New & Noteworthy

Serge de Troyer, a Belgian designer based in Miami, has made a name for himself and his eponymous company with furniture handcrafted of fine leathers, parchment, Lucite, shagreen, bone, horn and...
Nature is an abundant source of inspiration for many jewelry designers, but newcomer Brooke Kanani Sachs takes actual elements from the forest and beach and casts them in 18-karat gold settings with...
For years, Macanudo was synonymous with mildness. If you wanted to buy a box of cigars for a gift, or recommend a brand to a friend, you couldn't go wrong with a Mac—which is why it remains the most...
From April 27 through May 2, Spring Show NYC presents more than 60 art exhibitors at the Park Avenue Armory in celebration of Manhattan’s Art & Antiques Week. Works run the gamut from $2,500 to...
Thirty-five-year-old chef Homaro Cantu is sending traditional Asian cuisine into a tailspin at his new restaurant iNG, which opened in Chicago’s meatpacking district in March. The restaurant’s name...
La Malle, an exquisitely crafted cabinet that will be produced only by special order, is the result of a collaboration of three European design luminaries. Tristan Auer, the man responsible for the...
Despite Audi’s recent efforts with clean-diesel engines in the A3 TDI and Q7 TDI models, the German luxury brand will soon offer a whole new type of alternative power train in the States with the...
On April 15, Dubai-based Jumeirah opens its first resort in the Malidves. Jumeirah Dhevanafushi comprises two distinct communities, one on the Gaafu Alifu Atoll with 22 island villas (priced from...
Clothing makers have been adding shimmer to their designs for years hoping that trace amounts of real gold, silver, or platinum would ultimately translate to green at retail. The latest entry comes...
The unique virtual shipyard Diverse Projects, based out of Auckland, New Zealand, handed over the custom 103-foot (31.5-meter) long-range displacement yacht Black Pearl to its owners at the end of...
On April 23, 2003, to celebrate the opening of the new state-of-the-art Visitor Centre at the Bacardi distillery in Cataño, Puerto Rico, the family-owned distillery’s Maestro de Ron (rum master) Luis...
Art dealer Richard Nagy is showing some unseen works by Viennese artist Egon Schiele for the opening of his new gallery on Old Bond Street. The exhibition, which runs from May 19 through June 30, is...
The Flexjet 25 Jet Card program (operated by Jet Solutions) is offering its first 10-hour summer jet card, the lowest amount ever featured on a jet card, starting at just under $50,000 through May 14...
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts opened its latest location in Syon Park, London, a 200-acre parkland 10 miles outside central London that was home to the Duke of Northumberland for more than 400...
On April 1, Anthology opened Wildman Wilderness Lodge in the Australian Mary River wetlands, located about halfway between Darwin and Kakadu. Inspired by the owner’s African travels, the lodge has 15...
From its ultra-mild candela-wrapped Emerald to its hefty Espresso and Heritage Royale powerhouses, Graycliff is known for producing super premium cigars that span the spectrum of flavors and...
If you walk past the windows of Sotheby’s Manhattan salesrooms between now and April 12, stop and look at the scorched metal sphere, seven and a quarter feet in diameter, displayed across from Rodin’...
As the automotive world searches for the ultimate alternative to gasoline-fueled engines, the big three premium German automakers ( Audi, BMW , and Mercedes-Benz ) continue to build a case for clean...
DeLuxe San Diego is a new boat and lifestyle show being held April 14 to 16 at the Fifth Avenue Marina and Fifth Avenue Landing in downtown San Diego. Events International, the L.A.-based firm that...
Last year, Belgian outdoor furniture firm Royal Botania introduced its two-person Wave lounger (starting at $26,600). Designed by Erik Nyberg and Gustav Ström, this canopied lounge of electro-...
Layering on the outerwear may keep you warm and dry in changing weather conditions while navigating the greens, but it’s not always great for the golf swing. In its ongoing effort to create...
On April 2, Malta-based Corinthia Hotels opened its flagship location in central London with 294 rooms and suites surrounding an inner foyer and garden. The Corinthia Hotel London was built within a...
In the early years of the last century, polo was an obscure sport in the Southern California resort town of Santa Barbara. In fact, the first exhibition match had taken place only a few years before...
Matsuoka, a company that began producing bridal furniture for Japanese households in 1866 out of Fuchu City, has recently introduced several new pieces to its Moderne collection, which was created by...
British automotive marque Lotus revved up London’s fashion week in February with the debut of Lotus Originals, a casual collection comprising men’s clothing and accessories. By stitching together the...
IWC has updated its Portofino line with a hint of retro flair inspired by the dolce-vita days of the collection’s namesake village on the Italian Riviera. This year, IWC introduced four new models,...
American Estate Jewelry has revived the time-honored craft of finely detailed repoussé sterling silver jewelry and accessories in a new 50-piece collection. The jewelry company was established when...
On April 1, the St. Regis will introduce a series of firsts to its latest location in the heart of Bangkok. In addition to being Thailand’s first St. Regis, the hotel will also debut its signature...
In 1951, Mark Andrews, creator of Knappogue Castle single-malt Irish whiskey, decided to age some of his best spirits in Spanish sherry barrels instead of traditional American oak. Thirty-six years...
Ecosse Moto Works has a reputation for concocting perfectly unreasonable motorcycles, flawlessly detailed six-figure bikes that are handmade for a small but dedicated clientele. But the Denver, Colo...

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