry-barrel-aged whiskies in barrels formerly used for other wines, such as port. But now,...
You might be forgiven for drawing a blank at the mention of the name Zenvo , but the boutique European automaker is poised to make its existence known in a big way. The company’s ST1 supercar the...
Though its aesthetic is modern and slick, Jaquet Droz ’s sporty Grande Seconde SW collection traces its design roots to an 18th-century pocket watch crafted by the brand’s namesake watchmaker, Pierre...
There’s a natural flirtatiousness to the furniture of Janet Morais, a New York–born interior designer and brand manager who established Koket—on the strength of her nickname, “Janette la coquette”—...
Danish Yachts recently launched its newest build, the 121-foot Shooting Star . With a carbon fiber hull and a pair of powerful 4,750 hp diesel MTU engines, this sporty yacht offers a top speed beyond...
T he U.S. Marshals Service Northern District of Ohio will auction off an internally flawless, fancy intense 43.51-carat yellow diamond. The auction for the stone, which is about the size of a...
Besides accelerating your gym results, Power Plate’s newest model, the my7, now acts as your own personal trainer, making sure you attain the customizable fitness goals you’ve plugged in. Body...
From its beginning as a classic Cuban brand to its transformation as a coveted Honduran classic, Punch has become one of the most popular cigars in the General Cigar lineup, thanks to its medium...
Sony Electronics has long been revered in the realm of professional audio—its monitor headphones are the frequent choice of top recording artists and engineers. With its newest set of ear cans, the...
For wine lovers who wish they had more time to research and try new bottles, Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley is offering its Club Vin du Soleil, a new club membership that delivers quality, limited-...
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the E-Type Jaguar, and Bonhams auction house will give collectors two reasons to celebrate when it auctions a pair of spectacular examples on September 16...
A total of 22 yacht clubs from 16 countries and six continents will sail in the second New York Yacht Club (NYYC) Invitational Cup, which takes place from September 10 to 17 in the waters off Newport...
Las Vegas’ Bellagio resort is presenting an evening of food and wine pairings on September 17 as a part of the annual Epicurean Epicenter series. Bellagio’s master sommelier and wine director, Jason...
From the desk of William J Curtis - Chief Executive Officer, Robb Report Magazine Firstly, how dare these people at Standard & Poor's - an American company owned by McGraw-Hill - take the...
In 2008, when the hammer fell at Sotheby’s London on an elaborate 1880s parcel gilt partner’s desk, the price was almost 50,000 pounds (about $82,000). Those who missed out on the bidding and lost...
Winston Churchill was one of the most famous world leaders, but many don’t know that he was also a passionate artist. One of Churchill’s most notable works—a landscape painting called the “Tower of...
Two Northland, New Zealand–based lodges and golf courses, Kauri Cliffs and the Farm at Cape Kidnappers, along with their sister property Matakauri Lodge, are offering the new Ultimate New Zealand...
One of Duesenberg Motors’ best customers was George Whittell Jr., a notorious San Francisco playboy who was heir to a fortune, ran with “questionable” women, raced his cars through city streets, and...
With its mod, cushion-shaped Seventies Panorama Date ($11,100), Glashütte Original flashes back to a nostalgic era of brawny muscle cars, Star Wars , and disco. While some of the decade’s fashions...
Singapore-based Amanresorts is opening Amanruya, a new seaside resort on Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula, on August 1. Each of the resort’s 36 cottages (about $1,150 to $1,300 per night) has an outdoor...
The Anantara Hua Hin Resort & Spa in Thailand provides a rare opportunity to see a glimpse of the country’s much-heralded elephant polo matches. The hotel’s first Pachyderms and Polo package is...
In the crowded high-end sunglass market, Morgenthal Frederics distinguishes itself with its signature one-of-a-kind buffalo horn frames that are handmade by master craftsmen in Germany. In...
Well known for the prodigious monitor speakers that grace the rooms of London’s Abbey Road Studios, Bowers & Wilkins has always brought a forward-thinking approach to its range of compact...
In the 1960s, the Pasarell name meant tennis: Brothers Charlie and Stanley Pasarell dominated the game at the junior and college levels before going on to successful professional careers. (Charlie...
Every August, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance offers automobile admirers the opportunity to see the world’s best examples of motorized sculpture. Among the featured marques to be celebrated this...
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts reopened its historic Rosewood Hotel Georgia in downtown Vancouver on July 15 after a large-scale restoration. The 90-year-old property has 155 rooms and suites,...

Pages