New & Noteworthy

Sixty-fiveart and antique dealers will convene atNew York City’s Park Avenue Armory for Haughton’s International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show , which is returning to the armory this October 21...
The 21st Monaco Yacht Show , held from September 21 to 25, brought over 100 of the top megayachts from around the world to the Monaco harbor, as well as some new concepts. All of the major sales,...
Cigar lovers can now take their smoke with a shave at the Havana Club in La Quinta, Calif. This new cigar lounge-meets-barbershop, which opened in September at La Quinta Resort & Club, features...
The crossover sport-utility segment is a favorite for families and active sorts who want practicality delivered in a more attractive and engaging package than so-called mommy vans or that near-...
San Cristobal was introduced a few years ago as a collaboration between Ashton—one of the most innovative of today’s cigar companies—and José “Pepin” Garcia, a respected former Cuban torcedor who...
After teaming up last year to celebrate Ermenegildo Zegna ’s centennial, the Italian fashion house has paired yet again with acclaimed Swiss watchmaker Girard-Perregaux, this time to release the new...
London-based boot maker John Lobb opened the Mark Shine, a new shoe-shine service on the ground floor of Manhattan’s Mark hotel on East 77th Street and Madison Avenue. Hotel guests and nonguests...
Spare yet stylishly detailed, the custom bikes of the Factory Metal Works (FMW)evoke 1940s-style bobbers refined by modern technology. Beginning with original engines, FMW reworks the mills for...
Louis XIII was originally registered by Paul-Emilee Rémy Martin on June 13, 1874, as Louis XIII, Âge Inconnu (Age Unknown). Since then, its age has become not only known, but legendary as a blend of...
After a soft opening in April, Devi Resorts’ radical boutique hotel, the Rasa , officially opened in September. Comprising 40 canvas cube-like tents, the grounds spread across the rocky hills outside...
Assouline reveals prized automobiles from the last 100 years, showcasing rare cars owned by Marlene Dietrich, Pablo Picasso, and Elvis Presley, among others, in its limited edition anthology, The...
One of the most celebrated landscapes created by Austrian painter Gustav Klimt, an oil painting titled Litzlberg am Attersee from 1915, will be up for sale at the Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern...
Known for bold gold and colorful gemstone designs reflecting a modern Italian spirit, Marina Bulgari forged a signature collection bearing the name Marina B in the mid-1970s. A member of the famous...
Small cars are (at last) on a roll in America. The BMW-wrought Mini Cooper proved beyond any doubt that an economical small car could transcend its humble station and catch the eye of the leisure...
Not since 1977, when Grand Marnier introduced the extraordinary Cent Cinquantenaire to commemorate its 150th anniversary, has the brand produced a liqueur as in-depth and haunting as Grand Marnier...
In honor of the 10th anniversary of his Robert Graham clothing label, American designer Robert Stock unveiled X Collection, consisting of 40 intricately designed shirts ($178 to $228). The shirts are...
Chef Daniel Boulud’s newest venture is a two-volume set of books called Cocktails & Amuse-Bouches For Her and For Him ($50), which debuts in Assouline book stores this month. Written in...
Vacheron Constantin watches first arrived on American shores in 1832, but it wasn’t until this year that the brand opened its first boutique in the United States, in New York City. Vacheron marked...
When Maxine Snider launched her signature collection in 1998, her focus was on creating spindly, light, and even a bit feminine-looking furniture inspired by delicate French designs of the 1920s and...
The roads along the shores of Lake Geneva are a bit rowdier with the debut of La Réserve Genève’s new fleet of five Tesla Roadsters , but make no mistake, this is a quiet riot. Situated just outside...
This month, Britishart dealership Trinity House Paintings ,which has locations in London and Gloucestershire, will make its New York City debut with its new gallery on East 64th St. From October 20...
ESPN analyst and former major-league ballplayer John Kruk once dubbed Dennis Gilbert’s house "Cooperstown West." Indeed, hundreds, perhaps thousands—Gilbert has lost count—of photos, jerseys, bats,...
When the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opens in Bentonville, Ark., on November 11, it will not just herald the arrival of a major new museum; it will admit the Walton family to an exclusive...
BMW is introducing a 4-cylinder vehicle to the United States this fall for the first time in more than a decade. The $50,000 BMW Z4 sDrive28i Roadster ( www.bmwusa.com ) is also the first U.S. model...
The 425-year-old French crystal manufacturer Saint-Louis, now owned by Hermès, has invited six artisans to reinterpret two traditional shapes from the Saint-Louis archives. The result is Les...
Renowned Parisian Hôtel Le Bristol , established in 1925, is putting the finishing touches on a $33 million renovation that includes an expansive new spa, a redesign of its signature three-Michelin-...
West Richland, Wash., isn’t Modena, Italy, or Stuttgart, Germany, or Molsheim, France. But West Richland–based Shelby SuperCars is very serious about speed. Specifically, the boutique sports car...
Interior designer Muriel Brandolini will open her home to the public, in a manner of speaking, on October 8 with an installation of her personal furniture collection at Manhattan gallery Phillips de...
An exceptional 32.77-carat fancy vivid yellow diamond, dubbed the Vivid Yellow, will be auctioned off October 18 at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale in New York. The guitar pick–sized gem, which is...
While visiting Paris in 1851, a Swiss ribbon salesman named Carl Franz Bally picked up a dozen pairs of ready-made shoes as a gift for his wife. When only two actually fit, she insisted he return to...

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